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South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre, Health Care Services
Collingwood and Wasaga Beach YMCA
Helping to supervise/assist participants as they perform different balance/strengthening exercises (under supervision of a physiotherapist)
March of Dimes Canada, Barrie - Georgian Mall, Next Steps Walking Program
Peers Fostering Hope seeks volunteers who are stroke survivors or caregivers of stroke survivors, connecting them with new stroke survivors or caregivers in a hospital setting. The peer visitor draws on personal experience with stroke recovery to elicit a positive response in stroke patients. The peer visitor helps patients become more hopeful about their new situation by facilitating informative and emotionally supportive conversations. The peer visitor also acts as positive role model for stroke recovery and resuming life after stroke.
Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce
Owen Sound, Markdale, Meaford, Hanover, Southampton
- Help with the set up and clean up of refreshments, games, and activities for the program 
- Assist the Minds in Motion Coordinator to ensure activity participation and socialization. This may include spending one-on-one time with participants who need extra support 
- Under the direction of the Physical Activity Program Leader, provide one-on-one support to participants during the physical activity component of the program 
- Assist with any other required tasks
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
Trillium Manor
​12 Grace Avenue, Orillia
One on one visiting with residents, supporting and/or facilitating group activities, reading or playing games with residents, meal assistance
Stayner Care Centre
Stayner, Ontario
Day, evening and Weekend Volunteers needed  
Friendly Visiting, Knitting, Coffee Social, Painting, Crafts, Assisting in the Dining Room, Manicures, Program Set up, Bingo Caller, movie night volunteer, Friendly Reminder Volunteer, Pin Setters for bowling, scrabble players, musical talent, to many to list all
Grey Bruce Health Unit, Grey Bruce Fall Prevention and Intervention Program
Simcoe County, Corporation of, Sunset Village and Manor, Sunset Manor - Long Term Care Facility
Collingwood
One on one visiting with residents, supporting and/or facilitating group activities, reading or playing games with residents, meal assistance
Georgian Village, Georgian Manor
One on one visiting with residents, supporting and/or facilitating group activities, reading or playing games with residents, meal assistance
South East Grey Community Health Centre, Markdale
Markdale
Set up tables and chairs, play bingo, board games, pool and socialize. Make coffee/tea.
Musician   Simcoe County 
Tudhope Manor Retirement Residence
Tudhope Manor - Orillia
Play piano in foyer (or bring your own instrument of choice).
Roberta Place, Barrie - 503 Essa Rd, Long Term Care
503 Essa Road Barrie (between Ferndale/Mapleton)
Visiting residents residing in long term care, one-on-one. This can include walking with residents inside and outside the facility.
March of Dimes Canada, Head Office - Toronto
Various locations in Simcoe County
The Next Steps Walking Program is seeking Walking Partners! Next Steps serves individuals who have suffered from a stroke & their caregivers by providing them with a safe setting to interact with their peers and engage in physical activity. Next Steps seeks to improve participants’ quality of life. 
 
The Walking Partner is responsible for providing program support to staff and participants. The Walking Partner will assist the coordinator as needed (i.e. set-up and clean-up) in order to ensure the effective delivery of the program. This volunteer will also provide companionship and support to participants by developing positive and encouraging relationships with them, ultimately helping participants to maximize their experience in the program. 
 
If you are interested in joining our Next Steps team, please contact volunteer@marchofdimes.ca with “Next Steps” and your desired location in the subject line for more information.
Woods Park Care Centre, Long Term Care Home
Special Events and Outing Assistance
Leacock Care Centre
25 Museum Drive
Volunteer opportunities for individuals interested in assisiting with recreation programs, outings, friendly visiting, computer programs, reading programs and special events.
Atrium Retirement Residence
Orillia
Provide companionship or reading with residents or doing crafts or assisting in the culinary dept
Grey County, Lee Manor
Owen Sound
•Provide personal companionship and social interaction with a resident 
•Has the ability to carry on a conversation and encourage participation and feedback  
•Be creative with ideas to stimulate interaction  
•Maintain a consistent schedule of weekly visits  
•Documentation at end of visit of residents seen on Activity Pro
Georgian Heights Health Care Centre
Georgian Heights Long Term Care 1115 10th Street East Owen Sound
Visit socially with assigned residents for 10-30 minutes depending on their interests, health, and attention span. Visits may include, but are not limited to chatting, going outside, playing cards, crafts, telling jokes, current events, etc.
Grey County, Lee Manor
Owen Sound
• To provide one to one interaction with residents  
• Organizing and maintaining inventory  
• Keep area clean & tidy at all times  
• To assist in portering if required  
• Keep a tally of cash sales & record account purchased items 
• Record refrigerator and freezer temperatures  
• Provide assistance for customers who may have difficulty holding /carrying items to a table especially hot beverages  
• Clear/ Sweep floors for tripping/ slipping hazards in and around Ice Cream Parlour as needed
Simcoe County, Corporation of, Sunset Village and Manor, Sunset Manor - Long Term Care Facility
49 Raglan Street Collingwood, ON L9Y4X1
Various opportunities including: Friendly visiting, Activity programming. ie. crafts, coffee socials, inter-generational programs, student placements, administration, Front office volunteer, meal assistance, pet visitor, Student internships (College/Universities), Music volunteer, Simcoe Cycling without Age bike program
Muskoka Landing
Visiting with seniors in our long term care home who do not have local family or friends that visit often
Georgian Bay Seniors Lodge
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.
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.
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.
Camp Counsellor   Northumberland County  Peterborough County 
Trillium Childhood Cancer Support Centre, Camp Trillium
Ottawa, Kingston, North York, Hamilton, Kitchener, London, Windsor, Mississauga, Sudbury and Barrie.
Camp Trillium offers free residential and day camps in various communities throughout Ontario for children and their families living with childhood cancer. Volunteers are needed to supervise small groups of children at camp and ensure camper and personal safety. Volunteers will also develop supportive relationships with campers and participate in camp activities such as swimming, arts and crafts and campfires.
Tower of Port Hope Retirement Residence
Port Hope
Driving shuttle bus, friendly visits, playing bingo, sharing your music talents, playing cards, teaching seniors how to use the computer, reading to seniors, walking, crafts, and much more!
Volunteer   Simcoe County 
Mill Creek Care Centre, Long Term Care Facility
286 Hurst Drive, Barrie
We are looking for volunteers to assist with special events with the programs department, taking residents outside, delivering internal mail and various independent programs with residents.
Legion Village Inc, Legion Village, Branch 133
111 Hibernia Street, Cobourg, ON
Helping with parties; taking residents for walks; visiting residents; playing cards with residents; reading to the visually impaired.
Hope Street Terrace
20 Hope Street South, Port Hope
One on one; special events; music therapy; arts & crafts; ceramics; church services; bible studies; outings; and much more.
Extendicare, Cobourg - The Landmark Assisted Living, Long Term Care Home
Looking for volunteers who are looking to make a measurable difference in the lives of seniors who live in a dementia unit. This would be through friendly visits, walking buddies, sharing stories and offering friendship.
Entertainers   Northumberland County 
Omni Health Care, Streamway Villa
Entertaining residents during special events. Looking for volunteers who have musical talents including - piano playing or other instruments, and vocal talents.
Omni Health Care, Streamway Villa
Help staff with special events such as entertainment, happy hours, birthday parties, outings, etc.
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.
Applewood Retirement Residence
Assist with special activities and special events.
St. Joseph's at Fleming
1) Assist or feed one or two residents who require help at meal time. Provide socialization to the resident(s) during their meal.  
 
2) Also need musicians to provide entertainment for residents.  
 
3) And a volunteer gardener to help maintain flower beds, etc. 
 
4) Social Hour and Bar Volunteer  
 
5) Snack Cart Volunteer
OMNI Health Care, Riverview Manor, OMNI Health Care
1155 Water St, Peterborough, ON
* Assist with portering to dining room 
* Read to residents 
* Assist with recreation programs 
* Assist with outings 
* Assist with special events
Piano Player   Peterborough County 
Applewood Retirement Residence
Peterborough
Play piano for the residents. 
 
Hope Street Terrace
Community Nursing Home Port Hope
One to one visitation, trips, shopping, etc. Companion to residents and a connection to the community. Leading small groups in an activity that interests the volunteer.
Summer Buddy   Northumberland County 
Canadian Angelman Syndrome Society
Bewdley
Being a buddy/friend to a local child for the summer. Visiting the child in the home, taking the child out for recreation or special events, etc.
VON Canada - Hastings Northumberland Prince Edward Site, Cobourg, Northumberland Adult Day Centre
Assist staff working with adult clients who have Alzheimer's or related dementia. Volunteers assist with programming and one to one activities making the clients time at the Adult Day Service as enjoyable and safe as possible. For more information on Adult Day Services and how volunteers enhance client participation, please call Lori.
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.
Community Care Northumberland, Brighton, Community Care Northumberland - Brighton Office
To coordinate relief for caregivers; train and match volunteers with care-recipients in order to give caregivers a break.
VON Canada - Hastings Northumberland Prince Edward Site, Cobourg, Northumberland Adult Day Centre
Assisting seniors in recreational pursuits. Serving snack, socializing, playing games, helping with special events.
Care Giver   Northumberland County 
Canadian Angelman Syndrome Society
The volunteer will act as a buddy to children afflicted with Angelman's Syndrome. There will be some babysitting, fund raising, and assistance given to families.
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.
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie Office
Simcoe County
Assist with participant pre-evaluations and assessments 
Help with the set up and clean up of refreshments, games and activities 
Assist Minds in Motion Coordinator to ensure activity participation and socialization 
Under direction of the Physical Activity Program Leader, provide one-on-one support to participants during physical activity component of the program 
Assist with any other required task 
Complete a post evaluation form
Barrie. Recreation Services Department, Barrie - Little Ave, Allandale 55+ Centre
Barrie
The main role of this volunteer will be to support seniors at the 55+ Centre (Allandale Rec Center), who require additional assistance participating safely and successfully in programs. Other duties may include, but are not limited to:  
- Assist with fine and gross motor tasks  
- Assist participants with integrating themselves with other seniors 
- Encourage participants to engage in activities 
- Assist with transitioning participants safely from one activity to the next
St John Ambulance, Barrie Simcoe Muskoka
Various locations throughout Simcoe County and Muskoka
Volunteers visit seniors' centres, hospitals and schools with properly evaluated dogs, no less than 1 year old, providing residents and patients the companionship of a pet.
CNIB [Central East], Simcoe/Muskoka, Vision Mate Program
Vision Mates meet with the client in the client's home or other suitable environment.
Vision Mate volunteers provide one-on-one sighted assistance and companionship for one or two hours per week for a person who is blind or partially sighted * approved activities: reading, organizing, walking, assisting with errands and/or outings, social visiting * volunteers complete an interview, orientation and training * two character references and a police record check with a vulnerable sector check required
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.