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Wyndham House, Guelph - 106 Woolwich St, Administrative Office
Wyndham House Youth Hub: 133 Woolwich St. Guelph
New Way is an alternative school program. It is an Education and Community Partnership Program between the Upper Grand District School Board and Wyndham House, supported by CMHA and Family and Children's Services. There is a full-time teacher from the school board and a full-time worker from the agency on site at all times. We serve high school-aged students.  
 
We have a school component and a therapeutic component. We run an art program as well as a healthy eating program supported by the Children's Foundation. We serve a maximum of 16 students in a day, 8 at a time.  
 
New Way is a referral-only program and has a set attendance, so there is no drop-in component to the school; the same students attend regularly. 
 
Volunteer duties: Helping out in the classroom, assisting with schoolwork, preparing snacks and assisting in making small meals, cleaning up classroom
PIN - The People and Information Network
Volunteers are needed to help build enthusiasm for volunteerism in Guelph and bring awareness to the needs of community agencies.  
 
PIN Network provides connections and leadership in Guelph and Wellington County to support development of individuals and organizations. We provide a hub for volunteer opportunities and engagement.  
 
Volunteers will work with PIN Networks' Volunteerism Ambassador and assist at events, pop-ups, resource development, campaigns and presentations. Tasks are flexible to the needs of the program and volunteers' interests, skills or learning goals. These may include: supporting in-person events (volunteer fairs, pop-up tables), preparing for presentations (research, script writing, slide development, speaking), assisting with digital media (type, infographic), campaign development and implantation or other tasks as interest, skill and program needs arise.  
 
Shift times and schedule may vary from week to week based on availability and program needs.  
 
This is a hybrid role with both in-person and online components.  
 
This role is a great fit for someone who is passionate about volunteerism, would like to learn more about community services or would like to gain experience working in an outreach role.
Guelph and District Multicultural Festival
Help organize a world class, multicultural festival that offers Guelph & surrounding communities an affordable & accessible multi-faceted cultural experience.  
 
The Guelph and District Multicultural Festival had its beginnings as a small downtown event in 1978. It has since moved to Riverside Park, attendance has increased from 2,000 to 25,000 people and generates cultural awareness and funding for local community groups, as well as foster economic development in Guelph and beyond.  
 
The Guelph & District Multicultural Festival relies heavily on an enthusiastic group of volunteers. Due to Covid-19, our organization has evolved beyond just a 3-day Festival. We now have several different positions that focus on ensuring our ethnic communities and youth group are engaged. We strongly believe it is through these engagements we can create a culturally diverse and inclusive community.  
 
Waste Management Attendant Volunteers  
 
GDMF is committed to providing an eco-friendly Festival and contributing to 
reducing carbon footprint and littering impacts. In this role, the volunteers 
will ensure proper waste disposal will be done according to the guidelines 
provided by the waste management dept of the City of Guelph. 
 
GDMF is committed Inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility are all values that we hold dear. We seek to provide an environment that allows all participants to thrive. We encourage applications from people of all races, ethnicities, religions, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
School-Based Group Leader   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph, Mentoring Services for Children and Youth
Guelph and Wellington County
A School-Based Group Leader will be a positive role model and mentor to a small group of youth in grades 5-8. Two volunteers will work together to facilitate a variety of planned group games and activities centered around the themes of mental wellness, physical health, and self confidence, which are provided to the volunteers in advance. Volunteers provide youth who are in need of support with a positive social environment, and build relationships with youth in order to express care and provide guidance.
University of Guelph, Arboretum
Event set-up (tables, chairs, activities, etc.), providing information to visitors, assisting with activities/booths, event clean-up.
PIN - The People and Information Network
Virtual
With thanks to the City of Guelph, PIN is pleased to offer an enhanced initiative called V2E (Volunteer to Employment) for youth 14 – 24 years of age.  
Cohort #1 begins Wed, Feb 2nd at 4:00pm-5:15pm.  
 
A 6-part training series encompasses core knowledge in addition to opportunities to obtain Community Involvement hours. 
 
This initiative aims to support individuals who identify as youth, Indigenous, Metis, Inuit, Black, Persons of Colour, LGBTQS+, living with disability and/or who may be living in poverty to learn about the value of volunteering, its pathway to skills building and creating transferrable skills to support civic action and future employment.
Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Healthy Living
Online Program
WE Breastfeed & Chestfeed program supports parents feeding human milk in any way, in any amount. Parents can receive support in two ways. One-to-one telephone support with trained and experienced parent-volunteers or weekly drop-in Breastfeeding & Chestfeed Cafes. Cafe is offered in an online format and is a great place for parents to socialize with other breastfeeding / chestfeeding families and get support with challenges. 
 
Become trained to offer support and lead group sessions providing feeding & parenting support to other parents. Keep logs of supporting, track hours, remain in good communication with the program coordinator. 
 
 
IMPORTANT Information:  
 
Volunteers in this role are required to have had breastfeed or chestfeeding experience. Please consider joining this program as an administrative support or in a health promotion role if you do not have breast or chest feeding experience.  
 
Guelph CHC acknowledges the importance of Peer-led work and offers 20 hours of training for this position but also ask for a minimum 6 month commitment. 
 
One of our strategic aims to build capacity in our community. Volunteers in this role must have a connection to Guelph. 
 
** This is currently an online program.**
Wyndham House, Guelph - 106 Woolwich St, Administrative Office
Work from home
To assist and help produce creative artwork for print and digital applications; brochures, posters, enewsletters, fundraising, community awareness stories etc.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Centre Wellington, Mentoring Services for Children and Youth
● Learn the Beyond the Box curriculum and implement the outlined activities within the timeframe of each session 
● Be prepared to lead each session and have all session materials organized 
● Model good-sportsmanship through non-competitive games and create a positive rapport with group participants and their parents/guardians 
● Supervise and engage participants during each session 
● Set up before each session and clean the room after each session 
● Complete session notes after each session and participate in regular check in's with your Mentoring Coordinator
Start2Finish, Guelph, Running & Reading Club
Virtual Coaches: 
- 30-40 minute sessions 2x/week in small virtual “hubs” afterschool between 4-5:30pm, Tuesdays-Thursdays 
- October to May 
- 8-10 participants; 2-4 volunteer coaches 
- Sessions include fitness, literacy & mentoring activities, with emphasis on Social Emotional Learning 
- Use an easy-to-use virtual platform to facilitate programming 
- Take attendance and follow up with club director weekly 
 
In-Person Coaches:  
- 2 hours once a week for 32 weeks, at the school (Oct-Jun) - start dependent on when schools allow in-person programming to resume 
- Physical activity (running, aerobics, games) 
- “Word of the Day” Social Emotional Learning component 
- Reading/literacy support individually and in small groups 
 
If you are interested, please apply on our volunteer portal:  
https://timecounts.org/start2finish/forms/35311
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Centre Wellington, Mentoring Services for Children and Youth
Centre Wellington
Meet every other week for a minimum of one year. Share information, resources, job shadowing opportunities, Post-Secondary planning, goal setting, and help a youth reach their full potential.