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Canadian Cancer Society, Waterloo-Wellington Community Office
Utilize your personal and professional networks to raise awareness, encourage participation and drive fundraising results for local participants. 
Oversee all participant activities, ensure they have the required tools and resources to be successful. 
Communicate through email and phone with past and current participants 
Collaborate with Registration Lead regarding t-shirt orders for teams and planning t-shirt pick up event 
Scout for new participants and promote run engagement 
Available to attend community events
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.
Canadian Cancer Society, Waterloo-Wellington Community Office
Responsible for recruiting volunteers for pre Run events and Run weekend 
You will be trained by the Volunteer Engagement Lead/staff to use the volunteer management database 
Working with your committee members you will determine how many event volunteers are needed to fulfill all requirements and tasks throughout Run weekend 
You will work with your committee to build a community outreach plan, manage your location’s volunteer email account, and ensure event volunteers are trained.
Guelph General Hospital
Volunteers will create a friendly environment by providing support, encouragement and companionship, but also provide specific assistance in 5 volunteer interventions  
- Orientation- Reorienting patient to time, date and place as assigned  
- Feeding Assistance- meal assistance and companionship 
- Early Mobilization- assistance with walking and simple exercises 
- Therapeutic Activities- activities to keep patients mentally stimulated during hospital stay 
- Relaxation/Sleep Enhancement- provide a variety of relaxation exercises to promote sleep 
 
In addition, volunteers are required to record observations on Volunteer Assignment sheet
Bereaved Families of Ontario - Midwestern Region
The training takes place at The Family Centre in Kitchener - 65 Hanson Ave.
All our programs are facilitated by volunteers who are themselves bereaved, and offer a unique compassion and empathetic understanding of grief and grief support to our program members. Individuals will complete our facilitator training with a strong understanding of peer support, and gain the skills and confidence required to facilitate individuals in a group setting.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph
Various elementary schools in the Upper Grand DSB and Wellington Catholic DSB
Our school-based program for boys in Grades 5-8 focuses on healthy eating, active living, and gaining self-confidence. Volunteer mentors are men between the ages of approximately 18-25 who can commit to one or more school semesters. Mentors lead the group of boys through fun and interactive activities and discussions. You can apply to volunteer directly on the website.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph
Various schools - (Upper Grand District School Board & Wellington Catholic District School Board)
Our school-based program for girls in Grades 5-8 focuses on healthy eating, active living, and gaining self-confidence. Volunteer mentors are women between the ages of approximately 18-25 who can commit to one or more school semesters. Mentors lead the group of girls through fun and interactive activities and discussions. You can apply to volunteer directly on the BBBSG website.
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.
Parent Aide - Sign Language   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Family and Children's Services of Guelph and Wellington County, Guelph - Eramosa Rd - Head Office
In family home, in the community, at events
Provide one to one support, guidance and a listening ear to a parent/guardian who is deaf. 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.
Community Justice Initiatives, Mediation Guelph-Wellington
Guelph and Kitchener
StrideMen provides community based support for men who are in correctional facilities or community treatment. With the support of community volunteers, the goal is to build meaningful relationships with the residents through weekly activities such as: educational groups, games night, circle conversations, arts and sports. Once the men are to be released into the community and start their reintegration process, volunteers can provide ongoing support in the community in the form of a circle.  
Program provides an opportunity to learn more about incarcerated men and to better understand community reintegration. Apply to become a volunteer and start making an impact in your community today.
March of Dimes Canada, Kitchener Office
Guelph
The chairperson supports the delivery of group meetings by leading structured discussions and creating an open and supportive environment in which people feel comfortable to share personal stories, advice, and/or ideas about recovery. The chairperson is part of the executive committee, and thus is elected by the group members to represent all participants and act as a liaison with MODC. The chairperson makes ethically sound decisions based on through understanding of the goals for each meetings, the stroke support group, and the organization.
March of Dimes Canada
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 Neighbourhood Support Coalition, Guelph - 42 Carden St, Pet Protect Guelph
You would help plan events, coordinate pet intakes, interview potential fosters, and help spread the word about PPG. You would need to be available for our monthly meetings, and help out during our events (June 22, August 14, November 10), but other duties can be flexible and done virtually. The application can be found on our website
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.
JOE - Jobs, Opportunities, Enterprise
Support J.O.E. staff as they prepare and serve Planet Bean coffee and treats. Mentor staff about great customer service. For J.O.E. that means serving up caring, conversation and connection with every cup of Planet Bean Coffee. Coffee Nooks run on weekday mornings.
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.
Scouts Canada, Wellington Area
Help the Beaver leaders run the Beaver Program as outlined in the Scouts Canada website at scouts.ca
Up and Running Guelph
Participate in our Moms outdoor walking program, encouraging and making connections with participants, acting as a "walking buddy" for them, supporting and providing feedback to our coaching staff. Our walking programs bring together Moms who are experiencing depression and/or anxiety to walk with their babies (in strollers) along beautiful park trails for improved mental well-being.
Career Education Council Guelph Wellington Dufferin
271 Stephanie Drive, Guelph, ON N1K 1K9
We are looking for an Events & Outreach volunteer to assist in our office (west Guelph) 1-2x per week for 3 or more hours. (example: 9:30-12:30am) 
This is a great opportunity to gain transferable skills, expand your network and build your resume!  
 
In this role, you will support our events and initiatives by: 
- creating word documents and pdf files of bulletins and flyers 
- creating word documents, pdf files and jpgs to promote upcoming events 
- creating daily list of "leads" for events using local employment websites 
- communicating with business contacts via phone and email 
- soliciting donations of items for upcoming events (prizes, auction, etc) 
- creating and updating Facebook events 
- promotion on social media 
- potentially attending events to support the Outreach & Events Coordinator 
- potentially attending community partner events with CEC booth/information 
- assisting with administrative tasks such as updating lists, databases and financial documents
Board Member   Guelph 
JOE - Jobs, Opportunities, Enterprise
Guelph
We are searching for board members with expertise in the following areas: Accounting & Finance; Marketing and PR;Customer Service; IT and app development; Law
Guelph & Area Right to Life
Various locations in Guelph and surrounding area
May include 24/7 pregnancy helpline, mentors, community outreach volunteers, transportation volunteers,
Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington
Three Willow United Church:577 Willow Rd, Guelph, ON N1H 7H3; Grange Hill East Neighbourhood Group,
We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed volunteer to:  
• Lead a group of 12 – 15 participants 
• Plan weekly topics and prepare resources for the group  
• Provide ISGW staff with regular group updates 
• Utilize other volunteers for assistance
Elliott Community (The)
Sitting in as a member of the Fundraising Committee you will be attending quarterly meeting (Thursday evenings but date can fluctuate) You will be providing fundraising initiatives to other board members. You will help seek community donations and community support and you will participate in planning of fundraising and donor programs, events and grant projects.
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
March of Dimes Canada
March of Dimes Canada is looking for stroke survivors and caregivers for their After Stroke programs and services. Linking Survivors with Survivors is a hospital visitation program where peer mentors visit stroke survivor patients providing knowledge, hope and community resources.  
 
Current positions available at all stroke units of St Joseph’s Health Centre Guelph and Guelph General Hospital. This volunteer position fits with your rehabilitation and family schedule. If you are looking for a volunteer opportunity why not continue your rehabilitation while visiting and helping other survivors.
Peer Support Group Volunteer   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
March of Dimes Canada
March of Dimes Canada is looking for stroke survivors, caregivers and community minded individuals for their After Stroke programs and services. Waterloo Wellington After Stroke program is recruiting volunteers that would support survivors and their families by providing monthly and yearly activities which encourages shared knowledge and guide stroke survives to re-engage back into community activities.
Community Living Guelph Wellington, Guelph Administrative Office - Royal Rd
University of Guelph
You can help a student at your University with an intellectual disability have an awesome campus experience by giving them an hour of your time once or twice a week by joining them on FUN activities on campus!
TorchLight, Distress Line
Woodlawn Avenue and Hanlon Parkway
Volunteers train to respond to calls on the Distress Lines and register for shifts from 8:00 AM to 10 PM. Volunteers commit to one 4 Hour shift per week, or two 2 hour shifts per week and 192 hours or one year, whichever comes first.
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? Would you enjoy reviewing how a charity delivers their services, assessing their risk management or monitor their operational resources?  
 
Community Living Guelph Wellington and its Board of Directors are currently looking for volunteers to join two of our Board Committees. Volunteer positions are open on our Quality Monitoring Committee and our Resources Committee. The Quality Monitoring Committee looks at CLGW’s service quality and risk management, while the Resources Committee focuses on agency resources like finances, human resources and physical assets. 
 
Experience and knowledge of the areas being assessed is an asset. Having experience with not-for-profits, boards or board committees is beneficial. Enthusiasm, the drive to see a project to its fruition, and curiosity are key! 
 
If this opportunity sounds interesting, we want to hear from you!”
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Strong Start to Reading
Schools in the Wellington Catholic District School Board
The Letter, Sounds and Words program is a reading skills program designed to be implemented by volunteers who do not need to have related experience. It is used in schools, and is a 10-week program for 5 – 7 year-old children. It uses short games/activities to provide repetition to help young children recognize letters, a sound each one represents, how to learn words by sight and how to learn a word by using the sounds of its letters. Volunteer Coaches work with one child at a time and follow prescribed activities using the materials provided.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Centre Wellington
Work with one other volunteer with small groups of boys or girls for one hour per week for 7 weeks. Each week has a topic and suggested games and activities to do with the children. Topics support healthy lifestyle choices, self compassion, nutrition, active living and much more.
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.
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.
KidsAbility Centre for Child Development, Guelph Hub, Therapy Services
340 Woodlawn Road (corner of Woodlawn and Hanlon Expressway)
Volunteers will provide support to the Autism Services team and children with Autism Spectrum Disorder who are participating in Intensive Behavioural Intervention Centre services. This therapy uses behavioural teaching methods and individual and group activities tailored to each child. Volunteers will be asked to assist with preparing snacks and lunches, play, gross motor activities, toileting, and transitions.
Community of Hearts Lifelong Learning Centre
This is currently a working board that is working towards becoming a governance board. Board members will oversee the organization to ensure it adheres to the mission statement of the organization. Board members are asked to sit on one of the various committees in order to grow and strengthen the organization. Potential committee members will work directly or indirectly with the population served by the organization