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Barrie Barrie
Compass Community Services
Virtual - Based out of Guelph

This is a remote volunteer position supporting the Guelph-Wellington Community. All shifts and training are completed remotely, therefore, residence in Guelph-Wellington is not a requirement for this position.

Responsibilities:

  • Complete inbound and outbound calls with service users
  • Complete safety/wellness checks, provide medication reminders, and engage in social conversations with a diverse group of people
  • Assist with crisis intervention, when presented
  • Engage in conversations with members of the LGBTQ+ community through the texting support line
  • Utilize a strengths-based, solution-focused approach
  • Provide external resources and referrals to service users 
  • Complete case documentation of all interactions with service users
VON Canada, Barrie - Lakeshore Dr, SMART (Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together)® Exercise and Fall Prevention Classes
Barrie, Innisfil, Midhurst

Volunteers will lead a gentle functional fitness program designed for community members aged 55+.

    The purpose of the program is to:
  • Increase and maintain strength, coordination, balance and flexibility
  • Improve health and energy
  • Improve mobility and independence
  • Prevent falls and decrease falls risk
  • Meet new people and socialize
Volunteers   Barrie 
Victoria Village, Barrie - 78 Ross St, Victoria Village Manor
78 Ross Street

Volunteers can assist with a variety of activities and programs including:  

Recreation programs (games, arts and crafts etc) 
Small Group Programs (cards, reading, knitting)
Cards games (Euchre & Crib)
Special events and Entertainment 
Special Interest Presentations
Community Bus Outings  
One to one friendly visits 
Hair dresser & In home Wellness appointments 
General office assistance
Spiritual Care 
Palliative Visits 
Gardening (in warmer months)

 

 

VON Canada, Adult Day Program
4337 Burnside Line. Unit 12, Orillia, L3V 6J3

We are looking for 1/2 hour of music entertainment for our seniors. Weekly or monthly.  
Our community based day program is attended by seniors with dementia.

Osteoporosis Canada [Central East], Simcoe Muskoka - Mailing Address, Simcoe Muskoka Chapter

Be trained to conduct education sessions on fracture prevention to seniors at seniors centres, retirement homes and active living programs.

Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie
Simcoe County

Volunteers work with Alzheimer Society Family Support Coordinators in 1) a morning Support Group, 2) an afternoon Support Group or 3) an evening Support Group, depending upon the community.

Volunteer   Barrie 
Mill Creek Care Centre, Long Term Care Facility
286 Hurst Drive, Barrie
We are looking for volunteers to assist with special events with the programs department, taking residents outside, delivering internal mail and various independent programs with residents.
Board Member   Barrie 
Huronia Symphony Orchestra
Barrie, Ontario
To attend Board of Directors Meetings. Participate in board activities and decision making.
Owen Hill Care Community, Barrie, Long Term Care Home
130 Owen Street, Barrie, L4M3H7

Be provided names of those who may enjoy visits.

Knock on the resident’s door and introduce yourself and explain the purpose of your visit. Porter when necessary. (if leaving the room to go to another).

Visits last as long as the resident wishes 

Take attendance and give to program staff.

Possibly could bring reading material, listen to music, offer hand massage, offer a manicure, walk, etc.

 

Canadian Red Cross - Simcoe Muskoka, Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Volunteer Services
Barrie, Innisfil, Midland, Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, Bracebridge, Gravenhurst
  • Provide regular visits to assigned older adult clients, offering companionship, conversation & engagement in meaningful activities 
  • Perform regular outbound phone calls to assigned older adult clients  
  • Report any health or safety concerns to the Supervisor 
  • Provide monthly activity reports to Supervisor 
Roberta Place
503 Essa Road Barrie (between Ferndale/Mapleton)

Visiting residents residing in long term care, one-on-one. This can include walking with residents inside and outside the facility.

Barrie Community Health Centre, Barrie - Huronia Rd, GLA:D Canada
  • Supportive of exercise being part of one's lifestyle

  • Familiar with osteoarthritis of the hip and/or knee

  • Be able to bend and squat repeatedly

  • Be able to lift exercise equipment (pedal bikes, risers, chairs)

  • Mon and Wed 1:15 to 3:45 pm and/or

  • Mon and Fri morning 8:45 to 11:15 am

  • Additional time may be helpful to assist those in need of computer registration with GLA:D Canada at BCHC

Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie
All communities within Simcoe County

As part of our vision to see persons with dementia living well and thriving, this program seeks out ways to keep a person engaged within their home, while simlutaneously providing care partners with a little bit of respite.

Volunteers will conduct 1:1 weekly meaningful and social recreation visits with persons living with dementia.  Volunteers will receive training and support from In-Home Recreation Coordinator as well as an outline of suggested activities.  They will also have flexibilty to plan activities that best meet the client's needs. 

Weekly visits are 1.5 hours in length and a 6 month committment is appreciated.

Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie
Simcoe County

Assist with participant pre-evaluations and assessments 
Help with the set up and clean up of refreshments, games and activities 
Assist Minds in Motion Coordinator to ensure activity participation and socialization 
Under direction of the Physical Activity Program Leader, provide one-on-one support to participants during physical activity component of the program 
Assist with any other required task 
Complete a post evaluation form

Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie
Midland
  • Help with the set up and clean up of the projects each week.
  • Assist Art Therapist to ensure activity participation and socialization of each participant
  • Under direction of the Art Therapist/Family Support Coordinator, provide one-to-one support to the participants during the creative art process.
  • Assist with any other tasks to ensure the smooth operation of the program.
  • At the end of the Program (June) complete an evaluation form about the volunteer role in the Quest Art School + Gallery Program.
Owen Hill Care Community, Barrie, Long Term Care Home
130 Owen Street, Barrie, L4M3H7
  • Help Set up the area according to event, ie. Tables and chairs, or just chairs.
  • Decorate room according to the event Ask staff what can be done.
  • Knock on each resident’s door and invite them to the program.
  • Help bring residents to area
  • Help if needed for resident drinks and or snacks
  • Support resident(s) to designated area. Take attendance and give to program staff.
  • Help clean up area and place tables and chairs back to how was before
CNIB Foundation [Central East], Barrie, Vision Mate Program
Where clients need help, all over Ontario. We will match people within a close distance.

Volunteers will be responsable for meeting with a clients weekly or bi-weekly to add enrichment to peoples lives. Clients are blind or have vision loss to some degree, which often requires adpaments to life. Volunteers are required to socialse with them and add normal contact back in their lives after the effects of the pandemic. They can go for walks, visit community gardens, really anything the pair would enjoy. The requirement are up to the two people who are paired. 

Volunteer   Barrie 
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie
Barrie/Midland

We are looking for passionate, dedicated volunteers to assist with Creative Arts Programs held in Midland and Barrie. No artistic experience needed! Duties include assisting with set up, conversation and providing guidance during the program.

Senior Wish Association, Mailing Address
Barrie, Innisfil, Clearview Township area, Muskoka-Gravenhurst , Collingwood, Simcoe County

Help Senior Wish expand into Simcoe County to ensure that no senior is left isolated, alone and feeling like society has forgotten them. Help is especially needed to prepare for our Christmas Wish program starting in Sept.

May Court Club of Barrie, Barrie
54B Maple Ave.

Volunteer in our retail shop, deliver snacks to schools, singsong and party support at seniors centres and so much more.