Community Volunteer Opportunities

Frozen Meal Delivery Volunteers: Runners & Drivers
Program:
Meals on Wheels
Location: 192 Carlton Street
Frozen Meal Delivery volunteers deliver frozen nutritious meals packages to individuals, mostly seniors, who have difficulty shopping and/or standing to prepare meals.

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Computer Skills Trainer
Program:
Literacy & Basic Skills
Location: Dixon Hall Employment Centre, 402 Shuter Street (Shuter & Sackville, east of Parliament)
Computer Skills Trainers support learners to gain valuable basic computer skills such as creating unique logins, creating and accessing e-mail accounts, doing Internet searches, as well as basic keyboarding skills.

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Conversation Circle Program Volunteers
Program: Settlement Services
Location: 417 Gerrard Street E.
Volunteers in the Conversation Circle program have the opportunity to work with adult learners in small group settings. Our learners have a range of abilities and challenges that are reflective of a variety of learning styles and needs. Learners and volunteers work together to build strong verbal English conversation skills which helps to build confidence, and independence – all important factors in becoming life-long learners.

The Conversation Circle program is seeking Program Leaders to partner with program staff to provide assistance and encouragement to the learner(s) in small group settings. The focus of the program is to encourage conversational English skills to assist learners with day-to-day tasks.

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Telephone Reassurance Volunteer
Program: Seniors Division
Location: Work remotely from home
Telephone Reassurance volunteers provide support, stimulation, reassurance and an element of security to individuals who are elderly, disabled, chronically/terminally ill or convalescing through weekly telephone calls.

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Adult Day Program Assistant
Program: Adult Day Centre
Location: 188 Carlton St.
The volunteer will assist the Day Program staff with the implementation of program activities for participants of the Adult Day Program. Tasks may include, but are not limited to: helping with program room set up, activity prep, preparing snacks, and socializing with clients.

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Program Assistant – Cantonese Speaking
Program: Health & Wellness Program, Seniors Services
Location: 58 Sumach St.
Assist the Health & Wellness Program Coordinator with the implementation of program activities for Cantonese-speaking clients, and provide valuable support, allowing clients to fully participate in the program and its activities.

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Meals on Wheels – High School Students
Program: Seniors Services
Location: 192 Carlton St.
Together with a parent/guardian, deliver nutritious meals to individuals who are unable to prepare their own meals at lunchtime.

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Hairstylist
Program: Housing Services
Location: various Dixon Hall locations
Empower people and support homeless communities through haircuts.

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Meals on Wheels Runner
Program: Meals on Wheels, Seniors Services
Location: 192 Carlton St.
Help deliver hot meals with a warm smile and a friendly word. Runners work in teams and are taken to clients’ homes by a Meals on Wheels Driver.

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Meals on Wheels Driver
Program: Meals on Wheels, Seniors Services
Location: 192 Carlton St.
Driver Runners to the home of clients. Drivers must be a minimum of 25 years of age with a valid Ontario’s Driver’s License and be named on a personal car insurance policy. Drivers with their own vehicles are ideal and will be reimbursed for travel costs twice a year.

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contact-info
Location

190 Carlton St. Toronto, ON M5A 2K8

Office Hours

Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Contact

Nadia Sayeh
Volunteer Manager
e. volunteer@dixonhall.org
t. 416.863.0499 x3225