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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.
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.
Birchmere Retirement Residence
Orillia
Duties include: 
* Attending activities, programs, and/or events with residents 
* One-on-one visits with residents; spending time chatting, doing puzzles, crafts, etc. or accompanying them on walks either within the building or outdoors (weather permitting) 
* other duties as needed
Walking Partner for Next Steps Walking Program   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
March of Dimes Canada, Head Office - Toronto
Various locations in Simcoe County
The Next Steps Walking Program is seeking Walking Partners! Next Steps serves individuals who have suffered from a stroke & their caregivers by providing them with a safe setting to interact with their peers and engage in physical activity. Next Steps seeks to improve participants’ quality of life. 
 
The Walking Partner is responsible for providing program support to staff and participants. The Walking Partner will assist the coordinator as needed (i.e. set-up and clean-up) in order to ensure the effective delivery of the program. This volunteer will also provide companionship and support to participants by developing positive and encouraging relationships with them, ultimately helping participants to maximize their experience in the program. 
 
If you are interested in joining our Next Steps team, please contact volunteer@marchofdimes.ca with “Next Steps” and your desired location in the subject line for more information.
Special Olympics Ontario, Huronia - Mailing Address
Varies
Volunteers act as coaches in weekly sport training sessions, working with athletes with an intellectual disability, in a variety of sports. Other volunteer positions include administrative roles on community councils (fundraising, secretary, public relations, etc.).
CLH Developmental Support Services
Various
Accompany an individual to church. Families wishing to volunteer as a group are welcome.
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!
Special Olympics Ontario - Barrie, Barrie - No Physical Address
Variable
Volunteers act as coaches in weekly sport training sessions, working with athletes with an intellectual disability in a variety of sports. Other positions include administrative roles on community council (fundraising, secretary, public relations, etc.). If we host competitions, day-of event volunteers are also required. SOO-Barrie offers 14 Olympic-type sports.
Canadian Adaptive Snowsports (CADS) - Ontario - Huronia Region Programs
Help give people of all ages and disabilities a chance to experience skiing.
Volunteer   Barrie area  Simcoe County 
Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie - 201 Georgian Dr
201 Georgian Drive, Barrie
Please contact the Volunteer Resources office to discuss a wide variety of opportunities. Some include: Patient Experience, Information & Wayfinding, Retail (Café Royale and Victoria's Gift Shop & Fundraising, Outpatient and Visitor Support, and Administrative Support
Special Olympics Orillia, Orillia - No Physical Address
Orillia
Volunteers are always needed to help with our current sports being offered: soccer, bowling,track and field,speed skating,swimming, t-ball, softball and floor hockey and golf.Please contact for information.
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.
Christian Horizons Simcoe
Barrie
Portering Assistant   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Simcoe County 
Hillcrest Village Care Centre
Assisting with portering of residents with Wheelchairs and Walkers to and from activities
Program Assistant, Minds in Motion   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
Simcoe County
Assist with participant pre-evaluations and assessments 
Help with the set up and clean up of refreshments, games and activities 
Assist Minds in Motion Coordinator to ensure activity participation and socialization 
Under direction of the Physical Activity Program Leader, provide one-on-one support to participants during physical activity component of the program 
Assist with any other required task 
Complete a post evaluation form
Ski or Snowboard Instructor   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Ontario Track 3 Ski Association for the Disabled
Ski resorts and Ski clubs in the Simcoe County region
With full training, volunteers teach our student athletes how to ski/snowboard. We need recreational skiers and snowboarders who can donate their time to help us deliver quality alpine lessons.