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Woods Park Care Centre, Long Term Care Home
Assist Residents to Physio appointment in house or assist residents to and from in-house hair salon.
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie - Anne St S
Orillia
The role involves making all arrangements for a monthly lunch in local restaurants, communicating with participants and ensuring a safe, welcoming and supportive environment during the lunch.
Woods Park Care Centre, Long Term Care Home
Woods Park Care Centre, 110 Lillian Cres., Barrie
Activities in many areas including: * One-on-One Friendly Visiting * Bingo * Gardening * Program Assistance * Holiday Celebrations * Special Events * Outings * Card playing * Entertainment * Hairdressing & Wellness Assistance * Escorting Residents to in house appointments * Dining Assistance, etc.
Imani Foundation, Imani's Place
Alliston
Board Director 
Integral part of creating awareness in the community of the services that we provide and who we provide them for. They will steer the organization towards a sustainable future by adopting sound, ethical and legal governance and finance management policies. 
Working collaboratively with other members of the Imani’s Place Team, the Board Director will work toward the following, as a volunteer: 
• Demonstrated experience required (paid or volunteer)  
• Various professional backgrounds are welcome 
• Make sure the organization has adequate resources to fulfill its mission 
• Attend regular board meetings 
• Make a commitment to actively participate in board and committee meetings (where applicable) 
• Stay informed about organizational and committee matters 
• Participate in fundraising for the organization 
• Deliver to a high standard, in often challenging circumstances, both ethically and professionally and are able to work collaboratively in a culturally diverse organization.  
• You will demonstrate a commitment to the organization’s mission and values.
Imani Foundation, Imani's Place
Alliston
Community Engagement Lead 
Integral part of creating awareness in the community of the services that we provide and who we provide them for. Working collaboratively with other members of the Imani’s Place Team, the Community Engagement Lead will work toward the following, as a volunteer: 
• Demonstrated experience required (paid or volunteer) 
• Have a clear understanding of human trafficking and associated trauma 
• Oversee each aspect of the solicitation of community involvement and development for Imani’s Place in an effort to increase the visibility of the organization, its programs, and fundraising events, as well as increase the number of active supporters. 
• Act as a community ambassador for the organization 
• Be open to delivering presentations in the community 
• Able to effectively lead and schedule a team of volunteers at community events 
• Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously and efficiently with minimal supervision 
• Share our passion and dedication to making a real difference in the lives of women (particularly BIPOC women) who have experienced trauma through domestic violence and/or human trafficking. 
• Deliver to a high standard, in often challenging circumstances, both ethically and professionally and are able to work collaboratively in a culturally diverse organization.  
• May involve heavy lifting, standing or sitting for extended periods of time 
• You will demonstrate a commitment to the organization’s mission and values.
Imani Foundation, Imani's Place
Alliston
Fundraising and Special Events Committee Lead 
Integral part of creating awareness in the community of the services that we provide and who we provide them for. Working collaboratively with other members of the Imani’s Place Team, the Fundraising and Special Events Committee Lead will work toward the following, as a volunteer: 
• Demonstrated experience required (paid or volunteer) 
• Have a clear understanding of human trafficking and associated trauma 
• Build a strong committee of volunteers 
• Design and develop a Signature fundraising event for Imani’s Place 
• Oversee the planning and execution of the Signature event 
• Organize additional activities and special events with a goal to increase funds for the organization 
• Work with Team to prospect and solicit major and corporate donors 
• Maintain relationships with current donors and funders 
• Act as a community ambassador for the organization 
• Able to effectively lead and schedule a team of volunteers  
• Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously and efficiently with minimal supervision 
• Share our passion and dedication to making a real difference in the lives of women (particularly BIPOC women) who have experienced trauma through domestic violence and/or human trafficking. 
• Deliver to a high standard, in often challenging circumstances, both ethically and professionally and are able to work collaboratively in a culturally diverse organization.  
• May involve heavy lifting, standing or sitting for extended periods of time 
• You will demonstrate a commitment to the organization’s mission and values.
Imani Foundation, Imani's Place
Alliston
Gender-Based Violence Specialist 
- Demonstrated experience required (paid or volunteer) 
- Have a clear understanding of gender based violence and associated trauma 
- Listen to clients to assess their needs and recommend resources to meet those needs 
- Work with Program Manager to ensure the application of effective Program Planning 
- Share our passion and dedication to making a real difference in the lives of women (particularly BIPOC) who have experienced trauma through domestic violence and/or human trafficking 
- Deliver to a high standard, in often challenging circumstances, both ethically and professionally and are able to work collaboratively in a culturally diverse organization 
- You will demonstrate a commitment to the organization's mission and values
Imani Foundation, Imani's Place
Alliston
Graphic Designer 
Integral part of promoting the values and mission of the organization in the community and ensuring that developed promotional material aligns with Imani’s Place brand and logo use. Working collaboratively with other members of the Imani’s Place Team the Graphic Designer will work toward the following, as a volunteer: 
• Demonstrated experience required (paid or volunteer) 
• Have a clear understanding of human trafficking and associated trauma 
• Create visual communications to convey messages in an effective and aesthetically pleasing manner. This incorporates several tasks and responsibilities. 
• Design web pages, annual reports, advertisements, and other communication materials. 
• Oversee Imani’s Place interactions with the public through implementing content strategies on social media platforms. 
• Increase the visibility of the organization through the development of creative and dynamic material that will be placed throughout the community 
• Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously and efficiently with minimal supervision 
• Work cooperatively with the Marketing, Communications and Community Engagement Leads 
• Share our passion and dedication to making a real difference in the lives of women (particularly BIPOC women) who have experienced trauma through domestic violence and/or human trafficking. 
• Deliver to a high standard, in often challenging circumstances, both ethically and professionally and are able to work collaboratively in a culturally diverse organization.  
• May involve sitting for extended periods of time 
• You will demonstrate a commitment to the organization’s mission and values.
Imani Foundation, Imani's Place
Alliston
Health and Wellness Coordinator 
- Demonstrated experience required (paid or volunteer) 
- Designing, Planning and Implementing the Health Promotion Campaigns within the house and/or community 
- Have a clear understanding of the traumatic effects of domestic violence and/or human trafficking on an individual 
- Listen to clients to assess their needs and recommend resources to meet those needs 
- Assist in monitoring the physical and mental health of the clients 
- Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously and efficiently with minimal supervision 
- Share our passion and dedication to making a real difference in the lives of women (particularly BIPOC women) who have experienced trauma through domestic violence and/or human trafficking 
- Deliver to a high standard, in pften challenging circumstances, both ethically and professionally and are able to work collaboratively in a culturally diverse organization 
- You will demonstrate a commitment to the organization's missions and values
Imani Foundation, Imani's Place
Alliston
Human Resource Specialist 
Integral part of ensuring that staff and volunteers are looked after in a professional and open way. The HR Specialist will act as a catalyst when handling disputes and ensuring that policies and legislation are being followed. Working collaboratively with other members of the team, the HR Specialist will work toward the following as a volunteer: 
- Demonstrated experience required (paid or volunteer) 
- Have a clear understanding of domestic violence, human trafficking and associated trauma 
- CHRP designate is an asset 
- Solid understanding of labour legislation and employee recruitment 
- Maintaining updated employee and volunteer records 
- Support the staff culture 
- Working with staff and volunteers to ensure that policy is being interpreted and executed in the manner for which it was intended 
- Able to manage and implement conflict resolution practices where required 
- Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously and efficiently with minimal supervision 
- Share our passion and dedication to making a real difference in the lives of women (particularly BIPOC women) who have experienced trauma through domestic violence and/or human trafficking 
- Deliver to a high standard in often challenging circumstances, both ethically and professionally are able to work collaboratively in a culturally diverse organization 
- You will demonstrate a commitment to the organization's mission and values
Imani Foundation, Imani's Place
Alliston
Human Trafficking Specialist 
- Demonstrated experience required (paid or volunteer) 
- Liaising with local programs, police social service agencies and the community when required, to promote the program, exchange information to build and maintain a cooperative alliance 
- Have a clear understanding of human trafficking and associated trauma 
- Listen to clients to assess their needs and recommend resources that meet those needs 
- Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously and efficiently with minimal supervision 
- Work with the Program Manager to ensure the application of effective Programming 
- Share our passion and dedication to making a real difference in the lives of women (particularly BIPOC Women) who have experienced trauma through domestic violence and/or human trafficking 
- Deliver to a high standard, in often challenging circumstances, both ethically and professionally and are able to work collaboratively in a culturally diverse organization 
- You will demonstrate a commitment to the organization's mission and values
Imani Foundation, Imani's Place
Alliston
Marketing Committee Lead 
Integral part of promoting the work that the organization does and ensures that the mediums chosen aligns themselves with the values and mission of the organization. Working to develop a plan that promotes the organization throughout the surrounding community ensures that women that need our services are aware that they exist. Working collaboratively with other members of the Imani's Place Team the Marketing Committee Lead will work toward the following as a volunteer: 
- Demonstrated experience (paid or volunteer) 
- Have a clear understanding of marketing concepts in a not-for profit setting 
- Clear understanding of domestic violence, human trafficking and associated trauma 
- Able to build and lead a committee of volunteers to design and execute a cohesive marketing plan 
- Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously and efficiently with minimal supervision 
- Graphic design skills are an asset 
- Share our passion and dedication to making a real difference in the lives of women (particularly BIPOC women) who have experienced trauma through domestic violence and/or human trafficking 
- Deliver to a high standard, in often challenging circumstances, both ethically and professionally and are able to work collaboratively in a culturally diverse organization 
- You will demonstrate a commitment to the organization's mission and values
Imani Foundation, Imani's Place
Alliston
Program Manager 
- Demonstrated experience required (paid or volunteer) 
- Liaising with local programs, social service agencies and the community when required, to promote the program, exchange information and establish and maintain a cooperative alliance 
- Have a clear understanding of domestic violence, human trafficking and associated trauma 
- Liaise with the organization's specialists and coordinators to design programs that meet the needs of the clients 
- Work with staff and volunteers to ensure the application of effective program planning 
- Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously and efficiently with minimal supervision 
- Share our passion and dedication to making a real difference in the lives of women (particularly BIPOC women) who have experienced trauma through domestic violence and/or human trafficking 
Deliver to a high standard, in often challenging circumstances, both ethically and professionally and are able to work collaboratively in a culturally diverse organization 
- You will demonstrate a commttment to the organization's mission and values
Imani Foundation, Imani's Place
Alliston
Workshop Facilitator 
Integral part of the women’s healing journey and helping survivors move forward to a safe, positive and healthy tomorrow. Topics to be considered (but are not limited to) are Finance and Budgeting, Goal Setting, Time Management, Meal Planning on a Budget, Stress Management, and Importance of a Healthy Work/Life Balance. You will be provided with an outline of guidelines. 
 
Working collaboratively with the Program Manager and Health & Wellness Coordinator, the Workshop Facilitator will work toward the following, as a volunteer: 
  • Demonstrated experience required (paid or volunteer)  
  • Various professional backgrounds are welcome 
  • Have internet capabilities to deliver the workshop virtually through Zoom. 
  • When developing workshops you will:  
    • have a heightened awareness and understanding that trauma comes in all forms  
    • Understand that we have all experienced trauma in some form 
    • Be sensitive to the fact that each person experiences trauma differently 
    • Avoid making assumptions about a person’s past experiences 
    • Always consider the ways in which race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, age, ability, education, language, geographic location, socio-economic status, etc reflect the information and dialogue throughout your presentation
     
  • Deliver to a high standard, in often challenging circumstances, both ethically and professionally and are able to work collaboratively in a culturally diverse organization.  
  • You will demonstrate a commitment to the organization’s mission and values
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
Collingwood and area
Canine Foster Volunteers provide a safe, loving and temporary home for puppies (4-6 puppies at a time), senior dogs and adult dogs with specific needs. You must have the ability to separate the foster animals from any pets in your home by keeping them in a separate room, if necessary. We will provide training and all the supplies you need.  
 
Canine Foster Volunteers are responsible for helping the puppies, seniors and / or adult dogs in their care thrive until they are ready to be adopted (or to be returned to their owner in cases of Emergency Boarding). This will include feeding the animals at least twice a day, possibly more, potty training (for puppies), and exercising and socializing the animals. It may also include bottle feeding and administering oral medications.  
 
NOTE: At time of posting we are currently ONLY able to consider candidates who are willing to assist with two or more of the following foster scenarios:  
– 4-6 puppies under 4 weeks of age, requiring bottle feeding  
– 4-6 puppies over 4 weeks of age  
– dogs with medical or special needs (eg. provide medication, ensure ‘bedrest’ post-surgery…)  
– pregnant or nursing moms  
– dogs in need of socialization or with behavioural concerns  
– dogs belonging to pet owners in need of emergency boarding in times of crisis  
 
Please complete a Foster Application form to apply under the 'How to become a GTHS volunteer' section on our website:  
www.gths.ca/volunteer
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
Collingwood
Feline Foster Volunteers provide a safe, loving and temporary home for pregnant or nursing cats and kittens (litter sizes can range from 5-9 kittens). Other foster scenarios include caring for cats who are recovering from an injury or illness, and providing emergency boarding to assist when someone is temporarily unable to care for their cat due to a crisis (eg. in hospital or homeless). You must be able to separate the foster animals from any pets in your home by keeping them in a separate room. We will provide training and all the supplies you need. 
 
Feline Foster Volunteers are responsible for helping the cat/kittens in their care thrive until they are ready to be adopted (or returned to their owner in the case of emergency boarding). This will include feeding the animals at least twice a day, possibly more, cleaning litter boxes and socializing the animals. It may also include bottle feeding and administering oral medications. 
 
Fostering can be undertaken by children under adult supervision, however, the adult must register as the official Feline Foster Volunteer. 
 
NOTE: As at time of posting we are currently ONLY looking for new Foster Volunteers who are willing to care for nursing females and/or pregnant females with their litters once they’re born, and/or with bottle-fed orphaned kitten litters.  
 
Please complete a Foster Application Form on our website under the section entitled 'How to become a GTHS Volunteer' www.gths.ca/volunteer
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
Collingwood
The GTHS Animal Hospital contains an Operating Room, Treatment Room, Examination Room, Pharmacy and X-Ray Room and a Hospital Intake/Recovery Area, and provides spay/neuter surgeries for over 1500 homeless pets annually. Having an onsite hospital ensures animals receive timely, thorough and comprehensive care, saves dozens of daily phone calls, reduces trips back and forth to veterinary clinics, dramatically decreases the stress on GTHS animals, and leads to the additional benefit of earlier adoption availability; so these animals find their forever home quickly. The GTHS Animal Hospital also assists local pet owners in need by providing essential vaccinations and spay/neuter surgeries for their pets. 
 
Reporting to the Director of Medicine and Hospital Registered Veterinary Technician, the Hospital Assistant Volunteer will be responsible for maintaining the Operating Room and prep area, as well as overseeing the maintenance and packing of surgical instruments.
Canadian Blood Services, Barrie Donor Centre, Blood Donor Centre, Barrie Area Office
Collingwood
Mobile/Donor Centre Volunteer - Collingwood 
 
As a volunteer with Canadian Blood Services you help create a positive, safe and welcoming environment and experience for our donors. Greeting donors with a smile, thanking them for their donation and making conversation helps ensure a good donation experience. As one of the last faces donors see on their way out, the care and attention you give plays a critical role in the success of future blood donor clinics. 
 
Activities and Tasks Associated with the Role - This role has a variety of duties, including, but not limited to the following: 
 
• Welcome and serve snacks and drinks to donors upon their arrival from the donation area 
• Oversee the refreshment area which includes displaying and restocking snacks and drinks 
• Responsible for ensuring the cleaning of tables, chairs and touch points within the refreshment area 
• Mandatory use of surgical masks, hand sanitizer and gloves provided by CBS when operating within the Mobile/Donor Centre 
• Observe donors and alert donor centre staff of adverse reactions 
• Provide donors with organizational updates and information on current CBS initiatives 
• Regularly review written volunteer duties and centre specific procedures 
• Adhere to policies, procedures and training requirements 
• Respond to donor concerns and questions by directing donors to appropriate staff 
 
Skills, Abilities, Traits 
• Friendly, compassionate, outgoing and possess good communication skills 
• Able to work independently as well as in a team environment 
• Sensitive and respectful of the dignity of all people 
• Able to relate to different personalities and age groups in a variety of situations 
• Able to observe and react appropriately to adverse situations 
• Adhere to CBS dress code (e.g. name tag, vest/ t-shirt and closed toes shoes) 
• Reliable and punctual 
• Provide good customer service to donors to ensure they feel both valued and appreciated for their donation
Canadian Blood Services, Barrie Donor Centre, Blood Donor Centre, Barrie Area Office
Parry Sound
Mobile/Donor Centre Volunteer at St. Peter's - Knights of Columbus Hall mobile clinic in Parry Sound 
 
As a volunteer with Canadian Blood Services you help create a positive, safe and welcoming environment and experience for our donors. Greeting donors with a smile, thanking them for their donation and making conversation helps ensure a good donation experience. As one of the last faces donors see on their way out, the care and attention you give plays a critical role in the success of future blood donor clinics. 
 
Activities and Tasks Associated with the Role - This role has a variety of duties, including, but not limited to the following: 
 
• Welcome and serve snacks and drinks to donors upon their arrival from the donation area 
• Oversee the refreshment area which includes displaying and restocking snacks and drinks 
• Responsible for ensuring the cleaning of tables, chairs and touch points within the refreshment area 
• Mandatory use of surgical masks, hand sanitizer and gloves provided by CBS when operating within the Mobile/Donor Centre 
• Observe donors and alert donor centre staff of adverse reactions 
• Provide donors with organizational updates and information on current CBS initiatives 
• Regularly review written volunteer duties and centre specific procedures 
• Adhere to policies, procedures and training requirements 
• Respond to donor concerns and questions by directing donors to appropriate staff 
 
Skills, Abilities, Traits 
• Friendly, compassionate, outgoing and possess good communication skills 
• Able to work independently as well as in a team environment 
• Sensitive and respectful of the dignity of all people 
• Able to relate to different personalities and age groups in a variety of situations 
• Able to observe and react appropriately to adverse situations 
• Adhere to CBS dress code (e.g. name tag, vest/ t-shirt and closed toes shoes) 
• Reliable and punctual 
• Provide good customer service to donors to ensure they feel both valued and appreciated for their donation
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
Collingwood
The Cat Care Team works to increase the welfare and health of GTHS feline residents 
  • Team works as a group and/or individually to care for our cats and maintains high cleanliness standards in our Adoption Rooms, as well as our Quarantine and Isolation Rooms 
  • role is integral to maintaining a bright, clean and healthy environment for our cats, kittens, volunteers, visitors and potential adopters 
  • Playing with and cuddling the cats is required! 
  • Cat Care Team Members are usually assigned a specific room (an Adoptions Room or a Quarantine / Isolation Room) to provide nutrition, as well as mental and physical stimulation or interaction, to the feline residents in their room 
  • responsible for sweeping and mopping the floor, maintaining clean and organized litter, feeding stations, kitten or cat kennels and communal areas 
  • other duties such as dishes and laundry are also included. 
     
    This Cat Care Team Member will provide all-round Cat Care support, based on day-to-day needs. They will be assigned to Quarantine / Isolation Room 4 (which is used sporadically for cats who are sick and aren’t quite ready for adoption), but may be directed to assist in Room 3 if no cats are in Room 4. When no assistance is required in either Quarantine / Isolation Room, this Team Member will support volunteers in the Adoption Rooms.
Food Fairy   Simcoe County 
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
Collingwood, ON
The GTHS Food Fairy ensures that all kittens and cats in the building are fed. Other duties include: 
  • topping up water 
  • washing food dishes 
  • tidying 
  • record keeping as necessary and following the feeding chart accurately.
 
Of course, our cats will also appreciate cuddles and play time!
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
Collingwood
Two Shelter Aides are scheduled each afternoon to ensure that the Animal Centre is stocked, clean and ready for the next day. The Shelter Aide role is also integral to increasing the welfare and the health of our adoptable cats. 
  • reports to the Cat Care Coordinator and liaises with their counter-part to share the afternoon routine and duties 
  • ensure that Animal Kitchen is clean, organized and regularly stocked with food, litter and supplies 
  • replenishes items for the Intake and Quarantine / Isolation Rooms to provide cats and kittens with the supplies needed 
  • other duties include dishes, laundry and ensuring Adoption Rooms, Medical Intake Room and communal areas are clean, tidy and well maintained 
  • spends time with our feline residents to provides mental and physical stimulation 
  • enrichment activities allow cats to continue to express normal feline behaviour despite being in a ‘shelter’ environment
Orillia Public Library, Orillia, General Services and Outreach
Delivering library materials to Retirement/Nursing Homes
DeafBlind Ontario Services
Peterborough Delta Bingo, 1019 Clonsilla Ave, Peterborough
Want to make a difference in your community? 
 
DeafBlind Ontario Services provides an array of services to people who are Deaf, hard of hearing, non-verbal and deafblind that are customized to each individual’s unique needs, method of communication, and goals to enrich their life.  
 
We are seeking Bingo Volunteers responsible for representing DeafBlind Ontario Services in a customer service role during 2.5 to 3 hour long shifts at Peterborough Delta Bingo. The position works with the Development Coordinator.  
 
• Provide excellent customer services to patrons of Peterborough Delta Bingo. 
• Ability to stand or walk for 2.5 - 3 hours. 
• Follow policies and procedures including following uniform guidelines, timely attendance for each shift, log book sign-in and out. 
• Clear and wipe down tables and surfaces at gaming centre. 
• Tidy up areas where patrons sit including clearing paper from slot machines. 
• Other duties as assigned.
Dress for Success
Barrie and Orillia
Become a member of our volunteer team interested in supporting the vision and mission of Dress for Success. Make a difference and ensure that there is both awareness and funds available to helping disadvantage women return to work.
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
Close to where you live : Meaford area or Clearview (Stayner) area
The TNR & Transport Volunteer supports our Outreach Programs by assisting with the Trap, Neuter and Return of local feral cats. TNR activities help reduce the number of unwanted feline pregnancies and over-population in our community. This volunteer will also assist with the collection and drop-off of animal supplies, to feed animals in our care and local cat colonies. 
 
The TNR & Transport Volunteer coordinates with the Outreach Coordinator relating to the collection or drop-off of animals or supplies. This volunteer will work with local cat colony volunteers or the public to trap cats, bring them to our Animal Centre to be spayed or neutered and then return the cat to their ‘home’ environment. This volunteer will use a GTHS vehicle or their own vehicle for transportation. TNR & Transport Volunteers generally assist with collections within the area they are living, but may occasionally be called upon to drive up to one hour away.
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
Collingwood
Dog Care Volunteers work with puppies and dogs of all sizes, shapes and backgrounds (stray, surrendered, neglected, abused, healthy, recovering from surgery, may be easy to handle or may require training for behavioural issues. 
 
GTHS Dog Care Team Members help to maintain the health and welfare of GTHS dogs by cleaning kennels, providing food, exercise, training, companionship and assist with our canine enrichment program. Dog Care Team Members interact with the majority of dogs at our Animal Centre, so complete a Dog Care Program in order to handle Green dogs (ie. puppies and seniors who are easy to walk and handle) and Yellow dogs (ie. young, rambunctious, pullers who can be slightly difficult to walk and handle), with the ultimate goal of working with Red dogs (ie. strong pullers with some behavioural issues who are difficult to walk and handle). 
 
Scheduled training is required upon joining the Dog Care Team and will be required intermittently to progress through the Dog Care Program.
Cystic Fibrosis Canada
Quest4CF Planning Committee Member
Quest4CF is a Halloween themed scavenger hunt being held on Sun Oct 17, 2021, that will take families on a tour of Simcoe County while solving clues, riddles and tasks on their quest for treasure. This event will also raise vital funds for the cystic fibrosis community.

As an event planning committee member, your role will be to assist with logistics, sponsorship, event promotion and fundraising. To receive an application or to learn more, email Nikki Reaume

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
Empower Simcoe, Barrie Head Office - 39 Fraser Crt
Orillia
Volunteers are a valued part of our team and play a significant role in all areas of Empower Simcoe, developing lasting relationships with people and helping to improve their overall sense of well-being. Our volunteers help empower people to lead a meaningful and inclusive life. 
 
With many different skills and experiences, volunteers can give of their time to Empower Simcoe in a variety of ways: 
 
  • Sharing time, interests and hobbies with people who have an developmental disability 
  • Committees/Board of Directors 
  • Offering transportation 
  • Participating in fundraising at Empower Simcoe Foundation Bingos 
  • Assisting with fundraising events like our annual Fashion Show and Golf Tournament 
  • Becoming a peer through our Youth Programs 
  • Helping young children and families at the EarlyON Child and Family Centre
 
Timing? We`ll coordinate opportunities to your availability.
Osteoporosis Canada [Central East], Simcoe Muskoka - Mailing Address, Simcoe Muskoka Chapter
in North Simcoe area
Conduct education sessions on Fracture prevention.
Leacock Care Centre
Orillia
Volunteer opportunities for individuals interested in assisiting with recreation programs, outings, friendly visiting, computer programs, reading programs and special events.
Helping Hands, Orillia, Personal Care and Caregiver Relief
Visiting in the home of the client or telephone calling from the home of the volunteer.
In home visiting or telephone conservation with seniors.
Home for Life South Georgian Bay, Collingwood - Campbell St
Blue Mountains, Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, Stayner, Nottawa and Creemore
This is a flexible volunteering opportunity for people interested in helping out a local, older individual who may be experiencing loneliness.  
 
Volunteers in this role will provide transportation to and from social events in the community, or even just coffee and conversation out in the community, with other Home for Life clients. Volunteers provide companionship throughout the social or programs and can choose your level of commitment - one time, occasional or temporary volunteers are welcome. Sign up for just one social outing and see how it goes! 
 
This role will help ease the burden of social isolation and can help to promote confidence, health and well being, and and provide them with a new friendship. This activity will help expand you social circle, meet new people and make a difference in the live of another person.
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)
Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions, Barrie Branch
Purpose: To assist with the transportation needs of children and youth involved with Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions. 
Responsibilities: 
 Drive the child(ren)/youth in your own vehicle to an appointment/activity, and pick up the child(ren)/youth at an appointed place and time 
 Assist the child(ren)/youth to get in and out of the vehicle safely 
 Escort the child(ren)/youth to and from the appointment activity 
Requirements 
 18 years of age and older 
 A criminal record check (including vulnerable populations) free of charges or convictions 
 Possess a valid Ontario Driver's license and a safe driving record 
 Attend agency car seat training 
 A clean driver's abstract (obtained from Service Ontario) 
 Have access to a road worthy and safe vehicle 
 Minimum of $1 Million liability insurance 
 Patience and understanding 
 Reliable and punctual 
 Knowledge of the community 
 Able to offer physical support to the child(lifting), youth or adult 
 Trustworthy 
 Access to a computer (mileage submission) 
 Cell phone
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
Collingwood, ON
COVID-19 Update 
 
Regular Volunteer Opportunity 
The Virtual Cat Adoption Counselor assists the public with adoption by matching pet and person 
- includes, but is not limited to, answering any and all questions about cat ownership, the cat or kitten they might be interested in 
- adopting and the GTHS adoption process 
- facilitating the actual adoption, as well as providing other information to set the adopter and their new pet up for success once they are home.  
- role is integral to matching the right cat (personality type, energy level, special home requirements, etc.) with the right adopter
Canadian Cancer Society, Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office
Barrie, Simcoe County and surrounding area
BETTER Women is a health promotion program that offers women free access to a volunteer peer health coach who is trained to help them reach and maintain their health and cancer screening goals. The goals are created by the participant and a peer health coach will be there along the participant's journey to provide additional motivation and help them stay accountable. Peer health coaches are Canadian Cancer Society volunteers who are responsible for assisting women to meet their heath and screening goals. Peer health coaches act as a vital support network, being there every step of the way to help women feel empowered through their journey to get screened, move more, eat healthier, quit smoking, and/or reduce alcohol intake. 
 
All peer health coaches will be women between the ages of 40-65 who have lived experiences setting personal health goals i.e. getting active, eating better, quitting smoking, reducing alcohol intake and/or staying up to date on recommended screenings. Peer health coaches will all have completed the BETTER Women peer health coach training program, a 24-hour program in which they will receive a certification.
Collingwood General and Marine Hospital, Volunteer Services
Collingwood
Variety of volunteer positions which focus on patients, visitors and staff. Positions available in ambulatory care reception, Inpatient Units, Emergency Department waiting room, gift shop, information desk, patient satisfaction surveys, telephoning, diagnostic imaging transport, cardiac rehab, office assistance, surgical services (endoscopy), Friendly Visiting, Patients in Motion, Volunteer Ambassador for new inpatients, Meal Assistance for inpatients, Dialysis
Gateway Centre for Learning
Midland, ON
- Provide outstanding customer service in a welcoming, clean environment 
- Receive and process book donations  
- Organize inventory, stock shelves and highlight in-store promotions  
- Answer public enquiries, and help customers find the titles they are seeking 
- Welcome new team members and assist in training provided 
- Use the communications log and other tools effectively 
- Follow organization policies and procedures 
- Complete activities assigned
Gateway Centre for Learning
Midland
Provide general administrative support, reception coverage and help with office cleaning. 
a) Receive, direct and relay telephone messages, fax messages and email 
b) Greet and direct the general public to the appropriate staff member 
c) Receive, open and distribute mailto appropriate staff member 
d) Operate standard office equipment such as the photocopier and printer 
e) Book room appointments 
f) Tasks to help keep the office tidy 
g) Small projects as assigned
Tay, Township of, Theo and Elaine Bernard Branch, Victoria Harbour, Public Library
Victoria Harbour Public Library
Assist the Librarian with a variety of tasks including shelving books, fundraising, events, programming, etc.
Helping Hands, Orillia, Personal Care and Caregiver Relief
Orillia and surrounding townships of Oro-Medonte, Severn and Ramara.
Delivering hot meals to seniors Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays.
Helping Hands, Orillia, Personal Care and Caregiver Relief
Orillia, Oro-Medonte, Ramara, Severn townships. Potential transport to out of town destinations.
Assist clients, door to door to medical, shopping and social appointments both locally as well as out of town destinations for medical appointments. Use of volunteer's vehicle or agency vehicles available. For those volunteers interested in wheelchair transportation additional training provided and agency wheelchair vehicles available.
Gateway Centre for Learning
Gateway Centre for Learning and various locations
Help adults with low literacy skills acquire and/or improve basic reading, writing, math and computer skills needed to function successfully in society.
Helping Hands, Orillia, Personal Care and Caregiver Relief
Helping Hands Office, 575 West St. S., Unit 13A, Orillia L3V 7N6
Assist in office with general reception duties. Ability to work in a fast paced environment with good communication skills including experience with business phones and computers required.
Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Orillia - Colborne St
Evenings and weekends in Dora's Place at OSMH - Coffee Kiosk and Gift Shop. Sales, preparation of coffee & tea, cash, providing friendly and efficient service to our patients, physicians, staff, volunteers and visitors.
Volunteers   Simcoe County 
Leacock Retirement Lodge
298 Forest Ave North
Assist in running programs, help with planning programs, start new programs if required
Good Food Box Program, Orillia - West St
Guardian Angels Church, West Street, Orillia
Volunteers are needed to pack Good Food Boxes the 3rd Tuesday of every month in the Church Hall at Guardian Angels Church, from 8 am to 10 am. Volunteers are also needed from 10 am to 12 noon to assist individuals that are picking up their Good Food Boxes.
Georgian Good Food Box (The), South Georgian Bay
Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, Stayner
Volunteer drivers assist with deliveries of food boxes to distribution sites (Collingwood, Clearview and Wasaga Beach) and/or individuals in the surrounding communities.  
 
Volunteers help with packing fruits and vegetables for monthly good food box orders
Volunteers   Simcoe County 
Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital Foundation
OSMH Foundation 146 Mississaga St. W Orillia ON L3V 3B3
Volunteers needed for fundraising and organizing special events as well as assisting with mailings on a quarterly basis. Students ages 16 and up welcome to volunteer for community service credits. Call for further 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
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Grey Bruce
Owen Sound
The board will continuously monitor the organization’s programs and activities to be sure they are aligned with the mission to achieve short-term goals and long-term purpose. They will exercise fiduciary responsibility to obtain and appropriately use resources required to carry out the organization’s mission.
ALS Canada
Grey and Bruce Counties
As the Social Media Coordinator, you will: 
- work with ALS Canada staff and volunteers to manage the local walks social media pages promoting the event 
- support the event’s overall execution on June 20th, 2021, in celebration of Global ALS Awareness day.
ALS Canada
Grey and Bruce Counties
As the Outreach & Engagement Coordinator, you will work with ALS Canada staff and volunteers to: 
- promote the event 
- develop and steward partnerships 
- encourage community participation 
- support the virtual event’s overall execution on June 20th, 2021, in celebration of Global ALS Awareness Day.
Volunteers   Simcoe County 
Georgian Village, Georgian Manor
One on one visiting with residents, supporting and/or facilitating group activities, reading or playing games with residents, meal assistance
Bay Light Orchestra
Penetanguishene
- Treasurer to the orchestra 
- Produce monthly financial statements and render accounts to the accountant once a year 
- Responsible for Banking and co- signing cheques.
Big Brother   Simcoe County 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Simcoe
Simcoe North
Big Brothers commit to a one-on-one relationship for a minimum period of one-year, 2-4 hours per week on an average basis, doing activities they both enjoy. Children are aged 6-18.
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
March of Dimes Canada, Head Office - Toronto
Various locations in Simcoe County
The Next Steps Walking Program is seeking Walking Partners! Next Steps serves individuals who have suffered from a stroke & their caregivers by providing them with a safe setting to interact with their peers and engage in physical activity. Next Steps seeks to improve participants’ quality of life. 
 
The Walking Partner is responsible for providing program support to staff and participants. The Walking Partner will assist the coordinator as needed (i.e. set-up and clean-up) in order to ensure the effective delivery of the program. This volunteer will also provide companionship and support to participants by developing positive and encouraging relationships with them, ultimately helping participants to maximize their experience in the program. 
 
If you are interested in joining our Next Steps team, please contact volunteer@marchofdimes.ca with “Next Steps” and your desired location in the subject line for more information.
Penetanguishene Centennial Museum and Archives, Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Penetanguishene
Responsible for sales, promoting, inventory, tourist information and museum tours.
Penetanguishene Centennial Museum and Archives, Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Penetanguishene
Volunteers would be responsible for assisting with the development, organization and promotion of programs and events. Programs & events would be during PD Days, after school, evenings and Saturday’s.
Penetanguishene Centennial Museum and Archives, Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Penetanguishene
Research historical information, provide tours, assist clients with research and input data
Musical Volunteers   Bruce County  Grey County 
Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound Hospital
Perform musically for geriatric patients
Friends of the Innisfil Public Library
Innisfil
There are many ways to be a "Friend", you can join as a full member to fundraise to help support community programs, or you can simply help out at events. We also need help advertising, putting up posters, etc .
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.).
Salvation Army, Gravenhurst - 155 Muskoka Rd N, Thrift Store - Gravenhurst
Gravenhurst
Stocking shelves
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.
Mood Disorders Society of Canada
Collingwood - Organizing location will be arranged by committee members
Defeat Depression Campaign is Seeking Organizing Committee Members  
 
2020 has had a significant impact on the mental health of Canadians. The organizations we support need your help now more than ever. The 2021 Defeat Depression Walks/Runs will take place the last weekend in May! We are currently looking for dedicated community-minded individuals to join an organizing committee and help organize a Defeat Depression event in your community. Take an active role in helping local mental health programs and join the team!  
 
The Defeat Depression campaign is a national fundraising campaign designed to allow individuals and organizations to raise funds in support of their local mental health programs and services. The campaign has grown into a national movement bringing much-needed funds, awareness of mental health issues while fighting mental health stigma one event at a time.  
 
Planning and organizing the Walk/Runs takes time, passion and creative thinking. With support from volunteers and Mood Disorders Society of Canada’s staff, you will be a part of something truly extraordinary in your community. Although this is a national campaign, local success depends on volunteers like you. With your community insight, you will raise awareness, encourage participation, and drive fundraising results.  
 
Available Positions: 
Event Chair/Co-Chairs oversees all elements of the event from start to finish, liaises with Mood Disorders Society of Canada, attends host conference calls during the planning process, and explores new ideas and suggestions on how to make the event successful, responsible for financial tracking of the event 
 
Volunteer Coordinator recruit volunteers to help on the day of the event and/or with tasks throughout the planning process, assigns responsibilities as needed, and builds relationships within the community 
 
Local Sponsorship Coordinator – you will recruit build local connections, new sponsors, and strengthen relationships with existing sponsors to offset some event expenses and contribute to the local fundraising revenue. Working with your committee and Defeat Depression Staff, you are responsible for acquiring local cash, and in-kind sponsorships, ensure that sponsor obligations are fulfilled, and each sponsor feels the true value of a partnership with the Defeat Depression Campaign. 
 
Communications/Marketing Coordinator oversees promotion of the event, brainstorms how to attract participants and sponsors, engages local media and hosts media on the day of the event, etc. 
 
Social Media Coordinator oversees the event Facebook page, handles posts and responds to inquiries on social media, engages local stakeholders, helps promote the event through social media, shares pictures post event, directs people to engage with YouTube and Flickr 
 
Logistics Coordinator books the location for the event, plans the walk or run course, obtains all required permits/approvals, plans for tents/water/parking/supplies on the day of event
Women's Centre Grey Bruce [The]
Owen Sound
Committee members will assist with event duties including planning and implementing event logistics, soliciting sponsorships and auction items, marketing and ticket sales.
Bradford West Gwillimbury Community Initiatives, Bradford West Gwilimbury Community Initiative
Looking for team members to help once every 6 weeks at Community dinners. Each team is made up of about 10 people. Join a team or create a new one.  
 
Positions include: 
Shopper/cooks: Develop menu, shop within budget, cook meal * 12 Noon-5:30 pm 
Prep/set-up: Prepare meal and set up hall * 2 pm-3:30 pm 
Servers: Greet community members, serve meal * 4 pm-7 pm 
Clean-up: Clean up after meal * 5:30 pm-7 pm
Sistema Huronia Music Academy, Midland
Volunteer to join the board of directors for the Sistema Huronia Music Academy. We meet once/month in Midland. Call to find out more information regarding board member activities around planning, marketing and promoting events, bookkeeping, submitting grant requests and various other ways that you can help.
Canadian Mental Health Association. Simcoe County Branch, Barrie - 128 Anne St S
Varies: Barrie: Orillia: Midland: Collingwood: Innisfil
Volunteer duties vary depending on the placement and will be discussed prior to an interview
Stayner Care Centre
Stayner, Ontario
Day, evening and Weekend Volunteers needed  
Friendly Visiting, Knitting, Coffee Social, Painting, Crafts, Assisting in the Dining Room, Manicures, Program Set up, Bingo Caller, movie night volunteer, Friendly Reminder Volunteer, Pin Setters for bowling, scrabble players, musical talent, to many to list all
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.
Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce
Owen Sound, Hanover, Markdale, Meaford, Southampton
Support our Social Recreation Coordinator with the delivery of varied programs for people living with dementia. 
- ensure that participants are engaged 
- some light set up and clean up of the space for each program 
- training as appropriate for each course 
- volunteers participate in the activities along with the participants - It's fun! 
- this program may be held virtually during the pandemic. A computer would be a requirement to volunteer in that case
Board Member   Simcoe County 
Breaking Down Barriers, Independent Living Resource Centre
Collingwood
Board members are needed to help guide and mentor the organization. Board members are required to participate in one standing committee: fundraising, finance, strategic planning and/or governance. People 18+ of all abilities welcome to apply. There is a Board requirement that a percentage of people with disabilities are members of the Board.
Community Reach, Transportation
Penetanguishene ON
Community Reach partners with Angel Gate Bingo to raise funds for our programs. Volunteers are needed to represent Community Reach at the site, performing some duties and sharing information about our organization to the guests. You will not be asked to handle cash or conduct any games. Duties include: 
• Help customers with questions about the Bingo program or 
• Direct customers to the appropriate person to answer their questions. 
• Set up Community Reach information booth and share information about our programs with customers and guests of Angel Gate Bingo. 
• Assist with tasks in the TapTix lounge 
• Adhere to Community Reach policies and Angel Gate dress Code 
 
***A requirement of the partnership with Angel Gate Bingo is that all Volunteers are engaged with Community Reach directly, in addition to their Bingo assignment. These duties will include general duties as assigned and in accordance with the Volunteer's interests and abilities.
Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce
Durham, Walkerton, Meaford/Thornbury, Arran Elderslie, Owen Sound
- Talk about Coffee Break in their community 
- Deliver Kits to Coffee Break Hosts 
- Collect donations and unused supplies following events 
- Sign up new hosts
Georgian Bay General Hospital Foundation, Midland
Midland/Penetanguishene
To assist at events that raise money for Georgian Bay General Hospital for the ongoing equipment needs and technology upgrades.
Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce
Owen Sound, Markdale, Meaford, Hanover, Southampton
- Help with the set up and clean up of refreshments, games, and activities for the program 
- Assist the Minds in Motion Coordinator to ensure activity participation and socialization. This may include spending one-on-one time with participants who need extra support 
- Under the direction of the Physical Activity Program Leader, provide one-on-one support to participants during the physical activity component of the program 
- Assist with any other required tasks
ElderDog Canada, Collingwood Pawd
Collingwood
Walking dogs as required, deliver dog food, driving owners and dog to the Vet or Groomers
Community Reach, Transportation
• Provide safe, reliable, professional and courteous transportation service to residents of North Simcoe, using your own vehicle 
• Communicate with transportation staff and passengers regarding scheduled rides. 
• Ensure adherence to the Community Reach program procedures and policies including confidentiality agreement. 
* Volunteer drivers must have a minimum of 3 years driving experience
Mentor   Bruce County  Grey County 
Bruce Grey Mentorship
Hanover, Walkerton, Chesley, Neustadt, Durham and Ayton
To be a positive Mentor and friend for children or youth in a variety of group programs, with the potential to match individually with a child as a personal role model. - Support and encourage kids as they grow, Listen and provide advice when appropriate. To role model appropriate behaviours and reinforce positive social skills.
Home and Community Care Support Services South West, London Office, Home and Community Care
Bruce County, Grey County, Huron County, Perth County
Peer Leaders are volunteers in the South West Self Management Program, who facilitate the Living a Healthy Life workshop series for individuals with chronic health conditions. The workshop series contains 6 sessions - each 2.5 hours in length. Workshops are offered in a community setting with groups of 6-15 participants. Leaders are required to facilitate 2 workshops per year. Peer leaders receive paid mileage and honorarium for each workshop they facilitate. 
 
Workshops are held in various accessible community spaces, such as community center and family health offices.
MS Society of Canada, Bruce Grey Chapter
-Government Relations Lead or Programs and Services Lead on Chapter Council 
-Support and advance the MS Society’s work 
-Contribute time, skills and expertise to advocate for people affected by MS 
-Reach out to personal/business networks to engage them as needed and as appropriate 
-Gain a solid understanding of MS Society of Canada strategic objectives, policies & procedures, and advocacy initiatives 
-Form/Lead or participate in chapter’s Government Relations or Programs and Services committee and recruit Committee members 
-Keep chapter/community Council up to date on key activities of the Committee 
-Participate in chapter/community council meetings and periodic regional and division wide teleconferences. Share information, updates and best practices with chapter government relations & advocacy committee.
Driver   Grey County  Simcoe County 
Home for Life South Georgian Bay, Collingwood - Campbell St
Blue Mountains, Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, Stayner, Nottawa and Creemore
This is a flexible volunteering opportunity for people interested in helping our a local, older individual who may be experiencing loneliness.  
 
Volunteers in this role will provide transportation to appointments, outings, etc. on a one time, occasional or on-going basis.
Gardener   Grey County  Simcoe County 
Home for Life South Georgian Bay, Collingwood - Campbell St
Blue Mountains, Collingwood, Wasaga, Stayner, Nottawa and Creemore
Do you have a passion for gardening and have a few hours to spare? If so then this flexible volunteer gardener position is for you. This position will help local, older people who want to keep on top of their gardens and/or lawns but need help from the community to do so. 
 
Volunteers gardeners are needed to assist with maintenance of gardens and lawns when they can. This could include: light gardening, weeding, lawn cutting and/or planting on a one time, occasional or temporary basis. 
 
Usually, volunteer gardeners will carry out their tasks alone, but may be with direction from the person needing support.
North Simcoe Victim Services, Orillia
Orillia or surrounding area. (20 minutes normal travel time away)
To respond, as part of a team, to persons who are experiencing crisis as Victims of crime or Tragic circumstance.
Canadian Cancer Society, Peterborough and District Community Office
Peterborough
Our volunteer drivers take cancer patients to and from their cancer related appointments and treatments. Drivers must have a 100% smoke free vehicle, $1,000,000 third party liability, less than 3 demerit points and a clean Criminal Reference Check. Training is provided once the screening process is complete. Drivers are reimbursed for their milage.
Camp Couchiching, Rama, Camp Couchiching Headquarters
Orillia
-Grow food at multiple urban garden sites in Orillia 
-Learn skills at local farms by working alongside sustainable farmers 
-Attend farmers' markets as a vendor 
-Create value-added products from garden produce
Simcoe County, Corporation of, Sunset Village and Manor, Sunset Manor - Long Term Care Facility
Collingwood
One on one visiting with residents, supporting and/or facilitating group activities, reading or playing games with residents, meal assistance
Friendly Visitor   Grey County  Simcoe County 
Home for Life South Georgian Bay, Collingwood - Campbell St
Blue Mountains, Collingwood, Wasaga, Stayner, Nottawa and Creemore
This is a flexible volunteering opportunity for people interested in helping a local, older individual, who may be experiencing loneliness. Volunteers ease the burden of loneliness by providing friendship, company and conversation either in the comfort of the client's home or though short social outings in the community.  
 
Sometimes people sit and chat over a cup of coffee, or they may play board games, watch TV or go out to a cafe. Commitment level is up to the volunteer; one time, occasional and/or temporary volunteers are welcome. 
 
The relationship between the volunteer and client can promote confidence, health and well being, and provide them with a new friendship. This activity will help expand you social circle, meet new people and make a difference in the live of another person.
Home for Life South Georgian Bay, Collingwood - Campbell St
Blue Mountains, Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, Stayner, Nottawa and Creemore
This is a flexible volunteering opportunity for people interested in helping out a local, older individual who may no longer be able to go grocery shopping without support. This service can make a big difference to older individuals and can help these residents to remain independent and in their own homes for as long as possible. 
 
Volunteers in this role will provide grocery shopping assistance at local food stores, which includes providing transportation with or without clients to the local stores, and assisting clients by bringing groceries inside their home for them, on a one time, occasional and temporary basis.
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
Collingwood
COVID-19 Update 
 
Regular Volunteer Opportunity 
The Humane Education Volunteer 
 
-Teacher is responsible for delivery of the classes required for the Junior / Senior Animal Welfare Certification Program in our local schools. 
- Content for assigned classes / workshops and all the resources required will be provided, in addition to training by the Humane Education Coordinator to be an effective Humane Education Volunteer – Teacher. 
- Volunteers will also assist in the planning, coordination and execution of new initiatives within the Humane Education Program
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
Collingwood
COVID-19 Update 
 
Regular Volunteer Opportunity 
Humane Education Volunteers 
- Extracurricular Programs are responsible for supervising youth enrolled in GTHS after-school and / or summer programs (such as our Pet Sitters Course, the Junior Volunteer Program and Big Brothers Big Sisters visits). 
- Duties include assisting with running programs at the direction of the Humane Education Coordinator or Humane Education Assistant, working with children to direct their activities, ensuring the animals are being handled compassionately, answering questions that arise and helping to create a fun, encouraging learning environment. 
- Content for assigned classes / workshops and all the resources required will be provided, in addition to training to be an effective Humane Education Volunteer
SE Health, North Simcoe Muskoka Office, Home Health Care Services
Barrie
Volunteers and their dog will visit clients offering comfort, hope and happiness.
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.
Dress for Success
Barrie
Board Members 
Boutique Merchandising 
Breakfast Club Facilitators 
Clothing Sorter 
Committee Members 
Corporate Volunteers 
Event/Fundraising 
Professional Women's Group Facilitators 
Stylist to help suit clients,  
IT Tech 
Professional Women's Group Mentors 
 
POSITION DESCRIPTION:  
Clothing Sorter - Sort Clothes, take inventory, and organize the store. 
 
Stylists- Suit clients for their interviews (experience with Dress For Success may be needed, but will be provided). 
 
Fundraising Committee- Creating events for fundraising opportunities, or volunteering for an already planned event. 
 
IT Tech - Someone to create and maintain a social presence online to promote the organization and it's events. 
 
Hair and Make up Stylists- Help show clients what is appropriate for interviews and work when considering make up and hair. 
 
Board of Directors- Must be 18+, will sit in on the board meetings and hold an important role within the organization, for more information, contact Linda Reid, Executive Director for Dress For Success Orillia and Barrie.
Atrium Retirement Residence
Orillia
Provide companionship, reading, doing crafts with residents or assisting in the culinary department.
Barrie Literacy Council
Volunteer tutors are needed to help adults to improve their reading, writing, math and digital skills. We also have students who require help getting their GED. 
 
NOTE: We ask potential tutors to commit for one year so that they can come alongside a student for that length of time - once students make the decision to improve their skills, they need a tutor who is willing to work with them to increase not only their knowledge but their confidence and self esteem.
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
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orillia and District
Orillia
The Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Orillia and District provides quality mentoring relationships for young people in our community who would benefit from caring, supportive adult role models. The relationships are fostered through one-to-one matching, group programs and our school based programs.
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.
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie - Anne St S
Quest Art School + Gallery, Midland
1. Help with the set up and clean up of the projects each week. 
2. Assist Art Therapist to ensure activity participation and socialization of each participant. 
3. Under direction of the Art Therapist/Family Support Coordinator, provide one-to-one support to the participants during the creative art process. 
4. Assist with any other tasks to ensure the smooth operation of the program. 
5. At the end of the Program (June) complete an evaluation form about the volunteer role in the Quest Art School + Gallery Program.
Aspen Valley Wildlife Sanctuary
Rosseau
Love chatting with people, sharing stories and educating all ages about wildlife and cohabitating with them? Consider becoming a tour guide (don’t worry if you don’t know much about wildlife, we provide you with training). The public can book guided group tours with us any time of the year. It’s wonderful to see their reactions upon seeing a Moose or bear for the first time! Guided tours are a great way for us to educate the public and create awareness of what we do and it’s also a good way to raise funds for our registered charity.
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.
Home and Community Support Services of Grey-Bruce, Owen Sound - Heritage Place Mall
• Arrive at the Meal Source at the prearranged time.  
• If delivering with another volunteer, meet volunteer and pick up route sheet. 
• Deliver meals in the order they appear on the route sheet/book. 
• At the client’s home. Knock loudly and call out “Meals on Wheels”. 
• Place hot meals on client’s table. If delivering frozen meals, offer to place in freezer. 
• Retrieve empty tray and previous days’ dishes for return to Meal Source. 
• Converse with client to check on client’s well being. 
• Report any problems or concerns encountered in carrying out duties to Home and Community Support Services of Grey Bruce.
Georgian Bay Native Women's Association
Help with setting up for prenatal programs, purchasing and preparing snacks and provide child and infant care.
Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce
Owen Sound
- assist with shaping the evening (entertainment, meal, location, decor) 
- help solicit auction items and sponsorship 
- attend the gala as a volunteer in October 
- This event may be held virtually during the pandemic
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Listowel & District
Various Locations
We are looking for Big Brothers for our Traditional Mentoring Program. We currently have 13 Little Brothers and 6 Little Sisters on our waiting list who are looking to be matched with a Big. If you have 4 hours within a month to spend with a child, contact us today!
Home and Community Support Services of Grey-Bruce, Owen Sound - Heritage Place Mall
Owen Sound
Provide rides for seniors for the Day Away program and appointments. Compensation is provided for gas and mileage.
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
Georgian Bay Native Women's Association
To assist with preparation of meals for community kitchen activities.
Mentor   Grey County 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Grey Bruce
Be a positive adult role model for a child. For as little as one hour per week you can have a profound impact on a child's future.
Volunteer Driver   Bruce County  Grey County 
HCSS Grey-Bruce, HCSS Transportation
Bruce & Grey County
To provide rides to eligible clients who are without the resources to provide their own transportation.
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!
Canadian Mental Health Association. Simcoe County Branch, Barrie - 128 Anne St S
186 Erie Street
Volunteer duties include reception desk activities such as: 
* greeting clients and family members 
* answering phones 
* preparing information packages 
* assisting with the running of discussion groups which could lead to acting as a co-facilitator with a regular staff member
Hope Haven Therapeutic Riding Centre
Markdale, ON
Leaders: Leaders are in charge of leading our horses during lessons. The leader is focused on the horse and making sure they are both happy and content during lessons. They also get the horse ready before lessons. 
 
Side Walkers: Side Walkers are in charge of the rider and making sure that the rider is safe and secure during their lesson. 
 
Schoolers : Schoolers are in charge of helping us to keep our horses exercised, trained and fit! A schooler should be out regularly to ride and school one or more horses. Schoolers have a procedure to follow and will be in communication with our instructors regarding the horses needs and areas of focus. Of course, we encourage our schoolers to love up their horses and show them all the appreciation and attention they deserve! (It's basically part boarding a horse without having to pay so win- win for everyone!) 
 
Alternate: Alternate volunteers are focused on assisting with the facilitation of activities with our kids. These activities can include sledding, yoga, sports, creative arts, educational hikes etc. 
 
Horse Buddies: Horse buddies are people who help take care of our horses by coming out to groom them, perform a health check and of course, show them affection. 
 
These are just a few of our main activities, however there is a ton of other activities where we could use your help! Gardening, odd jobs, building etc (just to name a few).
Saugeen Shores Chamber of Commerce
Port Elgin
Are you looking to get hands on experience with a well-known respectable organization to build your resume and list of referrals? Perhaps you're winding down your career and have some spare time and are looking to stay active in the community. We’re seeking a part-time volunteer Office Assistant.  
 
What we’ll ask you to do: 
-Answer phones and perform general reception duties 
-Greet walk-ins and answer questions 
-Respond to questions and requests for information 
-Provide support to Executive Director on special projects 
-Treat everyone with respect and dignity 
 
What you’ll need to be happy at our organization: 
-Experience in MS Office and G Suite preferred 
-Detail oriented  
-Comfortable working in an office environment 
-Exceptional communication skills and comfortable assisting people 
-Organized 
-Familiar with local tourist attractions
March of Dimes Canada, Peterborough, Aphasia and Communication Disabilities Program
Northminster United Church, 300 Sunset Boulevard Peterborough, ON K9H 5L3
Compassionate adults needed for group consultations  
* Do you have a few hours a week to have meaningful conversations in a fun, lively atmosphere?  
* Volunteers provide support to adults with communication difficulties by participating in group conversation sessions about current events, music, food, art and much more.
Peterborough Regional Health Centre, Volunteer Services
Peterborough
We're looking for an exceptional volunteer to join our team! Are you passionate about healthcare? Do you have a philanthropic heart, strong administrative, communication and customer service skills, and 4 hours a week to donate to a great cause? If you answered yes, then we want to hear from you!.
My Friend's House, Domestic Violence Shelter
Collingwood
Special Events Volunteers
Make-A-Wish Canada, Toronto and Central Ontario Chapter
Simcoe County
Position Summary 
A wish granter will meet with the wish child and family members to help determine the child’s most heartfelt wish while brainstorming and planning special enhancements throughout the wish process. Wish granters work in teams of two alongside Make-A-Wish staff to ensure every eligible child’s wish comes true.  
 
Duties and Responsibilities 
• Partner with at least one other volunteer wish granter to help grant the wishes of children throughout the chapter’s territory.  
• Visit the wish child, with the goal of discerning his/her one true wish, while gaining a clear understanding of the reason behind the child’s most heartfelt wish. 
• Complete and submit wish paperwork in a timely manner according to chapter guidelines.  
• Create a magical wish experience for the wish child by planning and delivering “wish enhancements” – special, creative touches that keep the child excited about the wish throughout the process. 
• Solicit in-kind donations, ensuring Make-A-Wish resources are used wisely.  
• Plan “send-off” party or “presentation” party for each wish, as appropriate. 
• Develop a positive rapport with the wish child and family by serving as a liaison between chapter staff and the wish family, ensuring the family is updated on the status of the wish throughout the wish process. 
• Act as a reliable, communicative and productive member of the “wish team” by working closely with a volunteer partner and Make-A-Wish staff to create the best possible wish experience for the child. 
• Other duties may be assigned as deemed appropriate.
Board Member   Simcoe County 
Simcoe Peer Support for Mental Health and Addictions, Collingwood
Collingwood
Simcoe Peer Support (SPS) is currently seeking applications for the volunteer Board of Directors  
 
We are seeking individuals 19+ yrs of age with some knowledge of Board Governance in the Not For Profit sector, additional knowledge of health system and small business finance would be an asset. Preference will be given to individuals or family members living with mental health and/or addictions.  
 
Our Board meets bi-monthly (6 per year). Board meetings are scheduled to develop policies and procedure, future programming, review financials, and to address and support any concerns staff members may have.  
 
Simcoe Peer Support is a self-help, peer support and resource centre for individuals and families experiencing mental health and/or addiction concerns. Our mission is to provide and promote wellness and recovery. SPS accomplishes this through peer support, advocacy, self help, education and building partnerships within the community.
Hospice Georgian Triangle
Collingwood, Ontario
Greeting clients, families, staff and members of the community, answering phones, taking messages and transferring calls, assist office staff with light administrative tasks, provide a welcoming atmosphere.
March of Dimes Canada, Head Office - Toronto
Barrie, Midland, Innisfil
Looking for handy, innovative, creative volunteers to create, modify and design to remove barriers for people living with physical disabilities.
Program Facilitator   Bruce County  Grey County 
Junior Achievement of South Western Ontario, Chatham
Bruce County, Grey County
Public Speaking / Facilitation
Huronia Seniors Volunteer Care Team (HSVCT), Villa Care Centre, Wheels 4 Wheels
Midland, ON
Volunteer Driver 
 
Driving a wheelchair accessible vehicle for members of the community who, because of their need for a wheelchair, aren't able to use other transportation. Pick up clients and their escort at assigned time, deliver to their destination. Keep a schedule for appointments. Use provided equipment to ensure driver and client safety. Drivers are not responsible for clients while at their appointment/destination.
CONTACT Community Services, Alliston - 55 Victoria St W, Clothes Line (The)
55 Victoria Street West
Did you know that The Clothes Line is largely operated by an incredible team of dedicate volunteers? They perform a wide range of duties including sorting and pricing donations, organizing and displaying merchandise, designing window displays and assisting customers.Volunteers at The Clothes Line also have the opportunity to gain valuable retail experience and learn new skills including inventory control, money management and customer service.
Animal Caregiver   Bruce County  Grey County 
Grey Bruce Animal Shelter
457437 Concession 8 S Owen Sound, ON N4K 5N8
We are always looking for volunteers to help out around the kennels. We are open every morning 7 days a week from 8AM - noon. We have a shift of volunteers in every morning to look after the cats and dogs: cleaning, feeding, grooming, walking, laundry, vet runs, administering medications and of course putting dogs out in outdoor runs and walking them. We walk the dogs every day, unless the weather is really, really bad (i.e. too cold or just plain dangerous). We also have evening dog walkers who are paired up for safety reasons (don't want people out at the shelter alone) and they walk dogs or put them out for a stretch in outdoor pens, administer any necessary evening medications and/or extra feeds to cats or dogs and clean up any kennels that have messes.  
 
We do ask volunteers to try and commit to a period of time on a regular basis (e.g. a particular morning/evening every week or every other week) as it makes it easier for scheduling and also keeps the volunteer familiar to the animals they are caring for. With the dogs, this makes a big difference. We have some dogs that are with us for a while before finding a forever home so we try to have them handled by people they know as much as possible.
Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Midland and District, Domestic Shelter and Adoption Centre
Midland (Lead Agency) but recruiting from Simcoe County and Muskoka District
The Midland Animal Shelter and Adoption Centre is the lead agency for the OSPCA's Support the North Program in the Simcoe County and Muskoka area. Volunteers are needed from anywhere in Simcoe County and Muskoka District to volunteer at the Midland Shelter for the program. Duties include: 
 
Arrivals Team Member 
•Assist DVM/ RVT's or Team Lead with various tasks involved with animal intake 
•Provide food, water and enrichment for the animals as needed 
•Walk dogs as required  
•Follow Ontario SPCA animal protocols at all times 
•Clean and disinfect as required by protocols  
•Perform animal handling as required  
•Transfer animal information to the Shelter Staff as required 
•Assist with unloading supplies/animals as required
Osteoporosis Canada
Bruce and Grey County
Be trained to conduct education sessions on fracture prevention to seniors at seniors centres, retirement homes and active living programs in Bruce and Grey Counties help with information tables at health fairs, community festivals and events
Quest Art School + Gallery
Midland
Art Shop Volunteer: staffing shop including processing sales, memberships, class and workshop fees, administrative work, light housekeeping duties 
 
Opening Receptions: serving refreshments at openings and be a Quest Art representative 
 
Special events: assist with the planning of special events, including fundraising activities, or assist the day of special events 
 
Art Instructor Assistants: help art instructors facilitate workshops, classes and camps 
 
Gallery Attendants: Greet Gallery visitors and provide information pertaining to the exhibitions
South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre, Wasaga Beach, Health Care Services
Collingwood and Wasaga Beach YMCA
Helping to supervise/assist participants as they perform different balance/strengthening exercises (under supervision of a physiotherapist)
Georgian Bay Cancer Support Centre, Penetang -Branch of GBGH
Penetanguishene ON
Volunteers assist with general office duties, assist members and program support.
Crime Stoppers of Grey Bruce
Monthly Board of Directors meetings take place in Chesley or Owen Sound.
Crime Stoppers of Grey Bruce is seeking community-minded individuals wishing to volunteer their time on our Board of Directors or to assist at our promotional or fundraising events as Casual Volunteers.
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.
Hospice Huronia, Tomkins House
Volunteers assist with reception duties, answering phone, greeting visitors, processing mass mailings, assisting with photo copies, preparing support groups and training manuals
COPE Service Dogs
Barrie
Purpose of the Position: Join the team to change the lives of people with disabilities and youth who are experiencing challenges by providing a loving home and obedience training to a Service Dog-in-training during its puppyhood. 
 
Responsibilities and Duties: 
 
- Raise a confident and responsive puppy. 
- Care for the dog’s needs according to guidelines from COPE. 
- Provide consistent structure, rules and boundaries to the dog according to training from COPE. 
- Provide obedience training and socialization to the dog. 
- Transport the dog to and from its training programs: Canines in the Classroom (Innisfil) or Refinement Training (Barrie). Multiple pick up/drop off locations in Barrie and Innisfil by COPE van is available. 
- Support from Puppy Sitter Volunteer network is available for vacations or emergencies. 
- Dog food, routine veterinary care, one dog crate, walking harness and leash are provided by COPE. 
 
NOTE: 
The application process takes time and training space is limited, please submit your application now to allow enough time to set up a home interview and ensure a training spot is reserved for you upon the approval of your application. 
 
COVID Protocol: 
Interviews are done by phone and via web conferencing software. Training are done virtually with in-person portion with dogs in open air locations, no physical contact and keeping proper physical distance when provincial guidelines allow us to do so.
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.
Hospice Huronia, Tomkins House
Public speaking to groups of various sizes - giving an overview of Hospice Huronia, our services and our capital campaign to build a residential hospice for the area. Power point presentation is developed and scripted.
Hospice Huronia, Tomkins House
Penetanguishene
Visiting volunteers provide emotional support and companionship to clients experiencing life threatening illness * also provide respite to caregivers of clients.
Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions, Barrie Branch
Simcoe County and Muskoka
Our drivers provide an invaluable service by assisting staff and foster families with the transportation needs of children to various appointments and visits. Volunteer drivers transport children and their families to specified locations around Simcoe County and Muskoka at the request of the Agency. You will need to provide supervision and appropriate behaviour management of the children in your care. Punctuality and reliability are a necessity for this position. Our drivers are compensated at .52¢/km. Drivers transport children/youth using their own vehicle.
Southampton Arts Centre, Southampton Art School and Gallery
Southampton, ON
-Assist instructor with setup and cleanup 
-Help facilitate art activities and projects 
-Interact and work with children in order to complete an art project 
-Assist with outdoor and snack breaks
Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario
Goderich, Port Elgin
Join team members as they plan and organize for our premier fundraising event WALK-IT for Parkinson’s. This event takes place in Goderich on Saturday, September 7, 2019 and in Port Elgin on Sunday, September 8, 2019. Have fun and help as we raise funds together to support people and their families who are living with Parkinson’s in Southwestern Ontario.
Volunteer   Simcoe County 
Essa & District Agricultural Society, Barrie Fair
Working towards the 2019 Barrie Fair. Property clean-up, gardening, local promotional activities.
Habitat for Humanity Ontario Gateway North, Simcoe North, North Simcoe Chapter
Various
Require volunteers to help on various committees.
Wishing Well Sanctuary
2710 Line 10 Bradford ON
Various are available, from cleaning stalls and paddocks to preparing breakfast, lunch and dinner for our animal family. Gardening during our spring,summer and autumn months. Becoming involved with our many programs where skills such as marketing, administration, construction and fundraising are needed and welcomed.
St John Ambulance, Hanover, Grey Bruce Huron Branch
Make a difference in our community by providing onsite first aid at local community events. Use your first aid skills, or develop them with hands-on training, and in the field patient care.
Home Horizon, Collingwood, Barbara Weider House
Collingwood, ON
To work with and co-ordinate within a pool of volunteers for the house, within a number of duties.
Orillia Community Gardens, Orillia - High St, High Street Park Community Garden
High Street Park
Weeding, Planting, Tilling, Watering etc. (All Gardening Duties)
Chartwell Tiffin Retirement Residence, Chartwell Tiffin
Midland, Ontario
Volunteers assist with events, snack and library trolleys, and activities that enrich the lives of our residents such as being a companion on a walk or helping them complete a project of their own.
Auxiliary   
Alexandra Marine and General Hospital, Goderich - Napier St
Goderich
Care will be taken to match volunteers with areas of skill and interest.
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.
Vision Mate   Bruce County  Grey County 
Vision Loss Rehab Ontario, Bruce/Dufferin/Grey District
Within clients home or public locations
Provide one-on-one sighted assistance and companionship for a person who is blind or partially sighted through regular visits. Activities are determined by client need and mutually agreed upon like reading, organizing, walking, assisting with errands or outings, support at groups and friendly visiting.
VON Canada, Ontario Branch, Grey Bruce Site, Caregiver Support
Grey and Bruce Counties
The Caregiver Support Circle has many different aspects and needs volunteers to help with the following: 
* Education Series – along with the facilitator, you would help co-lead the 4 week sessions 
* Monthly Support Groups – you would help facilitate the monthly meetings where caregivers can go to share feelings and frustrations 
* One to One Support – you would provide support for the caregiver, either by telephone or in person 
* Caregiver Relief – for example, sitting with someone while the caregiver goes out
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.
Supportive Care   Bruce County  Grey County 
VON Canada, Ontario Branch, Grey Bruce Site, Supportive Care Services
Bruce and Grey Counties
Supportive care volunteers offer social and emotional support to individuals and families living with a life-threatening or life-limiting illness in Grey and Bruce counties (except Bruce Peninsula) * volunteers offer support for approximately 2-3 hours per week depending on need of individual and family and the availability of volunteers and offer respite for family caregivers and companionship to individuals and help facilitate bereavement groups * support provided in the client’s home, long term care homes and/or hospitals
South East Grey Community Health Centre, Markdale
Markdale
Set up tables and chairs, play bingo, board games, pool and socialize. Make coffee/tea.
South East Grey Community Health Centre, Markdale
Markdale
 Create a “Penny Pinching” Board for the SEGCHC waiting room for patrons to access  
 Maintain the board ensuring coupons are plentiful via printing out coupons for highly sought after products to help patients decrease their household expenses  
 Discarding expired coupons  
 Liaise with SEGCHC on program concerns/challenges/suggestions, as required  
 Training by Registered Dietitian is provided
Osteoporosis Canada [Central East], Simcoe Muskoka - Mailing Address, Simcoe Muskoka Chapter
Be trained to conduct education sessions on fracture prevention to seniors at seniors centres, retirement homes and active living programs.
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.
Paradise Shores by AmandaFritz
115 Matchedash St N
- cook, bake, gardening 
- activities with residence 
- activities of daily living
Musician   Simcoe County 
Tudhope Manor Retirement Residence
Tudhope Manor - Orillia
Play piano in foyer (or bring your own instrument of choice).
Orillia Native Women's Group
110 Matchedash St. N
Volunteers are required to help with programs and making sure office duites are kept up to date and looked after. Always looking for First Nations mentors.
Crisis Responder   Bruce County  Grey County 
Victim Services Bruce Grey Perth, Victim Crisis Assistance Ontario
Owen Sound
The role of the crisis support volunteer is to respond to a crisis situation, with your team partner, and provide: 
* Emotional support to those in crisis 
* Practical assistance to clients 
* Information and resources 
* Referrals to the agencies available in the community for long-term support 
* Safety planning
Canada. Canada Revenue Agency [Central East], Barrie, North Central Ontario Tax Services Office - Barrie
Simcoe County
Provide support services for local coordinators and volunteers in both official languages.
Barrie Public Library, Barrie - 60 Worsley St, Downtown Branch
Barrie
BPL LIT  
 
The program goal is for members to develop leadership skills by representing the Barrie Public Library at their schools, in library programs, and at community events. Students will: 
 
- Develop effective communication skills by representing the Barrie Public Library at teen-related outreach events. 
 
- Achieve common goals by assisting in the planning and delivery of teen-related programs and special events. 
 
- Earn volunteer hours by participating in empowering opportunities that develop leadership skills. 
 
- Attend one hour virtual meetings on a regular basis 
 
All members will share the duties of leading the group meetings and recording the meeting notes and action items. Other group members will share the duties of taking attendance, reviewing the previous meeting notes and following up on the action items. 
 
Volunteer hours will be provided to each BPL LIT member for every meeting or activity attended.
Barrie Public Library, Barrie - 60 Worsley St, Downtown Branch
Barrie
- Pick up library materials at the library and deliver to library members as directed by library staff. 
- Return library materials that the library member has finished with to the library. 
- Work with library staff and other volunteers as a team in meeting the needs of VLS customers and representing the Library Board. 
- Report concerns, needs or incidents to the Coordinator, Volunteer Resources or other appropriate library staff.
Orillia Museum of Art and History (The)
Orillia Museum of Art and History (30 Peter St. S)
Gain understanding of exhibition content,  
Respond to inquiries,  
Process sales transactions,  
Assist in upkeep of shop and displays,  
Administrative assistance as required,  
Basic yet confident computer skills are preferred,  
 
Reporting to: Visitor Experiences Coordinator
Woods Park Care Centre, Long Term Care Home
Special Events and Outing Assistance
Salvation Army Barrie, Barrie - Bayfield St, Community Meals
16 Bayfield St
Help provide assistance to the Barrie Salvation Army Community Kitchen
Camp Trillium Childhood Cancer Support Centre
St. Vincent Park, Barrie
Volunteer as a camp counselor at one of our two sleepover sites in Waterford (Rainbow Lake) or Wellington (OuR Island).
Special Olympics Ontario - Central Ontario, Barrie - No Physical Address, Barrie Chapter
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.
Urban Pantry Barrie, Barrie Good Food Box
We are looking for an Admin Coordinator to: 
 
Download online orders from website and compile order list on the first Thursday of the month 
Pick up cash orders from order sites on the Thursday morning before the pack 
Submit the order total to the supplier 
Email box contents list to participants  
Send email reminders to participants before pick-up day 
Work with the pack day leader to ensure a smooth pack day each month (print the pickup sheets, coordinate volunteers)
Kidney Foundation of Canada
St. Vincent Park, Barrie (South end of St. Vincent Street between Blake Street and Kempenfelt Drive)
The 2019 Kidney Walk is taking place in Barrie on Sunday, September 8, 2019 and requires event day volunteers to support the walk in the following areas: 
* registration 
* route marshals 
* parking 
* set-up/take-down 
* food and beverage 
* kid’s activities 
* photography
Barrie Food Bank
42 Anne St S, Unit 2 Barrie, ON
COVID-19 Update Barrie Food Bank is currently not accepting new volunteers 
 
 
Available when Pandemic is over: 
A variety of positions are available including sorting, stocking shelves and packing items for client of the food bank. 
 
We need volunteers year round but require many volunteers during food drives in October, November and December especially. Volunteers for these food drives must be scheduled in advance, (recommend contacting Barrie Food Bank in September to volunteer for these food drives). Please call the number provided and leave a call back number where we can reach you or leave a message.
Urban Pantry Barrie, Barrie Good Food Box
Work from home, drive to order sites and pickup sites
The pack day leader helps coordinate volunteers at the main pack site, Barrie Free Methodist Church, on the second Wednesday of every month. 
 
Arrive at the church at 9 am on the second Wednesday of every month 
Greet volunteers and direct them to set up the pack stations 
Oversee the unloading of the truck when it arrives 
Manage and oversee the pack 
Ensure that pickup process flows smoothly (phone calls are made mid-afternoon to participants who have not picked up boxes, phone/email/Facebook messages are checked) 
Ensure deliveries are completed to the social service agencies (pay-it-forward boxes)
Epilepsy Ontario [Central East], Barrie, Simcoe County Branch
Barrie
Volunteers can assist with fundraising, bingo, special events, information distribution or other activities.
Street Cats Rescue
Barrie
Cleaning Cages, Feeding, and socializing with the cats
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.
Furry Friends Animal Shelter
PetSmart Adoption Centre, 33 Mapleview Drive East, Barrie
Furry Friends Animal Shelter is a non-profit, no-kill organization dedicated to providing shelter and love to abandoned, lost or rescued cats and kittens in the Barrie Community. We provide care to almost 1,000 animals and do not euthanize healthy animals for any reason. We are a registered charity funded by generous donors and supporters and operated completely by volunteers. 
 
We are looking for dependable adult animal-lovers (over 18 years of age...younger volunteers must be with a fellow volunteer who is 18+ for the entire shift) to help us match cats and kittens with people who can give them a permanent, loving home. Two weeks per month we adopt cats and kittens out of the PetSmart Adoption Centre (33 Mapleview Drive East, Barrie). 
 
There are three main tasks:  
1. Keep the kitties clean and comfortable - top up food and water, clean cages (litter boxes too!) and pet and play with them! 
2. Interact with the public and potential adopters in a retail environment, giving great customer service.  
3. Assess suitable adopters, complete adoption paperwork and process payments. 
 
For more info and to apply complete and submit the Online Volunteer Application Form and a Furry Friends volunteer will follow-up with you.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Barrie and District
Barrie, Innisfil, Angus, Baxter, Minesing
Run a 7 week program within the elementary schools for kids in grade 6,7 and/or 8. The program focuses on core themes including; body image, self-esteem, healthy eating/activity and building healthy relationship. Volunteers are responsible for a group of 4-8 kids. Its once a week for 90 minutes and its a 7-week program. They run during the school day 9-3pm, Monday-Friday from September-June. Volunteer can run multiple groups during the school year. Location of the program is Barrie, Innisfil, Angus, Baxter and Minesing.
Blue Mountains Public Library (The), Craigleith Heritage Depot
Craigleith Heritage Depot, 113 Lakeshore Rd. E. The Blue Moutains, Ontario
The Craigleith Heritage Depot continuously collects information on ALL aspects of the history of The Blue Mountains. The research volunteer will assist with: 
 
• the development of our vertical files  
• research topics for upcoming exhibits  
• assist visiting researchers with their searches 
 
The research volunteer will be provided training on the existing resources and how to use databases and on-line resources. We seek a weekly commitment of a minimum of 2-3 hours any day of the week or Wednesday evening.
Harvest Share, Parry Sound - James Street, Food Bank
22A Miller St Parry Sound
Special Events Volunteers: We need people to participate in local events throughout the year with the aim of increasing public awareness and involvement while increasing food and fund donations. Events include collecting food donations, raffle ticket sales, car washes, etc. Many of these events occur over the weekend or in the evening.

Administration/Office Help: Assist us with administrative, computer, and office work at the office. This could include typing, answering phones or greeting the public.

Food Sort and Prep for Foodbank: We have volunteer opportunities on Monday and Thursday mornings, sorting and preparing food for distribution at our Food bank

Community Dinners: we host a weekly community supper, volunteers are need to help serve food, clean up Please contact the above number is you are interested in volunteering
Companion   Grey County  Simcoe County 
Breaking Down Barriers, Independent Living Resource Centre
Collingwood
Provide weekly companionship to client of Breaking Down Barriers. Assist with activities like arts & crafts, cooking, scrapbooking, weaving and Friendship Café. Meet for conversation, maybe go for an outing and just be a friendly face to someone who may otherwise be isolated.
Georgian Heights Health Care Centre
Georgian Heights Long Term Care 1115 10th Street East Owen Sound
Visit socially with assigned residents for 10-30 minutes depending on their interests, health, and attention span. Visits may include, but are not limited to chatting, going outside, playing cards, crafts, telling jokes, current events, etc.
Alzheimer Society, Peterborough Office, Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland and Haliburton
Northumberland County/Peterborough
Board members will act in an ethical and business-like manner. This includes appropriate behaviour and use of authority when acting as Director.  
 
Board Directors are accountable to exercise the powers and discharge the duties of their office honestly and in good faith. Directors shall exercise the degree of care, diligence, and skill that a reasonably prudent person would exercise in comparable circumstances.  
 
Governance Commitment: 
The purpose of Governance is that the Board, on behalf of the members, ensures accountability of the ASPKLNH by assuring that it achieves its mission. 
 Attend and participate at Board meetings and at the Annual General Meeting 
 Come to meetings prepared to listen, question, debate under Roberts Rules of Order Newly Revised. 
 Be prepared to act in the best interest of the Society, not just for a special interest, geographical segment or individual cause. 
 Once a vote is taken and a decision is reached, act as a spokesperson on behalf of the Board to explain and defend the Board’s position. 
 Stay informed about issues related to Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia, their treatment(s) and management support efforts to enhance the Board’s effectiveness. 
 Participate in the work of committees and other planned events. 
 Participate in Board Orientation and Strategic Planning sessions.  
 Work toward the achievement of ASPKLNH’s mission and strategic goals. 
Fiduciary and Legal Duties: 
 Comply with and formulate the by-laws and board policy according to the laws of the Province of Ontario. 
 Avoid situations of conflict of interest or personal gain. 
 Operate in the best interests of the Society. 
 Select from among the Directors, the Officers of the Corporation. 
 Nominate Auditors and Counsel. 
 Employ Executive Director. 
 Regularly monitor and when necessary invest funds received for use toward furtherance of the mission of ASPKLNH. 
 Monitor expenditures of the Corporation. 
 Approve annual budget to support operation. 
 Set standards of accountability.  
 
Accountability of the Executive Director:  
The ED is the Board’s link to operational achievement and conduct. 
 All Board authority delegated to staff is delegated through the ED. 
 The Board will evaluate the ED performance based on job performance relative to the job description, policy compliance and the organizational accomplishments of the Society’s Strategic Plan. 
 
Liaise with the Community to Promote Improved Dementia Care: 
 Convey a positive image of ASPKLNH through contacts, promotion, committee and advocacy work. 
 Ensure local representation at Alzheimer Society of Ontario board related meetings and on board related issues. 
 Promote local advocacy for improved dementia care.
Canadian Blood Services, Barrie Donor Centre, Blood Donor Centre, Barrie Area Office
Barrie, ON
Assist with set-up and tear down of the promotional booth and equipment * provide information about Canadian Blood Services programs and initiatives * provide courteous and responsive service to prospective donors * assist with management of participant records and event documentation
Board Member   Simcoe County 
MADD Canada, Mailing Address, Barrie Simcoe Chapter
MADD Canada works to stop impaired driving and to support victims/survivors of this violent crime. Through our awareness and education programs, we are trying to change behaviours, and make everyone aware that driving when impaired is a criminal and potentially deadly act. Board members will attend meetings and take part in the business conducted by the Board of Directors for the MADD Simcoe County Chapter.
Elizabeth Fry Society Simcoe Muskoka, Volunteer Program
volunteers meet with the youth, their parents/support person and provide meaningful sanctions to the youth * volunteers must provide an up to date criminal record check and attend training
Visitor   Simcoe County 
Hospice Orillia
169 Front St S, Orillia, ON L3V 4S8
Volunteers are matched to clients who are living with a life threatening illness. They support and comfort their client and the clients' circle of support. Be it family or friends. The volunteers receive approximately 13 hours of online & in person training.  
Going into a clients homes. The goal is to be flexible and assist someone on this journey with whatever they might require. It could be physical, but usually it is emotional support and advocacy. Once the match has been made, the client and the volunteer set a time schedule that is good for both. Our volunteers visit in a clients home, long term care facility or hospital.
Orillia and District Literacy Council, Orillia
55 Nottawasaga Street, Orillia
Tutors will meet with their own student, 1 on 1, twice per week, to assist with reading, writing, numeracy, computers, and essential skills. They are asked to occasionally assist with fundraising.
Residential Hospice of Grey Bruce, Chapman House
Owen Sound
General Kitchen Duties - assisting the cook; preparing meals; baking
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie - Anne St S
Simcoe County
* Assist in promoting the programs and services of the Society to the attendees of the Health Fair.  
* Provide basic information about Alzheimer's disease.  
* Direct people to appropriate community support services. 
 
Volunteers: 
* Pick up display and brochures at the Society offices or an agreed to location.  
* Set up the display as per the Procedures listed in the Health Fair Resource Manual.  
* Answer general questions and distribute information about the programs and services of the Society.  
* Refer individuals to appropriate community support services.  
* Take down the display, pack up the brochures and return the display and brochures to the Society offices or an agreed to location.  
* Complete the Evaluation Form located in the Health Fair Resource Manual
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie - Anne St S
Simcoe County
Volunteers work with Alzheimer Society Family Support Coordinators in 1) a morning Support Group, 2) an afternoon Support Group or 3) an evening Support Group, depending upon the community.
Simcoe County, Corporation of, Sunset Village and Manor, Sunset Manor - Long Term Care Facility
Various opportunities including: Friendly visiting, Activity programming. ie. crafts, coffee socials, inter-generational programs, student placements, administration, Front office volunteer, meal assistance, pet visitor, Student internships (College/Universities), Music volunteer, Simcoe Cycling without Age bike program. Remove virtual volunteering available.
Muskoka Landing
Visiting with seniors in our long term care home who do not have local family or friends that visit often
Billy Bishop Home: Museum, Archives & National Historic Site
Billy Bishop Home: Museum, Archives and National Historic Site Owen Sound
Greet visitors, give minimal tours, show themed videos, sell gift shop items and answer questions from visitors.
Marine Heritage Society and Propeller Club
Walker House, High St Southampton, the Boathouse, Pioneer Park, Chantry Island
There are various duties that the volunteers perform over the course of the year, see 
www.facebook.com/Marine Heritage Society/
Billy Bishop Home: Museum, Archives & National Historic Site
Billy Bishop Home & Museum
Serving on the Special Events committee at Billy Bishop Home & Museum, you will help plan and execute the year's major fundraisers and events. These include, but are not limited to: Fire & Ice; Trivia Night; Veterans Commemoration Day.
Volunteer   Simcoe County 
Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie - 201 Georgian Dr
201 Georgian Drive, Barrie
Please contact the Volunteer Resources office to discuss a wide variety of opportunities. Some include: Patient Experience, Information & Wayfinding, Retail (Café Royale and Victoria's Gift Shop & Fundraising, Outpatient and Visitor Support, and Administrative Support
Kinark Child and Family Services, Cobourg, Cobourg Office
Mentoring, active listening, community outings, 2 hrs. per week, vehicle required
Parkinson Canada, Barrie Chapter
Barrie, Collingwood, Newmarket and Orilia. Contact for more information.
Event registration, Route Marshalls, and various other event tasks as assigned.
Group Helper   Northumberland County 
Kinark Child and Family Services, Cobourg, Cobourg Office
organizing activities, for children ages 4 - 10
Board Member   Northumberland County 
Cook's School Day Care, Cook's Home Child Care Agency
Victoria Park Child Care Centre, Cook's Home Child Care Agency
Members are needed for the parent/community based Board of Directors. 
Members must: 
* have a genuine interest in early learning and child care operations.  
* be willing to advocate on behalf of the Organization and licensed early learning and child care 
* be willing to participate in group discussion and planning 
* be willing to attend regular and any special meetings (must arrive prepared - reviewed all pertinent information prior to the meeting) 
* be prepared to assist with overseeing the operations in collaboration with the Executive Director
Marine Heritage Society and Propeller Club
Chantry Island Tour Base, Saugeen St Southampton Ont
Captains - in charge of tours, drives 26 ft Peerless II boat to Chantry Island and back, monitors radio & marine weather forecasts

Guides - narrates script on history of Southampton and area, provides tour & history of lighthouse keepers cottage

Crew- responsible for passenger loading/unloading, securing boat at docks, guide for trip up 106 steps to top of lighthouse
South Simcoe Theatre, Cookstown Town Hall
1 Hamilton St. Cookstown, ON
Organizing and selling (supplied) refreshments, taking tickets, seating patrons, distributing programmes to patrons.
Essa Public Library, Angus Branch
Angus or Thornton Branches
Shelve in the Angus and Thornton Branches 
Help with JUMP! AfterSchool Program 
Nurture the indoor plants at Angus Branch 
In the summer, weed the landscaping around the Angus Branch 
In the summer, we may need someone to help with landscaping around the Thornton Branch 
Help with the TD Summer Reading Club 
Help with the adult Lifelong Programs
Habitat for Humanity Heartland Ontario Stratford ReStore, ReStore
245 Griffith Road in Stratford, Ontario
Warehouse volunteer: Receive, sort, test and repair, display donations to the ReStore. 
Cashier: Greet customers and direct/assist customers of the ReStore in finding desired area of merchandise. Answer phone when needed. Assist customers seeking delivery of items. Some cash register operation may be required. 
Salvage Crew: De-construct households fixtures, cabinets, flooring etc under the supervision of ReStore staff. Assist with moving materials from the home to the ReStore for further processing and or sale.
Spruce Lodge Continuum of Care, Spruce Lodge, Long Term Care Facility
Public areas within Spruce Lodge
Volunteers meet one on one with a senior resident to provide companionship and meaningful activities, in order to encourage socialization and increased physical activity. Conversations, games, and companionship shared with a senior improves health and well-being, as well as brings enjoyment.
Northumberland Orchestra and Choir, Northumberland Orchestra Society
Work with a team of other volunteers at one Friday afternoon bingo per month
Canadian Cancer Society, Huron-Perth Community Office, Canadian Cancer Society, Huron-Perth Community Office
Huron and Perth Counties
In this role, you will pick up people receiving cancer treatment from their home and take them to their treatment center. After their treatment is done, you’ll make sure that they get home safely. This kindness and support is much appreciated and it comes at a time when help is most needed. 
 
Wheels of Hope volunteer drivers act as representatives of the Canadian Cancer Society, and are well-trained and supported in their role. Flexible driving opportunities are offered based on your availability, requiring a once per week commitment. Drivers donate their time and their smoke-free vehicle, and are reimbursed for their gas costs. 
 
Drivers are needed across Huron and Perth County immediately.
Art Gallery of Northumberland, Cobourg, Art Gallery of Northumberland - Cobourg
55 King Street West, Cobourg, 3rd Floor
The Gallery welcomes volunteers to greet visitors coming to exhibitions, answering phones and helping with general office work and gift shop. Social media and photoshop experience asset but not necessary.
Highland Shores Children's Aid, Cobourg
Transport clients of the Highland Shores Children's Aid to appointments. Most drives are within Northumberland County or neighboring jurisdictions (ie. Peterborough, Belleville). Occasionally requests for assistance from other social agencies are also filled.
Trillium Lakelands District School Board, Bracebridge, Muskoka Education Centre
58 Brunel Road, Huntsville, ON P1H 2A2
Meal organization, preparation and clean-up
Community Care Northumberland, Cobourg - Elgin St, Community Care Northumberland - Cobourg Office
in clients home.
Volunteers will be providing companionship to individuals to relieve their isolation.
Home Help   Northumberland County 
Community Care Northumberland, Cobourg - Elgin St, Community Care Northumberland - Cobourg Office
Varies
Volunteer will assist seniors in the ongoing routine maintenance of their homes. Such maintenance will include; vacuuming, laundry, dusting, grocery shopping and meal preparation.
Community Care Northumberland, Cobourg - Elgin St, Community Care Northumberland - Cobourg Office
varies
Volunteers are needed to deliver hot meals to seniors and those convalescing.
Community Care Northumberland, Cobourg - Elgin St, Community Care Northumberland - Cobourg Office
varies
Volunteers are needed to provide door to door transportation using your own vehicle for both local and out of town destinations. Will also be providing assistance to clients as required.
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.
Tutor   Northumberland County 
Rebound Child & Youth Services Northumberland, READbound Tutoring Program
Northumberland County
* Assist with homework 
* Offer encouragement, supportive skills, educational skills 
* Encourage love of learning
Tudhope Manor Retirement Residence
Tudhope Manor - Orillia
Tuck Shop Manager. Take tuck cart through the residence weekly and assist residents to purchase selected items, keep inventory of cart items, keep cash box record
Gilbert Centre for Social and Support Services, Barrie Office
80 Bradford St, Unit 555, Barrie
The Gilbert Centre's volunteer program is on hold due to COVID-19 until further notice. 
 
Volunteers assist with:  
* Special events (World AIDS Day, Fundraisers, Annual campaigns) 
* Bingo  
* Harm Reduction 
* Board of Directors
Arthritis Society (The), Central East Region - Peterborough
Peterborough
The Arthritis Society is looking for fun and fabulous people to help organize and implement an event called Taste!, an evening of gastronomic indulgence, courtesy of some of the finest chefs, vintners and brewers of the region. Opportunities include ticket sales, advertising and promotion, prize/auction item procurement and organization, registration, set-up and tear-down. 
Event proceeds will support solution-based programs in our community, and fund world-class research to help create a better future for the nearly two million Ontarians living with arthritis.
Habitat for Humanity Huronia, Barrie, ReStore
Barrie
Volunteers would be responsible for stocking shelves, cleaning the store, re-organizing items, loading purchases into a customers car, and assisting customers. Volunteers who are interested should visit the website to register to volunteer. 
 
Volunteers must wear certified safety shoes, be capable of lifting up to 25lbs, able to stand for long periods of time and be comfortable with 2-3 step instruction.
Elizabeth Fry Society Simcoe Muskoka, Volunteer Program
102 Maple Ave, Barrie
• Co-facilitate Youth Justice Committee Meetings with 1-2 other volunteers 
• Help assign meaningful sanctions for the youth to complete as a part of their diversion program 
• Create and maintain confidentiality 
• Respect the sensitivity surrounding case information 
• Report any problems or concerns to the Volunteer Coordinator 
• Offer commitment to the interests of young people, victims, and the community as a whole 
• Represent Elizabeth Fry Society of Simcoe County in a professional manner 
• Operate within the framework of the Youth Criminal Justice Act and its principles
Ontario Public Interest Research Group, Peterborough
Peterborough
Help bring in new donations, sort donations, place on shelves, help keep the market clean and accessible and usable for visitors, answer any questions about the Free Market and other OPIRG programs.
YWCA Peterborough Haliburton, Peterborough, Administrative Office
Pack and deliver food boxes 2 days a month on the 2nd and 4th Wed.
Volunteer   Northumberland County 
Campbellford-Seymour Agricultural Society
Fairgrounds - Front Street N., Campbellford, ON
Help needed in a variety of positions during annual fair in August. From working the gate to the children's activity centre.  
* Help needed with set-up, clean-up, planning, preparation, before, during or after the annual Agricultural Fair  
* Various committees need people to Chair and helpers  
* Homecraft Ladies have their own agenda, committees and meetings.They are a big part of the fair providing a breakfast and lunch each day plus presenting the Home craft division with hundreds of exhibitors.  
* Administration work in secretary's office. Four hour shift. 
 
Volunteers also needed for: 
* 105fm Video Party 
* Annual Chicken BBQ the last Sunday of May each year 
* Food booth a the Hoard's Station Sale Barn one Tuesday in August of each year
Community Care Northumberland, Cobourg - Elgin St, Community Care Northumberland - Cobourg Office
varies
The volunteer will do jobs like yard work and snow shoveling to assist seniors in remaining in their homes.
Cobourg Public Library, Cobourg, Cobourg Branch
Cobourg Public Library
Coordinating delivery of materials to library patrons who are unable to visit the library due to health reasons. Checking in via phone with volunteers and patrons, and ensuring that deliveries are made in a timely manner. Recruiting new volunteers for delivery. Reports to and supported by the Volunteer Coordinator.
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 & Physiotherapy 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
St. John Ambulance, Cobourg, Northumberland Training Centre
Northumberland County
Visit regularly with your dog (visits about 1 hour in length) at an assigned seniors' residence, nursing home, or other facility in Northumberland County from Port Hope to Brighton to Campbellford area; meet and greet the public at community events ranging from fairs and festivals to parades and fundraisers
St. John Ambulance, Cobourg, Northumberland Training Centre
County of Northumberland
Provide first aid coverage at a wide variety of community events and during times of community emergencies; meet and greet the public; participate in public relations duties such as parades and fundraisers
DeafBlind Ontario Services
Newmarket
We are seeking COMMITTEE MEMBERS who would like to have fun and assist in the coordination of virtual fundraising events;  
 
ACTIVITIES - include: assisting with ticket/attendance sales; silent auction prizes; identifying sponsors and/or businesses that could provide gifts or prizes, delivering event kits to guests.
Spinal Cord Injury Ontario [Central East], Barrie, Barrie Regional Office
Assisting persons with a new spinal cord injury by offering hope and encouragement through shared personal experiences.
Habitat for Humanity Peterborough & Kawartha Region, Peterborough - 300 Milroy Drive
Peterborough
Office volunteers help by answering phones, helping with administrative tasks (mailings, posters etc) and work closely with staff to help with day-to-day functions.
Ontario Public Interest Research Group, Peterborough
Sadleir House, 751 George Street North, Peterborough
Helping the overall management of the project. Keeping the library open and helping categorize books.
Peterborough Historical Society
Hutchison House Museum, Brock Street, Peterborough
Conduct tours of approximately 45 minutes for groups of visitors.
Canadian Red Cross, Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Volunteer Services
Simcoe County, Bracebridge
Help to deliver meals to residents in your community for the meals on wheels program.
Canadian Red Cross, Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Volunteer Services
Central West Simcoe County
To transport clients of the Canadian Red Cross to and from medical appointments. Drives are booked with you on Fridays for the following week, and are based on your availability and distance preferences.
VON Canada - Hastings Northumberland Prince Edward Site, Cobourg, Northumberland Adult Day Centre
Assist staff working with adult clients who have Alzheimer's or related dementia. Volunteers assist with programming and one to one activities making the clients time at the Adult Day Service as enjoyable and safe as possible. For more information on Adult Day Services and how volunteers enhance client participation, please call Lori.
Abilities In Motion
On-site Volunteer 
- at Earl Rowe Provincial Park, Alliston 
- help people with disabilities kayak and canoe 
- check paperwork, PFDs and other equipment 
- if volunteer wishes to assist on water we will train canoe or kayak for a small fee, adaptive training is free 
 
Off-site Volunteer 
- help with office administration including record keeping, spreadsheets, grant writing
3 Fundraisers   Simcoe County 
Women Helping Support Women (WHSW, Women Helping Support Women (WHSW)
Create Go Fund Me type of pages, as well as other methods, etc.
Canadian Red Cross, Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Volunteer Services
Barrie
The responsibilities of the dispatcher include: to arrive at distribution point at 3 pm, take inventory of prepared meals, organize meals into pre-assigned routes, greet delivery driver volunteers, dispatch meal routes, and report any occurrences to the Coordinator.
VON Canada, Beeton, Adult Day Program
Do you play a musical instrument? Do you have a talent you want to showcase?  
Contact Lori Waring either by phone or email to set up a time. We are always searching for individuals or groups to come in and provide entertainment to our clients for our adult day program providing social recreational and therapeutic activities for seniors and adults who are frail, cognitively impaired, and/or isolated, and/or physically challenged.
Wendat Community Programs, Midland, Wendat
Angel Gate Bingo Hall, Penetanguishene
To assist with bingos.
Board Member   Simcoe County 
Huronia Symphony Orchestra
Barrie, Ontario
To attend Board of Directors Meetings. Participate in board activities and decision making.
Board of Directors   Bruce County  Grey County 
REACH Centre Grey Bruce
Owen Sound, ON
Join our Board of Directors to provide input on decision making. We are an advisory Board and meet for 1 hour once per month.
Canadian Red Cross, Simcoe Muskoka Branch
Canadian Red Cross, 809B 65 Cedar Pointe Drive, Barrie, Ont., L4N 5R7
Volunteers provide reception and administrative support for the Branch and support in service delivery of our various programs and activities 
 
Duties: 
*process general phone-in and walk-in inquiries 
*provide program information to clients and/or transfer them to appropriate program staff 
*respond to volunteer recruitment inquiries 
*referrals to other community agencies 
*general office duties such as: telephoning, faxing, copying, filing and distributing mail
The Well, Alliston - 81 Victoria St W
The Well
Get your community service hours at a fun place, doing things such as serving pourover coffee * washing dishes * wiping tables * being creative making signs * prepping baked goods * spending time with people in our community * etc.
Camphill Communities Ontario, Angus, Camphill Nottawasaga
7841 4th Line Angus or 78 Toronto St Barrie
Various Volunteer opportunities to include events, garden, pottery, fairs,cafe, mosaic studio 
various land work and vegetable gardening. 
 
Police records check and a reference will be required.
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie - Anne St S
Simcoe County
To deliver/pick-up materials from locations throughout Simcoe County.  
Pick up materials from the Society offices or designated location. 
Deliver materials to participating locations within a specific time frame. Give the materials to the contact person or their designate. At prescribed time, pick up completed materials from the participating locations. Deliver completed materials to the Society office or designated location. Keep completed materials from participating locations separate from each other. Keep materials organized and in good condition.
Christian Horizons Simcoe
Barrie
Canadian Red Cross, Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Volunteer Services
various
To support and provide companionship to isolated, lonely people who are unable to socialize in their community. Through regular contact a formation of friendship can lead to care relationships based on mutual interests, activities and conversations.
Canada's Top Mayor Award, No Physical Address
Collaborate with industry and community partners to attain advertising sponsorships. Create and coordinate a streamlined process and ongoing communication with advertising partners and stakeholders.
Canada's Top Mayor Award, No Physical Address
Barrie
Administration assistance.
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)
Canadian Blood Services, Barrie Donor Centre, Blood Donor Centre, Barrie Area Office
Barrie, ON
Welcome donors to hospitality area of clinic * offer refreshments * give information and updates to donors * answer questions, thank donors and give milestone donor recognition items * observe donors and watch for adverse reactions * keep hospitality area in good order
Tay, Township of, Port McNicoll Branch, Public Library
Port McNicoll Public Library
Assist the Librarian with a variety of tasks such as shelving, fundraising, events, programming and clean-ups.
Tay, Township of, Waubaushene Branch, Public Library
Waubaushene Public Library
Assist the Librarian with a variety of tasks such as shelving, programming, processing books to prepare them for circulation and clean-ups.
St John Ambulance, Barrie Simcoe Muskoka
North Simcoe
Providing first Aid support at local community events
Mentor   Simcoe County 
Canada's Top Mayor Award, No Physical Address
Barrie
Seeking a mentor with experience in technology and online event planning.
Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority, Tiffin Centre for Conservation
South Simcoe
Volunteering on conversation sites * one time events * group/corporate volunteering opportunities * tree plants in the spring and fall  
 
See website for volunteer opportunities or call the office to share other ways you would like to volunteer
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie - Anne St S
Meetings will likely take place in Barrie.
1. Collaborate with the Events Coordinator, Fund Development Officer and Walk Planning Team to create a plan for the next IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer's. 
2. Select one of 14 areas of responsibility on which to focus your time and energy and plan. 
3. Implement plan in a timely manner. 
4. Attend regular planning meetings of the Planning Team to share progress and brainstorm solutions to challenges. 
5. Develop and maintain accurate records and responses to efforts for future events. 
6. Participate on Walk Day and evaluation of Walk Day.
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie - Anne St S
Simcoe County
Assist with participant pre-evaluations and assessments 
Help with the set up and clean up of refreshments, games and activities 
Assist Minds in Motion Coordinator to ensure activity participation and socialization 
Under direction of the Physical Activity Program Leader, provide one-on-one support to participants during physical activity component of the program 
Assist with any other required task 
Complete a post evaluation form
God's Solution Sanctuary
Unity Christian High School, 25 Burton Avenue, Barrie Ontario
Volunteers needed within various aspects of assisting children and adults with special needs to participate
RVH Volunteer   Simcoe County 
Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie - 201 Georgian Dr
Barrie
Volunteers at RVH assist with a broad range of hospital activities if you are interested contact Volunteer Resources.
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie - Anne St S
Simcoe County
To fulfill speaking engagements in the community on behalf of the Alzheimer Society with the purpose of educating listeners about Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, as well as the challenges and needs of caregivers and developments in research into Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. 
 
Volunteers will be asked to speak to groups varying in size, from 5 to 250. Volunteers will be assigned to groups sizes in their comfort level.
Easter Seals Ontario, Barrie-Simcoe County Office
Varies
Special Events Volunteers ensure the effective implementation of Special Events Initiatives within the area. Duties include: promoting events, liaising with all community partners, recruit new groups and organizations to carry out activities, locating sponsors, etc
ME/FM Association of Peterborough and District, Peterborough
To volunteer for 2 - 4 hour shifts on Tag Day
Ontario SPCA and Humane Society, Barrie - 91A Patterson Rd, Marion Vernon Memorial Animal Clinic
Local Barrie Businesses
Stand outside local businesses and collect donations
St John Ambulance, Barrie Simcoe Muskoka
Various locations throughout Simcoe County and Muskoka
Volunteers visit seniors' centres, hospitals and schools with properly evaluated dogs, no less than 1 year old, providing residents and patients the companionship of a pet.
ALS Canada, Mailing Address, ALS Canada Support Services - North Simcoe Muskoka
The WALK for ALS is a fun, family friendly event that occurs across the country in more than 90 WALK locations across Canada. Join thousands of Canadians in the fight against ALS. Every dollar you raise as a walker goes to provide equipment, support services, education for the ALS Community, and fund research to find a cure. 
 
There are a variety of volunteer positions available during this event, please contact the Regional Manager for more details.
Volunteer   Bruce County  Grey County  Muskoka District  Simcoe County 
Crohn's and Colitis Canada, Simcoe County Chapter - Mailing Address
Local Chapter Volunteer 
We are seeking individuals who are passionate about making a difference in their community to join our team of dedicated volunteers in the role of Local Chapter Volunteer. 
As a volunteer, you will collaborate with like-minded individuals to help plan patient support and fundraising events such as monthly peer support meetings, education events, and the Gutsy Walk. 
We encourage you to apply if you are experienced or interested in the following: 
 Fundraising 
 Event planning 
 Volunteer recruitment 
 Marketing and communications 
 Acting as a community liaison 
Time commitment: 
 2-3 hours per month from September to June 
 Additional support may be required leading up to events 
What you can expect: 
 A staff partner to provide training and support 
 The opportunity to apply and grow your skill set 
 A collaborative team dedicated to making a difference 
 The chance to connect with people in your local community
Volunteer   Muskoka District  Simcoe County 
Senior Wish Association, Mailing Address
Barrie, Innisfil, Stayner and Clearview Township area, Muskoka-Gravenhurst
Help Senior Wish expand into Simcoe County to ensure that no senior is left isolated, alone and feeling like society has forgotten them. Help is especially needed to prepare for our Christmas Wish program starting in Sept.
Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions, Barrie Branch
Muskoka Area
SMFC Volunteer Mentors 
Mentors are matched with a child who need extra support and encouragement and benefit from regular one-to-one time. Volunteers take the child out of their home environment and involve them in a community activity/event. There may be occasions when the child and volunteer work on a project in the child’s home. Volunteers may need to transport the child. This position requires the volunteer to spend 2-3 hours weekly with the child/youth.
Talk is Free Theatre
Barrie
Various volunteer opportunities, including ushering, bingo, set up and tear down of sets, data entry, assist with administrative duties and assisting with inventory of costumes and props. There are also opportunities to help with one time special events.
Huronia Symphony Orchestra
Barrie
The volunteer is responsible for:  
* taking tickets, 
* distributing programs 
* responding to questions in reference to what is playing, history of orchestra 
* be available from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm on day of Concert 
* helping with beverages at break time 
* cleaning and or setting up for the concert 
* re directing people to the appropriate doors for ticket purchases 
* amongst other duties as assigned by the volunteer coordinator