Warehouse Assistant (Adult Volunteer)
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.
Exhibition Park and 42 Quebec Street
During the Guelph Dance Festival June 1st- June 3rd, volunteers greet patrons at the outdoor and In Studio events. You hand out programs, direct people to performance locations/seats, collect donations, and help with clean-up at the end of the performances.
Event Day Volunteers
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)
Volunteer Facilitator/Career Speaker
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
Student Nutrition Program Support
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
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
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
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.
Stroller Hike Volunteer
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
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!
Food Access & Client Transportation - Volunteer Driver
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.
ReStore Assistant - Mount Forest
Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, Guelph
286 Main Street S., Mount Forest
ReStore Assistants are needed to work with ReStore staff and other volunteers to assist customers and donors. You will also put together products, merchandise products, clean and organize sections of the store, aid customers in carrying and loading purchases into their vehicles, receive donation, and test electronics and appliances. For those who are interested in computers, please let staff know. You can become involved in the online retail initiatives.
Are you interested in becoming a cashier? Let Habitat know! Volunteers who have completed a minimum number of hours in the store, and have interviewed with the Director of ReStores and returned a police records check may be invited to train at the cash desk.
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
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: Soup Production
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Meals On Wheels Volunteer
Victorian Order of Nurses, Waterloo Wellington Dufferin, Mount Forest Office
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 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.
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.