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Hospice Georgian Triangle
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.
Volunteer Peer Support Facilitator   Bruce County  Grey County  Muskoka District  Northumberland County  Parry Sound District  Peterborough County  Simcoe County 
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Network
Locations throughout Ontario
Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Network provides free bereavement support to families who have experienced the loss of a pregnancy at any stage, or the death of their baby, up to 12 months of age. We currently have volunteer opportunities for people who are approximately two years past their bereavement date and are looking for meaningful ways to offer their support to others. We are actively training peer supporters for bereavement groups and events, phone support, and for private online support groups.
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.
Hospice Huronia
Penetanguishene
Visiting volunteers provide emotional support and companionship to clients experiencing life threatening illness * also provide respite to caregivers of clients.
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.
Supportive Care   Bruce County  Grey County 
VON Canada, Ontario Branch, Grey Bruce Site, Supportive Care Services
Bruce and Grey Counties
Supportive care volunteers 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) * 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 and help facilitate bereavement groups * support provided in the client’s home, long term care homes and/or hospitals
Crisis Responder   Bruce County  Grey County 
Victim Services Bruce Grey Perth, Victim Crisis Assistance Ontario
Owen Sound
The role of the crisis support volunteer is to respond to a crisis situation, with your team partner, and provide: 
* Emotional support to those in crisis 
* Practical assistance to clients 
* Information and resources 
* Referrals to the agencies available in the community for long-term support 
* Safety planning
Muskoka Victim Services, Victim Crisis Assistance Ontario
Muskoka District
Volunteer Crisis Responders respond with Emergency Services, such as Police, Fire and EMS, to offer trauma and practical support to victims of crime and tragic circumstance. 
• No experience necessary, we train you! 
• Flexible 40 Hours Online Training and 1 day of Practical Training 
• Full Certification and Mentorship Provided 
• Service Commitment: 3 x 12 hour on-call shifts per month 
View the full volunteer job description and application form on website, see more info link below
Kids Help Phone
ONLINE
In partnership with, Crisis Text Line, Kids Help Phone will launch the first ever 24/7, free, nationwide texting service. 
 
We are now recruiting Bilingual Crisis Responders who will answer texts from young people looking for support in both English AND French. The volunteer position will be remote, meaning that you can participate from anywhere in Canada as long you have a strong, reliable internet connection!  
 
Our volunteers need to be enthusiastic about helping people! You can be a professional, student, teacher, retiree, or anybody else with an internet connection and a willingness to learn how to support people over text. 
 
The role of a Crisis Responder is to bring texters from a “hot” moment to a cool calm, and to help them come up with a plan to stay healthy and safe. Crisis Responders are trained to do this using active listening and collaborative problem-solving.
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.
Rotary Hospice Stratford Perth, Visiting Hospice Services
Perth County
Duties include: 
companionship and emotional support 
simple comfort measures 
caregiver relief 
bereavement support
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.
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.
Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre
At the Office
Provide confidential peer support, information, referrals, accompaniment and advocacy to clients of the Centre.  
Victim Services of Peterborough and Northumberland, Peterborough, Victim Crisis Assistance Ontario
Crisis Intervention. Community service assisting victims of crime or casualty with emotional or practical needs, usually on-scene.
Crisis Line   Peterborough County 
Telecare Distress Centre of Peterborough
Peterborough County
* Answering the 24 hour distress line using empathetic, non-judgmental listening and providing helpful community resource information when appropriate.  
* Volunteers work in shifts. 
* NOTE: Volunteers are not counselors.
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.
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.