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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.
Pegasus Riding Association Nurturing Challenged Equestrians (PRANCE), Saugeen Shores
5543 Hwy 21 Port Elgin Saugeen Shores Miramich Farm
Horse leaders, horse sidewalkers. Leading horses for challenged equestrians. Sidewalking with those clients who may need some extra support. Volunteers also required during summer camps and March break for tasks mentioned and other activities such as crafts.
Georgian Riding Association for Challenged Equestrians (GRACE)
223047 Grey Rd 17B, RR 5 Owen Sound
Volunteer Opportunites:  
Leader responsible for:  
*grooming and tack up of the horse  
*leading of the horse for warm-up  
*control of the horse during class  
*un-tack horse and cleanup of equipment  
 
Sidewalker responsible for:  
*support the rider as necessary to balance  
*assist rider to complete skills as needed  
*assist leader with tack and cleanup
Photographer   Bruce County 
Penninsula Adventure Sports Association
Blue Water Park- 400 William St, Wiarton
Photograph racers on the racecourse and at finish line. Must be available weekend of Aug 11-12, 2017 to assist at the event in Wiarton/Neyaashiinigmiing. Some editing preferred. Must be willing to release minimum 8-10 photos for use by non-profit PASA for marketing future events.
Penninsula Adventure Sports Association
Blue Water Park- 400 William St, Wiarton
Tweet, Post, Youtube, Share all summer long, engaging the race community across North America to participate in the Bruce Peninsula Multisport Race. Learn about branding, cross-promotions & different social marketing tools. Must be available weekend of Aug 11-12, 2017 to assist at the event in Wiarton/Neyaashiinigmiing.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Georgian Triangle, Collingwood
Georgian Triangle
Programs include:  
 
Big Brothers Traditional Program - a Big Brother is matched with a Little Brother, ensuring they have similar interests to spend one-to-one time together to talk, play ball, watch a movie or just hang out together  
 
Big Sisters Traditional Program - a Big Sister is matched with a Little Sister ensuring they have similar interests to spend one-to-one time together, developing a friendship and engage in mutually desired activities  
 
Couples for Kids - volunteer with your partner or spouse and be matched to a Little Brother or Little Sister to give the gift of friendship to a child  
 
In-School Mentoring - program takes place at the child’s school, during the school year * mentor spends one hour per week doing a fun activity or just talking with a child who could use a friend * employers are encouraged to give employees the time during the work day to volunteer  
 
 
Boys Club for boys 9-12 years of age * group meets Tuesday's at 6:30 at Connaught Public School. * include a wide variety of recreational activities * call for locations and times  
 
Cops, Kids and Communities - Officers, Auxiliary Officers and Administrative Staff from Collingwood and the Huronia West OPP detachments have joined forces with BBBS to allow children to spend time doing fun, healthy activities such as bowling, swimming and touring the OPP and fire stations while promoting the basic principles of respect, understanding, healthy eating and an active lifestyle  
 
Homework Club - currently operates on Tuesday and Thursday after school in Collingwood * children in the BBBS program are matched to high school helpers who work one to one under the BBBS staff supervision * healthy snacks are provided * call for locations and times  
 
 
 
 
Summer Camp Programs - clients who might not otherwise have an opportunity to experience camp life or to travel outside their region are given priority but program is accessible to any client
Friendly Visitor   Bruce County  Grey County 
Home and Community Support Services of Grey-Bruce, Owen Sound and North Grey Area - St Francis Place, Owen Sound
Suite 104, 340 10th St. East, Owen Sound, ON N4K 6P7
Provide companionship and friendship to a senior or adult with a disability who is lonely and in need of a supportive friend by making weekly visits of 2-3 hours in duration. 
Assist clients with activities that they are no longer able to do by themselves and which are of interest to the client: reading, writing, shopping, playing cards/games 
Provide a periodic monitoring of the client's well being
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.
South East Grey Community Health Centre
Various elementary schools in Holland Centre, Markdale, Dundalk
- Assisting staff with running physical activities 
- Assisting staff with preparing and offering healthy snacks 
- Ensure that program space and activities are safe and fun for all 
- Ensure all participants are involved and assist building friendships between youth 
- Address any participants questions and refer to SEGCHC staff, as required 
- Assisting staff with promotion, set up and clean up where necessary  
- Liaise with SEGCHC staff on program concerns/challenges/suggestions, as required
South East Grey Community Health Centre
Markdale, Dundalk, Chatsworth, Flesherton
 Attend walking program regularly, or as negotiated with staff 
 Open and close the facility 
 Ensure participants complete the appropriate forms and sign-in 
 Address any participants questions and refer to SEGCHC staff, as required 
 Provide guidance in orienting new participants to the program 
 Liaise with SEGCHC on program concerns/challenges/suggestions, as required
MultiSport Canada
Bruce County
- Directing racers on the race course 
- Directing racers in transition areas 
- Timing racers 
- Registering racers 
- Returning gear to racers 
- Moving race gear 
- Driving trucks and trailers 
- Driving boats to support racers in the paddle section
Hope Haven Therapeutic Riding Centre
545747 4A Sd Rd Markdale, ON
Horse Leaders - assisting the rider to prepare the horse for lessons and lead the horse during the lesson. 
Sidewalkers - walking beside the horse and rider providing support and stability 
PALS Kids Program - help special needs' children learn basic fundamental movement skills through fun activities and games 
We have various other volunteer opportunities available including barn chores, property and building maintenance chores, administrative help, special event planning, marketing, etc.
Southampton Care Centre
140 Grey St S, Southampton, ON N0H 2L0
• Help with a REC (*Resident Lead Clubs and Events) • Visit with a resident • Give a manicure • Escort residents to programs  
• Read to a resident that can’t see • Administrative Assistant • Make up makeovers• Portering • Craft Programs • Friendly Visiting  
• Special Events • Spa Night • Greeter • Help a resident write a letter • Activation programs• Lead a small activity group based on your interests • Play cards • Sing along • Art program • Reading group • Games night • Hymn sing • Take a resident for a walk  
• Bring individuals to religious service • Be a friend to a resident • Pub night • Help a resident search the internet • Play an instrument or sing • The possibilities are as big as your imagination!!!
Special Olympics Ontario
Various locations within the community
As a volunteer coach with Special Olympics sports, you would support athletes as they learn new skills in a particular sport and support the athlete and their team during competitions
Exercise Instructor   Huron County  Perth County 
ONE CARE Home & Community Support Services, Stratford, Exercise & Wellness Programs
Stratford and Huron
Those with a passion for fitness are needed to lead exercise classes. No experience necessary, all training provided by ONE CARE.
VON Canada, Ontario Branch, Grey Bruce Site, Smart Exercise and Falls Prevention Program
In community centres and retirement homes throughout Grey Bruce
VON SMART and Falls Prevention classes are led by volunteers who VON trains (2 days of practical plus the theory) and certify. Weekly we offer over 50 Level 1 and Level 2 classes in Grey Bruce with over 1,000 participants! We ask for a minimum commitment of 2 hours a week (one class) but have flexible schedules for those who are away for long periods of time. We are looking for volunteer instructors for both levels of classes.
Georgian Bay Retirement Home
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.
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 independant programs with residents.
Breaking Down Barriers, Independent Living Resource Centre
BDB offices in Collingwood. Golf is at Batteaux Creek and Curling is at the Collingwood Curling Club
Assist staff to deliver various programs such as crafts, bingo, outings and trips to adults with diverse disabilities. This includes set up and clean up for programs. Also, volunteers needed to assist with weekly golf program and weekly curling program.
Orillia District Chamber of Commerce, Orillia - Front St
Downtown Orillia
Set up and take downs for events including barriers/ gates/ posters/ signs, organizing, registration, security. Assisting with Perch Fest, Boat Festival, Santa Clause Parade, Folk festival and Canada Day. Just to name a few festivals that we participate in. There is a position available for every interest.
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.
Orillia Youth Centre
9 Front St. S. Unit 1
Working in conjunction with the Director and SR. Youth Worker to determine fit and what "you" as a Volunteer would like to do at the Youth Centre. There are various opportunities for volunteers at the Youth Centre.
Board Member   Simcoe County 
Atlantic Challenge Canada
Bay Port Yatching Centre
Various activities based on skills of Volunteer. Some may include marketing, fundraising, leadership, sailing and rowing instruction, boat construction/repair. 
 
Other opportunities exist depending on interest
Christian Island. Guiding Lights Seniors Centre
Christian Island
Assist with preparation and delivery of meals to homebound seniors. Assist with various activities at the centre. Provide social interaction and visiting with Seniors at the Centre
Helping Hands, Orillia, Community Support Services
Satellite offices or off site locations for special events.
Assisting with client social events, planning itinerary, planning crafts, serving refreshments and tidy up after events.
MS Society of Canada, Ontario & Nunavut Division, Simcoe Muskoka Chapter - Barrie - Bradford St, Simcoe Muskoka Chapter - Barrie
Simcoe County
Helping out at planned events, various duties are performed during events that are held mainly on the weekends during the daytime.  
 
MS Walk - Five MS Walks in Simcoe County: Barrie, Collingwood, Midland, Orillia, New Tecumseth (Alliston) - all take place on the first Sunday in May. 
Be a walker - walk on your own or form a team. 
Be a committee member. 
Volunteer on the day of the event.. 
 
MS Carnation Campaign on the second weekend in May. 
Be a committee member or just help sell Carnations. 
Volunteer on the day of the event. 
 
MS Leap of Faith Beach Volleyball Tournament (Tyndale Park, Barrie) on the third Saturday in July. 
Form a team and compete. 
Be a committee member.  
Volunteer on the day of the event.
Activity Aid   Simcoe County 
Tudhope Manor Retirement Residence
Tudhope Manor - Orillia
organize card games, bingo games, be the "caller" at bingo games, read the newspaper and encourage discussion about current events, lead prepared arts and crafts sessions, take a resident for a walk around the block
Canadian Association for Disabled Skiing - Ontario - Huronia
Help give people of all ages and disabilities a chance to experience skiing.
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.).
Villa Care Centre (The)
Villa Care Centre, 689 Yonge Street, Midland
Work under the direction of the staff and with other volunteers to assist our residents in small groups. Includes transporting residents in wheelchairs to and from the activity, room set up, participating in card games, board games, recording attendance.
Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care, Penetanguishene - 500 Church St - Atrium Bldg, Volunteer Resources
Waypoint Centre, 500 Church Street, Penetanguishene, ON
Assist with socialization, integration and reduce stigma at Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care. 
Opportunities include: recreation assistant * helping with income tax completion * entertainers * one on one socialization * education support * Spiritual Care visiting * fundraising * gift shop clerk, 
 
Bingo Volunteer opporunities available at the Angel Gate Bingo Hall in Penetanguishene.
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
World Vision Canada, Special Events Program
Varies, includes Midland, Callander, Huntsville, Orillia and Alliston
*Volunteer at a World Vision booth 
*Answering questions from the public 
*Helping to sign up new sponsors
Ontario Senior Games Association, District 28 - Simcoe County
Simcoe County
Assist with planning and organizing of district games 
Assist with registration for the District and Provincial Games 
Assist with running events of interest to the volunteer 
Help promote District #28 Games to residents throughout Simcoe County 
Attend District Meetings
Ontario Senior Games Association, District 28 - Simcoe County
Simcoe County
The Committee Vice-Chairperson shall: 
1. Assist the Chairperson with the operation of the District Committee. 
2. In the absence of the Chairperson, assume all duties of the Chairperson. 
3. Accept "ad hoc" and short- term assignments and other duties as required by the Executive or the Committee
Scouts Canada, Orillia Chapter
Simcoe County
The aim is to help youth develop their characters as resourceful and responsible members of the community by providing opportunities and guidance for their mental, physical, social and spiritual development. Adult volunteers always needed. Positions are available in leadership roles, administration and as members of committees.
CNIB, Lake Joseph Centre
MacTier
Assist with land and water based activities * take an active role in all dining room duties * sign on for week long assignments with provided room and board at Lake Joseph or commit to one session per week for the summer.
Barrie Soccer Club
Barrie
Assist soccer players and teams to enjoy sport and play well. Numerous volunteer positions and types of activity can be seen by accessing the website and using the link Volunteer which will open a page with appropriate links for further information and the volunteer application form. Activities do include assisting at special events such as the Special Olympics. Applications should be submitted prior to March 30th each year.
Friendly Visitor   Bruce County  Grey County  Huron County  Muskoka District  Parry Sound District  Perth County  Simcoe County 
Metis Nation of Ontario, Midland, Georgian Bay Metis Council - Community Support Services
Midland
Visit elderly clients for social visits, telephone clients for security purposes, take clients on outings into the community such as shopping trips, movies, etc.,
King Place
750 King St.
Volunteers needed to help with a variety of activities including 1:1 Visits, men's clubs, evening/weekend programs, bingo
North Simcoe Soccer Spring Club, North Simcoe Soccer Club
midland
Assist the North Simcoe Youth Spring Soccer Association with coaching of soccer teams! Soccer Executives are needed to get the soccer season up and running and to oversee the organizational activities.
Hillcrest Village Care Centre
Midland
Be a friend to a resident(s) who may not have visitors on a regular basis. Your weekly visit will be appreciated and enjoyed by both you and the resident. Friendly Visiting would include: reading, playing games, going for walks etc.
YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka, Midland - Little Lake Park Rd
560 Little Lake Park Rd., Midland
Teach fitness classes to all age groups. Volunteer must be a certified instructor.
YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka, Midland - Little Lake Park Rd
560 Little Lake Park Rd., Midland
* assist with our children, youth and aquatic programs.  
* assist with housekeeping, maintanance, and customer service 
* assist with administration and fundraising activities 
* qualified individuals may volunteer to instruct fitness progams
Midland Minor Baseball Association
Assist the Minor Baseball association with a variety of tasks including fundraising, coaching; maintenance and special events.
Community Living Huronia, Midland - Olive St
various locations
Help connect a person to local recreation and leisure activities in their community, as well as enriching their social life. Examples: Going for a walk, going to a movie, go to a church service; go for coffee, go to a sporting events or partake in a physical activity such as hiking or skating.
Score Keeper   Simcoe County 
Elmvale Ladies Baseball
Score Keeper
Georgian Bay Minor Softball League
Assist with organizing local teams and activities in communities in the Huronia area of Georgian Bay. See website below for a complete list of teams. Volunteer to assist a team using the email addresses provided on the website.
Champlain Manor Retirement Residence
65 Fittons Rd W
Assists activity coordinator with different activities. Other duties around residence. Call for information. 
 
NOTE! Volunteers under 18 do not require a Criminal Record Check. Volunteers above this age must have one.
Elmvale Minor Baseball Association
Elmvale Public School
To help out with serving on the executive, team coaching, diamond lining, umpiring, clean up and fundraising.
Camp Counsellor   Muskoka District  Simcoe County 
Camp Trillium Childhood Cancer Support Centre
Waterford
Volunteers are matched up with families along with our staff as Special Friends and help our families have an unforgettable time. This is a sleepover program, volunteers stay in our counselor accommodations and are asked to arrive the day before camp starts for training and orientation. Room and board are provided.
Camp NeeKauNis
Waubaushene
Camp NeeKauNis is run entirely by volunteers. This means we are always looking for people, both young and old, to work as staff at camp. Positions typically include: Kitchen Staff, Choreperson, Child Care, Program Staff, Cabin Leaders, Arts and Crafts Leaders. There are two weekends (spring & fall) and one full week in spring/early summer dedicated to camp cleaning and maintenance. Some construction/renovation activities will allow us to teach a volunteer various skills. Camp is always looking for adults to fill the following leadership roles: Camp Directors, Head Cooks, Work Project Leaders.
Community Living Association for South Simcoe, Alliston - Dufferin St S
Alliston or Bradford
CLASS has varied volunteer opportunities! From being a buddy to one of our exceptional individuals to assisting with fundraising events. They provide a flexible schedule to always meet your needs and availability.  
 
Must provide a completed Criminal Reference and Vulnerable Person's Check.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Huron
North Huron
Big Brothers/Big Sisters are men and women who volunteer their time to become a mentor to a young boy or girl who can greatly benefit from having an adult role model to guide them and assist them in facing life's challenges.
Puckshy, Hockey School
New Tecumseth
Assist in hockey training 
 
Community Service Hours during our 4on4 Hockey League at the Nottawasaga Inn 
April - June Every Year ~ 40 Hours Worth of Service 
Mon or Fri from 5:30-9pm (3 1/2 hours per shift)
Heart and Stroke, Barrie Office
Orillia
The Orillia Chapter of Heart and Stroke Foundation is seeking volunteers to support the local schools participating in Jump Rope for Heart. Responsibility may include visiting local schools, building relationships with school personal, helping with kick off presentations,attending event days and assisting with administrative tasks.If you are an Orillia resident ,enjoy giving back to the community and have a few extra hours a week spare ,please contact Jen Mitchell@hsf.on.ca to learn more!
MS Society of Canada, Ontario & Nunavut Division, Simcoe Muskoka Chapter - Barrie - Bradford St, Simcoe Muskoka Chapter - Barrie
Simcoe County
The Simcoe County Multiple Sclerosis Society will be looking for volunteers to assist with the annual Mandarian MS Walk that is held in Midland, Barrie, Orillia, New Tech (Alliston) & Collingwood each year in May.  
 
This event requires volunteers for one day only, to set up and then take down tables, distribute refreshments,food prep and serving, man pit stops and register walkers. 
Numerous other events take place throughout the year for which we require volunteer assistance such as volleyball tournaments, golf tournaments, dragon boat races and the carnation campaign.
Midland Minor Hockey Association
Midland Sports and Recreation Centre
Assist the minor hockey association with a variety of tasks including fundraising.
Ontario Senior Games Association, District 28 - Simcoe County
The Registration Committee Chairperson shall: 
1. Plan and implement all registration procedures (on site registration, pre-registration, collection of funds, etc.). 
2. Ensure that all forms are completed accurately and that all waivers are signed. 
3. Communicate the registration information to the appropriate event convenor and committee chairs as needed. 
4. Have an ongoing up-to-date list of all participants.  
5. Ensure that participant registration information is forwarded to the OSGA in a timely manner. 
6. Present a report of the registration information to the District Coordinator and the District Games Committee at the completion of the Games.
Bayfield House Retirement Lodge, Bayfield House Retirement Lodge Inc.
Penetanguishene
We are looking for dynamic volunteers of all ages for various positions within the Lodge including but not limited to Wellness, Recreation, Administration, Maintenance, and Food Service. Volunteer hours are flexible!
Camphill Communities Ontario, Angus, Camphill Nottawasaga
Camphill Nottawasaga near Angus and Camphill Sophia Creek in Barrie
Two sites: Camphill Nottawasaga, near Angus and Camphill Sophia Creek in Barrie.Camphill Nottawasaga offers programs in woodworking, pottery, candlemaking, painting, and our herbery. There are also opportunities to be involved in maple syrup production, working in the vegetable gardens and caring for livestock.Camphill Sophia Creek offers work in the mosaic studio, meal preparation skills in the Cafe, speech and drama, eurythmy ( movement), music, recreational activities and cultural outings. Also need help assisting with the retail store in downtown Barrie and for Bingo events.
Special Olympics Ontario, Alliston - Mailing Address Only, South Simcoe Branch
various in Alliston and Angus
Engage with athletes with in intellectual disability in a variety of sports. Administrative support positions are also available.
MS Society of Canada, Ontario & Nunavut Division, Simcoe Muskoka Chapter - Barrie - Bradford St, Simcoe Muskoka Chapter - Barrie
Barrie
The MS Society has a volunteer opportunity to meet your needs and availability. Whether it’s serving as a director on the board, pitching in as an event volunteer or joining an event, education or fundraising committee, we’ve got an opportunity that’s right for you!  
 
WAYS TO GET INVOLVED: 
 
1. Become a Board Member: Board volunteers provide the vision, organizational skills and connections required to build and maintain effective chapters and units. Volunteer boards of directors oversee all aspects of chapters and units within their communities. Board experience is not a requirement as support and training is available from both the local chapter/unit board and Ontario Division. You may be right for the board of directors if you would like to develop or use your skills in leadership in a role involving the planning and development of an organization. 
 
2. Programs & Services: As a programs & services volunteer you could enable people affected by MS and enhance their quality of life. Here are some of the ways client services volunteers touch the lives of those with MS: 
• being a support group facilitator 
• connecting people with the services they need in their community 
 
3. Fundraising: We depend on our volunteers to help us raise the valuable funds we need to provide our programs and services to those affected by MS and to fund research to find the cure. Here are some of the annual fundraising events that require volunteers:  
 
• Mandarin MS Walk: There are a number of MS Walks in Simcoe/Muskoka County: Barrie, Bracebridge, Collingwood, Midland, Orillia, New Tecumseth (Alliston) - all take place on the first Sunday in May. Those interested could attend as a walker (walk on your own or form a team), join the walk committee (meetings are typically held in the months preceding the walk - Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr) or volunteer the day of the event (set up, registration, information table, take down, etc).  
 
• MS Carnation Campaign on the second weekend in May. Interested volunteers could become a committee member (meetings are typically held in the months preceding the campaign - Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr) or help sell carnations or volunteer on the day of the event (i.e. delivering flowers, etc).  
 
• Barrie Half Marathon (Heritage Park) scheduled for Sunday June 5, 2016. Volunteer the day of the event with set up, handing out water at designated check points, etc. 
 
• MS Leap of Faith Beach Volleyball Tournament (Tyndale Park, Barrie) on the third Saturday in July. Form a team and compete, become a committee member or volunteer on the day of the event. 
 
4. Social Action: Become active in advocacy efforts by writing letters to different levels of government, and communicating with local politicians to influence policy development. 
 
5. Public Awareness: Share important MS Society messages by talking about the MS Society of Canada at community events, 
working with the local media, distributing public service announcements and other materials to newspapers, television and radio stations. 
 
6. Education: Help people with MS and their families have a better understanding of MS by organizing and facilitating speakers and workshops, promoting events to MS Society clients.
Volunteers   Simcoe County 
Leacock Retirement Lodge
298 Forest Ave North
Assist in running programs, help with planning programs, start new programs if required