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Ajax Ajax
Brock Brock
Clarington Clarington
Durham Region Durham Region
Oshawa Oshawa
Pickering Pickering
Scugog Scugog
Uxbridge Uxbridge
Whitby Whitby
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Mission to Seafarers Southern Ontario

Nature of the Position

This position offers practical and emotional support to Seafarers.

‚ÄčOutline of Responsibilities

  • Welcome seafarers to the Port of Oshawa

  • Respond to emergency calls for assistance

  • Offer practical, emotional support to seafarers

  • Engage in conversation with and be a friendly ear to people far from home and family

  • Journal visits

  • Bring a “presence and welcome” to ship-bound seafarers

  • Provide practical support to crews

  • Requires CSA rated safety boots/shoes, to be provided by volunteer

  • Requires proper personal protective wear, to be provided by MTSSO

  • Attend volunteer meetings and training events as required

Front Entrance/Welcome Table Volunteer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Uxbridge Farmers' Market
Uxbridge

Volunteers attending the Uxbridge Farmers' Market front entrance are responsible for:

  • welcoming guests to the market
  • tracking # of entrants (using handheld counter device)
  • handing out raffle tickets
  • informing guests of any special events/demos taking place
  • assisting with basic setup/cleanup

The Uxbridge Farmers' Market runs 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Sunday rain or shine - volunteers must dress for the weather as the market is outdoors. 

Volunteer Recruitment - Share our Flyer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Letters Against Isolation

We are seeking volunteers to reach out to individuals and groups that might be interested in writing friendly, meaningful letters to elders in aged care homes and senior citizen programs. Letters Against Isolation is ideal for: 

  • Library programming
  • Summer literacy activities
  • Foreign language studies
  • Volunteer from home initiatives
  • Card crafters
  • Neighborhood groups
  • Service organizations 
  • Team bonding activities
  • Writer groups
  • Seniors Helping Seniors
  • Classroom activities

Post and share our physical or digital FLYER:

  1. Community bulletin boards
  2. Libraries
  3. Book, stationery and craft stores
  4. School campuses
  5. Foreign language programs 
  6. Senior centers
  7. Service organizations 
  8. Youth volunteering programs

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