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Community Access Volunteer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Community Living Ajax-Pickering & Whitby
Durham Region
  • support adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities get active in their community
  • support staff with creative activities that engage participation
  • work from home - virtual activities
  • work from home - virtual meet ups to chat, share music, play games
Bingo Volunteer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Girls Inc. of Durham

Girls Inc. of Durham is currently looking for Bingo volunteers!   Volunteers are needed for a 2-hour shift once a week at Delta Bingo and Gaming in Pickering. In exchange for volunteering, Delta generously supports Girls Inc. programs.   A single volunteer shift can raise enough funds to sponsor a girl to attend a life-changing Girls Inc. camp for FREE!   We are looking for individuals who are: -19+ -have two doses of their vaccine -available during the day 

Humane Education Volunteer Team   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Humane Society of Durham Region
Various settings including schools.

Looking to get involved in your community and make an impact on students? 
Join our Humane Education Volunteer Team! 

If you are passionate about animals, enjoy working with children and want to make a difference in your community, consider joining our Humane Education Team to continue your journey of being an animal advocate!  

Time Commitment 

We ask for a minimum commitment of four presentations each month, which is between eight to twelve hours monthly. Volunteers must have daytime availability and provide four morning or afternoon slots to present during school hours.  

Role Requirements 

  • Must provide a clear Criminal and Judicial Matters Check.
  • A vehicle in good working order will be required for this role. 
  • Access to a personal tech device on a secure Wi-Fi network.
  • Be available to commit to four presentations each month.
  • Comfortable presenting in front of children.

The Impact 

  • Directly impact your local and global community by empowering participants to  discover their empathy for animals and their environment, while inspiring a deep connection to animals. 
  • Taking a student-centred approach, have meaningful conversations about animals through discussions, videos, and activities with curriculum connections. 
  • Make a direct impact on the lives of animals and children. 

THE BENEFITS TO YOU 

  • Gain valuable skills and learn more about animal well-being and our Humane Education programs.
  • Gain leadership and public speaking skills in classroom settings
  • Engage in heartwarming and impactful experiences as you empower young minds to be animal advocates. 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS  

  • Previous teaching, presenting or experience working in a school setting would be an asset.
  • Have good working knowledge of PowerPoint, Google Classroom, and other presentation software. 
  • Ability to clearly communicate instructions to students.  
  • Must provide a clear Criminal and Judicial Matters Check.
  • A vehicle in good working order will be required for this role.  
  • Must reside within our Animal Centre communities (York, Durham, Barrie, Lennox & Addington, Leeds & Grenville, Midland, Muskoka, Orangeville, Orillia, Renfrew County, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry, & Sudbury. 
  • Must be able to provide daytime availability (during school hours).
  • Must be available to deliver 4 presentations a month. 
  • Access to a personal tech device on a secure Wi-Fi network. 

JOIN OUR VOLUNTEER TEAM TODAY! 

 *Mileage reimbursement is NOT available for this role; therefore, we do our absolute best to schedule presentations within a 25km (about 15.53 mi) radius of your community.   

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parkrun, Ajax
Elizabeth St and Old Kingston Rd, Ajax (Pickering Village)

A variety of volunteer opportunities available to assist with weekly timed 5 km run on the Duffins Trail * marshal, photography * setup, tear-down * timer, scanning, finish tokens * other tasks as needed

LEAF Virtual Volunteer Orientation   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Local Enhancement and Appreciation of Forests
Join our Virtual Orientation to learn about in-person opportunities

Are you passionate about trees and want to grow the urban forest? Join LEAF for our Volunteer Orientation to discover how you can lend a helping hand!

During this interactive virtual session, participants will learn about the LEAF mission, our programs and the different volunteer roles that LEAF offers.

We have opportunities in Toronto, York Region and Durham Region to suit any volunteer, from hands-on planting to community engagement. Learn how you can help improve the urban forest in 2024 and beyond!  

March Virtual Volunteer Orientation -

April Virtual Volunteer Orientation

Please note that volunteers must be at least 18 years of age.

Registrants will be provided a Zoom Meeting link to access the orientation.

The event will be delivered online and can be accessed through a web browser or an electronic device with the Zoom app. Internet access is required. For accessibility questions, please contact Natasha Jovanovic, natasha[at]yourleaf.org.

This event is supported by Ontario Power Generation.

Peer Support   Durham Region  Oshawa 
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March of Dimes Canada, Durham Region, Oshawa - Mary St, Supportive Housing, Oshawa - Mary St
Oshawa Hospital

Connect with new stroke survivors and/or caregivers in the local hospital setting.  Must be a stroke survivor/caregiver. Lived experience with the effects of a stroke and utilze their experience to provide hope, encouragement, eduation and emotional support to people who are beginning the recovery process.  

Unlock your Canadian Experience and Accelerate your Career   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Institute for Canadian Citizenship

The Newcomer Skills Accelerator Program aims at supporting newcomer youth by providing them access to high value volunteering opportunities that will help them upbuild their skills, grow professionally and unlock their Canadian experience. 

Volunteer opportunities are available across the GTA and more!, and in many areas that may include: Accounting, Education, Healthcare, Business, Hospitality, Environment, Technology, Agriculture, Community Engagement, and others. Interested applicants just simply need to complete the intake form to start applying to the volunteer opportunity(s) of their interest once they become available.

For more information take a look at the Newcomer Skills Accelerator Program's deck or reach out to volunteer@inclusion.ca

Katimavik's National Experience   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Katimavik
Across Canada

Katimavik’s National Experience is an opportunity for any Canadian citizens, permanent residents or landed refugees aged 17 – 25 who are looking for 5.5 months of creative learning, community engagement, Truth and Reconciliation, and self-discovery * participants will live in a group setting with up to 10 of their peers in two separate communities throughout the course of the program * during the program they engage in 32 hours of valuable volunteer work a week, learn how to manage a house, make lifelong friends, and gain confidence that they themselves can make an impactful difference in our country.  
 
This is a fully funded opportunity where participants’ travel expenses, living accommodations, food costs, and daily needs are covered * participants will need to bring is their dedication, empathy, and commitment to making a better world * Katimavik aims to help young folks become engaged, caring citizens and capable contributors and leaders for a better Canada through the development of 21st century skills, experiential learning, and civic engagement.

Program cohorts start every January and July of each year.

Communications & Outreach Director   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Songs for Strength
  • Call  or email retirement homes to see if they are interested in our services 

    • Try to target those areas that might not be able to afford a typical music therapist or are lacking the materials/instruments

  • Write to organizations that focus on dementia, mental health, seniors etc. and encourage they make a donation (sponsor)

    • Intergen, Active Living Coalition for Older Adults, Ontario Seniors Centre, CARP (Canada’s Association for the Fifty-Plus), Circle of Care, Community Care Durham

    • Also contact these non-profits or even small business with proposals for donations → outline where this funding will be going and how important it is

  • Assist with any future volunteer recruitment efforts

CCD Community Ambassador   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Community Care Durham

Assist staff by helping out at community events in Durham Region work in shifts to help staff the CCD booth for a few hours pick up and/or return CCD booth and materials to the local Hub * booth set-up and/or tear down * greet and engage with visitors to the booth * converse with visitors in promoting volunteering, services and other CCD initiatives

Community Food Box – Delivery Person/Packer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Community Care Durham
Pick up food boxes from Oshawa/Whitby Community Hub
Deliver a food box weekly on Friday * food boxes contain a variety of healthy food essentials, locally made or grown * Packers assemble food items, organize and fill food boxes
Meals on Wheels - Driver / Packer / Cleaning Bags   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Community Care Durham
Durham Region
Deliver meals along an assigned route usually designed to be completed in 1-1.5hrs * because of COVID-19, meals are dropped off at the door and no interaction with the clients * pack meals in MOW bags in morning hours * clean out and sanitize returning MOW bags in the afternoon 
 
Greeting the client, offering a quick friendly chat and observing clients well-being is not permitted at this time

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