GBCSC Volunteer

(Georgian Bay Cancer Support Centre, Penetang -Branch of GBGH)

Position ID: V-MID0436 Last Modified: 11 May 2021 Last Full Update: 11 May 2021
Opportunity Details
CommentsDue to COVID-19 Georgian Bay Cancer Support Cenre is temporarily closed. For further information please check their website
ContactEric Walter, Executive Director, Georgian Bay Cancer Support Centre; Phone: (Business) 705-549-6444; Email:
DutiesVolunteers assist with general office duties, assist members and program support.
More Info
BenefitsHelping members in the community going through a cancer journey.
ClientsPeople living with cancer, their families and caregivers.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Individuals
Areas of InterestCommunity / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Marketing & Promotions ; Office Administration ; Reception Support ; Telephone Communication
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Marketing & PR ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Research ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; The Mission of the Georgian Bay Cancer Support Centre is to provide emotional, physical, social, spiritual support, education and information as a complement to the medical system for people affected by cancer.
Commitment LengthOne Time / Special Event ; Short Term (3 months or less) ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term ; We have various fundraising events that we need volunteers for just a day or longer term commitments are also welcomed.
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; Depending on the type of volunteer work you do for the Centre, contact with members will vary.
Minimum Hours3 / Day
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
General office duties are done during the work week between Monday - Thursday from 10 am- 2 pm. 
Various fundraising events take place on evenings and/or weekends.  
Flexible to meet availability of the volunteer.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible - at offices ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door ; GBCSC strives to be recognized as a source of support, education and motivation for people living with cancer, their families and caregivers. Our vision is to be recognized throughout North Simcoe and the surrounding communities as a place of hope, comfort, strength and courage.
LocationPenetanguishene ON
Number of PositionsPenetanguishene: 10 individual(s) 
10 individual(s) needed in total. 
Number of volunteers required for reception/admin is 3-5 per week. Event volunteers vary.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsA police record check may be required for office volunteer positions. The Centre does not reimburse for costs associated with obtaining a police check.
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Agency Details
Organization NameGeorgian Bay Cancer Support Centre, Penetang -Branch of GBGH
Office Phone705-549-6444; Office: 705-549-6444
Toll Free Phone877-386-3434
Address & Map
GBGH Penetanguishene Site;
15 Jeffery St
Penetanguishene, ON
Canada L9M 1K5