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PIN - The People and Information Network
Old Quebec Street Shoppes, 55 Wyndham Street, North, Suite 4A Guelph ON, N1H 7T8
To contact local organizations to update a database of community groups. The volunteer will be required to make contact by phone and then enter information into a database. The collection of this information will assist in the development of a written community resource, as well as the development of new records.
Eden Mills Writers' Festival
Eden Mills, Ontario
The Eden Mills Writers’ Festival has been hosting a literary picnic on the idyllic banks of the Eramosa River for over 30 years. The Festival is a nationally acclaimed literary event, treasured by book lovers and authors, and widely respected by Canada’s literary community. On the day of the festival volunteers are needed in the following roles:  
 
- Welcome Gate - The entrance gates are the first point of contact for all visitors coming to the Festival.  
- Golf Cart Jockey - A Golf Cart Jockey helps transport visitors to and from different areas of the Festival.  
- Audience Engagement - For anyone that likes talking to people!  
- Operations Support - Be apart of the operations team and help with set-up and/or take down of the Festival on Saturday, September 7 and/or Sunday morning. 
- More opportunities - just call or email!
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
St Joseph's Health Centre Guelph, Guelph - Westmount Rd
100 Westmount Rd.
Volunteers will assist the residents whom live at the Health Centre to attend various recreation programs, which are planned and lead by the Recreation staff. Volunteers will assist residents to the program space, engage with the residents through conversation and motivating them to participate or enjoy the environment. Volunteers are the extra support for the staff and can provide 1:1 attention with the residents.
PIN - The People and Information Network
Old Quebec Street Shoppes, 55 Wyndham Street, North, Suite 4A Guelph ON, N1H 7T8
To help members of the public by providing information about volunteer opportunities, community services, resources and events.
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 program FOR YOUTH BY YOUTH that promotes positive mental health and wellness, and educates peers about residency building, positive coping, and stigma reduction through youth engagement and leadership opportunities. We do this by engaging in peer-led projects, activities, delivering educational presentations, and planning our annual youth wellness conference. 
 
Youth are empowered to to use their voices to create meaningful change. 
 
If you want to make a difference in your school or community, become a YouthTALK Regional Team member! Learn more at https://youthtalkdotorg.wordpress.com/ or email youthtalk@cmhaww.ca
KidsAbility Centre for Child Development, Guelph Hub, Therapy Services
503 Imperial Rd. N., Unit 7 Guelph, ON N1H 6T9
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.
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. This position requires a regular weekly commitment.
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.
KidsAbility Centre for Child Development, Guelph Hub, Therapy Services
Guelph
Transport Children from various Guelph locations to the Guelph Site for appointments.
Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Family and Community Health Services
176 Wyndham Street N and Shelldale Centre
Volunteers are needed to restock the supply cupboard, prepare exam rooms and provide clerical support to staff as needed. Tasks may include making reminder calls to clients. Shift times/date can be flexible to your schedule.
Volunteer   Guelph 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph
TBA
Help raise donations by standing out in front of large, local retail locations with lots of foot traffic during that six-hour time slot and solicit donations for BBBSG.
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)
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, reminiscing or walking in the gardens of the Elliott Community.
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
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, 170 Metcalfe St, Guelph
Musician volunteers will provide musical entertainment for groups of residents, or offer one-to-one opportunities for residents to experience the joy and peace that music can bring.
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.
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.
Board Member   Guelph 
Ignatius Jesuit Centre, Guelph
Guelph
Responsible for the overall governance of the Ignatius Jesuit Centre including: mission, vision, values, strategic plan, stewardship of financial resources, capital campaign.
Chalmers Community Services Centre
Assist guests in finding correct sizes and type of clothing they are searching for. Maintain organization and cleanliness of clothing and household items area.
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
Canadian Blood Services, Guelph, Blood Donor Clinic
Set-up and tear-down of the promotional booth and other equipment; Provide information on Canadian Blood Services programs and initiatives; Management of participant records and event documentation; Complete required forms on time and return to staff contact; Maintain privacy of participant information
Mentor 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 outings, events, 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, as needed 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.
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.
Scouts Canada, Wellington Area
Help the Beaver leaders run the Beaver Program as outlined in the Scouts Canada website at scouts.ca
Board Members   Guelph 
Hopewell Children's Homes, Ariss
Guelph/Ariss, ON
• Approves Hopewell’s annual budget, audit reports, and material business decisions; being informed of, and meeting all, legal and fiduciary responsibilities;  
• Serving as a trusted advisor to the Executive Director as s/he develops and implements Hopewell’s strategic plan; 
• Reviewing outcomes and metrics created by Hopewell for evaluating its impact, and regularly measuring its performance and effectiveness using those metrics; reviewing agenda and supporting materials prior to board and committee meetings;  
• Stays informed about committee matters, prepares themselves well for meetings, and reviews and comments on minutes and reports; 
• Partnering with the Executive Director and other board members to ensure that board resolutions are carried out; 
• Serving on committees or work groups and taking on special assignments; 
• Representing Hopewell to stakeholders; acting as an ambassador for the organization, including supporting all fundraising efforts; 
• Ensuring Hopewell’s commitment to a diverse board and staff that reflects the community Hopewell serves; and 
• Contribute to an annual performance evaluation of the Executive Director.
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.
Scouts Canada, Wellington Area
Sir Isaac Brock Public School Colonial Dr Guelph
Work with Cub Scouts following an approved program
Lakeside HOPE House
10 Cork St. East, Guelph
Cut, colour and style hair for minimal cost ($3 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!
Homewood Health Centre
Homewood Health Centre, 150 Delhi St.
Volunteers observe and monitor Eating Disorders Program patients during and post mealtimes to contribute to the patient well being. Follow guidelines as established by the Eating Disorders Program staff. Contribute to a helping supportive atmosphere for patients. Report patients' intake. Socialize with patient group during post meal supervision based on therapeutic principles. This position requires a regular weekly commitment.
Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, Guelph
300-104 Dawson Rd., Guelph
ReStore Assistant: 
 
Work with ReStore staff and other volunteers to assist customers and donors.  
 
Assemble products, merchandise products, clean and organize sections of the store 
 
Aid customers in carrying and loading purchases into their vehicles 
 
Test electronics and appliances. 
 
Warehouse Assistant: 
 
Provide customer service and gratitude to donors.  
 
Assist with the acceptance and unloading of donations.  
 
Clean and price new items before placing in appropriate sales floor department.  
 
Keep warehouse storage areas clean, organized and safe.
TorchLight, Distress Line
Woodlawn Road 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.
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:  
• Events and Programming Sub-Committees 
• Assist with programs/events 
• Fundraising initiatives 
 
Time commitments vary depending on your involvement. Flexible volunteer opportunities available.
Bereaved Families of Ontario - Midwestern Region
Training will take place at Memory Gardens Funeral Home, 2723 Victoria Street N., Breslau, ON
All our grief support 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. 
 
We have an urgent need for facilitators for our programs for parents grieving the death of an infant, Living with Loss for adults grieving a death by substance use and our Guelph and Cambridge Living with Loss groups.
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.
Autism Connections Guelph
Our Summer Program takes us to local parks and splash pads where we provide inclusive and fun social opportunities for play and friendship building. This is NOT a drop-off program so Parents are required to stay on-site, but volunteers are required to assist with setting up, as well as interacting with and supporting youth as needed.
Homewood Health Centre
150 Delhi St., Guelph
Volunteers will assist patients in locating and signing out materials and organization of the library.
Sunrise Therapeutic Riding and Learning Centre, Puslinch
Assists in the riding lesson by supporting the student on their horse. Support can be both physical and social. No horse experience necessary, BUT, must be comfortable being beside a horse.
Treasurer   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Guelph Wellington Seniors Association
Evergreen Seniors Community Centre
The Guelph Wellington Seniors Association (GWSA)'s mission is to enable older adults to be active, involved, make friends and age with dignity. One doe not need to be a Senior to fill this position on the GWSA Board. 
 
The GWSA Treasurer's work is supported by a part-time bookkeeper and a Finance Committee. The Treasurer has strong interpersonal skills and is responsible for all financial reporting.  
The duties are to: 
 
1. Be a Signing Officer for the GWSA accounts and contracts 
2. Provide leadership to the bookkeeper, reporting to the Human Resources Committee as necessary. 
3. Attend or arrange a designate to attend monthly meetings of the Board of Directors to present monthly financial reports and provide guidance for the financial management of the organization. 
4. Attend the quarterly Finance Committee meetings and the Finance Committee's preparation of the annual budget for the approval by the Board. Report financial results to the membership at the Annual General Meeting 
5. Serve on the Executive Committee 
6. Serve as a liaison to auditors for the GWSA 
 
The Treasurer spends between 10 and 12 hours a month on GWSA Activities.
Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Family and Community Health Services
Downtown - Guelph CHC, 176 Wyndham Street North
Groups or Single Volunteers are needed to provide musical entertainment in our atrium throughout the week. This is an open opportunity to practice or perform our atrium. The sound in this space is amazing and resonates through the whole building.
Onward Willow Neighbourhood Group
15 Willow Road , Unit#: K45
Greeting community members, answering the phone, accepting donations, putting away donations, housekeeping duties (vacuuming, cleaning bathrooms, sweeping) and helping out where needed.
Member, Board of Directors   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Bereaved Families of Ontario - Midwestern Region
65 Hanson Avenue, Kitchener, ON N2C 2H6
The Board of Directors for Bereaved Families of Ontario – Midwestern Region (BFO-MR) is actively engaged in the governance of our not-for-profit organization. Board members are critical to our success and growth and contribute to the overall effectiveness of us meeting the needs of children, families and individuals in the community who are grieving the death of a loved one. 
 
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES 
 
Act as positive and passionate ambassadors for BFO-MR both in the board room and out in the community. 
Regularly attend, be prepared for and actively participate in monthly board meetings. 
Participate on at least one committee of the board. 
Support the organization’s policies and procedures for conducting business and ensure its activities align with the mission and vision, as well as the objectives outlined in our Strategic Plan. 
Provide constructive feedback and maintain an open dialogue with the Board Chair as it relates to the performance of the Executive Director. 
Keep informed about the organization, its issues, and its connection to the community through active participation within BFO-MR and conscientious connection outside our organization. 
Actively contribute to the financial health and sustainability of our organization through donations, participation in fundraising events and campaigns, and/or the planning and implementation of new initiatives. 
Help identify and cultivate relationships in the community with the purpose of recruiting donors, volunteers, and advocates to support our work. 
Attend BFO-MR events whenever possible
Board of Directors   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington, Guelph Office
Meetings rotate between Guelph, KW and Cambridge location
Board of Directors - Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington - recruiting directors with experience/expertise in Legal; Fundraising; Human Resources; Finance Committee (Chair); Cultural & Geographic Diversity
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.
Salvation Army (The), Guelph - 210 Victoria Rd S, Community and Family Services
Stocking our free clothing room.  
Duties would include sorting, folding, and hanging clothing.  
General tidying of the clothing room.
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.
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.
NOB - Board Members   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Facilitation Wellington Dufferin
Guelph, Ontario
Facilitation Wellington Dufferin is devoted to the view that all people have the desire, ability and right to be participating, contributing members of society and to make important life choices for themselves. We train and employ independent facilitators who help people with developmental disabilities to plan for the future, build relationships and access opportunities in the community, make good decisions, and take more control over their own lives. 
 
FWD is a community-based, non-profit charitable organization incorporated in 2014, and is run by an all-volunteer board of directors. We strive for a board that includes people with disabilities or members of their families, to make sure that the services we offer line up with what people really need. Due to recent funding changes by the provincial government, we are redesigning the way we carry out or activities. We are currently seeking candidates who share our vision and values as we embrace change and build towards a strong future for FWD and the people we serve.
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.
Canadian Cancer Society, Waterloo-Wellington Community Office
Meetings will take place in Guelph, event takes place at Cox Creek Cellars
Be hands on designing, building and placing obstacles on course. 
Assist with both set-up and tear-down of obstacles. 
Be available on build days to direct and assist other volunteers. 
Attend monthly meetings. 
It would be an asset if you have connections to other individuals who can assist with the build.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph
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.
School-based Group Mentor   East Wellington  Guelph  South Wellington 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph
Various schools - (Upper Grand District School Board & Wellington Catholic District School Board)
Our school-based programs for children in Grades 5-8 focus on healthy eating, active living, and gaining self-confidence. Volunteer mentors are between the ages of approximately 18-25 who can commit to one or more school semesters. Male volunteers will lead a group of boys & female volunteers will lead a group of girls through fun and interactive activities and discussions.
Guelph General Hospital
Guelph General Hospital
Provide meal support to patients (ie: cut food, unwrap items)  
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
o When family/friend arrives to pick up patient, you may escort patient to their cars (push wheelchair, steady chair as patient gets in and out, put brakes on, open car door). Do not assist patient getting in or out of the chair. A nurse or the family member/friend may do so. 
o Monitor supply of wheelchairs in the Level 3 wheelchair storage area. If there are less than 3 wheel chairs available, obtain a wheel chair from the Level 1 entrance or Emergency. 
o Fold booklets – Day Surgery and Same Day Admission (SDA) 
o Ensure patient bedside tables have appropriate items  
o Make up patient gown bags 
o Fill the warming closet with blankets 
o Put together charts at request of staff 
o Ensure there is a supply of wheelchairs at the day surgery level 3 entrance 
o Provide a beverage to each patient at the request of staff 
o Make sure fridge is stocked
Up and Running Guelph
Work in collaboration with the Board's marketing committee, the Board treasurer and other committee members to review our financial needs, and explore and develop fundraising tools for Up and Running Guelph. These may include fostering sponsorships, presentations to community groups, writing grants, and organizing special events or individual donation campaigns. We're looking for people who are comfortable reaching out to local businesses whose goals align with ours to discuss potential partnerships. We're also keen to involve community members who enjoy researching and writing grants, and/or developing creative donor appreciation and sponsor stewardship tools.
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.
Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington
104 Dawson Rd, Unit 102, Guelph, ON N1H 1A6
• Plan ahead of time the various tasks involved in the event/workshop 
• Assign tasks to the Event Volunteers  
• Maintain a warm and welcoming environment where participants and volunteers are treated with dignity and respect  
• Ensure the smooth running of the event 
• Assist the event facilitator/speaker with any needs 
• Assist the set-up of any equipment required for presentation (laptop, projector) 
• Ensure that the Evaluation Forms are filled and collected (if needed) 
• Assist staff with other duties as needed before or during the event
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
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
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.
Board Members   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Community Living Guelph Wellington, Guelph - Royal Rd
We are looking for new board members! 
 
Are you interested in getting involved with a progressive dynamic organization that seeks to make a real difference in the lives of people with developmental disabilities? Would you like to share your previous board experience with us, or gain new experience as a board member and share your talents while contributing to improved developmental services?  
Community Living Guelph Wellington (CLGW) is inviting applications for new Board Members to serve a minimum two year term. CLGW is a large community-based agency, providing a broad range of developmental programs and services for Guelph and Wellington County residents.  
Skills 
 
We’re looking for board members who are excited by what we do and have a desire to actively contribute to CLGWs’ future. Nominations are invited from individuals with any of the following areas of expertise: 
 
• Fund Development (eg fundraising, alternate funding sources) 
• Marketing & Communication 
• Property Management 
• Strategic Planning & Visioning  
• Leadership  
• Change Management 
• Knowledge of Broader Health & Social Services Sector  
• Experience with Diverse Populations 
• Parent, sibling or guardian of a person we currently support or could potentially support in the future 
• Entrepreneur 
 
Who can get involved? 
 
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, live or work within Guelph and Wellington County and possess skills, experience and areas of expertise as identified above. 
How to get involved? 
 
You can find the application form posted in the Get Involved section on our website at www.clgw.ca . 
 
Or you may contact Beverley Lee via e-mail at beverleylee@clgw.ca or at 226-314-0829 
Thank you for your interest! Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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
Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario, Wellington County Chapter
participate in monthly board meetings to assist in guiding association's future direction including programming for children, annual conference for parents
Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington
104 Dawson Rd., Unit 102, Guelph, ON N1H 1A6 Bus Route #11. Free parking.
 Greet clients 
 Maintain a warm and welcoming environment where clients are treated with dignity and respect  
 Front line communications 
 Answering the phone and redirecting inquiries  
 Distributing incoming mail and accepting deliveries  
 Book and record appointments for settlement counsellors  
 Help visitors get the resources they need. 
 Assist staff with other admin responsibilities
St Joseph's Health Centre Guelph, Guelph - Westmount Rd
St. Joseph's Health Centre Guelph; 100 Westmount Rd. Guelph
Entering health care facilities can be overwhelming. As a greeter to the organization, you will prove a warm and pleasant welcome to the Health Centre. During your shift you may;  
o Encourage use of sanitizer/wash hands 
o Offer directional assistance to the location of inpatient, outpatient hospital programs and LTC neighbourhoods. 
o Direct resident/patient specific information inquiries to the Information Booth  
o Circulate in the lobby providing assistance as needed 
o Locate wheelchairs when necessary
Society of Saint Vincent de Paul, Guelph, Thrift Store
Volunteers will count the float at the beginning of the shift and put the cash into the cash register.  
Volunteers will then open the store and greet all customers in a friendly and courteous way. When customers come to the front counter, volunteers will process sales with debit or cash then bag items for them.  
At times, we receive clothing vouchers to be filled and volunteers will record the necessary information on the vouchers.  
Volunteers answer the phone, direct calls as required and take messages for the Manager.  
Volunteers will ensure the front area is welcoming; neat and tidy and dust, sweep and vacuum when necessary.
Society of Saint Vincent de Paul, Guelph, Thrift Store
74 Elizabeth Street Guelph
As a volunteer, you will carry bags of clothing to and from the recycle area.  
At times, volunteers will answer door and receive donations.  
Clothes and bedding will be checked and put out on the floor in the correct area.  
As a volunteer, you will check the racks on the floor and recycle items when needed as well as ensuring the clothing area and bedding areas are tidy.  
Volunteers will tidy and sweep the sorting area before the end of their shift and may be asked to help in other areas of the store when needed.
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
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.
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.
Career Education Council Guelph Wellington Dufferin
Choose your region within Guelph-Wellington-Dufferin and surrounding areas.
The Career Education Council is seeking dynamic individuals to join our team this semester as Workshop Facilitators. Facilitators will receive orientation and training in preparation for supporting and delivering workshops to students and community groups throughout our region.  
 
Workshops are an important component of our programs and will cover the topic of workplace wellness for front line customer service positions. Our facilitators will also gain meaningful experience promoting education and careers in technology and supporting High School Major Certification days. The CEC will provide ongoing support to facilitators throughout the workshop to ensure that it is a positive experience for both participants and facilitators. Facilitators who wish to further develop their skills and experience in these positions may wish to take on leadership roles in the future. Exciting opportunities on the horizon for the fall include facilitation of specialized high school training which involves students visiting high school classrooms in Guelph and facilitating Thrive workshops on workplace wellness. Another opportunity is specialized employee training in Guelph and beyond, which involves students visiting local businesses and contributing ideas for solutions to problems that a given business could be experiencing in their business practices or operations.  
 
Thank you so much for your interest in The Career Education Council! We look forward to receiving your application, and we will contact you about next steps in the application process. 
 
Please contact Samantha Pascoal at the Career Education Council. 
careered.council@ugdsb.on.ca 
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519-827-6468 
Alternate email: schaferk@outlook.com
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
Guelph
The co-chairperson supports the delivery of group meetings by assisting the executive committee to establish structured discussions, and create open and supportive environments that members feel comfortable to share personal stories, advice, resources, and/or ideas about recovery. This individual is responsible for stepping up and taking on the responsibilities of the chairperson when assistance is required. The co-chairperson is a part of the executive committee, thus is elected by group members to represent the goals of group, and acts as a liaison with the executive committee.
March of Dimes Canada
The secretary provides administrative support to the lead facilitator, the executive committee, and members of the peer support group. The secretary is part of the executive committee, and thus is elected by the group members. The secretary makes ethically sound decisions based on a through understanding of the goals of each meeting, the stroke support group, and the organization.
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
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
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.).
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.
Guelph Arts Council
Guelph Arts Council, 42 Carden St., 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.
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,
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
• 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  
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
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Horse Leader   South Wellington 
Sunrise Therapeutic Riding and Learning Centre, Puslinch
6920 Concession 1, Puslinch, ON
The Horse Leader assists in the riding lesson by leading the horse and supporting the rider's directions to the horse. Previous experience with horses is necessary.