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MS Society of Canada, Ontario & Nunavut Division, Simcoe Muskoka Chapter
Duties include helping to plan and execute the 2020 Collingwood MS Walk held May 3, 2020. The planning portion of the position requires one hour a month where you participate (either in person or via phone) in a planning meeting where we discuss logistics, sponsorship, recruitment, and entertainment for the event. The execution portion requires helping for two hours on Saturday May 2nd to set up before the event as well as helping on Sunday May 3rd from 7 a.m. - 1 p.m. Heavy lifting not required.
Make-A-Wish Canada, Make-A-Wish Toronto & Central Ontario Division
Simcoe County
Position Summary 
A wish granter will meet with the wish child and family members to help determine the child’s most heartfelt wish while brainstorming and planning special enhancements throughout the wish process. Wish granters work in teams of two alongside Make-A-Wish staff to ensure every eligible child’s wish comes true.  
 
Duties and Responsibilities 
• Partner with at least one other volunteer wish granter to help grant the wishes of children throughout the chapter’s territory.  
• Visit the wish child, with the goal of discerning his/her one true wish, while gaining a clear understanding of the reason behind the child’s most heartfelt wish. 
• Complete and submit wish paperwork in a timely manner according to chapter guidelines.  
• Create a magical wish experience for the wish child by planning and delivering “wish enhancements” – special, creative touches that keep the child excited about the wish throughout the process. 
• Solicit in-kind donations, ensuring Make-A-Wish resources are used wisely.  
• Plan “send-off” party or “presentation” party for each wish, as appropriate. 
• Develop a positive rapport with the wish child and family by serving as a liaison between chapter staff and the wish family, ensuring the family is updated on the status of the wish throughout the wish process. 
• Act as a reliable, communicative and productive member of the “wish team” by working closely with a volunteer partner and Make-A-Wish staff to create the best possible wish experience for the child. 
• Other duties may be assigned as deemed appropriate.
Hospice Georgian Triangle
Collingwood, Ontario
Greeting clients, families, staff and members of the community, answering phones, taking messages and transferring calls, assist office staff with light administrative tasks, provide a welcoming atmosphere.
Volunteer   Grey County 
Marsh Street Centre
Staging for major events including concerts, community dinners, major fundraisers, and other events.
Huronia Seniors Volunteer Care Team (HSVCT), Villa Care Centre, Wheels 4 Wheels
Midland, ON
Volunteer Driver 
 
Driving a wheelchair accessible vehicle for members of the community who, because of their need for a wheelchair, aren't able to use other transportation. Pick up clients and their escort at assigned time, deliver to their destination. Keep a schedule for appointments. Use provided equipment to ensure driver and client safety. Drivers are not responsible for clients while at their appointment/destination.
Animal Caregiver   Bruce County  Grey County 
Grey Bruce Animal Shelter
457437 Concession 8 S Owen Sound, ON N4K 5N8
We are always looking for volunteers to help out around the kennels. We are open every morning 7 days a week from 8AM - noon. We have a shift of volunteers in every morning to look after the cats and dogs: cleaning, feeding, grooming, walking, laundry, vet runs, administering medications and of course putting dogs out in outdoor runs and walking them. We walk the dogs every day, unless the weather is really, really bad (i.e. too cold or just plain dangerous). We also have evening dog walkers who are paired up for safety reasons (don't want people out at the shelter alone) and they walk dogs or put them out for a stretch in outdoor pens, administer any necessary evening medications and/or extra feeds to cats or dogs and clean up any kennels that have messes.  
 
We do ask volunteers to try and commit to a period of time on a regular basis (e.g. a particular morning/evening every week or every other week) as it makes it easier for scheduling and also keeps the volunteer familiar to the animals they are caring for. With the dogs, this makes a big difference. We have some dogs that are with us for a while before finding a forever home so we try to have them handled by people they know as much as possible.
Volunteer Peer Support Facilitator   Bruce County  Grey County  Muskoka District  Northumberland County  Parry Sound District  Peterborough County  Simcoe County 
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Network
Locations throughout Ontario
Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Network provides free bereavement support to families who have experienced the loss of a pregnancy at any stage, or the death of their baby, up to 12 months of age. We currently have volunteer opportunities for people who are approximately two years past their bereavement date and are looking for meaningful ways to offer their support to others. We are actively training peer supporters for bereavement groups and events, phone support, and for private online support groups.
Terry Fox Run - Barrie
Barrie
Sourcing food and beverage donations for Run Day. Submitting the necessary permits to SDMHU. Managing the F&B table on Run Day with other volunteers.
Bell Ringers   Simcoe County 
Salvation Army (The), The Salvation Army - Coldwater Street, Christmas Hamper Program
Orillia
Ringing the bells at the Kettles throughout the community during the Christmas season. 
OR 
Kettles can be "Adopted" by businesses, service clubs, families, churches, and various organizations. 
"Adopting" means to organize 4 to 8 volunteers to ring the bells for one to two hours at the selected Kettle location. The Kettle stand will host a sign that recognizes the generosity of the group.
Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions, Barrie Branch
Simcoe County and Muskoka
Our drivers provide an invaluable service by assisting staff and foster families with the transportation needs of children to various appointments and visits. Volunteer drivers transport children and their families to specified locations around Simcoe County and Muskoka at the request of the Agency. You will need to provide supervision and appropriate behaviour management of the children in your care. Punctuality and reliability are a necessity for this position. Our drivers are compensated at .52¢/km. Drivers transport children/youth using their own vehicle.
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)
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
Volunteer   Simcoe County 
Essa and District Agricultural Society, Barrie Fair
Working towards the 2019 Barrie Fair. Property clean-up, gardening, local promotional activities.
Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce
Bruce County and Grey County Communities
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
Trillium Manor
​12 Grace Avenue, Orillia
One on one visiting with residents, supporting and/or facilitating group activities, reading or playing games with residents, meal assistance
Crohn's and Colitis Canada, Simcoe County - Mailing Address, Simcoe County Chapter
St. Vincent Park St., Vincent St. & Blake Street, Barrie, Ontario
Currently, we are scheduling walk-day volunteers for a variety of roles including: 
• Greeters 
• Registration  
• Kids Area 
• Walk Route 
• Entertainment  
• Food Station 
• Tear Down 
• Set-up
Penetanguishene Centennial Museum and Archives, Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Penetanguishene
Tear down and re-arrange exhibits. Design, build, research and install new and existing exhibits in coordination with the Museum Curator.
St John Ambulance, Hanover, Grey Bruce Huron Branch
Make a difference in our community by providing onsite first aid at local community events. Use your first aid skills, or develop them with hands-on training, and in the field patient care.
Penetanguishene Centennial Museum and Archives, Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Penetanguishene
Assist in one or all special events that take place at the Penetanguishene Centennial Museum & Archives including: Winterama, Easter Eggstravaganza, Canada Day, Tea & Tarts, Spirit Walk, Doors Open, Halloween Spooktacular and/or Breakfast with Santa.
Canadian Cancer Society, Bluewater Community Office - Owen Sound
Kincardine, Hanover, Wiarton, Collingwood, Port Elgin, Owen Sound, Town of South Bruce Peninsula
With direct support from staff, manage a Daffodil Campaign in your community! Logistics, volunteer recruitment, scheduling of volunteer shifts and volunteers.
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 may attend health fairs, summer events, corporate events etc to raise awareness about the need for blood.
Georgian Bay General Hospital Foundation, Midland
Midland/Penetanguishene
To assist at events that raise money for Georgian Bay General Hospital for the ongoing equipment needs and technology upgrades.
CLH Developmental Support Services
Various
Accompany an individual to church. Families wishing to volunteer as a group are welcome.
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
Canadian Cancer Society, Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office
Alliston, Barrie
CIBC Run for the Cure (Barrie/Orillia) and (Alliston) - Oct 6, 2019 
 
Local Sponsorship Lead 
 
Strengthening relationships with existing sponsors and attracting new sponsors to offset some event expenses and contribute to the CIBC Run for the Cure revenue will be your skill set. Working with your committee, you are responsible for understanding the sponsorship grid at a national, regional, and local level to acquire local cash, and in-kind sponsorships. Understanding sponsor benefits and obligations are fulfilled and each sponsor feels the true value of a partnership with the CIBC Run for the Cure is a key component of this role.
Orillia Community Gardens, Orillia - High St, High Street Park Community Garden
High Street Park
Weeding, Planting, Tilling, Watering etc. (All Gardening Duties)
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
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- The program takes place at the child’s school, during the school year. The 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 - The group meets Tuesday's at 6:30 at Connaught Public School * includes 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 Wednesday after school in Collingwood * children are able to attend these sessions on a drop-in basis * 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 
 
Behind the scenes - There are many committee and project roles for volunteers who have different schedules and different assets to bring to the table * some shorter term projects include arranging our yearly raffle (donations, tickets), working on furthering our endowment fund project, working on furthering our capital project for a larger and owned office space, Bowl for Kids Support to work on planning items for our big bowling event, creation of our signature lifesaver matchbooks * call us for more details
The Guesthouse Shelter, The Guesthouse Shelter and Community Hub
522 Elizabeth Street
Prepare main course and/or deserts for up to 40 guests for an evening meal. Further details are available if needed.
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
549 Tenth Line, Collingwood
GTHS Cat Care Team Members work to increase the welfare and health of GTHS feline residents.  
 
Volunteering as part of a small team, each shift Cat Care Team Members help maintain high cleanliness standards in our adoption rooms to provide a bright, clean and healthy environment for our cats, volunteers and visitors.  
 
Responsibility: Maintaining clean and organized litter, feeding stations, cages and communal areas in the GTHS cat adoption rooms. This team ensures that the cat rooms are left clean and bright for potential adopters in the afternoon.  
 
(There are multiple roles within the Cat Care Team, check out our website for details of this particular position and others)
South East Grey Community Health Centre, Markdale
Markdale
Set up tables and chairs, play bingo, board games, pool and socialize. Make coffee/tea.
South East Grey Community Health Centre, Markdale
Markdale
 Create a “Penny Pinching” Board for the SEGCHC waiting room for patrons to access  
 Maintain the board ensuring coupons are plentiful via printing out coupons for highly sought after products to help patients decrease their household expenses  
 Discarding expired coupons  
 Liaise with SEGCHC on program concerns/challenges/suggestions, as required  
 Training by Registered Dietitian is provided
Osteoporosis Canada [Central East], Simcoe Muskoka - Mailing Address, Simcoe Muskoka Chapter
Be trained to conduct education sessions on fracture prevention to seniors at seniors centres, retirement homes and active living programs*, help with information tables at health fairs, community festivals and events.
Volunteer   Simcoe County 
Easter Seals Ontario, Barrie-Simcoe County Office
Barrie
Assisting with events
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.
Paradise Shores by AmandaFritz, Orillia
115 Matchedash St N
- cook, bake, gardening 
- activities with residence 
- activities of daily living
Good Food Box Program, Orillia - West St
Guardian Angels Church, West Street, Orillia
Volunteers are needed to pack Good Food Boxes the 3rd Tuesday of every month in the Church Hall at Guardian Angels Church, from 8 am to 10 am. Volunteers are also needed from 10 am to 12 noon to assist individuals that are picking up their Good Food Boxes.
Musician   Simcoe County 
Tudhope Manor Retirement Residence
Tudhope Manor - Orillia
Play piano in foyer (or bring your own instrument of choice).
Volunteer   Muskoka District  Simcoe County 
Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Orillia - Colborne St, Volunteer Resources
Positions available in the following areas: 
 
Coffee Kiosk/Gift Shop 
Porters 
Information Desk 
Day Surgery/Recovery 
Emergency Department 
Out Patient Clinic 
Diagnostic Imaging 
Dialysis  
Friendly Faces
Orillia Native Women's Group
110 Matchedash St. N
Volunteers are required to help with programs and making sure office duites are kept up to date and looked after. Always looking for First Nations mentors.
Crisis Responder   Bruce County  Grey County 
Victim Services Bruce Grey Perth, Victim Crisis Assistance Ontario
Owen Sound
The role of the crisis support volunteer is to respond to a crisis situation, with your team partner, and provide: 
* Emotional support to those in crisis 
* Practical assistance to clients 
* Information and resources 
* Referrals to the agencies available in the community for long-term support 
* Safety planning
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.
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.
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!
Women and Children's Shelter of Barrie
Heritage Park, Barrie
Required Positions: 
- Event Set-up Volunteers 
- Cheer & Spirit volunteers 
- Sign-Making Volunteers 
- Event Tear-down Volunteers
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.).
Kidney Foundation of Canada, Ontario Branch
St. Vincent Park, Barrie (South end of St. Vincent Street between Blake Street and Kempenfelt Drive)
The 2019 Kidney Walk is taking place in Barrie on Sunday, September 8, 2019 and requires event day volunteers to support the walk in the following areas: 
* registration 
* route marshals 
* parking 
* set-up/take-down 
* food and beverage 
* kid’s activities 
* photography
Barrie Food Bank
42 Anne St S, Unit 2 Barrie, ON
A variety of positions are available including sorting, stocking shelves and packing items for client of the food bank. 
 
We need volunteers year round but require many volunteers during food drives in October, November and December especially. Volunteers for these food drives must be scheduled in advance, (recommend contacting Barrie Food Bank in September to volunteer for these food drives). Please call the number provided and leave a call back number where we can reach you or leave a message.
Epilepsy Ontario [Central East], Barrie - Simcoe County Branch, Epilepsy Ontario
Barrie
Volunteers can assist with fundraising, bingo, special events, information distribution or other activities.
Grey County, Lee Manor
Owen Sound
•Provide personal companionship and social interaction with a resident 
•Has the ability to carry on a conversation and encourage participation and feedback  
•Be creative with ideas to stimulate interaction  
•Maintain a consistent schedule of weekly visits  
•Documentation at end of visit of residents seen on Activity Pro
Parkinson Canada, Barrie Chapter
Barrie
Parkinson Canada is looking for a Walk Coordinator to oversee the coordination and execution of Parkinson SuperWalk Barrie.  
Responsibilities:  
• Promote Parkinson SuperWalk within your community through available channels and liaise with appropriate government officials to invite them to walk day.  
• Work with volunteer committee to assist in planning, promotion and day-of execution. 
• Attend committee meetings and work with committee volunteers ensure appropriate orientation of day-of volunteer coverage. 
• Track and report on volunteer hours.  
• Approach local businesses and organizations for sponsorship dollars and/or prize donations.  
• Work with volunteers to coordinate services needed for the day-of (which may include: venue, entertainment, food and drink, guest speakers, supplies, etc.).  
• Collect and report on the funds that were raised.  
• Ensure necessary inventory is ordered from Parkinson Canada.  
• Attend monthly (March to June) and bi weekly (July to September) conference calls with all Community Walk Coordinators. Be onsite on the day of the event to facilitate a successful event. Must be available for Parkinson SuperWalk Barrie on September 8th, 2019 at Heritage Park.
Companion   Grey County  Simcoe County 
Breaking Down Barriers, Independent Living Resource Centre
Collingwood
Provide weekly companionship to client of Breaking Down Barriers. Assist with activities like arts & crafts, cooking, scrapbooking, weaving and Friendship Café. 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.
Canadian Blood Services, Barrie Area Office, Blood Donor Centre
Barrie, ON
Assist with set-up and tear down of the promotional booth and equipment * provide information about Canadian Blood Services programs and initiatives * provide courteous and responsive service to prospective donors * assist with management of participant records and event documentation
Board Member   Simcoe County 
MADD Canada, Mailing Address, Barrie Simcoe Chapter
MADD Canada works to stop impaired driving and to support victims/survivors of this violent crime. Through our awareness and education programs, we are trying to change behaviours, and make everyone aware that driving when impaired is a criminal and potentially deadly act. Board members will attend meetings and take part in the business conducted by the Board of Directors for the MADD Simcoe County Chapter.
Mentor   Grey County 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Grey Bruce, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Owen Sound
Be a positive adult role model for a child. For as little as one hour per week you can have a profound impact on a child's future.
Georgian Bay Symphony
Owen Sound
5 times per year - help set up concert intermission, help serve, help clean up - free concert ticket included
Grey County, Lee Manor
Owen Sound
• To provide one to one interaction with residents  
• Organizing and maintaining inventory  
• Keep area clean & tidy at all times  
• To assist in portering if required  
• Keep a tally of cash sales & record account purchased items 
• Record refrigerator and freezer temperatures  
• Provide assistance for customers who may have difficulty holding /carrying items to a table especially hot beverages  
• Clear/ Sweep floors for tripping/ slipping hazards in and around Ice Cream Parlour as needed
Residential Hospice of Grey Bruce, Chapman House
Owen Sound
General Kitchen Duties - assisting the cook; preparing meals; baking
Canadian Mental Health Association. Simcoe County Branch, Barrie - 128 Anne St S
80 Bradford St.
Volunteer duties include: reception desk activities such * as greeting clients and family members * answering phones * preparing information packages * assisting with the running of discussion groups which could lead to acting as a co-facilitator with a regular staff member
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Grey Bruce, 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.
Billy Bishop Home: Museum, Archives & National Historic Site
Billy Bishop Home & Museum
Serving on the Special Events committee at Billy Bishop Home & Museum, you will help plan and execute the year's major fundraisers and events. These include, but are not limited to: Fire & Ice; Trivia Night; Veterans Commemoration Day.
Parkinson Canada, Barrie Chapter
Barrie, Collingwood, Newmarket and Orilia. Contact for more information.
Event registration, Route Marshalls, and various other event tasks as assigned.
Spruce Lodge Continuum of Care, Spruce Lodge, Long Term Care Facility
Public areas within Spruce Lodge
Volunteers meet one on one with a senior resident to provide companionship and meaningful activities, in order to encourage socialization and increased physical activity. Conversations, games, and companionship shared with a senior improves health and well-being, as well as brings enjoyment.
Friends of the Nancy Island Historic Site and Wasaga Beach Park
Wasaga Beach Provincial Park
Wasaga Beach Provincial Park (WBPP) and Friends of Nancy Island are pleased to announce the return of the Piping Plover; an endangered shorebird who has returned to the shores of WBPP after an extended hiatus. Gearing up for a busy season, we are currently seeking eager volunteers who will join our Piping Plover Guardian Family for the bird’s critical breeding season (June & July).  
 
Responsibilities include: 
• Monitoring the birds while they are nesting and recording important behaviours 
• Monitoring newly hatch Piping Plover chicks and recording important behaviours 
• Sharing updates with the public  
• Showing the public the Piping Plovers through spotting scopes 
• Providing feedback and updates to the Piping Plover Coordinator 
 
You don’t have to be an avid birder to volunteer as training is provided! Training is tentatively scheduled for the end of May.  
 
Please contact Piping Plover Coordinator Patricia Davidson for more information at wasagaploveer@gmail.com or please call park office at 705-429-2641.
Gilbert Centre for Social and Support Services, Barrie Office
80 Bradford St, Unit 555, Barrie
Volunteers assist with:  
* Special events (World AIDS Day, Fundraisers, Annual campaigns) 
* Bingo  
* Harm Reduction 
* Board Directors.
Habitat for Humanity Huronia, Barrie, ReStore
Barrie
Volunteers would be responsible for stocking shelves, cleaning the store, re-organizing items, loading purchases into a customers car, and assisting customers. Volunteers who are interested should visit the website to register to volunteer. 
 
Volunteers must wear certified safety shoes, be capable of lifting up to 25lbs, able to stand for long periods of time and be comfortable with 2-3 step instruction.
Canadian Red Cross - Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Volunteer Services
Simcoe County, Bracebridge
Help to deliver meals to residents in your community for the meals on wheels program.
Canadian Cancer Society, Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office
Parry Sound
Daffodil Coin Box Campaign Lead - Parry Sound 
 
Working collaboratively with your Canadian Cancer Society staff partner, plan and coordinate the Daffodil Pin Coin Boxes in Parry Sound. Contact a variety of retail outlets to determine their willingness to have a daffodil pin display at their location during Daffodil Month (April). Deliver the displays at the end of March so they are ready for April and assist with the pick-up/restocking of the displays during and at the end of Daffodil Month.
Canadian Cancer Society, Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office
Simcoe County, Muskoka District
Daffodil Pin Sales - Simcoe County and Muskoka District 
 
Volunteer a few hours of your time to sell daffodil pins in your community.
Canadian Cancer Society, Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office
Barrie and Alliston
CIBC Run for the Cure (Barrie/Orillia and Alliston) - Oct 6, 2019  
 
Event Day Volunteers 
 
There are a variety of roles available on event day from handing out snacks and water to cheering on the participants.
Barrie Dragon Boat Festival
Heritage Park (Lakeshore Dr.), Barrie
The Barrie Dragon Boat Festival is looking for:  
- 15 site set-up volunteers on Friday, August 23, 2019 
- Various festival support volunteers on Saturday, August 24, 2019 
- 10 site tear down volunteers on Sunday, August 25, 2019
Bob Rumball Home for the Deaf
* assist with client based activities such as arts and crafts, meal times 
* assist with special events and programs 
* general office help including reception desk 
* Café assistance serving food, clearing tables etc. 
* physical maintenance of the residence and landscape
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.
Habitat for Humanity Ontario Gateway North, Simcoe North, North Simcoe Chapter
Simcoe North
Helps build houses.
Canadian Cancer Society, Bluewater Community Office - Owen Sound
Owen Sound
Hockey Fights Cancer (November 2, 2019) - Silent Auction Lead  
 
Silent Auction Lead - Using your connections, source auction items from local community businesses. Oversee the coordination of pick up, the display of the items and check-out on the day of the event. Afterwards, ensure donors receive appropriate thank-you's and successful bidders pay for and pick up items. 
 
Hockey Fights Cancer is the new title for the annual charity hockey game held by the Owen Sound Attack and the Bluewater Community Office of the Canadian Cancer Society. The event raises funds for cancer research, vital services, and support programs for those living with cancer.  
 
Planning and organizing Hockey Fights Cancer takes time, passion and creative thinking. With support from volunteers and the organization’s staff, you will be a part of something truly extraordinary in your community. Success depends on volunteers like you. With your community insight, you will raise awareness, encourage participation, and drive fundraising results.  
 
The ideal committee member has:  
• Strong organizational and time management skills  
• The ability to work independently and as a member of a team  
• Exceptional communication skills  
• Great customer service  
• Access to a computer with Internet  
• Passion for the cancer cause
Canadian Blood Services, Barrie Area Office, Blood Donor Centre
Barrie, ON
Welcome donors to hospitality area of clinic * offer refreshments * give information and updates to donors * answer questions, thank donors and give milestone donor recognition items * observe donors and watch for adverse reactions * keep hospitality area in good order
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie Office
Meetings will likely take place in Barrie.
1. Collaborate with the Events Coordinator and Walk Planning Team to create a plan for the next IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer's. 
2. Select one of 14 areas of responsibility on which to focus your time and energy and plan. 
3. Implement plan in a timely manner. 
4. Attend regular planning meetings of the Planning Team to share progress and brainstorm solutions to challenges. 
5. Develop and maintain accurate records and responses to efforts for future events. 
6. Participate on Walk Day and evaluation of Walk Day.
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
God's Solution Sanctuary
Unity Christian High School, 25 Burton Avenue, Barrie Ontario
Volunteers needed within various aspects of assisting children and adults with special needs to participate
ME/FM Association of Peterborough and District, Peterborough
To volunteer for 2 - 4 hour shifts on Tag Day
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie Office
Various approved locations within Simcoe County (see Seasons for communities)
To accept donations from the public at an assigned location for the duration of the mutually agreed shift. 
Report to an appointed location to receive Tag tray, coin box, supplies, permission letter. Tag at the selected location for the duration of the mutually agreed shift. Return the Tag tray, coin box, supplies, permission letter to the appointed location. Volunteers must wear the Identity Badge supplied by the Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County while tagging. The Badge must be returned with the coin box at the end of the shift.
Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Barrie - 91A Patterson Rd, Marion Vernon Memorial Animal Clinic
Local Barrie Businesses
Stand outside local businesses and collect donations
Parkinson Canada, Barrie Chapter
Heritage Park, 5 Simcoe Street, Barrie
WALK DAY VOLUNTEER – PARKINSON SUPERWALK-BARRIE 
 
About Parkinson Canada:  
Parkinson Canada is the national voice of Canadians living with Parkinson’s disease. From diagnosis to discovery, we guide the way for Canadians to live well with Parkinson’s disease through education, advocacy and support services. Our National Research Program funds innovative research to search for better treatments and a cure. A national registered charity, Parkinson Canada fulfils its mission through the generosity of donors and is an accredited organization under the Imagine Canada Standards Program. 
 
What We Need: 
Have you, your family, or friends been touched by Parkinson’s disease? Are you interested in meeting new people, working as a team and spreading the awareness of Parkinson’s disease? Then we’re looking for you! Parkinson Canada is looking for Day-of Volunteers to assist with the execution of Parkinson SuperWalk, Barrie.  
 
Responsibilities:  
• Attend and/or review registration and banking training session (if applicable). 
• Work with volunteers to coordinate services needed for the day-of (which may include: registration, food and drink, guest speakers, t-shirt distribution, route marshals, etc.).  
• Be onsite on the day of the event to facilitate a successful event. Must be available for Parkinson SuperWalk Barrie on Sat, Sep 7, 2019 at Heritage Park.  
 
Qualifications: 
• Possess exceptional leadership capabilities and enjoy working as part of a team. 
• Excellent organizational skills. 
• Excellent interpersonal skills. 
• Be available for the time commitment needed to ensure the success of the event. 
• Mature, responsible and dependable. 
• Ability to meet deadlines.  
• Must have a volunteer police check. 
 
Our SuperWalk volunteer positions are available to all ages and include flexible time commitments, mentorship for new members, education and training, and excellent leadership experience. 
 
If you like an opportunity to be a part of something that supports a great cause, this is the position for you.  
 
 
Please submit your resume to volunteer@parkinson.ca referencing PCSWBARRIE-19 
 
We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
Huronia Symphony Orchestra
Barrie
The volunteer is responsible for:  
* taking tickets, 
* distributing programs 
* responding to questions in reference to what is playing, history of orchestra 
* be available from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm on day of Concert 
* helping with beverages at break time 
* cleaning and or setting up for the concert 
* re directing people to the appropriate doors for ticket purchases 
* amongst other duties as assigned by the volunteer coordinator
ALS Canada, Mailing Address, ALS Canada Support Services - North Simcoe Muskoka
The WALK for ALS is a fun, family friendly event that occurs across the country in more than 90 WALK locations across Canada. Join thousands of Canadians in the fight against ALS. Every dollar you raise as a walker goes to provide equipment, support services, education for the ALS Community, and fund research to find a cure. 
 
There are a variety of volunteer positions available during this event, please contact the Regional Manager for more details.