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Links2Care, Oakville, Care at Home for Seniors and Adults with Disabilities
Acton

The Income Tax volunteer assists lower income individuals by completing their annual personal income tax returns.   

  • Knowledge of annual income tax changes, benefits and requirements. 

  • Knowledge of eligibility criteria.  

  • Good communication skills. 

  • Accuracy and attention to detail. 

  • Patience and understanding of client needs. 

  • Ability to interact, listen and communicate clearly with others in a professional, courteous and pleasant manner. 

  • Willingness to assist others in a non-judgmental manner with patience and understanding. 

  • Interacts professionally in accordance with Links2Care Code of Conduct and Human Rights Act. 
  • Maintains complete confidentiality of all client records and information in accordance with Links2Care confidentiality/privacy policy. 

  • Maintains a safe and healthy work environment. 

  • Assist individuals or couples with the completion of personal income tax forms. 

  • Will either meet with the client(s) according to a previously arranged appointment time or will complete information on a pick-up/drop-off basis. 

  • Clients' tax information must be kept secure at all times 

  • Forms can be completed manually or net-filed according to preference. 

  • Participates in annual volunteer survey. 

  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

Links2Care, Oakville, Care at Home for Seniors and Adults with Disabilities
Georgetown, Acton
  • Keeps a record of names and addresses of clients to be transported to the selected location. The Coordinator will call to provide this list before the event. 
  • Transports clients in your own vehicle, escorting the client from their door into the vehicle, and helps as necessary.  Transports client’s home after the event, escorting the client to their door as necessary. 

  • Drive to event and dine with clients, (or return at designated time). 

  • Uses sanitization practices such as recommended hand washing and food handling guidelines. 

  • Maintains contact with Coordinator, providing input on client needs or concerns. 

  • Maintains calmness in emergencies, with an ability to assist in a crisis. 

  • Participates in annual volunteer survey. 

  • Interacts professionally in accordance with Links2Care Code of Conduct and Human Rights Act. 

  • Maintains complete confidentiality of client information in accordance with Links2Care confidentiality/privacy policy. 

  • Maintains a safe and healthy work environment. 

  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

Links2Care, Oakville, Care at Home for Seniors and Adults with Disabilities
Georgetown and Acton

We are currently seeking Congregate Dining Assistant volunteers to serve food and beverages to a group of seniors to encourage nutrition, socialization, and enjoyment of the group activity. The role includes setting up tables, serving food and beverages to anywhere from 8-30 seniors at a time, clearing and cleaning the tables, washing the dishes and conversing with the seniors in a friendly manner.  

  • Maintain a safe and healthy work environment.
  • Set tables, serves food and beverages.
  • Clear and clean tables.
  • Converse in a friendly manner, listen and socialize while serving.
  • Use sanitization practices such as recommended hand washing and food serving guidelines.
  • Follow recommended tableware washing guidelines.
  • Occasionally deliver a meal within the building if client is unable to attend.
  • Report any problems or concerns to Links2Care staff.
  • Maintain calmness in emergencies, with an ability to assist in a crisis.
  • Participate in annual volunteer survey.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
     
    The Congregate Dining program takes place twice a month at several different buildings across Halton Hills (Georgetown and Acton).  The typical time commitment is 2-3 hours per shift, during the weekdays at lunch hours

 

 

Links2Care, Oakville, Care at Home for Seniors and Adults with Disabilities
Georgetown, Acton
  • Pick up groceries from grocery stores and complete the delivery from the list provided by the coordinator. 
  • Communicates with the coordinator about any substitutions that need to be made. 

  • Delivers the groceries to the client’s door. 

  • Maintains communication with the coordinator in the event of any schedule changes. 

  • Completes and submits a monthly volunteer time record. 

  • Maintains calmness in emergencies, with an ability to assist in a crisis. 

  • Be physically able to lift heavy items such as cases of water, bags of potatoes, and carry shopping bags. Physically able to stand and/or walk for one to two hours at a time.
  • Participates in annual volunteer survey.  

  • Interacts professionally in accordance with Links2Care Code of Conduct and Human Rights Act. 

  • Maintains complete confidentiality of client information in accordance with Links2Care confidentiality/privacy policy. 

  • Maintains a safe and healthy work environment.

  • Performs other duties as assigned
Links2Care, Oakville, Care at Home for Seniors and Adults with Disabilities
Visits are currently socially distanced, outside. Location of clients vary by community.
  • Interact professionally in accordance with Links2Care Code of Conduct and Human Rights Act.
    • Maintain complete confidentiality of client information in accordance with Links2Care 
    confidentiality/privacy policy.
    • Maintain a safe and healthy work environment.
    • Visit or call client on a consistent, weekly basis.
    • Engage in friendly conversation and leisure activities that both parties enjoy, such as playing 
    cards or sharing a hobby as per client interests, in order to develop a respectful, friendly, caring 
    relationship.
    • Maintain contact with the Coordinator, informing them of any concerns and receiving 
    instructions to meet client and Links2Care goals.
    • Maintain communication with the client in the event of any schedule changes.
    • Complete and submit a monthly volunteer time record.
    • Maintain calmness in emergencies, with an ability to assist in a crisis.
    • Participate in annual volunteer survey.
    • Perform other duties as assigned. 

    Time Commitment of 1-2 hours per week. 

     
    Currently looking for English, Italian, Portuguese, Arabic, Russian, German speaking men and women in Halton. Other languages as needed.