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School-Based Group Leader   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph, Mentoring Services for Children and Youth
Guelph and Wellington County
A School-Based Group Leader will be a positive role model and mentor to a small group of youth in grades 5-8. Two volunteers will work together to facilitate a variety of planned group games and activities centered around the themes of mental wellness, physical health, and self confidence, which are provided to the volunteers in advance. Volunteers provide youth who are in need of support with a positive social environment, and build relationships with youth in order to express care and provide guidance.
Guelph (City of). Public Services, Guelph - Carden St - City Hall, Parks and Recreation - Recreation and Cultural Facilities
Various Locations:
Various garden maintenance tasks, may include: watering, weeding, building or maintaining beds/composters/fencing/pathways, harvesting food, mulching.  
Contact garden of interest directly via city website listing for details and to arrange a specific opportunity. A map of all garden projects and contact details for each is available via the 'more info link' below.
Guelph (City of). Public Services, Guelph - Carden St - City Hall, Recreation and Leisure Support Services
City of Guelph Summer day camps - multiple locations
Volunteering with summer camps is an excellent way to do something great for the community while having fun and obtaining your required community service hours for High School! The City of Guelph has many camp locations around the city to volunteer at. Volunteers must attend a mandatory orientation and training. Must be 14 years or older to apply
Guelph Nonprofit Housing Corporation
138 Wyndham St N, Guelph ON
As a member of a Board of 9 community volunteers, the Board member will attend monthly Board meetings that take place on the last Thursday of each month, as well as attend the Annual General Meeting which takes place in December of each year. 
The Board of Directors is made up of 7 members who manage the affairs of the Corporation and are responsible for fundamental decisions concerning the development and management of social housing projects. Directors are appointed because of a demonstrated interest in the welfare of their fellow citizens and their community. Once appointed, the Director must act at all times in the interest of the Corporation and not in their personal interest or in the interests of a group with which they are associated.  
Board Members will be responsible to: 
- establish, evaluate and carry out the organization’s mission and strategic plan 
- oversee and ensure the financial health of the organization 
- ensure the organization has competent staff/management to carry out the day to day operations to meet the requirements of tenants, funders and legislation 
- direct organizational operations, including policy development and risk management 
- maintain effective relations with funders and the community at large. 
We are currently accepting applications from individuals with experience in the legal field.
Guelph General Hospital
• Responsible for the overall direction and support of the Retail Manager in relation to the Courtyard Boutique - (gift shop); online Gift Shop when it is back online; HELPP Lottery and Vendor program.  
• Monthly meeting with Retail Manager  
• Provide reports at board meetings regarding activities of the retail outlets.  
• Receive financial updates from the Director, Finance to compare budgeted figures with actual numbers. 
• Work with the retail manager to establish yearly budget forecasts and bring reports/recommendations regarding budget allocations to the Board for approval 
• Initiate yearly performance reviews for retail manager
Community of Hearts Lifelong Learning Centre
Attend monthly board meetings (virtual at this time)  
Support the organization’s vision, mission, and purpose. 
Provide legal and financial oversight.  
Support the creation or follow through of the organizations strategic plan.  
Strengthen the organization’s programs and services.  
Participate in working groups, committees or events as needed.  
Community of Hearts is looking for new members to join our Board of Directors! 
Get involved with a group of passionate, caring individuals and an organization seeking to build a more inclusive community for the People We Support and all people with developmental disabilities in our community!  
Share your expertise with us, or gain new experience as a board member all while helping to improve developmental services in Guelph and the surrounding areas.  
Looking forward to hearing from you!  
For more information please contact
Compass Community Services, Telephone Support
• Engage in a variety of phone calls (social calls, safety checks, wellness checks, medication reminders, and distress/crisis calls) to support community members experiencing isolation and/or distress 
• Provide emotional support and referrals to community services as needed 
• Use a strength-based and solution-focused practice  
• Write notes summarizing completed phone calls 
Interested? Visit to apply directly to volunteer application portal
Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington
Online via Zoom
• Welcome the group and facilitate the session  
• Initiate conversations based on a pre-determined topic with a small group of newcomers 
• Engage and encourage all participants to speak English 
• Explain unfamiliar concepts and words when needed 
• Collaborate with other Conversation Circle Leads to determine topics 
• Record the time spent volunteering and preparing for the session  
• Maintain a warm and welcoming environment where each participant is treated with dignity and respect
School-Based Big Brother   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph, Mentoring Services for Children and Youth
Guelph & Wellington County
As a school-based Big Brother, you will be a positive role model and mentor to a young person.  
Volunteers have visits with their "Little" on a consistent basis, usually once a week.  
Volunteers invest time and attention into a child who faces adversity, build a friendship with them, and develop trust and respect. This could mean playing games with them, engaging in a conversation about what's on their mind, playing in the gym or in the school yard, cooking and baking, or any other type of activity that will engage a child and draw out their personality and interests.
Community of Hearts Lifelong Learning Centre
Community of Hearts, 55 Wyndham St North, Guelph, ON
We are looking for passionate volunteers to facilitate and support our Social Club programming!  
-Supporting individuals with developmental disabilities take part in social activities in an inclusive, safe and accessible manner 
-Help promote engagement and support participants socializing with one another  
-Lead a social based activity  
-Set up for social activities in our Centre space  
-Tear down/lock up after social activities
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.
Elliott Community (The)
170 Metcalfe St. Guelph
• Provide companionship and social interaction to residents 
• Interact with the resident through conversation, reading, playing cards, etc. 
• Assist resident with small tasks such as opening mail, writing a letter or watering plants 
• Record who you visit and their level of interaction on the form provided by Recreationist
Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Healthy Living
Online Program
WE Breastfeed & Chestfeed program supports parents feeding human milk in any way, in any amount. Parents can receive support in two ways. One-to-one telephone support with trained and experienced parent-volunteers or weekly drop-in Breastfeeding & Chestfeed Cafes. Cafe is offered in an online format and is a great place for parents to socialize with other breastfeeding / chestfeeding families and get support with challenges. 
Become trained to offer support and lead group sessions providing feeding & parenting support to other parents. Keep logs of supporting, track hours, remain in good communication with the program coordinator. 
IMPORTANT Information:  
Volunteers in this role are required to have had breastfeed or chestfeeding experience. Please consider joining this program as an administrative support or in a health promotion role if you do not have breast or chest feeding experience.  
Guelph CHC acknowledges the importance of Peer-led work and offers 20 hours of training for this position but also ask for a minimum 6 month commitment. 
One of our strategic aims to build capacity in our community. Volunteers in this role must have a connection to Guelph. 
** This is currently an online program.**
Guelph & Area Right to Life
Various locations in Guelph and surrounding area
Guelph and Area Right to Life is currently looking for helpline volunteers who would be responsible for receiving calls over a week-long period every month.  
Calls are typically from women in crisis pregnancy situations seeking information and support.  
Interested individuals should be empathetic, have a willingness to learn about the resources of Guelph and the surrounding areas and should demonstrate compassion.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Centre Wellington, Mentoring Services for Children and Youth
● Learn the Beyond the Box curriculum and implement the outlined activities within the timeframe of each session 
● Be prepared to lead each session and have all session materials organized 
● Model good-sportsmanship through non-competitive games and create a positive rapport with group participants and their parents/guardians 
● Supervise and engage participants during each session 
● Set up before each session and clean the room after each session 
● Complete session notes after each session and participate in regular check in's with your Mentoring Coordinator
Reading Rock Volunteer   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario, Wellington County Chapter
online- MS teams
The Learning Disabilities Association of Wellington County is looking for positive role models for our Reading Rocks program. This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in working with children as a career goal or who is already working with children. 
In this volunteer role you will be matched with a child aged 6-12 who has a learning disability or who is a struggling reader, helping them with reading skills. Training will be provided, along with lots of fun and interactive materials to help you engage your student. We will provide proof of volunteers hours as requested.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph, Mentoring Services for Children and Youth
Guelph and Wellington County
A volunteer Big Brother will be a positive role model and mentor to a child (Little Brother). Volunteers will see their Little Brother on a consistent basis, usually once a week. The volunteer and child will participate in fun activities such as sports, biking, games, watching movies, building models, etc. Volunteers and children are matched based on interests, location and age preference.
Scouts Canada, Wellington Area
Assist the existing leadership team in conducting a weekly meeting
Guelph Dance
Guelph Dance is currently recruiting community minded individuals for our Board of Directors. The board is currently seeking applications for positions commencing in January 2022 for a minimum two-year term.  
Guelph Dance delivers a wide range of programs including the annual Guelph Dance Festival, co-productions with other local festivals, workshops in schools, community engagement initiatives and multi-disciplinary arts camps for children and youth. The Board of Directors is made up of committed volunteers who have a demonstrated interest in Guelph Dance, with their diverse skills in leadership, knowledge, and experience applied in support of the Guelph arts community. We encourage applications from all interested candidates. 
Guelph Dance board members provide guidance by contributing to our organization’s culture, strategic focus, effectiveness, and financial sustainability, as well as serving as ambassadors and advocates.
ReStore Assistant   Centre Wellington  Guelph 
Habitat for Humanity Guelph Wellington, Guelph
300-104 Dawson Rd., Guelph; 927 – 900 Tower St., Fergus
ReStore Assistants work with ReStore staff and other volunteers to run the day-to-day operations of the store. Volunteers put together product, merchandise product, clean and organize sections of the store, help customers in finding products that suit their needs and carrying and loading purchases into their vehicles, receive donations at the warehouse entrance, and test donated products before they go on the sales floor.  
For those who are interested in helping to promote the ReStore and our products online, you can support our online retail initiatives.  
You may also be asked to consider receiving training on driving our trucks in order to support our donation pick-up team. Having a roster of trained and insured drivers is vital to ensure our Donation Pick-Up Service can be provided to our community.  
Individuals who complete a minimum number of hours in the store and who have an acceptable police records check completed are eligible to receive training on the cash register. This is a great opportunity to develop/utilize your customer service skills! 
Please visit our website for more information and to register your application:
Start2Finish, Guelph, Running & Reading Club
Virtual Coaches: 
- 30-40 minute sessions 2x/week in small virtual “hubs” afterschool between 4-5:30pm, Tuesdays-Thursdays 
- October to May 
- 8-10 participants; 2-4 volunteer coaches 
- Sessions include fitness, literacy & mentoring activities, with emphasis on Social Emotional Learning 
- Use an easy-to-use virtual platform to facilitate programming 
- Take attendance and follow up with club director weekly 
In-Person Coaches:  
- 2 hours once a week for 32 weeks, at the school (Oct-Jun) - start dependent on when schools allow in-person programming to resume 
- Physical activity (running, aerobics, games) 
- “Word of the Day” Social Emotional Learning component 
- Reading/literacy support individually and in small groups 
If you are interested, please apply on our volunteer portal:
Pet Protect Guelph, Guelph - 42 Carden St
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, but other duties can be flexible and done virtually. The application can be found on our website
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph, Mentoring Services for Children and Youth
✅ Event-planning 
✅ Creative marketing and promotions 
✅ Participant recruitment and engagement 
✅ Sponsor and community partner recruitment 
✅ ...and more!
Innovation Guelph, Business Support Services
Volunteer Mentors: Every client in the Rhyze Ventures program is matched with a volunteer mentor.  
The Rhyze Ventures program is currently looking for women business leaders and seasoned entrepreneurs to volunteer as mentors in our upcoming cohort of women entrepreneurs.  
Each volunteer mentor is paired with two carefully matched mentees (Rhyze Ventures clients) that considers their program stream, business stage, industry, goals, learning styles, and personality factors.  
If anyone in your network is interested in this volunteer opportunity, please connect them with the Rhyze Ventures team at and we would be happy to have a call with them to discuss this in more detail.
Guelph (City of). City Hall, Guelph - Carden St - City Hall, Accessibility Services
Currently virtual, with post-pandemic in-person meetings at Guelph City Hall.
We seek interested candidates who understand the value of relationship building through a positive and respectful approach and who identify with any of the following experience: 
• Understanding and identifying methods to remove barriers that increase universal accessibility, 
• Advising from a public education perspective methods of identifying and removing barriers, 
• Familiarity with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), 
• Advising on accessible website development and accessible graphic design; can be an understanding of the WCAG 2.0 Level AA from the designer perspective or the user experience (UX), 
• Advising on education methods/effective idea sharing, 
• Identify within the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Colour) community and have an understanding of barriers experienced by people with disabilities, 
• Advocating and/or speaking in support of an idea or course of action from an ally perspective; and/or 
• Thinking from an inclusive lens.  
Representation from all areas of Guelph is desired. The Guelph Barrier Free Committee is committed to ensuring our members and Board reflects the community we serve. Our recruitment processes strive to ensure a diversity of backgrounds and experiences are represented.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Centre Wellington, Mentoring Services for Children and Youth
Centre Wellington
Meet every other week for a minimum of one year. Share information, resources, job shadowing opportunities, Post-Secondary planning, goal setting, and help a youth reach their full potential.
JOE - Jobs. Opportunities. Enterprise.
Provide support for adults with developmental disabilities in one of J.O.E.'s streams:  
1. The Community Helpers Program (provides opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities for community outreach)  
2. Training Grounds (Volunteers needed to facilitate with online mentorship)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Centre Wellington, Mentoring Services for Children and Youth
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.
Board Member   Guelph 
JOE - Jobs. Opportunities. Enterprise.
We are searching for board members with expertise in the following areas: Accounting & Finance; Marketing and PR;Customer Service; IT and app development; Law