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Canine Foster Volunteer   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
Collingwood and area
Canine Foster Volunteers provide a safe, loving and temporary home for puppies (4-6 puppies at a time), senior dogs and adult dogs with specific needs. You must have the ability to separate the foster animals from any pets in your home by keeping them in a separate room, if necessary. We will provide training and all the supplies you need.  
 
Canine Foster Volunteers are responsible for helping the puppies, seniors and / or adult dogs in their care thrive until they are ready to be adopted (or to be returned to their owner in cases of Emergency Boarding). This will include feeding the animals at least twice a day, possibly more, potty training (for puppies), and exercising and socializing the animals. It may also include bottle feeding and administering oral medications.  
 
NOTE: At time of posting we are currently ONLY able to consider candidates who are willing to assist with two or more of the following foster scenarios:  
– 4-6 puppies under 4 weeks of age, requiring bottle feeding  
– 4-6 puppies over 4 weeks of age  
– dogs with medical or special needs (eg. provide medication, ensure ‘bedrest’ post-surgery…)  
– pregnant or nursing moms  
– dogs in need of socialization or with behavioural concerns  
– dogs belonging to pet owners in need of emergency boarding in times of crisis  
 
Please complete a Foster Application form to apply under the 'How to become a GTHS volunteer' section on our website:  
www.gths.ca/volunteer
Feline Foster Volunteer   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
Collingwood
Feline Foster Volunteers provide a safe, loving and temporary home for pregnant or nursing cats and kittens (litter sizes can range from 5-9 kittens). Other foster scenarios include caring for cats who are recovering from an injury or illness, and providing emergency boarding to assist when someone is temporarily unable to care for their cat due to a crisis (eg. in hospital or homeless). You must be able to separate the foster animals from any pets in your home by keeping them in a separate room. We will provide training and all the supplies you need. 
 
Feline Foster Volunteers are responsible for helping the cat/kittens in their care thrive until they are ready to be adopted (or returned to their owner in the case of emergency boarding). This will include feeding the animals at least twice a day, possibly more, cleaning litter boxes and socializing the animals. It may also include bottle feeding and administering oral medications. 
 
Fostering can be undertaken by children under adult supervision, however, the adult must register as the official Feline Foster Volunteer. 
 
NOTE: As at time of posting we are currently ONLY looking for new Foster Volunteers who are willing to care for nursing females and/or pregnant females with their litters once they’re born, and/or with bottle-fed orphaned kitten litters.  
 
Please complete a Foster Application Form on our website under the section entitled 'How to become a GTHS Volunteer' www.gths.ca/volunteer
Hospital Assistant Volunteer   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
Collingwood
The GTHS Animal Hospital contains an Operating Room, Treatment Room, Examination Room, Pharmacy and X-Ray Room and a Hospital Intake/Recovery Area, and provides spay/neuter surgeries for over 1500 homeless pets annually. Having an onsite hospital ensures animals receive timely, thorough and comprehensive care, saves dozens of daily phone calls, reduces trips back and forth to veterinary clinics, dramatically decreases the stress on GTHS animals, and leads to the additional benefit of earlier adoption availability; so these animals find their forever home quickly. The GTHS Animal Hospital also assists local pet owners in need by providing essential vaccinations and spay/neuter surgeries for their pets. 
 
Reporting to the Director of Medicine and Hospital Registered Veterinary Technician, the Hospital Assistant Volunteer will be responsible for maintaining the Operating Room and prep area, as well as overseeing the maintenance and packing of surgical instruments.
TNR (Trap, Neuter, Return) & Transport Volunteer   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
Close to where you live : Meaford area or Clearview (Stayner) area
The TNR & Transport Volunteer supports our Outreach Programs by assisting with the Trap, Neuter and Return of local feral cats. TNR activities help reduce the number of unwanted feline pregnancies and over-population in our community. This volunteer will also assist with the collection and drop-off of animal supplies, to feed animals in our care and local cat colonies. 
 
The TNR & Transport Volunteer coordinates with the Outreach Coordinator relating to the collection or drop-off of animals or supplies. This volunteer will work with local cat colony volunteers or the public to trap cats, bring them to our Animal Centre to be spayed or neutered and then return the cat to their ‘home’ environment. This volunteer will use a GTHS vehicle or their own vehicle for transportation. TNR & Transport Volunteers generally assist with collections within the area they are living, but may occasionally be called upon to drive up to one hour away.
Dog Care Team Member   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
Collingwood
Dog Care Volunteers work with puppies and dogs of all sizes, shapes and backgrounds (stray, surrendered, neglected, abused, healthy, recovering from surgery, may be easy to handle or may require training for behavioural issues. 
 
GTHS Dog Care Team Members help to maintain the health and welfare of GTHS dogs by cleaning kennels, providing food, exercise, training, companionship and assist with our canine enrichment program. Dog Care Team Members interact with the majority of dogs at our Animal Centre, so complete a Dog Care Program in order to handle Green dogs (ie. puppies and seniors who are easy to walk and handle) and Yellow dogs (ie. young, rambunctious, pullers who can be slightly difficult to walk and handle), with the ultimate goal of working with Red dogs (ie. strong pullers with some behavioural issues who are difficult to walk and handle). 
 
Scheduled training is required upon joining the Dog Care Team and will be required intermittently to progress through the Dog Care Program.
Bradford West Gwillimbury Community Initiatives, Bradford West Gwilimbury Community Initiative
Looking for team members to help once every 6 weeks at Community dinners. Each team is made up of about 10 people. Join a team or create a new one.  
 
Positions include: 
Shopper/cooks: Develop menu, shop within budget, cook meal * 12 Noon-5:30 pm 
Prep/set-up: Prepare meal and set up hall * 2 pm-3:30 pm 
Servers: Greet community members, serve meal * 4 pm-7 pm 
Clean-up: Clean up after meal * 5:30 pm-7 pm
Gardener   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
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.
Year round Income Tax Volunteer   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
Home For Life office and/or individual's home
Assisting seniors who may not have filed a tax return by tax deadline and who do not have the financial means to pay for this help. This volunteer position would be on an 'as needed' and 'when available to assist seniors throughout the year who may have CRA (Canada Revenue Agency) questions. If needed, training could be provided by local professional accounting firm. This volunteer position is not to complete tax returns during tax season.
Young Urban Farmer   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Camp Couchiching, Rama, Camp Couchiching Headquarters
Orillia
-Grow food at multiple urban garden sites in Orillia 
-Learn skills at local farms by working alongside sustainable farmers 
-Attend farmers' markets as a vendor 
-Create value-added products from garden produce
Youth Volunteer   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
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
Dress for Success
Barrie
Board Members 
Boutique Merchandising 
Breakfast Club Facilitators 
Clothing Sorter 
Committee Members 
Corporate Volunteers 
Event/Fundraising 
Professional Women's Group Facilitators 
Stylist to help suit clients,  
IT Tech 
Professional Women's Group Mentors 
 
POSITION DESCRIPTION:  
Clothing Sorter - Sort Clothes, take inventory, and organize the store. 
 
Stylists- Suit clients for their interviews (experience with Dress For Success may be needed, but will be provided). 
 
Fundraising Committee- Creating events for fundraising opportunities, or volunteering for an already planned event. 
 
IT Tech - Someone to create and maintain a social presence online to promote the organization and it's events. 
 
Hair and Make up Stylists- Help show clients what is appropriate for interviews and work when considering make up and hair. 
 
Board of Directors- Must be 18+, will sit in on the board meetings and hold an important role within the organization, for more information, contact Linda Reid, Executive Director for Dress For Success Orillia and Barrie.
Birchmere Retirement Residence
Orillia
* Attending activities, programs, and/or events with residents 
* One-on-one visits with residents; spending time chatting, playing card games, doing puzzles, crafts, etc. or accompanying them on walks either within the building or outdoors (weather permitting) 
* Miscellaneous duties as needed
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.
GBCSC Volunteer   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Simcoe County 
Georgian Bay Cancer Support Centre, Penetang -Branch of GBGH
Penetanguishene ON
Volunteers assist with general office duties, assist members and program support.
March of Dimes Canada, Barrie - Georgian Mall, Next Steps Walking Program
Peers Fostering Hope seeks volunteers who are stroke survivors or caregivers of stroke survivors, connecting them with new stroke survivors or caregivers in a hospital setting. The peer visitor draws on personal experience with stroke recovery to elicit a positive response in stroke patients. The peer visitor helps patients become more hopeful about their new situation by facilitating informative and emotionally supportive conversations. The peer visitor also acts as positive role model for stroke recovery and resuming life after stroke.
Orillia Community Gardens, Orillia - High St, High Street Park Community Garden
High Street Park
Weeding, Planting, Tilling, Watering etc. (All Gardening Duties)
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.
Barrie Public Library, Barrie - 60 Worsley St, Downtown Branch
Barrie
BPL LIT  
 
The program goal is for members to develop leadership skills by representing the Barrie Public Library at their schools, in library programs, and at community events. Students will: 
 
- Develop effective communication skills by representing the Barrie Public Library at teen-related outreach events. 
 
- Achieve common goals by assisting in the planning and delivery of teen-related programs and special events. 
 
- Earn volunteer hours by participating in empowering opportunities that develop leadership skills. 
 
- Attend one hour virtual meetings on a regular basis 
 
All members will share the duties of leading the group meetings and recording the meeting notes and action items. Other group members will share the duties of taking attendance, reviewing the previous meeting notes and following up on the action items. 
 
Volunteer hours will be provided to each BPL LIT member for every meeting or activity attended.
Barrie Public Library, Barrie - 60 Worsley St, Downtown Branch
Barrie
- Pick up library materials at the library and deliver to library members as directed by library staff. 
- Return library materials that the library member has finished with to the library. 
- Work with library staff and other volunteers as a team in meeting the needs of VLS customers and representing the Library Board. 
- Report concerns, needs or incidents to the Coordinator, Volunteer Resources or other appropriate library staff.
Salvation Army Barrie, Barrie - Bayfield St, Community Meals
16 Bayfield St
Help provide assistance to the Barrie Salvation Army Community Kitchen
Kidney Foundation of Canada
St. Vincent Park, Barrie (South end of St. Vincent Street between Blake Street and Kempenfelt Drive)
The 2019 Kidney Walk is taking place in Barrie on Sunday, September 8, 2019 and requires event day volunteers to support the walk in the following areas: 
* registration 
* route marshals 
* parking 
* set-up/take-down 
* food and beverage 
* kid’s activities 
* photography
Teen Advisory Board   Orillia area  Simcoe County 
Orillia Public Library, Orillia, Children's Department
Orillia Public Library
Liaison between the library and the high schools to promote library programs, provide feedback on what types of programs and activities youth want at the library, provide program support for the children's department of the library, and more.
Parkinson Canada, Barrie Chapter
Barrie
Parkinson Canada is looking for a Walk Coordinator to oversee the coordination and execution of Parkinson SuperWalk Barrie.  
Responsibilities:  
• Promote Parkinson SuperWalk within your community through available channels and liaise with appropriate government officials to invite them to walk day.  
• Work with volunteer committee to assist in planning, promotion and day-of execution. 
• Attend committee meetings and work with committee volunteers ensure appropriate orientation of day-of volunteer coverage. 
• Track and report on volunteer hours.  
• Approach local businesses and organizations for sponsorship dollars and/or prize donations.  
• Work with volunteers to coordinate services needed for the day-of (which may include: venue, entertainment, food and drink, guest speakers, supplies, etc.).  
• Collect and report on the funds that were raised.  
• Ensure necessary inventory is ordered from Parkinson Canada.  
• Attend monthly (March to June) and bi weekly (July to September) conference calls with all Community Walk Coordinators. Be onsite on the day of the event to facilitate a successful event. Must be available for Parkinson SuperWalk Barrie on September 8th, 2019 at Heritage Park.
Companion   Clearview  Collingwood  Simcoe County  Wasaga Beach 
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.
ReStore Volunteer   Simcoe County  South Simcoe 
Habitat for Humanity Huronia, Alliston, ReStore
We need volunteers to help run the store, organize, clean and assemble items.
Urban Pantry Barrie, Barrie Good Food Box
Main location Barrie Free Methodist Church , 284 Cundles Road
We are looking for volunteers to assist with pick-up day on the second Wednesday of the month between 9:00 am - 7:00 pm at a variety of pick-up sites around the city of Barrie. 
Volunteers help greet clients, distribute boxes to clients when they arrive to pickup, prepare order forms, and other general tasks. 
Volunteers are needed the second Wednesday of the month.
Canada's Top Mayor Award, No Physical Address
Barrie
Administration assistance.
Speakers Bureau   Barrie area  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Simcoe County  South Simcoe 
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie - Anne St S
Simcoe County
To fulfill speaking engagements in the community on behalf of the Alzheimer Society with the purpose of educating listeners about Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, as well as the challenges and needs of caregivers and developments in research into Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. 
 
Volunteers will be asked to speak to groups varying in size, from 5 to 250. Volunteers will be assigned to groups sizes in their comfort level.
Ontario SPCA and Humane Society, Barrie - 91A Patterson Rd, Marion Vernon Memorial Animal Clinic
Local Barrie Businesses
Stand outside local businesses and collect donations