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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 
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.
Daffodil Day Site Sellers [ More info ]      
Are you a friendly smiling person that could help us in April? We are looking for people to help sell daffodils to the general public at various retail locations in the community or at your workplace. 
 
Money raised goes towards research. 
 
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.
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.
Teaching Life Skills Volunteer [ More info ]       
At the CNIB we are currently looking for people to help us with working directly wiih some of our clients such as teaching. This position would be working one on one with a client and assisting with day to day activities.
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.
Santa Claus Parade - Saturday November 15, 2014 [ More info ]   
During the Santa Claus Parade we are looking for enthusiastic, friendly students to help with directing people from Main Street to our craft and gift sale at the Community Centre.
Student Volunteers - Saturday November 15, 2014 [ More info ]   
We are looking for students to volunteer at our annual Craft and Gift Show. If you would like to help with set up and clean up, providing directions and assisting vendors we would love to help you get your community service hours.  
Minor Softball Season [ More info ]   
We are needing volunteers to help with Opening Day, Closing Day and Coaching through the season for Tball, 5 Pitch, Mite & Squirt divisions. We also need volunteers to help with Equipment, Convenors and Tournament Organizers
Santa Claus Parade volunteer [ More info ]   
Would you like to participate in the Santa Claus Parade? We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help with our parade this year.
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.
Sno*Fest Volunteers [ More info ]   
We are looking for volunteers to help us at our upcoming Sno*Fest in February. If you like to get outside in the winter, apply today. 
 
There will be lots of wintery fun to help with such as games, food, set up and take down, and more.
Winter Volunteers for Slopestyle Competition [ More info ]   
In January come and help us with our Slopestyle Competition for Skiers and Snowboarders. Volunteers will be needed for set up and take down, information referral along with prize giveaways.
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.
Heart Month Drivers-February [ More info ]       
Drivers are needed to distribute the Kits to canvassers for Heart Month. Drivers are needed for the beginning of February. 
 
February is a really important month for the Heart and Stroke foundation where canvassers not only promote what the Heart & Stroke Foundation is about, but fund raise for our initiative; to eliminate Heart disease and stroke.
School Event Support [ More info ]           
May is our busiest time for the Jump Rope for Heart program in the schools and we’re ready to jump into it! We are looking for volunteers to attend the events in the schools! This means being a representative of the Foundation at each event, positively interacting with the school community and participating in a fun filled day of skipping with students. If you have experience working in schools, you’re confident in engaging with school communities and you like to jump rope, you would be a perfect fit!
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!
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?
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. 
Event Volunteer [ More info ]   
We are looking to make a list of volunteer names to call on when we are hosting an event and need assistance. If you would like to help approximately 3-4 times per year we would love to be able to contact you.
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.
Teen Advisory Group (T.A.G.) [ More info ]   
The Council will meet every other week on Wedensdays 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 September 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.
Nativity Pageant Actors and Actress's [ More info ]   
Bold, articulate actors and actress's are needed to step back in history and become Caesars soldiers. Volunteers will be centurions or towns people. We are looking for people that are outgoing, articulate, and who can interact well with the public. You must be able to place yourself 2000 years back into history and act the role. 
 
Volunteer for one evening or all four nights.Performances are at 7 pm & 8 pm. 
 
Please dress with appropriate clothing.
New Years Eve First Night Volunteers [ More info ]   
Help is needed to hand out glow bracelets to skaters along with helping in the make 'n take crafts, jumping castles, face painting, greeters, set up and clean up, security and more. Volunteers will also be expected to give directions and generally help people. Please dress with appropriate clothing for cold weather.
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.
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 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.
Santa Shuffle Race Volunteer [ More info ]   
Get involved and bring your enthusiasm and energy with you! Numerous positions are available both on and off the course for this one day 1 & 5 km run that supports The Salvation Army.This is a one day event on Saturday December 6, 2014. 
 
On Friday we will need people to assist with accepting registrations. 
Saturday we will need volunteers to hand out refreshments, water,gifts, and stand at the 1km markers.
Christmas Kettle Program Volunteer [ More info ]    
We are looking for friendly and responsible people that would like to help make a difference. You can help the Salvation Army this holiday season by assisting at one of our Christmas kettles. We need volunteers to assist at various locations in Newmarket and Aurora. Please give us a two hour shift or multiple shifts to help us with this busy holiday season.
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
Therapy Dog Coordinator / Leader [ More info ]      
We are looking for a volunteer to manage, support, and facilitate local Therapy Dog services and affiliated initiatives. 
The Therapy Dog Co-coordinator is responsible for the overall organization, administration, and training of the Therapy Dog Unit. Therapy Dog Co-coordinators work closely in co-operation with, and regularly communicate with their local Branch and the St. John Council for Ontario to ensure the smooth, efficient operation of the program
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!
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 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.
YOUTH MENTOR NEEDED TO HELP COMMUNITY CHILDREN [ 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.
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.