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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. 
 
 
Volunteer Tutor [ More info ]   
Would you like to be a volunteer working with people developing their literacy skills? Enjoy working with staff to select appropriate teaching materials that suit the student’s goals, abilities and interests? Enjoy planning and preparing materials for weekly tutoring sessions? If so this volunteer position would be perfect for you! 
 
• understand LCG’s mission and mandate  
• review with staff and student the student’s learning goals and training plan  
• work with staff to select appropriate teaching materials that suit the student’s goals, abilities and interests  
• plan and prepare materials for weekly tutoring sessions  
• tutor the student once per week for a minimum of two hours at the Centre  
• complete weekly session reports  
• assist in reviewing progress on an ongoing basis  
• attend tutor training seminars as scheduled  
• maintain a positive, patient attitude that encourages learning  
• discuss student’s progress with staff  
• discuss problems/issues with staff when they arise  
• keep record of volunteer hours with Centre, including participation at events  
 
Volunteer Tutor [ More info ]       
In the ABC's and 123s tutor program volunteers that are able to commit to once a week for one hour will have the opportunity to tutor children from Grade 4 up to grade 8, working closely with their parents ensuring that they are involved in the learning process. Volunteer work will take place after school, in the evenings and/or weekends at the local library of your choice.
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. 
Literacy Tutor [ More info ]     
Volunteer Tutors are needed to help adults improve their basic reading, writing, math and computer skills. Prior teaching experience is not necessary.
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. 
Council of Advisory Teens (C.A.T.S.) [ 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.
Reading Buddies Mentor [ More info ]   
Each volunteer will mentor a young child who is in need of extra help and encouragement with their reading skills. Meeting for 1 hour per week, mentors and buddies read together, play literacy based games, and build a positive relationship with books and literacy. 
 
This opportunity provides rewarding experience for volunteers who would like to inspire a young reader to grow and gain the confidence to use the library and read independently.
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.
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.
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 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.
Volunteer Tutors [ More info ]           
Volunteer tutors are matched based on ability to work 1:1 with a child ages 6-18. You would meet with a child each week to assist/improve academic abilities. You will work with the child by helping them to implement and develop good study habits.