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Elliott Community (The)
170 Metcalfe Street (In our Community Centre Area)
The Elliott Community is excited to host our annual fundraiser event and we are looking for some volunteers to assist us.  
 
Servers – To serve appetizers and refreshments to guests (Smart Serve certification an asset but not required) 
 
Kitchen Support – Bussing dishes, transferring food from the kitchen to stations and assist with clean up 
 
Auction Attendants – Assist in answering guest questions, monitoring bid sheets, keeping track of winning bids and more! 
 
Please note: volunteer responsibilities may vary throughout the day.
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.
ABO Typer   Guelph 
Canadian Blood Services, Guelph, Blood Donor Clinic
Volunteers are invited to support building our blood donor base by participating in "What's Your Type?" community blood typing events as a Volunteer ABO Blood Typer. Volunteers will perform blood typing activities, set up typing stations, assist in registering individuals, engage in conversation with participants, explain typing procedures, prepare blood grouping trays, obtain capillary samples, determine ABO blood group and Rh factor, and monitor the participant for adverse reactions.
Canadian Blood Services, Guelph, Blood Donor Clinic
Set-up and tear-down of the promotional booth and other equipment; Provide information on Canadian Blood Services programs and initiatives; Management of participant records and event documentation; Complete required forms on time and return to staff contact; Maintain privacy of participant information
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 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.
TorchLight, Distress Line
Guelph - Victoria Road Area
Distress Line volunteers will provide compassionate listening and reflective responses to callers who request support with everyday experiences and challenges in their lives. This may include interpersonal relationships, bullying, anxiety, stress, caregiver support and much more. Volunteers will offer information regarding various community resources and additional supports related to the needs of the caller. The programs volunteers can get involved with include: Distress Line (inbound emotional support), TeleCONNECT (outbound calls to individuals wanting to make changes in their lives)
Elliott Community (The)
170 Metcalfe Street- The Elliott Community
We are currently looking for a male volunteer who can speak Arabic to provide one-to-one visits to an individual resident in Retirement. This could involve chatting, playing cards or games, gardening, attending special functions on-site, reminiscing or walking in the gardens of the Elliott Community.
Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington
Guelph
• Teach program participants one to one or in small groups basic computer and digital technology skills such as: 
o Internet browsing 
o Using the mouse and keyboard 
o Using and setting up email accounts 
o Using and setting up Skype accounts 
o Using internet search engines to find information 
o Word Processing 
o Accessing audio-visual content on websites such as Youtube 
o Using and setting up Facebook accounts 
o Accessing language-specific information (i.e.: newspapers, news sites) online 
o Safe web browsing and internet use 
• Assist program participants one on one with practicing computer/digital technology skills as per their needs 
• Assist staff to deliver short presentations on computer skills and applications to program participants 
• 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 
• Refer to staff for any concerns, questions, and challenges 
• Assist staff during the program with set-up and clean-up of the computer room
Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, Guelph
104 Dawson Rd. Guelph
The Studio Series is a unique Habitat for Humanity initiative where volunteers unleash their creativity and talents to create beautiful, one-of-a-kind, re-purposed pieces. Duties may include, assisting with product assembly or re-purposing/up-cycling furniture.
JOE - Jobs, Opportunities, Enterprise
Guelph Public Library Main Branch, Guelph Medical Place, 83/89 Dawson Rd.
Support and mentor J.O.E. staff while they operate a coffee kiosk and sell to the public. Supervise staff with cash handling and all aspects of operation. Demonstrate and model effective interpersonal skills in a customer service setting
Kitchen Salvage Crew   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, Guelph
Guelph, Wellington County, Dufferin County
The Kitchen Salvage Crew will help remove kitchen components from private homes and businesses, thereby increasing the number of kitchens available for sale in the ReStore. By selling more kitchens, Habitat will increase their revenues and overall funding to Habitat's mission. Salvage Crew members will be trained on proper processes, and once they have assisted in the tear-out of the kitchen, will help load it onto the ReStore truck for shipment.
Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, Guelph
286 Main Street S., Mount Forest
ReStore Assistants are needed to work with ReStore staff and other volunteers to assist customers and donors. You will also put together products, merchandise products, clean and organize sections of the store, aid customers in carrying and loading purchases into their vehicles, receive donation, and test electronics and appliances. For those who are interested in computers, please let staff know. You can become involved in the online retail initiatives. 
 
Are you interested in becoming a cashier? Let Habitat know! Volunteers who have completed a minimum number of hours in the store, and have interviewed with the Director of ReStores and returned a police records check may be invited to train at the cash desk.
Village of Riverside Glen
City Recreation facility
Volunteer assistance is needed with a program which helps residents improve their mobility. Duties will include assisting and/or supervising residents while in the pool and change room; encouraging residents to use proper swimming techniques; helping to dress those unable to do so themselves; and providing physical and verbal support as needed.
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.
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
150 Delhi St., Guelph, On
Volunteers will work closely with Recreation Therapy staff to assist with Homewood patient crafts sessions. The volunteer will provide a creative and social environment for the development of skills and to enhance s sense of well-being using ceramics. This position requires a regular weekly commitment.
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.
Homewood Health Centre
Homewood Health Centre, Guelph
Under the supervision of the registered nurse and personal support care workers, volunteers will assist in feeding older adults with cognitive impairment due to dementia and associated behaviours. Volunteers will interact with patients, administer meal trays, provide a calming atmosphere for nutrition intake, report intake and any other pertinent observations to staff.
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community, 170 Metcalfe Street, Guelph
Fitness Room Supervisors will open the small fitness room and supervise residents while they use the machines. Volunteers are not expected to offer fitness advice, but are there to encourage residents, assist with machine settings and call for help if needed.
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community, 170 Metcalfe St, Guelph
Volunteers will provide one-to-one visits to individual residents in Long-Term Care and/or Retirement Living, which could involve 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/variety shop, allowing residents and visitors to purchase items, cards, small gifts, and snacks. Duties include assisting residents with purchases using the point of sale software, restocking inventory, and tidying shelves.
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.
Guelph Wellington Seniors Association
- An active member of the GWSA 
- Assisting with the governance of the GWSA  
- Attending monthly meetings for approximately 4 hours 
- An active committee member contributing to the discussions and attention to detail  
- Reviewing and writing policies and procedures for the GWSA
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.
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community, 170 Metcalfe Street, Guelph
The volunteer will operate the Elliott bus and drive residents to and from the desired destination in a safe manner. You will also greet residents in a friendly manner, assist all residents on and off the bus and, when needed, use the wheelchair lift.
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community- 170 Metcalfe Street Guelph, ON
Volunteers are needed for two main areas: 
 
-Technology support to help create and maintain personalized music playlists on iPods. 
-Personal engagement with residents and caregivers as they experience the joy of music. This will include one on one interaction with residents experiencing varying degrees of dementia.
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community, 170 Metcalfe St, Guelph
Musician volunteers will provide musical entertainment for groups of residents, or offer one-to-one opportunities for residents to experience the joy and peace that music can bring.
Homewood Health Centre
150 Delhi St., Guelph
Volunteers will assist patients in locating and signing out materials and organization of the library.
Homewood Health Centre
Patient Representatives are a group of volunteers who work co-operatively with staff and patients to uphold the rights and responsibilites of patients under mental health and relevant legislation, the mission, vision and values of the Homewood Health Centre. Patient Representatives communicate patient rights and responsibilities to new admitted patients and the availability of the volunteer patient reps. Patient Reps listen to and investigate patient concerns; advise patients of hospital policies and procedures; serve as a liaison between patients and staff so that a resolution or compromise may be found to the patient's concern.
Homewood Health Centre
Under the supervision of the Recreation Therapy staff, volunteers assist in organizing and participating in recreational activities to contribute to patient well-being. Activities may include, volleyball, shuffleboard, pickle ball or group board games. Volunteer are required to provide a supportive environment and encourage patients to take part in the activities. This position requires a regular weekly commitment.
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.
Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington
5070 Whitelaw Rd. Guelph
You will work directly with refugees through the Danby Refugee Resettlement program to help them find appropriate work. This involves helping them with their resume and coaching them on interviewing skills. You will work with them to search Indeed and Kijiji and help them apply. You will show them how to apply directly to businesses in their area. You will take them to places like Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington, Lutherwood and 2nd Chance. You will help them with the hard work of finding work. Our goal is to help them break into the job market to gain Canadian experience.
Guelph Non Profit 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 Thursday of each month, as well as attend the Annual General Meeting which takes place in November 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 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.
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!
Hopewell Children's Homes, Ariss
Ariss and Guelph locations available
The Maintenance Support Volunteer will: Work directly with the Maintenance Coordinator and leadership team to ensure a safe and secure working and living environment. Activities include, general cleaning, garbage removal, painting, and minor repairs. Volunteers will be required to be able to lift, bend or carry items as required. No direct support with individuals with special needs is required, however must be sensitive and open minded to various resident’s needs.
Hopewell Children's Homes, Ariss
5651 Wellington Road Hwy 86 Ariss, ON
The Administrative Assistant Volunteer will: Handle incoming phone calls and written correspondence, providing prompt responses and forwarding to appropriate staff member where necessary. Perform general clerical duties including photocopying, fax and mailing. Manage office supply inventories and coordinate maintenance of office equipment. Assist in the development and maintenance of job descriptions and evaluations. Assist with volunteer and outreach coordination as required. Provide support to the finance office by assisting in accounts payable and receivable processing.
Hopewell Children's Homes, Ariss
The Volunteer Recreational Therapist will: Work directly with the leadership team and direct support staff to ensure clients have active participation in activities within and outside of the home. Activities include; developing programming, setting up and cleanup of activities, engagement with clients to facilitate active participation, reading, going for walks or sensory play. Volunteers will never be responsible for medication, personal care needs or managing challenging behaviours.
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.
Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington
Westminster Library, 100-31 Farley Dr (south end of Guelph)
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 volunteers for assistance
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.
Wyndham House, Youth Resource Centre
50 Quebec Street, Guelph
The New Way Section 23 School Program is a new alternative education program for youth ages 14 to 18 with complex mental health and behavioural concerns and or conflict with the law. A volunteer in this program will receive ongoing supervision from the Program Social Worker and Case Manager. They will develop an individualized plan which may or may not include 1 on 1 academic or social/emotional work with clients, group work or group instruction and program planning depending on the interests of the volunteer. Each volunteer can develop their own role with the school social worker based on their particular interests and learning needs.
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
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Centre Wellington
Data entry, filing, sorting digital files, creating manuals, interviewing references and more.
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.
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.
Tree Care Volunteer   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Wellington (County of). Administration Centre, Guelph - Woolwich St
Puslinch/Minto
With winter here, we are very busy processing trees to go out in the spring to the residents of Wellington County. Our trees are all grown in Styrofoam or plastic containers which we reuse every season. So our duties include removing them from their cells, bundling them into quantities of 10 and replanting anything too small to go out to the community. This requires working in our 2-4 degree bunker(underground building), some heavy-ish lifting and some moving of tree stock around the nursery.  
 
We ask that you dress in warm clothes, layers work well. Sometimes, when the sun shines we move into the greenhouse which can get quite warm.  
 
Volunteers of all different ages and skill levels can be accommodated. This is the position for folks who are interested in developing their horticultural skills and are comfortable working alone or in a small group. This position does not require a Vulnerable Sector check, however, you may be asked to alter your schedule for when vulnerable sector volunteers are on site. (*In addition, Green Legacy also supports larger groups and Employer Supported Volunteering. Please contact the organization directly for more details*)
Tree Nursery Volunteer   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Wellington (County of). Administration Centre, Guelph - Woolwich St
6714 County Rd #34, Puslinch
With winter here, we are very busy processing trees for distribution in the spring to the residents of Wellington County. Our trees are all grown in Styrofoam or plastic containers which we reuse every season. So our duties include removing them from their cells, bundling them into quantities of 10 and replanting anything too small to go out to the community. This requires working in our 2-4 degree bunker(underground building), some heavy-ish lifting and some moving of tree stock around the nursery.  
 
So, we ask that you dress in warm clothes, layers work well. Sometimes, when the sun shines we move into the greenhouse which can get quite warm.  
 
Volunteers of all different ages and skill levels can be accommodated. This is the position for folks who are interested in working with others and want to practice their teaching and sharing skills. A Vulnerable Sector Check is required for this position.
Children's Foundation of Guelph and Wellington, Guelph - Waterloo Ave
To be determined
To Support Race Planning Activities 
•Research challenge and race weekend requirements as identified by the Creative Team. 
•Manage booking and paperwork for confirmed locations. 
•Other Race weekend planning activities, as assigned.
Children's Foundation of Guelph and Wellington, Guelph - Waterloo Ave
To be determined
The Safety Coordinator manage the risks associated with the race weekend including, organizing emergency services, first aid, obtaining the SOAR insurance policy, and creating back up plans for logistical race issues. 
•Update all emergency procedures and materials for Race weekend including Racer, Marshal and Director procedures. 
•Obtain any required on-site first aid personnel for the race weekend. 
•Secure insurance coverage and organize all required information and distribution of insurance certificates. 
•Work with the Volunteer Coordinator to ensure that all challenges have appropriately trained Marshals at them (i.e. lifeguards at water challenges). 
•Review and update Code of Conduct and Waiver. 
•Organize first aid kits for all challenge locations. 
•Review safety speaking points for Racer and Marshal orientation.
Guelph & Area Right to Life
Mentorship volunteers act as ongoing peer support for pregnant women in need. Ideally mentorship volunteers have been through pregnancy and/or motherhood themselves and are looking to share their knowledge with others, however prior motherhood is not a requirement.
Guelph & Area Right to Life
Transportation volunteers may help with such tasks as driving clients to appointments, helping clients move, or transporting the Sanctuary Outreach tent to community events.
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.
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.
Action Read Community Literacy Centre
8 Cork St. E. Guelph, ON N1H 2W8
Duties include greeting visitors, answering phones, responding to learner inquiries, making coffee, occasional clerical tasks, special projects as needed and some office tidying.
Parkwood Gardens Neighbourhood Group
Gateway Dr. Public School, Taylor Evans Public School, St. Francis
Volunteers will assist with kids clubs for children in JK to Grade 5. Clubs include themes such as Lab Rats (Science), and Get Movin' Mondays (active games). Duties include program set up and take down and facilitation of program activities, and keeping a record of program participants.
Scouts Canada, Wellington Area
Assist the other Cub Leaders in running an educational meeting for Cub Scouts on Wednesday evenings.
Lutherwood, Guelph, Employment Services
89 Wyndham Street North, Guelph, ON
We require an individual to support our employment programming by making contact with past participants to follow up on their employment status. The volunteer would also gain experience supporting people with their job search by helping in our employment resource centre. They may assist clients with online job search, resume writing, and give general job search advice under the supervision of an Employment Advisor. The volunteer would be speaking with many newcomers to Canada, including people with limited English language fluency. They would be encouraging people who may be experiencing considerable financial strain and stress due to unemployment. They may interact with individuals with mental health issues, and individuals experiencing or at risk of homelessness. Ability to communicate in Arabic or Tigrinya would be a huge asset, though it's not essential.
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.
Volunteer Tree Planter   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Rotary Club of Guelph
Near Guelph Lake Nature Centre
This is an opportunity to make a difference for future generations. Once a year, on the Saturday closest to Earth Day, volunteers plant thousands of trees to create a mixed forest to replace 100 acres of open fields near Guelph Lake.  
 
You need to be able to walk. That's about it! Wear sturdy footwear and clothing that's appropriate for the weather. Grand River Conservation Authority and Rotary will show you how to plant trees so that they survive. Bring a friend, a family or a team from work for more fun.
Guelph Wellington Seniors Association
Evergreen Seniors Community Centre
- To be an active committee member to the Membership & Marketing Committee 
- GWSA member  
- attend monthly meetings 
- assist and attend 3 New Members Reception at the Evergreen Seniors Community Centre  
- Attend the GWSA Annual Open House 
- Assist with the promotions and advertisment requests
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.
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
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.
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 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.
Child Minder   Guelph 
Parkwood Gardens Neighbourhood Group
PGNG is currently seeking volunteers to child mind for our ESL Classes. Parents remain in the room receiving ESL Classes and volunteers tend after any of the participants children. Volunteers play with a variety of toys and speak in English to help the children become more familiar with the language. Age range of the children is anywhere between ages 0-4.
Guelph Neighbourhood Support Coalition, Guelph - 42 Carden St
* Answer Phones 
* Greet and accept donations 
*sorting donations 
*sorting of clothing  
*tidying and general cleaning of clothing room 
*Replenishing and recycling of clothing in the clothing room 
 Help manage donations to the centre (sorting and recycling of donations on a weekly basis) 
 Help with general cleaning around the centre (vacuuming, garbage removal, sweeping/shovelling outside, wiping down of surfaces etc.) 
 Postering and flying around town as needed to help promote Onward Willow Events.  
 Gift room organization and pricing (organizing items into $1.00 and $5.00 items. Replenishing of the shelves and making sure new donations get stored properly.) 
 Computer room tidying, making sure resources are up to date and current. If you are computer savvy offering of assistance with printing and how to use MAC 
 General resource 
 Help move bags of donations to clothing room and move bags out.  
 Checking in with front desk staff to see what help is needed around the centre 
 Check in on our social media sites to see what help we need for the week
Shelldale Better Beginnings, Better Futures
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.
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.
Focus on Nature
Guelph, Rockwood, Fergus, Elora
Workshop Program 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.
Guelph Food Bank, Guelph - 100 Crimea St
100 Crimea St.
Picking up food and other items from donors in the community. Dropping off food orders to member agencies. Delivering / retrieving food collection bins as needed.
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.
Elliott Community (The)
• Assisting the Fundraising Coordinator in planning annual fundraising event(s) 
• Organizing and helping with traditional fundraising activities such as sponsored or promotional events, mailings. 
• Approaching individuals, schools, universities, local authorities, shops and commercial organizations for sponsorship and donations 
• Helping with the development of new fundraising ideas and events 
• Attending events as required 
• Other duties as assigned
Parkwood Gardens Neighbourhood Group
Taylor Evans Public School - 271 Stephanie Drive, Guelph
Volunteers are needed to run and supervise the program. Responsibilities include set-up and clean-up with the participants help, providing a welcoming atmosphere, ensuring participants are registered, taking weekly attendance and playing Badminton!
Parkwood Gardens Neighbourhood Group
271 Stephanie Drive - Taylor Evans P.S.
A volunteer would run a recreational recreational program. Duties will include: encouraging children to participate in the offered activities; teaching new skills related to sports and health; assisting with set up and clean up; acting as a positive role model.
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.
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
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.
Tutor Support   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
Volunteers will help the child with reading and writing and assist with homework, assignments and projects. You will also review the child's assignments, assist with specialized subjects and help study for tests and exams.
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.
St Joseph's Health Centre Guelph, Guelph - Westmount Rd
69 Huron St. Guelph, ON
Volunteers are required to assist staff with the facilitation of the day's activities. Volunteers are required to provide a supportive environment and encourage participants to take part in the activities planned which may include trivia fun, artistic projects or quiet board games.
Childcare Assistant   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington 
Family and Children's Services of Guelph and Wellington County, Guelph - Eramosa Rd - Head Office
In the family home or at Family and Children's Services sites.
Volunteers support families by providing childcare to one or more children in the family home to give the parent/guardian a break and respite. Volunteers interact with the children through play, crafts, activities and games. Some childcare volunteers assist with childcare for parents/guardians who are attending groups and meetings on site, case conferences etc. Volunteers will engage children through play, crafts and activities.
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.
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.
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.
French Tutor   Guelph 
Family and Children's Services of Guelph and Wellington County, Guelph - Eramosa Rd - Head Office
At the child's home or the library or other public setting in the community
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.
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.
Guelph Humane Society
Guelph Humane Society
Planning stages, day of and closing of events support. It's an ambitious undertaking each year to raise the necessary funds to operate our Humane Society!
Guelph Humane Society
Guelph Humane Society and surrounding rescues
A vital role for the sick, injured or orphaned wildlife that enter our doors each year, Wildlife Rescue Drivers are crucial in transporting animals to and from the different accredited rehabilitation centres! 
 
There is no set time commitment with volunteer driving, aside from a minimum 4 month commitment. When an animal is in need and the GHS needs a driver, an email will be sent out to everyone on the list. This is a quick way for us to get in touch with a mass of people instead of calling one by one, although if phone calls are the preferred method of contact, we can certainly make those calls happen!
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 Food Bank, Guelph - 100 Crimea St
100 Crimea Street, Guelph, ON, N1H 2Y6
Volunteers will accept and process incoming donations, tidy clothing that is hanging, and stock racks and shelves. Volunteers will also box off season clothing and assist shoppers with exchanges and donations.
Guelph Food Bank, Guelph - 100 Crimea St
100 Crimea Street, Guelph, ON, N1H 2Y6
Sorting and boxing food products, stocking shelves, creating food hampers, general maintenance, unloading product delivered, breakdown and portioning products.
Guelph Food Bank, Guelph - 100 Crimea St
100 Crimea Street, Guelph, ON, N1H 2Y6
Adult volunteers are needed to stock shelves, make food hampers and sort / put away incoming food donations. Volunteers will also assemble Member Agency Orders, rotate stock and complete some general maintenance duties.
Nature Canada, Guelph, Cats and Birds in Guelph
• Staff community outreach tables at the Farmer's Market, Stone Road Mall and events 
• Distribute literature to neighbours and in local businesses, animal shelters, pet stores, etc 
• Encourage organizations (local conservation clubs, wildlife rehab centres, animal shelters & rescue organizations) to join our campaign as partners; 
• Pitch your paper to do an article about cats and birds
Guelph and District Multicultural Festival
Deliver letters to local businesses on behalf of the the Guelph Multicultural Festival.