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Youth Volunteer   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
Collingwood
One on one visiting with residents, supporting and/or facilitating group activities, reading or playing games with residents, meal assistance
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.
Wish Granter - Simcoe County   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Make-A-Wish Canada, Make-A-Wish Toronto & Central Ontario Division
Simcoe County
Position Summary 
A wish granter will meet with the wish child and family members to help determine the child’s most heartfelt wish while brainstorming and planning special enhancements throughout the wish process. Wish granters work in teams of two alongside Make-A-Wish staff to ensure every eligible child’s wish comes true.  
 
Duties and Responsibilities 
• Partner with at least one other volunteer wish granter to help grant the wishes of children throughout the chapter’s territory.  
• Visit the wish child, with the goal of discerning his/her one true wish, while gaining a clear understanding of the reason behind the child’s most heartfelt wish. 
• Complete and submit wish paperwork in a timely manner according to chapter guidelines.  
• Create a magical wish experience for the wish child by planning and delivering “wish enhancements” – special, creative touches that keep the child excited about the wish throughout the process. 
• Solicit in-kind donations, ensuring Make-A-Wish resources are used wisely.  
• Plan “send-off” party or “presentation” party for each wish, as appropriate. 
• Develop a positive rapport with the wish child and family by serving as a liaison between chapter staff and the wish family, ensuring the family is updated on the status of the wish throughout the wish process. 
• Act as a reliable, communicative and productive member of the “wish team” by working closely with a volunteer partner and Make-A-Wish staff to create the best possible wish experience for the child. 
• Other duties may be assigned as deemed appropriate.
Sistema Huronia Music Academy, Midland
Volunteer to join the board of directors for the Sistema Huronia Music Academy. We meet once/month in Midland. Call to find out more information regarding board member activities around planning, marketing and promoting events, bookkeeping, submitting grant requests and various other ways that you can help.
Sistema Huronia Music Academy, Midland
Volunteer to prepare and serve the nutritious snacks to the music academy students. Time slots available are Monday to Thursday, 3:30 to 6:00 September to May.
Home Horizon, Collingwood, Barbara Weider House
Collingwood, ON
To work with and co-ordinate within a pool of volunteers for the house, within a number of duties.
Big Brothers and Big Sisters   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Georgian Triangle, Collingwood
Georgian Triangle
Programs include:  
 
Big Brothers Traditional Program - A Big Brother is matched with a Little Brother, ensuring they have similar interests to spend one-to-one time together to talk, play ball, watch a movie or just hang out together  
 
Big Sisters Traditional Program - A Big Sister is matched with a Little Sister ensuring they have similar interests to spend one-to-one time together, developing a friendship and engage in mutually desired activities  
 
Couples for Kids - Volunteer with your partner or spouse and be matched to a Little Brother or Little Sister to give the gift of friendship to a child  
 
In-School Mentoring- The program takes place at the child’s school, during the school year. The mentor spends one hour per week doing a fun activity or just talking with a child who could use a friend * employers are encouraged to give employees the time during the work day to volunteer 
 
Boys Club for boys 9-12 years of age - The group meets Tuesday's at 6:30 at Connaught Public School * includes a wide variety of recreational activities, call for locations and times 
 
Cops, Kids and Communities - Officers, Auxiliary Officers and Administrative Staff from Collingwood and the Huronia West OPP detachments have joined forces with BBBS to allow children to spend time doing fun, healthy activities such as bowling, swimming and touring the OPP and fire stations while promoting the basic principles of respect, understanding, healthy eating and an active lifestyle 
 
Homework Club - Currently operates on Wednesday after school in Collingwood * children are able to attend these sessions on a drop-in basis * healthy snacks are provided, call for locations and times 
 
Summer Camp Programs - Clients who might not otherwise have an opportunity to experience camp life or to travel outside their region are given priority but program is accessible to any client 
 
Behind the scenes - There are many committee and project roles for volunteers who have different schedules and different assets to bring to the table * some shorter term projects include arranging our yearly raffle (donations, tickets), working on furthering our endowment fund project, working on furthering our capital project for a larger and owned office space, Bowl for Kids Support to work on planning items for our big bowling event, creation of our signature lifesaver matchbooks * call us for more details
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!
Teen Advisory Board   Barrie area  Simcoe County 
Barrie Public Library, Downtown Branch - 60 Worsley St
Barrie
- Attend monthly TAB meetings on a regular basis, for one and a half to two hour periods. 
 
- Assist in increasing teen awareness of the library and it’s teen resources to youth in the community through actively participating in Young Adult collection development, Young Adult programming, Young Adult volunteer opportunities, Young Adult services and the teen webpage. 
 
- May become an officer on the TAB. Officers consist of three Representatives: A President; a Vide-President and a Secretary as well as the Young Adult Information Assistant. 
 
- The President shall work with the Young Adult Information Assistant to organize TAB meetings, create TAB meeting agendas and preside over TAB meetings. The President will serve as membership coordinator, inform members of upcoming meetings, programs and events and serve as contact person for other TAB members. 
 
- The Vice-President will serve as the President in his or her absence. The Vice-President will keep track of active and inactive members and new applications. The Vice-President will inform and remind all members of upcoming meetings, programs and special events or meetings. 
 
- The Secretary will keep minutes of TAB meetings, providing copies to each member in a timely fashion. The Secretary will inform the Representatives of members that are absent and will read the previous minutes at the regular meeting. 
 
- Report concerns, needs or incidents to the Young Adult Information Assistant or other appropriate library staff. 
 
- Work with other volunteers as a team in meeting the needs of customers and the Library Board.
Kidney Foundation of Canada, Ontario Branch
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
Go Girls and Game On Mentors   Barrie area  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Simcoe County  South Simcoe 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Barrie and District
Barrie, Innisfil, Angus, Baxter, Minesing
Run a 7 week program within the elementary schools for kids in grade 6,7 and/or 8. The program focuses on core themes including; body image, self-esteem, healthy eating/activity and building healthy relationship. Volunteers are responsible for a group of 4-8 kids. Its once a week for 90 minutes and its a 7-week program. They run during the school day 9-3pm, Monday-Friday from September-June. Volunteer can run multiple groups during the school year. Location of the program is Barrie, Innisfil, Angus, Baxter and Minesing.
Elizabeth Fry Society Simcoe Muskoka, Volunteer Program
volunteers meet with the youth, their parents/support person and provide meaningful sanctions to the youth * volunteers must provide an up to date criminal record check and attend training
Orillia Lions Club
Tudhope Park, 450 Atherley Road, Orillia
Assist with registration and direct participants on event route
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.
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.
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
Magic of Children in the Arts
Collingwood Market
Assist at the Collingwood Market booth on Saturdays between 7am and 1:30pm. We will be holding free childrens art activities and selling lemonade. Volunteers can assist with the art activities and will sell lemoande.
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.