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Home and Community Support Services of Grey-Bruce, Owen Sound - Heritage Place Mall
Owen Sound
Provide rides for seniors for the Day Away program and appointments. Compensation is provided for gas and mileage.
Hope Haven Therapeutic Riding Centre
Markdale, ON
Leaders: Leaders are in charge of leading our horses during lessons. The leader is focused on the horse and making sure they are both happy and content during lessons. They also get the horse ready before lessons. 
 
Side Walkers: Side Walkers are in charge of the rider and making sure that the rider is safe and secure during their lesson. 
 
Schoolers : Schoolers are in charge of helping us to keep our horses exercised, trained and fit! A schooler should be out regularly to ride and school one or more horses. Schoolers have a procedure to follow and will be in communication with our instructors regarding the horses needs and areas of focus. Of course, we encourage our schoolers to love up their horses and show them all the appreciation and attention they deserve! (It's basically part boarding a horse without having to pay so win- win for everyone!) 
 
Alternate: Alternate volunteers are focused on assisting with the facilitation of activities with our kids. These activities can include sledding, yoga, sports, creative arts, educational hikes etc. 
 
Horse Buddies: Horse buddies are people who help take care of our horses by coming out to groom them, perform a health check and of course, show them affection. 
 
These are just a few of our main activities, however there is a ton of other activities where we could use your help! Gardening, odd jobs, building etc (just to name a few).
Special Olympics Ontario, Huronia - Mailing Address
Varies
Volunteers act as coaches in weekly sport training sessions, working with athletes with an intellectual disability, in a variety of sports. Other volunteer positions include administrative roles on community councils (fundraising, secretary, public relations, etc.).
Autism Ontario [Central East], Grey Bruce
There are many opportunities to volunteer with Autism Ontario. Whether you are looking for something casual or something more committed, there is a volunteer role suited to you. There are four main areas in which you can volunteer with Autism Ontario:  
 
Administrative: help with mailings, thank you letters, grant writing, etc. 
 
Events: we run events year-round, which require volunteers to keep them running smoothly 
 
Committees: we have several ongoing and adhoc committees that meet during the year 
 
Chapter Leadership Council (CLC)
Board Member   Simcoe County 
Breaking Down Barriers, Independent Living Resource Centre
Collingwood
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.
CLH Developmental Support Services
Various
Accompany an individual to church. Families wishing to volunteer as a group are welcome.
Vision Mate   Bruce County  Grey County 
CNIB [Central East], Bruce/Dufferin/Grey District, Vision Loss Rehab Ontario
Within clients home or public locations
Provide one-on-one sighted assistance and companionship for a person who is blind or partially sighted through regular visits. Activities are determined by client need and mutually agreed upon like reading, organizing, walking, assisting with errands or outings, support at groups and friendly visiting.
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.
CNIB Foundation [Central East], Simcoe/Muskoka, CNIB Foundation
Ambassador meetings: 20 Anne Street South, Barrie. Presentations throughout Simcoe/Muskoka
Ambassador Partners share their sight and help facilitate the CNIB Ambassadors Program. Ambassador Partners drive members of the Ambassador team (volunteer speakers who are blind or partially sighted) to presentations, assisting with set-up/take-down of displays, and educating the public about the role the CNIB plays in improving eye health and improving lives!
Special Olympics Ontario, Barrie - No Physical Address
Variable
Volunteers act as coaches in weekly sport training sessions, working with athletes with an intellectual disability in a variety of sports. Other positions include administrative roles on community councils (fundraising, secretary, public relations, etc.).
Canadian Adaptive Snowsports (CADS) - Ontario - Huronia Region Programs
Help give people of all ages and disabilities a chance to experience skiing.
Volunteer   Simcoe County 
Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie - 201 Georgian Dr
201 Georgian Drive, Barrie
Please contact the Volunteer Resources office to discuss a wide variety of opportunities. Some include: Patient Involvement, Information & Wayfinding, Coffee Bar, Gift Shop, Administrative Support
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.
Victorian Order of Nurses, Listowel, Perth-Huron Branch - Adult Day Program
Perth County- Listowel, Stratford, Mitchell, St.Marys
Volunteers are matched with a client who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer Disease or dementia for weekly walks and visits. 
 
Provides caregiver respite for individual close to the client, and a chance for client to enjoy exercise and social time.
Special Olympics Ontario, Orillia - No Physical Address
Orillia
Volunteers are always needed to help with our current sports being offered: soccer, bowling,track and field,speed skating,swimming, t-ball, softball and floor hockey and golf.Please contact for information.
Community Living Campbellford/Brighton, Campbellford - Bridge St E, LifeShare
Northumberland County
Community Living Campbellford/Brighton is looking for Family Home Providers (people who choose to share their home with a person who has an intellectual disability). Family Home Providers can be single, couples or families. They receive training, compensation and professional 24 hour support in order to help adults to live more independently in their communities. 
 
CURRENT NEED: Community Living Campbellford/Brighton supports an independent gentleman who is looking for a private living space that is either attached or detached to a caring and supportive person’s home in the COBOURG area. Rent & Compensation Provided
Kawartha Komets Special Needs Hockey Program
Peterborough and surrounding five counties
Volunteers will assist players on the ice, supporting the coaching staff. We are entering our 7th season of play and are looking for volunteers who may have some experience working with players with physical, emotional and/or neurodevelopmental challenges. Looking for individuals who have taught skating or hockey skills 
 
We can provide training and support if necessary
MS Society of Canada [Central East], Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes & Haliburton Chapter
610 ParkHill road West, Peterborough, Ontario, K9J 6N6
This Director will recruit, train and Chair the Fundraising Committee; Develop and implement local fundraising initiatives; Recruit local service clubs, community groups and individuals to assist with major fundraising initiatives; other responsibilities as assigned by the board. This is a volunteer position with a time commitment of approx. 2-15 hrs per month; 10 months annually; two year term.
Community Living Trent Highlands, Peterborough
Peterborough
* Support individuals to participate in the life of the Peterborough City and County Communities 
* In discussion with a person and the supporting staff, support the person is doing activities of their choice, for example:  
* Going with one or two people to Peterborough Pete's games 
* Going out for coffee  
* Going to the Wellness Centre to swim, use exercise equipment 
* Going to the Library 
* Going for a walk 
* A volunteer is not expected to pay for the person. The individual(s) you volunteer with is expected to cover their own transportation costs including gas if you use your car  
 
PARD Therapeutic Riding
Located at the Stillbrook Riding Stables, east of Keene, ON
* Volunteers age 16 and up. 
* Assist in offering horseback riding as a therapeutic activity for disabled children and adults by acting as a horse leader or side walker. 
* Program begins on June 1st annually and ends in September.  
* Younger volunteers may be considered - call to inquire.
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.
Christian Horizons, Central East District Office
Peterborough, Millbrook, Port Hope, Cobourg, Lindsay
* Wide variety of opportunities include working one-on-one with clients to do lawn care, gardening, household maintenance, sewing, and more.  
* Volunteers will help define their contribution depending on their interests and skills.
Alternatives Community Program Services
Peterborough
To support our day program activities for adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
Golden Plough Lodge Volunteers
Volunteers will assist residents with Sunday church services at 2 p.m. Regular attendance with the residents is required to establish patterns. Volunteers are also needed to help transport residents for our Tuesday afternoon multi-faith services, and for special events. Just two hours a week can make a huge difference in a resident's life.
Array Services
From client placement location or home, both on Peterborough bus routes.
Accompany a deaf, non-verbal individual who enjoys reading to and from the Peterborough Public Library once weekly.
Peterborough Symphony Orchestra
Various
Deliver brochures to various retail and other locations and replenish on a monthly basis as needed.
Board of Directors   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.
Camphill Communities Ontario, Angus, Camphill Nottawasaga
7841 4th Line Angus or 78 Toronto St Barrie
Various Volunteer opportunities to include events, garden, pottery, fairs,cafe, mosaic studio 
various land work and vegetable gardening. 
 
Police records check and a reference will be required.
Christian Horizons, Simcoe 11
Barrie
Hillcrest Village Care Centre
Assisting with portering of residents with Wheelchairs and Walkers to and from activities
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 & Culture Services, Allandale Recreation Centre, 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
Ontario Track 3 Ski Association for the Disabled
Ski resorts and Ski clubs in the Simcoe County region
With full training, volunteers teach our student athletes how to ski/snowboard. We need recreational skiers and snowboarders who can donate their time to help us deliver quality alpine lessons.
Volunteer   
Community Living South Huron
Dashwood
Support individuals with intellectual impairments by taking them to and from jobs. Monitoring them on a job once they have been trained. Reading with a group of people, assisting on outings swimming etc.
Volunteer   Grey County 
Special Olympics Ontario - Central Ontario, Owen Sound Chapter - Mailing Address, Special Olympics
Owen Sound
Health education, games, data recording, assessment, blood pressure measurement, height measurements, weight measurements, foot measurements