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Whitby Whitby
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 *

Katimavik's National Experience   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Katimavik
Across Canada
Katimavik’s National Experience is an opportunity for any Canadian citizens, permanent residents or landed refugees aged 17 – 25 who are looking for 5.5 months of creative learning, community engagement, Truth and Reconciliation, and self-discovery * participants will live in a group setting with up to 10 of their peers in two separate communities throughout the course of the program * during the program they engage in 32 hours of valuable volunteer work a week, learn how to manage a house, make lifelong friends, and gain confidence that they themselves can make an impactful difference in our country.  
 
This is a fully funded opportunity where participants’ travel expenses, living accommodations, food costs, and daily needs are covered * participants will need to bring is their dedication, empathy, and commitment to making a better world * Katimavik aims to help young folks become engaged, caring citizens and capable contributors and leaders for a better Canada through the development of 21st century skills, experiential learning, and civic engagement.
Peer Mentor   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Ontario Caregiver Organization, Online Services / Find Support
To participate in the Ontario Caregiver Organization’s 1:1 Peer Support Program as a Peer Mentor, delivering emotional support to other caregivers as they navigate their caregiving journey * be familiar with OCO’s mission, vision and programs and supports * facilitate peer support programs in a confidential, non-judgmental and friendly atmosphere * expertly guide conversations that allow caregivers to meet others with similar and dissimilar caregiving experiences * offer support and guidance on matters that help caregivers in their journey * provide feedback on OCO’s programs and resources that can help shape the ongoing delivery of OCO’s support and resources for caregivers * maintain confidentiality on sensitive issues as per OCO’s confidentiality agreement * communicate in a timely matter any concerns or issues to OCO staff liaison * follow all policies and procedures outlined in OCO’s volunteer handbook * understand and accept the roles and responsibilities of the peer support program * successfully complete all peer mentor training
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March of Dimes Canada [Durham Region location], Aphasia and Communication Disabilities Program - Durham, Aphasia and Communication Disabilities Program
Westminster United Church, 1850 Rossland Rd E, Whitby
Facilitate small group discussions with adults with Aphasia and acquired communication disabilities who have difficulty speaking, reading, listening or writing as a result of stroke, brain injury or brain illness 
 
Learn and apply supportive communication techniques * with guidance and support from Speech-Language Pathologists and Communicative Disorders Assistants, volunteers provide clients with opportunities to engage in conversation of mutual interest and themed activites that may increase participation and enjoyment
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parkrun, Ajax
Elizabeth St and Old Kingston Rd, Ajax (Pickering Village)
A variety of volunteer opportunities available to assist with weekly timed 5 km run on the Duffins Trail * marshal, photography * setup, tear-down * timer, scanning, finish tokens * other tasks as needed
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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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.
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
Volunteer Group Leader (Unit Guider)   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada, Ontario Council
Facilitate fun and engaging program activities, like scavenger hunts, arts and crafts, outdoor exploration, games and more. You can choose to work with girls in one of five branches: Sparks (age 5-6), Brownies (age 7-8), Guides (age 9-11), Pathfinders (age 12-14) or Rangers (age 15-17) * commit to 3 hours per week for unit meetings plus additional hours, when required, for trips and events.  
 
What You’ll Do as A Group Leader: create a safe, welcoming, and inclusive space for girls * plan regular unit meetings in person, outdoors and online, during which you’ll facilitate girl-driven programming that is fun and engaging * organize in-person or virtual opportunities beyond unit meetings, including community service activities and camps * support shared leadership and decision-making with girls and other volunteers * promote Girl Guides to girls and women locally * provide ongoing communication to girls and parents/guardians about unit activities * assist with unit administration tasks, such as maintaining girls’ program records and health forms, managing safety protocols, and ordering badges * assist with maintaining unit finances as required by your province * support the semi-annual sales of Girl Guide Cookies.
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
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
Transportation - Driver   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Community Care Durham
Every municipality in Durham Region
Drive clients to medical appointments, shopping, errands, etc. * support CCD services by driving clients to Luncheon Out and Adult Day Program sites
One Voice - QTPOC Youth Collective   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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AIDS Committee of Durham Region
Help to develop and run educational events for One Voice, a collective to meet the health needs and define the social service gaps experienced by Queer and Trans People of Colour (QTPOC) aged 13 to 29  
 
Previous initiatives One Voice did include a collection of sexual health and identity writings and art called "I is a powerful pronoun", planning events such as the Black Love QTBIPOC Valentine's event on Feb 12, and building and planting the One Voice community garden to support HIV-positive members of the ACDR community.
Program volunteer   Durham Region  Oshawa 
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Harmony Hill Retirement Community
Assist with setting up and facilitating activities on assigned shifts * organize necessary resources for the program and clean up after * bring an upbeat, positive vibe to your time with residents. Smile. Have fun.
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
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
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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
Lakeridge Health Community Advisory Panel (CAP) Member   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Lakeridge Health

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

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

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

·         Sharing information between Lakeridge Health and the community;

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

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

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

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


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