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Huronia Seniors Volunteer Care Team (HSVCT), Villa Care Centre, Wheels 4 Wheels
Midland, ON
Volunteer Driver 
 
Driving a wheelchair accessible vehicle for members of the community who, because of their need for a wheelchair, aren't able to use other transportation. Pick up clients and their escort at assigned time, deliver to their destination. Keep a schedule for appointments. Use provided equipment to ensure driver and client safety. Drivers are not responsible for clients while at their appointment/destination.
Canadian Cancer Society, Bluewater Community Office - Owen Sound
Wheels of Hope Volunteer Driver 
 
Drive patients from your neighbourhood to their cancer treatments and home when treatment is finished. Choose the day and times that you want and which hospitals you can drive to. Help make someone's cancer journey a little brighter! URGENT need for drivers who are able to travel long distances.
Canadian Cancer Society, Bluewater Community Office - Owen Sound
Flesherton, Durham
Volunteer Driver - Grey County 
Impact: 
To improve access for adults and families who need transportation assistance to and from cancer-related appointments, including hospital appointments, supportive care and follow-up appointments. 
 
Responsibilities: 
 Respond to requests for client rides from the transportation Coordinator 
 Confirm travel arrangements with client(s) by phone 
 Offer minimal assistance to get clients in and out of the car (no lifting permitted) 
 Follow safe driving procedures 
 Become familiar with the programs and services provided by the Society and share these resources as needed 
 Submit required forms regularly 
 Provide up-to-date license and insurance information 
 Adhere to all Canadian Cancer Society policies, procedures, standards and guidelines including client confidentiality and our 100% smoke free policy 
 
Time Commitment: 
 Flexible scheduling 
 On average, one or two round trip(s) per week with a minimum of 4 hours per trip 
 
Requirements & Qualifications: 
 Valid G driver’s license with 3 or fewer demerit points and an acceptable driving record 
 Minimum of $1 million third party liability insurance on vehicle 
 Completion of a criminal reference check within acceptable standards 
 Enjoy Driving 
 Access to a well-maintained 100% smoke-free vehicle 
 Friendly, compassionate and sensitive to issues facing people living with cancer
Osteoporosis Canada [Central East], Simcoe Muskoka - Mailing Address, Simcoe Muskoka Chapter
in North Simcoe area
Help at information tables at health fairs, community festivals and events. Conduct education sessions on Fracture prevention.
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.
Hospice Huronia
Penetanguishene
Visiting volunteers provide emotional support and companionship to clients experiencing life threatening illness * also provide respite to caregivers of clients.
MS Society of Canada, Ontario & Nunavut Division, Simcoe Muskoka Chapter
Alliston, Barrie, Midland, Orillia
The Simcoe Muskoka Multiple Sclerosis Society is looking for volunteers to assist with the annual Mandarin MS Walk that is held in Midland, Barrie, Orillia, New Tecumseth (Alliston) & Collingwood each year the first Sunday in May.  
 
This event requires volunteers for one day only, to set up and then take down tables, distribute refreshments,food prep and serving, man pit stops and register walkers.
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.
St John Ambulance, Hanover, Grey Bruce Huron Branch
Make a difference in our community by providing onsite first aid at local community events. Use your first aid skills, or develop them with hands-on training, and in the field patient care.
South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre, Health Care Services
Wasaga Beach
FoodFit is a 12-week program that combines fun, hands-on cooking sessions and food-based activities with take-home recipes, easy-to-understand nutrition information, group exercise, shared meals, self-directed individual and group goal-setting, and reflection and feedback loops that monitor and reinforce individual and group progress. 
 
The ideal volunteer should be comfortable working in a busy kitchen, have some previous exposure to food skills programming and food safety, and have excellent motivational skills. They should be able to commit to the 12 weeks of the program working with the same FoodFit team each week. The volunteer should respect people’s privacy and lived experience and hold no prejudices towards people of different socio-economic backgrounds or cultures from their own. 
 
Duties include: 
• Assisting the facilitator in setting up the kitchen and program space each week  
• Assist the facilitator in preparing a healthy snack for the FoodFit team each week 
• Working with participants in the kitchen: providing assistance reading recipes/converting measurements, supervising food safety and hygiene, supervising knife handling and kitchen safety practices, encouraging all participants to get involved in cooking/preparing food, create a model “healthy plate” for each week’s meals, etc.  
• Assisting the facilitator and participants in kitchen clean up and encouraging all participants to “share the load”  
• Participate in a 30 minute walk and encourage all participants to “get moving” each week 
• Follow all instructions from the FoodFit facilitator and be ready to “pitch in” 
• Motivate participants to achieve success in the program and lead by example 
• May be asked to assist participants in completing pre- and end-program questionnaires (e.g. interviewing participants and recording their answers for them if they have writing/language barriers) or assisting with program participant intakes (measuring waist/height, flexibility tests, blood pressure, pulse/heart rate)
Hospital Auxiliary   Bruce County  Grey County 
Grey Bruce Health Services, Volunteer Services and Auxiliaries
Bruce County
Volunteers work within areas of hospital as well as at many fundraisers
Canadian Blood Services, London Donor Clinic, Blood Donation Services
Multiple locations around Perth,Huron, Grey and Bruce counties
There are 2 main volunteer roles at Canadian Blood Services: 
1. In-Clinic Role – In this role, our volunteers oversee donor safety and satisfaction after they’ve made their donation. The volunteers socialize with donors, provide juice and cookies, and watch for adverse reactions. 
2. In-Community Role – In this role, our volunteers go out into their communities to inform the public about the need for blood. They focus on recruiting new and lapsed donors, booking appointments into upcoming clinics, and giving out information to raise awareness about blood donation. In Community volunteers may attend health fairs, summer events, corporate events etc to raise awareness about the need for blood.
South West Local Health Integration Network, London Office, Home and Community Care
Bruce County, Grey County, Huron County, Perth County
Peer Leaders are volunteers in the South West Self Management Program, who facilitate the Living a Healthy Life workshop series for individuals with chronic health conditions. The workshop series contains 6 sessions - each 2.5 hours in length. Workshops are offered in a community setting with groups of 6-15 participants. Leaders are required to facilitate 2 workshops per year. Peer leaders receive paid mileage and honorarium for each workshop they facilitate. 
 
Workshops are held in various accessible community spaces, such as community center and family health offices.
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.
Canadian Blood Services, Orillia - No Physical Address, Blood Donor Services
Orillia
Promoting blood donation, call for more details.
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
Canadian Cancer Society, Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office
Wasaga Beach
Wheels of Hope Volunteer Drivers - Wasaga Beach 
 
Drive patients from your neighbourhood to their cancer treatments and home when treatment is finished. Choose the day and times that you want and which hospitals you can drive to. Help make someone's cancer journey a little brighter! URGENT need for drivers who are able to travel long distances.
CNIB [Central East], Simcoe/Muskoka, Main Office
Ambassador meetings: 20 Anne Street South, Barrie. Presentations throughout Simcoe/Muskoka
Ambassador Partners share their sight and help facilitate the CNIB Ambassadors Program. Ambassador Partners drive members of the Ambassador team (volunteer speakers who are blind or partially sighted) to presentations, assisting with set-up/take-down of displays, and educating the public about the role the CNIB plays in improving eye health and improving lives!
Hospice Orillia
* help to facilitate 8 week, Grief Support Groups (2.5 hours/week) 
* provide a listening ear and a safe space for individuals to work through their grief. 
* maintain close contact with the Client Care Coordinator
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie Office
Simcoe County
* Assist in promoting the programs and services of the Society to the attendees of the Health Fair.  
* Provide basic information about Alzheimer's disease.  
* Direct people to appropriate community support services. 
 
Volunteers: 
* Pick up display and brochures at the Society offices or an agreed to location.  
* Set up the display as per the Procedures listed in the Health Fair Resource Manual.  
* Answer general questions and distribute information about the programs and services of the Society.  
* Refer individuals to appropriate community support services.  
* Take down the display, pack up the brochures and return the display and brochures to the Society offices or an agreed to location.  
* Complete the Evaluation Form located in the Health Fair Resource Manual
Volunteer   Simcoe County 
Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie - 201 Georgian Dr
201 Georgian Drive, Barrie
Please contact the Volunteer Resources office to discuss a wide variety of opportunities. Some include: Patient Involvement, Information & Wayfinding, Coffee Bar, Gift Shop, Administrative Support
Camp Counsellor   Northumberland County  Peterborough County 
Trillium Childhood Cancer Support Centre, Camp Trillium
Ottawa, Kingston, North York, Hamilton, Kitchener, London, Windsor, Mississauga, Sudbury and Barrie.
Camp Trillium offers free residential and day camps in various communities throughout Ontario for children and their families living with childhood cancer. Volunteers are needed to supervise small groups of children at camp and ensure camper and personal safety. Volunteers will also develop supportive relationships with campers and participate in camp activities such as swimming, arts and crafts and campfires.
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.
General   Northumberland County 
Cobourg Highland Games Society
Victoria Park, Cobourg
Volunteers are needed the day before the Games to help put up tents, etc. Volunteers needed to staff the various events during the day. Volunteers are also needed to help clean up after the Games. Parking attendants are also needed.
Community Care Peterborough, Peterborough Office, Administration
Chemung, Harvey, Havelock, Lakefield, Millbrook, Norwood and Peterborough
Role: To provide assistance and support at the blood pressure clinic 
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
Community Care Peterborough, Peterborough Office, Administration
Apsley, Harvey, Havelock, Lakefield, Millbrook and Norwood
Role: To coordinate and facilitate diner’s club 
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 
• plan and promote the diner’s club 
• arrange transportation for participants with registered drivers as needed 
• take attendance and record new participant information 
• collect participant fees 
• ensure payment of meal provider 
• encourage social interaction among participants 
• assist with meal service and clean up
Community Care Peterborough, Peterborough Office, Administration
Peterborough
Role: To provide basic foot care 
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 
• set up and take down clinic area as required  
• complete initial and ongoing assessment of client health status 
• refer at risk clients to appropriate health care professional and document in client’s file / record 
• provide basic foot care and document in client file 
• ensure all equipment is sanitized before and after providing service 
• practice Standard Precautions and Infection Control Procedures
Community Care Peterborough, Peterborough Office, Administration
Apsley, Chemung, Harvey, Havelock, Lakefield and Millbrook
Role: To manage the medical equipment loan cupboard 
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 
• maintain records and inventory, following up when necessary 
• organize loan cupboard area 
• follow the guidelines as set by the Agency’s Joint Health and Safety Committee
Trent Hills. Municipal Office, Campbellford - Front St S, Trent Hills Municipal Office
Various recreation facilities throughout the municipality.
Varied depending on what the volunteer wishes to do. You can assist with various programs, coaching, run games, help do set up and take downs or assist with manning booths.
VON Canada - Hastings Northumberland Prince Edward Site, Trenton, Administration
200 King St. W. , Cobourg. St. Andrews Presbyterian Church
Foot care volunteers assist at foot care clinics throughout all three counties of Hastings, Northumberland and Prince Edward. The volunteer provides support to the nurses by taking care of the administrative tasks such as greeting clients, booking appointments, taking payments, and ensuring the charts are available and filed away.
Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority, Port Hope - County Rd 28, Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority - Administration
Ganaraska Forest Centre (County Rd. 9 past Garden Hill)
Forest patrols, trail maintenance, special events and projects
Various   Northumberland County 
Campbellford Memorial Hospital, Volunteer Services
Volunteers provide assistance on the nursing unit floor and other departments in the hospital. Escorting patients, friendly visiting, distributing mail, delivering water jugs, photocopying, faxing, directing visitors, transporting specimens, and assisting in patient activities. Other duties as they arise.
Bridge Hospice, The
* Duties will consist of direct hands on resident care 
* Involve personal care and comfort measures such as positioning and turning 
* Support for families will also be given
VON Canada - Peterborough Victoria Haliburton Site, Peterborough - George St N, Foot Care Program
Apsley and Peterborough
Responsible for organizing charts at the foot clinic, updating charts with correct dates (last seen/next appointment) and other required information, booking appointments as requested by nurse, and assisting clients as needed.
Volunteers   Simcoe County 
Victoria Village, Barrie - 78 Ross St, Victoria Village Manor
78 Ross Street
Volunteers can assist in the Recreation, Pastoral/Palliative Care, Laundry & Pysiotherapy Department and the Hair Salon.
Peterborough Regional Health Centre, Volunteer Services
1 Hospital Dr, Peterborough, ON
Volunteers provide support for the following services: Complex Continuing Care, Decorating Committee, Diagnostic Imaging, Dialysis, Emergency, Gift Shop, HELLP (Nevada Lottery), Hospital Library, Information Desk, Knitting, Lay Visiting, Book Cart, Outpatient Clinics, Mental Health Services, Palliative Care, Portering, Recreation Therapy, Special Requests, Spiritual Care, Surgical Outpatients, Women's Health Care, Cancer Care, and Foundation. 
 
Apply by attending a scheduled information session. Call to pre-register at 705-876-5066. These are held on the second Thursday of each month at 1:30 pm and the fourth Wednesday of each month at 6 pm. Registered information session attendees meet at the Information Desk in the main entrance prior to the session. If not able to attend an information session, call and information will be mailed. Two written references and a current police record check are required.
Canadian Cancer Society, Peterborough and District Community Office
various
Currently looking for volunteers that would like to work with our Provincial Public Issues team. These volunteers advocate for healthy public policies by meeting with and writing letters to government representatives at all levels. Our main focus right now is indoor tanning, tobacco, environmental toxins and equal access to cancer drugs for all Ontarians. Extensive training is provided as well as quarterly conference calls with the public issues team.
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.
Community Care Peterborough, Peterborough Office, Administration
Chemung, Harvey, Havelock, Lakefield, Millbrook, Norwood and Peterborough
Role: To check and monitor participants’ blood pressure 
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 
- set-up and take-down clinic area as required 
- complete initial information form(s) 
- check and record participants’ blood pressure 
- refer at-risk participants to appropriate health care professional and document in client’s file/record 
- provide participant with updated personal record 
- educate and provide reassurance about blood pressure as appropriate 
- arrange for a replacement if you are unable to fulfill your scheduled shift and inform appropriate staff member 
- complete and submit attendance record
Various   Northumberland County 
Northumberland Hills Hospital, Auxiliary
Volunteer opportunities are available withing the Little Treasure Shop (Gift Shop), Petticoat Lane, H.E.L.P.P. Lottery and crafters.  
Opportunities for volunteering with Patient Care areas include C.T. Scan, Dialysis, Chemotherapy, Palliative Care, Medical/Surgical Unit, Maternal/Child Care Unit, Day Surgery, and Inquiry Desk.
Cobourg Saxons Rugby Football Club
Cobourg East High School Field
Coaches and assistants needed for two practices per week and one game. Junior sides practice once per week.
Cramahe. Municipal Office, Colborne - Division St, Parks and Recreation Department - The Keeler Centre
Various locations
To assist with various recreation programs, and work with the youth in the area.
Community Care Peterborough, Peterborough Office, Administration
Peterborough
Role: To provide reception and clinical support 
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 
• set up and take down clinic and reception area as required  
• welcome clients, and confirm and schedule appointments 
• manage and record cash transactions 
• assist with sanitization of equipment 
• practice Standard Precautions and Infection Control Procedures
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
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.
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie Office
Simcoe County
Assist with participant pre-evaluations and assessments 
Help with the set up and clean up of refreshments, games and activities 
Assist Minds in Motion Coordinator to ensure activity participation and socialization 
Under direction of the Physical Activity Program Leader, provide one-on-one support to participants during physical activity component of the program 
Assist with any other required task 
Complete a post evaluation form
Referee   Northumberland County 
Cobourg Soccer Club
Various locations in Cobourg
Refereeing youth soccer games.
RVH Volunteer   Simcoe County 
Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie - 201 Georgian Dr
Barrie
Volunteers at RVH assist with a broad range of hospital activities if you are interested contact Volunteer Resources.