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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.

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 *

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

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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
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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
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
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Durham Youth Services
We need volunteers work in pairs for a 2-hour shift * you can choose as many or as few shifts as you like * all Charity Bingo Volunteers receive a comprehensive one-hour orientation which is done online at a time convenient for you.
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.
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
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
Delta Bingo Location: 975 Dillingham Rd, Pickering, ON L1W 1Z7
Provide great customer service and be a Habitat GTA ambassador * be the welcoming smile for customers at the main entrance and thank them for supporting Habitat for Humanity GTA * assist with doors, provide information on games, programs, and promotions, answer questions etc. * circulate in Cabinet Game area - chat with customers when appropriate * dress code policy is in effect: Charity logo/name on collared shirt/dark pants/skirt (not denim) * if requested by the operator: assist with promotions e.g., handing out ballots, prizes * support approved charity awareness initiatives for Habitat GTA e.g., displays, brochures, giveaways or gifts  
 
Optional Roles: Optional roles are those with operator agreement and at the discretion of the volunteer (not mandated but greatly appreciated) * for food handling and clean‐up, proper local protocols are established (e.g., hand washing /disinfectant after certain tasks) * assist with delivery of food and non‐alcoholic beverages * offer water to customers * return food trays to kitchen area * assist with clean‐up (used bingo paper, etc.) this frees up staff to sell * assist with callback’s of bingo winners (if approved by operator).
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Habitat for Humanity, Greater Toronto Area
Build Site Locations: • 485 Normandy Street, Oshawa
Able to learn to use construction tools and equipment with training and supervision * ability to lift 20-30lbs * aAssist in providing a safe and healthy working environment * come with a willingness to learn from experienced volunteers and staff and to work as part of a team * positive attitude, enthusiasm, flexibility and a sense of humour is always key! Tasks are not always glamourous, so be prepared to do a variety of things.
Animal Care Provider   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Pegasus Animal Sanctuary
Port Perry, Ontario
Animal care * lead animals to pasture, feeding, watering * groom animals * keep all buckets and dishes clean 
 
Barn work * muck out stalls, replace straw, dump wheelbarrows * keep equipment clean and sweep barn floors 
 
Administration * maintain daily logs and animal care records * communicate with Barn Manager about concerns * advocate for Pegasus to attract sponsors and volunteers
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Chartwell Ballycliffe Long-Term Care
Ballycliffe Lodge, 70 Station St, Ajax
Porter resident to and from activity * assist with board and card games * encourage conversation between residents
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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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
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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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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.
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!
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
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.
Get (In)Formation Youth Peer Volunteer (ONLINE)   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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AIDS Committee of Durham Region
Oshawa, virtual or in-person meetings according to the group, group may choose to meet offsite
This is a youth-led program that is currently all online; by youth, for youth. Get (In)Formation is a sexual health empowerment program by and for young women who are Black, POC, and/or racialized, aged 13-29, in Durham Region * create spaces to address sexual health needs, how to have safer sex, and open dialogue about the unique issues discussed by peers * meet in advance to discuss ideas and develop the discussion * meeting set-up and delivery * facilitate activities * help plan the next event in Fall 2021 and support summer HIV self-testing initiatives.
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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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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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
Brain Wave Cafe Volunteer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Alzheimer Society of Durham Region
Bowmanville at Bowmanville Older Adults As - 26 Beech Ave and Ajax Public Library - 55 Harwood Av

Brain Waves Cafe is a monthly social gathering for people living with dementia and their care partners * Volunteers welcome participants to the cafe provideing them with a safe and welcoming environment to stimulate socialization and participation *  Volunteers present the program/agenda and facilitate converstaion and discussion *  Promote a fun, safe and inclusive social environment conducive to group cohesion and relationship building


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