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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
Build community on volunteer team through better communication, management and appreciation tools.
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
• 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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
• 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.
• 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.
• 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.
• 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
• 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
• 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.
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.
Help us by creating artwork or kind notes of encouragement and hope. Keep your messages general and avoid including personal information.
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
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.
- 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
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)
- 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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
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)
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.