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Porter   Simcoe County 
Roberta Place, Barrie - 503 Essa Rd, Long Term Care
503 Essa Road (between Ferndale & Mapleton)
Assist in portering residents to and from activties as well as assisting them during the event
CONTACT Community Services, Alliston - 39 Victoria St E, Volunteer South Simcoe
Tanger Outlet Mall, Cookstown
Gift Wrappers are needed for CONTACT Community Services Fundraiser at Tanger Outlet Mall in Cookstown from Nov 23rd to Dec 24th. Volunteers must attend one training session. Duties include wrapping gifts, communicating with the shoppers in a friendly manner and relaying information about how CONTACT Community Services supports local residents. You will be working in a small group with a team leader.
My Friend's House, Domestic Violence Shelter
Special Events Volunteers
Orillia Museum of Art and History (The)
Orillia Museum of Art and History (30 Peter St. S)
Gain understanding of exhibition content,  
Respond to inquiries,  
Process sales transactions,  
Assist in upkeep of shop and displays,  
Administrative assistance as required,  
Basic yet confident computer skills are preferred,  
 
Reporting to: Visitor Experiences Coordinator
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.
Saugeen Shores Chamber of Commerce
Port Elgin
Are you looking to get hands on experience with a well-known respectable organization to build your resume and list of referrals? Perhaps you're winding down your career and have some spare time and are looking to stay active in the community. We’re seeking a part-time volunteer Office Assistant.  
 
What we’ll ask you to do: 
-Answer phones and perform general reception duties 
-Greet walk-ins and answer questions 
-Respond to questions and requests for information 
-Provide administrative support to staff 
-Treat everyone with respect and dignity 
 
What you’ll need to be happy at our organization: 
-Experience in MS Office and G Suite preferred 
-Detail oriented  
-Comfortable working in an office environment 
-Exceptional communication skills and comfortable assisting people 
-Organized 
-Familiar with local tourist attractions
Wasaga Beach Municipal Office, Wasaga Beach, Seniors Active Living Centre
Wasaga Beach
Seeking motivated volunteers to help our older adult population with their technology questions. As part of the new Seniors Active Living Centre we are offering older adults the opportunity to seek advice on how to operate their various technologies at home including, but not limited to: cell phones, e-readers, home computers, tablets, lap tops, ipads, email, Microsoft Office and the internet.
Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions, Barrie Branch
Simcoe County, Muskoka and outlining areas
Volunteer Drivers use their own vehicle to drive children/youth to appointments and activities. Children are assisted in and out of the vehicle safely. Volunteers escort the child(ren) or youth to and from the appointment or activity.
Heart and Stroke, Barrie Office
112 Commerce Park Dr, Barrie
Purpose: In collaboration with the Heart Month Area Coordinator, will support the local office in implementing identified volunteer development priorities  
 
Responsibilities may include:  
 
*Will support captain and canvasser recruitment  
*Develop and implement a volunteer recruitment plan based on identified needs  
*Volunteer intake, placement and orientation  
*Will support planning of training and orientation events
Ontario Trillium Foundation, Toronto - Head Office
• Assess between approximately 10-25 applications from your region each cycle 
• Aid in the process of making grant recommendations that align with OTF's Investment Strategy to make the greatest positive impact in communities 
• Receive full training as required 
• Support the Team to ensure grant recommendations serve Ontarians, like you! 
• Be an ambassador for OTF’ mission and values in your community
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
549 Tenth Line, Collingwood L9Y 0W1
Preparing for a successful Cupcake Event between now and the end of February 2019 
 
The Event Chair plays an important role in ensuring a smooth and successful event. Your excellent people skills will be needed to develop and maintain relationships with staff, volunteers, sponsors and members of the community, whereas your extensive project management skills will enable you to plan and oversee the event from start to finish.  
 
PLANNING 
 Set goals 
 Create budget 
 Approve any expenses in consultation with ED and Fundraising Coordinator 
 Establish theme  
 Create project plan and time line 
 Set communication plan and time line 
 
COMMITTEE MEETINGS & UPDATES 
 Create committee organization chart 
 Establish Team Leads within committee structure 
 Establish roles and responsibilities for each position 
 Solicit team members: skill based selection if possible 
 Chair committee meetings – Prepare and send agenda to committee prior to meeting 
 Track project plan and action Items  
 Submit weekly updates to Fundraising Coordinator 
 
DAY OF 
 Set-up and tear-down 
 Oversee all aspects of event  
 Provide briefing for volunteers 
 Make on-site changes as required 
 Thank team at the end of the event/day 
 
WRAP UP 
 Solicit feedback from committee 
 Prepare budget vs actual report 
 Create Executive Summary  
 Thank you / acknowledgements to all who contributed 
 Host wrap up meeting / thank you to Organizing Committee
Women and Children's Shelter of Barrie, Outreach Services
Heritage Park, Barrie
Required Positions: 
- Event Set-up Volunteers 
- Cheer & Spirit volunteers 
- Sign-Making Volunteers 
- Event Tear-down Volunteers
Woods Park Care Centre, Long Term Care Home
Take Tuck Cart room to room offering items for the residents to purchase
Friends of the Innisfil Public Library
Cookstown, Alcona, Stroud
There are many ways to be a "Friend", you can join as a full member to fundraise to help support community programs, or you can simply help out at events. We also need help advertising, putting up posters, etc .
CNIB, Simcoe/Muskoka, Main Office
Ambassador meetings: 20 Anne Street South, Barrie. Presentations throughout Simcoe/Muskoka
Ambassador Partners share their sight and help facilitate the CNIB Ambassadors Program. Ambassador Partners drive members of the Ambassador team (volunteer speakers who are blind or partially sighted) to presentations, assisting with set-up/take-down of displays, and educating the public about the role the CNIB plays in improving eye health and improving lives!
Kids Help Phone
ONLINE
In partnership with, Crisis Text Line, Kids Help Phone will launch the first ever 24/7, free, nationwide texting service. 
 
We are now recruiting Bilingual Crisis Responders who will answer texts from young people looking for support in both English AND French. The volunteer position will be remote, meaning that you can participate from anywhere in Canada as long you have a strong, reliable internet connection!  
 
Our volunteers need to be enthusiastic about helping people! You can be a professional, student, teacher, retiree, or anybody else with an internet connection and a willingness to learn how to support people over text. 
 
The role of a Crisis Responder is to bring texters from a “hot” moment to a cool calm, and to help them come up with a plan to stay healthy and safe. Crisis Responders are trained to do this using active listening and collaborative problem-solving.
Vision Mates   Simcoe County 
CNIB, Simcoe/Muskoka, Vision Mate Program
in the client's home or other mutually acceptable location (i.e. library, coffee shop, etc.)
Vision Mates share their sight with someone who is blind or partially sighted. Vision Mates provide regular, one-to-one assistance and companionship for a person who is blind or partially sighted. Matches are made with someone who lives close to your home, school or work. You visit once a week for a couple of hours to assist with four main tasks: reading, errands (like groceries and shopping), going for walks, and socializing (Vision Mates do not drive or provide personal care).
Epilepsy Ontario, Barrie - Simcoe County Branch
72 Ross St., Unit 7, Barrie, ON, L4N 1G3
Board members must be 18 years of age and older. Able to commit to one meeting a month plus fundraising activities. General volunteer help with fundraising activities ie: Bingo, Dragon Boat Races, Ball Tournament, Gift Wrap Centre, etc.
Barrie Literacy Council
80 Bradford Street, Unit 244. Innisfil tutors will meet students at Innisfil Library.
Volunteer tutors are needed to help adults to improve their basic reading, writing and math skills. Occasional GED student.
Board Member   Simcoe County 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Simcoe
Midland
All Board Members are responsible for determining policies and procedures and for monitoring organizational performance to achieve the mission of the agency.
Gateway Centre for Learning
Midland
To advise, govern, oversee policy and direction, and assist with the leadership and general promotion of Gateway Centre for Learning so as to support the organization’s mission and needs. 
a) Organizational leadership and advisement 
b) Organization of the board of directors, officers and committees 
c) Formulation and oversight of policies and procedures 
d) Financial management, including adoption and oversight of the annual budget 
e) Oversight of program planning and evaluation 
f) Review of organizational and programmatic reports 
g) Promotion of the organization 
h) Fundraising and outreach 
i) Attend and participate in meetings on a regular basis, and special events as able 
j) Participate on a standing committee of the board, and serve on ad-hoc committees as necessary 
k) Understand the policies and procedures of Gateway Centre for Learning
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.
Helping Hands, Orillia, Assisted Living Services
Orillia
Attend monthly board meetings (9 per year), working with the Board Chair, other board members and Senior Management of the organization to support Helping Hands in fulfilling it mission. Also responsible for governance functions and oversight of Helping Hands.
Welcome Centre Immigrant Services, Orillia, Mobile Unit
Orillia Public Library Program Room 1
* Facilitate the English Conversation Circle once a week 
* Teach English to a group of newcomers 
* Help clients integrate to the community
CNIB, Simcoe/Muskoka, Main Office
20 Anne Street South
Duties will depend on each agencies’ current projects and priorities but may include the following: 
1. In a friendly manner, greet visitors and direct them to the appropriate agency. Answer questions regarding all four agencies. Call appropriate agency to announce visitors. 
2. Direct couriers with packages to the appropriate agency. When appropriate, receive and sign packages from couriers and bring packages back to the appropriate staff. 
3. Sort incoming mail according to each agency and deliver to each agency. Assist with outgoing mail: ensure mail is picked up when postman delivers mail. 
4. Maintain the levels of brochures in reception area displays. Restock from reception storage. Notify appropriate agency when more stock is needed. Maintain bulletin boards in reception area. 
5. Maintain the general tidiness of the waiting area, including the children’s area. Wipe children’s toys on a regular basis. 
6. Inform appropriate staff when front desk supplies are low so supplies can be replenished. 
7. Review communications log each day. Make entries to the communications log, as needed. 
8. Inform visitors of ShopCNIB store days and hours (Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.) if they inquire about the CNIB store. 
9. Keep an eye out for disoriented visitors outside. People are often confused by what door to come in and may need guidance. Assist them when possible. 
10. Respond to questions regarding room bookings. 
11. Assist staff with set up of shared meeting spaces as required. 
12. Assist staff with opening and closing of the building.
Quest Art School + Gallery
Midland
Art Shop Volunteer: staffing shop including processing sales, memberships, class and workshop fees, administrative work, light housekeeping duties; 
Opening Receptions: serving refreshments at openings and be a Quest Art representative 
Special events: assist with the planning of special events, including fundraising activities, or assist the day of special events 
Art Instructor Assistants: help art instructors facilitate workshops, classes and camps 
Gallery Attendants: Greet Gallery visitors and provide information pertaining to the exhibitions
Kidney Foundation of Canada, Ontario Branch
St. Vincent Park, Barrie (South end of St. Vincent Street between Blake Street and Kempenfelt Drive)
The 2018 Kidney Walk is taking place in Barrie on Sunday, September 9, 2018 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
Dress for Success Orillia and Barrie, Orillia, Poverty Relief, Employment
10 Peter St N. Unit 102, Orillia ON, L3V 4Y7
Board Members 
Boutique Merchandising 
Breakfast Club Facilitators 
Clothing Sorter 
Committee Members 
Corporate Volunteers 
Event/Fundraising 
Professional Women's Group Facilitators 
Stylist to help suit clients,  
IT Tech 
 
POSITION DESCRIPTION:  
Clothing Sorter - Sort Clothes, take inventory, and organize the store. 
 
Stylists- Suit clients for their interviews (experience with Dress For Success may be needed, but will be provided). 
 
Fundraising Committee- Creating events for fundraising opportunities, or volunteering for an already planned event. 
 
IT Tech - Someone to create and maintain a social presence on line to promote the organization and it's events. 
 
Hair and Make up Stylists- Help show clients what is appropriate for interviews and work when considering make up and hair. 
 
Board of Directors- Must be 18+, will sit in on the board meetings and hold an important role within the organization, for more information, contact Linda Reid, Executive Director for Dress For Success Orillia and Barrie.
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)
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 and various other ways that you can help with. We are specifically looking for a volunteer Board Member / Bookkeeper.
Easter Seals Ontario, North Region - Mailing Address Only
Barrie Molson Centre. 555 Bayview Dr, Ontario ON L4N 8Y2
Whether you’re an individual, community group, or group of friends, Easter Seals is seeking energetic and dedicated people to join our team of volunteers! In partnership with the Barrie Colts, Easter Seals will be partaking in the 50/50 ticket draw program for all the Barrie Colts home games in 2018-2019. 
 
Volunteers will work 4 hours per shift, arriving 1.5 hours in advance of game time at the Barrie Molson Centre .  
You will help sell tickets until end of second period.  
Once the selling is finished, all volunteers are able to watch the remainder of the game in a designated area.
Urban Pantry, Barrie Good Food Box
Purpose: 
To assist Barrie Good Food Box Pack Day Leader, Barrie Good Food Box Steering Committee  
and/or BGFB Volunteers with administrative tasks to support the Barrie Good Food Box. 
Authority: 
The Admin Coordinator has the authority to complete all admin tasks as assigned under responsibilities. The Admin Coordinator answers to the Barrie Good Food Box Steering committee.  
Responsibilities: 
• Maintain an ordering and pick-up process for purchasers Work with the Barrie Good Food Box Steering Committee to ensure consistent policies, processes and strategies across volunteer and member activities. 
• Maintain website, email, phone, social media and Google Drive 
• Check order sites to ensure accurate GFB schedules, flyers and order forms. Replace as needed. 
• Pick up cash orders from order sites on the Thursday morning before the pack 
• Download online orders from website and compile order list 
• Order produce from supplier 
• Email box contents list and order list to Pack Day lead. Double check order list for inputting errors before sending to Pack Day Leader 
• Send email reminder to purchasers on the Monday before the pack 
• Email newsletter to purchasers on pack day (or arrange to have it printed for pack day) 
• Send out quality survey on the Monday after the pack 
• Contact the BGFB Steering Committee if you are unable to complete tasks due to unforeseen circumstances  
• Ensure the confidentiality to the best of her/his ability of all information and the rights of privacy of all purchasers, volunteers and steering committee members 
• Some duties may be delegated to other volunteers in coordination with the Treasurer and/or Pack Day Leader 
Additional Duties: 
• Update GFB data in online community databases as required including on 211 (which is an affiliate of NSMhealthline) and Community Reach 
• Check GFB phone for messages once a week and daily the week before pack day 
• Pass on messages to Pack Day Leader regarding volunteering, food box feedback and other Good Food Box consumers’ concerns 
• Promote the Good Food Box through assisting with updating promotional materials and promotion of GFB internally and in the community 
• Communicate with order sites through email, phone calls and visits to sites 
• Communicate and link with community agencies and organizations as relevant to achieving program outcomes for the Barrie Good Food Box 
• Promotes the addition of more order sites and/or pack sites 
• Work with any additional staff who are hired from grant money
Urban Pantry, Barrie Good Food Box
Work from home, drive to order sites and pickup sites
Purpose: 
To run the pack day, organize volunteers and oversee the pickup of the Barrie Good Food Box 
Authority: 
The Pack Day Leader has complete authority and decision-making powers on the day of the pack. The Pack Day Leader answers to the Barrie Good Food Box Steering committee.  
Responsibilities:  
● Recruit and coordinate volunteers  
● Ensure there are two volunteers at each pick-up site 
● Ensure there is one community group and a few volunteers for the pack 
● Coordinate a food demo for pack day 
● Connect with the Admin Coordinator to obtain the order list for each month 
● Print the order list for each pickup site 
● Pack day: Set up the packing space with volunteers  
o Work with Admin Coordinator to follow the attached Coordinator Process document 
o Ensure any program changes are reflected in the Coordinator Process document 
● Coordinate volunteers to unload produce, set up packing assembly line, pack boxes and place bags/boxes in designated areas for each pickup site 
● Assist volunteers with cleanup after packing and to setup for pickup and food demo 
● Ensure that pickup process flows smoothly: phone calls are made midafternoon to purchasers who have not picked up boxes, phone/email/Facebook messages are checked and assist purchasers to take produce to their vehicles or to bus stop if needed 
● Ensure that volunteers clean up at end of day, including stacking of boxes in storage area, organizing of leftover produce for pickup by designated organization 
● Related duties as required
Georgian Village, Georgian Manor
One on one visiting with residents, supporting and/or facilitating group activities, reading or playing games with residents, meal assistance
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.
Midhurst Tennis Club
Essential Functions: 
• Will assist the staff Library Technician in operation of the library; 
• Main responsibilities will include processing donated and purchased books; 
• Will apply appropriate labels/bar codes to each book and cover these with tape; 
• Will reinforce book spines as needed with tape and stamp books as needed; 
• Will shelve books, locate and pull books as needed for processing; 
• Will assist with displays or signage in the library and other promotional activities; 
• Will check books for missing pages or extraneous materials; 
• Note: this position may not be suitable for individuals with allergies to dust, mould or mildew.
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.
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.
Epilepsy Ontario, Barrie - Simcoe County Branch
Barrie
Volunteers can assist with fundraising, bingo, special events, information distribution or other activities.
Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre
Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre
Guide groups throughout the Marsh and help with educational programs in English and/or French. Leading groups in Canoeing/kayaking. Leading groups in Snowshoeing/X Country Skiing. Helping with School groups/badge groups, extra supervision of group without leading. Helping out at special events & Festivals. Administrative assistance also required.
South Georgian Bay (SGB) SubRegion Alliance
South Georgian Bay
The South Georgian Bay Sub Region Alliance (SGBA) is seeking members to participate on the newly founded Community Advisory Council. The volunteer must be someone who has had (themselves or a family member) interaction with community health or wellness organizations in the South Georgian Bay region within the last 1-2 years. 
 
Volunteer members would be expected to:
     
  • provide feedback on the ideas for initiatives and programs to promote and enhance the wellness of the community 
  • be a collaborative, positive and rational force for the enhancement of high quality services 
  • attend quarterly (4x/year) meetings (can attend via teleconference but minimum of 2 in-person meetings per year is required)
Birchmere Retirement Residence
234 Bay St. Orillia
To help assist residents to the dining hall. Serve coffee and tea during the meals. Doing one on ones with them; spend time chatting with them, doing crafts with them, reading to them, taking them for walks either in the building or out doors when possible
Street Cats Animal Rescue
Barrie
Cleaning Cages, Feeding, and socializing with the cats
Leacock Care Centre
25 Museum Drive
Volunteer opportunities for individuals interested in assisiting with recreation programs, outings, friendly visiting, computer programs, reading programs and special events.
Atrium Retirement Residence
Orillia
Provide companionship or reading with residents or doing crafts or assisting in the culinary dept
Community Foundation Grey Bruce
Board/Committee Members
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
Furry Friends Animal Shelter
PetSmart Adoption Centre, 33 Mapleview Drive East, Barrie
Furry Friends Animal Shelter is a non-profit, no-kill organization dedicated to providing shelter and love to abandoned, lost or rescued cats and kittens in the Barrie Community. We provide care to almost 1,000 animals and do not euthanize healthy animals for any reason. We are a registered charity funded by generous donors and supporters and operated completely by volunteers. 
 
We are looking for dependable adult animal-lovers (over 18 years of age...younger volunteers must be with a fellow volunteer who is 18+ for the entire shift) to help us match cats and kittens with people who can give them a permanent, loving home. Two weeks per month we adopt cats and kittens out of the PetSmart Adoption Centre (33 Mapleview Drive East, Barrie). 
 
There are three main tasks:  
1. Keep the kitties clean and comfortable - top up food and water, clean cages (litter boxes too!) and pet and play with them! 
2. Interact with the public and potential adopters in a retail environment, giving great customer service.  
3. Assess suitable adopters, complete adoption paperwork and process payments. 
 
For more info and to apply: Visit our volunteer page at www.furryfriendsbarrie.com. Complete the volunteer application, sign the volunteer agreement form and email to volunteer@furryfriendsbarrie.com. Thanks!
Habitat for Humanity Huronia, Barrie, ReStore
Barrie
Truck drivers assistants load and unload goods, transport goods to the ReStore, various demolition sites and various pick up locations. You would be responsible for material being transported and being courteous to customers/donors where you will be picking up or dropping off.  
 
You need to be physically fit, able to lift up to 40 pounds, have good hand/eye coordination and comfortable with 2-3 step instruction. Volunteers who are interested should visit the website to download a volunteer application.
Orillia & District Arts Council
Work with the Arts Council to develop, organize and promote the 2018 awards ceremony, which may involve, in addition to other duties: 
-Securing sponsorship 
-Developing and implementing a communications strategy for the nomination process and event 
-Securing entertainment, food and refreshments 
-Selecting and overseeing the nomination process including the distribution and collation of forms, the jury panel and prizes 
-set-up and tear-down at the event
South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre, Health Services
Wasaga Beach
FoodFit is a 12-week program that combines fun, hands-on cooking sessions and food-based activities with take-home recipes, easy-to-understand nutrition information, group exercise, shared meals, self-directed individual and group goal-setting, and reflection and feedback loops that monitor and reinforce individual and group progress. 
 
The ideal volunteer should be comfortable working in a busy kitchen, have some previous exposure to food skills programming and food safety, and have excellent motivational skills. They should be able to commit to the 12 weeks of the program working with the same FoodFit team each week. The volunteer should respect people’s privacy and lived experience and hold no prejudices towards people of different socio-economic backgrounds or cultures from their own. 
 
Duties include: 
• Assisting the facilitator in setting up the kitchen and program space each week  
• Assist the facilitator in preparing a healthy snack for the FoodFit team each week 
• Working with participants in the kitchen: providing assistance reading recipes/converting measurements, supervising food safety and hygiene, supervising knife handling and kitchen safety practices, encouraging all participants to get involved in cooking/preparing food, create a model “healthy plate” for each week’s meals, etc.  
• Assisting the facilitator and participants in kitchen clean up and encouraging all participants to “share the load”  
• Participate in a 30 minute walk and encourage all participants to “get moving” each week 
• Follow all instructions from the FoodFit facilitator and be ready to “pitch in” 
• Motivate participants to achieve success in the program and lead by example 
• May be asked to assist participants in completing pre- and end-program questionnaires (e.g. interviewing participants and recording their answers for them if they have writing/language barriers) or assisting with program participant intakes (measuring waist/height, flexibility tests, blood pressure, pulse/heart rate)
Craigleith Heritage Depot
Various Locations
Marketing/Media Volunteer- We are seeking a Craigleith Heritage Depot Booster to deliver posters/flyers, and to attend outreach events with programme materials. We seek an outgoing person who is comfortable in public settings and representing the site in a welcoming and professional manner. This individual will speak on our behalf to community groups and provide information on our site and its resources. 
 
The Marketing/Media Volunteer will help with all or some of these tasks 
 
• delivery of flyers/brochures and information throughout the South Georgian Bay Area 
• research and seek out new venues for our information 
• attend outreach events as an ambassador for the site 
• speak to community groups to engage interest and use of our resources 
 
The marketing/media volunteer will be provided training on our site and resources. We seek a monthly commitment of a minimum of 2-3 hours any day/evening of the week.
Craigleith Heritage Depot
Craigleith Heritage Depot, 113 Lakeshore Rd. E. The Blue Moutains, Ontario
The Craigleith Heritage Depot continuously collects information on ALL aspects of the history of The Blue Mountains. The research volunteer will assist with: 
 
• the development of our vertical files  
• research topics for upcoming exhibits  
• assist visiting researchers with their searches 
 
The research volunteer will be provided training on the existing resources and how to use databases and on-line resources. We seek a weekly commitment of a minimum of 2-3 hours any day of the week or Wednesday evening.
Harvest Share, Parry Sound - James Street, Food Bank
22A Miller St Parry Sound
Special Events Volunteers: We need people to participate in local events throughout the year with the aim of increasing public awareness and involvement while increasing food and fund donations. Events include collecting food donations, raffle ticket sales, car washes, etc. Many of these events occur over the weekend or in the evening.

Administration/Office Help: Assist us with administrative, computer, and office work at the office. This could include typing, answering phones or greeting the public.

Food Sort and Prep for Foodbank: We have volunteer opportunities on Monday and Thursday mornings, sorting and preparing food for distribution at our Food bank

Community Dinners: we host a weekly community supper, volunteers are need to help serve food, clean up Please contact the above number is you are interested in volunteering
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.
Breaking Down Barriers, Independent Living Resource Centre
BDB offices in Collingwood. Golf is at Batteaux Creek and Curling is at the Collingwood Curling Club
Assist staff to deliver various programs such as crafts, bingo, outings and trips to adults with diverse disabilities. This includes set up and clean up for programs. Also, volunteers needed to assist with weekly golf program and weekly curling program.
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
Elizabeth Fry Society of Simcoe County
volunteers meet with the youth, their parents/support person and provide meaningful sanctions to the youth * volunteers must provide an up to date criminal record check and attend training
Canvassers   Simcoe County 
Heart and Stroke, Barrie Office
Orillia, Barrie, Simcoe County
We are looking for volunteers interested in helping us out with canvassing door to door in their neighborhood during the month of February. If you have 3-4 hours to give during the month of February please contact us. Or if you don't like canvassing we are always looking for captains to co-ordinate and lead canvassers in their area.
Visitor   Simcoe County 
Hospice Orillia
169 Front St S, Orillia, ON L3V 4S8
Volunteers are matched to clients who are living with a life threatening illness. They support and comfort their client and the clients' circle of support. Be it family or friends. The volunteers receive 30 hours of professional training from local doctors, nurses, pharmacists, spiritual leaders and social workers. Going into a clients homes. The goal is to be flexible and assist someone on this journey with whatever they might require. It could be physical, but usually it is emotional support and advocacy. Once the match has been made, the client and the volunteer set a time schedule that is good for both. Our volunteers visit in a clients home, long term care facility or hospital.
Gateway Centre for Learning
488 Dominion Ave
Greet customers, conduct sales transactions, receive book donations, sort through books, stock shelves, work with inventory system adding and removing books.
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
Community Reach, Transportation
Angel Gate Bingo Hall, 175 Main Street, Penetanguishene ON
Community Reach partners with Angel Gate Bingo to raise funds for our programs. Volunteers are needed to represent Community Reach at the site, performing some duties and sharing information about our organization to the guests. You will not be asked to handle cash or conduct any games. Duties include: 
• Help customers with questions about the Bingo program or 
• Direct customers to the appropriate person to answer their questions. 
• Set up Community Reach information booth and share information about our programs with customers and guests of Angel Gate Bingo. 
• Assist with tasks in the TapTix lounge 
• Adhere to Community Reach policies and Angel Gate dress Code 
***A requirement of the partnership with Angel Gate Bingo is that all Volunteers are engaged with Community Reach directly, in addition to their Bingo assignment. These duties will include general duties as assigned and in accordance with the Volunteer's interests and abilities.
Tutor   Simcoe County 
NEXT STEP Literacy Council of South Simcoe
16 Victoria St. E Alliston
Tutor one-to-one or in small groups to adults needing help with reading, writing, math or computers.
Community Reach, Transportation
• Provide safe, reliable, professional and courteous transportation service to residents of North Simcoe, using your own vehicle 
• Communicate with transportation staff and passengers regarding scheduled rides. 
• Ensure adherence to the Community Reach program procedures and policies including confidentiality agreement. 
* Volunteer drivers must have a minimum of 3 years driving experience
Canadian Mental Health Association. Simcoe County Branch, Barrie - 128 Anne St
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
Canadian Mental Health Association. Simcoe County Branch, Barrie - 128 Anne St
Collingwood CMHA Office: Erie Street
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
Tax Filer   Simcoe County 
CONTACT Community Services, Alliston - 39 Victoria St E, Community Volunteer Income Tax Program
Electronically file simple tax returns for clients as part of the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP) * sit one-on-one with clients * training on UFile system offered by the CRA * interact with clients * required to communicate with the CRA if needed * confidentiality of client information * some paper filing may be required
Canadian Mental Health Association. Simcoe County Branch, Barrie - 128 Anne St
15 Bradford Street: Barrie
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
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie Office
Barrie
Greet visitors. Answer questions. Direct visitors to appropriate staff and meetings. Answer telephones. Direct calls to appropriate staff member, or to voice mail. Transfer calls. Accept donations from visitors or via telephone. Complete the appropriate form. Forward form to Chief Executive Officer for processing.
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie Office
Simcoe County
* Assist in promoting the programs and services of the Society to the attendees of the Health Fair.  
* Provide basic information about Alzheimer's disease.  
* Direct people to appropriate community support services. 
 
Volunteers: 
* Pick up display and brochures at the Society offices or an agreed to location.  
* Set up the display as per the Procedures listed in the Health Fair Resource Manual.  
* Answer general questions and distribute information about the programs and services of the Society.  
* Refer individuals to appropriate community support services.  
* Take down the display, pack up the brochures and return the display and brochures to the Society offices or an agreed to location.  
* Complete the Evaluation Form located in the Health Fair Resource Manual
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie Office
Orillia
The role involves making all arrangements for a monthly lunch in local restaurants, communicating to participants and ensuring a safe, welcoming and supportive environment during the lunch.
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie Office
Barrie
Volunteers work with Alzheimer Society Family Support Coordinators in 1) a morning Support Group, 2) an evening Support Group
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
549 Tenth Line, Collingwood
Resource Development Administrative volunteers help with general administrative tasks in the areas of marketing, communications and donor development.  
 
Responsibility: Resource Development Administrative volunteers are responsible for assisting with general administrative tasks to support our marketing and resource development programs, including items such as:  
- Data entry into Sumac database  
- Card writing  
- Phone calls  
- Event kit assembly  
- Printing materials
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.
Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre
Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre
Help visitors with rentals of cross country skis and snowshoes. Volunteers will deliver excellent customer service when engaging with visitors. Volunteers will welcome visitors, take sizes or measurements, and retrieve the appropriate equipment. While not highly physically demanding, some physical activity and ability is required for this position. 
We will provide training to selected applicants.
Ontario Trillium Foundation, Toronto
Locally, join 1 of 16 Grant Review Teams across the province
Volunteering for impact. OTF volunteers help build healthy and vibrant communities throughout Ontario. 
 
OTF volunteers review and recommend projects for funding in Ontario’s communities. Over 200 volunteers bring diverse perspectives and knowledge from regions across the province. As public appointees, OTF volunteers are stewards of public funds and work to ensure a broad range of perspectives are represented in the 16 Grant Review Teams that inform grant-making decisions.
Arthritis Society (The) - Ontario Division
Camp Kodiak (located in McKellar, Ontario)
Volunteer Floater Job Description (Minimum Age of 19) 
POSITION OVERVIEW: The Arthritis Society is recruiting for dedicated, caring and enthusiastic FLOATERS to volunteer at Camp Cambria, a camp for children living with arthritis, from August 19, 2018 to August 25, 2018 inclusive (pre-training required). 
Location: Camp Kodiak (Host Camp) Located North of Perry Sound in McKellar, ON 
KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY: ▪ Supporting the Camp Director and Program Staff in running and implementation of daily activities, lending support, where necessary, in order to deliver high quality programs. ▪ Assist in the organization and supervision of campers within the scheduled activities and throughout the day, providing necessary breaks for our camp counsellors. ▪ Act as a positive role model to staff and campers, participating actively and enthusiastically in all camp activities. ▪ Under the guidance of the Camp Director and Program Staff, Floaters may also be assigned various administrative and program support duties, or provide additional support to transporters and camp counsellors. ▪ Ensure a high standard of health and safety of campers in all activities at camp. 
▪ Promote and support the mission of The Arthritis Society. 
SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES: 
▪ Comprehensive understanding of the implications of living with arthritis, gained by living with arthritis and/or working/volunteering with people living with arthritis and / or chronic pain. 
▪ Valid CPR/First aid training certification. 
▪ Satisfactory completion of Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Verification 
▪ Previous experience working with children in a camp and/or education setting 
▪ Passion for working with children of all ages. 
▪ Excellent leadership skills, teamwork and communication skills.
Computer Pal   Simcoe County 
Home for Life South Georgian Bay, Collingwood - Campbell St
199 Campbell St Collingwood Ontario (former Saunders Bldg)
Volunteer Computer Pal attends regular Senior Learning Cafes(scheduled by Computer Pals) at our offices to assist seniors with technology * Need four volunteers with computer knowledge - two with apple product experience and two with Microsoft experience
Board Member   Simcoe County 
Boys and Girls Clubs of North Simcoe, Midland - Len Self Blvd
North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Centre
Great opportunities abound and we need your help to continue, and expand our work to provide amazing places for young people to grow and flourish. The Boys and Girls Club is a registered non-profit agency with a mission to provide a safe, supportive place where children and youth can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships and develop confidence and skills for life. 
 
Board members will attend meetings and take part in the business conducted by the Board of Directors for the Boys and Girls Club.
Highlands Youth for Christ, Stayner, The Door Youth Program
Stayner
Bring new ideas, enthusiasm and willingness to work as a team to our monthly committee meetings.Help us run and continue to develop a youth programs in our local schools, out in the community and at The Clearview Youth Center.
Grey Bruce Health Unit, Grey Bruce Fall Prevention and Intervention Program
South West Local Health Integration Network, London Office, Home and Community Care
Various accessible community spaces, such as community center and family health offices
Peer Leaders are volunteers in the South West Self Management Program, who facilitate the Living a Healthy Life workshop series for individuals with chronic health conditions. The workshop series contains 6 sessions - each 2.5 hours in length. Workshops are offered in a community setting with groups of 6-15 participants. Leaders are required to facilitate 2 workshops per year. Peer leaders receive paid mileage and honorarium for each workshop they facilitate.
Simcoe County, Corporation of, Sunset Village and Manor, Sunset Manor - Long Term Care Facility
49 Raglan Street Collingwood, ON L9Y4X1
Various opportunities including: Friendly visiting, Activity programming. ie. crafts, coffee socials, inter-generational programs, student placements, administration, Front office volunteer, meal assistance, pet visitor, Student internships (College/Universities), Music volunteer
Canadian Adaptive Snowsports (CADS) - Ontario - Huronia Region Programs
Help give people of all ages and disabilities a chance to experience skiing.
Muskoka Landing
Visiting with seniors in our long term care home who do not have local family or friends that visit often
Friendly Visitor   Bruce County  Grey County 
Home and Community Support Services of Grey-Bruce, Owen Sound and North Grey Area - St Francis Place, Owen Sound
Suite 104, 340 10th St. East, Owen Sound, ON N4K 6P7
Provide companionship and friendship to a senior or adult with a disability who is lonely and in need of a supportive friend by making weekly visits of 2-3 hours in duration. 
 
Assist clients with activities that they are no longer able to do by themselves and which are of interest to the client: reading, writing, shopping, playing cards/games 
 
Provide a periodic monitoring of the client's well being
Billy Bishop Home: Museum, Archives & National Historic Site
Billy Bishop Home: Museum, Archives and National Historic Site Owen Sound
Greet visitors, give minimal tours, show themed videos, sell gift shop items and answer questions from visitors.
Lakeridge Seniors Residence
Penetanguishene, serving North Simcoe
Volunteers assist with many aspects of resident care and facility maintenance. Activities may include but are not limited to * friendly visiting with residents * assistance with food service * assisting with recreational activities for residents * assisting with administrative activities.
Parkinson Canada, Huntsville Area, North Muskoka (Huntsville Area)
Huntsville
POSITION SUMMARY: 
 
To provide education and support at monthly group meetings to persons with Parkinson’s disease, members of their families, and/or their caregivers in dealing with the challenges of living with the condition. To encourage group members to share experiences, ideas and feelings, address challenges, develop supportive friendships and receive current information about Parkinson’s disease.  
 
Duties include: facilitate monthly support group, including planning, set-up, refreshments and speakers.
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.
Home for Life South Georgian Bay, Collingwood - Campbell St
Blue Mountains, Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, Stayner, Nottawa and Creemore
This is a flexible volunteering opportunity for people interested in helping out a local, older individual who may be experiencing loneliness.  
 
Volunteers in this role will provide transportation to and from social events in the community, or even just coffee and conversation out in the community, with other Home for Life clients. Volunteers provide companionship throughout the social or programs and can choose your level of commitment - one time, occasional or temporary volunteers are welcome. Sign up for just one social outing and see how it goes! 
 
This role will help ease the burden of social isolation and can help to promote confidence, health and well being, and and provide them with a new friendship. This activity will help expand you social circle, meet new people and make a difference in the live of another person.
Driver   Grey County  Simcoe County 
Home for Life South Georgian Bay, Collingwood - Campbell St
Blue Mountains, Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, Stayner, Nottawa and Creemore
This is a flexible volunteering opportunity for people interested in helping our a local, older individual who may be experiencing loneliness.  
 
Volunteers in this role will provide transportation to appointments, outings, etc. on a one time, occasional or on-going basis.
Gardener   Grey County  Simcoe County 
Home for Life South Georgian Bay, Collingwood - Campbell St
Blue Mountains, Collingwood, Wasaga, Stayner, Nottawa and Creemore
Do you have a passion for gardening and have a few hours to spare? If so then this flexible volunteer gardener position is for you. This position will help local, older people who want to keep on top of their gardens and/or lawns but need help from the community to do so. 
 
Volunteers gardeners are needed to assist with maintenance of gardens and lawns when they can. This could include: light gardening, weeding, lawn cutting and/or planting on a one time, occasional or temporary basis. 
 
Usually, volunteer gardeners will carry out their tasks alone, but may be with direction from the person needing support.
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.
Marine Heritage Society and Propeller Club
Walker House, High St Southampton, the Boathouse, Pioneer Park, Chantry Island
There are various duties that the volunteers perform over the course of the year, see 
www.facebook.com/Marine Heritage Society/
Home for Life South Georgian Bay, Collingwood - Campbell St
Blue Mountains, Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, Stayner, Nottawa and Creemore
This is a flexible volunteering opportunity for people interested in helping out a local, older individual who may no longer be able to go grocery shopping without support. This service can make a big difference to older individuals and can help these residents to remain independent and in their own homes for as long as possible. 
 
Volunteers in this role will provide grocery shopping assistance at local food stores, which includes providing transportation with or without clients to the local stores, and assisting clients by bringing groceries inside their home for them, on a one time, occasional and temporary basis.
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.
Waterside Retirement Lodge
Wasaga Beach
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
E3 Community Services, Collingwood - Pretty River Pkwy N
Collingwood
Peer support for Teens who have special needs in activities offered at a Teen drop in night
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.
Elizabeth Fry Society of Simcoe County, Youth Justice Committee/ Extra Judicial Sanctions/Restorative Justice Circles
Simcoe County; including Bradford & Alliston
Youth Justice Committee's (YJC) bring together youth 12-17 who have been involved in the criminal justice system, their parent(s), and trained members of the community. In this role:  
* you would attend YJC meetings to determine appropriate and meaningful ways for the youth to make amends for their actions.  
* ensure that the youth is aware of the purpose of the meeting, and discuss police report information.  
* explore perspectives of all parties, including the youth and others represented at t he meeting, such as community members, community agency representatives, and the parent(s).  
* present and agree upon appropriate sanctions for the youth.  
* provide information and referrals to supportive community agency programs.  
* respect the confidentiality of the youth and other YJC members.
SMART Volunteer   Muskoka District  Simcoe County 
VON Canada, Barrie - Cedar Pointe Dr, SMART (Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together)® Exercise Program
Midland, Penetanguishene, Tiny, Tay, Springwater, Wasaga Beach, Collingwood, Stayner
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
Volunteer   Simcoe County 
Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie - 201 Georgian Dr
201 Georgian Drive, Barrie
Please contact the Volunteer Resources office to discuss a wide variety of opportunities. Some include: Patient Involvement, Information & Wayfinding, Coffee Bar, Gift Shop, Administrative Support
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.
Parkinson Canada, Barrie Chapter
Barrie, Collingwood, Newmarket and Orilia. Contact for more information.
Event registration, Route Marshalls, and various other event tasks as assigned.
Georgian Good Food Box (The), South Georgian Bay
250 Erie St, Suite 104 Collingwood
Volunteer drivers assist with deliveries of food boxes to distribution sites and/or individuals in the surrounding communities.  
 
Volunteers help with packing fruits and vegetables for monthly good food box orders
Canadian Red Cross - Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Simcoe Muskoka Branch
Simcoe County
• Create content for weekly internal newsletter  
• Research, write and edit stories for Red Weekly that highlight regional achievements  
• Interview volunteers, employees and clients for the purposes of creating profiles for Red Weekly 
• Works with staff on creating content for annual or one-time projects 
• Researches and writes content for projects that promote the Red Cross. This could include editorial content that accompanies an advertisement, social media content, program brochures, local communications messaging, etc.  
• Provide input on recruitment materials (e.g. posters, displays, brochures)  
• Supports the Communications Department during emergencies and fundraising appeals 
• Works alongside Communications staff members to create/edit content to support the Philanthropy and Communications Departments when on appeal  
• Assists in creating copy that positions the Red Cross as the charity of choice during fundraising appeals  
• Contributes to a healthy and safe working environment 
• Performs other duties, as required
Canadian Red Cross - Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Simcoe Muskoka Branch
Barrie
• Act as a spokesperson in times of disaster and/or respond to local media inquiries  
• Uses provided key messaging to respond in a timely manner to media inquiries as a spokesperson on behalf of the Canadian Red Cross (this may be in times of a large disaster, smaller scale Personal Disaster Assistance responses, proactive media campaigns or other media requests) 
• Positions the Canadian Red Cross as the charity of choice during fundraising appeals 
• When appropriate, connects media with other spokespeople who are content experts within the organization  
• Provides guidance and coaching to other spokespeople on key messaging 
• Supports the Communications Department with media training  
• Proactively pitches story ideas to the media to promote Red Cross services and programs  
• Working with Communications staff for direction, creates proactive media pitches based on activities in the communications calendar and participate in garnering media coverage for Red Cross programs in their region 
• Has a good understanding of the local media environment and topics of interest 
• Contributes to a healthy and safe working environment 
• Performs other duties, as required
Grey Roots Museum & Archives
Moreston Village and Grey Roots
Spend the summer months and various times throughout the year in period costume while sharing the stories and history of the area with all visitors young and old. Can volunteer in one or two of the six period buildings on site - Log Cabin, Log House, Farm House, School House, Blacksmith, and Garage.  
 
Duties include: 
*Daily demonstrations of historically authentic skills, tasks and activities for visitors - volunteers are encouraged to live the life of the time period they are portraying while in each designated building 
*Respond to questions from the public and tour groups in an informed and friendly manner  
*Provide interpretation and commentary on time period and building/location  
*Protect building(s) and the collections therein  
*Clean and dust the buildings and collections as assigned
Museum Docent   Grey County 
Grey Roots Museum & Archives
102599 Grey Rd 18, RR 4 Owen Sound, ON N4K 5N6
•Reports promptly and reliably for all scheduled assignments 
•Maintains vigilance for the safety of visitors at all times 
•Maintains vigilance for the safety and protection of museum objects at all times 
•Provides excellent interpretation of the Museum's exhibits  
•Responds in a helpful, friendly and accurate manner to visitor queries
Grey Roots Museum & Archives
102599 Grey Rd 18, RR 4 Owen Sound, ON N4K 5N6
•Help with set-up and tear down of special displays, booths and other supporting structures 
•Greet visitors and provide them with event orientation 
•Handle cash transactions for purchase of goods or admission 
•Provide information on particular activities 
•Demonstrate special skills 
•Interpret, act, perform or otherwise draw visitors into the special activities
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.
Mitchell and Area Community Outreach, Wellness / Exercise program
4118A Rd 164, RR5 Mitchell : Office
Programs and Services Include but not limited to: Entertainment, Dining and Social Programs, Meals on Wheels, Mobility Bus, shopping volunteer, volunteer visiting, Volunteer transportation, Group exercise and falls prevention education classes.
Animal Caregiver   Bruce County  Grey County 
Grey Bruce Animal Shelter
457437 Concession 8 S Owen Sound, ON N4K 5N8
Duties can include cleaning facility, cleaning cages, walking dogs, playing with animals making sure all animals get sufficient exercise.
Huron County. Municipal Office, Huron County Museum
Huron County Museum, 110 North St. Goderich, Ontario
The Museum Friends host and assist with activities and events throughout the year at the Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol. Events include Museum Haunted Main Street at Halloween and various activities on Family Day in February. Volunteers also assist with visitor services, special events, group tours, artifact work, holiday decorating, and temporary exhibits & events.
Elizabeth Fry Society of Simcoe County, Youth Justice Committee/ Extra Judicial Sanctions/Restorative Justice Circles
Simcoe County, inlcuding Barrie, Midland, Penetanguishene and Orillia
Youth Justice Committee's (YJC) bring together youth 12-17 who have been involved in the criminal justice system, their parent(s), and trained members of the community. In this role: 
* you would attend YJC meetings to determine appropriate and meaningful ways for the youth to make amends for their actions.  
* ensure that the youth is aware of the purpose of the meeting, and discuss police report information. 
* explore perspectives of all parties, including the youth and others represented at t he meeting, such as community members, community agency representatives, and the parent(s). 
* present and agree upon appropriate sanctions for the youth. 
* provide information and referrals to supportive community agency programs. 
* respect the confidentiality of the youth and other YJC members.
Marine Heritage Society and Propeller Club
Chantry Island Tour Base, Saugeen St Southampton Ont
Captains - in charge of tours, drives 26 ft Peerless II boat to Chantry Island and back, monitors radio & marine weather forecasts

Guides - narrates script on history of Southampton and area, provides tour & history of lighthouse keepers cottage

Crew- responsible for passenger loading/unloading, securing boat at docks, guide for trip up 106 steps to top of lighthouse
VON Canada, Ontario Branch, Grey Bruce Site, Caregiver Support Circle
Grey and Bruce Counties
The Caregiver Support Circle has many different aspects and needs volunteers to help with the following: 
* Education Series – along with the facilitator, you would help co-lead the 4 week sessions.  
* Monthly Support Groups – you would help facilitate the monthly meetings where caregivers can go to share feelings and frustrations. 
* Healing and Wellness – if you do you a healing modality (like Reiki or Therapeutic Touch) or gentle movement (like Tai Chi or yoga), we could use your talents for the 4 week sessions. 
* One to One Support – you would provide support for the caregiver, either by telephone or in person. 
* Caregiver Relief – for example, sitting with someone while the caregiver goes out.
South Simcoe Theatre (The), Cookstown
1 Hamilton St. Cookstown, ON
Organizing and selling (supplied) refreshments, taking tickets, seating patrons, distributing programmes to patrons.
South West Local Health Integration Network, Seaforth Office, Home and Community Care
Workshops will be held within your community
We’re looking for: Friendly, outgoing individuals that are living with any number of chronic diseases including Arthritis, Diabetes, Pain, High Blood Pressure, Heart Disease, Stroke, Obesity and more. Working with other Peer Leader volunteers you’ll be trained in delivering the Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Condition Workshop to others in the community who are also living with a Chronic Condition.  
You will: Empower others to better manage their chronic conditions,
Supportive Care   Bruce County  Grey County 
VON Canada, Ontario Branch, Grey Bruce Site, Supportive Care Services
Bruce and Grey Counties
Supportive care volunteers are special people who offer social and emotional support to individuals and families living with a life-threatening or life-limiting illness in Grey and Bruce counties (except Bruce Peninsula).  
* We provide support in the client’s home, long term care homes and/or hospitals. 
* Volunteers offer support for approximately 2-3 hours per week depending on need of individual and family and the availability of volunteers and offer respite for family caregivers and companionship to individuals.
Arthritis Society (The), Owen Sound - Grey & Bruce Region
Owen Sound - no office provided
A Community in Motion is a local community event run by volunteers. These locations aim to raise $1000 or more! We are looking for Committee Chairs that can bring an event to life through strategy, leadership, logistics and day of coordination, all with the support of materials and tools made available to you by The Society.  
 
You don’t have to do it all alone - recruit some friends or neighbours to help!  
Here are some types of additional committee member positions that will assist in leading your event to ultimate success:  
 Logistics Coordinator  
 Marketing & Communications Coordinator  
 Volunteer Coordinator  
 Fundraising & Sponsorship Coordinator
Victorian Order of Nurses, Listowel, Perth-Huron Branch - Meals on Wheels
975 Wallace Ave N Unit D1 Listowel N4W 1M6, North Perth
Volunteer Meals on Wheels drivers will need to pick up meals from a Listowel location and deliver them in town between 11:45 and 12:30pm.
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.
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.
South East Grey Community Health Centre
Various elementary schools in Holland Centre, Markdale, Dundalk
- Assisting staff with running physical activities 
- Assisting staff with preparing and offering healthy snacks 
- Ensure that program space and activities are safe and fun for all 
- Ensure all participants are involved and assist building friendships between youth 
- Address any participants questions and refer to SEGCHC staff, as required 
- Assisting staff with promotion, set up and clean up where necessary  
- Liaise with SEGCHC staff on program concerns/challenges/suggestions, as required
South East Grey Community Health Centre
Markdale, Dundalk, Chatsworth, Flesherton
 Attend walking program regularly, or as negotiated with staff 
 Open and close the facility 
 Ensure participants complete the appropriate forms and sign-in 
 Address any participants questions and refer to SEGCHC staff, as required 
 Provide guidance in orienting new participants to the program 
 Liaise with SEGCHC on program concerns/challenges/suggestions, as required
Canadian Cancer Society, Huron-Perth Community Office
Huron and Perth Counties
In this role, you will pick up people receiving cancer treatment from their home and take them to their treatment center. After their treatment is done, you’ll make sure that they get home safely. This kindness and support is much appreciated and it comes at a time when help is most needed. 
 
Wheels of Hope volunteer drivers act as representatives of the Canadian Cancer Society, and are well-trained and supported in their role. Flexible driving opportunities are offered based on your availability, requiring a once per week commitment. Drivers donate their time and their smoke-free vehicle, and are reimbursed for their gas costs. 
 
Drivers are needed across Huron and Perth County immediately.
The Guesthouse Shelter, The Guesthouse Shelter and Community Hub
Midland
Dinner servers - serve prepared dinner. Light cleanup of kitchen and dishes (regular use) Socialize with guests. For more information please contact us!
Family Services Perth-Huron, Stratford, Visiting Hospice Services
Perth County
Duties include: 
companionship and emotional support 
simple comfort measures 
caregiver relief 
bereavement support
Canadian Cancer Society, Huron-Perth Community Office
Perth and Huron Counties
Are you a survivor or caregiver? Would you like to connect with someone who is going 
through a similar cancer journey? A peer support volunteer offers empathetic support from someone who has been there. Our volunteers connect with individuals over the phone or in person. This position requires that you be out of treatment for one year, but no longer than 10 years.
Southampton Care Centre
140 Grey St S, Southampton, ON N0H 2L0
• Help with a REC (*Resident Lead Clubs and Events) • Visit with a resident • Give a manicure • Escort residents to programs  
• Read to a resident that can’t see • Administrative Assistant • Make up makeovers• Portering • Craft Programs • Friendly Visiting  
• Special Events • Spa Night • Greeter • Help a resident write a letter • Activation programs• Lead a small activity group based on your interests • Play cards • Sing along • Art program • Reading group • Games night • Hymn sing • Take a resident for a walk  
• Bring individuals to religious service • Be a friend to a resident • Pub night • Help a resident search the internet • Play an instrument or sing • The possibilities are as big as your imagination!!!
Habitat for Humanity Ontario Gateway North, Simcoe North, North Simcoe Chapter
Various
Require volunteers to help on various committees.
Grey Roots Museum & Archives
Collections Storage at Grey Roots Museum
•Completing condition reports, inventory and location information for individual artefacts 
•Applying accession numbers to individual artefacts 
•Re-housing individual artefacts, i.e. placing in acid-free storage boxes, building supports, padding textiles out with acid-free tissue 
•Basic cleaning of individual artefacts 
•Cleaning and maintenance of exhibit galleries and heritage buildings as required
Grey Roots Museum & Archives
Grey Roots Museum & Archives
•Set up and clean up materials in the multipurpose room for each program 
•Find and prepare materials for the programs in advance of the event  
•Introduce children to the hands-on portion of the program, including a brief overview of how it relates to the program’s general purpose and learning expectations  
•Lead the group through the exercise, with patient and detailed instructions and demonstrations, assisting the children as required 
•Answer questions from the students and teacher 
•Ensure group has finished activity and cleaned up before they move on to the next part of the program
Drivers   Simcoe County 
Collingwood. Municipal Office, Collingwood - Hurontario St
Various Locations
Volunteers will be required to chaperone individuals to and from their destinations as scheduled by the Event Staff. These volunteers must provide a valid drivers licence.
Collingwood. Municipal Office, Collingwood - Hurontario St
VARIES BY EVENT
Volunteers will be required to hand out ballets on the main street and to further obtain the ballots when completed. Proper footwear is required. 
ALL JOB DESCRIPTIONS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.
Collingwood. Municipal Office, Collingwood - Hurontario St
Various locations
This position requires volunteers to answer phones, questions relating to any events, copying and general office duties. These volunteers must have minimal knowledge with computers and phone systems. 
There will be training for the different events and this will be mandatory.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Listowel & District
Various Locations
We are looking for Big Brothers for our Traditional Mentoring Program. We currently have 7 Little Brothers and 7 Little Sisters on our waiting list who are looking to be matched with a Big. If you have 2-3 hours a week to spend with a child, contact us today!
Collingwood. Municipal Office, Collingwood - Hurontario St
Various locations
The duties of the TA Registration is to assist any of the Tribute Artists with registration, signatures, review of individualized arrival package materials and assisting the Tribute Artistes in the locations of registration. 
All Job Descriptions are subject to Change
Ushers   Simcoe County 
Collingwood. Municipal Office, Collingwood - Hurontario St
Ushers are volunteers who provide the primary level of guests assistance in seating areas. These volunteers help guests locate their assigned seats & troubleshoot any ticketing problems to the best of their abilities. This position requires individuals to work directly with patrons and require the volunteers to be customer oriented. 
This position may require individuals to stand for periods of time. It is a requirement that ushers wear proper foot attire.
Collingwood. Municipal Office, Collingwood - Hurontario St
Various Locations
ASSIST IN THE SIGNING IN OF ALL VOLUNTEERS, PROVIDE THEM WITH NECESSARY CREDENTIALS AND DIRECTIONS 
ALL JOB DESCRIPTIONS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.
Collingwood. Municipal Office, Collingwood - Hurontario St
This volunteer position requires volunteers to set up (prior to events) and tear down (end of events) tables and chairs, label chairs or bleachers and arrange event material. Please note that volunteers for this position may be required to be on site early in the morning prior to the event and later in the evening following the events for tear down. There could be some heavy lifting. 
It is required that you wear proper clothing and proper foot attire.
Collingwood. Municipal Office, Collingwood - Hurontario St
Runners will assist in running items that are required to areas within the event boundaries such as (but limited to) water, tables, chairs, food or items that are required to assist in the operations of the event. 
This position may require individuals to stand or sit for long periods of time and may require volunteers to lift cases of water. 
It is recommended that Runners ensure they wear proper foot attire and sunscreen.
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.
United Way Perth-Huron, United Centre
United Centre, 32 Erie Street, Stratford
Greet visitors * Answer telephone * Transfer calls * sort incoming mail * some filing * other duties as required
Musician   Simcoe County 
Tudhope Manor Retirement Residence
Tudhope Manor - Orillia
Play piano in foyer (or bring your own instrument of choice)
Collingwood General and Marine Hospital, Volunteer Services
Collingwood General and Marine Hospital
Variety of volunteer positions which focus on patients, visitors and staff. Positions available in ambulatory care reception, Inpatient Units, Emergency Department waiting room, gift shop, information desk, patient satisfaction surveys, telephoning, diagnostic imaging transport, cardiac rehab, office assistance, surgical services (endoscopy), Friendly Visiting, Patients in Motion, Volunteer Ambassador for new inpatients, Meal Assistance for inpatients, Dialysis
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)
Hillcrest Village Care Centre
Midland
This commitment is once or twice per month - you'll help with portering residents, serving refreshments, socializing. This position is ideal for someone who is already making a regular commitment to volunteering so you already are getting to know our residents.
Tudhope Manor Retirement Residence
Tudhope Manor - Orillia
Tuck Shop Manager. Take tuck cart through the residence weekly and assist residents to purchase selected items, keep inventory of cart items, keep cash box record
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.
Canadian Blood Services, Barrie Area Office, Blood Donor Clinic
Varies
Canadian Blood Services holds monthly community blood donor clinics throughout Simcoe County and particpates within the community at events and organizations to raise the awareness for the need for blood products and donors. 
 
In Clinic Volunteers: 
Customer care and service are vitally important to supporting Canada’s blood system — especially during the donation process. 
 
Greeting donors with a smile, making conversation, and accompanying and encouraging them throughout the donation process helps them feel welcome and comfortable. The care and attention you give is very often a key reason why donors return. As one of the last faces donors see on their way out, you play a critical role in the success of future blood donor clinics. 
 
In Community Volunteers:  
If you’d like a volunteer opportunity that offers a flexible schedule and involves participating in community events with a focus on recruiting new donors and promoting upcoming clinics, an in-community role may be right for you. In-community volunteering is a great chance to meet people by working with different groups and raising awareness of the importance of donating blood. 
 
The application for volunteering is available on the website and it is most efficient to complete that and allow the volunteer coordinator to contact you.
Midland Cultural Centre Inc
Midland
Assist the Centre in recruitment, training and coordination/scheduling of MCC Volunteers.
Midland Cultural Centre Inc
Midland
We require people to validate tickets, usher people to their seats, or work in the coat check area during special events at the Midland Cultural Centre. APPLY ON OUR WEBSITE: www.midlandculturalcentre.com/volunteer
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.
Elizabeth Fry Society of Simcoe County, Volunteer Program
102 Maple Ave. Barrie
Attend Fundraising meeting, 1x month 
Assist during fundraising events 2x a year
Tay, Township of, Victoria Harbour Branch, Public Library
Victoria Harbour Public Library
Assist the Librarian with a variety of tasks including shelving books, fundraising, events, programming, etc.
Gateway Centre for Learning
Gateway Centre for Learning and various locations
Help adults improve reading, writing and spelling; or math or computer skills or assist with employability upgrading.
Gateway Centre for Learning
488 Dominion Ave, Midland
Provide general administrative support, reception coverage and help with office cleaning. 
a) Receive, direct and relay telephone messages and fax messages 
b) Greet and direct the general public to the appropriate staff member 
c) Data entry 
d) Filing 
e) Open all general correspondence 
f) Tasks to help keep the office tidy
Chartwell Tiffin Retirement Residence, Chartwell Tiffin
105 Pillsbury Drive Midland, Ontario
Volunteers assist with events, snack and library trolleys, and activities that enrich the lives of our residents such as being a companion on a walk or helping them complete a project of their.
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.
Volunteer   Simcoe County 
Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Orillia - Colborne St, Volunteer Resources
Positions available in the following areas: 
 
Coffee Kiosk/Gift Shop 
Porters 
Information Desk 
Hospital Elder Life Program 
Pharmacy 
Day Surgery/Recovery 
Emergency Department 
Out Patient Clinic 
Diabetic House
Hillcrest Village Care Centre
Midland
Some of our residents enjoy a game of cards after dinner. This position is ideal for someone who enjoys the company of others with a weekly card game.
Hillcrest Village Care Centre
Midland
Are you a morning person? If so, this new early morning position could be just for you. Be a breakfast greeter – socialize with the early birds, serve the early coffee, assist others to the dining room. Your effort will help set a positive tone to the day!
Hillcrest Village Care Centre
Midland
Assisting with weekly Bingo activity, includes assisting with transporting residents, serving refreshments and helping residents enjoy the game.
Hillcrest Village Care Centre
Midland
Volunteers assist with escorting residents to and from weekly chapel services, rosary and monthly hymn sing. Other specialized positions may be available.
Ontario Senior Games Association, District 28 - Simcoe County
Simcoe County
The Committee Vice-Chairperson shall: 
1. Assist the Chairperson with the operation of the District Committee. 
2. In the absence of the Chairperson, assume all duties of the Chairperson. 
3. Accept "ad hoc" and short- term assignments and other duties as required by the Executive or the Committee
DeafBlind Ontario Services
Newmarket
We are seeking COMMITTEE MEMBERS who would like to have fun and assist in the coordination of great special events;  
 
ACTIVITIES - include: assisting with ticket/attendance sales; silent auction prizes; identifying sponosrs and/or businesses that could provide gifts or prizes. 
 
We are also seeking VOLUNTEERS at the events to primarily assist in the following areas:  
- event set-up & take-down  
- registration  
- raffle sales  
- silent auction set-up, tabulation & take-down
Spinal Cord Injury Ontario, Barrie, Barrie Regional Office
Assisting persons with a new spinal cord injury by offering hope and encouragement through shared personal experiences.
The Guesthouse Shelter, The Guesthouse Shelter and Community Hub
Elizabeth Street, Midland
Evening shift duties:greeting guests, socializing with guests and other volunteers, occasionally provide snacks and left-overs to late-arrivals, light cleaning up.
Huronia Museum and Huron-Ouendat Village
Provide assistance with: 
·Correspondence, e-mail 
·Advertising 
·Public relations 
·Membership database 
.Issuing membership cards and welcome/renewal packages 
·Responding to visitor inquiries, answering telephone 
·Assist with mail-outs of the newsletter, invitations and marketing materials 
·Updating the library database
Huronia Museum and Huron-Ouendat Village, Galaxy Cinema - Midland, Film Series
Midland
· Attend committee meetings 
· Assist in choosing films from the Film Circuit Hot List 
· Write a synopsis and director bio for one film in each season of the film series 
· Attend film to assist with ticket taking and film introductions 
· Assist in finding sponsors to support the film series 
· Assisting with the promotion of the film series
North Simcoe Soccer Club
midland
Assist the North Simcoe Youth Spring Soccer Association with coaching of soccer teams! Soccer Executives are needed to get the soccer season up and running and to oversee the organizational activities.
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.
Penetanguishene Centennial Museum and Archives, Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Museum -- 13 Burke St
Develop, organize, schedule, promote and research for Winterama, Easter events, Heritage week, Museum month, Doors Open, Settlers day, Halloween Spooktacular etc.
Penetanguishene Centennial Museum and Archives, Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Museum -- 13 Burke St
Responsible for sales, scheduling, promoting, inventory, tourist information and museum tours.
Penetanguishene Centennial Museum and Archives, Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Penetanguishene
Volunteers would be responsible for developing, organizing, scheduling and promoting programs & events. Programs & events would be during PD Days, after school, evenings and Saturday’s.
Penetanguishene Centennial Museum and Archives, Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Museum -- 13 Burke St
Research historical information, provide tours, assist clients with research and input data.
Canadian Red Cross - Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Volunteer Services
Simcoe County
Help to deliver meals to residents in your community for the meals on wheels program.
Canadian Red Cross - Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Volunteer Services
Central West Simcoe County
To transport clients of the Canadian Red Cross to and from medical appointments. Drives are booked with you on Fridays for the following week, and are based on your availability and distance preferences.
Sara Vista Nursing Centre. Elmvale
Sara Vista Nursing Centre. Elmvale
Provide activities or entertainment to seniors, such as; music, dancing, bingo, arts and crafts etc.
Georgian Bay Minor Softball League
Assist with organizing local teams and activities in communities in the Huronia area of Georgian Bay. See website below for a complete list of teams. Volunteer to assist a team using the email addresses provided on the website.
Friends of Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Friends of the Centennial Museum is a group of volunteers that meet once a month to discuss and arrange special events, meant to raise funds for the museum's capital projects. As a Friend, you would attend monthly meetings, help out with special events, and may take on responsibilities for specific duties - ie. advertising, concession stand, etc. 
 
Friends duties are voluntary. Friends have a choice about which duties they would like to take on.
Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce
753 2nd Ave East, Owen Sound
- offer ideas and insight to plan our 4th annual Gala evening in October 
- assist with shaping the evening (entertainment, meal, location, decor) 
- help solicit auction items and sponsorship 
- meet once monthly and more often approaching the event
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.
Hospice Huronia
Volunteers assist with reception duties, answering phone, greeting visitors, processing mass mailings, assisting with photo copies, preparing support groups and training manuals
Canadian Red Cross - Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Volunteer Services
Barrie
The responsibilities of the dispatcher include: to arrive at distribution point at 3 pm, take inventory of prepared meals, organize meals into pre-assigned routes, greet delivery driver volunteers, dispatch meal routes, and report any occurrences to the Coordinator.
Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Barrie - 91 Patterson Rd
As a Bingo Volunteer, you are responsible for sharing the mission and values of the Ontario SPCA with participants at the Gaming Centre.  
 
Responsibilities: 
Be a positive role model, Assist Bingo participants with the navigation of the e-bingo gaming consoles, Share the organization mission and how its benefits from each Bingo event, Maintain professional appearance, attitude and communication when representing the organization
Board Member   Simcoe County 
Midland-Penetanguishene District Community Emergency Response Team
Village Square Mall, Penetanguishene
Attend monthly meetings to ensure proper administration of finances and resources, plan activities and budgets and do fundraising and outreach.
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.
Canadian Red Cross - Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Simcoe Muskoka Branch
Canadian Red Cross, 809B 65 Cedar Pointe Drive, Barrie, Ont., L4N 5R7
Volunteers provide reception and administrative support for the Branch and support in service delivery of our various programs and activities 
 
Duties: 
*process general phone-in and walk-in inquiries 
*provide program information to clients and/or transfer them to appropriate program staff 
*respond to volunteer recruitment inquiries 
*donation receipting 
*referrals to other community agencies 
*general office duties such as: telephoning, faxing, copying, filing and distributing mail
Rogers TV Midland, Midland Location, Rogers TV
Midland Area
Volunteers will be trained to use camera equipment for use in Roger's Cable programming. Volunteers will be able to capture local community events.
Arthritis Society (The) - Ontario Division
Camp Kodiak (located in McKellar, ON)
Volunteer Transporter Job Description (Minimum Age of 19) 
POSITION OVERVIEW: The Arthritis Society is recruiting for dedicated, caring and enthusiastic TRANSPORTERS to volunteer at Camp Cambria, a camp for children living with arthritis, from August 19, 2018 to August 25, 2018 inclusive (pre-training required). 
Location: Camp Kodiak (Host Camp) Located North of Perry Sound in McKellar, ON 
KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY: ▪ Supporting the Camp Director and Program Staff by transporting staff and/or campers by means of golf cart, as required, to daily activities. 
▪ Transport campers and/or staff to medical facilities when additional care is required. 
▪ Responsible for monitoring and distributing hot and cold packs throughout the day, as necessary. ▪ Act as a positive role model to staff and campers. ▪ Under the guidance of the Camp Director and Program Staff, Transporters may be asked to perform various supportive duties, including delivering refreshments to campers and assisting with luggage drop off. ▪ Ensure a high standard of health and safety of campers in all activities at camp, including the proper use of golf carts at all times. 
SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES: 
▪ Comprehensive understanding of the implications of living with arthritis, gained by living with arthritis and/or working/volunteering with people living with arthritis and / or chronic pain. 
▪ Valid CPR/First aid training certification. 
▪ All drivers must hold at minimum a G1 driver’s license and have experience driving. 
▪ Satisfactory completion of Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Verification 
▪ Previous experience working with children in a camp and/or education setting 
▪ Excellent leadership skills, teamwork and communication skills.
Community Living Association for South Simcoe, Alliston - Dufferin St S
Alliston or Bradford
CLASS has varied volunteer opportunities! From being a buddy to one of our exceptional individuals to assisting with fundraising events. They provide a flexible schedule to always meet your needs and availability.  
 
Must provide a completed Criminal Reference and Vulnerable Person's Check.
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
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.
Bradford West Gwillimbury Community Initiatives, Bradford West Gwilimbury Community Initiative
Looking for team members to help once every 6 weeks at Community dinners. Each team is made up of about 10 people. Join a team or create a new one.  
 
Positions include: 
Shopper/cooks: Develop menu, shop within budget, cook meal * 12 Noon-5:30 pm 
Prep/set-up: Prepare meal and set up hall * 2 pm-3:30 pm 
Servers: Greet community members, serve meal * 4 pm-7 pm 
Clean-up: Clean up after meal * 5:30 pm-7 pm
Canadian Cancer Society, Barrie - Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office
Volunteer a few hours of your time to sell daffodil pins in your community.
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie Office
Deliveries and pick-ups can be done in the community where you reside.
To deliver/pick-up materials from locations throughout Simcoe County.  
Pick up materials from the Society offices or designated location. 
Deliver materials to participating locations within a specific time frame. Give the materials to the contact person or their designate. At prescribed time, pick up completed materials from the participating locations. Deliver completed materials to the Society office or designated location. Keep completed materials from participating locations separate from each other. Keep materials organized and in good condition.
Penetanguishene Centennial Museum and Archives, Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Penetanguishene
Tear down and re-arrange exhibits. Design, build, research and install new and existing exhibits.
Wishing Well Sanctuary
2710 Line 10 Bradford ON
Various are available, from cleaning stalls and paddocks to preparing breakfast, lunch and dinner for our animal family. Gardening during our spring,summer and autumn months. Becoming involved with our many programs where skills such as education, marketing, administration, construction, fundraising are needed and welcomed.
Friendly Visitor   Bruce County  Grey County  Muskoka District  Parry Sound District  Simcoe County 
Métis Nation of Ontario, Midland, Georgian Bay Metis Council - Community Support Services
Midland
Visit elderly clients for social visits in their home or in the communityand telephone clients for security purposes
Canadian Red Cross - Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Volunteer Services
various
To support and provide companionship to isolated, lonely people who are unable to socialize in their community. Through regular contact a formation of friendship can lead to care relationships based on mutual interests, activities and conversations.
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 techonoly upgrades, for a new CT Scanner and to complete the Emergency Department renovations
Georgian Bay Cancer Support Centre
15 Jeffery St, Penetanguishene ON L9M 1K5
Volunteers assist with general office duties, assist members and program support.
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.
Tay, Township of, Port McNicoll Branch, Public Library
Port McNicoll Public Library
Assist the Librarian with a variety of tasks such as shelving, fundraising, events, programming and clean-ups.
Tay, Township of, Waubaushene Branch, Public Library
Waubaushene Public Library
Assist the Librarian with a variety of tasks such as shelving, programming, processing books to prepare them for circulation and clean-ups.
St John Ambulance, Barrie Simcoe Muskoka
North Simcoe
Providing first Aid support at local community events
Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce
Owen Sound and Markdale
- 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
Ontario Senior Games Association, District 28 - Simcoe County
The Registration Committee Chairperson shall: 
1. Plan and implement all registration procedures (on site registration, pre-registration, collection of funds, etc.). 
2. Ensure that all forms are completed accurately and that all waivers are signed. 
3. Communicate the registration information to the appropriate event convenor and committee chairs as needed. 
4. Have an ongoing up-to-date list of all participants.  
5. Ensure that participant registration information is forwarded to the OSGA in a timely manner. 
6. Present a report of the registration information to the District Coordinator and the District Games Committee at the completion of the Games.
Canadian Red Cross - Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Disaster Management
Simcoe and Muskoka
The Canadian Red Cross Society, a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is seeking a Personal Disaster Assistance (PDA) Responder for Disaster Management (DM). Reporting to the PDA Supervisor, the PDA Responder will be responsible to fill various on-call shifts on a 24/7 schedule that includes weekends, holidays and evenings. When called on to respond, the PDA Responder will be required to provide relief directly to clients in need of assistance.  
 
Job Summary:  
The Personal Disaster Assistance (PDA) Team is activated to respond and provide assistance for up to the first 72 hours following a disaster. The incumbent of this position is responsible for conducting a needs assessment to determine the needs of the clients. The PDA Responder will provide, as appropriate to agreements with the local authorities, Emergency Social Services (ESS) for relief, referral services and direct assistance for recovery, as well as, works with the PDA Supervisor to plan and organize ongoing preparedness activities. They may be asked to deliver services during a large-scale emergency response in their community.  
 
Working Conditions:  
• Potential for responding in disaster areas, as well as difficult and unstable conditions (environmental, physical, social, etc.) and uncomfortable conditions (noise, odours, smoke, humidity, vulnerable clients). These environments have the potential to affect the overall wellbeing of the responders on site.  
• The incumbent may need to stand for several hours.  
• The incumbent may need to lift up to 20 kg of relief supplies during preparedness activities and during response.  
• Ability to respond during non-traditional hours (i.e. late night or weekends) and long hours of work in a demanding context.  
• Ability to be on-call when scheduled, as required. 
 
For the full role description, requirements and application instructions, see "More Info Link" below.
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 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
Minds in Motion programs will be held in various community locations in most communities in 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 Services Department, 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
Canadian Cancer Society, Barrie - Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office
Run for the Cure 2019 will be held on Oct 6, 2019 
 
Successful volunteer will have demonstrated success in a leadership role with team building experience 
-responsible for planning event with an ability to delegate and provide clear direction and support 
-possess a passion for the breast cancer cause and event planning 
-experience in volunteerism, personal or professional fundraising, sales, and/or communications, and event execution 
-strong project management skills with ability to anticipate problems and develop appropriate solution 
-needs flexibility during business hours to respond to emails and phone calls as needed 
-ability to perform light physical duties such as carrying boxes, and pitch in as needed
Scanning   Simcoe County 
Collingwood. Municipal Office, Collingwood - Hurontario St
Various locations
THESE VOLUNTEERS ARE REQUIRED FOR SCANNING OF THE EVENT TICKETS AT VARIOUS EVENTS IN COLLINGWOOD.  
THESE SELECTED VOLUNTEERS WILL BE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE A MINIMAL TRAINING SESSION 20 MINUTES PRIOR TO SHIFTS. 
IT IS A REQUIREMENT OF WEARING PROPER CLOTHING & FOOT ATTIRE
Fall Prevention Collaborative (FPC) of Simcoe Muskoka, Mailing address only, Simcoe Muskoka Cyber Seniors Program
Teaching seniors how to use an iPad. For a peak at what it's like go to our facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Simcoe-Muskoka-Cyber-Seniors-373105139758715/ There is an application form for this volunteer position at the webiste below.
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie Office
To fulfill speaking engagements in the community on behalf of the Alzheimer Society to educate about Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, the challenges and needs of caregivers and developments in research into Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.
Easter Seals Ontario, North Region - Mailing Address Only
Varies
Special Events Volunteers ensure the effective implementation of Special Events Initiatives within the area. Duties include: promoting events, liaising with all community partners, recruit new groups and organizations to carry out activities, locating sponsors, etc
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie Office
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.
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.
St John Ambulance, Barrie Simcoe Muskoka
Various locations
Volunteers visit seniors' centres, hospitals and schools with properly evaluated dogs, no less than 1 year old, providing residents and patients the companionship of a pet.
Simcoe Contemporary Dancers, No Physical Address
Lampman Lane Park
Direct the audience, hand out programs and surveys, collect money.
Hospice Huronia
25 Jeffery St., Penetanguishene
Visiting volunteers provide emotional support and companionship to clients experiencing life threatening illness * also provide respite to caregivers of clients.
Arthritis Society (The) - Ontario Division
MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:  
• Monitor and respond to incoming emails & inquiries as necessary  
• Be knowledgeable about The Arthritis Society’s mission and programs  
• In conjunction with staff, develop a plan of action to ensure budgetary goals are met  
• Recruit other volunteer committee members to share duties  
• Take minutes for meetings as necessary  
• Lead all local Walk activities including the recruitment and oversight of the volunteer committee members, which may include:  
o Logistics Coordinator  
o Marketing & Recruitment Coordinator  
o Sponsorship & Fundraising Coordinator  
o Volunteer Coordinator  
o Committee Support Generalist  
o Participant Experience Coordinator  
• Ensure all committee members have been provided the appropriate training and orientation  
• Host regular meetings with the Walk Committee to determine progress and offer assistance as needed  
• Determine the Walk route, potentially in collaboration with Logistics Coordinator  
• Create a succession plan (with Arthritis Society staff) to identify and recruit incoming committee members  
• Recruit a team of participants and set an aggressive fundraising goal  
• Serve as the official volunteer spokesperson for the Walk in your community  
• Conduct a post-Walk evaluation meeting and thank all committee members
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.
Huronia Symphony Orchestra
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
54 Plus Seniors Centre (The)
Teach seniors computer basics on Windows system
Simcoe County, Corporation of, Sunset Village and Manor, Sunset Manor - Long Term Care Facility
49 Raglan Street Collingwood, ON L9Y4X1
One on one visiting with residents, supporting and/or facilitating group activities, reading or playing games with residents, meal assistance