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Mentor   Bruce County  Grey County 
Bruce Grey Mentorship
Hanover, Walkerton, Chesley, Neustadt, Durham and Ayton
To be a positive Mentor and friend for children or youth in a variety of group programs, with the potential to match individually with a child as a personal role model. - Support and encourage kids as they grow, Listen and provide advice when appropriate. To role model appropriate behaviours and reinforce positive social skills.
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.  
 
2020 Date: Sun May 3 
 
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.
Barrie Literacy Council
Volunteer tutors are needed to help adults to improve their reading, writing, and math skills. We also have students who require help getting their GED. 
 
NOTE: We ask potential tutors to commit for one year so that they can come alongside a student for that length of time - once students make the decision to improve their skills, they need a tutor who is willing to work with them to increase not only their knowledge but their confidence and self esteem.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orillia and District
Orillia
The Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Orillia and District provides quality mentoring relationships for young people in our community who would benefit from caring, supportive adult role models. The relationships are fostered through one-to-one matching, group programs and our school based programs.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Listowel & District
Various Locations
We are looking for Big Brothers for our Traditional Mentoring Program. We currently have 13 Little Brothers and 6 Little Sisters on our waiting list who are looking to be matched with a Big. If you have 4 hours within a month to spend with a child, contact us today!
Mentor   Grey County 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Grey Bruce
Be a positive adult role model for a child. For as little as one hour per week you can have a profound impact on a child's future.
Owen Sound & North Grey Union Public Library
Owen Sound
The Teen Advisory Group (TAG) acts as a resource for the Youth Services staff at the Library in areas such as book selection, volunteer support, activity planning and promotion.
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 (Angus) offers programs in woodworking, pottery, candlemaking, and bakery/meal preparation. There are also opportunities to be involved in maple syrup production, working in the vegetable gardens and caring for livestock (Highland cows and horses).  
 
Camphill Sophia Creek (Barrie) offers work in the mosaic studio, meal preparation skills in the Cafe, music, recreational activities and cultural outings. Assistance with the retail store in downtown Barrie is also needed (111 Dunlop St E). Help is also needed with Bingo events and other special events such as our fairs.  
 
Both locations need volunteers to help with set-up, cash management and take-down at our Farmers Markets. 
Please email Sandra to place you in an opportunity that best suits your needs!
Program Facilitator   Bruce County  Grey County 
Junior Achievement of South Western Ontario, Chatham
Bruce County, Grey County
Public Speaking / Facilitation
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.
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 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
Orillia Native Women's Group
110 Matchedash St. N
Volunteers are required to help with programs and making sure office duites are kept up to date and looked after. Always looking for First Nations mentors.
Canadian Adaptive Snowsports (CADS) - Ontario - Huronia Region Programs
Help give people of all ages and disabilities a chance to experience skiing.
Elizabeth Fry Society Simcoe Muskoka, Youth Justice Committee/ Extra Judicial Sanctions/Restorative Justice Circles
Simcoe County; including Bradford & Alliston
Youth Justice Committee's (YJC) bring together youth 12-17 who have been involved in the criminal justice system, their parent(s), and trained members of the community. In this role:  
* you would attend YJC meetings to determine appropriate and meaningful ways for the youth to make amends for their actions.  
* ensure that the youth is aware of the purpose of the meeting, and discuss police report information.  
* explore perspectives of all parties, including the youth and others represented at t he meeting, such as community members, community agency representatives, and the parent(s).  
* present and agree upon appropriate sanctions for the youth.  
* provide information and referrals to supportive community agency programs.  
* respect the confidentiality of the youth and other YJC members.
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.
Board Member   Simcoe County 
Atlantic Challenge Canada
Bay Port Yatching Centre
Various activities based on skills of Volunteer. Some may include marketing, leadership, sailing and rowing instruction, fundraising, boat construction/repair. 
 
Other opportunities exist depending on interest
Kinark Child and Family Services, Cobourg, Cobourg Office
Mentoring, active listening, community outings, 2 hrs. per week, vehicle required
Elizabeth Fry Society Simcoe Muskoka, Youth Justice Committee/ Extra Judicial Sanctions/Restorative Justice Circles
Simcoe County, inlcuding Barrie, Midland, Penetanguishene and Orillia
Youth Justice Committee's (YJC) bring together youth 12-17 who have been involved in the criminal justice system, their parent(s), and trained members of the community. In this role: 
* you would attend YJC meetings to determine appropriate and meaningful ways for the youth to make amends for their actions.  
* ensure that the youth is aware of the purpose of the meeting, and discuss police report information. 
* explore perspectives of all parties, including the youth and others represented at t he meeting, such as community members, community agency representatives, and the parent(s). 
* present and agree upon appropriate sanctions for the youth. 
* provide information and referrals to supportive community agency programs. 
* respect the confidentiality of the youth and other YJC members.
South West Local Health Integration Network [Central East], Seaforth Office, Home and Community Care
Workshops will be held within your community
We’re looking for: Friendly, outgoing individuals that are living with any number of chronic diseases including Arthritis, Diabetes, Pain, High Blood Pressure, Heart Disease, Stroke, Obesity and more. Working with other Peer Leader volunteers you’ll be trained in delivering the Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Condition Workshop to others in the community who are also living with a Chronic Condition.  
You will: Empower others to better manage their chronic conditions,
Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Huron
South Huron, Northern Middlesex, Grand Bend and surrounding areas
Big Brother/Big Sister - spending a few hours a week, a one-to-one basis. The goal is to offer friendship and a positive role model to a child in need. 
 
In-School Mentor - spending one hour a week, for the duration of the school year, during school hours with a mentor. This program supports the one-to-one relationship, improving self-esteem and school interest for elementary school aged children who have been identified by school personnel as children who would benefit from the development of a supportive one-to-one relationship. 
 
Big Bunch - a group program for children who are currently on the waiting list for a Big Brother or Big Sister. This program allows children the experience of a cooperative group and a larger community, and uses volunteers who cannot commit to weekly contact and/or long term service. Group meets twice a month, the second and fourth Tuesday.
Big Brother   Northumberland County 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northumberland, Cobourg, Administration
Northumberland County
Be a mentor to a Little Brother, spend 3-4 hours each week having fun, experiencing life through a child's eyes again, developing a one-to-one friendship with a boy.
Big Sister   Northumberland County 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northumberland, Cobourg, Administration
Northumberland County
Befriend a young girl who is facing challenges growing up. Share interests, make a friend for life.
Couple Match   Northumberland County 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northumberland, Cobourg, Administration
Various locations
Be a mentor to a young boy as a couple and have twice the fun! Spend 3-4 hours a week playing, listening and sharing a child's life.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northumberland, Cobourg, Administration
Local schools
Be a mentor at the school closest to you or your place of work for 1 hour a week for a child aged 5 to 12 years. Both men and women are welcome to apply. They also welcome co-op placement students and students looking to fulfill their volunteer hours 
This program runs during the day during the school year.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Listowel & District, In-School Mentor Program
Listowel and area
One to one mentoring of children between the ages of 6-16. Community-based mentoring, develop a positive relationship and become a positive role-model for a child.
Soccer Coach   Simcoe County 
Tiny Township, Tiny Municipal Office, Recreation Department
Perkinsfield Park
- Coach a team of players 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, or 13-15 
- Coach with a partner 
- No prior experience required 
- All volunteer coaches receive full training, resource manual, t-shirt and whistle 
- Spring Soccer (6 week program in May & June) and Summer Soccer (8 week program in July & August)
Midland Cultural Centre Inc
Midland
Assist the Centre in recruitment, training and coordination/scheduling of MCC Volunteers.
PARN
Various locations.
* Attend Ontario AIDS Network (OAN) members meeting in November and OAN Annual General meeting in May.  
* Attend Canadian AIDS Society (CAS) PHA Forum, Members, and Annual General meetings in June. Represent people living with HIV/AIDS in PARN's catchment area.  
* Work in cooperation with the Executive Director.  
* Report back to the PARN Board of Directors.  
* Share information with local PHAs through the PARN newsletter and meetings.
Kawartha Komets Special Needs Hockey Program
Peterborough and surrounding five counties
Volunteers will assist players on the ice, supporting the coaching staff. We are entering our 7th season of play and are looking for volunteers who may have some experience working with players with physical, emotional and/or neurodevelopmental challenges. Looking for individuals who have taught skating or hockey skills 
 
We can provide training and support if necessary
YMCA of Central East Ontario, Peterborough, Balsillie Family Branch
Peterborough
Leadership in the conditioning room (no certification required) or leadership in group fitness and adult fitness classes (Fitness Leadership certification required). Includes cleaning equipment, monitoring equipment and usage, and communicating with staff, volunteers and members. 
Confirmation of Certification for group fitness and adult fitness is required with application.
Community Care Peterborough, Peterborough Office, Administration
Client's Homes - Apsley, Chemung, Harvey, Havelock, Lakefield, Millbrook, Norwood and Peterborough
Role: To install and maintain Personal Distress Alarms 
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 
• install and test Personal Distress Alarm in client’s home 
• demonstrate Personal Distress Alarm and review testing procedure with client 
• perform maintenance and battery changes as required 
• complete and submit all necessary paperwork and fees as soon as possible 
• clean and test returned units
Kawartha World Issues Centre
Meetings: Downtown
* Youth 14 to 25 are invited to participate in a youth-led working group to plan and implement an annual local spring youth conference, Global Youth Day (GYD), held in Peterborough.  
* This one-day community-based youth event explores social and environmental justice issues through arts-based and skill building workshops.  
* GYD is held in conjunction with Global Youth Service Days; the world's largest international celebration of youth volunteerism.
Trent Hills Soccer Club
Warkworth and Campbellford Soccer fields
refereree 
administrative 
soccer coaches 
Engineers of Tomorrow, Engineer-In-Residence Program, Engineer-In-Residence Program
Help teachers bring a new dimension to the science and technology curriculum through hands-on programs, presentations and other activities.
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 
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Society of Ontario
Cobourg
•Select and secure a Walk site (with input from ALS Canada) and register the Walk with ALS Canada 
•Apply for a permit at the Parks and Recreation Department of the particular municipality and complete the necessary paperwork 
•Arrange for a certificate of insurance from ALS Canada 
•Read the training manual and other information provided by ALS Canada and attend the fall training conference 
•Obtain local sponsorships 
•Establish a place for committee meetings to be held 
•Recruit volunteer leaders who will assist in organizing the Walk and sit on the Walk committee, and be prepared to fulfill all tasks if unable to recruit committee members 
•Provide the relevant sections and position descriptions in the Walk manual to the committee to assist them in carrying out their responsibilities (including logistics, food, volunteers, entertainment, kid’s area, sponsorship, registration, etc.) 
•Attend and chair Walk meetings and distribute meeting minutes 
•Ensure committee members are accomplishing tasks according to timelines 
•Provide all information regarding the Walk to ALS Canada for updates to the walkforals.ca web site by required dates  
•Oversee all aspects of the Walk on the day of the event 
•Work within the budget for the Walk established by ALS Canada 
•Ensure local expenses are paid and all funds and pledge sheets are forwarded to ALS Canada post‐event 
•Prepare a Walk Profile report following the walk and submit to ALS Canada 
Peterborough LETS Exchange, Community Association - Local Economic Trading System
Peterborough
* Research ways to raise funds for the LETS. 
* Decide which activities would be viable and how they could be implemented.  
* Develop partnerships with other not for profits and or charities.  
* When approved, carry-out the fundraising activity.
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.
VON Canada - Peterborough Victoria Haliburton Site, Peterborough - George St N, SMART Program
Client home - throughout Peterborough County
* After successfully completing VON Canada's In-Home Exercise Training Program, volunteers are matched with clients and then visit the client's home on a weekly basis to help them complete the series of 13 exercises. Volunteers may also lead small exercise groups.
Peterborough Museum & Archives, Summer Discovery Day Camp
Peterborough Museum & Archives
Supervising children ages 4 - 11, taking attendance, organizing games, helping with crafts and activities and helping to provide a safe, inclusive and engaging camp environment for the campers. Volunteers must be age 14 or entering Grade 9 in September 2013.
Learning Disabilities Association of Peterborough, Peterborough, Administration
Peterborough
* To assist in the preparation, instruction and evaluation of the JobFit program. 
* To provide guidance and support to program participants.
Youth Worker   Peterborough County 
TEACH Centre
TEACH Centre and within community.
Assist and support various children and youth activities/programs.
Peterborough Gleans
Peterborough and area
Each volunteer performs one of the following duties: 
* Help organize free farm produce picking trips 
* Coordinating an area to be a bus stop 
* Monitoring bus trips and bussed pickers in the fields 
* Picking produce for other community members or food banks
Peterborough Reintegration Services
Peterborough and area - call for more information
* With a group of 3-4 other volunteers you will provide support to a former inmate helping them re-integrate into the community.  
* This will include weekly meetings at the beginning and lest frequently over time.  
* May also include practical support such as going for coffee, help with shopping or providing transportation and moral support for important appointments.  
* 1-2 hours per week to start, decreasing as time passes. 
* Training provided.
Ennismore Figure Skating Club
Ennismore Community Centre, 553 Ennis Rd
Help teach children to skate, stand, fall, get back up, work with club coaches, play games and activities.
North Simcoe Soccer Club
midland
Assist the North Simcoe Youth Spring Soccer Association with coaching of soccer teams! Soccer Executives are needed to get the soccer season up and running and to oversee the organizational activities.
Georgian Bay Minor Softball League
Assist with organizing local teams and activities in communities in the Huronia area of Georgian Bay. See website below for a complete list of teams. Volunteer to assist a team using the email addresses provided on the website.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peterborough, Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Peterborough
Varies
Spend quality time with children 6-16 years of age.
St John Ambulance, Peterborough
Event locations vary
* Provide first aid coverage at events.  
* Teach First Aid, CPR, AED (defibrillator) training, and babysitting courses.  
* Online WHMIS, sensitivity training, transportation of dangerous goods, Canada Labour Code Part II, and more.  
* Provide a yearly free school program teaching thousands of Peterborough children First Aid and CPR.  
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 Brothers Big Sisters of North Simcoe
Volunteers commit to one session per month for 2-3 hours for activities that include Sailing, Wonderland, and more!
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 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
Calvary Baptist Church, Midland
Assist in connecting with local service agencies, transportation, Sunday school and youth activities, bible study and assisting with efforts to ensure the community is aware of helpful services available through our church programs. Help is also needed with maintaining our building and grounds and general office administration. Individuals wishing to apply their strength in service of the community are encouraged to suggest activities to us.
Barrie Soccer Club
Barrie
Assist soccer players and teams to enjoy sport and play well. Numerous volunteer positions and types of activity can be seen by accessing the website and using the link Volunteer which will open a page with appropriate links for further information and the volunteer application form. Activities do include assisting at special events such as the Special Olympics. Applications should be submitted prior to March 30th each year.
Kawartha Land Trust
Your help will increase the capacity of KLT to apply for various granting opportunities. Because of your involvement KLT will be able to apply to a wider variety of grants and make stronger more compelling cases. As a result, the organization will remain financially stable and retain a strong focus on protecting important natural landscapes in the Kawarthas. 
With guidance from the Development Coordinator and Executive Director you will:  
• Align various projects and operational costs with granting opportunities  
• Write and or review Letters of Intent  
• Develop and draft grant proposals  
• Draft letters of support for potential partners  
• Review draft grant proposals for errors, omissions, consistency, and alignment with granting agency priorities
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.
Midland Minor Hockey Association
Midland Sports and Recreation Centre
Assist the minor hockey association with a variety of tasks including fundraising.
Mood Disorders Society of Canada
Collingwood - Organizing location will be arranged by committee members
The 2020 Defeat Depression Walks will take place late May/Early June 2020 
 
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. 
 
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. Although this is a national campaign, local success depends on volunteers like you. With your community insight, you will raise awareness, encourage participation, and drive fundraising results. 
 
Available Positions: 
Event Chair/Co-Chairs oversees all elements of the event from start to finish, liaises with Mood Disorders Society of Canada, attends host conference calls during the planning process, and explores new ideas and suggestions on how to make the event successful, responsible for financial tracking of the event 
 
Volunteer Coordinator recruit volunteers to help on the day of the event and/or with tasks throughout the planning process, assigns responsibilities as needed, and builds relationships within the community 
 
Local Sponsorship Coordinator – 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. Working with your committee and Defeat Depression Staff, you are responsible for acquiring local cash, and in-kind sponsorships, ensure that sponsor obligations are fulfilled, and each sponsor feels the true value of a partnership with the Defeat Depression Campaign. 
 
Communications/Marketing Coordinator oversees promotion of the event, brainstorms how to attract participants and sponsors, engages local media and hosts media on the day of the event, etc. 
 
Social Media Coordinator oversees the event Facebook page, handles posts and responds to inquiries on social media, engages local stakeholders, helps promote the event through social media, shares pictures post event, directs people to engage with YouTube and Flickr 
 
Logistics Coordinator books the location for the event, plans the walk or run course, obtains all required permits/approvals, plans for tents/water/parking/supplies on the day-of
Huronia Symphony Orchestra
Barrie
The volunteer is responsible for:  
* taking tickets, 
* distributing programs 
* responding to questions in reference to what is playing, history of orchestra 
* be available from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm on day of Concert 
* helping with beverages at break time 
* cleaning and or setting up for the concert 
* re directing people to the appropriate doors for ticket purchases 
* amongst other duties as assigned by the volunteer coordinator