You performed a search for: Skills / Experience: Working with Children

There are 71 record(s) that match your criteria.

[  Print Version (New Window) ]

Hope Haven Therapeutic Riding Centre
Markdale, ON
Leaders: Leaders are in charge of leading our horses during lessons. The leader is focused on the horse and making sure they are both happy and content during lessons. They also get the horse ready before lessons. 
 
Side Walkers: Side Walkers are in charge of the rider and making sure that the rider is safe and secure during their lesson. 
 
Schoolers : Schoolers are in charge of helping us to keep our horses exercised, trained and fit! A schooler should be out regularly to ride and school one or more horses. Schoolers have a procedure to follow and will be in communication with our instructors regarding the horses needs and areas of focus. Of course, we encourage our schoolers to love up their horses and show them all the appreciation and attention they deserve! (It's basically part boarding a horse without having to pay so win- win for everyone!) 
 
Alternate: Alternate volunteers are focused on assisting with the facilitation of activities with our kids. These activities can include sledding, yoga, sports, creative arts, educational hikes etc. 
 
Horse Buddies: Horse buddies are people who help take care of our horses by coming out to groom them, perform a health check and of course, show them affection. 
 
These are just a few of our main activities, however there is a ton of other activities where we could use your help! Gardening, odd jobs, building etc (just to name a few).
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.
Program Facilitator   Bruce County  Grey County 
Junior Achievement of South Western Ontario, Chatham
Bruce County, Grey County
Public Speaking / Facilitation
Sistema Huronia Music Academy, Midland
Volunteer to join the board of directors for the Sistema Huronia Music Academy. We meet once/month in Midland. Call to find out more information regarding board member activities around planning, marketing and promoting events, bookkeeping, submitting grant requests and various other ways that you can help.
Sistema Huronia Music Academy, Midland
Volunteer to prepare and serve the nutritious snacks to the music academy students. Time slots available are Monday to Thursday, 3:30 to 6:00 September to May.
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.
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.
Southampton Arts Centre, Southampton Art School and Gallery
Southampton, ON
-Assist instructor with setup and cleanup 
-Help facilitate art activities and projects 
-Interact and work with children in order to complete an art project 
-Assist with outdoor and snack breaks
Volunteer   Simcoe County 
Essa and District Agricultural Society, Barrie Fair
Working towards the 2019 Barrie Fair. Property clean-up, gardening, local promotional activities.
Penetanguishene Centennial Museum and Archives, Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Penetanguishene
Responsible for sales, promoting, inventory, tourist information and museum tours.
Penetanguishene Centennial Museum and Archives, Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Penetanguishene
Volunteers would be responsible for assisting with the development, organization and promotion of programs and events. Programs & events would be during PD Days, after school, evenings and Saturday’s.
Penetanguishene Centennial Museum and Archives, Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Penetanguishene
Research historical information, provide tours, assist clients with research and input data
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.
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
Mentor   Bruce County  Grey County 
Bruce Grey Mentorship
Hanover, Walkerton, Chesley, Nesutadt, Durham and Ayton
To be a friend and companion for a child or youth in either a group program, individual match or a school match- Take initiative to arrange relevant outings with the Mentee- Listen and provide advice when appropriate- To role model appropriate behaviours and reinforce positive social skills.
Girl Guide Leaders   Bruce County  Grey County  Muskoka District  Parry Sound District  Simcoe County 
Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada-Ontario Council
Volunteering with Girl Guides is a very rewarding and hands-on way to help girls and young women develop the best in themselves. 
 
Volunteer opportunities with Girl Guides of Canada are tailored to fit your schedule, your skills and your interests. Whether you want to offer an hour or two every few months or make a regular weekly commitment, there are lots of ways to volunteer and help Girl Guides of Canada put girls in the lead.  
 
Through Guiding, you can develop skills that are highly valued in the workplace, such as communications, event planning, risk management, program delivery, training and more.  
 
Your time, your life, your volunteer experience. Share your skills, your talents and yourself as a Girl Guide volunteer.
South East Grey Community Health Centre, Markdale
Markdale
Set up tables and chairs, play bingo, board games, pool and socialize. Make coffee/tea.
Volunteer   Simcoe County 
Easter Seals Ontario, Barrie-Simcoe County Office
Barrie
Assisting with events
Barrie Public Library, Painswick Branch - 48 Dean Ave
Barrie
- Provide a friendly, welcoming greeting to children as they join the program. 
- Assist children during programs to complete activities 
- Assist with ushering duties during programs, such as crowd control, ticket taking, counting attendance, and admitting latecomers. 
- Assist with craft preparation before the program. 
- Assist with set up and clean up for the program. 
- Work with other volunteers as a team in meeting the needs of each participant and the Library Board. 
- Report concerns, needs or incidents to the Manager, Volunteer Resources or other appropriate Library staff.
Barrie Public Library, Painswick Branch - 48 Dean Ave
Barrie
Your primary role as a storyteller is to provide a positive reading experience for the student. Developing literacy skills requires patience from you, the volunteer, and your buddy. This is a time to share books and stories together. Ensure that the child is doing a variety of different activities and keep the sessions light and fun. Children will learn best if the material is relevant to them and suits their needs. Be enthusiastic and creative and encourage the child to be creative as well.  
 
Check in at the Volunteer Office (Downtown) or Cupboard (Painswick) 15 minutes before the start of the program, get your nametag and go to the Children’s Department. Check in at the Service Desk and get the Reading Buddies bin. The Service Desk staff are available to help you with book selections and any other questions you may have while you are volunteering with the Reading Buddies program. All Buddies will have a folder; please fill out the Reading Buddies Record each week indicating the book titles you read together – a great way to champion their reading success.
Camp Trillium Childhood Cancer Support Centre
St. Vincent Park, Barrie
Volunteer as a camp counselor at one of our two sleepover sites in Waterford (Rainbow Lake) or Wellington (OuR Island).
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
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orillia and District
at the school
Match with a student in an elementary or secondary school for one hour a week for the school year where you do fun activities at school 1:1 and build a friendship with a child who needs a positive role model.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Barrie and District
Barrie, Innisfil, Angus, Baxter, Minesing
Run a 7 week program within the elementary schools for kids in grade 6,7 and/or 8. The program focuses on core themes including; body image, self-esteem, healthy eating/activity and building healthy relationship. Volunteers are responsible for a group of 4-8 kids. Its once a week for 90 minutes and its a 7-week program. They run during the school day 9-3pm, Monday-Friday from September- June. Volunteer can run multiple groups during the school year. Location of the program is Barrie, Innisfil, Angus, Baxter and Minesing.
Heart and Stroke [Central East], Barrie Office, Heart and Stroke
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!
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.
Oro-Medonte Minor Soccer
Burls Creek
Line fields, setup and take down on game nights. 
Assistant coaching on game nights for ages 16 and up.
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.
Canadian Adaptive Snowsports (CADS) - Ontario - Huronia Region Programs
Help give people of all ages and disabilities a chance to experience skiing.
Owen Sound & North Grey Union Public Library
824 1st Avenue West, Owen Sound
The Teen Advisory Group (TAG) acts as a resource for the Youth Services staff at the Library in areas such as book selection, volunteer support, activity planning and promotion.
Ontario Student Nutrition Program Grey Bruce, Mailing Address
Various Locations
Volunteers needed to prepare and serve simple meal to students, some schools bring food trays into classrooms. Volunteers needed to prepare trays for delivery to classes and also for clean up of kitchen area, help with grocery shopping or fundraising for food.
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.
Kinark Child and Family Services, Peterborough - Armour Rd
Supervised Access Vounteers assist Kinark staff in supporting children during supervised access visits with their parents. Volunteers help provide a neutral, safe and child-friendly environment for visits and exchanges.
Group Helper   Northumberland County 
Kinark Child and Family Services, Cobourg, Cobourg Office
organizing activities, for children ages 4 - 10
Board Member   Northumberland County 
Cook's School Day Care, Cook's Home Child Care Agency
Victoria Park Child Care Centre, Cook's Home Child Care Agency
Members are needed for the parent/community based Board of Directors. 
Members must: 
* have a genuine interest in early learning and child care operations.  
* be willing to advocate on behalf of the Organization and licensed early learning and child care 
* be willing to participate in group discussion and planning 
* be willing to attend regular and any special meetings (must arrive prepared - reviewed all pertinent information prior to the meeting) 
* be prepared to assist with overseeing the operations in collaboration with the Executive Director
Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Huron
South Huron, Northern Middlesex, Grand Bend and surrounding areas
Big Brother/Big Sister - spending a few hours a week, a one-to-one basis. The goal is to offer friendship and a positive role model to a child in need. 
 
In-School Mentor - spending one hour a week, for the duration of the school year, during school hours with a mentor. This program supports the one-to-one relationship, improving self-esteem and school interest for elementary school aged children who have been identified by school personnel as children who would benefit from the development of a supportive one-to-one relationship. 
 
Big Bunch - a group program for children who are currently on the waiting list for a Big Brother or Big Sister. This program allows children the experience of a cooperative group and a larger community, and uses volunteers who cannot commit to weekly contact and/or long term service. Group meets twice a month, the second and fourth Tuesday.
Big Brother   Northumberland County 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northumberland, Cobourg, Administration
Northumberland County
Be a mentor to a Little Brother, spend 3-4 hours each week having fun, experiencing life through a child's eyes again, developing a one-to-one friendship with a boy.
Highland Shores Children's Aid, Cobourg
Transport clients of the Highland Shores Children's Aid to appointments. Most drives are within Northumberland County or neighboring jurisdictions (ie. Peterborough, Belleville). Occasionally requests for assistance from other social agencies are also filled.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Listowel & District, In-School Mentor Program
Listowel and area
One to one mentoring of children between the ages of 6-16. Community-based mentoring, develop a positive relationship and become a positive role-model for a child.
Rebound Child & Youth Services Northumberland, Administration
Neutral location (e.g. Rebound office,school, library).
Assist children to improve skills in reading, writing, phonics, spelling, grammar, comprehension and math and general homework help.
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.
Soccer Coach   Simcoe County 
Tiny Township, Tiny Municipal Office, Recreation Department
Perkinsfield Park
- Coach a team of players 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, or 13-15 
- Coach with a partner 
- No prior experience required 
- All volunteer coaches receive full training, resource manual, t-shirt and whistle 
- Spring Soccer (6 week program in May & June) and Summer Soccer (8 week program in July & August)
Tutor   Northumberland County 
Rebound Child & Youth Services Northumberland, READbound Tutoring Program
Northumberland County
* Assist with homework 
* Offer encouragement, supportive skills, educational skills 
* Encourage love of learning
Canadian Ski Patrol - Central Zone
Providing Advanced First Aid at events throughout the year, as well as at a designated ski resorts during the winter months.
Elizabeth Fry Society of Simcoe County, Volunteer Program
102 Maple Ave. Barrie
• Co-facilitate Youth Justice Committee Meetings with 1-2 other volunteers 
• Help assign meaningful sanctions for the youth to complete as a part of their diversion program 
• Create and maintain confidentiality 
• Respect the sensitivity surrounding case information 
• Report any problems or concerns to the Volunteer Coordinator 
• Offer commitment to the interests of young people, victims, and the community as a whole 
• Represent Elizabeth Fry Society of Simcoe County in a professional manner 
• Operate within the framework of the Youth Criminal Justice Act and its principles
Volunteer   Northumberland County 
Campbellford-Seymour Agricultural Society
Fairgrounds - Front Street N., Campbellford, ON
Help needed in a variety of positions during annual fair in August. From working the gate to the children's activity centre.  
* Help needed with set-up, clean-up, planning, preparation, before, during or after the annual Agricultural Fair  
* Various committees need people to Chair and helpers  
* Homecraft Ladies have their own agenda, committees and meetings.They are a big part of the fair providing a breakfast and lunch each day plus presenting the Home craft division with hundreds of exhibitors.  
* Administration work in secretary's office. Four hour shift. 
 
Volunteers also needed for: 
* 105fm Video Party 
* Annual Chicken BBQ the last Sunday of May each year 
* Food booth a the Hoard's Station Sale Barn one Tuesday in August of each year
Girl Guide Leader   Northumberland County  Peterborough County 
Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada, Ontario Council
• Provide responsible leadership to a group of girl or youth members while facilitating engaging programming 
• Commitment to creating safe environments for girls, both emotionally and physically 
• Communicate with parents/guardians 
• Adhere to the Girl Guide Code of Conduct and Safe Guide 
• Have fun
Beginnings Family Services, Cobourg - D'Arcy St, Pregnancy Care Centre
* Assist with Public Awareness and Fundraising initiatives
St. John Ambulance, Cobourg, Northumberland Service Centre
Northumberland County
Visit regularly with your dog (visits about 1 hour in length) at an assigned seniors' residence, nursing home, or other facility in Northumberland County from Port Hope to Brighton to Campbellford area; meet and greet the public at community events ranging from fairs and festivals to parades and fundraisers
St. John Ambulance, Cobourg, Northumberland Service Centre
County of Northumberland
Provide first aid coverage at a wide variety of community events and during times of community emergencies; meet and greet the public; participate in public relations duties such as parades and fundraisers
CNIB [Central East], 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.
Beausoleil First Nation Public Library / Lorna Sandy Resource Centre Christian Island, Beausoleil First Nation Public Library. Christian Island
Beausoleil First Nation Public Library
Assist the Librarian with a variety of duties including: 
* cataloguing books using a computer database program 
* restocking shelves 
* assisting with programs for children 
* organizing children's book section when needed.
Huronia Museum and Huron-Ouendat Village, Day Camp and Holiday Programs
Midland
Help to supervise the children during special activities at the Huronia Museum.
Midland, Town of., Tourism and Special Events
Midland-Little Lake Park
To supervise children's actvities and events in Little Lake Park on Canada Day and during Winterfest * monitor/supervise at the Air Bounce activity.
Big Brother   Simcoe County 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Simcoe
Simcoe North
Big Brothers commit to a one-on-one relationship for a minimum period of one-year, 2-4 hours per week on an average basis, doing activities they both enjoy. Children are aged 6-18.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Simcoe
Volunteers commit to one session per month for 2-3 hours for activities that include Sailing, Wonderland, and more!
Big Sister   Simcoe County 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Simcoe
Big Sisters commit to a one-on-one relationship for a minimum one-year commitment, 2-4 hours per week on an average basis, doing activities they both enjoy. Children are aged 6-18.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Grey Bruce, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Owen Sound
Owen Sound
The board will continuously monitor the organization’s programs and activities to be sure they are aligned with the mission to achieve short-term goals and long-term purpose. They will exercise fiduciary responsibility to obtain and appropriately use resources required to carry out the organization’s mission.
Magic of Children in the Arts
Collingwood Market
Assist at the Collingwood Market booth on Saturdays between 7am and 1:30pm. We will be holding free childrens art activities and selling lemonade. Volunteers can assist with the art activities and will sell lemoande.
Huronia Museum and Huron-Ouendat Village
Midland
The a volunteer in the education department will assist with the following activities: 
· General program preparation, readying crafts and other program materials for delivery 
· Data entry 
· Assisting with mass mail-outs, copying material and envelope stuffing 
· Program set up and take down
Georgian Bay Native Friendship Centre
Midland
Assist with various programs of the centre such as health and wellness and recreational activities; cleaning and maintenance, annual powwow.
Calvary Baptist Church, Midland
Assist in connecting with local service agencies, transportation, Sunday school and youth activities, bible study and assisting with efforts to ensure the community is aware of helpful services available through our church programs. Help is also needed with maintaining our building and grounds and general office administration. Individuals wishing to apply their strength in service of the community are encouraged to suggest activities to us.
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)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Simcoe
In-school Mentors commit to a one-on-one relationship for the school year.Children are aged 6-13.They meet the Little school buddies one hour a week during the school year on school premises; doing activities the little school buddies enjoys.
Tay, Township of, Port McNicoll Branch, Public Library, J & M Young Branch, Port McNicoll
Port McNicoll Public Library
Assist the Librarian with a variety of tasks such as shelving, fundraising, events, programming and clean-ups.
Georgian Bay Native Women's Association
562 King St
Volunteers are responsible for yard duties, building maintenance and cleaning children’s toys.
Georgian Bay Native Women's Association
Help with setting up for prenatal programs, purchasing and preparing snacks and provide child and infant care.
Ontario Track 3 Ski Association for the Disabled
Ski resorts and Ski clubs in the Simcoe County region
With full training, volunteers teach our student athletes how to ski/snowboard. We need recreational skiers and snowboarders who can donate their time to help us deliver quality alpine lessons.
Royal City Summer Soccer Camp, Barrie
Barrie
Summer Camp - Volunteers are frequently our former campers but volunteering is open to virtually anyone. Being a volunteer is often the first step towards becoming a staff member at the Royal Soccer Club. Volunteers are treated like staff and expected to help with soccer drills, camp games, managing participants, and maintaining a good work ethic by assisting staff on-site and providing a fun and safe learning atmosphere for campers. Volunteers should be energetic, enthusiastic, responsible and team players. 
 
** We will need volunteers to apply for summer 2020 beginning in April 2020.
Volunteer   Grey County 
Special Olympics Ontario - Central Ontario, Owen Sound Chapter - Mailing Address, Special Olympics
Owen Sound
Health education, games, data recording, assessment, blood pressure measurement, height measurements, weight measurements, foot measurements
Talk is Free Theatre
Barrie
Various volunteer opportunities, including ushering, bingo, set up and tear down of sets, data entry, assist with administrative duties and assisting with inventory of costumes and props. There are also opportunities to help with one time special events.