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Volunteer Driver   Clearview  Collingwood  Wasaga Beach 
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.
Treasurer   Clearview  Collingwood  Wasaga Beach 
Blue Mountain Watershed Trust Foundation
The BMWTF has no office; most of the work can be done on the volunteer's computer at home.
Oversight, management and reporting of the BMWTF finances. (Another volunteer, a CPA, is responsible for the bookkeeping.) 
Review the draft financial statements on a bi-monthly basis with the accountant and present to the Board. 
Review the annual statements wth the accountant and auditor and present to the AGM. 
Answer board and members' questions about the financial statements. 
Bank account maintenance: Selecting a bank, signing cheques and investing excess funds wisely. 
Financial transaction oversight: Ensure appropriate limits on who has access to the BMWTF funds. Aware of outstanding bills or debts owed. 
Budgets: Developing annual budget for approval by the board. Comparing actual revenue and expense against the budget and providing a bi-monthly year forecast to the board. 
Overseeing the development and observation of BMWTF financial policies, including developing a system for keeping cash flows manageable.
South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre, Health 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)
Craigleith Heritage Depot
Various Locations
Marketing/Media Volunteer- We are seeking a Craigleith Heritage Depot Booster to deliver posters/flyers, and to attend outreach events with programme materials. We seek an outgoing person who is comfortable in public settings and representing the site in a welcoming and professional manner. This individual will speak on our behalf to community groups and provide information on our site and its resources. 
 
The Marketing/Media Volunteer will help with all or some of these tasks 
 
• delivery of flyers/brochures and information throughout the South Georgian Bay Area 
• research and seek out new venues for our information 
• attend outreach events as an ambassador for the site 
• speak to community groups to engage interest and use of our resources 
 
The marketing/media volunteer will be provided training on our site and resources. We seek a monthly commitment of a minimum of 2-3 hours any day/evening of the week.
Craigleith Heritage Depot
Museum Volunteer- Our museum collection continues to grow and The Craigleith Heritage Depot requires assistance in maintaining and researching artifacts. This volunteer would assist in photography, organization, research and creating finding aids.  
 
The collections volunteer will assist with all or some of these tasks 
• creating on a computer finding aids for subjects  
• photographing or scanning artifacts  
• working on special programmes related to research/geneology/history 
• researching artifacts 
 
The collections volunteer will be provided training on the existing resources and how to use databases and on-line resources. We seek a bi-weekly or weekly commitment of a minimum of 2-3 hours Wednesday afternoon/evening.
Craigleith Heritage Depot
Craigleith Heritage Depot, 113 Lakeshore Rd. E. The Blue Moutains, Ontario
The Craigleith Heritage Depot continuously collects information on ALL aspects of the history of The Blue Mountains. The research volunteer will assist with: 
 
• the development of our vertical files  
• research topics for upcoming exhibits  
• assist visiting researchers with their searches 
 
The research volunteer will be provided training on the existing resources and how to use databases and on-line resources. We seek a weekly commitment of a minimum of 2-3 hours any day of the week or Wednesday evening.
Companion   Blue Mountains  Clearview  Collingwood  Wasaga Beach 
Breaking Down Barriers, Independent Living Resource Centre
Collingwood
Provide weekly companionship to client of Breaking Down Barriers. Meet for conversation, maybe go for an outing and just be a friendly face to someone who may otherwise be isolated.
Program Volunteer   Clearview  Collingwood  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.
Community Transporter   Clearview  Collingwood  Wasaga Beach 
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
549 Tenth Line, Collingwood
The GTHS serves a large geographic area and our community transporter helps us to reach out to our neighbouring municipalities. Duties includes promo material drop offs, animal transports, coin box pickups and special events tasks. The community 
transporter will also be asked to assist with transporting to and from our satellite adoption locations.
Events Team Volunteer   Clearview  Collingwood  Wasaga Beach 
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
549 Tenth Line, Collingwood
Events volunteers are responsible for assisting in the planning, coordination and execution of minor and major events. They are also responsible for assisting in securing event sponsors and donors.
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
549 Tenth Line, Collingwood
Resource Development Administrative volunteers help with general administrative tasks in the areas of marketing, communications and donor development.  
 
Responsibility: Resource Development Administrative volunteers are responsible for assisting with general administrative tasks to support our marketing and resource development programs, including items such as:  
- Data entry into Sumac database  
- Card writing  
- Phone calls  
- Event kit assembly  
- Printing materials
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
549 Tenth Line, Collingwood
Love working with animals and people? There is nothing more rewarding then helping our shelter dogs find their forever homes! Dog Adoption Counselors help facilitate GTHS Dog Meet & Greets and process dog adoption applications. Shifts are 4 hours in length one time per week. Min. 6 month commitment required.
GTHS Dog Walker   Clearview  Collingwood  Wasaga Beach 
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
549 Tenth Line, Collingwood
GTHS Dog Care volunteers help to maintain the health and welfare of GTHS dogs by providing exercise, training and companionship. The purpose of a dog care volunteer is to give a GTHS dog a 'break' from the kennel, while reinforcing behaviours that help make the dog more adoptable. Dog Care Volunteers also help with general work around the shelter such as dishes, laundry, shoveling and kennel cleaning.  
 
Responsibility: GTHS Dog Care Volunteers are responsible for ensuring their dog remain safe and secure in their care. They must follow GTHS policies and procedures.
GTHS Receptionist   Clearview  Collingwood  Wasaga Beach 
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
549 Tenth Line, Collingwood
GTHS Receptionists are the welcoming ambassadors for the GTHS animal shelter. Our receptionists maintain friendly and welcoming relationships with our visiting guests. Receptionists assist the public and help with administrative activities as needed.
Cat Care Attendant   Clearview  Collingwood  Wasaga Beach 
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
549 Tenth Line, Collingwood
The GTHS Cat Care team works to increase the welfare and health of GTHS feline residents. The Cat Care team works as a group to maintain high cleanliness standards in our adoption rooms. This role is integral to maintaining a bright, clean and health environment for our cats, volunteers and visitors.  
 
Responsibility: The GTHS Cat Care team is responsible maintaining clean and organized litter, feeding stations, cages and communal areas in the GTHS cat adoption rooms. This team ensures that the cat rooms are left clean and bright for potential adopters in the  
afternoon.
Cat Care Technician   Clearview  Collingwood  Wasaga Beach 
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
549 Tenth Line, Collingwood
The GTHS Cat Care Technician administers medications and prescribed care to GTHS cats. This role is integral to ensuring our feline residents receive optimal care during their stay. Concerns surrounding feline welfare are brought to the attention of the  
Shelter Manager.  
 
Responsibility: The GTHS Cat Care Technician follows the medication charts and feline record binders administering medications and care as needed. Assistance with feline intake and transportation throughout the shelter is also required. This position ensures  
that the cats in our quarantine rooms receive thorough and comprehensive care.
Computer Pal   Clearview  Collingwood  Wasaga Beach 
Home for Life South Georgian Bay, Collingwood - Campbell St
199 Campbell St Collingwood Ontario (former Saunders Bldg)
Volunteer Computer Pal attends regular Senior Learning Cafes(scheduled by Computer Pals) at our offices to assist seniors with technology * Need four volunteers with computer knowledge - two with apple product experience and two with Microsoft experience
Golden Town Outreach, Meaford, Food Bank
34 Trowbridge St W, Meaford -Bethany Church of the Nazarene (rear enterance, downstairs)
Serve clients who visit the food bank 
Restock shelves 
Check best-before dates, portioning bulk foods 
Optional: help with community garden, cooking classes 
Pick up food from donation boxes at grocery stores and bring to food bank
Big Brothers and Big Sisters   Blue Mountains  Clearview  Collingwood  Wasaga Beach 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Georgian Triangle, Collingwood
Georgian Triangle
Programs include:  
 
Big Brothers Traditional Program - A Big Brother is matched with a Little Brother, ensuring they have similar interests to spend one-to-one time together to talk, play ball, watch a movie or just hang out together.  
 
Big Sisters Traditional Program - A Big Sister is matched with a Little Sister ensuring they have similar interests to spend one-to-one time together, developing a friendship and engage in mutually desired activities.  
 
Couples for Kids - Volunteer with your partner or spouse and be matched to a Little Brother or Little Sister to give the gift of friendship to a child.  
 
In-School Mentoring- The program takes place at the child’s school, during the school year. The mentor spends one hour per week doing a fun activity or just talking with a child who could use a friend. Employers are encouraged to give employees the time during the work day to volunteer. 
 
Boys Club for boys 9-12 years of age - The group meets Tuesday's at 6:30 at Connaught Public School. It includes a wide variety of recreational activities. Call for locations and times. 
 
Cops, Kids and Communities - Officers, Auxiliary Officers and Administrative Staff from Collingwood and the Huronia West OPP detachments have joined forces with BBBS to allow children to spend time doing fun, healthy activities such as bowling, swimming and touring the OPP and fire stations while promoting the basic principles of respect, understanding, healthy eating and an active lifestyle. 
 
Homework Club - Currently operates on Tuesday and Thursday after school in Collingwood. Children in the BBBS program are matched to high school helpers who work one to one under the BBBS staff supervision. Healthy snacks are provided. Call for locations and times. 
 
Summer Camp Programs - Clients who might not otherwise have an opportunity to experience camp life or to travel outside their region are given priority but program is accessible to any client. 
 
Behind the scenes - There are many committee and project roles for volunteers who have different schedules and different assets to bring to the table. Some shorter term projects include arranging our yearly raffle (donations, tickets), working on furthering our endowment fund project, working on furthering our capital project for a larger and owned office space, Bowl for Kids Support to work on planning items for our big bowling event, creation of our signature lifesaver matchbooks. Call us for more details.
Piping Plover Guardians   Clearview  Collingwood  Wasaga Beach 
Friends of the Nancy Island Historic Site and Wasaga Beach Park
Wasaga Beach Provincial Park
Wasaga Beach Provincial Park (WBPP) and Friends of Nancy Island are pleased to announce the return of the Piping Plover; an endangered shorebird who has returned to the shores of WBPP after an extended hiatus. Gearing up for a busy season, we are currently seeking eager volunteers who will join our Piping Plover Guardian Family for the bird’s critical breeding season (June & July).  
 
Responsibilities include: 
• Monitoring the birds while they are nesting and recording important behaviours 
• Monitoring newly hatch Piping Plover chicks and recording important behaviours 
• Sharing updates with the public  
• Showing the public the Piping Plovers through spotting scopes 
• Providing feedback and updates to the Piping Plover Coordinator 
 
You don’t have to be an avid birder to volunteer as training is provided! Training is tentatively scheduled for the end of May.  
 
Please contact Piping Plover Coordinator Patricia Davidson for more information at wasagaploveer@gmail.com or please call park office at 705-429-2641.
Board Member   Blue Mountains  Clearview  Collingwood  Wasaga Beach 
Breaking Down Barriers, Independent Living Resource Centre
115 Hurontario Street, Suite 203, Collingwood, ON L9Y 2K9
Board members are needed to help guide and mentor the organization. Board members are required to participate in one standing committee: fundraising, strategic planning and/or governance.People 18+ of all abilities welcome to apply. There is a Board requirement that a percentage of people with disabilities are members of the Board.
Collingwood General and Marine Hospital, Volunteer Services
Collingwood General and Marine Hospital
Variety of volunteer positions which focus on patients, visitors and staff. Positions available in ambulatory care reception, Inpatient Units, Emergency Department waiting room, gift shop, information desk, patient satisfaction surveys, telephoning, diagnostic imaging transport, cardiac rehab, office assistance, surgical services (endoscopy), Friendly Visiting, Patients in Motion, Volunteer Ambassador for new inpatients, Meal Assistance for inpatients, Dialysis
Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce
Durham, Walkerton, Meaford/Thornbury, Arran Elderslie, Owen Sound
- Talk about Coffee Break in their community 
- Deliver Kits to Coffee Break Hosts 
- Collect donations and unused supplies following events 
- Sign up new hosts
Magic of Children in the Arts
Collingwood Market
Assist at the Collingwood Market booth on Saturdays between 7am and 1:30pm. We will be holding free childrens art activities and selling lemonade. Volunteers can assist with the art activities and will sell lemoande.
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie Office
Minds in Motion programs will be held in various community locations in most communities in County
Assist with participant pre-evaluations and assessments 
Help with the set up and clean up of refreshments, games and activities 
Assist Minds in Motion Coordinator to ensure activity participation and socialization 
Under direction of the Physical Activity Program Leader, provide one-on-one support to participants during physical activity component of the program 
Assist with any other required task 
Complete a post evaluation form
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.
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.