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MS Society of Canada, Ontario & Nunavut Division, Simcoe Muskoka Chapter
Alliston, Barrie, Midland, Orillia
The Simcoe Muskoka Multiple Sclerosis Society is looking for volunteers to assist with the annual Mandarin MS Walk that is held in Midland, Barrie, Orillia, New Tecumseth (Alliston) & Collingwood each year the first Sunday in May.  
 
2020 Date: Sun May 3 
 
This event requires volunteers for one day only, to set up and then take down tables, distribute refreshments,food prep and serving, man pit stops and register walkers.
Barrie Literacy Council
Volunteer tutors are needed to help adults to improve their reading, writing, and math skills. We also have students who require help getting their GED. 
 
NOTE: We ask potential tutors to commit for one year so that they can come alongside a student for that length of time - once students make the decision to improve their skills, they need a tutor who is willing to work with them to increase not only their knowledge but their confidence and self esteem.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orillia and District
Orillia
The Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Orillia and District provides quality mentoring relationships for young people in our community who would benefit from caring, supportive adult role models. The relationships are fostered through one-to-one matching, group programs and our school based programs.
Various Opportunities   Barrie area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe 
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 (Angus) offers programs in woodworking, pottery, candlemaking, and bakery/meal preparation. There are also opportunities to be involved in maple syrup production, working in the vegetable gardens and caring for livestock (Highland cows and horses).  
 
Camphill Sophia Creek (Barrie) offers work in the mosaic studio, meal preparation skills in the Cafe, music, recreational activities and cultural outings. Assistance with the retail store in downtown Barrie is also needed (111 Dunlop St E). Help is also needed with Bingo events and other special events such as our fairs.  
 
Both locations need volunteers to help with set-up, cash management and take-down at our Farmers Markets. 
Please email Sandra to place you in an opportunity that best suits your needs!
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
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.
Canadian Adaptive Snowsports (CADS) - Ontario - Huronia Region Programs
Help give people of all ages and disabilities a chance to experience skiing.
Elizabeth Fry Society Simcoe Muskoka, Youth Justice Committee/ Extra Judicial Sanctions/Restorative Justice Circles
Simcoe County; including Bradford & Alliston
Youth Justice Committee's (YJC) bring together youth 12-17 who have been involved in the criminal justice system, their parent(s), and trained members of the community. In this role:  
* you would attend YJC meetings to determine appropriate and meaningful ways for the youth to make amends for their actions.  
* ensure that the youth is aware of the purpose of the meeting, and discuss police report information.  
* explore perspectives of all parties, including the youth and others represented at t he meeting, such as community members, community agency representatives, and the parent(s).  
* present and agree upon appropriate sanctions for the youth.  
* provide information and referrals to supportive community agency programs.  
* respect the confidentiality of the youth and other YJC members.
Board Member   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Simcoe County 
Atlantic Challenge Canada
Bay Port Yatching Centre
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
Elizabeth Fry Society Simcoe Muskoka, Youth Justice Committee/ Extra Judicial Sanctions/Restorative Justice Circles
Simcoe County, inlcuding Barrie, Midland, Penetanguishene and Orillia
Youth Justice Committee's (YJC) bring together youth 12-17 who have been involved in the criminal justice system, their parent(s), and trained members of the community. In this role: 
* you would attend YJC meetings to determine appropriate and meaningful ways for the youth to make amends for their actions.  
* ensure that the youth is aware of the purpose of the meeting, and discuss police report information. 
* explore perspectives of all parties, including the youth and others represented at t he meeting, such as community members, community agency representatives, and the parent(s). 
* present and agree upon appropriate sanctions for the youth. 
* provide information and referrals to supportive community agency programs. 
* respect the confidentiality of the youth and other YJC members.
Soccer Coach   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Simcoe County 
Tiny Township, Tiny Municipal Office, Recreation Department
Perkinsfield Park
- Coach a team of players 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, or 13-15 
- Coach with a partner 
- No prior experience required 
- All volunteer coaches receive full training, resource manual, t-shirt and whistle 
- Spring Soccer (6 week program in May & June) and Summer Soccer (8 week program in July & August)
Midland Cultural Centre Inc
Midland
Assist the Centre in recruitment, training and coordination/scheduling of MCC Volunteers.
North Simcoe Soccer Club
midland
Assist the North Simcoe Youth Spring Soccer Association with coaching of soccer teams! Soccer Executives are needed to get the soccer season up and running and to oversee the organizational activities.
Softball League Volunteer   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County 
Georgian Bay Minor Softball League
Assist with organizing local teams and activities in communities in the Huronia area of Georgian Bay. See website below for a complete list of teams. Volunteer to assist a team using the email addresses provided on the website.
Big Brother   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Simcoe
Simcoe North
Big Brothers commit to a one-on-one relationship for a minimum period of one-year, 2-4 hours per week on an average basis, doing activities they both enjoy. Children are aged 6-18.
Big Bunch Group Leader   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Simcoe
Volunteers commit to one session per month for 2-3 hours for activities that include Sailing, Wonderland, and more!
Big Sister   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Simcoe
Big Sisters commit to a one-on-one relationship for a minimum one-year commitment, 2-4 hours per week on an average basis, doing activities they both enjoy. Children are aged 6-18.
General Volunteer   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Simcoe County 
Calvary Baptist Church, Midland
Assist in connecting with local service agencies, transportation, Sunday school and youth activities, bible study and assisting with efforts to ensure the community is aware of helpful services available through our church programs. Help is also needed with maintaining our building and grounds and general office administration. Individuals wishing to apply their strength in service of the community are encouraged to suggest activities to us.
Barrie Soccer Club
Barrie
Assist soccer players and teams to enjoy sport and play well. Numerous volunteer positions and types of activity can be seen by accessing the website and using the link Volunteer which will open a page with appropriate links for further information and the volunteer application form. Activities do include assisting at special events such as the Special Olympics. Applications should be submitted prior to March 30th each year.
In School Mentor   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Simcoe County 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Simcoe
In-school Mentors commit to a one-on-one relationship for the school year.Children are aged 6-13.They meet the Little school buddies one hour a week during the school year on school premises; doing activities the little school buddies enjoys.
Midland Minor Hockey Association
Midland Sports and Recreation Centre
Assist the minor hockey association with a variety of tasks including fundraising.
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
Huronia Symphony Orchestra
Barrie
The volunteer is responsible for:  
* taking tickets, 
* distributing programs 
* responding to questions in reference to what is playing, history of orchestra 
* be available from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm on day of Concert 
* helping with beverages at break time 
* cleaning and or setting up for the concert 
* re directing people to the appropriate doors for ticket purchases 
* amongst other duties as assigned by the volunteer coordinator