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Whitby Courthouse Theatre
Centennial Building, 416 Centre St S, Whitby

Provide excellent customer service to all Whitby Courthouse Theatre patrons in roles such as ushering, concessions sales, ticket scanners, etc.

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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

Gardening Assistant   Durham Region  Whitby 
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WindReach Farm
WindReach Farm, 312 Town Line Rd, Ashburn

Prepare soil * plant flowers, vegetables, herbs * maintain through season * harvest * assist in material preparation for gardening programs

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.

Swimming Lesson Volunteer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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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) *for helping with lessons have or be working towards Bronze Star, and commit to a set schedule for the winter starting in January* If over 18 years of age a Vulnerable Sector check is required

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
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
Actor   Durham Region  Pickering 
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Pickering Museum Village
Most performances at Pickering Museum Village, 2365 6th Concession Rd, Greenwood
Act in historical productions that recreate times of pioneers * comedy, improvisation and drama
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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
Heritage Cook   Durham Region  Pickering 
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Pickering Museum Village
Pickering Museum Village, 2365 6th Concession Rd, Greenwood
Be part of the team responsible for village food programming * Christmas baking * heritage cooking and baking demonstrations * workshops
Heritage Gardener   Durham Region  Pickering 
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Pickering Museum Village
Pickering Museum Village, 2365 6th Concession Rd, Greenbank
Be a part of a team of museum village gardeners * assist in the research, planning, planting, and maintenance of the heritage gardens
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Toronto and Region Conservation Authority [Durham Region], Administrative Information
Various locations around Pickering
Completing online modules * quizzes and at-home projects for our virtual sessions 
 
Also have opportunities to do in-person events, which include invasive species pulls * tree plantings * litter clean-ups and other outdoor opportunities
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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.
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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
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
Pleasurable Dining Assistant   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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ThorntonView, Long Term Care Residence
ThorntonView Long Term Care, 186 Thornton Rd S, Oshawa
Actively recruiting volunteers 
 
Support residents at meal time * assist residents to eat their meals, use safe feeding techniques, monitor residents eating/drinking while observing dietary requirements * encourage interaction and conversation with those at table
Social Companion/Friendly Visitor   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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ThorntonView, Long Term Care Residence
ThorntonView Long Term Care, 186 Thornton Rd S, Oshawa
Actively recruiting volunteers 
 
Engage a resident in activities and conversation, one to one * participate in activities of personal interest and ability
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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
Feeding Assistant   Ajax  Durham Region 
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Chartwell Ballycliffe Long-Term Care
Ballycliffe Lodge, 70 Station St, Ajax
With supervision, assist residents with meal
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
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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.
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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SUMMER 2022 VOLUNTEER   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Royal City Soccer Club, Soccer Camps
Volunteers at our summer day camps may have any of the following responsibilities: assisting staff with coaching and supervising children at camp * equipment collection and maintenance (ie. inflating soccer balls, collecting cones) * general help around camp * maintain a clean camp environment and help staff meet all safety protocols * adhere to and help enforce all camp policies
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
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Salvation Army [Durham Region Thrift Stores]
Salvation Army Thrift Store, 35 Division St, Bowmanville

Sort donations * ensure tidiness of store * duties as assigned

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.
Adventure Leader   Durham Region  Whitby 
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WindReach Farm
WindReach Farm, 312 Townline Rd, Ashburn

Organize and deliver tours at WindReach Farm * wagon ride, farm and/or stable tour * sensory trail, wool demonstrations and more

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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!
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
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.
Relay For Life High School Chair, Committee Member   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Canadian Cancer Society, Durham Region
Form and be a part of a planning committee for a Relay For Life event at your high school
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
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
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.
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Oshawa (City of). Public Library, John Aker Northview Branch, Oshawa (City of). Public Library, John Aker 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, 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
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
Oshawa Public Library, McLaughlin Branch, 65 Bagot St, Oshawa
COVID 19 Update - The volunteer program is currently running on-line  
 
Assist grade one-to-three students improve reading skills * listen to child read, help with sounds or pronunciation if needed * reinforce reading for enjoyment
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!
English Corner Volunteer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Cambridge International Academy
Help international students practice their English speaking skills
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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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Ajax (Town of). Ajax Community Centre
Ajax Community Centre, 75 Centennial Rd, Ajax, ON L1S 4S4
Assist patrons (mostly children) with rock climbing activities * coach, encourage * belaying (securing with ropes) * clean equipment
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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
Youth Volunteer   Durham Region  Pickering 
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Pickering Museum Village
Pickering Museum, 2365 6th Concession Rd Village, Greenwood
Assist with programs such as pioneer games as a costumed interpreter * craft table assistant * day of event support
Lakeridge Health Community Advisory Panel (CAP) Member   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Lakeridge Health

The volunteer Community Advisory Panels (CAPs) of Lakeridge Health play an integral role in highlighting community needs and defining the services that matter most to the diverse communities within Durham Region.

As advisors to the Lakeridge Health Board of Trustees, CAPs have a unique opportunity to shape health care in their local community and ensure that service planning and care delivery are guided by what is important to the people of Durham Region.

Currently, Lakeridge Health has four geographically based CAPs (North Durham, Ajax Pickering, Clarington, and Oshawa Whitby), as well as a CAP focused on Mental Health and Addictions. CAP members play an important role by:

·         Sharing information between Lakeridge Health and the community;

·         Bringing forward community-specific concerns, questions and suggestions; and

·         Offering input and advice to the Board of Trustees to help improve the overall health and wellness of people in Durham Region and foster an accessible, inclusive, and equitable environment for all.

To strengthen the diversity of the Panels and support their work moving forward, new members are being recruited for to reflect the populations living and working in Durham Region.

Interested community members are invited to visit Lakeridge Health’s website to learn more about the application process and distinct requirements for each of the local CAPs recruiting at this time.


Volunteer Durham is committed to provide a database that is accurate, current and comprehensive. However, we are unable to assume any liability resulting from errors or omissions. Inclusion or omission of a program or service is not a comment on its quality. Please contact Volunteer Durham to report concerns or to make suggestions.