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Community of Hearts Lifelong Learning Centre
We are looking for passionate volunteers who are able to facilitate and support our Boxes of Hearts Social Enterprise Program! 
-Support individuals with developmental disabilities to gain job skills in a workplace setting 
-Provide instructions on task completion  
-Assure production is meeting Health and Safety standards 
-Provide support to individuals as needed 
-Encourage participation creating the product, packaging and during clean-up 
-Ensure clean up is completed at the end of the evening/lock up 
-Attend beginning, mid, and end semester meeting to discuss progress/support/successes of participants 
-Attend events and sales opportunities and assisting with sales of product  
-Monitor inventory
Guelph Tool Library
The Guelph Tool Library is excited to be working with Habitat for Humanity Guelph-Wellington to bring back Re:Purpose Fest, a free community recycling festival. Re:Purpose Fest brings together a variety of community initiatives that help repair, re-home, reuse, and recycle household goods. This one day event will take place on Saturday, May 28th from 11 am to 2 pm at 104 Dawson Road. 
 
The following volunteer opportunities are available: 
1. Set up/ tear down -9:00 am - 11:30 am and 2:00 pm - 5 pm: Help with the loading and unloading of tables, chairs, tents, signage, donated goods 
2.Greeters - 11:00 - 1:00 or 1:00 - 3:00: Directing traffic, directing visitors to the different sections of the event,  
3. Donation Station Attendant - Some organizations won't have a person on hand to talk about their initiative, or to approve/reject donations. Each table will have a sign with acceptable/non accepted items and more info about the organization
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.  
 
Volunteer BBQ Servers/Attendant help serve food and soft drinks at the BBQ booth in the Food tent to visitors, 
performers, volunteers, and staff. The volunteers will also ensure that the 
cleanliness in the food tent is maintained at all times. 
 
 
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.
Bookeeper   Guelph 
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.  
 
Volunteer Bookkeepers help by maintaining records and the financial record of the festival. 
 
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.
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.  
 
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.
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.  
 
Info Tent Volunteers provide general information to visitors, performers, and volunteers about 
Festival programming, including schedules, location, activities, etc. 
Knowledge of the Festival is an asset but not required. The volunteer should 
be comfortable engaging verbally with the visitors and have good 
communication and interpersonal skills. Training will be provided for this 
position. 
 
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.
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.  
 
Parking Management / Coordinator volunteers will manage and direct traffic in an organized 
manner to ensure that the car parking experience is hassle-free for the 
visitors. You will work with other team members to ensure that the 
designated car parking plan is followed at all times. 
 
 
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.
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.  
 
Refrigeration Truck Attendant Volunteers monitor our refrigerated truck and help the food vendors safely open and close the door while they access their food items in the truck. This role 
involves some physical labour, including opening and closing the door and 
arranging the truck's food items. 
 
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.
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.  
 
Session Bar Ticket Sellers and Server volunteers will be working in the Food Tent selling beer tickets. Volunteers in this role are required to have Smart Serve Certificate.  
 
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.
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.  
 
Set-up, Tear-down, & Clean-up Volunteers help arrange tables and chairs under the direction of the 
site coordinator. Help assist with general set-up, tear-down, and clean-up 
before/during/after each day of the Festival. If you have experience in 
moving and enjoy physical exercise, this position is perfect for you. 
 
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.
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.  
 
Stage Management Support volunteers are required to greet performers to help coordinate and assist them 
as needed. The volunteer will coordinate with the sound and stage 
technicians and help set up the stage for each performance. 
This role will also require someone comfortable and confident with public 
speaking as the volunteer will be acting as an MC and introducing each act 
to the audience. It is also essential to have good time management skills, as 
you will need to follow the schedule and help ensure all performances are on 
time. 
 
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.
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.
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.  
 
Water Tank Attendant Volunteers - GDMF is committed to providing an eco-friendly Festival. As such, we need 
volunteers to fill up reusable water bottles for visitors, performers, staff and 
fellow volunteers. You will also perform routine water checks and help sell 
Festival reusable mugs/bottles. Having good organization, communication, 
and interpersonal skills will help you succeed in this position. 
 
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.
Children's Reading Room
210 Silvercreek Pkwy N Guelph Ontario N1H 7P8
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.
Guelph (City of). Public Services, Guelph - Carden St - City Hall, Parks and Recreation - Recreation and Cultural Facilities
Various Locations: https://guelph.ca/living/recreation/parks/community-and-pollinator-gardens/
Various garden maintenance tasks, may include: watering, weeding, building or maintaining beds/composters/fencing/pathways, harvesting food, mulching.  
 
Contact garden of interest directly via city website listing for details and to arrange a specific opportunity. A map of all garden projects and contact details for each is available via the 'more info link' below.
Book Screener   Guelph 
Children's Reading Room
210 Silvercreek Pkwy N Guelph Ontario N1H 7P8
Children's Reading Room is a non-profit family resource organization that promotes early literacy and a love of books and reading! Each time anyone visits the CRR, they will go home with a free children's book! It's theirs to keep, read, love, and cherish. No need to sign up for a membership or return the books. A welcoming, accessible, and comfortable place where families can socialize, browse books, read to their children, participate in planned literacy-focused activities, and of course, build up their home library! 
 
Duties:  
Screening donated children's books before they are made available to families. 
Checking for damage (torn or missing pages, scribbling in the book, etc)  
Make sure content is appropriate for children (we will provide guidance on this matter)  
Stickering the books with our logo
Guelph Tool Library
Old Quebec Street Shoppes 55 Wyndham Street North, Unit T8,
Help to provide a friendly and positive experience for event attendees 
Report to the Repair Café Coordinator, who will provide task-specific training/direction 
Follow all Guelph Tool Library policies & procedures 
Welcome visitors and explain how the Repair Café process works 
Inspect items for safety and review waiver forms. 
Guide and assist visitors in finding their way around the Café, escort visitors to the correct repair area, provide directions to the washrooms, refreshments and exits and chat with waiting visitors. 
Set up and pack up registration, refreshments, photo booth and equipment, clean and reconfigure the space as it was upon arrival, including tables & chairs. 
Check in with fixers to ensure they have everything they need 
Monitor refreshment station
Children's Reading Room
210 Silvercreek Pkwy N Guelph Ontario N1H 7P8 (located at the back of All Saints Church)
Visiting schools, childcare centers and other local businesses and organizations to inform the community about CRR's programs and services.
Compass Community Services, Telephone Support
This opportunity is remote but the volunteer must reside within Canada
Senior Volunteers are asked to contact Senior Community Members once a week to check in on their wellbeing and complete a social call. Some case documentation is required per call made.  
 
Please send an email to Colten Ura at cura@compasscs.org to apply.
Guelph Enabling Garden (The)
Distance Work / Remote
Social media is a critical part of the way we communicate with clients, volunteers, and all visitors to the Garden. We’re looking for an individual who is familiar with creating social media content. You’ll be helping the Communications Coordinator represent the Guelph Enabling Garden online by creating interesting posts. 
 
This role will include generating social media post ideas, researching science/garden facts, writing the captions and/or creating the graphics in Canva. The primary responsibility will be to promote the weekly “Tea ‘n’ Tales” storytelling events throughout the summer, but there may be opportunities to do other tasks if you are interested in contributing more hours or staying on long term. 
 
As a social media volunteer, you will have the opportunity to: 
 
Work with the Communications Coordinator to create social media content and/or graphics, primarily promoting “Tea ‘n’ Tales” and other summer programming 
Practice your social media content creation skills 
Contribute to and learn from a local Guelph-based registered charity 
Advance the GEG’s mission in creating an inclusive garden space
Compass Community Services, Telephone Support
*Remote
• Engage in a variety of phone calls (social calls, safety checks, wellness checks, medication reminders, and distress/crisis calls) to support community members experiencing isolation and/or distress 
• Provide emotional support and referrals to community services as needed 
• Use a strength-based and solution-focused practice  
• Write notes summarizing completed phone calls 
 
Interested? Visit http://bttr.im/85gjv to apply directly to volunteer application portal
Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington
Guelph
• Encourage the conversation partner to speak and practice English through informal conversation 
• Initiate conversations based on appropriate topics  
• Demonstrate active listening during meetings with conversation partner 
• Explain unfamiliar concepts and words when needed 
• Maintain a warm and welcoming environment where the conversation partner is treated with dignity and respect 
• Regularly and consistently track meetings, including date, time, duration, meeting platform and content of meeting using the hours tracking software 
• Plan meetings and gather resources to support the conversation partner’s language needs 
• Communicate any concerns or challenges to the program coordinator
Cooking Around the World - Volunteer   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington
Through Online tools
• Welcome the group and facilitate the session using a device - phone, laptop, tablet etc.  
• Select an appropriate recipe  
• Provide a list of ingredients and cooking instructions at least 4 days prior to the session  
• Lead the cooking lesson 
• Provide for vegetarian options to be inclusive to as many participants as possible 
• Demonstrate active listening during the session 
• Explain unfamiliar words or ingredients when needed 
• If you are cooking an authentic dish from your country, explain some traditions associated with it 
• Record the time spend volunteering and preparing for the session that will include shopping, preparing and the actual session.  
• Maintain a warm and welcoming environment where the conversation all participants are treated with dignity and respect 
• Communicate any concerns or challenges to the program coordinator
Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Healthy Living
EarlyON Admin Volunteer work in-person at the Early ON Child and Family Centre in the Stone Road Mall and support staff with a variety of administrative tasks.  
 
Based on skills, interest and need, this role may include:  
 
• Monitor and respond to emails messages in an appropriate manner 
• Data entry and other administrative tasks 
• Assist with mass mailouts and donor thank-yous.  
• Laminating, printing and /or organizing outreach materials for EarlyON 
• Monitoring office supplies and creating an order as needed. 
• Phone call reminders to clients, program participants or customer check in calls 
• Acting as a greeter and create a welcoming environment  
 
GCHC Staff will work with volunteers and re-visit task list, working hours, working location regularly to ensure this is a meaningful and helpful role for both volunteers and staff. Based on Public Health requirements changes may need to be made on a short notice. Volunteers will be notified ASAP when these changes occur.  
 
Volunteers are asked to Review and abide by Guelph CHC’s policies, including COVID Vaccination policy and Pandemic requirements for screening and stay home if unwell.
Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Healthy Living
Early ON Programs Volunteer work in-person at the Early ON Child and Family Centre in the Stone Road Mall directly with children and families. They assist in providing parents, caregivers and their children an opportunity to interact together in a fun and educational environment and provide resources or activities for participants. 
 
Based on skills, interest and need, this role may include:  
• Greet and welcome children and their parents/caregivers with dignity and respect 
• Assist program staff with set-up, running of program and clean-up 
• Interact with children in their play and/or parents in a warm friendly manner 
• Observe children’s play and assist with documentation 
• Assist parents and children as needed during the program 
• Notify program supervisors immediately if any problems or unusual situations occur 
• Attend training sessions and participate in volunteer meetings.  
 
GCHC Staff will work with volunteers and re-visit task list, working hours, working location regularly to ensure this is a meaningful and helpful role for both volunteers and staff. Based on Public Health requirements changes may need to be made on a short notice. Volunteers will be notified ASAP when these changes occur.  
 
Volunteers are asked to Review and abide by Guelph CHC’s policy on PLACE, Pandemic requirements for screening and stay home if unwell.
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
Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Healthy Living
GCHC Shelldale Clinic Greeter role are the welcomers'. They greet, confirm appointments and redirect as needed. This would be a great fit for someone with a background or interest in medical secretary work. Task list, working hours, working location will be reviewed regularly to ensure this is a meaningful and helpful role for both volunteers, clients and staff. Based on Public Health requirements changes may need to be made on short notice. Volunteers will be notified ASAP when these changes occur.  
 
Based on volunteer interest and staff need, this role may include:  
 
• Greet and welcome visitors and clients in a friendly manner  
• Confirm clients appointment, ensure appointment is to be in person and not virtual  
• Screen everyone coming in, asking clients COVID screening questions, take temperature  
• Confirm we have the correct phone number for clients and up to date health card number and version code  
• Assess visitors’ and clients’ needs and connect them with appropriate CHC and community supports  
• Assist with forms, applications, etc.  
• Accompany clients to the recommended service within the CHC (ie let them know to go to reception for their appointment check-in)  
• Stay informed of current community resources  
• Communicate with staff for support if needed  
• Attend volunteer meetings, required training and orientation  
• Follow all record-keeping and evaluation processes, as required  
• Assist with collection of health services surveys  
• Assist main reception with client related needs (handing out referrals, giving directions, doing reminder phone calls etc)  
 
Volunteers are asked to Review and abide by Guelph CHC’s policies, Pandemic requirements for screening and stay home if unwell.
Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington
Online via Zoom
• Welcome the group and facilitate the session  
• Initiate conversations based on a pre-determined topic with a small group of newcomers 
• Engage and encourage all participants to speak English 
• Explain unfamiliar concepts and words when needed 
• Collaborate with other Conversation Circle Leads to determine topics 
• Record the time spent volunteering and preparing for the session  
• Maintain a warm and welcoming environment where each participant is treated with dignity and respect
Guelph Hiking Trail Club
GHTC hiking trails in and around Guelph
Develop monthly hike program of iconic hikes to familiarize members with our trails. 
Attend monthly GHTC executive committee meetings and present Hike Coordinator report. 
Lead periodic hikes. 
Recruit prospective hike leaders in order to develop an enthusiastic and knowledgeable team of hike leaders ready to engage the public. 
Work with other members of the Executive Committee to provide information relevant to the maintenance of the trails as well as information relevant to our members via the seasonal newsletter.
Compass Community Services, Telephone Support
Remote
Call to Action: We are looking to recruit people with lived experience and allies of the LGBTQ+ Community to volunteer on our new LGBTQ+ Support Line. Volunteers in the program may also choose to volunteer for our other lines as well. 
 
Duties of the role include: 
 
• Write notes summarizing completed phone calls Engage in a variety of phone calls (social calls, safety checks, wellness checks, medication reminders, and distress line calls) to support community members experiencing isolation and/or distress 
• Provide emotional support and referrals to community services as needed 
• Use a strength-based and solution-focused practice  
• Write notes summarizing completed phone calls
School-Based Big Brother   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph, Mentoring Services for Children and Youth
Guelph & Wellington County
As a school-based Big Brother, you will be a positive role model and mentor to a young person.  
 
Volunteers have visits with their "Little" on a consistent basis, usually once a week.  
 
Volunteers invest time and attention into a child who faces adversity, build a friendship with them, and develop trust and respect. This could mean playing games with them, engaging in a conversation about what's on their mind, playing in the gym or in the school yard, cooking and baking, or any other type of activity that will engage a child and draw out their personality and interests.
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 Dance
River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich St, Guelph, ON and Guelph Youth Dance Studios 42 Quebec Street, Guelph
Volunteers will assist instructors during dance, music, theatre, yoga, mindfulness and visual arts classes, and provide supervision and assistance to campers during breaks.
HOPE House
- Approving, where appropriate, policy and other recommendations received from the Board, its standing committees and/or senior staff member.  
- Approving Hope House's budget.  
- Monitoring all board policies.  
- Reviewing the bylaws and policy manual, and recommending changes.  
- Reviewing the Board's structure, approving changes, and recommending necessary bylaw amendments.  
- Participating in the development of Hope House's strategic plan and annual review.  
- Approving the hiring or release of the Executive Director based on the recommendation of the direct report or the executive team.  
- Supporting the annual review of the Executive Director.  
-Assisting developing and maintaining positive relations among the board members, committees, staff members, and the community the enhance Hope House’s mission. 
- Attending board and annual general meetings, and committee meetings (when required). 
- Participating in on-going programs and services offered by Hope House. 
- Participating in and/or attending special events. 
- Monitor strategic plans and initiatives and make recommendations and changes as needed.
Community of Hearts Lifelong Learning Centre
Community of Hearts, 55 Wyndham St North, Guelph, ON
We are looking for passionate volunteers to facilitate and support our Social Club programming!  
-Supporting individuals with developmental disabilities take part in social activities in an inclusive, safe and accessible manner 
-Help promote engagement and support participants socializing with one another  
-Lead a social based activity  
-Set up for social activities in our Centre space  
-Tear down/lock up after social activities
Grange Hill East Neighbourhood Group
470 Auden Rd. (Auden at Eastview) - Guelph
• Offer welcoming, exemplary customer service in this front-facing role 
• Prepare Food Cupboard for opening/clean and secure building at end of shift 
• Complete necessary paperwork and screening 
• Help with shopping and tallying allotted items  
• Assist with inventory management (stocking shelves, updating records) during down time 
• Participate in occasional meetings and training sessions
Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Healthy Living
SEED Fresh Food Warehouse - Guelph Location
Program expanding! SEED Delivery Team and Warehouse Crew volunteers needed. 
 
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 here https://theseedguelph.ca Everyone is welcome to sign up! 
 
Packing and Warehouse Crew volunteers work together as a team (physically distance) to accurately pick and pack fresh food and frozen meals into customized baskets for home delivery. This role is a great fit for someone looking for an in-person role, working with other volunteers and doesn't mind wearing a mask for the duration of their shift.  
 
Please note: There is a physical element to this role. Some of the produce is heavy or awkward. For example: a full cabbage, bag of potatoes and the full food baskets. 
 
Packing and Warehouse Crew works on Tuesday and Friday 11-3pm.  
 
*** We do not have evening or weekend shifts. *** 
 
*** The SEED is a Guelph Community Health Centre program. We have implemented a COVID vaccination policy.
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.**
Victor Davis Memorial Court Non Profit Homes
87 Neeve Street, Guelph and meetings virtually at this time
Board members are community minded and key contributors to our organization. Our recent strategic plan and Board skills matrix highlighted a need for two board members - one with energy management skills and one with legal skills who want to make a difference.  
 
Our Board is made up of 8 volunteer Directors who use creativity and critical thinking skills to manage the affairs of the Corporation and have a commitment to social housing, our community and act as stewards of the organization at all times, and not in a personal or other group interest. We carry $5 million dollars Directors and Officers Liability insurance. 
 
Board Members establish, evaluate and carry out our mission and strategic plan, oversee and ensure the financial health of the organization, ensure the organization has competent staff/management to carry out the day to day operations to meet the requirements of tenants, funders and legislation, direct operations, including policy development and risk management , maintain effective relations with funders and the community, acting on committees with fellow board and community members.
Support Group Volunteer   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Parkinson Society South Western Ontario, Parkinson Support Group
1. facilitate Zoom and in-person (when allowed) support group meetings for people with Parkinson's (PWP) and their caregivers 2. Help PWP find local resources 3. Network with community to find guest speakers 4. Advocate for the needs of PWP in the community
Guelph Arts Council
Guelph, ON
The Board of Directors provides leadership and oversight to the activities of Guelph Arts Council. They support Guelph's creative community by advocating for the arts in Guelph-Wellington, inspiring positive transformation in our community, and sharing diverse perspectives on the arts.  
 
Expectations of Board members include: attending monthly Board meetings, reviewing reports in advance, and chairing or serving on at least one Board Committee.  
 
While a specific range of skill sets is valuable, we welcome all applicants who are committed, enthusiastic, and open to learning. Specifically, we are looking for new Board members to serve as Board Secretary and Chair of the Diversity & Inclusion Committee.
Guelph Arts Council
Guelph, ON
Work with a volunteer team to plan, promote, and implement Guelph Arts Council's signature online fundraising auction, Collector's Dilemma.  
 
The event is planned for May 2022. Collaborate with Fund Development Committee volunteers on Guelph Arts Council's fundraising event strategy.
Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Healthy Living
69 Huron Street, Guelph ON
Program expanding! SEED Delivery Team and Warehouse Crew volunteers needed. 
 
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 here https://theseedguelph.ca Everyone is welcome to 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.  
 
This role a great for someone who would like to volunteer in-person, has access to a vehicle, would like to interact directly with clients (distant, delivery to the door only) and doesn't mind working alone. 
 
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.  
 
*** Guelph CHC has a vaccination policy in place.
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
HOPE House
10 Cork St. East. Accessibility entrance 7 Church Lane. Downtown Guelph.
- Follow COVID safety protocols (must wear PPE, wash hands, sanitize frequently, clean surfaces, etc.) 
- Sort & organize clothing donations  
- Stock the Clothing Market 
- Rotate out un-needed seasonal clothing from Market 
- Serve Community Members with a friendly non-judgmental approach 
- Assist Community Members in making clothing selections  
- Track points and record keeping  
- Be in communication with Reception
HOPE House
10 Cork St. East. Accessibility entrance 7 Church Lane. Downtown Guelph.
- Follow COVID safety protocols (must wear PPE, 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 
- Portion items such as: 
- 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, as in support the Breakfast Program
HOPE House
Within the City of Guelph
- Follow COVID safety protocols (must wear PPE, wash hands, sanitize frequently, clean surfaces, etc.) 
- 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 and Reception  
- Maintain good vehicle maintenance and cleanliness 
- Track Volunteer hours and uphold Volunteer duties 
*High responsibility/trust role
HOPE House
10 Cork St. East. Accessibility entrance 7 Church Lane. Downtown Guelph.
- Follow COVID safety protocols (must wear a mask & visor, wash hands sanitize frequently, clean surfaces, etc.) 
- Answer phones in a friendly fashion, take messages, redirect calls 
- Manage and book appointments 
- Connect Community Members with resources 
- Answer questions regarding HOPE House and other programs 
- Enter information into a computer database 
- Answer email, return phone calls 
- Other duties as assigned, as in support other volunteer teams and/or admin tasks 
- Language skills an asset 
*High responsibility/trust role
Scouts Canada, Wellington Area
Assist the existing leadership team in conducting a weekly meeting
HOPE House
10 Cork St. East. Accessibility entrance 7 Church Lane. Downtown Guelph.
- Follow COVID safety protocols (must wear PPE, wash hands, sanitize frequently, clean surfaces, etc.) 
- Prepare approx 50 take- away breakfasts based on written instructions left by Chef (may include basic cooking) 
- Maintain Food Safety 
- Package breakfasts 
- Set table up outside to serve packaged brown paper bag breakfasts 
- Keep track of numbers of breakfasts made & served 
- Serve breakfast with a smile! *You will be outside 10-11 am serving - dress appropriately! 
- Clean up at end of service 
- Prep for the next day 
- Assist Chef as needed
Guelph Dance
Guelph Dance is currently recruiting community minded individuals for our Board of Directors. The board is currently seeking applications for positions commencing in January 2022 for a minimum two-year term.  
 
Guelph Dance delivers a wide range of programs including the annual Guelph Dance Festival, co-productions with other local festivals, workshops in schools, community engagement initiatives and multi-disciplinary arts camps for children and youth. The Board of Directors is made up of committed volunteers who have a demonstrated interest in Guelph Dance, with their diverse skills in leadership, knowledge, and experience applied in support of the Guelph arts community. We encourage applications from all interested candidates. 
 
Guelph Dance board members provide guidance by contributing to our organization’s culture, strategic focus, effectiveness, and financial sustainability, as well as serving as ambassadors and advocates.
Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Healthy Living
Guelph
Accessing food at this time can be challenging for those most deeply affected by COVID-19. Vulnerable seniors, people with low-income, families with children and people with health challenges may have barriers to getting to, accessing (not able to bring children into facility) or getting their food home from emergency food providers.  
 
Food Access Volunteers play a very important role by linking community members to the food they need. This in-person role includes pick-up of hampers/boxes from emergency food providers, food cupboards or food banks and delivery the food to Guelph CHC clients.  
 
Pick-ups and deliveries are made within the the City of Guelph. Deliveries are to the door only, volunteers are not required to enter homes.  
 
This position requires volunteers to have access to a vehicle and be able to lift 20 to 30 lbs. Mileage fees are provided. 
 
This role is immensely helpful for both clients and staff. At this time GCHC Staff are helping with this need. Having volunteers means that our staff can better focus on connecting clients with other needs they may have.
Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Healthy Living
Volunteer Office Assistant provides an in-person opportunity for volunteers to support the work of the GCHC, The SEED and staff. GCHC Staff will work with volunteers and re-visit task list, working hours, working location regularly to ensure this is a meaningful and helpful role for both volunteers and staff. Based on Public Health requirements changes may need to be made on a short notice. Volunteers will be notified ASAP when these changes occur.  
 
Volunteers are asked to Review and abide by Guelph CHC’s COVID vaccination policy, Pandemic requirements for screening and stay home if unwell. 
 
 
Based on volunteer interest and staff need, this role may include:  
 
• Monitor and respond to emails messages in an appropriate manner 
• Assist with mass mailouts and donor thank-yous.  
• Laminating, printing and /or organizing outreach materials for The SEED 
• Monitoring office supplies and creating an order as needed. 
• Supporting access to the Pet Food Pantry and tracking inventory 
• Assisting staff with PPE inventory tracking (6-8 week cycle) 
• Assisting staff with Get Connected program (testing phones, preparing kits) 
• Preparing Harm Reduction Kits, PPE Kits or Notes or Hope kits. 
• Phone call reminders to clients, program participants or customer check in calls 
• Data entry and other administrative tasks
Harcourt Memorial United Church
87 Dean Avenue, Guelph ON
Operate one of three roles: 1. Powerpoint slide operator 2. Sound board *3. Cameras  
*Cameras will be on a per-need basis while Powerpoint and Sound board coverage are required weekly
Guelph Arts Council
Guelph Arts Council, 42 Carden St., Guelph, ON
Fund Development Committee members develop an annual plan to help Guelph Arts Council reach its financial goals for Donations, Events, and Corporate Sponsorship, and support the plan's implementation. Committee members help ensure that GAC is sustainable and can fulfill its mission to champion and grow opportunities for Guelph's creative community.
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.
JOE - Jobs. Opportunities. Enterprise.
Provide support for adults with developmental disabilities in one of J.O.E.'s streams:  
 
1. The Community Helpers Program (provides opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities for community outreach)  
2. Training Grounds (Volunteers needed to facilitate with online mentorship)