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Highlands Youth for Christ, Stayner, The Door Youth Program
Stayner
Bring new ideas, enthusiasm and willingness to work as a team to our monthly committee meetings.Help us run and continue to develop a youth programs in our local schools, out in the community and at The Clearview Youth Center.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Simcoe
Angel Gate Bingo Hall, Penetanguishene.
Assist bingo players as needed and give awareness of our agency vision, mission and what we do to bingo players who are interested in knowing more.
Canadian Blood Services, Barrie Area Office, Blood Donor Centre
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 of Simcoe County
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
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie Office
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
South West Local Health Integration Network [Central East], Seaforth Office, Home and Community Care
Workshops will be held within your community
We’re looking for: Friendly, outgoing individuals that are living with any number of chronic diseases including Arthritis, Diabetes, Pain, High Blood Pressure, Heart Disease, Stroke, Obesity and more. Working with other Peer Leader volunteers you’ll be trained in delivering the Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Condition Workshop to others in the community who are also living with a Chronic Condition.  
You will: Empower others to better manage their chronic conditions,
Cobourg Day Care Inc.
- Take part in Board strategic planning meetings as well as Board development activities and evaluations 
- Represent the interests of all children and parents when making decisions 
- Participate on one or more committees of the Board 
- Provide advice and consultation to other members and the director 
- Avoid any conflicts of interest 
- Be an advocate for your center and child care 
- A willingness to represent the organization to the community 
- Attend all meetings of the Board and be prepared and ready to participate 
- Follow through on tasks assigned to you 
- Enact on policies and procedures that reflect the goals and objectives of the center 
- Conduct any business as it may come before the Board in a professional manner 
- Understand and maintain confidentiality 
- Oversee the financial management of the organization 
- Contribute skills, knowledge, influence and other assets 
- Be informed of the issues and trends that affect the organization 
- Ask questions 
- Review and approve the organizations annual operating budget, interim financial reports and annual audit 
- Ensure the organization is complying with all legal and regulatory requirements 
- Take part in the selection, support and evaluation of the Executive Director 
- Review and approve contracts and agreements for the organization 
- Be involved in the center's activities, including fundraising and special events
Canadian Cancer Society, Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office
Alliston
CIBC Run for the Cure (Alliston) - Oct 6, 2019 
 
Community Outreach Lead 
 
As the Community Outreach Lead, identifying and implementing opportunities to promote the CIBC Run for the Cure in your community (festivals and events, speaking engagements, clubs) is your skill. You have a great ability to encourage participation in the Run by connecting with the community and sharing the importance of the cause and impact of funds raised. Along with the support of your Volunteer Run Directors and Communications Lead you will coordinate the committee in the execution of pre-Run promotional events, ensuring logistics and volunteer resources are managed in a timely fashion throughout the summer and fall.
Empower Simcoe, Barrie Head Office - 39 Fraser Crt
35 West Street North, Orillia ON L3V 5B8
Volunteers are a valued part of our team and play a significant role in all areas of Simcoe Community Services, developing lasting relationships with people and helping to improve their overall sense of well-being. Our volunteers help spark the unlimited potential of all people. 
 
With many different skills and experiences, volunteers can give of their time to Simcoe Community Services in a variety of ways: 
 
Sharing time, interests and hobbies with people who have an intellectual disability 
Committees/Board of Directors 
Offering transportation 
Participating in fundraising at SCS Foundation Bingos 
Becoming a peer through our Youth Programs 
Helping young children and families at the EarlyON Child and Family Centre 
Providing support for grandparents parenting again in Simcoe County 
 
Timing? We`ll coordinate opportunities to your availability.
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie Office
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.
Parkinson Canada, Barrie Chapter
Heritage Park, 5 Simcoe Street, Barrie
WALK DAY VOLUNTEER – PARKINSON SUPERWALK-BARRIE 
 
About Parkinson Canada:  
Parkinson Canada is the national voice of Canadians living with Parkinson’s disease. From diagnosis to discovery, we guide the way for Canadians to live well with Parkinson’s disease through education, advocacy and support services. Our National Research Program funds innovative research to search for better treatments and a cure. A national registered charity, Parkinson Canada fulfils its mission through the generosity of donors and is an accredited organization under the Imagine Canada Standards Program. 
 
What We Need: 
Have you, your family, or friends been touched by Parkinson’s disease? Are you interested in meeting new people, working as a team and spreading the awareness of Parkinson’s disease? Then we’re looking for you! Parkinson Canada is looking for Day-of Volunteers to assist with the execution of Parkinson SuperWalk, Barrie.  
 
Responsibilities:  
• Attend and/or review registration and banking training session (if applicable). 
• Work with volunteers to coordinate services needed for the day-of (which may include: registration, food and drink, guest speakers, t-shirt distribution, route marshals, etc.).  
• Be onsite on the day of the event to facilitate a successful event. Must be available for Parkinson SuperWalk Barrie on Sat, Sep 7, 2019 at Heritage Park.  
 
Qualifications: 
• Possess exceptional leadership capabilities and enjoy working as part of a team. 
• Excellent organizational skills. 
• Excellent interpersonal skills. 
• Be available for the time commitment needed to ensure the success of the event. 
• Mature, responsible and dependable. 
• Ability to meet deadlines.  
• Must have a volunteer police check. 
 
Our SuperWalk volunteer positions are available to all ages and include flexible time commitments, mentorship for new members, education and training, and excellent leadership experience. 
 
If you like an opportunity to be a part of something that supports a great cause, this is the position for you.  
 
 
Please submit your resume to volunteer@parkinson.ca referencing PCSWBARRIE-19 
 
We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted.