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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 support to Executive Director on special projects 
-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
MS Society of Canada, Ontario & Nunavut Division, Simcoe Muskoka Chapter
Duties include helping to plan and execute the 2020 Collingwood MS Walk held May 3, 2020. The planning portion of the position requires one hour a month where you participate (either in person or via phone) in a planning meeting where we discuss logistics, sponsorship, recruitment, and entertainment for the event. The execution portion requires helping for two hours on Saturday May 2nd to set up before the event as well as helping on Sunday May 3rd from 7 a.m. - 1 p.m. Heavy lifting not required.
My Friend's House, Domestic Violence Shelter
Collingwood
Special Events Volunteers
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.
Board Member   Simcoe County 
Simcoe Peer Support for Mental Health and Addictions, Collingwood
Collingwood
Simcoe Peer Support (SPS) is currently seeking applications for the volunteer Board of Directors  
 
We are seeking individuals 19+ yrs of age with some knowledge of Board Governance in the Not For Profit sector, additional knowledge of health system and small business finance would be an asset. Preference will be given to individuals or family members living with mental health and/or addictions.  
 
Our Board meets bi-monthly (6 per year). Board meetings are scheduled to develop policies and procedure, future programming, review financials, and to address and support any concerns staff members may have.  
 
Simcoe Peer Support is a self-help, peer support and resource centre for individuals and families experiencing mental health and/or addiction concerns. Our mission is to provide and promote wellness and recovery. SPS accomplishes this through peer support, advocacy, self help, education and building partnerships within the community.
Canadian Cancer Society, Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office
Plan various entertainment and activities to keep participants entertained and having fun throughout the event. 
 
Coordinate logistics and materials for all planned events and activities. 
 
Work with other captains to determine the official event day schedule. 
 
Leads all aspects of event day entertainment.
March of Dimes Canada, Head Office - Toronto
Barrie, Midland, Innisfil
Looking for handy, innovative, creative volunteers to create, modify and design to remove barriers for people living with physical disabilities.
Volunteer   Grey County 
Marsh Street Centre
Staging for major events including concerts, community dinners, major fundraisers, and other events.
Program Facilitator   Bruce County  Grey County 
Junior Achievement of South Western Ontario, Chatham
Bruce County, Grey County
Public Speaking / Facilitation
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.
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
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.
Crime Stoppers of Grey Bruce
Monthly Board of Directors meetings take place in Chesley or Owen Sound.
Crime Stoppers of Grey Bruce is seeking community-minded individuals wishing to volunteer their time on our Board of Directors or to assist at our promotional or fundraising events as Casual Volunteers.
Barrie Literacy Council
Volunteer tutors are needed to help adults to improve their basic reading, writing, and math skills. Occasionally we 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 learn to read and to improve this skill, they need a tutor who is willing to work with them to increase not only their knowledge but their confidence and self esteem.
Canadian Cancer Society, Bluewater Community Office - Owen Sound
Owen Sound
Hockey Fights Cancer (November 2, 2019) - Silent Auction Lead 
 
Silent Auction Lead – using your connections, source auction items from local community businesses. Oversee the coordination of pick up, the display of the items and check-out on the day of the event. Afterwards, ensure donors receive appropriate thank you’s and successful bidders pay for and pick up items. 
 
Hockey Fights Cancer is the new name for the annual charity hockey game held by the Owen Sound Attack and the Bluewater Community Office of the Canadian Cancer Society. The event raised funds for cancer research, vital services, and support programs for those living with cancer.  
 
Planning and organizing Hockey Fights Cancer takes time, passion and creative thinking. With support from volunteers and the organization’s staff, you will be a part of something truly extraordinary in your community. Success depends on volunteers like you. With your community insight, you will raise awareness, encourage participation, and drive fundraising results.  
 
The ideal committee member has:  
• Strong organizational and time management skills  
• The ability to work independently and as a member of a team  
• Exceptional communication skills  
• Great customer service  
• Access to a computer with Internet  
• Passion for the cancer cause
Canadian Cancer Society, Bluewater Community Office - Owen Sound
Pigs of Hope, Nov 12 - Dec 21, 2019 (Adoption Site Lead) 
 
Pigs of Hope is an annual fundraising campaign where supporters "adopt" a piggy bank to take home, or to their business, and collect donations for the Canadian Cancer Society Wheels of Hope Transportation program. The Canadian Cancer Society is looking for lead volunteers to help organize and oversee adoption sites in Collingwood, Kincardine, Saugeen Shores, and South Bruce Peninsula. The 2019 Pigs of Hope campaign will launch November 12th and run until December 31st.  
 
Planning and organizing the Pigs of Hope Adoption Site takes time, passion and creative thinking. As the adoption site lead you will work closely with your local staff partner to secure and manage a high traffic adoption site in your community for four days (two days for adoption and two days for returns). You will be responsible for the set-up and take-down of the adoption location as well as securing volunteers as needed to help oversee the four days. You will also ensure that information about the importance of the Pigs of Hope campaign is shared with the adopters and you will track the distribution and return of the pigs.  
 
With support from volunteers and the organization’s staff, you will be a part of something truly extraordinary in your community. Success depends on volunteers like you. With your community insight, you will raise awareness, encourage participation, and drive fundraising results. 
 
The ideal Pigs of Hope Adoption Site Lead has: 
• Strong organizational and time management skills 
• Great customer service 
• Exceptional communication skills 
• Access to a computer with Internet 
• Passion for the cancer cause
Southampton Arts Centre, Southampton Art School and Gallery
Southampton, ON
-Assist instructor with setup and cleanup 
-Help facilitate art activities and projects 
-Interact and work with children in order to complete an art project 
-Assist with outdoor and snack breaks
Volunteer   Simcoe County 
Essa and District Agricultural Society, Barrie Fair
Working towards the 2019 Barrie Fair. Property clean-up, gardening, local promotional activities.
Canadian Cancer Society, Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office
Barrie, Alliston
CIBC Run for the Cure (Barrie/Orillia) - Oct 6, 2019  
 
Volunteer Engagement Lead 
 
This position is responsible for recruiting volunteers for events leading up to the Run and on Run weekend. Working with fellow committee members, you determine how many event volunteers are needed and build a community outreach plan to engage volunteers. Through the management of your location’s Run volunteer email account, driving registration of volunteers on the website, and giving updates to the committee at each meeting, you will excel in your role. On Run Day, you oversee volunteer schedules through volunteer sign-in, the distribution of t-shirts, redirecting volunteers as needed, verifying of hours, and thanking volunteers for their time and energy. Support and training on our online volunteer management software will be provided.
Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce
Owen Sound
- assist with shaping the evening (entertainment, meal, location, decor) 
- help solicit auction items and sponsorship 
- attend the gala as a volunteer on Saturday, October 19, 2019
Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce
Bruce County and Grey County Communities
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
Habitat for Humanity Ontario Gateway North, Simcoe North, North Simcoe Chapter
Various
Require volunteers to help on various committees.
Canadian Cancer Society, Bluewater Community Office - Owen Sound
CIBC Run for the Cure (Blue Mountains/Collingwood) - Oct 6, 2019 - Survivor Engagement Coordinator 
 
As the Survivor Engagement Coordinator you will create relationships with local survivor groups and survivors who have previously participated in the Run. You will work with your Sponsorship Lead to source, draws/giveaways or services for Run day. You will be responsible for sourcing a survivor speaker, organizing an activity to honour survivors, creating the layout for the survivor tent/area and ensure every survivor has a memorable and engaging experience at the CIBC Run for the Cure.
Penetanguishene Centennial Museum and Archives, Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Penetanguishene
Tear down and re-arrange exhibits. Design, build, research and install new and existing exhibits in coordination with the Museum Curator.
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.
Penetanguishene Centennial Museum and Archives, Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Penetanguishene
Volunteers would be responsible for assisting with the development, organization and promotion of programs and events. Programs & events would be during PD Days, after school, evenings and Saturday’s.
Penetanguishene Centennial Museum and Archives, Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Penetanguishene
Assist in one or all special events that take place at the Penetanguishene Centennial Museum & Archives including: Winterama, Easter Eggstravaganza, Canada Day, Tea & Tarts, Spirit Walk, Doors Open, Halloween Spooktacular and/or Breakfast with Santa.
Canadian Cancer Society, Bluewater Community Office - Owen Sound
Kincardine, Hanover, Wiarton, Collingwood, Port Elgin, Owen Sound, Town of South Bruce Peninsula
With direct support from staff, manage a Daffodil Campaign in your community! Logistics, volunteer recruitment, scheduling of volunteer shifts and volunteers.
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)
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 Cancer Society, Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office
Alliston, Barrie
CIBC Run for the Cure (Barrie/Orillia) and (Alliston) - Oct 6, 2019 
 
Local Sponsorship Lead 
 
Strengthening relationships with existing sponsors and attracting new sponsors to offset some event expenses and contribute to the CIBC Run for the Cure revenue will be your skill set. Working with your committee, you are responsible for understanding the sponsorship grid at a national, regional, and local level to acquire local cash, and in-kind sponsorships. Understanding sponsor benefits and obligations are fulfilled and each sponsor feels the true value of a partnership with the CIBC Run for the Cure is a key component of this role.
Canadian Cancer Society, Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office
Alliston
CIBC Run for the Cure (Alliston) - Oct 6, 2019 
 
Participant Engagement Lead 
 
This Volunteer will be the first line of communication for new and returning individual participants and team captains. Familiarization with the fundraising tools and resources available to individuals and team captains will make you better equipped to understand their needs. Going the extra mile to make your participants feel special will make for the most rewarding experience! Communication through email and phone with past and current participants/team captains, coaches them and thanks them for their commitment to the cause. At the committee meeting your excitement about participation in the event will have others engaging their networks in teams as well. Collaborating with the Registration Lead, the two of you will ensure all t-shirt orders for teams are coordinated and the t-shirt pickup event is led.
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.
Canadian Cancer Society, Bluewater Community Office - Owen Sound
CIBC Run for the Cure (Blue Mountains/Collingwood) - Oct 6, 2019 - Participant Engagement Lead 
 
As the Participant Engagement Lead, you will be the first line of communication for new and returning individual participants and team captains. Familiarization with the fundraising tools and resources available to individuals and team captains will make you better equipped to understand their needs. Going the extra mile to make your participants feel special will make for the most rewarding experience! Communication through email and phone with past and current participants/team captains, coaches them and thanks them for their commitment to the cause. At the committee meeting your excitement about participation in the event will have others engaging their networks in teams as well. Collaborating with the Registration Lead, the two of you will ensure all t-shirt orders for teams are coordinated and the t-shirt pickup event is led.
Canadian Cancer Society, Bluewater Community Office - Owen Sound
Blue Mountains, Collingwood
CIBC Run for the Cure (Blue Mountains/Collingwood) - Oct 6, 2019 - Site and Route Lead 
 
As the Site and Route Lead, you will be organizing an accessible and functional site and route for participants, sponsors and volunteers. Safety and accountability is a key priority during the planning process. Executing a 1km & 5km route, managing all route volunteers and ensuring the requirements of the local municipality and the event minimum standards (provided by staff) are met and your key priorities for Run weekend. Leading up to the event, Site and Route Lead will work closely with the Run Directors to determine the services required and all permits/groups that need to be coordinated with due to impact of the event. They will be the master of inventory and storage of Run materials, and will ensure all agreements are completed and permits submitted. The Site & Route Lead demonstrates their project management to complete and oversees the set-up, tear down and clean-up (including any disposal) of the Run site. They are fantastic at forwarding all contacts/invoices and great communicators with their Run Director and committee.
Canadian Cancer Society, Bluewater Community Office - Owen Sound
Owen Sound
CIBC Run for the Cure (Blue Mountains/Collingwood) - Oct 6, 2019 - Community Outreach Lead 
 
As the Community Outreach Lead, identifying and implementing opportunities to promote the CIBC Run for the Cure in your community (festivals and events, speaking engagements, clubs) is your skill. You have a great ability to encourage participation in the Run by connecting with the community and sharing the importance of the cause and impact of funds raised. Along with the support of your Volunteer Run Directors and Communications Lead you will coordinate the committee in the execution of pre-Run promotional events, ensuring logistics and volunteer resources are managed in a timely fashion throughout the summer and fall
Canadian Cancer Society, Bluewater Community Office - Owen Sound
Blue Mountains, Collingwood
CIBC Run for the Cure (Blue Mountains/Collingwood) - Oct 6, 2019 - Local Sponsorship Lead 
 
As the Local Sponsorship Lead, strengthening relationships with existing sponsors, and attracting new sponsors to offset some event expenses and contribute to the CIBC Run for the Cure revenue will be your skill set. Working with your committee, you are responsible for understanding the sponsorship grid at a national, regional, and local level to acquire local cash, and in-kind sponsorships. Understanding sponsor benefits and obligations are fulfilled and each sponsor feels the true value of a partnership with the CIBC Run for the Cure, is a key component of this role.
Canadian Cancer Society, Bluewater Community Office - Owen Sound
Blue Mountains, Collingwood
CIBC Run for the Cure (Blue Mountains/Collingwood) - Oct 6, 2019 - Run Day Experience Lead 
 
As the Run Day Experience Lead, you will work with your committee to create a memorable experience for participants on Run day. You will be collaborating with committee members to ensure entertainment, photographer(s) and a survivor speaker are confirmed and finalizing the provided program to your site. Part of the Run Day experience is honouring survivors through the program and creating the layout for the survivor tent/area. Acting as a stage manager and keeping the program on time, organizing awards, and confirming guest speakers will keep you busy on Run Day. Working alongside the Site and Sponsorship Leads to source, draws/giveaways or services for Run day, you will ensure the program flows and that each participant gets the most out of their Run day experience!
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
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.
Gardener   Grey County  Simcoe County 
Home for Life South Georgian Bay, Collingwood - Tracey Lane
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.
Girl Guide Leaders   Bruce County  Grey County  Muskoka District  Parry Sound District  Simcoe County 
Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada-Ontario Council
Volunteering with Girl Guides is a very rewarding and hands-on way to help girls and young women develop the best in themselves. 
 
Volunteer opportunities with Girl Guides of Canada are tailored to fit your schedule, your skills and your interests. Whether you want to offer an hour or two every few months or make a regular weekly commitment, there are lots of ways to volunteer and help Girl Guides of Canada put girls in the lead.  
 
Through Guiding, you can develop skills that are highly valued in the workplace, such as communications, event planning, risk management, program delivery, training and more.  
 
Your time, your life, your volunteer experience. Share your skills, your talents and yourself as a Girl Guide volunteer.
South East Grey Community Health Centre, Markdale
Markdale
Set up tables and chairs, play bingo, board games, pool and socialize. Make coffee/tea.
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
Volunteer   Simcoe County 
Easter Seals Ontario, Barrie-Simcoe County Office
Barrie
Assisting with events
Port Hope Walk-In Clinic
Haliburton
Based on local recruitment plans and needs, identify high potential events/locations/ people to connect with who would be a great fit as CCS volunteers  
Be active within the community promoting CCS as a place to volunteer (attending networking events, volunteer fairs etc.) 
Engage in elements of the volunteer cycle as new volunteers are onboarded (reference checks, online postings, etc.) 
Work closely with staff partner to coordinate recruitment activities and track results
Barrie Public Library, Painswick Branch - 48 Dean Ave
Barrie
- Provide a friendly, welcoming greeting to children as they join the program. 
- Assist children during programs to complete activities 
- Assist with ushering duties during programs, such as crowd control, ticket taking, counting attendance, and admitting latecomers. 
- Assist with craft preparation before the program. 
- Assist with set up and clean up for the program. 
- Work with other volunteers as a team in meeting the needs of each participant and the Library Board. 
- Report concerns, needs or incidents to the Manager, Volunteer Resources or other appropriate Library staff.
Barrie Public Library, Painswick Branch - 48 Dean Ave
Barrie
Your primary role as a storyteller is to provide a positive reading experience for the student. Developing literacy skills requires patience from you, the volunteer, and your buddy. This is a time to share books and stories together. Ensure that the child is doing a variety of different activities and keep the sessions light and fun. Children will learn best if the material is relevant to them and suits their needs. Be enthusiastic and creative and encourage the child to be creative as well.  
 
Check in at the Volunteer Office (Downtown) or Cupboard (Painswick) 15 minutes before the start of the program, get your nametag and go to the Children’s Department. Check in at the Service Desk and get the Reading Buddies bin. The Service Desk staff are available to help you with book selections and any other questions you may have while you are volunteering with the Reading Buddies program. All Buddies will have a folder; please fill out the Reading Buddies Record each week indicating the book titles you read together – a great way to champion their reading success.
Barrie Public Library, Downtown Branch - 60 Worsley St
Barrie
- Attend monthly TAB meetings on a regular basis, for one and a half to two hour periods. 
 
- Assist in increasing teen awareness of the library and it’s teen resources to youth in the community through actively participating in Young Adult collection development, Young Adult programming, Young Adult volunteer opportunities, Young Adult services and the teen webpage. 
 
- May become an officer on the TAB. Officers consist of three Representatives: A President; a Vide-President and a Secretary as well as the Young Adult Information Assistant. 
 
- The President shall work with the Young Adult Information Assistant to organize TAB meetings, create TAB meeting agendas and preside over TAB meetings. The President will serve as membership coordinator, inform members of upcoming meetings, programs and events and serve as contact person for other TAB members. 
 
- The Vice-President will serve as the President in his or her absence. The Vice-President will keep track of active and inactive members and new applications. The Vice-President will inform and remind all members of upcoming meetings, programs and special events or meetings. 
 
- The Secretary will keep minutes of TAB meetings, providing copies to each member in a timely fashion. The Secretary will inform the Representatives of members that are absent and will read the previous minutes at the regular meeting. 
 
- Report concerns, needs or incidents to the Young Adult Information Assistant or other appropriate library staff. 
 
- Work with other volunteers as a team in meeting the needs of customers and the Library Board.
Volunteer   Grey County 
Hope Haven Therapeutic Riding Centre
Markdale, ON
As a volunteer at Hope Haven, you will have the satisfaction of knowing you are making a profound difference in the lives of children and adults with special needs. We are looking for individuals who are interested in working with people with special needs and/ or horses. There are many volunteer positions currently available at Hope Haven including: 
1. Horse Leader - assist in adaptive and therapeutic riding lessons by leading horses. 
2. Side Walking - walk with our riders and assist them during their riding lessons.  
3. Alternate Activity Volunteer - Assist our clients in activities such as horsemanship, yoga, tae kwon doe, art, snow shoeing, sledding, fishing etc.  
4. Handy person/ barn hand - assist Hope Haven in making property improvements (fixing horse gates, painting, building small fixtures etc). Assist with caring for our horse herd.  
 
There is no previous experience required to volunteer at Hope Haven. We will train you. There is no minimum time commitment, whatever time you have to give is sincerely appreciated. Please don't hesitate to call our office at (519) 986 - 1247 if you have any questions.
Habitat for Humanity Gateway North, Simcoe North, 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
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.
Women and Children's Shelter of Barrie
Heritage Park, Barrie
Required Positions: 
- Event Set-up Volunteers 
- Cheer & Spirit volunteers 
- Sign-Making Volunteers 
- Event Tear-down Volunteers
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 .
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.
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.
Atrium Retirement Residence
Orillia
Provide companionship or reading with residents or doing crafts or assisting in the culinary dept
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
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
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.
Residential Hospice of Grey Bruce, Chapman House
Owen Sound
General Kitchen Duties - assisting the cook; preparing meals; baking
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Grey Bruce, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Owen Sound
A Big Brother/Sister spends an hour or 2 per week with their Little Brother/Sister; mentoring them through real life experience. There are opportunities to meet in the Community one to one, in the Community as a group, in the school one to one, or in the school as a group. The 'Big' is another voice in the youth's life and allows them to feel connected to their community and have a friend in a sometimes lonely world.
Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care, Penetanguishene - 500 Church St - Atrium Bldg, Volunteer Resources
Waypoint Centre, 500 Church Street, Penetanguishene, ON
Assist with socialization, integration and reduce stigma at Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care. 
Opportunities include: recreation assistant * helping with income tax completion * entertainers * one on one socialization * education support * Spiritual Care visiting * fundraising * gift shop clerk, 
 
Bingo Volunteer opportunities available at the Angel Gate Bingo Hall in Penetanguishene.
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/
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.
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
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
South Simcoe Theatre, Cookstown Town Hall
1 Hamilton St. Cookstown, ON
Organizing and selling (supplied) refreshments, taking tickets, seating patrons, distributing programmes to patrons.
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
Not Just Gardening   Bruce County  Grey County 
Bruce Botanical Food Gardens
62 Park Street, Ripley
Variety of Projects, based on your interests
Art Gallery of Northumberland, Cobourg, Art Gallery of Northumberland - Cobourg
55 King Street West, Cobourg, 3rd Floor
The Gallery welcomes volunteers to greet visitors coming to exhibitions, answering phones and helping with general office work and gift shop. Social media and photoshop experience asset but not necessary.
Bygone Days Heritage Village
6th Line Collingwood
Looking for skilled and Non skilled to come out and join in the Village community, Let us know your interests and skills ,we will do our best to make sure you get an opportunity to have fun while giving back to your community. Looking for ages 12-90+ Bakers, Blacksmiths,sewing,Teachers, Crafts, Woodworking, Event Planners, administration, Priest, Gardeners, Train fans! we need a sheriff! Painters, If you love Historic Villages, and wish to be a part of revitalizing this Olde Village we would like to hear from you,Recreating the Past for the Future!
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.
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.
Arthritis Society (The), Central East Region - Peterborough
Peterborough
The Arthritis Society is looking for fun and fabulous people to help organize and implement an event called Taste!, an evening of gastronomic indulgence, courtesy of some of the finest chefs, vintners and brewers of the region. Opportunities include ticket sales, advertising and promotion, prize/auction item procurement and organization, registration, set-up and tear-down. 
Event proceeds will support solution-based programs in our community, and fund world-class research to help create a better future for the nearly two million Ontarians living with arthritis.
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
Beginnings Family Services, Cobourg - D'Arcy St, Pregnancy Care Centre
* Assist with Public Awareness and Fundraising initiatives
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
Board Member   Simcoe County 
Huronia Symphony Orchestra
Barrie, Ontario
To attend Board of Directors Meetings. Participate in board activities and decision making.
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.
VON Canada, Beeton, Adult Day Program
Do you play a musical instrument? Do you have a talent you want to showcase?  
Contact Lori Waring either by phone or email to set up a time. We are always searching for individuals or groups to come in and provide entertainment to our clients for our adult day program providing social recreational and therapeutic activities for seniors and adults who are frail, cognitively impaired, and/or isolated, and/or physically challenged.
Morton House
Barrie
The responsibilities of the Board of Directors include: establishing agency policies, approving yearly budgets, monitoring management control systems and finances, contributing to the organization’s strategic direction and approving its strategic plan, attending and participating in 9 board meetings per year. Generally, monthly meetings take place on the last Tuesday of each month. All meetings are held in Barrie starting at 5 pm and running for approximately 90 minutes. French speaking is not mandatory; however preference will be given to bilingual candidates.
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.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Grey Bruce, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Owen Sound
Owen Sound
The board will continuously monitor the organization’s programs and activities to be sure they are aligned with the mission to achieve short-term goals and long-term purpose. They will exercise fiduciary responsibility to obtain and appropriately use resources required to carry out the organization’s mission.
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
Anchor Point Church, Alliston - 81 Victoria St W, The Well
The Well
Get your community service hours at a fun place, doing things such as serving pourover coffee * washing dishes * wiping tables * being creative making signs * prepping baked goods * spending time with people in our community * etc.
Canadian Cancer Society, Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office
Alliston
CIBC Run for the Cure (Alliston) - Oct 6, 2019 
 
Communications Lead 
 
As the Communications Lead, you are responsible for local media relations and promotions for the CIBC Run for the Cure. Working alongside your committee and Volunteer Run Director, you will be generating excitement in your community via media and social media using the PR Toolkit and social media kit provided. Identifying and preparing local spokespeople will be part of the role as well as serving as the primary media contact on Run day. In addition to your role with media/social media there may be some distribution of marking materials required. If so, you will also be responsible for establishing a post event pick up plan for promotional materials.
Canadian Cancer Society, Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office
Alliston
CIBC Run for the Cure (Alliston) - Oct 6, 2019 
 
Community Outreach Lead 
 
As the Community Outreach Lead, identifying and implementing opportunities to promote the CIBC Run for the Cure in your community (festivals and events, speaking engagements, clubs) is your skill. You have a great ability to encourage participation in the Run by connecting with the community and sharing the importance of the cause and impact of funds raised. Along with the support of your Volunteer Run Directors and Communications Lead you will coordinate the committee in the execution of pre-Run promotional events, ensuring logistics and volunteer resources are managed in a timely fashion throughout the summer and fall.
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.
Crohn's and Colitis Canada, Simcoe County - Mailing Address, Simcoe County Chapter
Are you looking to volunteer and make a difference in your community? Crohn’s and Colitis Canada needs your help! Come join other coast-to-coast volunteers (in partnership with staff) and help make a difference in the lives of children and adults living with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Interested, but need more info? Email Laura at lmalone@crohnsandcolitis.ca or visit our website for more information!
Canadian Cancer Society, Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office
Alliston, Bracebridge, Gravenhurst, Innisfil, Midland
Daffodil Days Campaign Lead - Simcoe County and Muskoka District 
 
Working collaboratively with your Canadian Cancer Society staff partner and the CCS volunteers, providing leadership support and guidance in planning and implementing Daffodil Day Pin Sales at key locations in your community. You will be responsible for: 
* recruiting, training and coordinating Daffodil Days volunteers 
* providing support and resources to volunteers as appropriate
Christian Horizons, Simcoe 11
Barrie
Canadian Cancer Society, Bluewater Community Office - Owen Sound
Owen Sound
Hockey Fights Cancer (November 2, 2019) - Silent Auction Lead  
 
Silent Auction Lead - Using your connections, source auction items from local community businesses. Oversee the coordination of pick up, the display of the items and check-out on the day of the event. Afterwards, ensure donors receive appropriate thank-you's and successful bidders pay for and pick up items. 
 
Hockey Fights Cancer is the new title for the annual charity hockey game held by the Owen Sound Attack and the Bluewater Community Office of the Canadian Cancer Society. The event raises funds for cancer research, vital services, and support programs for those living with cancer.  
 
Planning and organizing Hockey Fights Cancer takes time, passion and creative thinking. With support from volunteers and the organization’s staff, you will be a part of something truly extraordinary in your community. Success depends on volunteers like you. With your community insight, you will raise awareness, encourage participation, and drive fundraising results.  
 
The ideal committee member has:  
• Strong organizational and time management skills  
• The ability to work independently and as a member of a team  
• Exceptional communication skills  
• Great customer service  
• Access to a computer with Internet  
• Passion for the cancer cause
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.
Mood Disorders Society of Canada
Collingwood - Organizing location will be arranged by committee members
The 2020 Defeat Depression Walks will take place late May/Early June 2020 
 
The Defeat Depression campaign is a national fundraising campaign designed to allow individuals and organizations to raise funds in support of their local mental health programs and services. The campaign has grown into a national movement bringing much-needed funds, awareness of mental health issues while fighting mental health stigma one event at a time. 
 
Planning and organizing the Walk/Runs takes time, passion and creative thinking. With support from volunteers and Mood Disorders Society of Canada’s staff, you will be a part of something truly extraordinary in your community. Although this is a national campaign, local success depends on volunteers like you. With your community insight, you will raise awareness, encourage participation, and drive fundraising results. 
 
Available Positions: 
Event Chair/Co-Chairs oversees all elements of the event from start to finish, liaises with Mood Disorders Society of Canada, attends host conference calls during the planning process, and explores new ideas and suggestions on how to make the event successful, responsible for financial tracking of the event 
 
Volunteer Coordinator recruit volunteers to help on the day of the event and/or with tasks throughout the planning process, assigns responsibilities as needed, and builds relationships within the community 
 
Local Sponsorship Coordinator – you will recruit build local connections, new sponsors, and strengthen relationships with existing sponsors to offset some event expenses and contribute to the local fundraising revenue. Working with your committee and Defeat Depression Staff, you are responsible for acquiring local cash, and in-kind sponsorships, ensure that sponsor obligations are fulfilled, and each sponsor feels the true value of a partnership with the Defeat Depression Campaign. 
 
Communications/Marketing Coordinator oversees promotion of the event, brainstorms how to attract participants and sponsors, engages local media and hosts media on the day of the event, etc. 
 
Social Media Coordinator oversees the event Facebook page, handles posts and responds to inquiries on social media, engages local stakeholders, helps promote the event through social media, shares pictures post event, directs people to engage with YouTube and Flickr 
 
Logistics Coordinator books the location for the event, plans the walk or run course, obtains all required permits/approvals, plans for tents/water/parking/supplies on the day-of
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 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 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.
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie Office
Simcoe County
Assist with participant pre-evaluations and assessments 
Help with the set up and clean up of refreshments, games and activities 
Assist Minds in Motion Coordinator to ensure activity participation and socialization 
Under direction of the Physical Activity Program Leader, provide one-on-one support to participants during physical activity component of the program 
Assist with any other required task 
Complete a post evaluation form
Canadian Cancer Society, Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office
Responsible for recruiting new people to participate in the event.
Canadian Cancer Society, Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office
Barrie
Relay for Life (Barrie) - June 7, 2019 at Chappell Farms 
 
Ceremony Lead 
 
Leads the 4 main ceremonies of Relay For Life; Opening Ceremonies, Survivor Victory Lap (in partnership with the Survivor lead), Luminary Ceremonies, Closing Ceremonies
Canadian Cancer Society, Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office
Barrie
Relay for Life (Barrie) - June 7, 2019 at Chappell Farms  
 
Marketing and Public Relations Lead 
 
* Ensure that branding, graphic standards, and key messaging are applied consistently along all platforms 
* Manage social media communications on Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms 
* Assist your Canadian Cancer Society staff partner in reaching out to media outlets for event promotion
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
Canadian Cancer Society, Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office
Alliston
CIBC Run for the Cure (Alliston) - Oct 6, 2019 
 
Run Day Experience Lead 
 
As the Run Day Experience Lead, you will work with your committee to create a memorable experience for participants on Run day. You will be collaborating with committee members to ensure entertainment, photographer(s) and a survivor speaker are confirmed and finalizing the provided program to your site. Part of the Run Day experience is honouring survivors through the program and creating the layout for the survivor tent/area. Acting as a stage manager and keeping the program on time, organizing awards, and confirming guest speakers will keep you busy on Run Day. Working alongside the Site and Sponsorship Leads to source, draws/giveaways or services for Run day, you will ensure the program flows and that each participant gets the most out of their Run day experience!
Canadian Cancer Society, Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office
Alliston
CIBC Run for the Cure (Alliston) - Oct 6, 2019 
 
Site and Route Lead 
 
As the Site and Route Lead, you will organize an accessible and functional site and route for participants, sponsors and volunteers. Safety and accountability is a key priority during the planning process. Executing a 1km & 5km route, managing all route volunteers and ensuring that requirements of the local municipality and the event minimum standards (provided by staff) are met are your key priorities for Run weekend. Leading up to the event, Site and Route Lead will work closely with the Run Directors to determine the services required and all permits/groups that need to be coordinated with due to impact of the event. They will be the master of inventory and storage of Run materials, and will ensure all agreements are completed and permits submitted. The Site & Route Lead demonstrates their project management to complete and oversees the set-up, tear down and clean-up (including any disposal) of the Run site. They are fantastic at forwarding all contacts/invoices and great communicators with their Run Director and committee.
Canadian Cancer Society, Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office
Find donations for the event from local businesses and community members. These can be either monetary or specific items needed for the event (food, sound equipment). 
 
Meet with your committee to determine needs for the different aspects of the event. 
 
Review the Donation Request Workbook to ensure proper procedure for seeking donations and sponsorship. 
 
Lead additional sources of revenue - pre-relay activities.
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie Office
Orillia
1. Greet participants upon arrival. Assist with seating if necessary. Provide participants with their name tags. 
2. Assist with assigned tasks such as group discussions, setting up and cleaning up supplies/equipment, providing one-to-one assistance. 
3. Provide encouragement and support to participants during activities. 
4. Ensure safety of participants at all times. 
5. Listen carefully and with respect to the participants.
Volunteer   Muskoka District  Simcoe County 
Senior Wish Association Simcoe Muskoka, 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   
Community Living South Huron
Dashwood
Support individuals with intellectual impairments by taking them to and from jobs. Monitoring them on a job once they have been trained. Reading with a group of people, assisting on outings swimming etc.
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
Canadian Cancer Society, Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office
Chappell Farms 617 Penetanguishene Rd, Barrie, ON L4M 4Y8
Relay for Life (Barrie) - June 7, 2019 at Chappell Farms  
 
Volunteer Photographer  
 
A Volunteer Event Photographer is needed to help capture the memorable and emotional moments of Relay For Life. Photographerwill be at the Opening Ceremonies by 6 p.m. and stay until the closing ceremony at around 11:30 pm. Some of the images we would like to capture are the Survivors' Victory Lap, Luminary Ceremony and the various activities taking place during the six hour event. 
 
At the Canadian Cancer Society Relay For Life, we show the people we love that life is bigger than your diagnosis — and that no matter where you live, you don’t have to face cancer alone. Relay is more than a fundraiser. It’s a chance to come together and celebrate the survivors in our communities, who send a powerful message of hope to those living with the disease. For 20 years, Relay For Life has been the Canadian Cancer Society’s signature fundraising event. At Relay, you’ll see participants of all ages taking turns walking around a designated track. We ask each team to have at least one member on the track at all times, as a way to symbolize our solidarity with those affected by cancer across the country. With nearly 1 in 2 Canadians expected to be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime, we all know someone whose life has been changed by this disease.
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.