Thank you for your interest in performing a valuable service in the Town. Volunteering creates a sense of personal pride and citizenship in yourself and your community. By choosing to volunteer, you will help support and assist with the delivery of services and bring about positive change in the community. Below are some opportunities to contribute your time, energy and skills within the Town.
BVO has over 150 volunteers who give their time to serve on the Board of Directors, sort clothing and organize the Treasure Shop, visit neighbours who can’t get out, drive someone to an appointment, or to cook and serve breakfast to the students at Beaver Valley Community School. For more information on volunteer opportunities, please visit the Beaver Valley Outreach website.
Currently, more than 1,300 volunteers donate their time to the Bruce Trail Conservancy and its nine member clubs. The commitment requires 4 to 16 hours per month, choosing from a variety of opportunities from the board room to the trail. For more information on volunteer opportunities, please visit the Bruce Trail Conservancy website.
The Blue Mountains Public Library Volunteer Program provides opportunities for individuals to use their skills, talents and interests to serve The Blue Mountains community. The program welcome applications from those who are 14 years of age and older. For more information on volunteer opportunities, please visit The Blue Mountains Public Library website.
Errinrung offers a variety of services to help make every resident’s stay as comfortable and as homelike as possible. Their guiding philosophy is excellence in service and care, while respecting the dignity and privacy of the individual. For information on volunteer opportunities, please the Errinrung website.
The Georgian Cycle & Ski Trail Association is a volunteer organization with a mandate to promote the use of the Georgian Trail to all who wish to enjoy it, and ensure the views of all Trail users are fairly presented to the three participating municipalities: Meaford, Town of The Blue Mountains and Collingwood. For more information on how to get involved, please visit the Georgian Cycle & Ski Trail Association website.
Hope Haven Therapeutic Riding Centre is a not-for-profit 142-acre specialized adaptive riding facility located in the Beaver Valley near Markdale, ON. Their mission is to connect horses and individuals with challenges to improve their physical, emotional and cognitive health in a positive and safe learning environment. For more information on volunteer opportunities, please visit the Hope Haven website.
The Marsh Street Centre has been an important part of the Clarksburg/Thornbury community for more than 90 years. The centre is currently operated as a community owned, non profit organization managed by a small group of dedicated volunteers. For more information on how to get involved, please visit the Marsh Street Centre website.