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Board Member   Simcoe County 
CONTACT Community Services, Alliston - 39 Victoria St E
Alliston

Board Commitment:

The Board meets at least eight times a year and generally takes the summer months off (as well as December and January, although this fluctuates based on need). Board Members are expected to participate in occasional activities such as fundraisers, board subcommittees (when required), and participation in email discussions (only when in-person or virtual discussion is not possible).

Meetings are held virtually, ensuring accessibility for all Board members located throughout a large region. Board meetings are often not more than one hour in length, given members are expected to have reviewed the Board report beforehand.

Duties & Responsibilities:

· To resolutely uphold the interests of CONTACT Community Services, avoiding conflicts of interest in personal or other    business.

· To maintain the confidentiality of restricted Board information.

· To be open to serving as an active member on at least one board appointed committee (if possible).

· To attend Board and committee meetings on a regular and timely basis,with a full understanding of the agenda and      accompanying package. All materials are circulated in advance to allow for ample time for member review. The ED  encourages any member to reach out for clarification prior to the meeting to help support efficiency at the meetings.

· To conduct Board business in a professional manner.

· To be an active participant in all Board issues, providing a positive influence; open to change and creative problem solving.

· To interact with all other Board members with respect and dignity.

Skills and Abilities of Individual Board Members:

· Experience in the field or lived experience related to the organization’s mission and purpose.

· Knowledge and skills in one or more areas of board governance: policy, finance, programs, legal, personnel, and advocacy.

· Experience with strategic planning and organizational development.

· History and knowledge of one of the South Simcoe communities: Essa, Adjala-Tosorontio, Innisfil, New  Tecumseth,Bradford West Gwillimbury.

· Experience with communications, branding and/or philanthropy.

Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital Foundation
Orillia

Volunteers needed for fundraising and organizing and assisting with special events.  
Students ages 16 and up welcome to volunteer for community service credits. Call for further information.

Quest Art School + Gallery
Midland

Exhibition / Event set up: There’s a lot to learn about hanging an exhibition and the curatorial practices in a professional gallery, which you could learn by assisting our director and the team as they carefully change exhibitions. These happen all year round so get in touch if you’d like to have valuable insight into what goes on behind-the-scenes! You can also help set-up displays for one of our varied fundraisers, which also involves teamwork and an attention to detail. You might also be asked to lift or carry items, depending on the event.

Reception and Greeting: An integral part of events at Quest is the welcoming face our visitors see when they first arrive. If you feel you are a friendly, welcoming person then you could assist us by greeting visitors, taking down their information or assisting with ticketing. This role requires someone well-presented and able to multi-task.

Office / Administrative Support: There’s a lot that goes on behind-the-scenes to organize exhibitions and fundraisers! We are always seeking volunteers to help in the offices at Quest. If you are adept at multi-tasking, are comfortable making phone calls and have an eye for detail then this may be the perfect role!

Workshop / Educational Support: There are many different workshops held at Quest Art School + Gallery, and off-site, to a wide variety of students. We offer classes to children, youth and adults of all skill levels. If you are curious, patient and eager to lend a hand, then you might be perfect assisting one of our instructors as they lead a workshop.

Off-Site Events: Quest Art, as a charitable organization, is often invited to a wide range of events in the Midland-Penetang’, and sometimes wider, region. These vary by season and year, so depending on where you can get to, you could assist at one of these events. Please let us know your preferences as this would be a real asset to us at Quest when seeking location specific volunteers!

Community Living Association for South Simcoe
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.
Professional Armwrestling League Canada
You will recruit build local connections, new sponsors, and strengthen relationships with existing sponsors to offset some event expenses and contribute to the local fundraising revenue. 
That would involve getting in touch with relevant corporations to get sponsorships (energy drinks, supplement stores, local businesses) This will be a ticketed event, so selling tickets to organization and clients.
Midland Community Gardens, Midland Community Garden
Midland

Volunteers may assist with: watering and weeding, mulching the pathways, researching a variety of gardening practices or plant care information, composting/soil building, participate in group gardening activities, create and maintain garden structures such as display board or plant lattices, administration and fundraising.

Friends of Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Penetanguishene
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.
Telecare Distress Line of Greater Simcoe
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.  
All that is required is a non judgmental attitude, an empathetic nature and a desire to help.
Bay Light Orchestra
Penetanguishene / Midland
    Board Members needed! Seeking volunteers with experience in:
  • Grant writing
  • Fundraising
  • Publicity or strategic planning in Education or Arts
Kawartha World Issues Centre
Peterborough
Be an active member of this working board which meets approx 6-8 times/year and serve on the Executive or one committee: organizational sustainability, program and finance. We're interested to hear from individuals who reflect the beautiful diversity of our community. There a particular need at this time for experience with policies, human resources and/or fundraising.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northumberland
Northumberland County
Volunteers are needed to work special events such as eagle.ca presents Bowl for Kids Sake, Heart of Northumberland Garden Tour, Cameco presents Pitch-In 3-pitch tournament, and Gift Wrap.
Atlantic Challenge Canada, Bay Port Yachting Centre - Midland
Midland
Various activities based on skills of Volunteer some duties may include:
  • Marketing
  • Leadership
  • Sailing and rowing instruction
  • Fundraising
  • Boat construction/repair Other opportunities exist depending on interest
  • Comfie Cat Shelter
    Orillia
    We are always looking for volunteers in Orillia (112 Norweld location) to help with:
  • Cleaning
  • Fostering cats
  • Fundraising
  • Board members
  • Bingo Monitor   Simcoe County 
    We are the Villagers, Midland
    Penetanguishene
    Volunteers are to attend once a month for a few hours and represent our charity at the bingo hall walking about during games.
    Board Member   Simcoe County 
    Breaking Down Barriers, Independent Living Resource Centre
    Collingwood
  • Board members are needed to help guide and mentor the organization
  • Board members are required to participate in one standing committee: fundraising, finance, 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
  • Defeat Depression
    Peterborough

    The Defeat Depression campaign is a national fundraising campaign designed to allow individuals and organizations to raise funds in support of their local mental health programs and services. The campaign has grown into a national movement bringing much-needed funds, awareness of mental health issues while fighting mental health stigma one event at a time. 
    The 2022 Defeat Depression Walks will take place the last weekend of May 2022. 
    Planning and organizing the Walk/Runs takes time, passion and creative thinking. With support from volunteers and Mood Disorders Society of Canada’s staff, you will be a part of something truly extraordinary in your community. 
     
    Available positions: 

    • Event Chair/Co-Chairs  
    • Volunteer Coordinator  
    • Local Sponsorship Coordinator  
    • Communications/Marketing Coordinator  
    • Social Media Coordinator  
    • Logistics Coordinator
    Hospital Auxiliary   Bruce County  Grey County 
    Brightshores Health System, Volunteer Services and Auxiliaries
    Bruce County
    Volunteers work within areas of hospital as well as at many fundraisers
    Women's Centre Grey Bruce [The]
    Owen Sound
  • Painting rooms
  • Minor maintenance repairs and tasks
  • Putting together furniture
  • Cleaning the residential facilities
  • Yard work
  • Donation organization (of clothing, bedding, and household items)
  • Running errands and deliveries
  • Child care
  • Volunteer drivers
  • Ramara Township, Brechin - 2297 Hwy 12, Ramara Chamber of Commerce
    Brechin

    Variety of Duties Depending on Strengths and Interests of Volunteer. Pre-event tasks may include:

    • Answering Phones
    • Updating Spreadsheets
    • Soliciting and collecting donations and sponsorships from Ramara / Orillia area

    Event-day tasks may include:

    • Checking in guests
    • Distributing water
    • Taking in Feedback
    • Organizing Guests
    • Distributing Gift Bags
    • Serving
    Community Reach, Transportation
    Penetanguishene
    Community Reach partners with Angel Gate Bingo to raise funds for our programs. Volunteers are needed to represent Community Reach at the site, performing some duties and sharing information about our organization to the guests. You will not be asked to handle cash or conduct any games. Duties include:
  • Help customers with questions about the Bingo program or
  • Direct customers to the appropriate person to answer their questions.
  • Set up Community Reach information booth and share information about our programs with customers and guests of Angel Gate Bingo
  • Assist with tasks in the TapTix lounge
  • Adhere to Community Reach policies and Angel Gate dress Code
  • A requirement of the partnership with Angel Gate Bingo is that all Volunteers are engaged with Community Reach directly, in addition to their Bingo assignment. These duties will include general duties as assigned and in accordance with the Volunteer's interests and abilities.
    Imani's Place Foundation
    Alliston

    Integral part of creating awareness in the community of the services that we provide and who we provide them for. Working collaboratively with other members of the Imani’s Place Team, the Fundraising and Special Events Committee Lead will work toward the following, as a volunteer: 
    • Demonstrated experience required (paid or volunteer) 
    • Have a clear understanding of human trafficking and associated trauma 
    • Build a strong committee of volunteers 
    • Design and develop a Signature fundraising event for Imani’s Place 
    • Oversee the planning and execution of the Signature event 
    • Organize additional activities and special events with a goal to increase funds for the organization 
    • Work with Team to prospect and solicit major and corporate donors 
    • Maintain relationships with current donors and funders 
    • Act as a community ambassador for the organization 
    • Able to effectively lead and schedule a team of volunteers  
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously and efficiently with minimal supervision 
    • Share our passion and dedication to making a real difference in the lives of women (particularly BIPOC women) who have experienced trauma through domestic violence and/or human trafficking. 
    • Deliver to a high standard, in often challenging circumstances, both ethically and professionally and are able to work collaboratively in a culturally diverse organization.  
    • May involve heavy lifting, standing or sitting for extended periods of time 
    • You will demonstrate a commitment to the organization’s mission and values.

    Dress for Success, Barrie
    Barrie

    Become a member of our volunteer team interested in supporting the vision and mission of Dress for Success. Make a difference and ensure that there is both awareness and funds available to helping disadvantage women return to work.

    Empower Simcoe
    Orillia
    Volunteers are a valued part of our team and play a significant role in all areas of Empower Simcoe, developing lasting relationships with people and helping to improve their overall sense of well-being. Our volunteers help empower people to lead a meaningful and inclusive life. With many different skills and experiences, volunteers can give of their time to Empower Simcoe in a variety of ways:
    • Sharing time, interests and hobbies with people who have an developmental disability
    • Committees/Board of Directors
    • Offering transportation
    • Participating in fundraising at Empower Simcoe Foundation Bingos
    • Assisting with fundraising events like our annual Fashion Show and Golf Tournament
    • Becoming a peer through our Youth Programs
    • Helping young children and families at the EarlyON Child and Family Centre
    Timing? We`ll coordinate opportunities to your availability.
    Leader/Sidewalker   Bruce County  Grey County 
    Georgian Riding Association for Challenged Equestrians
    Owen Sound
      Leader
    • 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
    • Support the rider as necessary to balance
    • Assist rider to complete skills as needed
    • Assist leader with tack and cleanup
      Board Member   Grey County 
      Big Brothers Big Sisters of Grey Bruce
      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.
      ALS Canada
      Grey and Bruce Counties
        As the Social Media Coordinator, you will:
      • Work with ALS Canada staff and volunteers to manage the local walks social media pages promoting the event
      • Support the event’s overall execution on June 20th, 2021, in celebration of Global ALS Awareness day.
      ALS Canada
      Grey and Bruce Counties
        As the Outreach & Engagement Coordinator, you will work with ALS Canada staff and volunteers to:
      • Promote the event
      • Develop and steward partnerships
      • Encourage community participation
      • Support the virtual event’s overall execution on June 20th, 2021, in celebration of Global ALS Awareness Day.
        Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce
        Durham, Walkerton, Meaford/Thornbury, Arran Elderslie, Owen Sound
        • Talk about Coffee Break in their community
        • Deliver Kits to Coffee Break Hosts
        • Collect donations and unused supplies following events
        • Sign up new hosts
        Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce
        Owen Sound
        • Assist with shaping the evening (entertainment, meal, location, decor)
        • Help solicit auction items and sponsorship
        • Attend the gala as a volunteer in October
        • This event may be held virtually during the pandemic
        Hospice Huronia, Fuller Ave, Tomkins House
        Penetanguishene

        Public speaking to groups of various sizes - giving an overview of Hospice Huronia, our services and our capital campaign to build a residential hospice for the area. Power point presentation is developed and scripted.

        Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario
        Goderich, Port Elgin
        Join team members as they plan and organize for our premier fundraising event WALK-IT for Parkinson’s. This event takes place in Goderich on Saturday, September 7, 2019 and in Port Elgin on Sunday, September 8, 2019. Have fun and help as we raise funds together to support people and their families who are living with Parkinson’s in Southwestern Ontario.
        Orillia Youth Centre
        9 Front St. S. Unit 1
        Working in conjunction with the Director and staff. Assist with programming. There are various opportunities for volunteers at the Youth Centre! Volunteers can determine what they would like to do at the centre. Tell us what skills you bring to the table. Create your own volunteer experience!
        MacLaren Art Centre
        MacLaren Art Centre, 37 Mulcaster Street, Barrie, ON and various community event locations

        Tour Guide: Providing details to groups of people (school, community organizations) about our exhibitions and building 
         
        Visitor Services: Greeting visitors and providing general knowledge to patrons regarding exhibitions and programs.
         

        Gilbert Centre for Social and Support Services, Barrie Office
        Barrie

        The Gilbert Centre's volunteer program is on hold due to COVID-19 until further notice. Volunteers assist with:

        • Special events (World AIDS Day, Fundraisers, Annual campaigns)
        • Bingo
        • Harm Reduction
        • Board of Directors
        Elizabeth Fry Society of Peterborough, King St - Peterborough, Community Intervention Services
        Delta Bingo Peterborough (formerly Kawartha Club Bingo), 1019 Clonsilla Ave, Peterborough
        Represent Elizabeth Fry Society of Peterborough, assist bingo players, clear tables.
        Women Helping Support Women and Men (WHSW&M)

        Create Go Fund Me type of pages, as well as other methods, etc. To maintain them Monday - Friday. Except holidays.

        Need people to maintain a Facebook page, once it is set up. Required people to set up and maintain a LinkedIn page.

        Firebird Community Cycle
        134 Anne St. South, Barrie

        Assist with repairing used bicycle; Salvaging parts; Organizing/sorting bike shop equipment and tools; Assisting clients/public with bicycle repairs.

        Repairing used bicycles for distribution or sale to the public.

        Web design 

        Board member

        Fundraising

        Ontario SPCA and Humane Society, Barrie - 91 Patterson Rd, Ontario SPCA - Barrie Animal Centre

        As a Bingo Volunteer, you are responsible for sharing the mission and values of the Ontario SPCA with participants at the Gaming Centre.  
         
        Responsibilities: 
        Be a positive role model, assist Bingo participants with the navigation of the e-bingo gaming consoles, share the organization's mission and how it benefits from each Bingo event, maintain a professional appearance, attitude and communication when representing the organization.

        Barrie Public Library, Barrie - 60 Worsley St, Downtown Branch
        Downtown Branch - 60 Worsley Street

        Café volunteers assist with the operation of the Café by providing staffing and services. Responsibilities include:

        1. Serve customers of the Café
        2. Perform opening and closing procedures as required
        3. Record sales using a cash register, handle cash and maintain records
        4. Refill condiment containers and supplies as needed
        5. Conduct inventory and indicate need for replacement as needed
        6. Keep café area clean and clear of debris
        7. Tidy and restock books/DVD's/Cd's as necessary
        Camphill Communities Ontario, Barrie - Checkley St
        7841 4th Line Angus or 78 Toronto St Barrie

        Various Volunteer opportunities to include special events, garden, pottery, fairs ,cafe, mosaic studio 
        various land work and vegetable gardening. 
         
        Police records check and a reference will be required.

        Foundation Fighting Blindness, Simcoe County, Ride for Sight
        Alliston, Ontario

        Cycle for Sight is looking for a variety of volunteers to help with different aspects of the 15th annual event held in June in Alliston (cyclists ride from Alliston to Stayner and back)

        Recruitment Volunteers:

        This role will focus on recruiting, retaining, and renewing participants.

        Helps with:

        1. Marketing and communications

                                                                       i.      Website

                                                                     ii.      Emails

                                                                   iii.      Phone calls

                                                                   iv.      Text messages

                                                                     v.      Social media i.e. Facebook, Instagram, Strava

        2.              Launch and / or VIP parties (in-person or virtual)

        3.              Team Captain VIP program

        4.              Spokespeople i.e. athletes and people affected by vision loss

         

        Fundraising Volunteers

        This role will focus on making fundraising easier for participants and increasing funds raised by participants.

        Helps with:

        1.              Participant fundraising portal

        2.              Marketing and communications:

                                                                       i.      Emails

                                                                     ii.      Phone calls

                                                                   iii.      Text messages

        3.              Top Fundraiser VIP program

        4.              Fundraising toolkit i.e. tips, email templates

        5.              Incentive prizes and awards

        6.              Sponsorship

         

        Event Day Logistics

        This role will focus on event day logistics and ensuring that we provide participants with a premier event experience.

        Helps with:

        1.              Venue selection

        2.              Route, rest stops, and rider chip tracking system

        3.              Jersey design

        4.              Volunteers

        5.              Start line experience

        6.              Finish line experience

        7.              Securing auction and gift bag items (if applicable)

         

        Crohn's and Colitis Canada, Mailing Address, Northern Ontario

        Across the country, the Gutsy Walk is made possible due to the time and talents shared by thousands of volunteers in their communities. With a collective goal to deliver our mission of finding a cure for Crohn's and colitis, we are greatly appreciative and thankful for our volunteers who have continuously led the Gutsy Walk to success each year.

        As a Gutsy Walk Planning Committee Member, you’ll be working closely with a team of other volunteers to plan and promote your local Gutsy Walk. Your efforts in connecting and engaging your community—whatever your volunteer role with Gutsy Walk—will make a big impact in raising awareness about IBD and finding cures.
        In particular, we’re looking for volunteers to support their local Gutsy Walk in the following ways:

        • Community Outreach –inspire people to sign up and participate in the local Gutsy Walk
        • Media Relations –connect with local media outlets to promote the Gutsy Walk
        • Social Media –raise awareness about IBD and the Gutsy Walk through social media
        • Fundraising –organize exciting fundraisers in your community
        • Corporate Sponsorship –engage with local businesses to promote donations of sponsorship and gifts in kind
        • Stewardship –build relationships with Gutsy Walk participants and encourage engagement
        Elmvale and District Horticultural Society, Elmvale-John St, Elmavale District Garden Enthusiasts
        Elmvale
          Volunteer members:
        • Assist with planting at annual flower shows and flower gardens
        • Maintenance of gardens in various locations
        • Attending meetings
        • 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
        RVH Volunteer   Simcoe County 
        Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie - 201 Georgian Dr, Volunteer Resources
        Barrie

        We are now accepting adult and student volunteer applications. Please check our website (www.rvh.on.ca/careers/volunteering/) to complete the electronic application form to become a volunteer.

        You may also contact the Volunteer Coordinator within the Volunteer Resources office to discuss a wide variety of opportunities.

        Some opportunities include: Patient Experience, Information & Wayfinding, Retail (Café Royale and Victoria's Gift Shop & Fundraising), Outpatient and Visitor Support, and Administrative Support.

        ALS Canada, Mailing Address, ALS Canada Community Services
        Dorian Parker Centre, Sunnidale Park, Barrie

        The WALK to End ALS is a fun, family friendly event that occurs across the country in more than 90 WALK locations across Canada. Join thousands of Canadians in the fight against ALS. Every dollar you raise as a walker goes to provide equipment, support services, education for the ALS Community, and fund research to find a cure. 
         
        There are a variety of volunteer positions available during this event, please contact the Community Lead for more details.

        Easter Seals Ontario, Barrie-Simcoe County Office
        Various Locations

        Special Events Volunteers ensure the effective implementation of Special Events Initiatives within the area. Duties include: promoting events, liaising with all community partners, recruit new groups and organizations to carry out activities, locating sponsors, etc.

        Bridget's Bunnies Pregnancy and Infant Loss Foundation, Barrie, Comfort Kit Program

        Bridget’s Run is an annual 1km/5km fun run/walk in recognition of Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month and in support of Bridget's Bunnies and our community partners. Bridget’s Run takes place each year on the Saturday following Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day (October 15th). 
         
        We are looking for volunteers to join our sponsorship committee to engage and connect with past and potential sponsors to help us reach our fundraising goal for our 2022 Bridget’s Run.  
         
        If you’re the type of person that loves connecting with people, you’re driven by results, and know how to get someone motivated this is the perfect volunteer opportunity for you! This committee is integral to the continued improvement and growth of the impact Bridget’s Bunnies is creating in the community.  
         
        Does this make you squeamish? Don’t worry, there are also lots of responsibilities behind the scenes that don’t require connecting with business owners! 
         
        Responsibilities  
        > acquiring local monetary and in-kind sponsorship, 
        recruiting and building relationships with new sponsors 
        > ensuring sponsor obligations are fulfilled 
        > ensuring sponsors feel a sense of partnership with Bridget's Bunnies 
        > Check in with and re-engage with sponsorship leads on a regular basis 
        > Track and update all sponsorship requests 
        > Respond to questions about the run 
        > Have conversations, learn about our sponsors, and leave them with an amazing experience so they feel seen and appreciated 
        > Pitch downsell/upgrade packages as appropriate 
         
        Ultimately we will train you on the details of what we do here at Bridget’s Bunnies, but you’ll already be equipped with a positive attitude and a true passion for supporting families!  
         
        What it looks like to volunteer with us: 
         
        Your volunteer commitment is flexible and will be tailored to match the commitment that you are personally able to provide to the sponsorship committee. Volunteers are required to attend regular committee meetings (held virtually) every 3-4 weeks in addition to the time required to fulfill agreed upon commitments.

        ME / FM Association of Peterborough and District, Peterborough
        To volunteer for 2 - 4 hour shifts on Tag Day