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Bruce - Central (incl Arran-Elderslie & Saugeen Shores Twnshps; Sa 1st Nation,  P. Elgin Southampton Bruce - Central (incl Arran-Elderslie & Saugeen Shores Twnshps; Sa 1st Nation, P. Elgin Southampton
Bruce - North (incl. North and South Bruce Peninsula Townships; Tobermory, Lion's Head) Bruce - North (incl. North and South Bruce Peninsula Townships; Tobermory, Lion's Head)
Bruce - South (incl. Huron-Kinloss, Kincardine Brockton & South Bruce Twnshps; Walkerton, Teeswater) Bruce - South (incl. Huron-Kinloss, Kincardine Brockton & South Bruce Twnshps; Walkerton, Teeswater)
Bruce County Bruce County
Grey - Central (incl. Chatsworth and Grey Highlands Townships; Feversham, Markdale) Grey - Central (incl. Chatsworth and Grey Highlands Townships; Feversham, Markdale)
Grey - North (incl. Georgian Bluffs,  Meaford and Blue Mountains Townships; Owen Sound, Thornbury) Grey - North (incl. Georgian Bluffs, Meaford and Blue Mountains Townships; Owen Sound, Thornbury)
Grey - South (incl West Grey and Southgate Townships; Hanover, Neustadt, Dundalk) Grey - South (incl West Grey and Southgate Townships; Hanover, Neustadt, Dundalk)
Grey County Grey County
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E3 Community Services, Collingwood - Pretty River Pkwy N
Collingwood

Providing companionship to Individuals with development disabilities. Going for walks/outings, playing games, listening to music, sharing interests.

SMART Fitness Leaders in Grey Bruce   Bruce - Central (incl Arran-Elderslie & Saugeen Shores Twnshps; Sa 1st Nation,  P. Elgin Southampton  Bruce - North (incl. North and South Bruce Peninsula Townships; Tobermory, Lion's Head)  Bruce - South (incl. Huron-Kinloss, Kincardine Brockton & South Bruce Twnshps; Walkerton, Teeswater)  Bruce County  Grey - Central (incl. Chatsworth and Grey Highlands Townships; Feversham, Markdale)  Grey - North (incl. Georgian Bluffs,  Meaford and Blue Mountains Townships; Owen Sound, Thornbury)  Grey - South (incl West Grey and Southgate Townships; Hanover, Neustadt, Dundalk)  Grey County 
VON Canada, Ontario Branch
Grey and Bruce Counties - Various Locations
Make a difference in your community by becoming a VON SMART® Exercise and Falls Prevention program volunteer! 
The goal of VON’s SMART (Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together)® Exercise and Falls Prevention program is to enable adults 55+ to maintain independence, improve quality of life and to ultimately promote healthy aging. This functional exercise program can be found in various communities throughout Grey-Bruce. 
 
VON SMART and Falls Prevention classes are led by volunteers who VON trains (2 days of practical plus the theory) and certify. Weekly we offer over 50 Level 1 and Level 2 classes in Grey Bruce with over 1,000 participants! We ask for a minimum commitment of 2 hours a week (one class) but have flexible schedules for those who are away for long periods of time. We are looking for volunteer instructors for both levels of classes.
Supportive Care   Bruce - Central (incl Arran-Elderslie & Saugeen Shores Twnshps; Sa 1st Nation,  P. Elgin Southampton  Bruce - North (incl. North and South Bruce Peninsula Townships; Tobermory, Lion's Head)  Bruce - South (incl. Huron-Kinloss, Kincardine Brockton & South Bruce Twnshps; Walkerton, Teeswater)  Bruce County  Grey - Central (incl. Chatsworth and Grey Highlands Townships; Feversham, Markdale)  Grey - North (incl. Georgian Bluffs,  Meaford and Blue Mountains Townships; Owen Sound, Thornbury)  Grey - South (incl West Grey and Southgate Townships; Hanover, Neustadt, Dundalk)  Grey County 
VON Canada, Ontario Branch
Bruce and Grey Counties
Supportive care volunteers offer social and emotional support to individuals and families living with a life-threatening or life-limiting illness in Grey and Bruce counties (except Bruce Peninsula) * volunteers offer support for approximately 2-3 hours per week depending on need of individual and family and the availability of volunteers and offer respite for family caregivers and companionship to individuals and help facilitate bereavement groups * support provided in the client’s home, long term care homes and/or hospitals
Companion   Grey - Central (incl. Chatsworth and Grey Highlands Townships; Feversham, Markdale)  Grey - North (incl. Georgian Bluffs,  Meaford and Blue Mountains Townships; Owen Sound, Thornbury)  Grey - South (incl West Grey and Southgate Townships; Hanover, Neustadt, Dundalk)  Grey County 
Breaking Down Barriers, Independent Living Resource Centre
Collingwood
  • Provide weekly companionship to client of Breaking Down Barriers.
  • Assist with activities like arts & crafts, cooking, scrapbooking, weaving and Friendship CafĂ©
  • Meet for conversation, maybe go for an outing and just be a friendly face to someone who may otherwise be isolated.
Volunteer Kitchen Assistant   Grey - Central (incl. Chatsworth and Grey Highlands Townships; Feversham, Markdale)  Grey - North (incl. Georgian Bluffs,  Meaford and Blue Mountains Townships; Owen Sound, Thornbury)  Grey - South (incl West Grey and Southgate Townships; Hanover, Neustadt, Dundalk)  Grey County 
Grey Bruce Hospice, Chapman House
Owen Sound
General Kitchen Duties
  • Assisting the cook
  • Preparing meals
  • Baking
  • Leader/Sidewalker   Bruce - Central (incl Arran-Elderslie & Saugeen Shores Twnshps; Sa 1st Nation,  P. Elgin Southampton  Bruce - North (incl. North and South Bruce Peninsula Townships; Tobermory, Lion's Head)  Bruce - South (incl. Huron-Kinloss, Kincardine Brockton & South Bruce Twnshps; Walkerton, Teeswater)  Bruce County  Grey - Central (incl. Chatsworth and Grey Highlands Townships; Feversham, Markdale)  Grey - North (incl. Georgian Bluffs,  Meaford and Blue Mountains Townships; Owen Sound, Thornbury)  Grey - South (incl West Grey and Southgate Townships; Hanover, Neustadt, Dundalk)  Grey County 
    Georgian Riding Association for Challenged Equestrians (GRACE)
    Owen Sound
      Leader
    • Grooming and tack up of the horse
    • Leading of the horse for warm-up
    • Control of the horse during class
    • Un-tack horse and cleanup of equipment
    • Sidewalker
    • Support the rider as necessary to balance
    • Assist rider to complete skills as needed
    • Assist leader with tack and cleanup
      Active Living Program Volunteer   Bruce - Central (incl Arran-Elderslie & Saugeen Shores Twnshps; Sa 1st Nation,  P. Elgin Southampton  Bruce - North (incl. North and South Bruce Peninsula Townships; Tobermory, Lion's Head)  Bruce - South (incl. Huron-Kinloss, Kincardine Brockton & South Bruce Twnshps; Walkerton, Teeswater)  Bruce County  Grey - Central (incl. Chatsworth and Grey Highlands Townships; Feversham, Markdale)  Grey - North (incl. Georgian Bluffs,  Meaford and Blue Mountains Townships; Owen Sound, Thornbury)  Grey - South (incl West Grey and Southgate Townships; Hanover, Neustadt, Dundalk)  Grey County 
      Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce
      Owen Sound, Hanover, Markdale, Meaford, Southampton
        Support our Social Recreation Coordinator with the delivery of varied programs for people living with dementia.
      • Ensure that participants are engaged
      • Some light set up and clean up of the space for each program
      • Training as appropriate for each course
      • Volunteers participate in the activities along with the participants - It's fun!
      • This program may be held virtually during the pandemic. A computer would be a requirement to volunteer in that case
      Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce
      Owen Sound, Markdale, Meaford, Hanover, Southampton
      • Help with the set up and clean up of refreshments, games, and activities for the program
      • Assist the Minds in Motion Coordinator to ensure activity participation and socialization. This may include spending one-on-one time with participants who need extra support
      • Under the direction of the Physical Activity Program Leader, provide one-on-one support to participants during the physical activity component of the program
      • Assist with any other required tasks
      Friendly Visitor   Bruce - Central (incl Arran-Elderslie & Saugeen Shores Twnshps; Sa 1st Nation,  P. Elgin Southampton  Bruce - North (incl. North and South Bruce Peninsula Townships; Tobermory, Lion's Head)  Bruce - South (incl. Huron-Kinloss, Kincardine Brockton & South Bruce Twnshps; Walkerton, Teeswater)  Bruce County  Grey - Central (incl. Chatsworth and Grey Highlands Townships; Feversham, Markdale)  Grey - North (incl. Georgian Bluffs,  Meaford and Blue Mountains Townships; Owen Sound, Thornbury)  Grey - South (incl West Grey and Southgate Townships; Hanover, Neustadt, Dundalk)  Grey County 
      Home and Community Support Services of Grey-Bruce, Owen Sound - Heritage Place Mall
      Owen Sound
      Provide companionship and friendship to a senior or adult with a disability who is lonely and in need of a supportive friend by making weekly visits of 2-3 hours in duration. 
       
      Assist clients with activities that they are no longer able to do by themselves and which are of interest to the client: reading, writing, shopping, playing cards/games 
       
      Provide a periodic monitoring of the client's well being
      Animal Caregiver   Bruce - Central (incl Arran-Elderslie & Saugeen Shores Twnshps; Sa 1st Nation,  P. Elgin Southampton  Bruce - North (incl. North and South Bruce Peninsula Townships; Tobermory, Lion's Head)  Bruce - South (incl. Huron-Kinloss, Kincardine Brockton & South Bruce Twnshps; Walkerton, Teeswater)  Bruce County  Grey - Central (incl. Chatsworth and Grey Highlands Townships; Feversham, Markdale)  Grey - North (incl. Georgian Bluffs,  Meaford and Blue Mountains Townships; Owen Sound, Thornbury)  Grey - South (incl West Grey and Southgate Townships; Hanover, Neustadt, Dundalk)  Grey County 
      Grey Bruce Animal Shelter
      457437 Concession 8 S Owen Sound, ON N4K 5N8
      We are always looking for volunteers to help out around the kennels. We are open every morning 7 days a week from 8AM - noon. We have a shift of volunteers in every morning to look after the cats and dogs: cleaning, feeding, grooming, walking, laundry, vet runs, administering medications and of course putting dogs out in outdoor runs and walking them. We walk the dogs every day, unless the weather is really, really bad (i.e. too cold or just plain dangerous). We also have evening dog walkers who are paired up for safety reasons (don't want people out at the shelter alone) and they walk dogs or put them out for a stretch in outdoor pens, administer any necessary evening medications and/or extra feeds to cats or dogs and clean up any kennels that have messes.  
       
      We do ask volunteers to try and commit to a period of time on a regular basis (e.g. a particular morning/evening every week or every other week) as it makes it easier for scheduling and also keeps the volunteer familiar to the animals they are caring for. With the dogs, this makes a big difference. We have some dogs that are with us for a while before finding a forever home so we try to have them handled by people they know as much as possible.
      Vision Mate   Bruce - Central (incl Arran-Elderslie & Saugeen Shores Twnshps; Sa 1st Nation,  P. Elgin Southampton  Bruce - North (incl. North and South Bruce Peninsula Townships; Tobermory, Lion's Head)  Bruce - South (incl. Huron-Kinloss, Kincardine Brockton & South Bruce Twnshps; Walkerton, Teeswater)  Bruce County  Grey - Central (incl. Chatsworth and Grey Highlands Townships; Feversham, Markdale)  Grey - North (incl. Georgian Bluffs,  Meaford and Blue Mountains Townships; Owen Sound, Thornbury)  Grey - South (incl West Grey and Southgate Townships; Hanover, Neustadt, Dundalk)  Grey County 
      Vision Loss Rehab Ontario, Bruce / Dufferin / Grey District
      Within clients home or public locations
      Provide one-on-one sighted assistance and companionship for a person who is blind or partially sighted through regular visits. Activities are determined by client need and mutually agreed upon like reading, organizing, walking, assisting with errands or outings, support at groups and friendly visiting.
      Drop-In Leader   Grey - Central (incl. Chatsworth and Grey Highlands Townships; Feversham, Markdale)  Grey - North (incl. Georgian Bluffs,  Meaford and Blue Mountains Townships; Owen Sound, Thornbury)  Grey - South (incl West Grey and Southgate Townships; Hanover, Neustadt, Dundalk)  Grey County 
      South East Grey Community Health Centre, Markdale
      Markdale
      Set up tables and chairs, play bingo, board games, pool and socialize. Make coffee/tea.
      Friendly Visitor with Residents   Grey - Central (incl. Chatsworth and Grey Highlands Townships; Feversham, Markdale)  Grey - North (incl. Georgian Bluffs,  Meaford and Blue Mountains Townships; Owen Sound, Thornbury)  Grey - South (incl West Grey and Southgate Townships; Hanover, Neustadt, Dundalk)  Grey County 
      Georgian Heights Health Care Centre
      Georgian Heights Long Term Care 1115 10th Street East Owen Sound
      Visit socially with assigned residents for 10-30 minutes depending on their interests, health, and attention span. Visits may include, but are not limited to chatting, going outside, playing cards, crafts, telling jokes, current events, etc.