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Canadian Cancer Society, Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office
Plan various entertainment and activities to keep participants entertained and having fun throughout the event. 
 
Coordinate logistics and materials for all planned events and activities. 
 
Work with other captains to determine the official event day schedule. 
 
Leads all aspects of event day entertainment.
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, bakery and painting. There are also opportunities to be involved in maple syrup production, working in the vegetable gardens and caring for livestock.  
Camphill Sophia Creek (Barrie) offers work in the mosaic studio, meal preparation skills in the Cafe, music, recreational activities and cultural outings. Also need help assisting with the retail store in downtown Barrie. Help needed with Bingo events and other special events such as our fairs.  
Both locations in need of 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!
Sistema Huronia Music Academy, Midland
Volunteer to join the board of directors for the Sistema Huronia Music Academy. We meet once/month in Midland. Call to find out more information regarding board member activities around planning, marketing and promoting events, bookkeeping, submitting grant requests and various other ways that you can help.
Sistema Huronia Music Academy, Midland
Volunteer to prepare and serve the nutritious snacks to the music academy students. Time slots available are Monday to Thursday, 3:30 to 6:00 September to May.
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.
Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce
Bruce County and Grey County Communities
Support our Social Recreation Coordinator with the delivery of varied programs for people living with dementia. 
- ensure that participants are engaged 
- some light set up and clean up of the space for each program 
- training as appropriate for each course 
- volunteers participate in the activities along with the participants
Penetanguishene Centennial Museum and Archives, Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Penetanguishene
Tear down and re-arrange exhibits. Design, build, research and install new and existing exhibits in coordination with the Museum Curator.
Friends of Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
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 Friend, you would attend monthly meetings, help out with special events, and may take on responsibilities for specific duties - ie. advertising, concession stand, etc. 
 
Friends duties are voluntary. Friends have a choice about which duties they would like to take on.
Chartwell Tiffin Retirement Residence, Chartwell Tiffin
Midland, Ontario
Volunteers assist with events, snack and library trolleys, and activities that enrich the lives of our residents such as being a companion on a walk or helping them complete a project of their own.
Activity Aid   Simcoe County 
Tudhope Manor Retirement Residence
Tudhope Manor - Orillia
Organize card games, bingo games, be the "caller" at bingo games, read the newspaper and encourage discussion about current events, lead prepared arts and crafts sessions, take a resident for a walk around the block.
Musician   Simcoe County 
Tudhope Manor Retirement Residence
Tudhope Manor - Orillia
Play piano in foyer (or bring your own instrument of choice).
Orillia Opera House
Orillia
The Orillia Opera House is looking for enthusiastic individuals who love the arts. Duties would include greeting and seating patrons, distributing programs and answering questions about the history of the building.
Volunteer   Grey County 
Hope Haven Therapeutic Riding Centre
Markdale, ON
As a volunteer at Hope Haven, you will have the satisfaction of knowing you are making a profound difference in the lives of children and adults with special needs. We are looking for individuals who are interested in working with people with special needs and/ or horses. There are many volunteer positions currently available at Hope Haven including: 
1. Horse Leader - assist in adaptive and therapeutic riding lessons by leading horses. 
2. Side Walking - walk with our riders and assist them during their riding lessons.  
3. Alternate Activity Volunteer - Assist our clients in activities such as horsemanship, yoga, tae kwon doe, art, snow shoeing, sledding, fishing etc.  
4. Handy person/ barn hand - assist Hope Haven in making property improvements (fixing horse gates, painting, building small fixtures etc). Assist with caring for our horse herd.  
 
There is no previous experience required to volunteer at Hope Haven. We will train you. There is no minimum time commitment, whatever time you have to give is sincerely appreciated. Please don't hesitate to call our office at (519) 986 - 1247 if you have any questions.
Georgian Bay Symphony
Owen Sound
5 times per year - help set up concert intermission, help serve, help clean up - free concert ticket included
Visitor   Simcoe County 
Hospice Orillia
169 Front St S, Orillia, ON L3V 4S8
Volunteers are matched to clients who are living with a life threatening illness. They support and comfort their client and the clients' circle of support. Be it family or friends. The volunteers receive 30 hours of professional training from local doctors, nurses, pharmacists, spiritual leaders and social workers. Going into a clients homes. The goal is to be flexible and assist someone on this journey with whatever they might require. It could be physical, but usually it is emotional support and advocacy. Once the match has been made, the client and the volunteer set a time schedule that is good for both. Our volunteers visit in a clients home, long term care facility or hospital.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Grey Bruce, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Owen Sound
A Big Brother/Sister spends an hour or 2 per week with their Little Brother/Sister; mentoring them through real life experience. There are opportunities to meet in the Community one to one, in the Community as a group, in the school one to one, or in the school as a group. The 'Big' is another voice in the youth's life and allows them to feel connected to their community and have a friend in a sometimes lonely world.
Georgian Bay Seniors Lodge, Lakeridge Seniors Residence
Penetanguishene, serving North Simcoe
Volunteers assist with many aspects of resident care and facility maintenance. Activities may include but are not limited to * friendly visiting with residents * assistance with food service * assisting with recreational activities for residents * assisting with administrative activities.
CLH Developmental Support Services
various
Provide entertainment, musical or other, for gatherings of people with exceptionalities at the Community Living Facility in Midland. Volunteering as a family or a group of entertainers would be very welcome.
Mitchell and Area Community Outreach, Wellness / Exercise program
4118A Rd 164, RR5 Mitchell : Office
Programs and Services Include but not limited to: Entertainment, Dining and Social Programs, Meals on Wheels, Mobility Bus, shopping volunteer, volunteer visiting, Volunteer transportation, Group exercise and falls prevention education classes.
South Simcoe Theatre, Cookstown Town Hall
1 Hamilton St. Cookstown, ON
Organizing and selling (supplied) refreshments, taking tickets, seating patrons, distributing programmes to patrons.
Victorian Order of Nurses, Listowel, Perth-Huron Branch - Adult Day Program
Perth County- Listowel, Stratford, Mitchell, St.Marys
Volunteers are matched with a client who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer Disease or dementia for weekly walks and visits. 
 
Provides caregiver respite for individual close to the client, and a chance for client to enjoy exercise and social time.
Midland Cultural Centre Inc
Midland
*Provide information to public on activities within Centre 
*Process tickets sales for upcoming events at Centre using TicketBreak 
*Clerical duties - answering telephone, respond to inquiries, computer data entry, email 
*Administration duties 
*Work with the facilities Manager and Assistant Manager
Midland Cultural Centre Inc
Midland
Assist the Centre in recruitment, training and coordination/scheduling of MCC Volunteers.
Midland Cultural Centre Inc
Midland
We require people to validate tickets, usher people to their seats, or work in the coat check area during special events at the Midland Cultural Centre. APPLY ON OUR WEBSITE: www.midlandculturalcentre.com/volunteer
Peterborough Museum & Archives
Peterborough Museum & Archives
Assist program instructors in preparing, conducting and wrapping-up program activities (games, crafts, experiments, dramatic productions etc.). Supervise and engage program participants (children aged 4-13). Apply skills from training workshops (age-appropriate activity planning, managing challenging behaviour, Emergency First Aid, etc.)
Peterborough Symphony Orchestra
Showplace, George St. United Church
Practice individual part and attend rehearsals with the orchestra to present a series of concerts throughout the performance season.
Lang Pioneer Village Museum
Lang Pioneer Village Museum, Keene, ON
The Costuming Department Volunteer supports Lang Pioneer Village Museum by assisting with the creation and repair of historically accurate costumes and accessories for the village’s staff and volunteer interpreters. 
 
Key Responsibilities:  
* Undertake repairs on all aspects of costuming 
* Assist costumer in the creation of and finishing work on costumes 
* Under the direction and at the discretion of the costume designer, the costuming department volunteer may elect to undertake individual projects 
* May occasionally involve the laundering and organization of costumes and light housecleaning duties
Kawartha Youth Orchestra
Concerts at Market Hall, meetings at various places. Call for information.
* Develop winning strategies to meet marketing and public relations goals 
* Campaign planning and management 
* Cultivate partnerships within the corporate and public sectors  
* Cultivate sources of support through defining unique role within community 
* Effectively utilize news media to further the goals of the organization 
Various   Northumberland County 
VOS Theatre
Varies according to venue
Volunteers can work in all aspects of theatre. This can include working on set design, lighting, costumes, hair, make-up, etc. An excellent opportunity for a lover of the arts.
4th Line Theatre
Peterborough & Millbrook area
Provide small apartment or an unused room to billet out-of-town actors (male and female) who have roles in 4th Line Theatre productions.
Musician   Northumberland County 
VON Canada - Hastings Northumberland Prince Edward Site, Trenton, Administration
Play music and sing with people who have Alzheimer's disease and other cognitive disabilities.
Volunteer   Northumberland County 
Golden Plough Lodge Volunteers
Assist residents to activities. Visit with residents. Assist with life enrichment programs. Assist with restorative programs. Share a talent (painting, playing piano, crafts, storytelling,etc.)
Fairhaven
Fairhaven
Provide music for residents.
Peterborough Manor
Peterborough
Perform musical entertainment for the enjoyment of residents. 
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.
Piano Player   Peterborough County 
Applewood Retirement Residence
Peterborough
Play piano for the residents. 
 
Lang Pioneer Village Museum
Lang Pioneer Village, Keene, ON
The Interpretation Volunteer supports Lang Pioneer Village Museum by learning and interpreting early 19th-century rural Ontario lifestyles to visitors. Costumed interpreter enact daily living within the village and demonstrate historic trades or crafts. Interpreters may specialize in the history and activities of a particular building or trade or craft and in this way bring an expertise to the work that they do within the village. Volunteers interpret during regular days in the village, at special events, and for school tours. 
 
Key Responsibilities:  
* Learn historical information relating to placement within the village. 
* Interpret daily living in a 19th-century rural Ontario community. 
* Demonstrate historic trades or crafts. 
* Teach history in an informal, peaceful setting to the public. 
* Wear a period costume and be responsible for care and general cleaning of assigned costume. 
* Provide excellent customer service to visitors.
Office Help   Peterborough County 
4th Line Theatre
4 Tupper St, Millbrook, ON
Data-entry, faxing, assisting with special projects, office mail-outs, using the computer and other general office duties. Reception duties, answering phone calls and directing them to staff.
Peterborough Symphony Orchestra
Showplace, George St. United Church
* Serve as a "host" for concert attendees 
* May involve sale of merchandise 
* Distribution of information pieces 
* Answering questions about the concert or the PSO 
* Pre-concert and reception activities as part of our "house committee."
Peterborough Symphony Orchestra
311 George St N Lower Level 1
* Provide input 
* Advice and project support 
* Attend committee meetings (approx 10 months)  
* Actively contribute ideas, advice and carry-out plans 
* Assist with distribution of information or promotional materials from time to time 
* Carry-out research or special assignments to assist with new program development or decision-making. 
Peterborough Symphony Orchestra
311 George St. N, Lower Level, Unit 1
* Telephone answering 
* Speaking with donors and advertisers 
* Reception 
* Working with a printer 
* Working with a computer (e.g. email, word processing) 
* Photocopying and filing 
* Other projects that volunteers may take a lead with, as they interest you! 
Various   Northumberland County 
Westben
Front of House Performance duties (usher, parking attendent, store clerk); set and grounds construction and maintenance; backstage duties; performers; brochure distribution and mailings.
Sara Vista Nursing Centre. Elmvale
Sara Vista Nursing Centre. Elmvale
Provide activities or entertainment to seniors, such as; music, dancing, bingo, arts and crafts etc.
Peterborough Theatre Guild
Peterborough Theatre Guild, 364 Rogers Street, Peterborough
Flexible - can include ushering, backstage work such as set construction, painting, and costume sewing.
Peterborough Symphony Orchestra
Various
Deliver brochures to various retail and other locations and replenish on a monthly basis as needed.
VON Canada, Beeton, Adult Day Program
Do you play a musical instrument? Do you have a talent you want to showcase?  
Contact Lori Waring either by phone or email to set up a time. We are always searching for individuals or groups to come in and provide entertainment to our clients for our adult day program providing social recreational and therapeutic activities for seniors and adults who are frail, cognitively impaired, and/or isolated, and/or physically challenged.
Board Member   Peterborough County 
Peterborough Symphony Orchestra
PSO Office in downtown Peterborough
* Seeking individuals with expertise and/or knowledge in at least one of:  
* Administration 
* Finance 
* Legal 
* Human resources 
* Program development 
* Evaluation 
* Public relations 
* Advocacy 
* Fund development 
* Event planning
Rogers TV Midland, Midland Location, Rogers TV
Midland Area
Volunteers will be trained to use camera equipment for use in Roger's Cable programming. Volunteers will be able to capture local community events.
Peterborough Symphony Orchestra
311 George St Lower Level #1
Attend regular meeting to provide input, advice and project support on effective fundraising approaches that will assist in achieving organizational goals and objectives (e.g. annual work plan development, budget estimate preparation, priority setting, special event co-ordination, community networking). Develop and update a long-range fundraising plan. Distribute information to or contact potential donors from time to time. Carry out research or special assignments on behalf of the committee to assist with new program development and decision making.
Peterborough Musicfest
Del Crary Park, Peterborough
- Fundraising volunteers will be responsible for selling Musicfest merchandise, asking for voluntary donations, and selling chair rentals at designated kiosks 
- Ushers will be responsible to seat guests in the VIP reserved seating area, taking tickets, stamping hands, and monitoring the VIP section 
- Park patrol is responsible for patrolling the park to ensure guests are enjoying the concert in a responsible manner, to ensure backstage area is not occupied by anyone except the staff, and to answer any questions guests may have. 
- Parking volunteers are responsible for monitoring vehicles entering the parking lot: checking for parking tags and directing people where to park, if necessary.
Bob Rumball Home for the Deaf
* assist with client based activities such as arts and crafts, meal times 
* assist with special events and programs 
* general office help including reception desk 
* Café assistance serving food, clearing tables etc. 
* physical maintenance of the residence and landscape
Peterborough Symphony Orchestra
311 George St Lower Level #1
Provide customer service to PSO ticket holders at four performances at Showplace theatre from October, 2004 to May, 2005. Attend meetings of the House Committee to plan and organize pre- and post-performance duties. Other duties include picking up flowers, selling subscriptions and working as a reception attendant.
Lang Pioneer Village Museum
Lang Pioneer Village Museum
Key Responsibilities:  
* Create props for exhibits based on prototypes designed by the Museum Specialist. For example, hanging hams for the smoke house, ice blocks for the ice house, cheese rounds for the hotel and cheese factory, etc.
Peterborough Symphony Orchestra
Various sites in City of Peterborough
Help coordinate and facilitate special events.
Lang Pioneer Village Museum
Lang Pioneer Village Museum
The Special Event Volunteer is essential for the production of Lang Pioneer Village Museum’s special events. Lang Pioneer Village organizes over ten special events per season.  
 
Key Responsibilities:  
* Assist in staging special events i.e. help set up before and clean up after special events; directing visitors in parking area, taking admissions at admission gate, electrical and/or PA set-up, maintenance of fires in woodstoves, etc. 
* Organize preparations prior to events. i.e. collecting and preparing craft materials, creating props for games, etc.  
* Assist with activities at special events. For example, you might assist with craft activities, lead a sack race, prepare corn for a corn roast, sell apple cider, etc. In some cases this may involve wearing a period costume. 
* Work with visitors of all ages, while creating a festive and fun atmosphere 
* Performs the duties of a historical interpreter on a relief basis.
Volunteer   Muskoka District  Simcoe County 
Senior Wish Association Simcoe Muskoka, Mailing Address
Barrie, Innisfil, Stayner and Clearview Township area, Muskoka-Gravenhurst
Help Senior Wish expand into Simcoe County to ensure that no senior is left isolated, alone and feeling like society has forgotten them. Help is especially needed to prepare for our Christmas Wish program starting in Sept.
Talk is Free Theatre
Barrie
Various volunteer opportunities, including ushering, bingo, set up and tear down of sets, data entry, assist with administrative duties and assisting with inventory of costumes and props. There are also opportunities to help with one time special events.
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