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Mentor   Bruce County  Grey County 
Bruce Grey Mentorship
Hanover, Walkerton, Chesley, Neustadt, Durham and Ayton
To be a positive Mentor and friend for children or youth in a variety of group programs, with the potential to match individually with a child as a personal role model. - Support and encourage kids as they grow, Listen and provide advice when appropriate. To role model appropriate behaviours and reinforce positive social skills.
South West Local Health Integration Network, London Office, Home and Community Care
Bruce County, Grey County, Huron County, Perth County
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. 
 
Workshops are held in various accessible community spaces, such as community center and family health offices.
North Simcoe Victim Services, Orillia
Orillia or surrounding area. (20 minutes normal travel time away)
To respond, as part of a team, to persons who are experiencing crisis as Victims of crime or Tragic circumstance.
Canadian Cancer Society, Peterborough and District Community Office
Peterborough
Our volunteer drivers take cancer patients to and from their cancer related appointments and treatments. Drivers must have a 100% smoke free vehicle, $1,000,000 third party liability, less than 3 demerit points and a clean Criminal Reference Check. Training is provided once the screening process is complete. Drivers are reimbursed for their milage.
Camp Couchiching, Rama, Camp Couchiching Headquarters
Orillia
-Grow food at multiple urban garden sites in Orillia 
-Learn skills at local farms by working alongside sustainable farmers 
-Attend farmers' markets as a vendor 
-Create value-added products from garden produce
United Way Simcoe Muskoka
Barrie, ON
Dodgeball Tournament will be held on March 21, 2020 at Bear Creek Secondary School - 100 Red Oak Dr, Barrie, ON L4N 9M5 
 
Several volunteer roles are available at this event.  
• All volunteers will be working with a partner.  
• Volunteers can select their role from our list of volunteer opportunities.  
• Shifts will be 2hrs each although you are welcome to stay for longer if you’d like .  
 
Referees - Familiarity with general dodgeball rules and regulations is an asset.Training will be provided. 
Registration - Team check in and pledge verification. Training will be provided.  
Match Runners - Communicate wins/losses from each match and maintain the game schedule.Training will be provided. 
Concession - Man the concession stand including sale of juice, pop, pizza and snacks. 
Logistics Support - Help with general set up/clean up. Assist participants with inquiries and navigation on site.
The Lighthouse Emergency Men's Shelter & Community Meal Program, Orillia, The Lighthouse
Morning Coffee Break & Community Meal Helper preps, serves and cleans up. We serve 50+ people Monday-Saturday. Interested in cooking, prepping, dishwashing, serving, sweeping, mopping, cleaning, coffee bar and duties as assigned.
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
Collingwood
The Humane Education Volunteer 
 
-Teacher is responsible for delivery of the classes required for the Junior / Senior Animal Welfare Certification Program in our local schools. 
- Content for assigned classes / workshops and all the resources required will be provided, in addition to training by the Humane Education Coordinator to be an effective Humane Education Volunteer – Teacher. 
- Volunteers will also assist in the planning, coordination and execution of new initiatives within the Humane Education Program
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
Collingwood
Humane Education Volunteers 
- Extracurricular Programs are responsible for supervising youth enrolled in GTHS after-school and / or summer programs (such as our Pet Sitters Course, the Junior Volunteer Program and Big Brothers Big Sisters visits). 
- Duties include assisting with running programs at the direction of the Humane Education Coordinator or Humane Education Assistant, working with children to direct their activities, ensuring the animals are being handled compassionately, answering questions that arise and helping to create a fun, encouraging learning environment. 
- Content for assigned classes / workshops and all the resources required will be provided, in addition to training to be an effective Humane Education Volunteer
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
Collingwood
Canine Foster Volunteers provide a safe, loving and temporary home for puppies and senior dogs. You must have the ability to separate the foster animals from any pets in your home by keeping them in a separate room, if necessary. We will provide training and all the supplies you need. 
 
Canine Foster Volunteers are responsible for helping the puppies (a minimum of 2 at a time), seniors and / or adult dogs in their care thrive until they are ready to be adopted. This will include feeding the animals at least twice a day, possibly more, potty training (for puppies), and exercising and socializing the animals. It may also include bottle feeding and administering oral medications.
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
Collingwood, ON
The GTHS Cat Adoption Counselor assists the public by answering any questions about cat ownership, the adoption process and the cats and kittens available for adoption. This role is integral to matching the right cat (personality type, energy level, special home requirements, etc.) with the right adoptive family. The Cat Adoption Counselor prepares adoption kits and answers questions about the cats and kittens we have available for adoption (in person). The Cat Adoption Counselor also assists the public with the identification of cats and kittens in the adoption rooms, provides assistance with the completion of adoption applications and facilitates the adoption. There is also the opportunity to attend off-site adoption events in the community. Playing with and cuddling the cats and kittens is required, as this helps you get to know our feline residents; ensuring we match them with the purrrfect family!
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
Collingwood, ON
The GTHS Cat Care Technician works alongside the Animal Health Technician and Cat Care Coordinator to administer prescribed care to sick, recovering and new intakes of cats and kittens, and maintains medical records accordingly, in line with protocol. This role also includes sweeping and mopping the intake and isolation rooms’ floors, maintaining clean and organized kitten or cat kennels, providing assistance pre- and post-transportation for any off-site veterinary care, and may involve helping with medications and injections.
Simcoe County Alliance to End Homelessness, Barrie - No Physical Address, Barrie Chapter
Simcoe County, Orillia, Barrie, North Simcoe, South Simcoe, South Georgian Bay
Simcoe County Point-in-Time Count and Registry Week 
Point in Time Count will take place April 21-23, 2020  
 
Roles/duties include:  
1. Administering surveys to individuals on the street, in shelters, and at service locations 
2. Administrative support and general assistance at volunteer headquarters 
3. Entering survey data into a database in preparation for analysis and reporting
VON Canada, Barrie - Cedar Pointe Dr, SMART (Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together)® Exercise Program
Barrie
Volunteers will lead a gentle functional fitness program designed for community members 55+.  
The purpose of the program is to: 
*Increase and maintain strength, coordination, balance and flexibility 
*Improve health and engery 
*Improve mobility and independence 
*Prevent falls 
*Meet new people and socialize
Champlain Manor Retirement Residence
Orillia, ON
Assists activity coordinator with different activities. Other duties around residence. Call for information. 
 
NOTE! Volunteers under 18 do not require a Criminal Record Check. Volunteers above this age must have one.
Dress for Success
Barrie
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 
Professional Women's Group Mentors 
 
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 online 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.
Orillia Public Library, Orillia, General Services and Outreach
Delivering library materials to Retirement/Nursing Homes
Atrium Retirement Residence
Orillia
Provide companionship, reading, doing crafts with residents or assisting in the culinary department.
Barrie Literacy Council
Volunteer tutors are needed to help adults to improve their reading, writing, and math skills. We also have students who require help getting their GED. 
 
NOTE: We ask potential tutors to commit for one year so that they can come alongside a student for that length of time - once students make the decision to improve their skills, they need a tutor who is willing to work with them to increase not only their knowledge but their confidence and self esteem.
Birchmere Retirement Residence
Orillia
Duties include: 
* Attending activities, programs, and/or events with residents 
* One-on-one visits with residents; spending time chatting, doing puzzles, crafts, etc. or accompanying them on walks either within the building or outdoors (weather permitting) 
* other duties as needed
Birchmere Retirement Residence
Orillia
Attending activities, programs, and/or events with residents. Having one-to-one visits with them; spending time chatting, doing puzzles, crafts, etc. and/or accompanying them on walks either within the building or outdoors (weather permitting).
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orillia and District
Orillia
The Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Orillia and District provides quality mentoring relationships for young people in our community who would benefit from caring, supportive adult role models. The relationships are fostered through one-to-one matching, group programs and our school based programs.
Ontario. Ministry of the Solicitor General, Penetanguishene, Central North Correctional Centre
Penetanguishene
This Pet Visitation Service Facilitator position reports to the Coordinator of Volunteer Services at Central North Correctional Centre (CNCC). The team (dog/facilitator) are responsible for delivering a pet visitation service to special needs offenders (including women) at CNCC in compliance with the Ministry of the Solicitor General policies and procedures. 
 
The Pet Visitation team will: 
1. Promote a more positive environment for offenders on the Specialized Care and Women’s unit who may be having troubles adjusting to institutional life; 
2. Increase levels of trust with the collaboration of facilitator and dog; 
3. Reduce levels of stress through the companionship of facilitator and dog; 
4. Ease levels of anxiety and loneliness through interaction with facilitator and dog.
Tax Filer   Simcoe County 
Canada. Canada Revenue Agency, Alliston, 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
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie - Anne St S, Barrie
Quest Art School + Gallery, Midland
1. Help with the set up and clean up of the projects each week. 
2. Assist Art Therapist to ensure activity participation and socialization of each participant. 
3. Under direction of the Art Therapist/Family Support Coordinator, provide one-to-one support to the participants during the creative art process. 
4. Assist with any other tasks to ensure the smooth operation of the program. 
5. At the end of the Program (June) complete an evaluation form about the volunteer role in the Quest Art School + Gallery Program.
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.
Ontario. Ministry of the Solicitor General, Penetanguishene, Central North Correctional Centre
Penetanguishene
Support the rehabilitation of clients, through onsite tutoring and supervision of client(s) enrolled in various online/offline college credit course(s). Volunteer will aid client in navigating the Internet and course materials, tutoring in use and interpretation of learning materials, assignments, projects and assessments as required by the educational institution. This will lead to increased self-esteem, self-confidence, social and employment skills.
Wasaga Beach Municipal Office, Wasaga Beach, Seniors Active Living Centre
Wasaga Beach
Seeking motivated volunteers to help our older adult population at the Senior Active Living Centre.  
Technology helpers, Social companions to play games, assist with crafts, provide community information. Facilitate programs for special interests and fundraising and community lunch programs. Pole Walking facilitators, On ice rink Marshalls, Pickleball clinic instructors.
Home and Community Support Services of Grey-Bruce, Owen Sound - Heritage Place Mall
• Arrive at the Meal Source at the prearranged time.  
• If delivering with another volunteer, meet volunteer and pick up route sheet. 
• Deliver meals in the order they appear on the route sheet/book. 
• At the client’s home. Knock loudly and call out “Meals on Wheels”. 
• Place hot meals on client’s table. If delivering frozen meals, offer to place in freezer. 
• Retrieve empty tray and previous days’ dishes for return to Meal Source. 
• Converse with client to check on client’s well being. 
• Report any problems or concerns encountered in carrying out duties to Home and Community Support Services of Grey Bruce.
Gateway Centre for Learning
Midland, ON
- Provide outstanding customer service in a welcoming, clean environment 
- Receive and process book donations  
- Organize inventory, stock shelves and highlight in-store promotions  
- Answer public enquiries, and help customers find the titles they are seeking 
- Welcome new team members and assist in training provided 
- Use the communications log and other tools effectively 
- Follow organization policies and procedures 
- Complete activities assigned
Georgian Bay Native Women's Association
Help with setting up for prenatal programs, purchasing and preparing snacks and provide child and infant care.
Gateway Centre for Learning
Gateway Centre for Learning and various locations
Help adults with low literacy skills acquire and/or improve basic reading, writing, math and computer skills needed to function successfully in society.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Listowel & District
Various Locations
We are looking for Big Brothers for our Traditional Mentoring Program. We currently have 13 Little Brothers and 6 Little Sisters on our waiting list who are looking to be matched with a Big. If you have 4 hours within a month to spend with a child, contact us today!
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Grey Bruce
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.
Friendly Visitor   Bruce County  Grey County 
Home and Community Support Services of Grey-Bruce, Owen Sound - Heritage Place Mall
Owen Sound
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
Mentor   Grey County 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Grey Bruce
Be a positive adult role model for a child. For as little as one hour per week you can have a profound impact on a child's future.
Canadian Mental Health Association. Simcoe County Branch, Barrie - 128 Anne St S
186 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
Hope Haven Therapeutic Riding Centre
Markdale, ON
Leaders: Leaders are in charge of leading our horses during lessons. The leader is focused on the horse and making sure they are both happy and content during lessons. They also get the horse ready before lessons. 
 
Side Walkers: Side Walkers are in charge of the rider and making sure that the rider is safe and secure during their lesson. 
 
Schoolers : Schoolers are in charge of helping us to keep our horses exercised, trained and fit! A schooler should be out regularly to ride and school one or more horses. Schoolers have a procedure to follow and will be in communication with our instructors regarding the horses needs and areas of focus. Of course, we encourage our schoolers to love up their horses and show them all the appreciation and attention they deserve! (It's basically part boarding a horse without having to pay so win- win for everyone!) 
 
Alternate: Alternate volunteers are focused on assisting with the facilitation of activities with our kids. These activities can include sledding, yoga, sports, creative arts, educational hikes etc. 
 
Horse Buddies: Horse buddies are people who help take care of our horses by coming out to groom them, perform a health check and of course, show them affection. 
 
These are just a few of our main activities, however there is a ton of other activities where we could use your help! Gardening, odd jobs, building etc (just to name a few).
Peterborough Regional Health Centre, Volunteer Services
Peterborough
We're looking for an exceptional volunteer to join our team! Are you passionate about healthcare? Do you have a philanthropic heart, strong administrative, communication and customer service skills, and 4 hours a week to donate to a great cause? If you answered yes, then we want to hear from you!.
Georgian Good Food Box (The), South Georgian Bay
Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, Stayner
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
Make-A-Wish Canada, Make-A-Wish Toronto & Central Ontario Division
Simcoe County
Position Summary 
A wish granter will meet with the wish child and family members to help determine the child’s most heartfelt wish while brainstorming and planning special enhancements throughout the wish process. Wish granters work in teams of two alongside Make-A-Wish staff to ensure every eligible child’s wish comes true.  
 
Duties and Responsibilities 
• Partner with at least one other volunteer wish granter to help grant the wishes of children throughout the chapter’s territory.  
• Visit the wish child, with the goal of discerning his/her one true wish, while gaining a clear understanding of the reason behind the child’s most heartfelt wish. 
• Complete and submit wish paperwork in a timely manner according to chapter guidelines.  
• Create a magical wish experience for the wish child by planning and delivering “wish enhancements” – special, creative touches that keep the child excited about the wish throughout the process. 
• Solicit in-kind donations, ensuring Make-A-Wish resources are used wisely.  
• Plan “send-off” party or “presentation” party for each wish, as appropriate. 
• Develop a positive rapport with the wish child and family by serving as a liaison between chapter staff and the wish family, ensuring the family is updated on the status of the wish throughout the wish process. 
• Act as a reliable, communicative and productive member of the “wish team” by working closely with a volunteer partner and Make-A-Wish staff to create the best possible wish experience for the child. 
• Other duties may be assigned as deemed appropriate.
Parkinson Canada, Collingwood, Collingwood Support Group
Collingwood
The PD SAFEx Volunteer: 
● Greets participants on arrival and helps them set up.  
● Guides and assists the participants during the exercise sessions.  
● Encourages the participants to “try their best” to complete the exercises as demonstrated. 
● Collaborates with the other PD SAFEx Volunteers and the Personal Trainers delivering the program.
Special Olympics Ontario, Huronia - Mailing Address
Varies
Volunteers act as coaches in weekly sport training sessions, working with athletes with an intellectual disability, in a variety of sports. Other volunteer positions include administrative roles on community councils (fundraising, secretary, public relations, etc.).
CONTACT Community Services, Alliston - 55 Victoria St W, Clothes Line (The)
55 Victoria Street West
Did you know that The Clothes Line is largely operated by an incredible team of dedicate volunteers? They perform a wide range of duties including sorting and pricing donations, organizing and displaying merchandise, designing window displays and assisting customers.Volunteers at The Clothes Line also have the opportunity to gain valuable retail experience and learn new skills including inventory control, money management and customer service.
Animal Caregiver   Bruce County  Grey County 
Grey Bruce Animal Shelter
457437 Concession 8 S Owen Sound, ON N4K 5N8
We are always looking for volunteers to help out around the kennels. We are open every morning 7 days a week from 8AM - noon. We have a shift of volunteers in every morning to look after the cats and dogs: cleaning, feeding, grooming, walking, laundry, vet runs, administering medications and of course putting dogs out in outdoor runs and walking them. We walk the dogs every day, unless the weather is really, really bad (i.e. too cold or just plain dangerous). We also have evening dog walkers who are paired up for safety reasons (don't want people out at the shelter alone) and they walk dogs or put them out for a stretch in outdoor pens, administer any necessary evening medications and/or extra feeds to cats or dogs and clean up any kennels that have messes.  
 
We do ask volunteers to try and commit to a period of time on a regular basis (e.g. a particular morning/evening every week or every other week) as it makes it easier for scheduling and also keeps the volunteer familiar to the animals they are caring for. With the dogs, this makes a big difference. We have some dogs that are with us for a while before finding a forever home so we try to have them handled by people they know as much as possible.
Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Midland and District, Domestic Shelter and Adoption Centre
Midland (Lead Agency) but recruiting from Simcoe County and Muskoka District
The Midland Animal Shelter and Adoption Centre is the lead agency for the OSPCA's Support the North Program in the Simcoe County and Muskoka area. Volunteers are needed from anywhere in Simcoe County and Muskoka District to volunteer at the Midland Shelter for the program. Duties include: 
 
Arrivals Team Member 
•Assist DVM/ RVT's or Team Lead with various tasks involved with animal intake 
•Provide food, water and enrichment for the animals as needed 
•Walk dogs as required  
•Follow Ontario SPCA animal protocols at all times 
•Clean and disinfect as required by protocols  
•Perform animal handling as required  
•Transfer animal information to the Shelter Staff as required 
•Assist with unloading supplies/animals as required
Osteoporosis Canada
Bruce and Grey County
Be trained to conduct education sessions on fracture prevention to seniors at seniors centres, retirement homes and active living programs in Bruce and Grey Counties help with information tables at health fairs, community festivals and events
Volunteer Peer Support Facilitator   Bruce County  Grey County  Muskoka District  Northumberland County  Parry Sound District  Peterborough County  Simcoe County 
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Network
Locations throughout Ontario
Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Network provides free bereavement support to families who have experienced the loss of a pregnancy at any stage, or the death of their baby, up to 12 months of age. We currently have volunteer opportunities for people who are approximately two years past their bereavement date and are looking for meaningful ways to offer their support to others. We are actively training peer supporters for bereavement groups and events, phone support, and for private online support groups.
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
South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre, Health Care Services
Collingwood and Wasaga Beach YMCA
Helping to supervise/assist participants as they perform different balance/strengthening exercises (under supervision of a physiotherapist)
Georgian Bay Cancer Support Centre
Penetanguishene ON
Volunteers assist with general office duties, assist members and program support.
Sistema Huronia Music Academy, Midland
Volunteer to join the board of directors for the Sistema Huronia Music Academy. We meet once/month in Midland. Call to find out more information regarding board member activities around planning, marketing and promoting events, bookkeeping, submitting grant requests and various other ways that you can help.
Easter Seals Ontario, Barrie-Simcoe County Office
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 2019-2020 
 
* 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.
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. All volunteer opportunities provide a flexible schedule to always meet your needs and availability.  
 
Excellent source of social services experience for students or adults who wish to enter the developmental field! 
 
Must provide a completed Criminal Reference and Vulnerable Person's Check.
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.
Hospice Huronia, Tomkins House, Hospice Huronia Tomkins House
Penetanguishene
Visiting volunteers provide emotional support and companionship to clients experiencing life threatening illness * also provide respite to caregivers of clients.
Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions, Barrie Branch
Simcoe County and Muskoka
Our drivers provide an invaluable service by assisting staff and foster families with the transportation needs of children to various appointments and visits. Volunteer drivers transport children and their families to specified locations around Simcoe County and Muskoka at the request of the Agency. You will need to provide supervision and appropriate behaviour management of the children in your care. Punctuality and reliability are a necessity for this position. Our drivers are compensated at .52¢/km. Drivers transport children/youth using their own vehicle.
March of Dimes Canada, Barrie - Georgian Mall, Next Steps Walking Program
Peers Fostering Hope seeks volunteers who are stroke survivors or caregivers of stroke survivors, connecting them with new stroke survivors or caregivers in a hospital setting. The peer visitor draws on personal experience with stroke recovery to elicit a positive response in stroke patients. The peer visitor helps patients become more hopeful about their new situation by facilitating informative and emotionally supportive conversations. The peer visitor also acts as positive role model for stroke recovery and resuming life after stroke.
Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce
Owen Sound, Hanover, Markdale, Meaford, Southampton
Support our Social Recreation Coordinator with the delivery of varied programs for people living with dementia. 
- ensure that participants are engaged 
- some light set up and clean up of the space for each program 
- training as appropriate for each course 
- volunteers participate in the activities along with the participants - It's fun!
Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce
Owen Sound, Markdale, Meaford, Hanover, Southampton
- Help with the set up and clean up of refreshments, games, and activities for the program 
- Assist the Minds in Motion Coordinator to ensure activity participation and socialization. This may include spending one-on-one time with participants who need extra support 
- Under the direction of the Physical Activity Program Leader, provide one-on-one support to participants during the physical activity component of the program 
- Assist with any other required tasks
Habitat for Humanity Ontario Gateway North, Simcoe North, North Simcoe Chapter
Various
Require volunteers to help on various committees.
Hospice Huronia, Tomkins House, Hospice Huronia Tomkins House
Penetanguishene
Volunteer for Georgian Bay Garden Tour 
- The volunteer will check for paid arm bands on people attending the garden tour at a designated house in the community. You will have the opportunity to sell arm bands to people who just show up for the garden tour as well.
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 marketing, administration, construction and fundraising are needed and welcomed.
South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre, Health Care 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)
Canadian Blood Services, London Donor Clinic, Blood Donation Services
Multiple locations around Perth,Huron, Grey and Bruce counties
There are 2 main volunteer roles at Canadian Blood Services: 
1. In-Clinic Role – In this role, our volunteers oversee donor safety and satisfaction after they’ve made their donation. The volunteers socialize with donors, provide juice and cookies, and watch for adverse reactions. 
2. In-Community Role – In this role, our volunteers go out into their communities to inform the public about the need for blood. They focus on recruiting new and lapsed donors, booking appointments into upcoming clinics, and giving out information to raise awareness about blood donation. In Community volunteers may attend health fairs, summer events, corporate events etc to raise awareness about the need for blood.
CLH Developmental Support Services
various locations
Help connect a person to local recreation and leisure activities in their community, as well as enriching their social life. Examples: Going for a walk, going to a movie, go to a church service; go for coffee, go to a sporting events or partake in a physical activity such as hiking or skating.
CLH Developmental Support Services
Various
Accompany an individual to church. Families wishing to volunteer as a group are welcome.
Stayner Care Centre
Stayner, Ontario
Day, evening and Weekend Volunteers needed  
Friendly Visiting, Knitting, Coffee Social, Painting, Crafts, Assisting in the Dining Room, Manicures, Program Set up, Bingo Caller, movie night volunteer, Friendly Reminder Volunteer, Pin Setters for bowling, scrabble players, musical talent, to many to list all
Canadian Mental Health Association. Simcoe County Branch, Barrie - 128 Anne St S
Collingwood , ON
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
Home Horizon, Collingwood, Barbara Weider House
Collingwood, ON
To work with and co-ordinate within a pool of volunteers for the house, within a number of duties.
Chartwell Tiffin Retirement Residence, Chartwell Tiffin
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 own.
Auxiliary   
Alexandra Marine and General Hospital, Goderich - Napier St
Goderich
Care will be taken to match volunteers with areas of skill and interest.
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!
Vision Mate   Bruce County  Grey County 
CNIB [Central East], Bruce/Dufferin/Grey District, Vision Loss Rehab Ontario
Within clients home or public locations
Provide one-on-one sighted assistance and companionship for a person who is blind or partially sighted through regular visits. Activities are determined by client need and mutually agreed upon like reading, organizing, walking, assisting with errands or outings, support at groups and friendly visiting.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Georgian Triangle, Collingwood
Georgian Triangle
Programs include:  
 
Big Brothers Traditional Program - A Big Brother is matched with a Little Brother, ensuring they have similar interests to spend one-to-one time together to talk, play ball, watch a movie or just hang out together  
 
Big Sisters Traditional Program - A Big Sister is matched with a Little Sister ensuring they have similar interests to spend one-to-one time together, developing a friendship and engage in mutually desired activities  
 
Couples for Kids - Volunteer with your partner or spouse and be matched to a Little Brother or Little Sister to give the gift of friendship to a child  
 
In-School Mentoring- The program takes place at the child’s school, during the school year. The mentor spends one hour per week doing a fun activity or just talking with a child who could use a friend * employers are encouraged to give employees the time during the work day to volunteer 
 
Boys Club for boys 9-12 years of age - The group meets Tuesday's at 6:30 at Connaught Public School * includes a wide variety of recreational activities, call for locations and times 
 
Cops, Kids and Communities - Officers, Auxiliary Officers and Administrative Staff from Collingwood and the Huronia West OPP detachments have joined forces with BBBS to allow children to spend time doing fun, healthy activities such as bowling, swimming and touring the OPP and fire stations while promoting the basic principles of respect, understanding, healthy eating and an active lifestyle 
 
Homework Club - Currently operates on Wednesday after school in Collingwood * children are able to attend these sessions on a drop-in basis * healthy snacks are provided, call for locations and times 
 
Summer Camp Programs - Clients who might not otherwise have an opportunity to experience camp life or to travel outside their region are given priority but program is accessible to any client 
 
Behind the scenes - There are many committee and project roles for volunteers who have different schedules and different assets to bring to the table * some shorter term projects include arranging our yearly raffle (donations, tickets), working on furthering our endowment fund project, working on furthering our capital project for a larger and owned office space, Bowl for Kids Support to work on planning items for our big bowling event, creation of our signature lifesaver matchbooks * call us for more details
The Guesthouse Shelter, The Guesthouse Shelter and Community Hub
522 Elizabeth Street
Prepare main course and/or deserts for up to 40 guests for an evening meal. Further details are available if needed.
Georgian Riding Association for Challenged Equestrians (GRACE)
Owen Sound
Volunteer Opportunites:  
Leader responsible for:  
*grooming and tack up of the horse  
*leading of the horse for warm-up  
*control of the horse during class  
*un-tack horse and cleanup of equipment  
 
Sidewalker responsible for:  
*support the rider as necessary to balance  
*assist rider to complete skills as needed  
*assist leader with tack and cleanup
South East Grey Community Health Centre, Markdale
Markdale
Set up tables and chairs, play bingo, board games, pool and socialize. Make coffee/tea.
South East Grey Community Health Centre, Markdale
Markdale
 Create a “Penny Pinching” Board for the SEGCHC waiting room for patrons to access  
 Maintain the board ensuring coupons are plentiful via printing out coupons for highly sought after products to help patients decrease their household expenses  
 Discarding expired coupons  
 Liaise with SEGCHC on program concerns/challenges/suggestions, as required  
 Training by Registered Dietitian is provided
MacLaren Art Centre
Barrie
- Take incoming calls from potential TV Bingo winners 
- Verify winners 
- Collect contact information, address customer concerns, follow -up 
- Volunteering takes place at Rogers TV, 1 Sperling Drive, Barrie
Orillia Native Women's Group
110 Matchedash St. N
Volunteers are required to help with programs and making sure office duites are kept up to date and looked after. Always looking for First Nations mentors.
Muskoka Victim Services, Victim Crisis Assistance Ontario
Muskoka District
Volunteer Crisis Responders respond with Emergency Services, such as Police, Fire and EMS, to offer trauma and practical support to victims of crime and tragic circumstance. 
• No experience necessary, we train you! 
• Flexible 40 Hours Online Training and 1 day of Practical Training 
• Full Certification and Mentorship Provided 
• Service Commitment: 3 x 12 hour on-call shifts per month 
View the full volunteer job description and application form on website, see more info link below
Roberta Place, Barrie - 503 Essa Rd, Long Term Care
503 Essa Road Barrie (between Ferndale/Mapleton)
Visiting residents residing in long term care, one-on-one. This can include walking with residents inside and outside the facility.
The Guesthouse Shelter, The Guesthouse Shelter and Community Hub
Midland
Breakfast shift duties include preparing healthy breakfasts. Serving and cleaning up after meal. Socializing with guests, staff and other volunteers.
The Guesthouse Shelter, The Guesthouse Shelter and Community Hub
Elizabeth Street, Midland
Evening shift duties include greeting guests, socializing with guests and other volunteers, occasionally provide snacks and left-overs to late-arrivals, and light cleaning up.
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
Habitat for Humanity Ontario Gateway North, Simcoe North, Midland ReStore
Midland
Habitat for Humanity Midland ReStore is a warehouse and retail outlet located in Midland which receives donated construction materials, appliances, furniture and household items and sells them to the public. Volunteer staff are needed for: 
* stocking shelves 
* picking up materials locally 
* doing minor repairs 
* assisting the public with their purchases 
* sorting electronic waste recycling
Cafe Helper   Simcoe County 
Woods Park Care Centre, Long Term Care Home
Assist Residents to Physio appointment in house or assist residents to and from in-house hair salon.
Woods Park Care Centre, Long Term Care Home
Woods Park Care Centre, 110 Lillian Cres., Barrie
Activities in many areas including: * One-on-One Friendly Visiting * Bingo * Gardening * Program Assistance * Holiday Celebrations * Special Events * Outings * Card playing * Entertainment * Hairdressing & Wellness Assistance * Escorting Residents to in house appointments * Dining Assistance, etc.
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.
Barrie and Area Victim Crisis Assistance and Referral Service, Barrie, Victim Crisis Assistance Ontario
Mailing address: 132 Commerce Park Drive, Unit K, Suite 122, Barrie Ontario L4N 0Z7
Assist victims of crime or tragedy by providing emotional support, practical assistance and community referrals. Support can be on-site or by phone.
Epilepsy Ontario [Central East], Barrie - Simcoe County Branch, Epilepsy Ontario
72 Ross St., Unit 7, Barrie, ON, L4N 1G3
Board members must be 18 years of age and older and able to commit to one meeting a month plus involvement in some fundraising activities such as bingo, dragon boat races, ball tournament, etc.
Special Olympics Ontario - Barrie, Barrie - No Physical Address
Variable
Volunteers act as coaches in weekly sport training sessions, working with athletes with an intellectual disability in a variety of sports. Other positions include administrative roles on community councils (fundraising, secretary, public relations, etc.).
Urban Pantry Barrie, Barrie Good Food Box
We are looking for someone to assist the primary coordinator, and fill in occasionally when the primary coordinator is away. 
 
Shadow the primary coordinator and learn the Good Food Box processes. 
Learn the procedures to run a smooth "pack day". 
Assist with pack day on the second Wednesday of the month. 
Meet and interact with the Pack Day Leader and other volunteers. 
Assist volunteers at various pick-up locations. 
Have access to online files in the event that the primary coordinator is sick or away. 
Fill in for the primary coordinator at least once per year (so that the program can operate without the primary coordinator if need be). 
Find and post relevant recipes and resources to the Facebook page. 
Other tasks as they arise (help promote the program by handing out flyers at events or doing presentations).
Kidney Foundation of Canada, Ontario Branch
St. Vincent Park, Barrie (South end of St. Vincent Street between Blake Street and Kempenfelt Drive)
The 2019 Kidney Walk is taking place in Barrie on Sunday, September 8, 2019 and requires event day volunteers to support the walk in the following areas: 
* registration 
* route marshals 
* parking 
* set-up/take-down 
* food and beverage 
* kid’s activities 
* photography
Barrie Food Bank
42 Anne St S, Unit 2 Barrie, ON
A variety of positions are available including sorting, stocking shelves and packing items for client of the food bank. 
 
We need volunteers year round but require many volunteers during food drives in October, November and December especially. Volunteers for these food drives must be scheduled in advance, (recommend contacting Barrie Food Bank in September to volunteer for these food drives). Please call the number provided and leave a call back number where we can reach you or leave a message.
Urban Pantry Barrie, Barrie Good Food Box
Work from home, drive to order sites and pickup sites
The pack day leader helps coordinate volunteers at the main pack site, Barrie Free Methodist Church, on the second Wednesday of every month. 
 
Arrive at the church at 9 am to set up the tables, count out the bins, and put labels on the tables and bins. 
A group of volunteers from Empower Simcoe will arrive. Greet them and chat with them until the truck arrives. 
The food truck arrives between 9:30-10:30. 
Direct volunteers to unload the food from the truck and arrange it in the gymnasium. 
Direct the packing of the bags for the charity purchasers. 
Have the volunteers clean up by flattening the cardboard boxes after the pack.  
Thank the volunteers when they are done. Do a cheer to celebrate the work we accomplished together. 
Count out the produce for the market-style bins for each pack site. 
Help load vehicles for deliveries to other pack sites. 
Optional: Use personal vehicle to deliver food to one of the other pack sites. 
Communicate effectively with the primary coordinator.
Epilepsy Ontario [Central East], Barrie - Simcoe County Branch, Epilepsy Ontario
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.
Street Cats Animal Rescue
Barrie
Cleaning Cages, Feeding, and socializing with the cats
Volunteers   Simcoe County 
Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital Foundation
OSMH Foundation 146 Mississaga St. W Orillia ON L3V 3B3
Volunteers needed for fundraising and organizing special events as well as assisting with mailings on a quarterly basis. Students ages 16 and up welcome to volunteer for community service credits. Call for further information.
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 complete and submit the Online Volunteer Application Form and a Furry Friends volunteer will follow-up with you.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Barrie and District
Barrie, Innisfil, Angus, Baxter, Minesing
Run a 7 week program within the elementary schools for kids in grade 6,7 and/or 8. The program focuses on core themes including; body image, self-esteem, healthy eating/activity and building healthy relationship. Volunteers are responsible for a group of 4-8 kids. Its once a week for 90 minutes and its a 7-week program. They run during the school day 9-3pm, Monday-Friday from September-June. Volunteer can run multiple groups during the school year. Location of the program is Barrie, Innisfil, Angus, Baxter and Minesing.
Companion   Grey County  Simcoe County 
Breaking Down Barriers, Independent Living Resource Centre
Collingwood
Provide weekly companionship to client of Breaking Down Barriers. Assist with activities like arts & crafts, cooking, scrapbooking, weaving and Friendship Café. Meet for conversation, maybe go for an outing and just be a friendly face to someone who may otherwise be isolated.
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.
Georgian Heights Health Care Centre
Georgian Heights Long Term Care 1115 10th Street East Owen Sound
Visit socially with assigned residents for 10-30 minutes depending on their interests, health, and attention span. Visits may include, but are not limited to chatting, going outside, playing cards, crafts, telling jokes, current events, etc.
Canadian Blood Services, Barrie Area Office, Blood Donor Centre
Barrie, ON
Assist with set-up and tear down of the promotional booth and equipment * provide information about Canadian Blood Services programs and initiatives * provide courteous and responsive service to prospective donors * assist with management of participant records and event documentation
Elizabeth Fry Society Simcoe Muskoka, Volunteer Program
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
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
Canadian Mental Health Association. Simcoe County Branch, Barrie - 128 Anne St S
80 Bradford St.
Volunteer duties include: reception desk activities such * as greeting clients and family members * answering phones * preparing information packages * assisting with the running of discussion groups which could lead to acting as a co-facilitator with a regular staff member
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie - Anne St S, Barrie
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 - Anne St S, Barrie
Orillia
The role involves making all arrangements for a monthly lunch in local restaurants, communicating with participants and ensuring a safe, welcoming and supportive environment during the lunch.
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie - Anne St S, Barrie
Simcoe County
Volunteers work with Alzheimer Society Family Support Coordinators in 1) a morning Support Group, 2) an afternoon Support Group or 3) an evening Support Group, depending upon the community.
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
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.
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/
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.
CLH Developmental Support Services
various
Provide entertainment, musical or other, for gatherings of people with exceptionalities at the Community Living Facility in Midland. Volunteering as a family or a group of entertainers would be very welcome.
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 Experience, Information & Wayfinding, Retail (Café Royale and Victoria's Gift Shop & Fundraising, Outpatient and Visitor Support, and Administrative Support
Kinark Child and Family Services, Peterborough - Armour Rd
Supervised Access Vounteers assist Kinark staff in supporting children during supervised access visits with their parents. Volunteers help provide a neutral, safe and child-friendly environment for visits and exchanges.
Group Helper   Northumberland County 
Kinark Child and Family Services, Cobourg, Cobourg Office
organizing activities, for children ages 4 - 10
Board Member   Northumberland County 
Cook's School Day Care, Cook's Home Child Care Agency
Victoria Park Child Care Centre, Cook's Home Child Care Agency
Members are needed for the parent/community based Board of Directors. 
Members must: 
* have a genuine interest in early learning and child care operations.  
* be willing to advocate on behalf of the Organization and licensed early learning and child care 
* be willing to participate in group discussion and planning 
* be willing to attend regular and any special meetings (must arrive prepared - reviewed all pertinent information prior to the meeting) 
* be prepared to assist with overseeing the operations in collaboration with the Executive Director
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.
Procyon Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Centre, Procyon Wildlife
6441 7th Line, Beeton, Ontario, L0G1A0
This is a wonderful hands-on opportunity to learn about our native wild animals. Procyon Wildlife Rehab counts on volunteer animal caregivers to carry out the essential duties that allow orphaned and injured animals to return to the wild. If you are able to commit 4 or 5 hours once a week, you will find this very rewarding! The duties of this ongoing volunteer position involve preparing food for, and feeding animals of all ages, cleaning cages, observing animal behaviour and condition, and record keeping. The position also involves housekeeping such as laundry, washing dishes, cleaning counters, floors, and equipment, and light yard work. The requirements for this position are: minimum 18 years of age; access to email, ability to travel to Procyon’s rehab centre near Beeton, Ontario, and ability to work your designated shift every week, holidays included. Time commitment: 5 hours per week, every week from April to October.
Essa Public Library, Angus Branch
Angus or Thornton Branches
Shelve in the Angus and Thornton Branches 
Help with JUMP! AfterSchool Program 
Nurture the indoor plants at Angus Branch 
In the summer, weed the landscaping around the Angus Branch 
In the summer, we may need someone to help with landscaping around the Thornton Branch 
Help with the TD Summer Reading Club 
Help with the adult Lifelong Programs
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.
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.
Northumberland Orchestra and Choir, Northumberland Orchestra Society
Work with a team of other volunteers at one Friday afternoon bingo per month
Northumberland Orchestra and Choir, Northumberland Orchestra Society
Board meetings: Trinity United Church, 284 Division St., Cobourg
The Secretary shall be the secretary of each meeting of the Board, the Executive Committee, and members, and shall perform such other duties as the Board or the President may prescribe. The Secretary will attend and record minutes of monthly Board meetings, as well as periodic meetings of the Executive Committee. The Secretary will be a representative of the community to the NOC Society and an ambassador for the choir and orchestra. The Secretary will maintain confidentiality, adhere to the policies and values of the Society and be aware of issues relating to the mission of the Society.
Friends of the Nancy Island Historic Site and Wasaga Beach Park
Wasaga Beach Provincial Park
Wasaga Beach Provincial Park (WBPP) and Friends of Nancy Island are pleased to announce the return of the Piping Plover; an endangered shorebird who has returned to the shores of WBPP after an extended hiatus. Gearing up for a busy season, we are currently seeking eager volunteers who will join our Piping Plover Guardian Family for the bird’s critical breeding season (June & July).  
 
Responsibilities include: 
• Monitoring the birds while they are nesting and recording important behaviours 
• Monitoring newly hatch Piping Plover chicks and recording important behaviours 
• Sharing updates with the public  
• Showing the public the Piping Plovers through spotting scopes 
• Providing feedback and updates to the Piping Plover Coordinator 
 
You don’t have to be an avid birder to volunteer as training is provided! Training is tentatively scheduled for the end of May.  
 
Please contact Piping Plover Coordinator Patricia Davidson for more information at wasagaplover@gmail.com or please call park office at 705-429-2516.
Big Brother   Northumberland County 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northumberland, Cobourg, Administration
Northumberland County
Be a mentor to a Little Brother, spend 3-4 hours each week having fun, experiencing life through a child's eyes again, developing a one-to-one friendship with a boy.
Highland Shores Children's Aid, Cobourg
Transport clients of the Highland Shores Children's Aid to appointments. Most drives are within Northumberland County or neighboring jurisdictions (ie. Peterborough, Belleville). Occasionally requests for assistance from other social agencies are also filled.
Rebound Child & Youth Services Northumberland, Administration
Neutral location (e.g. Rebound office,school, library).
Assist children to improve skills in reading, writing, phonics, spelling, grammar, comprehension and math and general homework help.
Tower of Port Hope Retirement Residence
Port Hope
Driving shuttle bus, friendly visits, playing bingo, sharing your music talents, playing cards, teaching seniors how to use the computer, reading to seniors, walking, crafts, and much more!
Community Care Northumberland, Cobourg, Community Care Northumberland - Cobourg Office
in clients home.
Volunteers will be providing companionship to individuals to relieve their isolation.
Home Help   Northumberland County 
Community Care Northumberland, Cobourg, Community Care Northumberland - Cobourg Office
Varies
Volunteer will assist seniors in the ongoing routine maintenance of their homes. Such maintenance will include; vacuuming, laundry, dusting, grocery shopping and meal preparation.
Community Care Northumberland, Cobourg, Community Care Northumberland - Cobourg Office
varies
Volunteers are needed to provide door to door transportation using your own vehicle for both local and out of town destinations. Will also be providing assistance to clients as required.
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.
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)
Tutor   Northumberland County 
Rebound Child & Youth Services Northumberland, READbound Tutoring Program
Northumberland County
* Assist with homework 
* Offer encouragement, supportive skills, educational skills 
* Encourage love of learning
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.
Urban Pantry Barrie, Barrie Good Food Box
Main location Barrie Free Methodist Church , 284 Cundles Road
We are looking for volunteers to assist with pick-up day on the second Wednesday of the month between 9:00 am - 7:00 pm at a variety of pick-up sites around the city of Barrie. 
Volunteers help greet clients, distribute boxes to clients when they arrive to pickup, prepare order forms, and other general tasks. 
Volunteers are needed the second Wednesday of the month.
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.
Tay, Township of, Theo and Elaine Bernard Branch, Victoria Harbour, Public Library
Victoria Harbour Public Library
Assist the Librarian with a variety of tasks including shelving books, fundraising, events, programming, etc.
Volunteer   Northumberland County 
Campbellford-Seymour Agricultural Society
Fairgrounds - Front Street N., Campbellford, ON
Help needed in a variety of positions during annual fair in August. From working the gate to the children's activity centre.  
* Help needed with set-up, clean-up, planning, preparation, before, during or after the annual Agricultural Fair  
* Various committees need people to Chair and helpers  
* Homecraft Ladies have their own agenda, committees and meetings.They are a big part of the fair providing a breakfast and lunch each day plus presenting the Home craft division with hundreds of exhibitors.  
* Administration work in secretary's office. Four hour shift. 
 
Volunteers also needed for: 
* 105fm Video Party 
* Annual Chicken BBQ the last Sunday of May each year 
* Food booth a the Hoard's Station Sale Barn one Tuesday in August of each year
Community Care Northumberland, Cobourg, Community Care Northumberland - Cobourg Office
varies
The volunteer will do jobs like yard work and snow shoveling to assist seniors in remaining in their homes.
Cobourg Public Library, Cobourg, Cobourg Branch
Cobourg Public Library
Coordinating delivery of materials to library patrons who are unable to visit the library due to health reasons. Checking in via phone with volunteers and patrons, and ensuring that deliveries are made in a timely manner. Recruiting new volunteers for delivery. Reports to and supported by the Volunteer Coordinator.
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.
Client Care   Simcoe County 
Woods Park Care Centre, Long Term Care Home
110 Lillian Crescent Barrie
Assistance with resident In-house appointments
St. John Ambulance, Cobourg, Northumberland Service Centre
Northumberland County
Visit regularly with your dog (visits about 1 hour in length) at an assigned seniors' residence, nursing home, or other facility in Northumberland County from Port Hope to Brighton to Campbellford area; meet and greet the public at community events ranging from fairs and festivals to parades and fundraisers
St. John Ambulance, Cobourg, Northumberland Service Centre
County of Northumberland
Provide first aid coverage at a wide variety of community events and during times of community emergencies; meet and greet the public; participate in public relations duties such as parades and fundraisers
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
Volunteers assist with escorting residents to and from weekly chapel services, rosary and monthly hymn sing. Other specialized positions may be available.
Spinal Cord Injury Ontario [Central East], Barrie, Barrie Regional Office
Assisting persons with a new spinal cord injury by offering hope and encouragement through shared personal experiences.
Midland-Penetanguishene District Community Emergency Response Team
Simcoe County
Provide support at local community events through first aid coverage, educational support and assisted disaster response. There are different programs to be involved in: 
* Junior Responders (ages 8-11)  
* Student Emergency Response Team (ages 12-16)  
* Community Emergency Response Team (over 16)
MS Society of Canada [Central East], Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes & Haliburton Chapter
Sell carnation 2-3 hours at sites, driving carnations to sites, ability to make change, coordinate volunteer drivers
Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Simcoe
Volunteers commit to one session per month for 2-3 hours for activities that include Sailing, Wonderland, and more!
Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Barrie - 91 Patterson Rd, OSPCA Barrie Animal Centre
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's mission and how it benefits from each Bingo event, maintain a professional appearance, attitude and communication when representing the organization.
Board Member   Simcoe County 
Huronia Symphony Orchestra
Barrie, Ontario
To attend Board of Directors Meetings. Participate in board activities and decision making.
Board of Directors   Bruce County  Grey County 
REACH Centre Grey Bruce
Owen Sound, ON
Join our Board of Directors to provide input on decision making. We are an advisory Board and meet for 1 hour once per month.
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 
*referrals to other community agencies 
*general office duties such as: telephoning, faxing, copying, filing and distributing mail
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
Camphill Communities Ontario, Angus, Camphill Nottawasaga
7841 4th Line Angus or 78 Toronto St Barrie
Various Volunteer opportunities to include events, garden, pottery, fairs,cafe, mosaic studio 
various land work and vegetable gardening. 
 
Police records check and a reference will be required.
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie - Anne St S, Barrie
Simcoe County
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.
Christian Horizons Simcoe
Barrie
Downtown Midland Business Improvement Area
Downtown Midland
Assist with activities at a variety of events during the year such as Easter Chocolate Give Away and annual road basketball game.
Friendly Visitor   Bruce County  Grey County  Muskoka District  Northumberland County  Parry Sound District  Peterborough County  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.
Calvary Baptist Church, Midland
Assist in connecting with local service agencies, transportation, Sunday school and youth activities, bible study and assisting with efforts to ensure the community is aware of helpful services available through our church programs. Help is also needed with maintaining our building and grounds and general office administration. Individuals wishing to apply their strength in service of the community are encouraged to suggest activities to us.
Puckshy, Hockey School
New Tecumseth
Assist in hockey training 
 
Community Service Hours during our 4on4 Hockey League at the Nottawasaga Inn 
April - June Every Year ~ 40 Hours Worth of Service 
Mon or Fri from 5:30-9pm (3 1/2 hours per shift)
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.
Tay, Township of, Port McNicoll Branch, Public Library, J & M Young Branch, Port McNicoll
Port McNicoll Public Library
Assist the Librarian with a variety of tasks such as shelving, fundraising, events, programming and clean-ups.
St John Ambulance, Barrie Simcoe Muskoka
North Simcoe
Providing first Aid support at local community events
Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority, Tiffin Centre for Conservation
South Simcoe
Volunteering on conversation sites * one time events * group/corporate volunteering opportunities * tree plants in the spring and fall  
 
See website for volunteer opportunities or call the office to share other ways you would like to volunteer
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie - Anne St S, Barrie
Meetings will likely take place in Barrie.
1. Collaborate with the Events Coordinator and Walk Planning Team to create a plan for the next IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer's. 
2. Select one of 14 areas of responsibility on which to focus your time and energy and plan. 
3. Implement plan in a timely manner. 
4. Attend regular planning meetings of the Planning Team to share progress and brainstorm solutions to challenges. 
5. Develop and maintain accurate records and responses to efforts for future events. 
6. Participate on Walk Day and evaluation of Walk Day.
Hillcrest Village Care Centre
Assisting with portering of residents with Wheelchairs and Walkers to and from activities
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie - Anne St S, Barrie
Simcoe County
Assist with participant pre-evaluations and assessments 
Help with the set up and clean up of refreshments, games and activities 
Assist Minds in Motion Coordinator to ensure activity participation and socialization 
Under direction of the Physical Activity Program Leader, provide one-on-one support to participants during physical activity component of the program 
Assist with any other required task 
Complete a post evaluation form
God's Solution Sanctuary
Unity Christian High School, 25 Burton Avenue, Barrie Ontario
Volunteers needed within various aspects of assisting children and adults with special needs to participate
RVH Volunteer   Simcoe County 
Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie - 201 Georgian Dr
Barrie
Volunteers at RVH assist with a broad range of hospital activities if you are interested contact Volunteer Resources.
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie - Anne St S, Barrie
Simcoe County
To fulfill speaking engagements in the community on behalf of the Alzheimer Society with the purpose of educating listeners about Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, as well as the challenges and needs of caregivers and developments in research into Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. 
 
Volunteers will be asked to speak to groups varying in size, from 5 to 250. Volunteers will be assigned to groups sizes in their comfort level.
Royal City Summer Soccer Camp, Barrie
Barrie
Summer Camp - Volunteers are frequently our former campers but volunteering is open to virtually anyone. Being a volunteer is often the first step towards becoming a staff member at the Royal Soccer Club. Volunteers are treated like staff and expected to help with soccer drills, camp games, managing participants, and maintaining a good work ethic by assisting staff on-site and providing a fun and safe learning atmosphere for campers. Volunteers should be energetic, enthusiastic, responsible and team players. 
 
** We will need volunteers to apply for summer 2020 beginning in April 2020.
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie - Anne St S, Barrie
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 throughout Simcoe County and Muskoka
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.
Volunteer   Muskoka District  Simcoe County 
Senior Wish Association, Mailing Address
Barrie, Innisfil, Stayner and Clearview Township area, Muskoka-Gravenhurst
Help Senior Wish expand into Simcoe County to ensure that no senior is left isolated, alone and feeling like society has forgotten them. Help is especially needed to prepare for our Christmas Wish program starting in Sept.
Volunteer   Grey County 
Special Olympics Ontario - Central Ontario, Owen Sound Chapter - Mailing Address, Special Olympics
Owen Sound
Health education, games, data recording, assessment, blood pressure measurement, height measurements, weight measurements, foot measurements
Huronia Symphony Orchestra
Barrie
The volunteer is responsible for:  
* taking tickets, 
* distributing programs 
* responding to questions in reference to what is playing, history of orchestra 
* be available from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm on day of Concert 
* helping with beverages at break time 
* cleaning and or setting up for the concert 
* re directing people to the appropriate doors for ticket purchases 
* amongst other duties as assigned by the volunteer coordinator