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Cat Care Team Member   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
Collingwood, ON
GTHS Cat Care Team Members work to increase the welfare and health of GTHS feline residents.  
 
Volunteering as part of a small team, each shift Cat Care Team Members help maintain high cleanliness standards in our adoption rooms to provide a bright, clean and healthy environment for our cats, volunteers and visitors.  
 
Responsibility: 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 and visitors in the afternoon.  
 
(There are multiple roles within the Cat Care Team, check out our website for details of this particular position and others)
Canine Foster 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
Collingwood
Canine Foster Volunteers provide a safe, loving and temporary home for puppies and senior dogs. You must have the ability to separate the foster animals from any pets in your home by keeping them in a separate room, if necessary. We will provide training and all the supplies you need. 
 
Canine Foster Volunteers are responsible for helping the puppies (a minimum of 2 at a time), seniors and / or adult dogs in their care thrive until they are ready to be adopted. This will include feeding the animals at least twice a day, possibly more, potty training (for puppies), and exercising and socializing the animals. It may also include bottle feeding and administering oral medications.
Cat 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
Collingwood, ON
The GTHS Cat Adoption Counselor assists the public by answering any questions about cat ownership, the adoption process and the cats and kittens available for adoption. This role is integral to matching the right cat (personality type, energy level, special home requirements, etc.) with the right adoptive family. The Cat Adoption Counselor prepares adoption kits and answers questions about the cats and kittens we have available for adoption (in person). The Cat Adoption Counselor also assists the public with the identification of cats and kittens in the adoption rooms, provides assistance with the completion of adoption applications and facilitates the adoption. There is also the opportunity to attend off-site adoption events in the community. Playing with and cuddling the cats and kittens is required, as this helps you get to know our feline residents; ensuring we match them with the purrrfect family!
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
Collingwood, ON
The GTHS Cat Care Technician works alongside the Animal Health Technician and Cat Care Coordinator to administer prescribed care to sick, recovering and new intakes of cats and kittens, and maintains medical records accordingly, in line with protocol. This role also includes sweeping and mopping the intake and isolation rooms’ floors, maintaining clean and organized kitten or cat kennels, providing assistance pre- and post-transportation for any off-site veterinary care, and may involve helping with medications and injections.
Simcoe County Homelessness Enumeration Volunteers   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Simcoe County Alliance to End Homelessness, Barrie - No Physical Address, Barrie Chapter
Simcoe County, Orillia, Barrie, North Simcoe, South Simcoe, South Georgian Bay
Simcoe County Point-in-Time Count and Registry Week 
Point in Time Count will take place April 21-23, 2020  
 
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
SE Health, North Simcoe Muskoka Office, Home Health Care Services
Barrie
Volunteers and their dog will visit clients offering comfort, hope and happiness.
VON Canada, Barrie - Cedar Pointe Dr, SMART (Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together)® Exercise Program
Barrie
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
Champlain Manor Retirement Residence
Orillia, ON
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.
Dress for Success
Barrie
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 
Professional Women's Group Mentors 
 
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 online 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.
Orillia Public Library, Orillia, General Services and Outreach
Delivering library materials to Retirement/Nursing Homes
Atrium Retirement Residence
Orillia
Provide companionship, reading, doing crafts with residents or assisting in the culinary department.
Barrie Literacy Council
Volunteer tutors are needed to help adults to improve their reading, writing, and math skills. We also have students who require help getting their GED. 
 
NOTE: We ask potential tutors to commit for one year so that they can come alongside a student for that length of time - once students make the decision to improve their skills, they need a tutor who is willing to work with them to increase not only their knowledge but their confidence and self esteem.
Canadian Cancer Society, Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office
Orillia
As a driver for the Wheels of Hope transportation program you will improve access for the one in five adults and families in Ontario who need transportation assistance to get to their treatments and appointments. Drivers are needed to travel long distance to Toronto. 
 
What is Involved? Working in partnership with your transportation convenor, you will commit to a regular weekly driving day, confirming transportation arrangements as directed. You will provide transportation for one or more clients to medical centres located in various cities in your area. 
 
Communicate with clients and transportation via email and phone. Provide safe reliable transportation in a 100% smoke free vehicle. Become familiar with programs and services provided by the society and share those resources as needed. 
 
Time Commitment: (Ongoing) This is an ongoing position throughout the year. The expectation is that you will commit to a minimum of one regularly scheduled shift during the week. Specific shifts, availability and driving locations will be discussed at the interview stage. 
 
What you bring to this position: You are excited and motivated to provide people experiencing a cancer diagnosis with this practical and neccessary service. Your willingness to engage with people from diverse backgrounds in a sensitive and thoughful manner will be an encouragement to those in need of transportation assistance. You are able to complete your shift in a completely non smoking environment and you recognize the need to maintain confidentiality when communicating with people.
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 - 575 West St S Unit 6
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.
Leacock Care Centre
Orillia
Volunteer opportunities for individuals interested in assisiting with recreation programs, outings, friendly visiting, computer programs, reading programs and special events.
Birchmere Retirement Residence
Orillia
Duties include: 
* Attending activities, programs, and/or events with residents 
* One-on-one visits with residents; spending time chatting, doing puzzles, crafts, etc. or accompanying them on walks either within the building or outdoors (weather permitting) 
* other duties as needed
Birchmere Retirement Residence
Orillia
Attending activities, programs, and/or events with residents. Having one-to-one visits with them; spending time chatting, doing puzzles, crafts, etc. and/or accompanying them on walks either within the building or outdoors (weather permitting).
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orillia and District
Orillia
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.
Pet Visitation Facilitator   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Ontario. Ministry of the Solicitor General, Penetanguishene, Central North Correctional Centre
Penetanguishene
This Pet Visitation Service Facilitator position reports to the Coordinator of Volunteer Services at Central North Correctional Centre (CNCC). The team (dog/facilitator) are responsible for delivering a pet visitation service to special needs offenders (including women) at CNCC in compliance with the Ministry of the Solicitor General policies and procedures. 
 
The Pet Visitation team will: 
1. Promote a more positive environment for offenders on the Specialized Care and Women’s unit who may be having troubles adjusting to institutional life; 
2. Increase levels of trust with the collaboration of facilitator and dog; 
3. Reduce levels of stress through the companionship of facilitator and dog; 
4. Ease levels of anxiety and loneliness through interaction with facilitator and dog.
Oro-Medonte Minor Soccer
Burls Creek
Line fields, setup and take down on game nights. 
Assistant coaching on game nights for ages 16 and up.
Walking Partner for Next Steps Walking Program   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
March of Dimes Canada, Head Office - Toronto
Various locations in Simcoe County
The Next Steps Walking Program is seeking Walking Partners! Next Steps serves individuals who have suffered from a stroke & their caregivers by providing them with a safe setting to interact with their peers and engage in physical activity. Next Steps seeks to improve participants’ quality of life. 
 
The Walking Partner is responsible for providing program support to staff and participants. The Walking Partner will assist the coordinator as needed (i.e. set-up and clean-up) in order to ensure the effective delivery of the program. This volunteer will also provide companionship and support to participants by developing positive and encouraging relationships with them, ultimately helping participants to maximize their experience in the program. 
 
If you are interested in joining our Next Steps team, please contact volunteer@marchofdimes.ca with “Next Steps” and your desired location in the subject line for more information.
Tutor - Post Secondary Education Support   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Ontario. Ministry of the Solicitor General, Penetanguishene, Central North Correctional Centre
Penetanguishene
Support the rehabilitation of clients, through onsite tutoring and supervision of client(s) enrolled in various online/offline college credit course(s). Volunteer will aid client in navigating the Internet and course materials, tutoring in use and interpretation of learning materials, assignments, projects and assessments as required by the educational institution. This will lead to increased self-esteem, self-confidence, social and employment skills.
Wasaga Beach Municipal Office, Wasaga Beach, Seniors Active Living Centre
Wasaga Beach
Seeking motivated volunteers to help our older adult population at the Senior Active Living Centre.  
Technology helpers, Social companions to play games, assist with crafts, provide community information. Facilitate programs for special interests and fundraising and community lunch programs. Pole Walking facilitators, On ice rink Marshalls, Pickleball clinic instructors.
Gateway Centre for Learning
Midland, ON
- Provide outstanding customer service in a welcoming, clean environment 
- Receive and process book donations  
- Organize inventory, stock shelves and highlight in-store promotions  
- Answer public enquiries, and help customers find the titles they are seeking 
- Welcome new team members and assist in training provided 
- Use the communications log and other tools effectively 
- Follow organization policies and procedures 
- Complete activities assigned
Program Assistant   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Simcoe County 
Georgian Bay Native Women's Association
Help with setting up for prenatal programs, purchasing and preparing snacks and provide child and infant care.
Adult Literacy Tutor   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County 
Gateway Centre for Learning
Gateway Centre for Learning and various locations
Help adults with low literacy skills acquire and/or improve basic reading, writing, math and computer skills needed to function successfully in society.
Kitchen Helper   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Simcoe County 
Georgian Bay Native Women's Association
To assist with preparation of meals for community kitchen activities.
Gateway Centre for Learning
Midland
Provide general administrative support, reception coverage and help with office cleaning. 
a) Receive, direct and relay telephone messages, fax messages and email 
b) Greet and direct the general public to the appropriate staff member 
c) Receive, open and distribute mailto appropriate staff member 
d) Operate standard office equipment such as the photocopier and printer 
e) Book room appointments 
f) Tasks to help keep the office tidy 
g) Small projects as assigned
Various Opportunities   Barrie area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe 
Camphill Communities Ontario, Angus, Camphill Nottawasaga
Camphill Nottawasaga near Angus and Camphill Sophia Creek in Barrie
Two sites: Camphill Nottawasaga, near Angus and Camphill Sophia Creek in Barrie.  
 
Camphill Nottawasaga (Angus) offers programs in woodworking, pottery, candlemaking, and bakery/meal preparation. There are also opportunities to be involved in maple syrup production, working in the vegetable gardens and caring for livestock (Highland cows and horses).  
 
Camphill Sophia Creek (Barrie) offers work in the mosaic studio, meal preparation skills in the Cafe, music, recreational activities and cultural outings. Assistance with the retail store in downtown Barrie is also needed (111 Dunlop St E). Help is also needed with Bingo events and other special events such as our fairs.  
 
Both locations need volunteers to help with set-up, cash management and take-down at our Farmers Markets. 
Please email Sandra to place you in an opportunity that best suits your needs!
Canadian Mental Health Association. Simcoe County Branch, Barrie - 128 Anne St S
186 Erie Street
Volunteer duties include: reception desk activities such * as greeting clients and family members * answering phones * preparing information packages * assisting with the running of discussion groups which could lead to acting as a co-facilitator with a regular staff member
2020 Collingwood MS Walk - Committee Member   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
MS Society of Canada, Ontario & Nunavut Division, Simcoe Muskoka Chapter
2020 MS Walk Collingwood - May 3, 2020 
Duties include helping to plan and execute the 2020 Collingwood MS Walk held May 3, 2020. The planning portion of the position requires one hour a month where you participate (either in person or via phone) in a planning meeting where we discuss logistics, sponsorship, recruitment, and entertainment for the event. The execution portion requires helping for two hours on Saturday May 2nd to set up before the event as well as helping on Sunday May 3rd from 7 a.m. - 1 p.m. Heavy lifting not required.
Special Events Volunteers   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
My Friend's House, Domestic Violence Shelter
Collingwood
Special Events Volunteers
The Georgian Good Food Box Packers and Drivers   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Georgian Good Food Box (The), South Georgian Bay
Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, Stayner
Volunteer drivers assist with deliveries of food boxes to distribution sites and/or individuals in the surrounding communities.  
 
Volunteers help with packing fruits and vegetables for monthly good food box orders
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.
Board Member   Collingwood  Simcoe County 
Simcoe Peer Support for Mental Health and Addictions, Collingwood
Collingwood
Simcoe Peer Support (SPS) is currently seeking applications for the volunteer Board of Directors  
 
We are seeking individuals 19+ yrs of age with some knowledge of Board Governance in the Not For Profit sector, additional knowledge of health system and small business finance would be an asset. Preference will be given to individuals or family members living with mental health and/or addictions.  
 
Our Board meets bi-monthly (6 per year). Board meetings are scheduled to develop policies and procedure, future programming, review financials, and to address and support any concerns staff members may have.  
 
Simcoe Peer Support is a self-help, peer support and resource centre for individuals and families experiencing mental health and/or addiction concerns. Our mission is to provide and promote wellness and recovery. SPS accomplishes this through peer support, advocacy, self help, education and building partnerships within the community.
Parkinson Canada, Collingwood, Collingwood Support Group
Collingwood
The PD SAFEx Volunteer: 
● Greets participants on arrival and helps them set up.  
● Guides and assists the participants during the exercise sessions.  
● Encourages the participants to “try their best” to complete the exercises as demonstrated. 
● Collaborates with the other PD SAFEx Volunteers and the Personal Trainers delivering the program.
Hospice Georgian Triangle
Collingwood, Ontario
Greeting clients, families, staff and members of the community, answering phones, taking messages and transferring calls, assist office staff with light administrative tasks, provide a welcoming atmosphere.
March of Dimes Canada, Head Office - Toronto
Barrie, Midland, Innisfil
Looking for handy, innovative, creative volunteers to create, modify and design to remove barriers for people living with physical disabilities.
Special Olympics Ontario, Huronia - Mailing Address
Varies
Volunteers act as coaches in weekly sport training sessions, working with athletes with an intellectual disability, in a variety of sports. Other volunteer positions include administrative roles on community councils (fundraising, secretary, public relations, etc.).
Volunteer Driver   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Huronia Seniors Volunteer Care Team (HSVCT), Villa Care Centre, Wheels 4 Wheels
Midland, ON
Volunteer Driver 
 
Driving a wheelchair accessible vehicle for members of the community who, because of their need for a wheelchair, aren't able to use other transportation. Pick up clients and their escort at assigned time, deliver to their destination. Keep a schedule for appointments. Use provided equipment to ensure driver and client safety. Drivers are not responsible for clients while at their appointment/destination.
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.
Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Midland and District, Domestic Shelter and Adoption Centre
Midland (Lead Agency) but recruiting from Simcoe County and Muskoka District
The Midland Animal Shelter and Adoption Centre is the lead agency for the OSPCA's Support the North Program in the Simcoe County and Muskoka area. Volunteers are needed from anywhere in Simcoe County and Muskoka District to volunteer at the Midland Shelter for the program. Duties include: 
 
Arrivals Team Member 
•Assist DVM/ RVT's or Team Lead with various tasks involved with animal intake 
•Provide food, water and enrichment for the animals as needed 
•Walk dogs as required  
•Follow Ontario SPCA animal protocols at all times 
•Clean and disinfect as required by protocols  
•Perform animal handling as required  
•Transfer animal information to the Shelter Staff as required 
•Assist with unloading supplies/animals as required
Quest Art School + Gallery
Midland
Art Shop Volunteer: staffing shop including processing sales, memberships, class and workshop fees, administrative work, light housekeeping duties 
 
Opening Receptions: serving refreshments at openings and be a Quest Art representative 
 
Special events: assist with the planning of special events, including fundraising activities, or assist the day of special events 
 
Art Instructor Assistants: help art instructors facilitate workshops, classes and camps 
 
Gallery Attendants: Greet Gallery visitors and provide information pertaining to the exhibitions
South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre, Health Care Services
Collingwood and Wasaga Beach YMCA
Helping to supervise/assist participants as they perform different balance/strengthening exercises (under supervision of a physiotherapist)
GBCSC Volunteer   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Simcoe County 
Georgian Bay Cancer Support Centre
Penetanguishene ON
Volunteers assist with general office duties, assist members and program support.
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.
Osteoporosis Canada [Central East], Simcoe Muskoka - Mailing Address, Simcoe Muskoka Chapter
in North Simcoe area
Help at information tables at health fairs, community festivals and events. Conduct education sessions on Fracture prevention.
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. All volunteer opportunities provide a flexible schedule to always meet your needs and availability.  
 
Excellent source of social services experience for students or adults who wish to enter the developmental field! 
 
Must provide a completed Criminal Reference and Vulnerable Person's Check.
Administrative   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Simcoe County 
Hospice Huronia
Volunteers assist with reception duties, answering phone, greeting visitors, processing mass mailings, assisting with photo copies, preparing support groups and training manuals
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.
South Georgian Bay (SGB) SubRegion Alliance
South Georgian Bay
The South Georgian Bay Sub Region Alliance (SGBA) is seeking members to participate on the newly founded Community Advisory Council. The volunteer must be someone who has had (themselves or a family member) interaction with community health or wellness organizations in the South Georgian Bay region within the last 1-2 years. 
 
Volunteer members would be expected to:
     
  • provide feedback on the ideas for initiatives and programs to promote and enhance the wellness of the community 
  • be a collaborative, positive and rational force for the enhancement of high quality services 
  • attend quarterly (4x/year) meetings (can attend via teleconference but minimum of 2 in-person meetings per year is required)
Hospice Huronia
Public speaking to groups of various sizes - giving an overview of Hospice Huronia, our services and our capital campaign to build a residential hospice for the area. Power point presentation is developed and scripted.
Visiting Volunteer   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County 
Hospice Huronia
Penetanguishene
Visiting volunteers provide emotional support and companionship to clients experiencing life threatening illness * also provide respite to caregivers of clients.
Volunteer Driver   Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe 
Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions, Barrie Branch
Simcoe County and Muskoka
Our drivers provide an invaluable service by assisting staff and foster families with the transportation needs of children to various appointments and visits. Volunteer drivers transport children and their families to specified locations around Simcoe County and Muskoka at the request of the Agency. You will need to provide supervision and appropriate behaviour management of the children in your care. Punctuality and reliability are a necessity for this position. Our drivers are compensated at .52¢/km. Drivers transport children/youth using their own vehicle.
Volunteer   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Essa and District Agricultural Society, Barrie Fair
Working towards the 2019 Barrie Fair. Property clean-up, gardening, local promotional activities.
Board Member   Collingwood  Simcoe County 
Breaking Down Barriers, Independent Living Resource Centre
Collingwood
Board members are needed to help guide and mentor the organization. Board members are required to participate in one standing committee: fundraising, finance, strategic planning and/or governance. People 18+ of all abilities welcome to apply. There is a Board requirement that a percentage of people with disabilities are members of the Board.
Habitat for Humanity Ontario Gateway North, Simcoe North, North Simcoe Chapter
Various
Require volunteers to help on various committees.
Volunteer - Georgian Bay Garden Tour   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Hospice Huronia
Penetanguishene
Volunteer for Georgian Bay Garden Tour 
- The volunteer will check for paid arm bands on people attending the garden tour at a designated house in the community. You will have the opportunity to sell arm bands to people who just show up for the garden tour as well.
Trillium Manor
​12 Grace Avenue, Orillia
One on one visiting with residents, supporting and/or facilitating group activities, reading or playing games with residents, meal assistance
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 marketing, administration, construction and fundraising are needed and welcomed.
Penetanguishene Centennial Museum and Archives, Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Penetanguishene
Responsible for sales, promoting, inventory, tourist information and museum tours.
Program Assistant   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Simcoe County 
Penetanguishene Centennial Museum and Archives, Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Penetanguishene
Volunteers would be responsible for assisting with the development, organization and promotion of programs and events. Programs & events would be during PD Days, after school, evenings and Saturday’s.
Research Assistant   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Simcoe County 
Penetanguishene Centennial Museum and Archives, Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Penetanguishene
Research historical information, provide tours, assist clients with research and input data
FoodFit Program Volunteer   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Simcoe County  Wasaga Beach 
South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre, Health Care Services
Wasaga Beach
FoodFit is a 12-week program that combines fun, hands-on cooking sessions and food-based activities with take-home recipes, easy-to-understand nutrition information, group exercise, shared meals, self-directed individual and group goal-setting, and reflection and feedback loops that monitor and reinforce individual and group progress. 
 
The ideal volunteer should be comfortable working in a busy kitchen, have some previous exposure to food skills programming and food safety, and have excellent motivational skills. They should be able to commit to the 12 weeks of the program working with the same FoodFit team each week. The volunteer should respect people’s privacy and lived experience and hold no prejudices towards people of different socio-economic backgrounds or cultures from their own. 
 
Duties include: 
• Assisting the facilitator in setting up the kitchen and program space each week  
• Assist the facilitator in preparing a healthy snack for the FoodFit team each week 
• Working with participants in the kitchen: providing assistance reading recipes/converting measurements, supervising food safety and hygiene, supervising knife handling and kitchen safety practices, encouraging all participants to get involved in cooking/preparing food, create a model “healthy plate” for each week’s meals, etc.  
• Assisting the facilitator and participants in kitchen clean up and encouraging all participants to “share the load”  
• Participate in a 30 minute walk and encourage all participants to “get moving” each week 
• Follow all instructions from the FoodFit facilitator and be ready to “pitch in” 
• Motivate participants to achieve success in the program and lead by example 
• May be asked to assist participants in completing pre- and end-program questionnaires (e.g. interviewing participants and recording their answers for them if they have writing/language barriers) or assisting with program participant intakes (measuring waist/height, flexibility tests, blood pressure, pulse/heart rate)
CLH Developmental Support Services
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.
Georgian Bay General Hospital Foundation, Midland
Midland/Penetanguishene
To assist at events that raise money for Georgian Bay General Hospital for the ongoing equipment needs and technology upgrades.
CLH Developmental Support Services
Various
Accompany an individual to church. Families wishing to volunteer as a group are welcome.
Stayner Care Center Volunteer Opportunities   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Stayner Care Centre
Stayner, Ontario
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
Canadian Mental Health Association. Simcoe County Branch, Barrie - 128 Anne St S
Collingwood , ON
Volunteer duties include: reception desk activities such * as greeting clients and family members * answering phones * preparing information packages * assisting with the running of discussion groups which could lead to acting as a co-facilitator with a regular staff member
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.
Orillia Community Gardens, Orillia - High St, High Street Park Community Garden
High Street Park
Weeding, Planting, Tilling, Watering etc. (All Gardening Duties)
Chartwell Tiffin Retirement Residence, Chartwell Tiffin
Midland, Ontario
Volunteers assist with events, snack and library trolleys, and activities that enrich the lives of our residents such as being a companion on a walk or helping them complete a project of their own.
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.
Youth Volunteer   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Simcoe County 
Georgian Village, Georgian Manor
One on one visiting with residents, supporting and/or facilitating group activities, reading or playing games with residents, meal assistance
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
Community Reach, Transportation
• Provide safe, reliable, professional and courteous transportation service to residents of North Simcoe, using your own vehicle 
• Communicate with transportation staff and passengers regarding scheduled rides. 
• Ensure adherence to the Community Reach program procedures and policies including confidentiality agreement. 
* Volunteer drivers must have a minimum of 3 years driving experience
The Guesthouse Shelter, The Guesthouse Shelter and Community Hub
Midland
Dinner servers: Serve prepared dinner. Light cleanup of kitchen and dishes (regular use). Socialize with guests. For more information please contact us!
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
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 
* 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
The Guesthouse Shelter, The Guesthouse Shelter and Community Hub
522 Elizabeth Street
Prepare main course and/or deserts for up to 40 guests for an evening meal. Further details are available if needed.
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 - Tracey Lane
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 - Tracey Lane
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 - Tracey Lane
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 - Tracey Lane
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 - Tracey Lane
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.
VON Canada, Ontario Branch, Grey Bruce Site, Supportive Care Services
Bruce and Grey Counties
Supportive care volunteers 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) * 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 and help facilitate bereavement groups * support provided in the client’s home, long term care homes and/or hospitals
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)
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
Osteoporosis Canada [Central East], Simcoe Muskoka - Mailing Address, Simcoe Muskoka Chapter
Be trained to conduct education sessions on fracture prevention to seniors at seniors centres, retirement homes and active living programs*, help with information tables at health fairs, community festivals and events.
Volunteer   Barrie area  Simcoe County 
Easter Seals Ontario, Barrie-Simcoe County Office
Barrie
Assisting with events
MacLaren Art Centre
Barrie
- Take incoming calls from potential TV Bingo winners 
- Verify winners 
- Collect contact information, address customer concerns, follow -up 
- Volunteering takes place at Rogers TV, 1 Sperling Drive, Barrie
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.
Paradise Shores by AmandaFritz, Orillia
115 Matchedash St N
- cook, bake, gardening 
- activities with residence 
- activities of daily living
Musician   Orillia area  Simcoe County 
Tudhope Manor Retirement Residence
Tudhope Manor - Orillia
Play piano in foyer (or bring your own instrument of choice).
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 
Day Surgery/Recovery 
Emergency Department 
Out Patient Clinic 
Diagnostic Imaging 
Dialysis  
Friendly Faces
Orillia Opera House
Orillia
The Orillia Opera House is looking for enthusiastic individuals who love the arts. Duties would include greeting and seating patrons, distributing programs and answering questions about the history of the building.
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.
Canada. Canada Revenue Agency [Central East], Barrie, North Central Ontario Tax Services Office - Barrie
Simcoe County
Provide support services for local coordinators and volunteers in both official languages.
Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre, Sweetwater Harvest Festival
Wye Marsh
Assist the Wye Marsh with various aspects of the Sweetwater Festival including Security, Traffic and Parking.
Barrie Public Library, Painswick Branch - 48 Dean Ave
Barrie
- Provide a friendly, welcoming greeting to children as they join the program. 
- Assist children during programs to complete activities 
- Assist with ushering duties during programs, such as crowd control, ticket taking, counting attendance, and admitting latecomers. 
- Assist with craft preparation before the program. 
- Assist with set up and clean up for the program. 
- Work with other volunteers as a team in meeting the needs of each participant and the Library Board. 
- Report concerns, needs or incidents to the Manager, Volunteer Resources or other appropriate Library staff.
Barrie Public Library, Downtown Branch - 60 Worsley St
Barrie
Rencontre d’échanges littéraires et culturelles. Améliorez votre français parlé et rencontrez des gens dans une ambiance décontractée et conviviale. Peu importe votre niveau, venez partager et pratiquer la langue française. Dirigé par une animatrice francophone. Inscription non requise. Ce programme est offert en partenariat avec le Collège Boréal.  
 
Meet with others to discuss French literature and culture. Improve your spoken French in a casual setting. Whatever your level, share and practice the French language.
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.
Barrie Public Library, Downtown Branch - 60 Worsley St
Barrie
- Pick up library materials at the library and deliver to library members and institutions as directed by library staff. 
- Return library materials that the library member or institution has finished with to the library. 
- Library staff arranges pickup and delivery with users of the Visiting Library Service. Volunteers do not contact library members directly to make these arrangements. 
- Work with library staff and other volunteers as a team in meeting the needs of VLS customers and representing the Library Board. 
- Report concerns, needs or incidents to the Senior Circulation Clerk or other appropriate library staff.
The Guesthouse Shelter, The Guesthouse Shelter and Community Hub
Midland
Breakfast shift duties include preparing healthy breakfasts. Serving and cleaning up after meal. Socializing with guests, staff and other volunteers.
The Guesthouse Shelter, The Guesthouse Shelter and Community Hub
Elizabeth Street, Midland
Evening shift duties include greeting guests, socializing with guests and other volunteers, occasionally provide snacks and left-overs to late-arrivals, and light cleaning up.
Orillia Museum of Art and History (The)
Orillia Museum of Art and History (30 Peter St. S)
Gain understanding of exhibition content,  
Respond to inquiries,  
Process sales transactions,  
Assist in upkeep of shop and displays,  
Administrative assistance as required,  
Basic yet confident computer skills are preferred,  
 
Reporting to: Visitor Experiences Coordinator
Heart and Stroke [Central East], Barrie Office, Heart and Stroke
Barrie, ON
Our team is looking for reliable, detail-oriented and committed volunteers to assist us with data entry and administrative tasks. We support the needs of all the programs run in this office. At various times during the year we supporting the Heart Month campaign by contacting former canvassers by phone, updating our volunteer database and assisting with routing, distributing canvasser’s kits, etc. At other times of the year we are involved in counting and processing donations and managing various data sources for all the programs run in this office.  
 
We need people with office experience, strong computer skills (including strong knowledge of Excel and Word). Financial background would be beneficial. For this position we are looking for volunteers who are able to commit at least one day per week, Mon to Fri for at least 6 months. Our office volunteers typically work between 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.  
 
Our schedule is very flexible, but ideally we are looking for a volunteer to give at least 6 hours a week. As a volunteer you would be assisting with, but not limited to:  
• New Business Development  
• Prospecting  
• Data Entry  
• Building relationships  
• Logistics planning  
• Preparing information kits 
 
Our office is located at 112 Commerce Park Dr, Unit I, Barrie, ON
ReStore Volunteers   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Simcoe County 
Habitat for Humanity Ontario Gateway North, Simcoe North, Midland ReStore
Midland
Habitat for Humanity Midland ReStore is a warehouse and retail outlet located in Midland which receives donated construction materials, appliances, furniture and household items and sells them to the public. Volunteer staff are needed for: 
* stocking shelves 
* picking up materials locally 
* doing minor repairs 
* assisting the public with their purchases 
* sorting electronic waste recycling
Cafe Helper   Barrie area  Simcoe County 
Woods Park Care Centre, Long Term Care Home
Assist Residents to Physio appointment in house or assist residents to and from in-house hair salon.
Woods Park Care Centre, Long Term Care Home
Woods Park Care Centre, 110 Lillian Cres., Barrie
Activities in many areas including: * One-on-One Friendly Visiting * Bingo * Gardening * Program Assistance * Holiday Celebrations * Special Events * Outings * Card playing * Entertainment * Hairdressing & Wellness Assistance * Escorting Residents to in house appointments * Dining Assistance, etc.
Women and Children's Shelter of Barrie
Heritage Park, Barrie
Required Positions: 
- Event Set-up Volunteers 
- Cheer & Spirit volunteers 
- Sign-Making Volunteers 
- Event Tear-down Volunteers
Friends of the Innisfil Public Library
Cookstown, Alcona, Stroud
There are many ways to be a "Friend", you can join as a full member to fundraise to help support community programs, or you can simply help out at events. We also need help advertising, putting up posters, etc .
Ambassador Partner   Barrie area  Simcoe County 
CNIB Foundation [Central East], Simcoe/Muskoka, CNIB Foundation
Ambassador meetings: 20 Anne Street South, Barrie. Presentations throughout Simcoe/Muskoka
Ambassador Partners share their sight and help facilitate the CNIB Ambassadors Program. Ambassador Partners drive members of the Ambassador team (volunteer speakers who are blind or partially sighted) to presentations, assisting with set-up/take-down of displays, and educating the public about the role the CNIB plays in improving eye health and improving lives!
Salvation Army Barrie Bayside Mission, Barrie - Bayfield St, Community Meals
16 Bayfield St
Help provide assistance to the Barrie Salvation Army Community Kitchen
Epilepsy Ontario [Central East], Barrie - Simcoe County Branch, Epilepsy Ontario
72 Ross St., Unit 7, Barrie, ON, L4N 1G3
Board members must be 18 years of age and older and able to commit to one meeting a month plus involvement in some fundraising activities such as bingo, dragon boat races, ball tournament, etc.
Camp Trillium Childhood Cancer Support Centre
St. Vincent Park, Barrie
Volunteer as a camp counselor at one of our two sleepover sites in Waterford (Rainbow Lake) or Wellington (OuR Island).
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.).
Welcome Centre Immigrant Services [Central East], 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
Simcoe Funeral Home 38 James St E
Volunteers needed to assist in making afghans and other knitted items to donate to developing countries as well as for our northern neighbours.
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
Food Bank Volunteer   Barrie area  Simcoe County 
Barrie Food Bank
42 Anne St S, Unit 2 Barrie, ON
A variety of positions are available including sorting, stocking shelves and packing items for client of the food bank. 
 
We need volunteers year round but require many volunteers during food drives in October, November and December especially. Volunteers for these food drives must be scheduled in advance, (recommend contacting Barrie Food Bank in September to volunteer for these food drives). Please call the number provided and leave a call back number where we can reach you or leave a message.
General Volunteer   Barrie area  Simcoe County 
Epilepsy Ontario [Central East], Barrie - Simcoe County Branch, Epilepsy Ontario
Barrie
Volunteers can assist with fundraising, bingo, special events, information distribution or other activities.
Program Volunteer   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Simcoe County 
Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre
Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre
Guide groups throughout the Marsh and help with educational programs in English and/or French. Leading groups in Canoeing/kayaking. Leading groups in Snowshoeing/X Country Skiing. Helping with School groups/badge groups, extra supervision of group without leading. Helping out at special events & Festivals. Administrative assistance also required.
Street Cats Animal Rescue
Barrie
Cleaning Cages, Feeding, and socializing with the cats
Ramara Chamber of Commerce, Brechin - 2297 Hwy 12
2297 Highway 12, PO Box 130 Brechin, Ontario L0K 1B0 (PLEASE CONTACT, event locations vary)
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.
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
Helping Hands, Orillia, Personal Care and Caregiver Relief
Visiting in the home of the client or telephone calling from the home of the volunteer.
In home visiting or telephone conservation with seniors.
Helping Hands, Orillia, Personal Care and Caregiver Relief
off site locations for special events.
Assisting with client social events, planning crafts, serving refreshments and tidy up after events.
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.
Helping Hands, Orillia, Personal Care and Caregiver Relief
Orillia, Oro-Medonte, Ramara, Severn townships. Potential transport to out of town destinations.
Assist clients, door to door to medical, shopping and social appointments both locally as well as out of town destinations for medical appointments. Use of volunteer's vehicle or agency vehicles available. For those volunteers interested in wheelchair transportation additional training provided and agency wheelchair vehicles available.
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 Mind and Melody program. Please call for more information regarding volunteer opportunities.
Adoption Specialist   Barrie area  Simcoe County 
Furry Friends Animal Shelter
PetSmart Adoption Centre, 33 Mapleview Drive East, Barrie
Furry Friends Animal Shelter is a non-profit, no-kill organization dedicated to providing shelter and love to abandoned, lost or rescued cats and kittens in the Barrie Community. We provide care to almost 1,000 animals and do not euthanize healthy animals for any reason. We are a registered charity funded by generous donors and supporters and operated completely by volunteers. 
 
We are looking for dependable adult animal-lovers (over 18 years of age...younger volunteers must be with a fellow volunteer who is 18+ for the entire shift) to help us match cats and kittens with people who can give them a permanent, loving home. Two weeks per month we adopt cats and kittens out of the PetSmart Adoption Centre (33 Mapleview Drive East, Barrie). 
 
There are three main tasks:  
1. Keep the kitties clean and comfortable - top up food and water, clean cages (litter boxes too!) and pet and play with them! 
2. Interact with the public and potential adopters in a retail environment, giving great customer service.  
3. Assess suitable adopters, complete adoption paperwork and process payments. 
 
For more info and to apply complete and submit the Online Volunteer Application Form and a Furry Friends volunteer will follow-up with you.
Orillia & District Arts Council
Work with the Arts Council to develop, organize and promote the 2018 awards ceremony, which may involve, in addition to other duties: 
-Securing sponsorship 
-Developing and implementing a communications strategy for the nomination process and event 
-Securing entertainment, food and refreshments 
-Selecting and overseeing the nomination process including the distribution and collation of forms, the jury panel and prizes 
-set-up and tear-down at the event
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.
Companion   Clearview  Collingwood  Simcoe County  Wasaga Beach 
Breaking Down Barriers, Independent Living Resource Centre
Collingwood
Provide weekly companionship to client of Breaking Down Barriers. Assist with activities like arts & crafts, cooking, scrapbooking, weaving and Friendship Café. Meet for conversation, maybe go for an outing and just be a friendly face to someone who may otherwise be isolated.
Program Volunteer   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Breaking Down Barriers, Independent Living Resource Centre
BDB offices in Collingwood. Golf is at Batteaux Creek and Curling is at the Collingwood Curling Club
Assist staff to deliver various programs such as crafts, bingo, outings and trips to adults with diverse disabilities. This includes set up and clean up for programs. Also, volunteers needed to assist with weekly golf program and weekly curling program.
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 [Central East], Barrie Office, Heart and Stroke
Barrie & Surrounding Area
The Barrie Office of Heart and Stroke Foundation is seeking volunteers to support local schools participating in Jump Rope for Heart. Responsibility may include visiting local schools, building relationships with school personnel, helping with kick off presentations, attending event days and assisting with administrative tasks. If you are a Barrie area resident with lots of energy, enjoy giving back to the community, and have a few extra hours a week to spare, please contact us to learn more!
Canadian Blood Services, Barrie Area Office, Blood Donor Centre
Barrie, ON
Assist with set-up and tear down of the promotional booth and equipment * provide information about Canadian Blood Services programs and initiatives * provide courteous and responsive service to prospective donors * assist with management of participant records and event documentation
Board Member   Barrie area  Simcoe County 
MADD Canada, Mailing Address, Barrie Simcoe Chapter
MADD Canada works to stop impaired driving and to support victims/survivors of this violent crime. Through our awareness and education programs, we are trying to change behaviours, and make everyone aware that driving when impaired is a criminal and potentially deadly act. Board members will attend meetings and take part in the business conducted by the Board of Directors for the MADD Simcoe County Chapter.
Elizabeth Fry Society of Simcoe County, 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
Canadian Mental Health Association. Simcoe County Branch, Barrie - 128 Anne St S
80 Bradford St.
Volunteer duties include: reception desk activities such * as greeting clients and family members * answering phones * preparing information packages * assisting with the running of discussion groups which could lead to acting as a co-facilitator with a regular staff member
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie Office
Simcoe County
* Assist in promoting the programs and services of the Society to the attendees of the Health Fair.  
* Provide basic information about Alzheimer's disease.  
* Direct people to appropriate community support services. 
 
Volunteers: 
* Pick up display and brochures at the Society offices or an agreed to location.  
* Set up the display as per the Procedures listed in the Health Fair Resource Manual.  
* Answer general questions and distribute information about the programs and services of the Society.  
* Refer individuals to appropriate community support services.  
* Take down the display, pack up the brochures and return the display and brochures to the Society offices or an agreed to location.  
* Complete the Evaluation Form located in the Health Fair Resource Manual
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie Office
Orillia
The role involves making all arrangements for a monthly lunch in local restaurants, communicating with participants and ensuring a safe, welcoming and supportive environment during the lunch.
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie Office
Simcoe County
Volunteers work with Alzheimer Society Family Support Coordinators in 1) a morning Support Group, 2) an afternoon Support Group or 3) an evening Support Group, depending upon the community.
Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre
Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre
Help visitors with rentals of cross country skis and snowshoes. Volunteers will deliver excellent customer service when engaging with visitors. Volunteers will welcome visitors, take sizes or measurements, and retrieve the appropriate equipment. While not highly physically demanding, some physical activity and ability is required for this position. 
We will provide training to selected applicants.
Various opportunities   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
49 Raglan Street Collingwood, ON L9Y4X1
Various opportunities including: Friendly visiting, Activity programming. ie. crafts, coffee socials, inter-generational programs, student placements, administration, Front office volunteer, meal assistance, pet visitor, Student internships (College/Universities), Music volunteer, Simcoe Cycling without Age bike program
Canadian Adaptive Snowsports (CADS) - Ontario - Huronia Region Programs
Help give people of all ages and disabilities a chance to experience skiing.
Georgian Bay Seniors Lodge
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.
Symphony of Service   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Simcoe County 
CLH Developmental Support Services
various
Provide entertainment, musical or other, for gatherings of people with exceptionalities at the Community Living Facility in Midland. Volunteering as a family or a group of entertainers would be very welcome.
Volunteer   Barrie area  Simcoe County 
Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie - 201 Georgian Dr
201 Georgian Drive, Barrie
Please contact the Volunteer Resources office to discuss a wide variety of opportunities. Some include: Patient Involvement, Information & Wayfinding, Coffee Bar, Gift Shop, Administrative Support
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
Front of House Volunteer   Barrie area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe 
South Simcoe Theatre, Cookstown Town Hall
1 Hamilton St. Cookstown, ON
Organizing and selling (supplied) refreshments, taking tickets, seating patrons, distributing programmes to patrons.
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
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.
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)
Hillcrest Village Care Centre
Midland
This commitment is once or twice per month - you'll help with portering residents, serving refreshments, socializing. This position is ideal for someone who is already making a regular commitment to volunteering so you already are getting to know our residents.
Gilbert Centre Volunteer   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Gilbert Centre for Social and Support Services, Barrie Office
80 Bradford St, Unit 555, Barrie
Volunteers assist with:  
* Special events (World AIDS Day, Fundraisers, Annual campaigns) 
* Bingo  
* Harm Reduction 
* Board Directors.
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.
Midland Cultural Centre Inc
Midland
We require people to validate tickets, usher people to their seats, or work in the coat check area during special events at the Midland Cultural Centre. APPLY ON OUR WEBSITE: www.midlandculturalcentre.com/volunteer
Habitat for Humanity Huronia, Barrie, ReStore
Barrie
Volunteers would be responsible for stocking shelves, cleaning the store, re-organizing items, loading purchases into a customers car, and assisting customers. Volunteers who are interested should visit the website to register to volunteer. 
 
Volunteers must wear certified safety shoes, be capable of lifting up to 25lbs, able to stand for long periods of time and be comfortable with 2-3 step instruction.
Elizabeth Fry Society of Simcoe County, 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
Library Volunteer   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Simcoe County 
Tay, Township of, Theo and Elaine Bernard Branch, Victoria Harbour, Public Library
Victoria Harbour Public Library
Assist the Librarian with a variety of tasks including shelving books, fundraising, events, programming, etc.
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
Assistance with resident In-house appointments
Hillcrest Village Care Centre
Midland
Are you a morning person? If so, this new early morning position could be just for you. Be a breakfast greeter – socialize with the early birds, serve the early coffee, assist others to the dining room. Your effort will help set a positive tone to the day!
Hillcrest Village Care Centre
Midland
Assisting with weekly Bingo activity, includes assisting with transporting residents, serving refreshments and helping residents enjoy the game.
DeafBlind Ontario Services
Newmarket
We are seeking COMMITTEE MEMBERS who would like to have fun and assist in the coordination of great special events;  
 
ACTIVITIES - include: assisting with ticket/attendance sales; silent auction prizes; identifying sponosrs and/or businesses that could provide gifts or prizes. 
 
We are also seeking VOLUNTEERS at the events to primarily assist in the following areas:  
- event set-up & take-down  
- registration  
- raffle sales  
- silent auction set-up, tabulation & take-down
Peer Support Volunteer   Barrie area  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County 
Spinal Cord Injury Ontario [Central East], Barrie, Barrie Regional Office
Assisting persons with a new spinal cord injury by offering hope and encouragement through shared personal experiences.
Christian Hospice Visiting Volunteer   Barrie area  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County 
Barrie Christian Hospice
Visiting volunteers provide emotional support to people experiencing life threatening illness * support for their caregivers or family includes respite care and counselling.
Huronia Museum and Huron-Ouendat Village
Provide assistance with: 
·Correspondence, e-mail 
·Advertising 
·Public relations 
·Membership database 
.Issuing membership cards and welcome/renewal packages 
·Responding to visitor inquiries, answering telephone 
·Assist with mail-outs of the newsletter, invitations and marketing materials 
·Updating the library database
Huronia Museum and Huron-Ouendat Village, Galaxy Cinema - Midland, Film Series
Midland
· Attend committee meetings 
· Assist in choosing films from the Film Circuit Hot List 
· Write a synopsis and director bio for one film in each season of the film series 
· Attend film to assist with ticket taking and film introductions 
· Assist in finding sponsors to support the film series 
· Assisting with the promotion of the film series
Volunteer Program Facilitator   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
CNIB [Central East], Lake Joseph Centre
MacTier
Assist with land and water based activities * take an active role in all dining room duties * sign on for week long assignments with provided room and board at Lake Joseph or commit to one session per week for the summer.
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.
Midland-Penetanguishene District Community Emergency Response Team, CERT
Simcoe County
Provide support at local community events through first aid coverage, educational support and assisted disaster response. There are different programs to be involved in: 
* Junior Responders (ages 8-11)  
* Student Emergency Response Team (ages 12-16)  
* Community Emergency Response Team (over 16)
Meals on Wheels Volunteer - Simcoe County   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Canadian Red Cross - Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Volunteer Services
Simcoe County, Bracebridge
Help to deliver meals to residents in your community for the meals on wheels program.
Volunteer Driver - Simcoe County   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.
Sara Vista Nursing Centre. Elmvale
Sara Vista Nursing Centre. Elmvale
Provide activities or entertainment to seniors, such as; music, dancing, bingo, arts and crafts etc.
Friendly Visitor   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Simcoe County 
Sara Vista Nursing Centre. Elmvale
Sara Vista Nursing Home
Assisting seniors with outings such as shopping, reading to them and providing room upkeep.
Huronia Museum and Huron-Ouendat Village, Day Camp and Holiday Programs
Midland
Help to supervise the children during special activities at the Huronia Museum.
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.
Christian Horizons, Simcoe, York and Toronto Branch
Oro Medonte, Ontario
Filing 
Computer Work 
Clerical Work
Canadian Red Cross - Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Volunteer Services
Barrie
The responsibilities of the dispatcher include: to arrive at distribution point at 3 pm, take inventory of prepared meals, organize meals into pre-assigned routes, greet delivery driver volunteers, dispatch meal routes, and report any occurrences to the Coordinator.
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 for our adult day program providing social recreational and therapeutic activities for seniors and adults who are frail, cognitively impaired, and/or isolated, and/or physically challenged.
Bingo Volunteer   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Simcoe County 
Wendat Community Programs, Midland, Wendat
Angel Gate Bingo Hall, Penetanguishene
To assist with bingos.
Board Member   Barrie area  Simcoe County 
Huronia Symphony Orchestra
Barrie, Ontario
To attend Board of Directors Meetings. Participate in board activities and decision making.
Morton House
Barrie
The responsibilities of the Board of Directors include: establishing agency policies, approving yearly budgets, monitoring management control systems and finances, contributing to the organization’s strategic direction and approving its strategic plan, attending and participating in 9 board meetings per year. Generally, monthly meetings take place on the last Tuesday of each month. All meetings are held in Barrie starting at 5 pm and running for approximately 90 minutes. French speaking is not mandatory; however preference will be given to bilingual candidates.
Canadian Cancer Society, Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office
Midland, ON
Branch Administrator - Midland 
 
• Keep accurate minutes of meetings 
• Record all motions and decisions of meetings 
• Notify Branch Members of meetings 
• Distribute copies of Branch minutes and actions to Branch Members and CCS staff partners promptly after meetings 
• Help promote all Society events and volunteer opportunities amongst your networks 
• Adhere to all Canadian Cancer Society policies, procedures, standards and guidelines 
 
Meetings are held at St. Paul's United Church located at 308 King Street, Midland ON
Canadian Red Cross - Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Simcoe Muskoka Branch
Canadian Red Cross, 809B 65 Cedar Pointe Drive, Barrie, Ont., L4N 5R7
Volunteers provide reception and administrative support for the Branch and support in service delivery of our various programs and activities 
 
Duties: 
*process general phone-in and walk-in inquiries 
*provide program information to clients and/or transfer them to appropriate program staff 
*respond to volunteer recruitment inquiries 
*referrals to other community agencies 
*general office duties such as: telephoning, faxing, copying, filing and distributing mail
Cafe Volunteer   Simcoe County  South Simcoe 
The Well, Alliston - 81 Victoria St W
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.
Rogers TV Midland, Midland Location, Rogers TV
Midland Area
Volunteers will be trained to use camera equipment for use in Roger's Cable programming. Volunteers will be able to capture local community events.
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
Camphill Communities Ontario, Angus, Camphill Nottawasaga
7841 4th Line Angus or 78 Toronto St Barrie
Various Volunteer opportunities to include events, garden, pottery, fairs,cafe, mosaic studio 
various land work and vegetable gardening. 
 
Police records check and a reference will be required.
Crohn's and Colitis Canada, Simcoe County - Mailing Address, Simcoe County Chapter
Are you looking to volunteer and make a difference in your community? Crohn’s and Colitis Canada needs your help! Come join other coast-to-coast volunteers (in partnership with staff) and help make a difference in the lives of children and adults living with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Interested, but need more info? Email Laura at lmalone@crohnsandcolitis.ca or visit our website for more information!
Canadian Cancer Society, Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office
Alliston, Bracebridge, Gravenhurst, Innisfil, Midland
Daffodil Days Campaign Lead - Simcoe County and Muskoka District 
 
Working collaboratively with your Canadian Cancer Society staff partner and the CCS volunteers, providing leadership support and guidance in planning and implementing Daffodil Day Pin Sales at key locations in your community. You will be responsible for: 
* recruiting, training and coordinating Daffodil Days volunteers 
* providing support and resources to volunteers as appropriate
Daffodil Pin Sales - Simcoe County and Muskoka District   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Canadian Cancer Society, Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office
Simcoe County, Muskoka District
Daffodil Pin Sales - Simcoe County and Muskoka District 
 
Volunteer a few hours of your time to sell daffodil pins in your community.
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie Office
Simcoe County
To deliver/pick-up materials from locations throughout Simcoe County.  
Pick up materials from the Society offices or designated location. 
Deliver materials to participating locations within a specific time frame. Give the materials to the contact person or their designate. At prescribed time, pick up completed materials from the participating locations. Deliver completed materials to the Society office or designated location. Keep completed materials from participating locations separate from each other. Keep materials organized and in good condition.
Christian Horizons, Simcoe 11
Barrie
Canadian Cancer Society, Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office
Barrie and Alliston
Relay for Life has been held for 2019, please check with us to volunteer for 2020.  
 
CIBC Run for the Cure (Barrie/Orillia and Alliston) - Oct 6, 2019  
 
Event Day Volunteers 
 
There are a variety of roles available on event day from handing out snacks and water to cheering on the participants.
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
Friendly Visitor - Barrie and North Simcoe Area   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
various
To support and provide companionship to isolated, lonely people who are unable to socialize in their community. Through regular contact a formation of friendship can lead to care relationships based on mutual interests, activities and conversations.
Canada's Top Mayor Award
Barrie
Contribute to committee activities.
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.
In Clinic Volunteer   Barrie area  Simcoe County 
Canadian Blood Services, Barrie Area Office, Blood Donor Centre
Barrie, ON
Welcome donors to hospitality area of clinic * offer refreshments * give information and updates to donors * answer questions, thank donors and give milestone donor recognition items * observe donors and watch for adverse reactions * keep hospitality area in good order
In School Mentor   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Simcoe County 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Simcoe
In-school Mentors commit to a one-on-one relationship for the school year.Children are aged 6-13.They meet the Little school buddies one hour a week during the school year on school premises; doing activities the little school buddies enjoys.
Library Volunteer   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Simcoe County 
Tay, Township of, Waubaushene Branch, Public Library
Waubaushene Public Library
Assist the Librarian with a variety of tasks such as shelving, programming, processing books to prepare them for circulation and clean-ups.
Library Volunteer   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Simcoe County 
Tay, Township of, Port McNicoll Branch, Public Library, J & M Young Branch, Port McNicoll
Port McNicoll Public Library
Assist the Librarian with a variety of tasks such as shelving, fundraising, events, programming and clean-ups.
Medical First Responder   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
St John Ambulance, Barrie Simcoe Muskoka
North Simcoe
Providing first Aid support at local community events
Mood Disorders Society of Canada
Collingwood - Organizing location will be arranged by committee members
The 2020 Defeat Depression Walks will take place late May/Early June 2020 
 
The Defeat Depression campaign is a national fundraising campaign designed to allow individuals and organizations to raise funds in support of their local mental health programs and services. The campaign has grown into a national movement bringing much-needed funds, awareness of mental health issues while fighting mental health stigma one event at a time. 
 
Planning and organizing the Walk/Runs takes time, passion and creative thinking. With support from volunteers and Mood Disorders Society of Canada’s staff, you will be a part of something truly extraordinary in your community. Although this is a national campaign, local success depends on volunteers like you. With your community insight, you will raise awareness, encourage participation, and drive fundraising results. 
 
Available Positions: 
Event Chair/Co-Chairs oversees all elements of the event from start to finish, liaises with Mood Disorders Society of Canada, attends host conference calls during the planning process, and explores new ideas and suggestions on how to make the event successful, responsible for financial tracking of the event 
 
Volunteer Coordinator recruit volunteers to help on the day of the event and/or with tasks throughout the planning process, assigns responsibilities as needed, and builds relationships within the community 
 
Local Sponsorship Coordinator – you will recruit build local connections, new sponsors, and strengthen relationships with existing sponsors to offset some event expenses and contribute to the local fundraising revenue. Working with your committee and Defeat Depression Staff, you are responsible for acquiring local cash, and in-kind sponsorships, ensure that sponsor obligations are fulfilled, and each sponsor feels the true value of a partnership with the Defeat Depression Campaign. 
 
Communications/Marketing Coordinator oversees promotion of the event, brainstorms how to attract participants and sponsors, engages local media and hosts media on the day of the event, etc. 
 
Social Media Coordinator oversees the event Facebook page, handles posts and responds to inquiries on social media, engages local stakeholders, helps promote the event through social media, shares pictures post event, directs people to engage with YouTube and Flickr 
 
Logistics Coordinator books the location for the event, plans the walk or run course, obtains all required permits/approvals, plans for tents/water/parking/supplies on the day-of
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.
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
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie Office
Meetings will likely take place in Barrie.
1. Collaborate with the Events Coordinator and Walk Planning Team to create a plan for the next IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer's. 
2. Select one of 14 areas of responsibility on which to focus your time and energy and plan. 
3. Implement plan in a timely manner. 
4. Attend regular planning meetings of the Planning Team to share progress and brainstorm solutions to challenges. 
5. Develop and maintain accurate records and responses to efforts for future events. 
6. Participate on Walk Day and evaluation of Walk Day.
Portering Assistant   Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Simcoe County 
Hillcrest Village Care Centre
Assisting with portering of residents with Wheelchairs and Walkers to and from activities
Program Assistant, Minds in Motion   Barrie area  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie Office
Simcoe County
Assist with participant pre-evaluations and assessments 
Help with the set up and clean up of refreshments, games and activities 
Assist Minds in Motion Coordinator to ensure activity participation and socialization 
Under direction of the Physical Activity Program Leader, provide one-on-one support to participants during physical activity component of the program 
Assist with any other required task 
Complete a post evaluation form
Canadian Cancer Society, Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office
Barrie
Relay for Life (Barrie) - June 5, 2020 at Chappell Farms 
 
Ceremony Lead 
 
Leads the 4 main ceremonies of Relay For Life; Opening Ceremonies, Survivor Victory Lap (in partnership with the Survivor lead), Luminary Ceremonies, Closing Ceremonies
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
Ski or Snowboard Instructor   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
Ontario Track 3 Ski Association for the Disabled
Ski resorts and Ski clubs in the Simcoe County region
With full training, volunteers teach our student athletes how to ski/snowboard. We need recreational skiers and snowboarders who can donate their time to help us deliver quality alpine lessons.
Speakers Bureau   Barrie area  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Simcoe County  South Simcoe 
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie Office
Simcoe County
To fulfill speaking engagements in the community on behalf of the Alzheimer Society with the purpose of educating listeners about Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, as well as the challenges and needs of caregivers and developments in research into Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. 
 
Volunteers will be asked to speak to groups varying in size, from 5 to 250. Volunteers will be assigned to groups sizes in their comfort level.
Special Events Volunteers   Barrie area  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County 
Easter Seals Ontario, Barrie-Simcoe County Office
Varies
Special Events Volunteers ensure the effective implementation of Special Events Initiatives within the area. Duties include: promoting events, liaising with all community partners, recruit new groups and organizations to carry out activities, locating sponsors, etc
Royal City Summer Soccer Camp, Barrie
Barrie
Summer Camp - Volunteers are frequently our former campers but volunteering is open to virtually anyone. Being a volunteer is often the first step towards becoming a staff member at the Royal Soccer Club. Volunteers are treated like staff and expected to help with soccer drills, camp games, managing participants, and maintaining a good work ethic by assisting staff on-site and providing a fun and safe learning atmosphere for campers. Volunteers should be energetic, enthusiastic, responsible and team players. 
 
** We will need volunteers to apply for summer 2020 beginning in April 2020.
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie Office
Orillia
1. Greet participants upon arrival. Assist with seating if necessary. Provide participants with their name tags. 
2. Assist with assigned tasks such as group discussions, setting up and cleaning up supplies/equipment, providing one-to-one assistance. 
3. Provide encouragement and support to participants during activities. 
4. Ensure safety of participants at all times. 
5. Listen carefully and with respect to the participants.
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.
Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Barrie - 91A Patterson Rd, Marion Vernon Memorial Animal Clinic
Local Barrie Businesses
Stand outside local businesses and collect donations
Therapy Dog Handler   Barrie area  Clearview  Collingwood  Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Springwater, Christian Island  Orillia area  Simcoe County  South Simcoe  Wasaga Beach 
St John Ambulance, Barrie Simcoe Muskoka
Various locations throughout Simcoe County and Muskoka
Volunteers visit seniors' centres, hospitals and schools with properly evaluated dogs, no less than 1 year old, providing residents and patients the companionship of a pet.
Volunteer   Barrie area  Clearview  Simcoe County  South Simcoe 
Senior Wish Association, Mailing Address
Barrie, Innisfil, Stayner and Clearview Township area, Muskoka-Gravenhurst
Help Senior Wish expand into Simcoe County to ensure that no senior is left isolated, alone and feeling like society has forgotten them. Help is especially needed to prepare for our Christmas Wish program starting in Sept.
Talk is Free Theatre
Barrie
Various volunteer opportunities, including ushering, bingo, set up and tear down of sets, data entry, assist with administrative duties and assisting with inventory of costumes and props. There are also opportunities to help with one time special events.
Huronia Symphony Orchestra
Barrie
The volunteer is responsible for:  
* taking tickets, 
* distributing programs 
* responding to questions in reference to what is playing, history of orchestra 
* be available from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm on day of Concert 
* helping with beverages at break time 
* cleaning and or setting up for the concert 
* re directing people to the appropriate doors for ticket purchases 
* amongst other duties as assigned by the volunteer coordinator
ALS Canada, Mailing Address, ALS Canada Support Services - North Simcoe Muskoka
The WALK for ALS is a fun, family friendly event that occurs across the country in more than 90 WALK locations across Canada. Join thousands of Canadians in the fight against ALS. Every dollar you raise as a walker goes to provide equipment, support services, education for the ALS Community, and fund research to find a cure. 
 
There are a variety of volunteer positions available during this event, please contact the Regional Manager for more details.