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Why Volunteer?

  • To build and maintain skills

  • Obtain an up-to-date employer reference

  • Obtain current work experience

  • Avoid gaps in your resume

  • Improve communication/social skills

  • Better understand workplace expectations 


Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Halton

Use the Volunteer Database to find volunteering opportunities and apply for them. Search for positions that interest you.

Volunteer at Halton Region

Halton Region looks for volunteer support in long-term care homes, at the Halton Regional Museum and through partnerships including the Breastfeeding Connection.


Oakville Hospital Volunteer Association

The OHVA is a self-managed organization which supports the delivery of quality patient care through volunteer engagement and fundraising at Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital.

Joseph Brant Hospital Volunteering

Volunteers can be found helping in these four main areas:   

  • Patient and Family CareClerical Support
  • Auxiliary Fundraising / Retail
  • Specialized Services (Pastoral Care)

Museums of Burlington

The Museums of Burlington offers a variety of opportunities for newcomers to volunteer with us! Volunteers help at both Joseph Brant Museum and Ireland House Museum with programs and events. You can enhance your resume, learn new skills, bring your skills to us, meet new friends and learn more about Burlington's history and the area that you live in. Call 905-634-3556 or 905-332-9888.

Town of Halton Hills
Volunteers get to have fun and be active while making a positive difference and giving back to their community. 

Halton Children’s Aid Society

Our volunteers make real differences in the lives of children and youth. The Halton Children’s Aid Society recognizes community members, parents, teachers and retirees who give their time to enrich the lives of vulnerable children, youth and families.


Habitat for Humanity Halton

Volunteering with Habitat for Humanity Halton on a build at home, abroad, at their ReStore in the administration office or on our board of directors can be an extremely rewarding experience.


Halton Regional Police

With the support of more than 200 volunteers throughout Halton Region who work with our police officers and civilian members each day is vital to helping make our community as safe tomorrow as it is today. 

Big Brothers Big Sisters Halton

For just a few hours a couple of times a month, you can help a child succeed in Halton.


Halton Women’s Place​
At Halton Women's Place the volunteers make ALL the difference. They provide staff with much needed support and assist with the ability to provide services to abused women and thier dependent children.