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"We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give."   ~ Winston Churchill

Volunteers are important contributors to the care and socialization of the residents and play an intricate role in maintaining a comfortable environment. Volunteers should be caring individuals with an interest in making a difference in someone's life. 


POSITIONS AVAILABLE In Orillia and Surrounding Simcoe County Communities 

• Long-term care (Orillia, Penetang, Beeton, Collingwood)

• Retirement (Penetang, Beeton, Collingwood)

• Adult Day Programs (Penetang, Elmvale)

The many benefits of volunteering include:

  • meet new people and make new friends
  • create a meaningful opportunity
  • to enrich another’s life
  • enjoy new challenges and gain new skills
  • experience a strong sense of joy and fulfillment​


​Volunteers help in so many ways

  • 1:1 Assistance during programs
  • outings
  • assisting at meal times
  • friendly visiting​
  • escorting residents to programs
  • fundraising
  • administrative duties: filing, organizing, decorating, mail delivery
  • sharing knowledge about interests and current events​
  • Simcoe Cycling without Age
  • manicure and spa treatments
  • library services
  • special events

Why choose Long Term Care and Senior Services at the County of Simcoe?

  • bringing generations together
  • bring joy, meaning and socialization to a vulnerable and at risk population
  • Explore career options by working in a different setting with various professionals
  • Strengthen your resume by adding new skills and experiences
  • Develop leadership skills by working on special projects
  • Enjoy new challenges, and have fun!

Accepting school age kids 12+, also Post-Secondary from Programs such as:

  • PSW, RN, RPN
  • Developmental Service Worker
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Recreation and Leisure
  • Social Worker
  • Social Service Worker
  • OT and PT
  • Gerontology

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