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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
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Lakeridge Health Bowmanville
133 Church St, Bowmanville
All Lakeridge Health volunteer programs are suspended until the COVID-19 outbreak is finished  
 
Assist at New to You Shoppe with gently used clothing and small items * located off site to benefit Lakeridge Health Bowmanville * greet and serve customers * sort, price and display items * handle cash
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
Board Member   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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META Vocational Services Inc, Ontario Employment Assistance Services
META’s Board of Directors seeks passionate, diverse, and experienced board members to contribute to the expertise and leadership of META
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
Volunteer Counsellor for Seniors   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Victory Neighbourhood Services Inc.
Develop and implement counselling and intervention programs * assist clients in determining goals and means of attaining them * counsel clients * provide support and mediation services, and facilitate group sessions * evaluate the effectiveness of counselling programs and interventions, and clients’ progress in resolving identified problems and movement toward defined objectives * liaise with community agencies or partners, and identify additional or alternative services and provide referrals.
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
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
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, McLaughlin Branch
Oshawa Public Library, McLaughlin Branch, 65 Bagot St, Oshawa
COVID 19 Update - The volunteer program has been suspended until further notice  
 
Assist grade one-to-three students 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, 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, 186 Thornton Rd S, Oshawa
Actively recruiting volunteers ahead of resuming the program 
 
Sell chips, pop, chocolate bars and other items in the "Country Store" Tuck shop
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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
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
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 ahead of resuming the program 
 
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
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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 
 
Assist in porter residents to/from chapel * setup and clean up * assist to read materials * interact with residents, lead hymns, sing songs
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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
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 ahead of resuming the program 
 
Engage a resident in activities and conversation, one to one * participate in activities of personal interest and ability
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
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
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
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
Event Planning   Clarington  Durham Region 
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A Gift of Art
Various in Clarington
Join the committee and plan events for A Gift of Art * attend weekly meetings, assist at events 
 
Protocols from local health authorities in place * provide masks, gloves and hand sanitizer and all surfaces cleaned twice daily
Event Supervisor   Clarington  Durham Region 
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A Gift of Art
Events in Clarington
Supervise volunteers * ensure each event runs smoothly * manage set up and take down * issue press releases and communiques * other duties as needed 
 
Protocols from local health authorities in place * provide masks, gloves and hand sanitizer and all surfaces cleaned twice daily
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
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
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
Events Committee Member   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Girls Inc. of Durham, Ajax
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
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
Board of Directors; Finance, Technology, Philanthropy   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Community Care Durham
Durham Region
The Board of Directors oversees Community Care Durham’s affairs within the framework of applicable laws and standards as they relate to Mission, Vision and Values, Leadership and Succession Planning, Risk and Quality Assurance and Community Connections 
 
The Board of Directors has the responsibility and authority to approve strategic planning and directives; budgets and purchases; CEO goals, performance management and compensation as well as the evaluation of their own performance, roles and responsibilities 
 
The board seeks skills and qualifications in the areas of Financial, Technology and Philanthropy * candidates should understand the Not for Profit Sector and Community Supports Services * minimum five years in area of expertise * leadership, governance skills and a collegial team player 
 
Interested candidates can forward their resumes to: rkeys@communitycaredurham.on.ca or visit communitycaredurham.on.ca
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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
Adult Class Assistant   Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering 
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Durham District School Board, Oshawa - Centre St, Durham Continuing Education
Durham District School Board Continuing Education locations Oshawa, Pickering
All schools are closed until further notice Assist ESL (English as a Second Language) students read, converse and write
Peer Support Facilitator   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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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
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Habitat for Humanity, Greater Toronto Area, Durham Office
Re-Stores * 200 John St W, Oshawa * 141 Reach St, Unit 7, Uxbridge
All Habitat Durham work-sites, offices, ReStores, and build sites are closed until further notice Use your plumbing trade knowledge to check donated plumbing equipment for functionality, help price donated items * potential to train others in basic plumbing knowledge to perform similar duties
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
Salvage Crew   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Habitat for Humanity, Greater Toronto Area, Durham Office
Locations in Durham Region
All Habitat Durham work-sites, offices, ReStores, and build sites are closed until further notice Set up and tear down kitchen * repair and test small appliances
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Habitat for Humanity, Greater Toronto Area, Durham Office
Oshawa ReStore, 200 John St W *Uxbridge ReStore 141 ReachSt
All Habitat Durham work-sites, offices, ReStores, and build sites are closed until further notice Test electrical and other donated items at Re-Store * visually inspect and test for function prior to resale
Store Assistant   Durham Region  Oshawa  Uxbridge 
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Habitat for Humanity, Greater Toronto Area, Durham Office
200 John St W, Oshawa * 141 Reach St Unit 6, Uxbridge
All Habitat Durham work-sites, offices, ReStores, and build sites are closed until further notice Retail duties * assist customers with new and used donated materials * stock shelves * test products * load and unload materials
Upcycler   Durham Region  Oshawa  Uxbridge 
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Habitat for Humanity, Greater Toronto Area, Durham Office
200 John St W, Oshawa * 141 Reach St Unit 6, Uxbridge
Upcycle furniture, create home décor and give used items a second chance * Re-Store materials are available for a creative touch * upcycled creations will be sold at the ReStore * money earned will go directly into home building costs 
 
All Habitat Durham work-sites, offices, ReStores, and build sites are closed until further notice
Warehouse Assistant   Durham Region  Oshawa  Uxbridge 
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Habitat for Humanity, Greater Toronto Area, Durham Office
200 John St W, Oshawa * 141 Reach St, Unit 6, Uxbridge
All Habitat Durham work-sites, offices, ReStores, and build sites are closed until further notice Sort and organize warehouse * receive deliveries * pick-up assistance * unload truck
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
Epilepsy Ambassador   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Epilepsy Durham Region
Epilepsy Durham Region, 310 Byron St S, Suite 3, Whitby
Due to circumstances relating to COVID-19, new requests for volunteer opportunities are temporarily on hold until further notice Assist with awareness building, fund raising events * help with outreach/public education, planning and fundraising
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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
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
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Salvation Army [Durham Region Thrift Stores], Bowmanville, Thrift Store
Salvation Army Thrift Store, 35 Division St, Bowmanville
TheThrift Store is closed until further notice Sort donations * ensure tidiness of store * duties as assigned
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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
Kitchen Assistant   Durham Region  Oshawa 
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420 Wing Oshawa Inc., Oshawa, Hall Rental
1000 Stevenson Rd N, Oshawa
With supervision, prepare and serve food * hand wash dishes
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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
Run for the Cure, Run Director, Logistics   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Canadian Cancer Society, Durham Region
Leadership opportunity for Canadian Cancer Society CIBC Run for the Cure, manage the Logistics committee * develop and execute a site plan * organize 1 km and 5 km route * recruit volunteers to support all local Run activities on the day of the event * lead meetings, motivate the committee * act as an ambassador for the organization
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 immediately
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
Tuckshop Cart Aide   Durham Region  Pickering 
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Orchard Villa, Long Term Care and Retirement Living
1955 Valley Farm Rd, Pickering
Offer residents and staff a treat or necessity from the ‘tuck cart’
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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
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
In-School Mentor   Brock  Durham Region  Scugog  Uxbridge 
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Durham
Schools in North Durham
Role model to child in in-school program * provide guidance, attention, praise and advice * 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
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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 Member   Clarington  Durham Region 
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Clarington
Bowmanville
Board Member for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Clarington * monthly board meetings, sub-committee work * attend events and support BBBS fundraising activities
Committee Members   Durham Region  Oshawa 
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Literacy Council of Durham Region, Literacy and Basic Skills
Literacy Council of Durham, 115 Simcoe St S, 2nd floor, Oshawa
Members to join board committees * Fundraising/Financial * Policy & Procedure * Board Development
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
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
Bingo Volunteer   Ajax  Durham Region  Pickering 
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Herizon House, Women's Shelter
Delta Bingo and Gamaing, 975 Dillingham Rd., Pickering
Welcome guests * light clean up * share information about Herizon House with guests * alert Bingo staff to guests needing assistance * adhere to OLG code of conduct
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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
Actor   Durham Region  Pickering 
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Pickering Museum Village
Most performances at Pickering Museum Village, 2365 6th Concession Rd, Greenwood
Act in historical productions that recreate times of pioneers * comedy, improvisation and drama
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Pickering Museum Village
Pickering Museum Village, 2365 6th Concession Rd, Greenwood
Assist Costumer to mend, construct and care for costume collection
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Pickering Museum Village
Pickering Museum Village, 2365 Concession Road 6, Pickering
Inform guests about village buildings and museum activities * present heritage demonstrations * skills training and costume provided
Heritage Cook   Durham Region  Pickering 
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Pickering Museum Village
Pickering Museum Village, 2365 6th Concession Rd, Greenwood
Be part of the team responsible for village food programming * Christmas baking * heritage cooking and baking demonstrations * workshops
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Pickering Museum Village
Events at Pickering Museum Village, 2365 Concession Rd 6, Greenwood, ON
Accurately interpret and demonstrate 19th century social dance in Pickering Township * learn and practice heritage dances including English Country, Contra Dance, Quadrilles * perform onsite and during outings to dance clubs, workshops and special events * dance in period costume
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
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
Musical Performer   Durham Region  Pickering 
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Pickering Museum Village
Pickering Museum Village, 2365 Concession Rd 6, Greenwood
Perform Historical instrumental accompaniment for Stepping in Tyme Dancers
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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
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
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
Board Member   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Community Living Oshawa Clarington
Community Living Oshawa Clarington, 39 Wellington Ave E, Oshawa
Contribute to the governance and performance of the organization * in partnership with the Executive Director and Senior management Team guide the organization through the implementation of the strategic plan * attend monthly Board meeting * participate on a standing committee of the board * support and attend agency events when possible * bring strong background in one or more of: advocacy, IT, culture and diversity, health, real estate or social services
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
Bingo Team Member   Durham Region  Oshawa 
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The Animal Guardian Society
The Red Barn, 172 Wayne Court, Oshawa
Handle cash * sell bingo cards * count card inventory
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
Tuck Cart Volunteer   Durham Region  Scugog 
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Port Perry Place
Port Perry Place, 15941 Simcoe St, Port Perry
Deliver drinks and snacks to residents * push tuck cart from room to room * make change for purchases * talk and interact with residents
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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The LIFE Institute
On or near the Ryerson Campus, Toronto
Share your knowledge and expertise as a volunteer instructor with older adults * use your expertise, knowledge, passion, on a wide variety of subjects in the Arts, Humanities, Sciences, Technology and Contemporary Issues * develop the course including research, provide reading materials, presentation, and delivery * courses can be delivered in a variety of formats, Lecture with some Q&A, Lecture with some discussion, Discussion (facilitated course), Interactive/hands-on (such as painting, memoir writing, etc.) and courses can include guest speakers. 
 
To assist volunteers, an Instructor Coaching and Mentoring Program are available, and an Instructor Training Program will be available in the new year (2020) and is free for anyone who wants to become an instructor or improve their present instructor skill sets
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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
Legal Support Volunteer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Luke's Place
Oshawa Courthouse, 150 Bond St E, Oshawa
Accompany women to Family Court proceedings and/or legal appointments * advocacy, emotional support, safety planning, note taking, and debriefing
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
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Fairview Lodge
Fairview Lodge, 632 Dundas St W, Whitby
Open and close Fairview Market * handle cash, use cash register * socialize with residents and other customers * stock shelves
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
Wish Grantor   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Make-A-Wish Canada
At the homes of Make-a-Wish children and families in Durham Region
With a volunteer wish granter partner, help to grant the wish of children in Durham Region * visit the children and understand the reason for the child's most heartfelt wish * complete and submit wish paperwork * create wish enhancements, special touches to keep the children excited about their wish throughout the process * solicit in-kind gifts * plan a 'send off' or 'presentation' party for each wish as appropriate * develop rapport with the child and the family and liason between chapter staff and the wish process * other duties as necessary and appropriate
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.
Group Treasurer   Durham Region  Oshawa 
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Scouts Canada, Oshawa and Courtice Area
Meetings in Oshawa
Keep accurate financial records for area scouting groups * attend group events, monthly meetings
Bingo Volunteer Assistant   Ajax  Durham Region  Pickering 
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Girls Inc. of Durham, Ajax
Delta Bingo, 975 Dillingham Road, Pickering, ON L1W 1Z7
Attend a weekly bingo session in support of Girls Inc * some light cleaning and talk to bingo patrons, ensure an enjoyable experience 
 
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
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
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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Salvation Army [Durham Region Thrift Stores], Whitby, Thrift Store
311 Brock St N, Whitby
Customer service * help with donations * keep store clean and tidy * general duties as assigned
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
Activity Support   Durham Region  Pickering 
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Orchard Villa Retirement Residence
Orchard Villa Retirement Community, 1955 Valley Farm Road, Pickering
Assist or lead a program * set up, take down * newsletter and calendar preparation * assist with special events
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
Companion/Community Outing Assistant   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Christian Horizons. Central East District
Whitby
Develop friendship with a gentleman who is a Christian Horizons client * share interests * listen to music, play cards, watch or play sports * accompany on community outings
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
Beaver Scout Leader   Durham Region  Scugog  Whitby 
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Scouts Canada, Whitby Area
Brooklin * Port Perry * Whitby
Help Beaver Scouts develop personal and team skills in a positive atmosphere * encourage youth development through Scouts Canada Program delivery
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
Driver   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Brain Injury Association of Durham Region
Transport clients to medical or personal appointments * drives mostly in Durham Region but occasionally to Toronto or Peterborough health centres
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   Brock  Durham Region 
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SERA Community Ventures
SERA, 16 York St, Cannington
Board member for SERA Community Ventures * provide governance and strategic planning * attend monthly meeting
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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ReachView Village
ReachView Village, 130 Reach St, Uxbridge
Clean bird cages, water indoor plants * ensure area is tidy and well maintained * during spring and summer tend plants in the outdoor garden
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
Animal Care   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Wild Things Petting Farm
Wild Things Petting Farm, 2825 Markham Pickering Townline Rd, Pickering
Feed and care for animals, maintain pens, some lifting may be required * baby goats and bunnies, sheep, guinea pigs * ducks, pigeons, turkeys, chickens, and geese
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CNIB, Durham Region, Vision Loss Rehabilitation Ontario
Whitby Seniors Centre, 801 Brock St S, Whitby * OSSC, 43 John St W, Oshawa
Assist with Eyes Forward support group * help to gather information of interest and of use in daily living * lead discussion and promote sharing information and feelings in the group
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
Friendly Visitor   Durham Region  Uxbridge 
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ReachView Village
ReachView Village Long Term Care, 130 Reach St, Uxbridge
Be a friendly visitor to a resident * engage in conversation, reminisce * play games, do crafts, go for walks * tailor visits around the residents' hobbies and interests as well as their physical and cognitive abilities
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
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Lakeview Manor
Lakeview Manor, 133 Main St, Beaverton
Paint nails, massage hands * converse with residents
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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Lakeview Manor
Lakeview Manor, 133 Main St, Beaverton
Assist staff and help residents to and from activities * serve non-alcholic refreshments * other duties as needed
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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
Program Assistant   Durham Region  Pickering 
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Bay Ridges Long Term Care
Bay Ridges Long Term Care, 900 Sandy Beach Rd, Pickering
Assist as needed with one or more of the many recreation programs * porter residents to and from program area * encourage participation * games, music, arts, gardens, holiday celebrations etc
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
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Chartwell Parkway Retirement Residence
Chartwell Parkway Retirement Residence, 1645 Pickering Pkwy, Pickering
Serve hot and cold non-alcoholic refreshments and snacks * set up and clean up
Friendly Visitor   Durham Region  Pickering 
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Bay Ridges Long Term Care
Bay Ridges Long Term Care, 900 Sandy Beach Rd, Pickering
Interact with a resident * talk, play a game or stroll the grounds
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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EcoBusiness Network
Durham Sustain Ability office, 105 Consumers Dr, Whitby * events in Durham Region
Event Coordinaor * event support, venue coordination * work with caterer * support team and assist with marketing and administrative duties * help with member certificates, proof reading and scheduling
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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
Volunteer Coordinator   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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The Animal Guardian Society
Coordinate volunteers for The Animal Guardian Society * volunteer recruitment and sustain volunteer 
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