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Onward Willow Neighbourhood Group
Help teach kids basic math, English, reading and writing! We also provide a healthy snack and game time. Enjoy your time shaping the minds of the future!
Frontier College, Guelph Location
John Galt Public School
This afterschool homework program is open to students in grades 3-6. Focus is placed on creating fun learning environment where students get one to one homework help and participate in group crafts and games.
Frontier College, Guelph Location
Children in grades 3-4 receive numeracy support by playing 1 hour of simple and fun math games at a north-end elementary school with our dedicated volunteer tutors. No math expertise needed, just a desire to learn, play and have fun with math.
Frontier College, Guelph Location
Priory Park PS
The program takes place in the school’s library which is a relaxing and familiar environment for the learners. The program starts off with a large group activity or game. Volunteers are then matched with a learner and read one-to-one or in a small group, as 'reading buddies'.
Frontier College, Guelph Location
Westwood Elementary School
Learners in grades 3-4 receive afterschool educational support from Frontier College volunteer tutors. No experience necessary, just a desire to help children learn.
Homewood Health Centre
150 Delhi Street, Guelph
The volunteer will greet and serve patients, visitors and other customers in a friendly manner. You will also handle cash sales and count the float before and after your shift. In addition, you will ensure all food and drink products are stocked and tidy, and record complaints, concerns and compliments that require follow up from the Manager. Occasionally assisting with other duties as assigned.
Homewood Health Centre
150 Delhi St., Guelph
Volunteers will greet patients, visitors and other customers in a friendly manner and suggest gift ideas and offer assistance. You will process sales (cash, credit card, debit), check the card display to ensure everything is in appropriate spaces and restock it when necessary. You will also count the float and cash at the beginning and end of your shift and record complaints, concerns and compliments that require follow up from the Manager. Occasionally assisting with other duties, such as inventory, to keep the gift shop running efficiently.
Homewood Health Centre
150 Delhi St., Guelph
Volunteers will assist patients in locating and signing out materials and organization of the library.
Canadian Blood Services, Guelph, Blood Donor Clinic
Guelph - 130 Silvercreek Pkwy N
In the Post-Donation Hospitality Area, volunteers will ensure that the hospitality area is inviting, orderly and welcoming for all donors, welcome donors to hospitality area and ensure they are offered refreshment items; observe donors and immediately alert clinic staff of adverse reactions; provide donors with organizational updates and information on Canadian Blood Services’ programs and activities; respond to donor concerns by addressing their questions or complaints or directing to the appropriate staff and invite donors to complete the donor feedback card; thank donors before they leave and invite them to book their next appointment if they have not already done so; provide donors achieving milestones with appropriate donor recognition item;
Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington
Guelph
• Teach program participants one to one or in small groups basic computer and digital technology skills such as: 
o Internet browsing 
o Using the mouse and keyboard 
o Using and setting up email accounts 
o Using and setting up Skype accounts 
o Using internet search engines to find information 
o Word Processing 
o Accessing audio-visual content on websites such as You tube 
o Using and setting up Facebook accounts 
o Accessing language-specific information (i.e.: newspapers, news sites) online 
o Safe web browsing and internet use 
• Assist program participants one on one with practicing computer/digital technology skills as per their needs 
• Assist staff to deliver short presentations on computer skills and applications to program participants 
• Informally assess participants’ learning needs and goals through one to one interaction 
• Suggest appropriate techniques and resources to participants that align with their learning needs 
• Refer to staff for any concerns, questions, and challenges 
• Assist staff during the program with set-up and clean-up of the computer room
Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington
Locations vary. Mainly: 104 Dawson Rd., Unit 102, Guelph, ON N1H 1A6 Bus Route #11. Free parking.
• Welcome participants, help them to sign up and guide them to the appropriate location 
• Maintain a warm and welcoming environment where participants are treated with dignity and respect  
• Help set up (board) room before the session 
• Help set up any equipment required for presentation (laptop, projector) 
• Assist staff to prepare materials- photocopying, cutting, sorting  
• Arrange promotional materials for display  
• Prepare coffee, tea, and refreshments 
• Distribute and gather participants’ surveys (if needed) 
• Assist staff during the event with set-up and clean-up
Guelph General Hospital
Guelph General Hospital
Provide meal support to patients (ie: cut food, unwrap items)  
Provide social interaction with patients and visitors on the medical and surgical units  
Inform them that you are there to make their visit as comfortable as possible.  
Sit with patients or family members who may be alone. 
Take family to different floors as needed to be with the patient
Children's Foundation of Guelph and Wellington, Guelph - Waterloo Ave
City of Guelph
Trees for Tots volunteers will support the Children's Foundation with their annual Christmas tree curbside collection. If you have a truck, you can collect trees in your own truck. If you don't have a truck, you can ride along with someone who does.
Reading Rocks Tutor   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario, Wellington County Chapter
Locations vary throughout Wellington County. Volunteers can pick which suits them.
This one-on-one literacy program is designed to motivate and help children aged 6-12 gain confidence and academic success in reading. It is also designed to help volunteers gain knowledge and experience in working with children who experience difficulties learning essential literacy skills.
PIN - The People and Information Network, Snow Angels Program
City of Guelph
Volunteers shovel snow (including the accumulation of snow left at the end of driveways when the streets are plowed) following a heavy snowfall for senior and/or disabled residents.
Village of Riverside Glen
60 Woodlawn Rd East, Guelph
Volunteers are needed to assist and encourage residents during mealtimes. Duties include escort/porter residents to and from dining area, provide supervision and verbal cueing for residents requiring direction, provide hand-over-hand assistance for residents requiring physical assistance, offer nourishment to residents requiring feeding, promote social involvement and self-confidence, clean up after resident and offer resident a hot cloth for the hands and face, and record resident’s intake on the nutrition form as required.
Deconstruction Crew   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, Guelph
Guelph, Wellington County, Dufferin County
The Deconstruction Crew will help remove kitchen components from private homes and businesses, thereby increasing the number of kitchens available for sale in the ReStore. By selling more kitchens, Habitat will increase their revenues and overall funding to Habitat's mission. Deconstruction Crew members will be trained on proper processes, and once they have assisted in the tear-out of the kitchen, will help load it onto the ReStore truck for shipment.
Guelph (City of). Public Services, Guelph - Watson Rd, Guelph Transit - Mobility Services
What is the Travel Training program? 
• The Travel Training Program works to pair volunteers with adults living with disabilities looking to use the conventional transit system  
• All sessions are held in Guelph and are accessible by public transit 
 
What are the responsibilities of a Volunteer? 
• Volunteers will assist program participants in taking the conventional transit system. This includes boarding and exiting the bus, using transfers and creating a safe and supportive travel environment 
• Volunteers will ride a specific, pre-designated transit route with the program participant on a designated day of the week. (Stone Road Mall, grocery store etc.)  
• By providing your volunteer efforts, adults living with disabilities in the community are presented with an opportunity to increase their independence and confidence in a community engaged environment
Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington
Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington, 104 Dawson Rd., Unit 102, Guelph, ON N1H 1A6 Bus Route #11
We are looking for volunteers who are interested in sharing their knowledge on a specific topic or sharing a skill that is of value to newcomer youth. All ideas are welcome to be discussed. The club is meant to be both fun and educational. All topics and activities must be engaging and encourage youth to practice their English language skills.  
 
Duties & Responsibilities  
 
• Greet youth participants  
• Maintain a warm and welcoming environment  
• Plan relevant and engaging activities and learning resources for the group  
• Facilitate group discussions  
• Maintain open communication with ISGW staff to plan workshops
Shelldale Family Gateway
Helping with set up and take down of the programs, working with school-age youth and teens, interacting, connecting, building relationships with youth and teens, helping to serve snack, helping run games, art activities, other activities, helping wash dishes from snack, helping with reminder outreach phone calls, problem solving with youth/teens, role modelling for youth/teens.
Special Olympics Ontario, Guelph/Wellington
Victor Davis Memorial Pool, Victoria Road Recreation Centre 151 Victoria Rd N, Guelph
The Assistant Swim Coach will work closely with the Head Coach, Team Managers & participants. Duties include attending weekly practices and swim meets.
Special Olympics Ontario, Guelph/Wellington
Centre Wellington Sportsplex, 550 Belsyde Ave E, Fergus
The Assistant Swim Coaches will work closely with the Head Coach providing sports specific training for athletes who have an intellectual disability. Coaches provide encouragement and are a role model for athletes to exhibit good sportsmanship. Duties include attending weekly practices and swim meets.
Special Olympics Ontario, Guelph/Wellington
Woodlawn Bowl, 253 Woodlawn Rd W, Guelph
Assistant Bowling coaches will work closely with the Head Coach, Assistant Coaches & Participants who have an intellectual disability. Duties include attending weekly practices, providing encouragement and are a role model for athletes to exhibit good sportsmanship.
Special Olympics Ontario, Guelph/Wellington
Holody Centre for Sports and Recreation ARC Industries, 8 Royal Rd, Guelph
Assistant Basketball Coaches will work closely with the Head Coach, Team Manager and other Volunteers providing sports specific training for athletes who have an intellectual disability. Duties include attending weekly practices, sport tournaments while being a role model for athletes to exhibit good sportsmanship.
Special Olympics Ontario, Guelph/Wellington
Sleeman Park Ball Diamond, 105 Silvercreek Pky N Guelph
Assistant Softball coaches will work closely with the Head Coach providing sports specific training for athletes who have an intellectual disability at weekly practices and tournments. Duties include evaluating the mental, physical and skill levels of athletes. Coaches provide encouragement and are a role model for athletes to exhibit good sportsmanship.
Salvation Army (The), Guelph - 210 Victoria Rd S, Community and Family Services
Duties will include prepping bread, produce and other items for our opening hours. Stocking the pantry, general cleaning, serving clients during opening hours
East Wellington Community Services, Erin - 45 Main St
Centre 2000, Older Adult Room, 14 Boland Drive, Erin ON
Volunteers will assist with aspects of the Adult Day Program including room set up; welcoming clients; providing a safe, inclusive program; encouraging participation; carrying out activities and assisting during meals. Assist program staff in providing a positive and encouraging experience for participants.
Child Mentor   Guelph 
Start2Finish, Guelph, Running & Reading Club
5 Guelph Locations
Primary Duties & Responsibilities include:  
* Working with the onsite club director 
* Encouraging students to meet weekly physical activity goals by leading warm up, running workouts, and other fitness activities 
* Supervise as children read silently, read one-on-one with children, or lead group reading
Warehouse Support   Centre Wellington  Guelph 
Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, Guelph
Provide customer service and gratitude to donors. 
 
Assist with the acceptance and unloading of donations. 
 
Clean and price new items before placing in appropriate sales floor department. 
 
Keep warehouse storage areas clean, organized and safe.
St Joseph's Health Centre Guelph, Guelph - Westmount Rd
100 Westmount Rd.
Volunteers will assist the residents whom live at the Health Centre to attend various recreation programs, which are planned and lead by the Recreation staff. Volunteers will assist residents to the program space, engage with the residents through conversation and motivating them to participate or enjoy the environment. Volunteers are the extra support for the staff and can provide 1:1 attention with the residents.
Visiting   Guelph 
St Joseph's Health Centre Guelph, Guelph - Westmount Rd
100 Westmount Road, Guelph
The nice weather has arrived. Spend some time with a resident or patient at the Health Centre to enjoy the fresh air. You may walk together around the garden area, or sit to share a coffee quietly.
KidsAbility Centre for Child Development, Guelph Hub, Therapy Services
St. Joseph’s Catholic School, 10 Guelph St. Guelph, ON
Active Start provides fundamental movement skills and fundamental sports skills to children with special needs, ages 3.5 - 7. Active Start targets skills such as running, jumping, catching, throwing, kicking, striking, balancing and body awareness. Volunteers provide one-to-one support to better enable the participants to succeed! This is a wonderful program to give clients the opportunity to gain valuable skills in movement and group settings.
Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Family and Community Health Services
Downtown - Guelph CHC, 176 Wyndham Street North
Groups or Single Volunteers are needed to provide musical entertainment in our atrium throughout the week. This is an open opportunity to practice or perform our atrium. The sound in this space is amazing and resonates through the whole building.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Centre Wellington
Members of the Youth Advisory Committee will be responsible for coming up with the ideas on how the youth service "hub" coming to Centre Wellington will be ran in its first year of operation
Children's Foundation of Guelph and Wellington, Guelph - Waterloo Ave, Food & Friends Student Nutrition Program
Many locations available including those listed above.
Coordinators: are involved in running the program and they perform tasks such as ordering the food.  
Helpers: are involved with food prep, menu planning, program attendance, serving and clean up. 
Grocery shoppers: compile lists depending on the planned menu, buy and store the food appropriately and ensure that all receipts go to the Administrators. 
Administrators: are involved with the program paper work, they track receipts and do budgeting and fundraising. 
Management of volunteers: recruitment, training, scheduling and recognition
Wellington Terrace Long Term Care Home
474 Wellington Road 18, Fergus, ON
Volunteers are sought after to provide musical entertainment for our residents in small and large groups.
Tutor Support   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Family and Children's Services of Guelph and Wellington County, Guelph - Eramosa Rd - Head Office
Guelph, Wellington County
Volunteers support a child/youth with homework, working on a school project, assistance with test and exam preparation, ongoing support with curriculum and review the child's assignments. Volunteers might assist the child/youth with reading and writing.  
Subjects: all areas of study are required but the following are most in need; Math, Science, English, French
Guelph Food Bank, Guelph - 100 Crimea St
You will be helping stock our shopping area after servicing to ensure there are enough products on the shelves for the next day of servicing. You will also be helping sort food in receiving (canned goods vs. dry goods etc.).
Mission Thrift Store, Guelph
Monitoring items going into change room. Hanging clothes back up and putting back on racks
Guelph & Area Right to Life
Various locations in Guelph and surrounding area
May include 24/7 pregnancy helpline, mentors, community outreach volunteers, transportation volunteers,
Guelph General Hospital
• Greet all patients & visitors as they enter the hospital  
• Encourage them to use the hand sanitizer  
• Offer directions to other areas of the hospital.  
Escort patients/visitors directly to their destination if that will ease their stress  
• Circulate in the main lobby and Ambulatory Care to provide assistance to patients and visitors 
• Monitor supply of wheelchairs in the Level 1 wheelchair storage area.  
• Communicate any questions you are unable to answer to appropriate staff members  
Assist patients and visitors using the parking kiosk  
Wellington Terrace Long Term Care Home
Wellington Terrace Long Term Care Facility
Volunteers are needed to assist staff in bringing residents to the dining room, socialize with residents and inform them of the drink and meal choices. Volunteers will also offer physical, hands-on assistance as needed for those who are no longer able to feed themselves independently.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Centre Wellington
Work with one other volunteer with small groups of boys or girls for one hour per week for 7 weeks. Each week has a topic and suggested games and activities to do with the children. Topics support healthy lifestyle choices, self compassion, nutrition, active living and much more.
Guelph and District Multicultural Festival
Deliver letters to local businesses on behalf of the the Guelph Multicultural Festival.