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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.
Wasaga Beach Municipal Office, Wasaga Beach, Seniors Active Living Centre
Wasaga Beach
Seeking motivated volunteers to help our older adult population with their technology questions. As part of the new Seniors Active Living Centre we are offering older adults the opportunity to seek advice on how to operate their various technologies at home including, but not limited to: cell phones, e-readers, home computers, tablets, lap tops, ipads, email, Microsoft Office and the internet.
Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
549 Tenth Line, Collingwood L9Y 0W1
Preparing for a successful Cupcake Event between now and the end of February 2019 
 
The Event Chair plays an important role in ensuring a smooth and successful event. Your excellent people skills will be needed to develop and maintain relationships with staff, volunteers, sponsors and members of the community, whereas your extensive project management skills will enable you to plan and oversee the event from start to finish.  
 
PLANNING 
 Set goals 
 Create budget 
 Approve any expenses in consultation with ED and Fundraising Coordinator 
 Establish theme  
 Create project plan and time line 
 Set communication plan and time line 
 
COMMITTEE MEETINGS & UPDATES 
 Create committee organization chart 
 Establish Team Leads within committee structure 
 Establish roles and responsibilities for each position 
 Solicit team members: skill based selection if possible 
 Chair committee meetings – Prepare and send agenda to committee prior to meeting 
 Track project plan and action Items  
 Submit weekly updates to Fundraising Coordinator 
 
DAY OF 
 Set-up and tear-down 
 Oversee all aspects of event  
 Provide briefing for volunteers 
 Make on-site changes as required 
 Thank team at the end of the event/day 
 
WRAP UP 
 Solicit feedback from committee 
 Prepare budget vs actual report 
 Create Executive Summary  
 Thank you / acknowledgements to all who contributed 
 Host wrap up meeting / thank you to Organizing Committee
South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre, Health Services
Collingwood and Wasaga Beach YMCA
Helping to supervise/assist participants as they perform different balance/strengthening exercises (under supervision of a physiotherapist)
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.
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)
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.
Canadian Mental Health Association. Simcoe County Branch, Barrie - 128 Anne St
Collingwood CMHA Office: 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
Tax Filer   
CONTACT Community Services, Alliston - 39 Victoria St E, Community Volunteer Income Tax Program
Electronically file simple tax returns for clients as part of the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP) * sit one-on-one with clients * training on UFile system offered by the CRA * interact with clients * required to communicate with the CRA if needed * confidentiality of client information * some paper filing may be required
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
Barrie
Volunteers work with Alzheimer Society Family Support Coordinators in 1) a morning Support Group, 2) an evening Support Group
Waterside Retirement Lodge
Wasaga Beach
Day, evening and Weekend Volunteers needed  
Friendly Visiting, Knitting, Coffee Social, Painting, Crafts, Assisting in the Dining Room, Manicures, Program Set up, Bingo Caller, movie night volunteer, Friendly Reminder Volunteer, Pin Setters for bowling, scrabble players, musical talent, to many to list all
E3 Community Services, Collingwood - Pretty River Pkwy N
Collingwood
Peer support for Teens who have special needs in activities offered at a Teen drop in night
Georgian Good Food Box (The), South Georgian Bay
250 Erie St, Suite 104 Collingwood
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
Canadian Red Cross - Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Simcoe Muskoka Branch
Barrie
• Act as a spokesperson in times of disaster and/or respond to local media inquiries  
• Uses provided key messaging to respond in a timely manner to media inquiries as a spokesperson on behalf of the Canadian Red Cross (this may be in times of a large disaster, smaller scale Personal Disaster Assistance responses, proactive media campaigns or other media requests) 
• Positions the Canadian Red Cross as the charity of choice during fundraising appeals 
• When appropriate, connects media with other spokespeople who are content experts within the organization  
• Provides guidance and coaching to other spokespeople on key messaging 
• Supports the Communications Department with media training  
• Proactively pitches story ideas to the media to promote Red Cross services and programs  
• Working with Communications staff for direction, creates proactive media pitches based on activities in the communications calendar and participate in garnering media coverage for Red Cross programs in their region 
• Has a good understanding of the local media environment and topics of interest 
• Contributes to a healthy and safe working environment 
• Performs other duties, as required
Girl Guide Leaders   Blue Mountains  Clearview  Collingwood  Wasaga Beach 
Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada, Ontario Council
Volunteering with Girl Guides is a very rewarding and hands-on way to help girls and young women develop the best in themselves. 
 
Volunteer opportunities with Girl Guides of Canada are tailored to fit your schedule, your skills and your interests. Whether you want to offer an hour or two every few months or make a regular weekly commitment, there are lots of ways to volunteer and help Girl Guides of Canada put girls in the lead.  
 
Through Guiding, you can develop skills that are highly valued in the workplace, such as communications, event planning, risk management, program delivery, training and more.  
 
Your time, your life, your volunteer experience. Share your skills, your talents and yourself as a Girl Guide volunteer.
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.
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 Simcoe County, Barrie Office
Deliveries and pick-ups can be done in the community where you reside.
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.
365 Sports
Blue Moutnains
Volunteers positions include: Admin/Waiver Floaters * Athlete Lounge Floater * * Course Monitors and much more. 
-Course Monitors  
and much more
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 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.
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
Fall Prevention Collaborative (FPC) of Simcoe Muskoka, Mailing address only, Simcoe Muskoka Cyber Seniors Program
Teaching seniors how to use an iPad. For a peak at what it's like go to our facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Simcoe-Muskoka-Cyber-Seniors-373105139758715/ There is an application form for this volunteer position at the webiste below.
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie Office
To fulfill speaking engagements in the community on behalf of the Alzheimer Society to educate about Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, the challenges and needs of caregivers and developments in research into Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie Office
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.
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.