Seed Collectors/Pollinator Helpers   Guelph 
Grand River Conservation Authority
Guelph Lake Park, 7743 Conservation Rd, Guelph, Ontario N1H 6J1
Spend time outdoors with your children this Professional Activity Day. Volunteer in Guelph Lake Park to gather native wildflower and grass seeds to be used in future restoration efforts. We will be collecting wild bergamot, black-eyed Susan, evening primrose and more at the site associated with the new Nature Centre. Not only will you help create pollinator habitat, but you will enhance a place where thousands of children will engage in active, experiential learning in years to come. 
Learn identification basics  
Gather native wildflower seeds
Pink Ribbon Ambassador   Guelph 
Canadian Cancer Society, Waterloo-Wellington Community Office
We are inviting Volunteers to join us as Pink Ribbon Ambassadors and sell pink ribbons in support of the breast cancer cause at the Canadian Cancer Society. Pink ribbon ambassadors are the smiling, cheerful volunteers who greet the public and sell pink ribbons for a donation at various retail locations in Guelph from Thursday, October 11 to Sunday, October 13. Shifts are 3 hours and students are eligible for community hours. Volunteers are integral in making this campaign a success, and your support allows the Canadian Cancer Society to continue funding life-saving breast cancer research.
Event Day Volunteers, CIBC Run For The Cure   Guelph 
Canadian Cancer Society, Waterloo-Wellington Community Office
This year’s Canadian Cancer Society CIBC Run for the Cure is taking place on Sunday, September 30 and we’re looking for volunteers to help make it an impactful and memorable event for all! The CIBC Run for the Cure is Canada’s largest single day, volunteer-led event in support of the most promising breast cancer research and information and support programs to ensure no one faces breast cancer alone. It’s an inspirational day that brings more than 85,000 Canadians together to run or walk in celebration of survivors and in honour of those affected by breast cancer, while raising funds to improve and save lives. 
Join us and promise to make breast cancer beatable! Positions available include T-shirt pick up team, Site set-up, Run Day volunteer engagement & lost and found, Run Day Information Ambassadors, Run Day Volunteer Generalist, Run Day Teams Registration, Run Day Route Marshals and more!
Around the World Gala Volunteer   Guelph 
Children's Foundation of Guelph and Wellington, Guelph - Waterloo Ave
The Delta on Stone Road Guelph
The Gala Volunteer will: 
Assist with coat check 
Registration table 
Checking guests in to make sure they’ve paid and have their tickets 
Raffle Ticket Sales 
Selling of raffle tickets 
Keeping a tally of the money as it comes in throughout the evening. We announce the total amount raised that night  
Cashing out Silent Auction Winners 
Silent Auction Monitor 
Making sure all bids on sheets are correct 
Heads or Tails Spotter 
Watch audience to make sure people know what they’re doing. Answer any questions they may have. 
Collect bankers envelopes 
Claiming Prizes 
Perform Check-out related duties at the end of the evening and will assist with various general tasks over the course of the evening including registration of guests, tracking of information for prizes, recording information, assisting with games, and general flow of the event  
Handle requests for information and data and follow up with appropriate staff member or volunteer 
Assist with the tracking of guest information 
Close up and Clean up at the end of the night
Event Volunteers   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, Guelph
Italian Canadian Centre
We are looking for volunteers to lend a hand at our first ever Habitat for Humanity Lottery Draw Party! Volunteers may be asked to assist with decor set-up, guest registration, coat check, and so much more!
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
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.
Start2Finish Running & Reading Club Mentor   Guelph 
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. 
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,
Guelph Pride Planning Committee (Organizational Support, Trans Events Coordinator, Youth Events Coordinator, etc)   Guelph 
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 - You can also apply to join the committee by filling out this application, here -
Activity Group Assistant: Guelph Riverside Park Walking Group   Guelph 
CNIB, Waterloo-Wellington Office
Riverside Park - Guelph
• Provide sighted guide assistance if needed 
• Promote the group to potential participants 
• Assist with set-up and coordination of groups, including matching volunteers to participants 
• Notify Program Lead, Sports & Recreation of changes to schedules or issues within the group 
• Meet group members and volunteers at the site 
• Track and report volunteer hours as directed
Food Access & Client Transportation - Volunteer Driver   Guelph 
Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Family and Community Health Services
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.
Group Lead: Guelph Riverside Park Walking Group   Guelph 
CNIB, Waterloo-Wellington Office
Riverside Park - Guelph
• Coordinate a team of volunteers 
• Provide sighted guide assistance if needed 
• Promote the group to potential participants 
• Assist with set-up and coordination of groups, including matching volunteers to participants 
• Notify Program Lead, Sports & Recreation of changes to schedules or issues within the group 
• Meet group members and volunteers at the site 
• Track and report volunteer hours as directed
Area Office Heart Month Relationship Volunteer   Guelph 
Heart and Stroke, Wellington-Dufferin Area Office
21 Surrey Street West, Suite 204, Guelph OR from your home
As a Heart Month Relationship Volunteer, you will build and strengthen relationships over the phone with existing volunteers to thank them for donated time, support and encourage fundraising, and increase online platform engagement and event attendance. 
This role supports the Heart Month campaign for Heart & Stroke. To learn more about Heart Month, please visit  
Some activities associated with this role include:  
• Using provided scripts and resources to complete thank you calls in a professional manner to support volunteer retention.  
• Effectively collect and enter relevant data from calls. 
• Represent Heart & Stroke in a positive light and communicate the foundation’s messaging accurately. 
• Understand and follow Heart & Stroke’s confidentiality guidelines to protect supporter privacy and personal information.
Club Leader   Guelph 
Start2Finish, Guelph, Running & Reading Club
32 weeks Fitness & Literacy Plan 
Circuit training and active games to develop overall fitness 
Running in preparation for a 5 km challenge at the end of the program year 
“Word of the Day” character-building component 
Journaling - mentorship 
Reading one-on-one and in small groups  
Nutritious, protein-packed snack and fruit juice 
Take home fitness program
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.