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Communities

Bruce County Bruce County
Grey County Grey County
Muskoka District Muskoka District
Northumberland County Northumberland County
Parry Sound District Parry Sound District
Peterborough County Peterborough County
Simcoe County Simcoe County
South Georgian Bay South Georgian Bay
South Simcoe South Simcoe
Community Connection

You can help reduce social isolation in the community by helping to maintain a calendar of activities for older adults. All you need is a phone, a computer with internet access and a little time. 

What you will be doing:

  • Monitoring websites and social media accounts of community centres, senior centres and libraries for public activities appropriate for older adults. 
  • Ocassionally calling organizations that offer social activities for older adults to get accurate information about their offerings.
  • Entering these events on a Google calendar that is posted on our website for public viewing.

Click here to see an example of a similar calendar that we maintain for South Georgian Bay. 

United Way Simcoe Muskoka

Roles and Responsibilities:
1. Ensure that UWSM community investment goals and priority areas are taken into consideration in all grant- making processes
2. Review application forms and documents’; prepare additional interview questions (if required) to ensure applications meet criteria including:
• Agency capacity to deliver the program
• Program alignment to agency’s mission
• Evidence and need for the program
• Adaptability and client centered
• Alignment to focus area and investment priorities
• Target population and clients serviced
• Impact of the program on clients
• Intended outcomes of the program
3. Conduct Interviews where warranted as part of the application review process with support from UWSM staff.
4. Complete review, assessments and scoring of applications.
5. As a council, form recommendations to the UWSM Community Investment & Engagement Steering Committee on which funding allocations will create a strong network of supports exhibiting diversity in geography, populations served and range of programs/interventions or services. All recommendations are then presented to the United Way Board of Directors for final approval.
6. To provide a safe and confidential environment for sharing information.
7. Ensure a fair, transparent, equitable funds allocation process.
8. Support United Way in our growth and development
9. Provide feedback and recommendations to UWSM on capacity building, advocacy and collaboration
10. Review Annual Reports from funded agencies to inform United Way of accomplishments and gather data on clients impacted by the program, ensure agency accountability and understand circumstances that may influence program impact, making recommendations for support if needed.

Midland Community Gardens, Midland Community Garden
Midland

Volunteers may assist with: watering and weeding, mulching the pathways, researching a variety of gardening practices or plant care information, composting/soil building, participate in group gardening activities, create and maintain garden structures such as display board or plant lattices, administration and fundraising.

Penetanguishene Centennial Museum and Archives, Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Penetanguishene
Volunteers would be responsible for assisting with the development, organization and promotion of programs and events. Programs & events would be during PD Days, after school, evenings and Saturday’s.
Penetanguishene Centennial Museum and Archives, Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Penetanguishene
Research historical information, provide tours, assist clients with research and input data
Blue Mountains Public Library (The), Craigleith Heritage Depot
Craigleith Heritage Depot, 113 Lakeshore Rd. E. The Blue Moutains, Ontario
The Craigleith Heritage Depot continuously collects information on ALL aspects of the history of The Blue Mountains. The research volunteer will assist with: 
 
• the development of our vertical files  
• research topics for upcoming exhibits  
• assist visiting researchers with their searches 
 
The research volunteer will be provided training on the existing resources and how to use databases and on-line resources. We seek a weekly commitment of a minimum of 2-3 hours any day of the week or Wednesday evening.
Imani's Place Foundation
Alliston

Integral part of promoting the values and mission of the organization in the community and ensuring our operational sustainability. Working toward getting the story of inequality, marginalization and oppression out to the mainstream funders gives a voice to the women who have experienced it and how they are working to overcome these challenges while working with Imani’s Place. Working collaboratively with other members of the Imani’s Place Team, the Grant Researcher/Writer will work toward the following, as a volunteer: 
• Demonstrated experience required (paid or volunteer) 
• Have a clear understanding of human trafficking and associated trauma 
• Research, develop, write and submit proposals, letters, reports and other materials as necessary to secure grant support from foundation, corporations and government funding sources to support the organizations operations and programming initiatives. 
• Compassion, empathy and patience is a must 
• Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously and efficiently with minimal supervision 
• Work cooperatively with the Communications Director and Programming Manager 
• Share our passion and dedication to making a real difference in the lives of women (particularly BIPOC women) who have experienced trauma through domestic violence and/or human trafficking. 
• Deliver to a high standard, in often challenging circumstances, both ethically and professionally and are able to work collaboratively in a culturally diverse organization.  
• May involve sitting for extended periods of time 
• You will demonstrate a commitment to the organization’s mission and values.

Imani's Place Foundation
Alliston

Integral part of ensuring that the day to day operations of our organization and program is being managed safely, efficiently. Policies researched and developed ensure that decisions that are being made are consistent with our values and made in the best decision on the organization, clients, staff and volunteers. Working collaboratively with other members of the Imani’s Place Team, the Policy and Research Analyst will work toward the following, as a volunteer: 
• Demonstrated experience required (paid or volunteer) 
• Have a clear understanding of human trafficking and associated trauma 
• Responsible for examining the efficacy of existing policies and laying out the groundwork for new policies, procedures and guidelines within the program 
• Able to research and analyze  
• Understands the role that policy development plays in the mitigation of risk 
• Able to pay special attention to detail and skilled in searching for information 
• Share our passion and dedication to making a real difference in the lives of women (particularly BIPOC women) who have experienced trauma through domestic violence and/or human trafficking. 
• Deliver to a high standard, in often challenging circumstances, both ethically and professionally and are able to work collaboratively in a culturally diverse organization.  
• May involve sitting for extended periods of time 
• You will demonstrate a commitment to the organization’s mission and values.

Imani's Place Foundation
Alliston

Integral part of promoting the values and mission of the organization in the community and ensuring that the stories of the women that use our services are told. Working toward getting the story of inequality, marginalization and oppression out to the mainstream gives a voice to the women who have experienced it and how they are working to overcome these challenges while working with Imani’s Place and what social and political changes still need to be made. Working collaboratively with other members of the Imani’s Place Team the Social Justice Writer will work toward the following, as a volunteer: 
• Demonstrated experience required (paid or volunteer) 
• Have a clear understanding of domestic violence, human trafficking and associated trauma 
• Research and gather evidence-based content from sources to support content development.  
• Write interesting and engaging copy for reports, fact sheets, proposals, web-based material, presentations, newsletters and other media.  
• Contribute to the ongoing reporting and dissemination of data, evidence and policy documents arising from Imani’s Place and network partner activities and initiatives. 
• Provide general writing support to Imani’s Place staff. 
• Undertake copy editing and revision of text to ensure it is clear, concise, coherent, and consistent.  
• Ensure overall compliance with guidelines when developing all content to determine tone, reading level, spelling and grammar rules, protocols for citation, word count and page length and glossary terms.  
• Liaise with experts, content producers, editors and other communication experts to ensure accuracy of content and quality of information for written products. 
• Comply with organizational processes for preparing and approving materials. 
• Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously and efficiently with minimal supervision 
• Share our passion and dedication to making a real difference in the lives of women (particularly BIPOC women) who have experienced trauma through domestic violence and/or human trafficking. 
• Deliver to a high standard, in often challenging circumstances, both ethically and professionally and are able to work collaboratively in a culturally diverse organization.  
• May involve sitting for extended periods of time 
• You will demonstrate a commitment to the organization’s mission and values.

Orillia Youth Symphony Orchestra
Orillia Public Library
Volunteer Board Member to assist with fundraising, grant research, and publicity.
Board Member   Grey County 
Grey County., Owen Sound - 9th Ave E, Grey County Housing
Participate in decision making regarding the running of a small Non Profit Housing unit for Seniors 65+ 
Occasional research into related issues.
Foundation Fighting Blindness, Simcoe County, Ride for Sight
Alliston, Ontario

Cycle for Sight is looking for a variety of volunteers to help with different aspects of the 15th annual event held in June in Alliston (cyclists ride from Alliston to Stayner and back)

Recruitment Volunteers:

This role will focus on recruiting, retaining, and renewing participants.

Helps with:

1. Marketing and communications

                                                               i.      Website

                                                             ii.      Emails

                                                           iii.      Phone calls

                                                           iv.      Text messages

                                                             v.      Social media i.e. Facebook, Instagram, Strava

2.              Launch and / or VIP parties (in-person or virtual)

3.              Team Captain VIP program

4.              Spokespeople i.e. athletes and people affected by vision loss

 

Fundraising Volunteers

This role will focus on making fundraising easier for participants and increasing funds raised by participants.

Helps with:

1.              Participant fundraising portal

2.              Marketing and communications:

                                                               i.      Emails

                                                             ii.      Phone calls

                                                           iii.      Text messages

3.              Top Fundraiser VIP program

4.              Fundraising toolkit i.e. tips, email templates

5.              Incentive prizes and awards

6.              Sponsorship

 

Event Day Logistics

This role will focus on event day logistics and ensuring that we provide participants with a premier event experience.

Helps with:

1.              Venue selection

2.              Route, rest stops, and rider chip tracking system

3.              Jersey design

4.              Volunteers

5.              Start line experience

6.              Finish line experience

7.              Securing auction and gift bag items (if applicable)