Exciting new volunteer opportunity!
TIME (Together In Movement & Exercise) is a new Recreation & Parks fitness program that will provide exercise and fitness opportunities for individuals with neuromuscular conditions. The volunteer position will support the Fitness Leader to assist class participants.
See more information below.
Current Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteers will assist staff in facilitating the Swim for Life program (formerly the Learn to Swim program). Volunteers must have completed Swimmer Level 6 or demonstrate strong swimming skills by completing an in pool skills screening. Volunteers are required to wear a full piece bathing suit. Volunteer Position Details
When: Year Round
Where: Acton Indoor Pool, Gellert Community Centre
Please contact the Volunteer Coordinator by Emailing us at the bottom of this page.
A community exercise program for adults with balance and mobility challenges. Are you interested in helping out a fellow peer or are you interested in working with adults with a disability/and or a mobility impairment? We are in need of volunteers to assist in a program designed to help participants improve their balance and strength. Mandatory full day free training session.
When: October 12 – December 4, Monday and Thursday 9.00 – 11.00
Where: Hillsview Active Living Centre, Georgetown (318 Guelph Street East, Unit #9 - back of building)
Please contact the Volunteer Coordinator for further information, 905 873 2601 ext. 2269
Soccer for Adults with Special Needs
Soccer, especially for adults with special needs. Bring your friends & family to cheer you on! Everybody is welcome; no experience necessary. Volunteer Position Details
When: Summer, evenings
Where: Centennial Middle School
Baseball for Adults with Special Needs
Specially for adults with a special need. Bring your friends and family to cheer you on! Everyone is welcome; no experience necessary. Please bring your own glove.
When: Spring, Summer, Evenings
Where: Park Public School
This program will be custom tailored to meet the needs of the participants. Content includes skateboard terminology, equipment, board maintenance, balance, ramps, stairs and tricks. Make use of the many park obstacles ranging in difficulty from beginner to intermediate. NOTE: Safety is an integral part of this sport so all participants MUST wear helmet, knee and elbow pads.
When: Spring, Saturday Mornings
Where: Acton Community Centre
We have many different summer camp programs happening throughout the summer. Camps run in both Georgetown and Acton and range from general programs to science camp, drama and sports camp. Volunteers must be able to commit to a minimum of one full week of camp, but are welcome to do additional weeks if available. Volunteers will assist staff in facilitating the camp programs and sometimes provide extra support to campers with special needs when needed. Volunteer Position Details
When: Summer, Daytime
Where: Various locations
The application deadline for summer 2017 volunteering is May 19, 2017. Mandatory interviews will be held on Saturday May 27th, applicants will be contacted a week prior to confirm interview time.
Mandatory Summer Camp training for all new Volunteers: Sunday June 10th 8:30 am to 1:30 pm
Mandatory Summer Camp training for returning Volunteers: Tuesday May 30th 5:00pm - 8:00pm
The following volunteer opportunities do not require completion of a police check prior to getting started, however, all volunteers must still complete an interview and appropriate screening process and must be a minimum of 14 years old unless otherwise stated.
Active Easy Ambassador
The Active Easy Ambassador will assist Town staff in special events focused on encouraging physical activity and active living across the community. Volunteer Position Details
When: Coming Spring 2017, mostly evening and weekend hours
Where: Various indoor and outdoor locations across the Town of Halton Hills
Hillsview Active Living
There are a variety of opportunities available at Hillsview Active Living Centres such as; reception, activity convenors, committee chairs, board members and special events.
When: Various days and times
Special Events Volunteer
There are often one time special events happening throughout the year such as facility or parks openings at which we can use some extra assistance with tasks such as; children's activities, registration table, food distribution, set-up, clean-up, etc. If you are interested in this kind of opportunity please let us know and you will be added to the list of volunteers to contact as opportunities arise. Volunteer Position Details
The trail steward volunteer program supports the successful operation of the Town of Halton Hills trail network by performing regular inspections, reporting deficiencies and performing light maintenance duties like removing litter. Volunteer Position Details
There are sometimes opportunities available within our Parks Department which may include; trail photography, equipment & sign inventory, trail clean-ups & trail monitoring. Task timelines are very flexible and can work around the volunteer's schedule. Special equipment and training will be provided if necessary, volunteers may be required to provide their own safety boots. These opportunities are project dependent and not ongoing
There are often opportunities to assist at Town facilities with various administrative tasks such as; filing, data entry, and special projects. These opportunities generally take place during regular office hours 8:30am - 4:30pm, but times are flexible. Volunteer Position Details
When: Monday to Friday 8:30am-4:30pm – times are flexible
Where: Civic Centre, 1 Halton Hills Drive, Georgetown
What is a Docent?
A docent is a person who provides information or guided tours in a museum or art gallery. We are looking for volunteers 18 years of age or older to volunteer at the Helson Gallery as Docents. Volunteer Position Details
When: Helson Gallery operating hours are Wednesday to Sunday from 1 to 5pm, Thursday from 5-8:30pm and during theatre performances. Volunteers are asked to commit 4 hours per week for a 12 week session.
Where: The Helson Gallery is located in the Halton Hills Library & Cultural Centre
9 Church Street, Halton Hills, ON (located in Downtown Georgetown)
Hillsview Active Living Centres
We can provide you with opportunities to enhance your skills in leadership, teamwork, decision making strategy and interpersonal relationships. You will make a difference in the Active Living Centres and within the community. We welcome student volunteers requiring their 40 hours of volunteer service.
- Board of Directors
- Fundraiser or Fundraising Development
- Grant Writing
- Special Event planning and support
- Program Planning
- Reception Desk
- Kitchen Assistance
- Computer experience to deliver workshops/training
Contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 905-873-0057.
Benefits of Volunteering
While volunteers give of themselves and help others in positive ways, it has been proven that they receive much in return including:
- A personal sense of accomplishment through skill development and enriching experiences
- Motivation and enthusiasm
- New and lasting friendships and relationships
- Health benefits of greater longevity, improved functional ability and increased happiness!
What Does an Usher Do?
Ushers help to ensure theatre shows run smoothly. Duties include ticket taking, handing out programs, showing guests to their seats and assisting guests during the show. We are looking for volunteers 14 years of age or older to volunteer at the John Elliott Theatre as Ushers. Volunteer Position Details
When: Shifts vary from approximately 3-5 hours which includes the run time of the show and assistance with clean up afterwards. Volunteers are asked to commit to a 12 week session.
Where: The John Elliott Theatre is located in the Halton Hills Library & Cultural Centre
9 Church Street, Halton Hills, ON (located in Downtown Georgetown)
For more information on upcoming theatre performances, please visit http://www.haltonhills.ca/theatre
The Town of Halton Hills is currently accepting applications.
To download an application form and learn more about available volunteer opportunities visit: haltonhills.ca/volunteer
For additional information please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 905-873-2601 x 2273 or email us