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Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Healthy Living
Volunteer Office Assistant provides an in-person opportunity for volunteers to support the work of the GCHC, The SEED and staff. GCHC Staff will work with volunteers and re-visit task list, working hours, working location regularly to ensure this is a meaningful and helpful role for both volunteers and staff. Based on Public Health requirements changes may need to be made on a short notice. Volunteers will be notified ASAP when these changes occur.  
 
Volunteers are asked to Review and abide by Guelph CHC’s COVID vaccination policy, Pandemic requirements for screening and stay home if unwell. 
 
 
Based on volunteer interest and staff need, this role may include:  
 
• Monitor and respond to emails messages in an appropriate manner 
• Assist with mass mailouts and donor thank-yous.  
• Laminating, printing and /or organizing outreach materials for The SEED 
• Monitoring office supplies and creating an order as needed. 
• Supporting access to the Pet Food Pantry and tracking inventory 
• Assisting staff with PPE inventory tracking (6-8 week cycle) 
• Assisting staff with Get Connected program (testing phones, preparing kits) 
• Preparing Harm Reduction Kits, PPE Kits or Notes or Hope kits. 
• Phone call reminders to clients, program participants or customer check in calls 
• Data entry and other administrative tasks
Yorklands Green Hub
Help restructure our approach to volunteer recruitment and management.  
Build community on volunteer team through better communication, management and appreciation tools.
ReStore Assistant   Centre Wellington  Guelph 
Habitat for Humanity Guelph Wellington, Guelph
300-104 Dawson Rd., Guelph; 927 – 900 Tower St., Fergus
ReStore Assistants work with ReStore staff and other volunteers to run the day-to-day operations of the store. Volunteers put together product, merchandise product, clean and organize sections of the store, help customers in finding products that suit their needs and carrying and loading purchases into their vehicles, receive donations at the warehouse entrance, and test donated products before they go on the sales floor.  
 
For those who are interested in helping to promote the ReStore and our products online, you can support our online retail initiatives.  
 
You may also be asked to consider receiving training on driving our trucks in order to support our donation pick-up team. Having a roster of trained and insured drivers is vital to ensure our Donation Pick-Up Service can be provided to our community.  
 
Individuals who complete a minimum number of hours in the store and who have an acceptable police records check completed are eligible to receive training on the cash register. This is a great opportunity to develop/utilize your customer service skills! 
 
Please visit our website for more information and to register your application: habitatgw.ca/volunteer
Wyndham House, Guelph - 106 Woolwich St, Administrative Office
Socks can be picked up our Wyndham House Admin Office Guelph, or drop offs arranged
To work together to launch and promote our annual Socks for Shelter Campaign. Socks are $10 a pair. No commitment. 100% of the proceeds support youth who reside in our three residential housing programs.
PIN - The People and Information Network
Purpose of Position: To assist PIN team in the development on the Youth Summit; an initiative to provide opportunities for youth to gain Community Involvement hours, gain an understanding of volunteerism and its value and to connect with community in a meaningful way.  
 
Primary Responsibilities:  
 
• Work with peers and PIN team to brainstorm, create, guide and lead the Youth Summit including topics and speakers 
• Assist in outreach; creation of new YE roles with PIN.  
• Assist in outreach via social media, word of mouth, schools, clubs, etc.  
• Provide feedback, support and evaluation for Fall 2021 virtual summit.  
 
Secondary Responsibilities:  
 
Assist PIN team in administrative tasks that support the Youth Summit Project. This may include: mailing, photocopying, filing. Volunteers may be asked to participate in PIN promotion initiatives.
Reading Rocks Tutor   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario, Wellington County Chapter
Online
This one-on-one literacy program is designed to motivate and help children aged 6-12 gain confidence and academic success in reading. It is also designed to help volunteers gain knowledge and experience in working with children who experience difficulties learning essential literacy skills. For the foreseeable future the program will run in an online format. Visit www.ldawc.ca/volunteer-reading-rocks.html for more information and to apply.
Guelph (City of). Public Services, Guelph - Carden St - City Hall, Parks and Recreation - Recreation and Cultural Facilities
Various Locations: https://guelph.ca/living/recreation/parks/community-and-pollinator-gardens/
Various garden maintenance tasks, may include: watering, weeding, building or maintaining beds/composters/fencing/pathways, harvesting food, mulching.  
 
Contact garden of interest directly via city website listing for details and to arrange a specific opportunity. A map of all garden projects and contact details for each is available via the 'more info link' below.
Guelph 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.
Guelph & Area Right to Life
Various locations in Guelph and surrounding area
Guelph and Area Right to Life is currently looking for helpline volunteers who would be responsible for receiving calls over a week-long period every month.  
 
Calls are typically from women in crisis pregnancy situations seeking information and support.  
 
Interested individuals should be empathetic, have a willingness to learn about the resources of Guelph and the surrounding areas and should demonstrate compassion.
GWSA Board of Directors   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Guelph Wellington Seniors Association
Remote / Evergreen Seniors Community Centre
The Board is looking to recruit up to four (4) new members. Experience in law, fundraising and HR are an asset.  
 
The Board meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 9:30 virtually (min of 8 meetings per year). Duties include: being an active member on the board and assisting where needed on committees; provide reports and updates to all members; review monthly financial statements; report Board issues to the Committee and report the Committee’s issues to the Board; participate in self-development training, where and when appropriate
GWSA Human Resources Committee   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Guelph Wellington Seniors Association
Qualified Volunteers are needed to assist on a quarterly or as needed basis to implement the GWSA HR Policy for GWSA staff which includes anyone who receives payment for services.  
 
Duties also include: implementing Board decisions based on the GWSA Human Resources; ensure that actions of the committee are aligned with the GWSA strategic plan.  
 
We would greatly benefit from someone with Human Resources background.
GWSA Special Events Committee   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Guelph Wellington Seniors Association
Remote / Evergreen Seniors Community Centre
The GWSA is looking or energetic individuals to lead the special events committee when initiated.  
 
Duties include: responsibility for the Friday afternoon Dances (every two months) and other significant events throughout the year (Mental Health Symposium). The Committee sees the overall organization of the event, maintaining communication with the Board and the City of Guelph staff; promotes the event in the Sentinel, website and other avenues with support from the M&M committee.
PIN - The People and Information Network
To assist PIN to spread the word about youth volunteerism as part of the Youth Engagement (YE) Project funded through the City of Guelph; an initiative to provide opportunities for youth to gain Community Involvement hours, gain an understanding of volunteerism and its value and to connect with community in a meaningful way.  
 
Primary Responsibilities:  
 
• Work with peers and PIN team to plan strategy.  
• Develop listing of key local social media platforms, hashtags.  
• Recommend themes to enhance local reach.  
• Follow PIN on social media.  
• Re-gram, share, like, comment, tag local schools and youth groups to promote the project, volunteer opportunities and stories of youth volunteers.  
• As an ambassador, you will be required to sign an agreement form committing to appropriate use of social media and acting in the best interest of PIN.  
• Volunteers understand that PIN reserves the right to have final decision on all social media strategy and engagement.
PIN - The People and Information Network
To gather and tell the stories of youth volunteers in the City of Guelph as part of the Youth Engagement (YE) Project; an initiative to provide opportunities for youth to gain Community Involvement hours, gain an understanding of volunteerism and its value and to connect with community in a meaningful way.  
 
Primary Responsibilities:  
 
• Work with peers and PIN team to gather stories of impact.  
• Explain the purpose of the project, provide consent form to featured youth.  
• Interview and/or receive written content from featured youth.  
• Weave content into a written story that highlights the spirit and impact of youth volunteers. 
• Provide draft story to youth and PIN team for feedback.  
• Submit final story to PIN team for inclusion onto PIN website and social media.
PIN - The People and Information Network
To assist PIN to engage audiences with video and animation around youth volunteerism as part of the Youth Engagement (YE) Project funded through the City of Guelph; an initiative to provide opportunities for youth to gain Community Involvement hours, gain an understanding of volunteerism and its value and to connect with community in a meaningful way.  
 
Primary Responsibilities:  
 
• Work with peers and PIN team to plan strategy.  
• Utilize platforms such as iMovie, Powtoon to create bite-size engaging content for social media on topics such as: 
o where do I start? 
o how to find a volunteer opportunity 
o why volunteer? Why does it matter? 
 
Volunteers understand that PIN reserves the right to have final decision on all strategy and engagement.
Knitting Circle Volunteer   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington
Through Online tools namely Zoom
• Welcome the group and facilitate the session  
• Teach knitting skills and lead the conversation circle  
• Ensure that participants are able to follow the steps 
• Demonstrate using simple language the steps that can be easily followed 
• Record the time spent volunteering and preparing for the session that will include practicing and the actual session.  
• Maintain a warm and welcoming environment where the participants are treated with dignity and respect 
• Communicate any concerns or challenges to the program coordinator
Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington
Online via Zoom
• Welcome the group and facilitate the session  
• Initiate conversations based on a pre-determined topic with a small group of newcomers 
• Engage and encourage all participants to speak English 
• Explain unfamiliar concepts and words when needed 
• Collaborate with other Conversation Circle Leads to determine topics on the shared google doc 
• Record the time spent volunteering and preparing for the session  
• Maintain a warm and welcoming environment where each participant is treated with dignity and respect
East Wellington Community Services, Rockwood - 143 Dennis St, New To You Shop
143 Dennis Street, Unit B Rockwood
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. We follow all CoVid public health and safety guidelines.
Guelph (City of). City Hall, Guelph - Carden St - City Hall, Accessibility Services
Currently virtual, with post-pandemic in-person meetings at Guelph City Hall.
We seek interested candidates who understand the value of relationship building through a positive and respectful approach and who identify with any of the following experience: 
• Understanding and identifying methods to remove barriers that increase universal accessibility, 
• Advising from a public education perspective methods of identifying and removing barriers, 
• Familiarity with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), 
• Advising on accessible website development and accessible graphic design; can be an understanding of the WCAG 2.0 Level AA from the designer perspective or the user experience (UX), 
• Advising on education methods/effective idea sharing, 
• Identify within the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Colour) community and have an understanding of barriers experienced by people with disabilities, 
• Advocating and/or speaking in support of an idea or course of action from an ally perspective; and/or 
• Thinking from an inclusive lens.  
 
Representation from all areas of Guelph is desired. The Guelph Barrier Free Committee is committed to ensuring our members and Board reflects the community we serve. Our recruitment processes strive to ensure a diversity of backgrounds and experiences are represented.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph, Mentoring Services for Children and Youth
Guelph (various locations)
Our current need is for MALE volunteers for our groups.  
 
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.
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.
Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Healthy Living
Physical distancing is helping to flatten the curve, but created more isolation. Note of Hope is an initiative to help clients & volunteer feel more connected to the community and the Guelph CHC. Volunteers are making it a special day by writing positive messages that are being sent to clients or included in Groceries from The SEED and Food Access deliveries.  
 
Help us by creating artwork or kind notes of encouragement and hope. Keep your messages general and avoid including personal information.  
 
Some examples:  
We hope this note find you well & brings you a smile  
Sending you good thoughts, Take Care 
We hope you are doing well, have a wonderful day 
Sending you good thoughts & a big smile 
We are thinking about you & hope you are well 
Have a Wonderful Day! 
 
Volunteers are encouraged to use plain card stock and art supplies, to get creative and decorate with markers, coloured pencils and/or stickers. In other words, unleash their compassion and creativity in an 1/4 page size. 
 
 
Please note: By returning artwork & notes to GCHC volunteers are releasing for GCHC use & may be photocopied or posted on Social Media
Wellington Early Learning Centres
WELC is located inside Taylor Evans Public School, but meetings are currently being held via zoom
Our Board of Directors is a mix of parents with children in the program, and community members. Board meetings are once per month, and we try to keep them informal and friendly. If you have been to meetings for other boards, with unions, etc. they would have been of a much more formal nature, but as we are focused on the good of the children, it allows us to have a more relaxed atmosphere in our meetings.  
 
The role of the board is to govern and assist with policy and overall direction of the centre. Some responsibilities may include, assisting with financials, assisting with advertising, fundraising, policy review. We do not, as a rule, get involved with the day to day operation of the centre. We are, however, available to the supervisor as a resource for consultation and advice. All of our meetings are currently being held via Zoom.
Lakeside HOPE House
HOPE House Clothing Market, 10 Cork St. E., accessibility entrance 7 Church Lane
- Prepare approx 40 take- away breakfasts based on written instructions left by Coordinator (may include heating items in oven) 
- Maintain Food Safety 
- Package breakfasts 
- Set table up outside to serve packaged brown paper bag breakfasts 
- Keep track of numbers of breakfasts made & served 
- Serve breakfast with a smile! 
- Follow COVID safety protocols (must wear a mask & visor, wash hands sanitize frequently) 
- Clean up at end of service
Board members   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Community Living Guelph Wellington, Guelph - Royal Rd
Guelph
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. 
 
We’re looking for board members who are excited by what we do and have a desire to actively contribute to CLGWs’ future. We are seeking individuals with the following areas of expertise: 
 
- Fund Development (e.g. fundraising, alternate funding sources) 
- Accounting 
- Human Resources 
- Experience with Diverse Populations 
- Parent, sibling or caregiver of a person we currently support or could potentially support in the future 
 
Preference will be given to family members, individuals living in rural areas (Wellington County), and BIPOC. 
 
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.
Wyndham House, Guelph - 106 Woolwich St, Administrative Office
Your own home
We are looking for volunteers willing to bake a tasty treat for Wyndham House youth residents and clients.
Guelph Nonprofit Housing Corporation
138 Wyndham St N, Guelph, ON
As a member of a board of 7 community volunteers, the board member will attend monthly Board meetings that take place on the last Tuesday of each month, as well as attend the Annual General Meeting which takes place in December of each year. 
 
The Board of Directors is made up of 7 members who manage the affairs of the Corporation and are responsible for fundamental decisions concerning the development and management of social housing projects. The Directors hold office until the third annual meeting following their appointment or until a successor is appointed; Directors are appointed because of a demonstrated interest in the welfare of their fellow citizens and their community. Once appointed the director must act at all times in the interest of the Corporation and not in their personal interest or in the interests of a group with which they are associated.  
 
Board Members will be responsible to: 
- establish, evaluate and carry out the organization’s mission and strategic plan 
- oversee and ensure the financial health of the organization 
- ensure the organization has competent staff/management to carry out the day to day operations to meet the requirements of tenants, funders and legislation 
- direct organizational operations, including policy development and risk management 
- maintain effective relations with funders and the community at large.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Centre Wellington, Mentoring Services for Children and Youth
Centre Wellington
Meet every other week for a minimum of one year. Share information, resources, job shadowing opportunities, Post-Secondary planning, goal setting, and help a youth reach their full potential.
Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Healthy Living
Guelph Public Library - Downtown Library
WE Breastfeed & Chestfeed program supports parents feeding human milk in any way, in any amount. Parents can receive support in two ways. One-to-one telephone support with trained and experienced parent-volunteers or weekly drop-in Breastfeeding & Chestfeed Cafes. Cafe is offered in an online format and is a great place for parents to socialize with other breastfeeding / chestfeeding families and get support with challenges. 
 
Become trained to offer support and lead group sessions providing feeding & parenting support to other parents. Keep logs of supporting, track hours, remain in good communication with the program coordinator. 
 
 
IMPORTANT Information:  
 
Volunteers in this role are required to have had breastfeed or chestfeeding experience. Please consider joining this program as an administrative support or in a health promotion role if you do not have breast or chest feeding experience.  
 
Guelph CHC acknowledges the importance of Peer-led work and offers 20 hours of training for this position but also ask for a minimum 6 month commitment. 
 
One of our strategic aims to build capacity in our community. Volunteers in this role must have a connection to Guelph.
Up and Running Guelph
Support the Up and Running's Marketing Committee in developing effective marketing and communications strategies and tools to enable us to broaden our reach, and enhance our impact.  
The Committee has the following goals:  
Work to develop a comprehensive marketing plan for Up and Running to enable us to reach out to potential participants, volunteers, and community partners  
Develop and implement a plan for our social media communications 
Develop marketing materials such as posters and brochures, and a plan for their distribution, enlisting Board members where needed 
Update our website to ensure it is aligned with our goals, relevant, and effectively reaching our target audience 
Maintain and build relationships with local businesses, organizations, health care professionals and media to enhance our presence in the community 
Evaluate effectiveness of marketing initiatives/tools and make appropriate changes 
Conduct community outreach and develop partnerships (e.g. partner with community events, other organizations)
JOE - Jobs. Opportunities. Enterprise.
Provide support for adults with developmental disabilities in one of J.O.E.'s streams:  
 
1. The Community Helpers Program (provides opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities for community outreach)  
2. Training Grounds (Volunteers needed to facilitate with online mentorship)
Up and Running Guelph
Work with Up and Running's Fundraising Committee - a committee of our Board of Directors - to review our financial needs, develop a fundraising strategy, and research and develop fundraising initiatives for Up and Running Guelph.  
 
These may include grant writing, sponsorships, organizing special events or individual donation campaigns. We are looking for people who love working as part of team, know the community well and can help develop partnerships, enjoy researching and writing grants, and are creative thinkers.