Volunteer

As a nonprofit, we are a primarily volunteer driven organization. We are extremely thankful for those who dedicate their time and skills to helping us further our mission and to support even more children and families that require our services and programs.  

Below are some areas where we currently require volunteer support and assistance:

    • Volunteer Literacy Tutor – Reading Rocks Program – works with a pair of children for 8 weeks, twice per week, implementing an appropriate and effective individualized literacy program to meet each child’s individual literacy needs. Current Vulnerability Check Required (cost is not covered by LDAH). Visit the Reading Rocks page under Programs and Services for more information. For a job description, Click Here  To view a Flyer or share this position with someone, Click Here
    • Administrative Assistant – we are looking for an occasional resource to assist in our office with administrative work and help us with efficiency in our Resource Center in Burlington! For a job description, Click Here
    • Social Media Specialist – we are looking for a social media guru to help support our social media initiatives and build our online presence! For a job description, Click Here
    • Librarian – we need a volunteer to help us manage our on-site parent resource library!  If you have experience working in a library this might be a great role for you! For a job description, Click Here
    • Special Events – set up, clean up and accept registrants at the door for Lectures and/or helping us during the day at our Annual Conference. For a job description, Click Here
    • Conference Planning Committee – We organize our Solutions for Learning Conference each spring and we are looking for volunteers to assist with our Conference Planning Committee. Please email us here if you are able to join!  
    • Fundraising Committee – Planning and implementing a variety of fundraising initiatives i.e. golf tournaments, galas, grant proposals, community foundations. Please email us here if you are able to join!  

If you would like to volunteer with the Learning Disabilities Association of Halton-Hamilton, please fill out the appropriate form below. If you have specific questions about our volunteer opportunities please send an email to [email protected]

“Whether in the form of neighbours helping neighbours, or through organizations, the impulse to turn outwards from self to the needs of others without monetary reward has reflected humanity’s noblest impulses and civilization’s greatest promise.”

To Apply, please complete the online application forms below. *Please Note the separate application form for Reading Rocks Volunteer Applicants*

General Volunteer Application Form

PERSONAL INFORMATION

First & Last Name
Number and Street Designation + Apt Number if Applicable
555-555-5555
555-555-5555

GENERAL INFORMATION

Please check the appropriate age:

NEXT > AREAS OF INTEREST

Please describe your education and, or experience relevant to the position you are applying for. (If you have attached a resume that describes your education or experience, please leave this blank)

NEXT > EDUCATION AND SKILLS

VOLUNTEER STATEMENT

Please list three references
Information collected on this form is used exclusively for applicant information purposes. Additional copies will not be made and the original form will be kept in the applicants file. Volunteer placement will be at the discretion of the Learning Disabilities Association of Halton. If necessary, a successful Police Record Check must be completed by the applicant and returned to LDAH prior to placement. Your submission of this information serves as declaration of its truth and your acceptance of the following statement. I understand that any false statements would disqualify me from earning a volunteer position, or be grounds for immediate termination from any current volunteer position.

Reading Rocks! Halton: Volunteer Literacy Tutor Application Form

PERSONAL INFORMATION

First & Last Name
Number and Street Designation + Apt Number if Applicable
555-555-5555
555-555-5555

GENERAL INFORMATION

Please check the appropriate age:
Please describe your education and, or experience relevant to the position you are applying for. (If you have attached a resume that describes your education or experience, please leave this blank)

NEXT > BACKGROUND, EDUCATION AND SKILLS

REFERENCES

Please list references
Information collected on this form is used exclusively for applicant information purposes. Additional copies will not be made and the original form will be kept in the applicants file. Volunteer placement will be at the discretion of the Learning Disabilities Association of Halton. A current Police Record Check must be completed by the applicant and returned to LDAH prior to placement. Your submission of this information serves as declaration of its truth and your acceptance of the following statement. I understand that any false statements would disqualify me from earning a volunteer position, or be grounds for immediate termination from any current volunteer position.