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.
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.
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
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!
Tree Planting Volunteer   Barrie area  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County 
Severn Sound Environmental Association
Severn Sound
In early spring (typically late April/early May) volunteers are needed to help plant tree seedlings in the Severn Sound watershed.
Volunteer   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Essa and District Agricultural Society, Barrie Fair
Working towards the 2019 Barrie Fair. Property clean-up, gardening, local promotional activities.
Community Gardens Volunteer   Orillia area  Simcoe County 
Orillia Community Gardens, Orillia - High St, High Street Park Community Garden
High Street Park
Weeding, Planting, Tilling, Watering etc. (All Gardening Duties)
Sweetwater Festival Volunteer   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Simcoe County 
Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre, Sweetwater Harvest Festival
Wye Marsh
Assist the Wye Marsh with various aspects of the Sweetwater Festival including Security, Traffic and Parking.
Yellow Fish Road (TM) participant   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County 
Severn Sound Environmental Association
Various Locations
Groups participate in a marking event to highlight storm drains with yellow fish and distribute brochures to inform residents that anything that goes into the storm sewer system goes directly into local waterways. The Severn Sound Environmental Association has Yellow Fish Road(TM) marking kits available on loan.
Program Volunteer   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Simcoe County 
Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre
Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre
Guide groups throughout the Marsh and help with educational programs in English and/or French. Leading groups in Canoeing/kayaking. Leading groups in Snowshoeing/X Country Skiing. Helping with School groups/badge groups, extra supervision of group without leading. Helping out at special events & Festivals. Administrative assistance also required.
Treasurer   Simcoe County  South Simcoe 
Procyon Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Centre, Procyon Wildlife
6441 7th Line Beeton, ON. L0G 1W0
Procyon Wildlife Rehab is seeking an individual to join our Board of Directors as Treasurer. If you are an organized person with good attention to detail and the ability to keep accurate records and meet deadlines, we have a great opportunity for you! The duties of this ongoing volunteer position are to receive, record and deposit incoming funds, pay invoices, track expenditures, file annual charity tax returns, prepare financial reports for the Board, maintain books of account with regular bank reconciliations; review and recommend financial policies and attend Board meetings. The requirements for this position are: access to a computer and email, experience using spreadsheet software (Excel), and ability to travel to Procyon’s rehab centre near Beeton, Ontario. Financial management or bookkeeping experience is an asset but not necessary.
Wildlife Rehabilitation Caregivers   Simcoe County  South Simcoe 
Procyon Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Centre, Procyon Wildlife
6441 7th Line, Beeton, Ontario, L0G1A0
This is a wonderful hands-on opportunity to learn about our native wild animals. Procyon Wildlife Rehab counts on volunteer animal caregivers to carry out the essential duties that allow orphaned and injured animals to return to the wild. If you are able to commit 4 or 5 hours once a week, you will find this very rewarding! The duties of this ongoing volunteer position involve preparing food for, and feeding animals of all ages, cleaning cages, observing animal behaviour and condition, and record keeping. The position also involves housekeeping such as laundry, washing dishes, cleaning counters, floors, and equipment, and light yard work. The requirements for this position are: minimum 18 years of age; access to email, ability to travel to Procyon’s rehab centre near Beeton, Ontario, and ability to work your designated shift every week, holidays included. Time commitment: 5 hours per week, every week from April to October.
Accountant   Simcoe County  South Simcoe 
Procyon Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Centre, Procyon Wildlife
Beeton, Ontario
Procyon Wildlife Rehab is seeking a qualified individual to volunteer their time for periodic reviews of our financials, and to provide advice on how to manage our records. The requirements for this position are a professional accounting designation (Chartered Professional Accountant). Being knowledgeable about charitable financial management is an asset. Time commitment: Four hours, between one and three times a year.
Piping Plover Guardians   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Friends of the Nancy Island Historic Site and Wasaga Beach Park
Wasaga Beach Provincial Park
Wasaga Beach Provincial Park (WBPP) and Friends of Nancy Island are pleased to announce the return of the Piping Plover; an endangered shorebird who has returned to the shores of WBPP after an extended hiatus. Gearing up for a busy season, we are currently seeking eager volunteers who will join our Piping Plover Guardian Family for the bird’s critical breeding season (June & July).  
 
Responsibilities include: 
• Monitoring the birds while they are nesting and recording important behaviours 
• Monitoring newly hatch Piping Plover chicks and recording important behaviours 
• Sharing updates with the public  
• Showing the public the Piping Plovers through spotting scopes 
• Providing feedback and updates to the Piping Plover Coordinator 
 
You don’t have to be an avid birder to volunteer as training is provided! Training is tentatively scheduled for the end of May.  
 
Please contact Piping Plover Coordinator Patricia Davidson for more information at wasagaplover@gmail.com or please call park office at 705-429-2516.
Boardwalk and Beach Conservation   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Simcoe County 
Tiny Township, Tiny Municipal Office, Recreation Department
Woodland Beach, Jackson Park, Bluewater Beach, Balm Beach, Lafontaine Beach
• To monitor, conserve, and protect the natural resources of Tiny Township  
• Inform users on the history and environmental significance of the beach areas and relevant park/beach by-laws  
• Complete boardwalk and beach maintenance checklist 
• Sweep sand from the boardwalks  
• Report any damage or graffiti 
• Remove any litter  
• Place any filled trash bags at predetermined pick up site (s) for Township removal 
• Stay alert for and avoid hazardous plants (i.e. poison ivy) and stinging insects etc.
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. 
Volunteer Assistant for Search and Rescue   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Georgian Bay Volunteer Search & Rescue
Simcoe County
Once fully trained, you will help us assist the police to search for lost and missing persons. 
Applicants are asked to fill out the application form on our website.
Outdoor Volunteer   Simcoe County  South Simcoe 
Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority, Tiffin Centre for Conservation
South Simcoe
Volunteering on conversation sites * one time events * group/corporate volunteering opportunities * tree plants in the spring and fall  
 
See website for volunteer opportunities or call the office to share other ways you would like to volunteer