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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
Georgian Bay Cancer Support Centre
Penetanguishene ON
Volunteers assist with general office duties, assist members and program support.
Easter Seals Ontario, Barrie-Simcoe County Office
Barrie Molson Centre. 555 Bayview Dr, Ontario ON L4N 8Y2
Whether you’re an individual, community group, or group of friends, Easter Seals is seeking energetic and dedicated people to join our team of volunteers! In partnership with the Barrie Colts, Easter Seals will be partaking in the 50/50 ticket draw program for all the Barrie Colts home games in 2019-2020 
 
* Volunteers will work 4 hours per shift, arriving 1.5 hours in advance of game time at the Barrie Molson Centre  
* You will help sell tickets until end of second period.  
* Once the selling is finished, all volunteers are able to watch the remainder of the game in a designated area.
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.
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)
Bell Ringers   Simcoe County 
Salvation Army (The), The Salvation Army - Coldwater Street, Christmas Hamper Program
Orillia
Ringing the bells at the Kettles throughout the community during the Christmas season. 
OR 
Kettles can be "Adopted" by businesses, service clubs, families, churches, and various organizations. 
"Adopting" means to organize 4 to 8 volunteers to ring the bells for one to two hours at the selected Kettle location. The Kettle stand will host a sign that recognizes the generosity of the group.
March of Dimes Canada, Barrie - Georgian Mall, Next Steps Walking Program
Peers Fostering Hope seeks volunteers who are stroke survivors or caregivers of stroke survivors, connecting them with new stroke survivors or caregivers in a hospital setting. The peer visitor draws on personal experience with stroke recovery to elicit a positive response in stroke patients. The peer visitor helps patients become more hopeful about their new situation by facilitating informative and emotionally supportive conversations. The peer visitor also acts as positive role model for stroke recovery and resuming life after stroke.
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
Crohn's and Colitis Canada, Simcoe County - Mailing Address, Simcoe County Chapter
St. Vincent Park St., Vincent St. & Blake Street, Barrie, Ontario
Currently, we are scheduling walk-day volunteers for a variety of roles including: 
• Greeters 
• Registration  
• Kids Area 
• Walk Route 
• Entertainment  
• Food Station 
• Tear Down 
• Set-up
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.
Salvation Army Barrie Bayside Mission, Barrie - Bayfield St, Community Meals
16 Bayfield St
Help provide assistance to the Barrie Salvation Army Community Kitchen
CNIB Foundation [Central East], Simcoe/Muskoka, Vision Mate Program
in the client's home or other mutually acceptable location (i.e. library, coffee shop, etc.)
Vision Mates share their sight with someone who is blind or partially sighted. Vision Mates provide regular, one-to-one assistance and companionship for a person who is blind or partially sighted. Matches are made with someone who lives close to your home, school or work. You visit once a week for a couple of hours to assist with four main tasks: reading, errands (like groceries and shopping nearby), going for walks, and socializing (Vision Mates do not drive or provide personal care).
Urban Pantry Barrie, Barrie Good Food Box
We are looking for someone to assist the primary coordinator, and fill in occasionally when the primary coordinator is away. 
 
Shadow the primary coordinator and learn the Good Food Box processes. 
Learn the procedures to run a smooth "pack day". 
Assist with pack day on the second Wednesday of the month. 
Meet and interact with the Pack Day Leader and other volunteers. 
Assist volunteers at various pick-up locations. 
Have access to online files in the event that the primary coordinator is sick or away. 
Fill in for the primary coordinator at least once per year (so that the program can operate without the primary coordinator if need be). 
Find and post relevant recipes and resources to the Facebook page. 
Other tasks as they arise (help promote the program by handing out flyers at events or doing presentations).
Kidney Foundation of Canada, Ontario Branch
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
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.
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 to set up the tables, count out the bins, and put labels on the tables and bins. 
A group of volunteers from Empower Simcoe will arrive. Greet them and chat with them until the truck arrives. 
The food truck arrives between 9:30-10:30. 
Direct volunteers to unload the food from the truck and arrange it in the gymnasium. 
Direct the packing of the bags for the charity purchasers. 
Have the volunteers clean up by flattening the cardboard boxes after the pack.  
Thank the volunteers when they are done. Do a cheer to celebrate the work we accomplished together. 
Count out the produce for the market-style bins for each pack site. 
Help load vehicles for deliveries to other pack sites. 
Optional: Use personal vehicle to deliver food to one of the other pack sites. 
Communicate effectively with the primary coordinator.
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. 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.
Heart and Stroke [Central East], Barrie Office, Heart and Stroke
Barrie & Surrounding Area
The Barrie Office of Heart and Stroke Foundation is seeking volunteers to support local schools participating in Jump Rope for Heart. Responsibility may include visiting local schools, building relationships with school personnel, helping with kick off presentations, attending event days and assisting with administrative tasks. If you are a Barrie area resident with lots of energy, enjoy giving back to the community, and have a few extra hours a week to spare, please contact us to learn more!
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.
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.
Urban Pantry Barrie, 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 are 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
CIBC Run for the Cure (Alliston) - Oct 6, 2019 
 
Communications Lead 
 
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
Canadian Cancer Society, Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office
Barrie and Alliston
Relay for Life has been held for 2019, please check with us to volunteer for 2020.  
 
CIBC Run for the Cure (Barrie/Orillia and Alliston) - Oct 6, 2019  
 
Event Day Volunteers 
 
There are a variety of roles available on event day from handing out snacks and water to cheering on the participants.
Barrie Dragon Boat Festival
Heritage Park (Lakeshore Dr.), Barrie
The Barrie Dragon Boat Festival is looking for:  
- 15 site set-up volunteers on Friday, August 23, 2019 
- Various festival support volunteers on Saturday, August 24, 2019 
- 10 site tear down volunteers on Sunday, August 25, 2019
Canada's Top Mayor Award
Barrie
Contribute to committee activities.
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.
Royal City Summer Soccer Camp, Barrie
Barrie
Summer Camp - Volunteers are frequently our former campers but volunteering is open to virtually anyone. Being a volunteer is often the first step towards becoming a staff member at the Royal Soccer Club. Volunteers are treated like staff and expected to help with soccer drills, camp games, managing participants, and maintaining a good work ethic by assisting staff on-site and providing a fun and safe learning atmosphere for campers. Volunteers should be energetic, enthusiastic, responsible and team players. 
 
** We will need volunteers to apply for summer 2020 beginning in April 2020.
Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Barrie - 91A Patterson Rd, Marion Vernon Memorial Animal Clinic
Local Barrie Businesses
Stand outside local businesses and collect donations