Communications Volunteer   Centre Wellington  Guelph 
Groves Hospital Volunteer Association
Help the GHVA to develop a new web presence and introduce social media to our communications portfolio.
Multicultural Festival Volunteer   Guelph 
Children's Foundation of Guelph and Wellington, Guelph - Waterloo Ave
Riverside Park
Front Gate Volunteers will assist with collecting donations at the front gate we will need two volunteers per shift. 
Show Volunteers will help as guests go into the shows, collecting donations at the door two volunteers are needed per shift. 
SOAR Kids Zone Four volunteers are needed to run kids games.
Cafe Volunteer   Guelph 
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.
Leaders and Side Walkers   South Wellington 
Sunrise Therapeutic Riding and Learning Centre
6920 Concession 1, Puslinch Ontario N0B 2J0
Assist as a leader or side walker in therapeutic riding lessons
Patient Library Volunteer   Guelph 
Homewood Health Centre
150 Delhi St., Guelph
Volunteers will assist patients in locating and signing out materials and organization of the library.
Arts Explosion Camp Counsellor (Guelph Dance)   Guelph 
Guelph Dance
River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich St, Guelph, ON and Guelph Youth Dance Studios 42 Quebec Street, Guelph
Volunteers will assist instructors during dance, music, theatre and visual arts classes, and provide supervision and assistance to campers during the lunch break.
Festival Volunteers   Guelph 
Guelph Dance
Exhibition Park and 42 Quebec Street
During the Guelph Dance Festival June 1st- June 3rd, volunteers greet patrons at the outdoor and In Studio events. You hand out programs, direct people to performance locations/seats, collect donations, and help with clean-up at the end of the performances.
Event Day Volunteers - June 8, 2018 Relay For Life in Wellington County   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Canadian Cancer Society, Waterloo-Wellington Community Office
Guelph Lake Conservation Area 7743 Conservation Rd, Guelph, ON N1H 6J1
There are many areas in which you can volunteer your time at Relay For Life. Positions include greeting people when they arrive, serving food, helping with activities, selling and setting up luminaries, assisting in the Mission Tent, clean up after the event and more! We are looking for volunteers who enjoy the Canadian Cancer Society's signature event and want to have fun!
Event Day Volunteers   Guelph 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph
Route Marshalls, Cheerleaders, Attendance Trackers, Water Station Management, Registration, Food Station, Children Activities, Parking Lot Attendants (Variety of Roles on Event Day)
Gift Shop Volunteer   Guelph 
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.
Evening and Weekend Programme Support   Centre Wellington 
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
Student Nutrition Program Support   Guelph 
Children's Foundation of Guelph and Wellington, Guelph - Waterloo Ave, Food & Friends Student Nutrition Program
Gateway Drive PS/breakfast program, College Heights/breakfast program, June Avenue/lunch program.
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
In Clinic Volunteer   Guelph 
Canadian Blood Services, Guelph, Blood Donor Clinic
Guelph
In the Post-Donation Hospitality Area, volunteers will ensure that the hospitality area is inviting, orderly and welcoming for all donors, welcome donors to hospitality area and ensure they are offered refreshment items; observe donors and immediately alert clinic staff of adverse reactions; provide donors with organizational updates and information on Canadian Blood Services’ programs and activities; respond to donor concerns by addressing their questions or complaints or directing to the appropriate staff and invite donors to complete the donor feedback card; thank donors before they leave and invite them to book their next appointment if they have not already done so; provide donors achieving milestones with appropriate donor recognition item;
Change Room Monitor   Guelph 
Mission Thrift Store, Guelph
Monitoring items going into change room. Hanging clothes back up and putting back on racks
Donations Greeter   Guelph 
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
One2One Support   Guelph 
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.
Sports Department helper   Guelph 
Mission Thrift Store, Guelph
228 Victoria Road South Guelph
Volunteers are needed to assist with sorting, tagging and displaying sports items.
Window Dresser   Guelph 
Mission Thrift Store, Guelph
228 Victoria Road South
This is a fun opportunity to work with 2 others designing, and displaying our Auction Window.
General Store Clerk   Guelph 
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.
Supportive Dining Volunteer   Guelph 
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.
Ride Don't Hide Volunteers   Guelph 
Canadian Mental Health Association - Waterloo Wellington, Guelph - Wyndham St N, Centre for Mental Health
St. Clements Community Centre - 1 Green Street, St. Clements
On June 24, 2018 the Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington (CMHA WW) will be hosting their annual Ride Don't Hide fundraising event to support mental health services in Waterloo Region and Wellington County. Volunteers are needed in a variety of ways to support the event, including registration, event and rider experience, route riders, route marshals, and mobile volunteers. These positions will be based primarily outdoors, rain or shine!  
 
Event Experience Volunteer - As an Event Experience Volunteer, your main goal is to ensure the enjoyment of the riders and attendees at the event. This includes food & drink service, entertainment, children’s activities and more!  
 
Rider Experience Volunteer - As a Rider Experience Volunteer, your main goal is to ensure a smooth and enjoyable experience for all riders. This includes directing riders to registration, ensuring riders know where the start line is and when their route leaves, and cheering riders on when they return from their route.  
 
Registration- As a registration Volunteer, you will work with a team to provide a smooth and seamless check in for participants. This includes checking riders off the master list and assigning a bib number, registering riders, verifying pledge form and funds, and providing riders with t-shirts, bracelets and incentives earned. 
 
Route Marshal - As the Route Marshal, your main goal is to provide encouragement to participants along the route at designated areas to help them keep them on the correct route. Route Marshals will also monitor the water and on route snacks for riders. Route Marshals must supply their own bike or vehicle to get to the water station. 
 
Route Riders - As the Route Rider, your main goal is to ensure all riders have safely completed the route. This includes either leading the first rider or following the last rider, contacting the command centre in the event of an emergency, and communicating with the Route Marshals. You must supply your own motorcycle/bicycle.  
 
Mobile Volunteers - As the Mobile Team Volunteer, your main goal is to provide mobile support to riders and volunteers through monitoring the route, going out to marshal stations as needed, picking up broken down bicycles and cyclists as well as completing a final sweep of the route to ensure all riders have safely completed the route. You can work alone or in teams of 2. Volunteers must provide own transportation (pickup truck or van) with room to transport a rider and bike.
Children's Tent Volunteers   Guelph 
Guelph and District Multicultural Festival
Riverside Park, Guelph
Working with children in the children's tent, face painting, crafts, set up and take down of activities and supervising the children.
Team Engagement: Festival Set-Up Volunteer   Guelph 
Guelph and District Multicultural Festival
Riverside Park, Guelph
10 volunteers are needed for Festival Set-Up on June 6th and 7th, 2018. Ability to move picnic tables into Food Tent, secure site until security arrives and general setup.
Dining Room Meal Assistant Volunteer   Guelph 
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.
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.
Program and Event Support   Guelph 
Autism Ontario, Wellington County Chapter
Our Thursday night programs are at Central Public School - 97 Dublin St. N. Guelph.
We have several opportunities for volunteers to assist with upcoming programs and events. We have occasional and regular positions available. Duties will vary but can include set-up and assisting with kids playgroup, crafts and social activities.
Family Visit Room Maintenance Assistants   Centre Wellington  Guelph 
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.
Stroller Hike Volunteer   East Wellington 
East Wellington Community Services, Erin - 45 Main St
Rockwood Conservation Area
Volunteer will hike a 4 km trail at the Rockwood Conservation area, helping to ensure Stroller Hike parents/caregivers are staying on the trail. May assist by holding a baby, or pushing a stroller. May assist at the registration table before the hike begins and afterwards by taking part in post-hike exercises.
Front Desk Receptionist   Guelph 
Shelldale
As a Front Desk Receptionist you will greet people and connect them with the appropriate person. You will also answer telephone calls, complete general administrative duties and provide clerical support to staff.
Adult Day Program Volunteer   East Wellington 
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.
Pet Visitor Volunteer   Guelph 
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.
Recreation Program Volunteer   Guelph 
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.
Courtyard Boutique Volunteer   Guelph 
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.
Inpatient Visiting Volunteer   Guelph 
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
Dining Room Assistant   Centre Wellington 
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.
Hair Salon Assistant   Centre Wellington 
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 ReStore - The Studio   Guelph 
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 or re-purposing/up-cycling furniture.
Kitchen Salvage Crew   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, Guelph
Guelph, Wellington County, Dufferin County
The Kitchen Salvage Crew will help remove kitchen components from private homes and businesses, thereby increasing the number of kitchens available for sale in the ReStore. By selling more kitchens, Habitat will increase their revenues and overall funding to Habitat's mission. Salvage Crew members will be trained on proper processes, and once they have assisted in the tear-out of the kitchen, will help load it onto the ReStore truck for shipment.
ReStore Assistant - Mount Forest   North Wellington 
Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, Guelph
286 Main Street S., Mount Forest
ReStore Assistants are needed to work with ReStore staff and other volunteers to assist customers and donors. You will also put together products, merchandise products, clean and organize sections of the store, aid customers in carrying and loading purchases into their vehicles, receive donation, and test electronics and appliances. For those who are interested in computers, please let staff know. You can become involved in the online retail initiatives. 
 
Are you interested in becoming a cashier? Let Habitat know! Volunteers who have completed a minimum number of hours in the store, and have interviewed with the Director of ReStores and returned a police records check may be invited to train at the cash desk.
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
Fitness Room Supervisor   Guelph 
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.
Friendly Visitor Volunteer   Guelph 
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 chatting, playing cards or games, attending special functions on-site, reminiscing or walking in the gardens of the Elliott Community.
Gift Shop Volunteer   Guelph 
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community
Gift Shop Volunteers will provide customer service in The Elliot Community's gift/variety shop, allowing residents and visitors to purchase items, cards, small gifts, and snacks. Duties include assisting residents with purchases using the point of sale software, restocking inventory, and tidying shelves.
Music and Memory Volunteer   Guelph 
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community- 170 Metcalfe Street Guelph, ON
Volunteers are needed for two main areas: 
 
-Technology support to help create and maintain personalized music playlists on iPods. 
-Personal engagement with residents and caregivers as they experience the joy of music. This will include one on one interaction with residents experiencing varying degrees of dementia.
Musician Volunteer   Guelph 
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community, 170 Metcalfe St, Guelph
Musician volunteers will provide musical entertainment for groups of residents, or offer one-to-one opportunities for residents to experience the joy and peace that music can bring.
SEED Souper Hero: Sales   Guelph 
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
SEED Souper Hero: Soup Production   Guelph 
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
Meals On Wheels Volunteer   Guelph  North Wellington 
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.
Hair Salon Support Volunteer   Guelph 
Elliott Community (The)
• 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/hand massages while residents are waiting for their appointment and following their appointment
Go Girls/Game On Mentors   Centre Wellington 
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.
Early Years Program Assistant - Winter 2018 - Jan start   Guelph 
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.
Parkwood Gardens BrainFit Afterschool Homework Tutor   Guelph 
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.
Active Start FUNdamentals Assistant   Guelph 
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.
Childcare Assistant   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington 
Family and Children's Services of Guelph and Wellington County, Guelph - Eramosa Rd - Head Office
In the family home or at Family and Children's Services sites.
Volunteers support families by providing childcare to one or more children in the family home to give the parent/guardian a break and respite. Volunteers interact with the children through play, crafts, activities and games. Some childcare volunteers assist with childcare for parents/guardians who are attending groups and meetings on site, case conferences etc. Volunteers will engage children through play, crafts and activities.
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.
Food Market Volunteer   Guelph 
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*
Raffle Prize and Donation Canvassing   Guelph 
Guelph and District Multicultural Festival
Deliver letters to local businesses on behalf of the the Guelph Multicultural Festival.