Sweetwater Program Volunteer   Simcoe County 
Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre

Thousands of people flock to the Wye Marsh every year for our Sweetwater Festival to enjoy the first harvest of the year. 
Everyone has the chance to walk the trails, see different sap collecting systems, visit a modern day working sugar shack, taste fresh roasted bannock, and welcome the sights and sounds of spring. 

      As a Sweetwater Volunteer you may help with: 
  • Selling tickets 
  • Creating take-home craft kits 
  • Sharing our natural history onsite with visitors
Gardening Volunteers   Simcoe County 
Midland Community Gardens, Midland Community Garden

Volunteers may assist with: watering and weeding, mulching the pathways, researching a variety of gardening practices or plant care information, composting/soil building, participate in group gardening activities, create and maintain garden structures such as display board or plant lattices, administration and fundraising.

Exhibit Designer   Simcoe County 
Penetanguishene Centennial Museum and Archives, Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Tear down and re-arrange exhibits. Design, build, research and install new and existing exhibits in coordination with the Museum Curator.
Maintenance Assistant   Simcoe County 
Penetanguishene Centennial Museum and Archives, Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Outside maintenance such as snow shoveling, lawn cutting, gardening, painting etc. Indoor maintenance would require cleaning inside the museum at the blacksmith shop, fire hall and concession stand.
The Georgian Good Food Box Packers and Drivers   Simcoe County 
Georgian Good Food Box (The), South Georgian Bay
South Georgian Bay
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
Conservation Property Steward   Parry Sound District  Simcoe County 
Georgian Bay Land Trust
Various mainland and island properties around eastern Georgian Bay and the North Channel.
Visit one of the Georgian Bay Land Trust's protected properties at least once a year, upload a simple reporting form on the property's condition, and conduct any minor stewardship activities necessary (ex. picking up litter, greeting visitors).
Good Food Box Volunteer   Simcoe County 
Orillia and Area Good Food Box, The
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.
Special Events Volunteers   Northumberland County 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northumberland
Northumberland County
Volunteers are needed to work special events such as eagle.ca presents Bowl for Kids Sake, Heart of Northumberland Garden Tour, Cameco presents Pitch-In 3-pitch tournament, and Gift Wrap.
Emergency Overnight Shelter Volunteer   Simcoe County 
S.H.I.F.T, Mobile Outreach Program
  • Participate in the operation of the shelter (shifts - evening, night, breakfast)
  • Carry out the many tasks required for the seamless functioning of the shift/program.
  • Interact with guests throughout the duration of the shift (unless it’s quiet/sleep hours).
Market Assistant   Simcoe County 
Orillia Farmers Market
  • Assist with set-up and take-down of the weekly farmers' market - which includes signage, sandwich boards, sail banners, tables, chairs, benches, barricades, canopies and musical equipment, electrical cords, garbage and recycle receptacles.
  • Assist vendors as requested in loading and unloading merchandise and supplies
  • Collect litter to ensure the Market grounds are clear of garbage and debris before and after the Market.
  • Assist with the organization of volunteers (some with mental or physical challenges)
  • ensure walkways are shoveled & salted in the winter.
  • Arts and crafts assistant
  • Special Events   Simcoe County 
    Orillia District Chamber of Commerce, Orillia - 575 West St S Unit 6

    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
    Leader/Sidewalker   Bruce County  Grey County 
    Georgian Riding Association for Challenged Equestrians
    Owen Sound
    • 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
    • Support the rider as necessary to balance
    • Assist rider to complete skills as needed
    • Assist leader with tack and cleanup
      Habitat ReStore Volunteer   Simcoe County 
      Habitat for Humanity Huronia, Barrie, ReStore, Barrie

      Volunteers would be responsible for stocking shelves, cleaning the store, re-organizing items, aseembling product, 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 extended periods of time and be comfortable with 2-3 step instruction.

      Thrift Store Volunteers   Northumberland County 
      Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northumberland, Colborne - Victoria Square, Second Helpings - Colborne Store
      15 King Street East, Colborne
      Assist in second hand clothing store. Responsibilities include cash sales, cleaning, tidying and sorting clothing.
      Bicycle repair mechanic or assistant   Simcoe County 
      Firebird Community Cycle
      134 Anne St. South, Barrie

      Assist with repairing used bicycle; Salvaging parts; Organizing/sorting bike shop equipment and tools; Assisting clients/public with bicycle repairs.

      Repairing used bicycles for distribution or sale to the public.

      Web design 

      Board member


      Habitat for Humanity Construction Worker   Simcoe County 
      Habitat for Humanity Ontario Gateway North
      Simcoe North
      Helps build houses.
      Port Hope Fair Volunteer   Northumberland County 
      Port Hope and District Agricultural Society
      Port Hope Town Park, 62 McCaul Street, Port Hope L1A 1A2

      Here are some of the many opportunites for you at the Port Hope Fair and we're ready to match you with your interests. 

      • Set up/tear down crew - carry and set up display tables, attach skirting, put up temporary barriers, place ticket booths at entrances, place cement barriers on track
      • Gates/admission booth - sell tickets, apply wristbands
      • Beer tent - sell tickets or serve drinks, stock coolers.  Smart serve required to serve only
      • Parking attendants - direct cars to available parking
      • Assist with childrens events - pedal tractor pull, childrens pet show
      • Committee members  for Event/Entertainment, Promotion, Sponsorship, Recruitment, Site Planning
      • Section Heads  and helpers for display area (baking, canning, crafts, photography etc
      • Associate Directors