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Orillia District Chamber of Commerce, Orillia - 575 West St S Unit 6
Orillia
Volunteers needed to help with special events, duties include 
  • Set up and take downs for events including barriers/ gates/ posters/ signs 
  • help with registration, security 
  • assisting with Perch Fest, Boat Festival, Santa Clause Parade, Folk festival and Canada Day
Leacock Care Centre
Orillia
Volunteer opportunities for individuals interested in assisiting with recreation programs, outings, friendly visiting, computer programs, reading programs and special events.
Soccer Coach   Simcoe County 
Tiny Township, Tiny Municipal Office, Recreation Department
Township of Tiny Soccer Pitches (Wyevale)
- Coach a team of players 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, or 13-15 
- Coach with a partner 
- No prior experience required 
- All volunteer coaches receive full training, resource manual, t-shirt and whistle 
- Spring Soccer (6 week program in May & June) and Summer Soccer (8 week program in July & August)
North Simcoe Soccer Club
midland
Assist the North Simcoe Youth Spring Soccer Association with coaching of soccer teams! Soccer Executives are needed to get the soccer season up and running and to oversee the organizational activities.
Volunteers   Simcoe County 
Leacock Retirement Lodge
298 Forest Ave North
Assist in running programs, help with planning programs, start new programs if required
Special Olympics Orillia, Orillia - No Physical Address
Orillia
Volunteers are always needed to help with our current sports being offered: soccer, bowling,track and field,speed skating,swimming, t-ball, softball and floor hockey and golf.Please contact for information.
Georgian Riding Association for Challenged Equestrians (GRACE)
Owen Sound
Volunteer Opportunites:  
Leader responsible for:  
*grooming and tack up of the horse  
*leading of the horse for warm-up  
*control of the horse during class  
*un-tack horse and cleanup of equipment  
 
Sidewalker responsible for:  
*support the rider as necessary to balance  
*assist rider to complete skills as needed  
*assist leader with tack and cleanup
Atlantic Challenge Canada, Bay Port Yachting Centre - Midland
Midland
Various activities based on skills of Volunteer 
Some may include marketing, leadership, sailing and rowing instruction, fundraising, boat construction/repair 
Other opportunities exist depending on interest
Special Olympics Ontario, Huronia - Mailing Address
North Simcoe
Volunteers act as coaches in weekly sport training sessions, working with athletes with an intellectual disability, in a variety of sports. Other volunteer positions include administrative roles on community councils (fundraising, secretary, public relations, etc.).
Ontario Track 3 Ski Association for the Disabled
Ski resorts and Ski clubs in the Simcoe County region
With full training, volunteers teach our student athletes how to ski/snowboard. We need recreational skiers and snowboarders who can donate their time to help us deliver quality alpine lessons.
Breaking Down Barriers, Independent Living Resource Centre
BDB offices in Collingwood. Golf is at Batteaux Creek and Curling is at the Collingwood Curling Club
Assist staff to deliver various programs such as crafts, bingo, outings and trips to adults with diverse disabilities. This includes set up and clean up for programs. Also, volunteers needed to assist with weekly golf program and weekly curling program.
VON Canada, Barrie - Cedar Pointe Dr, SMART (Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together)® Exercise Program
Barrie
Volunteers will lead a gentle functional fitness program designed for community members 55+.  
The purpose of the program is to: 
*Increase and maintain strength, coordination, balance and flexibility 
*Improve health and energy 
*Improve mobility and independence 
*Prevent falls 
*Meet new people and socialize
Champlain Manor Retirement Residence
Orillia, ON
Assists activity coordinator with different activities. Other duties around residence. Call for information. 
 
NOTE! Volunteers under 18 do not require a Criminal Record Check. Volunteers above this age must have one.
Atrium Retirement Residence
Orillia
Provide companionship, reading, doing crafts with residents or assisting in the culinary department.
Birchmere Retirement Residence
Orillia
* Attending activities, programs, and/or events with residents 
* One-on-one visits with residents; spending time chatting, playing card games, doing puzzles, crafts, etc. or accompanying them on walks either within the building or outdoors (weather permitting) 
* Miscellaneous duties as needed
Oro-Medonte Minor Soccer
Burls Creek
Line fields, setup and take down on game nights. 
Assistant coaching on game nights for ages 16 and up.
Wasaga Beach Municipal Office, Wasaga Beach, Seniors Active Living Centre
Wasaga Beach
Seeking motivated volunteers to help our older adult population at the Senior Active Living Centre.  
Technology helpers, Social companions to play games, assist with crafts, provide community information. Facilitate programs for special interests and fundraising and community lunch programs. Pole Walking facilitators, On ice rink Marshalls, Pickleball clinic instructors.
Friendly Visitor   Bruce County  Grey County 
Home and Community Support Services of Grey-Bruce, Owen Sound - Heritage Place Mall
Owen Sound
Provide companionship and friendship to a senior or adult with a disability who is lonely and in need of a supportive friend by making weekly visits of 2-3 hours in duration. 
 
Assist clients with activities that they are no longer able to do by themselves and which are of interest to the client: reading, writing, shopping, playing cards/games 
 
Provide a periodic monitoring of the client's well being
Camphill Communities Ontario, Angus, Camphill Nottawasaga
Camphill Nottawasaga near Angus and Camphill Sophia Creek in Barrie
Two sites: Camphill Nottawasaga, near Angus and Camphill Sophia Creek in Barrie.  
 
Camphill Nottawasaga (Angus) offers programs in woodworking, pottery, candlemaking, and bakery/meal preparation. There are also opportunities to be involved in maple syrup production, working in the vegetable gardens and caring for livestock (Highland cows and horses).  
 
Camphill Sophia Creek (Barrie) offers work in the mosaic studio, meal preparation skills in the Cafe, music, recreational activities and cultural outings. Volunteer help is also needed with Bingo events and other special events such as our fairs.  
 
Both locations need volunteers to help with set-up, cash management and take-down at our Farmers Markets. 
Please email Sandra to place you in an opportunity that best suits your needs!
Easter Seals Ontario, Barrie-Simcoe County Office
Barrie Molson Centre. 555 Bayview Dr, Ontario ON L4N 8Y2
Whether you’re an individual, community group, or group of friends, Easter Seals is seeking energetic and dedicated people to join our team of volunteers! In partnership with the Barrie Colts, Easter Seals will be partaking in the 50/50 ticket draw program for all the Barrie Colts home games in 2019-2020 
 
* Volunteers will work 4 hours per shift, arriving 1.5 hours in advance of game time at the Barrie Molson Centre  
* You will help sell tickets until end of second period.  
* Once the selling is finished, all volunteers are able to watch the remainder of the game in a designated area.
Community Living Association for South Simcoe, Alliston - Dufferin St S
Alliston or Bradford
CLASS has varied volunteer opportunities! From being a buddy to one of our exceptional individuals to assisting with fundraising events. All volunteer opportunities provide a flexible schedule to always meet your needs and availability.  
 
Excellent source of social services experience for students or adults who wish to enter the developmental field! 
 
Must provide a completed Criminal Reference and Vulnerable Person's Check.
Camp Counsellor   Muskoka District  Simcoe County 
Camp Trillium Childhood Cancer Support Centre
Waterford
Volunteers are matched up with families along with our staff as Special Friends and help our families have an unforgettable time. This is a sleepover program, volunteers stay in our counselor accommodations and are asked to arrive the day before camp starts for training and orientation. Room and board are provided.
Pegasus Riding Association Nurturing Challenged Equestrians (PRANCE)
Port Elgin
Horse leaders, horse sidewalkers. Leading horses for challenged equestrians. Sidewalking with those clients who may need some extra support. Volunteers also required during summer camps and March break for tasks mentioned and other activities such as crafts.
VON Canada, Ontario Branch, Grey Bruce Site, SMART (Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together) Exercise and Falls Prevention Program
In community centres and retirement homes throughout Grey Bruce
VON SMART and Falls Prevention classes are led by volunteers who VON trains (2 days of practical plus the theory) and certify. Weekly we offer over 50 Level 1 and Level 2 classes in Grey Bruce with over 1,000 participants! We ask for a minimum commitment of 2 hours a week (one class) but have flexible schedules for those who are away for long periods of time. We are looking for volunteer instructors for both levels of classes.
Volunteer   Simcoe County 
Easter Seals Ontario, Barrie-Simcoe County Office
Barrie
Assisting with events
Activity Aid   Simcoe County 
Tudhope Manor Retirement Residence
Tudhope Manor - Orillia
Organize card games, bingo games, be the "caller" at bingo games, read the newspaper and encourage discussion about current events, lead prepared arts and crafts sessions, take a resident for a walk around the block.
Orillia Youth Centre
9 Front St. S. Unit 1
Working in conjunction with the Director and staff. Assist with programming. There are various opportunities for volunteers at the Youth Centre! Volunteers can determine what they would like to do at the centre. Tell us what skills you bring to the table. Create your own volunteer experience!
Special Olympics Ontario - Barrie, Barrie - No Physical Address
Variable
Volunteers act as coaches in weekly sport training sessions, working with athletes with an intellectual disability in a variety of sports. Other positions include administrative roles on community council (fundraising, secretary, public relations, etc.). If we host competitions, day-of event volunteers are also required. SOO-Barrie offers 14 Olympic-type sports.
Helping Hands, Orillia, Personal Care and Caregiver Relief
off site locations for special events.
Assisting with client social events, planning crafts, serving refreshments and tidy up after events.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northumberland, Cobourg, Administration
Volunteers are needed to work special events such as eagle.ca presents Bowl for Kids Sake, Heart of Northumberland Garden Tour, Cameco presents Pitch-In 3-pitch tournament, and Gift Wrap.
Volunteer   Simcoe County 
Mill Creek Care Centre, Long Term Care Facility
286 Hurst Drive, Barrie
We are looking for volunteers to assist with special events with the programs department, taking residents outside, delivering internal mail and various independent programs with residents.
MS Society of Canada, Ontario & Nunavut Division
Simcoe County
Helping out at planned events, various duties are performed during events that are held mainly on the weekends during the daytime.  
 
Barrie Bingo Hall - shifts are every other Sunday from 1pm-3pm 
Volunteers must be 18+ 
We ask that volunteers do one shift every other month. 
 
MS Walk - Five MS Walks in Simcoe County: Barrie, Collingwood, Midland, Orillia, New Tecumseth (Alliston) - all take place on the first Sunday in May. 
Be a walker - walk on your own or form a team. 
Be a committee member. 
Volunteer on the day of the event. 
 
MS Leap of Faith Beach Volleyball Tournament (Tyndale Park, Barrie) on the third Saturday in July. 
Form a team and compete. 
Be a committee member.  
Volunteer on the day of the event.
Walking Buddy   Peterborough County 
Alzheimer Society, Peterborough Office, Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland and Haliburton
Peterborough
-To act as a Walking Buddy for an individual experiencing the early stage of Alzheimer's Disease or other dementia.  
-Visit the client home once per week for a brief walk.  
-Establish a safe travel route appropriate to the individual's capabilities.  
-Monitor the travel terrain for risk of falls etc. and offer appropriate guidance as required.  
-Create an enjoyable activity through friendly conversation.  
-Ensure safe return to the client home.
Kawartha Komets Special Needs Hockey Program
Peterborough and surrounding five counties
Volunteers will assist players on the ice, supporting the coaching staff. We are entering our 7th season of play and are looking for volunteers who may have some experience working with players with physical, emotional and/or neurodevelopmental challenges. Looking for individuals who have taught skating or hockey skills 
 
We can provide training and support if necessary
Down Syndrome Association of Peterborough
Delta Bingo, Clonsilla Ave, Peterborough
Assist with weekly bingo at Delta Bingo (formerly Kawartha Club Bingo).
YMCA of Central East Ontario, Peterborough, Balsillie Family Branch
Peterborough
Leadership in the conditioning room (no certification required) or leadership in group fitness and adult fitness classes (Fitness Leadership certification required). Includes cleaning equipment, monitoring equipment and usage, and communicating with staff, volunteers and members. 
Confirmation of Certification for group fitness and adult fitness is required with application.
PARD Therapeutic Riding
Located at the Stillbrook Riding Stables, east of Keene, ON
* Volunteers age 16 and up. 
* Assist in offering horseback riding as a therapeutic activity for disabled children and adults by acting as a horse leader or side walker. 
* Program begins on June 1st annually and ends in September.  
* Younger volunteers may be considered - call to inquire.
Trent Hills Soccer Club
Warkworth and Campbellford Soccer fields
refereree 
administrative 
soccer coaches 
VON Canada - Hastings Northumberland Prince Edward Site, Trenton, Administration
To be determined, classes to be held in various communities.
Lead a group of seniors in a weekly one hour exercise class. The exercises taught are geared to the senior's level.
YMCA Northumberland, Cobourg - Elgin Street West
Varies
Various volunteer opportunities within the organization - babysitting service - fitness instructors - cleaning and maintenance - youth and sports programs
4th Line Theatre
Delta Bingo, Clonsilla Ave., Peterborough
Assist with 4th Line Theatre's scheduled time slot for Bingo at Delta Bingo, Peterborough. Two Sundays a month from 10:30 am-12:30 pm
Volunteer   Northumberland County 
Golden Plough Lodge Volunteers
Assist residents to activities. Visit with residents. Assist with life enrichment programs. Assist with restorative programs. Share a talent (painting, playing piano, crafts, storytelling,etc.)
Volunteers   Simcoe County 
Victoria Village Projects, Barrie - 78 Ross St, Victoria Village Manor
78 Ross Street
Volunteers can assist in the Recreation, Pastoral/Palliative Care, Laundry & Pysiotherapy Department and the Hair Salon.
Client Care   Simcoe County 
Woods Park Care Centre, Long Term Care Home
110 Lillian Crescent Barrie
Assistance with resident In-house appointments
Fairhaven
* To assist with portering residents to and from activities. To provide assistance during the activity. Examples of activities - baking, bowling, euchre, entertainment, hymn sing, bingo.
VON Canada - Peterborough Victoria Haliburton Site, Peterborough - 1565 Monaghan Rd, SMART Program
Client home - throughout Peterborough County
* After successfully completing VON Canada's In-Home Exercise Training Program, volunteers are matched with clients and then visit the client's home on a weekly basis to help them complete the series of 13 exercises. Volunteers may also lead small exercise groups.
Peterborough Retirement Residence
Peterborough
Perform musical entertainment for the enjoyment of residents. 
OMNI Health Care, Riverview Manor
1155 Water St, Peterborough, ON
* Assist with portering to dining room 
* Read to residents 
* Assist with recreation programs 
* Assist with outings 
* Assist with special events
Bingo Caller   Peterborough County 
Applewood Retirement Residence
1500 Lansdowne St W
Call bingo to the residents.
Peterborough Retirement Residence
Peterborough Manor
Organize resident card games. Guide players and/or play along.
Peterborough Retirement Residence
Visiting, walking with, and forming a friendship with one or more residents.
OMNI Health Care, Riverview Manor
1155 Water St N, Peterborough
Assist with group programming, visit and go for walks, assist during meal time, outdoor clean-up with residents raking, cleaning chairs and assist with programs of interest.
VON Canada - Peterborough Victoria Haliburton Site, Peterborough - 1565 Monaghan Rd, Peterborough Square Adult Day Centre
Peterborough Square, 360 George St N, Suite 25
* Assist staff with daily routines for clients.  
* Greet clients as they arrive.  
* Engage them in conversation and activities.  
* Assist with the preparation and serving of snacks and meals to clients.  
* Participate with clients in activities such as card games, crafts, table games and exercises.  
* Share experiences and memories or special skills such as music ability.
VON Canada - Peterborough Victoria Haliburton Site, Peterborough - 1565 Monaghan Rd, Peterborough Square Adult Day Centre
Various locations throughout the City and County of Peterborough
After completing the VON Canada training program, volunteers become Senior's Fitness Instructors. As SMART Group Program leaders, volunteers lead groups of seniors through weekly exercise sessions. Volunteers are mentored by the VON Program Coordinator and work in teams of 2-3 to lead the group program.
Cramahe. Municipal Office, Colborne - Division St, Parks and Recreation Department - The Keeler Centre
Keeler Centre
Volunteers required for a summer day time children's recreation program based out of the Keeler Centre. Volunteers required to assist leaders in providing activities, games, sports, events, crafts and much more to children aged 5 to 11 years of age.
Barrie Soccer Club
Barrie
  • Assist soccer players and teams to enjoy sport and play well 
  • Numerous volunteer positions and types of activity can be seen by accessing the website and using the link Volunteer which will open a page with appropriate links for further information and the volunteer application form 
  • Activities do include assisting at special events such as the Special Olympics 
  • Applications should be submitted prior to March 30th each year
Puckshy, Hockey School
New Tecumseth
Assist in hockey training 
 
Community Service Hours during our 4on4 Hockey League at the Nottawasaga Inn 
April - June Every Year ~ 40 Hours Worth of Service 
Mon or Fri from 5:30-9pm (3 1/2 hours per shift)
Kawartha Blazers Sledge Hockey Association
Evinrude Centre, 911 Monaghan Road, Peterborough
Using ice skates you will assist players to move around the ice on their sledge during practices and games.
Parkinson Canada, Barrie Chapter
Heritage Park, 5 Simcoe Street, Barrie
WALK DAY VOLUNTEER – PARKINSON SUPERWALK-BARRIE 
 
About Parkinson Canada:  
Parkinson Canada is the national voice of Canadians living with Parkinson’s disease. From diagnosis to discovery, we guide the way for Canadians to live well with Parkinson’s disease through education, advocacy and support services. Our National Research Program funds innovative research to search for better treatments and a cure. A national registered charity, Parkinson Canada fulfils its mission through the generosity of donors and is an accredited organization under the Imagine Canada Standards Program. 
 
What We Need: 
Have you, your family, or friends been touched by Parkinson’s disease? Are you interested in meeting new people, working as a team and spreading the awareness of Parkinson’s disease? Then we’re looking for you! Parkinson Canada is looking for Day-of Volunteers to assist with the execution of Parkinson SuperWalk, Barrie.  
 
Responsibilities:  
• Attend and/or review registration and banking training session (if applicable). 
• Work with volunteers to coordinate services needed for the day-of (which may include: registration, food and drink, guest speakers, t-shirt distribution, route marshals, etc.).  
• Be onsite on the day of the event to facilitate a successful event. Must be available for Parkinson SuperWalk Barrie on Sat, Sep 7, 2019 at Heritage Park.  
 
Qualifications: 
• Possess exceptional leadership capabilities and enjoy working as part of a team. 
• Excellent organizational skills. 
• Excellent interpersonal skills. 
• Be available for the time commitment needed to ensure the success of the event. 
• Mature, responsible and dependable. 
• Ability to meet deadlines.  
• Must have a volunteer police check. 
 
Our SuperWalk volunteer positions are available to all ages and include flexible time commitments, mentorship for new members, education and training, and excellent leadership experience. 
 
If you like an opportunity to be a part of something that supports a great cause, this is the position for you.  
 
 
Please submit your resume to volunteer@parkinson.ca referencing PCSWBARRIE-19 
 
We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted.