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PIN - The People and Information Network, Snow Angels Program
City of Guelph
Volunteers shovel snow (including the accumulation of snow left at the end of driveways when the streets are plowed) following a heavy snowfall for senior and/or disabled residents.
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community, 170 Metcalfe St, Guelph
Volunteers will assist with the preparation and implementation of the Christmas dinner special event on Saturday December 8th/Sunday December 9th from 12:00-4:00pm. You will assist with serving food, cleaning up dishes from the event and helping provide a fun and engaging atmosphere. Following the event, you will help assist staff and help with cleanup. *There will be an opportunity for you to provide input for evaluation of the event.*
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.
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.
Out on the Shelf, Queer Library and Resource Centre
Out on the Shelf, 10 C, 42 Carden St, Guelph, ON N1H 3A2
Check out all of our volunteer opportunities on our website, here - http://guelphpride.com/volunteer.html ** You can also apply to join the committee by filling out this application, here - https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/77QGXWW **
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.
Canadian Cancer Society, Waterloo-Wellington Community Office
Prospect and connect with Entertainment and Activity Partners and share warm leads with your staff partner in a timely and efficient manner.  
Ensure that your staff partner is informed of any and all fees or costs associated with the prospected entertainment or activities.  
Work alongside staff partner and other volunteers on event day to ensure entertainment and activities are executed smoothly.  
Meet and greet all entertainers as they arrive.  
Help to set up and tear down any activities supplies, props, etc.  
Provide weekly updates to committee members and staff partners.
Canadian Cancer Society, Waterloo-Wellington Community Office
Attend year round volunteer recruitment opportunities such as volunteer fairs, career fairs, community events, etc.  
Assist with the development of the event day volunteer shift schedule. 
Ensure that all volunteers are oriented and trained for their tasks. 
Set-up and oversee an event day volunteer check-in/checkout system and to ensure all volunteer documentation is in order.  
Ensure all volunteers are thanked through letters, e-mails, and/or phone calls. 
Work with your staff partner to ensure all necessary equipment and supply needs are met, including the set-up of the volunteer registration tent. 
Provide weekly updates to committee members and staff partners. 
Attend monthly meetings. 
Commit to providing hands-on leadership throughout the actual day of the event.
Start2Finish, Guelph, Running & Reading Club
The mentor's role includes: 
-        Physical activity: Volunteers supervise and encourage the children through the physical activity component of the program. They lead warm up, running workouts, and other fitness activities while cheering them on and providing encouragement. 
 -        Snack: Volunteers help to distribute snack to the students after the physical activity component. 
-        Word of the Day: Each volunteer has the opportunity to explain a "Word of the Day” for the whole group. They will share the word selected for that week (as provided in the weekly program manual) and engage feedback from the students regarding the definition and how they have exemplified it at some point in their lives. 
-        Journal: Volunteers assist children to record their accomplishments in both running and reading each week. 
-      Reading: Volunteers supervise as children read silently, read one-on-one with children or lead group reading, listen to them read and providing help and encouragement. 
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.
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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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.
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community
Pet Visitor Volunteers will provide one-to-one or small group visits with their pet (dog, cat, bunny, etc) to enrich the resident's quality of life through interaction with pets and their owners. Pets must qualify for this program with behaviour and temperament.
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community
Volunteers will work closely with Recreation Staff to assist with various recreation programs. Programs may include, but are not limited to: Bingo, Trivia, Crafts, Sing-alongs, Games, Art etc. Volunteer will have the opportunity to visit with residents before and after programs.
Guelph & Area Right to Life
Various locations in Guelph and surrounding area
May include 24/7 pregnancy helpline, mentors, community outreach volunteers, transportation volunteers,
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.
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.
Beaver Leader   Guelph 
Scouts Canada, Wellington Area
Sir Isaac Brock School
Help the Beaver leaders run the Beaver Program as outlined in the Scouts Canada website at scouts.ca
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.
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.
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.
Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington
Locations vary. Mainly: 104 Dawson Rd., Unit 102, Guelph, ON N1H 1A6 Bus Route #11. Free parking.
• Welcome participants, help them to sign up and guide them to the appropriate location 
• Maintain a warm and welcoming environment where participants are treated with dignity and respect  
• Help set up (board) room before the session 
• Help set up any equipment required for presentation (laptop, projector) 
• Assist staff to prepare materials- photocopying, cutting, sorting  
• Arrange promotional materials for display  
• Prepare coffee, tea, and refreshments 
• Distribute and gather participants’ surveys (if needed) 
• Assist staff during the event with set-up and clean-up
Guelph Food Bank, Guelph - 100 Crimea St
100 Crimea 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.
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.
Mission Thrift Store, Guelph
228 Victoria Road South Guelph
Volunteers are needed to assist with sorting, tagging and displaying sports items.
Community Justice Initiatives, Mediation Guelph-Wellington
1575 Homer Watson Blvd. Kitchener, ON N2P 2C5
Building relationships with incarcerated women through recreational and leisure activities. Activities can include, crafts, sports, conversation, board games etc.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Guelph and District Multicultural Festival
Deliver letters to local businesses on behalf of the the Guelph Multicultural Festival.