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.
Multicultural Festival Volunteer   Guelph 
Children's Foundation of Guelph and Wellington, Guelph - Waterloo Ave
Riverside Park
Front Gate Volunteers will assist with collecting donations at the front gate we will need two volunteers per shift. 
Show Volunteers will help as guests go into the shows, collecting donations at the door two volunteers are needed per shift. 
SOAR Kids Zone Four volunteers are needed to run kids games.
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.
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.
Event Day Volunteers   Guelph 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph
Route Marshalls, Cheerleaders, Attendance Trackers, Water Station Management, Registration, Food Station, Children Activities, Parking Lot Attendants (Variety of Roles on Event Day)
Evening and Weekend Programme Support   Centre Wellington 
Wellington Terrace Long Term Care Home
474 Wellington Road 18, Fergus, ON
Volunteers are needed to assist our Recreation Therapists (or in some cases lead the activities independently) with various games such as bingo, bowling and cards
Volunteer Facilitator/Career Speaker   Guelph 
Career Education Council Guelph Wellington Dufferin
Attend school and community career events 
Represent young workers safety initiative, workers rights and responsibilities 
Insights into health and safety careers
Cumpano Volunteer   Guelph 
St Joseph's Health Centre Guelph, Guelph - Westmount Rd
100 Westmount Rd., Guelph
Cum Pano is Latin for with bread, loosely translated it can mean "the person with who you share your bread". The volunteer task of supporting at mealtime may seem simple, but to the resident and patients it means that someone cares!
Student Nutrition Program Support   Guelph 
Children's Foundation of Guelph and Wellington, Guelph - Waterloo Ave, Food & Friends Student Nutrition Program
Gateway Drive PS/breakfast program, College Heights/breakfast program, June Avenue/lunch program.
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
One2One Support   Guelph 
Guelph (City of). Public Services, Guelph - Carden St - City Hall, Recreation and Leisure Support Services
Providing One2One support for individuals with disabilities in our City of Guelph recreation programming. You will be participating in and assisting in the courses in which the individual is registered in (swimming lessons, dry land programming, and more). Creating a fun, safe, and barrier free environment while participating and engaging with the participant. There is no personal care duties.
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.
Ride Don't Hide Volunteers   Guelph 
Canadian Mental Health Association - Waterloo Wellington, Guelph - Wyndham St N, Centre for Mental Health
St. Clements Community Centre - 1 Green Street, St. Clements
On June 24, 2018 the Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington (CMHA WW) will be hosting their annual Ride Don't Hide fundraising event to support mental health services in Waterloo Region and Wellington County. Volunteers are needed in a variety of ways to support the event, including registration, event and rider experience, route riders, route marshals, and mobile volunteers. These positions will be based primarily outdoors, rain or shine!  
 
Event Experience Volunteer - As an Event Experience Volunteer, your main goal is to ensure the enjoyment of the riders and attendees at the event. This includes food & drink service, entertainment, children’s activities and more!  
 
Rider Experience Volunteer - As a Rider Experience Volunteer, your main goal is to ensure a smooth and enjoyable experience for all riders. This includes directing riders to registration, ensuring riders know where the start line is and when their route leaves, and cheering riders on when they return from their route.  
 
Registration- As a registration Volunteer, you will work with a team to provide a smooth and seamless check in for participants. This includes checking riders off the master list and assigning a bib number, registering riders, verifying pledge form and funds, and providing riders with t-shirts, bracelets and incentives earned. 
 
Route Marshal - As the Route Marshal, your main goal is to provide encouragement to participants along the route at designated areas to help them keep them on the correct route. Route Marshals will also monitor the water and on route snacks for riders. Route Marshals must supply their own bike or vehicle to get to the water station. 
 
Route Riders - As the Route Rider, your main goal is to ensure all riders have safely completed the route. This includes either leading the first rider or following the last rider, contacting the command centre in the event of an emergency, and communicating with the Route Marshals. You must supply your own motorcycle/bicycle.  
 
Mobile Volunteers - As the Mobile Team Volunteer, your main goal is to provide mobile support to riders and volunteers through monitoring the route, going out to marshal stations as needed, picking up broken down bicycles and cyclists as well as completing a final sweep of the route to ensure all riders have safely completed the route. You can work alone or in teams of 2. Volunteers must provide own transportation (pickup truck or van) with room to transport a rider and bike.
Program and Event Support   Guelph 
Autism Ontario, Wellington County Chapter
Our Thursday night programs are at Central Public School - 97 Dublin St. N. Guelph.
We have several opportunities for volunteers to assist with upcoming programs and events. We have occasional and regular positions available. Duties will vary but can include set-up and assisting with kids playgroup, crafts and social activities.
Stride Night Volunteer   Guelph 
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.
Stroller Hike Volunteer   East Wellington 
East Wellington Community Services, Erin - 45 Main St
Rockwood Conservation Area
Volunteer will hike a 4 km trail at the Rockwood Conservation area, helping to ensure Stroller Hike parents/caregivers are staying on the trail. May assist by holding a baby, or pushing a stroller. May assist at the registration table before the hike begins and afterwards by taking part in post-hike exercises.
National Fly Fishing Championship Event Volunteers   Centre Wellington 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Centre Wellington
This is a large scale event with numerous volunteer opportunities from registration, data entry, riverbank controllers, sector judges and more!
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Community Connector Volunteer - April 2018 start   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.
Food Access & Client Transportation - Volunteer Driver   Guelph 
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.
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.
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 chatting, playing cards or games, attending special functions on-site, reminiscing or walking in the gardens of the Elliott Community.
Musician Volunteer   Guelph 
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.
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
Bus Rider Volunteer   East Wellington 
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.
Workshop Program Assistants   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph 
Focus on Nature, Guelph Wellington Branch
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.
Active Start FUNdamentals Assistant   Guelph 
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.
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.
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
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.
Raffle Prize and Donation Canvassing   Guelph 
Guelph and District Multicultural Festival
Deliver letters to local businesses on behalf of the the Guelph Multicultural Festival.