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Roberta Place, Barrie - 503 Essa Rd, Long Term Care
503 Essa Road Barrie (between Ferndale/Mapleton)
Visiting residents residing in long term care. Assist life enrichment team with resident programs by playing games, hand care, hair salon, crafts, walks out of doors, puzzles, exercise, and reading. Can assist in dining rooms to serve coffee/tea and clear tables.
Volunteer   Grey County 
Hope Haven Therapeutic Riding Centre
Markdale, ON
As a volunteer at Hope Haven, you will have the satisfaction of knowing you are making a profound difference in the lives of children and adults with special needs. We are looking for individuals who are interested in working with people with special needs and/ or horses. There are many volunteer positions currently available at Hope Haven including: 
1. Horse Leader - assist in adaptive and therapeutic riding lessons by leading horses. 
2. Side Walking - walk with our riders and assist them during their riding lessons.  
3. Alternate Activity Volunteer - Assist our clients in activities such as horsemanship, yoga, tae kwon doe, art, snow shoeing, sledding, fishing etc.  
4. Handy person/ barn hand - assist Hope Haven in making property improvements (fixing horse gates, painting, building small fixtures etc). Assist with caring for our horse herd.  
 
There is no previous experience required to volunteer at Hope Haven. We will train you. There is no minimum time commitment, whatever time you have to give is sincerely appreciated. Please don't hesitate to call our office at (519) 986 - 1247 if you have any questions.
CONTACT Community Services, Alliston - 39 Victoria St E, Volunteer South Simcoe
Tanger Outlet Mall, Cookstown
Gift Wrappers are needed for CONTACT Community Services Fundraiser at Tanger Outlet Mall in Cookstown from Nov 23rd to Dec 24th. Volunteers must attend one training session. Duties include wrapping gifts, communicating with the shoppers in a friendly manner and relaying information about how CONTACT Community Services supports local residents. You will be working in a small group with a team leader.
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.
Women's Centre Grey & Bruce (The)
West side of Owen Sound - email for location details
Put together bunk bends, install closets organizers, put shelves up, hand mirrors, install dimmer switches, patch walls, paint. Lots of "handy" work!
United Way of Bruce Grey, Backpack Program
380 9th Street East Owen Sound
Assist in 'stuffing' backpacks with back to school supplies, based on the age and gender of the recipient.  
 
The United Way of Bruce Grey conducts a community collection of back to school supplies. These supplies are then pulled together into backpacks for 4 different age ranges. Based upon applications for back to school supplies, backpacks are created for the specific gender and age of the children and youth.  
 
Help is needed to create these backpacks.
Canadian Blood Services, London Donor Clinic, Blood Donation Services
Multiple locations around Perth,Huron, Grey and Bruce counties
There are 2 main volunteer roles at Canadian Blood Services: 
1. In-Clinic Role – In this role, our volunteers oversee donor safety and satisfaction after they’ve made their donation. The volunteers socialize with donors, provide juice and cookies, and watch for adverse reactions. 
2. In-Community Role – In this role, our volunteers go out into their communities to inform the public about the need for blood. They focus on recruiting new and lapsed donors, booking appointments into upcoming clinics, and giving out information to raise awareness about blood donation. In-Community volunteers with specialized training can be ABO Typers. Typers go to special events where we test individuals’ blood types.
Companion   Grey County  Simcoe County 
Breaking Down Barriers, Independent Living Resource Centre
Collingwood
Provide weekly companionship to client of Breaking Down Barriers. Meet for conversation, maybe go for an outing and just be a friendly face to someone who may otherwise be isolated.
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.
Elizabeth Fry Society of Simcoe County
volunteers meet with the youth, their parents/support person and provide meaningful sanctions to the youth * volunteers must provide an up to date criminal record check and attend training
Residential Hospice of Grey Bruce, Chapman House
Owen Sound
General Kitchen Duties - assisting the cook; preparing meals; baking
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Owen Sound
A Big Brother/Sister spends an hour or 2 per week with their Little Brother/Sister; mentoring them through real life experience. There are opportunities to meet in the Community one to one, in the Community as a group, in the school one to one, or in the school as a group. The 'Big' is another voice in the youth's life and allows them to feel connected to their community and have a friend in a sometimes lonely world.
Special Olympics Ontario
Various locations within the community
Volunteer Coach: 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. We are looking for volunteers for each sport team offered in the Owen Sound area. For information on local programs, please contact Barbara King, Sport Developer, SOO-Owen Sound, owensound.sports@specialolympicsontario.ca

Non-Coaching Volunteer Positions: We are also looking for individuals who have an interest in being part of our Council - assisting with fundraising, volunteer recruitment, program/sports development.
Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce
Durham, Walkerton, Meaford/Thornbury, Arran Elderslie, Owen Sound
- Talk about Coffee Break in their community 
- Deliver Kits to Coffee Break Hosts 
- Collect donations and unused supplies following events 
- Sign up new hosts
Canadian Cancer Society, Barrie - Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office
Volunteer a few hours of your time to sell daffodil pins in your community.
Simcoe Community Services, Barrie Head Office - 39 Fraser Crt
35 West Street North, Orillia ON L3V 5B8
Volunteers are a valued part of our team and play a significant role in all areas of Simcoe Community Services, developing lasting relationships with people and helping to improve their overall sense of well-being. Our volunteers help spark the unlimited potential of all people. 
 
With many different skills and experiences, volunteers can give of their time to Simcoe Community Services in a variety of ways: 
 
Sharing time, interests and hobbies with people who have an intellectual disability 
Committees/Board of Directors 
Offering transportation 
Participating in fundraising at SCS Foundation Bingos 
Becoming a peer through our Youth Programs 
Helping young children and families at the EarlyON Child and Family Centre 
Providing support for grandparents parenting again in Simcoe County 
 
Timing? We`ll coordinate opportunities to your availability.