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Volunteer Crisis Responder   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Victim Services of Durham Region
Region of Durham

Our Crisis Response Volunteers assist our Crisis Intervention Counsellors on-site when they respond to police requests for victim assistance * Crisis responders provide emotional support and community referrals to victims of violent crime, and those impacted by sudden tragedy like the death of a loved one * We provide crisis assistance to victims, their families and witnesses.

Female Group Mentor   Brock  Durham Region  Scugog  Uxbridge 
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Durham
Schools in North Durham

Facilitate Go Girls, program for girls 10-14 to learn about food and nutrition * provide guidance, attention, praise, and advice to instill trust and self-confidence * promote the importance of staying in school and healthy relationships with family and peers

Food Bank Assistant   Clarington  Durham Region 
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Salvation Army, Bowmanville, Food Bank - Bowmanville
Salvation Army Bowmanville, 75 Liberty St S, Bowmanville

Assist at food bank * sort food donations and pack food bags for clients * gather and pack frozen meat, produce and dairy bags for clients.

Welcome Centre Volunteer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Grandview Children's Centre
Grandview Children's Centre (Oshawa), Grandview West (Ajax), Paul Dwyer, Bowmanville Health Centre

Complete health screening with clients, families and visitors to the centre * provide a friendly welcome and provide answers to general inquiries in a courteous professional manner

Exercise and Falls Prevention Support   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Community Care Durham
North Durham (Cannington, Port Perry and Uxbridge), Bowmanville, Oshawa

Assist staff with excerise and falls prevention classes in specific locations in Durham Region * Provide information to clients * Assist with Equipment cleaning * Assist with setting up and taking down excerise area 

Palliative and/or Grief & Bereavement Volunteer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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VON Durham, Hospice Services
Telephone and Zoom

one-to-one or group volunteer opportunities available

  • Palliative Care Volunteer
  • Grief & Bereavement Volunteer
  • Fundraising Initiatives, Events and Community Awareness Volunteer
  • Administrative Support Volunteer
  • VON DHS Community Corporation (VON CC)
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BGC Durham
433 Eulalie Ave, Oshawa

Various positions helping with swimming lesson during the fall, winter and spring sessions. 
 
Volunteers must: be at least 14 years of age * provide 2 references (not family) * be able to swim *for helping with lessons have at least level 10 swimming, and commit to a set schedule for the fall starting in September * If over 18 years of age a Vulnerable Sector check is required

Childminding   Durham Region  Oshawa 
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Rose of Durham Young Parents Support Services
707 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa

Watch our clients' children while their parents attend onsite programs.

Bookkeeper   Ajax  Durham Region 
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Carion Fenn Foundation
Ajax

Manage the finances for the Carion Fenn Foundation * Perform internal audit as needed for the finances of the foundation * Record expenses, payments and other expenditures * Create and consolidate financial statements at the year-end (March 31st) * Manage the budget for the Carion Fenn Foundation * Keep track of charitable donations * Be prepared to explain the finances of the foundation as required * 
 
Record payments, invoices and expenses * responsible for accounts and bank reconciliations * prepare financial internal reports * prepare HST and CRA remittances * prepare annual financial statements * maintain financial records, including books of account, necessary for the foundation * receive and keep track of receipts for expenses * issue income tax receipts for donations * maintain a receivable and payable list * record all transactions * prepare budget for grants * prepare annual budget * prepare annual financial statements * prepare information return for Revenue Canada * keep track of charitable donations and receipts and report annually to the CRA * attend monthly meetings in person or online when needed

Director At Large   Ajax  Durham Region 
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Carion Fenn Foundation
Ajax

Provide support at events or online when needed * attend board meetings * provide support to board and executive team if needed * must have the Board of Directors' approval prior to responding to any internal or external communications  
 
The Director at Large is appointed by the Board of Directors to serve for a mandatory three-year term.

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Carion Fenn Foundation
Ajax

Lead the communications team * monitor current affairs and keep the President informed of that has a direct impact on our community * create, edit and maintain award applications, speeches, event text and website content with management approval * oversee marketing campaigns, media relations and external and internal communications * maintain updated Letter head, Company documents, email signatures and LOGO yearly review with President * Facebook: Maintain and edit the profile bio with President approval (Carion Fenn, Carion Fenn Network, Carion Fenn Foundation) – Monitor and update * Carion Fenn Network - Create blogs to encourage conversations * website editing: content (www.carionfenn.org, www.carionfenn.com, www.toegtherwearestronger.org, www.rarediseasexpo.com) * Hootsuite & Social Media Accounts (Create and Pre-program monthly tweets) * Press Release (Release press releases on what we are doing as required) * Newsletter and E-News (Create newsletter as required) * media (Tv &Newspaper: liaison with media set up interviews with Carion Fenn) * events (Present at events to greet and help Media) * marketing events (Post Events on Media Websites, Carion Fenn Network, Facebook, Eventbrite) * content creation (Create Event Text for all programs, REQUESTED CONTENTS AS REQUIRED) * TV Show: Health 180 with Carion Fenn * create and edit content for Volunteer Ad Post * implement strategies to promote the work of the organization * promote events, activities and awareness online * must have management approval prior to responding to all internal or external communications * create and maintain marketing material with management approval. Flyers, Brochures, Banners etc.

Executive Assistant   Ajax  Durham Region 
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Carion Fenn Foundation
Ajax

Administrative support to the foundation team * file, telephone, documents, photocopy * monitor social media and provide support * communicate with volunteers, maintain and update email * coordinate Flag raising, proclamation and delegation requests and grant and funding lists * maintain and update award lists, complete award applications * attend Community and Program Events * help maintain office * recruit, schedule and track volunteer hours with monthly reports to the foundation * manage membership and sponsor lists * coordinate community events (adopt the park) and other projects * human resources and other administrative duties

Fundraiser   Ajax  Durham Region 
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Carion Fenn Foundation
Ajax

Researches and identify Funding opportunities * seeks sponsorship/donations * build relationships: raise funds through fundraising and sponsorship.

Grant Writer   Ajax  Durham Region 
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Carion Fenn Foundation
Ajax

Grant writer * develop and write grant proposals and make funding applications to foundations and other grant-making organizations * organize and submit grant requests, establish and maintain foundation contacts * maintain a calendar of submissions and other deadlines * research grants/funding opportunities * make donation requests to banks, social clubs and organizations

Graphic Designer   Ajax  Durham Region 
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Carion Fenn Foundation
Ajax

Create materials to visually represent the organization’s identity and ensure consistent organizational branding * create and update existing templates including letterheads, newsletters, brochures, flyers, factsheets, signage and banners consistent with brand guidelines * create graphics to be used for digital communications * support the Communications team and foundation with branding content creation * design flyers, brochures, logos and banners etc.

Adult Day Program Assistant   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Community Care Durham
Pickering, Uxbridge, Whitby and Clarington

Assist staff with social and recreational activities * work one on one with a client * help with meal preparation, serving meals and other kitchen duties

Bingo Volunteer Assistant   Ajax  Durham Region  Pickering 
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Girls Inc. of Durham
Delta Bingo, 975 Dillingham Road, Pickering, ON L1W 1Z7

Welcoming customers at the entrance * talking to people about what Girls Inc. does * assisting the staff with logistics 
 
Girls Inc. of Durham has the opportunity to be supported by the Ontario Charitable Gaming Association and the Ontario Lottery Association. This is one of the most effective and useful volunteer positions at Girls Inc. as bingo hall funds are used to sponsor at-risk girls to attend life changing camps for free * ONE bingo shift, raises enough funds to send TWO girls to camp for a week * we need dedicated volunteers for this position

Crisis Line Volunteer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Durham Rape Crisis Centre
At your home

Provide grounding, check-ins, community resources and appropriate information to clients * connect with Volunteer Coordinator for support or debriefing * attend monthly volunteer meetings * complete a 6 session volunteer training 
 
Calls will be made from your personal phone (cell phone or home phone) while blocking your number * minimum 1 year commitment to the centre

Emergency Department Volunteer   Ajax  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa 
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Lakeridge Health
Oshawa, Ajax, Bowmanville Hospitals

In this role, you will: support patients and families waiting in the Emergency Department * answer questions * provide activities and comfort items (colouring, word searches, teddy bears, etc) * call transportation (taxi) * assist with wayfinding, directions, or escorting patients to different departments.

Hospitality/Transport   Ajax  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa 
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Lakeridge Health
Oshawa, Ajax-Pickering, Bowmanville Hospitals

In this active volunteer role, you will: interact with patients and visitors providing them with appropriate and/or required assistance to find their destination within the hospital * deliver essential personal items to units and assist with managing wheelchairs.

Retail Volunteer   Ajax  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Scugog 
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Lakeridge Health
Oshawa, Ajax, Bowmanville, Port Perry

In this role, you will: work with other volunteers to support Auxiliary fundraising goals through customer service and sales from the various operations roles are available in gift shops, cafes, and second-hand clothing stores * roles available at Ajax Pickering (hospital and long term care facility), Bowmanville (in-hospital and off-site), Oshawa, Port Perry (in-hospital and off-site)

Office Hero   Durham Region  Whitby 
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Alzheimer Society of Durham Region
1600 Stellar Dr. Suite 202, Whitby ON L1N 9B2
Act as the first point of contact for visitors and guests to the office * perform clerical tasks including reception, answering phones, greeting clients and visitors to the the office, and assist with financial data entry.
Walking Buddies Leader   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Alzheimer Society of Durham Region
Walking in hiking trails around Durham Region
Assist with planning and leading a weekly walking group for people living with dementia and their care partners * this program is designed to promote physical activity and socialization by providing a fun and safe outing opportunity.
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.
Peer Mentor   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Ontario Caregiver Organization, Online Services / Find Support
To participate in the Ontario Caregiver Organization’s 1:1 Peer Support Program as a Peer Mentor, delivering emotional support to other caregivers as they navigate their caregiving journey * be familiar with OCO’s mission, vision and programs and supports * facilitate peer support programs in a confidential, non-judgmental and friendly atmosphere * expertly guide conversations that allow caregivers to meet others with similar and dissimilar caregiving experiences * offer support and guidance on matters that help caregivers in their journey * provide feedback on OCO’s programs and resources that can help shape the ongoing delivery of OCO’s support and resources for caregivers * maintain confidentiality on sensitive issues as per OCO’s confidentiality agreement * communicate in a timely matter any concerns or issues to OCO staff liaison * follow all policies and procedures outlined in OCO’s volunteer handbook * understand and accept the roles and responsibilities of the peer support program * successfully complete all peer mentor training
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March of Dimes Canada [Durham Region location], Aphasia and Communication Disabilities Program - Durham, Aphasia and Communication Disabilities Program
Westminster United Church, 1850 Rossland Rd E, Whitby
Facilitate small group discussions with adults with Aphasia and acquired communication disabilities who have difficulty speaking, reading, listening or writing as a result of stroke, brain injury or brain illness 
 
Learn and apply supportive communication techniques * with guidance and support from Speech-Language Pathologists and Communicative Disorders Assistants, volunteers provide clients with opportunities to engage in conversation of mutual interest and themed activites that may increase participation and enjoyment
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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
Friendly Visits   Durham Region  Pickering 
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Livita Parkway Retirement Residence
Pikering Parkway, Pickering
Having coffee, tea with residents, going on short walks
SuperWalk Coordinator   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Parkinson Canada, Durham Region Chapter
Selecting and securing a site for SuperWalk  * preparing a budget for the local event * sourcing local sponsorships * recruiting and providing leadership for the organizing committee * managing volunteers alongside the Volunteer Coordinator * organizing and Chairing Committee Meetings  * attending monthly conference calls with Parkinson Canada event staff * attending and overseeing all aspects of the walk including post walk wrap up
Cancer Support - Childcare Volunteer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Nanny Angel Network
Nanny Angels provide free, specialized in-home relief childcare support for mothers who have been diagnosed with cancer, for those requiring palliative care and for families requiring additional relief during the bereavement period * kindly note, the role is not that of a babysitter, housekeeper, or personal assistant – a Nanny Angel’s primary focus is engaging and supporting the children * provide fun, educational, creative, and safe experiences for the children * minimum six-month commitment to ensure support during the duration of a mom’s cancer treatment and recovery * four (4) hours of childcare service per week to the same family * volunteers are matched with families based on compatibility and location within the Greater Toronto Area boundaries 
 
COVID-19 considerations: Personal Protective equipment, sanitizer and sanitizing wipes provided * all volunteers are required to wear a mask at all times, observe social distancing and go through a screening questionnaire prior to their volunteering shift * To learn more about our Covid-19 policies, please visit our website at www.nannyangelnetwork.com
Cancer Support - VIRTUAL Childcare Volunteer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Nanny Angel Network
Homework and Activity Angels provide virtual childcare support for mothers who have been diagnosed with cancer, for those requiring palliative care and for families requiring additional relief during the bereavement period * Homework and Activity Angels lessen the impact of cancer on families, by engaging children in homework-aid and/or age-appropriate activities to help reduce any stress or anxiety they may be experiencing due to their mom’s illness or death * by meeting weekly, building trust, and having fun, our Angels help mothers gain the confidence and peace of mind to rest or attend appointments, knowing their children are cared for and supported by knowledgeable and compassionate volunteers * provide fun, educational, creative, and safe experiences for the children * minimum six-month commitment to ensure support during the duration of a mom’s cancer treatment and recovery * two (2) hours of childcare service per week to the same family.
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Salvation Army (The), Oshawa, Thrift Store, Oshawa
Salvation Army Thrift Store, 45 King St E, Oshawa
Organize racks and shelves * ensure overall tidiness of store * assist customers
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Pickering Museum Village
Pickering Museum Village, 2365 Concession Road 6, Pickering
Inform guests about village buildings and museum activities * present heritage demonstrations * skills training and costume provided
Bingo Volunteer   Durham Region  Pickering 
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Rose of Durham Young Parents Support Services
Delta Bingo, 975 Dillingham Rd, Pickering
Attend assigned charity bingo sessions on our behalf * 2 hour bingo sessions that work with your schedule * duties involved include light cleaning and providing customer service
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Rose of Durham Young Parents Support Services
Rose of Durham, 707 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa
Receive and sort baby clothes, baby gear, food, maternity clothes, etc. that is donated to us from our community * help young parents with their share and care room appointments and assist them while "shopping" by helping with their children and helping them find things, etc. 
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Green Wave Soccer Toronto East
Port Perry
Assist lead coach with running sessions (ie: setting up the games, helping to run games smoothly) * proactive pre-session planning of each Green Wave activity session attended * punctual and assisting in accurate and safe delivery of the soccer activity coaching content in the Green Wave program during the session * monitoring and maintenance of a safe environment at all times during the session * reporting to and coordinating with the lead coach to ensure the maintenance of high quality Green Wave sessions at all times.
Cat Foster Home and Care   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Action Volunteers for Animals
Animal fosters at your home in Durham Region
Provide a temporary, warm, clean indoor environment for a cat or kittens * ensure fresh water and food (provided by agency), and clean litter box * play and socialize * transport to vet visits and adoption events
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Habitat for Humanity, Greater Toronto Area
155 Bermondsey Road
We are seeking volunteers to help assist with the post migration review to ensure all files were transferred from our drives to MS Teams * ensure all files were transferred over to MS Teams * detail-oriented individual
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Habitat for Humanity, Greater Toronto Area
485 Normandy Street Oshawa
Attend all necessary Habitat GTA training sessions, provide on the job training and supervision for semi-skilled and unskilled volunteers * lead a group of volunteers, including homeowners, in the construction of simple, decent, affordable homes while upholding standards of safety, quality, and fun * assist in providing a safe and healthy working environment such as: use of equipment, personal protective equipment for volunteers, delegating work, maintaining a suitable working environment including preparing for weather, cleaning, tasks, etc. * ensure necessary tools are on the site for specific tasks and supervision of clean up, returning of tools and excess materials * have an understanding of the construction process; work in various phases of construction including framing, roofing, dry walling, etc. * have an understanding of the construction process; work in various phases of construction including framing, roofing, etc. * crew members perform tasks that require a level of skill and need to have the ability to quickly assess the abilities of volunteers. The Crew must be able to teach crew members proper construction techniques, answer their questions, show patience.
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Habitat for Humanity, Greater Toronto Area
Delta Bingo Location: 975 Dillingham Rd, Pickering, ON L1W 1Z7
Provide great customer service and be a Habitat GTA ambassador * be the welcoming smile for customers at the main entrance and thank them for supporting Habitat for Humanity GTA * assist with doors, provide information on games, programs, and promotions, answer questions etc. * circulate in Cabinet Game area - chat with customers when appropriate * dress code policy is in effect: Charity logo/name on collared shirt/dark pants/skirt (not denim) * if requested by the operator: assist with promotions e.g., handing out ballots, prizes * support approved charity awareness initiatives for Habitat GTA e.g., displays, brochures, giveaways or gifts  
 
Optional Roles: Optional roles are those with operator agreement and at the discretion of the volunteer (not mandated but greatly appreciated) * for food handling and clean‐up, proper local protocols are established (e.g., hand washing /disinfectant after certain tasks) * assist with delivery of food and non‐alcoholic beverages * offer water to customers * return food trays to kitchen area * assist with clean‐up (used bingo paper, etc.) this frees up staff to sell * assist with callback’s of bingo winners (if approved by operator).
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Habitat for Humanity, Greater Toronto Area
Build Site Locations: • 485 Normandy Street, Oshawa
Able to learn to use construction tools and equipment with training and supervision * ability to lift 20-30lbs * aAssist in providing a safe and healthy working environment * come with a willingness to learn from experienced volunteers and staff and to work as part of a team * positive attitude, enthusiasm, flexibility and a sense of humour is always key! Tasks are not always glamourous, so be prepared to do a variety of things.
Animal Care Provider   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Pegasus Animal Sanctuary
Port Perry, Ontario
Animal care * lead animals to pasture, feeding, watering * groom animals * keep all buckets and dishes clean 
 
Barn work * muck out stalls, replace straw, dump wheelbarrows * keep equipment clean and sweep barn floors 
 
Administration * maintain daily logs and animal care records * communicate with Barn Manager about concerns * advocate for Pegasus to attract sponsors and volunteers
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Chartwell Ballycliffe Long-Term Care
Ballycliffe Lodge, 70 Station St, Ajax
Porter resident to and from activity * assist with board and card games * encourage conversation between residents
Friendly Visitor   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Chartwell Ballycliffe Long-Term Care
Ballycliffe Lodge, 70 Station St, Ajax
One-on-one visit with senior * play games, assist with puzzles * read aloud
Business-Minded Creative Copywriter   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Durham Alliance Outreach
Conceive and write material for publication or presentation * may conduct research to establish factual content and to obtain other necessary information.
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Durham Alliance Outreach
Unload Food Bank donation deliveries from our food delivery truck * transfer donations from our Food Bank to our food/essential care bags preparation area * sort donations into individual food/essential care bags * bring prepared food/essential care bags to the loading area, to have ready for community member pick-up * assist staff with Food Bank set-up/ takedown - table set-up, sanitizing your work area, etc. * work collaboratively with the Food Bank and Volunteer Resources staff * ability to be physically active: lift 50lbs, walk, stand and bend, throughout shift * fulfill safety procedures: including social distancing, wearing gloves and PPE masks/ face shields, etc. * must have access to email and computer to access YSM emails and volunteer website * Safety Requirements: All volunteers will be provided with gloves, cloth face masks, other safety supplies and an orientation. 
**Additionally, all volunteers will be asked to complete our COVID-19 screening questions, before each shift.
Friendly Visitor   Durham Region  Whitby 
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Fairview Lodge, Whitby
Fairview Lodge, 632 Dundas St W, Whitby
Visit one-on-one with a resident * listen, chat and enjoy some time together
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Whitby Courthouse Theatre
Centennial Building, 416 Centre St S, Whitby
The theater is closed until further notice due to Covid. The volunteer program is suspended.  
 
 
Provide excellent customer service to all Whitby Courthouse Theatre patrons * various roles available: ushers * concession sales * ticket scanners
Blood Donor Clinic Volunteer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Canadian Blood Services, Oshawa, Blood Donor Event
Blood Donor Clinic locations in Durham Region
Welcome donors to hospitality area of clinic * offer refreshments * give information and updates to donors about Canadian Blood Services programs and initiatives * answer questions, thank donors and give milestone donor recognition items * observe donors and watch for adverse reactions * communicates with clinic staff, provide updates on clinic issues or problems * keep hospitality area in good order
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Story Book Farm Primate Sanctuary
Sunderland/Cannington Ontario
Story Book Farm Primate Sanctuary is the only monkey sanctuary in Canada. Volunteer tasks include indoor and outdoor enclosure cleaning * preparing dinners,  food enrichment and treats for the moneys *  If skilled, carpentry projects, such as building monkey sleep boxes, creating structural enrichment and assisting with facilities maintenance * If you are unable to join us on-site, there are other volunteer opportunities to assist with fundraising and campaigns. Retirees welcomed! 
 
  
 
Safety Note: As a sanctuary, physical contact with the monkeys is extremely limited. We respect their space and only interact with them on their terms through their enclosures to provide enrichment, support and comfort." 
 
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Black Physicians of Tomorrow, Pickering
1467 Whites Rd N, Pickering
Connect weekly with students ages 12-19 in Science, Math, and English subject areas * French tutoring support especially needed * engage with students in fun interactive workshops to build their competencies and better prepare for post-secondary school * work as a team with other volunteers to develop tailored strategies to combat learning challenges * partner with students and their family to leverage shared interest of improving academic performance * communicate where BPT and the STEMWorks program can further address and support needs
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Distress Centre Durham
Work from home or call centre at Distress Centre Durham, Whitby
Phone registered clients and offer emotional support * keep record of outgoing calls
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Distress Centre Durham
work from home or call centre in Whitby
Train to answer crisis helpline * learn active listening skills, risk assessment tools and crisis de-escalation * suicide prevention and intervention
Volunteer   Durham Region  Oshawa 
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Back Door Mission for the Relief of Poverty
General volunteers do a variety of tasks including food service * dispensing pantry goods * monitoring washrooms * coat check * and various other odd jobs.
ReStore Volunteer   Durham Region  Oshawa  Uxbridge 
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Habitat for Humanity, Greater Toronto Area
Merchandising * customer services * product tester * assist with e-commerce
Fundraising Assistant   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Kindred Spirits Orchestra
The Fundraising Assistant will support the fundraising initiatives for the KSO including preparation and development of fundraising material and research for various projects.  
The Assistant will work under the general direction of a Member of the Board of Directors and may do the following: refreshing / drafting a KSO background document that summarizes the KSO activities in the community * researching to identify donor prospects and key contacts * designing existing donor communications (impact reports) * supporting the KSO use of a contact management tool - populating data, designing pipeline reports * supporting a holiday donor campaign.
Volunteer Group Leader (Unit Guider)   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada, Ontario Council
Facilitate fun and engaging program activities, like scavenger hunts, arts and crafts, outdoor exploration, games and more. You can choose to work with girls in one of five branches: Sparks (age 5-6), Brownies (age 7-8), Guides (age 9-11), Pathfinders (age 12-14) or Rangers (age 15-17) * commit to 3 hours per week for unit meetings plus additional hours, when required, for trips and events.  
 
What You’ll Do as A Group Leader: create a safe, welcoming, and inclusive space for girls * plan regular unit meetings in person, outdoors and online, during which you’ll facilitate girl-driven programming that is fun and engaging * organize in-person or virtual opportunities beyond unit meetings, including community service activities and camps * support shared leadership and decision-making with girls and other volunteers * promote Girl Guides to girls and women locally * provide ongoing communication to girls and parents/guardians about unit activities * assist with unit administration tasks, such as maintaining girls’ program records and health forms, managing safety protocols, and ordering badges * assist with maintaining unit finances as required by your province * support the semi-annual sales of Girl Guide Cookies.
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WindReach Farm
Various locations in Durham Region

Beyond the Farm Gate delivers educational, recreational and therapeutic programming * under supervision, organize and deliver activities * animal visits, wool demonstrations, curriculum based activities and more * visit schools, hospitals, seniors facilities, clubs and organizations within the Durham Region * attend outreach events for WindReach Farm as part of Beyond the Farm Gate

VOLUNTEERS   Durham Region  Oshawa 
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The Wynfield, Long Term Care Residence
Assisting with every day programs, events, outings, entertainment and much MORE!
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
COPE Mental Health Program   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Community Care Durham
Throughout Durham Region
Become a facilitator in recreation and support groups for those with emotional or mental health concerns * groups take place virtually during the week * telephone support also provided * extensive training required
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Community Care Durham
Sunrise Seniors Place, 75 John St W, Oshawa
Assist staff with Congregate Dining Program * set tables, serve meals, clear tables, wash dishes and tidy kitchen, deliver meals to residents
Foot Care Assistant   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Community Care Durham
*assist nurse with administrative support at Foot Care Clinic * provide COVID-19 screening to clients
Friendly Visiting   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Community Care Durham
At the client's home
Weekly visits to a client's home to share activities, friendship and laughter 
 
**Due to COVID-19, these are face to face outdoor visits in a mutually agreed upon space. Have a porch visit. Go for a walk. 
Social distancing must be followed with COVID-19 protocols in place
KSO Social Media Marketing Coordinator(s)   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Kindred Spirits Orchestra
The Social Media Coordinator(s) will support the preparation and development of marketing material and projects * may provide market research, strategy, and creative assistance where applicable * general direction from the Marketing and Advertising Chair, they may do the following:  
 
Role 1 (A more Creative Role) – 2 roles available: updating the marketing aspects of our Web Page * create and update marketing materials such social media postings on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter * develop and design innovative and engaging social media content * develop and maintain a social media calendar 
 
Role 2 (A more Technical Role) – 1 Role available: conduct market research * track all marketing initiatives and create weekly/monthly reports with Google Studio, Analytics, social media reporting * determine target markets and their various characteristics and needs * update marketing metric reports from MailChimp and salesforce * investigate and keep us up to date with what the competition is doing
Luncheon Out Support   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Community Care Durham
Event specific, at locations throughout Durham Region
Help with transporting clients to the venue * Assist with the in-person and/or virtual luncheons. 
 
Duties could be related to serving, engaging with clients, administrative support, entertainment/activities
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
Telephone Reassurance Volunteer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Community Care Durham
Call a list of clients as a friendly chat * provide social contact and prevent isolation
Transportation - Driver   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Community Care Durham
Every municipality in Durham Region
Drive clients to medical appointments, shopping, errands, etc. * support CCD services by driving clients to Luncheon Out and Adult Day Program sites
One Voice - QTPOC Youth Collective   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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AIDS Committee of Durham Region
Help to develop and run educational events for One Voice, a collective to meet the health needs and define the social service gaps experienced by Queer and Trans People of Colour (QTPOC) aged 13 to 29  
 
Previous initiatives One Voice did include a collection of sexual health and identity writings and art called "I is a powerful pronoun", planning events such as the Black Love QTBIPOC Valentine's event on Feb 12, and building and planting the One Voice community garden to support HIV-positive members of the ACDR community.
Program volunteer   Durham Region  Oshawa 
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Harmony Hill Retirement Community
Assist with setting up and facilitating activities on assigned shifts * organize necessary resources for the program and clean up after * bring an upbeat, positive vibe to your time with residents. Smile. Have fun.
Volunteer assistant coach   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Green Wave Soccer Toronto East
Assist lead coach with running sessions. (ie: setting up the games, helping to run games smoothly) * proactive pre-session planning of each Green Wave activity session attended * punctual and assisting in accurate and safe delivery of the soccer activity coaching content in the Green Wave programme during the session * monitoring and maintenance of a safe environment at all times during the session * reporting to and coordinating with the lead coach to ensure the maintenance of high quality Green Wave sessions at all times. 
 
COVID-19 considerations: Social distancing * frequent sanitization * Masks required
Program Facilitator   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Junior Achievement [Durham Region], Central Ontario
Program offered in Durham Schools - Ajax, Pickering, Oshawa, Bowmanville, Whitby, Courtice, Uxbridge
Deliver financial literacy education programs to students in grades 3-8 * use JA interactive education programs to help students develop necessary business and life skills, to enter tomorrows’ workforce * act as a resource, motivate, and be a role model * volunteer on your own, with a colleague/friend, or be matched with a partner * multiple programs to choose from, depending on your interests and skills
Bingo Assistant   Durham Region  Oshawa 
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AIDS Committee of Durham Region
Red Barn, 172 Wayne Court, Oshawa
Possibly starting Summer 2021 
 
Sell bingo books * distribute game pay-outs * maintain hall cleanliness
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Clarington
Clarington schools
Provide positive one-on-one attention, support and guidance to a child after school or on the weekend * play sports, games, crafts * promote healthy relationship skills with family and peers *Currently matches are meeting virtually
Get (In)Formation Youth Peer Volunteer (ONLINE)   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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AIDS Committee of Durham Region
Oshawa, virtual or in-person meetings according to the group, group may choose to meet offsite
This is a youth-led program that is currently all online; by youth, for youth. Get (In)Formation is a sexual health empowerment program by and for young women who are Black, POC, and/or racialized, aged 13-29, in Durham Region * create spaces to address sexual health needs, how to have safer sex, and open dialogue about the unique issues discussed by peers * meet in advance to discuss ideas and develop the discussion * meeting set-up and delivery * facilitate activities * help plan the next event in Fall 2021 and support summer HIV self-testing initiatives.
Tax Clinic Volunteer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Durham (Region of). Social Services Department
Community agencies, libraries in Durham Region
With a local Durham Region community agency that is collaborating with CVITP, complete income tax and benefit returns for individuals who have modest income * simple tax situations, help client to access and maintain entitled benefits * volunteers do not complete returns for individuals with complex tax situations  
 
Interested Volunteers need to connect with an community agency that is collaborating with CVITP such as the Oshawa Public Library, the Salvation Army Oshawa or search the directory found here: https://apps.cra-arc.gc.ca/ebci/oecv/external/prot/cli_srch_01_ld.action
In-School Mentor   Clarington  Durham Region 
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Clarington
Clarington schools
Provide positive one-on-one attention, guidance, and support to a child while at school * play sports, games, crafts * promote importance of staying in school and healthy relationships with family and peers * currently, all matches are meeting virtually
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Oshawa (City of). Public Library, Northview Branch, Oshawa (City of). Public Library, Northview Branch
Northview Branch Library, 250 Beatrice St E, Oshawa
COVID 19 Update - The volunteer program is running virtually  
 
Assist students in grades 2-3 improve French reading and comprehension skills * offer updates to library staff on progress of children * occasional interaction with parents * work with library staff to develop program to ensure the needs of enrolled children are being met
Reading Buddy   Durham Region  Oshawa 
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Oshawa (City of). Public Library, Delpark Homes Centre Branch, Oshawa (City of). Public Library, Delpark Homes Centre Branch
Oshawa Public Library, Delpark Branch, 1661 Harmony Rd N, Oshawa
COVID 19 Update - The volunteer program is being done virtually  
 
Assist students in grade 2-3 improve reading skills * listen to child read, help with sounds or pronunciation if needed * reinforce reading for enjoyment
Reading Buddy   Durham Region  Oshawa 
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Oshawa (City of). Public Library, Jess Hann Branch, Oshawa (City of). Public Library, Jess Hann Branch
Oshawa Public Library, Jess Hahn Branch, 199 Wentworth St W, Unit 48, Oshawa
COVID 19 Update - Please note, the volunteer program is running virtually  
 
Assist students in grade 1-3 improve reading skills * listen to child read, help with sounds or pronunciation if needed * reinforce reading for enjoyment
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Christian Horizons. Central East District
Oshawa
Outdoor, seasonal maintenance of one of the Christian Horizon homes * wash windows * minor paint repairs * stain deck * power-wash exterior of home * garden, weed and plant * rake leaves/yard waste clean up
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Christian Horizons. Central East District
Oshawa
Instruct clients on life skills * sew, cook, shop, budget * safety skills * music, art * computers * mentor social awareness skills * develop trust * accompany into community to engage in social activities
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Christian Horizons. Central East District
Whitby
Develop friendship with a gentleman who is a Christian Horizons client * share interests * listen to music, play cards, watch or play sports * accompany on community outings
Volunteer and Placement Program   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Central Lake Ontario Conservation
Durham Region
Volunteer programs are suspended due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic * volunteers may continue to register and will be notified when intake and training are safely able to resume 
 
Central Lake Ontario Conservation Authority (CLOCA) has volunteer and non-paid work experience opportunities for secondary and post-secondary students * corporate opportunities * events Durham Children's Watershed Festival and Purple Woods Maple Syrup Festival
Volunteer Resources   Durham Region  Oshawa 
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Oshawa (City of). Oshawa Senior Community Centres 55+
John St, Northview Branch, Delpark Branch, Conant Branch
Get involved at one of the locations of Oshawa Senior Community Centres 55+ * many volunteer opportunities to choose from * administration, committee member * support services, education, community relations * recreation, special projects, fundraising, virtual volunteering 
 
Click here to fill in an OSCC Volunteer Application Form
Recreation Volunteer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Sunrise Youth Group
Sunrise Youth Group 1621 McEwen Dr, Unit 6, Whitby * trips and events in the community
All volunteer opportunities are currently held online through Zoom * Supporting the individuals by engaging with them online through movie night events, arts & crafts, and so much more!
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FOOTPRINTS 4 Autism
Whitby Library, 405 Dundas St W, Whitby * Pickering Public Library, 1 The Esplanade, Pickering
Spend time with a young person one-to-one * play games, do crafts * have meaningful, fun and safe experience with your buddy with the guidance of a qualified supervisor
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Bethesda House, Shelter and Community Outreach Services
25 King St. West, Bowmanville, ON, L1C 1R2
Assist shoppers purchase new and gently-used womens, mens and childrens clothing * ensure tidiness of store * set up and take down displays * handle cash * sort clothing donations * promote, be able to talk to customers about Bethesda House
York Durham Heritage Railway   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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York Durham Heritage Railway
19 Railway St, Uxbridge
Many positions available at the York-Durham Heritage Railway Association * ambassador for the railway * assist with on-board services annual seasonal events * offer tourist train experience on heritage coaches, on-board entertainment * seasonal events in Uxbridge, snack bar and souvenir stand * establish and maintain a museum of railway memorabilia * promote rail heritage education
Child Support Assistant   Durham Region  Pickering  Whitby 
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FOOTPRINTS 4 Autism
Dunbarton Fairport United Church,1066 Dunbarton Rd * St. Mark's United Church, 201 Centre St, Whitby
Work independently to provide one-on-one supervision of child under 13 while they play, complete crafts and other activities * assist with set up, take down of activity stations
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Action Volunteers for Animals
Pet Smart, 891 Taunton Rd E, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K5
Clean water and food dishes, cages * ensure animals have fresh food, water * socialize with cats and kittens * talk to potential adopters and others about cats, cat issues, adoption
Feral Cat Trapper   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Action Volunteers for Animals
Durham Region
Learn how to trap feral and or community cats in Durham region so they can be spayed or neutered, vaccinated and returned to their colonies * kittens, tame cats removed for adoption
**ON HOLD DUE TO COVID-19 REGULATIONS*** Nail Technician   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Christian Horizons. Central East District
Christian Horizons location
With support from staff an in-home visit to deliver nail care and skin care * spend time with the client, get to know the person * clean/soak hands/nails * if needed or wanted, gently file and shape nails * apply nail polish as requested * massage lotion into hands
Board Member   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Durham Association for Family Resources and Support
Durham Association for Family Resources and Support, 850 King St W, Unit 20, Oshawa
Community board member * effective governance of the organization which provides Family Support (supports, resources, connections with other families and other types of assistance)
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Community Living Oshawa Clarington

Fundraising Cabinet Members

 

Community Living Oshawa/Clarington(CLOC) is looking for new members to join it’s Fundraising Cabinet – a fun group of volunteers who steer the annual fundraising plan for CLOC, from ideas to implementation.  Not only will CLOC be moving into the 4th year of it’s five-year, $500 thousand-dollar fundraising campaign ‘My Life. My Community. My Way.’ in 2023, but we will also be celebrating the organization’s 70th anniversary.  The Cabinet is looking for a few new members to help CLOC to further connect with the community and raise awareness and support for people who have developmental disabilities and their families. 

 

The ideal Fundraising Cabinet candidate will be:

·         Connected to our mission (to offer opportunities for personal growth, community inclusion and empowerment to people with developmental disabilities, and their families)

·         Community-minded and community-connected

·         A team player

·         Creative & Innovative

·         Problem-solver

·         An all-round awesome individual!

 

The expectation:

·         Represent the organization and convey the importance of its Mission & Vision to the greater community in a positive manner

·         Work in a collaborative manner with the other members of the Fundraising Cabinet & CLOC employees

·         Provide your personal expertise to planning of fundraising initiatives & awareness events

·         Provide feedback and present original ideas to the Cabinet

·         Assistance with and attendance at in-person fundraising initiatives (as meets with your schedule)

 

The commitment:

·         Fundraising Cabinet meets virtually once per month for 1 hour (excluding July & August)

·         Addition time to assist with fundraising initiatives (maximum of 1 – 3 hours per month).  Currently, fundraising initiatives are done online.

·         Preference for people who can commit a minimum of 1 – 2 years to the Cabinet and its work

 

More information about Community Living Oshawa/Clarington can be found at www.communitylivingoc.ca.

For questions, or to apply for a position on the Fundraising Cabinet (include a current resume and letter outlining your interest in the role), please contact Marnie Salonius, Manager – Resource Development & Public Relations at msalonius@communitylivingoc.ca or 905-576-3011 x304.

 


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