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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 day*

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.

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

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

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)
Support Group Facilitator   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Parkinson Canada, Durham Region Chapter

 Once a month, they create a confidential and welcoming virtual space, where people living with Parkinson’s and/or their care partners can share their experiences and develop supportive relationships in a group setting *  3 – 5 hours per month *  One support group meeting per month (1-1.5 hours per month), plus 3-5 hours monthly for administrative and organizational tasks * Stability is essential for Support Groups so a commitment of at least one year is appreciated *

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

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.

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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.

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

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

Board Task Force Members   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Clarington
Region of Clarington, professionals located outside the region can apply as well

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Clarington (BBBSC), is actively seeking applications for volunteers to join our Task Forces, which are sub-committee groups of the Board of Directors as related to specific tasks and duties.  Dedicated and enthusiastic individuals are encouraged to apply. 

Task force categories include: Board and Resource Development (HR), Finance and Fund Development, Strategic Planning, and Governance & Ethics + Risk Assessment.

Task Force members are expected to participate in meetings as scheduled to complete various committee-related tasks and support the agency’s fundraising activities and initiatives where possible * provide expertise and assistance to the Board of Directors, based on initiatives related to the specific Task Force.

 

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)

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Kendalwood Seventh Day Adventist Church Food Bank
300 Kendalwood Road, Whitby, Ontario L1N 2G3
Help unload food bank donation deliveries from food delivery trucks * transfer donations from kitchen and storage areas to our food/essential care bags and food box preparation area * sort donations into individual food/essential care bags * bring prepared food/essential food boxes to loading area, to have ready for community member pick-up * assist in loading community members' vehicles * assist staff with Food Bank set-up/take down, table set-up, sanitizing your work area, etc. * work collaboratively with the Food Bank Coordinator, Food Bank Coordinator's Assistant & Fellow Team Members * ability to be physically active: lift 50lbs, walk, stand and bend, throughout shift * help, cook and prepare meals in the kitchen * skilled handymen/women to assist in repairs, etc., where needed  
 
Volunteers must be at least 18 yrs of age * volunteers will be provided with personal safety supplies and an orientation * all applicants to provide a criminal record check
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
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 6th Concession Rd, Greenwood
Assist Costumer to mend, construct and care for costume collection
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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
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
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Whitby Historical Society, Lynde House Museum & Warren General Store
Lynde House Museum, 900 Brock Street South, Whitby, ON L1N 4L6
Hosting Guided Tours * Helping with Community Events * Caring for Heritage Kitchen Garden 
 
NOTE: Due to a high response, applications for High School hours are currently closed.
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. 
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
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
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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
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
Board Member   Ajax  Durham Region 
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Community Living Ajax-Pickering & Whitby
Administrative Office is in Ajax
ACCOUNTABILITY: Each Director of the Board is accountable to meet such Directors Fiduciary Duties owed to the Corporation and to meet such other obligations as set out in the Act 
 
AUTHORITY AND POWER: Directors may exercise the Corporation’s power on its behalf * the Corporation’s power is that which it may exercise under the Act, the Letters Patent and Supplementary Letters Patent. 
 
STANDARD OF CARE: Each Director in exercising their duties, shall act honestly and in good faith with a view to the best interests of the Corporation, and shall exercise care, diligence and skill that a person with similar skills and knowledge of a Director would exercise in comparable circumstances.  
 
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS: The Board shall be responsible for the governance and the overall performance of the Corporation * the responsibilities of the Board shall include all things required of the Board pursuant to the Act and other applicable law, including without limitation to: comply with provision of applicable legislation and regulations and common law * appoint and supervise the Executive Director and delegate responsibility and appropriate authority to carry out the responsibilities while ensuring accountability to the board * support, direct, evaluate and if necessary terminate the Executive Director * assume responsibility for succession planning for the Executive Director and Board * ensure auditors are appointed annually by the members * examine and consider the report of the Auditors and the financial statements of the organization * establish and review the mission statement and the strategic plan * monitor risk, ensure implementation of systems to mitigate risk * ensure mechanisms are in place to provide high quality care to people with intellectual disabilities served by the organization
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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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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
Peer Support Facilitator   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Network, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Network
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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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
Community Engagement Mentor   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Community Living Ajax-Pickering & Whitby
Community/virtual
Mentor an adult with an intellectual disability to get engaged in the community * together you can join a class or group or even volunteer together. 
 
*During the pandemic, we are using the Zoom platform for people to meet up to chat, play games or share music.
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
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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

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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

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!
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
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
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.
Driver   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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AIDS Committee of Durham Region
Clients in Pickering, Ajax, Whitby, Oshawa and Bowmanville
Drive clients to medical appointments * Oshawa, Whitby and, if willing, sometimes to Toronto
Committee Members   Durham Region  Pickering 
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LEADR (Learning Essentials for Adults in Durham Region), Literacy and Basic Skills
LEADR
Members to join board committees * Fundraising/Financial * Policy & Procedure * Board Development
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
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
Circle of Support   Durham Region  Oshawa 
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Mennonite Central Committee Ontario
Durham region
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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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, 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
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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!
Volunteer Board of Directors   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Driftwood Theatre Group
Driftwood’s volunteer board members are ambassadors for accessible culture, engaging in governance, fundraising, event planning, visioning and hands-on assistance * a director’s involvement focuses primarily on their area of expertise  
 
Dedicated to reflecting Canada's rich diversity on and off stage, Driftwood encourages applicants of all backgrounds regardless of age, disability, ethno-cultural identity or gender 
 
The board currently meets approximately six times per year, primarily via video conference * interest from anywhere in the province is welcome * Term begins annually in January.
Board Member   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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META Vocational Services Inc, Ontario Employment Assistance Services
META’s Board of Directors seeks passionate, diverse, and experienced board members to contribute to the expertise and leadership of META
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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
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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
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.

 

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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