Local Coordinator - Owen Sound   
Shoebox Project for Women (The), No Physical Address, Simcoe and Grey County Chapter
Owen Sound
Primary Duties & Responsibilities  
 
The primary role of a local community coordinator is to identify shelters and resource centres for women in need, identify suitable drop-off locations, market/advertise the drive to your community, fundraise, manage other volunteers, collect, inspect and deliver Shoeboxes to the shelters at a mutually agreed time.  
 
Other aspects of the role include, but are not limited to: 
Act as an ambassador of The Shoebox Project in your community  
Identify and develop a network of shelters and resource centres to partner with  
Manage Chapter specific email inquiries from interested donors, individuals and companies wanting to contribute to the various national fundraisers throughout the entire year (not isolated to holiday season) 
Communicate with the national staff on a regular basis regarding your progress (seeking assistance when necessary)  
Fundraise: Organize activities to raise funds or otherwise solicit and gather monetary donations to cover chapter expenses  
Facilitate corporate, community and school drives 
Reach out to local press and community leaders for support 
Manage monetary donations and expenses in accordance with organizational procedure  
Recruit and manage a committee of volunteers to assist in various duties as needed 
Coordinate inspections, storage, transportation and delivery of boxes from drop-off locations to shelters  
 
Qualifications  
Interest in issues related to women’s homelessness and desire to give back to your community  
Ability to recruit and manage a team of volunteers through a committee format or otherwise  
Fundraising & special event planning experience a definite asset 
Excellent communication skills – Coordinator is expected to respond to inquiries from community members, coordinate details with shelter staff, work with other local volunteers, corporate and community/school groups, reach out to local press and community leaders and potentially solicit donations from local businesses  
Computer savvy (specifically Google based applications), comfortable communicating via email and connecting through social media platforms 
Basic understanding of creating, managing and tracking budgets and expenses
Volunteer for Meals on Wheels Delivery   
ONE CARE Home & Community Support Services, Clinton, Meals on Wheels
Seaforth
Mileage is paid to pick up hot meals in Clinton around 11:30. Then the volunteer would deliver meals to seniors in Seaforth. delivery takes approx. an hour.
Peer Leader- Healthy Living Program   Huron County  Perth County 
South West Local Health Integration Network, London Office, Home and Community Care
Bruce County, Grey County, Huron County, Perth County
Peer Leaders are volunteers in the South West Self Management Program, who facilitate the Living a Healthy Life workshop series for individuals with chronic health conditions. The workshop series contains 6 sessions - each 2.5 hours in length. Workshops are offered in a community setting with groups of 6-15 participants. Leaders are required to facilitate 2 workshops per year. Peer leaders receive paid mileage and honorarium for each workshop they facilitate. 
 
Workshops are held in various accessible community spaces, such as community center and family health offices.
Big Brothers and Big Sisters   Huron County  Perth County 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Listowel & District
Various Locations
We are looking for Big Brothers for our Traditional Mentoring Program. We currently have 13 Little Brothers and 6 Little Sisters on our waiting list who are looking to be matched with a Big. If you have 4 hours within a month to spend with a child, contact us today!
Volunteer Peer Support Facilitator   
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Network
Locations throughout Ontario
Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Network provides free bereavement support to families who have experienced the loss of a pregnancy at any stage, or the death of their baby, up to 12 months of age. We currently have 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. We are actively training peer supporters for bereavement groups and events, phone support, and for private online support groups.
Volunteers for WALK-IT for Parkinson's   Huron County 
Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario
Goderich, Port Elgin
Join team members as they plan and organize for our premier fundraising event WALK-IT for Parkinson’s. This event takes place in Goderich on Saturday, September 7, 2019 and in Port Elgin on Sunday, September 8, 2019. Have fun and help as we raise funds together to support people and their families who are living with Parkinson’s in Southwestern Ontario.
Medical First Response Volunteer   
St John Ambulance, Hanover, Grey Bruce Huron Branch
Make a difference in our community by providing onsite first aid at local community events. Use your first aid skills, or develop them with hands-on training, and in the field patient care.
In Clinic & In Community Volunteers   Huron County  Perth County 
Canadian Blood Services, London Donor Clinic, Blood Donation Services
Multiple locations around Perth,Huron, Grey and Bruce counties
There are 2 main volunteer roles at Canadian Blood Services: 
1. In-Clinic Role – In this role, our volunteers oversee donor safety and satisfaction after they’ve made their donation. The volunteers socialize with donors, provide juice and cookies, and watch for adverse reactions. 
2. In-Community Role – In this role, our volunteers go out into their communities to inform the public about the need for blood. They focus on recruiting new and lapsed donors, booking appointments into upcoming clinics, and giving out information to raise awareness about blood donation. In Community volunteers may attend health fairs, summer events, corporate events etc to raise awareness about the need for blood.
Auxiliary   Huron County 
Alexandra Marine and General Hospital, Goderich - Napier St
Goderich
Care will be taken to match volunteers with areas of skill and interest.
Grant Review Team Member   
Ontario Trillium Foundation, Toronto
Locally, join 1 of 16 Grant Review Teams across the province
Volunteering for impact. OTF volunteers help build healthy and vibrant communities throughout Ontario. 
 
OTF volunteers review and recommend projects for funding in Ontario’s communities. Over 200 volunteers bring diverse perspectives and knowledge from regions across the province. As public appointees, OTF volunteers are stewards of public funds and work to ensure a broad range of perspectives are represented in the 16 Grant Review Teams that inform grant-making decisions.