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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.
Heart and Stroke [Central East], Barrie Office, Heart and Stroke
Barrie, ON
Our team is looking for reliable, detail-oriented and committed volunteers to assist us with data entry and administrative tasks. We support the needs of all the programs run in this office. At various times during the year we supporting the Heart Month campaign by contacting former canvassers by phone, updating our volunteer data base and assisting with the routing, distributing canvasser’s kits, etc. At other times of the year we are involved in counting and processing donations, preparing tax receipts, and managing various data sources for all the programs run in this office.  
 
We need people with office experience, strong computer skills (including strong knowledge of Excel and Word). Financial background would be beneficial. For this position we are looking for volunteers who are able to commit one day per week, Mon to Fri for at least 6 months. Our office volunteers typically work 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.  
 
Our schedule is very flexible, but ideally looking for a volunteer to give at least 6 hours a week. As a volunteer you would be assisting with, but not limited to:  
• New Business Development  
• Prospecting  
• Data Entry  
• Building B2B relationships  
• Logistics planning  
• Preparing information kit 
 
Office is located at 112 Commerce Park Dr, Unit 1, Barrie, ON
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!
Gibson Centre for Community, Arts & Culture (The)
The Gibson Centre
The Gibson Centre is looking for dedicated volunteers to help out in the Cafe a couple of hours a week. Our cafe is open from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm ever Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Board Member   Simcoe County 
Breaking Down Barriers, Independent Living Resource Centre
115 Hurontario Street, Suite 203, Collingwood, ON L9Y 2K9
Board members are needed to help guide and mentor the organization. Board members are required to participate in one standing committee: fundraising, 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.
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.
Canadian Blood Services, Barrie Area Office, Blood Donor Clinic
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
Georgian Bay Symphony
Owen Sound
5 times per year - help set up concert intermission, help serve, help clean up - free concert ticket included
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.
Golden Town Outreach, Meaford, Food Bank
34 Trowbridge St W, Meaford -Bethany Church of the Nazarene (rear enterance, downstairs)
Serve clients who visit the food bank 
Restock shelves 
Check best-before dates, portioning bulk foods 
Optional: help with community garden, cooking classes 
Pick up food from donation boxes at grocery stores and bring to food bank
Grey Bruce Health Unit
Various Locations
• Work with a team of volunteers to sort fruits and vegetables into individual orders 
• Handle food gently and hygienically, and arrange the boxes for maximum appeal 
• Assist with packing site set-up and clean-up 
Good Fox Box pack takeS place in the following communities: Thornbury, Cape Croker, Chesley, Dundalk, Village of Durham, Hanover, Town of Kincardine, Lucknow, Markdale, Town of Meaford, Owen Sound, Port Elgin, Sauble Beach, Saugeen First Nation, Tara, Teeswater, Wiarton.
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.
Vision Mate   Bruce County  Grey County 
CNIB [Central East], Southwest Region Branch, CNIB. Ontario Division
Within clients home or public locations
Provide one-on-one sighted assistance and companionship for a person who is blind or partially sighted through regularl visits. Activities are determined by client need and mutually agreed upon like reading, organizing, walking, assisting with errands or outings, and friendly visiting.
Procyon Wildlife, Veterinary and Rehabilitation Services
6441 7th Line, Beeton, Ontario, L0G1A0
This is a wonderful hands-on opportunity to learn about our native wild animals. Procyon Wildlife Rehab counts on volunteer animal caregivers to carry out the essential duties that allow orphaned and injured animals to return to the wild. If you are able to commit 4 or 5 hours once a week, you will find this very rewarding! The duties of this ongoing volunteer position involve preparing food for, and feeding animals of all ages, cleaning cages, observing animal behaviour and condition, and record keeping. The position also involves housekeeping such as laundry, washing dishes, cleaning counters, floors, and equipment, and light yard work. The requirements for this position are: minimum 18 years of age; access to email, ability to travel to Procyon’s rehab centre near Beeton, Ontario, and ability to work your designated shift every week, holidays included. Time commitment: 5 hours per week, every week from April to October.
ME/FM Association of Peterborough and District, Peterborough
To volunteer for 2 - 4 hour shifts on Tag Day
CONTACT Community Services, Alliston - 55 Victoria St W, Clothes Line (The)
55 Victoria Street West
Did you know that The Clothes Line is largely operated by an incredible team of dedicate volunteers? They perform a wide range of duties including sorting and pricing donations, organizing and displaying merchandise, designing window displays, and assisting customers.Volunteers at The Clothes Line also have the opportunity to gain valuable retail experience and learn new skills including inventory control, money management, and customer service.