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Orillia Public Library, Orillia, General Services and Outreach
Delivering library materials to Retirement/Nursing Homes
Osteoporosis Canada [Central East], Simcoe Muskoka - Mailing Address, Simcoe Muskoka Chapter
in North Simcoe area
Conduct education sessions on Fracture prevention.
Leacock Care Centre
Orillia
Volunteer opportunities for individuals interested in assisiting with recreation programs, outings, friendly visiting, computer programs, reading programs and special events.
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.
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.
Mood Disorders Society of Canada
Collingwood - Organizing location will be arranged by committee members
Defeat Depression Campaign is Seeking Organizing Committee Members  
 
2020 has had a significant impact on the mental health of Canadians. The organizations we support need your help now more than ever. The 2021 Defeat Depression Walks/Runs will take place the last weekend in May! We are currently looking for dedicated community-minded individuals to join an organizing committee and help organize a Defeat Depression event in your community. Take an active role in helping local mental health programs and join the team!  
 
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 event
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.
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 - Campbell St
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.
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
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.
SE Health, North Simcoe Muskoka Office, Home Health Care Services
Barrie
Volunteers and their dog will visit clients offering comfort, hope and happiness.
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
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.
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
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.
General Volunteer   Barrie area  Simcoe County 
Epilepsy Ontario [Central East], Barrie, Simcoe County Branch
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.
Canadian Blood Services, Barrie Donor Centre, Blood Donor Centre, Barrie Area Office
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
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
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
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
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. Remove virtual volunteering available.
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
The Gilbert Centre's volunteer program is on hold due to COVID-19 until further notice. 
 
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.
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