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GWSA Board of Directors   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Guelph Wellington Seniors Association
Evergreen Seniors Community Centre and virtually
Identify the duties of a member of the GWSA Board of Directors in accordance with the GWSA Constitution and By-laws. 
1. Attend Board meetings 
a. Meet on the third Wednesday of each month at 0930 hours or at such other time and day as the Board may determine 
b. Advise the President of planned absence 
c. Attend a minimum of eight (8) Board meetings per year 
d. Review most recent minutes upon receipt and take any action assigned 
e. Be prepared at the following meeting to suggest any corrections, if necessary. 
f. Receive and act upon monthly committee reports 
g. Review monthly financial statements 
2. Attend the GWSA Annual General Meeting 
3. Encouraged to attend GWSA events such as Open House and new member reception 
4. Represent the GWSA at any appropriate opportunity 
5. Represent the Board on assigned committee(s).  
a. Report Board issues to that Committee and report the Committee’s issues to the Board 
b. Ensure committee members are aware of and follow the Committee Terms of Reference. 
6. Participate in self-development training, where appropriate 
7. Perform other such duties as may be from time to time, assigned to her/him by the Board or President.
Membership and Marketing Committee   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Guelph Wellington Seniors Association
Evergreen Seniors Community Centre and virtually
The Membership and Marketing Committee currently has nine members and could benefit from up to three more. This Committee is responsible to the Board for all membership and marketing initiatives, focusing on the maximum interest of members and advancement of the Board’s Strategic Plan.  
 
The M&M Committee monitors membership satisfaction and develops plans to improve member recruitment and retention. Marketing responsibilities include arranging for media coverage, creating advertisements; developing promotional material and arranging special events such as Open House and New Members’ Welcome - either virtually or in-person as appropriate.  
 
The Committee provides content and messaging advice to the webmaster for the website and social media accounts and prepares monthly GWSA Email Updates. Marketing and recruitment experience would definitely be assets, but are not required.
Homewood Health Centre
150 Delhi St., Guelph
Volunteers will assist patients in locating and signing out materials and organization of the library.
Technology Committee   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Guelph Wellington Seniors Association
A new Committee is being formed to advise the Board of Directors and provide technical leadership in support of the Strategic Plan. 
 
For production support, we need a group of technically savvy and interested members to prioritize a list of needed projects for planning and implementation. Experience as an electrician, sound tech, lighting technician, carpentry or design would be useful, and possibly computer aided design skills. We will source outside help where needed.  
 
Our IT (Information Technology) also needs to be addressed by this Committee, with responsibility to: 
-Make hardware and software recommendations to address employee and volunteer needs including the Board, Finance Committee and members. 
-Oversee a small wireless network.  
-Provide guidance regarding the technical aspects of the website and membership mailing list. 
-Establish a modest A/V recording/live streaming studio  
Interest and background experience in IT, including network management and video production would be assets.
Governance Committee   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Guelph Wellington Seniors Association
Evergreen Seniors Community Centre - Remotely at this time
The Governance Committee assists the Board of Directors with the development and review of bylaws, policies, and procedures for the Association.  
This Committee holds morning meetings during a few months each year. Experience in governance with a not-for-profit organization, knowledge of legislative requirements, or a keen interest in document research, development, and review would be helpful.  
We also need someone with a laptop and computer skills willing to take minutes at meetings and update documents as needed.
Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Healthy Living
*** Currently Recruiting for May/June start date *** 
 
The SEED is a not-for-profit food project at the Guelph Community Health Centre that was 
created by a coalition to work towards a community with no barriers to healthy food. The SEED delivers programs and operates a social enterprise that address the causes and effects of food security.  
 
Groceries from the SEED is a pay-what-you-can online grocery store with a purpose! When you shop at Groceries from the SEED you help people in your community afford good food. It takes a community to feed a community. Find more information and link to sign up here https://theseedguelph.ca/sign-up/  
 
Delivery Crew Volunteers are critical to the success of this program. Delivery Crew Volunteers accurately pick up Groceries from the SEED baskets at the packing warehouse and delivery them to community members homes. Volunteers are required to drop groceries off at the door and do not enter homes. Use of personal vehicle and cell phone are required for this role. Mileage compensation of use of personal vehicle is $6 per delivery route (6-10 stops) and paid quarterly. Self-scheduling with online spreadsheet is required.  
 
 
IMPORTANT Information: This role can be done in pairs with people from the same household OR willingness to ride along with another driver in The SEED's cargo van.  
 
*** Note: Due to the high number of applications and limited spaces open, we are not able to place everyone that applies. While we appreciate everyone who shows interest and applies, volunteers are offered roles based on best fit.
Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Healthy Living
SEED Fresh Food Warehouse - Guelph Location
*** Currently Recruiting for May/June start date *** 
 
The SEED is a not-for-profit food project at the Guelph Community Health Centre that was 
created by a coalition to work towards a community with no barriers to healthy food. The SEED delivers programs and operates a social enterprise that address the causes and effects of food security.  
 
Groceries from the SEED is a pay-what-you-can online grocery store with a purpose! When you shop at Groceries from the SEED you help people in your community afford good food. It takes a community to feed a community. Find more information and link to sign up here https://theseedguelph.ca/sign-up/  
 
Packing and Warehouse Crew volunteers work together as a team (physically distance) to accurately pick and pack fresh food and frozen meals into customized baskets for home delivery.  
 
Please note: There is a physical element to this role. Some of the produce is heavy or awkward. For example: a full cabbage, bag of potatoes and the full food baskets. 
 
Packing and Warehouse Crew works on Tuesday and Friday 11-3pm. We do not have evening or weekend shifts. 
 
*** Note: Due to the high number of applications and limited spaces open, we are not able to place everyone that applies. While we appreciate everyone who shows interest and applies, volunteers are offered roles based on best fit.
Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Healthy Living
St Ignatius - Kitchen
*** Currently Recruiting for May/June start date *** 
 
The SEED is a not-for-profit food project at the Guelph Community Health Centre that was 
created by a coalition to work towards a community with no barriers to healthy food. The SEED delivers programs and operates a social enterprise that address the causes and effects of food security.  
 
Groceries from the SEED is a pay-what-you-can online grocery store with a purpose! When you shop at Groceries from the SEED you help people in your community afford good food. It takes a community to feed a community. Find more information and link to sign up here https://theseedguelph.ca/sign-up/  
 
 
Upcycled Kitchen Crew Volunteers works together as a team (physically distance) preparing meals to be frozen and delivered to community members. Volunteers assist with food prep, proper packaging and labeling. 
 
 
*** Note: Due to the high number of applications and limited spaces open, we are not able to place everyone that applies. While we appreciate everyone who shows interest and applies, volunteers are offered roles based on best fit.
Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, Guelph
Guelph, Wellington County, Dufferin County
The Kitchen Salvage Service crew (also known as the deconstruction crew) helps remove kitchen components from local homes and businesses, and loads it onto the ReStore truck, so that the kitchen can be donated to the Habitat ReStore. When the ReStore sells these kitchens, the funds support Habitat for Humanity's mission of building affordable homes in our community.  
 
Kitchen Salvage Service Crew members are ambassadors of the ReStore and Habitat for Humanity. They will be trained on proper processes, including safety measures. Crew members agree that the donor's home/business and donation is to be treated with care and respect. 
 
Please visit our website for more information and to register your application: habitatgw.ca/volunteer
Board Member, Board Committee Member   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
The Board of Directors provides high-level leadership and governance by providing oversight of the organization's operations, performance, and outcomes.
East Wellington Community Services, Erin - 45 Main St, New To You Shop
Rockwood and Erin thrift stores
Open or close store, welcome customers, provide assistance, operate cash register, accept and sort clothing donations, arrange clothing on racks, help maintain neat, attractive store appearance, participate in pandemic health and safety measures.
Wellington Early Learning Centres
WELC is located inside Taylor Evans Public School, but meetings are currently being held via zoom
Our Board of Directors is a mix of parents with children in the program, and community members. Board meetings are once per month, and we try to keep them informal and friendly. If you have been to meetings for other boards, with unions, etc. they would have been of a much more formal nature, but as we are focused on the good of the children, it allows us to have a more relaxed atmosphere in our meetings.  
 
The role of the board is to govern and assist with policy and overall direction of the centre. Some responsibilities may include, assisting with financials, assisting with advertising, fundraising, policy review. We do not, as a rule, get involved with the day to day operation of the centre. We are, however, available to the supervisor as a resource for consultation and advice. All of our meetings are currently being held via Zoom.
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
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.
Lakeside HOPE House
We are currently recruiting for various committee positions for 2021/2022 HOPE House events. These roles will assist with the planning and execution of events such as HOPE In the Street, JOY Home Tour and Coldest Night of the Year. Duties will include monthly(and bi-weekly) virtual/in-person meetings, organizing your subcommittees, and various tasks.
St George's Church, Guelph
St. George's Anglican Church, 99 Woolwich Street, Guelph
We require someone to sort, organize, catalogue, and safely store documents, ephemera, photographs, etc. for our church archives.
Lakeside HOPE House
HOPE House Clothing Market, 10 Cork St. E., accessibility entrance 7 Church Lane
- Create welcoming environment - language skills an asset 
- Follow COVID safety protocols (must wear a mask & visor, wash hands sanitize frequently, clean surfaces, etc.) 
- Check the communications sheet 
- Begin the daily task list and complete throughout shift 
- Ensure sufficient clothing for shift 
- Call reception to indicate ability to receive a shopper 
- Give community member a white basket located by the Clothing Bureau door 
- If community member has children with them, ensure children are supervised for their safety  
- Allow community members to shop on own for clothing 
- Check in every few minutes to see if community member needs help 
- Fill out and tally the points for clothing selected 
- Help bag up selected clothing 
- Place completed form on clipboard 
- Call reception to indicate readiness to accept additional shoppers (1 max at a time) 
- Follow health & safety protocols 
- At end of day staple clothing sheets together and put in bottom drawer at reception 
- Other duties as assigned
Lakeside HOPE House
HOPE House Clothing Market, 10 Cork St. E., accessibility entrance 7 Church Lane
- Sort & organize clothing donations  
- Stock the Clothing Market 
- Rotate out un-needed seasonal clothing from Market
Lakeside HOPE House
Food Market, HOPE House 10 Cork St. E. accessibility entrance 7 Church Lane
- Follow COVID safety protocols (must wear a mask & visor, wash hands sanitize frequently, clean surfaces, etc.) 
- Go through Food Market to see what items are running low on stock 
- With supervision, bring up additional food items from basement 
- Stock Shelves & move shelved product to the front of shelves 
- Bag toilet paper 
- Fill produce baskets with produce bags to make them ready for restocking 
- Bag rice or dry beans 
- Sort eggs in the walk-in cooler and put into empty half containers to put in Food Market for selection 
- Break down boxes 
- Do community members' shopping 
- Pack perishables and non-perishables for deliveries 
- Maintain tidy and organized work space 
- Assist with taking grocery orders as needed - language skills an asset 
- Follow health & safety protocols 
- Other duties as required
Lakeside HOPE House
HOPE House Guelph, Downtown at 10 Cork Street East. Accessibility entrance 7 Church Lane
- Follow COVID safety protocols (must wear a mask & visor, wash hands sanitize frequently, clean surfaces, etc.) 
- Answer phones in a friendly fashion 
- Manage and book appointments 
- Connect community members with the resources they need 
- Answer questions regarding HOPE House and other programs 
- Enter information into a computer database 
- Assist Community Members make grocery orders - Language skills an assest 
- Answer general email, return phone calls 
- Other duties as assigned
Lakeside HOPE House
Within the City of Guelph
- Pick-up grocery orders and route at HOPE House 
- Deliver groceries according to procedural instructions 
- Return to HOPE House with crates and any un-delivered groceries 
- Communicate with Volunteer & Placement Coordinator 
- Maintain good vehicle maintenance and cleanliness 
- Track Volunteer hours and uphold Volunteer duties
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.
Wyndham House, Guelph - 106 Woolwich St, Administrative Office
Your own home
We are looking for volunteers willing to bake a tasty treat for Wyndham House youth residents and clients.
Up and Running Guelph
Up and Running Guelph is currently recruiting community members for our volunteer Board of Directors. If you have a passion for our cause, and expertise or interest in fundraising, event planning, marketing and communications, financial management, and/or human resources, we would love to hear from you!  
 
Since 2016 Up and Running Guelph has worked to improve mental health and well-being in Guelph through nature-based walking and running programs. Our programs harness the proven benefits of green exercise and social connections to provide participants with a new tool for managing their mental health. A university-led research study of Up and Running showed participants had reduced symptoms of depression, and improved reported self esteem and sense of belonging after participating in our running program.  
 
In recent strategic planning processes, we identified growth as a key priority for the next 3 years, and hope to broaden our impact by increasing participation in current programs, and adding new program offerings, such as a program for men.  
 
If you have expertise in fundraising, marketing and communications, financial management and/or human resources, as well as an interest in advancing our mission, we would love to involve you in this next phase of our development.  
 
Additional opportunities are available to contribute to our Board committees who are actively engaged in our Fund Development, Marketing/Communications, Program Development and Program Evaluation. 
 
Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until all positions are filled, and the positions will commence at our Annual Meeting on May 18, 2021 (online this year).  
 
All Board members are asked to commit to 6-8 hours/month including 10 meetings per year. Our meetings take place on the 3rd Monday of each month (at 7:15pm) unless it is a holiday Monday (in which case we meet the following week.) 
 
If you feel you have something to offer, and would like to be part of a successful growing organization, please complete this online application: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1PNw8N1rFGUR9cQoZdNMuwJZhKc80f9jzlNdRuLuc6Y0/edit
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph, Mentoring Services for Children and Youth
Guelph and Wellington County
A volunteer Big Brother will be a positive role model and mentor to a child (Little Brother). Volunteers will see their Little Brother on a consistent basis, usually once a week. The volunteer and child will participate in fun activities such as sports, biking, games, watching movies, building models, etc. Volunteers and children are matched based on interests, location and age preference.
East Wellington Community Services, Erin - 45 Main St
Ride the bus which takes clients to/from the Adult Day Program located in Erin. Seats on the bus are spaced 2 meters apart. Greet client and ask screening questions, offer hand sanitizer, ensure clients are seated safely.
Action Read Community Literacy Centre
8 Cork Street East, Guelph, ON N1H 2W8
Help someone learn literacy and Essential Skills for work, learning and life! After orientation and training, you will be matched with a learner to work together regularly (probably once a week) towards their goals. Action Read will help you identify learning strategies and resources and evaluate progress. 
 
NOTE: Due to COVID learning pairs are working remotely. Please check our website for further information and updates on are programs.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph, Mentoring Services for Children and Youth
Guelph (various locations)
Our current need is for MALE volunteers for our groups.  
 
A Big Bunch Volunteer will be a positive role model and mentor to a group of children. Volunteers will work together to plan and implement outings for the group. They will meet with the group on a consistent basis, usually 2 times per month and will transport the children to and from the event. The volunteers and children will participate in fun activities such as crafts, games, sports, watching movies, etc. Volunteers and children are matched based on age preference and needs of the group.
Reading Rocks Tutor   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario, Wellington County Chapter
Online
This one-on-one literacy program is designed to motivate and help children aged 6-12 gain confidence and academic success in reading. It is also designed to help volunteers gain knowledge and experience in working with children who experience difficulties learning essential literacy skills. For the foreseeable future the program will run in an online format. Visit www.ldawc.ca/volunteer-reading-rocks.html for more information and to apply.
Knitting Circle Volunteer   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington
Through Online tools namely Zoom
• Welcome the group and facilitate the session  
• Teach knitting skills and lead the conversation circle  
• Ensure that participants are able to follow the steps 
• Demonstrate using simple language the steps that can be easily followed 
• Record the time spent volunteering and preparing for the session that will include practicing and the actual session.  
• Maintain a warm and welcoming environment where the participants are treated with dignity and respect 
• Communicate any concerns or challenges to the program coordinator
Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington
Online via Zoom
• Welcome the group and facilitate the session  
• Initiate conversations based on a pre-determined topic with a small group of newcomers 
• Engage and encourage all participants to speak English 
• Explain unfamiliar concepts and words when needed 
• Collaborate with other Conversation Circle Leads to determine topics on the shared google doc 
• Record the time spent volunteering and preparing for the session  
• Maintain a warm and welcoming environment where each participant is treated with dignity and respect
Tai Chi Volunteer   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington
Virtual - The sessions will be conducted via Zoom.
• Welcome the group and facilitate the session  
• Select an appropriate workout routine that does not require any equipment 
• Provide a suitable sound system for music to be audible for participants through online meeting tools 
• Ensure that participants are able to follow the moves 
• Demonstrate simple steps that can be easily followed 
• Record the time spent volunteering and preparing for the session that will include practicing and the actual session.  
• Maintain a warm and welcoming environment where the participants are treated with dignity and respect 
• Communicate any concerns or challenges to the program coordinator
Family Counselling and Support Services for Guelph-Wellington, Distress Line Program
*To be disclosed upon acceptance into the program
• Using a solution-focused practice, you will be required to engage with community members through our telephone services and provide them with emotional support, assist them with goal or safety planning, and refer them to resources that promote their well-being.  
• Complete relevant respondent documentation/profiles  
• Consistently demonstrate key social service skills such as: Active Listening, Empathy, Etc. 
• Act in accordance with ministry and agency regulations 
• Ensure a holistic, quality approach to client care consistent with FCSSGW’s Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan
Guelph Dance
Guelph Dance is a wonderful arts organization to be apart of because it is small and the people that are involved are truly committed to creating fabulous programming. The commitment is high and there is room for creativity and innovation; because of its size, your voice can be heard. Guelph Dance is in its 23rd year and it has created a very unique and exciting contemporary dance festival that proves to awe audiences every year. Additionally we offer a variety of educational and community engagement programming year round. 
 
We are currently looking for new blood to join our Board of Directors and seek to involve people from diverse backgrounds, abilities and ages, who have expertise in sectors outside the arts and can support our fundraising and strategic initiatives such as policy development, succession planning, community outreach and long term sustainability.
Guelph Nonprofit Housing Corporation
138 Wyndham St N, Guelph, ON
As a member of a board of 7 community volunteers, the board member will attend monthly Board meetings that take place on the last Tuesday of each month, as well as attend the Annual General Meeting which takes place in December of each year. 
 
The Board of Directors is made up of 7 members who manage the affairs of the Corporation and are responsible for fundamental decisions concerning the development and management of social housing projects. The Directors hold office until the third annual meeting following their appointment or until a successor is appointed; Directors are appointed because of a demonstrated interest in the welfare of their fellow citizens and their community. Once appointed the director must act at all times in the interest of the Corporation and not in their personal interest or in the interests of a group with which they are associated.  
 
Board Members will be responsible to: 
- establish, evaluate and carry out the organization’s mission and strategic plan 
- oversee and ensure the financial health of the organization 
- ensure the organization has competent staff/management to carry out the day to day operations to meet the requirements of tenants, funders and legislation 
- direct organizational operations, including policy development and risk management 
- maintain effective relations with funders and the community at large.
March of Dimes Canada
Guelph
The co-chairperson supports the delivery of group meetings by assisting the executive committee to establish structured discussions, and create open and supportive environments that members feel comfortable to share personal stories, advice, resources, and/or ideas about recovery. This individual is responsible for stepping up and taking on the responsibilities of the chairperson when assistance is required. The co-chairperson is a part of the volunteer committee, thus is elected by group members to represent the goals of group, and acts as a liaison with the committee.
March of Dimes Canada
Wellington County Health Care Centres
Are you a stroke survivor or care partner? 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Centre Wellington, Mentoring Services for Children and Youth
Centre Wellington
Meet every other week for a minimum of one year. Share information, resources, job shadowing opportunities, Post-Secondary planning, goal setting, and help a youth reach their full potential.
Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Healthy Living
Guelph Public Library - Downtown Library
WE Breastfeed & Chestfeed program supports parents feeding human milk in any way, in any amount. Parents can receive support in two ways. One-to-one telephone support with trained and experienced parent-volunteers or weekly drop-in Breastfeeding & Chestfeed Cafes. Cafe is offered in an online format and is a great place for parents to socialize with other breastfeeding / chestfeeding families and get support with challenges. 
 
Become trained to offer support and lead group sessions providing feeding & parenting support to other parents. Keep logs of supporting, track hours, remain in good communication with the program coordinator. 
 
 
IMPORTANT Information:  
 
Volunteers in this role are required to have had breastfeed or chestfeeding experience. Please consider joining this program as an administrative support or in a health promotion role if you do not have breast or chest feeding experience.  
 
Guelph CHC acknowledges the importance of Peer-led work and offers 20 hours of training for this position but also ask for a minimum 6 month commitment. 
 
One of our strategic aims to build capacity in our community. Volunteers in this role must have a connection to Guelph.
Bereaved Families of Ontario - Midwestern Region
All of our grief support groups are facilitated by volunteers who are themselves bereaved, and offer a unique compassion and empathetic understanding of grief and grief support to our program members. Individuals will complete our 20-hour facilitator training with a strong understanding of peer support, and gain the skills and confidence required to facilitate individuals in a group setting. 
 
We have an urgent need for facilitators for our programs for parents grieving the death of an infant and Living with Loss for adults grieving a death by substance use.
Guelph Food Bank, Guelph - 100 Crimea St
100 Crimea Street, Guelph, ON, N1H 2Y6
Volunteers are needed in the mornings Monday to Friday from 8:45 am to 12 pm to help service our clients via our modified servicing model that has been created to safely support the community while operating in line with all Public Health recommendations and requirements surrounding the ever evolving pandemic. 
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 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 Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Healthy Living
Guelph
Accessing food at this time can be challenging for those most deeply affected by COVID-19. Vulnerable seniors, people with low-income, and people with health challenges may have barriers to getting to or getting their food home from emergency food providers.  
 
Food Access Delivery Volunteers play a very important role by linking community members to the food they need. This includes pick-up of hampers/boxes from emergency food providers, food cupboards or food banks and delivery the hamper/boxes to Guelph CHC clients. Pick-ups and deliveries are made within the the City of Guelph. Deliveries are to the door only, volunteers are not required to enter homes.  
 
This position requires volunteers to have access to a vehicle and be able to lift 20 to 30 lbs. Mileage fee are provided.
Salvation Army (The), Guelph - 210 Victoria Rd S, Community and Family Services
Duties will include prepping bread, produce and other items for our opening hours. Stocking the pantry, general cleaning, serving clients during opening hours
Guelph & Area Right to Life
Various locations in Guelph and surrounding area
Guelph and Area Right to Life is currently looking for helpline volunteers who would be responsible for receiving calls over a week-long period every month.  
 
Calls are typically from women in crisis pregnancy situations seeking information and support.  
 
Interested individuals should be empathetic, have a willingness to learn about the resources of Guelph and the surrounding areas and should demonstrate compassion.
JOE - Jobs. Opportunities. Enterprise.
Provide support for adults with developmental disabilities in one of J.O.E.'s streams:  
 
1. The Community Helpers Program (provides opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities for community outreach)  
2. Training Grounds (Volunteers needed to facilitate with online mentorship)
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.
March of Dimes Canada
Meeting locations for GW Chapter are in Guelph.
The chairperson supports the delivery of group meetings by leading structured discussions and creating an open and supportive environment in which people feel comfortable to share personal stories, advice, and/or ideas about recovery.  
 
The chairperson is part of the volunteer committee, and thus represents all participants as a member of the March of Dimes Canada (MODC) After Stroke volunteer team. The chairperson makes ethically sound decisions based on through understanding of the goals for each meetings, the peer support group, and MODC After Stroke values.  
This role can be held by a caregiver, stroke survivor and family members.
Visiting   Guelph 
St Joseph's Health Centre Guelph, Guelph - Westmount Rd
100 Westmount Road, Guelph
*Note Covid-19 update: We look forward to having you volunteer with us. Volunteers are not permitted to be at the Health Centre at this time; however we appreciate your interest in volunteering. Please submit your application and we will keep you up to date regarding when we can welcome our volunteers back with us.* 
The nice weather has arrived. Spend some time with a resident or patient at the Health Centre to enjoy the fresh air. You may walk together around the garden area, or sit to share a coffee quietly.
Pet Foster   Guelph 
Pet Protect Guelph, Guelph - 42 Carden St
Duties include caring for a cat or dog (you can choose which animal you would like to foster, and when), providing daily exercise and enrichment, taking pets to their vet appointments.
Board Member   Guelph 
JOE - Jobs. Opportunities. Enterprise.
Guelph
We are searching for board members with expertise in the following areas: Accounting & Finance; Marketing and PR;Customer Service; IT and app development; Law
Peer Support Group Volunteer   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
March of Dimes Canada
March of Dimes Canada is looking for stroke survivors, caregivers and community minded individuals for their After Stroke programs and services. Waterloo Wellington After Stroke program is recruiting volunteers that would support survivors and their families by providing monthly and yearly activities which encourages shared knowledge and guide stroke survives to re-engage back into community activities.
Guelph Community Foundation (The)
The Guelph Community Foundation (GCF) is currently seeking up to four (4) candidates to join our Board of Directors. GCF is seeking creative and team-minded individuals who can bring their leadership, collaborative skills, and vision to further build the Foundation as we look to update our strategic plan in 2021.  
 
Each position would commence at our AGM (on April 15, 2021) for a three-year term, with the option of renewing for an additional three years. Expected commitment is approximately 10-12 hours per month. 
 
The Board of Directors of GCF provides strategic leadership, governance, establishes policy, oversees the setting of operational and financial performance KPI’s and assesses the Board’s own effectiveness. Participation on the Board is voluntary and there is no remuneration for service. 
 
With a skills-based policy Board that balances experience, knowledge, and professional expertise we are seeking candidates who live and/or work in Guelph and Wellington County. The Guelph Community Foundation is particularly interested in candidates with the following knowledge and expertise: 
• Human Resources 
• Fundraising, Development & Sponsorship 
• Digital Media / Communications / Marketing 
• Accounting / Financial Oversight 
• Social Innovation / Social Enterprise
Guelph and District Multicultural Festival
Deliver letters to local businesses on behalf of the the Guelph Multicultural Festival.