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Ineligible Volunteer Hours

If you are unsure of whether or not your hours will be accepted, please take a moment to see the attached  explanation.  If you are still unsure, please talk to someone in Student Services and tell them where you plan to do your hours.  They will be able to help determine if the hours are suitable.     Ineligible Volunteer Hours

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Burlington’s Sound of Music Festival

2020 dates are June 13-21. There is a new website launching in two weeks which will have some updated details, and the full music lineup will be announced in mid March.
After students email the volunteers@soundofmusic.ca address, we’ll be directing them to create profiles in our volunteer system and beginning in March they can sign up themselves for specific shifts.

Alternatively, students can go directly to the following link (perfectly fine to bypass the email address step) and create a profile in our system. Everyone in the database will receive email notices this Spring about signing up for shifts.                 https://soundofmusic.ca/volunteers/

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Join Gigit and keep track of job opportunities and your hours!

The Gigit site provides lots of not-for-profit volunteer opportunities and has now added a feature where  you can sign up and keep track of your hours online (they still have to be printed and handed in to Student Services)  Use the link provided here to sign up!!!      Gigit signup

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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES 

It’s not too early to start thinking about what to do next summer.  If you think you’d like to join the City of Hamilton Recreation Department, please take a moment to read the flyer below.  Recruiting will take place between November 25, 2019 and January 24, 2020.

2019 Fall Recruitment Recreation

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Volunteer opportunities with Gigit are updated often, so check daily to see if there’s something you’d like to do!

Eagles Nest Student Volunteer
Autism Speaks Volunteers
Run to End Poverty Volunteers
Weekly Afterschool Program Volunteers – Mathstronauts
Habitat for Humanity Volunteers

View a complete list here >>>

*Complete listing
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Connect and Give Back to your community – New opportunities from gigit! 

Check out the opportunities on the attached flyer!

High School Students Check this out!

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Erland Lee Museum

The Erland Lee Museum (552 Ridge Road, Stoney Creek) has an opportunity for students to gain some volunteer hours before the school year ends. They can provide at least one day (approximately 5-6 hours) of work for a small group of students (2-3) to do some work on the grounds. They have mulch that needs spreading throughout the gardens, as well as some light weeding and maintenance of the flower beds. Any students needing last-minute volunteer hours before the school year ends, please get in touch with them. They will also welcome students during the school year if you are interested in gaining experience working in a museum doing tours, helping with events, etc.

They will welcome students from any schools provided they have transportation as we are not easily accessible via public transit.

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Mark Preece Family House

The Mark Preece Family House has a program called Thyme4Dinner where volunteers prepare meals for families who are staying there to be close to a critically-ill loved one in hospital.   Students must be over 18 to volunteer on their own, but why not make this a family affair?!  As a family you can either prepare the meal at home and drop it off, or you can go to the house and prepare the meal there and spend some time interacting with the families.

It is always very important to remember that the need for this help is year long and but especially so during the summer months.  Think about doing some volunteer hours while you are off this summer.  It is a very important and much appreciated service and one which will give you as much satisfaction and pleasure as it does in giving support to families in need.

Details are included in the letter and flyer attached.

Mark Preece letter          Mark Preece flyer

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Gigit opportunities

Check out the job opportunities on the attached flyer, then right click on each link to view the various jobs!  Over 290 opportunities!!!     Gigit opportunities               Gigit.docx

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Shoppers Run for Women

Saturday, June 1st at Confederation Park.  Receive a free swag bag worth over $100 hours, a free T-shirt plus volunteer  hours.  Check out the poster attached!    Shoppers Run for Women

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Hamilton Health Sciences

Whether you are looking for a volunteer opportunity in the field of health sciences, or just want an interesting volunteer opportunity, Hamilton Health Sciences has placements in Hamilton General Hospital, the Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre and McMaster University Medical Centre (MUMC).  Please check out the following flyers to see if something interests you.  They can always use your help.

Student Brochure Med Vol 2              Student Poster Med Vol

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McMaster University’s Walk for Arthritis – June 2nd

Walk for Arthritis Volunteer Poster 2019- HAMILTON

Go to Walkforarthritis.ca and click on “Participate” and follow the instructions to volunteer.

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Royal City Soccer Club  (see information as follows) …

Application    RCSC ON Volunteer Application 2019       and flyer    RCSC 2019 Flyer

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Hamilton’s Winterfest Volunteer Opportunity

Student Poster for Colbalt Connects(1)

Other Volunteer Opportunities …..

Snow angels is an organization which helps seniors and disabled persons with their snow shovelling.

If you’d like to be a part of this organization, please contact them using the information below.

 

Updated on Monday, February 03, 2020.
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