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Canadian Cancer Society, Bluewater Community Office - Owen Sound
Kincardine, Hanover, Wiarton, Collingwood, Port Elgin, Owen Sound, Town of South Bruce Peninsula
With direct support from staff, manage a Daffodil Campaign in your community! Logistics, volunteer recruitment, scheduling of volunteer shifts and volunteers.
Orillia Community Gardens, Orillia - High St, High Street Park Community Garden
High Street Park
Weeding, Planting, Tilling, Watering etc. (All Gardening Duties)
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
The Guesthouse Shelter, The Guesthouse Shelter and Community Hub
Midland
Dinner servers: Serve prepared dinner. Light cleanup of kitchen and dishes (regular use). Socialize with guests. For more information please contact us!
Gardener   Grey County  Simcoe County 
Home for Life South Georgian Bay, Collingwood - Tracey Lane
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.
Mentor   Bruce County  Grey County 
Bruce Grey Mentorship
Hanover, Walkerton, Chesley, Nesutadt, Durham and Ayton
To be a friend and companion for a child or youth in either a group program, individual match or a school match- Take initiative to arrange relevant outings with the Mentee- Listen and provide advice when appropriate- To role model appropriate behaviours and reinforce positive social skills.
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
549 Tenth Line, Collingwood
The GTHS serves a large geographic area and our community transporter helps us with animal transports to and from local veterinary clinics and to assist with transporting cats to and from our satellite adoption locations.
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
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.
Barrie Public Library, Painswick Branch - 48 Dean Ave
Barrie
- Provide a friendly, welcoming greeting to children as they join the program. 
- Assist children during programs to complete activities 
- Assist with ushering duties during programs, such as crowd control, ticket taking, counting attendance, and admitting latecomers. 
- Assist with craft preparation before the program. 
- Assist with set up and clean up for the program. 
- Work with other volunteers as a team in meeting the needs of each participant and the Library Board. 
- Report concerns, needs or incidents to the Manager, Volunteer Resources or other appropriate Library staff.
Barrie Public Library, Painswick Branch - 48 Dean Ave
Barrie
Your primary role as a storyteller is to provide a positive reading experience for the student. Developing literacy skills requires patience from you, the volunteer, and your buddy. This is a time to share books and stories together. Ensure that the child is doing a variety of different activities and keep the sessions light and fun. Children will learn best if the material is relevant to them and suits their needs. Be enthusiastic and creative and encourage the child to be creative as well.  
 
Check in at the Volunteer Office (Downtown) or Cupboard (Painswick) 15 minutes before the start of the program, get your nametag and go to the Children’s Department. Check in at the Service Desk and get the Reading Buddies bin. The Service Desk staff are available to help you with book selections and any other questions you may have while you are volunteering with the Reading Buddies program. All Buddies will have a folder; please fill out the Reading Buddies Record each week indicating the book titles you read together – a great way to champion their reading success.
Barrie Public Library, Downtown Branch - 60 Worsley St
Barrie
- Attend monthly TAB meetings on a regular basis, for one and a half to two hour periods. 
 
- Assist in increasing teen awareness of the library and it’s teen resources to youth in the community through actively participating in Young Adult collection development, Young Adult programming, Young Adult volunteer opportunities, Young Adult services and the teen webpage. 
 
- May become an officer on the TAB. Officers consist of three Representatives: A President; a Vide-President and a Secretary as well as the Young Adult Information Assistant. 
 
- The President shall work with the Young Adult Information Assistant to organize TAB meetings, create TAB meeting agendas and preside over TAB meetings. The President will serve as membership coordinator, inform members of upcoming meetings, programs and events and serve as contact person for other TAB members. 
 
- The Vice-President will serve as the President in his or her absence. The Vice-President will keep track of active and inactive members and new applications. The Vice-President will inform and remind all members of upcoming meetings, programs and special events or meetings. 
 
- The Secretary will keep minutes of TAB meetings, providing copies to each member in a timely fashion. The Secretary will inform the Representatives of members that are absent and will read the previous minutes at the regular meeting. 
 
- Report concerns, needs or incidents to the Young Adult Information Assistant or other appropriate library staff. 
 
- Work with other volunteers as a team in meeting the needs of customers and the Library Board.
Barrie Public Library, Downtown Branch - 60 Worsley St
Barrie
- Pick up library materials at the library and deliver to library members and institutions as directed by library staff. 
- Return library materials that the library member or institution has finished with to the library. 
- Library staff arranges pickup and delivery with users of the Visiting Library Service. Volunteers do not contact library members directly to make these arrangements. 
- 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 Senior Circulation Clerk or other appropriate library staff.
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 administrative support to staff 
-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
Salvation Army, Barrie - Bayfield St, Community Meals
16 Bayfield St
Help provide assistance to the Barrie Salvation Army Community Kitchen
Kidney Foundation of Canada, Ontario Branch
St. Vincent Park, Barrie (South end of St. Vincent Street between Blake Street and Kempenfelt Drive)
The 2018 Kidney Walk is taking place in Barrie on Sunday, September 9, 2018 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
Dress for Success Orillia and Barrie, Orillia, Poverty Relief, Employment
10 Peter St N. Unit 102, Orillia ON, L3V 4Y7
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 
 
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 on line 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.
Easter Seals Ontario, Barrie-Simcoe County Office
Barrie Molson Centre. 555 Bayview Dr, Ontario ON L4N 8Y2
Whether you’re an individual, community group, or group of friends, Easter Seals is seeking energetic and dedicated people to join our team of volunteers! In partnership with the Barrie Colts, Easter Seals will be partaking in the 50/50 ticket draw program for all the Barrie Colts home games in 2018-2019. 
 
Volunteers will work 4 hours per shift, arriving 1.5 hours in advance of game time at the Barrie Molson Centre .  
You will help sell tickets until end of second period.  
Once the selling is finished, all volunteers are able to watch the remainder of the game in a designated area.
Urban Pantry, Barrie Good Food Box
Purpose: 
To assist Barrie Good Food Box Pack Day Leader, Barrie Good Food Box Steering Committee  
and/or BGFB Volunteers with administrative tasks to support the Barrie Good Food Box. 
Authority: 
The Admin Coordinator has the authority to complete all admin tasks as assigned under responsibilities. The Admin Coordinator answers to the Barrie Good Food Box Steering committee.  
Responsibilities: 
• Maintain an ordering and pick-up process for purchasers Work with the Barrie Good Food Box Steering Committee to ensure consistent policies, processes and strategies across volunteer and member activities. 
• Maintain website, email, phone, social media and Google Drive 
• Check order sites to ensure accurate GFB schedules, flyers and order forms. Replace as needed. 
• Pick up cash orders from order sites on the Thursday morning before the pack 
• Download online orders from website and compile order list 
• Order produce from supplier 
• Email box contents list and order list to Pack Day lead. Double check order list for inputting errors before sending to Pack Day Leader 
• Send email reminder to purchasers on the Monday before the pack 
• Email newsletter to purchasers on pack day (or arrange to have it printed for pack day) 
• Send out quality survey on the Monday after the pack 
• Contact the BGFB Steering Committee if you are unable to complete tasks due to unforeseen circumstances  
• Ensure the confidentiality to the best of her/his ability of all information and the rights of privacy of all purchasers, volunteers and steering committee members 
• Some duties may be delegated to other volunteers in coordination with the Treasurer and/or Pack Day Leader 
Additional Duties: 
• Update GFB data in online community databases as required including on 211 (which is an affiliate of NSMhealthline) and Community Reach 
• Check GFB phone for messages once a week and daily the week before pack day 
• Pass on messages to Pack Day Leader regarding volunteering, food box feedback and other Good Food Box consumers’ concerns 
• Promote the Good Food Box through assisting with updating promotional materials and promotion of GFB internally and in the community 
• Communicate with order sites through email, phone calls and visits to sites 
• Communicate and link with community agencies and organizations as relevant to achieving program outcomes for the Barrie Good Food Box 
• Promotes the addition of more order sites and/or pack sites 
• Work with any additional staff who are hired from grant money
Urban Pantry, Barrie Good Food Box
Work from home, drive to order sites and pickup sites
Purpose: 
To run the pack day, organize volunteers and oversee the pickup of the Barrie Good Food Box 
Authority: 
The Pack Day Leader has complete authority and decision-making powers on the day of the pack. The Pack Day Leader answers to the Barrie Good Food Box Steering committee.  
Responsibilities:  
● Recruit and coordinate volunteers  
● Ensure there are two volunteers at each pick-up site 
● Ensure there is one community group and a few volunteers for the pack 
● Coordinate a food demo for pack day 
● Connect with the Admin Coordinator to obtain the order list for each month 
● Print the order list for each pickup site 
● Pack day: Set up the packing space with volunteers  
o Work with Admin Coordinator to follow the attached Coordinator Process document 
o Ensure any program changes are reflected in the Coordinator Process document 
● Coordinate volunteers to unload produce, set up packing assembly line, pack boxes and place bags/boxes in designated areas for each pickup site 
● Assist volunteers with cleanup after packing and to setup for pickup and food demo 
● Ensure that pickup process flows smoothly: phone calls are made midafternoon to purchasers who have not picked up boxes, phone/email/Facebook messages are checked and assist purchasers to take produce to their vehicles or to bus stop if needed 
● Ensure that volunteers clean up at end of day, including stacking of boxes in storage area, organizing of leftover produce for pickup by designated organization 
● Related duties as required
South Georgian Bay (SGB) SubRegion Alliance
South Georgian Bay
The South Georgian Bay Sub Region Alliance (SGBA) is seeking members to participate on the newly founded Community Advisory Council. The volunteer must be someone who has had (themselves or a family member) interaction with community health or wellness organizations in the South Georgian Bay region within the last 1-2 years. 
 
Volunteer members would be expected to:
     
  • provide feedback on the ideas for initiatives and programs to promote and enhance the wellness of the community 
  • be a collaborative, positive and rational force for the enhancement of high quality services 
  • attend quarterly (4x/year) meetings (can attend via teleconference but minimum of 2 in-person meetings per year is required)
Parkinson Canada, Barrie Chapter
Barrie
Parkinson Canada is looking for a Walk Coordinator to oversee the coordination and execution of Parkinson SuperWalk Barrie.  
Responsibilities:  
• Promote Parkinson SuperWalk within your community through available channels and liaise with appropriate government officials to invite them to walk day.  
• Work with volunteer committee to assist in planning, promotion and day-of execution. 
• Attend committee meetings and work with committee volunteers ensure appropriate orientation of day-of volunteer coverage. 
• Track and report on volunteer hours.  
• Approach local businesses and organizations for sponsorship dollars and/or prize donations.  
• Work with volunteers to coordinate services needed for the day-of (which may include: venue, entertainment, food and drink, guest speakers, supplies, etc.).  
• Collect and report on the funds that were raised.  
• Ensure necessary inventory is ordered from Parkinson Canada.  
• Attend monthly (March to June) and bi weekly (July to September) conference calls with all Community Walk Coordinators. Be onsite on the day of the event to facilitate a successful event. Must be available for Parkinson SuperWalk Barrie on September 8th, 2019 at Heritage Park.
Companion   Grey County  Simcoe County 
Breaking Down Barriers, Independent Living Resource Centre
Collingwood
Provide weekly companionship to client of Breaking Down Barriers. Meet for conversation, maybe go for an outing and just be a friendly face to someone who may otherwise be isolated.
Trillium Manor
​12 Grace Avenue, Orillia
One on one visiting with residents, supporting and/or facilitating group activities, reading or playing games with residents, meal assistance
Orillia Lions Club
Tudhope Park, 450 Atherley Road, Orillia
Assist with registration and direct participants on event route
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.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Grey Bruce, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Owen Sound
A Big Brother/Sister spends an hour or 2 per week with their Little Brother/Sister; mentoring them through real life experience. There are opportunities to meet in the Community one to one, in the Community as a group, in the school one to one, or in the school as a group. The 'Big' is another voice in the youth's life and allows them to feel connected to their community and have a friend in a sometimes lonely world.
Ontario Trillium Foundation, Toronto
Locally, join 1 of 16 Grant Review Teams across the province
Volunteering for impact. OTF volunteers help build healthy and vibrant communities throughout Ontario. 
 
OTF volunteers review and recommend projects for funding in Ontario’s communities. Over 200 volunteers bring diverse perspectives and knowledge from regions across the province. As public appointees, OTF volunteers are stewards of public funds and work to ensure a broad range of perspectives are represented in the 16 Grant Review Teams that inform grant-making decisions.
Home for Life South Georgian Bay, Collingwood - Tracey Lane
Home For Life office and/or individual's home
Assisting seniors who may not have filed a tax return by tax deadline and who do not have the financial means to pay for this help. This volunteer position would be on an 'as needed' and 'when available to assist seniors throughout the year who may have CRA(Canada Revenue Agency) questions. If needed, training could be provided by local professional accounting firm. This volunteer position is not to complete tax returns during tax season.
Ontario Student Nutrition Program Grey Bruce, Mailing Address
Various Locations
Volunteers needed to prepare and serve simple meal to students, some schools bring food trays into classrooms. Volunteers needed to prepare trays for delivery to classes and also for clean up of kitchen area, help with grocery shopping or fundraising for food.
E3 Community Services, Collingwood - Pretty River Pkwy N
Collingwood
Peer support for Teens who have special needs in activities offered at a Teen drop in night
Habitat for Humanity Huronia, Alliston, ReStore
We need volunteers to help run the store, organize, clean and assemble items.
South East Grey Community Health Centre, Markdale
Various elementary schools in Holland Centre, Markdale, Dundalk
- Assisting staff with running physical activities 
- Assisting staff with preparing and offering healthy snacks 
- Ensure that program space and activities are safe and fun for all 
- Ensure all participants are involved and assist building friendships between youth 
- Address any participants questions and refer to SEGCHC staff, as required 
- Assisting staff with promotion, set up and clean up where necessary  
- Liaise with SEGCHC staff on program concerns/challenges/suggestions, as required
Tax Preparer   Grey County 
South East Grey Community Health Centre, Markdale
Grey County
 Prepare tax returns for taxpayers 
 Participate in training, provided by the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program  
Follow program policies and procedures 
 Keep track of the number of returns prepared (SEGCHC staff will assist with this)
Urban Pantry, Barrie Good Food Box
Main location Barrie Free Methodist Church , 284 Cundles Road
We are looking for volunteers to assist with pick-up day on the second Wednesday of the month between 9:00 am - 7:00 pm at a variety of pick-up sites around the city of Barrie. 
Volunteers help greet clients, distribute boxes to clients when they arrive to pickup, prepare order forms, and other general tasks. 
Volunteers needed the second Wednesday of the month.
Midland Cultural Centre Inc
Midland
We require people to validate tickets, usher people to their seats, or work in the coat check area during special events at the Midland Cultural Centre. APPLY ON OUR WEBSITE: www.midlandculturalcentre.com/volunteer
Canadian Cancer Society, Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office
Alliston
As the Communications Lead, you are responsible for local media relations and promotions for the CIBC Run for the Cure. Working alongside your committee and Volunteer Run Director, you will be generating excitement in your community via media and social media using the PR Toolkit and social media kit provided. Identifying and preparing local spokespeople will be part of the role as well as serving as the primary media contact on Run day. In addition to your role with media/social media there may be some distribution of marking materials required. If so, you will also be responsible for establishing a post event pick up plan for promotional materials.
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
Georgian Bay Cancer Support Centre
15 Jeffery St, Penetanguishene ON L9M 1K5
Volunteers assist with general office duties, assist members and program support.
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.
Vision Mate   Simcoe County 
CNIB [Central East], Simcoe/Muskoka, Vision Mate Program
Vision Mates meet with the client in the client's home or other suitable environment.
Vision Mate volunteers provide one-on-one sighted assistance and companionship for one or two hours per week for a person who is blind or partially sighted * approved activities: reading, organizing, walking, assisting with errands and/or outings, social visiting * volunteers complete an interview, orientation and training * two character references and a police record check with a vulnerable sector check required