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Children's Foundation of Guelph and Wellington, Guelph - Waterloo Ave, Adopt-A-Family Program
Office & Database Support - help with the uploading of family referrals and donor sign-ups to the AAF database. 
 
Editors - assist with electronic edits made to incoming family referrals and communicate with  
social workers and donors to ensure that they have all the information they need.  
 
Filers - process the referral and donor paperwork, preparing it for gift intake. 
 
Matchers - assist with matching donors with appropriate families in need. Matching volunteers also help the Adopt-A-Family team deal with any special item requests or donations. 
 
Donor Greeter – are friendly and outgoing with high attention to detail and they love talking to new people. Greeters accept the incoming donations at the Adopt-A-Family site as they arrive.  
 
Accounting Assistant/Taxers - have high attention to detail and are great with numbers. The accounting volunteers review tax forms, follow up on any discrepancies, and enter information into  
Donor Perfect, (our Donor Management system). 
 
Tech Support – is an on-call volunteer who has technical and computer-related skills who can be of assistance to the Adopt-A-Family volunteers on an on-call basis.  
 
Checkers – check that the donations received meets the needs/wishes of the adopted family. 
 
Packagers - prepare the family’s gifts for pick-up. 
 
Distributors - welcome agency workers and assist them in picking up the gifts for their family (or families).
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph
Prescribed 3KM route between the River Run Centre and Downtown Guelph (Wyndham/Macdonell)
Provide event support at registration tables, at finish line and along the 3km route for the 3rd Annual Guelph Santa Parade Run on Sunday, Nov. 18th. Registration begins at 11:00AM with volunteers needed until 2:00PM on that one day only.
Onward Willow Neighbourhood Group
15 Willow Road, Unit K45
Work the front desk in a community centre assisting community members as needed including: greeting visitors, answering phone calls, giving tours to new visitors, assisting with food hampers, copies and faxes, sorting any donations arriving during shift, general clean and tidy of the centre and other duties as needed in a townhouse setting. Must be friendly, assertive, and personable and able to work under minimal supervision. A variety of special training available as posted.
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community, 170 Metcalfe St, Guelph
Volunteers will assist with the preparation and implementation of the Christmas dinner special event on Saturday December 8th/Sunday December 9th from 12:00-4:00pm. You will assist with serving food, cleaning up dishes from the event and helping provide a fun and engaging atmosphere. Following the event, you will help assist staff and help with cleanup. *There will be an opportunity for you to provide input for evaluation of the event.*
Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games
Fergus
Assist with planning and implementation of efforts to continue the Fergus Scottish Festival greening initiatives including increased recycling, waste reduction, use of water bottles etc.
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 **
Career Education Council Guelph Wellington Dufferin
271 Stephanie Drive, Guelph, ON N1K 1K9
Support event planning by: 
- creating word documents and pdf files of bulletins and flyers 
- creating word documents, pdf files and jpgs to promote upcoming events 
- creating daily list of "leads" for events using local employment websites 
- communicating with business contacts via phone and email 
- soliciting donations of items for upcoming events (prizes, auction, etc) 
- creating and updating Facebook events 
- promotion on social media 
- potentially attending events to support the Outreach & Events Coordinator 
- potentially attending community partner events with CEC booth/information
Canadian Cancer Society, Waterloo-Wellington Community Office
Work collaboratively with your Canadian Cancer Society staff partner and the Relay For Life committee members, providing leadership support and guidance in planning and holding this event. 
Serve as an ambassador and spokesperson for the Canadian Cancer Society and Relay For Life at team rallies, community events and on event day, as well as by providing weekly updates to committee members and staff partners. 
Encourage strong communication channels by being responsive to inquiries from your staff partner and the committee leads and providing weekly updates. 
Identify and assist with any gaps or areas for growth with your staff partner and the committee leads. 
Work with your staff partner to facilitate the post-event wrap up and event evaluation process. 
As event ambassador, promote online participant and team registrations, participant fundraising, and community sponsorships, as well as volunteer participation for the event success.
Up and Running Guelph
Work as part of a dynamic committee to develop innovative communications/marketing strategies and tools to help Up and Running achieve its mission, and reach those who could benefit most from our programming. 
• contribute your skills to assist staff/volunteers in establishing marketing, branding and communication plans and initiatives for Up and Running. 
• work to develop a comprehensive marketing plan, including a budget and schedule for distribution of marketing materials (such as press releases, brochures, postcards etc.) 
• build relationships and maintain relationships with local businesses, organizations and media, involving them as partners as we work to promote mental health through outdoor activity.
Board Members   Guelph 
Hopewell Children's Homes, Ariss
Guelph/Ariss, ON
• Approves Hopewell’s annual budget, audit reports, and material business decisions; being informed of, and meeting all, legal and fiduciary responsibilities;  
• Serving as a trusted advisor to the Executive Director as s/he develops and implements Hopewell’s strategic plan; 
• Reviewing outcomes and metrics created by Hopewell for evaluating its impact, and regularly measuring its performance and effectiveness using those metrics; reviewing agenda and supporting materials prior to board and committee meetings;  
• Stays informed about committee matters, prepares themselves well for meetings, and reviews and comments on minutes and reports; 
• Partnering with the Executive Director and other board members to ensure that board resolutions are carried out; 
• Serving on committees or work groups and taking on special assignments; 
• Representing Hopewell to stakeholders; acting as an ambassador for the organization, including supporting all fundraising efforts; 
• Ensuring Hopewell’s commitment to a diverse board and staff that reflects the community Hopewell serves; and 
• Contribute to an annual performance evaluation of the Executive Director.
Canadian Cancer Society, Waterloo-Wellington Community Office
Prospect and connect with Entertainment and Activity Partners and share warm leads with your staff partner in a timely and efficient manner.  
Ensure that your staff partner is informed of any and all fees or costs associated with the prospected entertainment or activities.  
Work alongside staff partner and other volunteers on event day to ensure entertainment and activities are executed smoothly.  
Meet and greet all entertainers as they arrive.  
Help to set up and tear down any activities supplies, props, etc.  
Provide weekly updates to committee members and staff partners.
Canadian Cancer Society, Waterloo-Wellington Community Office
Attend year round volunteer recruitment opportunities such as volunteer fairs, career fairs, community events, etc.  
Assist with the development of the event day volunteer shift schedule. 
Ensure that all volunteers are oriented and trained for their tasks. 
Set-up and oversee an event day volunteer check-in/checkout system and to ensure all volunteer documentation is in order.  
Ensure all volunteers are thanked through letters, e-mails, and/or phone calls. 
Work with your staff partner to ensure all necessary equipment and supply needs are met, including the set-up of the volunteer registration tent. 
Provide weekly updates to committee members and staff partners. 
Attend monthly meetings. 
Commit to providing hands-on leadership throughout the actual day of the event.
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.
Guelph (City of). City Hall, Guelph - Carden St - City Hall
City Hall
Acts as a strategic advisor to facilitate visioning, planning and coordination on projects/issues/plans within Downtown Guelph; advise in the preparation, maintenance, and updating of the Downtown Strategic Assessment; outlining key priority areas downtown as well as promoting city-wide economic development efforts; work with staff and Council to ensure the Downtown Strategic Assessment supports priorities with appropriate funding mechanisms and options; act as a champion for Downtown Guelph supporting collaboration, entrepreneurship and investment; form subcommittee(s) of its members and/or other interest groups or individuals to respond with specific issues/projects.
Children's Foundation of Guelph and Wellington, Guelph - Waterloo Ave, Food & Friends Student Nutrition Program
Many locations available including those listed above.
Coordinators: are involved in running the program and they perform tasks such as ordering the food.  
Helpers: are involved with food prep, menu planning, program attendance, serving and clean up. 
Grocery shoppers: compile lists depending on the planned menu, buy and store the food appropriately and ensure that all receipts go to the Administrators. 
Administrators: are involved with the program paper work, they track receipts and do budgeting and fundraising. 
Management of volunteers: recruitment, training, scheduling and recognition
Guelph (City of). City Hall, Guelph - Carden St - City Hall
City Hall
Provide a forum for input, exchange of ideas and debate on conventional and mobility transit related issues with representation from all affected groups in the community.
Guelph (City of). City Hall, Guelph - Carden St - City Hall
City Hall
The City of Guelph believes that communicating with local residents, businesses and 
community leaders is important. The PLC will provide a forum for dissemination, consultation, 
review and exchange of information regarding the operation of the WRIC, including 
environmental monitoring, maintenance, complaint resolutions, and new approvals or 
amendments to existing approvals related to the operation of the site. 
As with all advisory committees within the City of Guelph, the PLC will not have the authority to 
commit City resources or direct the work of staff. As stated above, the PLC is a forum for 
information dissemination and gathering of feedback from stakeholders.
Canadian Mental Health Association - Waterloo Wellington, Guelph - Waterloo Ave, Client Services
Do you have a passion to educate others? Do you want to make a difference in your community? We are recruiting volunteer facilitators for our Strengthening Families For the Future (SFF) group that will be taking place in Arthur. SFF is a no cost skills-building program for parents and their children (age 7-11) who are looking to grow their parenting skills. It is a 14 week program and the goals of the group are to improve family communication, increase child resilience and life skills and develop parenting skills. When families arrive, they share a meal together. Afterwards the parents and children each attend a separate educational group followed by a family session. We are looking for volunteer facilitators for both the children's group and parent group. Facilitators will receive training and provided with group content for the 14 weeks. Volunteers interested in Group Facilitator positions should ideally have experience supporting parents and/or children between the ages of 7-11.
Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games
Centre Wellington
Develop and maintain year-round content for social media platforms in consultation with Marketing Committee; increase online presence; attend monthly marketing meetings; respond to all customer queries
PIN - The People and Information Network
46 Cork St. E. Guelph (PIN Offices)
Support PIN to organize and implement our annual engagement event in celebration of National Volunteer Week. Welcoming volunteer applicants for Committee in the following roles: 
 Sponsorship 
 Promotion 
 Ticket sales 
 Logistics 
 Marketing
Transition Guelph, No Physical Address
131 Ontario Street, Guelph Ontario
Working out of the Guelph Tool Library, 
Librarians will: 
-sell memberships 
-input new inventory 
-assist with the general maintenance of the tool library 
-create engaging posts for social media.
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.
Focus on Nature, Guelph Wellington Branch
The board member's role is to ensure that FON establishes and maintains the trust of the community by being clear in its mission, prudent and ethical in its activities, and accountable for its actions. Meetings focus on planning, policy-making, and evaluation.
Out on the Shelf, Queer Library and Resource Centre
42 Carden Street, Guelph
Schedule monthly board meetings 
Distribute meeting materials to other directors in advance of monthly board meetings 
Attend every monthly board meeting and take detailed minutes 
Maintain organizational paperwork 
Check organization’s email 3x per week (at minimum) 
As an executive director, secretary will be a signing authority (i.e., one of three people responsible and available for signing the organization’s cheques) 
Assume responsibilities of the chair in the case of their absence
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!
Guelph & Area Right to Life
Various locations in Guelph and surrounding area
May include 24/7 pregnancy helpline, mentors, community outreach volunteers, transportation volunteers,
Adult In-School Mentor   East Wellington  Guelph  South Wellington 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph
Elementary Schools - Guelph & Wellington County
Mentors are matched with a child that they meet with for one hour each week through the school year. This meeting takes place during the school day and on school property. The mentor and child mentee will participate in fun activities together such as arts & crafts, cooking, reading, sports, games and talking.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph
Various schools - (Upper Grand District School Board & Wellington Catholic District School Board)
Go Girls! is a school-based program for girls in Grade 7 & 8 that focuses on healthy eating, active living and gaining self-confidence. Play On! is an adapted program for Grade 5 & 6 girls. The volunteer mentors are women between the ages of 18-25 who can commit to one or more school semesters. Mentors lead the group of girls through fun and interactive activities and discussions.
Board Member   East Wellington 
East Wellington Community Services, Erin - 45 Main St
EWCS is looking for candidates that have skills in areas of: fundraising, marketing, leadership, board governance, volunteer management and people with lived experience with a community service agency or who have a passion for making a positive impact within the East Wellington community. Board positions start in September of each year and require a commitment to serve a 3 year term.
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
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
Career Education Council Guelph Wellington Dufferin
Guelph
Providing basic administrative support including: checking phones, checking mail, creating mailing labels, updating lists, tracking invoices, phone calls, emails, creating event materials, updating lists. 
Note: small office with 1-2 staff
Guelph Little Theatre
Guelph Little Theatre
Support the infrastructure of your local community theatre through general building and grounds maintenance.
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
Locations vary. Mainly: 104 Dawson Rd., Unit 102, Guelph, ON N1H 1A6 Bus Route #11. Free parking.
• Welcome participants, help them to sign up and guide them to the appropriate location 
• Maintain a warm and welcoming environment where participants are treated with dignity and respect  
• Help set up (board) room before the session 
• Help set up any equipment required for presentation (laptop, projector) 
• Assist staff to prepare materials- photocopying, cutting, sorting  
• Arrange promotional materials for display  
• Prepare coffee, tea, and refreshments 
• Distribute and gather participants’ surveys (if needed) 
• Assist staff during the event with set-up and clean-up
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
Girl Guide Leader   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada, Wellington County, Ontario Council
Volunteering with Girl Guides means you choose to have fun, explore, laugh, create, connect, mentor and inspire girls to become the best they can be. You're playing a key role in providing girls aged 5-17 with the fun and the challenge of Guiding. You'll be their cheerleader and mentor as you help girls develop skills and confidence that will last a lifetime.
Mission Thrift Store, Guelph
228 Victoria Road South
This is a fun opportunity to work with 2 others designing, and displaying our Auction Window.
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.
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
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.
Torchlight Services
30 Edinburgh Rd North Guelph ON
Provide leadership and support to participants in a vocational setting.  
Assist Torchlight Program staff in the delivery of various day option programs.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph
Various elementary schools in the Upper Grand DSB and Wellington Catholic DSB
Game On is a school-based program for boys in Grades 7 & 8 that focuses on healthy eating, active living, and gaining self-confidence. Volunteer mentors are men between the ages of 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.
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.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Centre Wellington
Work with one other volunteer with small groups of boys or girls for one hour per week for 7 weeks. Each week has a topic and suggested games and activities to do with the children. Topics support healthy lifestyle choices, self compassion, nutrition, active living and much more.
Guelph Arts Council
Guelph Arts Council, 404-147 Wyndham St N, 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.
Community Justice Initiatives, Mediation Guelph-Wellington
Guelph and Kitchener
Volunteers are needed to participate in weekly relationship-building activities with the residents of The Salvation Army’s New Directions and Stonehenge’s Therapeutic Community. Sample activities include fitness activities, interactive games, art and information sessions. Volunteers must have a good understanding of personal boundaries and be willing to work in a flexible environment. Goal of the program is to work with the men and support them in reintegration in the community.
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