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Event Volunteer   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Canadian Mental Health Association - Waterloo Wellington, Guelph - Waterloo Ave, Administrative Office
Shade's Mill Conservation Area, Cambridge
Join us on Sunday May 5th for The SHOPPERS LOVE. YOU Run for Women, a race series held across Canada in support of women's mental health. This year's run will be benefiting the Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington, inspiring and supporting women to achieve the quality of life they desire. Together we can provide hope to women and raise funds for better mental health care. 
 
Great races don't happen without great volunteers! Join our SHOPPERS LOVE. YOU. Run for Women volunteer team and help make a difference in the lives of women across Canada. We welcome volunteers of all genders! There are lots of ways to get involved both before the race and on race day. We need help with: 
- Pre-race kit pick up 
- Race day kit pickup 
- Water stations 
- Course marshals 
- Start/finish line 
- Food 
- And lots more! 
 
For more information about the volunteers roles and to register, visit https://www.runforwomen.ca/Cities/Waterloo.aspx
Homewood Health Centre
150 Delhi St., Guelph
Volunteers will assist patients in locating and signing out materials and organization of the library.
Volunteer with Autism Ontario   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Autism Ontario, Wellington County
Autism Ontario-Central West Region offers programming and events for children, youth, and adults on the autism spectrum and their families. We are seeking new and past volunteers of all abilities to join our growing Autism Ontario volunteer community. There are multiple ways you can get involved at Autism Ontario. Below you will find a list of the ways you can get involved!  
 
We are seeking volunteers to join:  
• Sub-Committees 
• Assist with programs/events 
• Fundraising initiatives 
 
Time commitments vary depending on your involvement. Flexible volunteer opportunities available.
Homewood Health Centre
150 Delhi Street, Guelph
The volunteer will greet and serve patients, visitors and other customers in a friendly manner. You will also handle cash sales and count the float before and after your shift. In addition, you will ensure all food and drink products are stocked and tidy, and record complaints, concerns and compliments that require follow up from the Manager. Occasionally assisting with other duties as assigned.
Homewood Health Centre
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.
Homewood Health Centre
Homewood Health Centre, 150 Delhi St.
Volunteers observe and monitor Eating Disorders Program patients during and post mealtimes to contribute to the patient well being. Follow guidelines as established by the Eating Disorders Program staff. Contribute to a helping supportive atmosphere for patients. Report patients' intake. Socialize with patient group during post meal supervision based on therapeutic principles. This position requires a regular weekly commitment.
Board Members   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Community Living Guelph Wellington, Guelph Administrative Office - Royal Rd
We are looking for new board members! 
 
Are you interested in getting involved with a progressive dynamic organization that seeks to make a real difference in the lives of people with developmental disabilities? Would you like to share your previous board experience with us, or gain new experience as a board member and share your talents while contributing to improved developmental services?  
Community Living Guelph Wellington (CLGW) is inviting applications for new Board Members to serve a minimum two year term. CLGW is a large community-based agency, providing a broad range of developmental programs and services for Guelph and Wellington County residents.  
Skills 
 
We’re looking for board members who are excited by what we do and have a desire to actively contribute to CLGWs’ future. Nominations are invited from individuals with any of the following areas of expertise: 
 
• Fund Development (eg fundraising, alternate funding sources) 
• Marketing & Communication 
• Property Management 
• Strategic Planning & Visioning  
• Leadership  
• Change Management 
• Knowledge of Broader Health & Social Services Sector  
• Experience with Diverse Populations 
• Parent, sibling or guardian of a person we currently support or could potentially support in the future 
• Entrepreneur 
 
Who can get involved? 
 
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, live or work within Guelph and Wellington County and possess skills, experience and areas of expertise as identified above. 
How to get involved? 
 
You can find the application form posted in the Get Involved section on our website at www.clgw.ca . 
 
Or you may contact Beverley Lee via e-mail at beverleylee@clgw.ca or at 226-314-0829 
Thank you for your interest! Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Guelph Arts Council
We’re looking for community-minded, skilled collaborators who are passionate about the arts and committed to pursuing opportunities. Financial expertise, funding experience, or a legal background will be considered as an asset.  
 
GAC Board members serve a three-year term, attend monthly Board meetings, and chair or actively serve on at least one Board committee. Meeting schedules and expectations of Board Committee members vary.
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
Mentor   Centre Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington 
Family and Children's Services of Guelph and Wellington County, Guelph - Eramosa Rd - Head Office
In family home, in the community, at events
A mentor spends one-on-one time with a child ages 5-12 and is a positive role-model and provides support, guidance and a listening ear. This position is also responsible to plan weekly activities and engage in positive recreational and enriching activities in the community. The volunteer provides the child with opportunities that the child would otherwise not have access to.
Tutor Support   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Family and Children's Services of Guelph and Wellington County, Guelph - Eramosa Rd - Head Office
Guelph, Wellington County
Volunteers support a child/youth with homework, working on a school project, assistance with test and exam preparation, ongoing support with curriculum and review the child's assignments. Volunteers might assist the child/youth with reading and writing.  
Subjects: all areas of study are required but the following are most in need; Math, Science, English, French
Children's Foundation of Guelph and Wellington, Guelph - Waterloo Ave
Inspiration is a concert fundraiser in support of the Children's Foundation. It celebrates and supports music and arts education in Guelph & Wellington. One volunteer Social Media Specialist is required to join the marketing team to produce and implement social media strategies. You will manage, maintain and grow Inspiration's social media presence of Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.  
 
*Please note that this is a third party fundraiser for the Children's Foundation.*
St Joseph's Health Centre Guelph, Guelph - Westmount Rd
100 Westmount Road, Guelph
The Silver Maple Coffee and Gift shop is a casual and fun environment. Volunteers provide professional and friendly customer service to all who enter the shop. Customer Service includes engaging with and providing assistance to residents, patients, and clients of the Health Centre, as well as family members and other guests. The shop sells snack items, baked goods, beverages, and beautiful gift items such as jewelry, shawls and much more.
Ignatius Jesuit Centre, Guelph
Guelph
Ignatius Jesuit Centre is home to Loyola House Retreat & Training Centre, Ignatius Farm, Old-Growth Forest Project, and the Orchard Park Business Centre. We are looking for enthusiastic and diligent volunteers to help clean our Retreat House and help maintain an atmosphere of hospitality. 
 
Main Duties Include: 
• Helping to turnover and clean retreat rooms 
• Sweeping and vacuuming floors 
• Dusting and tidying 
• Other cleaning duties as needed 
 
This is a great way to enjoy the atmosphere of our beautiful Loyola House and connect with the larger community that is a part of the Ignatius Jesuit Centre.
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.
Guelph Arts Council
Doors Open Guelph is a day-long celebration of some of Guelph's most interesting buildings and spaces. This year’s event is on Saturday, April 27, 2019. 
 
Visitors experience guided tours of many places not normally open to the public. Some of our volunteers are tour guides, some greet or count visitors, others assist a tour guide in keeping the visitor group together and the tour running on time (this role is called the 'sweep'). Training and pre-researched tour notes are provided. 
 
Doors Open Guelph’s success is due to the enthusiasm and hard work of volunteers like you, and we need close to 200 volunteers to make it happen!  
 
We have some very exciting sites lined up, including historical private homes, a school celebrating it's 100th anniversary, the Petrie Building's next door neighbour, a brand new distillery and much more. Volunteers get the extra benefit of skipping the line at other Doors Open Guelph sites. 
 
For details and to sign up for a half-day shift, see https://guelphartscouncil.ivolunteer.com/event_001
Mission Thrift Store, Guelph
Monitoring items going into change room. Hanging clothes back up and putting back on racks
Guelph & Area Right to Life
Various locations in Guelph and surrounding area
May include 24/7 pregnancy helpline, mentors, community outreach volunteers, transportation volunteers,
Kitchen Salvage Crew   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, Guelph
Guelph, Wellington County, Dufferin County
The Kitchen Salvage Crew will help remove kitchen components from private homes and businesses, thereby increasing the number of kitchens available for sale in the ReStore. By selling more kitchens, Habitat will increase their revenues and overall funding to Habitat's mission. Salvage Crew members will be trained on proper processes, and once they have assisted in the tear-out of the kitchen, will help load it onto the ReStore truck for shipment.
Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, Guelph
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.
Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Family and Community Health Services
Downtown - Guelph CHC, 176 Wyndham Street North
Groups or Single Volunteers are needed to provide musical entertainment during our Monday Creative Connections program. This program is run in our atrium which sounds amazing and resonates through the whole building.
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.
Elliott Community (The)
• Assisting the Fundraising Coordinator in planning annual fundraising event(s) 
• Organizing and helping with traditional fundraising activities such as sponsored or promotional events, mailings. 
• Approaching individuals, schools, universities, local authorities, shops and commercial organizations for sponsorship and donations 
• Helping with the development of new fundraising ideas and events 
• Attending events as required 
• Other duties as assigned
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community, 170 Metcalfe Street, Guelph
Fitness Room Supervisors will open the small fitness room and supervise residents while they use the machines. Volunteers are not expected to offer fitness advice, but are there to encourage residents, assist with machine settings and call for help if needed.
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community
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.
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.
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.
Chalmers Community Services Centre
Assist guests in finding correct sizes and type of clothing they are searching for. Maintain organization and cleanliness of clothing and household items area.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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 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.
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
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.
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
Grant Review Team Member   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
PIN - The People and Information Network
16 Grant Review Teams represent regions across the province.
OTF volunteers review and recommend projects for funding in Ontario’s communities. Over 200 volunteers bring diverse perspectives and knowledge from regions across the province. As public appointees, OTF volunteers are stewards of public funds and work to ensure a broad range of perspectives are represented in the 16 Grant Review Teams that inform grant-making decisions.
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.
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 Community Health Centre, Guelph - Stone Road Mall Site, EarlyON Child and Family Centre Guelph
Stone Road Mall/Guelph Civic Museum/Puslinch Community Centre
1. Plans, prepares and implements program activities and learning areas 
2. Ensures the rooms are properly set up for each session 
3. Ensure documentation is completed including: attendance record, sign-in sheets, registration forms, privacy forms 
5. Maintains a safe, positive enriching environment for children through play and age-appropriate activities  
6. Role models positive child-adult interactions during group sessions 
7. Communicates with parents as needed about issues relevant to their child (i.e. behaviors, information about resources, referring to other services, etc.) 
8. Ensures program space is cleaned up after each session, and that mouthed toys are disinfected 
10. Communicates with the supervisor re Program issues, families needing referrals, concerns