Volunteering

Press release – The City of Burlington is looking for passionate volunteers to participate on the Taskforce on Anti-Bullying/Harassment. The citizen volunteers will be joined by members of Halton Regional Police Service, Ward 6 Councillor Blair Lancaster and City of Burlington staff to address issues related to bullying and harassment in the City of Burlington, …

Do you want to serve on the city’s Taskforce on Anti-Bullying/Harassment? Two citizen volunteer positions open. Apply by April 5 Read More »

Volunteer Halton, a program of Community Development Halton, has three opportunities for you to celebrate your amazing volunteers. The awards are open to all non-profit, voluntary and grassroots organizations providing services in Halton. Details: The awards will be presented at the Volunteer Recognition Breakfast on Monday, April 16th, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. at the RattleSnake Point …

Cheers to Volunteers! Nominate an outstanding citizen by March 29 for a Community Volunteer, Community Development or Cheers award Read More »

Burlington Waterfront, a citizen-led volunteer group, is seeking volunteers for several initiatives, including creating walking tours of the waterfront, and a promotional campaign on the city’s Windows to the Lake waterfront parks. If you’d like to volunteer or learn more email: BurlingtonWaterfront@gmail.com The group has just released its first community newsletter with updates on the …

Burlington Waterfront seeks volunteers, provides updates on LaSalle marina, waterfront hotel planning study and more Read More »

Hello, readers! My name is Amy, a grade 11 student at Burlington Central High school. I have just begun my co-op placement at City Hall with Marianne Meed Ward, and I am more than excited for the next few months ahead! Each afternoon up until the end of January, I will spend time with Marianne, …

Welcoming Co-op Student Amy Wallace Read More »

In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, tree plantings are taking place across the Burlington in city parks in each of the six wards. In Ward 2, the event takes place on May 27 and you’re invited to join me as we plant 400 saplings. Ward 2 Event Details: Date: Saturday, May 27, 2017 Time: 10:30 a.m. …

You’re invited to a Ward 2 community tree planting Read More »

The city is looking for volunteers to be part of a jury that evaluates various public art applications throughout the year. The bonus: a small honorarium will be paid as a thank you for participating! No experience is necessary. If you’re interested in art and want to contribute to our community, you should consider applying. …

Jury members wanted to evaluate public art Read More »

Deadline: Nov. 3, 2016 The City is looking for volunteer members for the following citizen committees: Burlington Museum Board Burlington Seniors’ Advisory Committee Burlington Accessibility Advisory Committee Burlington Sustainable Development Committee Burlington Cycling Advisory Committee Downtown Parking Committee Burlington Inclusivity Advisory Committee Heritage Burlington Committee Burlington Mundialization Committee Citizen committees provide input to City Council …

Volunteer with city boards and committees; applications due Nov. 3 Read More »

My time as a co-op student at City Hall is coming to a close, and now I have the opportunity to reflect on my placement. Marianne told me I could write about what I’ve learned, what I’ve taken away, or any of my observations. I’m only three sentences in, and I can already tell that …

Claire’s final article Read More »

Date: Saturday, April 23, 2016 Time: 2 – 4 p.m. Location: Halton HiVE, 901 Guelph Line Volunteer recruitment for the 2016 Sound of Music Festival is underway and residents are invited to an open house to ask questions and learn about the opportunities and perks. The Festival is also currently recruiting for year round volunteer …

Sound of Music Volunteer Open House (Apr 23) Read More »

Habitat for Humanity – Halton Mississauga The Burlington build site on Glendor Avenue in Ward 2 is up and running and open for volunteers again! Now is the perfect time to sign up to volunteer on site. With projects the next few months including insulation, drywall, trim work and fixture insulation, you can learn valuable skills as …

Habitat build site in Burlington seeking volunteers Read More »

Friends of Freeman Station blog: As the weather warms, Volunteer Work Days are resuming at Freeman Station.  Please earmark your calendar for Saturday, April 16th and Saturday, April 30th.  More than 3,000 hours of volunteer efforts have gone into Station restoration, and that work will continue in April and across the Summer (yes, it really will …

Volunteer with Friends of Freeman Station Read More »

From Friends of Freeman Station newsletter: As Friends of Freeman Station (FOFS) continue their restoration work in 2016, there’s good news and there’s bad news. The good news is that an anonymous corporate donor has committed to making major capital improvements to the Freeman Station restoration project. Their contributions will include concrete work, grading and …

Friends of Freeman Station need your help! Read More »

Hello Readers! My name is Claire and I have just started my co-op placement here at City Hall with Councillor Marianne Meed Ward. I’m in Grade 11 at Burlington Central High School. I will be spending the mornings at City Hall and will return back to school for my afternoon courses. For my co-op placement …

Welcoming Co-op Student Claire Bradbury Read More »

Burlington Seniors Centre, 2285 New Street The Burlington Seniors Centre is seeking volunteers for a variety of areas. The Bistro: cashier, front window server, back window server, cook’s assistant, dishwasher Committees: facilities, volunteers, programs, communications, governance, events Special Events and Cash: ticket sales, setup/decorating, event day serving/clean up, day trips, cash balancing. Volunteers do not have to be a senior, …

Volunteer opportunities: Feb/March 2016 Read More »

Want to meet other women and give back to your community? Join the 100 Women Who Care movement at their next meeting. Date: Tues. Jan 19 Time: Registration 7pm; meeting 7:30-8:30 Location: Emma’s Back Porch, 2084 Old Lakeshore Road, downtown Burlington. The Burlington Chapter of 100 Women Who Care brings together women who care about the Burlington community, its …

100 Women Who Care raise funds for local charities Read More »

Residents are invited to apply to manage an ice rink at 12 parks across the city. City staff will work with selected neighbourhood groups to support each rink by providing training, installing rink boards and providing hoses for the water supply. The 12 parks were selected based on them having a large flat area and …

Want a Neighbourhood Ice Rink? Apply by Nov. 1 Read More »