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Lakeridge Health Bowmanville
Lakeridge Health Bowmanville, 47 Liberty Street, South Bowmanville ON, L1C 2N4
All Lakeridge Health volunteer programs are suspended until the COVID-19 outbreak is finished 
 
Volunteers in the Emergency waiting room are ambassadors and provide a friendly face and support to patients/families * this is a pilot project  
 
Offer support to patients who may be in pain, feel scared, disconnected on loved one's status * respond to the needs of the patients to offer comfort, minimize stress and provide the best patient experience possible * engage in conversations with patient & families * way-finding, escort people to various locations * ensure wheelchairs are available at all times * offer Patient Experience Research surveys
Recreation   Clarington  Durham Region 
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Lakeridge Health Bowmanville
Lakeridge Health Bowmanville , 47 Liberty Street S, Bowmanville
All Lakeridge Health volunteer programs are suspended until the COVID-19 outbreak is finished  
 
Assist staff in the delivery of a variety of activities for patients which improve functional ability, leisure independence and quality of life
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Lakeridge Health Bowmanville
Lakeridge Health Bowmanville, 47 Liberty St S, Bowmanville
All Lakeridge Health volunteer programs are suspended until the COVID-19 outbreak is finished 
 
Assist with meal support, social interaction, opportunities to encourage daily mobility/exercises * offer cognitive stimulation with bedside activities
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Salvation Army, Oshawa, Thrift Store
Salvation Army Thrift Store, 45 King St E, Oshawa
Organize racks and shelves * ensure overall tidiness of store * assist customers
Gusty 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
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
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Downtown Oshawa Business Improvement Association
Various locations in downtown Oshawa
Assist in one or several ways with various events happening in downtown Oshawa * take tickets, count cars , keep area tidy * assist event staff , assist at volunteer booth, event communications * parking and traffic control * provide information, photograph event, promote the downtown at external events 
 
Summer and Fall 2021 events
Craft and Social Assistant   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Kerry's Place Autism Services, Durham Resource Centre, Durham Resource Centre
Under supervision assist in social groups for children, adolescence and adults * social groups can be in house or in the community.
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Lakeridge Health Oshawa
Durham Region Cancer Centre, Lakeridge Health Oshawa, 1 Hospital Court, Oshawa
At this time, all volunteer programs within our five hospitals have been put on hold; however, we are still recruiting for the time when it is appropriate for us to resume. Once the programs are up and running again, we will be updating what our current needs are. If you respond to this listing, please know your information is secure and we will absolutely be connecting with you again. Thank you so much and stay well. 
 
 
Various volunteer positions at the R.S. McLaughlin Durham Region Cancer Centre (DRCC) at Lakeridge Health Oshawa * Hospitality/Information Desk, Lab Volunteer, Waiting Room, Systemic Therapy Suite (18 yrs+) * Patient Education 
 
Welcome patients/visitors, assist patients with the registration process and completion of ESAS at the computer kiosks as required * assist ADU clinic by calling/accompanying patients to ADU area * provide assistance to Canadian Cancer Society Volunteer Drivers and assist with way-finding and gather abandoned wheelchairs
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Lakeridge Health Oshawa
Lakeridge Health Oshawa * 1 Hospital Court, Oshawa
At this time, all volunteer programs within our five hospitals have been put on hold; however, we are still recruiting for the time when it is appropriate for us to resume. Once the programs are up and running again, we will be updating what our current needs are. If you respond to this listing, please know your information is secure and we will absolutely be connecting with you again. Thank you so much and stay well. 
 
 
Be part of the team focused on improved waiting experience for patients, family members and visitors * focus on the wait-areas within the Emergency Department * provide comfort and reassurance as needed in the waiting area
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Lakeridge Health Oshawa
Lakeridge Health Oshawa * 1 Hospital Court, Oshawa
At this time, all volunteer programs within our five hospitals have been put on hold; however, we are still recruiting for the time when it is appropriate for us to resume. Once the programs are up and running again, we will be updating what our current needs are. If you respond to this listing, please know your information is secure and we will absolutely be connecting with you again. Thank you so much and stay well 
 
 
Greet and guide patients and visitors within Emergency department * ensure wheelchairs available if needed * provide appropriate comfort measures and support to patients and their family members awaiting treatment * support patient experience research (data collection)
Food Bank Assistant   Clarington  Durham Region 
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Salvation Army, Bowmanville, Community Ministries-Food Bank
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
Northview Branch Library, 250 Beatrice St E, Oshawa
COVID 19 Update - The volunteer program has been suspended until further notice  
 
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
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Lakeridge Health Oshawa
Lakeridge Health Oshawa * 1 Hospital Court, Oshawa
At this time, all volunteer programs within our five hospitals have been put on hold; however, we are still recruiting for the time when it is appropriate for us to resume. Once the programs are up and running again, we will be updating what our current needs are. If you respond to this listing, please know your information is secure and we will absolutely be connecting with you again. Thank you so much and stay well. 
 
 
Volunteer year round at the Lakeridge Health Oshawa hospital * various positions in Hospitality, Patient Support and Retail * help greet and guide patients and families * Cancer Centre, various Clinics and Emergency Department * Gift Shop and Auxiliary Café
Reading Buddy   Durham Region  Oshawa 
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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 has been suspended until further notice.  
 
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 Public Library, Delpark Branch, 1661 Harmony Rd N, Oshawa
COVID 19 Update - The volunteer program has been suspended until further notice  
 
Assist students in grade 2-3 improve reading skills * listen to child read, help with sounds or pronunciation if needed * reinforce reading for enjoyment
Animal Care Provider   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Pegasus Animal Sanctuary
Port Perry, Ontario
Animal care * lead animals to pasture, feeding, watering * groom animals * keep all buckets and dishes clean 
 
Barn work * muck out stalls, replace straw, dump wheelbarrows * keep equipment clean and sweep barn floors 
 
Administration * maintain daily logs and animal care records * communicate with Barn Manager about concerns * advocate for Pegasus to attract sponsors and volunteers
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ThorntonView, Long Term Care Residence
ThorntonView, 186 Thornton Rd S, Oshawa
Actively recruiting volunteers ahead of resuming the program 
 
Create arts programs and creative projects for residents
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ThorntonView, Long Term Care Residence
ThorntonView Long Term Care, 186 Thornton Rd S, Oshawa
Perform for residents with music, dance or theatre arts * friendly interaction with residents
Executive Assistant   Ajax  Durham Region 
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Carion Fenn Foundation
Ajax
Administrative support to Executive 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 President & CEO * manage membership and sponsor lists * coordinate community events and other projects * human resources and other administrative duties
Get (In)Formation Youth Peer Volunteer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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AIDS Committee of Durham Region
Oshawa, virtual or in-person meetings according to the group, group may choose to meet offsite
Help with planning Get (In)Formation program, sexual health and empowerment for Women of Colour ages 13-29 in Durham Region * create spaces to address sexual health needs, how to have safer sex, and open dialogue about the unique issues discussed by peers * meet in advance to discuss ideas and develop the discussion * meeting set-up and delivery
Grant Writer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Carion Fenn Foundation
Meeting space in 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
Nail Technician   Durham Region  Oshawa 
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ThorntonView, Long Term Care Residence
ThorntonView Long Term Care, 186 Thornton Rd S, Oshawa
Actively recruiting volunteers ahead of resuming the program 
 
Apply polish and lotion to residents hands (cannot clip nails) * friendly interaction and conversation
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ThorntonView, Long Term Care Residence
Thornton View Long Term Care Home, 186 Thornton Rd S, Oshawa
Actively recruiting volunteers ahead of resuming the program 
 
Porter to activity * encourage participation * encourage residents to socialize and other duties as assigned
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Bethesda House, Shelter & 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
Day Program Volunteer   Ajax  Durham Region  Pickering  Whitby 
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Community Living Ajax-Pickering & Whitby
Community Living Ajax-Pickering, Whitby, 177 Dowty Road, Ajax
Support activities in day services for adults with a developmental disability * participate in activities, outings or support an individual at their volunteer placement * share your talents, interests and skills
Friendly Visitor   Durham Region  Whitby 
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Community Living Ajax-Pickering & Whitby
Whitby
Visit with a young man * support him using public transit * enjoy social time in his community of Whitby
Volunteer in Partners (VIP)   Ajax  Durham Region  Pickering  Whitby 
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Community Living Ajax-Pickering & Whitby
Various locations in Pickering, Ajax or Whitby
Suppport an adult with an intellectual disability to have a volunteer position in a community setting * work side by side with the individual to support inclusion and success at the volunteer location of their choice
Bingo Assistant   Durham Region  Oshawa 
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AIDS Committee of Durham Region
Red Barn, 172 Wayne Court, Oshawa
Possibly starting January 2021 
 
Sell bingo books * distribute game pay-outs * maintain hall cleanliness
Event and Program Support   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Crohn's and Colitis Canada, Durham Region Chapter
Real Canadian Superstore - PC Cooking School, 30 Kingston Rd, Ajax, Ont
Work with local team to encourage patient support efforts and support fundraising events within the local area * assist by helping with event organization, volunteer recruitment * awareness building, marketing and communications * donations and sponsorship for Signature Event - Gutsy Walk
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Chartwell Ballycliffe Long-Term Care
Ballycliffe Lodge, 70 Station St, Ajax
Porter resident to and from activity * assist with board and card games * encourage conversation between residents
Friendly Visitor   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Chartwell Ballycliffe Long-Term Care
Ballycliffe Lodge, 70 Station St, Ajax
One-on-one visit with senior * play games, assist with puzzles * read aloud
Friendly Visitor   Durham Region  Oshawa 
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Cedarcroft Place Retirement Residence
Cedarcroft Retirement Residence, 649 King St E, Oshawa
Volunteer program suspended until further notice One-on-one visit with a resident * encourage discussion, and friendly social interaction
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
Front of House   Durham Region  Whitby 
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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  
 
 
Various roles available * usher, concession sales * set-up, clean-up * provide good customer service to all Whitby Courthouse Theatre patrons
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A Gift of Art
A Gift of Art 187 King Ave E, Newcastle, Ontario
Join with the team who bring art programs, events and art classes to Newcastle * various positions available * art library, Kids Camps * supply maintenance, events * gardening, building maintenance and housekeeping 
 
Protocols from local health authorities in place * provide masks, gloves and hand sanitizer and all surfaces cleaned twice daily
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Cedarcroft Place Retirement Residence
Cedarcroft Place Retirement Residence, 694 King St E, Oshawa
Volunteer program suspended until further notice Organize card tournaments * modify sports or games as necessary to include all residents
Puppy Raiser   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind
Your home and community
Raise and care for a puppy in your home for 12-18 months * public outings with the puppy, daily long walks in all weather conditions * obedience and socialization * training, food, supplies and veterinary expenses provided
Volunteer and Placement Program   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Central Lake Ontario Conservation, Oshawa - Administration Office
Durham Region
Volunteer programs are suspended due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic * volunteers may continue to register and will be notified when intake and training are safely able to resume 
 
Central Lake Ontario Conservation Authority (CLOCA) has volunteer and non-paid work experience opportunities for secondary and post-secondary students * corporate opportunities * events Durham Children's Watershed Festival and Purple Woods Maple Syrup Festival
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Lakeridge Health Oshawa
Lakeridge Health Oshawa * 1 Hospital Court, Oshawa
At this time, all volunteer programs within our five hospitals have been put on hold; however, we are still recruiting for the time when it is appropriate for us to resume. Once the programs are up and running again, we will be updating what our current needs are. If you respond to this listing, please know your information is secure and we will absolutely be connecting with you again. Thank you so much and stay well. 
 
 
Provide excellent service to visitors, patients and staff in the Gift Shop * work with cash and operate a cash register and Moneris machine
Community Food Box – Delivery Person   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Community Care Durham
Pick up food for delivery at pre-arranged locations in your municipality of Durham Region
Deliver a food box weekly on Friday * food boxes contain a variety of healthy food essentials, locally made or grown
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
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 security check and 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
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 , 600 Townline Rd.S. Oshawa
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
Group Support Volunteer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Kinark Child and Family Services. Durham Region
Whitby
Create and deliver activities to involve children while parents attend a group * support and assist child and youth workers and/or social workers 
Not currently recruiting
Child support in Durham Region   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Nanny Angel Network
Homes of clients in Durham Region
Provide free, specialized in-home relief childcare for children 0-16, as support for mothers who have been diagnosed with cancer, for those requiring palliative care and for families requiring additional relief during the bereavement period  
 
Nanny Angels offer fun, educational, creative, and safe supportive and engaging experiences for the children in their care * Nanny Angels role is to engage and support the child(ren) with four hours of childcare service per week to the same family 
 
Volunteers are matched with families based on compatibility and location within Durham Region
One Voice - QTPOC Youth Collective   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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AIDS Committee of Durham Region
Help to develop and run educational events for One Voice, a collective to meet the health needs and define the social service gaps experienced by Queer and Trans People of Colour (QTPOC) aged 13 to 29  
 
Now seeking volunteers for the planning group, next event tentatively October 2020
York Durham Heritage Railway   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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York Durham Heritage Railway
19 Railway St, Uxbridge
Many positions available at the York-Durham Heritage Railway Association * ambassador for the railway * assist with on-board services annual seasonal events * offer tourist train experience on heritage coaches, on-board entertainment * seasonal events in Uxbridge, snack bar and souvenir stand * establish and maintain a museum of railway memorabilia * promote rail heritage education
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Lakeridge Health Whitby, Specialty Hospital
Lakeridge Health Whitby, 300 Gordon St, Whitby
All Lakeridge Health volunteer programs are suspended until the COVID-19 outbreak is finished  
 
Assist staff with recreation activities for Complex Continuing Care patients to help improve functional ability, leisure independence and quality of life
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Lakeridge Health Bowmanville
Lakeridge Health Bowmanville, 47 Liberty St S, Bowmanville
All Lakeridge Health volunteer programs are suspended until the COVID-19 outbreak is finished 
 
Treats and Treasures Cafe and Gift Shop at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville * be a champion for helping others, operate cash register and handle cash, replenish stock as required and make coffee * training is provided
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Pickering Football Club, Pickering Soccer Centre
Brock Ridge Community Park, Brock Rd and Finch Ave, Pickering
Pickering FC has suspended ALL programming and events for the foreseeable future. The PFC office and the Pickering Soccer Centre will be closed until further notice Play one-on-one with athletes and guide them through sessions * work with instructors and other volunteers, learn how to mentor * set up and take down equipment/stations * demonstrate soccer skills, physical skills and teamwork skills * help athletes to make friends and have a good time
Reading Buddy   Durham Region  Oshawa 
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Oshawa (City of). Public Library, Northview Branch
Northview Branch, 250 Beatrice St E, Oshawa
The Library is closed and the volunteer program has been suspended until further notice Assist grade 2 to 3 students improve reading skills * listen to child read, help with sounds or pronunciation if needed * reinforce reading for enjoyment
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Habitat for Humanity, Greater Toronto Area, Durham Office
Oshawa ReStore, Mid-Town Mall, 200 John St W, Oshawa
All Habitat Durham work-sites, offices, ReStores, and build sites are closed until further notice Assist ReStore Floor Manager * merchandise, store organization * product research, price items * assist with off-loading truck and other tasks as needed
Truck Assistant   Durham Region  Oshawa 
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Habitat for Humanity, Greater Toronto Area, Durham Office
Habitat for Humanity, Midtown Mall, 200 John St, Oshawa
All Habitat Durham work-sites, offices, ReStores, and build sites are closed until further notice Move furniture * load, unload furniture truck * greet donors
Volunteer Program Assistant   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Habitat for Humanity, Greater Toronto Area, Durham Office
All Habitat Durham work-sites, offices, ReStores, and build sites are closed until further notice Assist the Volunteer Coordinator with all aspects of the volunteer program * seek out new volunteers, create volunteer schedules * attend events * organize volunteer appreciation events * assist the Volunteer Coordinator with other tasks as needed
Developmental Services Assistant   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Sunrise Youth Group
Sunrise Youth Group 1621 McEwen Drive, Unit 6 Whitby * trips in the community
All volunteer activity is suspened until further notice Assist participants with a wide range of on site and in the community recreational activities * themed night events, art projects, physically active activities * opportunity to accompany the group on trips out in the community - hockey games, baseball * retreats and camping programs in the summer
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parkrun, Ajax, Whitby
Elizabeth St and Old Kingston Rd, Ajax (Pickering Village)
All parkrun events are on hold http://parkrun.me/covid19 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
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Sunrise Youth Group
Sunrise Youth Group, 1621 McEwen Dr, Whitby * also events in the community
All volunteer activity is suspened until further notice Assist staff with dances, bbq, sports, games night or weekend camping
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 activity is suspened until further notice Assist where needed at dances, movie nights, essential skills nights, cabin retreats and sporting events
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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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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March of Dimes Canada, Aphasia and Communication Disabilities Program
Westminister United Church, 1850 Rossland Rd. E., Whitby, ON, L1N 3P2
The Communication Program Volunteer assists adults with aphasia and acquired communication disabilities in a group setting, by learning and applying supportive communication techniques * with guidance and support from Speech-Language Pathologists and Communicative Disorders Assistants, volunteers provide clients with opportunities to engage in conversation and increase life participation
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Bethesda House, Shelter & Community Outreach Services
Downtown Bowmanville
Help with set-up and take-down of event or booth * engage with visitors, talk about and promote Bethesda House programs and services * assist with other duties related to the event as needed 
 
Annual events include Walk A Mile In Her Shoes, Take Back The Night, Dinner& Auction, BIA events related to Bethesda House second Chance store
Experience Music - Various Positions   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Kindred Spirits Orchestra
Concerts in Markham Theatre, Richmond Hill Centre and CBC Glenn Gould Studio
Many opportunities to assist the Kindred Spirits Orchestra * help with stage set-up, food preparation, music library inventory * Instagram/Facebook/Twitter accounts maintenance, HTML website maintenance * marketing and design of posters, programs, and brochures * audio/video recording and editing, mailing lists * board of directors and committees
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March of Dimes Canada, 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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Music4Life Ensemble, Ajax
Pickering Village Seniors Centre: 29 Linton Avenue, Ajax, Ontario
Play a stringed instrument - violin, viola, cello or double bass - with Music4Life ensemble and the 40 hour challenge * attend weekly 2 hour practice and participate as a volunteer player in one string section * help with setup and take down during practice * perform in end of season showcase * make live string music available to members of our Durham Region Community * assist with performance setup and take down on performance day
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Clarington Youth Centres
Firehouse Youth Centre * Loft * NYC
Assist with event preparation * set up and take down stage * sell raffle tickets * registration * other duties as required
Activity Host   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Autism Home Base, Activities for Adults with Autism
Throughout Durham Region
Help to host an activity, participate in weekly peer to peer social and recreational activities for autistic adults and their care givers * arrive early to greet participants * register new families *distribute news for AHBD * participate in program and take pictures of sessions * audit program for member satisfaction and report concerns * contribute ideas and insights to season planning
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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
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
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
Fracture Prevention Educator   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Osteoporosis Canada
Various seniors centres in Durham Region
Be trained to conduct education sessions on fracture prevention to seniors at seniors centres, retirement homes and active living programs in Durham Region * help with information tables at health fairs, community festivals and events
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Station Gallery
Station Gallery, 1450 Henry St, Whitby
Assist artist instructors to facilitate art programs for children, youth and families * assist with art activities, and clean up after class * must be comfortable working with large groups of children * experience working with children in an arts setting is an asset
Female Group Mentor   Brock  Durham Region  Scugog  Uxbridge 
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Durham
Schools in North Durham
Facilitate Go Girls, program for girls 12-14 to learn about food and nutrition * provide guidance, attention, praise and advice to instill trust and self-confidence * promote importance of staying in school and healthy relationships with family and peers
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Station Gallery
Station Gallery, Henry St, Whitby
Support the Artist Instructors in art classes with school groups * preparation, clean up * facilitate art projects and activities for K-8 children
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Distress Centre Durham
Distress Centre Durham, Whitby
Phone registered clients and offer emotional support * keep record of outgoing calls
Recreation Program Support   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Participation House Project, Durham Region
Participation House Durham, 55 Gordon St # 1, Whitby
Support youth and adults with varying abilities to participate in recreational, leisure, lifeskill and art programs
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STEM Camp
West Hill United Church 62 Orchard Prk Dr * Christ Church United 155 Markham Rd Scarborough
STEM Camp Ambassador * travel to the STEM Camp location 1-2 times each week * observe summer camp operations using supplied checklist * forward observations and report to Head Office after each visit 
 
STEM Camps to have locations in Durham Region for summer 2021
Board of Directors   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Personal Attendant Care
Whitby Mall, Thickson and Dundas, Whitby
Serve on the volunteer Board * of interest to individuals who are involved in the delivery of health and home care services for the physically and mentally disabled and want to contribute their time, knowledge and experience to this segment of the community * attend monthly evening meetings * actively participate on two subcommittees, monthly via teleconference
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Brooklin Lacrosse Club
Iroquois Park Sports Centre, Whitby
Work with management to plan every aspect of Brooklin Redmen lacrosse team upcoming season * marketing, promotions, sponsorship and game day assistance * attend monthly meetings except during the summer game season
Durham Chapter Support   Ajax  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Whitby 
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Crohn's and Colitis Canada, Durham Region Chapter
Durham Region
Local chapter volunteers in collaboration with other like-minded individuals help plan patient support and fundraiaising events * monthly peer support meetings * education events and the annual Gutsy Walk
Program Assistant   Durham Region  Oshawa 
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Extendicare Oshawa
Oshawa Extendicare, 82 Park Rd N, Oshawa
Assist residents with recreation programs * play cards, encourage participation with crafts * one to one visits, reading, puzzles * group events/parties for residents
STEM Tutor   Durham Region  Pickering 
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Black Physicians of Tomorrow
1467 Whites Rd N, Pickering
Tutor highschool aged students in STEM subject areas * assess the fit of potential candidates * develop tailored strategies to combat learning challenges * partner with educators and family to leverage shared interest of improving academic performance * communicate where BPT and the STEM Works program can further address and support needs
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Community Living Oshawa Clarington
Oshawa or Clarington (Bowmanville)
Support adults with developmental disability by bringing skills and talents to the Day Programs at The Clarington Project * cooking, baking and Hot Lunch Thursday * teach Zumba, tai chi, dance or organize walks or hikes for the Health and Wellness recreation program * creative art skills, wood working, pottery or jewelry making for the Art and Creative Expression * Life Skills sessions include money management, internet safety and job skill preparedness * participate in community visits, shopping or recreational activities * share your special skill or hobby with the people Community Living Oshawa Clarington supports * provide transportation to and from the hub so members can participate in all the activities 
 
Volunteers are needed who are keen to encourage members to participate in physical fitness, walking, working out, outdoor time and activities at a nearby park
Artifacts Assistant   Durham Region  Pickering 
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Pickering Museum Village
Pickering Museum Village, 2365 6th Concession Rd, Greenwood
Research on social history, local politics, rural life, local personalities, artifacts in the Pickering Museum Village collection * documentation, inventory, filing, data entry
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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
Historical Researcher   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Pickering Museum Village
Pickering Museum Village, 2365 Concession Road 6, Greenwood
Research ideas and suggestions for new activities * assist with research or research independently for accuracy and authenticity in areas of social history, local politics, day-to-day rural life
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Distress Centre Durham
Whitby
Train to answer crisis helpline * learn active listening skills, risk assessment tools and crisis de-escalation * suicide prevention and intervention
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 interactive financial literacy education programs to Grade 7 and 8 students * facilitate, act as a resource and role model, motivate 
 
Facilitate a Junior Achievement program in a classroom for a day * 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 solo or with a colleague/friend or be matched with a partner * multiple programs to choose from, depending on your interests and skills
Activity Aid   Durham Region  Whitby 
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Sunnycrest Nursing Home
Sunnycrest Nursing Home, 1635 Dundas St E, Whitby
Escort resident to/from activity * assist with programs * outings * gardening * shopping trips * friendly visiting
Pet Therapy   Durham Region  Whitby 
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Sunnycrest Nursing Home
Sunnycrest Nursing Home, 1635 Dundas St, Whitby
Visit residents with your calm, well behaved pet * monitor residents as they interact with the animal * friendly interaction and conversation with residents
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Extendicare Oshawa
Oshawa Extendicare, 82 Park Rd N, Oshawa
Various opportunities to help residents at Extendicare Oshawa * office duties * assist with recreation programs * help with parties and outings * visit one to one with a resident * enjoy a cup of tea, or a walk
Board and Committee Member   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Participation House Project, Durham Region
Whitby
Volunteer Board of Directors * set policy, exercise oversight and provide strategic direction for the important work of Participation House
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Orchard Villa, Long Term Care and Retirement Living
Orchard Villa, 1955 Valley Farm Rd, Pickering
Visit with resident and converse in their language (Polish, German, Farsi, Urdu, or Italian etc) * assist resident with reading, writing
Girl Guide Leader   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada, Ontario Council
Various locations in Durham Region
Share your skills to help girls and young women develop their potential * deliver programs that help guides develop life skills that are highly valued * program delivery, training, communications * event planning, risk management
Many Roles to Play   Ajax  Durham Region 
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Ajax Community Theatre
St Francis Centre, 78 Church St S, Ajax
Many opportunities to help with productions by Ajax Community Theatre * actors, producers * lighting and sound crew, backstage crew * construction and painting * ushers, front of house * costumes and props * board members
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Orchard Villa, Long Term Care and Retirement Living
Orchard Villa Long Term Care, 1955 Valley Farm Rd, Pickering
Help at the monthly birthday party celebration * help deliver cake and refreshments, interact with residents, take photos * help to porter residents to and from the event
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Rogers TV, Durham Region, Oshawa - Marwood Dr
Rogers TV, 301 Marwood Dr, Oshawa
Hands-on experience in variety of production roles * Studio Camera, Audio Board Operation * Floor Directing, Production Assistant, Guest Liaison * Switching, Directing * Graphics Operation, Mobile Productions
Volunteer Program   Durham Region  Oshawa 
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Oshawa (City of). Oshawa Senior Community Centres 55+
John St, Northview Branch, Legends Branch, Conant Branch
Get involved at one of the locations of Oshawa Senior Citizens Centre * many volunteer opportunities to choose from * administration, board member, committee member * support services, education, community relations * recreation, special projects, fundraising 
 
Click here to fill in an OSCC Volunteer Application Form
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We Grow Food
Some volunteers also meet at the Oshawa Public Library
Help to update the main contact list which will feed both direct mail and elelctronic news
Communications Coordinator   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Carion Fenn Foundation
Communications and public relations for Carion Fenn with consistent voice and tone for all channels * represent Carion Fenn as an ambassador when answering questions from the public, media and other organizations * plan publicity campaign and public relations activities to raise public awareness * seek out media interview opportunities * write and submit press releases * promote events and activities * seek and research organizations that can partner with Carion Fenn * create blogs posts and edit website and social media accounts *prepare media materials and kits * analyze media coverage * attend meetings online or in person
Graphic Designer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Carion Fenn Foundation
Create materials to visually represent the organization's identity and ensure consistent organizational brand * design flyers, logos and banners * create graphics to be used for digital communications * create and update existing templates including letterheads, Newsletter, Brochures, Flyers, fact sheets, signage and banners consistent with brand guidelines * support the communications team and President & CEO with branding content creation.
Board Member   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Literacy Council of Durham Region, Literacy and Basic Skills
Literacy Council of Durham, 115 Simcoe St S, 2nd floor, Oshawa
Board member for Literacy Council of Durham Region (LCDR) * provide governance and strategic planning * attend monthly meeting at the Council office and one committee meeting 
 
Those with a background in Fundraising, Finance and Law and Policy (including, the Corporations Act and the upcoming Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (ONCA) would be most welcome 
 
**The Board is currently at capacity, however accepting CVs for those wishing to be on file for when there is an opening **
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March of Dimes Canada, Aphasia and Communication Disabilities Program
Westminister United Church, 1850 Rossland Rd. E., Whitby
Provide members with opportunities to engage in conversations * model and encourage the use of various supportive communication strategies such as key wording, choices etc * participate in calendar planning and program implementation * prepare and/or bring in discussion materials/resources for the group * assist members during arrival/departure, program set-up/clean-up and coffee breaks
Elizz Paws, Dog Therapy Visitor   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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SE Health, Central East Office
At the homes of clients
Dog visiting program * dog and the owner visit clients who are living in isolation, in a hospice or receiving palliative care * the visit with the dog gives the client the unconditional love and support that only dogs are capable of
Tax Clinic Volunteer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Durham (Region of). Social Services Department, Whitby - Rossland Rd E - Regional Headquarters
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
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Oshawa Little Theatre
Oshawa Little Theatre, 62 Russett Ave, Oshawa
Welcome audience to theatre, hand out program, assist patrons to their seat * assist with concession sales
Meal Time Assistant   Durham Region  Pickering 
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Orchard Villa, Long Term Care and Retirement Living
Orchard Villa Long Term Care, 1955 Valley Farm Road, Pickering ON
Assist with meals for residents who need aide * provide 1 to 1 attention and a good dining experience for residents
Music Therapy Aide   Durham Region  Pickering 
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Orchard Villa, Long Term Care and Retirement Living
Orchard Villa Long Term Care * 1955 Valley Farm Rd, Pickering
Help with weekly music therapy sessions on the secure Aspen Unit for residents with dementia * porter residents to the program area * assist the music therapist with 8 residents * encourage participation
Adult Day Program Assistant   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Alzheimer Society of Durham Region
Alzheimer Durham, 1600 Champlain Ave, Suite 202, Whitby
Assist with the Young Onset Dementia program * meet and greet guests, help to serve snack, lunch, and coffee/tea * help participants with programs and encourage social engagement
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Alzheimer Society of Durham Region
Locations in Whitby, Oshawa, Bowmanville
Provide support to the program coordinator, or the designated group leader * review content for each session to assist with delivering the daily program/agenda * answer questions about other Alzheimer’s Society programs * foster a safe and inviting environment for guests to share their experiences * engage with guests, listen to stories and experiences 
 
Brain Wave Café programs are a safe, comfortable, and supportive environment for people with dementia and their care partners to socialize * offers a range of fun, educational, and engaging activities that encompass art, music, and games * led by qualified staff and supported by local volunteers, these regular social groups improve well-being and reduce isolation for entire families * friendships are often formed and people who attend leave the sessions feeling connected and renewed
Brain Wave Café - Program Lead   Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Whitby 
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Alzheimer Society of Durham Region
Whitby, Oshawa and Bowmanville
Lead or support a 90 minute, once a month, drop-in session for people with dementia and their care partners * plan the structured component of the session * use curriculum booklet as a guide, prepare a 30–40 minute activity while keeping in mind client expectations and needs * 30 minutes prior to session, set up and organize venue * actively engage all participants with an inclusive environment, and employ strategies for those who may have a difficult time connecting and conversing * transport required materials for the program, some items may be stored at the site * with the support of program volunteers, ensure the venue is clean and tidy at the end of each session * responsible for taking attendance, provide name tags, write a monthly summary, share report with ASDR
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Alzheimer Society of Durham Region
Uxbridge * Whitby
Attend the monthly breakfast session * facilitate causal conversation with guests and staff * enjoy a cup of coffee on the house (at Eggsmart) or purchase a full breakfast while you provide social and emotional support to guests * get to know participants, ask about their week and other programs they attend * discuss the topic of day provided by the program supervisor
Client Engagement Facilitator   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Alzheimer Society of Durham Region
Alzheimer Society Durham Region, 1600 Champlain Ave, Suite 202, Whitby
Contact Alzheimer Society Durham Region (ASDR) clients and families by phone to make sure that they know about all the services and supports they are able to access * make follow up phone calls to those who are interested in connecting with supports * connect clients with appropriate Family Support staff for counselling and Recreation Coordinator for those interested in social and recreation programs * log transactions with clients in the client data base following call
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
Recreation Program Assistant   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Alzheimer Society of Durham Region
A variety of venues around Durham Region, depending on choice of activity
Assist the Instructor in facilitating a program of your choice (Arts, Creative Movement, Walking, Choir, Minds in Motion, Brain Wave Cafe) * meet, greet, and socialize with people who are living with dementia, care partners, volunteers, and other staff members * participate in scheduled programs and provide leadership and support to others * help to create a safe, welcoming, and inclusive atmosphere for new and returning clients * help with set up and take down, including the physical arrangement of the room as well as planning and preparing for activities
Activity Aide   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Westney Gardens, Retirement Home
Westney Gardens Retirement Residence, 1010 Westney Rd N, Ajax
Assist at group programs * bingo, arts and crafts, exercise * socials and special events for seniors * one to one visits with a resident * help with programs, assist with outings
Blood Donor Clinic Volunteer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Canadian Blood Services, Oshawa, Blood Donor Event
Blood Donor Clinic locations in Durham Region
Welcome donors to hospitality area of clinic * offer refreshments * give information and updates to donors about Canadian Blood Services programs and initiatives * answer questions, thank donors and give milestone donor recognition items * observe donors and watch for adverse reactions * communicates with clinic staff, provide updates on clinic issues or problems * keep hospitality area in good order
Co-iLab Hub Animator   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Community Innovation Lab
600 Rossland Rd W, Oshawa
Animate the hub via events and people traffic * provide supports at the Hub Welcome Desk * welcome entrepreneurs, manage fundraising events, support events * help to attract events and clients to the hub * contribute your special talents * invite the community to participate in activities or showcase products * update website with lively business engagements
Friendly Visitor/Companion   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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March of Dimes Canada, Oshawa - Mary St, Supportive Housing
Mary St, Oshawa
Make friends with like-minded individual who wishes to socialize, take part in group activities or chat over coffee
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Story Book Farm Primate Sanctuary
Sunderland/Cannington Ontario
On-farm tasks include clean enclosures, lift heavy loads, build structures * make monkey dinners, create enrichment, and other farm tasks as required  
 
Note - there is no free contact with the monkeys at the farm. They all live in enclosures and are not here to cuddle with us. We respect their space and only interact with them on their terms through their enclosures to provide enrichment and comfort for them.
Youth Council Member   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Amnesty International, Group 90
Meetings in Ajax and Pickering
Meet with other committed youth activists to solve human rights issues * campaign actions - write letters and petitions, attend events, and create new ideas for youth involvement
Beaver Scout Leader   Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa 
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Scouts Canada, Oshawa and Courtice Area
Oshawa, Courtice
Help Beaver Scouts develop personal and team skills in a positive atmosphere * encourage youth development through Scouts Canada Program delivery
Company Program Advisor/Mentor   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Junior Achievement [Durham Region], Central Ontario
High School in Durham Region
With the a team of business professionals, the Company Program (CP) Advisor will act as a business mentor, role model and facilitator for a group of 10-30 high school students * mentor, coach, guide and support students through an 18-week entrepreneurial journey to create, run and liquidate a real start-up business 
 
Resources, training and support for all volunteers is provided by the JA Company Program team
Cub Scout Leader   Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa 
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Scouts Canada, Oshawa and Courtice Area
Help scouts develop personal and team skills in a positive atmosphere * encourage youth development through Scouts Canada Program delivery using a badge system and outdoor adventure activities
Friendly Visitor   Durham Region  Pickering 
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Orchard Villa, Long Term Care and Retirement Living
Orchard Villa, 1955 Valley Farm Rd, Pickering
One-on-one visit with a resident * walks * games * letter writing, reading and conversation
Musical Performer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Orchard Villa, Long Term Care and Retirement Living
Orchard Villa, 1955 Valley Farm Rd, Pickering
Musical performer
Nail Technician   Durham Region  Pickering 
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Orchard Villa, Long Term Care and Retirement Living
Orchard Villa, 1955 Valley Farm Rd, Pickering
Offer hand massage, file nails, apply polish * porter resident to and from appointment
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Orchard Villa, Long Term Care and Retirement Living
Orchard Villa, 1955 Valley Farm Rd, Oshawa
Visit with a resident to assist with comfort and quality of life * listen, provide encouragment and support * report behaviour or health changes to charge nurse * family support
Pastoral Visitor   Durham Region  Pickering 
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Orchard Villa, Long Term Care and Retirement Living
Orchard Villa, 1955 Valley Farm Rd, Pickering
One-on-one visit * spirtual guidance * scripture reading
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Pickering Reading Circle
Pickering Public Library, Central Branch, upper level, One the Esplanade, Pickering
Assist with literacy and numeracy with an elementary student aged 4- 13 years * help and mentor
Community Engagement Event Volunteer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Toronto and Region Conservation Authority [Durham Region], Administrative Information
Throughout the GTA * some Durham Region locations
Assist with outdoor environmental community events throughout the Greater Toronto Area and across the TRCA’s jurisdiction * successful candidates must attend a volunteer training session and commit to volunteering for 4 weekend days during this event season  
 
Participate in the spring training session and site safety orientations before each event * assist with the set-up of tables, tents and other event equipment * greet participants, collect registration information and any required waivers or releases * assist with planting demonstrations * provide support to Family Nature Events * engage event participants in interactive activities at an event booth (successful candidates will be trained to lead event activities) * assist with packing up tables, tents and other event equipment
Year Round Guide - Weekdays or Weekends   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Toronto Zoo
Toronto Zoo, 2000 Meadowvale Rd, Toronto * enter gate at Meadowvale entrance
Connect Students and families to nature at interactive activity stations and with guided tours * Enhance Zoo visitors' experiences with information and directions * share your people skills * rediscover the natural world * learn something new * enjoy a flexible commitment 
 
Weekday Volunteers - assist with student workshops * lead curriculum-based tours on zoo site 
 
Weekend Volunteers - assist at special events * operate education areas on zoo site
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We Grow Food
Work with small team to secure funding for a Mobile Greenhouse Classroom * secure meetings for sponsorship presentations, find and work on leads for donations * help create public awareness about the project
Public Education Program Assistant   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Alzheimer Society of Durham Region
Locations in Durham Region
Support the Alzheimer Society Durham Region's public education program * opportunities include public speaking, facilitating information booths, and implementing the Interactive Dementia Experience * volunteers will be asked to study relevant learning materials, accept info booth sessions, act as a ambassador on behalf of ASDR, attend professional development sessions, and engage with the community
Seasonal Maintenance Help   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Christian Horizons. Central East District
Oshawa
Outdoor, seasonal maintenance of one of the Christian Horizon homes * wash windows * minor paint repairs * stain deck * power-wash exterior of home * garden, weed and plant * rake leaves/yard waste clean up
Skills-Building Coach   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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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
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
Experience Theatre - Open Call   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Theatre on the Ridge
Locations in Port Perry and throughout Durham Region
Many opportunities to work with the company * Production - perform, technical support set, props and costume * Front of House - box office, usher, concessions * Marketing and Communication - content creation, promotional events, print distribution * Board of Directors
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
Board Member   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Durham Association for Family Resources and Support
Durham Association for Family Resources and Support, 850 King St W, Unit 20, Oshawa
Community board member * effective governance of the organization which provides Family Support (supports, resources, connections with other families and other types of assistance)
Board Member   Durham Region  Oshawa 
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YWCA Durham, Adelaide House, Administration
YWCA Durham, 33 McGrigor St, Oshawa
Board Member * set policy, exercise oversight and provide strategic direction * board position is open to women only
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My Sensory Place of Durham
Whitby Baptist Church, 411 Gilbert St, Whitby
Respite child care for children aged 3 -12 years * help with arts and crafts programs * play games
Garden Maintenance   Durham Region  Oshawa 
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We Grow Food
South Patch Garden, 863 Glen St, Oshawa * Alexandra's Bounty, 364 Simcoe St N * Carea, 115 Grassmere
Garden maintenance at one or more of the community gardens in Oshawa general garden and property care * build raised beds, paint * planting, watering, weeding, harvesting * food storage
Event Organizer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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We Grow Food
South Patch, 863 Glen St S * Alexandra's Bounty,374 Simcoe St N * Carea 115 Grassmere Ave
We Grow Food has 7 events planned during the season * with the support of other volunteers, organize events to highlight We Grow Food * use your knowledge and energy to create 2 new fundraising events
Group Activities Facilitator   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Community Development Council Durham, Community Connections Program
Various * Ajax or Pickering Welcome Centre * other locations (eg library, church)
Lead and facilitate group activities * explain Canadian customs, traditions, rules to newcomers * administrative duties
Theatre Camp Assistant   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Great Big Theatre Company
First Baptist Church, 812 Hortop St, Oshawa
Assist counselors to implement Camp program 2019 * assist with play production, music, choreography, dance, stagecraft * lead games, supervise lunch and snack breaks
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Fosterbrooke Long Term Care
Fosterbrooke Long Term Care, 330 King Ave W, Newcastle
Perform for residents at special events, for small groups and celebrations * instrumental, vocal
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Fosterbrooke Long Term Care
Fosterbrooke Long Term Care, 330 King Ave W, Newcastle
Assist residents to and from programs * encourage residents to participate and socialize * visit with a resident, share a story, enjoy some time together
Community Gardeners   Durham Region  Oshawa 
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We Grow Food
Gardens in Oshawa
Community gardens in several Oshawa locations seek those with interest or skills in garden builds, gardening * those who have organization skills and technical skills
Community Event   Clarington  Durham Region 
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Clarington
Various locations in Clarington
Assist at fundraising and community events to promote Big Brothers Big Sisters in Clarington * greet and inform public about organization and its' programs and volunteer opportunities * set up prior to event and take down after event * other tasks or duties assigned as required during an event
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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
Friendly Visitor   Brock  Durham Region 
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Lakeview Manor
Lakeview Manor, 133 Main St, Beaverton
Visit residents and socialize * play card and board games * take wheelchair resident outside
Musician   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Lakeview Manor
Lakeview Manor, 133 Main St, Beaverton
Play musical instrument (e.g. piano) * lead a sing a-long * play background music * perform for residents
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Lakeview Manor
Lakeview Manor, 133 Main St, Beaverton
Assist resident to and from service * encourage residents participation at service * help to serve refreshments
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Mission Thrift Store
Mission Thrift Oshawa,1300 Simcoe St N, Oshawa
Assist at the Mission Thrift store * receive donations, sort donations * present and promote store merchandise with creative displays
Extra Life Gamer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Children's Miracle Network
Dedicate a day of gaming play for kids in your community at SickKids Hospital * get started on your own or create a gaming event at your school, office or neighbourhood * sign up today 
 
Extra Life unites thousands of gamers around the world to play games in support of their local Children's Miracle Network Hospital
Community Outreach/Special Events   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Canadian Blood Services, Oshawa, Blood Donor Event
Various locations in Durham Region
Assist with set-up and tear down of the promotional booth and equipment * provide information about Canadian Blood Services programs and initiatives * provide courteous and responsive service to prospective donors * assist with management of participant records and event documentation
Ambassador   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Outfox Magazine
Ambassador for Outfox magazine, a small startup monthly publication for children on the autism spectrum * use in person opportunities and social media savvy to establish relationships with potential donors, supporters and subscribers
Magazine Contributor   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Outfox Magazine
Assist with creating editions of Outfox Magazine - a small startup monthly publication for children on the autism spectrum * edit articles so language is clear and can be understood by those 8-12 years old * create graphics inline with articles * write an article 
 
Opportunity to use marketing, fundraising and grant writing experience to benefit CEIDA
Friendly Visitor   Ajax  Durham Region  Pickering 
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Abbeylawn Manor Retirement Home
Abbeylawn Manor Living, 534 Rodd Ave, Pickering
Visit one-on-one with a resident * take walks on the property * play games or read the newspaper * enjoy a coffee or tea, spend time with a resident
Happy Hour Assistant   Ajax  Durham Region  Pickering 
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Abbeylawn Manor Retirement Home
Abbeylawn Manor, 534 Rodd Ave, Pickering
Assist residents to and from program * serve refreshments & snacks * provide companionship
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Alzheimer Society of Durham Region
O'Neill CVI, 301 Simcoe St N, Oshawa
Provide support to the recreation coordinator, or the designated choir leaders * help organize and manage the final choir/recital * review music and come prepared to sing along with participants * answer questions about other Alzheimer’s Society programs, as required * foster a safe and inviting environment for guests to share the experience * engage with guests, listen to stories and experiences * ensure participants find parking, assist guests to the music room
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Toronto Wildlife Centre
Rouge Park (Scarborough - near Pickering/Toronto townline - Steeles and Markham Road)
Skilled volunteers with construction experience to assist in a variety of projects * cage construction * general repairs * painting portables * retro-fitting portables * clearing areas for construction

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