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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.
North Simcoe Soccer Club
midland
Assist the North Simcoe Youth Spring Soccer Association with coaching of soccer teams! Soccer Executives are needed to get the soccer season up and running and to oversee the organizational activities.
Owen Sound & North Grey Union Public Library
Owen Sound
The Teen Advisory Group (TAG) acts as a resource for the Youth Services staff at the Library in areas such as book selection, volunteer support, activity planning and promotion.
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 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.
Friends of Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Friends of the Centennial Museum is a group of volunteers that meet once a month to discuss and arrange special events, meant to raise funds for the museum's capital projects.  
 
As a Volunteer, you would attend monthly meetings, help out with special events, and may take on responsibilities for specific duties - ie. advertising, concession stand, etc. 
 
There are a variety of volunteer opportunities.
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
Penetanguishene Centennial Museum and Archives, Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Penetanguishene
Assist in one or all special events that take place at the Penetanguishene Centennial Museum & Archives including: Winterama, Easter Eggstravaganza, Canada Day, Tea & Tarts, Spirit Walk, Doors Open, Halloween Spooktacular and/or Breakfast with Santa.
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
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.
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.
Catulpa Community Support Services, Barrie Office
165 Ferris Lane, Barrie
Catulpa Community Support Services is seeking individuals residing in the County of Simcoe or the Region of York, with a strong interest in services and programs for those with special needs, to oversee the organization’s governance and future policy within a Volunteer Board of Director role in Barrie, ON. Individuals with disabilities, and those from diverse backgrounds and experiences are encouraged to apply. 
 
Currently, Catulpa Community Support Services invites volunteer applicants with experience in: 
 
* Stakeholder Representative 
* providing services or programs for persons with special or unique needs, for self or family member. 
* Volunteer Board of Directors role 
* finance, law, social services, healthcare, etc.within a Board setting 
 
The Catulpa Community Support Services’ Board is responsible for effective governance of the agency through oversight of strategic planning, fiscal review and determination of mission related policy * Board is not responsible for fundraising, personnel, programs, services, curricula or budgets 
 
Meetings take place in Barrie, ON six times annually for approximately three hours per meeting. Successful Board of Director applicants are appointed for a term of three years and provided a mentor
United Way of Bruce Grey
Owen Sound
United Way of Bruce Grey has over 100 volunteers each year that participate in a variety of volunteer positions. They play an important role in helping us achieve our vision and mission. Some of our volunteer positions include the following: 
*Office Administration 
*Board of Directors 
*Special Event Assistants
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.
Volunteer Grant Review Team Member   Bruce County  Grey County  Muskoka District  Northumberland County  Simcoe County 
Ontario Trillium Foundation, Toronto - Head Office
Communities across Ontario
Volunteer Grant Review Team Members 
 
Responsible for individually assessing and providing recommendations in support of projects throughout Ontario. Grant application reviews and assessments are done by Grant Review Team members in OTF’s online system. Volunteers are provided with customer service and are required to participate in all mandatory training sessions via different learning platforms.
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
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.
Autism Ontario, Grey Bruce
There are many opportunities to volunteer with Autism Ontario. Whether you are looking for something casual or something more committed, there is a volunteer role suited to you. There are four main areas in which you can volunteer with Autism Ontario:  
 
Administrative: help with mailings, thank you letters, grant writing, etc. 
 
Events: we run events year-round, which require volunteers to keep them running smoothly 
 
Committees: we have several ongoing and adhoc committees that meet during the year 
 
Chapter Leadership Council (CLC)
Habitat for Humanity Ontario Gateway North, Simcoe North, North Simcoe Chapter
Various
Require volunteers to help on various committees.
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.
Community Foundation Grey Bruce
Board/Committee Members
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.
Board Member   Simcoe County 
BGC North Simcoe, Midland - Len Self Blvd
North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Centre
Great opportunities abound and we need your help to continue, and expand our work to provide amazing places for young people to grow and flourish. BGC North Simcoe is a registered non-profit agency with a mission to provide a safe, supportive place where children and youth can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships and develop confidence and skills for life. 
 
Board members will attend meetings and take part in the business conducted by the Board of Directors for BGC North Simcoe.
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.
MS Society of Canada, Ontario & Nunavut Division
Simcoe County
Helping out at planned events, various duties are performed during events that are held mainly on the weekends during the daytime.  
 
Barrie Bingo Hall - shifts are every other Sunday from 1pm-3pm 
Volunteers must be 18+ 
We ask that volunteers do one shift every other month. 
 
MS Walk - Five MS Walks in Simcoe County: Barrie, Collingwood, Midland, Orillia, New Tecumseth (Alliston) - all take place on the first Sunday in May. 
Be a walker - walk on your own or form a team. 
Be a committee member. 
Volunteer on the day of the event. 
 
MS Leap of Faith Beach Volleyball Tournament (Tyndale Park, Barrie) on the third Saturday in July. 
Form a team and compete. 
Be a committee member.  
Volunteer on the day of the event.
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.
Midland Cultural Centre Inc
Midland
Assist the Centre in recruitment, training and coordination/scheduling of MCC Volunteers.
Peterborough Pregnancy Support Services
473 Aylmer St N
There are many ways to help. If you have gifts of compassion and a good listening ear then you can be a peer counselor (requires about 21 hours of training). If you are good at organizing and/or administration, then you'll be an asset to our organization. We are also offering Dad's Classes and post-abortion support and need trained volunteers or we can train you.
Buckhorn Community Centre and Athletic Association
Buckhorn Community Centre & Athletic Association, 1782 Lakehurst Rd, Buckhorn ON K0L 1J0
Volunteers are needed in all of the following roles: greeting patrons, assisting with admission, directing parking, helping with event set-up and take-down, helping in the food concession, helping with event security, participating on a committee. Volunteers can choose what they would prefer to do to help. 
Down Syndrome Association of Peterborough
Depending on activity
Duties will depend on activities - mailing, promotion, calling members, participating in events i.e. fundraisers, and helping out with quarterly newsletter.
Trent Valley Literacy Association, Literacy and Basic Skills
825 Chemong Road, Peterborough, ON K9H 5Z5
Provide guidance and leadership to the organization including planning, fundraising, human resources and financial management. Experience in any of these areas is preferred - or willingness to learn. Commitment to term of office is required for Board of Directors.
Fundraiser   Peterborough County 
Community Care Peterborough, Peterborough Office, Administration
Apsley, Chemung, Harvey, Havelock, Lakefield, Millbrook, Norwood and Peterborough
Role: To assist with fundraising activities 
Responsibilities Include: 
• work within the parameters of your defined role 
• represent Community Care in a friendly, professional manner 
• report any problems or concerns to a staff member 
• attend meetings and training opportunities 
• report your volunteer hours as requested 
• be familiar with all Community Care services 
• assist with the organization and / or implementation of events i.e. Kms For Care. Duties may include: soliciting donations, selling tickets, distributing promotional materials, handling of cash, recognition of contributors
Community Care Peterborough, Peterborough Office, Administration
Apsley, Chemung, Harvey, Havelock, Lakefield, Millbrook, Norwood and Peterborough
Role of the Committee: 
• To provide leadership and support to Community Care local offices 
• To identify gaps in support services in the area served and make recommendations through the Board Liaison  
• To ensure that services provided in the community are maintained and enhanced 
• To support staff in their duties 
Responsibilities Include: 
• work within the parameters of your defined role 
• represent Community Care in a friendly, professional manner 
• report any problems or concerns to a staff member 
• report your volunteer hours as requested 
• be familiar with all Community Care services 
• regular attendance at meetings and training opportunities 
• support and assist with fundraising activities 
• understanding of service activity, financial functions and budget process 
• be familiar with policies and procedures of the Agency 
• attend Agency Days and Annual General Meetings
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
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
Peterborough LETS Exchange, Community Association - Local Economic Trading System
Peterborough
* Research ways to raise funds for the LETS. 
* Decide which activities would be viable and how they could be implemented.  
* Develop partnerships with other not for profits and or charities.  
* When approved, carry-out the fundraising activity.
Peterborough Humane Society, Peterborough - Lansdowne St E
Events could be held at the shelter or anywhere in the city.
Help organize and deliver special events. 
Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre
Work can be done from home via email and phone, most events will be held in the Peterborough area.
With the support of the board of directors, the fund-raising committee is responsible for leading the development of fundraising initiatives for the Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre. Volunteers are needed to assist with fund-raising projects such as raffles, special events, sales. The centre currently raises funds through special events, online donations, and sales of promotional items. Ability to work with other volunteers is essential. Past experience with not-for-profit organizations, experience in fundraising, marketing, event management and media relations are assets, but enthusiasm for a great cause is paramount.
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.
Community Race Relations Committee of Peterborough
Multiple locations
Work with staff and community members to plan and coordinate events for designated times such as Black History Month/African Liberation Month in February, International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on March 21, Asian & South Asian Heritage Month in May, and National Aboriginal History Month in June.
Grey County., Owen Sound, Housing
Participate in decision making regarding the running of a small Non Profit Housing unit for Seniors 65+ 
Occasional research into related issues.
Peterborough Symphony Orchestra
311 George St Lower Level #1
Attend regular meeting to provide input, advice and project support on effective fundraising approaches that will assist in achieving organizational goals and objectives (e.g. annual work plan development, budget estimate preparation, priority setting, special event co-ordination, community networking). Develop and update a long-range fundraising plan. Distribute information to or contact potential donors from time to time. Carry out research or special assignments on behalf of the committee to assist with new program development and decision making.
Kawartha Land Trust
Your help will increase the capacity of KLT to apply for various granting opportunities. Because of your involvement KLT will be able to apply to a wider variety of grants and make stronger more compelling cases. As a result, the organization will remain financially stable and retain a strong focus on protecting important natural landscapes in the Kawarthas. 
With guidance from the Development Coordinator and Executive Director you will:  
• Align various projects and operational costs with granting opportunities  
• Write and or review Letters of Intent  
• Develop and draft grant proposals  
• Draft letters of support for potential partners  
• Review draft grant proposals for errors, omissions, consistency, and alignment with granting agency priorities
Elmvale and District Horticultural Society E.D.G.E., Elmvale, Elmvale and District Horticultural Society E.D.G.E.
Elmvale Legion
Volunteer members: 
* assist with planting at annual flower shows and flower gardens  
* maintenance of gardens in various locations 
* attending meetings 
* assist with fundraising duties to aid in beautification of the community 
* act as youth horticulture group leaders 
* assist with production of annual year book 
* help keep website up to date