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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph
Guelph (various locations)
A Big Bunch Volunteer will be a positive role model and mentor to a group of children. Volunteers will work together to plan and implement outings for the group. They will meet with the group on a consistent basis, usually 2 times per month and will transport the children to and from the event. The volunteers and children will participate in fun activities such as crafts, games, sports, watching movies, etc. Volunteers and children are matched based on age preference and needs of the group.
Individual Engagement Coordinator   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Canadian Cancer Society, Waterloo-Wellington Community Office
Communication with past and current participants 
Regular access to a computer and comfortable navigating email and web platforms 
The ability to work independently and as a member of a team 
Strong inter-personal, organizational and time management skills
Homewood Health Centre
150 Delhi St., Guelph
Volunteers will assist patients in locating and signing out materials and organization of the library.
Volunteer with Autism Ontario   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Autism Ontario, Wellington County
Autism Ontario-Central West Region offers programming and events for children, youth, and adults on the autism spectrum and their families. We are seeking new and past volunteers of all abilities to join our growing Autism Ontario volunteer community. There are multiple ways you can get involved at Autism Ontario. Below you will find a list of the ways you can get involved!  
 
We are seeking volunteers to join:  
• Sub-Committees 
• Assist with programs/events 
• Fundraising initiatives 
 
Time commitments vary depending on your involvement. Flexible volunteer opportunities available.
Homewood Health Centre
Circulates the book cart to patient units, filling book and magazine requests according to library policies.
Homewood Health Centre
150 Delhi Street, Guelph
The volunteer will greet and serve patients, visitors and other customers in a friendly manner. You will also handle cash sales and count the float before and after your shift. In addition, you will ensure all food and drink products are stocked and tidy, and record complaints, concerns and compliments that require follow up from the Manager. Occasionally assisting with other duties as assigned.
Homewood Health Centre
Volunteers work closely with Recreation Therapy staff to assist with Homewood patient craft sessions. The volunteer will provide a creative and social environment for the development of skills and to enhance a sense of well-being using ceramics and leatherwork. This position requires a regular weekly commitment.
Homewood Health Centre
150 Delhi St., Guelph
Volunteers will greet patients, visitors and other customers in a friendly manner and suggest gift ideas and offer assistance. You will process sales (cash, credit card, debit), check the card display to ensure everything is in appropriate spaces and restock it when necessary. You will also count the float and cash at the beginning and end of your shift and record complaints, concerns and compliments that require follow up from the Manager. Occasionally assisting with other duties, such as inventory, to keep the gift shop running efficiently.
Homewood Health Centre
Homewood Health Centre, 150 Delhi St.
Volunteers observe and monitor Eating Disorders Program patients during and post mealtimes to contribute to the patient well being. Follow guidelines as established by the Eating Disorders Program staff. Contribute to a helping supportive atmosphere for patients. Report patients' intake. Socialize with patient group during post meal supervision based on therapeutic principles. This position requires a regular weekly commitment.
Guelph (City of). City Hall, Guelph - Carden St - City Hall
City Hall, 1 Carden Street, Guelph
The Wellbeing Grant Allocation Panel is responsible for: 
 
On behalf of the City, allocating City funds to eligible organizations that will contribute to the achievement of the community’s wellbeing goals 
Providing objective, consistent and transparent assessment of all applications submitted to the City’s Wellbeing Grant Program 
Supporting the City to effectively assess and communicate the community impact of the City’s grant program
Canadian Cancer Society, Waterloo-Wellington Community Office
Leverage your personal and professional networks to identify Run for the Cure leads within the corporate and business community. 
Plan and execute corporate recruitment events such as lunch and learns, CEO challenges, etc 
Attend corporate events to serve as an ambassador for the Canadian Cancer Society and Run for the Cure with the objective of recruitment and sponsorship. 
Prospect for new corporate partners while serving as an ambassador for the Canadian Cancer Society and Run for the Cure.
Canadian Cancer Society, Waterloo-Wellington Community Office
Organize a functional Run day site including set up, tear down, clean up and disposal 
Responsible for all services including first aid, electrical, staging, tents  
The ability to work independently and as a member of a team 
Strong organizational, logistics and project management skills 
Regular access to a computer
Canadian Cancer Society, Waterloo-Wellington Community Office
Responsible for recruiting volunteers for pre Run events and Run weekend 
You will be trained by the Volunteer Engagement Lead/staff to use the volunteer management database 
Working with your committee members you will determine how many event volunteers are needed to fulfill all requirements and tasks throughout Run weekend 
You will work with your committee to build a community outreach plan, manage your location’s volunteer email account, and ensure event volunteers are trained.
Wyndham House, Guelph - 133 Woolwich St, Youth Resource Centre
106 Woolwich Street, Guelph
Volunteers are needed to be members of the fundraising committee and help organize annual events and fundraisers.
Board Members   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Community Living Guelph Wellington, Guelph Administrative Office - Royal Rd
We are looking for new board members! 
 
Are you interested in getting involved with a progressive dynamic organization that seeks to make a real difference in the lives of people with developmental disabilities? Would you like to share your previous board experience with us, or gain new experience as a board member and share your talents while contributing to improved developmental services?  
Community Living Guelph Wellington (CLGW) is inviting applications for new Board Members to serve a minimum two year term. CLGW is a large community-based agency, providing a broad range of developmental programs and services for Guelph and Wellington County residents.  
Skills 
 
We’re looking for board members who are excited by what we do and have a desire to actively contribute to CLGWs’ future. Nominations are invited from individuals with any of the following areas of expertise: 
 
• Fund Development (eg fundraising, alternate funding sources) 
• Marketing & Communication 
• Property Management 
• Strategic Planning & Visioning  
• Leadership  
• Change Management 
• Knowledge of Broader Health & Social Services Sector  
• Experience with Diverse Populations 
• Parent, sibling or guardian of a person we currently support or could potentially support in the future 
• Entrepreneur 
 
Who can get involved? 
 
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, live or work within Guelph and Wellington County and possess skills, experience and areas of expertise as identified above. 
How to get involved? 
 
You can find the application form posted in the Get Involved section on our website at www.clgw.ca . 
 
Or you may contact Beverley Lee via e-mail at beverleylee@clgw.ca or at 226-314-0829 
Thank you for your interest! Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Guelph General Hospital
Volunteers will create a friendly environment by providing support, encouragement and companionship, but also provide specific assistance in 5 volunteer interventions  
- Orientation- Reorienting patient to time, date and place as assigned  
- Feeding Assistance- meal assistance and companionship 
- Early Mobilization- assistance with walking and simple exercises 
- Therapeutic Activities- activities to keep patients mentally stimulated during hospital stay 
- Relaxation/Sleep Enhancement- provide a variety of relaxation exercises to promote sleep 
 
In addition, volunteers are required to record observations on Volunteer Assignment sheet
Canadian Blood Services, Guelph, Blood Donor Clinic
Set-up and tear-down of the promotional booth and other equipment; Provide information on Canadian Blood Services programs and initiatives; Management of participant records and event documentation; Complete required forms on time and return to staff contact; Maintain privacy of participant information
Bereaved Families of Ontario - Midwestern Region
The training takes place at The Family Centre in Kitchener - 65 Hanson Ave.
All our programs are facilitated by volunteers who are themselves bereaved, and offer a unique compassion and empathetic understanding of grief and grief support to our program members. Individuals will complete our facilitator training with a strong understanding of peer support, and gain the skills and confidence required to facilitate individuals in a group setting.
Guelph Arts Council
We’re looking for community-minded, skilled collaborators who are passionate about the arts and committed to pursuing opportunities. Financial expertise, funding experience, or a legal background will be considered as an asset.  
 
GAC Board members serve a three-year term, attend monthly Board meetings, and chair or actively serve on at least one Board committee. Meeting schedules and expectations of Board Committee members vary.
Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington
104 Dawson Rd., Unit 102, Guelph, ON N1H 1A6 Bus Route #11. Free parking.
 Greet clients 
 Maintain a warm and welcoming environment where clients are treated with dignity and respect  
 Front line communications 
 Answering the phone and redirecting inquiries  
 Distributing incoming mail and accepting deliveries  
 Book and record appointments for settlement counsellors  
 Help visitors get the resources they need. 
 Assist staff with other admin responsibilities
St Joseph's Health Centre Guelph, Guelph - Westmount Rd
St. Joseph's Health Centre Guelph; 100 Westmount Rd. Guelph
Entering health care facilities can be overwhelming. As a greeter to the organization, you will prove a warm and pleasant welcome to the Health Centre. During your shift you may;  
o Encourage use of sanitizer/wash hands 
o Offer directional assistance to the location of inpatient, outpatient hospital programs and LTC neighbourhoods. 
o Direct resident/patient specific information inquiries to the Information Booth  
o Circulate in the lobby providing assistance as needed 
o Locate wheelchairs when necessary
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph
Various elementary schools in the Upper Grand DSB and Wellington Catholic DSB
Our school-based program for boys in Grades 5-8 focuses on healthy eating, active living, and gaining self-confidence. Volunteer mentors are men between the ages of approximately 18-25 who can commit to one or more school semesters. Mentors lead the group of boys through fun and interactive activities and discussions. You can apply to volunteer directly on the website.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph
Various schools - (Upper Grand District School Board & Wellington Catholic District School Board)
Our school-based program for girls in Grades 5-8 focuses on healthy eating, active living, and gaining self-confidence. Volunteer mentors are women between the ages of approximately 18-25 who can commit to one or more school semesters. Mentors lead the group of girls through fun and interactive activities and discussions. You can apply to volunteer directly on the BBBSG website.
Society of Saint Vincent de Paul, Guelph, Thrift Store
Volunteers will count the float at the beginning of the shift and put the cash into the cash register.  
Volunteers will then open the store and greet all customers in a friendly and courteous way. When customers come to the front counter, volunteers will process sales with debit or cash then bag items for them.  
At times, we receive clothing vouchers to be filled and volunteers will record the necessary information on the vouchers.  
Volunteers answer the phone, direct calls as required and take messages for the Manager.  
Volunteers will ensure the front area is welcoming; neat and tidy and dust, sweep and vacuum when necessary.
Society of Saint Vincent de Paul, Guelph, Thrift Store
As a volunteer, you will sort through books / DVD's / games and puzzles and put the items away.  
The book and movie areas on the floor are to be tidied and kept neat during and at the end of your shift.  
Volunteers recycle books and items when needed.  
Volunteer will be asked to help wherever they may be needed in the store.
Society of Saint Vincent de Paul, Guelph, Thrift Store
74 Elizabeth Street Guelph
As a volunteer, you will carry bags of clothing to and from the recycle area.  
At times, volunteers will answer door and receive donations.  
Clothes and bedding will be checked and put out on the floor in the correct area.  
As a volunteer, you will check the racks on the floor and recycle items when needed as well as ensuring the clothing area and bedding areas are tidy.  
Volunteers will tidy and sweep the sorting area before the end of their shift and may be asked to help in other areas of the store when needed.
Wellington Terrace Long Term Care Home
474 Wellington Road 18, Fergus, ON
Volunteers are sought after to provide musical entertainment for our residents in small and large groups.
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
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.
Parent Aide - Sign Language   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Family and Children's Services of Guelph and Wellington County, Guelph - Eramosa Rd - Head Office
In family home, in the community, at events
Provide one to one support, guidance and a listening ear to a parent/guardian who is deaf. Provide compassion and emotional support and assist the parent with developing skills in dealing with daily activities. Assist parent to enhance and develop parenting skills.
Tutor Support   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
Volunteers support a child/youth with homework, working on a school project, assistance with test and exam preparation, ongoing support with curriculum and review the child's assignments. Volunteers might assist the child/youth with reading and writing.  
Subjects: all areas of study are required but the following are most in need; Math, Science, English, French
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.
Member, Board of Directors   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
PIN - The People and Information Network
Board meetings at Skyline Offices (Downtown Guelph)
Volunteers are needed to join the Board of Directors to provide effective governance to the organization.  
 
Overall responsibilities are to: develop, monitor and evaluate the organization’s vision, mission and strategic direction; establish long and short term organizational goals; ensure effective management, operation and financial health of the organization; act as ambassador for the organization; identify and approve policies as needed and supervise the work of the Executive Director. 
 
Please forward resume and letter of interest to pat@PINnetwork.ca
March of Dimes Canada
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 Neighbourhood Support Coalition, Guelph - 42 Carden St, Pet Protect Guelph
You would help plan events, coordinate pet intakes, interview potential fosters, and help spread the word about PPG. You would need to be available for our monthly meetings, and help out during our events (June 22, August 14, November 10), but other duties can be flexible and done virtually. The application can be found on our website
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.
JOE - Jobs, Opportunities, Enterprise
Support J.O.E. staff as they prepare and serve Planet Bean coffee and treats. Mentor staff about great customer service. For J.O.E. that means serving up caring, conversation and connection with every cup of Planet Bean Coffee. Coffee Nooks run on weekday mornings.
Guelph Food Bank, Guelph - 100 Crimea St
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 Food Bank, Guelph - 100 Crimea St
100 Crimea Street, Guelph, ON, N1H 2Y6
Adult volunteers are needed to stock shelves, serve clients and sort / put away incoming food donations. Volunteers will also assemble Member Agency Orders, rotate stock and complete some general maintenance duties.
Guelph Arts Council
Guelph Arts Council, 42 Carden St., Guelph, ON
Fund Development Committee members develop an annual plan to help Guelph Arts Council reach its financial goals for Donations, Events, and Corporate Sponsorship, and support the plan's implementation. Committee members help ensure that GAC is sustainable and can fulfill its mission to champion and grow opportunities for Guelph's creative community.
Up and Running Guelph
Participate in our Moms outdoor walking program, encouraging and making connections with participants, acting as a "walking buddy" for them, supporting and providing feedback to our coaching staff. Our walking programs bring together Moms who are experiencing depression and/or anxiety to walk with their babies (in strollers) along beautiful park trails for improved mental well-being.
Up and Running Guelph
Participate in our walking program, supporting our coaching staff, encouraging participants, and supporting them in adopting outdoor activity as tool for mental wellbeing.
St Joseph's Health Centre Guelph, Guelph - Westmount Rd
100 Westmount Road
Facilitated by a certified music therapist, Generations Sing will bring together long term care residents and youth (age 14-24) through a shared love of music. On a typical shift volunteers will assist residents to the program space, pushing wheelchair or walking alongside residents in our hallways. During the program volunteers will engage with the residents through conversation and song creating a positive and supportive environment for all. 
 
We are seeking youth whom enjoy music would like to gain an enhanced understanding and appreciation of an older generation. Volunteers will also gain exposure to the health care environment.
Board Member   Guelph 
JOE - Jobs, Opportunities, Enterprise
Guelph
We are searching for board members with expertise in the following areas: Accounting & Finance; Marketing and PR;Customer Service; IT and app development; Law
Guelph & Area Right to Life
Various locations in Guelph and surrounding area
May include 24/7 pregnancy helpline, mentors, community outreach volunteers, transportation volunteers,
Guelph General Hospital
Guelph General Hospital
• Visit with patients prior to and after scan, especially if they are alone. 
• Receive each patient by name (if possible) in a welcoming manner.  
Take their information sheets from them and usher them to waiting room. 
• Give the consent form to the patient to read  
• Inform patients where they can keep their clothing during the scan 
• Make sure patient is dressed properly for their scan (ie: proper clothing/jewellery removed)  
• Check to see if a patient who is waiting in a gown for any length of time is cold and get a warm blanket if necessary. 
• Keep waiting room, change cubicles, stretchers tidy.  
• Keep ample supply of gowns, pens, paper, etc., at request of staff 
• Answer general questions
Guelph General Hospital
Guelph General Hospital, 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 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
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
• Greet all patients & visitors as they enter the hospital  
• Encourage them to use the hand sanitizer  
• Offer directions to other areas of the hospital.  
Escort patients/visitors directly to their destination if that will ease their stress  
• Circulate in the main lobby and Ambulatory Care to provide assistance to patients and visitors 
• Monitor supply of wheelchairs in the Level 1 wheelchair storage area.  
• Communicate any questions you are unable to answer to appropriate staff members  
Assist patients and visitors using the parking kiosk  
Guelph General Hospital
* using a tablet device, ask patients pre-set questions about their hospital experience in order to collect real time data 
* record the responses on the tablet 
* provide card for patients who would like to provide more detailed information
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
Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington
Three Willow United Church:577 Willow Rd, Guelph, ON N1H 7H3; Grange Hill East Neighbourhood Group,
We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed volunteer to:  
• Lead a group of 12 – 15 participants 
• Plan weekly topics and prepare resources for the group  
• Provide ISGW staff with regular group updates 
• Utilize other volunteers for assistance
Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Family and Community Health Services
Downtown - Guelph CHC, 176 Wyndham Street North
Groups or Single Volunteers are needed to provide musical entertainment during our Monday Creative Connections program. This program is run in our atrium which sounds amazing and resonates through the whole building.
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
Peer Support Group Volunteer   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
March of Dimes Canada
March of Dimes Canada is looking for stroke survivors, caregivers and community minded individuals for their After Stroke programs and services. Waterloo Wellington After Stroke program is recruiting volunteers that would support survivors and their families by providing monthly and yearly activities which encourages shared knowledge and guide stroke survives to re-engage back into community activities.
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
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
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.
Shelldale Family Gateway
Helping with set up and take down of the programs, working with school-age children, interacting, connecting, building relationships with children, helping to serve snack, helping run games, art activities, other activities, helping wash dishes from snack
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.
St Joseph's Health Centre Guelph, Guelph - Westmount Rd
100 Westmount Rd.
Volunteers will assist the residents whom live at the Health Centre to attend various recreation programs, which are planned and lead by the Recreation staff. Volunteers will assist residents to the program space, engage with the residents through conversation and motivating them to participate or enjoy the environment. Volunteers are the extra support for the staff and can provide 1:1 attention with the residents.
Village of Riverside Glen
60 Woodlawn Road E.
Volunteers are needed to help residents improve their mobility. Duties will include: assisting and/or supervising residents while walking; prompting residents to use proper techniques; recording progress of resident's ambulation; encouraging residents to keep active and improve physical well-being.
KidsAbility Centre for Child Development, Guelph Hub, Therapy Services
Guelph
Transport Children from various Guelph locations to the Guelph Site for appointments.
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.
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.
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.
Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington
Guelph
* 1 on 1 Conversation Practice partners help newcomers and new immigrants integrate into the community at large through conversation practice and community participation.  
* Volunteers will meet their Conversation Practice Partner in the community at agreed times and locations and provide opportunities for community engagement and conversation practice.  
* Activities should be reflective of the needs of the newcomer but can include: discussing and touring major points of interest in the city, participating in community life and events (shopping at market, skating, meet for coffee), talking about daily living (transportation, daycare, accessing community services), meeting at a local library branch to discuss interesting current events, look at newspaper articles together and use library resources.  
* In addition, 1-on-1 Conversation Practice requires volunteers to fill out a short tracking sheet for submission after each meeting.
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.
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
Male Mentor   Guelph 
Family and Children's Services of Guelph and Wellington County, Guelph - Eramosa Rd - Head Office
Guelph (in family home)
Volunteers mentor children ages 5-12 and youth ages 13 and older by providing support, guidance and a listening ear. Volunteers assist with; spending one on one time with the special friend, taking them on community outings, helping them with homework, and providing them with a safe place to talk about personal issues. 
 
Male volunteers needed to provide one-to-one support and mentoring to boys who require a positive relationship with a positive male role-model.
Parent Aide   Guelph 
Family and Children's Services of Guelph and Wellington County, Guelph - Eramosa Rd - Head Office
In family home, in the community, at events
Volunteers provide one to one support, guidance and a listening ear to a parent/guardian. Provide compassion and emotional support and assist the parent with developing skills in dealing with daily activities. Assist parent to enhance and develop parenting skills.
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.
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!
Wellington Terrace Long Term Care Home
Wellington Terrace Long Term Care Facility
Volunteers are needed to assist staff in bringing residents to the dining room, socialize with residents and inform them of the drink and meal choices. Volunteers will also offer physical, hands-on assistance as needed for those who are no longer able to feed themselves independently.
Telephone Reassurance Volunteer   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Victorian Order of Nurses, Waterloo Wellington Dufferin, Mount Forest Office
Volunteer from Home
Connect with an isolated senior or adult with disability by phone (from once a week to daily calls, according to the client's needs) and bring some light into someone's day! We are currently looking for people to make friendly phone calls to some of our clients who would benefit from a safety check-in and chat!
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.
Lakeside HOPE House
Supervise Volunteer groups cooking, serving and cleaning up breakfast for 75-150 people everyday Wednesday morning from 8:45am - 11:30am. Breakfast consists of Pancakes, Eggs, Toast and Sausages.
Receptionist   Guelph 
Lakeside HOPE House
Answer phones in a friendly fashion. 
Manage and book Food Market and HOPE Stylin’ appointments 
Connect clients with the resources they need. 
Answer questions regarding HOPE House and other programming. 
Utilize a computer data management system.
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