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Buddy   Collingwood 
E3 Community Services, Collingwood - Pretty River Pkwy N
Collingwood

Providing companionship to Individuals with development disabilities. Going for walks/outings, playing games, listening to music, sharing interests.

Tour Guide   Clearview 
Edenvale Aviation Heritage Foundation
Stayner
    Welcome and walk through our visitors as we show and tell the Avro Arrow Full Scale Replica and other historical artifacts.  
  • Our tours are guided but with the help of QR Codes that display specific details of the artifacts.  
  • Give a brief history chat of the Arrow's purpose, expectations and highlights. 
  • Chat with our fellow visitors, bond and make new connections!
Companion   Blue Mountains  Clearview  Collingwood  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.
Simcoe County, Corporation of, Sunset Village and Manor, Sunset Manor - Long Term Care Facility
Collingwood
    Various opportunities including:  
  • Friendly visiting 
  • Activity programming. ie. crafts, coffee socials, inter-generational programs 
  • Student placements and internships (College/Universities) 
  • Administration 
  • Meal assistance 
  • Pet visitor 
  • Music volunteer 
  • Simcoe Cycling without Age bike program
Breaking Down Barriers, Independent Living Resource Centre
Collingwood
Assist staff to deliver various programs such as crafts, bingo, outings and trips for adults with diverse disabilities. 
Please note - due to COVID, we have transitioned all in-person programs to virtual activities. When it is safe to do so, we will return to in-person programs at our Centre but at a reduced capacity. We will introduce a hybrid approach that involves in-person and virtual. 
    For now, we require volunteers to do: 
  • Telephone check-ins with our Consumers 
  • Organizational/administrative assistance for our Connecting with Seniors program 
  • Opportunity to do crafting or recipe videos for our social media outlets  
  • Other opportunities that can be done safely from home.
Stayner Care Centre
Stayner
  • Friendly Visiting, Coffee Social 
  • Knitting, Painting, Crafts 
  • Scrabble Players, Bingo Caller, Pin Setters for Bowling 
  • Assisting in the Dining Room and Program Set up 
  • Movie Night Volunteer 
  • Friendly Reminder Volunteer 
  • Manicures 
  • Musical Talent
Mood Disorders Society of Canada
Collingwood - Organizing location will be arranged by committee members
Defeat Depression Campaign is Seeking Organizing Committee Members  
 
The pandemic continues to have a significant impact on the mental health of Canadians. The organizations we support need your help now more than ever. The 2022 Defeat Depression Walks/Runs will take place the last weekend in May! We are currently looking for dedicated community-minded individuals to join an organizing committee and help organize a Defeat Depression event in your community. Take an active role in helping local mental health programs and join the team!  
 
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 event
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie
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
Volunteer   Clearview 
Senior Wish Association, Mailing Address
Barrie, Innisfil, 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.