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Guelph Tool Library
Peavey Mart (545 Silvercreek Parkway North)
Ability to troubleshoot, disassemble and repair small electrical appliances and gadgets such as 
toasters, hand blenders, lamps, vacuums and battery powered watches. Skills should include 
competence with multimeter, screwdrivers, wrenches, drills and soldering irons. Knowledge of 
and comfort with appropriate use of small appliance lubricants and cleaning solutions. Safety in 
working with electricity is critical. 
 
Repair Café Volunteer Fixers will: 
Help people learn how to repair things 
Assess damage and needs for tools or items requiring repair 
Repair or rebuild items and tools 
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
Board Member   Guelph 
Up and Running Guelph
Up and Running is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, with operations managed by a full-time Executive Director, and programs delivered by 40+ volunteers. In recent strategic planning processes, we identified growth, visibility, and sustainability as our goals for the next 3 years. Our 2022 priorities include: building a consistent funding structure; increasing and broadening participation in our programs; enhancing our marketing and communications; and cultivating relationships and building strategic partnerships with local organizations. 
 
We are currently recruiting for individuals with an interest in advancing our mission, and experience and/or expertise in Human Resources. Experience on a non-for-profit Board will be considered an asset, along with skills in fund development, grant writing, policy and procedure development, and an interest in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.  
 
Board commitments and responsibilities: 
- Serve in a volunteer capacity without remuneration 
- Commit to a two-year term (with the possibility of renewal) 
- Understand the role and responsibilities of a Board Director and become fully informed on organizational matters 
- Participate in the Board meetings regularly and be prepared to engage in meaningful debate, and reviewing the agenda and supporting materials prior to meetings (Our Board meets 10 times/year in the evening on the 3rd Monday of each month. Delayed one week in the case of holiday Mondays) 
- Evaluate and approve policy and other recommendations brought to the Board 
- Serve on one or more committees of the Board ((e.g. HR, fund development, marketing/communications, finance, or program) and/or assist with special projects as needed 
- Allocate an average of 6-8 hours per month to contribute to our hybrid operational/governance Board 
- Abide by the by-laws and policies that apply to our Board, and respect the confidentiality of organizational information and Board and Management decisions 
- Be an ambassador for Up and Running Guelph and its mission, and act in its best interests 
- Be informed of and strive to meet all applicable legal and fiduciary responsibilities 
- Participate in Up and Running’s fundraising and special events.
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.
Habitat for Humanity Guelph Wellington, 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
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.
East Wellington Community Services, Erin - 45 Main St
Throughout East Wellington and surrounding areas.
The Delivery Driver provides support in the Transportation and Food Bank programs, by providing assistance with the delivery of items to or from EWCS, its donors, clients and other stakeholders, in a safe, dependable and responsible manner.
Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington, Guelph Office
Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington Kitchener Office, 831 Frederick St. Kitchener, ON
Tasks & Responsibilities: 
•Greet in person clients and care givers arriving at Alzheimer Society Kitchener office. 
•Answer the phones directing clients appropriately. 
•Call clients to remind them of upcoming appointments and groups.  
•Print and compile program materials and packages to support our programs and services team. 
•Accept donations from visitors (credit card, cash, cheque, and web donations) following ASWW’s procedures accurately and providing tax receipts for cash donations. 
•Having the ability to interact with a range of people, being perceptive to their needs and managing the situation accordingly.  
•To follow the Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington policies and procedures.
Board of Director   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington, Guelph Office
Due to COVID, Board Meetings are held via ZOOM
Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington operates under a policy governance model with a commitment to the financial and social well-being of the organization and its mission. 
 
The Alzheimer Society of Waterloo Wellington welcomes interested applicants to apply including individuals living with dementia or a care partner.
Grange Hill East Neighbourhood Group
470 Auden Rd. (Auden at Eastview) - Guelph
The Grange Hill East Neighbourhood Group (GHENG) seeks community‐minded youth and adults to 
serve patrons during regular shifts at our food pantry. Help combat hunger and food insecurity through 
this essential role.  
Food Cupboard Assistants play a key role in an important project. In 2021, we transitioned to operate as a hub of the Guelph Food Bank. We are now part of a project to pilot a new food distribution model. The goal: to bring more support directly to areas in the city where it is most needed.  
Our Neighbourhood Group offers programs, organizes events, welcome residents, and provides a range 
of supports that reflect the interests and needs of the community. As a member of the Guelph 
Neighbourhood Support Coalition, we share the vision of working toward a healthy, safe community 
where everyone feels at home.  
 
Duties include:  
• 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 
 
Volunteers must be able to lift and carry boxes (approx. 25 lbs). We ask they commit to regular shifts at our location at 470 Auden Rd. (Auden at Eastview). Volunteers must also be able to regularly access and respond to e-mail.  
 
To express interest, please fill out the form on our website: www.gheng.ca/get-involved.  
 
For Saturday morning shifts, we are ideally seeking small teams to help out (e.g. two adults/two teens) who are interested in taking on bi-weekly shifts.  
 
We will reply to your inquiry via e-mail (add info@gheng.ca to your contacts).
Guelph Jazz Festival
Various sites, both indoor and outdoor
The Guelph Jazz Festival strives to present music that reflects the world in which we live and to make it accessible to the broadest audience through concerts, educational initiatives, and free programs.  
 
Fans of world-class creative improvised music can mark their calendars; the 2022 Guelph Jazz Festival will take place 15-18 September, and once again feature a range of exciting free and ticketed live-music experiences. While we remain attentive to shifting public health conditions, we are working to mount a festival with a structure similar to pre-pandemic versions of the GJF. As we continue to track and, as needed, adapt to these conditions, we are planning to announce our programming as well as box office information in the second half of June. Check www.guelphjazzfestival.com often for updates but, from here, plan on a full long weekend of music in mid-September.  
 
Guelph Jazz Festival volunteers are a vital part of fulfilling our vision to present excellent, unconventional live music. 
 
Various volunteer positions are available this year including (but not limited to!); Market Square support, Green Room, Box Office, Set up/Clear out Crew members, pre-festival tasks... 
 
Click the 'Yes, I'd like to Volunteer' button to let us know that you are interested. We will get back to you with more information and a link to our application.
Wyndham House, Guelph - 106 Woolwich St, Administrative Office
across all 3 residential housing sites
To assist with general home maintenance duties across our 3 supportive housing sites.  
Duties could include;  
-painting touch ups 
-yard work 
-installing fixtures 
-building furniture 
-sorting items and clean-ups 
-general maintenance
Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Healthy Living
Pregnancy to parenting program is a free weekly group session for pregnant people in Guelph who are facing challenges or barriers to their health. Through this program, participants have access to nutrition counseling, prenatal vitamins, access to healthful food, breastfeeding education and support, information and support for infant care or child development and referrals to other agencies and services.  
 
Volunteers play a vital role in supporting this program by providing supervised childcare. This allows participants to fully engage and participate with the program content. Childcare gives participants a break and some time for themselves and their own care. 
 
Duties include: 
- Assist program staff with set up and cleanup 
- Greet and welcome children and caregivers 
- Interact and engage with children during program time 
- Notify program staff of any concerns 
- Attend agency orientation and development opportunities 
 
Volunteers in this role MUST enjoy working with small children. 2 references and a valid Vulnerable Sector Check are required for this role.  
 
Volunteers are asked to Review and abide by Guelph CHC’s policy on PLACE, Pandemic requirements for screening and stay home if unwell.
Volunteer   Guelph 
Hillside Community Festival of Guelph
Hillside Festival, Guelph Lake Conservation Area
We are seeking volunteers for the annual Hillside Festival for a variety of positions! Welcoming patrons, assisting in traffic flow, assisting with vendors, selling merchandise, providing patron information, and more!
Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Healthy Living
Guelph
Accessing food can be challenging for those who use public transportation or have mobility needs. Groups may include seniors, people with low-income, families with children and people with health challenges.  
 
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 our clients with transportation barriers. Volunteers report enjoying the role and finding it rewarding, knowing that they are delivery food to people who need it most.
Homewood Health Centre
Volunteers work closely with Recreation Therapy staff to assist with Homewood patient craft sessions. The volunteer will provide a creative and social environment for the development of skills and to enhance a sense of well-being using ceramics. This position requires a regular weekly commitment.
Homewood Health Centre
Volunteers work closely with Recreation Therapy staff to assist with Homewood patient creative arts sessions. The volunteer will provide a creative and social environment for the development of skills and to enhance a sense of well-being using ceramics, watercolours, abstract painting & pastel art. This position requires a regular weekly commitment.
Homewood Health Centre
Volunteers work closely with Recreation Therapy staff to assist patients to engage in leisure skill development and activity based groups. This position requires a regular weekly commitment. Activities may include basketball, badminton, shuffle board, and when the weather is nice outside at the tennis courts.
Adult In-School Mentor   East Wellington  Guelph  South Wellington 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph, Mentoring Services for Children and Youth
An assigned elementary school in Guelph & Wellington County
The In-School Mentoring program provides youth with a role model and a friend to talk to and share the experiences of growing up. For one hour each week, mentors meet with their mentee and engage in fun activities such as board games, sports, crafts or just hang out during school hours at a local elementary school. 
 
The In-School Mentoring program requires a commitment of one-hour weekly visits plus additional transit time for the duration of the school year. Matches do not meet over the summer break or during other school holidays.
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
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
Guelph Tool Library
We are seeking a volunteer who can provide expertise in Human Resources to help us develop and organize our policies and procedures.
Evergreen Seniors Community Centre
1. Practice safe food handling procedures 
2. Produce a variety of food products for dining room and catering use 
3. Provide friendly customer service to patrons throughout the shift 
4. Ability to work in an environment with many distractions 
6. Attend mandatory trainings throughout the year  
7. Ongoing communication with Chef at the Evergreen Seniors Community Centre  
8. Duties may vary and are assigned by the Chef 
9. Serve the prepared hot lunch to patrons 
10. Prepare sandwiches as per lunch orders
Community of Hearts Lifelong Learning Centre
Attend monthly board meetings (virtual at this time)  
Support the organization’s vision, mission, and purpose. 
Provide legal and financial oversight.  
Support the creation or follow through of the organizations strategic plan.  
Strengthen the organization’s programs and services.  
Participate in working groups, committees or events as needed.  
 
Community of Hearts is looking for new members to join our Board of Directors! 
Get involved with a group of passionate, caring individuals and an organization seeking to build a more inclusive community for the People We Support and all people with developmental disabilities in our community!  
Share your expertise with us, or gain new experience as a board member all while helping to improve developmental services in Guelph and the surrounding areas.  
Looking forward to hearing from you!  
For more information please contact info@communityofhearts.ca
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 member with legal skills and one member who has knowledge of the community, especially in The Ward, 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.
Wellington Terrace Long Term Care Home
Located in Aboyne which is between Fergus and Elora
Supporting our Recreation Therapists in small group manicure programmes, OR visiting with residents one on one and providing a manicure service
Wellington Terrace Long Term Care Home
Located in Aboyne which is between Fergus and Elora, Ontario
Supporting our Recreation Therapists each Sunday with bringing residents to and from our in-house church service. Sitting with residents, singing hymns with them
Action Read Community Literacy Centre
8 Cork Street East, Guelph, ON N1H 2W8
Help someone learn literacy and Essential Skills for work, learning and life! After orientation and training, you will be matched with a learner to work together regularly (probably once a week) towards their goals. Action Read will help you identify learning strategies and resources and evaluate progress. 
 
NOTE: Due to COVID learning pairs are working remotely. Please check our website for further information and updates on are programs.
Wellington Terrace Long Term Care Home
Located in Aboyne which is between Fergus and Elora, Ontario
Providing hands-on assistance for residents who can no longer help themselves at meal times.
Wellington Terrace Long Term Care Home
Providing one to one companionship to residents, to reduce loneliness and isolation
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
Wyndham House, Guelph - 106 Woolwich St, Administrative Office
Wyndham House Youth Hub: 133 Woolwich St. Guelph
New Way is an alternative school program. It is an Education and Community Partnership Program between the Upper Grand District School Board and Wyndham House, supported by CMHA and Family and Children's Services. There is a full-time teacher from the school board and a full-time worker from the agency on site at all times. We serve high school-aged students.  
 
We have a school component and a therapeutic component. We run an art program as well as a healthy eating program supported by the Children's Foundation. We serve a maximum of 16 students in a day, 8 at a time.  
 
New Way is a referral-only program and has a set attendance, so there is no drop-in component to the school; the same students attend regularly. 
 
Volunteer duties: Helping out in the classroom, assisting with schoolwork, preparing snacks and assisting in making small meals, cleaning up classroom
PIN - The People and Information Network
Volunteers are needed to help build enthusiasm for volunteerism in Guelph and bring awareness to the needs of community agencies.  
 
PIN Network provides connections and leadership in Guelph and Wellington County to support development of individuals and organizations. We provide a hub for volunteer opportunities and engagement.  
 
Volunteers will work with PIN Networks' Volunteerism Ambassador and assist at events, pop-ups, resource development, campaigns and presentations. Tasks are flexible to the needs of the program and volunteers' interests, skills or learning goals. These may include: supporting in-person events (volunteer fairs, pop-up tables), preparing for presentations (research, script writing, slide development, speaking), assisting with digital media (type, infographic), campaign development and implantation or other tasks as interest, skill and program needs arise.  
 
Shift times and schedule may vary from week to week based on availability and program needs.  
 
This is a hybrid role with both in-person and online components.  
 
This role is a great fit for someone who is passionate about volunteerism, would like to learn more about community services or would like to gain experience working in an outreach role.
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.
East Wellington Community Services, Erin - 45 Main St
East Wellington, GTA, Waterloo/Wellington
Volunteer Drivers are essential members of the Transportation team, providing rides to eligible adults 18 years of age and older, using their own vehicle or an agency van.  
 
Drivers receive detailed ride information from the Transportation Coordinator and carry out rides to medical and social service appointments within the local area, the GTA and Waterloo/Wellington region. 
 
Clean/sanitize vehicle after each ride; wear mask while on duty.
Up and Running Guelph
Guelph
Up and Running delivers friendly, supportive running and walking programs that share the mental health benefits of exercise, nature and social connections with women looking to improve their mental health and well-being. 
 
Running mentors are responsible for participating in our group running programs, supporting the coaching staff, encouraging and making connections with participants, and providing feedback to coaches re: the program.  
 
Mentors support programs for women with mental health challenges (such as mild to moderate anxiety and depression) and are expected to be sensitive to these challenges, and adhere to Up and Running’s confidentiality agreement. 
 
All of our programs are delivered outside on trails in a downtown park (and on sidewalks for our evening winter programs) to enable participants to enjoy the benefits of nature in a safe, community space. We celebrate our participants getting outside and moving, rather than going faster and further, and adhere to the principle: "No one left behind".
Guelph Wellington Seniors Association
Evergreen Seniors Community Centre
● Meet with the centre’s designated employee/volunteer to understand who the client will be and his/her interests in being part of the centre. 
● Meet with the potential client (online or by phone) to complete the client intake form and to explore specific areas of interest 
● Match client with programs of interest and/or other services offered by the centre 
● Follow up with the client at intervals outlined in the client intake form and potentially accompany him/her to a program (e.g., online, by phone and/or in person) 
● Ongoing contact with the centre designate about the project and participant needs and interests
Up and Running Guelph
Up and Running delivers friendly, supportive running and walking programs that share the mental health benefits of exercise, nature and social connections with women looking to improve their mental health and well-being. 
 
Walking mentors are responsible for participating in our walking programs, supporting the coaching staff, encouraging and making connections with participants, and providing feedback to coaches re: the program.  
 
Mentors support programs for women with mental health challenges (such as mild to moderate anxiety and depression) and are expected to be sensitive to these challenges, and adhere to Up and Running’s confidentiality agreement. 
 
All of our programs are delivered outside on trails in a downtown park (and on sidewalks for our evening winter programs) to enable participants to enjoy the benefits of nature in a safe, community space. We celebrate our participants getting outside and moving, rather than going faster and further, and adhere to the principle: "No one left behind".
Guelph (City of). Public Services, Guelph - Carden St - City Hall, Recreation and Leisure Support Services
City of Guelph Summer day camps - multiple locations
Volunteering with summer camps is an excellent way to do something great for the community while having fun and obtaining your required community service hours for High School! The City of Guelph has many camp locations around the city to volunteer at. Volunteers must attend a mandatory orientation and training. Must be 14 years or older to apply
Guelph Nonprofit Housing Corporation
138 Wyndham St N, Guelph ON
As a member of a Board of 9 community volunteers, the Board member will attend monthly Board meetings that take place on the last Thursday of each month, as well as attend the Annual General Meeting which takes place in December of each year. 
The Board of Directors is made up of 7 members who manage the affairs of the Corporation and are responsible for fundamental decisions concerning the development and management of social housing projects. Directors are appointed because of a demonstrated interest in the welfare of their fellow citizens and their community. Once appointed, the Director must act at all times in the interest of the Corporation and not in their personal interest or in the interests of a group with which they are associated.  
Board Members will be responsible to: 
- establish, evaluate and carry out the organization’s 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 organizational operations, including policy development and risk management 
- maintain effective relations with funders and the community at large. 
 
We are currently accepting applications from individuals with experience in the legal field.
Guelph Nonprofit Housing Corporation
138 Wyndham St N, Guelph, ON
As a member of a Board of 9 community volunteers, the Board member will attend monthly Board meetings that take place on the last Thursday of each month, as well as attend the Annual General Meeting which takes place in December of each year. 
 
The Board of Directors is made up of 9 members who manage the affairs of the Corporation and are responsible for fundamental decisions concerning the development and management of social housing projects. The Directors hold office until the third annual meeting following their appointment or until a successor is appointed; Directors are appointed because of a demonstrated interest in the welfare of their fellow citizens and their community. Once appointed the director must act at all times in the interest of the Corporation and not in their personal interest or in the interests of a group with which they are associated.  
 
Board Members will be responsible to: 
- establish, evaluate and carry out the organization’s 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 organizational operations, including policy development and risk management 
- maintain effective relations with funders and the community at large.
Chalmers Community Services Centre
To purchase, weigh and stock groceries for Chalmers Downtown and Chalmers West food pantries.
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
HOPE House
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
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
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.
Board Member   Guelph 
Elliott Community (The)
Direction 
Formulation of a Strategic Plan (mission/vision statement, goals, strategies), i.e., top-down portion of the Community’s Corporate Plan; as part of the strategic planning process, review and determination of what services the Community needs to provide and at what level and cost 
Establishment of implementation priorities, strategic initiatives 
Setting of budget guidelines, operating and capital budgets 
 
Financial Stewardship 
Budget (operating and capital) monitoring 
Expenditure controls and safeguards 
External auditor or appointment and review of annual auditor reports 
Policy and program, Community’s Asset Management (i.e., life cycle maintenance approach); establishment of adequate reserves 
 
Governance 
Compliance monitoring, Federal and Provincial statutes, municipal By-Laws 
Community risk assessment and control 
CEO selection, appointment and performance review; appointment approval for Directors with second level review of performance 
Review of Succession Planning for the Senior Leadership Team, key replacement charting for balance of workforce 
Policy and program for performance management (i.e., process to ensure Community is “getting what it is paying for”) 
 
Policy & Legislation 
Review and approval of key corporate policies 
Tracking of (and influencing to extent feasible) Federal and Provincial statutes/regulations and municipal By-Laws impacting on Community operations and administration 
 
Representation of Stakeholders 
Identification of various stakeholders and their respective needs 
Monitoring of the Community’s response to various stakeholder needs/requirements 
Acting on behalf of the “collective” public good in the Community 
Interface between Community groups/associations, special interest groups and the Community Staff 
Attendance at Community affairs/events and active participation in fundraising functions/initiatives
Up and Running Guelph
"Pick up the Pace for mental health" is our annual walk/run fundraiser, and this year, for the first time ever, we are launching an in-person event. We are looking for a passionate, dedicated volunteer to work with our event planning committee to perform key tasks in preparation for the event, such as procuring sponsorships, marketing, designing race kits, connecting with local media and businesses etc.
Guelph Food Bank, Guelph - 100 Crimea St
100 Crimea Street, Guelph, ON, N1H 2Y6
Volunteers are needed in the mornings Monday to Friday from 8:45 am to 12 pm to help service our clients via our emergency food support hamper program. Those interested will be a part of a vibrant team of dedicated individuals committed to ensuring those in our community seeking assistance receive such in a positive manner.
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
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community
• Establish and maintain a welcoming environment in the salon 
• Assist in bringing residents to and from the salon 
• Light duties within the salon including taking out hair rollers, folding towels, sweeping 
• Interact with the resident through conversation while residents are waiting for their appointment and following their appointment
Guelph Tool Library
The Steering Committee runs the day to day operations of the Guelph Tool Library and is responsible for creating and administering sub-committees as the needs of the Guelph Tool Library requires. The Steering Committee works by consensus and each member of the Steering Committee has an equal say in the operation of the Guelph Tool Library.  
 
We are seeking a volunteer who is able to : 
-provide expert input to the ongoing development of the Guelph Tool Library 
-provide Human Resources expertise, to assist us in our charitable status application 
-identify and monitor priorities, risks, timelines and quality of Guelph Tool Library projects 
-provide support, guidance, decision-making and oversight of progress to Guelph Tool Library projects 
-help balance conflicting priorities and resources 
-foster positive communication
Guelph Tool Library
Help the Guelph Tool Library with Grant Writing and Fundraising Activities. We meet once a month and work collaboratively online. 
 
Projects that we are currently working on and planning: 
 
Free to Read - now until April 23, 2022. We are collecting comic books for a project that supports literacy programs in local provincial jails. 
 
Re:Purpose Fest - Saturday May 28, 2022. This free community recycling event and barbeque is taking place at the Habitat for Humanity Restore. Attendees at Re:Purpose Fest will be able to recycle many items that normally end up in the landfill or learn about unique ways to repurpose items.  
 
Guelph Largest Clothing Swap - Sunday October 23 at the Old Quebec Street Shoppes. This event is part of the City of Guelph's Waste Reduction Week.
Guelph Food Bank, Guelph - 100 Crimea St
100 Crimea St.
Representing the Guelph Food Bank in public with our various donors and supporters by picking up food and other donations in the community. Dropping off food orders to member agencies. Delivering / retrieving food collection bins as needed.
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community
- Ensure residents receive adequate food intake at each meal 
- Assist residents in increasing their level of independence during meal times 
- Encourage residents to actively participate in the dining process 
- Porter residents to and from the dining room area 
- Provide supervision and verbal cues for residents requiring direction 
- Provide hand-over-hand assistance for residents requiring physical assistance 
- Clean up after resident and offer resident a warm cloth for their hands and face.
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community
- To provide an opportunity for residents to interact and bond with animals 
- Check in with Recreationist or designate prior to beginning visits 
- Introduce yourself and your pet to the residents 
- Allow opportunities for resident to pet/handle the animal (as appropriate) 
- Only visit residents who have indicated an interest in having pet visits 
- Excellent verbal communication skills 
- Comfortable interacting with seniors 
- Patient, kind and positive 
- Enjoy being part of a team and working effectively with others 
- Pet must be obedient and have a high tolerance for human contact 
- Pet must have current immunization records 
- Small to medium sized dogs with medium to low energy
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community
To engage residents in a broad range of meaningful activities that encourage social interaction, laughter, cognitive abilities and enrich the lives of the residents 
 
- Assist with preparation and implementation of activities 
- Porter residents to and from activities 
- Provide a run and engaging atmosphere during the activity 
- Assist with the clean up and evaluation following the activity
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community
- Assist with preparation and implementation of a music program 
- Provide a fun and engaging atmosphere via a digital platform like Zoom 
- Provide sensory stimulation through music and interaction
Event Volunteer   Guelph  South Wellington 
Donkey Sanctuary of Canada (The)
6981 Conc. 4, Puslinch, ON N0B 2J0
- Help Facilitate the operation of various events at the sanctuary such as our Open Days, Tours, and our annual 5k Marathon fundraiser. 
- Help direct, educate and guide visitors at the Donkey Sanctuary of Canada
Elliott Community (The)
170 Metcalfe St. Guelph
• Provide companionship and social interaction to residents 
• Interact with the resident through conversation, reading, playing cards, etc. 
• Assist resident with small tasks such as opening mail, writing a letter or watering plants 
• Record who you visit and their level of interaction on the form provided by Recreationist
Elliott Community (The)
- Provide customer service in the general store during your scheduled shift 
- Use the Morris computer system to sell items 
- Be friendly and enthusiastic when greeting customers 
- Ensure the general store door is locked when your shift ends
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.**
Wyndham House, Guelph - 106 Woolwich St, Administrative Office
Wyndham House Administration Office, Dtn Guelph
Currently, Wyndham House is seeking to recruit three (3) Board Members. We’re looking for community-minded, skilled collaborators who are passionate about assisting Wyndham House in our work to prevent, reduce and end youth homelessness.  
 
Interested applicants should have leadership and governance experience. Candidates with a range of skills and backgrounds are encouraged to apply and in particular in the areas of IT, Social media communication, Social services background and/or advocacy.
Wyndham House, Guelph - 106 Woolwich St, Administrative Office
Your own home
We are looking for volunteers willing to bake a tasty treat or prepare a home cooked meal for Wyndham House youth residents and clients.
Wyndham House, Guelph - 106 Woolwich St, Administrative Office
The committee's responsibilities include developing fundraising programs, event planning and execution, recruiting sponsors and volunteers, communication and writing skills and encouraging support through planned promotional yearly activities.
Yorklands Green Hub
42 Carden Street Guelph
The Yorklands Green Hub Board of Directors is currently a working board of volunteers.  
 
Our mission is to open green doors to the future by promoting sustainable conservation, environmental education and public enjoyment at the former Guelph Correctional Centre lands. We are seeking to fill 2 positions: 2 Members-at-Large. Terms are for 2 or 3 years by choice of nominee.   
 
Nominations will be accepted with a review of the skills we are in need of, followed by an interview.
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
Wyndham House, Guelph - 106 Woolwich St, Administrative Office
Work from home
To assist and help produce creative artwork for print and digital applications; brochures, posters, enewsletters, fundraising, community awareness stories etc.
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 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.
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.
Guelph Tool Library
Inventory Management Volunteers review and analyze inventory for the Guelph Tool Library. Their duties include ensuring inventory is accounted for, cataloguing and inventorying new tools, and coming up with process improvements that are beneficial to the Guelph Tool Library.
Meals On Wheels Volunteer   Centre Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington 
Victorian Order of Nurses, Waterloo Wellington Dufferin, VON - Mount Forest
Volunteers are needed to deliver meals to clients in Guelph, Centre Wellington, and North Wellington. 
Volunteer positions are available for both tasks.
Guelph Tool Library
55 Wyndham Street North, Unit T8
Librarians work a shift of at least one and a half to two hours in length. Duties include signing out tools, putting new items into inventory, and answering members questions. Librarians receive training and will partner with an experienced librarian to learn the role.
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
Reading Rock Volunteer   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario, Wellington County Chapter
online- MS teams
The Learning Disabilities Association of Wellington County is looking for positive role models for our Reading Rocks program. This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in working with children as a career goal or who is already working with children. 
 
In this volunteer role you will be matched with a child aged 6-12 who has a learning disability or who is a struggling reader, helping them with reading skills. Training will be provided, along with lots of fun and interactive materials to help you engage your student. We will provide proof of volunteers hours as requested.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph, Mentoring Services for Children and Youth
Guelph and Wellington County
A volunteer Big Brother will be a positive role model and mentor to a child (Little Brother). Volunteers will see their Little Brother on a consistent basis, usually once a week. The volunteer and child will participate in fun activities such as sports, biking, games, watching movies, building models, etc. Volunteers and children are matched based on interests, location and age preference.
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.
Chalmers Community Services Centre
a) Update our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts on a regular basis 
b) Make a monthly social media plan (our former Social Media Mavens would make a loose plan for each month of what they would post on our social media accounts) 
c) Keep up to date on what's happening at Chalmers 
d) Answer questions posed by social media users to our accounts
Guelph Tool Library
The Marketing and Sales Committee is seeking volunteers who have an interest in promoting the Guelph Tool Library in the community, from membership drives to sponsorship acquisition to increasing our social media presence.
Volunteer Transportation Driver   Centre Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Victorian Order of Nurses, Waterloo Wellington Dufferin, VON - Mount Forest, Transportation
Volunteer driver provides transportation support to seniors and adults with physical disabilities to medical appointments and tasks of daily needs who are socially isolated or unable to access regular transportation. Mileage reimbursement program.
Career Education Council Guelph Wellington Dufferin
Placement for the next group is scheduled from Nov 24 to Jan 28, 2022 (I believe we have 2-3 youth in Dufferin). 
Mentors will ideally own a Mac computer. 
Ideal mentor candidates will have programming expertise and experience in a Mac environment, including knowledge of alternate coding languages. 
Placement involves developing a virtual app using SWIFT programming language, which the mentor will provide some guidance on. 
Students’ are also in contact with a mentor (YOU?) to guide learning (1-2/per week) - virtually. 
Final task involves presenting and pitching the created virtual applications. Mentors are invited to attend. 
Mentorship information session will be provided prior to the first session starting. 
Interested mentors will have the option to assist with additional groups of students in the future (through the Career Education Council)
Start2Finish, Guelph, Running & Reading Club
Virtual Coaches: 
- 30-40 minute sessions 2x/week in small virtual “hubs” afterschool between 4-5:30pm, Tuesdays-Thursdays 
- October to May 
- 8-10 participants; 2-4 volunteer coaches 
- Sessions include fitness, literacy & mentoring activities, with emphasis on Social Emotional Learning 
- Use an easy-to-use virtual platform to facilitate programming 
- Take attendance and follow up with club director weekly 
 
In-Person Coaches:  
- 2 hours once a week for 32 weeks, at the school (Oct-Jun) - start dependent on when schools allow in-person programming to resume 
- Physical activity (running, aerobics, games) 
- “Word of the Day” Social Emotional Learning component 
- Reading/literacy support individually and in small groups 
 
If you are interested, please apply on our volunteer portal:  
https://timecounts.org/start2finish/forms/35311
Pet Protect Guelph, Guelph - 42 Carden St
You would help plan events, coordinate pet intakes, interview potential fosters, and help spread the word about PPG. You would need to be available for our monthly meetings, and help out during our events, but other duties can be flexible and done virtually. The application can be found on our website
Victorian Order of Nurses, Waterloo Wellington Dufferin, VON - Mount Forest
Fergus/Elora
Delivering contactless meals to seniors or adults living with a physical disability in the community. Serving/plating hot meals at our Wellington Terrace meal station
Innovation Guelph, Business Support Services
Volunteer Mentors: Every client in the Rhyze Ventures program is matched with a volunteer mentor.  
 
The Rhyze Ventures program is currently looking for women business leaders and seasoned entrepreneurs to volunteer as mentors in our upcoming cohort of women entrepreneurs.  
 
Each volunteer mentor is paired with two carefully matched mentees (Rhyze Ventures clients) that considers their program stream, business stage, industry, goals, learning styles, and personality factors.  
 
If anyone in your network is interested in this volunteer opportunity, please connect them with the Rhyze Ventures team at rhyzeventures@innovationguelph.ca and we would be happy to have a call with them to discuss this in more detail.
Salvation Army (The), Guelph - 210 Victoria Rd S, Community and Family Services
Board Member   Guelph 
Guelph Independent Living
207-255 Woodlawn Road West, Guelph, ON N1H 8J1
“Committed to our clients living with dignity by delivering quality programs, housing and supportive services.: 
 
GIL is a community-based organization “committed to our clients living with dignity by delivering quality programs, housing and supportive services.” Listen to our clients share their “I AM GIL” stories here: I am GIL - YouTube  
 
If you have experience or or an interest in Board work, housing and/or community support services including persons with disabilities and seniors, GIL would like to hear from you.  
 
To explore this volunteer opportunity, please outline your experience via email to our Executive Director, Janet Redman, at janet@guelphindependentliving.org or contact 519-836-1812, ext. 230 for more information. We welcome all interested inquiries.
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.
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.
Up and Running Guelph
Support the Up and Running's Marketing Committee in developing effective marketing and communications strategies and tools to enable us to broaden our reach, and enhance our impact.  
The Committee has the following goals:  
Work to develop a comprehensive marketing plan for Up and Running to enable us to reach out to potential participants, volunteers, and community partners  
Develop and implement a plan for our social media communications 
Develop marketing materials such as posters and brochures, and a plan for their distribution, enlisting Board members where needed 
Update our website to ensure it is aligned with our goals, relevant, and effectively reaching our target audience 
Maintain and build relationships with local businesses, organizations, health care professionals and media to enhance our presence in the community 
Evaluate effectiveness of marketing initiatives/tools and make appropriate changes 
Conduct community outreach and develop partnerships (e.g. partner with community events, other organizations)
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)
Up and Running Guelph
Work with Up and Running's Fundraising Committee - a committee of our Board of Directors - to review our financial needs, develop a fundraising strategy, and research and develop fundraising initiatives for Up and Running Guelph.  
 
These may include grant writing, sponsorships, organizing special events or individual donation campaigns. We are looking for people who love working as part of team, know the community well and can help develop partnerships, enjoy researching and writing grants, and are creative thinkers.
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.
Pet Foster   Guelph 
Pet Protect Guelph, Guelph - 42 Carden St
Duties include caring for a cat or dog (you can choose which animal you would like to foster, and when), providing daily exercise and enrichment, taking pets to their vet appointments.
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
Board Member   Guelph 
JOE - Jobs. Opportunities. Enterprise.
Guelph
We are searching for board members with expertise in the following areas: Accounting & Finance; Marketing and PR;Customer Service; IT and app development; Law