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Collingwood. Municipal Office, Collingwood - Hurontario St
Town of Collingwood
Have you ever wanted to be a part of making Collingwood a great place to Live, Work and Play?  
 
You can help your community by applying for one of the following committees: 
 
Accessibility Advisory Committee 
Collingwood Heritage Committee 
Museum Advisory Committee 
Trails Advisory Committee 
 
• All members appointed to committees/boards must reside, own or rent property within Collingwood, be a Canadian citizen, and over the age of eighteen. 
 
• The Committee member positions are on a volunteer basis. 
 
• Meeting dates and times are flexible and subject to the availability of the majority of committee members. Advance notice of meetings is provided. The Town of Collingwood now permits electronic participation in committee meetings making it easier/more accessible for committee members to be included in discussion if they cannot make it to a scheduled meeting however electronic participation does not count towards quorum. 
 
The application form is available for download below or in hard copy at Town Hall, 97 Hurontario Street. 
 
Applications must be submitted no later than: Wednesday, March 7, 2018, 12:00 p.m. to the undersigned. 
 
Attn: Christa Carter, Coordinator, Clerk Services, Town of Collingwood 
97 Hurontario Street, PO Box 157, Collingwood, Ontario L9Y 3Z5 
clerk@collingwood.ca
Simcoe County Homelessness Enumeration Volunteers   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
David Busby Centre
Simcoe County, Orillia, Barrie, North Simcoe, South Simcoe, South Georgian Bay
Roles/duties include:  
1. Administering surveys to individuals on the street, in shelters, and at service locations 
2. Administrative support and general assistance at volunteer headquarters 
3. Entering survey data into a database in preparation for analysis and reporting
Community Reach, Transportation
Angel Gate Bingo Hall, 175 Main Street, Penetanguishene ON
Community Reach partners with Angel Gate Bingo to raise funds for our programs. Volunteers are needed to represent Community Reach at the site, performing some duties and sharing information about our organization to the guests. You will not be asked to handle cash or conduct any games. Duties include: 
• Help customers with questions about the Bingo program or 
• Direct customers to the appropriate person to answer their questions. 
• Set up Community Reach information booth and share information about our programs with customers and guests of Angel Gate Bingo. 
• Assist with tasks in the TapTix lounge 
• Adhere to Community Reach policies and Angel Gate dress Code 
***A requirement of the partnership with Angel Gate Bingo is that all Volunteers are engaged with Community Reach directly, in addition to their Bingo assignment. These duties will include general duties as assigned and in accordance with the Volunteer's interests and abilities.
Listener/Dog Owner   Simcoe County  South Simcoe 
Story Dogs of New Tecumseth
New Tecumseth Public Libraries
Reading program with dogs for children with reading challenges * Children read to dogs to become more comfortable with their reading abilities.
CONTACT Community Services, Alliston - 39 Victoria St E, Volunteer South Simcoe
Volunteers needed to help set up craft workshops in Beeton and Alliston seniors apartment housing. Other duties include socializing with seniors, helping seniors make a craft, serving food and drink, and cleaning up the workshops. Must have access to transportation to get to workshop locations. Workshops take place every other Thursday afternoon from 1-3 pm. Arriving early and leaving late is expected due to set up and clean up.
Treasurer   Simcoe County  South Simcoe 
Procyon Wildlife, Veterinary and Rehabilitation Services
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.
Tutor   Simcoe County  South Simcoe 
NEXT STEP Literacy Council of South Simcoe
16 Victoria St. E Alliston
Tutor one-to-one or in small groups to adults needing help with reading, writing, math or computers.
Tax Filer   Simcoe County  South Simcoe 
CONTACT Community Services, Alliston - 39 Victoria St E, Community Volunteer Income Tax Program
Electronically file simple tax returns for clients as part of the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP) * sit one-on-one with clients * training on UFile system offered by the CRA * interact with clients * required to communicate with the CRA if needed * confidentiality of client information * some paper filing may be required
Tag Days Volunteer-Simcoe County Locations   Barrie area  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie Office
Various approved locations within Simcoe County (see Seasons for communities)
To accept donations from the public at an assigned location for the duration of the mutually agreed shift. 
Report to an appointed location to receive Tag tray, coin box, supplies, permission letter. Tag at the selected location for the duration of the mutually agreed shift. Return the Tag tray, coin box, supplies, permission letter to the appointed location. Volunteers must wear the Identity Badge supplied by the Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County while tagging. The Badge must be returned with the coin box at the end of the shift.
Community Transporter   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
549 Tenth Line, Collingwood
The GTHS serves a large geographic area and our community transporter helps us to reach out to our neighbouring municipalities. Duties includes promo material drop offs, animal transports, coin box pickups and special events tasks. The community 
transporter will also be asked to assist with transporting to and from our satellite adoption locations.
Events Team Volunteer   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
549 Tenth Line, Collingwood
Events volunteers are responsible for assisting in the planning, coordination and execution of minor and major events. They are also responsible for assisting in securing event sponsors and donors.
GTHS Administrative Volunteer   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
549 Tenth Line, Collingwood
Resource Development Administrative volunteers help with general administrative tasks in the areas of marketing, communications and donor development.  
 
Responsibility: Resource Development Administrative volunteers are responsible for assisting with general administrative tasks to support our marketing and resource development programs, including items such as:  
- Data entry into Sumac database  
- Card writing  
- Phone calls  
- Event kit assembly  
- Printing materials
GTHS Dog Adoption Counselor   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
549 Tenth Line, Collingwood
Love working with animals and people? There is nothing more rewarding then helping our shelter dogs find their forever homes! Dog Adoption Counselors help facilitate GTHS Dog Meet & Greets and process dog adoption applications. Shifts are 4 hours in length one time per week. Min. 6 month commitment required.
GTHS Dog Walker   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
549 Tenth Line, Collingwood
GTHS Dog Care volunteers help to maintain the health and welfare of GTHS dogs by providing exercise, training and companionship. The purpose of a dog care volunteer is to give a GTHS dog a 'break' from the kennel, while reinforcing behaviours that help make the dog more adoptable. Dog Care Volunteers also help with general work around the shelter such as dishes, laundry, shoveling and kennel cleaning.  
 
Responsibility: GTHS Dog Care Volunteers are responsible for ensuring their dog remain safe and secure in their care. They must follow GTHS policies and procedures.
GTHS Receptionist   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
549 Tenth Line, Collingwood
GTHS Receptionists are the welcoming ambassadors for the GTHS animal shelter. Our receptionists maintain friendly and welcoming relationships with our visiting guests. Receptionists assist the public and help with administrative activities as needed.
Cat Care Attendant   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
549 Tenth Line, Collingwood
The GTHS Cat Care team works to increase the welfare and health of GTHS feline residents. The Cat Care team works as a group to maintain high cleanliness standards in our adoption rooms. This role is integral to maintaining a bright, clean and health environment for our cats, volunteers and visitors.  
 
Responsibility: The GTHS Cat Care team is responsible maintaining clean and organized litter, feeding stations, cages and communal areas in the GTHS cat adoption rooms. This team ensures that the cat rooms are left clean and bright for potential adopters in the  
afternoon.
Cat Care Technician   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
549 Tenth Line, Collingwood
The GTHS Cat Care Technician administers medications and prescribed care to GTHS cats. This role is integral to ensuring our feline residents receive optimal care during their stay. Concerns surrounding feline welfare are brought to the attention of the  
Shelter Manager.  
 
Responsibility: The GTHS Cat Care Technician follows the medication charts and feline record binders administering medications and care as needed. Assistance with feline intake and transportation throughout the shelter is also required. This position ensures  
that the cats in our quarantine rooms receive thorough and comprehensive care.
The Lighthouse Soup Kitchen and Shelter, Orillia, Emergency Shelter for Men
Lions Oval Public School, 25 Brant St W, Orillia, ON L3V 3N6 (longest walk is 10km around town)
Variety of duties from route marshals, welcome team, set up/take down, registration, etc.  
(Must be accompanied by parent/guardian if under 16 years) 
 
Start/Finish location of event is at Lions Oval Public School 
Event is a 2.5k, 5k or 10k walk.  
 
***REGISTER for ALL volunteer jobs online at: https://cnoy.org/volunteer
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orillia and District
17 Colbourne St E Unit 102
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.
Year round Income Tax Volunteer   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
Home For Life office and/or individual's home
Assisting seniors who may not have filed a tax return by tax deadline and who do not have the financial means to pay for this help. This volunteer position would be on an 'as needed' and 'when available to assist seniors throughout the year who may have CRA(Canada Revenue Agency) questions. If needed, training could be provided by local professional accounting firm. This volunteer position is not to complete tax returns during tax season.
Computer Pal   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
199 Campbell St Collingwood Ontario (former Saunders Bldg)
Volunteer Computer Pal attends regular Senior Learning Cafes(scheduled by Computer Pals) at our offices to assist seniors with technology * Need four volunteers with computer knowledge - two with apple product experience and two with Microsoft experience
CHATS - Community & Home Assistance to Seniors, Bradford West Gwillimbury
Bradford for meal pick up and throughout New Tecumseth
Pick up meals at Bradford location and distribute weekly to approximately 6 clients in South Simcoe and New Tecumseth.
Board member (Door Youth Program)   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Highlands Youth for Christ, Stayner, The Door Youth Program
Stayner
Bring new ideas, enthusiasm and willingness to work as a team to our monthly committee meetings.Help us run and continue to develop a youth programs in our local schools, out in the community and at The Clearview Youth Center.
Companions for Coffee Socials and Programs   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 Beach, Stayner, Nottawa and Creemore
This is a flexible volunteering opportunity for people interested in helping out a local, older individual who may be experiencing loneliness.  
 
Volunteers in this role will provide transportation to and from social events in the community, or even just coffee and conversation out in the community, with other Home for Life clients. Volunteers provide companionship throughout the social or programs and can choose your level of commitment - one time, occasional or temporary volunteers are welcome. Sign up for just one social outing and see how it goes! 
 
This role will help ease the burden of social isolation and can help to promote confidence, health and well being, and and provide them with a new friendship. This activity will help expand you social circle, meet new people and make a difference in the live of another person.
Driver   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 Beach, Stayner, Nottawa and Creemore
This is a flexible volunteering opportunity for people interested in helping our a local, older individual who may be experiencing loneliness.  
 
Volunteers in this role will provide transportation to appointments, outings, etc. on a one time, occasional or on-going basis.
Friendly Visitor   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
This is a flexible volunteering opportunity for people interested in helping a local, older individual, who may be experiencing loneliness. Volunteers ease the burden of loneliness by providing friendship, company and conversation either in the comfort of the client's home or though short social outings in the community.  
 
Sometimes people sit and chat over a cup of coffee, or they may play board games, watch TV or go out to a cafe. Commitment level is up to the volunteer; one time, occasional and/or temporary volunteers are welcome. 
 
The relationship between the volunteer and client can promote confidence, health and well being, and provide them with a new friendship. This activity will help expand you social circle, meet new people and make a difference in the live of another person.
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.
Shopper/Grocery Assistance   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 Beach, Stayner, Nottawa and Creemore
This is a flexible volunteering opportunity for people interested in helping out a local, older individual who may no longer be able to go grocery shopping without support. This service can make a big difference to older individuals and can help these residents to remain independent and in their own homes for as long as possible. 
 
Volunteers in this role will provide grocery shopping assistance at local food stores, which includes providing transportation with or without clients to the local stores, and assisting clients by bringing groceries inside their home for them, on a one time, occasional and temporary basis.
Waterside Retirement Lodge Volunteer Oppurtunities   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Waterside Retirement Lodge
Wasaga Beach
Day, evening and Weekend Volunteers needed  
Friendly Visiting, Knitting, Coffee Social, Painting, Crafts, Assisting in the Dining Room, Manicures, Program Set up, Bingo Caller, movie night volunteer, Friendly Reminder Volunteer, Pin Setters for bowling, scrabble players, musical talent, to many to list all
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.
Elizabeth Fry Society of Simcoe County, 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.
Girl Guides of Canada, Ontario Council
South Barrie
As a volunteer Guider, you'll help girls: 
Experience fun adventures in a safe, inclusive, and supportive environment 
Learn the skills that will help them confidently navigate their world 
Discover they can achieve more than they ever imagined 
Make a difference in the world
Girl Guide Leaders   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada, Ontario Council
Volunteering with Girl Guides is a very rewarding and hands-on way to help girls and young women develop the best in themselves. 
 
Volunteer opportunities with Girl Guides of Canada are tailored to fit your schedule, your skills and your interests. Whether you want to offer an hour or two every few months or make a regular weekly commitment, there are lots of ways to volunteer and help Girl Guides of Canada put girls in the lead.  
 
Through Guiding, you can develop skills that are highly valued in the workplace, such as communications, event planning, risk management, program delivery, training and more.  
 
Your time, your life, your volunteer experience. Share your skills, your talents and yourself as a Girl Guide volunteer.
Procyon Wildlife, Veterinary and Rehabilitation Services
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, Veterinary and Rehabilitation Services
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.
Street Cats Animal Rescue
Barrie
Cleaning Cages, Feeding animals, and socializing with the animals
VON Canada, Ontario Branch, Grey Bruce Site, Caregiver Support Circle
Grey and Bruce Counties
The Caregiver Support Circle has many different aspects and needs volunteers to help with the following: 
* Education Series – along with the facilitator, you would help co-lead the 4 week sessions.  
* Monthly Support Groups – you would help facilitate the monthly meetings where caregivers can go to share feelings and frustrations. 
* Healing and Wellness – if you do you a healing modality (like Reiki or Therapeutic Touch) or gentle movement (like Tai Chi or yoga), we could use your talents for the 4 week sessions. 
* One to One Support – you would provide support for the caregiver, either by telephone or in person. 
* Caregiver Relief – for example, sitting with someone while the caregiver goes out.
Front of House Volunteer   Barrie area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe 
South Simcoe Theatre (The), Cookstown
1 Hamilton St. Cookstown, ON
Organizing and selling (supplied) refreshments, taking tickets, seating patrons, distributing programmes to patrons.
VON Canada, Ontario Branch, Grey Bruce Site, Supportive Care Services
Bruce and Grey Counties
Supportive care volunteers are special people who offer social and emotional support to individuals and families living with a life-threatening or life-limiting illness in Grey and Bruce counties (except Bruce Peninsula).  
* We provide support in the client’s home, long term care homes and/or hospitals. 
* Volunteers offer support for approximately 2-3 hours per week depending on need of individual and family and the availability of volunteers and offer respite for family caregivers and companionship to individuals.
Library Volunteer   Simcoe County  South Simcoe 
Essa Public Library, Angus Branch
Angus or Thornton Branches
Shelve in the Angus and Thornton Branches 
Help with JUMP! AfterSchool Program 
Nurture the indoor plants at Angus Branch 
In the summer, weed the landscaping around the Angus Branch 
In the summer, we may need someone to help with landscaping around the Thornton Branch 
Help with the TD Summer Reading Club 
Help with the adult Lifelong Programs
Vision Mates   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
CNIB, Simcoe/Muskoka, Main Office
Within client's home or other suitable environment
Vision Mates are sighted volunteers who are matched one-on-one with a client who is blind or partially sighted, in the client's home. Vision Mates share their sight and assist with reading, organizing, shopping, errands, walking and friendly visiting.
Companion   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
Office: 115 Hurontario St, Unit 203 Collingwood
Provide weekly companionship to a disables adult in our region. Meet for conversation, maybe go for an outing and just be a friendly face to someone who may otherwise be isolated.
Reception Volunteer   Orillia area  Simcoe County 
Helping Hands, Orillia, Personal Care and Caregiver Relief
Helping Hands Office, 575 West St. S., Unit 13A, Orillia L3V 7N6
Assist in office with general reception duties. Ability to work in a fast paced environment with good communication skills including experience with business phones and computers required.
Drivers   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Collingwood. Municipal Office, Collingwood - Hurontario St
Various Locations
Volunteers will be required to chaperone individuals to and from their destinations as scheduled by the Event Staff. These volunteers must provide a valid drivers licence.
Board Member   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
115 Hurontario Street, Suite 203, Collingwood, ON L9Y 2K9
Board members are needed to help guide and mentor the organization. Board members are required to participate in one standing committee: fundraising, 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.
Heart and Stroke, Barrie Office
Orillia
The Orillia Chapter Council is currently seeking applications from interested volunteers to join their Chapter Council team. The council acts collaboration with the staff and volunteer team,to develop and implement strategies that will support the achievement of Areas Office goals.The group acts as Ambassadors of the Heart and stroke Foundation,they share unique skills, experiences and perspectives in providing leadership to the local chapter and engage others in the community. Meeting occurs monthly and last approximately 1-2 hrs.If you are a team player with strong networking skills and demonstrated leadership skills,please send your resume and cover letter to jmitchell@hsf.on.ca Jen Mitchell,Community Volunteer Specialist.
In-School Mentors   Orillia area  Simcoe County 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orillia and District
at the school
Match with a student in an elementary or secondary school for one hour a week for the school year where you do fun activities at school 1:1 and build a friendship with a child who needs a positive role model.
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.
Helping Hands, Orillia, Personal Care and Caregiver Relief
Helping Hands 575 West Street S., Unit 13A Orillia, ON. L3V 7N6
Birchmere Retirement Residence
234 Bay St. Orillia
To help assist residents to the dining hall. Serve coffee and tea during the meals. Porter residents back to their rooms after meals. 
To porter and assist residents to our programs. Doing one on ones with them; spend time chatting with them, doing crafts with them, reading to them, taking them for walks either in the building or out doors when possible
Helping Hands, Orillia, Personal Care and Caregiver Relief
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.
Welcome Centre Immigrant Services, Orillia, Mobile Unit
Orillia Public Library Program Room 1
* Facilitate the English Conversation Circle once a week 
* Teach English to a group of newcomers 
* Help clients integrate to the community
Volunteer Knitters   Orillia area  Simcoe County 
Simcoe Knitters for Global Warmth
Simncoe Funeral Home 38 James St E
Volunteers needed to assist in making afghans and other knitted items to donate to developing countries.
Dress for Success Orillia and Barrie, Orillia, Poverty Relief, Employment
10 Peter St N. Unit 102, Orillia ON, L3V 4Y7
Board Members 
Boutique Merchandising 
Breakfast Club Facilitators 
Clothing Sorter 
Committee Members 
Corporate Volunteers 
Event/Fundraising 
Professional Women's Group Facilitators 
Stylist to help suit clients,  
IT Tech 
 
POSITION DESCRIPTION:  
Clothing Sorter - Sort Clothes, take inventory, and organize the store. 
 
Stylists- Suit clients for their interviews (experience with Dress For Success may be needed, but will be provided). 
 
Fundraising Committee- Creating events for fundraising opportunities, or volunteering for an already planned event. 
 
IT Tech - Someone to create and maintain a social presence on line to promote the organization and it's events. 
 
Hair and Make up Stylists- Help show clients what is appropriate for interviews and work when considering make up and hair. 
 
Board of Directors- Must be 18+, will sit in on the board meetings and hold an important role within the organization, for more information, contact Linda Reid, Executive Director for Dress For Success Orillia and Barrie.
Volunteers   Orillia area  Simcoe County 
Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital Foundation
OSMH Foundation 146 Mississaga St. W Orillia ON L3V 3B3
Volunteers needed for fundraising and organizing special events as well as assisting with mailings on a quarterly basis. Students ages 16 and up welcome to volunteer for community service credits. Call for further information.
Board members   Orillia area  Simcoe County 
Telecare Distress Line of Greater Simcoe, Orillia
Monthly meetings are held in Orillia
Join 35 years of successful, award winning, service to our community.  
Telecare Distress Line of Greater Simcoe is now accepting applications for board positions. 
With the devotion, commitment and vision of community supporters and volunteers, Telecare provides 24/7 anonymous and confidential, volunteer telephone listening service. Telecare volunteers help to alleviate loneliness and reduce stress, providing emotional first aid to our callers.  
We are currently seeking board members to continue to lead and support this important service.  
Whether you are an experienced board member, recently retired and looking for something meaningful to do or have never served on a board before, this is your opportunity to make a difference in your community. Experience and interest in areas such as legal, human resources, event planning and fundraising would be an asset.  
Board meetings are held monthly in Orillia; however applicants are invited from across Simcoe County.
The Lighthouse Soup Kitchen and Shelter, Orillia, Lighthouse Christian Ministries
48 Peter Street South Orillia, ON L3V 5B1
Volunteers needed for kitchen help, cooking, maintenance. Volunteer drivers needed to pick-up food donations. Call for further information.
Board Member   Barrie area  Simcoe County 
Environmental Action Barrie / Living Green, Barrie - Mailing 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. 
Helping Hands, Orillia, Personal Care and Caregiver Relief
City of Orillia, Oro-Medonte, Ramara and Severn townships. May include out of town destinations.
Escort transportation clients to medical/shopping appointments. Escort from vehicle to destination and assist client while at destination. As requested assistance with companionship, note taking, personal shopping or transfer of groceries.
Volunteer   Orillia area  Simcoe County 
Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Orillia - Colborne St, Volunteer Resources
Positions available in the following areas: 
 
Coffee Kiosk/Gift Shop 
Porters 
Information Desk 
Hospital Elder Life Program 
Pharmacy 
Day Surgery/Recovery 
Emergency Department 
Out Patient Clinic 
Diabetic House
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.
Salvation Army (The), Orillia - Coldwater Rd, Orillia Corps
Foodbank-157 Coldwater Rd W/Thrift Shop-55 Wyandotte St
Duties include helping with food bank operations as well as thrift store operations. Two separate locations. Loading and unloading of inventory at both locations. Contact for further information. Also opportunities available seasonal and year round. Call for details.
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.
Volunteer Driver   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Canadian Red Cross - Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Volunteer Services
Central West Simcoe County
To transport clients of the Canadian Red Cross to and from medical appointments. Drives are booked with you on Fridays for the following week, and are based on your availability and distance preferences.
Beeton Adult Day Program   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
VON Canada, Beeton, Adult Day Program
Do you play a musical instrument? Do you have a talent you want to showcase?  
Contact Lori Waring either by phone or email to set up a time. We are always searching for individuals or groups to come in and provide entertainment to our clients.
Bingo Support   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Hospice Orillia
Orillia, Geniva Hall
-Makes a commitment to attend at least 3 Bingo’s per year 
-Assists the Bingo coordinator by selling additional Bingo cards to players, cleaning up the tables throughout the Bingo games, etc. 
-Is punctual and reliable for all assignments, notifying the supervisor as soon as possible when unable to attend due to vacation or sick leave 
-Follows Hospice Orillia policies and procedures related to Bingo 
-Submits monthly report of volunteer hours to the office 
-Asks for assistance if help or support or additional information is required 
-Is an ambassador for Hospice Orillia
Ramara Chamber of Commerce, Brechin - 2297 Hwy 12
2297 Highway 12, PO Box 130 Brechin, Ontario L0K 1B0 (PLEASE CONTACT, event locations vary)
SECRETARY VOLUNTEER: 
Brechin and Beyond is looking for a secretary to take minutes at monthly meetings. They are the second Friday of every month and start at 9:30 am, usually ending between 11 and noon. The volunteer would need a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, have email and a working computer. We send an agenda in advance. The meetings are held at the Ramara Township offices in Brechin, just north of the stoplights on Highway 12, beside the Post Office.
Cafe Volunteer   Simcoe County  South Simcoe 
Gibson Centre for Community, Arts & Culture (The)
The Gibson Centre
The Gibson Centre is looking for dedicated volunteers to help out in the Cafe a couple of hours a week. Our cafe is open from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm ever Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Cafe Volunteer   Simcoe County  South Simcoe 
Anchor Point Church, Alliston - 81 Victoria St W, The Well
The Well
Get your community service hours at a fun place, doing things such as serving pourover coffee * washing dishes * wiping tables * being creative making signs * prepping baked goods * spending time with people in our community * etc.
Canadian Cancer Society, Barrie - Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office
As the Volunteer Run Director – Logistics your time will be spent managing and empowering your committee to rally support and participants, as well as driving the logistical elements of the CIBC Run for the Cure. 
While collaborating with your Co-Volunteer Run Director and the CCS staff, you will lead a team of volunteers who will develop and execute a site plan, organize a 1km and 5km route, and recruit a team of volunteers to support all local Run activities. 
You will collaborate with your Co-Volunteer Run Director to lead meetings, motivate your committee, and act as a local ambassador for the organization. You will assist the CCS staff in vacant committee positions and work with your fellow committee members to fill any voids. You will keep the Run site’s fundraising goal top of mind by working with committee members to ensure tasks are completed in a timely and professional manner 
To ensure your success as Run Director – Logistics you will have the constant support of the CCS staff who will answer your questions, provide guidance and assistance when necessary, and connect you with other Run Leaders.
CLASS Volunteer   Simcoe County  South Simcoe 
Community Living Association for South Simcoe, Alliston - Dufferin St S
Alliston or Bradford
CLASS has varied volunteer opportunities! From being a buddy to one of our exceptional individuals to assisting with fundraising events. They provide a flexible schedule to always meet your needs and availability.  
 
Must provide a completed Criminal Reference and Vulnerable Person's Check.
Bradford West Gwillimbury Community Initiatives, Bradford West Gwilimbury Community Initiative
Looking for team members to help once every 6 weeks at Community dinners. Each team is made up of about 10 people. Join a team or create a new one.  
 
Positions include: 
Shopper/cooks: Develop menu, shop within budget, cook meal * 12 Noon-5:30 pm 
Prep/set-up: Prepare meal and set up hall * 2 pm-3:30 pm 
Servers: Greet community members, serve meal * 4 pm-7 pm 
Clean-up: Clean up after meal * 5:30 pm-7 pm
Community Gardener   Simcoe County  South Simcoe 
Angus Horticultural Society
Angus
Planting and maintaining community gardens * meetings * fundraising * environmental awareness * taking pride in community
Farm Volunteer   Simcoe County  South Simcoe 
Wishing Well Sanctuary
2710 Line 10 Bradford ON
Various are available, from cleaning stalls and paddocks to preparing breakfast, lunch and dinner for our animal family. Gardening during our spring,summer and autumn months. Becoming involved with our many programs where skills such as education, marketing, administration, construction, fundraising are needed and welcomed.
Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre
Wye Marsh, Midland
Greet visitors, take admissions, process gift shop & membership sales, answer phones.
Horse Show Assistant   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
North River Riders
ODAS Park, Fairgrounds Road, Orillia (just off Hwy. 12 west)
Volunteers needed at five monthly summer schooling shows. Announcers, course set up and course take down volunteers, registration booth workers, gatekeepers, judge stewards, ribbon runners
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!
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
Outreach Volunteers   Orillia area  Simcoe County 
Simcoe Community Services, Barrie Head Office - 39 Fraser Crt
35 West Street North, Orillia ON L3V 5B8
Volunteers are a valued part of our team and play a significant role in all areas of Simcoe Community Services, developing lasting relationships with people and helping to improve their overall sense of well-being. Our volunteers help spark the unlimited potential of all people. 
 
With many different skills and experiences, volunteers can give of their time to Simcoe Community Services in a variety of ways: 
 
Sharing time, interests and hobbies with people who have an intellectual disability 
Committees/Board of Directors 
Offering transportation 
Participating in fundraising at SCS Foundation Bingos 
Becoming a peer through our Youth Programs 
Helping young children and families at the EarlyON Child and Family Centre 
Providing support for grandparents parenting again in Simcoe County 
 
Timing? We`ll coordinate opportunities to your availability.
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 Office
Minds in Motion programs will be held in various community locations in most communities in 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
Respite Care/ Relief Worker   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
God's Solution Sanctuary
Unity Christian High School, 25 Burton Avenue, Barrie Ontario
Volunteers needed within various aspects of assisting children and adults with special needs to participate
Special Events/Fundraising Coordinator   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Orillia Housing Resource Centre, Orillia
Orillia
Develop and coordinate fundraisers for an organization that works with those in our community that are homeless or facing homelessness.
CONTACT Community Services, Alliston - 55 Victoria St W, Clothes Line (The)
55 Victoria Street West
Did you know that The Clothes Line is largely operated by an incredible team of dedicate volunteers? They perform a wide range of duties including sorting and pricing donations, organizing and displaying merchandise, designing window displays, and assisting customers.Volunteers at The Clothes Line also have the opportunity to gain valuable retail experience and learn new skills including inventory control, money management, and customer service.
CHATS - Community & Home Assistance to Seniors, Bradford West Gwillimbury
Bradford / South Simcoe, Beeton, Tottenham and Alliston
Volunteer transportation drivers use their own vehicles to assist local seniors to attend medical appointments and grocery shopping. Drives take place Monday to Friday between 8:30 and 4:30 pm. Volunteer hours are flexible and accommodate other commitments.
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.
CONTACT Community Services, Alliston - 39 Victoria St E, Community Information Centre
Alliston
CONTACT is a non-profit registered charity that provides community-focused services to the residents of South Simcoe.  
 
We are currently seeking energetic and committed individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and expertise to serve on our Board of Directors.
Volunteer Director   Barrie area  Simcoe County 
MS Society of Canada, Ontario & Nunavut Division, Simcoe Muskoka Chapter - Barrie - Mailing Address, Alliston Self Help/Exercise Group
80 Bradford Street, Suite 133, Barrie L4N 6S7
Office Assistant
Volunteers   Orillia area  Simcoe County 
Orillia & District Arts Council
Orillia & District Arts Council 37 Mississaga St. W
The Orillia and District Arts Council welcomes volunteers to assist with office duties such as updating and maintaining the ODAC website, answering telephones and reception as well as to distribute posters and newsletters. We also need volunteers for events such as the Village of the Arts (early July), Hot food Cool Art (February) and other future events. Please call for more information.