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Home and Community Support Services of Grey-Bruce, Owen Sound - Heritage Place Mall
• Arrive at the Meal Source at the prearranged time.  
• If delivering with another volunteer, meet volunteer and pick up route sheet. 
• Deliver meals in the order they appear on the route sheet/book. 
• At the client’s home. Knock loudly and call out “Meals on Wheels”. 
• Place hot meals on client’s table. If delivering frozen meals, offer to place in freezer. 
• Retrieve empty tray and previous days’ dishes for return to Meal Source. 
• Converse with client to check on client’s well being. 
• Report any problems or concerns encountered in carrying out duties to Home and Community Support Services of Grey Bruce.
Volunteer Driver   Bruce County  Grey County 
Home and Community Support Services of Grey-Bruce, MOVIN'GB Transportation Service
Bruce & Grey County
To provide rides to eligible clients who are without the resources to provide their own transportation.
Parkinson Canada, Collingwood, Collingwood Support Group
Collingwood
The PD SAFEx Volunteer: 
● Greets participants on arrival and helps them set up.  
● Guides and assists the participants during the exercise sessions.  
● Encourages the participants to “try their best” to complete the exercises as demonstrated. 
● Collaborates with the other PD SAFEx Volunteers and the Personal Trainers delivering the program.
March of Dimes Canada, Head Office - Toronto
Barrie, Midland, Innisfil
Looking for handy, innovative, creative volunteers to create, modify and design to remove barriers for people living with physical disabilities.
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.
Canadian Cancer Society, Bluewater Community Office - Owen Sound
Flesherton, Durham
Volunteer Driver - Grey County 
Impact: 
To improve access for adults and families who need transportation assistance to and from cancer-related appointments, including hospital appointments, supportive care and follow-up appointments. 
 
Responsibilities: 
 Respond to requests for client rides from the transportation Coordinator 
 Confirm travel arrangements with client(s) by phone 
 Offer minimal assistance to get clients in and out of the car (no lifting permitted) 
 Follow safe driving procedures 
 Become familiar with the programs and services provided by the Society and share these resources as needed 
 Submit required forms regularly 
 Provide up-to-date license and insurance information 
 Adhere to all Canadian Cancer Society policies, procedures, standards and guidelines including client confidentiality and our 100% smoke free policy 
 
Time Commitment: 
 Flexible scheduling 
 On average, one or two round trip(s) per week with a minimum of 4 hours per trip 
 
Requirements & Qualifications: 
 Valid G driver’s license with 3 or fewer demerit points and an acceptable driving record 
 Minimum of $1 million third party liability insurance on vehicle 
 Completion of a criminal reference check within acceptable standards 
 Enjoy Driving 
 Access to a well-maintained 100% smoke-free vehicle 
 Friendly, compassionate and sensitive to issues facing people living with cancer
Hospice Huronia
Penetanguishene
Visiting volunteers provide emotional support and companionship to clients experiencing life threatening illness * also provide respite to caregivers of clients.
Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce
Owen Sound, Hanover, Markdale, Meaford, Southampton
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 - It's fun!
Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce
Owen Sound, Markdale, Meaford, Hanover, Southampton
- Help with the set up and clean up of refreshments, games, and activities for the program 
- Assist the Minds in Motion Coordinator to ensure activity participation and socialization. This may include spending one-on-one time with participants who need extra support 
- Under the direction of the Physical Activity Program Leader, provide one-on-one support to participants during the physical activity component of the program 
- Assist with any other required tasks
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
Grey Bruce Health Unit, Grey Bruce Fall Prevention and Intervention Program
Auxiliary   
Alexandra Marine and General Hospital, Goderich - Napier St
Goderich
Care will be taken to match volunteers with areas of skill and interest.
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.
VON Canada, Barrie - Cedar Pointe Dr, SMART (Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together)® Exercise Program
Barrie
Volunteers will lead a gentle functional fitness program designed for community members 55+.  
The purpose of the program is to: 
*Increase and maintain strength, coordination, balance and flexibility 
*Improve health and engery 
*Improve mobility and independence 
*Prevent falls 
*Meet new people and socialize
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.
Muskoka Hills Retirement Villa
To drive residents to events, shops, and in town events.
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.
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
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.
Alzheimer Society, Peterborough Office, Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland and Haliburton Chapter
Northumberland County/Peterborough
Board members will act in an ethical and business-like manner. This includes appropriate behaviour and use of authority when acting as Director.  
 
Board Directors are accountable to exercise the powers and discharge the duties of their office honestly and in good faith. Directors shall exercise the degree of care, diligence, and skill that a reasonably prudent person would exercise in comparable circumstances.  
 
Governance Commitment: 
The purpose of Governance is that the Board, on behalf of the members, ensures accountability of the ASPKLNH by assuring that it achieves its mission. 
 Attend and participate at Board meetings and at the Annual General Meeting 
 Come to meetings prepared to listen, question, debate under Roberts Rules of Order Newly Revised. 
 Be prepared to act in the best interest of the Society, not just for a special interest, geographical segment or individual cause. 
 Once a vote is taken and a decision is reached, act as a spokesperson on behalf of the Board to explain and defend the Board’s position. 
 Stay informed about issues related to Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia, their treatment(s) and management support efforts to enhance the Board’s effectiveness. 
 Participate in the work of committees and other planned events. 
 Participate in Board Orientation and Strategic Planning sessions.  
 Work toward the achievement of ASPKLNH’s mission and strategic goals. 
Fiduciary and Legal Duties: 
 Comply with and formulate the by-laws and board policy according to the laws of the Province of Ontario. 
 Avoid situations of conflict of interest or personal gain. 
 Operate in the best interests of the Society. 
 Select from among the Directors, the Officers of the Corporation. 
 Nominate Auditors and Counsel. 
 Employ Executive Director. 
 Regularly monitor and when necessary invest funds received for use toward furtherance of the mission of ASPKLNH. 
 Monitor expenditures of the Corporation. 
 Approve annual budget to support operation. 
 Set standards of accountability.  
 
Accountability of the Executive Director:  
The ED is the Board’s link to operational achievement and conduct. 
 All Board authority delegated to staff is delegated through the ED. 
 The Board will evaluate the ED performance based on job performance relative to the job description, policy compliance and the organizational accomplishments of the Society’s Strategic Plan. 
 
Liaise with the Community to Promote Improved Dementia Care: 
 Convey a positive image of ASPKLNH through contacts, promotion, committee and advocacy work. 
 Ensure local representation at Alzheimer Society of Ontario board related meetings and on board related issues. 
 Promote local advocacy for improved dementia care.
Residential Hospice of Grey Bruce, Chapman House
Owen Sound
General Kitchen Duties - assisting the cook; preparing meals; baking
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie Office
Orillia
The role involves making all arrangements for a monthly lunch in local restaurants, communicating with participants and ensuring a safe, welcoming and supportive environment during the lunch.
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie Office
Simcoe County
Volunteers work with Alzheimer Society Family Support Coordinators in 1) a morning Support Group, 2) an afternoon Support Group or 3) an evening Support Group, depending upon the community.
Muskoka Landing
Visiting with seniors in our long term care home who do not have local family or friends that visit often
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.
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 independent programs with residents.
Volunteers   Simcoe County 
Victoria Village, Barrie - 78 Ross St, Victoria Village Manor
78 Ross Street
Volunteers can assist in the Recreation, Pastoral/Palliative Care, Laundry & Pysiotherapy Department and the Hair Salon.
Board Member   Simcoe County 
Huronia Symphony Orchestra
Barrie, Ontario
To attend Board of Directors Meetings. Participate in board activities and decision making.
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 could include: reading, playing games, going for walks etc.
VON Canada - Hastings Northumberland Prince Edward Site, Cobourg, Northumberland Adult Day Centre
Assist staff working with adult clients who have Alzheimer's or related dementia. Volunteers assist with programming and one to one activities making the clients time at the Adult Day Service as enjoyable and safe as possible. For more information on Adult Day Services and how volunteers enhance client participation, please call Lori.
VON Canada, Beeton, Adult Day Program
Do you play a musical instrument? Do you have a talent you want to showcase?  
Contact Lori Waring either by phone or email to set up a time. We are always searching for individuals or groups to come in and provide entertainment to our clients for our adult day program providing social recreational and therapeutic activities for seniors and adults who are frail, cognitively impaired, and/or isolated, and/or physically challenged.
Grey County., Owen Sound, Housing
Participate in decision making regarding the running of a small Non Profit Housing unit for Seniors 65+ 
Occasional research into related issues.
Hillcrest Village Care Centre
Assisting with portering of residents with Wheelchairs and Walkers to and from activities
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
Barrie. Recreation & Culture Services, Allandale Recreation Centre, Allandale 55+ Centre
Barrie
The main role of this volunteer will be to support seniors at the 55+ Centre (Allandale Rec Center), who require additional assistance participating safely and successfully in programs. Other duties may include, but are not limited to:  
- Assist with fine and gross motor tasks  
- Assist participants with integrating themselves with other seniors 
- Encourage participants to engage in activities 
- Assist with transitioning participants safely from one activity to the next
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie Office
Orillia
1. Greet participants upon arrival. Assist with seating if necessary. Provide participants with their name tags. 
2. Assist with assigned tasks such as group discussions, setting up and cleaning up supplies/equipment, providing one-to-one assistance. 
3. Provide encouragement and support to participants during activities. 
4. Ensure safety of participants at all times. 
5. Listen carefully and with respect to the participants.
Volunteer   Muskoka District  Simcoe County 
Senior Wish Association, Mailing Address
Barrie, Innisfil, Stayner and Clearview Township area, Muskoka-Gravenhurst
Help Senior Wish expand into Simcoe County to ensure that no senior is left isolated, alone and feeling like society has forgotten them. Help is especially needed to prepare for our Christmas Wish program starting in Sept.