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Supportive Care   Bruce County  Grey County 
VON Canada, Ontario Branch, Grey Bruce Site, Supportive Care Services
Bruce and Grey Counties
Supportive care volunteers are special people who offer social and emotional support to individuals and families living with a life-threatening or life-limiting illness in Grey and Bruce counties (except Bruce Peninsula).  
* We provide support in the client’s home, long term care homes and/or hospitals. 
* Volunteers offer support for approximately 2-3 hours per week depending on need of individual and family and the availability of volunteers and offer respite for family caregivers and companionship to individuals.
Family Services Perth-Huron, Stratford, Hospice Services
Perth County
Duties include: 
companionship and emotional support 
simple comfort measures 
caregiver relief 
bereavement support
Canadian Cancer Society, Barrie - Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office
various
Volunteer drivers will transport cancer patients from their home to their medical appointment and back. It is a shared ride service, so picking up multiple patients may occur. Looking for drivers who are willing to travel to Toronto.
Hospice Georgian Triangle
HGT Campbell House, 240 Erie Street, Collingwood, Ontario
Greeting clients, families, staff and members of the community, answering phones, taking messages and transferring calls, assist office staff with light administrative tasks, provide a welcoming atmosphere.
Hillcrest Village Care Centre
Midland
To provide friendly visits and support to residents and/or family members at end of life. This is a unique and specialized position where your compassion and experience with palliative or hospice care will assist in making a person's last days as comfortable and happy as possible.
North Simcoe Victim Services, Orillia
66 Peter St S., Orillia
Assist the Police and other emergency services in meeting the needs of victims of crime and other tragic circumstances. Victims can expect well trained, empathetic, non-judgemental, supportive volunteers.
Barrie Christian Hospice
Visiting volunteers provide emotional support to people experiencing life threatening illness * support for their caregivers or family includes respite care and counselling.
Bereavement   Simcoe County 
Hospice Huronia
Simcoe North
Provide emotional support to anyone grieving the loss of a loved one to death or palliative diagnosis.  
1:1 and group support available.
Crisis Responder   Bruce County  Grey County  Muskoka District  Simcoe County 
Kids Help Phone
Any confidential space with a strong and reliable internet connection (ex. your own home).
For almost three decades, young people have been reaching out to Kids Help Phone for the support they need – but for every person we’ve been able to help, others have been unable to access our services. That’s why we are driven to remove and reduce barriers to access and support, and to create vital, innovative, and relevant new service offerings. 
 
This fall, we will be launching a texting service trial, to help provide empathetic support to young people via SMS messaging. Right now, we are gearing up to train and recruit Crisis Responders who will answer texts from young people. The volunteer position is remote, meaning that Crisis Responders will be trained and will be able to support young people from anywhere in Canada as long as they have a strong, reliable internet connection! 
 
With respect to the volunteers' weekly commitment, Crisis Responders are asked to volunteer for 4 hours a week for one year.  
 
Becoming a Crisis Responder is simple: 
 
Step 1: Fill out the online application, which should take approximately 30 minutes. 
 
Step 2: If selected for training, obtain and successfully get a Vulnerable Sector check (don’t worry, we will tell you how to do this!) 
 
Step 3: Complete the 36-hour online training within six weeks 
 
Step 4: Sign the Crisis Responder Agreement, which includes our Code of Conduct and Privacy Policy 
 
Step 5: Take your first shift and start changing lives! 
 
Once we review the applications, we’ll contact everyone we think will be a great fit as a Crisis Responder. If you are selected, we will send you the Crisis Responder Agreement as well as information on background checks and our training. 
 
Training: 
We are offering a 36 hour, online training that volunteers can complete on their own time during a 6 week time period. You can train from anywhere where you have a secure, reliable internet connection. In your PJs, at the kitchen table, or in your secret underground lair: whatever works for you! 
 
If this sounds exciting to you, please complete the online application to get started. 
 
Please find the online application at: 
 
https://kidshelpphone.formstack.com/forms/text_service_crisis_responder_application 
 
To learn more about the Crisis Responder Position, please visit this link: 
 
https://kidshelpphone.ca/texting-volunteers
Telecare Distress Line of Greater Simcoe, Orillia
170 Colborne St W Orillia
Telecare of Greater Simcoe is looking for caring and compassionate people to answer our 24 hour distress lines.  
The service is anonymous and confidential and referrals are provided as necessary.  
Training is provided.  
All that is required is a non judgmental attitude, an empathetic nature and a desire to help.
Canadian Red Cross - Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Disaster Management
The Canadian Red Cross Society, a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is seeking an Emergency Response Team (ERT) Responder for Disaster Management (DM). Reporting to the ERT Supervisor, the ERT Responder will be responsible for various emergency shelter and reception centre response activities in addition to other responsibilities related to emergency preparedness.  
 
Job Summary:  
The Emergency Response Team (ERT) is activated for responses that exceed Personal Disaster Assistance (PDA) capacity. The incumbent of this position will be assigned to deliver a specific service on site during a response, however, must know how to deliver all services at the ERT level. During non-response times, the ERT Responder may resume duties as a PDA Responder.  
 
For the full role description, requirements and application instructions, please see the "More Info Link" below.
Canadian Red Cross - Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Disaster Management
The Canadian Red Cross Society, a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is seeking an Emergency Response Team (ERT) Supervisor for Disaster Management (DM). Reporting to the ERT Site Manager, the ERT Supervisor will be responsible for various emergency shelter and reception centre response activities in addition to other responsibilities related to emergency preparedness. The ERT Supervisor will also perform supervisory duties for a team of ERT Responders.  
 
Job Summary:  
The Emergency Response Team (ERT) is activated for a response that exceeds Personal Disaster Assistance (PDA) Team capacity. The ERT Supervisor may supervise a team of ERT Responders at the local level. The ERT Supervisor will organize and set up and manage a specific service during a response. The incumbent of this position supervises the work of the responders placed under their responsibility. There may be several services on the site.  
 
For the full role description, requirements and application instructions, see "More Info Link" below.
Canadian Red Cross - Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Disaster Management
Simcoe and Muskoka
The Canadian Red Cross Society, a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is seeking a Personal Disaster Assistance (PDA) Responder for Disaster Management (DM). Reporting to the PDA Supervisor, the PDA Responder will be responsible to fill various on-call shifts on a 24/7 schedule that includes weekends, holidays and evenings. When called on to respond, the PDA Responder will be required to provide relief directly to clients in need of assistance.  
 
Job Summary:  
The Personal Disaster Assistance (PDA) Team is activated to respond and provide assistance for up to the first 72 hours following a disaster. The incumbent of this position is responsible for conducting a needs assessment to determine the needs of the clients. The PDA Responder will provide, as appropriate to agreements with the local authorities, Emergency Social Services (ESS) for relief, referral services and direct assistance for recovery, as well as, works with the PDA Supervisor to plan and organize ongoing preparedness activities. They may be asked to deliver services during a large-scale emergency response in their community.  
 
Working Conditions:  
• Potential for responding in disaster areas, as well as difficult and unstable conditions (environmental, physical, social, etc.) and uncomfortable conditions (noise, odours, smoke, humidity, vulnerable clients). These environments have the potential to affect the overall wellbeing of the responders on site.  
• The incumbent may need to stand for several hours.  
• The incumbent may need to lift up to 20 kg of relief supplies during preparedness activities and during response.  
• Ability to respond during non-traditional hours (i.e. late night or weekends) and long hours of work in a demanding context.  
• Ability to be on-call when scheduled, as required. 
 
For the full role description, requirements and application instructions, see "More Info Link" below.
Canadian Red Cross - Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Disaster Management
Barrie
The Canadian Red Cross Society, a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is seeking a Personal Disaster Assistance (PDA) Supervisor for Disaster Management (DM). The PDA Supervisor will be responsible to supervise a team of PDA Responders in addition to filling various on-call shifts on a 24/7 schedule that includes weekends, holidays and evenings. When called on to respond, the PDA Supervisor will be required to provide relief directly to clients in need of assistance. 
 
Job Summary: 
The Personal Disaster Assistance Team is activated to respond and provide assistance for up to the first 72 hours following a disaster. The PDA supervisor will supervise a team of PDA responders at the local level. The PDA Supervisor will provide, as appropriate, direct aid assessment for delivery of ESS services for relief, referral services, and/or recovery assistance, as well as, be responsible for planning and organizing ongoing preparedness activities. They may be asked to deliver services during a large-scale emergency. The PDA Supervisor may be asked to represent Disaster Management on cross-functional working groups. 
 
Working Conditions: 
• Potential for responding in disaster areas, as well as difficult and unstable conditions (environmental, physical, social, etc.) and uncomfortable conditions (noise, odours, smoke, humidity, vulnerable clients). These environments have the potential to affect the overall wellbeing of the responders on site. 
• The incumbent may need to stand for several hours. 
• The incumbent may need to lift up to 20 kg of relief supplies during preparedness activities and during response. 
• Ability to respond during non-traditional hours (i.e. late night or weekends) and long hours of work in a demanding context. 
• Ability to be on-call when scheduled, as required. 
 
For the full role description, requirements and application instructions, see "More Info Link" below.
Barrie and Area Victim Crisis Assistance and Referral Service, Barrie, Victim Crisis Assistance Ontario
Mailing address: 132 Commerce Park Drive, Unit K, Suite 122, Barrie Ontario L4N 0Z7
Assist victims of crime or tragedy by providing emotional support, practical assistance and community referrals. Support can be on-site or by phone.
Hospice Huronia
25 Jeffery St., Penetanguishene
Visiting volunteers provide emotional support and companionship to clients experiencing life threatening illness * also provide respite to caregivers of clients.