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CLH Developmental Support Services
various locations
Help connect a person to local recreation and leisure activities in their community, as well as enriching their social life. Examples: Going for a walk, going to a movie, go to a church service; go for coffee, go to a sporting events or partake in a physical activity such as hiking or skating.
CLH Developmental Support Services
Various
Accompany an individual to church. Families wishing to volunteer as a group are welcome.
Stayner Care Centre
Stayner, Ontario
Day, evening and Weekend Volunteers needed  
Friendly Visiting, Knitting, Coffee Social, Painting, Crafts, Assisting in the Dining Room, Manicures, Program Set up, Bingo Caller, movie night volunteer, Friendly Reminder Volunteer, Pin Setters for bowling, scrabble players, musical talent, to many to list all
Simcoe County, Corporation of, Sunset Village and Manor, Sunset Manor - Long Term Care Facility
Collingwood
One on one visiting with residents, supporting and/or facilitating group activities, reading or playing games with residents, meal assistance
Vision Mate   Bruce County  Grey County 
CNIB [Central East], Southwest Region Branch, CNIB. Ontario Division
Within clients home or public locations
Provide one-on-one sighted assistance and companionship for a person who is blind or partially sighted through regular visits. Activities are determined by client need and mutually agreed upon like reading, organizing, walking, assisting with errands or outings, support at groups and friendly visiting.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Georgian Triangle, Collingwood
Georgian Triangle
Programs include:  
 
Big Brothers Traditional Program - A Big Brother is matched with a Little Brother, ensuring they have similar interests to spend one-to-one time together to talk, play ball, watch a movie or just hang out together  
 
Big Sisters Traditional Program - A Big Sister is matched with a Little Sister ensuring they have similar interests to spend one-to-one time together, developing a friendship and engage in mutually desired activities  
 
Couples for Kids - Volunteer with your partner or spouse and be matched to a Little Brother or Little Sister to give the gift of friendship to a child  
 
In-School Mentoring- The program takes place at the child’s school, during the school year. The mentor spends one hour per week doing a fun activity or just talking with a child who could use a friend * employers are encouraged to give employees the time during the work day to volunteer 
 
Boys Club for boys 9-12 years of age - The group meets Tuesday's at 6:30 at Connaught Public School * includes a wide variety of recreational activities, call for locations and times 
 
Cops, Kids and Communities - Officers, Auxiliary Officers and Administrative Staff from Collingwood and the Huronia West OPP detachments have joined forces with BBBS to allow children to spend time doing fun, healthy activities such as bowling, swimming and touring the OPP and fire stations while promoting the basic principles of respect, understanding, healthy eating and an active lifestyle 
 
Homework Club - Currently operates on Wednesday after school in Collingwood * children are able to attend these sessions on a drop-in basis * healthy snacks are provided, call for locations and times 
 
Summer Camp Programs - Clients who might not otherwise have an opportunity to experience camp life or to travel outside their region are given priority but program is accessible to any client 
 
Behind the scenes - There are many committee and project roles for volunteers who have different schedules and different assets to bring to the table * some shorter term projects include arranging our yearly raffle (donations, tickets), working on furthering our endowment fund project, working on furthering our capital project for a larger and owned office space, Bowl for Kids Support to work on planning items for our big bowling event, creation of our signature lifesaver matchbooks * call us for more details
Friendly Visitor   Grey County  Simcoe County 
Home for Life South Georgian Bay, Collingwood - Campbell St
Blue Mountains, Collingwood, Wasaga, Stayner, Nottawa and Creemore
This is a flexible volunteering opportunity for people interested in helping a local, older individual, who may be experiencing loneliness. Volunteers ease the burden of loneliness by providing friendship, company and conversation either in the comfort of the client's home or though short social outings in the community.  
 
Sometimes people sit and chat over a cup of coffee, or they may play board games, watch TV or go out to a cafe. Commitment level is up to the volunteer; one time, occasional and/or temporary volunteers are welcome. 
 
The relationship between the volunteer and client can promote confidence, health and well being, and provide them with a new friendship. This activity will help expand you social circle, meet new people and make a difference in the live of another person.
VON Canada, Ontario Branch, Grey Bruce Site, SMART (Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together) Exercise and Falls Prevention Program
In community centres and retirement homes throughout Grey Bruce
VON SMART and Falls Prevention classes are led by volunteers who VON trains (2 days of practical plus the theory) and certify. Weekly we offer over 50 Level 1 and Level 2 classes in Grey Bruce with over 1,000 participants! We ask for a minimum commitment of 2 hours a week (one class) but have flexible schedules for those who are away for long periods of time. We are looking for volunteer instructors for both levels of classes.
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
549 Tenth Line, Collingwood
GTHS Cat Care Team Members work to increase the welfare and health of GTHS feline residents.  
 
Volunteering as part of a small team, each shift Cat Care Team Members help maintain high cleanliness standards in our adoption rooms to provide a bright, clean and healthy environment for our cats, volunteers and visitors.  
 
Responsibility: Maintaining clean and organized litter, feeding stations, cages and communal areas in the GTHS cat adoption rooms. This team ensures that the cat rooms are left clean and bright for potential adopters in the afternoon.  
 
(There are multiple roles within the Cat Care Team, check out our website for details of this particular position and others)
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
South East Grey Community Health Centre, Markdale
Markdale
Set up tables and chairs, play bingo, board games, pool and socialize. Make coffee/tea.
Make-A-Wish Canada, Make-A-Wish Toronto & Central Ontario Division
Simcoe County
Position Summary 
A wish granter will meet with the wish child and family members to help determine the child’s most heartfelt wish while brainstorming and planning special enhancements throughout the wish process. Wish granters work in teams of two alongside Make-A-Wish staff to ensure every eligible child’s wish comes true.  
 
Duties and Responsibilities 
• Partner with at least one other volunteer wish granter to help grant the wishes of children throughout the chapter’s territory.  
• Visit the wish child, with the goal of discerning his/her one true wish, while gaining a clear understanding of the reason behind the child’s most heartfelt wish. 
• Complete and submit wish paperwork in a timely manner according to chapter guidelines.  
• Create a magical wish experience for the wish child by planning and delivering “wish enhancements” – special, creative touches that keep the child excited about the wish throughout the process. 
• Solicit in-kind donations, ensuring Make-A-Wish resources are used wisely.  
• Plan “send-off” party or “presentation” party for each wish, as appropriate. 
• Develop a positive rapport with the wish child and family by serving as a liaison between chapter staff and the wish family, ensuring the family is updated on the status of the wish throughout the wish process. 
• Act as a reliable, communicative and productive member of the “wish team” by working closely with a volunteer partner and Make-A-Wish staff to create the best possible wish experience for the child. 
• Other duties may be assigned as deemed appropriate.
Activity Aid   Simcoe County 
Tudhope Manor Retirement Residence
Tudhope Manor - Orillia
Organize card games, bingo games, be the "caller" at bingo games, read the newspaper and encourage discussion about current events, lead prepared arts and crafts sessions, take a resident for a walk around the block.
Volunteer   Muskoka District  Simcoe County 
Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Orillia - Colborne St, Volunteer Resources
Positions available in the following areas: 
 
Coffee Kiosk/Gift Shop 
Porters 
Information Desk 
Day Surgery/Recovery 
Emergency Department 
Out Patient Clinic 
Diagnostic Imaging 
Dialysis  
Friendly Faces
Roberta Place, Barrie - 503 Essa Rd, Long Term Care
503 Essa Road Barrie (between Ferndale/Mapleton)
Visiting residents residing in long term care. Assist life enrichment team with resident programs by playing games, hand care, hair salon, crafts, walks out of doors, puzzles, exercise, and reading. Can assist in dining rooms to serve coffee/tea and clear tables.
The Guesthouse Shelter, The Guesthouse Shelter and Community Hub
Midland
Breakfast shift duties include preparing healthy breakfasts. Serving and cleaning up after meal. Socializing with guests, staff and other volunteers.
The Guesthouse Shelter, The Guesthouse Shelter and Community Hub
Elizabeth Street, Midland
Evening shift duties include greeting guests, socializing with guests and other volunteers, occasionally provide snacks and left-overs to late-arrivals, and light cleaning up.
Woods Park Care Centre, Long Term Care Home
Woods Park Care Centre, 110 Lillian Cres., Barrie
Activities in many areas including: * One-on-One Friendly Visiting * Bingo * Gardening * Program Assistance * Holiday Celebrations * Special Events * Outings * Card playing * Entertainment * Cafe Assistance * Hairdressing & Wellness Assistance * Escorts * Dining Assistance, etc.
Vision Mates   Simcoe County 
CNIB [Central East], Simcoe/Muskoka, Vision Mate Program
in the client's home or other mutually acceptable location (i.e. library, coffee shop, etc.)
Vision Mates share their sight with someone who is blind or partially sighted. Vision Mates provide regular, one-to-one assistance and companionship for a person who is blind or partially sighted. Matches are made with someone who lives close to your home, school or work. You visit once a week for a couple of hours to assist with four main tasks: reading, errands (like groceries and shopping), going for walks, and socializing (Vision Mates do not drive or provide personal care).
Camp Counsellor   Muskoka District  Simcoe County 
Camp Trillium Childhood Cancer Support Centre
Waterford
Volunteers are matched up with families along with our staff as Special Friends and help our families have an unforgettable time. This is a sleepover program, volunteers stay in our counselor accommodations and are asked to arrive the day before camp starts for training and orientation. Room and board are provided.
Leacock Care Centre
25 Museum Drive
Volunteer opportunities for individuals interested in assisiting with recreation programs, outings, friendly visiting, computer programs, reading programs and special events.
Helping Hands, Orillia, Personal Care and Caregiver Relief
Visiting in the home of the client or telephone calling from the home of the volunteer.
In home visiting or telephone conservation with seniors.
Helping Hands, Orillia, Personal Care and Caregiver Relief
City of Orillia, Oro-Medonte, Ramara and Severn townships. May include out of town destinations.
Escort transportation clients to medical/shopping appointments. Escort from vehicle to destination and assist client while at destination. As requested assistance with companionship, note taking, personal shopping or transfer of groceries.
Atrium Retirement Residence
Orillia
Provide companionship or reading with residents or doing crafts or assisting in the culinary dept
Grey County, Lee Manor
Owen Sound
•Provide personal companionship and social interaction with a resident 
•Has the ability to carry on a conversation and encourage participation and feedback  
•Be creative with ideas to stimulate interaction  
•Maintain a consistent schedule of weekly visits  
•Documentation at end of visit of residents seen on Activity Pro
Home and Community Support Services of Grey-Bruce, Owen Sound and North Grey Area - St Francis Place, Owen Sound
• Arrive at the Meal Source at the prearranged time.  
• If delivering with another volunteer, meet volunteer and pick up route sheet. 
• Deliver meals in the order they appear on the route sheet/book. 
• At the client’s home. Knock loudly and call out “Meals on Wheels”. 
• Place hot meals on client’s table. If delivering frozen meals, offer to place in freezer. 
• Retrieve empty tray and previous days’ dishes for return to Meal Source. 
• Converse with client to check on client’s well being. 
• Report any problems or concerns encountered in carrying out duties to Home and Community Support Services of Grey Bruce.
Georgian Heights Health Care Centre
Georgian Heights Long Term Care 1115 10th Street East Owen Sound
Visit socially with assigned residents for 10-30 minutes depending on their interests, health, and attention span. Visits may include, but are not limited to chatting, going outside, playing cards, crafts, telling jokes, current events, etc.
Visitor   Simcoe County 
Hospice Orillia
169 Front St S, Orillia, ON L3V 4S8
Volunteers are matched to clients who are living with a life threatening illness. They support and comfort their client and the clients' circle of support. Be it family or friends. The volunteers receive 30 hours of professional training from local doctors, nurses, pharmacists, spiritual leaders and social workers. Going into a clients homes. The goal is to be flexible and assist someone on this journey with whatever they might require. It could be physical, but usually it is emotional support and advocacy. Once the match has been made, the client and the volunteer set a time schedule that is good for both. Our volunteers visit in a clients home, long term care facility or hospital.
Home and Community Support Services of Grey-Bruce, Owen Sound and North Grey Area - St Francis Place, Owen Sound
Suite 104, 340 10th St. East, Owen Sound, ON N4K 6P7
Provide rides for seniors for the Day Away program and appointments. Compensation is provided for gas and mileage.
Friendly Visitor   Bruce County  Grey County 
Home and Community Support Services of Grey-Bruce, Owen Sound and North Grey Area - St Francis Place, Owen Sound
Suite 104, 340 10th St. East, Owen Sound, ON N4K 6P7
Provide companionship and friendship to a senior or adult with a disability who is lonely and in need of a supportive friend by making weekly visits of 2-3 hours in duration. 
 
Assist clients with activities that they are no longer able to do by themselves and which are of interest to the client: reading, writing, shopping, playing cards/games 
 
Provide a periodic monitoring of the client's well being
Lakeridge Seniors Residence
Penetanguishene, serving North Simcoe
Volunteers assist with many aspects of resident care and facility maintenance. Activities may include but are not limited to * friendly visiting with residents * assistance with food service * assisting with recreational activities for residents * assisting with administrative activities.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Huron
North Huron
Big Brothers/Big Sisters are men and women who volunteer their time to become a mentor to a young boy or girl who can greatly benefit from having an adult role model to guide them and assist them in facing life's challenges.
E3 Community Services, Collingwood - Pretty River Pkwy N
Collingwood
Peer support for Teens who have special needs in activities offered at a Teen drop in night
Kawartha-Haliburton Children's Aid Society, City of Kawartha Lakes
Peterborough, Lindsay
Volunteer Mentors give a few hours a week to share their special skills, interests or hobbies with a child or family.
Mitchell and Area Community Outreach, Wellness / Exercise program
4118A Rd 164, RR5 Mitchell : Office
Programs and Services Include but not limited to: Entertainment, Dining and Social Programs, Meals on Wheels, Mobility Bus, shopping volunteer, volunteer visiting, Volunteer transportation, Group exercise and falls prevention education classes.
Animal Caregiver   Bruce County  Grey County 
Grey Bruce Animal Shelter
457437 Concession 8 S Owen Sound, ON N4K 5N8
Duties can include cleaning facility, cleaning cages, walking dogs, playing with animals making sure all animals get sufficient exercise.
Victorian Order of Nurses, Listowel, Perth-Huron Branch - Meals on Wheels
975 Wallace Ave N Unit D1 Listowel N4W 1M6, North Perth
Volunteer Meals on Wheels drivers will need to pick up meals from a Listowel location and deliver them in town between 11:45 and 12:30pm.
Victorian Order of Nurses, Listowel, Perth-Huron Branch - Adult Day Program
Perth County- Listowel, Stratford, Mitchell, St.Marys
Volunteers are matched with a client who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer Disease or dementia for weekly walks and visits. 
 
Provides caregiver respite for individual close to the client, and a chance for client to enjoy exercise and social time.
Family Services Perth-Huron, Stratford, Visiting Hospice Services
Perth County
Duties include: 
companionship and emotional support 
simple comfort measures 
caregiver relief 
bereavement support
Canadian Cancer Society, Huron-Perth Community Office
Perth and Huron Counties
Are you a survivor or caregiver? Would you like to connect with someone who is going 
through a similar cancer journey? A peer support volunteer offers empathetic support from someone who has been there. Our volunteers connect with individuals over the phone or in person. This position requires that you be out of treatment for one year, but no longer than 10 years.
Tower of Port Hope Retirement Residence
Port Hope
Driving shuttle bus, friendly visits, playing bingo, sharing your music talents, playing cards, teaching seniors how to use the computer, reading to seniors, walking, crafts, and much more!
Companion   Northumberland County 
Community Living - West Northumberland, Administration
Varies depending on activity / event.
To spend time with people who are intellectually disabled participating in community activities and events as well as spending time at their support locations engaging in structured and unstructured activities. To assist with the organization and execution of events such as dances, social, recreational and public awareness events that promote the abilities of people with an intellectual disability.
Drivers   
Canadian Mental Health Association, Huron Perth - Stratford
Various Locations
Drive people to appointments. Reimbursed .47/km. 
As needed and you have opportunity to accept or decline each drive offered.
Community Care Northumberland, Cobourg -1005 Elgin St W - Suite 203
in clients home.
Volunteers will be providing companionship to individuals to relieve their isolation.
Volunteer   Simcoe County 
Mill Creek Care Centre, Long Term Care Facility
286 Hurst Drive, Barrie
We are looking for volunteers to assist with special events with the programs department, taking residents outside, delivering internal mail and various independent programs with residents.
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.
United Way Perth-Huron, United Centre
United Centre, 32 Erie Street, Stratford
Greet visitors * Answer telephone * Transfer calls * sort incoming mail * some filing * other duties as required
Walking Buddy   Peterborough County 
Alzheimer Society, Peterborough Office, Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland and Haliburton Chapter
Peterborough
-To act as a Walking Buddy for an individual experiencing the early stage of Alzheimer's Disease or other dementia.  
-Visit the client home once per week for a brief walk.  
-Establish a safe travel route appropriate to the individual's capabilities.  
-Monitor the travel terrain for risk of falls etc. and offer appropriate guidance as required.  
-Create an enjoyable activity through friendly conversation.  
-Ensure safe return to the client home.
Alzheimer Society, Peterborough Office, Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland and Haliburton Chapter
Varies
*Converse and engage in hobbies and/or shared interests with people who have early stage memory loss (Alzheimer's Disease or other type of dementia). 
*Specialized training is provided to ensure that volunteers feel well prepared to offer this valued support. 
*Will consider volunteers under age 18, depending on motivation and commitment.
Community Living Campbellford/Brighton, Campbellford - Bridge St E, LifeShare
Northumberland County
Community Living Campbellford/Brighton is looking for Family Home Providers (people who choose to share their home with a person who has an intellectual disability). Family Home Providers can be single, couples or families. They receive training, compensation and professional 24 hour support in order to help adults to live more independently in their communities. 
 
CURRENT NEED: Community Living Campbellford/Brighton supports an independent gentleman who is looking for a private living space that is either attached or detached to a caring and supportive person’s home in the COBOURG area. Rent & Compensation Provided
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.
Community Living Trent Highlands, Peterborough
Peterborough
* Support individuals to participate in the life of the Peterborough City and County Communities 
* In discussion with a person and the supporting staff, support the person is doing activities of their choice, for example:  
* Going with one or two people to Peterborough Pete's games 
* Going out for coffee  
* Going to the Wellness Centre to swim, use exercise equipment 
* Going to the Library 
* Going for a walk 
* A volunteer is not expected to pay for the person. The individual(s) you volunteer with is expected to cover their own transportation costs including gas if you use your car  
 
Community Care Peterborough, Peterborough Office, Administration
Client's Home
Role: To provide social interaction 
Responsibilities Include: 
• work within the parameters of your defined role 
• represent Community Care in a friendly, professional manner, respecting the boundaries of your position 
• 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 
• visit on a regular basis, preferably once per week 
• call the client if you expect to be late or are unable to visit 
 
CAUTION 
Volunteers are not to provide personal care to clients, such as: lifting, transferring, toileting, or dispensing medications. See Volunteer Orientation Manual: Scope of Volunteer Involvement
Community Care Peterborough, Peterborough Office, Administration
Apsley, Chemung, Harvey, Havelock, Lakefield, Millbrook, Norwood and Peterborough Offices
Role: Assist with the day to day operation of the office 
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 
• clean and disinfect work area at the beginning of shift 
• clear and tidy work area at the end of shift 
• provide information and referral to the community 
• may include: greeting, answering phones, retrieving messages, accepting / scheduling requests for meals, transportation and clinics, telephone reassurance calls, filing, photocopying, preparing outgoing mail, shredding, computer assignments, and assisting with clerical functions 
Community Care Peterborough, Peterborough Office, Administration
Apsley, Chemung, Harvey, Havelock, Lakefield, Millbrook, Norwood and Peterborough
Role: To provide a telephone call for reassurance of client’s well being 
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 imediately 
• attend meetings and training opportunities 
• report your volunteer hours as requested 
• be familiar with all Community Care services 
• call client(s) at assigned time 
• document each call 
• if client is not reached within two hours of arranged time, notify staff member immediately
March of Dimes Canada, Peterborough, Aphasia and Communication Disabilities Program
Northminster United Church, 300 Sunset Boulevard Peterborough, ON K9H 5L3
Compassionate adults needed for group consultations  
* Do you have a few hours a week to have meaningful conversations in a fun, lively atmosphere?  
* Volunteers provide support to adults with communication difficulties by participating in group conversation sessions about current events, music, food, art and much more.
Canadian Cancer Society, Peterborough and District Community Office
 
Peer support volunteers know what it’s like to live with cancer because they are cancer survivors or were caregivers to someone with cancer. Through CancerConnection, our nationwide telephone support program, peer support volunteers offer encouragement, compassion and practical support – from diagnosis, throughout treatment and beyond – to the person living with cancer and their family.  
 
Peer support volunteers are matched based on factors such as type of cancer, sex, treatment, side effects, relationship to the person who is diagnosed, age and family situation. All volunteers receive extensive training and ongoing support. 
 
The Canadian Cancer Society is here to help people living with cancer. If you’ve been through cancer, either as a survivor or caregiver, you can offer hope and support to others. As a trained volunteer, you will draw upon your own cancer experience to offer encouragement, compassion and helpful information to adults living with cancer and those caring for a loved one with cancer.  
 
 
Visiting   Northumberland County 
Ontario. Ministry of Children and Youth Services, Brookside Youth Centre, Brookside Youth Centre - Volunteer Program
390 King Street East, Cobourg
Volunteers are needed to provide a sense of community to our residents.
Community Care Northumberland, Port Hope, Community Care Northumberland - Port Hope Office
In client homes.
Visit assigned client on a weekly basis or as arranged. 
Report to the Program Coordinator any concerns regarding the well-being of the client. Assist the client to maintain or establish community contacts. To provide friendship and alleviate loneliness through a personal visit with a senior or adult with disability to improve their quality of life and assist them to remain independent. Complete report forms and return them to the office. Be familiar with the policies and procedures of the agency. Maintain confidentiality. Attend training sessions as arranged.
Northumberland Family Respite Services
Northumberland County
To provide support to a family with a child who has special needs.
Legion Village, Branch 133
111 Hibernia Street, Cobourg, ON
Helping with parties; taking residents for walks; visiting residents; playing cards with residents; reading to the visually impaired.
Hope Street Terrace
20 Hope Street South, Port Hope
One on one; special events; music therapy; arts & crafts; ceramics; church services; bible studies; outings; and much more.
Visiting   Northumberland County 
Extendicare, Cobourg - The Landmark Assisted Living, Long Term Care Home
Volunteers will come into Extendicare and The Landmark and visit with the residents. They are always looking for volunteers who are can bring music to the residents, help with outings and special programs. If you have an interest or hobby you would like to share with the residents they'd love you to contact them.
Extendicare, Cobourg - The Landmark Assisted Living, Long Term Care Home
Looking for volunteers who are looking to make a measurable difference in the lives of seniors who live in a dementia unit. This would be through friendly visits, walking buddies, sharing stories and offering friendship.
Christian Horizons, Central East District Office
Relationship building and support during daily activities 
Going for walks in community 
Participating in community events 
Plan activities in consultation with individuals and support team 
Maintain safety of individuals 
Maintain confidentiality
Omni Health Care, Streamway Villa
Come to the home and visit with individual residents. Take them for walks on and off the grounds.
Northumberland Humane Society, Port Hope - Ward St, Animal Shelter
Various, depending on the event
Assisting with fundraising events like Adopt-a-Thons, Golf Tournaments, Animals R Us Festival, Open Houses, Dog Baths, Yard Sales, raffle ticket sales, BINGOS etc.
Amigo   Peterborough County 
Heads Up for Inclusion
Amigos is an in-school inclusion program targeting ALL youth who experience significant barriers to inclusion, with special priority given to students are living with a disability. The Amigos program uses peer support and mentorship through matching: Amigos - students who face barriers to inclusion, together with Amigo Connectors - students who are well connected and supportive of others 
Volunteer   Northumberland County 
Golden Plough Lodge Volunteers
Assist residents to activities. Visit with residents. Assist with life enrichment programs. Assist with restorative programs. Share a talent (painting, playing piano, crafts, storytelling,etc.)
Fairhaven
* To assist with portering residents to and from activities. To provide assistance during the activity. Examples of activities - baking, bowling, euchre, entertainment, hymn sing, bingo.
Christian Horizons, Central East District Office
Peterborough, Millbrook, Port Hope, Cobourg, Lindsay
* Wide variety of opportunities include working one-on-one with clients to do lawn care, gardening, household maintenance, sewing, and more.  
* Volunteers will help define their contribution depending on their interests and skills.
Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre
At the Office
Provide confidential peer support, information, referrals, accompaniment and advocacy to clients of the Centre.  
St. John Ambulance, Cobourg, Northumberland Service Centre
Northumberland County
Visit regularly with your dog (visits about 1 hour in length) at an assigned seniors' residence, nursing home, or other facility in Northumberland County from Port Hope to Brighton to Campbellford area; meet and greet the public at community events ranging from fairs and festivals to parades and fundraisers
PFLAG Canada, Peterborough Chapter
Peterborough
Volunteers are needed to assist with prepartion of the Pride Brunch and to assist with the parade. 
Set-up 
Food-prep 
Cleaning 
General computer work.
St. Joseph's at Fleming
1) Assist or feed one or two residents who require help at meal time. Provide socialization to the resident(s) during their meal.  
 
2) Also need musicians to provide entertainment for residents.  
 
3) And a volunteer gardener to help maintain flower beds, etc. 
 
4) Social Hour and Bar Volunteer  
 
5) Snack Cart Volunteer
OMNI Health Care, Riverview Manor, OMNI Health Care
1155 Water St, Peterborough, ON
* Assist with portering to dining room 
* Read to residents 
* Assist with recreation programs 
* Assist with outings 
* Assist with special events
Lifetimes Living, Cobourg Retirement Residence
The volunteer will assist with social activites and provide companionship to residents.
Alternatives Community Program Services
Peterborough
To support our day program activities for adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
Peterborough Manor
Visiting, walking with, and forming a friendship with one or more residents.
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.
Spinal Cord Injury Ontario [Central East], Barrie, Barrie Regional Office
Assisting persons with a new spinal cord injury by offering hope and encouragement through shared personal experiences.
OMNI Health Care, Riverview Manor, OMNI Health Care
1155 Water St N, Peterborough
Assist with group programming, visit and go for walks, assist during meal time, outdoor clean-up with residents raking, cleaning chairs and assist with programs of interest.
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.
Golden Plough Lodge Volunteers
Volunteers will assist residents with Sunday church services at 2 p.m. Regular attendance with the residents is required to establish patterns. Volunteers are also needed to help transport residents for our Tuesday afternoon multi-faith services, and for special events. Just two hours a week can make a huge difference in a resident's life.
Hope Street Terrace
Community Nursing Home Port Hope
One to one visitation, trips, shopping, etc. Companion to residents and a connection to the community. Leading small groups in an activity that interests the volunteer.
Array Services
From client placement location or home, both on Peterborough bus routes.
Accompany a deaf, non-verbal individual who enjoys reading to and from the Peterborough Public Library once weekly.
VON Canada - Peterborough Victoria Haliburton Site, Peterborough - George St N, Peterborough Adult Day Centre
Peterborough Square, 360 George St N, Suite 25
* Assist staff with daily routines for clients.  
* Greet clients as they arrive.  
* Engage them in conversation and activities.  
* Assist with the preparation and serving of snacks and meals to clients.  
* Participate with clients in activities such as card games, crafts, table games and exercises.  
* Share experiences and memories or special skills such as music ability.
Summer Buddy   Northumberland County 
Canadian Angelman Syndrome Society
Bewdley
Being a buddy/friend to a local child for the summer. Visiting the child in the home, taking the child out for recreation or special events, etc.
Hillcrest Village Care Centre
Midland
Be a friend to a resident(s) who may not have visitors on a regular basis. Your weekly visit will be appreciated and enjoyed by both you and the resident. Friendly Visiting could include: reading, playing games, going for walks etc.
VON Canada - Hastings Northumberland Prince Edward Site, Cobourg, Northumberland Adult Day Centre
Assist staff working with adult clients who have Alzheimer's or related dementia. Volunteers assist with programming and one to one activities making the clients time at the Adult Day Service as enjoyable and safe as possible. For more information on Adult Day Services and how volunteers enhance client participation, please call Lori.
Sara Vista Nursing Centre. Elmvale
Sara Vista Nursing Home
Assisting seniors with outings such as shopping, reading to them and providing room upkeep.
Community Living Campbellford/Brighton, Campbellford - Bridge St E, Campbellford Community Resource Centre
Campbellford
Telephone and reception duties as related to a Community Resource Centre, while greeting the public, determining their needs and referring them to our partner agencies. Assisting clients as needed is the major focus of the position.
Community Care Northumberland, Brighton, Community Care Northumberland - Brighton Office
To coordinate relief for caregivers; train and match volunteers with care-recipients in order to give caregivers a break.
Care Giver   Northumberland County 
Canadian Angelman Syndrome Society
The volunteer will act as a buddy to children afflicted with Angelman's Syndrome. There will be some babysitting, fund raising, and assistance given to families.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peterborough, Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Peterborough
Varies
Spend quality time with children 6-16 years of age.
VON Canada, Beeton, Adult Day Program
Do you play a musical instrument? Do you have a talent you want to showcase?  
Contact Lori Waring either by phone or email to set up a time. We are always searching for individuals or groups to come in and provide entertainment to our clients.
Big Brother   Simcoe County 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Simcoe
Simcoe North
Big Brothers commit to a one-on-one relationship for a minimum period of one-year, 2-4 hours per week on an average basis, doing activities they both enjoy. Children are aged 6-18.
Big Sister   Simcoe County 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Simcoe
Big Sisters commit to a one-on-one relationship for a minimum one-year commitment, 2-4 hours per week on an average basis, doing activities they both enjoy. Children are aged 6-18.
Community Living Association for South Simcoe, Alliston - Dufferin St S
Alliston or Bradford
CLASS has varied volunteer opportunities! From being a buddy to one of our exceptional individuals to assisting with fundraising events. All volunteer opportunities provide a flexible schedule to always meet your needs and availability.  
 
Excellent source of social services experience for students or adults who wish to enter the developmental field! 
 
Must provide a completed Criminal Reference and Vulnerable Person's Check.
Bob Rumball Home for the Deaf
1 Royal Parkside Drive, Barrie, Ontario
Compassionate care volunteers work one on one with individual clients to assist them with: 
- eating, social and recreational activities 
- friendly visiting with individual clients 
- palliative care visiting to provide social interaction and support for clients approaching end of life.
Meals On Wheels, Alliston
Alliston
Pickup meals and deliver if help is needed.
Friendly Visitor   Bruce County  Grey County  Muskoka District  Northumberland County  Parry Sound District  Peterborough County  Simcoe County 
Métis Nation of Ontario, Midland, Georgian Bay Metis Council - Community Support Services
Midland
Visit elderly clients for social visits in their home or in the communityand telephone clients for security purposes
Canadian Red Cross - Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Volunteer Services
various
To support and provide companionship to isolated, lonely people who are unable to socialize in their community. Through regular contact a formation of friendship can lead to care relationships based on mutual interests, activities and conversations.
Georgian Bay Native Friendship Centre
Midland
Assist with various programs of the centre such as health and wellness and recreational activities; cleaning and maintenance, annual powwow.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Simcoe
In-school Mentors commit to a one-on-one relationship for the school year.Children are aged 6-13.They meet the Little school buddies one hour a week during the school year on school premises; doing activities the little school buddies enjoys.
Brockton and Area Family Health Team, Walkerton
21 McGivern St W Walkerton
Information Desk, Administration, Emergency, Surgical Day Care Unit, Specialist Clinic, Diagnostic Imaging, Floor Units
St John Ambulance, Barrie Simcoe Muskoka
Various locations throughout Simcoe County and Muskoka
Volunteers visit seniors' centres, hospitals and schools with properly evaluated dogs, no less than 1 year old, providing residents and patients the companionship of a pet.
CONTACT Community Services, Alliston - 55 Victoria St W, Clothes Line (The)
55 Victoria Street West
Did you know that The Clothes Line is largely operated by an incredible team of dedicate volunteers? They perform a wide range of duties including sorting and pricing donations, organizing and displaying merchandise, designing window displays, and assisting customers.Volunteers at The Clothes Line also have the opportunity to gain valuable retail experience and learn new skills including inventory control, money management, and customer service.
Camphill Communities Ontario, Angus, Camphill Nottawasaga
Camphill Nottawasaga near Angus and Camphill Sophia Creek in Barrie
Two sites: Camphill Nottawasaga, near Angus and Camphill Sophia Creek in Barrie.Camphill Nottawasaga offers programs in woodworking, pottery, candlemaking, painting, and our herbery. There are also opportunities to be involved in maple syrup production, working in the vegetable gardens and caring for livestock.Camphill Sophia Creek offers work in the mosaic studio, meal preparation skills in the Cafe, speech and drama, eurythmy ( movement), music, recreational activities and cultural outings. Also need help assisting with the retail store in downtown Barrie and for Bingo events.
Vision Mate   Simcoe County 
CNIB [Central East], Simcoe/Muskoka, Vision Mate Program
Vision Mates meet with the client in the client's home or other suitable environment.
Vision Mate volunteers provide one-on-one sighted assistance and companionship for one or two hours per week for a person who is blind or partially sighted * approved activities: reading, organizing, walking, assisting with errands and/or outings, social visiting * volunteers complete an interview, orientation and training * two character references and a police record check with a vulnerable sector check required
Vision Mate   Peterborough County 
CNIB [Central East], Peterborough, Vision Loss Rehabilitation Ontario
Peterborough
* Vision mate volunteers help people who are blind or partially sighted to be independent by providing one-on-one sighted assistance with four types of activities: reading/organizing, errands, walks, and social visits. 
* Volunteers will be visiting the client in their home for about 2 hours a week.  
* Boundaries include: no cooking, no cleaning, no personal care, no home repairs, no giving advice, no counseling, no heavy lifting, no driving.  
* Volunteers must not offer advice or recommendations on treatment, health care professionals, or other medical information.