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Board Member   Guelph 
Action Read Community Literacy Centre
8 Cork Street East, downtown Guelph
Action Read Community Literacy Centre is an incorporated non-profit, community-based organization dedicated to improving the literacy and numeracy skills of Guelph adults and families. The Board creates and oversees the policies, budgets, and plans that allow the organization to carry out its work.  
 
Board Members represent a wide cross-section of learner, volunteer, and community members. Action Read board members work closely together in positions of trust and respect.  
 
• Promote Action Read in the community through positive public relations 
• Develop the mission, strategic and public relations plans 
• Ensure that Action Read follows excellent financial policies and procedures. 
• Approve and monitor annual budgets and a fundraising strategy  
• Develop policies, and review and approve recommendations of the board committees  
• Perform regular performance reviews of the executive director 
• Attend meetings and be ready to participate  
• Use consensus-based decision-making processes. Communicate positively, listen to others and give ideas. Use plain  
language in writing and speaking 
• Evaluate that Action Read is meeting its goals  
• Ensure that the board continues to thrive  
• Specific roles (Chair, Vice-chair, Treasurer, Secretary, and Signors) have additional responsibilities 
• Behave lawfully and ethically at all times. Act in the best interests of the organization. Uphold Action Read values, by-laws  
and policies, as laid out in organizational documents
Homewood Health Centre
150 Delhi Street, Guelph
The volunteer will greet and serve patients, visitors and other customers in a friendly manner. You will also handle cash sales and count the float before and after your shift. In addition, you will ensure all food and drink products are stocked and tidy, and record complaints, concerns and compliments that require follow up from the Manager. Occasionally assisting with other duties as assigned.
Elliott Community (The)
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.
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, 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)
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.
East Wellington Community Services, Erin - 45 Main St
Erin, Ontario
Volunteers will provide information and knowledge about services within the organization and community. You will also answer the phones and respond to walk-in inquiries. In addition, there will be faxing, filing, photocopying and other office related jobs to do.
Guelph Little Theatre
Guelph Little Theatre
Support the infrastructure of your local community theatre through general building and grounds maintenance.
Ignatius Jesuit Centre, Guelph
Guelph
Ignatius Jesuit Centre is home to Loyola House Retreat & Training Centre, Ignatius Farm, Old-Growth Forest Project, and Orchard Park Business Centre. We are looking for kind and outgoing volunteers to welcome visitors from near and far to our Centre. 
 
Main Duties Include: 
- Greeting visitors and maintaining a welcoming atmosphere 
- Front line communications 
- Answering the phone and redirecting inquiries  
- Distributing incoming mail and accepting deliveries 
- Answering emails 
- Ordering office supplies 
- Processing Payments 
- Arranging couriers when required  
 
This is a great way to connect with the staff and the larger community that is a part of the Ignatius Jesuit Centre's many programs.
Guelph Little Theatre
Assist with duties in support of the Box Office
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.
PIN - The People and Information Network
As a committee member you will be involved in the conceptualization, planning and implementation of an event that involves coordination of a group/family volunteer activity during the month of December. Committee members will be responsible for communications, logistics, partnership/sponsorship, ticket sales and event day programming and volunteering. This event combines the themes of holiday volunteering, contributing to community and supports the fundraising efforts of PIN.
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.
PIN - The People and Information Network
46 Cork St. E. Guelph (PIN Offices)
To support PIN to organize and implement our annual engagement event in celebration of National Volunteer Week. Committee members will advise on the theme and content of the event, as well supporting: sponsorship, promotion, ticket sales and logistics.
Rotary Club of Guelph
Riverside Park, Guelph
12 volunteer roles to choose from! 
Set-up, tear-down, collections, selling glow sticks and 50/50 tickets, and many more tasks
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
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 and leatherwork. This position requires a regular weekly commitment.
School Workshop Assistant   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph 
Focus on Nature, Guelph Wellington Branch
Guelph, Rockwood, Fergus, Elora
School Workshop Assistants will be part of a team assisting the lead instructor with delivery of Focus on Nature photography workshops in local schools, outdoor education centres, and at special events.  
 
Duties include: mentoring students in nature exploration and photography while accompanying them on photo walks in local parks and natural areas; assisting with the importing, editing, and reviewing of student images; leading a small group activity in the afternoon as part of a series of photography/nature activity stations.  
 
Key goals of Focus on Nature are to inspire young people to explore and appreciate nature through photography, and to connect with their creativity. This is done by teaching students the "elements of design", and by exploring local natural areas as photographers, with eyes wide open to the beauty and complexity of nature. Students are encouraged to slow down and to look for the elements of design in nature, and they are reminded that nature has always acted as inspiration for art, design, and architecture. At the end of each workshop, there is a celebration with a slideshow of each students' 10 favourite images, and we give "extension activities" to teachers and students so that they can continue to learn.
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.
Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington
Mainly: 104 Dawson Rd., Unit 102, Guelph, ON N1H 1A6 Bus Route #11. Free parking.
• Teach participants in small groups basic home repair skills such as: 
o Using basic home repair tools (powered and manual) 
o Replacing furnace filters 
o Repairing water tap leaks 
o Hanging pictures on wall 
o installing and replacing curtain rods and blinds 
o Fixing skirting boards 
o Simple plumbing (i.e. unblocking sinks, taps, drains and replacing washers on taps, etc.) 
o Simple electrical (i.e. Clean light fittings and replace minor parts such as tubes, bulbs, etc.) 
o Erecting shelves 
o Repairing rendered walls 
o Purchasing basic home repair tools 
• Informally assess participants’ learning needs and goals through one to one interaction 
• Suggest appropriate techniques and resources to participants that align with their learning needs 
• Commitment to safe working practice and Health & Safety requirements 
• Refer to staff for any concerns, questions, and challenges 
• Assist staff during the program with set-up and clean-up of the training room
Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington
Guelph
* 1 on 1 Conversation Practice partners help newcomers and new immigrants integrate into the community at large through conversation practice and community participation.  
* Volunteers will meet their Conversation Practice Partner in the community at agreed times and locations and provide opportunities for community engagement and conversation practice.  
* Activities should be reflective of the needs of the newcomer but can include: discussing and touring major points of interest in the city, participating in community life and events (shopping at market, skating, meet for coffee), talking about daily living (transportation, daycare, accessing community services), meeting at a local library branch to discuss interesting current events, look at newspaper articles together and use library resources.  
* In addition, 1-on-1 Conversation Practice requires volunteers to fill out a short tracking sheet for submission after each meeting.
Groves Hospital Volunteer Association
Help the GHVA to develop a new web presence and introduce social media to our communications portfolio.
Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington
Locations vary. Mainly: 104 Dawson Rd., Unit 102, Guelph, ON N1H 1A6 Bus Route #11. Free parking.
• Welcome participants, help them to sign up and guide them to the appropriate location 
• Maintain a warm and welcoming environment where participants are treated with dignity and respect  
• Help set up (board) room before the session 
• Help set up any equipment required for presentation (laptop, projector) 
• Assist staff to prepare materials- photocopying, cutting, sorting  
• Arrange promotional materials for display  
• Prepare coffee, tea, and refreshments 
• Distribute and gather participants’ surveys (if needed) 
• Assist staff during the event with set-up and clean-up
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.
Guelph Food Bank, Guelph - 100 Crimea St
100 Crimea Street, Guelph, ON, N1H 2Y6
Adult volunteers are needed to stock shelves, serve clients and sort / put away incoming food donations. Volunteers will also assemble Member Agency Orders, rotate stock and complete some general maintenance duties.
Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington
Three Willow United Church:577 Willow Rd, Guelph, ON N1H 7H3; Grange Hill East Neighbourhood Group,
We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed volunteer to:  
• Lead a group of 12 – 15 participants 
• Plan weekly topics and prepare printed resources for the group  
• Provide ISGW staff with regular group updates 
• Utilize other volunteers for assistance
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph
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.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph
Guelph (various locations)
A volunteer Big Sister will be a positive role model and mentor to a child (Little Sister). Volunteers will see their Little Sister on a consistent basis, usually once a week. The volunteer and child will participate in fun activities such as biking, crafts, games, watching movies, sports, etc. Volunteers and children are matched based on location, interests and age preference.
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. Drivers receive detailed ride information from EWCS' Transportation Coordinator and carry out rides to medical and social service appointments within the local area, the GTA and Waterloo/Wellington region.
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.
Board Member   Guelph 
Innovation Guelph, Business Support Services
● Attend all Board and assigned sub-committee meetings as requested; 
● Work with CEO to establish strategic directives; 
● Adhere to Innovation Guelph Vision, Mission and Core Values; 
● Act as an IG ambassador in the community and within stakeholder circles to advance the corporate goals and agenda; 
● Contribute to the development of and approve the Strategic Plan of Innovation Guelph within the context of existing and new funding agreements and conduct a review of the Strategic Plan as part of a regular annual planning cycle; 
● Ensure that decisions are consistent with various funding agreements, Innovation Guelph Vision, Mission, Core Values and Strategic Plan; 
● Ensure that key goals are formulated as part of the annual business plan and Accountability Agreement with various funding organizations that help Innovation Guelph accomplish its Mission and actualize its Vision in accordance with Innovation Guelph’s Strategic Plan; 
● Monitor and measure corporate performance periodically against the approved Strategic Plan, business plans, and accountability agreement, directing management to take corrective action as required
Start2Finish, Guelph, Running & Reading Club
The Regional Cabinet Member will assist in raising funds for the Guelph Start2Finish program through establishing connections with local business resulting in sponsorship throughout the year. This may include initial contact, follow up phone calls, set up meetings as example.
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
Career Education Council Guelph Wellington Dufferin
Attend school and community career events 
Represent young workers safety initiative, workers rights and responsibilities 
Insights into health and safety careers
St Joseph's Health Centre Guelph, Guelph - Westmount Rd
100 Westmount Rd., Guelph
Cum Pano is Latin for with bread, loosely translated it can mean "the person with who you share your bread". The volunteer task of supporting at mealtime may seem simple, but to the resident and patients it means that someone cares!
Guelph Wellington Seniors Association
Guelph
Working in teams of two, volunteers will deliver a gentle group exercise class to older adults (55+) once a week in various Guelph locations.
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;
Guelph Wellington Seniors Association
Guelph
Volunteers visit clients once a week in their homes (for 12 weeks) to assist with gentle exercise. The exercises are based on gentle, functional fitness and no previous fitness training is required.
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
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.
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.
Treasurer - Board of Directors   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
PIN - The People and Information Network
Most board meetings are located at the Downtown Guelph Business Association Board room
The Board of Directors is made up of a maximum of twelve individuals representing various organizations, corporations, and perspectives in our community of Guelph/Wellington. Board members are elected each year at our Annual General Meeting held in June, or appointed thereafter. Overall responsibilities are to: establish long and short term organizational goals; ensure effective management, operation and financial health of the organization. 
 
The Board treasurer helps to manage and report on PIN’s finances and is responsible to the members and to funders for the funds received and spent by the organization and to ensure financial accountability. Responsibilities of the Board Treasurer include: 
 
 Serving on the Executive Management Committee. 
 Attending all Board meetings and Annual General Meeting. 
 Acting as signing officer, with another officer or Executive Director for cheques and other documents. 
 Overseeing the financial functioning of the organization and providing regular reports for the Board.  
 Ensuring all employee deductions are remitted by the Executive Director. 
 Preparing and monitoring budget with Executive Director and Executive Management Committee. 
 Ensuring necessary financial reports, tax reports and audits are filed by the Executive Director. 
 Ensuring the Board’s financial polities are followed. 
 Ensuring audited financial statements by an external accounting firm are presented to the Board and general membership on an annual basis. 
 Orienting the new Treasurer.
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.
Male Mentor   Guelph 
Family and Children's Services of Guelph and Wellington County, Guelph - Eramosa Rd - Head Office
Guelph (in family home)
Volunteers mentor children ages 5-12 and youth ages 13 and older by providing support, guidance and a listening ear. Volunteers assist with; spending one on one time with the special friend, taking them on community outings, helping them with homework, and providing them with a safe place to talk about personal issues. 
 
Male volunteers needed to provide one-to-one support and mentoring to boys who require a positive relationship with a positive male role-model.
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.
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.
Volunteer Driver   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington 
Family and Children's Services of Guelph and Wellington County, Guelph - Eramosa Rd - Head Office
Guelph, Wellington County
Provide transportation services in Guelph and/or Rurual areas, for children, youth and families of the agency, to various appointments which could include court ordered supervised access visits with a parent, community service agency visits, to and from school and after school care, legal appointments. Reimbursement for mileage provided.
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.
Parent Aide   Guelph 
Family and Children's Services of Guelph and Wellington County, Guelph - Eramosa Rd - Head Office
In family home, in the community, at events
Volunteers provide one to one support, guidance and a listening ear to a parent/guardian. Provide compassion and emotional support and assist the parent with developing skills in dealing with daily activities. Assist parent to enhance and develop parenting skills.
Youth Mentor   Centre Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington 
Family and Children's Services of Guelph and Wellington County, Guelph - Eramosa Rd - Head Office
In the youth's home, in the community, at events
Youth Mentors provide one-to-one support to youth (ages 13 and older) with everyday life issues and conflicts and stresses (school, peers, family etc) by spending one-on-one time with them and providing guidance, a listening ear, advocacy and care. The youth might require support with school, advocacy with housing and agency's etc.
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.
Board Member   Guelph 
Victor Davis Memorial Court Non Profit Homes
87 Neeve Street, Guelph, ON N1E 6Z5
The Board of Directors is a governance Board of non-resident members who bring with them a broad range of knowledge and skills from governance, to housing, to finance and more. Your role will be to help oversee the operation of a 114 unit non-profit housing building. Please apply directly to Victor Davis Memorial Court Non-Profit Homes Inc. with resume and letter of interest
Canadian Cancer Society, Waterloo-Wellington Community Office
As the Volunteer Run Director, Logistics your time will be spent managing and empowering the committee members tasked with driving all logistical elements of the CIBC Run for the Cure. 
 
While collaborating with your Co-Volunteer Run Director and the organization’s staff, you will lead a team of volunteers who will develop and execute a site plan, organize a 1km and 5km route, and recruit a team of volunteers to support all local Run activities. Safety is a priority during the planning process for you and your team. 
 
You will collaborate with your Co-Volunteer Run Director to lead meetings, motivate your committee, and act as a local ambassador for the organization. You will assist the organization’s staff in identifying vacant committee positions and work with your fellow committee members to fill any voids. You will keep the Run site’s fundraising goal top of mind by working with committee members to ensure tasks (template provided) are completed in a timely and professional manner 
 
You will have the constant support of the organizations staff who will answer your questions, provide guidance, and connect you with other Run leaders.
Board Member   Guelph 
St John Ambulance, Guelph Branch
Be a member of the Board of St. John Guelph with an active interest in fundraising. Attend monthly Board meetings (the 2nd Monday of the month) September to June. Coordinate the fund raising activities of the Branch.
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.
Board Member   Guelph 
Hopewell Children's Homes, Ariss
The Board will support the work of Hopewell and provide mission-based leadership and strategic governance. While day-to-day operations are led by the Executive Director, the Board-ED relationship is a partnership, and the appropriate involvement of the Board is both critical and expected. Specific Board Member responsibilities include: 
• Approves Hopewell’s annual budget, audit reports, and material business decisions; being informed of, and meeting all, legal and fiduciary responsibilities;  
• Serving as a trusted advisor to the Executive Director as s/he develops and implements Hopewell’s strategic plan; 
• Reviewing outcomes and metrics created by Hopewell for evaluating its impact, and regularly measuring its performance and effectiveness using those metrics; reviewing agenda and supporting materials prior to board and committee meetings;  
• Stays informed about committee matters, prepares themselves well for meetings, and reviews and comments on minutes and reports; 
• Partnering with the Executive Director and other board members to ensure that board resolutions are carried out; 
• Serving on committees or work groups and taking on special assignments; 
• Representing Hopewell to stakeholders; acting as an ambassador for the organization, including supporting all fundraising efforts; 
• Ensuring Hopewell’s commitment to a diverse board and staff that reflects the community Hopewell serves; and 
• Contribute to an annual performance evaluation of the Executive Director.
Community Living Guelph Wellington, Guelph Administrative Office - Royal Rd
ARC Industries Guelph, Ontario
A volunteer is needed to help in class with teaching knitting to a group of people with varying abilities
Community Living Guelph Wellington, Guelph Administrative Office - Royal Rd
Drayton
One on one friendship with someone in your community with a Developmental Disability, to do fun activities such as: 
 
- Going for coffee 
- Computers 
- Movies 
- Swimming 
- Social events
Community Living Guelph Wellington, Guelph Administrative Office - Royal Rd
ARC Industries Guelph, Ontario
A volunteer is needed to run a beginners yoga class for adults with various abilities. A very simple/basic series of yoga moves for maximum 1 hour/week
Lakeside HOPE House
A Food Market Volunteer assists individuals in accessing the points-based food market, keeping track of their budgeted points and making suggestions about how to use the food that has been selected. Volunteers also assist with re-stocking the food on the market shelves.
Guelph General Hospital
• Greet all patients & visitors as they enter the hospital  
• Encourage them to use the hand sanitizer  
• Offer directions to other areas of the hospital.  
Escort patients/visitors directly to their destination if that will ease their stress  
• Circulate in the main lobby and Ambulatory Care to provide assistance to patients and visitors 
• Monitor supply of wheelchairs in the Level 1 wheelchair storage area.  
• Communicate any questions you are unable to answer to appropriate staff members  
Assist patients and visitors using the parking kiosk  
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.
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
• Visit with patients prior to and after scan, especially if they are alone. 
• Receive each patient by name (if possible) in a welcoming manner.  
Take their information sheets from them and usher them to waiting room. 
• Give the consent form to the patient to read  
• Inform patients where they can keep their clothing during the scan 
• Make sure patient is dressed properly for their scan (ie: proper clothing/jewellery removed)  
• Check to see if a patient who is waiting in a gown for any length of time is cold and get a warm blanket if necessary. 
• Keep waiting room, change cubicles, stretchers tidy.  
• Keep ample supply of gowns, pens, paper, etc., at request of staff 
• Answer general questions
Guelph General Hospital
Guelph General Hospital
• Acknowledge everyone who comes into the Emergency Department  
• Escort family member to and from patient area during tests. 
• Sit with patients or family members who may be alone. 
• Answer directional questions (ie: where is cafeteria?) 
• Hand out resources to patients/visitors (non-medical forms) 
• Take companion phone to a patient/family member who needs to contact someone 
• Fill up ice packs and distribute ice packs at request of nursing staff
Guelph General Hospital
Volunteers will create a friendly environment by providing support, encouragement and companionship, but also provide specific assistance in 5 volunteer interventions  
- Orientation- Reorienting patient to time, date and place as assigned  
- Feeding Assistance- meal assistance and companionship 
- Early Mobilization- assistance with walking and simple exercises 
- Therapeutic Activities- activities to keep patients mentally stimulated during hospital stay 
- Relaxation/Sleep Enhancement- provide a variety of relaxation exercises to promote sleep 
 
In addition, volunteers are required to record observations on Volunteer Assignment sheet
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
Guelph General Hospital
* using a tablet device, ask patients pre-set questions about their hospital experience in order to collect real time data 
* record the responses on the tablet 
* provide card for patients who would like to provide more detailed information
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
Downtown - Guelph CHC, 176 Wyndham Street North
Volunteers are needed to welcome and engage with visitors and clients at the GuelphCHC. Duties include: Connecting community members with health/social resources; Coordinate with staff & other volunteers to maintain accurate database.
Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Family and Community Health Services
Guelph
Volunteers are needed to drive (or ride along) the Guelph Community Health Centre's agency van to and from food provider locations within the City of Guelph. This involves volunteers working in pairs to pick up and deliver client food boxes from food banks or food cupboards and providing transportation for clients to access the North End Market. Alternatively, there is also the opportunity to deliver Garden Fresh Boxes directly to people that are unable to pick up their box from a host site. 
 
Volunteer work in teams of two for this position. One drives while the other navigates any passenger needs, reads maps or completes paperwork needed.
March of Dimes Canada, Kitchener Office
Wellington County Health Care Centres
Are you a stroke survivor or caregiver? Our hospital peer visitors visit new stroke survivors within the hospital environment providing help with recovery by providing hope, hands-on-tangible knowledge to manage the emotional and physical stages of stroke using hope, optimism and encouragement. We are currently recruiting for Grand River Hospital-KW Site, Grand River Hospital-Freeport Site, Cambridge Memorial Hospital, Guelph General Hospital and St. Joseph's Health Centre Guelph.
Treasurer   Guelph 
Out on the Shelf, Queer Library and Resource Centre
42 Carden Street
The role of the Treasurer is to assure that Out On The Shelf can sustain itself and grow 
financially. The Treasurer takes care of all the tasks involving money before and after it 
passes through the appropriate committee chairs. 
 
● Collect and deposit donations 
● Issue cheques and tax receipts 
● File CRA forms & apply for tax returns 
● Communicate financial matters to the board of directors 
● Compile and present annual statistics 
● Send bank statements and receipts to bookkeeper 
● Attend monthly board meetings
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
Board member   Guelph 
Guelph Dance
Guelph Dance is a wonderful festival to be apart of because it is small and the people that are involved are truly committed to creating a fabulous festival. The commitment is high and there is room for creativity and innovation; because of it’s size, your voice can be heard. Guelph Dance is in it’s 20th year and it has created a very unique and exciting festival that proves to awe audiences every year. 
 
We are currently looking for new blood to join our Board of Directors and seek to involve people from diverse backgrounds and abilities, who have expertise in sectors outside the arts and can support our fundraising and strategic initiatives such as policy development, succession planning and long term sustainability.
East Wellington Community Services, Erin - 45 Main St
Bus departs from Centre 2000 in Erin, ON
Volunteer Bus Riders will assist clients to safely embark and disembark the East Wellington Community Services (EWCS) bus. This involves meeting clients at their door and escorting them safely onto or off the bus, helping fasten/unfasten seat belts (if required) and carrying the client's bags. You will work with the driver to create a warm, friendly atmosphere for participants and encourage socialization among participants on the bus.
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.
Volunteer Driver   Centre Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Victorian Order of Nurses, Waterloo Wellington Dufferin, Mount Forest Office
Wellington County/Guelph, ON
Driving seniors and adults with disabilities to necessary apointments
Telephone Reassurance Volunteer   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Victorian Order of Nurses, Waterloo Wellington Dufferin, Mount Forest Office
Volunteer from Home
Connect with an isolated senior or adult with disability by phone (from once a week to daily calls, according to the client's needs) and bring some light into someone's day! We are currently looking for people to make friendly phone calls to some of our clients who would benefit from a safety check-in and chat!
Mentor   Centre Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington 
Family and Children's Services of Guelph and Wellington County, Guelph - Eramosa Rd - Head Office
In family home, in the community, at events
A mentor spends one-on-one time with a child ages 5-12 and is a positive role-model and provides support, guidance and a listening ear. This position is also responsible to plan weekly activities and engage in positive recreational and enriching activities in the community. The volunteer provides the child with opportunities that the child would otherwise not have access to.
Start2Finish, Guelph, Running & Reading Club
Regional Cabinet Member Volunteer Coordinator would support Regional Director on recruitment, screening, orientation and training of Start2Finish volunteers.
Volunteer Visitor   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington 
Victorian Order of Nurses, Waterloo Wellington Dufferin, Mount Forest Office
Wellington County/Guelph
Provide much needed one-on-one companionship to a senior or adult with disabilities who is isolated. Friendly visiting takes place weekly, or less, depending on the client's needs. Volunteers are matched for six months at a time.
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
East Wellington Community Services, Erin - 45 Main St
Rides occur between Erin, Hillsburgh and Caledon.
Provide evening transportation to local support groups, using agency van. Rides occur between one to three evenings per week and includes between 1-4 passengers. Driver may go home while client is attending support group.
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.
Scouts Canada, Wellington Area
Assist the other Cub Leaders in running an educational meeting for Cub Scouts on Wednesday evenings.
Guelph and District Multicultural Festival
Trafalgar Building 123 Woolwich St. 2nd Floor Guelph ON N1H 3V1
Serves on the Board of Directors & Executive Committee. Manages finances of the organization.
Guelph General Hospital
o When family/friend arrives to pick up patient, you may escort patient to their cars (push wheelchair, steady chair as patient gets in and out, put brakes on, open car door). Do not assist patient getting in or out of the chair. A nurse or the family member/friend may do so. 
o Monitor supply of wheelchairs in the Level 3 wheelchair storage area. If there are less than 3 wheel chairs available, obtain a wheel chair from the Level 1 entrance or Emergency. 
o Fold booklets – Day Surgery and Same Day Admission (SDA) 
o Re-file extra sheets from charts in Day Surgery 
o Ensure patient bedside tables have appropriate items  
o Make up patient gown bags 
o Fill the warming closet with blankets 
o Put together charts at request of staff 
o Ensure there is a supply of wheelchairs at the day surgery level 3 entrance 
o Provide a beverage to each patient at the request of staff 
o Make sure fridge is stocked
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.
Guelph and District Multicultural Festival
At the office, but some work can be done remotely.
Volunteers are needed to provide administrative and office support to the Guelph & District Multicultural Festival. The work includes answering phones, printing letters, sealing envelopes, writing small pieces of content, assisting with meeting minutes, arranging appointments, and designing posters.
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.
Guelph Hiking Trail Club
Trail runs from Guelph to Limehouse.Section responsibility negotiable.
Reports to Radial Line Trail Coordinator. 
Responsible for one of 8 sections of the Radial Line Trail. 
Duties include spring and autumn inspection of trail and submission of a one page trail status report. 
Light maintenance activities to ensure trail is passable and hiker friendly. 
Spring meeting with other section leaders to assess what support is necessary for trail improvement. 
Access to equipment and additional support through coordinator.
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.
Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Family and Community Health Services
Volunteer work in teams of two while taking clients to and from food provider locations or clients appointments within the City of Guelph. This involves pick up and deliver client food boxes from food banks or food cupboards and providing transportation for clients to access the North End Market. Alternatively, there is also the opportunity to deliver Garden Fresh Boxes directly to people that are unable to pick up their box from a host site. 
 
The Passenger Support Volunteer Position duties include:  
- providing support to the volunteer driver when needed. For example: reading maps or completing paper work. 
- engaging with passengers, assisting with loading and unloading or navigating client concerns
Community Justice Initiatives, Mediation Guelph-Wellington
Guelph and Kitchener
Volunteers are needed to participate in weekly relationship-building activities with the residents of The Salvation Army’s New Directions and Stonehenge’s Therapeutic Community. Sample activities include fitness activities, interactive games, art and information sessions. Volunteers must have a good understanding of personal boundaries and be willing to work in a flexible environment. Goal of the program is to work with the men and support them in reintegration in the community.
Lakeside HOPE House
Supervise Volunteer groups cooking, serving and cleaning up breakfast for 75-150 people everyday Wednesday morning from 8:45am - 11:30am. Breakfast consists of Pancakes, Eggs, Toast and Sausages.
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*
Receptionist   Guelph 
Lakeside HOPE House
Answer phones in a friendly fashion. 
Manage and book Food Market and HOPE Stylin’ appointments 
Connect clients with the resources they need. 
Answer questions regarding HOPE House and other programming. 
Utilize a computer data management system.
Guelph and District Multicultural Festival
Deliver letters to local businesses on behalf of the the Guelph Multicultural Festival.