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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 Friend, you would attend monthly meetings, help out with special events, and may take on responsibilities for specific duties - ie. advertising, concession stand, etc. 
 
Friends duties are voluntary. Friends have a choice about which duties they would like to take on.
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.
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.
Community Foundation Grey Bruce
Board/Committee Members
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
Ontario Trillium Foundation, Toronto - Head Office
• Assess between approximately 10-25 applications from your region each cycle 
• Aid in the process of making grant recommendations that align with OTF's Investment Strategy to make the greatest positive impact in communities 
• Receive full training as required 
• Support the Team to ensure grant recommendations serve Ontarians, like you! 
• Be an ambassador for OTF’ mission and values in your community
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
Board Member   Simcoe County 
Breaking Down Barriers, Independent Living Resource Centre
115 Hurontario Street, Suite 203, Collingwood, ON L9Y 2K9
Board members are needed to help guide and mentor the organization. Board members are required to participate in one standing committee: fundraising, 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.
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)
Heart and Stroke [Central East], Barrie Office, Heart and Stroke
Orillia
The Orillia Chapter Council is currently seeking applications from interested volunteers to join their Chapter Council team. The council acts collaboration with the staff and volunteer team,to develop and implement strategies that will support the achievement of Areas Office goals.The group acts as Ambassadors of the Heart and stroke Foundation,they share unique skills, experiences and perspectives in providing leadership to the local chapter and engage others in the community. Meeting occurs monthly and last approximately 1-2 hrs.If you are a team player with strong networking skills and demonstrated leadership skills,please send your resume and cover letter to jmitchell@hsf.on.ca Jen Mitchell,Community Volunteer Specialist.
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 
Boys and Girls Clubs of 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. The Boys and Girls Club 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 the Boys and Girls Club.
Owen Sound & North Grey Union Public Library
824 1st Avenue West, 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.
Special Olympics Ontario
Various locations within the community
Volunteer Coach: As a volunteer coach with Special Olympics sports, you would support athletes as they learn new skills in a particular sport and support the athlete and their team during competitions. We are looking for volunteers for each sport team offered in the Owen Sound area. For information on local programs, please contact Barbara King, Sport Developer, SOO-Owen Sound, owensound.sports@specialolympicsontario.ca

Non-Coaching Volunteer Positions: We are also looking for individuals who have an interest in being part of our Council - assisting with fundraising, volunteer recruitment, program/sports development.
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.
Board Member   Simcoe County 
Atlantic Challenge Canada
Bay Port Yatching Centre
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
Arthritis Society (The), Owen Sound - Grey & Bruce Region
Owen Sound - no office provided
A Community in Motion is a local community event run by volunteers. These locations aim to raise $1000 or more! We are looking for Committee Chairs that can bring an event to life through strategy, leadership, logistics and day of coordination, all with the support of materials and tools made available to you by The Society.  
 
You don’t have to do it all alone - recruit some friends or neighbours to help!  
Here are some types of additional committee member positions that will assist in leading your event to ultimate success:  
 Logistics Coordinator  
 Marketing & Communications Coordinator  
 Volunteer Coordinator  
 Fundraising & Sponsorship Coordinator
United Way of Bruce Grey
Office: 380 9th Street East 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
Habitat for Humanity Ontario Gateway North, Simcoe North, North Simcoe Chapter
Various
Require volunteers to help on various committees.
MS Society of Canada, Ontario & Nunavut Division, Simcoe Muskoka Chapter
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
Volunteers assist with:  
* Special events (World AIDS Day, Fundraisers, Annual campaigns) 
* Bingo  
* Harm Reduction 
* Board 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
Seniors Dreams
Peterborough
* Board of Directors - Provide guidance and make business decisions on programming and finances.  
* Looking for five to eight members - at least two of which are retired seniors.  
* General volunteers - Solicit/acquire prizes for silent auction and assist at fundraising events. Looking for a new team and board members.
Beginnings Family Services, Cobourg - D'Arcy St, Pregnancy Care Centre
* Advisory Committee Chair 
* Advisory Committee member at large
Beginnings Family Services, Cobourg - D'Arcy St, Pregnancy Care Centre
* Assist with Public Awareness and Fundraising initiatives
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. 
Jamaican Self-Help Organization
Peterborough
Duties vary depending on choice of activities and individual interests and skills. Participate in monthly committee meetings, plan and carry out promotional and organizational tasks such as creating brochures, posters, media releases, selling tickets, booking space, refreshments/food, entertainment, speakers, setting up facilities for the event, assisting with specific tasks at the events (greeters, MC, set up of chairs...), preparing information packages and programmes, etc.
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.
Ontario Senior Games Association, District 28 - Simcoe County
Simcoe County
The Committee Vice-Chairperson shall: 
1. Assist the Chairperson with the operation of the District Committee. 
2. In the absence of the Chairperson, assume all duties of the Chairperson. 
3. Accept "ad hoc" and short- term assignments and other duties as required by the Executive or the Committee
Canadian Cancer Society, Peterborough and District Community Office
Work with fundraising staff to plan and implement the sales of daffodil pins in local communities. Book sale locations and schedule volunteers.
DeafBlind Ontario Services
Newmarket
We are seeking COMMITTEE MEMBERS who would like to have fun and assist in the coordination of great special events;  
 
ACTIVITIES - include: assisting with ticket/attendance sales; silent auction prizes; identifying sponosrs and/or businesses that could provide gifts or prizes. 
 
We are also seeking VOLUNTEERS at the events to primarily assist in the following areas:  
- event set-up & take-down  
- registration  
- raffle sales  
- silent auction set-up, tabulation & take-down
Council for Persons with Disabilities
Various locations
* This committee educates, informs and supports employers in hiring and retaining persons with disabilities. 
* Provides ongoing employment supports and resources to persons with disabilities in gaining and sustaining employment.  
* Develops community partnerships with organizations that provide networks of business and social services; and provides an ongoing resource for employers to provide sensitivity training.
Council for Persons with Disabilities
Various locations
* This committee assists and supports the Council and its standing committees in raising public awareness of the Council's future events and past achievements. 
* Informs the general public of identified accessibility needs in the City of Peterborough; draws attention to any changes or updates in government legislation that affects the rights of access. 
* Supports newspapers and other media in the Peterborough area who report on disability issues.
Peterborough Social Planning Council, No physical address
Peterborough Square
* Provide advice and support to enhance the mission and vision of the Peterborough Social Planning Council (PSPC).  
* Attend monthly board meetings as well as sit on sub committee (approximately 6 hours/month required).  
* Assist with fund development/fund raising.  
* Volunteers also needed for various committees - call or click on "Yes, I'd like to volunteer" to request more information. 
* Participate as a member of the PSPC team in working together to faciliate active, broad-based citizen participation in shaping healthy communities in Peterborough City and County.  
* Provide a voice for social policy; create opportunities for people to address social issues; conduct social research; promote social change, social justice and work together to build a strong community.
Huronia Museum and Huron-Ouendat Village, Galaxy Cinema - Midland, Film Series
Midland
· Attend committee meetings 
· Assist in choosing films from the Film Circuit Hot List 
· Write a synopsis and director bio for one film in each season of the film series 
· Attend film to assist with ticket taking and film introductions 
· Assist in finding sponsors to support the film series 
· Assisting with the promotion of the film series
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.
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.
Elmvale and District Horticultural Society, Elmvale-John St
Elmvale Legion
Volunteer members: 
* assist with planting at annual flower shows and flower gardens  
* maintenance of gardens in various locations 
* attending meet 
* 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
Board Member   Simcoe County 
Midland-Penetanguishene District Community Emergency Response Team
Village Square Mall, Penetanguishene
Attend monthly meetings to ensure proper administration of finances and resources, plan activities and budgets and do fundraising and outreach.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Grey Bruce, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Owen Sound
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.
Canadian Cancer Society, Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office
Midland, ON
• Keep accurate minutes of meetings 
• Record all motions and decisions of meetings 
• Notify Branch Members of meetings 
• Distribute copies of Branch minutes and actions to Branch Members and CCS staff partners promptly after meetings 
• Help promote all Society events and volunteer opportunities amongst your networks 
• Adhere to all Canadian Cancer Society policies, procedures, standards and guidelines 
 
Meetings are held at St. Paul's United Church located at 308 King Street, Midland ON
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
MS Society of Canada, Ontario & Nunavut Division, Simcoe Muskoka Chapter
Simcoe County
The Simcoe Muskoka Multiple Sclerosis Society is looking for volunteers to assist with the annual Mandarin MS Walk that is held in Midland, Barrie, Orillia, New Tecumseth (Alliston) & Collingwood each year in May. In 2018, it will be taking place on May 6th at various locations in Simcoe Muskoka, see 2018 locations 
 
This event requires volunteers for one day only, to set up and then take down tables, distribute refreshments,food prep and serving, man pit stops and register walkers.
Ontario Senior Games Association, District 28 - Simcoe County
The Registration Committee Chairperson shall: 
1. Plan and implement all registration procedures (on site registration, pre-registration, collection of funds, etc.). 
2. Ensure that all forms are completed accurately and that all waivers are signed. 
3. Communicate the registration information to the appropriate event convenor and committee chairs as needed. 
4. Have an ongoing up-to-date list of all participants.  
5. Ensure that participant registration information is forwarded to the OSGA in a timely manner. 
6. Present a report of the registration information to the District Coordinator and the District Games Committee at the completion of the Games.