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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.
Elliott Community (The)
Sitting in as a member of the Fundraising Committee you will be attending quarterly meeting (Thursday evenings but date can fluctuate) You will be providing fundraising initiatives to other board members. You will help seek community donations and community support and you will participate in planning of fundraising and donor programs, events and grant projects.
Elliott Community (The)
• Assisting the Fundraising Coordinator in planning annual fundraising event(s) 
• Organizing and helping with traditional fundraising activities such as sponsored or promotional events, mailings. 
• Approaching individuals, schools, universities, local authorities, shops and commercial organizations for sponsorship and donations 
• Helping with the development of new fundraising ideas and events 
• Attending events as required 
• Other duties as assigned
Grange Hill East Neighbourhood Group
Grange Hill East NG Community Room on Grange (525 Grange Road)
Help with tickets, snack sales, room set up/tear down,chaperoning youth age 9-13
Community Living Guelph Wellington, Guelph Administrative Office - Royal Rd
University of Guelph
You can help a student at your University with an intellectual disability have an awesome campus experience by giving them an hour of your time once or twice a week by joining them on FUN activities on campus!
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
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
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.
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)
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.
TorchLight, Distress Line
Woodlawn Avenue and Hanlon Parkway
Volunteers train to respond to calls on the Distress Lines and register for shifts from 8:00 AM to 10 PM. Volunteers commit to one 4 Hour shift per week, or two 2 hour shifts per week and 192 hours or one year, whichever comes first.
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.
Conference Committee Member   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Bereaved Families of Ontario - Midwestern Region
65 Hanson Avenue, Kitchener, ON N2C 2H6
Bereaved Families of Ontario – Midwestern Region (BFO-MR) hosts a biennial conference to educate people in the health professions about topics, trends and issues related to grief and bereavement. You will play an integral role in ensuring that BFO-MR presents a conference that is engaging, informative and of value.  
 
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES 
- Source & approve conference venue 
- Research speakers relevant to the conference theme 
- Regularly attend, be prepared for and actively participate in meetings 
- Develop & implement a promotional plan to attract attendees  
- Develop a sponsorship solicitation package and work with the Conference Committee Chair and Executive Director to identify and pursue prospective sponsors and vendors. 
- Provide day-off support as needed, which may include event set-up/take-down, help at the registration desk, putting together packages for registrants, etc. 
 
All interested parties must submit an application: https://bfomidwest.org/volunteer/volunteer-application/
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.
10C Shared Space
- light cleaning and tidying 
- making sure rooms are tidy and that supplies are stocked (flip chart paper, white board markers etc.
Ignatius Jesuit Centre, Guelph
Guelph
Ignatius Jesuit Centre is home to Loyola House Retreat & Training Centre, Ignatius Farm, Old-Growth Forest Project, and Orchard Park Business Centre. We are looking for friendly and outgoing volunteers to welcome visitors from near and far to our Centre. 
 
Main Duties Include: 
- Greeting visitors and maintaining a welcoming atmosphere 
- Front line communications 
- Answering the phone and redirecting inquiries  
- Distributing incoming mail and accepting deliveries 
- Answering emails 
- Ordering office supplies 
- Processing Payments 
- Arranging couriers when required  
 
This is a great way to connect with the staff and the larger community that is a part of the Ignatius Jesuit Centre's many programs.
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!
Community Living Guelph Wellington, Guelph Administrative Office - Royal Rd
Guelph
“Are you a Guelph or Wellington County resident interested in giving some of your time to a charity? Do you want to volunteer and make a real difference? Would you enjoy reviewing how a charity delivers their services, assessing their risk management or monitor their operational resources?  
 
Community Living Guelph Wellington and its Board of Directors are currently looking for volunteers to join two of our Board Committees. Volunteer positions are open on our Quality Monitoring Committee and our Resources Committee. The Quality Monitoring Committee looks at CLGW’s service quality and risk management, while the Resources Committee focuses on agency resources like finances, human resources and physical assets. 
 
Experience and knowledge of the areas being assessed is an asset. Having experience with not-for-profits, boards or board committees is beneficial. Enthusiasm, the drive to see a project to its fruition, and curiosity are key! 
 
If this opportunity sounds interesting, we want to hear from you!”
Community Living Guelph Wellington, Guelph Administrative Office - Royal Rd
Guelph
Are you a Guelph or Wellington County resident interested in giving some of your time to a charity? Do you want to volunteer and make a real difference? Why not become one of our Fundraising Committee members. 
 
Duties Include:  
- Attending once a month meetings 
- Helping out day of the event 
- Reaching out for potential sponsorships 
- Reaching out to the media 
- Promoting the event
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community- 170 Metcalfe Street Guelph, ON
Volunteers are needed for two main areas: 
 
-Technology support to help create and maintain personalized music playlists on iPods. 
-Personal engagement with residents and caregivers as they experience the joy of music. This will include one on one interaction with residents experiencing varying degrees of dementia.
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.
Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games
We are looking for someone with skills and previous experience planning and coordinating vendors and concessions for an annual festival.
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.
Career Education Council Guelph Wellington Dufferin
271 Stephanie Drive, Guelph, ON N1K 1K9
Support event planning by: 
- creating word documents and pdf files of bulletins and flyers 
- creating word documents, pdf files and jpgs to promote upcoming events 
- creating daily list of "leads" for events using local employment websites 
- communicating with business contacts via phone and email 
- soliciting donations of items for upcoming events (prizes, auction, etc) 
- creating and updating Facebook events 
- promotion on social media 
- potentially attending events to support the Outreach & Events Coordinator 
- potentially attending community partner events with CEC booth/information
Up and Running Guelph
Work as part of a dynamic committee to develop innovative communications/marketing strategies and tools to help Up and Running achieve its mission, and reach those who could benefit most from our programming. 
• contribute your skills to assist staff/volunteers in establishing marketing, branding and communication plans and initiatives for Up and Running. 
• work to develop a comprehensive marketing plan, including a budget and schedule for distribution of marketing materials (such as press releases, brochures, postcards etc.) 
• build relationships and maintain relationships with local businesses, organizations and media, involving them as partners as we work to promote mental health through outdoor activity.
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.
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.
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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Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, Guelph
104 Dawson Rd. Guelph
The Studio Series is a unique Habitat for Humanity initiative where volunteers unleash their creativity and talents to create beautiful, one-of-a-kind, re-purposed pieces. Duties may include, assisting with product assembly and repair or re-purposing/up-cycling furniture.
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
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
Guelph & Area Right to Life
Various locations in Guelph and surrounding area
May include 24/7 pregnancy helpline, mentors, community outreach volunteers, transportation volunteers,
Photographer   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Family and Children's Services of Guelph and Wellington County, Guelph - Eramosa Rd - Head Office
Guelph & Wellington County
Take quality photos and/or video footage that will capture and promote a message about the agency and it's services.
Guelph Food Bank, Guelph - 100 Crimea St
100 Crimea St.
Representing the Guelph Food Bank in public with our various donors and supporters by picking up food and other donations in the community. Dropping off food orders to member agencies. Delivering / retrieving food collection bins as needed.
Pet Foster   Guelph 
Guelph Neighbourhood Support Coalition, Guelph - 42 Carden St, Pet Protect Guelph
Duties include caring for a cat or dog (you can choose which animal you would like to foster, and when), providing daily exercise and enrichment, taking pets to their vet appointments.
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.
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.
Board Member   Guelph 
Innovation Guelph, Business Support Services
● Attend all Board and assigned sub-committee meetings as requested; 
● Work with CEO to establish strategic directives; 
● Adhere to Innovation Guelph Vision, Mission and Core Values; 
● Act as an IG ambassador in the community and within stakeholder circles to advance the corporate goals and agenda; 
● Contribute to the development of and approve the Strategic Plan of Innovation Guelph within the context of existing and new funding agreements and conduct a review of the Strategic Plan as part of a regular annual planning cycle; 
● Ensure that decisions are consistent with various funding agreements, Innovation Guelph Vision, Mission, Core Values and Strategic Plan; 
● Ensure that key goals are formulated as part of the annual business plan and Accountability Agreement with various funding organizations that help Innovation Guelph accomplish its Mission and actualize its Vision in accordance with Innovation Guelph’s Strategic Plan; 
● Monitor and measure corporate performance periodically against the approved Strategic Plan, business plans, and accountability agreement, directing management to take corrective action as required
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.
Volunteer Driver   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington 
Family and Children's Services of Guelph and Wellington County, Guelph - Eramosa Rd - Head Office
Guelph, Wellington County
Provide transportation services in Guelph and/or Rurual areas, for children, youth and families of the agency, to various appointments which could include court ordered supervised access visits with a parent, community service agency visits, to and from school and after school care, legal appointments. Reimbursement for mileage provided.
Family and Children's Services of Guelph and Wellington County, Guelph - Eramosa Rd - Head Office
Any of Family & Children's Services 3 locations.
Volunteers are responsible to assist with the maintenance of the Family Visit Rooms; clean the rooms; wipe down and disinfect toys, put toys away, tidy the rooms, vacuum if needed and clean off tables.
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.
Youth Mentor   Centre Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington 
Family and Children's Services of Guelph and Wellington County, Guelph - Eramosa Rd - Head Office
In the youth's home, in the community, at events
Youth Mentors provide one-to-one support to youth (ages 13 and older) with everyday life issues and conflicts and stresses (school, peers, family etc) by spending one-on-one time with them and providing guidance, a listening ear, advocacy and care. The youth might require support with school, advocacy with housing and agency's etc.
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.
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
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
Community Living Guelph Wellington, Guelph Administrative Office - Royal Rd
ARC Industries Guelph, Ontario
A volunteer is needed to run a beginners yoga class for adults with various abilities. A very simple/basic series of yoga moves for maximum 1 hour/week
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!
March of Dimes Canada, Kitchener Office
Wellington County Health Care Centres
Are you a stroke survivor or caregiver? Our hospital peer visitors visit new stroke survivors within the hospital environment providing help with recovery by providing hope, hands-on-tangible knowledge to manage the emotional and physical stages of stroke using hope, optimism and encouragement. We are currently recruiting for Grand River Hospital-KW Site, Grand River Hospital-Freeport Site, Cambridge Memorial Hospital, Guelph General Hospital and St. Joseph's Health Centre Guelph.
Guelph 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
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.
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 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.
Visiting   Guelph 
St Joseph's Health Centre Guelph, Guelph - Westmount Rd
100 Westmount Road, Guelph
The nice weather has arrived. Spend some time with a resident or patient at the Health Centre to enjoy the fresh air. You may walk together around the garden area, or sit to share a coffee quietly.
KidsAbility Centre for Child Development, Guelph Hub, Therapy Services
340 Woodlawn Road (corner of Woodlawn and Hanlon Expressway)
Volunteers will provide support to the Autism Services team and children with Autism Spectrum Disorder who are participating in Intensive Behavioural Intervention Centre services. This therapy uses behavioural teaching methods and individual and group activities tailored to each child. Volunteers will be asked to assist with preparing snacks and lunches, play, gross motor activities, toileting, and transitions.
Community of Hearts Lifelong Learning Centre
This is currently a working board that is working towards becoming a governance board. Board members will oversee the organization to ensure it adheres to the mission statement of the organization. Board members are asked to sit on one of the various committees in order to grow and strengthen the organization. Potential committee members will work directly or indirectly with the population served by the organization
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.).