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Big Brother, Big Sister, Big Buddy   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of York
various in York Region
Volunteers are matched with children and youth (age 6 - 18) to teach by example the importance of giving and giving back, staying in school and having respect for family, peers and community.
In-School Mentor   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of York
various locations within York Region
This one-on-one program matches elementary-aged school children with mentors (age 16+). It involves sharing an hour of quality time once a week, talking, playing games, sports and other non-academic activities in the child's school, during school hours.
Community Living Central York
195 Harry Walker Parkway Newmarket, ON L3Y 7B3
Volunteers are needed to assist adults who have a developmental disability to participate in fun, interactive and social nights. Volunteers will assist in creating a fun environment by supporting and encouraging participants. With staff, the volunteers will assist with set up/ clean up and implementation of the games and activities.  
 
Sessions run: April 2 - July 9, 2019; August 20 - November 26, 2019 and January 7 - March 31, 2020.
Cornerstone to Recovery
Newmarket, Ontario
We are seeking volunteers who have experience / training / certification in a wide range of fitness & wellness activities who can volunteer to run classes for individuals experiencing, and impacted by, addiction and mental health.
Visiting Volunteers   Aurora  King Township  Richmond Hill 
Hope House Community Hospice, Aurora
Visiting clients, emotional support, practical assistance in home with light household chores, caregiver relief
Volunteer Driver   Aurora  King Township  Richmond Hill 
Hope House Community Hospice, Aurora
Aurora and Richmond Hill and King Township
Drive clients to and from day hospice and wellness programs
Volunteer   Richmond Hill 
Langstaff Square Care Community
170 Red Maple Road, Richmond Hill
Would you like to assist with programs and visit residents?
March of Dimes Canada.[York Region], March of Dimes - Richmond Hill, Aphasia and Communication Disabilities Program
The Communication Program Volunteer assists adults with aphasia and acquired communication disabilities in a group setting, by learning and applying supportive communication techniques. With guidance and support from Speech-Language Pathologists and Communicative Disorders Assistants, volunteers provide clients with opportunities to engage in conversation and increase life participation. 
 
● Assist staff and clients during client arrival/departure, program set-up/clean-up and breaks 
● Use a variety of supportive communication strategies to enhance group participation of clients 
● Participate in program pre and post meetings with staff and volunteers  
● Prepare and/or bring in materials and resources for the communication groups (minimum 30 minutes of non-program time per week) 
 
Programs are held at the following locations: 
Vaughan: Mackenzie Health (Jane/Rutherford) on Tuesdays  
Maple Health Centre (Keele/McNaughton) on Wednesdays 
Newmarket: Newmarket Health Centre on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays 
Stouffville: Parkview Village on Thursdays
Participation House, Cedarcrest Manor
9 Butternut Lane, Markham
Spend time visiting, doing puzzles, crafts, making greeting cards, listening to music, reading and accompanying "their" resident on staff supervised outings.
Participation House, Cedarcrest Manor
Frances DiCarlo House 113 Henderson Avenue
Spend time visiting, doing puzzles, crafts, making greeting cards, listening to music, reading and accompanying "their" resident on staff supervised outings.
Reena, Toby and Henry Battle Developmental Centre
Reena, 927 Clark Avenue West, Thornhill, ON
For our Outreach programs we look for energetic, outgoing, and confident young adults, as the role is a very social one. Other pre-requisites are maturity, dependability, responsibility and empathy. The volunteer will socialize with the participants, encourage and help them with a variety of recreational activities, cheer them on, and generally assist staff as needed.
Revera Living, MacKenzie Place
52 George Street, Newmarket
Would you like to assist with our bingo games that are held on Saturday afternoon and Wednesday evenings? Along with helping residents to play the game if required, we need help with bringing residents to the activity. To help with having our activity achieve success there will be other duties as assigned by Recreation Staff.
Revera Living, MacKenzie Place
52 George Street, Newmarket
Residents are ready to start their day at 9:30 am so we are looking for volunteers to bring friendship and mental stimulation to residents through 1 to 1 visits. Some activities you could do would be to visit a resident in their room or take them to the garden or other parts of the home, flip through photo albums, read to them, listen to music, read the newspaper together etc.
Revera Living, MacKenzie Place
52 George Street, Newmarket
Do you like playing cards and other board games? Share your time with residents by playing a game or two.
Revera Living, MacKenzie Place
52 George Street, Newmarket
We are looking for a volunteer to treat our residents with a manicure and pedicure. If you have these skills and would like to make someone's day please apply today!
Safehaven Project for Community Living
We are looking for outgoing and friendly volunteers to provide recreation and leisure opportunities for our participants and/or provide general support to the day-day operations.
Salvation Army, (The), Markham Community and Family Services
Multiple locations
Represent The Salvation Army by standing at Kettle locations in selected shopping centre locations in Markham & Stouffville; thanking donors, and offering information about The Salvation Army. 
 
Excellent for High School students to get their Community Hours - volunteers can go in two's or groups if they like.
Southlake Residential Care Village
640 Grace Street, Newmarket, Ontario
One-to-one visiting and socialization with a selection of elderly and infirm residents during a weekly three hour shift.
Southlake Residential Care Village
640 Grace Street, Newmarket
Physically assisting Life Enrichment Staff with all duties related to running a successful activity or program within the facility. (Example: Setting up for activity, transporting residents, assisting with activity and tear down of activity)
Southlake Residential Care Village
640 Grace Street, Newmarket
Physically assisting Life Enrichment Staff with all duties related to running a successful activity or program within the facility. (Example: Setting up for activity, transporting residents, assisting with activity and tear down of activity)
Vaughan. City of, City Hall
The Leisure Buddy program matches campers with mild special needs to individuals interested in providing the necessary support ensuring successful recreation and leisure experiences. The volunteers are not required to provide support such as toileting or feeding, the support simply involves the volunteer acting as a friend for the camper. Volunteers are always supported by summer camp staff and directors and will never be left alone with their camper.
Vision Mate   Aurora  Georgina  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville 
Vision Loss Rehabilitation Ontario
Various locations in York Region
Supervisor: Program Lead, Home Based Support (GTA) 
 
Objective: Provide community-based support: provide one-on-one sighted assistance and companionship for a person who is blind or partially sighted. 
 
Responsibilities & Tasks: 
• Regularly visit a client in his/her home or other suitable environment at a mutually convenient time 
• Activities are determined by client need and mutually agreed upon 
• Approved activities are: reading, organizing, walking, assisting with errands or outings, and friendly visiting 
• All outings are on foot, by public transportation or taxi 
• Notify the client in advance if you will miss a visit; notify your supervisor if you will miss more than two in a row 
• When a client needs more support, service, counseling or information then you are able to give, refer them to staff 
• Track and report volunteer hours as directed 
 
Boundaries: 
• Do not cook, clean, provide personal care, do home repairs, give advice, provide counseling, or do heavy lifting 
• Do not drive clients 
• Do not offer advice or recommendations on treatment, health care professionals, or any medical information
Yellow Brick House
Bingo World Newmarket (1230 Kerrisdale Blvd, Newmarket)
We are looking for reliable enthusiastic (must be 18+) volunteers to help at our weekly fundraising bingo. You would be responsible for promoting awareness of our organization to the bingo players, providing information on the gaming center and programs along with collecting before and after each game, keeping the area clean, and thanking the bingo players for supporting YBH.
Club Leader   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville 
York 4-H Association
Roles and Responsibilities 
• Providing a safe, fun, respectful and inclusive learning environment for members and volunteers 
• Provide mentoring through the motto of Learn To Do By Doing 
• Learn project materials prior to beginning of the club 
• Work with fellow club leaders to plan meetings, activities etc. 
• Implement ‘Learn To Do By Doing’ experiential learning techniques that make learning fun  
• Involve youth in leadership roles 
• Plan Achievement Program in conjunction with co-leader(s) and 4-H members 
• Manage club finances in cooperation with club member acting as Treasurer 
• Adhere to all 4-H Ontario policies and procedures 
• Completion of required administration duties including submission in a timely fashion of membership and completion lists, club award winners etc. to appropriate 4-H contacts. 
• Ensure Participant Agreement Forms for all participants are complete and readily accessible at each 4-H club meeting and activity in case of an emergency 
• Respect the values of the 4-H program  
• Clear and open communications with 4-H members and parents using a variety of tools (phone, email, Facebook, writing). 
• Ensure appropriate 4-H Association contacts (i.e. Membership Coordinator, Livestock Coordinator, Awards Coordinator, Newsletter Editor) are kept up to date on club activities 
• Dialogue as required with 4-H Ontario staff
Become a Youth Peer Mentor   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville 
Youth Assisting Youth, Peer Mentoring Programs
Close to volunteer's home
Help children. Change a Life. Become a Mentor.  
 
We need volunteers aged 16 to 29 to go one-on-one with at-risk and/or newcomer children and youth! 
 
Who are we? 
The goal of Youth Assisting Youth is simple: help at-risk and newcomer children and youth find their way, by pairing them with a volunteer youth mentor who can offer support and guidance. 
 
How does it work? 
We pair you with a child (aged 6 to 15) based on common interests, background and where you live. From there, the mentoring begins, with ongoing support from us. 
You will share experiences, skills, and hobbies and inspire a younger youth to stay on the right track. You can volunteer on your schedule and close to home. Applicants must live in Toronto or York Region. Please do not apply if live outside these areas. 
 
What’s in it for you? 
In a tough job market, being a mentor shows community leadership, an attribute that all employers love. You’ll make a real difference that counts in the life of a child. You get to do fun stuff for FREE, like attending professional sporting events such as Raptors or Jays games, our annual 3 day Summer Camp up north, and other cool field trips such as Canada’s Wonderland or Wild Water Kingdom. 
 
" Youth Assisting Youth gave me the chance to instill positive self-worth in a child… and gain a very dear friend.” – Krishana, Mentor

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