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Simcoe County Simcoe County
South Georgian Bay South Georgian Bay
South Simcoe South Simcoe
Board Member   Simcoe County 
CONTACT Community Services, Alliston - 39 Victoria St E

Board Commitment:

The Board meets at least eight times a year and generally takes the summer months off (as well as December and January, although this fluctuates based on need). Board Members are expected to participate in occasional activities such as fundraisers, board subcommittees (when required), and participation in email discussions (only when in-person or virtual discussion is not possible).

Meetings are held virtually, ensuring accessibility for all Board members located throughout a large region. Board meetings are often not more than one hour in length, given members are expected to have reviewed the Board report beforehand.

Duties & Responsibilities:

· To resolutely uphold the interests of CONTACT Community Services, avoiding conflicts of interest in personal or other    business.

· To maintain the confidentiality of restricted Board information.

· To be open to serving as an active member on at least one board appointed committee (if possible).

· To attend Board and committee meetings on a regular and timely basis,with a full understanding of the agenda and      accompanying package. All materials are circulated in advance to allow for ample time for member review. The ED  encourages any member to reach out for clarification prior to the meeting to help support efficiency at the meetings.

· To conduct Board business in a professional manner.

· To be an active participant in all Board issues, providing a positive influence; open to change and creative problem solving.

· To interact with all other Board members with respect and dignity.

Skills and Abilities of Individual Board Members:

· Experience in the field or lived experience related to the organization’s mission and purpose.

· Knowledge and skills in one or more areas of board governance: policy, finance, programs, legal, personnel, and advocacy.

· Experience with strategic planning and organizational development.

· History and knowledge of one of the South Simcoe communities: Essa, Adjala-Tosorontio, Innisfil, New  Tecumseth,Bradford West Gwillimbury.

· Experience with communications, branding and/or philanthropy.

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.
Helping Hands
  • Attend monthly board meetings (9 per year)
  • Working with the Board Chair, other board members and Senior Management of the organization to support Helping Hands in fulfilling it mission
  • Responsible for governance functions and oversight of Helping Hands
Gateway Centre for Learning
    To advise, govern, oversee policy and direction, and assist with the leadership and general promotion of Gateway Centre for Learning so as to support the organization’s mission and needs.
  • Organizational leadership and advisement
  • Organization of the board of directors, officers and committees
  • Formulation and oversight of policies and procedures
  • Financial management, including adoption and oversight of the annual budget
  • Oversight of program planning and evaluation
  • Review of organizational and programmatic reports
  • Promotion of the organization
  • Fundraising and outreach
  • Attend and participate in meetings on a regular basis, and special events as able
  • Participate on a standing committee of the board, and serve on ad-hoc committees as necessary
  • Understand the policies and procedures of Gateway Centre for Learning
Bay Light Orchestra
Penetanguishene / Midland
    Board Members needed! Seeking volunteers with experience in:
  • Grant writing
  • Fundraising
  • Publicity or strategic planning in Education or Arts
Kawartha World Issues Centre
Be an active member of this working board which meets approx 6-8 times/year and serve on the Executive or one committee: organizational sustainability, program and finance. We're interested to hear from individuals who reflect the beautiful diversity of our community. There a particular need at this time for experience with policies, human resources and/or fundraising.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northumberland
Port Hope
The Board of Directors and its committees oversee the governance, and have legal and financial responsibility for the organization. The Board is accountable to its funders, membership, national agency (BBBSC) and the general public. This is a "hands-on" group who are involved in many facets of the agency like fundraising and special events.
Atlantic Challenge Canada, Bay Port Yachting Centre - Midland
Various activities based on skills of Volunteer some duties may include:
  • Marketing
  • Leadership
  • Sailing and rowing instruction
  • Fundraising
  • Boat construction/repair Other opportunities exist depending on interest
  • Comfie Cat Shelter
    We are always looking for volunteers in Orillia (112 Norweld location) to help with:
  • Cleaning
  • Fostering cats
  • Fundraising
  • Board members
  • Board Member   Simcoe County 
    Breaking Down Barriers, Independent Living Resource Centre
  • Board members are needed to help guide and mentor the organization
  • Board members are required to participate in one standing committee: fundraising, finance, strategic planning and/or governance
  • People 18+ of all abilities welcome to apply
  • There is a Board requirement that a percentage of people with disabilities are members of the Board
  • Crime Stoppers of Grey Bruce
    Chesley / Owen Sound
    Crime Stoppers of Grey Bruce is a registered charity that encourages the public to anonymously submit secure Web Tips at, via our P3 Tips mobile app, or by calling our toll free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) line.  
    We take information that will help solve any crime that has been, or is about to be, committed such as the whereabouts of wanted persons, stolen property, illegal narcotics and contraband tobacco; wildlife poaching, and animal neglect/cruelty. Information is forwarded with a guarantee of anonymity to the appropriate law enforcement agencies.  
    Crime Stoppers of Grey Bruce is seeking community-minded individuals wishing to volunteer their time on our Board of Directors or to assist at our promotional or fundraising events as Casual Volunteers. 
    Please consider volunteering with Crime Stoppers of Grey Bruce and become part of the solution to unsolved crime!
    Imani's Place Foundation

    Integral part of creating awareness in the community of the services that we provide and who we provide them for. They will steer the organization towards a sustainable future by adopting sound, ethical and legal governance and finance management policies. 
    Working collaboratively with other members of the Imani’s Place Team, the Board Director will work toward the following, as a volunteer: 
    • Demonstrated experience required (paid or volunteer)  
    • Various professional backgrounds are welcome 
    • Make sure the organization has adequate resources to fulfill its mission 
    • Attend regular board meetings 
    • Make a commitment to actively participate in board and committee meetings (where applicable) 
    • Stay informed about organizational and committee matters 
    • Participate in fundraising for the organization 
    • Deliver to a high standard, in often challenging circumstances, both ethically and professionally and are able to work collaboratively in a culturally diverse organization.  
    • You will demonstrate a commitment to the organization’s mission and values.

    Southampton Arts Centre, Southampton Art School and Gallery
    Volunteer Treasurer, Board of Directors 
    Oversee the development of high-level financial policies and their review by the  
    • Assist in the preparation of the annual budget and its presentation to the board  
    for review  
    • Ensure that the appropriate monthly or quarterly financial statements are  
    reviewed by the board  
    • Ensure that the board regularly monitors the organization’s financial  
    performance and alerts it to any important discrepancies between planned and  
    actual figures  
    • Ensure that the organization maintains the appropriate financial books and  
    records and that these are accurate and up to date  
    • Ensure that government tax filings and remittances are submitted on a timely  
    • Ensure that payroll and other liabilities are settled in a timely manner  
    • Serve as a co-signer of cheques with at least one another signing officer  
    • Ensure that excess funds and reserves are properly held and invested  
    • Verify that donations are handled appropriately and that grants, and service  
    delivery contracts are accounted for in accordance with the requirements of  
    • Meet with the external auditor annually 3, or more often if needed, to identify  
    any financial control and record keeping problems or deficiencies and oversee  
    action by the Executive Director and financial officer to address them  
    • Recommend to the board the need for a review or renewal of the auditing  
    services provided  
    • Assists the Executive Director and board chair with the development and  
    presentation of the annual report  
    • Present or co-present the organization’s financial report and recommend  
    appointment or reappointment of auditor at the Annual General Meeting  
    • Helps, along with the Executive Director, keep the board informed of important  
    financial events, trends, and issues relevant to the organization
    Empower Simcoe
    Volunteers are a valued part of our team and play a significant role in all areas of Empower Simcoe, developing lasting relationships with people and helping to improve their overall sense of well-being. Our volunteers help empower people to lead a meaningful and inclusive life. With many different skills and experiences, volunteers can give of their time to Empower Simcoe in a variety of ways:
    • Sharing time, interests and hobbies with people who have an developmental disability
    • Committees/Board of Directors
    • Offering transportation
    • Participating in fundraising at Empower Simcoe Foundation Bingos
    • Assisting with fundraising events like our annual Fashion Show and Golf Tournament
    • Becoming a peer through our Youth Programs
    • Helping young children and families at the EarlyON Child and Family Centre
    Timing? We`ll coordinate opportunities to your availability.
    Leader/Sidewalker   Bruce County  Grey County 
    Georgian Riding Association for Challenged Equestrians
    Owen Sound
    • 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
    • Support the rider as necessary to balance
    • Assist rider to complete skills as needed
    • Assist leader with tack and cleanup
      Board Member   Grey County 
      Big Brothers Big Sisters of Grey Bruce
      Owen Sound
      The board will continuously monitor the organization’s programs and activities to be sure they are aligned with the mission to achieve short-term goals and long-term purpose. They will exercise fiduciary responsibility to obtain and appropriately use resources required to carry out the organization’s mission.
      United Way of Bruce Grey
      Owen Sound

      United Way of Bruce Grey has over 100 volunteers each year that participate in a variety of volunteer positions. They play an important role in helping us achieve our vision and mission.

        Some of our volunteer positions include the following:
      • Office Administration
      • Board of Directors
      • Special Event Assistants
      Peterborough Regional Health Centre, Volunteer Services
      We're looking for an exceptional volunteer to join our team! Are you passionate about healthcare? Do you have a philanthropic heart, strong administrative, communication and customer service skills, and 4 hours a week to donate to a great cause? If you answered yes, then we want to hear from you!.
      Community Foundation Grey Bruce
      Board/Committee Members
      Barrie Food Bank
      42 Anne St S, Unit 2 Barrie, ON

      Various opportunities available such as board member, warehouse roles, client intake and cart preparation. Click here to see details and to sign up:

      Board Member   Simcoe County 
      Boys and Girls Clubs of North Simcoe, Midland - North Simcoe Sports & Recreation Centre
      North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Centre

      Great opportunities abound and we need your help to continue, and expand our work to provide amazing places for young people to grow and flourish. BGC North Simcoe is a registered non-profit agency with a mission to provide a safe, supportive place where children and youth can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships and develop confidence and skills for life. 
      Board members will attend meetings and take part in the business conducted by the Board of Directors for BGC North Simcoe.

      Gilbert Centre for Social and Support Services, Barrie Office

      The Gilbert Centre's volunteer program is on hold due to COVID-19 until further notice. Volunteers assist with:

      • Special events (World AIDS Day, Fundraisers, Annual campaigns)
      • Bingo
      • Harm Reduction
      • Board of Directors
      Firebird Community Cycle
      134 Anne St. South, Barrie

      Assist with repairing used bicycle; Salvaging parts; Organizing/sorting bike shop equipment and tools; Assisting clients/public with bicycle repairs.

      Repairing used bicycles for distribution or sale to the public.

      Web design 

      Board member


      Board Member   Bruce County  Grey County 
      REACH Centre Grey Bruce
      Owen Sound, ON
      Join our Board of Directors to provide input on decision making. We are an advisory Board and meet for 1 hour once per month.
      Board Member   Simcoe County 
      Huronia Community Foundation

      The board of directors steers the direction of the Huronia Community Foundation and provides accountability to the community for the performance of the Foundation. The role of the board member is to:

      • stay informed of the operations of the Foundation by attending monthly meetings (Fourth Tuesday monthly from 8 to 9:30 am) 
      • Commit the time and resources to serve on the board
      • Actively participate in 2 or more board committees
      • Represent the Foundation in the community
      • Attend Foundation events, including the Annual General meeting in September
      Board Member   Grey County 
      Grey County., Grey County Housing, Owen Sound - 9th Ave E
      Participate in decision making regarding the running of a small Non Profit Housing unit for Seniors 65+ 
      Occasional research into related issues.
      Board Member   Simcoe County 
      Huronia Symphony Orchestra
      Barrie, Ontario
      To attend Board of Directors Meetings. Participate in board activities and decision making.
      The Living Wish Foundation, No physical location
      Simcoe County

      Board Member(s)

      The Living Wish Foundation offers an amazing opportunity for community members to join its board. If you have Passion, Imagination, Sensitivity, and Honour, you already embody our organization's values!

      We invite you to check out our organization ( and board of hardworking, dedicated individuals who value the important mission of ensuring that everyone gets the benefit from one last wish. The Living Wish Foundation (est. 2018) is a not-for-profit, national charity that reframes hope by granting end of life wishes for patients in the region who are in their final year of life. We are looking for board members with legal expertise, fundraising & event planning experience, and a passion for making a difference in our community.

      If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, please email Lisa Wright at

      Barrie Food Bank
      42 Anne Street South, Barrie, Ontario


       Below are key accountabilities of Board Members:

      ·         Familiarity with the organization’s mandate, vision, mission, and values; 

      ·         Review and provide input on policies and by-laws;

      ·         Provide input on the strategic plan for the organization;  

      ·         Attend and engage in Board and Committee meetings and contribute to the discussion; 

      ·         Represent the organization in public and private forums;

      ·         Help the organization grow by fostering relationships among our stakeholders, suppliers, funders, and public officials; 

      ·          Respect and treat all matters related to Barrie Food Bank with confidentiality and sensitivity;

      ·         Support fundraising activities as required.

      Board of Directors   Grey County  Simcoe County 
      Big Brothers Big Sisters of Grey Bruce

      Board of Directors Description - Director 



      Board members are responsible for determining and implementing governance policies and procedures to achieve the mission and mandate of Big Brothers Big Sisters.   


      Role and Responsibilities 

      • Understand and demonstrate a commitment to the organization’s mission and programs; 

      • Be informed about agency policies and programs in order to support adherence to the National Standards as set out by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada; 

      • Possess knowledge and skills in one or more areas of Board governance: policy, finance, programs, personnel, and advocacy; 

      • Contribute skills and knowledge by participating actively in meetings and committee work; 

      • Understand and maintain confidentiality; 

      • Avoid any potential conflicts of interest; 

      • Ensure the organization is complying with all legal and regulatory requirements; 

      • Assist in fostering positive relationships among the Board, staff and community to support fulfillment of organizational mandate. 

      • Serve as an ambassador for the organization;  


      General Duties 

      • Prepare for meetings by reading agendas, minutes, reports and other documentation required to actively participate in them; 

      • Attend meetings regularly; 

      • Be an active participant on at least one board committee; 

      • Keep up to date with issues and trends that affect the organization; 

      • Participate in the review of the Board’s structure, approve changes, and assist in bylaw amendments; 

      • Participate in the recruitment of new board members and staff; 

      • Support and participate in the evaluation of the board; 

      • Get to know other committee members and builds a collegial working relationship that contributes to consensus; 

      • Assist in the recruitment of new volunteers for all positions in the agency; 

      • Participate in fundraising for the organization and any events related thereto; 

      • Participate in orientation, educational and strategic planning sessions;  

      • Understand and monitor the organization’s financial affairs including review and approval of annual budgets; 

      Port Hope and District Agricultural Society
      Port Hope Town Park, 62 McCaul Street, Port Hope L1A 1A2

      Here are some of the many opportunites for you at the Port Hope Fair and we're ready to match you with your interests. 

      • Set up/tear down crew - carry and set up display tables, attach skirting, put up temporary barriers, place ticket booths at entrances, place cement barriers on track
      • Gates/admission booth - sell tickets, apply wristbands
      • Beer tent - sell tickets or serve drinks, stock coolers.  Smart serve required to serve only
      • Parking attendants - direct cars to available parking
      • Assist with childrens events - pedal tractor pull, childrens pet show
      • Committee members  for Event/Entertainment, Promotion, Sponsorship, Recruitment, Site Planning
      • Section Heads  and helpers for display area (baking, canning, crafts, photography etc
      • Associate Directors




      President   Simcoe County 
      Wasaga Society for the Arts

      Reporting to the Board of Directors, the WSA President oversees the operation of a local art gallery and interfaces with community arts groups, volunteers, various levels of government and the media.  Board meetings are held every other month on the second Wednesday, in the evening and some additional committee work may be required. 

      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
      Nature League, Collingwood - Mailing Address

      Able to follow discussions and summarize them succinctly

      Able to attend board meetings

      Interested in being "in the know" on Nature League doings while not necessary to share Board decisions

      Interested in helping out on your own schedule. (Apart from attending the board meetings, and getting out minutes within a few days), there is no rigid timetable for when you actually work on setting up and finishing the minutes.

      Comfortable with standard grammar, spelling and punctuation.

      Formatting the minutes is pretty standard, following an agenda the President prepares and shares in advance.  Board members can be asked to help the recording secretary by clarifying issues and next actions.

      Independent Living Services Simcoe County, Barrie, Community Development and Training and Consultation
      Simcoe County

      Click here to view Volunteer Board Member posting on INDEED

      Working with our team, you will:

      • Oversee the governance of the agency and ensure that ILS achieves outcomes consistent with our Mission and Vision in accordance with our mandate and strategic plan
      • Ensure ILS operates in a fiscally sound and prudent manner
      • Lead/participate in a committee or sub-committee
      • Contribute to a positive board culture of teamwork, communications, learning/growth and results
      • Be an avid proponent of ILS's success, and inform others about ILS, its Mission, Vision, and programs
      Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions
      Virtual and in-person meetings

      Board members are concerned community members who are: 
      Supportive of the Agency’s Vision, Purpose and Values 
      Team oriented with good decision-making skills 
      Able to attend and participate in 10 Board meetings each year as well as committee meetings  
      Age 18 or over and live or work in Simcoe County or the District of Muskoka 
      While we encourage all interested persons to apply, as a skills-based board, we are highly interested in community members who have lived or professional experience in the following areas: 
      • French Language Service  
      • Indigenous Heritage 
      • Law/Legislation/Regulation  
      • Research/Academic 
      • Quality Assurance 
      • Children’s Mental Health 
      • Education 
      • Communications /PR / Marketing 
      • Police/Corrections/Youth Justice 
      Varied skills, experience, capacity and attitude to fulfill expectations of this important role will be considered by the Nominating Committee. 
      **Confirmation of all prospective Directors shall be conditional on receipt and review of a vulnerable sector / criminal record check, child welfare record check and COVID-19 vaccination. 
      Board members gain an understanding of the issues facing child welfare, children’s mental health and the process of governance. They also help to raise the visibility of the Agency by communicating our purpose and serving as ambassadors within the community.

      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