Volunteers - Activity Assistants   Simcoe County 
Birchmere Retirement Residence
  • Attending activities, programs, and/or events with residents
  • One-on-one visits with residents; spending time chatting, playing card games, doing puzzles, crafts
  • Accompanying them on walks either within the building or outdoors (weather permitting)
  • Miscellaneous duties as needed
Friendly Visitor with Residents   Grey County 
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.
Cycle for Sight Event Support   Simcoe County 
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)


Vision Mate 1-1 Volunteer   Muskoka District  Parry Sound District  Simcoe County 
CNIB Foundation [Central East], Simcoe / Muskoka, Vision Mate Program
Where clients need help, all over Ontario. We will match people within a close distance.

Volunteers will be responsable for meeting with a clients weekly or bi-weekly to add enrichment to peoples lives. Clients are blind or have vision loss to some degree, which often requires adpaments to life. Volunteers are required to socialse with them and add normal contact back in their lives after the effects of the pandemic. They can go for walks, visit community gardens, really anything the pair would enjoy. The requirement are up to the two people who are paired.