Friends of the Centennial Museum Committee Member   Simcoe County 
Friends of 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.
Exhibit Designer   Simcoe County 
Penetanguishene Centennial Museum and Archives, Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Tear down and re-arrange exhibits. Design, build, research and install new and existing exhibits in coordination with the Museum Curator.
Gift Shop/ Admission Assistant   Simcoe County 
Penetanguishene Centennial Museum and Archives, Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Responsible for sales, promoting, inventory, tourist information and museum tours.
Program Assistant   Simcoe County 
Penetanguishene Centennial Museum and Archives, Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Volunteers would be responsible for assisting with the development, organization and promotion of programs and events. Programs & events would be during PD Days, after school, evenings and Saturday’s.
Tour Guide   Simcoe County 
Edenvale Aviation Heritage Foundation
    Welcome and walk through our visitors as we show and tell the Avro Arrow Full Scale Replica and other historical artifacts.  
  • Our tours are guided but with the help of QR Codes that display specific details of the artifacts.  
  • Give a brief history chat of the Arrow's purpose, expectations and highlights. 
  • Chat with our fellow visitors, bond and make new connections!
Volunteer Board Member   Simcoe County 
Bay Light Orchestra
Penetanguishene / Midland
    Board Members needed! Seeking volunteers with experience in: 
  • Grant writing 
  • Fundraising 
  • Publicity or strategic planning in Education or Arts
Volunteers - Activity Assistants   Simcoe County 
Birchmere Retirement Residence
  • Attending activities, programs, and/or events with residents 
  • One-on-one visits with residents; spending time chatting, playing card games, doing puzzles, crafts 
  • Accompanying them on walks either within the building or outdoors (weather permitting) 
  • Miscellaneous duties as needed,/li>
  • Research Volunteer   Grey County 
    Blue Mountains Public Library (The), Craigleith Heritage Depot
    Craigleith Heritage Depot, 113 Lakeshore Rd. E. The Blue Moutains, Ontario
    The Craigleith Heritage Depot continuously collects information on ALL aspects of the history of The Blue Mountains. The research volunteer will assist with: 
    • the development of our vertical files  
    • research topics for upcoming exhibits  
    • assist visiting researchers with their searches 
    The research volunteer will be provided training on the existing resources and how to use databases and on-line resources. We seek a weekly commitment of a minimum of 2-3 hours any day of the week or Wednesday evening.
    Sewing Volunteer   Grey County 
    Billy Bishop Home: Museum, Archives & National Historic Site
    Owen Sound
  • Sew garment bags to protect historic textiles and clothing 
  • Make padded hangers for the historic clothing 
  • Sew historic costumes  
  • Fit and alter costumes for costumed staff  
  • Advise if costumes need to be cleaned and/or laundered 
  • Repair damaged or worn costumes pieces  
  • Maintain a catalogue of costumes
  • Museum Volunteer   Grey County 
    Blue Mountains Public Library (The), Craigleith Heritage Depot
    The Blue Mountains
    Museum Volunteer- Our museum collection continues to grow and The Craigleith Heritage Depot requires assistance in maintaining and researching artifacts. This volunteer would assist in photography, organization, research and creating finding aids.  
    The collections volunteer will assist with all or some of these tasks 
    • creating on a computer finding aids for subjects  
    • photographing or scanning artifacts  
    • working on special programmes related to research/geneology/history 
    • researching artifacts 
    The collections volunteer will be provided training on the existing resources and how to use databases and on-line resources. We seek a bi-weekly or weekly commitment of a minimum of 2-3 hours Wednesday afternoon/evening.
    Museum Volunteer   Simcoe County 
    Orillia Museum of Art and History (The)
      The Museum Volunteers Will Report To The Museum Operations Coordinator And Will Support With: 
    • Exhibition Installation 
    • Visitor Experiences/Gallery Greeter 
    • Special Events 
    • Studio Assistant 
    • Docent 
    • Research 
    • Collections
    Special Events - COVID Screener, Usher, Ticket Taker   Simcoe County 
    Midland Cultural Centre Inc
    Special Events we require the following positions: 
    COVID Screeners 
  • Conduct a COVID Screening Questionnaire with guests and check for ID and proof of vaccination upon entry into the building
    Ticket Takers 
  • Validate tickets
  • Guide guests to their seats during special events at the Midland Cultural Centre
  • Sweetwater Program Volunteer   Simcoe County 
    Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre
    Traditionally, the Sweetwater Festival was a one weekend event that attracted thousands of people to the Wye Marsh to enjoy the first harvest of the year. Now, the Friends of the Wye Marsh are reimagining their maple syrup program, to provide enriching experiences without attracting large crowds.  
    If provincial regulations allow, visitors will have the chance to walk the trails, see different sap collecting methods, and learn about maple syrup production throughout the ages. Participants will have an opportunity to visit an active modern day sugar shack, taste fresh roasted bannock, and hear traditional Legends on how maple syrup came to be. 
      Assist the Wye Marsh with various aspects of the "Sweetwater" Program, duties include: 
    • Selling tickets 
    • Creating take-home craft kits 
    • Sharing our natural history onsite with visitors
    Active Living Program Volunteer   Bruce County  Grey County 
    Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce
    Owen Sound, Hanover, Markdale, Meaford, Southampton
      Support our Social Recreation Coordinator with the delivery of varied programs for people living with dementia. 
    • Ensure that participants are engaged 
    • Some light set up and clean up of the space for each program 
    • Training as appropriate for each course 
    • Volunteers participate in the activities along with the participants - It's fun! 
    • This program may be held virtually during the pandemic. A computer would be a requirement to volunteer in that case
    Dress For Success Orillia and Barrie - Volunteer   Simcoe County 
    Dress for Success, Barrie
    Board Members 
    Boutique Merchandising 
    Breakfast Club Facilitators 
    Clothing Sorter 
    Committee Members 
    Corporate Volunteers 
    Professional Women's Group Facilitators 
    Stylist to help suit clients,  
    IT Tech 
    Professional Women's Group Mentors 
    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 online 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.
    Board Member   Grey County 
    South Grey Museum and Historical Library
    South Grey Museum - Flesherton, Grey Highlands
    Attend monthly board meetings (generally 2nd Thursday of the month - 2-4 p.m. at museum) and support community outreach and program events as available.