Stayner Care Center Volunteer Opportunities   Simcoe County 
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
Community Gardens Volunteer   Simcoe County 
Orillia Community Gardens, Orillia - High St, High Street Park Community Garden
High Street Park
Weeding, Planting, Tilling, Watering etc. (All Gardening Duties)
Special Event Assistant   Simcoe County 
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.
Computer Pal   Simcoe County 
Home for Life South Georgian Bay, Collingwood - Campbell St
Collingwood
Volunteer Computer Pal attends regular Senior Learning Cafes(scheduled by Computer Pals) at our offices to assist seniors with technology * Need four volunteers with computer knowledge - two with apple product experience and two with Microsoft experience
Horse leaders, Horse Sidewalkers   Bruce County 
Pegasus Riding Association Nurturing Challenged Equestrians (PRANCE)
Port Elgin
Horse leaders, horse sidewalkers. Leading horses for challenged equestrians. Sidewalking with those clients who may need some extra support. Volunteers also required during summer camps and March break for tasks mentioned and other activities such as crafts.
Youth Volunteer   Simcoe County 
Simcoe County, Corporation of, Sunset Village and Manor, Sunset Manor - Long Term Care Facility
Collingwood
One on one visiting with residents, supporting and/or facilitating group activities, reading or playing games with residents, meal assistance
Youth Volunteer   Simcoe County 
Georgian Village, Georgian Manor
One on one visiting with residents, supporting and/or facilitating group activities, reading or playing games with residents, meal assistance
Daffodil Pin Sales Volunteer   Bruce County  Grey County  Simcoe County 
Canadian Cancer Society, Bluewater Community Office - Owen Sound
Grey County
Volunteer a few hours of your time to sell daffodil pins in your community.
Hospitality - Dinner servers   Simcoe County 
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!
40 Different Opportunities - Markdale Hospital   Grey County 
Grey Bruce Health Services, Markdale Hospital
Markdale
Our volunteers give their time in over 40 different areas. They assist on nursing units, work in various clinics, operate gift shops, escort patients and visitors and give directions as well as assist staff in many different departments. Our wide range of opportunities means we can find a volunteer job to suit most individuals.
40 Different Opportunities - Owen Sound Hospital   Grey County 
Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound Hospital
Owen Sound
Our volunteers give their time in over 40 different areas. They assist on nursing units, work in various clinics, operate gift shops, escort patients and visitors and give directions as well as assist staff in many different departments
Big Brothers and Big Sisters   Grey County  Simcoe County 
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
Food Preparation Volunteer   Simcoe County 
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.
40 Different Opportunities - Lion's Head Hospital   Bruce County 
Grey Bruce Health Services, Lion's Head Hospital
Lion's Head
Our volunteers give their time in over 40 different areas. They assist on nursing units, work in various clinics, operate gift shops, escort patients and visitors and give directions as well as assist staff in many different departments. Our wide range of opportunities means we can find a volunteer job to suit most individuals.
Cat Care Team Member   Simcoe County 
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
549 Tenth Line, Collingwood
GTHS Cat Care Team Members work to increase the welfare and health of GTHS feline residents.  
 
Volunteering as part of a small team, each shift Cat Care Team Members help maintain high cleanliness standards in our adoption rooms to provide a bright, clean and healthy environment for our cats, volunteers and visitors.  
 
Responsibility: Maintaining clean and organized litter, feeding stations, cages and communal areas in the GTHS cat adoption rooms. This team ensures that the cat rooms are left clean and bright for potential adopters in the afternoon.  
 
(There are multiple roles within the Cat Care Team, check out our website for details of this particular position and others)
Leader/Sidewalker/ Special Events   Bruce County  Grey County  Simcoe County 
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
Drop-In Leader   Grey County 
South East Grey Community Health Centre, Markdale
Markdale
Set up tables and chairs, play bingo, board games, pool and socialize. Make coffee/tea.
Penny Pinching Board   Grey County 
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
Dog Walkers/Cleaners/Fundraising/Tag Day Volunteers   Simcoe County 
Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Orillia
467 West St N
Please visit the website to find out how you can help and fill out the application to apply
Activity Aid   Simcoe County 
Tudhope Manor Retirement Residence
Tudhope Manor - Orillia
Organize card games, bingo games, be the "caller" at bingo games, read the newspaper and encourage discussion about current events, lead prepared arts and crafts sessions, take a resident for a walk around the block.
Cook, Baker, Activation Worker, Support Worker, Gardening   Simcoe County 
Paradise Shores by AmandaFritz, Orillia
115 Matchedash St N
- cook, bake, gardening 
- activities with residence 
- activities of daily living
Good Food Box Volunteer   Simcoe County 
Good Food Box Program, Orillia - West St
Guardian Angels Church, West Street, Orillia
Volunteers are needed to pack Good Food Boxes the 3rd Tuesday of every month in the Church Hall at Guardian Angels Church, from 8 am to 10 am. Volunteers are also needed from 10 am to 12 noon to assist individuals that are picking up their Good Food Boxes.
Musician   Simcoe County 
Tudhope Manor Retirement Residence
Tudhope Manor - Orillia
Play piano in foyer (or bring your own instrument of choice).
Volunteer   Muskoka District  Simcoe County 
Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Orillia - Colborne St, Volunteer Resources
Positions available in the following areas: 
 
Coffee Kiosk/Gift Shop 
Porters 
Information Desk 
Day Surgery/Recovery 
Emergency Department 
Out Patient Clinic 
Diagnostic Imaging 
Dialysis  
Friendly Faces
Volunteers of all Kinds   Simcoe County 
Orillia Youth Centre
9 Front St. S. Unit 1
Working in conjunction with the Director and staff. Assist with programming. There are various opportunities for volunteers at the Youth Centre! Volunteers can determine what they would like to do at the centre. Tell us what skills you bring to the table. Create your own volunteer experience!
Greeters and Seaters - Volunteer   Simcoe County 
Orillia Opera House
Orillia
The Orillia Opera House is looking for enthusiastic individuals who love the arts. Duties would include greeting and seating patrons, distributing programs and answering questions about the history of the building.
Volunteer Mentors, Program Assistants, Clerical, Maintenance Support   Simcoe County 
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.
Daffodil Community Convenors   Bruce County  Grey County  Simcoe County 
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.
Children's Program Assistant   Simcoe County 
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.
Reading Buddies   Simcoe County 
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.
Teen Advisory Board   Simcoe County 
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.
Friendly Visitor   Simcoe County 
Roberta Place, Barrie - 503 Essa Rd, Long Term Care
503 Essa Road Barrie (between Ferndale/Mapleton)
Visiting residents residing in long term care. Assist life enrichment team with resident programs by playing games, hand care, hair salon, crafts, walks out of doors, puzzles, exercise, and reading. Can assist in dining rooms to serve coffee/tea and clear tables.
Porter   Simcoe County 
Roberta Place, Barrie - 503 Essa Rd, Long Term Care
503 Essa Road (between Ferndale & Mapleton)
Assist in portering residents to and from activties as well as assisting them during the event
Breakfast Shift Volunteer   Simcoe County 
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.
Evening Shift Volunteer   Simcoe County 
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.
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.
Walking Partner for Next Steps Walking Program   Simcoe County 
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.
Volunteer Technology Helper for Older Adults   Simcoe County 
Wasaga Beach Municipal Office, Wasaga Beach, Seniors Active Living Centre
Wasaga Beach
Seeking motivated volunteers to help our older adult population with their technology questions. As part of the new Seniors Active Living Centre we are offering older adults the opportunity to seek advice on how to operate their various technologies at home including, but not limited to: cell phones, e-readers, home computers, tablets, lap tops, ipads, email, Microsoft Office and the internet.
Walk a Mile in her Shoes 2019 - Event Day Volunteers   Simcoe County 
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
Tuck Cart Volunteer   Simcoe County 
Woods Park Care Centre, Long Term Care Home
Take Tuck Cart room to room offering items for the residents to purchase
Volunteer Receptionist: Shared Front Reception   Simcoe County 
CNIB [Central East], Simcoe/Muskoka, Main Office
20 Anne Street South
Duties will depend on each agencies’ current projects and priorities but may include the following: 
1. In a friendly manner, greet visitors and direct them to the appropriate agency. Answer questions regarding all four agencies. Call appropriate agency to announce visitors. 
2. Direct couriers with packages to the appropriate agency. When appropriate, receive and sign packages from couriers and bring packages back to the appropriate staff. 
3. Sort incoming mail according to each agency and deliver to each agency. Assist with outgoing mail: ensure mail is picked up when postman delivers mail. 
4. Maintain the levels of brochures in reception area displays. Restock from reception storage. Notify appropriate agency when more stock is needed. Maintain bulletin boards in reception area. 
5. Maintain the general tidiness of the waiting area, including the children’s area. Wipe children’s toys on a regular basis. 
6. Inform appropriate staff when front desk supplies are low so supplies can be replenished. 
7. Review communications log each day. Make entries to the communications log, as needed. 
8. Inform visitors of ShopCNIB store days and hours (Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.) if they inquire about the CNIB store. 
9. Keep an eye out for disoriented visitors outside. People are often confused by what door to come in and may need guidance. Assist them when possible. 
10. Respond to questions regarding room bookings. 
11. Assist staff with set up of shared meeting spaces as required. 
12. Assist staff with opening and closing of the building.
Dress For Success Orillia and Barrie - Volunteer   Simcoe County 
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.
Adoption Centre Associates and Shelter Staff   Simcoe County 
Street Cats Animal Rescue
Barrie
Cleaning Cages, Feeding, and socializing with the cats
Brechin and Beyond Volunteer   Simcoe County 
Ramara Chamber of Commerce, Brechin - 2297 Hwy 12
2297 Highway 12, PO Box 130 Brechin, Ontario L0K 1B0 (PLEASE CONTACT, event locations vary)
Friendly Visitor   Grey County 
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
2018 Arts Awards Coordinator   Simcoe County 
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
Backpack Stuffer   Grey County 
United Way of Bruce Grey, Backpack Program
380 9th Street East Owen Sound
Assist in 'stuffing' backpacks with back to school supplies, based on the age and gender of the recipient.  
 
The United Way of Bruce Grey conducts a community collection of back to school supplies. These supplies are then pulled together into backpacks for 4 different age ranges. Based upon applications for back to school supplies, backpacks are created for the specific gender and age of the children and youth.  
 
Help is needed to create these backpacks.
In Clinic & In Community Volunteers   Bruce County  Grey County 
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 with specialized training can be ABO Typers. Typers go to special events where we test individuals’ blood types.
Hospital Auxiliary   Bruce County  Grey County 
Grey Bruce Health Services, Volunteer Services and Auxiliaries
Bruce County
Volunteers work within areas of hospital as well as at many fundraisers
Marketing/Media Volunteer   Grey County 
Craigleith Heritage Depot
Various Locations
Marketing/Media Volunteer- We are seeking a Craigleith Heritage Depot Booster to deliver posters/flyers, and to attend outreach events with programme materials. We seek an outgoing person who is comfortable in public settings and representing the site in a welcoming and professional manner. This individual will speak on our behalf to community groups and provide information on our site and its resources. 
 
The Marketing/Media Volunteer will help with all or some of these tasks 
 
• delivery of flyers/brochures and information throughout the South Georgian Bay Area 
• research and seek out new venues for our information 
• attend outreach events as an ambassador for the site 
• speak to community groups to engage interest and use of our resources 
 
The marketing/media volunteer will be provided training on our site and resources. We seek a monthly commitment of a minimum of 2-3 hours any day/evening of the week.
Museum Volunteer   Grey County 
Craigleith Heritage Depot
Museum Volunteer- Our museum collection continues to grow and The Craigleith Heritage Depot requires assistance in maintaining and researching artifacts. This volunteer would assist in photography, organization, research and creating finding aids.  
 
The collections volunteer will assist with all or some of these tasks 
• creating on a computer finding aids for subjects  
• photographing or scanning artifacts  
• working on special programmes related to research/geneology/history 
• researching artifacts 
 
The collections volunteer will be provided training on the existing resources and how to use databases and on-line resources. We seek a bi-weekly or weekly commitment of a minimum of 2-3 hours Wednesday afternoon/evening.
Special Events/ Administration/ Food Sorting   Parry Sound District 
Harvest Share, Parry Sound - James Street, Food Bank
22A Miller St Parry Sound
Special Events Volunteers: We need people to participate in local events throughout the year with the aim of increasing public awareness and involvement while increasing food and fund donations. Events include collecting food donations, raffle ticket sales, car washes, etc. Many of these events occur over the weekend or in the evening.

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

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

Community Dinners: we host a weekly community supper, volunteers are need to help serve food, clean up Please contact the above number is you are interested in volunteering
Companion   Grey County  Simcoe County 
Breaking Down Barriers, Independent Living Resource Centre
Collingwood
Provide weekly companionship to client of Breaking Down Barriers. Meet for conversation, maybe go for an outing and just be a friendly face to someone who may otherwise be isolated.
Program Volunteer   Simcoe County 
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.
Friendly Visitor with Residents   Grey County 
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.
In Community Volunteer   Simcoe County 
Canadian Blood Services, Barrie Area Office, Blood Donor Clinic
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
Afterglow Assistant   Grey County 
Georgian Bay Symphony
Owen Sound
5 times per year - help set up concert intermission, help serve, help clean up - free concert ticket included
Student Volunteers Welcome! - Oro Medonte Minor Soccer   Simcoe County 
Oro-Medonte Minor Soccer
Burls Creek
Line fields, setup and take down on game nights. 
Assistant coaching on game nights for ages 16 and up.
Ice Cream Parlour/Tuck Shop Volunteer   Grey County 
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
Various opportunities   Simcoe County 
Simcoe County, Corporation of, Sunset Village and Manor, Sunset Manor - Long Term Care Facility
49 Raglan Street Collingwood, ON L9Y4X1
Various opportunities including: Friendly visiting, Activity programming. ie. crafts, coffee socials, inter-generational programs, student placements, administration, Front office volunteer, meal assistance, pet visitor, Student internships (College/Universities), Music volunteer
Teen Advisory Group Member   Grey County 
Owen Sound & North Grey Union Public Library
824 1st Avenue West, Owen Sound
The Teen Advisory Group (TAG) acts as a resource for the Youth Services staff at the Library in areas such as book selection, volunteer support, activity planning and promotion.
Friendly Visiting   Muskoka District 
Muskoka Landing
Visiting with seniors in our long term care home who do not have local family or friends that visit often
Reception and Greeter   Grey County 
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.
Student Nutrition Program   Bruce County  Grey County 
Ontario Student Nutrition Program Grey Bruce, Mailing Address
Various Locations
Volunteers needed to prepare and serve simple meal to students, some schools bring food trays into classrooms. Volunteers needed to prepare trays for delivery to classes and also for clean up of kitchen area, help with grocery shopping or fundraising for food.
Park Maintenance, Event Coordination, Gardening, Chantry Island Boat Tours & Sales   Bruce County 
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 Volunteers   Grey County 
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.
Peer Support/Mentor- Teen Program   Simcoe County 
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
Volunteer   Simcoe County 
Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie - 201 Georgian Dr
201 Georgian Drive, Barrie
Please contact the Volunteer Resources office to discuss a wide variety of opportunities. Some include: Patient Involvement, Information & Wayfinding, Coffee Bar, Gift Shop, Administrative Support
Volunteer SuperWalk Coordinators   Simcoe County 
Parkinson Canada, Barrie Chapter
Barrie, Collingwood, Newmarket and Orilia. Contact for more information.
Event registration, Route Marshalls, and various other event tasks as assigned.
Animal Caregiver   Bruce County  Grey County 
Grey Bruce Animal Shelter
457437 Concession 8 S Owen Sound, ON N4K 5N8
Duties can include cleaning facility, cleaning cages, walking dogs, playing with animals making sure all animals get sufficient exercise.
Captains & Tour Boat Operation. Guides, Crew & Boat Duties, Guide for Lighthouse, Tour Base- Book Tours, Gift Shop   Bruce County 
Marine Heritage Society and Propeller Club
Chantry Island Tour Base, Saugeen St Southampton Ont
Captains - in charge of tours, drives 26 ft Peerless II boat to Chantry Island and back, monitors radio & marine weather forecasts

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

Crew- responsible for passenger loading/unloading, securing boat at docks, guide for trip up 106 steps to top of lighthouse
Front of House Volunteer   Simcoe County 
South Simcoe Theatre (The), Cookstown
1 Hamilton St. Cookstown, ON
Organizing and selling (supplied) refreshments, taking tickets, seating patrons, distributing programmes to patrons.
Warehouse Worker, Cashier, and Salvage Crew Volunteer   
Habitat for Humanity, Stratford, Stratford, ReStore
245 Griffith Road in Stratford, Ontario
Warehouse volunteer: Receive, sort, test and repair, display donations to the ReStore. 
Cashier: Greet customers and direct/assist customers of the ReStore in finding desired area of merchandise. Answer phone when needed. Assist customers seeking delivery of items. Some cash register operation may be required. 
Salvage Crew: De-construct households fixtures, cabinets, flooring etc under the supervision of ReStore staff. Assist with moving materials from the home to the ReStore for further processing and or sale.
Friendly Visitor or Friendly Strolls Volunteer   
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.
Not Just Gardening   Bruce County  Grey County 
Bruce Botanical Food Gardens
62 Park Street, Ripley
Variety of Projects, based on your interests
Piping Plover Guardians   Simcoe County 
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 wasagaploveer@gmail.com or please call park office at 705-429-2641.
Recreation Volunteer   Northumberland County 
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!
Collections Assistant   Grey County 
Grey Roots Museum & Archives
Collections Storage at Grey Roots Museum
•Completing condition reports, inventory and location information for individual artefacts 
•Applying accession numbers to individual artefacts 
•Re-housing individual artefacts, i.e. placing in acid-free storage boxes, building supports, padding textiles out with acid-free tissue 
•Basic cleaning of individual artefacts 
•Cleaning and maintenance of exhibit galleries and heritage buildings as required
Education Program Assistant   Grey County 
Grey Roots Museum & Archives
Grey Roots Museum & Archives
•Set up and clean up materials in the multipurpose room for each program 
•Find and prepare materials for the programs in advance of the event  
•Introduce children to the hands-on portion of the program, including a brief overview of how it relates to the program’s general purpose and learning expectations  
•Lead the group through the exercise, with patient and detailed instructions and demonstrations, assisting the children as required 
•Answer questions from the students and teacher 
•Ensure group has finished activity and cleaned up before they move on to the next part of the program
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.
Supports That Focus on Patients, Visitors and Staff   Simcoe County 
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
Gilbert Centre Volunteer   Muskoka District  Simcoe County 
Gilbert Centre for Social and Support Services, Barrie Office
80 Bradford St, Unit 555, Barrie
Volunteers assist with:  
* Special events (World AIDS Day, Fundraisers, Annual campaigns) 
* Bingo  
* Harm Reduction 
* Board Directors.
Library Volunteer   Simcoe County 
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.
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.
Beeton Adult Day Program   Simcoe County 
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.
Collingwood Market- Children's Art Activities and Selling Lemonade   Simcoe County 
Magic of Children in the Arts
Collingwood Market
Assist at the Collingwood Market booth on Saturdays between 7am and 1:30pm. We will be holding free childrens art activities and selling lemonade. Volunteers can assist with the art activities and will sell lemoande.
Daffodil Coin Box Campaign Lead - Parry Sound   Parry Sound District 
Canadian Cancer Society, Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office
Parry Sound
Working collaboratively with your Canadian Cancer Society staff partner, plan and coordinate the Daffodil Pin Coin Boxes in Parry Sound. Contact a variety of retail outlets to determine their willingness to have a daffodil pin display at their location during Daffodil Month (April). Deliver the displays at the end of March so they are ready for April and assist with the pick-up/restocking of the displays during and at the end of Daffodil Month.
Daffodil Pin Sales - Simcoe County and Muskoka District   Muskoka District  Simcoe County 
Canadian Cancer Society, Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office
Simcoe County, Muskoka District
Volunteer a few hours of your time to sell daffodil pins in your community.
Drivers/Dispatch   Simcoe County 
Meals On Wheels, Alliston
Alliston
Pickup meals and deliver if help is needed.
Farm Volunteer   Simcoe County 
Wishing Well Sanctuary
2710 Line 10 Bradford ON
Various are available, from cleaning stalls and paddocks to preparing breakfast, lunch and dinner for our animal family. Gardening during our spring,summer and autumn months. Becoming involved with our many programs where skills such as education, marketing, administration, construction, fundraising are needed and welcomed.
Food Foresters and Fungi Farmers   Simcoe County 
Ontario Water Centre (The)
Moving your body, getting your hands dirty, weeding, digging and planting trees and shrubs. Inoculating trees and logs with mushroom mycelium and making mushrooms beds. No prior experience necessary, we will teach you all about it!
General Volunteer   Simcoe County 
Bob Rumball Home for the Deaf
* assist with client based activities such as arts and crafts, meal times 
* assist with special events and programs 
* general office help including reception desk 
* Café assistance serving food, clearing tables etc. 
* physical maintenance of the residence and landscape
General Volunteer or Volunteer Coach   Simcoe County 
Barrie Soccer Club
Barrie
Assist soccer players and teams to enjoy sport and play well. Numerous volunteer positions and types of activity can be seen by accessing the website and using the link Volunteer which will open a page with appropriate links for further information and the volunteer application form. Activities do include assisting at special events such as the Special Olympics. Applications should be submitted prior to March 30th each year.
Hockey Assistant   Simcoe County 
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)
In Clinic Volunteer   Simcoe County 
Canadian Blood Services, Barrie Area Office, Blood Donor Clinic
Barrie, ON
Welcome donors to hospitality area of clinic * offer refreshments * give information and updates to donors * answer questions, thank donors and give milestone donor recognition items * observe donors and watch for adverse reactions * keep hospitality area in good order
Library Volunteer   Simcoe County 
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.
Library Volunteer   Simcoe County 
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.
Outreach Volunteers   Simcoe County 
Simcoe Community Services, Barrie Head Office - 39 Fraser Crt
35 West Street North, Orillia ON L3V 5B8
Volunteers are a valued part of our team and play a significant role in all areas of Simcoe Community Services, developing lasting relationships with people and helping to improve their overall sense of well-being. Our volunteers help spark the unlimited potential of all people. 
 
With many different skills and experiences, volunteers can give of their time to Simcoe Community Services in a variety of ways: 
 
Sharing time, interests and hobbies with people who have an intellectual disability 
Committees/Board of Directors 
Offering transportation 
Participating in fundraising at SCS Foundation Bingos 
Becoming a peer through our Youth Programs 
Helping young children and families at the EarlyON Child and Family Centre 
Providing support for grandparents parenting again in Simcoe County 
 
Timing? We`ll coordinate opportunities to your availability.
Respite Care/ Relief Worker   Simcoe County 
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
Tag Days Volunteer   Peterborough County 
ME/FM Association of Peterborough and District, Peterborough
To volunteer for 2 - 4 hour shifts on Tag Day
Tag Days Volunteer-Simcoe County Locations   Simcoe County 
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie Office
Various approved locations within Simcoe County (see Seasons for communities)
To accept donations from the public at an assigned location for the duration of the mutually agreed shift. 
Report to an appointed location to receive Tag tray, coin box, supplies, permission letter. Tag at the selected location for the duration of the mutually agreed shift. Return the Tag tray, coin box, supplies, permission letter to the appointed location. Volunteers must wear the Identity Badge supplied by the Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County while tagging. The Badge must be returned with the coin box at the end of the shift.
Usher for Dusk Dances (Barrie)   Simcoe County 
Simcoe Contemporary Dancers, No Physical Address
Lampman Lane Park
Direct the audience, hand out programs and surveys, collect money.
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/Front of Volunteers   Simcoe County 
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
Walk to End ALS Volunteer   Simcoe County 
ALS Canada, Mailing Address, ALS Canada Support Services - North Simcoe Muskoka, Central Ontario, North Bay
The WALK for ALS is a fun, family friendly event that occurs across the country in more than 90 WALK locations across Canada. Join thousands of Canadians in the fight against ALS. Every dollar you raise as a walker goes to provide equipment, support services, education for the ALS Community, and fund research to find a cure. 
 
There are a variety of volunteer positions available during this event, please contact the Regional Manager for more details.