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Volunteer Page - Simcoe Village and Manor

Fixed quality assurance issues (broken links).​​​​​​"The heart of a volunteer is n​ot measured in size, but by the depth of the commitment to make a difference in the lives of others."

~ DeAnn Hollis

Go to our Volunteer Programs webpage and find out how to volunteer with us - http://www.simcoe.ca/LongTermCare/Pages/VolunteerPrograms.aspx​

VicNet Online Volunteer Portal

Volunteers may sign in to the online Volunteer Portal by clicking on the link below.  You will be asked for your email address and your password.  

Log in here:  https://www.volgistics.com/vicnet/229131/login

Are you a new Volunteer?  Please use the personal email you provided during the application process, and use the temporary password that was given to you. You will be prompted to make a new password.  Please contact the Volunteer Coordinator if you require us to reset your link through email. ​ 


Simcoe Manor Volunteer Application - Online Form

Simcoe Village Volunteer Application - Online Form

​Volunteer Activities

​Gardening Volunteers at Simcoe Village

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​​Ontario Senior Achievement Award

 Three members holding a plaque

Above, Janet Tipping accepting the Ontario Senior Achievement award with Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth Dowdeswell and Minister for Seniors and Accessibility Raymond Cho.

Janet Tipping who has volunteered for over 44 years at Simcoe Manor, recording a total of 8100 hours to date. With every visit, Janet demonstrates her genuine desire to assist the residents and always has a friendly smile and a welcoming approach making each and every resident feel special.  Her dedication to the many tasks she completes as well as her determination to provide for the betterment of the residents at our facility is evident with her every visit. She was one of 16 people to receive the Ontario Senior Achievement Award. The ceremony took place last month at Queens Park.

Andre and Elizabeth speaking to each other  

Above: Andrea Tipping chatting with Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth Dowdeswell

Looking for volunteers to join our Palliative Care T​eam

For more information, please contact (905) 729-2267, Laura Czovek ext. 5030 or Rosa Athanassoulis ext. 5086

Your support and contributions will make a significant difference in the lives of our residents and families at Simcoe Manor.

  • Provide compassionate presence for the resident
  • Sit with the resident
  • Read
  • Play comforting music
  • Provide conversation
  • Talk about their interests
  • Ensure Palliative Care Cart is available/stocked
  • And much more...

Meetings are held January, April, July, and October on the second Wednesday of the month.  Please check for virtual link.
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Volunteer Dedication

Thank you to the ongoing service from each and every one of you. Our programs and services would not be possible if not for the assistance and dedication of our volunteers.

Michael, helping to decorate for Christmas.

Michael hanging a snowflake decoration  

Brian reaching high to put up the snowflakes. 

Brian holding a snowflake decotation to the ceiling  ​

Gianna looking quite festive for Halloween.

Gianna in her festive holloween outfit  ​

The two Sharon’s have a good time at the Halloween party.

The Sharon's sharing a hug 

 Volunteer Andrea posing for a picture with Julie the hairdresser.

Andrea and Julie posing next to one another  

Student volunteer Sai helping Sharon with an art project.

Sai and Sharon holding an art projcet 

Louise at the Elmvale Zoo.

Louise in a zoo 

Volunteer Susan with resident Christina going to the Senior Information Fair.

Susan pushing Christina in a wheelchair  

 Volunteer Susan at the Senior Information Fair with resident Mary

Mary and Susan posing next to each other  

Michael going around with his weekly “Travelling Library Cart".

Michael posing next to his travelling library cart  ​

Cyber Seniors

There is an opportunity to assist with a new program called Cyber Seniors - assisting a resident with using an IPad, teaching skills such as using email, Facebook, skype, etc.  Other volunteer opportunities for students include meal assistance and program assistance.