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One Day Event Volunteers [ More info ]   
Do you like meeting new people? Would you like to be part of a walk to help support ALS clients? 
 
Join us for our walk in Newmarket on Sunday June 7, 2014. You would help raise money for equipment and research. 
Group Facilitator [ More info ]           
We are looking for a group facilitator that has personal bereavement experience to:  
 
* Provide one-on-one support to bereaved individuals and families as referred by BFOYR staff 
* Assist with the completion of one-on-one intakes for individuals entering BFOYR closed groups 
* Co-facilitate closed support groups according to the agenda and guidelines supplied by BFOYR 
* Assist with scheduled support sessions 
Office Assistant [ More info ]   
Would you like to help in our office doing: 
 
* General typing, photocopying and filing duties 
* Regular update of databases 
* Assist with production of quarterly newsletters and other mailings 
* Assist as needed with administrative requirements for special events 
* Other tasks as may be discussed and mutually agreed upon 
Donations Recruiter [ More info ]           
Each year for our fundraiser dinner we look for business to donate to our silent auction. If you would like to go to local business and request donations we would appreciate it.
Flyer Delivery [ More info ]           
We are looking for volunteers to deliver flyers to Doctor and Dentist's office in their home town.  
 
If you can also provide the copying of these items it would help us to keep our costs down.
High School Liason [ More info ]    
We are looking for 2 students from each school in the Holland River Community. If you are in grade 10 or 11 and are interested in becoming the ambassador for your school with the Canadian Cancer Society please apply today. 
You will help advertise and recruit your fellow students as volunteers for our Daffodil campaign in April, Relay For Life in June and Pink Ribbon in October.  
Elder Abuse Education Workshop Leader [ More info ]           
Volunteer leaders age 55+ deliver a peer-led presentation to seniors, to heighten awareness and recognition of elder abuse. This program is based on the toolkit "Starting the Conversation", developed by the Prevention of Elder Abuse Committee of York Region. 
Volunteers are fully trained and supported by Program Coordinator and presentations are approximately 1-hour in length. 
 
Volunteers received free, comprehensive education on the issues of elder abuse, how to facilitate conversation in a group setting, recognition, prevention and response guidelines.
Mentors to Seniors Wanted [ More info ]           
T&E Health Pros & the Canadian Centre for Abuse Awareness is launching a special pilot program dedicated to the prevention of elder abuse. Through resource sharing, senior supporting vulnerable seniors who may be experiencing abuse to get the help they need.  
 
We are seeking volunteer mentors to join the project and begin training. As a mentor you will use your experience and learn new skills to help other seniors cope with life issues that could include isolation, abuse, bereavement, and changing roles. You will link them with resources, caregivers, financial services, and fill out forms.  
 
Ultimately the program will train the senior mentors to assist seniors to achieve a higher quality of life and help identify crisis situations. The program will also offer support groups for seniors and their caregivers, plus one- one support for those in need.  
 
Funded by a grant from New Horizons, supporting this program will help lower the incidence, and prevent elder abuse.  
 
- Are you over 55 and like to work with people?  
- Are your retired and wish to mentor others?  
- Do you have a few hours a month to give back to your community?  
- Do you share a deep concern for our community’s elderly?
Orthopedic Surgery Coach [ More info ]           
Have you had bone or joint (orthopaedic) surgery within the last 2-3 years? Would you like to help others facing surgery by sharing your personal experience and answering questions? We are looking for volunteers willing to connect by phone with patients newly referred for orthopaedic surgery to share a real-world patient view of what to expect from their treatment. Volunteers are matched based on the patient-clients’ needs and preferences: type of surgery, age, gender, language, location and more, for as many commonalities as possible.
Personal Disaster Assistance Team Member [ More info ]           
When an emergency or disaster occurs, no matter the scale, the Canadian Red Cross is there to help. Whether it is by providing essential services, such as food and clothing, to clients during the 72 hours following the disaster or responding to large-scale flooding across the country, volunteers are there. 
 
Volunteers must be ready and available to respond by signing up for rotating 24-hour on call cycles, completing the necessary training to assist them in working with clients and other volunteers, be personally prepared for an emergency or disaster, train and practice disaster response role through Red Cross exercises, attend monthly Disaster Management meetings to keep up on skills and knowledge.
Peer Buddy [ More info ]   
Make a difference in someone's life by volunteering as a peer buddy. Help a newcomer youth by having weekly meetings to help them with English language practice, knowing about culture and helping them feel at home in Canada. Training will be provided 
York Mentoring Coach [ More info ]           
COSTI’s York Mentoring Program is designed to connect youth (mentees) with adult community volunteers (mentors) who have a college or university degree the chance to offer support and encourage youth to develop their skills, improve their performance and become the person they want to be.  
 
The Mentor-Mentee match will connect for at least 2 hours a week for 10 weeks via email, telephone, and/or face to face.
In-home Visiting Volunteer [ More info ]     
Working as a key part of the health care team, to provide companionship, practical assistance and caregiver relief to persons who are living with a life-threatening illness. To provide non-medical, short-term respite care in the client's home.
Closing Softball Season Day [ More info ]   
We are needing volunteers to help with our softball season closing weekend in the Fall.
Opening Softball Season Day [ More info ]   
We are needing volunteers to help with kicking off our softball season in the Spring.
Book Sale Volunteers [ More info ]   
We are looking for volunteers that can assist at our book sale. There will be lifting of books involved for set up and take down.  
 
Please indicate what day you can volunteer and the time.
Route Marshal - July 5, 2014 [ More info ]   
Friendly and outgoing individuals are needed to assist with various aspects of the Esso Rebecca Run for SMA. 
 
You will receive a volunteer t-shirt and you will be entitled to a complimentary pass to the event BBQ.
Fishing Enthusiasts [ More info ]   
Are you interested in fishing? We need volunteers to share the enthusiasm and skills of fishing by helping newcomers to the sport. Demonstrating and assisting on how to cast, untangling fishing lines, putting on bait, taking fish off lines and other general fishing duties. This is a one day event on Sunday July 6, 2014.
Visiting Library Service [ More info ]   
We are looking for volunteers to provide access to library materials for those who are unable to visit the library. You would deliver and return materials to our VLS clients, consult with the client to arrange delivery dates and times along with maintaining regular contact with assigned branch staff. The people we are looking for have th ability to empathize with elderly and /or person with reduced mobility.
Student Community Service Program [ More info ]   
Are you a student looking to fulfill your community involvement hours? Are you creative and work well independently? We are looking for imaginative students who can develop a program based on their own special talents that they could turn into a library program for children.  
 
Some suggested topics might be drama, storytelling, music, computers, crafts, public awareness of an information session on a topic that is important to you and that you are knowledgeable about such as a hobby, sport, or other topic that is of interest to you personally.
Student Library Helpers [ More info ]   
Are you a student looking to fulfill your community involvement hours? Are you creative and work well independently? We are looking for imaginative students who can develop a program based on their own special talents that they could turn into a library program for children.  
 
Some suggested topics might be drama, storytelling, music, computers, crafts, public awareness of an information session on a topic that is important to you and that you are knowledgeable about such as a hobby, sport, or other topic that is of interest to you personally.
Student Community Service Volunteer [ More info ]   
Are you a student looking to fulfill your community involvement hours? Are you creative and work well independently? We are looking for imaginative students who can develop a program based on their own special talents that they could turn into a library program for children.  
 
Some suggested topics might be drama, storytelling, music, computers, crafts, public awareness of an information session on a topic that is important to you and that you are knowledgeable about such as a hobby, sport, or other topic that is of interest to you personally.
Unit Guider [ More info ]           
For girls, Guiding is an accepting environment with diverse and exciting programs and activities that offer the chance to discover new interests, learn valuable leadership skills and make lasting friendships. Guiding gives girls the tools and resources they need to achieve greatness. 
 
For women, Guiding is a chance to be part of their community by helping girls develop their potential. It’s a place for personal growth, mentoring and travel opportunities. 
 
 
Community Outreach Assistant [ More info ]           
The Community Outeach Assistant will be supporting Goodwill's community initaitives by engaging youth and those that are interested in volunteering. The outreach will be hosted at high schools in York-Simcoe region, libraries, and malls.
Corporate Volunteers [ More info ]   
Is your company looking to get involved in the community? We offer one day corporate events for you to help promote our mission, vision and values.  
 
Since 1935, Goodwill's mission is to enable work opportunities and provide skill development for people facing barriers to employment, including persons with disabilities, youth at risk, the chronically unemployed, and newcomers to Canada.
Youth Ambassasdor [ More info ]   
Goodwill is looking to create a Youth Ambassador Focus Group with the purpose of identifing barriers youth are experiencing, what their needs are, and what they are looking for in a volunteer experience. 
 
We are looking for youth who have shown leadership in their community and who will help us best advocate to create and expand this program. Individuals who like to talk, who are engaged in their schools,and have volunteer experience please apply.
Big Bike Ride - Keswick [ More info ]   
Volunteers are needed to help out at our upcoming Big Bike Events, helping with set-up, greeting, registration, serving food, handing out prizes and clean-up. 
 
Volunteers Needed!: Big Bike is our wacky bike built for 30, where corporate and community teams jump onboard to have fun and raise funds for the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.  
 
Big Bike Volunteer- Newmarket [ More info ]   
Big Bike in Newmarket –  
 
Big Bike is our wacky bike built for 30, where corporate and community teams jump on board to have fun and raise funds for the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario. 
 
Volunteers would be helping out with set-up, greeting, registration, serving food, handing out prizes and clean-up.  
 
Wednesday June 4 10:30 am-7:00pm
Big Bike Volunteer- Newmarket [ More info ]   
Big Bike is our wacky bike built for 30, where corporate and community teams jump on board to have fun and raise funds for the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario. 
 
Volunteers would be helping out with set-up, greeting, registration, serving food, handing out prizes and clean-up.  
 
High School students can come and ride the bike and get 1 hour of community service. 
 
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Big Bike Volunteer- Newmarket- Friday [ More info ]   
Big Bike in Newmarket –  
 
Big Bike is our wacky bike built for 30, where corporate and community teams jump on board to have fun and raise funds for the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario. 
 
Volunteers would be helping out with set-up, greeting, registration, serving food, handing out prizes and clean-up.  
 
Friday June 13 8:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Big Bike Volunteer- Stoufville - May 21, 2014 [ More info ]   
Big Bike Riders – Have a passion for biking? Come out and ride with us to support the Foundation in raising life saving funds! Our York North team is looking for energetic volunteers who are interested in riding our Big Bikes! Our next Big Bike event days are in Stouffville on May 21. Both events take place during the day.  
 
Health Booth Volunteer [ More info ]   
Amica Retirement Residence in Newmarket will be holding a health fair and we would like to have one of our wonderful volunteers attend the event to make information about the Heart and Stroke Foundation available to those that would like to stay fit and healthy. If you are passionate about health and wellness, and would like to help other people stay fit and healthy apply today.
Volunteer Nurses [ More info ]   
CPP Nursing Students Needed – Our office in Newmarket is currently looking for Nursing Students or individuals with a Nursing background to assist with Community Presentations. Our CPP team is responsible for making presentations to the community and many organizations about the mission and mandate of the Foundation, the importance of healthy eating, nutrition and exercise. This is a great opportunity for individuals who have a passion for health promotion and wellness!
Flower Sales [ More info ]   
Would you like to help us sell Pansy Flowers for our 17th annual pansy sale? We need helpers to assist on this busy day at various locations in Sutton, Keswick and Pefferlaw.
Library Helpers [ More info ]   
Would you like to assist our clients, volunteers, community members and staff with accessing Hospice Georgina library resources?
Receptionist [ More info ]   
Would you like to greet and direct visitors at our reception desk?
Board Members [ More info ]   
• Understand the mission, mandate and vision of LCYS. 
• Be familiar with LCYS bylaws, policies, legal obligations and  
business/strategic plan 
• Ensure effective organizational planning 
• Attend monthly board meetings and participate in at least one  
committee of the Board. 
• Attend annual general meeting. 
• Develop and support the goals and activities of the  
organization. 
• Determine agency policy and ensure compliance. 
• Approve and monitor the annual budget, ensuring that  
sufficient funds are available to effectively meet objectives. 
• Represent the organization in the community, and bring the  
interests/concerns of the community to the organization. 
Group Conversation Facilitators [ More info ]      
Volunteers are needed to facilitate and assist in adult group discussion and skill sessions. Volunteers are trained and supported by a speech language team in using adapted communication skills to assist clients with communication change and loss due to stroke and brain injury. 
 
Our clients and volunteers meet in groups every week to communicate about current events, arts and music. Group conversations include themed discussions, talking about the news and current events. Skill sessions include cooking program, story-telling, book clubs, cards and games. Volunteers also assist the clients with telling and writing their own Life History Books. 
 
Through this rewarding role, you will be providing support to adults with disabilities in dealing with the challenges of a new life along with helping them develop their communication skills. 
Master Gardener Volunteer [ More info ]           
Master Gardeners are trained horticulturists who volunteer to provide free advice and education to home gardeners. We do this in a variety of ways such as providing gardening advice at community events, writing articles and instructing small groups. 
 
If you are an avid gardener and enjoy sharing your knowledge with others, you may qualify to become a Master Gardener. MGs in Training must successfully complete 2 years of volunteer service and the education offered online through university distance education programs.  
 
To maintain certification, MGs fulfill a requisite number volunteer hours and education each year. 
Baseball Coach or Assistant Coach [ More info ]   
Are you interested in being the coach or the assistant coach to a children's baseball team? Our baseball teams are for boys and girls from age 4 until 21 years old.
One Day Event- July, 1,2014 [ More info ]   
Would you like to hand out flyers Tuesday July 1st at the Kanata Day Festival at Fairy Lake, in Newmarket?
Black Tie Gala Volunteer [ More info ]   
We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to assist with our Black Tie Gala Event at the Newmarket Theatre.
Booth Volunteer for Canada Day [ More info ]   
Would you like to help us hand out information on our upcoming Jazz Festival at the outdoor events happening in Newmarket? We are looking for enthusiastic people to help at the Main Street Canada Celebrations in Newmarket on July 1, 2014.
Booth Volunteer for Newmarket Farmers Market [ More info ]   
Would you like to help us hand out information on our upcoming Jazz Festival at the outdoor events happening in Newmarket? We are looking for enthusiastic people to help at the Newmarket Farmers Market.
Booth Volunteer for the Around the World Multicultural Event [ More info ]   
Would you like to help us hand out information on our upcoming Jazz Festival at the outdoor events happening in Newmarket? We are looking for enthusiastic people to help at the World Multicultural event in Newmarket on July 20, 2014.
Festival Volunteer [ More info ]           
We are looking for volunteers to ensure the new Newmarket jazz+ Festival is a big community success. We need assistance during the event to be at the entrance gates, running errands and helping with the children activities. 
 
If you can help out August 1,2 3 or 4th please volunteer today and let us know when you would like to volunteer.
Set up and Tear Down Festival Volunteer [ More info ]           
We need volunteers to help with the set up and tear down of the Newmarket jazz+ Festival . There will be light lifting to set up tables and carrying of materials for booths.
Volunteer for Canada Day [ More info ]   
Would you like to help us hand out information on our upcoming Jazz Festival at the outdoor events happening in Richmond Hill? We are looking for enthusiastic people to help at Richmond Green Canada Day Celebrations on July 1, 2014.
Council of Advisory Teens (C.A.T.S.) [ More info ]   
The Council will meet once a month to work on projects that will help shape the programs and services offered to teens by the Newmarket Public Library. Projects could involve program suggestions and development, book displays, web site development, participation in community events, promotional material development, contests, and collection recommendations. This position is for 13 - 18 year old students. This program runs from October to June. Come out and have a say in your Library.
Visiting Library Services Volunteer [ More info ]   
Many people rely on the visiting library service to request the delivery of books and other library materials directly to their homes, including retirement homes if they are not capable of visiting the library due to illness, restricted mobility or a physical or visual disability. Volunteers select books and other materials and deliver and pick up to the patrons home.
Volunteer Coordinator [ More info ]    
Would you like to help coordinate our volunteers at the Newmarket Aurora Federal Liberal Association? We have various small projects throughout the year and have a general meeting once a month on Thursday evenings.
Lions Club Member [ More info ]   
Volunteering is the back bone of our community here in Newmarket. If you are interested in helping others, meeting new people, having fun and making an impact at home and around the world,the North Newmarket Lions Club is the organization for you! 
 
Club members use their time and talents to provide hands on assistance to enhance the lives of those in need in their community. This organization is for men and women alike. Our club has many lady members who are already Lions. You can also join with your spouse or life partner. 
 
If you would like to pursue a leadership role, or would like to lend a helping hand, Lions membership offers extensive opportunities for the kind of volunteer experience you desire.  
 
You have many opportunities to work on projects that interest you and to undertake leadership roles of your choice. 
 
Call or email me directly and come to our free dinner meeting, to see what Lions is all about. 
I look forward to seeing you soon.
Moraine for Life Adventure Relay - Event Volunteers [ More info ]           
We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers with an affinity for the outdoors to assist the Oak Ridges Trail Association at our Moraine for Life Adventure Relay. They will be asked to motivate participants, be on the course to monitor the racers' arrival and departure, offer support, answer questions and troubleshoot as needed.  
 
It is a 24 hour event so we will also need volunteers to staff a station late into the night. We aim to place volunteers at a checkpoint within as reasonable a range of their own communities as possible. 
 
At least 1 pre-race meeting will be arranged. Get out and enjoy the outdoors!
Advocates and Group Leader [ More info ]           
We are looking for volunteers to assist at our Tuesday monthly support meetings, emphatically joining in to provide support for families in need of a sympathetic conversation. along with outreach and publicity for events like the Inspire Awards in May and Pride in June are welcome. Long term possibilities include public speaking engagements.
Radio Operator [ More info ]      
REACT volunteers monitor emergency frequencies on GMRS and CB radio from home. REACT monitors provide safety communications for motorists, boaters, etc., and as requested for community events like the MS, Persechini Easter Seals, Terry Fox walk a thons, parades, etc.
Radio Safety Communications [ More info ]       
REACT volunteers monitor emergency frequencies on FRS/GMRS and CB radio from home or vehicle to provide safety communications for travelers, boaters, etc. REACT also provides safety communications for community events like the MS, Easter Seals and Terry Fox walk a thons, parades, etc. REACT offers safety displays at various locations, and provides speakers to community groups.
Leader or Assistant Leader [ More info ]           
We are looking for enthusiastic, energetic people to work in various units of Scouting as leaders or assistant leaders. If you would like to make a difference in a child's life and have some fun. Come and be a leader today!
Concierge [ More info ]      
Purpose of Position: 
 
To welcome and be an ambassador of first impressions of Southlake for patients and visitors, to greet and provide directional assistance to the specific area(s) of the hospital and Medical Arts building (MAB). 
Provide gentle reminder to ALL persons, coming in or going out, to apply the hand sanitizing foam provided for their well-being and that of patients and everyone at Southlake. 
 
Duties 
• Extends courtesy and helpfulness to all patients and visitors coming through the doors. 
• Greets patients and visitors, and provides patient and healthcare centre information,  
• Always direct people inquiring about a patient to the Information Desk.  
• When required assist patients and visitors with registration kiosks, parking machines and bank machine. 
Courtesy Volunteer [ More info ]     
To welcome patients and visitors as they arrive at Southlake Regional Health Centre to reduce their anxiety. To provide supportive directional assistance to outpatients, family members and visitors looking for specific areas of the hospital & Cancer Centre. To gently remind ALL persons, coming in or going out, to apply the hand sanitizing foam provided for their well-being and that of everyone else at Southlake. 
 
Duties 
• Greet all patients, visitors, and staff. Escort patients & family as required. When arriving at the patient’s destination, advise the receptionist of the patient’s arrival. Offer to return later to pick him or her up.  
• Always direct people inquiring about a patient to the Information Desk.  
• When required assist patients and visitors with registration kiosks and parking machines. 
• Assist patients needing a wheelchair 
Recreation & Senior Friendly Visiting [ More info ]     
To assist patients and help improve their quality of life while at Southlake. 
 
Duties: 
• Assist patients in the Gym and Activity Rooms  
• Visit with and assist patients at mealtimes  
• Visit with patients chatting about current events and other topics of interest
St. John Ambulance Youth Group - Newmarket [ More info ]   
St. John Ambulance volunteers give their time to provide community services to the people around them. There are several avenues for volunteers to learn new skills and use them in their communities. St John Ambulance has programs for people under 11 years to adult.
Mill Pond Splash 2014 - Event Volunteer [ More info ]   
Mill Pond Splash is a lively, family oriented event showcasing environmental conservation and our natural heritage. With a live music, native wildlife shows, tree and shrub planting, invasive species removal, stream sampling, and environmental displays - there's lots to see and do! 
 
Volunteers help with all aspects of the event - running activities, assisting with tree planting, helping with site set-up and tear-down, assisting exhibitors, providing information to visitors, and helping coordinate the event entertainment! 
 
An orientation will be held on Tuesday May 27, 2014 in Richmond Hill for this event.
Podcasters Wanted! [ More info ]   
Do you like to share your opinion? We are looking for teen volunteers to create and record book review podcasts. Was the book good? Bad? We want to know!
Doors Open One Day Volunteer [ More info ]   
Come and celebrate our 10th year with Doors Open! We will need volunteers to assist with this one day event. We will need volunteers to help with the QR Code Scavenger Hunt & ‘Look back at Doors Open WS’ 
displayed in the exhibit case outside the Library. 
 
If you would like to share our history please sign up today!
Event Volunteer [ More info ]    
During the year we hold 6 events that we require volunteers for the day. Would you like to help us out on these days with general duties to ensure our events are a success. Apply today and we will contact you before each event.
Public Awareness Committee [ More info ]   
Would you like to help with our Public Awareness Committee (PAC)? At the Women's Support Network we would like to to give you the opportunity to learn about our organization and then share it with the community. We will provide you with excellent training along with ongoing professional development.
Public Education and Outreach Events [ More info ]           
We are looking for individuals that are willing to assist with events throughout the year that we may be holding. On average we hold about 3 a year and would require volunteers to help set up and become part of our planning committees.
Public Education Volunteers [ More info ]           
We are looking for a outgoing volunteer to promote and educate the public about programs and our association which promotes the accessibility of recreational programs for the disabled in York Region. This person should have a friendly personality and want to encourage every individual to pursue recreational activities in their community.
Venture Company Crew [ More info ]     
This co-ed group explores various aspects related to a career in the police and community services. It is operated in conjunction with Scout Canada with guest speakers, sports activities and service in the community.
COMMUNITY YOUTH AND CHILDREN MENTOR [ More info ]        
Empower Younger Youth To Make Good Decisions 
Mentors needed to provide positive support, coaching and leadership to youth on a one-to-one basis. We're seeking youth aged 16 to 29 yrs, especially MALES. Share your experiences, skills, and hobbies and inspire a kid to stay on the right track.  
 
TIME COMMITMENT 
Mentors spend 3 hours a week with a younger youth engaging in recreational activities of their choice. You can volunteer on your schedule and close to your home.
Male Mentor/Tutor [ More info ]         
Youth Assisting Youth, a United Way member agency, is a non-profit charitable organization that provides mentoring and tutoring services for newcomer and at risk youth 6 - 15 years old. Some of these youth come from single parent households and are hanging out with the wrong crowd. We need volunteers (especially guys) 16-29 years old, who are willing to help these youth realize their full potential and make better decisions. 
 
Volunteers will provide guidance, support, homework help, coaching and leadership to youth on a one-to-one basis or in groups like after school programs and/or recreational activities. Volunteers can also attend FREE activities and professional sports events (i.e Blue Jays, Raptors, Argonauts, Maple Leafs) together with their youth. Comprehensive training and scholarships are also available.
Youth Journalist [ More info ]           
We’re looking for aspiring youth that are willing to write for us. This is completely run by volunteers and any help is always appreciated. If you have dreams of being a journalist or if you feel like you have what it takes to write for us, please apply today and we’ll be in touch.