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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 - Tracey Lane
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.
Driver   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 - Tracey Lane
Blue Mountains, Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, Stayner, Nottawa and Creemore
This is a flexible volunteering opportunity for people interested in helping our a local, older individual who may be experiencing loneliness.  
 
Volunteers in this role will provide transportation to appointments, outings, etc. on a one time, occasional or on-going basis.
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 - Tracey Lane
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.
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
Simcoe County Homelessness Enumeration Volunteers   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Simcoe County Alliance to End Homelessness, Barrie - No Physical Address, Barrie Chapter
Simcoe County, Orillia, Barrie, North Simcoe, South Simcoe, South Georgian Bay
Simcoe County Point-in-Time Count and Registry Week 
Point in Time Count will take place April 21-23, 2020  
 
Roles/duties include:  
1. Administering surveys to individuals on the street, in shelters, and at service locations 
2. Administrative support and general assistance at volunteer headquarters 
3. Entering survey data into a database in preparation for analysis and reporting
SE Health, North Simcoe Muskoka Office, Home Health Care Services
Barrie
Volunteers and their dog will visit clients offering comfort, hope and happiness.
Orillia Public Library, Orillia, General Services and Outreach
Delivering library materials to Retirement/Nursing Homes
Leacock Care Centre
Orillia
Volunteer opportunities for individuals interested in assisiting with recreation programs, outings, friendly visiting, computer programs, reading programs and special events.
Pet Visitation Facilitator   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Ontario. Ministry of the Solicitor General, Penetanguishene, Central North Correctional Centre
Penetanguishene
This Pet Visitation Service Facilitator position reports to the Coordinator of Volunteer Services at Central North Correctional Centre (CNCC). The team (dog/facilitator) are responsible for delivering a pet visitation service to special needs offenders (including women) at CNCC in compliance with the Ministry of the Solicitor General policies and procedures. 
 
The Pet Visitation team will: 
1. Promote a more positive environment for offenders on the Specialized Care and Women’s unit who may be having troubles adjusting to institutional life; 
2. Increase levels of trust with the collaboration of facilitator and dog; 
3. Reduce levels of stress through the companionship of facilitator and dog; 
4. Ease levels of anxiety and loneliness through interaction with facilitator and dog.
Adult Literacy Tutor   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County 
Gateway Centre for Learning
Gateway Centre for Learning and various locations
Help adults with low literacy skills acquire and/or improve basic reading, writing, math and computer skills needed to function successfully in society.
Osteoporosis Canada [Central East], Simcoe Muskoka - Mailing Address, Simcoe Muskoka Chapter
in North Simcoe area
Help at information tables at health fairs, community festivals and events. Conduct education sessions on Fracture prevention.
Camp Counsellor   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Camp Trillium Childhood Cancer Support Centre
Waterford
Volunteers are matched up with families along with our staff as Special Friends and help our families have an unforgettable time. This is a sleepover program, volunteers stay in our counselor accommodations and are asked to arrive the day before camp starts for training and orientation. Room and board are provided.
Hospice Huronia, Tomkins House, Hospice Huronia Tomkins House
Public speaking to groups of various sizes - giving an overview of Hospice Huronia, our services and our capital campaign to build a residential hospice for the area. Power point presentation is developed and scripted.
Trillium Manor
​12 Grace Avenue, Orillia
One on one visiting with residents, supporting and/or facilitating group activities, reading or playing games with residents, meal assistance
Osteoporosis Canada [Central East], Simcoe Muskoka - Mailing Address, Simcoe Muskoka Chapter
Be trained to conduct education sessions on fracture prevention to seniors at seniors centres, retirement homes and active living programs*, help with information tables at health fairs, community festivals and events.
Volunteer   Barrie area  Simcoe County 
Easter Seals Ontario, Barrie-Simcoe County Office
Barrie
Assisting with events
Volunteer   Orillia area  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
Teen Advisory Board   Barrie area  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.
General Volunteer   Barrie area  Simcoe County 
Epilepsy Ontario [Central East], Barrie - Simcoe County Branch, Epilepsy Ontario
Barrie
Volunteers can assist with fundraising, bingo, special events, information distribution or other activities.
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.
Program Volunteer   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
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.
Canadian Blood Services, Barrie Area Office, Blood Donor Centre
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
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie - Anne St S, Barrie
Simcoe County
* Assist in promoting the programs and services of the Society to the attendees of the Health Fair.  
* Provide basic information about Alzheimer's disease.  
* Direct people to appropriate community support services. 
 
Volunteers: 
* Pick up display and brochures at the Society offices or an agreed to location.  
* Set up the display as per the Procedures listed in the Health Fair Resource Manual.  
* Answer general questions and distribute information about the programs and services of the Society.  
* Refer individuals to appropriate community support services.  
* Take down the display, pack up the brochures and return the display and brochures to the Society offices or an agreed to location.  
* Complete the Evaluation Form located in the Health Fair Resource Manual
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie - Anne St S, Barrie
Orillia
The role involves making all arrangements for a monthly lunch in local restaurants, communicating with participants and ensuring a safe, welcoming and supportive environment during the lunch.
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie - Anne St S, Barrie
Simcoe County
Volunteers work with Alzheimer Society Family Support Coordinators in 1) a morning Support Group, 2) an afternoon Support Group or 3) an evening Support Group, depending upon the community.
Various opportunities   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
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, Simcoe Cycling without Age bike program
Parkinson Canada, Barrie Chapter
Barrie, Collingwood, Newmarket and Orilia. Contact for more information.
Event registration, Route Marshalls, and various other event tasks as assigned.
Gilbert Centre Volunteer   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
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 of Directors
Tudhope Manor Retirement Residence
127 Peter Street North
Supervise/assist with board & card games, lead group games and activities, assist residents in the exercise room, take residents for a walk or into town on accompany them on errands or appointments or to church, operate the tuck cart, play music or sing
Cafe Volunteer   Simcoe County  South Simcoe 
The Well, Alliston - 81 Victoria St W
The Well
Get your community service hours at a fun place, doing things such as serving pourover coffee * washing dishes * wiping tables * being creative making signs * prepping baked goods * spending time with people in our community * etc.
Mood Disorders Society of Canada
Collingwood - Organizing location will be arranged by committee members
The 2020 Defeat Depression Walks will take place late May/Early June 2020 
 
The Defeat Depression campaign is a national fundraising campaign designed to allow individuals and organizations to raise funds in support of their local mental health programs and services. The campaign has grown into a national movement bringing much-needed funds, awareness of mental health issues while fighting mental health stigma one event at a time. 
 
Planning and organizing the Walk/Runs takes time, passion and creative thinking. With support from volunteers and Mood Disorders Society of Canada’s staff, you will be a part of something truly extraordinary in your community. Although this is a national campaign, local success depends on volunteers like you. With your community insight, you will raise awareness, encourage participation, and drive fundraising results. 
 
Available Positions: 
Event Chair/Co-Chairs oversees all elements of the event from start to finish, liaises with Mood Disorders Society of Canada, attends host conference calls during the planning process, and explores new ideas and suggestions on how to make the event successful, responsible for financial tracking of the event 
 
Volunteer Coordinator recruit volunteers to help on the day of the event and/or with tasks throughout the planning process, assigns responsibilities as needed, and builds relationships within the community 
 
Local Sponsorship Coordinator – you will recruit build local connections, new sponsors, and strengthen relationships with existing sponsors to offset some event expenses and contribute to the local fundraising revenue. Working with your committee and Defeat Depression Staff, you are responsible for acquiring local cash, and in-kind sponsorships, ensure that sponsor obligations are fulfilled, and each sponsor feels the true value of a partnership with the Defeat Depression Campaign. 
 
Communications/Marketing Coordinator oversees promotion of the event, brainstorms how to attract participants and sponsors, engages local media and hosts media on the day of the event, etc. 
 
Social Media Coordinator oversees the event Facebook page, handles posts and responds to inquiries on social media, engages local stakeholders, helps promote the event through social media, shares pictures post event, directs people to engage with YouTube and Flickr 
 
Logistics Coordinator books the location for the event, plans the walk or run course, obtains all required permits/approvals, plans for tents/water/parking/supplies on the day-of
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, Barrie
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 Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Barrie - 91A Patterson Rd, Marion Vernon Memorial Animal Clinic
Local Barrie Businesses
Stand outside local businesses and collect donations