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Leacock Care Centre
Orillia
Volunteer opportunities for individuals interested in assisiting with recreation programs, outings, friendly visiting, computer programs, reading programs and special events.
Volunteers   Simcoe County 
Leacock Retirement Lodge
298 Forest Ave North
Assist in running programs, help with planning programs, start new programs if required
Volunteers   Simcoe County 
Georgian Village, Georgian Manor
One on one visiting with residents, supporting and/or facilitating group activities, reading or playing games with residents, meal assistance
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.
Musical Volunteers   Bruce County  Grey County 
Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound Hospital
Perform musically for geriatric patients
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
Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce
Owen Sound, Hanover, Markdale, Meaford, Southampton
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 - It's fun! 
- this program may be held virtually during the pandemic. A computer would be a requirement to volunteer in that case
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
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
Atrium Retirement Residence
Orillia
Provide companionship, reading, doing crafts with residents or assisting in the culinary department.
Birchmere Retirement Residence
Orillia
* Attending activities, programs, and/or events with residents 
* One-on-one visits with residents; spending time chatting, playing card games, doing puzzles, crafts, etc. or accompanying them on walks either within the building or outdoors (weather permitting) 
* Miscellaneous duties as needed
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie - Anne St S
Quest Art School + Gallery, Midland
1. Help with the set up and clean up of the projects each week. 
2. Assist Art Therapist to ensure activity participation and socialization of each participant. 
3. Under direction of the Art Therapist/Family Support Coordinator, provide one-to-one support to the participants during the creative art process. 
4. Assist with any other tasks to ensure the smooth operation of the program. 
5. At the end of the Program (June) complete an evaluation form about the volunteer role in the Quest Art School + Gallery Program.
Wasaga Beach Municipal Office, Wasaga Beach, Seniors Active Living Centre
Wasaga Beach
Seeking motivated volunteers to help our older adult population at the Senior Active Living Centre.  
Technology helpers, Social companions to play games, assist with crafts, provide community information. Facilitate programs for special interests and fundraising and community lunch programs. Pole Walking facilitators, On ice rink Marshalls, Pickleball clinic instructors.
South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre, Wasaga Beach, 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.
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.
Woods Park Care Centre, Long Term Care Home
Special Events and Outing Assistance
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.
Simcoe County, Corporation of, Sunset Village and Manor, Sunset Manor - Long Term Care Facility
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. Remove virtual volunteering available.
Muskoka Landing
Visiting with seniors in our long term care home who do not have local family or friends that visit often
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.
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.
Tudhope Manor Retirement Residence
Tudhope Manor - Orillia
Tuck Shop Manager. Take tuck cart through the residence weekly and assist residents to purchase selected items, keep inventory of cart items, keep cash box record
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.
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.
OMNI Health Care, Riverview Manor
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. 
 
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.
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 - Anne St S
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
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.
Volunteer   Muskoka District  Simcoe County 
Senior Wish Association, 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.