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Grand River Conservation Authority
Guelph Lake Park, 7743 Conservation Rd, Guelph, Ontario N1H 6J1
Spend time outdoors with your children this Professional Activity Day. Volunteer in Guelph Lake Park to gather native wildflower and grass seeds to be used in future restoration efforts. We will be collecting wild bergamot, black-eyed Susan, evening primrose and more at the site associated with the new Nature Centre. Not only will you help create pollinator habitat, but you will enhance a place where thousands of children will engage in active, experiential learning in years to come. 
 
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUESTED (https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/meadow-morning-wildflower-seed-gathering-pa-day-registration-50188801055)  
 
Duties:  
Learn identification basics  
Gather native wildflower seeds
Onward Willow Neighbourhood Group
Help teach kids basic math, English, reading and writing! We also provide a healthy snack and game time. Enjoy your time shaping the minds of the future!
Homewood Health Centre
150 Delhi Street, Guelph
The volunteer will greet and serve patients, visitors and other customers in a friendly manner. You will also handle cash sales and count the float before and after your shift. In addition, you will ensure all food and drink products are stocked and tidy, and record complaints, concerns and compliments that require follow up from the Manager. Occasionally assisting with other duties as assigned.
Homewood Health Centre
150 Delhi St., Guelph
Volunteers will greet patients, visitors and other customers in a friendly manner and suggest gift ideas and offer assistance. You will process sales (cash, credit card, debit), check the card display to ensure everything is in appropriate spaces and restock it when necessary. You will also count the float and cash at the beginning and end of your shift and record complaints, concerns and compliments that require follow up from the Manager. Occasionally assisting with other duties, such as inventory, to keep the gift shop running efficiently.
Homewood Health Centre
150 Delhi St., Guelph
Volunteers will assist patients in locating and signing out materials and organization of the library.
Canadian Cancer Society, Waterloo-Wellington Community Office
We are inviting Volunteers to join us as Pink Ribbon Ambassadors and sell pink ribbons in support of the breast cancer cause at the Canadian Cancer Society. Pink ribbon ambassadors are the smiling, cheerful volunteers who greet the public and sell pink ribbons for a donation at various retail locations in Guelph from Thursday, October 11 to Sunday, October 13. Shifts are 3 hours and students are eligible for community hours. Volunteers are integral in making this campaign a success, and your support allows the Canadian Cancer Society to continue funding life-saving breast cancer research.
Team Member-YouthTALK Program   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Canadian Mental Health Association - Waterloo Wellington, Guelph - Wyndham St N, Centre for Mental Health
CMHA Building, 80 Waterloo Ave, Guelph, ON, N1H 0A1
YouthTALK is a group of youth aged 13-24 across the Wellington region who work to address youth issues as they relate to mental health. With the support of the YouthTALK facilitators, this team plans, organizes, and facilitates an annual mental health conference for youth, as well as delivers presentations to raise awareness about such topics. If you want to make a difference in your community, become a YouthTALK Regional Team member! Learn more at https://youthtalkdotorg.wordpress.com/ or email youthtalk@cmhaww.ca
Canadian Cancer Society, Waterloo-Wellington Community Office
This year’s Canadian Cancer Society CIBC Run for the Cure is taking place on Sunday, September 30 and we’re looking for volunteers to help make it an impactful and memorable event for all! The CIBC Run for the Cure is Canada’s largest single day, volunteer-led event in support of the most promising breast cancer research and information and support programs to ensure no one faces breast cancer alone. It’s an inspirational day that brings more than 85,000 Canadians together to run or walk in celebration of survivors and in honour of those affected by breast cancer, while raising funds to improve and save lives. 
 
Join us and promise to make breast cancer beatable! Positions available include T-shirt pick up team, Site set-up, Run Day volunteer engagement & lost and found, Run Day Information Ambassadors, Run Day Volunteer Generalist, Run Day Teams Registration, Run Day Route Marshals and more!
Children's Foundation of Guelph and Wellington, Guelph - Waterloo Ave
The Delta on Stone Road Guelph
The Gala Volunteer will: 
 
Assist with coat check 
Registration table 
Checking guests in to make sure they’ve paid and have their tickets 
Raffle Ticket Sales 
Selling of raffle tickets 
Keeping a tally of the money as it comes in throughout the evening. We announce the total amount raised that night  
Cashing out Silent Auction Winners 
Silent Auction Monitor 
Making sure all bids on sheets are correct 
Heads or Tails Spotter 
Watch audience to make sure people know what they’re doing. Answer any questions they may have. 
Collect bankers envelopes 
Claiming Prizes 
Perform Check-out related duties at the end of the evening and will assist with various general tasks over the course of the evening including registration of guests, tracking of information for prizes, recording information, assisting with games, and general flow of the event  
Handle requests for information and data and follow up with appropriate staff member or volunteer 
Assist with the tracking of guest information 
Close up and Clean up at the end of the night
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community, 170 Metcalfe St, Guelph
Dining Room Assistants will help in the dining rooms in the Long-Term Care units. Duties include encouraging residents to eat, assisting with cutlery and assisting with the Restorative Dining program as per resident needs.
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community, 170 Metcalfe Street, Guelph
Fitness Room Supervisors will open the small fitness room and supervise residents while they use the machines. Volunteers are not expected to offer fitness advice, but are there to encourage residents, assist with machine settings and call for help if needed.
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community, 170 Metcalfe St, Guelph
Volunteers will provide one-to-one visits to individual residents in Long-Term Care and/or Retirement Living, which could involve visiting, playing cards or games, attending special functions on-site, reminiscing or walking in the gardens of the Elliott Community.
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community
Gift Shop Volunteers will provide customer service in The Elliot Community's gift shop, allowing residents and visitors to purchase items such as greeting cards, small gifts, and snacks. Duties include assisting residents with purchases, using the point of sale software, restocking inventory, and tidying shelves.
Elliott Community (The)
• Establish and maintain a welcoming environment in the salon 
• Assist in bringing residents to and from the salon (need to be able to push residents in wheelchairs) 
• Light duties within the salon including taking out hair rollers, folding towels, sweeping 
• Interact with the resident through conversation/hand massages while residents are waiting for their appointment and following their appointment
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community
Pet Visitor Volunteers will provide one-to-one or small group visits with their pet (dog, cat, bunny, etc) to enrich the resident's quality of life through interaction with pets and their owners. Pets must qualify for this program with behaviour and temperament.
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community
Volunteers will work closely with Recreation Staff to assist with various recreation programs. Programs may include, but are not limited to: Bingo, Trivia, Crafts, Sing-alongs, Games, Art etc. Volunteer will have the opportunity to visit with residents before and after programs.
Event Volunteers   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, Guelph
Italian Canadian Centre
We are looking for volunteers to lend a hand at our first ever Habitat for Humanity Lottery Draw Party! Volunteers may be asked to assist with decor set-up, guest registration, coat check, and so much more!
Children's Foundation of Guelph and Wellington, Guelph - Waterloo Ave, Food & Friends Student Nutrition Program
Many locations available including those listed above.
Coordinators: are involved in running the program and they perform tasks such as ordering the food.  
Helpers: are involved with food prep, menu planning, program attendance, serving and clean up. 
Grocery shoppers: compile lists depending on the planned menu, buy and store the food appropriately and ensure that all receipts go to the Administrators. 
Administrators: are involved with the program paper work, they track receipts and do budgeting and fundraising. 
Management of volunteers: recruitment, training, scheduling and recognition
Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, Guelph
11 Cityview Dr, Guelph
We are in need of volunteers to help complete construction of the interior of our Cityview Village site in Guelph. Specifically, skilled/experienced volunteers with a background in construction, renovations and power tool use. We are happy to teach any unskilled volunteers with a desire to help! 
 
We will also be looking for painters in late fall! 
 
Groups looking to purchase a private team build day, please contact for more information.
Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, Guelph
300-104 Dawson Road, Guelph ON, N1H 1A6
Greet customers and make them feel welcome as they enter the ReStore! 
 
Perform sales transactions and accept accurate cash/Moneris payment. 
 
Provide customer service on the sales floor by uncovering customer needs and directing them to the appropriate department or product.
Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, Guelph
104 Dawson Rd. Guelph
The Studio Series is a unique Habitat for Humanity initiative where volunteers unleash their creativity and talents to create beautiful, one-of-a-kind, re-purposed pieces. Duties may include, assisting with product assembly and repair or re-purposing/up-cycling furniture.
Sales Floor Support   Centre Wellington  Guelph 
Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, Guelph
Assist customers in locating desired items. 
 
Keep sales floor clean and safe for staff and customers. 
 
Tag sold items and move from sales floor to back room. 
 
Assist in placing new items on the sales floor. 
 
Tasks assigned based upon the needs of the business.
Start2Finish, Guelph, Running & Reading Club
The mentor's role includes: 
-        Physical activity: Volunteers supervise and encourage the children through the physical activity component of the program. They lead warm up, running workouts, and other fitness activities while cheering them on and providing encouragement. 
 -        Snack: Volunteers help to distribute snack to the students after the physical activity component. 
-        Word of the Day: Each volunteer has the opportunity to explain a "Word of the Day” for the whole group. They will share the word selected for that week (as provided in the weekly program manual) and engage feedback from the students regarding the definition and how they have exemplified it at some point in their lives. 
-        Journal: Volunteers assist children to record their accomplishments in both running and reading each week. 
-      Reading: Volunteers supervise as children read silently, read one-on-one with children or lead group reading, listen to them read and providing help and encouragement. 
Warehouse Support   Centre Wellington  Guelph 
Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, Guelph
Provide customer service and gratitude to donors. 
 
Assist with the acceptance and unloading of donations. 
 
Clean and price new items before placing in appropriate sales floor department. 
 
Keep warehouse storage areas clean, organized and safe.
Shelldale Family Gateway
20 Shelldale Cres, Guelph On, N1H 1C8
As a Front Desk Receptionist you will greet people and connect them with the appropriate person or agency. You will also answer telephone calls, complete general administrative duties and provide clerical support to staff.
Parkwood Gardens Neighbourhood Group
Gateway Dr. Public School, Taylor Evans Public School, St. Francis
Volunteers will assist with kids clubs for children in JK to Grade 5. Clubs include themes such as Lab Rats (Science), and Get Movin' Mondays (active games). Duties include program set up and take down and facilitation of program activities, and keeping a record of program participants.
Guelph & Area Right to Life
Various locations in Guelph and surrounding area
May include 24/7 pregnancy helpline, mentors, community outreach volunteers, transportation volunteers,
Out on the Shelf, Queer Library and Resource Centre
Out on the Shelf, 10 C, 42 Carden St, Guelph, ON N1H 3A2
Check out all of our volunteer opportunities on our website, here - http://guelphpride.com/volunteer.html You can also apply to join the committee by filling out this application, here - https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/77QGXWW
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Centre Wellington
Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex
At this event volunteers will be helping out at the gates to help process payments, scan in prepaid tickets, and help administer wristbands to guests
Photographer   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Family and Children's Services of Guelph and Wellington County, Guelph - Eramosa Rd - Head Office
Guelph & Wellington County
Take quality photos and/or video footage that will capture and promote a message about the agency and it's services.
CNIB, Waterloo-Wellington Office
Riverside Park - Guelph
• Provide sighted guide assistance if needed 
• Promote the group to potential participants 
• Assist with set-up and coordination of groups, including matching volunteers to participants 
• Notify Program Lead, Sports & Recreation of changes to schedules or issues within the group 
• Meet group members and volunteers at the site 
• Track and report volunteer hours as directed
CNIB, Waterloo-Wellington Office
Riverside Park - Guelph
• Coordinate a team of volunteers 
• Provide sighted guide assistance if needed 
• Promote the group to potential participants 
• Assist with set-up and coordination of groups, including matching volunteers to participants 
• Notify Program Lead, Sports & Recreation of changes to schedules or issues within the group 
• Meet group members and volunteers at the site 
• Track and report volunteer hours as directed
Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Family and Community Health Services
176 Wyndham Street N; Stone Road Mall; other locations nested within the community
Volunteers who love infants and children are needed to assist staff with the Early Years programs at the Guelph Community Health Centre. You will be engaging with children and their parents and caregivers, assisting with the setting-up of activities for the children and tidying up during and after the program Activities you may find yourself doing include playing with young children and their parents, doing puzzles, building with blocks, reading or just talking with the children. Engaging with parents and caregivers may involve lending a listening ear, greeting them and their children when they enter the program or observing their child’s play and documenting it. We have a variety of programs running throughout the week in many locations, including Playtime, Birthday Books, Post-partum Mood Disorder support group (aka Baby Hugging Club), and Neigbourhood Playtimes.
Club Leader   Guelph 
Start2Finish, Guelph, Running & Reading Club
32 weeks Fitness & Literacy Plan 
 
Circuit training and active games to develop overall fitness 
Running in preparation for a 5 km challenge at the end of the program year 
“Word of the Day” character-building component 
Journaling - mentorship 
Reading one-on-one and in small groups  
Nutritious, protein-packed snack and fruit juice 
Take home fitness program
Pro Labore Dei, Guelph
Volunteers are needed to assist with providing home-cooked food on Saturday evenings for the least privileged. Make and bring a casserole, or any home cooked food, for 8-12 people. Contact Stella to set up delivery.
Wellington Terrace Long Term Care Home
474 Wellington Road 18, Fergus, ON
Volunteers are needed to assist our Recreation Therapists (or in some cases lead the activities independently) with various games such as bingo, bowling and cards
Mission Thrift Store, Guelph
Monitoring items going into change room. Hanging clothes back up and putting back on racks
Mission Thrift Store, Guelph
Greeting and thanking people who are bringing incoming donations. Providing direction on where to put donations, and if they are bringing in furniture, making them aware that it will need to be approved before bring it in, then letting the donation sorter aware that there is furniture to check
Guelph (City of). Public Services, Guelph - Carden St - City Hall, Recreation and Leisure Support Services
Providing One2One support for individuals with disabilities in our City of Guelph recreation programming. You will be participating in and assisting in the courses in which the individual is registered in (swimming lessons, dry land programming, and more). Creating a fun, safe, and barrier free environment while participating and engaging with the participant. There is no personal care duties.
Mission Thrift Store, Guelph
228 Victoria Road South Guelph
Volunteers are needed to assist with sorting, tagging and displaying sports items.
Mission Thrift Store, Guelph
228 Victoria Road South
This is a fun opportunity to work with 2 others designing, and displaying our Auction Window.
Village of Riverside Glen
The Village of Riverside Glen
Open General Store to the village community. Keep accurate record of daily sales, assist residents with purchases, make change and balance sales record and cash. Put away new inventory, restock, tidy and straighten shelves.
Village of Riverside Glen
60 Woodlawn Rd East, Guelph
Volunteers are needed to assist and encourage residents during mealtimes. Duties include escort/porter residents to and from dining area, provide supervision and verbal cueing for residents requiring direction, provide hand-over-hand assistance for residents requiring physical assistance, offer nourishment to residents requiring feeding, promote social involvement and self-confidence, clean up after resident and offer resident a hot cloth for the hands and face, and record resident’s intake on the nutrition form as required.
Family and Children's Services of Guelph and Wellington County, Guelph - Eramosa Rd - Head Office
Any of Family & Children's Services 3 locations.
Volunteers are responsible to assist with the maintenance of the Family Visit Rooms; clean the rooms; wipe down and disinfect toys, put toys away, tidy the rooms, vacuum if needed and clean off tables.
East Wellington Community Services, Erin - 45 Main St
Centre 2000, Older Adult Room, 14 Boland Drive, Erin ON
Volunteers will assist with aspects of the Adult Day Program including room set up; welcoming clients; providing a safe, inclusive program; encouraging participation; carrying out activities and assisting during meals. Assist program staff in providing a positive and encouraging experience for participants.
Guelph General Hospital
Volunteers will work with the rest of the boutique team (other shop volunteers, retail manager) to keep the shop running as efficiently as possibly. You will process sales, suggest gift ideas if asked, and re-arrange items on display once you sell them. Volunteers will also dust all displays and ensure that cards are neat and in the appropriate spots on a daily basis. You will count your float and cash at beginning and end of your shift.
Guelph General Hospital
Guelph General Hospital
• Provide social interaction with patients and visitors on the medical and surgical units  
• Inform them that you are there to make their visit as comfortable as possible.  
• Sit with patients or family members who may be alone. 
• Take family to different floors as needed to be with the patient 
• Water flowers/plants
Wellington Terrace Long Term Care Home
Wellington Terrace Long Term Care Facility
Volunteers are needed to assist staff in bringing residents to the dining room, socialize with residents and inform them of the drink and meal choices. Volunteers will also offer physical, hands-on assistance as needed for those who are no longer able to feed themselves independently.
Wellington Terrace Long Term Care Home
Wellington Terrace Long Term Care Home
Volunteers are asked to help residents from their rooms to the in-house hair salon and return to rooms following their appointments. Volunteers will offer socialization and any assistance the hair dresser may require such as sweeping the salon, taking out curlers and other simple tasks. No hair dressing experience is necessary.
Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Family and Community Health Services
Guelph Community Health Centre/ various offsite events
SEED Souper Heroes will sell soup for our fundraising efforts at various events. Volunteers work in customer facing roles which vary by event, assisting with: setting up events, engaging with customers, serving soup or samples, telling people about The SEED, displaying product knowledge, giving a great sales pitch, handling cash (record check required), taking down/ cleaning up after the event. 
 
The Seed is a community food project at Guelph CHC. We are a collaborative initiative of community partners in Guelph & Wellington with the shared vision of strengthening the local emergency food system, using the power of food to build healthy communities and addressing the underlying issues of food insecurity and poverty. For more information, please contact Madeline, Communications and Fundraising Coordinator at mbarber@guelphchc.ca
Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Family and Community Health Services
Guelph CHC - 176 Whyndham Street North
Production Souper Heroes will prepare soup for our fundraising efforts at various events. Volunteers work as a team to assist with the whole process of soup prep including: washing ingredients, chopping, measuring, cooking and packing. 
 
The Seed is a community food project at Guelph CHC. We are a collaborative initiative of community partners in Guelph & Wellington with the shared vision of strengthening the local emergency food system, using the power of food to build healthy communities and addressing the underlying issues of food insecurity and poverty. For more information, please contact Madeline, Communications and Fundraising Coordinator at mbarber@guelphchc.ca
Victorian Order of Nurses, Waterloo Wellington Dufferin, Mount Forest Office
Guelph area
Volunteers are needed to deliver meals to clients in the Guelph area. Deliveries are done in teams of two (one driver and one runner). Volunteer positions are available for both tasks.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Centre Wellington
Work with one other volunteer with small groups of boys or girls for one hour per week for 7 weeks. Each week has a topic and suggested games and activities to do with the children. Topics support healthy lifestyle choices, self compassion, nutrition, active living and much more.
Frontier College, Guelph Location
Parkwood Gardens
This program is open to children from kindergarten to grade 8 and takes place at a local community centre, which provides an informal learning environment. Tutors work one on one with learners to help them with homework for the first half of the program. The group then finishes with a fun writing activity or learning game.
KidsAbility Centre for Child Development, Guelph - Imperial Rd S, General Services
St. Joseph’s Catholic School, 10 Guelph St. Guelph, ON
Active Start provides fundamental movement skills and fundamental sports skills to children with special needs, ages 3.5 - 7. Active Start targets skills such as running, jumping, catching, throwing, kicking, striking, balancing and body awareness. Volunteers provide one-to-one support to better enable the participants to succeed! This is a wonderful program to give clients the opportunity to gain valuable skills in movement and group settings.
Visiting   Guelph 
St Joseph's Health Centre Guelph, Guelph - Westmount Rd
100 Westmount Road, Guelph
The nice weather has arrived. Spend some time with a resident or patient at the Health Centre to enjoy the fresh air. You may walk together around the garden area, or sit to share a coffee quietly.
Lakeside HOPE House
Shop one on one with clients and help clients think of different ways to cook with their groceries. 
Ensure clients are shopping within their point requirements and making positive choices. 
Product intake 
Shelving and organizing food 
*Must be able to do simple math*
Guelph Food Bank, Guelph - 100 Crimea St
You will be helping stock our shopping area after servicing to ensure there are enough products on the shelves for the next day of servicing. You will also be helping sort food in receiving (canned goods vs. dry goods etc.).
Guelph and District Multicultural Festival
Deliver letters to local businesses on behalf of the the Guelph Multicultural Festival.