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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.
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.
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.
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
Start2Finish, Guelph, Running & Reading Club
The mentor's role includes: 
-        Physical activity: Volunteers supervise and encourage the children through the physical activity component of the program. They lead warm up, running workouts, and other fitness activities while cheering them on and providing encouragement. 
 -        Snack: Volunteers help to distribute snack to the students after the physical activity component. 
-        Word of the Day: Each volunteer has the opportunity to explain a "Word of the Day” for the whole group. They will share the word selected for that week (as provided in the weekly program manual) and engage feedback from the students regarding the definition and how they have exemplified it at some point in their lives. 
-        Journal: Volunteers assist children to record their accomplishments in both running and reading each week. 
-      Reading: Volunteers supervise as children read silently, read one-on-one with children or lead group reading, listen to them read and providing help and encouragement. 
Warehouse Support   Centre Wellington  Guelph 
Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, Guelph
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.
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
Guelph Community Foundation (The)
Downtown at our office - 46 Cork Street East
GCF is looking for three (3) new engaged and vibrant volunteers to serve on our Grants Committee. The Grants Committee meets approximately five times per year. Each committee member plays a key role in the success of the community grants program. As a member of this committee, this volunteer acts in a position of trust for the community and is responsible for effective grant evaluation. The term of office for Grants Committee members is 3 years with eligibility to serve consecutive terms.
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 & Area Right to Life
Various locations in Guelph and surrounding area
May include 24/7 pregnancy helpline, mentors, community outreach volunteers, transportation volunteers,
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
- 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
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.
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
PIN - The People and Information Network
46 Cork Street, East, Unit 1, Guelph ON
To help members of the public by providing information about volunteer opportunities, community services, resources and events.
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 Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Family and Community Health Services
176 Wyndham Street N; Stone Road Mall; other locations nested within the community
Volunteers who love infants and children are needed to assist staff with the Early Years programs at the Guelph Community Health Centre. You will be engaging with children and their parents and caregivers, assisting with the setting-up of activities for the children and tidying up during and after the program Activities you may find yourself doing include playing with young children and their parents, doing puzzles, building with blocks, reading or just talking with the children. Engaging with parents and caregivers may involve lending a listening ear, greeting them and their children when they enter the program or observing their child’s play and documenting it. We have a variety of programs running throughout the week in many locations, including Playtime, Birthday Books, Post-partum Mood Disorder support group (aka Baby Hugging Club), and Neigbourhood Playtimes.
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.
Canadian Cancer Society, Waterloo-Wellington Community Office
As the Participant Engagement Lead, you will be the first line of communication for new and returning individual participants and team captains. Familiarization with the fundraising tools and resources available to individuals and team captains will make you better equipped to understand their needs. Going the extra mile to make your participants feel special will make for the most rewarding experience! 
Communication through email and phone with past and current participants/team captains, coaches them and thanks them for their commitment to the cause. At the committee meeting your excitement about participation in the event will have others engaging their networks in teams as well. 
Collaborating with the Registration Lead, the two of you will ensure all t-shirt orders for teams are coordinated and the t-shirt pickup event is led.
Canadian Cancer Society, Waterloo-Wellington Community Office
As the Route Lead, you are responsible for mapping out a 1km and 5km route, managing all route volunteers, and ensuring the requirements of the local municipality and the event minimum standards (provided) are met. You will be tasked with creating a route map that includes start and finish lines, road closures, route markers and water stations (where applicable). You will be required to prepare and submit applications for various permits including road closures and police services as well as soliciting quotes from service providers and submitting agreements and invoices to the organization. You will be responsible for overseeing the set-up, tear down and clean-up of the Run route and for creating and maintaining a logistics file of contacts and timelines that will be shared with the Run Director(s).
Canadian Cancer Society, Waterloo-Wellington Community Office
As the Volunteer Engagement Lead, you are responsible for recruiting volunteers for events leading up to the Run and on Run weekend. Working with fellow committee members, you determine how many event volunteers are needed and build a community outreach plan to engage volunteers. Through the management of your location’s Run volunteer email account, driving registration of volunteers on the website, and giving updates to the committee at each meeting, you will excel in your role. On Run Day, you oversee volunteer schedules through volunteer sign-in, the distribution of t-shirts, redirecting volunteers as needed, verifying of hours, and thanking volunteers for their time and energy. Support and training on our online volunteer management software will be provided.
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, 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 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.
East Wellington Community Services, Erin - 45 Main St
Erin, Ontario
Volunteers will provide information and knowledge about services within the organization and community. You will also answer the phones and respond to walk-in inquiries. In addition, there will be faxing, filing, photocopying and other office related jobs to do.
Guelph Little Theatre
Guelph Little Theatre
Support the infrastructure of your local community theatre through general building and grounds maintenance.
Ignatius Jesuit Centre, Guelph
Guelph
Ignatius Jesuit Centre is home to Loyola House Retreat & Training Centre, Ignatius Farm, Old-Growth Forest Project, and the Orchard Park Business Centre. We are looking for enthusiastic and diligent volunteers to help clean our Retreat House and help maintain an atmosphere of hospitality. 
 
Main Duties Include: 
• Helping to turnover and clean retreat rooms 
• Sweeping and vacuuming floors 
• Dusting and tidying 
• Other cleaning duties as needed 
 
This is a great way to enjoy the atmosphere of our beautiful Loyola House and connect with the larger community that is a part of the Ignatius Jesuit Centre.
Guelph Little Theatre
Assist with duties in support of the Box Office
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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!
East Wellington Community Services, Erin - 45 Main St
Erin Community Centre and Arena, Seniors Centre, 14 Boland Drive Erin
As an Adult Day Program Kitchen Volunteer you will assist the Adult Day Program Cook in providing an enjoyable meal time experience by assisting with the cleanliness of kitchenware and cooking accessories. You will also perform kitchen duties such as operating industrial dishwasher, putting away dishes and cutlery, and maintaining a cleanly, enjoyable lunch-time environment for our Adult Day Program participants. In addition, volunteers must maintain confidentiality and non-discrimination policies at all times and be aware of East Wellington Community Services programs, functions and events.
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
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
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.
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 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.
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.
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
Guelph General Hospital
Guelph General Hospital, 115 Delhi St.
• Escort patients/visitors to the appropriate waiting area (MRI, Ultrasound, Mammography, X-ray, Nuclear Medicine) 
• Provide patients with non-medical pre-exam instructions (ie: where gowns are etc.) once they are in the correct waiting area 
• Ensure patients have necessary paperwork easily accessible when they meet with the Diagnostic Imaging (DI) staff 
• Assist in re-stocking the change cubicles with clean gowns as requested by staff 
• Provide warm blankets to patients at request of staff 
• Sit with patients or family members who may be alone
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.
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.
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.
East Wellington Community Services, Erin - 45 Main St
Rides occur between Erin, Hillsburgh and Caledon.
Provide evening transportation to local support groups, using agency van. Rides occur between one to three evenings per week and includes between 1-4 passengers. Driver may go home while client is attending support group.
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 Re-file extra sheets from charts in Day Surgery 
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
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 - 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.
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.).