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Adoption Centre Team Member   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Action Volunteers for Animals

We are seeking volunteers to help out at the adoption centre in Pickering at Petsmart .  Duties include:

  • cleaning cat cages, litter pans, ensuring cats have fresh food and water
  • keeping centre clean
  • brushing, socializing and playing with cats 
  • Spending time interacting and socializing shyer cats
  • talking to public about cats, and potential adopters about adoptable cats 
  • assisting with the adoption process for cats approved for adoption 
  • communicating with fellow volunteers about any information needed and arranging coverage for any absences

 

Foster Coordinator   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Animal Guardian Society [The]
Virtual

Tags has been helping rehome animals for over 30 years. TAGS Mission is to provide rehoming and medical care to displaced companion animals and to support the community in the areas of humane education, behavior counselling, the promotion of responsible pet ownership and meeting the needs of animals.

We are looking for volunteers since our charity is run 100% by volunteers. Please check out our Facebook page or our website to inquire/apply for volunteer opportunities at https://animalguardian.org/

Responsibility:

  • Coordinate the foster recruitment process from end to end 

  • Conduct the final foster interview and home visit (virtual or in-person)

  • Make the decision on whether to accept the applicant into the TAGS foster program

  • Onboard the new foster 

  • Manage andmaintain the foster tracker in Google Docs 
  • Facilitate Foster Orientations for new fosters.  This is an interactive session that can be held in-person at TAGs or virtually. Fosters are required to attend orientation - it’s not optional. 
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient with Email, Google Docs etc.

 

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Mission to Seafarers Southern Ontario

Nature of the Position

This position offers practical and emotional support to Seafarers.

​Outline 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

Community Champion - KMs for CCD event   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Community Care Durham

Reporting to the Fundraising Team, assist in generating partnerships/sponsorships from local businesses and organizations in Durham Region to support KMs for CCD event.

  • research potential partners/sponsors for financial and/or in-kind donations
  • compile a list of names to contact
  • engage contacts by phone or email (may be required to visit in-person)
  • promote and communicate details of the event (Sponsorship Tool Kit, recognition incentives 
Retail Mission Thrift Store Volunteer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Mission Thrift Store - Central Region, Oshawa
1300 Simcoe St., N., Oshawa, ON L1G 4X4

Volunteers needed to exercise their expertise in the following areas:

  • receive and sort donations
  • greet and help assist customers 
  • cashier duties
  • electronics/small appliance fixer and tester
  • put together creative, pleasing displays
  • handyman around the building 
  • clean and price items for the following departments:  housewares, books, jewellery, sports, furniture, clothing, shoes, linens, purses and luggage, toys, electronics and high-end collectables/sports memorabelia
Volunteer   Durham Region  Oshawa 
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Back Door Mission for the Relief of Poverty, Oshawa

General volunteers do a variety of tasks including food service * dispensing pantry goods * monitoring washrooms * coat check * and various other odd jobs.

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 

Volunteer   Ajax  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Whitby 
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Grandview Children's Centre

Grandview Kids Foundation hosts several highly successful events throughout the year. Volunteers take on many roles, from assisting with registeration or silent auctions to leading children's activities to enhance guests' experiences, you will have the opportunity to connect with our caring communtiy of supporters. 

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

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Durham Association for Family Resources and Support
West Pickering

A young man living in west Pickering is looking for someone who has 3 hours per week during the daytime to spend with him expanding his life skills and independence.

As a Personal Assistant/Mentor you will bring positive energy, encouragement, and mentoring to the young man’s life.

Here are some of the areas of daily living the young man may request help with.

  • Drive to appointments or help plan transit route
  • Assist with cleaning personal space
  • Encouraging to maintain self-care routine
  • Help with advance meal prep
  • Accompany to Employment Services appointments
  • Possibly be availability to be on-call – for last minute appointments
  • Assist with on-line applications for employment

Role Requirements:

  • Valid Driver’s licence and own vehicle
  • Current Vulnerable Criminal Police check
  • Compassionate and understanding of mental health wellness

Availability: 3 hours late morning or early afternoon 1 day a week

Event Committee Volunteer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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BGC Durham

Plan and produce specific events held throughout the Region of Durham.

A one (1) year commitment is asked for as a minimum

Current Event Committee opportunities include:  Golf Tournaments, Galas, Awards Ceremonies, Seasonal events, and other special events

Specific Job Duties:

·         Attend Committee meetings and actively participate.
·         Accept assignments and tasks that ensure the committee's objectives are met.
·         Gather/share information about potential donors, guests, sponsors, and build the list through personal and professional networks.
·         Assess current attendee and sponsor lists and identify gaps in various networks.
·         Create an ongoing list of attendee and sponsor prospects that fit the previously identified gaps.
·         Support the organization to achieve the fundraising goals by securing corporate sponsorships and in-kind donations for the silent/live auction.
·         Invites individuals and prospects to attend.
·         Attend events and help by welcoming and networking with guests.
·         Additional duties may be requested by the Committee Chair.

You are expected to stay informed, ask questions, and participate in discussion, decision-making, and implementation of committee activities.

Chef   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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The Cultural Empowerment Project

TCEP is all about GOOD food, so we depend on the culinary skills of Durham area chefs to help make sure all our food programs are as delicious as possible. Volunteer Chefs may support cooking classes, feature at a dinner event, or support event food.

 We believe that food has the power to bring people together!

We will provide more information on specifics regarding how often you’ll be needed including dates and times. 

The links below will provide more information on our organization:

Instagram:
https://instagram.com/theculturalempowermentproject?utm_source=qr&igshid=MzNlNGNkZWQ4Mg%3D%3D

 

Event Support   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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The Cultural Empowerment Project

TCEP hosts both public and private special events including receptions and seated dinners. Event Support volunteers will assist with event preparation including cleaning the facility, decorating, setting tables/​moving furniture, and promoting (if applicable). Skilled Event Support volunteers may also assist at an event to either host, serve tables, do dishes, or tend the juice bar – depending on volunteer training and event requirements.

We believe that food has the power to bring people together!

The links below will provide more information on our organization:

Instagram:
https://instagram.com/theculturalempowermentproject?utm_source=qr&igshid=MzNlNGNkZWQ4Mg%3D%3D

Food Educator   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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The Cultural Empowerment Project

Volunteer Food Educators support the TCEP staff team in delivering food literacy programs at our food education center and around the community. Food educators may supervise and assist in cooking activities, lead group discussions, and participate in all other aspects of program delivery from set-up to clean-up. Volunteer food educators are also welcome to contribute to program planning to ensure our curriculum contains exciting activities, and promote food system sustainability.

 We believe that food has the power to bring people together!

The links below will provide more information on our organization:

Instagram:
https://instagram.com/theculturalempowermentproject?utm_source=qr&igshid=MzNlNGNkZWQ4Mg%3D%3D

 

Fundraising Committee Member   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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The Cultural Empowerment Project

Committee members take ownership of fundraising and contribute significantly to TCEP corporate sponsorship, personal giving, fundraising events and other campaigns. They leverage personal or professional networks, practice event planning skills, and help get people excited about healthy wholesome food! The committee convenes once every 4 to 6 weeks, and members are expected to attend at least 75% of those meetings.

 We believe that food has the power to bring people together!

The links below will provide more information on our organization:

Instagram:
https://instagram.com/theculturalempowermentproject?utm_source=qr&igshid=MzNlNGNkZWQ4Mg%3D%3D

 

Garden Support   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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The Cultural Empowerment Project

TCEP is looking for an enthusiastic person to provide support with organizing and starting a garden including helping with ongoing garden maintenance. As well as offer educational programs in the garden. Our aim is to offer quality fresh foods to the community whenever possible.

We believe that food has the power to bring people together!

The links below will provide more information on our organization:

Instagram:
https://instagram.com/theculturalempowermentproject?utm_source=qr&igshid=MzNlNGNkZWQ4Mg%3D%3D

 

Multilingual or Bilingual Skills   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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The Cultural Empowerment Project

If you speak more than one language we would love to have you become part of this exciting venture!  

·         If you’re interested in volunteering for any position and you have other language skills that’s wonderful!

·         However, we would still need your language abilities even if you’re not volunteering for another position.

So, please reach out to us!

We believe that food has the power to bring people together!

The links below will provide more information on our organization:

Instagram:
https://instagram.com/theculturalempowermentproject?utm_source=qr&igshid=MzNlNGNkZWQ4Mg%3D%3D

 

Volunteer Board Member   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Spay Neuter Initiatives Association

We are looking for interested and committed Board Members to work with us to help bring a low-cost, Spay/Neuter Clinic to Durham Region.

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.

Edible Garden Project Volunteers   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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We Grow Food
multiple locations throughout Durham Region

Looking for volunteers to assist with the workshops and edible garden installations at schools

Cancer Support - In-home Childcare Volunteer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Nankind, Nanny Angel Network

*** THIS IS A VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY ***
Please apply by visiting https://nankind.com/volunteer/become-a-volunteer-angel/


How you can help?
* Provide fun, educational, creative, and safe experiences for the children.
* Minimum six-month commitment to ensure support during the duration of a parent’s cancer treatment and recovery.
* Four (4) hours of childcare service per week to the same family in your area.

Make a Difference in a Child's life, Become an In-home Volunteer Angel!

Do you want to support families living with cancer? Are you willing to commit 4 hours of in home support per week to a child in need? Join Nankind as we lessen the impact of cancer on families through our in home support programs.

Nankind offers rewarding volunteer positions for those who are looking to make a difference in the lives of families.

In home Volunteer Angels provide childcare support for parents who have been diagnosed with cancer, for those requiring palliative care, and for families requiring additional relief during the bereavement period to help reduce any stress or anxiety they may be experiencing due to their parent’s illness or death.

By meeting weekly, building trust, and having fun, our Angels help parents gain the confidence and peace of mind to rest or attend medical appointments, knowing their children are cared for and supported by knowledgeable and compassionate volunteers.

There's a family in your community waiting for their very own Angel!

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Sunshine Therapy Dogs

Sunshine Therapy dogs is a group of dog lovers sharing a concern for those suffering from emotional and mental illnesss and a belief that the company of dogs can help.

Volunteers will visit community agencies, schools and other ogranizations that would benefit from our visits.

Youth Justice Committee Volunteer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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BGC Durham
BGC Durham's Eastview unit- located on 433 Eulalie Ave., Oshawa

The Youth Justice Committee is a youth diversion program established under the Youth Criminal Justice Act as an alternative to the formal court system to handle low-risk offenses committed by young persons between their 12th and 18th birthdays in the Durham Region. A youth and their parent(s) or guardian will meet with a committee of community volunteers and the victim. Together they will negotiate meaningful ways or “sanctions” for the youth to repair the harm caused.

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
WindReach Farm, 312 Townline Rd, Ashburn, ON

Help coordinator develop tasks * evaluate client success * assist with daily life skills * initial training of new individuals * promote client independence and socialization

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

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WindReach Farm
Windreach Farm, 312 Townline Rd, Ashburn

Walk beside horse during lesson * groom, tack and untack horse * clean up after lesson

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WindReach Farm
WindReach Farm, Alexander J. Mitchell Equestrian Centre, 312 Townline Rd, Ashburn

Under supervision feed horses * clean stalls, tack, saddle pads, blankets and water buckets daily * sweep stables and hay barn

Volunteer Tutor (for Adult Learners)   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Learning Essentials for Adults in Durham Region, Literacy and Basic Skills

●       Meet with an adult learner in person, remotely or hybrid, twice a week, to provide a 2-hour,  one-to-one, tutoring session.
●       Assist learners with developing their basic literacy skills (reading, writing, math or digital skills).
●       Record and briefly summarize learners activities at the end of each session.
●       Track learners’ progress; send updates to LEADR staff.
●       Help identify and implement learners’ milestones; provide timely updates to LEADR staff; and ensure proper documentation.

Other Special Interest   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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The Cultural Empowerment Project

If you have a special volunteer interest, please specify

The links below will provide more information on our organization:

Instagram:
https://instagram.com/theculturalempowermentproject?utm_source=qr&igshid=MzNlNGNkZWQ4Mg%3D%3D

 

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.  

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.

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)

VOLUNTEERS   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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The Wynfield, Long Term Care Residence
Agecare Samac LTC

Looking for long-term Volunteers (minimum of 6 months, required to attend 2 hours minimum per week) to assist with every day programs, events, outings, entertainment and much MORE!

Peer Mentor   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Ontario Caregiver Organization

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

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

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)

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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Habitat for Humanity, Greater Toronto Area

·       Interacting with the public while providing great customer service. Merchandising and staging of furniture donations.

·       eCommerce: product research for price and key selling points, measure dimensions, photography, and minor touch up of items to support our new online platform.

·       Tasks may include customer service, product display, pricing, assembly, and repair

  • Due to the physical nature of some of the tasks required, ReStore volunteers may be asked to lift heavy objects (bathroom fixtures, windows, doors, etc.)
  • Assembling furniture and some restoration of various donations.
  • Able to lift 10-20 pounds and be on your feet for several hours at a time.
  • Volunteers are required to wear CSA approved green label safety shoes, some at store to borrow for volunteer shift

·       Come with a willingness to learn from experienced volunteers and staff and to work as part of a team. A positive attitude, enthusiasm, flexibility, and a sense of humour is always key! Tasks are not always glamorous, so be prepared to do a variety of things.

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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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Chartwell Ballycliffe Long-Term Care, Ajax
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, Ajax
Ballycliffe Lodge, 70 Station St, Ajax

One-on-one visit with senior * play games, assist with puzzles * read aloud

Handy Person   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Durham Youth Services, Ajax

Required for odd jobs around and within the three properties (Ajax and Whitby) * own vehicle and tools needed * any materials needed will be supplied * available to carry out jobs during daytime hours * general contractor experience is desired.

Circle of Support   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Mennonite Central Committee Ontario
Durham region, GTA

Assist individuals as they transition back to community after being incarcerated for sexual offending * meet individuals at a circle of support and accountability * safer, healthier communities is an underlying goal

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Bethesda House, Bowmanville Mail Address, 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

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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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.

Reading Buddy   Durham Region  Oshawa 
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Oshawa (City of). Public Library
Oshawa Public Library, McLaughlin Branch, 65 Bagot St, Oshawa

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

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.

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

Supporting members throughout a variety of events including:

  • Art Workshops
  • Dances
  • Cooking Classes
  • Weekend Cabin Retreats - at Camp Samac
  • Bowling Nights 
  • Dinner & Movie Nights

Duties during events include

  • engaging with members during their friends in a friendly socializing role
  • promote appropriate life and social skills
  • encourage members to participate in events through positive energy 
  • assisting members to ensure they're included in programs i.e., holding knife while member places hand over top of yours to assist with cutting food items
  • supporting staff in set up and clean up of events including: whiping down tables/counters, dishes, decorating, moving furniture, changing garbages etc. 
Childminding   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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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.

JA Community In-Person/Virtual Volunteer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Junior Achievement [Durham Region], Central Ontario

JA Central Ontario is looking for enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers to support students through JA learning experiences* JA engages volunteers from the local business communities to add value to the student experience by sharing industry insights and expertise* Using our highly interactive education programs you will aid students in developing necessary business and life skills, to enter tomorrows’ workforce* Acting as a resource, facilitator, motivator, and role model you will facilitate a JA learning experience in the classroom for a half a full day.

Palliative and/or Grief & Bereavement Volunteer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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VON Durham, Hospice Services
In- Person (Community, Long Term Care, Hospital) and Virtual (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)
FOOTPRINTS Volunteer   Durham Region  Pickering  Whitby 
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FOOTPRINTS 4 Autism, Pickering
Dunbarton Fairport United Church,1066 Dunbarton Rd * St. Mark's United Church, 201 Centre St, Whitby

We have current openings for Child/Youth Volunteers with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) children 4-13 yrs. old)

2 shifts per month (approx. 8 hr. commitment)

Saturday Only.  Mornings- 8:45 am-12:45 pm and afternoons- 1:15pm to 5:15pm

What would your typical day look like?

·         set up area prior to children arriving

·         Provide one on one supervision – a volunteer with one ASD child.

·         Helping the child choose their activities and develop socialization skills through fun learning.

·         After the session: Clean up and sanitize toys, debrief.

Ideal for high school students interested in working with ASD or adults with ASD children or have an interest in working with ASD, gaining experience for post-secondary students including ECE, Social Work/Service, Psychology students, Teachers for example.

What can I expect from being a FOOTPRINTS Volunteer?

Volunteering with ASD children is a contribution to the community and one of the most rewarding experiences. 

** We provide complete training to our volunteers including Level C CPR/First Aid.

You bring a sense of happiness to an autistic child and real-life experience working with ASD children, while gaining team building and leadership skills.  If you are a high school student going into post-secondary or a college or university student, volunteering with FOOTPRINTS builds industry recognized experience on your resume.  As an adult volunteer your impact on an ASD child’s life is immeasurable.

Email Michele at volunteer@footprints4autism.org today!

Visit us at footprints4autism.org

Volunteer Driver   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Durham Children's Aid Foundation

VOLUNTEER DRIVERS provide safe, reliable transportation for children, youth and families to/from
appointments , family visits, school and camp.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Provide local and long distance transportation for children.
• Abide by the rules of the road and all driving/automobile related laws.
• Properly use child restraints, according to current standards.
• Follow all policies and procedures related to volunteer driving as outlined in Volunteer Services.


QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE & SKILL REQUIREMENT
• Driver’s abstract must be submitted prior to commencing as a Volunteer Driver and will be completed
on an annual basis.
• Must have and maintain a mechanically sound and safe vehicle at all times
• Must have, and maintain, a minimum of $1,000,000 liability insurance.
• Adherence to mandatory seatbelt and child restraint regulations.
• Experience with children an asset.
•Reliability, flexibility, patience and confidentiality are all required.
•Must have a good driving record, acceptable police check and driver’s abstract.
•Must have a valid G driver’s license at all times

VOLUNTEER SECREENING
To become an approved volunteer with the Society, all applicants must complete the
screening process. Acceptance will be based on the results of this process.

• Volunteers must be 18 years or older.
• Volunteers must live or work in the Durham Region.
• Applicants will attend an information session in a group or individually.
• Applicants will complete an application form.
• An internal Society records check will be completed to determine any Society involvement.
• A provincial records check will be completed within the Child Protection Information Network (CPIN)
• Applicants will provide the names of three references and references will be deemed favourable. Manager, Communications & Community Relations has the discretion to approve an applicant with 2 references completed and deemed favourable.
• Applicants will provide a Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector screening
• Applicants will provide proof of a valid driver’s license and a favorable driver’s abstract from the Ministry of Transportation when an assignment involves transporting children, youth and families.
• Applicants will be interviewed by the Coordinator of Volunteer Services to determine their suitability as a volunteer.
• Applicants will provide a Release of Information to contact other Children’s Aid Societies when there has been involvement or if they have resided outside of the Region for the last 10 years.
• Applicants will attend and complete New Volunteer Training
• Applicants must sign an Oath of Confidentiality
• Applicants will sign the Volunteer Agreement
• The applicant will be notified when they have been either approved or denied.

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Oshawa (City of). Oshawa Senior Community Centres 55+, Oshawa
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

Committee Members   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Learning Essentials for Adults in Durham Region, Literacy and Basic Skills
LEADR

Members to join board committees * Fundraising/Financial * Policy & Procedure * Board Development

Guider Program Volunteer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind

Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind is looking for volunteers in the Durham region, to help with our donation dog program. You would be responsible for placing new donations dogs in businesses, making the collections and deposits, sending reports, and generally ensuring the donation dogs are kept tidy. This position is great for retirees and those looking to volunteer a few hours a month, with a flexible schedule. If you are interested in joining this national fundraising effort, email Jeff at events@guidedogs.ca.

Volunteer Board of Directors   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Community Living Oshawa Clarington

VOLUNTEER BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Community Living Oshawa/Clarington is an accredited, non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the achievement of personal outcomes for people with developmental disabilities.  We are currently accepting applications and nominations for members of the Board of Directors and committees of the Board.

 

PURPOSE:

To guide the organization, in partnership with the Executive Director and Senior Management Team, through the implementation of the organizational strategic plan.

 

ROLE/RESPONSIBILITIES:

-            Attend monthly Board meetings

-            Participate on one other standing committee of the Board

-            Support and attend agency events when possible

 

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

-            Advocacy

-            Culture and Diversity

-            Non-profit organizations

-            Health

-            Finance

-            Information Technology (IT)

-            Law and/or community policing

-            Real Estate

-            Social Services

 

TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:

-            Board or committee experience

-            Understanding of Roberts Rules of Order 

-            Strategic planning skills

 

TIME COMMITMENT:    4 – 10 hours per month

 

LOCATION:                         39 Wellington Ave. East, Oshawa - (Event locations may vary and virtual attendance is optional)

 

SUPPORT FOR SUCCESS:

-            Initial orientation and Board Orientation Manual

-            Board orientation visits

-            Mentoring

-            Ongoing training sessions

 

BENEFITS:

-            Assist in bringing new opportunities and experiences to individuals with a developmental disability, and the fulfillment of knowing that you are making a difference in someone’s life! 

-            Exposure to non-profit and governance model which may be applied into future professional goals.

-            Leadership experience.

-            Strategic and facilitation skills.

 

For an application, nomination form, or further information, please contact Wendy Shaw, Executive Assistant to the Board of Directors at wshaw@communitylivingoc.ca , or by phone at 905-576-3011 ext. 330.

Volunteer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Winbourne Park

Become a Volunteer today!

 Revera, we’re so thankful to have dedicated volunteers working in our retirement communities. Whether our volunteers are supporting recreation activities, helping out at a special event, or offering companionship to a resident, these acts of volunteerism and kindness make a big difference in the lives of the people who call Revera home. Inquire today about how you can get involved.

• Assist with recreation activities & events
• Support with meals & dining experience
• Participate in organized programs & clubs
• Develop relationships & visit with seniors
• 1-2 hours per week or spend a day with the rec staff 

Heritage Gardener   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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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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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.

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

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

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

Events Committee Member   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Girls Inc. of Durham
Girls Inc Durham, 398 Bayly St W - Unit 1, Ajax

Assist with special event fundraisers * sponsorship recruitment * donor relations, stewardship * marketing, communications 
 
During the Covid-19 pandemic, though we have fewer volunteer opportunities than usual, we are still accepting full volunteer applications

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
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Salvation Army [Oshawa], Oshawa, Thrift Store, Oshawa
Salvation Army Thrift Store, 45 King St E, Oshawa
Organize racks and shelves * ensure overall tidiness of store * assist customers
Woodwright   Durham Region  Pickering 
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Pickering Museum Village
Pickering Museum Village, 2365 Concession Rd 6, Greenwood
Demonstrate daily activities of museum woodwork shop * create items for sale in gift shop * use skills to repair and restore existing village buildings
Bingo Volunteer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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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. 

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
In-School Mentor   Brock  Durham Region  Scugog  Uxbridge 
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Durham
Schools in North Durham
Role model to child in in-school program * provide guidance, attention, praise and advice * promote importance of staying in school and healthy relationships with family and peers
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

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
Peer Support Facilitator   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Network, No Physical Address
Durham Region and throughout Ontario
Volunteer opportunities for people who are approximately two years past their bereavement date and are looking for meaningful ways to offer their support to others * be trained to offer peer support for bereavement groups and events, by phone and private online support groups * in person support groups are suspended for the time being
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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

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
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
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
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
Volunteer Program   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Central Lake Ontario Conservation
Durham Region

Central Lake Ontario Conservation Authority (CLOCA) has volunteer and non-paid work experience opportunities for a variety of volunteers such as secondary and post-secondary students,  corporate opportunities,  festival events (Durham Children's Watershed Festival and Purple Woods Maple Syrup Festival) and the Conservation Area Trail Stewards (CATS) program. 

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
Crew Leader Volunteer - Oshawa Build Site   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Habitat for Humanity, Greater Toronto Area

What you need to know about becoming a Crew Leader:

Volunteers are not required to have prior building experience.

·      Onsite training is provided by our skilled Site Supervisor

·      All necessary Personal Protective Equipment is available for volunteers.

·      We build 12 months a year, Monday to Friday, shifts are 8 hours, from 8:00 am – 4:00pm Shifts are self-scheduled via online registration.

·       Time Commitment:  We request a commitment of two shifts per month as part of the Crew program.

 

Build Site Locations:

·     423 Old Weston Road, Etobicoke

·     485 Normandy Street Oshawa

·     25 William Street, Brampton – Start date Spring 2023

Position:

·      Have an interest in the different phases of the construction process that include framing, dry walling, landscaping, insulating, flooring, etc.

·      Lead a group of up to 5 volunteers with different levels of construction skillsets, including homeowners, in the construction of simple, decent, affordable homes while upholding standards of safety, quality, and fun.

·      Attend our health, safety, and construction training sessions.

·      Assist in providing a safe and healthy working environment such as: use of equipment, personal protective equipment for volunteers, delegating tasks, maintaining a suitable working environment including preparing for weather, cleaning, tasks, etc.

Lifeguard   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Durham Warm Water Aquatic Program

Lifeguard for a warm water arthritis friendly program

Swim with a Buddy   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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BGC Durham

Swim with a Buddy Volunteers will help young children become comfortable in the water. 

Swim with a Buddy takes place every Friday evening beginning January 12th at our Eastview location -- 433 Eulalie Ave., Oshawa.

Volunteers must meet the following requirements:

  • Be at least 14 years of age
  • Provide 2 references (neither can be from family members)
  • Able to swim and comfortable in the water
  • Commit to a schedule based on volunteer's availability
  • Volunteers over 18 years old require a Vulnerable Sector check
Volunteer Coordinator/Admin   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Action Volunteers for Animals

*Ensure new adoption centre volunteer applications are responded to*schedule orientations for potential new volunteers as well as shadow shifts*ensure new volunteers are given appropriate training materials*add volunteers to our volunteer chat or google groups*send volunteer information to administrator for database*schedule volunteers as appropriate*send out emails as appropriate and needed to volunteer group, new policies, open shifts*outline expectations for adoption centre volunteers* liase with adoption coordinator at location re issues

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Habitat for Humanity, Greater Toronto Area

Position Details:

·      Have an interest in the different phases of the construction process that include framing, dry walling, landscaping, insulating, flooring, etc.

·      Ability to lift 10 to 20 lbs

·      Lead a group of up to 5 volunteers with different levels of construction skillsets, including homeowners, in the construction of simple, decent, affordable homes while upholding standards of safety, quality, and fun.

  ·     Attend our health, safety, and construction training sessions.

·      Assist in providing a safe and healthy working environment such as: use of equipment, personal protective equipment for volunteers, delegating tasks, maintaining a suitable working environment including preparing for weather, cleaning, tasks, etc.

·      Come with a willingness to learn from experienced staff and volunteers. A 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.

·      Enthusiasm to learn how to use construction tools with supervision.


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