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Dress for Success
Barrie and Orillia
Become a member of our volunteer team interested in supporting the vision and mission of Dress for Success. Make a difference and ensure that there is both awareness and funds available to helping disadvantage women return to work.
Outreach Volunteers   Orillia area  Simcoe County 
Empower Simcoe, Barrie Head Office - 39 Fraser Crt
Orillia
Volunteers are a valued part of our team and play a significant role in all areas of Empower Simcoe, developing lasting relationships with people and helping to improve their overall sense of well-being. Our volunteers help empower people to lead a meaningful and inclusive life. 
 
With many different skills and experiences, volunteers can give of their time to Empower Simcoe in a variety of ways: 
 
  • Sharing time, interests and hobbies with people who have an developmental disability 
  • Committees/Board of Directors 
  • Offering transportation 
  • Participating in fundraising at Empower Simcoe Foundation Bingos 
  • Assisting with fundraising events like our annual Fashion Show and Golf Tournament 
  • Becoming a peer through our Youth Programs 
  • Helping young children and families at the EarlyON Child and Family Centre
 
Timing? We`ll coordinate opportunities to your availability.
Volunteers   Orillia area  Simcoe County 
Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital Foundation
OSMH Foundation 146 Mississaga St. W Orillia ON L3V 3B3
Volunteers needed for fundraising and organizing special events as well as assisting with mailings on a quarterly basis. Students ages 16 and up welcome to volunteer for community service credits. Call for further information.
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)
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
Friends of Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Friends of the Centennial Museum is a group of volunteers that meet once a month to discuss and arrange special events, meant to raise funds for the museum's capital projects.  
 
As a Volunteer, you would attend monthly meetings, help out with special events, and may take on responsibilities for specific duties - ie. advertising, concession stand, etc. 
 
There are a variety of volunteer opportunities.
Atlantic Challenge Canada, Bay Port Yachting Centre - Midland
Midland
Various activities based on skills of Volunteer 
Some may include marketing, leadership, sailing and rowing instruction, fundraising, boat construction/repair 
Other opportunities exist depending on interest
Friends of the Innisfil Public Library
Innisfil
There are many ways to be a "Friend", you can join as a full member to fundraise to help support community programs, or you can simply help out at events. We also need help advertising, putting up posters, etc .
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
Board Member   Collingwood  Simcoe County 
Breaking Down Barriers, Independent Living Resource Centre
Collingwood
Board members are needed to help guide and mentor the organization. Board members are required to participate in one standing committee: fundraising, finance, strategic planning and/or governance. People 18+ of all abilities welcome to apply. There is a Board requirement that a percentage of people with disabilities are members of the Board.
Community Reach, Transportation
Penetanguishene ON
Community Reach partners with Angel Gate Bingo to raise funds for our programs. Volunteers are needed to represent Community Reach at the site, performing some duties and sharing information about our organization to the guests. You will not be asked to handle cash or conduct any games. Duties include: 
• Help customers with questions about the Bingo program or 
• Direct customers to the appropriate person to answer their questions. 
• Set up Community Reach information booth and share information about our programs with customers and guests of Angel Gate Bingo. 
• Assist with tasks in the TapTix lounge 
• Adhere to Community Reach policies and Angel Gate dress Code 
 
***A requirement of the partnership with Angel Gate Bingo is that all Volunteers are engaged with Community Reach directly, in addition to their Bingo assignment. These duties will include general duties as assigned and in accordance with the Volunteer's interests and abilities.
Georgian Bay General Hospital Foundation, Midland
Midland/Penetanguishene
To assist at events that raise money for Georgian Bay General Hospital for the ongoing equipment needs and technology upgrades.
Quest Art School + Gallery
Midland
Art Shop Volunteer: staffing shop including processing sales, memberships, class and workshop fees, administrative work, light housekeeping duties 
 
Opening Receptions: serving refreshments at openings and be a Quest Art representative 
 
Special events: assist with the planning of special events, including fundraising activities, or assist the day of special events 
 
Art Instructor Assistants: help art instructors facilitate workshops, classes and camps 
 
Gallery Attendants: Greet Gallery visitors and provide information pertaining to the exhibitions
CLASS Volunteer   Simcoe County  South Simcoe 
Community Living Association for South Simcoe, Alliston - Dufferin St S
Alliston or Bradford
CLASS has varied volunteer opportunities! From being a buddy to one of our exceptional individuals to assisting with fundraising events. All volunteer opportunities provide a flexible schedule to always meet your needs and availability.  
 
Excellent source of social services experience for students or adults who wish to enter the developmental field! 
 
Must provide a completed Criminal Reference and Vulnerable Person's Check.
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.
Visiting Volunteer   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County 
Hospice Huronia, Tomkins House
Penetanguishene
Visiting volunteers provide emotional support and companionship to clients experiencing life threatening illness * also provide respite to caregivers of clients.
Habitat for Humanity Ontario Gateway North, Simcoe North, North Simcoe Chapter
Various
Require volunteers to help on various committees.
Orillia Youth Centre
9 Front St. S. Unit 1
Working in conjunction with the Director and staff. Assist with programming. There are various opportunities for volunteers at the Youth Centre! Volunteers can determine what they would like to do at the centre. Tell us what skills you bring to the table. Create your own volunteer experience!
Ambassador Partner   Barrie area  Simcoe County 
CNIB Foundation [Central East], Simcoe/Muskoka, CNIB Foundation
Ambassador meetings: 20 Anne Street South, Barrie. Presentations throughout Simcoe/Muskoka
Ambassador Partners share their sight and help facilitate the CNIB Ambassadors Program. Ambassador Partners drive members of the Ambassador team (volunteer speakers who are blind or partially sighted) to presentations, assisting with set-up/take-down of displays, and educating the public about the role the CNIB plays in improving eye health and improving lives!
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
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.
Board Member   Barrie area  Simcoe County 
MADD Canada, Mailing Address, Barrie Simcoe Chapter
MADD Canada works to stop impaired driving and to support victims/survivors of this violent crime. Through our awareness and education programs, we are trying to change behaviours, and make everyone aware that driving when impaired is a criminal and potentially deadly act. Board members will attend meetings and take part in the business conducted by the Board of Directors for the MADD Simcoe County Chapter.
Chapter volunteer   Orillia area  Simcoe County 
Habitat for Humanity, Orillia
Simcoe County
Requires volunteers, ages 17 and up, to help with fundraising, preparing newsletters, public relations, serving on various committees (family selection, building committee, site selection), family partnering and construction of houses. Volunteer applications can be downloaded from the website at www.habitatgatewaynorth.com
Parkinson Canada, Barrie Chapter
Barrie, Collingwood, Newmarket and Orilia. Contact for more information.
Event registration, Route Marshalls, and various other event tasks as assigned.
General Event Volunteers   Barrie area  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe 
MS Society of Canada, Ontario & Nunavut Division
Simcoe County
Helping out at planned events, various duties are performed during events that are held mainly on the weekends during the daytime.  
 
Barrie Bingo Hall - shifts are every other Sunday from 1pm-3pm 
Volunteers must be 18+ 
We ask that volunteers do one shift every other month. 
 
MS Walk - Five MS Walks in Simcoe County: Barrie, Collingwood, Midland, Orillia, New Tecumseth (Alliston) - all take place on the first Sunday in May. 
Be a walker - walk on your own or form a team. 
Be a committee member. 
Volunteer on the day of the event. 
 
MS Leap of Faith Beach Volleyball Tournament (Tyndale Park, Barrie) on the third Saturday in July. 
Form a team and compete. 
Be a committee member.  
Volunteer on the day of the event.
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
Elizabeth Fry Society Simcoe Muskoka, Volunteer Program
102 Maple Ave, Barrie
• Co-facilitate Youth Justice Committee Meetings with 1-2 other volunteers 
• Help assign meaningful sanctions for the youth to complete as a part of their diversion program 
• Create and maintain confidentiality 
• Respect the sensitivity surrounding case information 
• Report any problems or concerns to the Volunteer Coordinator 
• Offer commitment to the interests of young people, victims, and the community as a whole 
• Represent Elizabeth Fry Society of Simcoe County in a professional manner 
• Operate within the framework of the Youth Criminal Justice Act and its principles
Board Member   Barrie area  Simcoe County 
Living Green Barrie, No Physical Address
Reporting to the Chair, board members commit to: 
1. To attend all General Meetings and Board Meetings of EAB; to speak at those meetings; to move or second proposed actions; to vote on motions; and to perform other governance functions of EAB. 
2. To respond promptly to inquiries regarding Board business, whether by mail, telephone or email; or to notify the Chair if I will be incommunicado for an extended period for any reason or unable to attend a Board meeting. 
3. According to Canadian law, I have the following Duties: 
 
a)To be Reasonable, Prudent, and Sagacious (Directors must bear in mind the interests of the Charity and not allow their personal interests or prejudices to affect their conduct and decisions) 
b) To Act Gratuitously (Directors can receive payment out of the charity's property for reasonable and necessary out-of-pocket disbursements; Directors should not benefit, either directly or indirectly, from any transaction within the charity) 
c) To Avoid Conflict-of-Interest Situations (a Director must avoid all potential conflicts of interest and any appearance of a conflict of interest) 
d) To Account (for the Charity's funds and other property, including funds donated for designated purposes; ensuring proper books of accounting are maintained and all invoices required to substantiate their accounts are retained) 
e) To Manage the Charity's Assets (responsibility for the management of the Charity's funds and assets is the Directors' alone) 
 
4. To maintain confidentiality of all Board documents, communications (including email), passwords, etc. and not share any of these with others without the express permission of the Chair 
5. If I feel that I cannot carry out the duties described above, to resign from the board with proper written notification to the Chair. 
 
If interested, apply in confidence via email. 
3 Fundraisers   Barrie area  Simcoe County 
Women Helping Support Women (WHSW, Women Helping Support Women (WHSW)
Create Go Fund Me type of pages, as well as other methods, etc.
Bingo Volunteer   Barrie area  Simcoe County 
Ontario SPCA and Humane Society, Barrie - 91 Patterson Rd, Ontario SPCA - Barrie Animal Centre
As a Bingo Volunteer, you are responsible for sharing the mission and values of the Ontario SPCA with participants at the Gaming Centre.  
 
Responsibilities: 
Be a positive role model, assist Bingo participants with the navigation of the e-bingo gaming consoles, share the organization's mission and how it benefits from each Bingo event, maintain a professional appearance, attitude and communication when representing the organization.
Camphill Communities Ontario, Angus, Camphill Nottawasaga
7841 4th Line Angus or 78 Toronto St Barrie
Various Volunteer opportunities to include events, garden, pottery, fairs,cafe, mosaic studio 
various land work and vegetable gardening. 
 
Police records check and a reference will be required.
Telecare Distress Line of Greater Simcoe, Orillia
170 Colborne St W Orillia
Telecare of Greater Simcoe is looking for caring and compassionate people to answer our 24 hour distress lines.  
The service is anonymous and confidential and referrals are provided as necessary.  
Training is provided.  
All that is required is a non judgmental attitude, an empathetic nature and a desire to help.
Canada's Top Mayor Award, No Physical Address
Barrie
Administration assistance.
Elmvale and District Horticultural Society E.D.G.E., Elmvale, Elmvale and District Horticultural Society E.D.G.E.
Elmvale Legion
Volunteer members: 
* assist with planting at annual flower shows and flower gardens  
* maintenance of gardens in various locations 
* attending meetings 
* assist with fundraising duties to aid in beautification of the community 
* act as youth horticulture group leaders 
* assist with production of annual year book 
* help keep website up to date
RVH Volunteer   Barrie area  Simcoe County 
Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie - 201 Georgian Dr
Barrie
Volunteers at RVH assist with a broad range of hospital activities if you are interested contact Volunteer Resources.
Special Events Volunteers   Barrie area  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County 
Easter Seals Ontario, Barrie-Simcoe County Office
Varies
Special Events Volunteers ensure the effective implementation of Special Events Initiatives within the area. Duties include: promoting events, liaising with all community partners, recruit new groups and organizations to carry out activities, locating sponsors, etc
Tag Days Volunteer-Simcoe County Locations   Barrie area  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie - Anne St S
Various approved locations within Simcoe County (see Seasons for communities)
To accept donations from the public at an assigned location for the duration of the mutually agreed shift. 
Report to an appointed location to receive Tag tray, coin box, supplies, permission letter. Tag at the selected location for the duration of the mutually agreed shift. Return the Tag tray, coin box, supplies, permission letter to the appointed location. Volunteers must wear the Identity Badge supplied by the Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County while tagging. The Badge must be returned with the coin box at the end of the shift.
Ontario SPCA and Humane Society, Barrie - 91A Patterson Rd, Marion Vernon Memorial Animal Clinic
Local Barrie Businesses
Stand outside local businesses and collect donations
ALS Canada, Mailing Address, ALS Canada Support Services - North Simcoe Muskoka
The WALK for ALS is a fun, family friendly event that occurs across the country in more than 90 WALK locations across Canada. Join thousands of Canadians in the fight against ALS. Every dollar you raise as a walker goes to provide equipment, support services, education for the ALS Community, and fund research to find a cure. 
 
There are a variety of volunteer positions available during this event, please contact the Regional Manager for more details.
Parkinson Canada, Barrie Chapter
Heritage Park, 5 Simcoe Street, Barrie
WALK DAY VOLUNTEER – PARKINSON SUPERWALK-BARRIE 
 
About Parkinson Canada:  
Parkinson Canada is the national voice of Canadians living with Parkinson’s disease. From diagnosis to discovery, we guide the way for Canadians to live well with Parkinson’s disease through education, advocacy and support services. Our National Research Program funds innovative research to search for better treatments and a cure. A national registered charity, Parkinson Canada fulfils its mission through the generosity of donors and is an accredited organization under the Imagine Canada Standards Program. 
 
What We Need: 
Have you, your family, or friends been touched by Parkinson’s disease? Are you interested in meeting new people, working as a team and spreading the awareness of Parkinson’s disease? Then we’re looking for you! Parkinson Canada is looking for Day-of Volunteers to assist with the execution of Parkinson SuperWalk, Barrie.  
 
Responsibilities:  
• Attend and/or review registration and banking training session (if applicable). 
• Work with volunteers to coordinate services needed for the day-of (which may include: registration, food and drink, guest speakers, t-shirt distribution, route marshals, etc.).  
• Be onsite on the day of the event to facilitate a successful event. Must be available for Parkinson SuperWalk Barrie on Sat, Sep 7, 2019 at Heritage Park.  
 
Qualifications: 
• Possess exceptional leadership capabilities and enjoy working as part of a team. 
• Excellent organizational skills. 
• Excellent interpersonal skills. 
• Be available for the time commitment needed to ensure the success of the event. 
• Mature, responsible and dependable. 
• Ability to meet deadlines.  
• Must have a volunteer police check. 
 
Our SuperWalk volunteer positions are available to all ages and include flexible time commitments, mentorship for new members, education and training, and excellent leadership experience. 
 
If you like an opportunity to be a part of something that supports a great cause, this is the position for you.  
 
 
Please submit your resume to volunteer@parkinson.ca referencing PCSWBARRIE-19 
 
We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
Child & Youth Advocacy Centre Simcoe Muskoka, Barrie
Fundraising and Marketing