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Volunteer   Markham  Vaughan 
Amica at Unionville (formerly the Marleigh)
34 Main St. Unionville
Set-up of activities, facilitation of activities, one-on-one visiting; administrative duties
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.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of York
Markham, Richmond Hill
Program staff in conjunction with volunteer mentors carry out lunch time or after school sessions throughout the school year for students ages 12 - 14 years. Mentoring sessions will be comprised of a variety of activities. Each session includes a healthy snack, structured group activity and informal time where youth and mentors can build their relationships through games, conversation, projects, shared experiences and field trips.
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.
Bloomington Cove
Bloomington Rd and 9th Line; Stouffville
We are looking for volunteers to assist in our recreation department. Volunteer Opportunities include assisting with: Daily Activities, Large Special Events, Community Outings, Feeding Assistance, Spiritual Services, etc. Volunteers must be comfortable interacting frequently with residents living with Dementia and responsive behaviors.
Doane House Hospice
In the client's home, and when appropriate, out in the community.
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.
Program Leader   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville 
Girls Incorporated of York Region
York Region
We are looking for volunteers to assist with girls in programs dedicated to empowering girls to be strong, smart, and bold. Currently our after school program runs Monday to Friday from 3:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Girls Incorporated of York Region
Newmarket
Opportunities are available for both male and female students looking to fulfill their 40 hours of community involvement. Positions include working with younger girls in after-school programs, research for programs, office maintenance and special events.
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
Kinark Child and Family Services, Head Office and Kinark Foundation
York Region
Would you like to become a mentor by volunteering to be a positive role model for a child with social and/or emotional problems? Volunteers are matched with a specific child to share weekly activities in the community and provide the child with a positive role model. An average of 3-4 hours a week is required. Male and culturally diverse volunteers are especially needed. Mileage and some expenses are reimbursed. 
 
We also recruit volunteers for group support. Mostly evening time frames, one night a week for a couple of hours.
Volunteer   Richmond Hill 
Langstaff Square Care Community
170 Red Maple Road, Richmond Hill
Would you like to assist with programs and visit residents?
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, The Renoir Retirement Residence
Newmarket
Assist with programs, 1-1 visits with seniors, set up and clean up of events, escorting residents on outings, card games, companionship to residents. Assisting residents with basic email, website search and technology troubleshooting.
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.
Leader or Assistant Leader   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville 
Scouts Canada. South Lake Simcoe Area, Newmarket Groups
York Region
We are looking for enthusiastic, energetic people to work in various units of Scouting as leaders or assistant leaders. If you would like to make a difference in a child's life and have some fun. Come and be a leader today!
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.
Volunteer   Vaughan 
Villa Colombo Vaughan, Di Poce Centre
Kleinburg
There is always a need for a friendly smile and a helping hand. Opportunities include feeding assistance, friendly visits, coffee socials, baking, card playing and special fundraising events. Please contact if you would like to generously offer your time and make a lasting impact in a resident’s life.
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
Big Buddy Mentor   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville 
York Region Children's Aid Society, Main Office
York Region
We are looking for volunteers that are interested in developing a 1:1 relationship with a child/teen (ages 6-18 years) under the supervision of a CAS worker, helping to increase the child's trust and self esteem. The volunteer will go on community outings, do recreational activities & provide friendship, encouragement, support and guidance.
Child/Youth Mentor   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville 
York Region Children's Aid Society, Main Office
York Region
We are looking for volunteers that are interested in developing a close relationship with children and youth (ages 4-18 years) under the supervision of a CAS worker. The volunteer would help increase the teen's trust and self esteem and provide encouragement, support and guidance. The volunteer would take the teen on outings and do recreational activities. The volunteer may work on goals such as resume writing, job search, research etc.
Volunteer Tutors   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville 
York Region Children's Aid Society, Main Office
In child's home or alternate location such as the local library
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.
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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