Recreation Activities - Volutneer Support   Guelph 
St Joseph's Health Centre Guelph, Guelph - Westmount Rd
100 Westmount Rd.
Volunteers will assist the residents whom live at the Health Centre to attend various recreation programs, which are planned and lead by the Recreation staff. Volunteers will assist residents to the program space, engage with the residents through conversation and motivating them to participate or enjoy the environment. Volunteers are the extra support for the staff and can provide 1:1 attention with the residents.
Front Desk Volunteer   Guelph 
Ignatius Jesuit Centre, Guelph
Guelph
Ignatius Jesuit Centre is home to Loyola House Retreat & Training Centre, Ignatius Farm, Old-Growth Forest Project, and Orchard Park Business Centre. We are looking for friendly and outgoing volunteers to welcome visitors from near and far to our Centre. 
 
Main Duties Include: 
- Greeting visitors and maintaining a welcoming atmosphere 
- Front line communications 
- Answering the phone and redirecting inquiries  
- Distributing incoming mail and accepting deliveries 
- Answering emails 
- Ordering office supplies 
- Processing Payments 
- Arranging couriers when required  
 
This is a great way to connect with the staff and the larger community that is a part of the Ignatius Jesuit Centre's many programs.
Cafe Volunteer   Guelph 
Homewood Health Centre
150 Delhi Street, Guelph
The volunteer will greet and serve patients, visitors and other customers in a friendly manner. You will also handle cash sales and count the float before and after your shift. In addition, you will ensure all food and drink products are stocked and tidy, and record complaints, concerns and compliments that require follow up from the Manager. Occasionally assisting with other duties as assigned.
Crafts (Creative Arts)   Guelph 
Homewood Health Centre
Volunteers work closely with Recreation Therapy staff to assist with Homewood patient craft sessions. The volunteer will provide a creative and social environment for the development of skills and to enhance a sense of well-being using ceramics and leatherwork. This position requires a regular weekly commitment.
Gift Shop Volunteer   Guelph 
Homewood Health Centre
150 Delhi St., Guelph
Volunteers will greet patients, visitors and other customers in a friendly manner and suggest gift ideas and offer assistance. You will process sales (cash, credit card, debit), check the card display to ensure everything is in appropriate spaces and restock it when necessary. You will also count the float and cash at the beginning and end of your shift and record complaints, concerns and compliments that require follow up from the Manager. Occasionally assisting with other duties, such as inventory, to keep the gift shop running efficiently.
Member, Board of Directors   Guelph 
Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario, Wellington County Chapter
participate in monthly board meetings to assist in guiding association's future direction including programming for children, annual conference for parents
Patient Library Volunteer   Guelph 
Homewood Health Centre
150 Delhi St., Guelph
Volunteers will assist patients in locating and signing out materials and organization of the library.
Supportive Dining Volunteer   Guelph 
Village of Riverside Glen
60 Woodlawn Rd East, Guelph
Volunteers are needed to assist and encourage residents during mealtimes. Duties include escort/porter residents to and from dining area, provide supervision and verbal cueing for residents requiring direction, provide hand-over-hand assistance for residents requiring physical assistance, offer nourishment to residents requiring feeding, promote social involvement and self-confidence, clean up after resident and offer resident a hot cloth for the hands and face, and record resident’s intake on the nutrition form as required.
Reading Rocks Tutor   Guelph 
Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario, Wellington County Chapter
John F. Ross CVI, Guelph AND St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Fergus
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.
Cashier   Guelph 
Mission Thrift Store, Guelph
Greeting and serving customers 
Ringing in purchases, using debit and credit, and POS system 
Balancing cash at end of day 
Keep cash area neat and tidy as well as change rooms  
Hanging clothes back up and putting in appropriate area of the store  
Other duties as assigned to support Mission Thrift Store
Guelph Tool Library Bookeeper   Guelph 
Transition Guelph, No Physical Address
131 Ontario Street, Guelph
Are you a student working towards an accounting or bookkeeping designation? Have you recently retired or are still in the workforce but looking for a rewarding opportunity where your skills can help hundreds of people every year? The Guelph Tool Library and Repair Cafe Guelph is in need of someone to manage our bookkeeping. We would really appreciate hearing from you if you have this skill set and would like to help with our project.
Community Living Guelph Wellington's 2019 Fashion Gala - Committee Member   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Community Living Guelph Wellington, Guelph Administrative Office - Royal Rd
Guelph
Are you a Guelph or Wellington County resident interested in giving some of your time to a charity? Do you want to volunteer and make a real difference? Why not become one of our Fundraising Committee members. 
 
Duties Include:  
- Attending once a month meetings 
- Helping out day of the event 
- Reaching out for potential sponsorships 
- Reaching out to the media 
- Promoting the event
Hope and the City Event Experience Committee Member   Guelph 
Canadian Cancer Society, Waterloo-Wellington Community Office
Guelph
Logistics- secure venue, set up and tear down 
Participant experience 
Sponsorship - donations for the event from local businesses and community members (monetary and specific items) 
Source and plan entertainment and games 
Work in close relationship with committee and staff lead
Music and Memory Volunteer   Guelph 
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community- 170 Metcalfe Street Guelph, ON
Volunteers are needed for two main areas: 
 
-Technology support to help create and maintain personalized music playlists on iPods. 
-Personal engagement with residents and caregivers as they experience the joy of music. This will include one on one interaction with residents experiencing varying degrees of dementia.
Volunteer Driver   Guelph 
KidsAbility Centre for Child Development, Guelph Hub, Therapy Services
503 Imperial Rd North Unit 7
Transport clients and their parents living within the Guelph area to our Guelph Location at 503 Imperial Rd. North, Unit 7
Book Cart Volunteer   Guelph 
Homewood Health Centre
Circulates the book cart to patient units, filling book and magazine requests according to library policies.
Dining Room Volunteer   Guelph 
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.
Adult Day Program Volunteer   East Wellington 
East Wellington Community Services, Erin - 45 Main St
Centre 2000, Older Adult Room, 14 Boland Drive, Erin ON
Volunteers will assist with aspects of the Adult Day Program including room set up; welcoming clients; providing a safe, inclusive program; encouraging participation; carrying out activities and assisting during meals. Assist program staff in providing a positive and encouraging experience for participants.
In-Community Volunteer - Public Awareness   Guelph 
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
Build Site volunteers and Volunteer Crew Leads   Guelph 
Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, Guelph
11 Cityview Dr, Guelph
We are in need of volunteers to help complete construction of the interior of our Cityview Village site in Guelph. Specifically, skilled/experienced volunteers with a background in construction, renovations and power tool use. We are happy to teach any unskilled volunteers with a desire to help! 
 
We will also be looking for painters in late fall! 
 
Groups looking to purchase a private team build day, please contact for more information.
Volunteer Tutor   Guelph 
Onward Willow Neighbourhood Group
Help teach kids basic math, English, reading and writing! We also provide a healthy snack and game time. Enjoy your time shaping the minds of the future!
In Clinic Volunteer   Guelph 
Canadian Blood Services, Guelph, Blood Donor Clinic
Guelph - 130 Silvercreek Pkwy N
In the Post-Donation Hospitality Area, volunteers will ensure that the hospitality area is inviting, orderly and welcoming for all donors, welcome donors to hospitality area and ensure they are offered refreshment items; observe donors and immediately alert clinic staff of adverse reactions; provide donors with organizational updates and information on Canadian Blood Services’ programs and activities; respond to donor concerns by addressing their questions or complaints or directing to the appropriate staff and invite donors to complete the donor feedback card; thank donors before they leave and invite them to book their next appointment if they have not already done so; provide donors achieving milestones with appropriate donor recognition item;
Bell Ringer / Kettle Attendant   Guelph 
Salvation Army Citadel (The), Guelph
Various locations in Guelph
It is the Bell Ringer's (Kettle Attendant's) responsibility to oversee donations placed in the kettle. It is the volunteer's responsibility to represent The Salvation Army and the work that they are doing for the community to provide a wonderful holiday season.
Front Desk - Community Connect   Guelph 
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. Answering phones or in person requests and helping visitors get the resources they need.
Relay For Life, Co-Chair, Guelph   Guelph 
Canadian Cancer Society, Waterloo-Wellington Community Office
Work collaboratively with your Canadian Cancer Society staff partner and the Relay For Life committee members, providing leadership support and guidance in planning and holding this event. 
Serve as an ambassador and spokesperson for the Canadian Cancer Society and Relay For Life at team rallies, community events and on event day, as well as by providing weekly updates to committee members and staff partners. 
Encourage strong communication channels by being responsive to inquiries from your staff partner and the committee leads and providing weekly updates. 
Identify and assist with any gaps or areas for growth with your staff partner and the committee leads. 
Work with your staff partner to facilitate the post-event wrap up and event evaluation process. 
As event ambassador, promote online participant and team registrations, participant fundraising, and community sponsorships, as well as volunteer participation for the event success.
Volunteer Driver   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Victorian Order of Nurses, Waterloo Wellington Dufferin, Mount Forest Office, Transportation
Safely transporting VON clients to appointments with volunteer vehicle. Go to client's door upon arrival and ensure client gets into appointment. Drivers are needed for clients in Guelph and Centre Wellington.
Board Members   Guelph 
Hopewell Children's Homes, Ariss
Guelph/Ariss, ON
• Approves Hopewell’s annual budget, audit reports, and material business decisions; being informed of, and meeting all, legal and fiduciary responsibilities;  
• Serving as a trusted advisor to the Executive Director as s/he develops and implements Hopewell’s strategic plan; 
• Reviewing outcomes and metrics created by Hopewell for evaluating its impact, and regularly measuring its performance and effectiveness using those metrics; reviewing agenda and supporting materials prior to board and committee meetings;  
• Stays informed about committee matters, prepares themselves well for meetings, and reviews and comments on minutes and reports; 
• Partnering with the Executive Director and other board members to ensure that board resolutions are carried out; 
• Serving on committees or work groups and taking on special assignments; 
• Representing Hopewell to stakeholders; acting as an ambassador for the organization, including supporting all fundraising efforts; 
• Ensuring Hopewell’s commitment to a diverse board and staff that reflects the community Hopewell serves; and 
• Contribute to an annual performance evaluation of the Executive Director.
Volunteer Assistant   Guelph 
Parkwood Gardens Neighbourhood Group
Mitchell Woods Public School
Assist Program Leader with program called "Lab Rats" for the evening, set up and clean up. Lab Rats is a science based learning program for kids Grade1 to Grade 5.
Regional Cabinet Member - Influencer   Guelph 
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.
Student Nutrition Program Coordinator/Helpers/Grocery Shoppers/Administrators   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington 
Children's Foundation of Guelph and Wellington, Guelph - Waterloo Ave, Food & Friends Student Nutrition Program
Many locations available including those listed above.
Coordinators: are involved in running the program and they perform tasks such as ordering the food.  
Helpers: are involved with food prep, menu planning, program attendance, serving and clean up. 
Grocery shoppers: compile lists depending on the planned menu, buy and store the food appropriately and ensure that all receipts go to the Administrators. 
Administrators: are involved with the program paper work, they track receipts and do budgeting and fundraising. 
Management of volunteers: recruitment, training, scheduling and recognition
1 on 1 Conversation Practice Partner   Guelph 
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.
Host Family   Guelph 
Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington
Guelph
• Determine the kind of support to be offered to the client family based on their needs.  
• Provide ongoing support through friendship, guidance and advice. For example, accompany the family to appointments, outings, cooking, shopping etc.  
• Plan a fun activity together. For example, hiking, ice-skating, or the likes.  
• Work with the partner family to set goals with them.  
• Communicate with the Family Program Coordinator to monitor progress, provide information and make referrals if needed.  
• Link families to the required resources such as schools, doctors, etc. and being mindful of the unique needs of each family.  
• Support the partner family with informal language training 
• Provide the meeting report to the Program Coordinator after each meeting.
Time to Give Committee Volunteer   Guelph 
PIN - The People and Information Network
46 Cork St. E. Guelph (PIN Offices)
Support PIN to organize and implement our annual engagement event in celebration of National Volunteer Week. Welcoming volunteer applicants for Committee in the following roles: 
 Sponsorship 
 Promotion 
 Ticket sales 
 Logistics 
 Marketing
Boxes of Hearts Volunteer   Guelph 
Community of Hearts Lifelong Learning Centre
55 Wyndham Street North Suite T28, Guelph, Ontario N1H 7T8
Come help adults, with special needs, learn job skills to help transition the participants into the workforce and maintain employment. At Community of Hearts Lifelong Learning Centre, Boxes of Hearts is a social enterprise that runs Tuesday evenings (4:00-6:00) and Saturday mornings (10:30-12:20). Our team makes and sells homemade dog biscuits within the community. Volunteers are needed to assist our workers with production and packaging. 
 
 
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Dining Room Meal Assistant Volunteer   Guelph 
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community, 170 Metcalfe St, Guelph
Dining Room Assistants will help in the dining rooms in the Long-Term Care units. Duties include encouraging residents to eat, assisting with cutlery and assisting with the Restorative Dining program as per resident needs.
Fitness Room Supervisor   Guelph 
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community, 170 Metcalfe Street, Guelph
Fitness Room Supervisors will open the small fitness room and supervise residents while they use the machines. Volunteers are not expected to offer fitness advice, but are there to encourage residents, assist with machine settings and call for help if needed.
Friendly Visitor Volunteer   Guelph 
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community, 170 Metcalfe St, Guelph
Volunteers will provide one-to-one visits to individual residents in Long-Term Care and/or Retirement Living, which could involve visiting, playing cards or games, attending special functions on-site, reminiscing or walking in the gardens of the Elliott Community.
Gift Shop Volunteer   Guelph 
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community
Gift Shop Volunteers will provide customer service in The Elliot Community's gift shop, allowing residents and visitors to purchase items such as greeting cards, small gifts, and snacks. Duties include assisting residents with purchases, using the point of sale software, restocking inventory, and tidying shelves.
Hair Salon Support Volunteer   Guelph 
Elliott Community (The)
• Establish and maintain a welcoming environment in the salon 
• Assist in bringing residents to and from the salon (need to be able to push residents in wheelchairs) 
• Light duties within the salon including taking out hair rollers, folding towels, sweeping 
• Interact with the resident through conversation/hand massages while residents are waiting for their appointment and following their appointment
Pet Visitor Volunteer   Guelph 
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community
Pet Visitor Volunteers will provide one-to-one or small group visits with their pet (dog, cat, bunny, etc) to enrich the resident's quality of life through interaction with pets and their owners. Pets must qualify for this program with behaviour and temperament.
Recreation Program Assistant Volunteer   Guelph 
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community
Volunteers will work closely with Recreation Staff to assist with various recreation programs. Programs may include, but are not limited to: Bingo, Trivia, Crafts, Sing-alongs, Games, Art etc. Volunteer will have the opportunity to visit with residents before and after programs.
One-to-One Support Volunteer   East Wellington 
East Wellington Community Services, Erin - 45 Main St
45 Main Street, Erin
Volunteer will work alongside an adult volunteer with a physical disability in order to facilitate their participation as a front desk receptionist. Reception duties include  
• Provide information and make referrals as required 
· Answer telephone calls and transfer to appropriate staff member 
· Provide assistance to clients using public internet access and/or HRDC site 
· Record statistics of client inquiries for program reporting purposes 
· Maintain pamphlet displays, community information bulletin board, employment bulletin board and backup information files 
· Schedule food bank appointments 
· Receive and send FAX transmissions
Guelph ReStore - The Studio   Guelph 
Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, Guelph
104 Dawson Rd. Guelph
The Studio Series is a unique Habitat for Humanity initiative where volunteers unleash their creativity and talents to create beautiful, one-of-a-kind, re-purposed pieces. Duties may include, assisting with product assembly and repair or re-purposing/up-cycling furniture.
Vice Chair/ Secretary   Guelph 
Out on the Shelf, Queer Library and Resource Centre
42 Carden Street, Guelph
Schedule monthly board meetings 
Distribute meeting materials to other directors in advance of monthly board meetings 
Attend every monthly board meeting and take detailed minutes 
Maintain organizational paperwork 
Check organization’s email 3x per week (at minimum) 
As an executive director, secretary will be a signing authority (i.e., one of three people responsible and available for signing the organization’s cheques) 
Assume responsibilities of the chair in the case of their absence
Computer Club Volunteer   Guelph 
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 You tube 
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
Childminding volunteer - For ESL program   Guelph 
Shelldale Family Gateway
20 Shelldale Cres, Guelph On, N1H 1C8
• Comfort with assuming responsibility for the safety and security of young children 
• Ability to work in a team, open to new ideas, a variety of cultures, and family customs/structures 
• Healthy physical condition, keen patience and enthusiasm to work with young children 
• Excellent listening and communication skills (languages other than English an asset)  
• Strong problem solving skills 
• Comfortable working with newcomer families and children 
 
Duties and Responsibilities 
• Provide a fun and safe environment for children to learn and grow 
• Change diapers or assist children with toileting 
• Supervise snack/feed young children 
• Support staff during circle time, singing, story time, etc.
Front Desk Receptionist   Guelph 
Shelldale Family Gateway
20 Shelldale Cres, Guelph On, N1H 1C8
As a Front Desk Receptionist you will greet people and connect them with the appropriate person or agency. You will also answer telephone calls, complete general administrative duties and provide clerical support to staff.
Women's Circle Volunteer   Guelph 
Shelldale Family Gateway
Help to prepare snack, help serve snack, help to guide the women during activities, help with sign in, help with set up and take down of the program (tables and chairs etc), help wash, sanitize, dry and put away dishes at the end of program
Kids Clubs Volunteer Leader   Guelph 
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.
Main Lobby Greeter   Guelph 
Guelph General Hospital
• Greet all patients & visitors as they enter the hospital  
• Encourage them to use the hand sanitizer  
• Offer directions to other areas of the hospital.  
Escort patients/visitors directly to their destination if that will ease their stress  
• Circulate in the main lobby and Ambulatory Care to provide assistance to patients and visitors 
• Monitor supply of wheelchairs in the Level 1 wheelchair storage area.  
• Communicate any questions you are unable to answer to appropriate staff members  
Assist patients and visitors using the parking kiosk  
Coffee Nook Mentor for J.O.E. Staff   Guelph 
JOE - Jobs, Opportunities, Enterprise
Support J.O.E. staff as they prepare and serve Planet Bean coffee and treats. Mentor staff about great customer service. For J.O.E. that means serving up caring, conversation and connection with every cup of Planet Bean Coffee. Coffee Nooks run on weekday mornings.
Peer Support Volunteer   Guelph 
Guelph & Area Right to Life
Various locations in Guelph and surrounding area
May include 24/7 pregnancy helpline, mentors, community outreach volunteers, transportation volunteers,
Adult In-School Mentor   East Wellington  Guelph  South Wellington 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph
Elementary Schools - Guelph & Wellington County
Mentors are matched with a child that they meet with for one hour each week through the school year. This meeting takes place during the school day and on school property. The mentor and child mentee will participate in fun activities together such as arts & crafts, cooking, reading, sports, games and talking.
Board Member   East Wellington 
East Wellington Community Services, Erin - 45 Main St
EWCS is looking for candidates that have skills in areas of: fundraising, marketing, leadership, board governance, volunteer management and people with lived experience with a community service agency or who have a passion for making a positive impact within the East Wellington community. Board positions start in September of each year and require a commitment to serve a 3 year term.
Childcare Assistant for WE Breastfeed   Guelph 
Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Family and Community Health Services
Volunteer will greet mothers and children on arrival and engage with children during the cafe by reading stories, doing puzzles or playing. Volunteers will also assist with set up/clean up of cafe, including preparing the refreshment station.
Fergus Scottish Festival Volunteers   Centre Wellington 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Centre Wellington
Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex
At this event volunteers will be helping out at the gates to help process payments, scan in prepaid tickets, and help administer wristbands to guests
Photographer   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Family and Children's Services of Guelph and Wellington County, Guelph - Eramosa Rd - Head Office
Guelph & Wellington County
Take quality photos and/or video footage that will capture and promote a message about the agency and it's services.
Volunteer Driver   Guelph 
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.
Food Access & Client Transportation - Passenger Support & Navigation   Guelph 
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
Pet Foster   Guelph 
Guelph Neighbourhood Support Coalition, Guelph - 42 Carden St, Pet Protect Guelph
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.
Administration Assistant   Guelph 
Career Education Council Guelph Wellington Dufferin
Guelph
Providing basic administrative support including: checking phones, checking mail, creating mailing labels, updating lists, tracking invoices, phone calls, emails, creating event materials, updating lists. 
Note: small office with 1-2 staff
Building/Grounds Volunteer   Guelph 
Guelph Little Theatre
Guelph Little Theatre
Support the infrastructure of your local community theatre through general building and grounds maintenance.
Box Office Volunteer   Guelph 
Guelph Little Theatre
Assist with duties in support of the Box Office
School Workshop Assistant   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph 
Focus on Nature, Guelph Wellington Branch
Guelph, Rockwood, Fergus, Elora
School Workshop Assistants will be part of a team assisting the lead instructor with delivery of Focus on Nature photography workshops in local schools, outdoor education centres, and at special events.  
 
Duties include: mentoring students in nature exploration and photography while accompanying them on photo walks in local parks and natural areas; assisting with the importing, editing, and reviewing of student images; leading a small group activity in the afternoon as part of a series of photography/nature activity stations.  
 
Key goals of Focus on Nature are to inspire young people to explore and appreciate nature through photography, and to connect with their creativity. This is done by teaching students the "elements of design", and by exploring local natural areas as photographers, with eyes wide open to the beauty and complexity of nature. Students are encouraged to slow down and to look for the elements of design in nature, and they are reminded that nature has always acted as inspiration for art, design, and architecture. At the end of each workshop, there is a celebration with a slideshow of each students' 10 favourite images, and we give "extension activities" to teachers and students so that they can continue to learn.
Volunteer Home Cooks   Guelph 
Pro Labore Dei, Guelph
Volunteers are needed to assist with providing home-cooked food on Saturday evenings for the least privileged. Make and bring a casserole, or any home cooked food, for 8-12 people. Contact Stella to set up delivery.
Event Assistant Volunteer   Guelph 
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
Warehouse Assistant (Adult Volunteer)   Guelph 
Guelph Food Bank, Guelph - 100 Crimea St
100 Crimea Street, Guelph, ON, N1H 2Y6
Adult volunteers are needed to stock shelves, serve clients and sort / put away incoming food donations. Volunteers will also assemble Member Agency Orders, rotate stock and complete some general maintenance duties.
Volunteer Driver   East Wellington 
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.
Board Member   Guelph 
Innovation Guelph, Business Support Services
● Attend all Board and assigned sub-committee meetings as requested; 
● Work with CEO to establish strategic directives; 
● Adhere to Innovation Guelph Vision, Mission and Core Values; 
● Act as an IG ambassador in the community and within stakeholder circles to advance the corporate goals and agenda; 
● Contribute to the development of and approve the Strategic Plan of Innovation Guelph within the context of existing and new funding agreements and conduct a review of the Strategic Plan as part of a regular annual planning cycle; 
● Ensure that decisions are consistent with various funding agreements, Innovation Guelph Vision, Mission, Core Values and Strategic Plan; 
● Ensure that key goals are formulated as part of the annual business plan and Accountability Agreement with various funding organizations that help Innovation Guelph accomplish its Mission and actualize its Vision in accordance with Innovation Guelph’s Strategic Plan; 
● Monitor and measure corporate performance periodically against the approved Strategic Plan, business plans, and accountability agreement, directing management to take corrective action as required
Change Room Monitor   Guelph 
Mission Thrift Store, Guelph
Monitoring items going into change room. Hanging clothes back up and putting back on racks
Donations Greeter   Guelph 
Mission Thrift Store, Guelph
Greeting and thanking people who are bringing incoming donations. Providing direction on where to put donations, and if they are bringing in furniture, making them aware that it will need to be approved before bring it in, then letting the donation sorter aware that there is furniture to check
Sports Department helper   Guelph 
Mission Thrift Store, Guelph
228 Victoria Road South Guelph
Volunteers are needed to assist with sorting, tagging and displaying sports items.
Window Dresser   Guelph 
Mission Thrift Store, Guelph
228 Victoria Road South
This is a fun opportunity to work with 2 others designing, and displaying our Auction Window.
General Store Clerk   Guelph 
Village of Riverside Glen
The Village of Riverside Glen
Open General Store to the village community. Keep accurate record of daily sales, assist residents with purchases, make change and balance sales record and cash. Put away new inventory, restock, tidy and straighten shelves. Interact and visit with the residents who come into the shop.
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.
Volunteer Driver   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington 
Family and Children's Services of Guelph and Wellington County, Guelph - Eramosa Rd - Head Office
Guelph, Wellington County
Provide transportation services in Guelph and/or Rurual areas, for children, youth and families of the agency, to various appointments which could include court ordered supervised access visits with a parent, community service agency visits, to and from school and after school care, legal appointments. Reimbursement for mileage provided.
Family Visit Room Maintenance Assistants   Centre Wellington  Guelph 
Family and Children's Services of Guelph and Wellington County, Guelph - Eramosa Rd - Head Office
Any of Family & Children's Services 3 locations.
Volunteers are responsible to assist with the maintenance of the Family Visit Rooms; clean the rooms; wipe down and disinfect toys, put toys away, tidy the rooms, vacuum if needed and clean off tables.
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.
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
Board Member   Guelph 
St John Ambulance, Guelph Branch
Be a member of the Board of St. John Guelph with an active interest in fundraising. Attend monthly Board meetings (the 2nd Monday of the month) September to June. Coordinate the fund raising activities of the Branch.
Knitting Instructor   Guelph 
Community Living Guelph Wellington, Guelph Administrative Office - Royal Rd
ARC Industries Guelph, Ontario
A volunteer is needed to help in class with teaching knitting to a group of people with varying abilities
One on One Placement   
Community Living Guelph Wellington, Guelph Administrative Office - Royal Rd
Drayton
One on one friendship with someone in your community with a Developmental Disability, to do fun activities such as: 
 
- Going for coffee 
- Computers 
- Movies 
- Swimming 
- Social events
YOGA Instructor   Guelph 
Community Living Guelph Wellington, Guelph Administrative Office - Royal Rd
ARC Industries Guelph, Ontario
A volunteer is needed to run a beginners yoga class for adults with various abilities. A very simple/basic series of yoga moves for maximum 1 hour/week
Food Market Volunteer   Guelph 
Lakeside HOPE House
A Food Market Volunteer assists individuals in accessing the points-based food market, keeping track of their budgeted points and making suggestions about how to use the food that has been selected. Volunteers also assist with re-stocking the food on the market shelves.
Courtyard Boutique Volunteer   Guelph 
Guelph General Hospital
Volunteers will work with the rest of the boutique team (other shop volunteers, retail manager) to keep the shop running as efficiently as possibly. You will process sales, suggest gift ideas if asked, and re-arrange items on display once you sell them. Volunteers will also dust all displays and ensure that cards are neat and in the appropriate spots on a daily basis. You will count your float and cash at beginning and end of your shift.
CT Scan Volunteer   Guelph 
Guelph General Hospital
Guelph General Hospital
• Visit with patients prior to and after scan, especially if they are alone. 
• Receive each patient by name (if possible) in a welcoming manner.  
Take their information sheets from them and usher them to waiting room. 
• Give the consent form to the patient to read  
• Inform patients where they can keep their clothing during the scan 
• Make sure patient is dressed properly for their scan (ie: proper clothing/jewellery removed)  
• Check to see if a patient who is waiting in a gown for any length of time is cold and get a warm blanket if necessary. 
• Keep waiting room, change cubicles, stretchers tidy.  
• Keep ample supply of gowns, pens, paper, etc., at request of staff 
• Answer general questions
Emergency Room Volunteer   Guelph 
Guelph General Hospital
Guelph General Hospital
• Acknowledge everyone who comes into the Emergency Department  
• Escort family member to and from patient area during tests. 
• Sit with patients or family members who may be alone. 
• Answer directional questions (ie: where is cafeteria?) 
• Hand out resources to patients/visitors (non-medical forms) 
• Take companion phone to a patient/family member who needs to contact someone 
• Fill up ice packs and distribute ice packs at request of nursing staff
Hospital Elder Life Volunteer (HELP)   Guelph 
Guelph General Hospital
Volunteers will create a friendly environment by providing support, encouragement and companionship, but also provide specific assistance in 5 volunteer interventions  
- Orientation- Reorienting patient to time, date and place as assigned  
- Feeding Assistance- meal assistance and companionship 
- Early Mobilization- assistance with walking and simple exercises 
- Therapeutic Activities- activities to keep patients mentally stimulated during hospital stay 
- Relaxation/Sleep Enhancement- provide a variety of relaxation exercises to promote sleep 
 
In addition, volunteers are required to record observations on Volunteer Assignment sheet
Inpatient Visiting Volunteer   Guelph 
Guelph General Hospital
Guelph General Hospital
• Provide social interaction with patients and visitors on the medical and surgical units  
• Inform them that you are there to make their visit as comfortable as possible.  
• Sit with patients or family members who may be alone. 
• Take family to different floors as needed to be with the patient 
• Water flowers/plants
Patient Survey Volunteer   Guelph 
Guelph General Hospital
* using a tablet device, ask patients pre-set questions about their hospital experience in order to collect real time data 
* record the responses on the tablet 
* provide card for patients who would like to provide more detailed information
Dining Room Assistant   Centre Wellington 
Wellington Terrace Long Term Care Home
Wellington Terrace Long Term Care Facility
Volunteers are needed to assist staff in bringing residents to the dining room, socialize with residents and inform them of the drink and meal choices. Volunteers will also offer physical, hands-on assistance as needed for those who are no longer able to feed themselves independently.
Linking Survivors with Survivors: Hospital Visitation   Guelph 
March of Dimes Canada, Kitchener Office
Wellington County Health Care Centres
Are you a stroke survivor or caregiver? Our hospital peer visitors visit new stroke survivors within the hospital environment providing help with recovery by providing hope, hands-on-tangible knowledge to manage the emotional and physical stages of stroke using hope, optimism and encouragement. We are currently recruiting for Grand River Hospital-KW Site, Grand River Hospital-Freeport Site, Cambridge Memorial Hospital, Guelph General Hospital and St. Joseph's Health Centre Guelph.
Treasurer   Guelph 
Out on the Shelf, Queer Library and Resource Centre
42 Carden Street
The role of the Treasurer is to assure that Out On The Shelf can sustain itself and grow 
financially. The Treasurer takes care of all the tasks involving money before and after it 
passes through the appropriate committee chairs. 
 
● Collect and deposit donations 
● Issue cheques and tax receipts 
● File CRA forms & apply for tax returns 
● Communicate financial matters to the board of directors 
● Compile and present annual statistics 
● Send bank statements and receipts to bookkeeper 
● Attend monthly board meetings
SEED Souper Hero: Sales   Guelph 
Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Family and Community Health Services
Guelph Community Health Centre/ various offsite events
SEED Souper Heroes will sell soup for our fundraising efforts at various events. Volunteers work in customer facing roles which vary by event, assisting with: setting up events, engaging with customers, serving soup or samples, telling people about The SEED, displaying product knowledge, giving a great sales pitch, handling cash (record check required), taking down/ cleaning up after the event. 
 
The Seed is a community food project at Guelph CHC. We are a collaborative initiative of community partners in Guelph & Wellington with the shared vision of strengthening the local emergency food system, using the power of food to build healthy communities and addressing the underlying issues of food insecurity and poverty. For more information, please contact Madeline, Communications and Fundraising Coordinator at mbarber@guelphchc.ca
SEED Souper Hero: Soup Production   Guelph 
Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Family and Community Health Services
Guelph CHC - 176 Whyndham Street North
Production Souper Heroes will prepare soup for our fundraising efforts at various events. Volunteers work as a team to assist with the whole process of soup prep including: washing ingredients, chopping, measuring, cooking and packing. 
 
The Seed is a community food project at Guelph CHC. We are a collaborative initiative of community partners in Guelph & Wellington with the shared vision of strengthening the local emergency food system, using the power of food to build healthy communities and addressing the underlying issues of food insecurity and poverty. For more information, please contact Madeline, Communications and Fundraising Coordinator at mbarber@guelphchc.ca
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.
Meals On Wheels Volunteer   Guelph  North Wellington 
Victorian Order of Nurses, Waterloo Wellington Dufferin, Mount Forest Office
Guelph area
Volunteers are needed to deliver meals to clients in the Guelph area. Deliveries are done in teams of two (one driver and one runner). Volunteer positions are available for both tasks.
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!
Adult Literacy Tutor   Guelph 
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.
Cub leader Sir Isaac Brock Public School   Guelph 
Scouts Canada, Wellington Area
Assist the other Cub Leaders in running an educational meeting for Cub Scouts on Wednesday evenings.
Board Treasurer   Guelph 
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.
Active Start FUNdamentals Assistant   Guelph 
KidsAbility Centre for Child Development, Guelph Hub, Therapy 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.
Assistant Section Leader Trail Maintenance   Guelph 
Guelph Hiking Trail Club
Trail runs from Guelph to Limehouse.Section responsibility negotiable.
Reports to Radial Line Trail Coordinator. 
Responsible for one of 8 sections of the Radial Line Trail. 
Duties include spring and autumn inspection of trail and submission of a one page trail status report. 
Light maintenance activities to ensure trail is passable and hiker friendly. 
Spring meeting with other section leaders to assess what support is necessary for trail improvement. 
Access to equipment and additional support through coordinator.
Visiting   Guelph 
St Joseph's Health Centre Guelph, Guelph - Westmount Rd
100 Westmount Road, Guelph
The nice weather has arrived. Spend some time with a resident or patient at the Health Centre to enjoy the fresh air. You may walk together around the garden area, or sit to share a coffee quietly.
StrideMen Volunteer   Guelph 
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.
Breakfast Supervisor   Guelph 
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.
Food Market Volunteer   Guelph 
Lakeside HOPE House
Shop one on one with clients and help clients think of different ways to cook with their groceries. 
Ensure clients are shopping within their point requirements and making positive choices. 
Product intake 
Shelving and organizing food 
*Must be able to do simple math*
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.
Raffle Prize and Donation Canvassing   Guelph 
Guelph and District Multicultural Festival
Deliver letters to local businesses on behalf of the the Guelph Multicultural Festival.