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Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington
Guelph
* 1 on 1 Conversation Practice partners help newcomers and new immigrants integrate into the community at large through conversation practice and community participation.  
* Volunteers will meet their Conversation Practice Partner in the community at agreed times and locations and provide opportunities for community engagement and conversation practice.  
* Activities should be reflective of the needs of the newcomer but can include: discussing and touring major points of interest in the city, participating in community life and events (shopping at market, skating, meet for coffee), talking about daily living (transportation, daycare, accessing community services), meeting at a local library branch to discuss interesting current events, look at newspaper articles together and use library resources.  
* In addition, 1-on-1 Conversation Practice requires volunteers to fill out a short tracking sheet for submission after each meeting.
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
Homewood Health Centre, Guelph
Under the supervision of the registered nurse and personal support care workers, volunteers will assist in feeding older adults with cognitive impairment due to dementia and associated behaviours. Volunteers will interact with patients, administer meal trays, provide a calming atmosphere for nutrition intake, report intake and any other pertinent observations to staff.
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.
Canadian Mental Health Association - Waterloo Wellington, Guelph - Waterloo Ave, Client Services
Do you have a passion to educate others? Do you want to make a difference in your community? We are recruiting volunteer facilitators for our Strengthening Families For the Future (SFF) group that will be taking place in Arthur. SFF is a no cost skills-building program for parents and their children (age 7-11) who are looking to grow their parenting skills. It is a 14 week program and the goals of the group are to improve family communication, increase child resilience and life skills and develop parenting skills. When families arrive, they share a meal together. Afterwards the parents and children each attend a separate educational group followed by a family session. We are looking for volunteer facilitators for both the children's group and parent group. Facilitators will receive training and provided with group content for the 14 weeks. Volunteers interested in Group Facilitator positions should ideally have experience supporting parents and/or children between the ages of 7-11.
Homewood Health Centre
150 Delhi St., Guelph
Volunteers will assist patients in locating and signing out materials and organization of the library.
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.
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community- 170 Metcalfe Street, Guelph ON, N1E 4Y3
- Answer phones and greet visitors in a professional and friendly manner 
- Direct visitors to different areas in the building complex 
General clerical functions including: photocopying, laminating, faxing. 
- Transmission of messages to staff, residents and families.
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.
Board of Directors-Treasurer   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
John Howard Society of Waterloo-Wellington, Guelph Location
Attend monthly meetings, present auditor's financials at AGM, Ensure adherence to Board finance policies, review and present completed Transfer Payment Agency Reconciliation forms, support ED in enhancing operational financial controls, serve as an officer of the corporation, participating in Executive Committee meetings/teleconference calls as needed.
Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games
Centre Wellington
Develop and maintain year-round content for social media platforms in consultation with Marketing Committee; increase online presence; attend monthly marketing meetings; respond to all customer queries
Team Member-YouthTALK Program   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Canadian Mental Health Association - Waterloo Wellington, Guelph - Wyndham St N, Centre for Mental Health
CMHA Building, 80 Waterloo Ave, Guelph, ON, N1H 0A1
YouthTALK is a group of youth aged 13-24 across the Wellington region who work to address youth issues as they relate to mental health. With the support of the YouthTALK facilitators, this team plans, organizes, and facilitates an annual mental health conference for youth, as well as delivers presentations to raise awareness about such topics. If you want to make a difference in your community, become a YouthTALK Regional Team member! Learn more at https://youthtalkdotorg.wordpress.com/ or email youthtalk@cmhaww.ca
Wyndham House, Guelph - 311 Woolwich St, Administrative Office
Assisting with fundraising at events and event logistics
PIN - The People and Information Network
46 Cork St. E. Guelph (PIN Offices)
Support PIN to organize and implement our annual engagement event in celebration of National Volunteer Week. Welcoming volunteer applicants for Committee in the following roles: 
 Sponsorship 
 Promotion 
 Ticket sales 
 Logistics 
 Marketing
Community of Hearts Lifelong Learning Centre
55 Wyndham Street North Suite T28, Guelph, Ontario N1H 7T8
Come help adults, with special needs, learn job skills to help transition the participants into the workforce and maintain employment. At Community of Hearts Lifelong Learning Centre, Boxes of Hearts is a social enterprise that runs Tuesday evenings (4:00-6:00) and Saturday mornings (10:30-12:20). Our team makes and sells homemade dog biscuits within the community. Volunteers are needed to assist our workers with production and packaging. 
 
 
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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!
Children's Foundation of Guelph and Wellington, Guelph - Waterloo Ave, Adopt-A-Family Program
Office & Database Support - help with the uploading of family referrals and donor sign-ups to the AAF database. 
 
Editors - assist with electronic edits made to incoming family referrals and communicate with  
social workers and donors to ensure that they have all the information they need.  
 
Filers - process the referral and donor paperwork, preparing it for gift intake. 
 
Matchers - assist with matching donors with appropriate families in need. Matching volunteers also help the Adopt-A-Family team deal with any special item requests or donations. 
 
Donor Greeter – are friendly and outgoing with high attention to detail and they love talking to new people. Greeters accept the incoming donations at the Adopt-A-Family site as they arrive.  
 
Accounting Assistant/Taxers - have high attention to detail and are great with numbers. The accounting volunteers review tax forms, follow up on any discrepancies, and enter information into  
Donor Perfect, (our Donor Management system). 
 
Tech Support – is an on-call volunteer who has technical and computer-related skills who can be of assistance to the Adopt-A-Family volunteers on an on-call basis.  
 
Checkers – check that the donations received meets the needs/wishes of the adopted family. 
 
Packagers - prepare the family’s gifts for pick-up. 
 
Distributors - welcome agency workers and assist them in picking up the gifts for their family (or families).
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
Transition Guelph, No Physical Address
131 Ontario Street, Guelph Ontario
Working out of the Guelph Tool Library, 
Librarians will: 
-sell memberships 
-input new inventory 
-assist with the general maintenance of the tool library 
-create engaging posts for social media.
Library Chair   Guelph 
Out on the Shelf, Queer Library and Resource Centre
42 Carden Street, Guelph
Maintain and organize a quality collection of queer (LGBTQ+) themed literature and audio-visual resources with the assistance of volunteers on the library committee 
Attend all board meetings, fundraisers, and related events 
Maintain a collection of sufficient quality for lending to both individual patrons and institutional (interlibrary loan) partners 
Organize and assist in fundraising efforts in collaboration with other chairs 
Seek out and implement the best available technologies to aid with circulation of library materials and the management of a patron database 
Ensure the privacy and security of patron data 
Work with the Volunteer Chair to coordinate hours of operation and training for general volunteers and committee members 
Promote OOTS events and services to the community at large 
Liaise with partners and potential partners within the City of Guelph to build and maintain partnerships
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community, 170 Metcalfe St, Guelph
Dining Room Assistants will help in the dining rooms in the Long-Term Care units. Duties include encouraging residents to eat, assisting with cutlery and assisting with the Restorative Dining program as per resident needs.
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, 170 Metcalfe St, Guelph
Volunteers will provide one-to-one visits to individual residents in Long-Term Care and/or Retirement Living, which could involve visiting, playing cards or games, attending special functions on-site, reminiscing or walking in the gardens of the Elliott Community.
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
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.
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community
Volunteers will work closely with Recreation Staff to assist with various recreation programs. Programs may include, but are not limited to: Bingo, Trivia, Crafts, Sing-alongs, Games, Art etc. Volunteer will have the opportunity to visit with residents before and after programs.
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!
Homewood Health Centre
Circulates the book cart to patient units, filling book and magazine requests according to library policies.
Homewood Health Centre
Volunteers work closely with Recreation Therapy staff to assist with Homewood patient craft sessions. The volunteer will provide a creative and social environment for the development of skills and to enhance a sense of well-being using ceramics and leatherwork. This position requires a regular weekly commitment.
Onward Willow Neighbourhood Group
15 Willow Road, Unit K45
Work the front desk in a community centre assisting community members as needed including: greeting visitors, answering phone calls, giving tours to new visitors, assisting with food hampers, copies and faxes, sorting any donations arriving during shift, general clean and tidy of the centre and other duties as needed in a townhouse setting. Must be friendly, assertive, and personable and able to work under minimal supervision. A variety of special training available as posted.
East Wellington Community Services, Erin - 45 Main St
45 Main Street, Erin
Volunteer will work alongside an adult volunteer with a physical disability in order to facilitate their participation as a front desk receptionist. Reception duties include  
• Provide information and make referrals as required 
· Answer telephone calls and transfer to appropriate staff member 
· Provide assistance to clients using public internet access and/or HRDC site 
· Record statistics of client inquiries for program reporting purposes 
· Maintain pamphlet displays, community information bulletin board, employment bulletin board and backup information files 
· Schedule food bank appointments 
· Receive and send FAX transmissions
Focus on Nature, Guelph Wellington Branch
The board member's role is to ensure that FON establishes and maintains the trust of the community by being clear in its mission, prudent and ethical in its activities, and accountable for its actions. Meetings focus on planning, policy-making, and evaluation.
Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, Guelph
300-104 Dawson Road, Guelph ON, N1H 1A6
Greet customers and make them feel welcome as they enter the ReStore! 
 
Perform sales transactions and accept accurate cash/Moneris payment. 
 
Provide customer service on the sales floor by uncovering customer needs and directing them to the appropriate department or product.
Sales Floor Support   Centre Wellington  Guelph 
Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, Guelph
Assist customers in locating desired items. 
 
Keep sales floor clean and safe for staff and customers. 
 
Tag sold items and move from sales floor to back room. 
 
Assist in placing new items on the sales floor. 
 
Tasks assigned based upon the needs of the business.
Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, Guelph
POSITION SUMMARY 
 
Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph is seeking energetic and experienced volunteers to act as Habitat ambassadors and safely remove salvageable items from homes or business sites.  
 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: 
- Safely and effectively dismantle and remove materials (i.e. kitchen cabinets, aluminum siding) so they can be resold in the ReStore or safely recycled.  
- Communicate with donors in a professional and courteous manner.  
- Organize and return tools required for the project. 
- Maintain a clean and orderly work site at all time. 
 
SKILLS, COMPETENCIES AND EXPERIENCE: 
- Understanding of the Habitat for Humanity mission and the desire to promote it. 
- Demonstrated carpentry, renovation/repair, and/or skilled trade experience in order to understand the best method to safely dismantle and remove materials so they can be resold in the ReStore would be an asset.  
- Having a keen eye and understanding about items that could be salvaged/recycled (i.e. metals) would be an asset. 
- An understanding of the safe use of hand and power tools commonly used in renovation projects would be an asset.  
- Vulnerable sector police check is required.  
- Available during business hours as most projects occur during the work week and occasionally on Saturdays. 
- Able to lift a minimum of 40 lbs and possess reasonable agility to do the necessary physical labour. 
- Own CSA approved steel toe boots/shoes would be an asset, but can be provided. 
 
APPLICATION 
Interested volunteers are encouraged to contact Andrea and send a resume to volunteer@habitatwdg.ca
Out on the Shelf, Queer Library and Resource Centre
42 Carden Street, Guelph
Schedule monthly board meetings 
Distribute meeting materials to other directors in advance of monthly board meetings 
Attend every monthly board meeting and take detailed minutes 
Maintain organizational paperwork 
Check organization’s email 3x per week (at minimum) 
As an executive director, secretary will be a signing authority (i.e., one of three people responsible and available for signing the organization’s cheques) 
Assume responsibilities of the chair in the case of their absence
Wyndham House, Guelph - 311 Woolwich St, Administrative Office
50 Quebec Street, Guelph
The New Way Care and Treatment Program is a new alternative education program for youth ages 14 to 18 with complex mental health and behavioural concerns and or conflict with the law. A volunteer in this program will receive ongoing supervision from the Program Social Worker and Case Manager. They will develop an individualized plan which may or may not include 1 on 1 academic or social/emotional work with clients, group work or group instruction and program planning depending on the interests of the volunteer. Each volunteer can develop their own role with the school social worker based on their particular interests and learning needs.
Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington
Guelph
• Teach program participants one to one or in small groups basic computer and digital technology skills such as: 
o Internet browsing 
o Using the mouse and keyboard 
o Using and setting up email accounts 
o Using and setting up Skype accounts 
o Using internet search engines to find information 
o Word Processing 
o Accessing audio-visual content on websites such as You tube 
o Using and setting up Facebook accounts 
o Accessing language-specific information (i.e.: newspapers, news sites) online 
o Safe web browsing and internet use 
• Assist program participants one on one with practicing computer/digital technology skills as per their needs 
• Assist staff to deliver short presentations on computer skills and applications to program participants 
• Informally assess participants’ learning needs and goals through one to one interaction 
• Suggest appropriate techniques and resources to participants that align with their learning needs 
• Refer to staff for any concerns, questions, and challenges 
• Assist staff during the program with set-up and clean-up of the computer room
Shelldale Family Gateway
20 Shelldale Cres, Guelph On, N1H 1C8
• Comfort with assuming responsibility for the safety and security of young children 
• Ability to work in a team, open to new ideas, a variety of cultures, and family customs/structures 
• Healthy physical condition, keen patience and enthusiasm to work with young children 
• Excellent listening and communication skills (languages other than English an asset)  
• Strong problem solving skills 
• Comfortable working with newcomer families and children 
 
Duties and Responsibilities 
• Provide a fun and safe environment for children to learn and grow 
• Change diapers or assist children with toileting 
• Supervise snack/feed young children 
• Support staff during circle time, singing, story time, etc.
Shelldale Family Gateway
20 Shelldale Cres, Guelph On, N1H 1C8
As a Front Desk Receptionist you will greet people and connect them with the appropriate person or agency. You will also answer telephone calls, complete general administrative duties and provide clerical support to staff.
East Wellington Community Services, Erin - 45 Main St
45 Main Street, Erin
Volunteers assist in fundraising efforts, through the sale of items in our retail clothing or book store. Volunteers accept and sort through incoming donations. Assist customers with locating items in the store; use cash register; open or close store; help promote the agency to the public specifically to our retail customers. Help maintain a friendly, welcoming environment. Great opportunity to volunteer with a friend!
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
60 Woodlawn Rd. East, Guelph
Portering residents to and from choir practice, organizing song books and helping to turn pages, singing and being part of the choir.
Guelph General Hospital
• Greet all patients & visitors as they enter the hospital  
• Encourage them to use the hand sanitizer  
• Offer directions to other areas of the hospital.  
Escort patients/visitors directly to their destination if that will ease their stress  
• Circulate in the main lobby and Ambulatory Care to provide assistance to patients and visitors 
• Monitor supply of wheelchairs in the Level 1 wheelchair storage area.  
• Communicate any questions you are unable to answer to appropriate staff members  
Assist patients and visitors using the parking kiosk  
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 & Area Right to Life
Various locations in Guelph and surrounding area
May include 24/7 pregnancy helpline, mentors, community outreach volunteers, transportation volunteers,
Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario, Wellington County Chapter
participate in monthly board meetings to assist in guiding association's future direction
Adult In-School Mentor   East Wellington  Guelph  South Wellington 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph
Elementary Schools - Guelph & Wellington County
Mentors are matched with a child that they meet with for one hour each week through the school year. This meeting takes place during the school day and on school property. The mentor and child mentee will participate in fun activities together such as arts & crafts, cooking, reading, sports, games and talking.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph
Guelph (various locations)
A Big Bunch Volunteer will be a positive role model and mentor to a group of children. Volunteers will work together to plan and implement outings for the group. They will meet with the group on a consistent basis, usually 2 times per month and will transport the children to and from the event. The volunteers and children will participate in fun activities such as crafts, games, sports, watching movies, etc. Volunteers and children are matched based on age preference and needs of the group.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph
Various schools - (Upper Grand District School Board & Wellington Catholic District School Board)
Go Girls! is a school-based program for girls in Grade 7 & 8 that focuses on healthy eating, active living and gaining self-confidence. Play On! is an adapted program for Grade 5 & 6 girls. The volunteer mentors are women between the ages of 18-25 who can commit to one or more school semesters. Mentors lead the group of girls through fun and interactive activities and discussions.
Board Member   East Wellington 
East Wellington Community Services, Erin - 45 Main St
EWCS is looking for candidates that have skills in areas of: fundraising, marketing, leadership, board governance, volunteer management and people with lived experience with a community service agency or who have a passion for making a positive impact within the East Wellington community. Board positions start in September of each year and require a commitment to serve a 3 year term.
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 - http://guelphpride.com/volunteer.html You can also apply to join the committee by filling out this application, here - https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/77QGXWW
Guelph Wellington Seniors Association
Evergreen Seniors Community Centre - 683 Woolwich Street, Guelph
1. Meet monthly or at the call of the Chair, holding at least ten (10) meetings per year. 
2. Prepare and distribute minutes of each committee meeting, and provide a copy to the Board Secretary for filing. 
3. Implement Board approved recommendations. 
4. Regularly review the GWSA By-law as directed by the Board, at least every three years (2017) 
5. Maintain and review a register of all GWSA Policies and Procedures as directed by the Board, at least every five years (2021) 
6. Respond to changes in Government legislation as they may affect the GWSA. 
7. Develop new policies and procedures as directed by the Board. 
8. Maintain a record of and review all Board Committee Terms of Reference as directed by the Board,. 
9. Maintain a register of position descriptions. 
10. Develop and maintain the GWSA Organization Systems Checklist. 
11. Develop and maintain a Board Calendar. 
12. Investigate and report to the Board opportunities for improved governance. 
13. Actions of the Committee must be aligned with the GWSA Strategic Plan
Guelph Wellington Seniors Association
Evergreen Seniors Community Centre
- work as a team to assist with promotional and marketing material  
- communication skills (written and verbal) 
- assist activity groups and events with promoting upcoming events 
- connect with marketing companies to display events and information
Guelph Wellington Seniors Association
Evergreen Seniors Community Centre (for meetings and trip booking), offsite for travel
- plan and organize day trips for the GWSA members 
- coordinate with the bus lines for transportation 
- research destinations to go (theatres, museums, shopping, arts. etc) 
- research and coordinate places to eat at during the day 
- attend committee meetings 
- attend trip booking day to assist with organizing and registering members for trips 
- work as a team and support one another  
- determine the cost of the trip
Guelph Wellington Seniors Association
Evergreen Seniors Community Centre
- assist with the rehearsals and during the show with the coordination back stage  
- work as a team to coordinate props, material and performance 
- work with the stage manager
Guelph Wellington Seniors Association
Evergreen Seniors Community Centre
- work as a team during rehearsals and during the 3 day show 
- work the sound board  
- communicate with other committee members
Guelph Wellington Seniors Association
Evergreen Seniors Community Centre
- assist with taking tickets at the door 
- assist with showing patrons to their seats 
- greet patrons at the door 
- assist with selling of snacks during intermission
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
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.
Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Family and Community Health Services
Guelph
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.
Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Family and Community Health Services
Volunteer work in teams of two while taking clients to and from food provider locations or clients appointments within the City of Guelph. This involves 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. 
 
The Passenger Support Volunteer Position duties include:  
- providing support to the volunteer driver when needed. For example: reading maps or completing paper work. 
- engaging with passengers, assisting with loading and unloading or navigating client concerns
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
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 www.heartandstroke.ca/help  
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.
Guelph Little Theatre
Guelph Little Theatre
Support the infrastructure of your local community theatre through general building and grounds maintenance.
Guelph Little Theatre
Assist with duties in support of the Box Office
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
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.
Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington
Mainly: 104 Dawson Rd., Unit 102, Guelph, ON N1H 1A6 Bus Route #11. Free parking.
• Teach participants in small groups basic home repair skills such as: 
o Using basic home repair tools (powered and manual) 
o Replacing furnace filters 
o Repairing water tap leaks 
o Hanging pictures on wall 
o installing and replacing curtain rods and blinds 
o Fixing skirting boards 
o Simple plumbing (i.e. unblocking sinks, taps, drains and replacing washers on taps, etc.) 
o Simple electrical (i.e. Clean light fittings and replace minor parts such as tubes, bulbs, etc.) 
o Erecting shelves 
o Repairing rendered walls 
o Purchasing basic home repair tools 
• Informally assess participants’ learning needs and goals through one to one interaction 
• Suggest appropriate techniques and resources to participants that align with their learning needs 
• Commitment to safe working practice and Health & Safety requirements 
• Refer to staff for any concerns, questions, and challenges 
• Assist staff during the program with set-up and clean-up of the training room
Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington
Locations vary. Mainly: 104 Dawson Rd., Unit 102, Guelph, ON N1H 1A6 Bus Route #11. Free parking.
• Welcome participants, help them to sign up and guide them to the appropriate location 
• Maintain a warm and welcoming environment where participants are treated with dignity and respect  
• Help set up (board) room before the session 
• Help set up any equipment required for presentation (laptop, projector) 
• Assist staff to prepare materials- photocopying, cutting, sorting  
• Arrange promotional materials for display  
• Prepare coffee, tea, and refreshments 
• Distribute and gather participants’ surveys (if needed) 
• Assist staff during the event with set-up and clean-up
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.
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 printed resources for the group  
• Provide ISGW staff with regular group updates 
• Utilize other volunteers for assistance
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.
Start2Finish, Guelph, Running & Reading Club
The Regional Cabinet Member will assist in raising funds for the Guelph Start2Finish program through establishing connections with local business resulting in sponsorship throughout the year. This may include initial contact, follow up phone calls, set up meetings as example.
Wellington Terrace Long Term Care Home
474 Wellington Road 18, Fergus, ON
Volunteers are needed to assist our Recreation Therapists (or in some cases lead the activities independently) with various games such as bingo, bowling and cards
St Joseph's Health Centre Guelph, Guelph - Westmount Rd
100 Westmount Rd., Guelph
Cum Pano is Latin for with bread, loosely translated it can mean "the person with who you share your bread". The volunteer task of supporting at mealtime may seem simple, but to the resident and patients it means that someone cares!
Girl Guide Leader   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada, Wellington County, Ontario Council
Volunteering with Girl Guides means you choose to have fun, explore, laugh, create, connect, mentor and inspire girls to become the best they can be. You're playing a key role in providing girls aged 5-17 with the fun and the challenge of Guiding. You'll be their cheerleader and mentor as you help girls develop skills and confidence that will last a lifetime.
Guelph Wellington Seniors Association
Guelph
Working in teams of two, volunteers will deliver a gentle group exercise class to older adults (55+) once a week in various Guelph locations.
Guelph Wellington Seniors Association
Guelph
Volunteers visit clients once a week in their homes (for 12 weeks) to assist with gentle exercise. The exercises are based on gentle, functional fitness and no previous fitness training is required.
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.
Village of Riverside Glen
60 Woodlawn Road E.
Volunteers are needed to help residents improve their mobility. Duties will include: assisting and/or supervising residents while walking; prompting residents to use proper techniques; recording progress of resident's ambulation; encouraging residents to keep active and improve physical well-being.
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.
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.
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.
Shelldale Family Gateway
Looking for a responsible volunteer to help out with our Front Desk for the Teen program. Duties include: answering phones in case parents call, Taking charge of the Sign In/sign out sheet, Engaging with the teens in conversation, able to do outreach calls to Teens, and managing the Front Desk Area
Board Member   Guelph 
Victor Davis Memorial Court Non Profit Homes
87 Neeve Street, Guelph, ON N1E 6Z5
The Board of Directors is a governance Board of non-resident members who bring with them a broad range of knowledge and skills from governance, to housing, to finance and more. Your role will be to help oversee the operation of a 114 unit non-profit housing building. Please apply directly to Victor Davis Memorial Court Non-Profit Homes Inc. with resume and letter of interest
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.
Community Living Guelph Wellington, Guelph Administrative Office - Royal Rd
ARC Industries Guelph, Ontario
A volunteer is needed to help in class with teaching knitting to a group of people with varying abilities
Community Living Guelph Wellington, Guelph Administrative Office - Royal Rd
Drayton
One on one friendship with someone in your community with a Developmental Disability, to do fun activities such as: 
 
- Going for coffee 
- Computers 
- Movies 
- Swimming 
- Social events
Guelph General Hospital
Volunteers will work with the rest of the boutique team (other shop volunteers, retail manager) to keep the shop running as efficiently as possibly. You will process sales, suggest gift ideas if asked, and re-arrange items on display once you sell them. Volunteers will also dust all displays and ensure that cards are neat and in the appropriate spots on a daily basis. You will count your float and cash at beginning and end of your shift.
Guelph General Hospital
Guelph General Hospital
• Visit with patients prior to and after scan, especially if they are alone. 
• Receive each patient by name (if possible) in a welcoming manner.  
Take their information sheets from them and usher them to waiting room. 
• Give the consent form to the patient to read  
• Inform patients where they can keep their clothing during the scan 
• Make sure patient is dressed properly for their scan (ie: proper clothing/jewellery removed)  
• Check to see if a patient who is waiting in a gown for any length of time is cold and get a warm blanket if necessary. 
• Keep waiting room, change cubicles, stretchers tidy.  
• Keep ample supply of gowns, pens, paper, etc., at request of staff 
• Answer general questions
Guelph General Hospital
Guelph General Hospital
• Acknowledge everyone who comes into the Emergency Department  
• Escort family member to and from patient area during tests. 
• Sit with patients or family members who may be alone. 
• Answer directional questions (ie: where is cafeteria?) 
• Hand out resources to patients/visitors (non-medical forms) 
• Take companion phone to a patient/family member who needs to contact someone 
• Fill up ice packs and distribute ice packs at request of nursing staff
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
Guelph General Hospital
Guelph General Hospital
• Provide social interaction with patients and visitors on the medical and surgical units  
• Inform them that you are there to make their visit as comfortable as possible.  
• Sit with patients or family members who may be alone. 
• Take family to different floors as needed to be with the patient 
• Water flowers/plants
Guelph General Hospital
* using a tablet device, ask patients pre-set questions about their hospital experience in order to collect real time data 
* record the responses on the tablet 
* provide card for patients who would like to provide more detailed information
Guelph General Hospital
This purpose of this role is to move into the role of President at the end of one year. Then to be in the role of President for 2 years and past president for 2 years. 
The Vice-President shall exercise supervision over the affairs and activities of the GGH Volunteer Association in the absence of the President. 
• Convene and chair a job description review committee (for all board positions) on a bi-annual basis.  
• Sits on the Mary Hales Volunteer of the Year Selection Committee (March) 
• Responsible for initiating retail fan out in the case of an emergency situation requiring shut down of services 
• Check email at least twice a week for board updates etc.  
• Participate in minimum of two fundraising events per year.
Lakeside HOPE House
10 Cork St. East, Guelph
Cut, colour and style hair for minimal cost ($2 cut, $10 cut and colour, free for children) to HOPE House community members. We have the salon space. You create your own hours per week and simply show up! 
Knowing the confidence that comes when people feel good about their appearance, the HOPE Stylin' Hair Salon allows our community members to empower themselves at minimum cost and feel great about how they look! Sound like something you want to be a part of? Join our community!
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.
Wellington Terrace Long Term Care Home
Wellington Terrace Long Term Care Home
Volunteers are asked to help residents from their rooms to the in-house hair salon and return to rooms following their appointments. Volunteers will offer socialization and any assistance the hair dresser may require such as sweeping the salon, taking out curlers and other simple tasks. No hair dressing experience is necessary.
Treasurer   Guelph 
Out on the Shelf, Queer Library and Resource Centre
42 Carden Street
The role of the Treasurer is to assure that Out On The Shelf can sustain itself and grow 
financially. The Treasurer takes care of all the tasks involving money before and after it 
passes through the appropriate committee chairs. 
 
● Collect and deposit donations 
● Issue cheques and tax receipts 
● File CRA forms & apply for tax returns 
● Communicate financial matters to the board of directors 
● Compile and present annual statistics 
● Send bank statements and receipts to bookkeeper 
● Attend monthly board meetings
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph
Various elementary schools in the Upper Grand DSB and Wellington Catholic DSB
Game On is a school-based program for boys in Grades 7 & 8 that focuses on healthy eating, active living, and gaining self-confidence. Volunteer mentors are men between the ages of 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.
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
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 mbarber@guelphchc.ca
Board member   Guelph 
Guelph Dance
Guelph Dance is a wonderful festival to be apart of because it is small and the people that are involved are truly committed to creating a fabulous festival. The commitment is high and there is room for creativity and innovation; because of it’s size, your voice can be heard. Guelph Dance is in it’s 20th year and it has created a very unique and exciting festival that proves to awe audiences every year. 
 
We are currently looking for new blood to join our Board of Directors and seek to involve people from diverse backgrounds and abilities, who have expertise in sectors outside the arts and can support our fundraising and strategic initiatives such as policy development, succession planning and long term sustainability.
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.
S.M.A.R.T. Volunteer   Centre Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington 
Victorian Order of Nurses, Waterloo Wellington Dufferin, Mount Forest Office
Various locations in Wellington County/Guelph
Volunteers are needed to facilitate the VON SMART (seniors maintaining active roles together) In-home Exercise Program and the VON SMART Group Exercise Program. These programs provide support to community members 55+ who wish to improve their strength, balance and flexibility regardless of there current ability level.
Telephone Reassurance Volunteer   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Victorian Order of Nurses, Waterloo Wellington Dufferin, Mount Forest Office
Volunteer from Home
Connect with an isolated senior or adult with disability by phone (from once a week to daily calls, according to the client's needs) and bring some light into someone's day! We are currently looking for people to make friendly phone calls to some of our clients who would benefit from a safety check-in and chat!
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.
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.
Volunteer Visitor   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington 
Victorian Order of Nurses, Waterloo Wellington Dufferin, Mount Forest Office
Wellington County/Guelph
Provide much needed one-on-one companionship to a senior or adult with disabilities who is isolated. Friendly visiting takes place weekly, or less, depending on the client's needs. Volunteers are matched for six months at a time.
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.
Scouts Canada, Wellington Area
Sir Isaac Brock Public School Colonial Dr Guelph
Work with Cub Scouts following an approved program
Frontier College, Guelph Location
Parkwood Gardens
This program is open to children from kindergarten to grade 8 and takes place at a local community centre, which provides an informal learning environment. Tutors work one on one with learners to help them with homework for the first half of the program. The group then finishes with a fun writing activity or learning game.
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.
Guelph Arts Council
Guelph Arts Council, 404-147 Wyndham St N, Guelph, ON
Fund Development Committee members develop an annual plan to help Guelph Arts Council reach its financial goals for Donations, Events, and Corporate Sponsorship, and support the plan's implementation. Committee members help ensure that GAC is sustainable and can fulfill its mission to champion and grow opportunities for Guelph's creative community.
Community Justice Initiatives, Mediation Guelph-Wellington
Guelph and Kitchener
Volunteers are needed to participate in weekly relationship-building activities with the residents of The Salvation Army’s New Directions and Stonehenge’s Therapeutic Community. Sample activities include fitness activities, interactive games, art and information sessions. Volunteers must have a good understanding of personal boundaries and be willing to work in a flexible environment. Goal of the program is to work with the men and support them in reintegration in the community.
Guelph and District Multicultural Festival
Assist in updating our website that is using the Wordpress platform. Other duties include work in Microsoft Office programs and basic computer administration (email)
Receptionist   Guelph 
Lakeside HOPE House
Answer phones in a friendly fashion. 
Manage and book Food Market and HOPE Stylin’ appointments 
Connect clients with the resources they need. 
Answer questions regarding HOPE House and other programming. 
Utilize a computer data management system.
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.
KidsAbility Centre for Child Development, Guelph - Imperial Rd S, General 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.
Guelph Food Bank, Guelph - 100 Crimea St
You will be helping stock our shopping area after servicing to ensure there are enough products on the shelves for the next day of servicing. You will also be helping sort food in receiving (canned goods vs. dry goods etc.).