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Canadian Adaptive Snowports (CADS) - Ontario - Huronia Region Programs
Help give people of all ages and disabilities a chance to experience skiing.
Lakeridge Seniors Residence
Penetanguishene, serving North Simcoe
Volunteers assist with many aspects of resident care and facility maintenance. Activities may include but are not limited to * friendly visiting with residents * assistance with food service * assisting with recreational activities for residents * assisting with administrative activities.
Waypoint Volunteer   Barrie area  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County 
Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care, Penetanguishene - 500 Church St - Atrium Bldg, Volunteer Resources
Waypoint Centre, 500 Church Street, Penetanguishene, ON
Assist with socialization, integration and reduce stigma at Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care. 
Opportunities include: recreation assistant * helping with income tax completion * entertainers * one on one socialization * education support * Spiritual Care visiting * fundraising * gift shop clerk, 
 
Bingo Volunteer opportunities available at the Angel Gate Bingo Hall in Penetanguishene.
Coach   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
South Simcoe Dufferin Track and Field Club
Various locations in Barrie during Fall/Winter/Summer and a location in Midland during Spring/Summer
Volunteer coaches needed for weekly sport training sessions, working with athletes from the age of 8 to high school level. Various coaches in the following areas needed: Middle distance, long/triple jump as well as high jump.
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. It 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 Tuesday and Thursday after school in Collingwood. Children in the BBBS program are matched to high school helpers who work one to one under the BBBS staff supervision. 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.
Community Living Huronia, Midland - Olive St
various locations
Help connect a person to local recreation and leisure activities in their community, as well as enriching their social life. Examples: Going for a walk, going to a movie, go to a church service; go for coffee, go to a sporting events or partake in a physical activity such as hiking or skating.
SMART Volunteer   Barrie area  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County 
VON Canada, Barrie - Cedar Pointe Dr, SMART (Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together)® Exercise Program
Midland, Penetanguishene, Tiny, Tay, Springwater, Wasaga Beach, Collingwood, Stayner
Volunteers will lead a gentle functional fitness program designed for community members 55+.  
The purpose of the program is to: 
*Increase and maintain strength, coordination, balance and flexibility 
*Improve health and engery 
*Improve mobility and independence 
*Prevent falls 
*Meet new people and socialize
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
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)
223047 Grey Rd 17B, RR 5 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
Friendly Visitor   Barrie area  Simcoe County 
Roberta Place
503 Essa Road Barrie (between Ferndale/Mapleton)
Visiting residents residing in long term care. Assist life enrichment team with resident programs by playing games, hand care, hair salon, baking, art, walks out of doors, puzzles, pub night, Zumba/exercise, and reading. Can assist in dining rooms to serve coffee/tea and clear tables.
Hope Haven Therapeutic Riding Centre
545747 4A Sd Rd Markdale, ON
Horse Leaders - assisting the rider to prepare the horse for lessons and lead the horse during the lesson. 
Sidewalkers - walking beside the horse and rider providing support and stability 
PALS Kids Program - help special needs' children learn basic fundamental movement skills through fun activities and games 
We have various other volunteer opportunities available including barn chores, property and building maintenance chores, administrative help, special event planning, marketing, etc.
Volunteer   Barrie area  Simcoe County 
Mill Creek Care Centre, Long Term Care Facility
286 Hurst Drive, Barrie
We are looking for volunteers to assist with special events with the programs department, taking residents outside, delivering internal mail and various independent programs with residents.
Special Events   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Orillia District Chamber of Commerce, Orillia - Front St
Downtown Orillia
Set up and take downs for events including barriers/ gates/ posters/ signs, organizing, registration, security. Assisting with Perch Fest, Boat Festival, Santa Clause Parade, Folk festival and Canada Day. Just to name a few festivals that we participate in. There is a position available for every interest.
Special Olympics Ontario, 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.
Orillia Youth Centre
9 Front St. S. Unit 1
Working in conjunction with the Director and SR. Youth Worker to determine fit and what "you" as a Volunteer would like to do at the Youth Centre. There are various opportunities for volunteers at the Youth Centre.
Christian Island. Guiding Lights Seniors Centre
Christian Island
Assist with preparation and delivery of meals to homebound seniors. Assist with various activities at the centre. Provide social interaction and visiting with Seniors at the Centre
Helping Hands, Orillia, Community Support Services
Satellite offices or off site locations for special events.
Assisting with client social events, planning itinerary, planning crafts, serving refreshments and tidy up after events.
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)
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 Muskoka Chapter - Barrie - Bradford St, Simcoe Muskoka Chapter - Barrie
Simcoe County
Helping out at planned events, various duties are performed during events that are held mainly on the weekends during the daytime.  
 
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 Carnation Campaign on the second weekend in May. 
Be a committee member or just help sell Carnations. 
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.
Activity Aid   Orillia area  Simcoe County 
Tudhope Manor Retirement Residence
Tudhope Manor - Orillia
organize card games, bingo games, be the "caller" at bingo games, read the newspaper and encourage discussion about current events, lead prepared arts and crafts sessions, take a resident for a walk around the block
Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre
Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre
Help visitors with rentals of cross country skis and snowshoes. You will be responsible for taking sizes and retrieving the appropriate equipment. We will train.
Special Olympics Ontario, 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 councils (fundraising, secretary, public relations, etc.).
Volunteer Patrollers   Barrie area  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County 
Canadian Ski Patrol - Central Zone
Providing Advanced First Aid at events throughout the year, as well as at a designated ski resorts during the winter months.
Leacock Care Centre
25 Museum Drive
Volunteer opportunities for individuals interested in assisiting with recreation programs, outings, friendly visiting, computer programs, reading programs and special events.
Atrium Retirement Residence
Orillia
Provide companionship or reading with residents or doing crafts or assisting in the culinary dept
Trillium Manor
12 Grace Ave
Volunteers required for assisting at activity programs, special events, outings, meal assistance, friendly visiting and transporting residents to and from programs. Assist with the Music and Memory program. Please call for more information regarding volunteer opportunities.
Volunteers   Barrie area  Simcoe County 
Victoria Village, Barrie - 78 Ross St, Victoria Village Manor
78 Ross Street
Volunteers can assist in the Recreation, Pastoral/Palliative Care, Laundry & Pysiotherapy Department and the Hair Salon.
Client Care   Barrie area  Simcoe County 
Woods Park Care Centre, Long Term Care Home
110 Lillian Crescent Barrie
Escorting residents to and from appointments. No vechile nescessary. Assistance with resident In house appointments 
Assistance with Outings
Hillcrest Village Care Centre
Midland
Some of our residents enjoy a game of cards after dinner. This position is ideal for someone who enjoys the company of others with a weekly card game.
Special Event Volunteer   Barrie area  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County 
World Vision Canada, Special Events Program
Varies, includes Midland, Callander, Huntsville, Orillia and Alliston
*Volunteer at a World Vision booth 
*Answering questions from the public 
*Helping to sign up new sponsors
General Committee Member   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Ontario Senior Games Association, District 28 - Simcoe County
Simcoe County
Assist with planning and organizing of district games 
Assist with registration for the District and Provincial Games 
Assist with running events of interest to the volunteer 
Help promote District #28 Games to residents throughout Simcoe County 
Attend District Meetings
OSGA 55+ District 28 Vice-Chair   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Ontario Senior Games Association, District 28 - Simcoe County
Simcoe County
The Committee Vice-Chairperson shall: 
1. Assist the Chairperson with the operation of the District Committee. 
2. In the absence of the Chairperson, assume all duties of the Chairperson. 
3. Accept "ad hoc" and short- term assignments and other duties as required by the Executive or the Committee
Volunteer Assistant   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Simcoe County 
Elmvale Bears Sledge Hockey Team
Assist with a variety of activities including * fundraising * transportation of players * assisting disabled players to play
Scouts Canada, Orillia Groups
Simcoe County
The aim is to help youth develop their characters as resourceful and responsible members of the community by providing opportunities and guidance for their mental, physical, social and spiritual development. Adult volunteers always needed. Positions are available in leadership roles, administration and as members of committees.
King Place
750 King St.
Volunteers needed to help with a variety of activities including 1:1 Visits, men's clubs, evening/weekend programs, bingo
North Simcoe Soccer Spring Club, 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.
Friendly Visiting   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Simcoe County 
Hillcrest Village Care Centre
Midland
Be a friend to a resident(s) who may not have visitors on a regular basis. Your weekly visit will be appreciated and enjoyed by both you and the resident. Friendly Visiting could include: reading, playing games, going for walks etc.
YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka, Midland - Little Lake Park Rd
560 Little Lake Park Rd., Midland
Teach fitness classes to all age groups. Volunteer must be a certified instructor.
YMCA Volunteer   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Simcoe County 
YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka, Midland - Little Lake Park Rd
560 Little Lake Park Rd., Midland
* assist with our children, youth and aquatic programs.  
* assist with housekeeping, maintanance, and customer service 
* assist with administration and fundraising activities 
* qualified individuals may volunteer to instruct fitness progams
Midland Minor Baseball Association
Assist the Minor Baseball association with a variety of tasks including fundraising, coaching; maintenance and special events.
Score Keeper   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Simcoe County 
Elmvale Ladies Baseball
Score Keeper
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.
Champlain Manor Retirement Residence
65 Fittons Rd W
Assists activity coordinator with different activities. Other duties around residence. Call for information. 
 
NOTE! Volunteers under 18 do not require a Criminal Record Check. Volunteers above this age must have one.
Midland, Town of., Tourism and Special Events
Midland-Little Lake Park
To supervise children's actvities and events in Little Lake Park on Canada Day and during Winterfest * monitor/supervise at the Air Bounce activity.
Camp Counsellor   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Camp Trillium Childhood Cancer Support Centre
Waterford
Volunteers are matched up with families along with our staff as Special Friends and help our families have an unforgettable time. This is a sleepover program, volunteers stay in our counselor accommodations and are asked to arrive the day before camp starts for training and orientation. Room and board are provided.
Camp Volunteer   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Simcoe County 
Camp NeeKauNis
Waubaushene
Camp NeeKauNis is run entirely by volunteers. This means we are always looking for people, both young and old, to work as staff at camp. Positions typically include: Kitchen Staff, Choreperson, Child Care, Program Staff, Cabin Leaders, Arts and Crafts Leaders. There are two weekends (spring & fall) and one full week in spring/early summer dedicated to camp cleaning and maintenance. Some construction/renovation activities will allow us to teach a volunteer various skills. Camp is always looking for adults to fill the following leadership roles: Camp Directors, Head Cooks, Work Project Leaders.
Friendly Visitor   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Métis Nation of Ontario, Midland, Georgian Bay Metis Council - Community Support Services
Midland
Visit elderly clients for social visits in their home or in the communityand telephone clients for security purposes
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.
Jump Rope for Heart   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Heart and Stroke, Barrie Office
Orillia
The Orillia Chapter of Heart and Stroke Foundation is seeking volunteers to support the local schools participating in Jump Rope for Heart. Responsibility may include visiting local schools, building relationships with school personal, helping with kick off presentations,attending event days and assisting with administrative tasks.If you are an Orillia resident ,enjoy giving back to the community and have a few extra hours a week spare ,please contact Jen Mitchell@hsf.on.ca to learn more!
Mandarin MS Walk Simcoe County and Muskoka   Barrie area  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe 
MS Society of Canada, Ontario & Nunavut Division, Simcoe Muskoka Chapter - Barrie - Bradford St, Simcoe Muskoka Chapter - Barrie
Simcoe County
The Simcoe Muskoka Multiple Sclerosis Society is looking for volunteers to assist with the annual Mandarian MS Walk that is held in Midland, Barrie, Orillia, New Tech (Alliston) & Collingwood each year in May. In 2018, it will be taking place on May 6th at various locations in Simcoe Muskoka. Locations: http://mssoc.convio.net/site/PageServer?pagename=walk_locations_NAT  
 
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.
Midland Minor Hockey Association
Midland Sports and Recreation Centre
Assist the minor hockey association with a variety of tasks including fundraising.
OSGA 55+ District 28 Registration Committee Chairperson   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Ontario Senior Games Association, District 28 - Simcoe County
The Registration Committee Chairperson shall: 
1. Plan and implement all registration procedures (on site registration, pre-registration, collection of funds, etc.). 
2. Ensure that all forms are completed accurately and that all waivers are signed. 
3. Communicate the registration information to the appropriate event convenor and committee chairs as needed. 
4. Have an ongoing up-to-date list of all participants.  
5. Ensure that participant registration information is forwarded to the OSGA in a timely manner. 
6. Present a report of the registration information to the District Coordinator and the District Games Committee at the completion of the Games.
Bayfield House Retirement Lodge, Bayfield House Retirement Lodge Inc.
Penetanguishene
We are looking for dynamic volunteers of all ages for various positions within the Lodge including but not limited to Wellness, Recreation, Administration, Maintenance, and Food Service. Volunteer hours are flexible!
Various Opportunities   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
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 offers programs in woodworking, pottery, candlemaking, painting, and our herbery. There are also opportunities to be involved in maple syrup production, working in the vegetable gardens and caring for livestock.Camphill Sophia Creek offers work in the mosaic studio, meal preparation skills in the Cafe, speech and drama, eurythmy ( movement), music, recreational activities and cultural outings. Also need help assisting with the retail store in downtown Barrie and for Bingo events.
Volunteers   Orillia area  Simcoe County 
Leacock Retirement Lodge
298 Forest Ave North
Assist in running programs, help with planning programs, start new programs if required