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Club Leader   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville 
4-H Ontario, 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
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, Child and youth mentoring charity
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, Child and youth mentoring charity
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.
Chartwell Aurora, Chartwell Aurora LTC, Long Term Care Residence
32 Mill St. Aurora ,ON L4G 2R9
Come spend time in the sunshine helping out with providing companionship to our residents while tending to the flower planters in the summer. Full training provided for those with and without green thumbs!
Companionship\Recreation Volunteer   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville 
Christian Horizons - Central District, Toronto - Central District Office - Deerhide Crescent, Services for persons with developmental disabilities
Various locations in York Region
Hong Fook Mental Health Association, Scarborough Office
Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites Conference Centre & Spa (8500 Warden Ave, Markham, ON L6G 1A5)
Help out at the Youth Mental Health Gala Event on Saturday, June 16th, 2018.  
 
Decoration and centerpiece team (1-5pm): 8 volunteers needed  
Entertainment team (3-10pm): 6 volunteers needed  
Finance team (5:30-11:00pm): 5 volunteers needed  
Operation (ushers and raffle ticket attendants) (3-11pm): 20 volunteers needed  
Photography team (5:30-11:00pm): 6 volunteers needed  
Pre-Gala moving team (June 15, 7:30-9:00pm): 6 volunteers needed  
Post-Gala moving team (June 17, 10-11am): 4 volunteers needed  
Reception team (5:30-8:00pm): 7 volunteers needed  
Silent Auction set up team (9am-1pm): 14 volunteers needed  
Silent Auction sales table (6-11pm): 24 volunteers needed  
Volunteer food coordination team (4-8pm): 4 volunteers needed  
Welcome team (6:00-7:30pm): 5 volunteers needed
Visiting Volunteers   Aurora  King Township  Richmond Hill 
Hope House Community Hospice, Head Office Aurora, Hospice In-Home Visiting, Wellness, Caregiver and Bereavement programs
Visiting clients, emotional support, practical assistance in home with light household chores, caregiver relief
Volunteer Driver   Aurora  Richmond Hill 
Hope House Community Hospice, Head Office Aurora, Hospice In-Home Visiting, Wellness, Caregiver and Bereavement programs
Aurora and Richmond Hill
Drive clients to and from day hospice and wellness programs
Newmarket Public Library, Newmarket - Park Avenue, Public Library
Newmarket Public Library, 438 Park Avenue, Newmarket, Ontario
Volunteers will become a mentor to a young child who is struggling to read. Meeting together in the library, they will read, play literacy games and have fun. The focus is to help the child develop strong literacy skills that will give them the confidence to read independently. 
 
Mentors must be a role model to their buddy, and keep the meetings interesting and engaging by thinking creatively and planning activities based on their buddy's interests and reading challenges.
Reena, Thornhill - Toby and Henry Battle Developmental Centre, Supports children, adults and seniors with a developmental disability
Reena, 927 Clark Ave W, Thornhill, ON
Assist in a variety of social and recreational programs. The role of an Outreach volunteer is a social one - to be a friend, socialize with the individuals, engage them in conversation, help with a variety of recreational activities, encourage and cheer them on, and generally assist staff as needed.
Home-Buddy   Vaughan 
Reena, Thornhill - Toby and Henry Battle Developmental Centre, Supports children, adults and seniors with a developmental disability
Vaughan
Visit and interact with individuals in a Reena Home setting chatting, reading stories, playing games, arts and crafts, or participating in group outings.
Southlake Residential Care Village, Newmarket - Grace Street, Long term nursing and personal care
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)
STEPS, A charitable society of recovered addicts and alcoholics
Steps is seeking volunteers to be volunteer helpers at Bingo World in Newmarket for 3 hour shifts on Sunday evenings, from 9:30pm-12:30am. Steps is a participatory agency in Bingo World Charitable bingo, in which we provide volunteers for our designated shifts. In return, Steps is provided with financial support for our programs and services. Volunteers would be a 'helper' at Bingo World, which includes assisting Bingo staff, completing light clean up tasks, interacting with patrons and ensuring that Bingo runs smoothly and is fun for all. All tasks are very easy and light and can be completed by anyone who is social and willing. Steps has 3-5 shifts a month (always from 9:30pm-12:30am) and volunteers can choose as many shifts as they would like.  
 
Requirements: 
-Participate in one 90 minute training session held at Bingo World Newmarket  
-Wear name tag + polo (provided by Steps) as well as black dress pants
Youth Mentor   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville 
The Peer Project / Youth Assisting Youth York Region, The Peer Project Toronto Office, Community-based Peer Mentoring Program
Close to home
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 The Peer Project is simple: help at-risk and newcomer children and youth find their way, by pairing them with a 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 to an at-risk child 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. 
 
"The Peer Project gave me the chance to instill positive self-worth in a child… and gain a very dear friend.” – Krishana, Mentor
Vaughan. City of, Vaughan - Major Mackenzie Drive, Civic Centre
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 - CNIB, Newmarket Office - Gorham St, Services for individuals with vision loss
Various locations in York Region
Imagine losing some or all of your vision. How would you tackle daily tasks such as reading your mail, organizing things around your home, or buying groceries? Having someone to provide sighted assistance can make all the difference. We invite you to make a difference in the life of someone who is blind or partially sighted by volunteering just a couple of hours a week. 
 
Boundaries include: no cooking, cleaning, personal care, home repairs, giving advice, counseling, heavy lifting, or driving. Volunteers do not offer advice or recommendations on treatment, health care professionals, or any medical information.
Writers' Community of York Region, Newmarket Community Centre and Lions Hall - Doug Duncan Drive, Networking group for writers of all levels and genres
Newmarket Community Centre (200 Doug Duncan Drive, Newmarket, ON)
Calling all book lovers of York Region and surrounding area, come help out at at "The Bookshelf" event on Saturday, July 7, 2018. Volunteers needed for welcome desk, reader's desk, beverage station, marketplace representatives, and floor runners. All our volunteers will receive free beverages for the day. Anyone helping out for 3+ hours will receive a free lunch worth $10 from our Literary Café and a small thank you gift.
Yellow Brick House, Richmond Hill - Administration Office, Emergency Shelter, Counselling & Support Services
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.
York Region, Newmarket - Eagle Street, Newmarket Health Centre
194 Eagle Street (Yonge & Eagle)
Prepare coffee, tea & hot chocolate * Greet residents and assist them * Open & close the Gift Shop * Record resident purchases in receipt log

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