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Animal Caregiver   Durham Region  Whitby 
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WindReach Farm
WindReach Farm, 312 Townline Rd, Ashburn

Groom * feed and care for animals * clean stables and stalls * lead small animals

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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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

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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.

Male Group Mentor   Brock  Durham Region  Scugog  Uxbridge 
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Durham
Schools in North Durham

Facilitate Game On,program for young men 12 to 14 * promote Literacy program, self-esteem and sports activities * provide guidance, attention, praise and advice * promote importance of staying in school and healthy relationships with family and peers

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

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 *

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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.

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

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

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Alzheimer Society of Durham Region
Ajax Community Centre - 75 Centennial Rd, Ajax - Commodores Room

A community based program that provides both mental and physical stimulation for persons with early to mid-stage dementia who are accompanied by their care partners * Minds in Motion focuses on improving physical and cognitive functioning while reducing feelings of isolation by offering recreational activities designed to be socially engaging * under the direction of the Exercise Facilitator the volunteer will monitor participants during the 60 minute exercise session  * contibute to planning, coordination and leading of a 60 minute mentally/socially stimulating activity designed to meet the needs of older adults and person with dementia and their care partners  * assist with room and activity preparation, including set up/take down and sanitization * promote a fun, safe and inclusive social enviornment conducive to group cohesion and relationship building * promote social interaction and participation by providing positive verbal support and encouragment

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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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.
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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
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
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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
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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. 
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Toronto and Region Conservation Authority [Durham Region], Administrative Information
Various locations around Pickering
Completing online modules * quizzes and at-home projects for our virtual sessions 
 
Also have opportunities to do in-person events, which include invasive species pulls * tree plantings * litter clean-ups and other outdoor opportunities
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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
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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.
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
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
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
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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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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.
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
Gutsy Walk General Committee Members   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Crohn's and Colitis Canada, Durham Region Chapter
Gutsy Walk, Heydenshore Pavilion, 589 Water St, Whitby
Act as a community liaison and collaborate with like-minded individuals to raise awareness * plan education events * plan fundraising events such as the Gutsy Walk
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Sunrise Youth Group
Assist Day Program staff with; light cleaning duties * program support * socialize with members
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!
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
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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
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
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
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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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
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.
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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Ajax (Town of). Ajax Community Centre
Ajax Community Centre, 75 Centennial Rd, Ajax, ON L1S 4S4
Assist patrons (mostly children) with rock climbing activities * coach, encourage * belaying (securing with ropes) * clean equipment
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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
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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
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
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

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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