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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.
Elliott Community (The)
Guelph
-To offer residents the opportunity to be active and keep healthy by making basic fitness equipment available to them in a safe environment. The fitness room volunteer does NOT give fitness advice. The fitness room volunteer ensures that the residents' utilizing the equipment are getting on and off the equipment safely. 
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Homewood Health Centre
Homewood Health Centre, 150 Delhi St.
Volunteers observe and monitor Eating Disorders Program patients during and post mealtimes to contribute to the patient well being. Follow guidelines as established by the Eating Disorders Program staff. Contribute to a helping supportive atmosphere for patients. Report patients' intake. Socialize with patient group during post meal supervision based on therapeutic principles. This position requires a regular weekly commitment.
Homewood Health Centre
150 Delhi St., Guelph
Volunteers will assist patients in locating and signing out materials and organization of the library.
Elliott Community (The)
Guelph
- To engage residents in a range of virtual reality activities that encourage social interaction, laughter, and cognitive abilities, and enrich the residents’ lives 
- Porter residents to and from Virtual Reality Room in Community Centre 
- Assist resident with VR equipment (putting on headset, setting up game etc.) 
- Provide a fun and engaging atmosphere during the activity 
- Assist with the clean-up, sanitization of equipment and evaluation following the activity
Youth Volunteers   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  North Wellington 
Integrated Youth Services Network
The Grove Hubs - Fergus, The Grove Hubs - Palmerston, The Grove Hubs - Erin
• Start conversations, share resources, guide to appropriate staff 
• Develop and maintain knowledge of available services within hub, and community at large 
• Share feedback with Youth Ambassadors and the Ambassador Lead 
• Represent and promote The Grove Hubs at school/with peers – share resources, upcoming programs and  
events 
• Attend programming and assist where required 
• Must be able to ensure confidentiality, works with sensitive and private information daily 
• Other duties as assigned by the Youth Ambassador Lead or Youth Wellness Coordinator 
• Comply with policies and procedures of The Grove Hubs
Focus on Nature, Guelph Wellington Branch - Mailing Address
The Focus on Nature Board of Directors is seeking candidates to replace three members who must step away by September, 2021. Could one of them be you? 
 
We seek community board members from Guelph, Kitchener-Waterloo, Hamilton and Halton to fill board positions. This rare opportunity offers one of three candidates to be mentored into executive leadership in the role of Vice-President or President. 
 
Our board meets monthly. Board members participate in various board committee such as: Program, Budget, Strategic Planning, Fundraising. Responsibilities include: support of our Executive Director and staff; ensuring compliance with Ontario legislation; and support of policy direction and evaluation. 
 
We are a non-profit charity expanding across southwestern Ontario, dedicated to improving children’s well-being, expanding their vital connections to nature through photography. 
 
Go to www.focusonnature.ca for more information, and do email us if you would like to apply!
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Centre Wellington, Mentoring Services for Children and Youth
In Elora
Attend event committee meetings and take on tasks as needed.
Membership and Marketing Committee   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Guelph Wellington Seniors Association
Evergreen Seniors Community Centre and virtually
The Membership and Marketing Committee currently has nine members and could benefit from up to three more. This Committee is responsible to the Board for all membership and marketing initiatives, focusing on the maximum interest of members and advancement of the Board’s Strategic Plan.  
 
The M&M Committee monitors membership satisfaction and develops plans to improve member recruitment and retention. Marketing responsibilities include arranging for media coverage, creating advertisements; developing promotional material and arranging special events such as Open House and New Members’ Welcome - either virtually or in-person as appropriate.  
 
The Committee provides content and messaging advice to the webmaster for the website and social media accounts and prepares monthly GWSA Email Updates. Marketing and recruitment experience would definitely be assets, but are not required.
Governance Committee   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Guelph Wellington Seniors Association
Evergreen Seniors Community Centre - Remotely at this time
The Governance Committee assists the Board of Directors with the development and review of bylaws, policies, and procedures for the Association.  
This Committee holds morning meetings during a few months each year. Experience in governance with a not-for-profit organization, knowledge of legislative requirements, or a keen interest in document research, development, and review would be helpful.  
We also need someone with a laptop and computer skills willing to take minutes at meetings and update documents as needed.
Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington
Virtual - The sessions will be conducted via Zoom.
• Welcome the group and facilitate the session  
• Select an appropriate workout routine that does not require any equipment 
• Provide a suitable sound system for music to be audible for participants through online meeting tools 
• Ensure that participants are able to follow the moves 
• Demonstrate simple steps that can be easily followed 
• Record the time spent volunteering and preparing for the session that will include practicing and the actual session.  
• Maintain a warm and welcoming environment where the participants are treated with dignity and respect 
• Communicate any concerns or challenges to the program coordinator
Treasurer   Guelph 
Guelph Enabling Garden (The)
Guelph City Hall - 1 Carden St. ** Currently Virtual
The Treasurer for the Guelph Enabling Garden is responsible for maintaining records of income spending of the committee and ensures the committee remains within budget.
Results Canada
We are a grassroots advocacy organization that believes in mobilizing everyday people to use their voices to generate the political will to end extreme poverty in low- and middle-income countries. 
 
We combine the voices of our volunteers with strategic areas of focus to leverage resources for programs and improved policies that give people living in poverty the health, education and opportunity they need to thrive. Whether it’s writing letters to the editor (LTEs), using social media or engaging with parliamentarians, our passionate volunteers positively impact people living in low-and middle income countries.  
 
If you’re ready to learn about advocacy and committed to taking action every month, join us!  
 
*** To volunteer: sign up here: https://resultscanada.ca/join-us/ ***
Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington
Virtual - The sessions will be conducted via Zoom.
• Welcome the group and facilitate the session  
• Select an appropriate workout routine that does not require any equipment 
• Provide a suitable sound system for music to be audible for participants through online meeting tools 
• Select the music and dance routine in advance 
• Ensure that participants are able to follow the moves 
• Demonstrate simple steps that can be easily followed 
• Maintain a warm and welcoming environment where the conversation partner is treated with dignity and respect 
• Record the time spent volunteering and preparing for the session that will include practicing and the actual session.  
• Communicate any concerns or challenges to the program coordinator
East Wellington Community Services, Rockwood - 143 Dennis St, New To You Shop
143 Dennis Street, Unit B Rockwood
Volunteers assist in fundraising efforts, through the sale of items in our retail clothing or book store. Volunteers accept and sort through incoming donations. Assist customers with locating items in the store; use cash register; open or close store; help promote the agency to the public specifically to our retail customers. Help maintain a friendly, welcoming environment. We follow all CoVid public health and safety guidelines.
East Wellington Community Services, Erin - 45 Main St
45 Main Street, Erin
Volunteers assist in fundraising efforts, through the sale of items in our retail clothing or book store. Volunteers accept and sort through incoming donations. Assist customers with locating items in the store; use cash register; open or close store; help promote the agency to the public specifically to our retail customers. Help maintain a friendly, welcoming environment. We follow all CoVid public health and safety guidelines.
Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Healthy Living
*** Currently Recruiting for Late July/Aug start date *** 
 
The SEED is a not-for-profit food project at the Guelph Community Health Centre that was 
created by a coalition to work towards a community with no barriers to healthy food. The SEED delivers programs and operates a social enterprise that address the causes and effects of food security.  
 
Groceries from the SEED is a pay-what-you-can online grocery store with a purpose! When you shop at Groceries from the SEED you help people in your community afford good food. It takes a community to feed a community. Find more information and link to sign up here https://theseedguelph.ca/sign-up/  
 
Delivery Crew Volunteers are critical to the success of this program. Delivery Crew Volunteers pick up Groceries from the SEED baskets at the packing warehouse and delivery them to community members homes. Volunteers are required to drop groceries off at the door and do not enter homes.  
 
Use of personal vehicle and cell phone are required for this role. Mileage compensation of use of personal vehicle is $6 per delivery route (6-10 stops) and paid quarterly. Self-scheduling with online spreadsheet is required.  
 
 
IMPORTANT Information: This role can be done in pairs with people from the same household OR willingness to ride along with another driver in The SEED's cargo van.  
 
*** Note: Due to the high number of applications and limited spaces open, we are not able to place everyone that applies. While we appreciate everyone who shows interest and applies, volunteers are offered roles based on best fit.
Grange Hill East Neighbourhood Group
Physical meeting location: 525 Grange Rd. (Community Room, Ken Danby School)
• Keep up-to-date books and printed records for the Neighbourhood Group 
• Update, with assistance, a set of Treasury Procedures 
• Present a financial report, at minimum, every other month at Leadership Team meetings.  
• Act as a co-signee of all outgoing cheques; help ensure prompt fund reimbursement  
• Work with the Chair/Co-Chair and other interested Leadership Team Members in applying for the Guelph Neighbourhood Support Coalition annual allocation.  
• Work with Leadership Team members and committees to set yearly budgets.  
• Maintain petty cash  
• Deposit any revenue into the GHENG account within 10 business days, or as appropriate.  
• Submit yearly financial records to the office for storage
Board Member   East Wellington 
East Wellington Community Services, Erin - 45 Main St
As a member of the Board you will contribute to making life better for the residents of East Wellington. You will learn more about your community, enhance your network of contacts and broaden your perspective. We need your skills to help us advance our mission of strengthening our community through support services and advocacy.
Salvation Army (The), Guelph - 210 Victoria Rd S, Community and Family Services
Guelph (City of). City Hall, Guelph - Carden St - City Hall, Accessibility Services
Currently virtual, with post-pandemic in-person meetings at Guelph City Hall.
We seek interested candidates who understand the value of relationship building through a positive and respectful approach and who identify with any of the following experience: 
• Understanding and identifying methods to remove barriers that increase universal accessibility, 
• Advising from a public education perspective methods of identifying and removing barriers, 
• Familiarity with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), 
• Advising on accessible website development and accessible graphic design; can be an understanding of the WCAG 2.0 Level AA from the designer perspective or the user experience (UX), 
• Advising on education methods/effective idea sharing, 
• Identify within the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Colour) community and have an understanding of barriers experienced by people with disabilities, 
• Advocating and/or speaking in support of an idea or course of action from an ally perspective; and/or 
• Thinking from an inclusive lens.  
 
Representation from all areas of Guelph is desired. The Guelph Barrier Free Committee is committed to ensuring our members and Board reflects the community we serve. Our recruitment processes strive to ensure a diversity of backgrounds and experiences are represented.
Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, Guelph
Guelph, Wellington County
The Kitchen Salvage Service crew (also known as the deconstruction crew) helps remove kitchen components from local homes and businesses, and loads it onto the ReStore truck, so that the kitchen can be donated to the Habitat ReStore. When the ReStore sells these kitchens, the funds support Habitat for Humanity's mission of building affordable homes in our community.  
 
Kitchen Salvage Service Crew members are ambassadors of the ReStore and Habitat for Humanity. They will be trained on proper processes, including safety measures. Crew members agree that the donor's home/business and donation is to be treated with care and respect. 
 
Please visit our website for more information and to register your application: habitatgw.ca/volunteer
Mentor   Centre Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington 
Family and Children's Services of Guelph and Wellington County, Guelph - Eramosa Rd - Head Office
In family home, in the community, at events
A mentor spends one-on-one time with a child ages 5-12 and is a positive role-model and provides support, guidance and a listening ear. This position is also responsible to plan weekly activities and engage in positive recreational and enriching activities in the community. The volunteer provides the child with opportunities that the child would otherwise not have access to.
Professional Advisory Committee   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Bereaved Families of Ontario - Midwestern Region
All meetings are currently held virtually.
The Professional Advisory Committee (PAC) is a volunteer committee of professionals who have experience and knowledge in the areas of grief and bereavement. PAC’s primary role is to ensure all programs operate within the BFO-MR mission, mandate, goals, beliefs and values. It strives to identify areas of opportunity where improvement and development of programming can be found to ensure BFO-MR is evolving to meet the needs of the bereaved community. 
 
PAC members represent fields such as health care, social work, spirituality, funeral services and education. 
 
We are committed to having our Professional Advisory Committee represent our community. We welcome and encourage the broad range of experiences, skills and knowledge that applicants with diverse abilities, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, and ethnicity bring. 
 
DIVERSITY AND EQUITY COMMITMENT: BFO-MR’s Board of Directors, Professional Advisory Committee, leadership and staff are committed to diversity and equity work. We have started this work internally and know that in order to best serve the diversity of people who live in our communities, this work must be intentional and ongoing. 
 
OBJECTIVES: 
 
Monitor, assess and evaluate existing BFO-MR programming to ensure the needs of the bereaved are met in the community 
Identify programming and resource gaps in the Waterloo Region and Guelph & Wellington communities 
Advise on the creation of new programming where gaps exist 
Screen, evaluate and support appropriate research in the field of grief and bereavement in order to aid in improving BFO-MR’s services 
Advise on relevant topics/areas of exploration related to grief and bereavement to guide the BFO-MR Conference Committee 
Report to the Executive Director about current issues and future directions related to the programming components of BFO-MR. 
Advise on professional development opportunities for staff and volunteer facilitators
Lakeside HOPE House
HOPE House Clothing Market, 10 Cork St. E., accessibility entrance 7 Church Lane
- Create welcoming environment - language skills an asset 
- Follow COVID safety protocols (must wear a mask & visor, wash hands sanitize frequently, clean surfaces, etc.) 
- Check the communications sheet 
- Begin the daily task list and complete throughout shift 
- Ensure sufficient clothing for shift 
- Call reception to indicate ability to receive a shopper 
- Give community member a white basket located by the Clothing Bureau door 
- If community member has children with them, ensure children are supervised for their safety  
- Allow community members to shop on own for clothing 
- Check in every few minutes to see if community member needs help 
- Fill out and tally the points for clothing selected 
- Help bag up selected clothing 
- Place completed form on clipboard 
- Call reception to indicate readiness to accept additional shoppers (1 max at a time) 
- Follow health & safety protocols 
- At end of day staple clothing sheets together and put in bottom drawer at reception 
- Other duties as assigned
Lakeside HOPE House
HOPE House Clothing Market, 10 Cork St. E., accessibility entrance 7 Church Lane
- Sort & organize clothing donations  
- Stock the Clothing Market 
- Rotate out un-needed seasonal clothing from Market
Lakeside HOPE House
Food Market, HOPE House 10 Cork St. E. accessibility entrance 7 Church Lane
- Follow COVID safety protocols (must wear a mask & visor, wash hands sanitize frequently, clean surfaces, etc.) 
- Go through Food Market to see what items are running low on stock 
- With supervision, bring up additional food items from basement 
- Stock Shelves & move shelved product to the front of shelves 
- Bag toilet paper 
- Fill produce baskets with produce bags to make them ready for restocking 
- Bag rice or dry beans 
- Sort eggs in the walk-in cooler and put into empty half containers to put in Food Market for selection 
- Break down boxes 
- Do community members' shopping 
- Pack perishables and non-perishables for deliveries 
- Maintain tidy and organized work space 
- Assist with taking grocery orders as needed - language skills an asset 
- Follow health & safety protocols 
- Other duties as required
Lakeside HOPE House
Within the City of Guelph
- Pick-up grocery orders and route at HOPE House 
- Deliver groceries according to procedural instructions 
- Return to HOPE House with crates and any un-delivered groceries 
- Communicate with Volunteer & Placement Coordinator 
- Maintain good vehicle maintenance and cleanliness 
- Track Volunteer hours and uphold Volunteer duties
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.
Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Healthy Living
Guelph Public Library - Downtown Library
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.
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
Guelph & Area Right to Life
Various locations in Guelph and surrounding area
Guelph and Area Right to Life is currently looking for helpline volunteers who would be responsible for receiving calls over a week-long period every month.  
 
Calls are typically from women in crisis pregnancy situations seeking information and support.  
 
Interested individuals should be empathetic, have a willingness to learn about the resources of Guelph and the surrounding areas and should demonstrate compassion.
Visiting   Guelph 
St Joseph's Health Centre Guelph, Guelph - Westmount Rd
100 Westmount Road, Guelph
*Note Covid-19 update: We look forward to having you volunteer with us. Volunteers are not permitted to be at the Health Centre at this time; however we appreciate your interest in volunteering. Please submit your application and we will keep you up to date regarding when we can welcome our volunteers back with us.* 
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.
Guelph Community Foundation (The)
The Guelph Community Foundation (GCF) is currently seeking up to four (4) candidates to join our Board of Directors. GCF is seeking creative and team-minded individuals who can bring their leadership, collaborative skills, and vision to further build the Foundation as we look to update our strategic plan in 2021.  
 
Each position would commence at our AGM (on April 15, 2021) for a three-year term, with the option of renewing for an additional three years. Expected commitment is approximately 10-12 hours per month. 
 
The Board of Directors of GCF provides strategic leadership, governance, establishes policy, oversees the setting of operational and financial performance KPI’s and assesses the Board’s own effectiveness. Participation on the Board is voluntary and there is no remuneration for service. 
 
With a skills-based policy Board that balances experience, knowledge, and professional expertise we are seeking candidates who live and/or work in Guelph and Wellington County. The Guelph Community Foundation is particularly interested in candidates with the following knowledge and expertise: 
• Human Resources 
• Fundraising, Development & Sponsorship 
• Digital Media / Communications / Marketing 
• Accounting / Financial Oversight 
• Social Innovation / Social Enterprise