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SMART Volunteer   Barrie area  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County 
VON Canada, Barrie - Cedar Pointe Dr, SMART (Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together)® Exercise Program
Midland, Penetanguishene, Tiny, Tay, Springwater, Wasaga Beach, Collingwood, Stayner
Volunteers will lead a gentle functional fitness program designed for community members 55+.  
The purpose of the program is to: 
*Increase and maintain strength, coordination, balance and flexibility 
*Improve health and engery 
*Improve mobility and independence 
*Prevent falls 
*Meet new people and socialize
Leader/Sidewalker/ Special Events   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Georgian Riding Association for Challenged Equestrians (GRACE)
223047 Grey Rd 17B, RR 5 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
VON Canada, Ontario Branch, Grey Bruce Site, Caregiver Support Circle
Grey and Bruce Counties
The Caregiver Support Circle has many different aspects and needs volunteers to help with the following: 
 Education Series – along with the facilitator, you would help co-lead the 4 week sessions.  
 Monthly Support Groups – you would help facilitate the monthly meetings where caregivers can go to share feelings and frustrations. 
 Healing and Wellness – if you do you a healing modality (like Reiki or Therapeutic Touch) or gentle movement (like Tai Chi or yoga), we could use your talents for the 4 week sessions. 
 One to One Support – you would provide support for the caregiver, either by telephone or in person. 
 Caregiver Relief – for example, sitting with someone while the caregiver goes out.  
 Newsletter for Caregivers – if you are computer savvy and would like to take on putting together a newsletter and sending it out to our email list, we could use your help.
VON Canada, Ontario Branch, Grey Bruce Site, Supportive Care Services
Bruce and Grey Counties
Supportive care volunteers are special people who offer social and emotional support to individuals and families living with a life-threatening or life-limiting illness in Grey and Bruce counties (except Bruce Peninsula).  
* Support is available in the client’s home, long term care home, residential hospice or hospital. 
* Volunteers offer support for approximately 4 hours per week depending on need of individual and family and the availability of volunteers and offer respite for family caregivers and companionship to individuals. 
* As well, Residential Hospice (in Owen Sound) volunteers currently support the operation of the facility with light housekeeping and mealtime support. Staff and volunteers all contribute to the operation of the house.
Friendly Visitor   Barrie area  Simcoe County 
Roberta Place
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, baking, art, walks out of doors, puzzles, pub night, Zumba/exercise, and reading. Can assist in dining rooms to serve coffee/tea and clear tables.
ByGone Days Museum   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
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!
Waterside Visiting Friends   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Waterside Retirement Lodge
Wasaga Beach
Day, evening and Weekend Volunteers needed  
Friendly Visiting, Assisting in the Dining Room, Manicures, Program Set up, Bingo Caller, many programs, to many to list all
Companion   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Breaking Down Barriers, Independent Living Resource Centre
Office: 115 Hurontario St, Unit 203 Collingwood
Provide weekly companionship to a disables adult in our region. Meet for conversation, maybe go for an outing and just be a friendly face to someone who may otherwise be isolated.
Helping Hands, Orillia, Community Support Services
Visiting in the home of the client or telephone calling from the home of the volunteer.
In home visiting or telephone conservation with seniors.
Peer Support/Mentor- Teen Program   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
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
Companions for Coffee Socials and Programs   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Home for Life South Georgian Bay, Collingwood - Campbell St
Blue Mountains, Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, Stayner, Nottawa and Creemore
This is a flexible volunteering opportunity for people interested in helping out a local, older individual who may be experiencing loneliness.  
 
Volunteers in this role will provide transportation to and from social events in the community, or even just coffee and conversation out in the community, with other Home for Life clients. Volunteers provide companionship throughout the social or programs and can choose your level of commitment - one time, occasional or temporary volunteers are welcome. Sign up for just one social outing and see how it goes! 
 
This role will help ease the burden of social isolation and can help to promote confidence, health and well being, and and provide them with a new friendship. This activity will help expand you social circle, meet new people and make a difference in the live of another person.
Friendly Visitor   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Home for Life South Georgian Bay, Collingwood - Campbell St
Blue Mountains, Collingwood, Wasaga, Stayner, Nottawa and Creemore
This is a flexible volunteering opportunity for people interested in helping a local, older individual, who may be experiencing loneliness. Volunteers ease the burden of loneliness by providing friendship, company and conversation either in the comfort of the client's home or though short social outings in the community.  
 
Sometimes people sit and chat over a cup of coffee, or they may play board games, watch TV or go out to a cafe. Commitment level is up to the volunteer; one time, occasional and/or temporary volunteers are welcome. 
 
The relationship between the volunteer and client can promote confidence, health and well being, and provide them with a new friendship. This activity will help expand you social circle, meet new people and make a difference in the live of another person.
Shopper/Grocery Assistance   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Home for Life South Georgian Bay, Collingwood - Campbell St
Blue Mountains, Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, Stayner, Nottawa and Creemore
This is a flexible volunteering opportunity for people interested in helping out a local, older individual who may no longer be able to go grocery shopping without support. This service can make a big difference to older individuals and can help these residents to remain independent and in their own homes for as long as possible. 
 
Volunteers in this role will provide grocery shopping assistance at local food stores, which includes providing transportation with or without clients to the local stores, and assisting clients by bringing groceries inside their home for them, on a one time, occasional and temporary basis.
Lakeridge Seniors Residence
Penetanguishene, serving North Simcoe
Volunteers assist with many aspects of resident care and facility maintenance. Activities may include but are not limited to * friendly visiting with residents * assistance with food service * assisting with recreational activities for residents * assisting with administrative activities.
Volunteer   Barrie area  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.
Special Olympics Ontario, Orillia - No Physical Address
Orillia
Volunteers are always needed to help with our current sports being offered: soccer, bowling,track and field,speed skating,swimming, t-ball, softball and floor hockey and golf.Please contact for information.
Visitor   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Hospice Orillia
169 Front St S, Orillia, ON L3V 4S8
Volunteers are matched to clients who are living with a life threatening illness. They support and comfort their client and the clients' circle of support. Be it family or friends. The volunteers receive 30 hours of professional training from local doctors, nurses, pharmacists, spiritual leaders and social workers. Going into a clients homes. The goal is to be flexible and assist someone on this journey with whatever they might require. It could be physical, but usually it is emotional support and advocacy. Once the match has been made, the client and the volunteer set a time schedule that is good for both. Our volunteers visit in a clients home, long term care facility or hospital.
Christian Island. Guiding Lights Seniors Centre
Christian Island
Assist with preparation and delivery of meals to homebound seniors. Assist with various activities at the centre. Provide social interaction and visiting with Seniors at the Centre
Helping Hands, Orillia, Community Support Services
Satellite offices or off site locations for special events.
Assisting with client social events, planning itinerary, planning crafts, serving refreshments and tidy up after events.
Tuck Shop Manager   Orillia area  Simcoe County 
Tudhope Manor Retirement Residence
Tudhope Manor - Orillia
Tuck Shop Manager. Take tuck cart through the residence weekly and assist residents to purchase selected items, keep inventory of cart items, keep cash box record
Activity Aid   Orillia area  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
Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre
Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre
Help visitors with rentals of cross country skis and snowshoes. You will be responsible for taking sizes and retrieving the appropriate equipment. We will train.
Canadian Adaptive Snowports (CADS) - Ontario - Huronia Region Programs
Help give people of all ages and disabilities a chance to experience skiing.
Waypoint Volunteer   Barrie area  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County 
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 opporunities available at the Angel Gate Bingo Hall in Penetanguishene.
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.
Leacock Care Centre
25 Museum Drive
Volunteer opportunities for individuals interested in assisiting with recreation programs, outings, friendly visiting, computer programs, reading programs and special events.
Atrium Retirement Residence
Orillia
Provide companionship or reading with residents or doing crafts or assisting in the culinary dept
Trillium Manor
12 Grace Ave
Volunteers required for assisting at activity programs, special events, outings, meal assistance, friendly visiting and transporting residents to and from programs. Assist with the Music and Memory program. Please call for more information regarding volunteer opportunities.
Animal Attendant   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Comfie Cat Shelter
Orillia
Assisting in our Adoption Area in the Petvalue store in Orillia 
We have cats in cages and customers to the store can see the cats and this often results in adoptions. Shifts are approximately 3 hours and involve communicating with the public, being respectful to all people, filling out adoption forms,some cleaning and animal handling. All volunteers must abide by PetSmart rules and must read the information manual. 
 
Always looking for volunteers in Orillia to help with cleaning, fostering cats, fundraising and board members.
Volunteers   Barrie area  Simcoe County 
Victoria Village, Barrie - 78 Ross St, Victoria Village Manor
78 Ross Street
Volunteers can assist in the Recreation, Pastoral/Palliative Care, Laundry & Pysiotherapy Department and the Hair Salon.
Client Care   Barrie area  Simcoe County 
Woods Park Care Centre, Long Term Care Home
110 Lillian Crescent Barrie
Escorting residents to and from appointments. No vechile nescessary. Assistance with resident In house appointments 
Assistance with Outings
Hillcrest Village Care Centre
Midland
Some of our residents enjoy a game of cards after dinner. This position is ideal for someone who enjoys the company of others with a weekly card game.
General Committee Member   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Ontario Senior Games Association, District 28 - Simcoe County
Simcoe County
Assist with planning and organizing of district games 
Assist with registration for the District and Provincial Games 
Assist with running events of interest to the volunteer 
Help promote District #28 Games to residents throughout Simcoe County 
Attend District Meetings
OSGA 55+ District 28 Vice-Chair   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Ontario Senior Games Association, District 28 - Simcoe County
Simcoe County
The Committee Vice-Chairperson shall: 
1. Assist the Chairperson with the operation of the District Committee. 
2. In the absence of the Chairperson, assume all duties of the Chairperson. 
3. Accept "ad hoc" and short- term assignments and other duties as required by the Executive or the Committee
Peer Support Volunteer   Barrie area  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County 
Spinal Cord Injury Ontario, Barrie, Barrie Regional Office
Assisting persons with a new spinal cord injury by offering hope and encouragement through shared personal experiences.
Christian Hospice Visiting Volunteer   Barrie area  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County 
Barrie Christian Hospice
Visiting volunteers provide emotional support to people experiencing life threatening illness * support for their caregivers or family includes respite care and counselling.
King Place
750 King St.
Volunteers needed to help with a variety of activities including 1:1 Visits, men's clubs, evening/weekend programs, bingo
Friendly Visiting   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Simcoe County 
Hillcrest Village Care Centre
Midland
Be a friend to a resident(s) who may not have visitors on a regular basis. Your weekly visit will be appreciated and enjoyed by both you and the resident. Friendly Visiting could include: reading, playing games, going for walks etc.
Community Living Huronia, Midland - Olive St
various locations
Help connect a person to local recreation and leisure activities in their community, as well as enriching their social life. Examples: Going for a walk, going to a movie, go to a church service; go for coffee, go to a sporting events or partake in a physical activity such as hiking or skating.
Champlain Manor Retirement Residence
65 Fittons Rd W
Assists activity coordinator with different activities. Other duties around residence. Call for information. 
 
NOTE! Volunteers under 18 do not require a Criminal Record Check. Volunteers above this age must have one.
Drivers/Dispatch   Simcoe County  South Simcoe 
Meals On Wheels, Alliston
Alliston
Pickup meals and deliver if help is needed.
Friendly Visitor   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Métis Nation of Ontario, Midland, Georgian Bay Metis Council - Community Support Services
Midland
Visit elderly clients for social visits in their home or in the communityand telephone clients for security purposes
OSGA 55+ District 28 Registration Committee Chairperson   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Ontario Senior Games Association, District 28 - Simcoe County
The Registration Committee Chairperson shall: 
1. Plan and implement all registration procedures (on site registration, pre-registration, collection of funds, etc.). 
2. Ensure that all forms are completed accurately and that all waivers are signed. 
3. Communicate the registration information to the appropriate event convenor and committee chairs as needed. 
4. Have an ongoing up-to-date list of all participants.  
5. Ensure that participant registration information is forwarded to the OSGA in a timely manner. 
6. Present a report of the registration information to the District Coordinator and the District Games Committee at the completion of the Games.
Bayfield House Retirement Lodge, Bayfield House Retirement Lodge Inc.
Penetanguishene
We are looking for dynamic volunteers of all ages for various positions within the Lodge including but not limited to Wellness, Recreation, Administration, Maintenance, and Food Service. Volunteer hours are flexible!
Various Opportunities   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Camphill Communities Ontario, Angus, Camphill Nottawasaga
Camphill Nottawasaga near Angus and Camphill Sophia Creek in Barrie
Two sites: Camphill Nottawasaga, near Angus and Camphill Sophia Creek in Barrie.Camphill Nottawasaga offers programs in woodworking, pottery, candlemaking, painting, and our herbery. There are also opportunities to be involved in maple syrup production, working in the vegetable gardens and caring for livestock.Camphill Sophia Creek offers work in the mosaic studio, meal preparation skills in the Cafe, speech and drama, eurythmy ( movement), music, recreational activities and cultural outings. Also need help assisting with the retail store in downtown Barrie and for Bingo events.
Volunteers   Orillia area  Simcoe County 
Leacock Retirement Lodge
298 Forest Ave North
Assist in running programs, help with planning programs, start new programs if required