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Grey County Grey County
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Simcoe County Simcoe County
South Georgian Bay South Georgian Bay
South Simcoe South Simcoe
Stratford & District Horticultural Society
Army Navy Veterans Hall 151 Lorne Ave East N5A6S4

At monthly get togethers, first Monday evening of the month, any of: organize plant of the month, greet at the door, distribute door prize tickets, coordinate swap table, operate audio visual equipment including zoom.

Gilda's Club Simcoe Muskoka
Gilda's Club Simcoe Muskoka clubhouse at 10 Quarry Ridge Road, Barrie

Offers a full range of volunteer opportunities including supporting and leading program activities for Members, Gilda's Greeters, Clubhouse-based volunteers for activities, general clubhouse support, Program support, helping with fundraising, special events, and outreach.

Youth volunteers are needed and opportunities are available after school hours and on weekends. Contact the volunteer coordinator for more info. 

Midland Community Gardens, Midland Community Garden

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
  • web site development and maintenance also required
Penetanguishene Centennial Museum and Archives, Penetanguishene Centennial Museum

Outside maintenance such as snow shoveling, lawn cutting, gardening, painting etc.

Indoor maintenance would require cleaning inside the museum at the blacksmith shop, fire hall and concession stand.

Volunteer   Simcoe County 
Paradise Shores by AmandaFritz
  • Cook, bake, gardening
  • Activities with residence
  • Supporting with activities of daily living
Severn Sound Environmental Association
  • In early spring (typically late April/early May) volunteers are needed to help plant tree seedlings in the Severn Sound watershed.
  • Site locations vary from year to year.
Volunteers   Simcoe County 
Victoria Village, Barrie - 78 Ross St, Victoria Village Manor
78 Ross Street

Volunteers can assist with a variety of activities and programs including:  

Recreation programs (games, arts and crafts etc) 
Small Group Programs (cards, reading, knitting)
Cards games (Euchre & Crib)
Special events and Entertainment 
Special Interest Presentations
Community Bus Outings  
One to one friendly visits 
Hair dresser & In home Wellness appointments 
General office assistance
Spiritual Care 
Palliative Visits 
Gardening (in warmer months)



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
  • Cobourg Ecology Garden
    Be responsible for one garden bed (approved costs for plants are funded by the CEG Committee)
  • Plant
  • Weed
  • Mulch
  • Water
  • Orillia Farmers Market
  • Assist with set-up and take-down of the weekly farmers' market - which includes signage, sandwich boards, sail banners, tables, chairs, benches, barricades, canopies and musical equipment, electrical cords, garbage and recycle receptacles.
  • Assist vendors as requested in loading and unloading merchandise and supplies
  • Collect litter to ensure the Market grounds are clear of garbage and debris before and after the Market.
  • Assist with the organization of volunteers (some with mental or physical challenges)
  • ensure walkways are shoveled & salted in the winter.
  • Arts and crafts assistant
  • Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority
    South Simcoe
    Volunteering on tree planting and other environmental restoration sites for one time events. 
    Families, schools, individuals, group/corporate volunteering opportunities welcome.  
    See website for volunteer opportunities or call the office to share other ways you would like to volunteer
    Imani's Place Foundation

    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 Building and Maintenance Volunteer will work toward the following, as a volunteer: 
    • Demonstrated experience required (paid or volunteer) 
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously and efficiently with minimal supervision 
    • In charge of basic lawn care and snow removal from driveway and sidewalk 
    • Proper knowledge and safety skills to use basic power tools, snow blower, lawn maintenance equipment 
    • Ability to perform simple home repairs 
    • Fulfill work order requests in a timely manner 
    • Attention to detail 
    • Strong problem solving skills 
    • 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.

    Stayner Care Centre
    • Friendly Visiting, Coffee Social 
    • Knitting, Painting, Crafts 
    • Scrabble Players, Bingo Caller, Pin Setters for Bowling 
    • Assisting in the Dining Room and Program Set up 
    • Movie Night Volunteer 
    • Friendly Reminder Volunteer 
    • Manicures 
    • Musical Talent
    Hope Haven Therapeutic Riding Centre
    Markdale, ON

    Recreational Therapy Volunteer: Assists our Recreational Therapist with a wide range of hands-on activities including individual and group-based games, art projects, equine learning, life skills and a variety of outdoor recreational activities. Horse interaction will occur as  well as assisting & working alongside participants. No horse experience required. 

    Unmounted Horse Leader: Assists in preparing, grooming and leading the horse at the same time as the participant. You will interact with horses and participants. Horse experience an asset, we will train you.

    Side Walker: Walks beside the horse and participant providing support and stability. Involves a good deal of walking. No horse experience required, we will train you.

    Mounted Horse Leader: Assists the participant in preparing the horse for the lesson & may involve leading the horse during the lesson depending on the participant's ability.  Involves a good deal of walking and at times short bouts of jogging with the horse. Horse experience required.



    Camphill Communities Ontario, Barrie - Checkley St
    Camphill Nottawasaga near Angus and Camphill Sophia Creek in Barrie

    Two sites: Camphill Nottawasaga, near Angus and Camphill Sophia Creek in Barrie.

    Camphill Sophia Creek (Barrie)

    • work in the mosaic studio
    • help with meal preparation in the Cafe
    • assist with recreational activities, music sessions and cultural outings, Bingo events and other special events such as Fall Fairs

    Camphill Nottawasaga (Angus)

    • help with programs in woodworking, pottery, candlemaking, and bakery/meal preparation
    • can be involved in maple syrup production, working in the vegetable gardens and caring for livestock (Highland cows horses and goats)

    Both locations need volunteers to help with set-up, cash management and take-down at our Farmers Markets

    Environment Network
    Sunset Point and Heritage Park

    The Environment Network has two large community gardens that are used to feed our community.  If you would like to be part of helping manage our gardens please reach out.  We are looking for help from May - October.

    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. 

    Garden Support:

    Our garden plays a crucial role in providing fresh, organic produce for our community. We are seeking volunteers with a passion for and experience in sustainable agriculture to contribute to the success of these essential programs. This program will start back full time in the Spring but is dependent on the weather.

    Police records check and a reference will be required.

    Garden Angel   Simcoe County 
    Roberta Place
    503 Essa Road
    Gardening in the courtyard accessible from 1st floor, flower beds around the grounds
    Georgian Bay Native Friendship Centre
    Assist with various programs of the centre such as health and wellness and recreational activities; cleaning and maintenance, annual powwow.
    Elmvale and District Horticultural Society, Elmvale-John St, Elmavale District Garden Enthusiasts
      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
    Secretary   Bruce County 
    Blue Mountains Bruce Trail Club
    the Blue Mountains
    • Assist the president to prepare, ciculate and implement the agenda, manage meetings
    • Document and store electronically the minutes of Board meetings in Google Drive
    • Arrange locations ad ensure proper booking of facilities for Club meetings and events
    • Communicate to BTC meeting minutes, Board member contact information, and respond to requests for information from Board members and membership
    • Other duties as assigned
    Secretary   Grey County 
    Blue Mountains Bruce Trail Club (The)
    the Blue Mountains
    • Assist the president to prepare, ciculate and implement the agenda, manage meetings
    • Document and store electronically the minutes of Board meetings in Google Drive
    • Arrange locations ad ensure proper booking of facilities for Club meetings and events
    • Communicate to BTC meeting minutes, Board member contact information, and respond to requests for information from Board members and membership
    • other duties as assigned
    Volunteer   Simcoe County 
    Essa and District Agricultural Society, Essa Agriplex, Barrie Fair

    Working towards the 2024 Barrie Fair. Property clean-up, gardening, local promotional activities. Fair setup and takedown.

    Communities Connecting for Children, Matheson Creek Camp
    Midhurst - At Matheson Creek Camp on Gill Road

    Looking for dedicated enthusiastic people that enjoy the natural environment of our camp. 

    Matheson Creek Camp Volunteers can be involved in various activities including :

    • General Labour
    • Trail maintenance
    • Teamwork Days at camp for special projects/events
    • Wood cutting & splitting for sites
    • Site maintenance
    • Fund Raising activities
    • Marketing assistance
    • Working at Bingo as a volunteer 2 hours per month
    • Grass cutting with provided equipment
    • Constuction Projects
    • Site spring Cleaning and fall closing activities
    • Board Member volunteer positions 
    • Students requiring volunteer hours for school welcome