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Springwater Township inc. Elmvale, Midhurst, Hillsdale
Tay Township including Port McNicoll, Victoria Harbour, Waubaushene
Tiny Township inc. Perkinsfield, Lafontaine, Wyebridge, Wyevale, Waverly
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|Position Title||Organization Name(s)||Communities||Duties|
|Community Gardens Makeover||Tiny Township. Recreation Department||• To enhance and beautify parks, beaches and public areas of the Township of Tiny
• Long-term commitment - adopt and beautify a community garden
• Fall cleanups and spring preparation
• Planting, weeding and deadheading of flowers
• Pruning, cultivating, and clearing of flowers
• Layering mulch to control weeds
• Frequent watering
|Boardwalk and Beach Conservation||Tiny Township. Recreation Department||• To monitor, conserve , and protect the natural resources of Tiny Township
• Inform users on the history and environmental significance of the beach areas and relevant park/beach by-laws
• Complete boardwalk and beach maintenance checklist
• Sweep sand from the boardwalks
• Report any damage or graffiti
• Remove any litter
• Place any filled trash bags at predetermined pick up site (s) for Township removal
• Stay alert for and avoid hazardous plants (i.e. poison ivy) and stinging insects etc.
|Litter Pick-up Program||Tiny Township. Recreation Department||• Public service program facilitated by participants to enhance the Township by picking up litter along certain Township roads, beaches, trails, parks and properties. Under the program, groups or individuals agree to remove litter from the road, beach or area.
• Pick up litter and sort into four different categories: glass, plastic, metal, and “other”
• Collect litter from the locations agreed upon
• Clean up only one side of the roadway, beach or designated area at a time and work towards oncoming traffic or obstacles
• Place filled trash bags at the designated pick up site(s) for Township removal
• Report any trail, road, park, and/or beach conditions requiring maintenance
• Recording and reporting of hazards along the way
|Township of Tiny Trail Monitor||Tiny Township. Recreation Department||• To monitor, preserve and protect the Township of Tiny trail system
• Remove any litter – leave in designated area
• Record and report any hazards or graffiti along the trails
• Providing and encouraging courtesy to other trail users
• Completing a Trails Maintenance Checklist
|Program Volunteer||Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre||Guide groups throughout the marsh and teach educational programs in English and/or French.|
|Pitch In Cleanup Volunteer||Pitch-In Canada, Town of Midland||Assist with clean up of a street or neighbourhood area. Bags and materials needed are supplied.|
|Tree Planting Volunteer||Severn Sound Environmental Association||In early Spring volunteers are needed to help plant tree seedlings in the Severn Sound watershed.
|Property Maintenance/Events/Fundraisers||Couchiching Conservancy (The)||Registered, charitable not for profit corporation/land trust dedicated to the preservation of significant natural areas in the Couchiching/Severn Region. Helps to protect natural areas through ownership and stewardship.|
|Festival Volunteer||Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre, Sweetwater Harvest Weekend||Assist the Wye Marsh with various aspects of their Sweetwater including Security, Traffic and Parking. 2013 festival will take place April 6 and 7.|
|Ecology Garden Volunteer||Ecology Garden, Penetanguishene||Assist in maintenance of garden where produce is grown to be donated to local charity organizations and other food access programs. Activities include planting, weeding, watering, turning compost, heavy lifting, etc.|
|Loop Trail Stewards||Huronia Trails and Greenways||Familiarizes his or herself with the Loop Trail Guidelines. Establish a buddy system or small crew to look after the loop trail. Stores supplies in a safe location. Regularly inspects the trail, replaces missing or broken trail markers, and trims away branches that are obscuring the trail markers. Contacts the Loop Trail Coordinator if problems occur.
|Promotions Assistant||Huronia Trails and Greenways||Help promote trails in general, and specifically physical activity on trails by going to trail events and other appropriate events to speak about the organization and distribute promotional materials. Trails can be used for hiking, nature watching, cycling, ATVing, horseback riding, cross country skiing, and snowmobiling. Trails in Simcoe County include the Uhthoff Trail, Tiny Trail, Georgian Trail, Lake Country Oro-Medonte Trail, North Simcoe Railtrail, Thornton-Cookstown Trans Canada Trail, the Waterfront Trails of Midland, Barrie, Orillia and Penetanguishene, the Ganaraska Trail, and various other trails. This organization also has taken on the responsibility to coordinate the building of the Trans Canada Trail through Simcoe County.
We have a website www.simcoecountytrails.net, as well as a map book, which was updated and reprinted in 2010. We also have a vehicle recycling program, that raises funds for trail projects. Both projects need to be promoted.
|Tay Shore Trail Watch||Tay Township. Municipal Office. Culture and Recreation||The Tay Shore Trail Watch Team is a volunteer group of trail ambassadors that was established in 2007 by the Tay Shore Trail Committee with the support of Tay Township Council. Trail Watch Team Members provide a mechanism for the Municipality to observe trail activity, promote safe use of the trail and to increase awareness among users.
Specific goals of the Tay Shore Trail Watch Team are to:
1) Inform users about trail etiquette and user guidelines and to encourage appropriate use for the safety of all users;
2) To provide information and direction to emergency facilities, contact numbers and to provide first aid assistance if equipped to do so;
3) To report trail conditions pertaining to damage, misuse or maintenance issues to the Recreation Coordinator;
4) To provide trail users with information and answer any questions regarding local points of interest;
5) To assist the Tay Shore Trail Committee with special events and activities pertaining to the trail if you are available;
6) Meet with the Tay Shore Trail Committee on occasion to share comments, suggestions and ideas (approximately twice annually).