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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
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.
Chartwell Aurora
32 Mill St, Aurora, ON, L4G 2R9
Volunteers needed to teach basic internet skills to highly vibrant seniors who want to surf the internet wave!
Chartwell Aurora
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
Program Assistant   East Gwillimbury  Georgina  Newmarket 
EarlyON Child and Family Centre, Newmarket EarlyON Child and Family Centre
Various locations in Georgina, East Gwillimbury, or Newmarket
Volunteers will help support families and caregivers with children birth to six years of age, along with assisting staff with duties involved in the set-up and delivery of programs.
Visiting Volunteers   Aurora  King Township  Richmond Hill 
Hope House Community Hospice, Head Office Aurora
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
Aurora and Richmond Hill
Drive clients to and from day hospice and wellness programs
Newmarket 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.
Revera, Eagle Terrace Long Term Care Facility, Long Term Care Facility
329 Eagle St, Newmarket, ON L3Y 1K3
Would you like to visit one of our residents, assist them with writing letters, play cards, knitting, read short stories to them or just be a friendly mature visitor to brighten a residents day by sharing news on short visits to alleviate loneliness? 
 
We would love to arrange a resident with similar interests to you to share in a social visit.
Revera Living, MacKenzie Place - Newmarket, Long term care facility
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 - Newmarket, Long term care facility
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 - Newmarket, Long term care facility
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 - Newmarket, Long term care facility
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.
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 volunteer's 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
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.
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.

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