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Orillia Orillia
Oro-Medonte Oro-Medonte
Rama Rama
Ramara Ramara
Severn Severn
Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre
Midland
  • Join Staff as they lead adult, youth, and school groups on outdoor experiences at the Wye Marsh on foot, snowshoes or cross country skis, or by kayak and canoe.  
  • Assist Staff delivering environmental education programs in English and/or French  
  • Possibly Roast Bannock or tend fire
  • Support weekend public programs 
  • Help out with special events
Tree Planting Volunteer   Orillia  Oro-Medonte  Rama  Ramara  Severn 
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.
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

Georgian Bay Volunteer Search & Rescue
Simcoe County

Once fully trained, you will help us assist the police to search for lost and missing persons, and respond to emergencies in the community (e.g. natural disaster cleanup and support)
Applicants are asked to fill out the application form on our website.

Butt Blitz Team Coordinator   Orillia  Oro-Medonte  Rama  Ramara  Severn 
A Greener Future

In 2015, we ran our first ever Butt Blitz — an action-oriented campaign focused on raising public awareness about cigarette litter, while simultaneously removing as much of it from the environment as possible.

Cigarette butts account for 1 in 5 pieces of litter that we find at our cleanups. These small cigarette butts are one of the most common forms of litter and when not disposed of properly, they cause negative impacts on local ecosystems and health.

Each spring, volunteers from across Canada pick up cigarette butts in their local communities, then send them to TerraCycle Canada for recycling. The social impact of this event is just as important as the environmental impact, as it helps prevent cigarette butt litter from ending up on the ground in the future!

We are looking for Butt Blitz Coordinators in communities across Canada to join us in expanding our impact by engaging volunteers locally throughout April!

As a Butt Blitz Coordinator, you are dedicating your time throughout April to help reduce the amount of cigarette litter in your local community and create a safer, healthier environment. You will help to spread awareness and connect others within your community to get involved in this initiative to reduce cigarette waste. 

All you need to participate is a pair of gloves, an up-cycled container (e.g., an old yogurt tub) to collect your butts in, and an interest in improving your local environment!

Coordinator Responsibilities:

  • Review and understand the Butt Blitz Coordinator Information package

  • Participate in cigarette litter cleanups to contribute to the overall goal of removing 1 million cigarette butts

  • Choose a central and easily accessible location for local volunteers to drop off their collected butts (e.g., your front porch)

  • Engage and support a team of local volunteers throughout April (e.g., answering questions, keeping in contact, hosting small group cleanups)

  •  Mail in the cigarette butt collection to TerraCycle for recycling (shipping label provided by A Greener Future)

  • Attend virtual team meetings via Google Meets (3 in total, max 30 minutes in length)

  • Complete weekly check-ins with A Greener Future staff (via email or virtual call)

  • Speak with the local media about the Butt Blitz should the possibility arrive

  • Sign a virtual Liability Waiver

Please note: The Butt Blitz is a 19+ event (18+ in Alberta and Quebec) because we are working with hazardous waste.

To apply for this opportunity, please complete the application below by Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024: https://form-can.keela.co/butt-blitz-spring-2024-coordinator-form

Selected candidates will be contacted for an interview to ensure that the role is a good fit and we’ll answer any questions you may have about the position.

Butt Blitz Volunteer   Orillia  Oro-Medonte  Rama  Ramara  Severn 
A Greener Future

In 2015, we ran our first ever Butt Blitz — an action-oriented campaign focused on raising public awareness about cigarette litter, while simultaneously removing as much of it from the environment as possible.   

Cigarette butts account for 1 in 5 pieces of litter found at our cleanups. These small plastic filters are one of the most common forms of litter globally and when not disposed of properly, they cause negative impacts on local ecosystems, wildlife, and human health.  

We’re calling on volunteers from across Canada to pick up cigarette butts in their local communities, then send them to TerraCycle Canada for recycling. The social impact of this event is just as important as the environmental impact, as it helps prevent cigarette butt litter from ending up on the ground in the future!   

We are looking for Butt Blitz Volunteers in communities across Canada to join us in picking up butts locally throughout the month of April. Join a local team, or take part wherever you are!  

The Butt Blitz will run from April 1st to 30th, 2023. Our goal is to collect and remove 1 million cigarette butts over the course of a month!   

As a Butt Blitz Volunteer, you are dedicating your time throughout April to help reduce the amount of cigarette litter in your local community and create a safer, healthier environment.   

All you need to participate is a pair of gloves, an up-cycled container (e.g., old yogurt tub) to collect your butts in, and an interest to improve your local environment!   

Volunteer Responsibilities: - Review and understand the Butt Blitz Volunteer Information Package - Sign a virtual Liability Waiver - Participate in cigarette litter cleanups to contribute to the overall goal of removing 1 million cigarette butts - Drop off your cigarette butt collection to a local team coordinator (or mail in your own collection if participating independently) - Attend virtual team meetings via Zoom (optional; 3 in total, max 30 minutes in length) - Attend a team Butt Blitz cleanup locally (optional)   If this opportunity interests you, please fill out the form below!   

All participants must be 19+ (18+ in Alberta or Quebec)  

Apply Here.

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