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Virtual Event Volunteer - General Support & Concierge   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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CNIB, Durham Region, Vision Loss Rehabilitation Ontario, Durham Region
Virtual

To provide general support to conference participants during CNIB’s virtual Connecting the Dots conference provide general support to conference participants navigating the event platform and trying to access virtual sessions  * concierge service to those looking to find virtual sessions, needing general info, etc.

Virtual Event Volunteer: Session Facilitator   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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CNIB, Durham Region, Vision Loss Rehabilitation Ontario, Durham Region
Virtual

To provide day-of-event virtual support to participants and speakers during CNIB’s virtual Connecting the Dots conference welcome and introduce session speakers, presenters and panelists at CNIB’s virtual Connecting the Dots conference   support speakers conducting Q&A sessions   session timekeeper   summarize and communicate key themes and trends that the group has proposed  * support the presenter to effectively create closure.

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)

Yoga Instructor   Durham Region  Whitby 
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Sunrise Youth Group
To run specialized yoga classes for individuals diagnosed with developmental disabilities.
Community Mentor   Durham Region  Whitby 
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Community Living Ajax-Pickering & Whitby
Whitby
Provide mentoring with a young man, with a developmental disability, to get engaged in his community.
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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
Decorate Cookies during Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Week   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Denise House (The)
All over Durham Region. You may specify which locations you wish to volunteer at.
Decorate Smile Cookies at participating Tim Hortons Restaurants across Durham Region during Smile Cookie campaign week of September 19th to 25th * the more cookies we decorate, the more cookies they will sell and the more donations to our Shelter for abused women and children * take pics/selfies of you and your decorated cookies and send them into us with the hashtag #SmileCookie * we will be running a FUN campaign across our Social Media channels through that week
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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
Office Hero   Durham Region  Whitby 
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Alzheimer Society of Durham Region
1600 Stellar Dr. Suite 202, Whitby ON L1N 9B2
Act as the first point of contact for visitors and guests to the office * perform clerical tasks including reception, answering phones, greeting clients and visitors to the the office, and assist with financial data entry.
Walking Buddies Leader   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Alzheimer Society of Durham Region
Walking in hiking trails around Durham Region
Assist with planning and leading a weekly walking group for people living with dementia and their care partners * this program is designed to promote physical activity and socialization by providing a fun and safe outing opportunity.
Volunteer Local Chapter Coordinator   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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The Shoebox Project for Women
Remote
You are an ambassador of The Shoebox Project in your community -Lead the charge and represent with pride! * recruit and manage volunteers to assist in various support roles * identify and develop a network of shelters and resource centers to partner with * Community outreach: Reach out to your local community to introduce, inform & educate on The Shoebox Project’s mission & vision and get your community involved in helping to support for your chapter goals * manage chapter specific administration * manage Chapter email and social media accounts * organize corporate and school drives * coordinate inspections, storage, transportation and delivery of boxes from drop-off locations to shelters - deliver your Shoeboxes and watch the smiles!
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
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
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 Covid-19 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
Director At Large   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Carion Fenn Foundation
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
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
Bookkeeper   Ajax  Durham Region 
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Carion Fenn Foundation
Ajax
Manage the finances for the Carion Fenn Foundation * Perform internal audit as needed for the finances of the foundation * Record expenses, payments and other expenditures * Create and consolidate financial statements at the year-end (March 31st) * Manage the budget for the Carion Fenn Foundation * Keep track of charitable donations * Be prepared to explain the finances of the foundation as required * 
 
Record payments, invoices and expenses * responsible for accounts and bank reconciliations * prepare financial internal reports * prepare HST and CRA remittances * prepare annual financial statements * maintain financial records, including books of account, necessary for the foundation * receive and keep track of receipts for expenses * issue income tax receipts for donations * maintain a receivable and payable list * record all transactions * prepare budget for grants * prepare annual budget * prepare annual financial statements * prepare information return for Revenue Canada * keep track of charitable donations and receipts and report annually to the CRA * attend monthly meetings in person or online when needed
Graphic Designer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Carion Fenn Foundation
Virtual
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.
Volunteer   Clarington  Durham Region 
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Autism Home Base, Activities for Adults with Autism
132 church St, Bowmanville ,On
Looking for: Peer mentors with adults with Autism * Hub Hosts (welcoming members and doing games ,crafts, etc with them) * volunteers with a special talent who would like to share with our members running a program * volunteer teams needed for helping at the red Barn Bingo Hall monthly or bi-weekly.
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
Various (program volunteers, drivers, grocery pick-up, etc)   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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BGC Durham
Various summer help: program volunteers * garden clean-up * drivers * grocery pick-up * etc.
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Sunrise Youth Group
Bus leaves from Whitby, ON - Camp Wabikon 2430 T234 Lake Temagami, Temagami, ON P0H 2H0
Provide first aid support to campers and staff/volunteers when required * administer medications to campers and staff/volunteers during the week of Camp.
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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.
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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
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.
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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
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
Youth Mentor   Brock  Durham Region  Scugog  Uxbridge 
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Durham
Brock, Uxbridge or Scugog
One-on-one mentor to child aged 6-16 * meet, plan weekly outing * 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
485 Normandy Street Oshawa
Attend all necessary Habitat GTA training sessions, provide on the job training and supervision for semi-skilled and unskilled volunteers * lead a group of volunteers, including homeowners, in the construction of simple, decent, affordable homes while upholding standards of safety, quality, and fun * assist in providing a safe and healthy working environment such as: use of equipment, personal protective equipment for volunteers, delegating work, maintaining a suitable working environment including preparing for weather, cleaning, tasks, etc. * ensure necessary tools are on the site for specific tasks and supervision of clean up, returning of tools and excess materials * have an understanding of the construction process; work in various phases of construction including framing, roofing, dry walling, etc. * have an understanding of the construction process; work in various phases of construction including framing, roofing, etc. * crew members perform tasks that require a level of skill and need to have the ability to quickly assess the abilities of volunteers. The Crew must be able to teach crew members proper construction techniques, answer their questions, show patience.
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Habitat for Humanity, Greater Toronto Area
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.
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Sunrise Youth Group
Camp Wabikon, 2430 T234 Lake Temagami, Temagami, ON P0H 2H0 -Bus Transportation Provided from Whitby
Support adults diagnosed with developmental disabilities in a Camp setting
Animal Care Provider   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Pegasus Animal Sanctuary
Port Perry, Ontario
Animal care * lead animals to pasture, feeding, watering * groom animals * keep all buckets and dishes clean 
 
Barn work * muck out stalls, replace straw, dump wheelbarrows * keep equipment clean and sweep barn floors 
 
Administration * maintain daily logs and animal care records * communicate with Barn Manager about concerns * advocate for Pegasus to attract sponsors and volunteers
Pleasurable Dining Assistant   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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ThorntonView, Long Term Care Residence
ThorntonView Long Term Care, 186 Thornton Rd S, Oshawa
Actively recruiting volunteers 
 
Support residents at meal time * assist residents to eat their meals, use safe feeding techniques, monitor residents eating/drinking while observing dietary requirements * encourage interaction and conversation with those at table
Social Companion/Friendly Visitor   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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ThorntonView, Long Term Care Residence
ThorntonView Long Term Care, 186 Thornton Rd S, Oshawa
Actively recruiting volunteers 
 
Engage a resident in activities and conversation, one to one * participate in activities of personal interest and ability
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Chartwell Ballycliffe Long-Term Care
Ballycliffe Lodge, 70 Station St, Ajax
Porter resident to and from activity * assist with board and card games * encourage conversation between residents
Feeding Assistant   Ajax  Durham Region 
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Chartwell Ballycliffe Long-Term Care
Ballycliffe Lodge, 70 Station St, Ajax
With supervision, assist residents with meal
Friendly Visitor   Durham Region  Whitby 
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Fairview Lodge
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
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Black Physicians of Tomorrow
1467 Whites Rd N, Pickering
Connect weekly with students ages 12-19 in Science, Math, and English subject areas * French tutoring support especially needed * engage with students in fun interactive workshops to build their competencies and better prepare for post-secondary school * work as a team with other volunteers to develop tailored strategies to combat learning challenges * partner with students and their family to leverage shared interest of improving academic performance * communicate where BPT and the STEMWorks program can further address and support needs
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
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.
Crisis Line Volunteer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Durham Rape Crisis Centre
At your home
Provide grounding, check-ins, community resources and appropriate information to clients * connect with Volunteer Coordinator for support or debriefing * attend monthly volunteer meetings * complete a 6 session volunteer training 
 
Calls will be made from your personal phone (cell phone or home phone) while blocking your number * minimum 1 year commitment to the centre
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Sunrise Youth Group
Assist Day Program staff with; light cleaning duties * program support * socialize with members
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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!
Community Food Box – Delivery Person/Packer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Community Care Durham
Pick up food boxes from Oshawa/Whitby Community Hub
Deliver a food box weekly on Friday * food boxes contain a variety of healthy food essentials, locally made or grown * Packers assemble food items, organize and fill food boxes
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
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
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
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
Volunteer assistant coach   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Green Wave Soccer Toronto East
Assist lead coach with running sessions. (ie: setting up the games, helping to run games smoothly) * proactive pre-session planning of each Green Wave activity session attended * punctual and assisting in accurate and safe delivery of the soccer activity coaching content in the Green Wave programme during the session * monitoring and maintenance of a safe environment at all times during the session * reporting to and coordinating with the lead coach to ensure the maintenance of high quality Green Wave sessions at all times. 
 
COVID-19 considerations: Social distancing * frequent sanitization * Masks required
Art Studio Day Program Assistant   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Precious Minds Support Services
Various locations in the community * please call for specific program locations
Participate in weekly art skill building * social, and creative activities for teens and young adults with developmental challenges
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
Telephone Reassurance Hospice Volunteer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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VON Durham, Hospice Services
Telephone and Zoom
One-on-one support * COVID-19 protocol - over the telephone
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
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.
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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
Volunteer Driver   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Simcoe Hall Settlement House, Food Bank
Compassionate and reliable volunteer driver * local pick ups and deliveries
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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 Driver   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Victory Neighbourhood Services Inc.
Transporting clients and delivery of medications and groceries to clients
Recreation Volunteer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Sunrise Youth Group
Sunrise Youth Group 1621 McEwen Dr, Unit 6, Whitby * trips and events in the community
All volunteer opportunities are currently held online through Zoom * Supporting the individuals by engaging with them online through movie night events, arts & crafts, and so much more!
English Corner Volunteer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Cambridge International Academy
Help international students practice their English speaking skills
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FOOTPRINTS 4 Autism
Whitby Library, 405 Dundas St W, Whitby * Pickering Public Library, 1 The Esplanade, Pickering
Spend time with a young person one-to-one * play games, do crafts * have meaningful, fun and safe experience with your buddy with the guidance of a qualified supervisor
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Bethesda House, Shelter and Community Outreach Services
25 King St. West, Bowmanville, ON, L1C 1R2
Assist shoppers purchase new and gently-used womens, mens and childrens clothing * ensure tidiness of store * set up and take down displays * handle cash * sort clothing donations * promote, be able to talk to customers about Bethesda House
York Durham Heritage Railway   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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York Durham Heritage Railway
19 Railway St, Uxbridge
Many positions available at the York-Durham Heritage Railway Association * ambassador for the railway * assist with on-board services annual seasonal events * offer tourist train experience on heritage coaches, on-board entertainment * seasonal events in Uxbridge, snack bar and souvenir stand * establish and maintain a museum of railway memorabilia * promote rail heritage education
Child Support Assistant   Durham Region  Pickering  Whitby 
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FOOTPRINTS 4 Autism
Dunbarton Fairport United Church,1066 Dunbarton Rd * St. Mark's United Church, 201 Centre St, Whitby
Work independently to provide one-on-one supervision of child under 13 while they play, complete crafts and other activities * assist with set up, take down of activity stations
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
Youth Volunteer   Durham Region  Pickering 
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Pickering Museum Village
Pickering Museum, 2365 6th Concession Rd Village, Greenwood
Assist with programs such as pioneer games as a costumed interpreter * craft table assistant * day of event support
**ON HOLD DUE TO COVID-19 REGULATIONS*** Nail Technician   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Christian Horizons. Central East District
Christian Horizons location
With support from staff an in-home visit to deliver nail care and skin care * spend time with the client, get to know the person * clean/soak hands/nails * if needed or wanted, gently file and shape nails * apply nail polish as requested * massage lotion into hands

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