Build Site Volunteers (Construction)   Guelph 
Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, Guelph
133-135 Bagot St, Guelph
We are in need of volunteers to help complete construction of the interior of our Cityview Village site in Guelph. Specifically, skilled/experienced volunteers with a background in construction, renovations and power tool use. We are happy to teach any unskilled volunteers with a desire to help! 
Groups looking to purchase a private team build day, please contact for more information.
Cash Customer Service   Centre Wellington  Guelph 
Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, Guelph
300-104 Dawson Road, Guelph ON, N1H 1A6
Greet customers and make them feel welcome as they enter the ReStore! 
Perform sales transactions and accept accurate cash/Moneris payment. 
Provide customer service on the sales floor by uncovering customer needs and directing them to the appropriate department or product.
Event Day Volunteer   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington 
Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, Guelph
This is the fourth year in a row that The Beer Store is running a donation drive in support of Habitat for Humanity Canada, requesting in-store donations at the till, with select stores holding bottle drives on Saturday, September 8. 
All proceeds will go to local Habitat for Humanity organizations in Ontario, helping them build affordable homes in partnership with low-income families in need of safe and decent housing. 
- assist The Beer Store staff stationed outside the store to ask customers for their bottle empties 
- generate excitement around the campaign 
- answer general questions about Habitat for Humanity’s mission 
- handing out promotional material 
- lifting boxes/bags of bottles/cans 
15 Municipal St. Guelph 
63 Clair Rd. E. Guelph 
710 Woolwich St. Guelph 
111 Silvercreek Pkwy. N. Guelph 
140 Main St. Erin 
2-6458 Wellington Rd. 7 Elora 
720 St. David St. N. Fergus 
429 Main St. N. Mount Forest
Front Desk Volunteer   Guelph 
Ignatius Jesuit Centre, 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.
Guelph ReStore - The Studio   Guelph 
Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, Guelph
104 Dawson Rd. Guelph
The Studio Series is a unique Habitat for Humanity initiative where volunteers unleash their creativity and talents to create beautiful, one-of-a-kind, re-purposed pieces. Duties may include, assisting with product assembly and repair or re-purposing/up-cycling furniture.
Sales Floor Support   Centre Wellington  Guelph 
Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, Guelph
Assist customers in locating desired items. 
Keep sales floor clean and safe for staff and customers. 
Tag sold items and move from sales floor to back room. 
Assist in placing new items on the sales floor. 
Tasks assigned based upon the needs of the business.
Salvage Crew Volunteer   Guelph 
Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, Guelph
Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph is seeking energetic and experienced volunteers to act as Habitat ambassadors and safely remove salvageable items from homes or business sites.  
- Safely and effectively dismantle and remove materials (i.e. kitchen cabinets, aluminum siding) so they can be resold in the ReStore or safely recycled.  
- Communicate with donors in a professional and courteous manner.  
- Organize and return tools required for the project. 
- Maintain a clean and orderly work site at all time. 
- Understanding of the Habitat for Humanity mission and the desire to promote it. 
- Demonstrated carpentry, renovation/repair, and/or skilled trade experience in order to understand the best method to safely dismantle and remove materials so they can be resold in the ReStore would be an asset.  
- Having a keen eye and understanding about items that could be salvaged/recycled (i.e. metals) would be an asset. 
- An understanding of the safe use of hand and power tools commonly used in renovation projects would be an asset.  
- Vulnerable sector police check is required.  
- Available during business hours as most projects occur during the work week and occasionally on Saturdays. 
- Able to lift a minimum of 40 lbs and possess reasonable agility to do the necessary physical labour. 
- Own CSA approved steel toe boots/shoes would be an asset, but can be provided. 
Interested volunteers are encouraged to contact Andrea and send a resume to
Start2Finish Running & Reading Club Mentor   Guelph 
Start2Finish, Guelph, Running & Reading Club
The mentor's role includes: 
-        Physical activity: Volunteers supervise and encourage the children through the physical activity component of the program. They lead warm up, running workouts, and other fitness activities while cheering them on and providing encouragement. 
 -        Snack: Volunteers help to distribute snack to the students after the physical activity component. 
-        Word of the Day: Each volunteer has the opportunity to explain a "Word of the Day” for the whole group. They will share the word selected for that week (as provided in the weekly program manual) and engage feedback from the students regarding the definition and how they have exemplified it at some point in their lives. 
-        Journal: Volunteers assist children to record their accomplishments in both running and reading each week. 
-      Reading: Volunteers supervise as children read silently, read one-on-one with children or lead group reading, listen to them read and providing help and encouragement. 
Vice Chair/ Secretary   Guelph 
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
Warehouse Support   Centre Wellington  Guelph 
Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, Guelph
Provide customer service and gratitude to donors. 
Assist with the acceptance and unloading of donations. 
Clean and price new items before placing in appropriate sales floor department. 
Keep warehouse storage areas clean, organized and safe.
New Way Program Volunteer   Guelph 
Wyndham House, Guelph - 311 Woolwich St, Administrative Office
50 Quebec Street, Guelph
The New Way Care and Treatment Program is a new alternative education program for youth ages 14 to 18 with complex mental health and behavioural concerns and or conflict with the law. A volunteer in this program will receive ongoing supervision from the Program Social Worker and Case Manager. They will develop an individualized plan which may or may not include 1 on 1 academic or social/emotional work with clients, group work or group instruction and program planning depending on the interests of the volunteer. Each volunteer can develop their own role with the school social worker based on their particular interests and learning needs.
Computer Club Volunteer   Guelph 
Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington
• Teach program participants one to one or in small groups basic computer and digital technology skills such as: 
o Internet browsing 
o Using the mouse and keyboard 
o Using and setting up email accounts 
o Using and setting up Skype accounts 
o Using internet search engines to find information 
o Word Processing 
o Accessing audio-visual content on websites such as You tube 
o Using and setting up Facebook accounts 
o Accessing language-specific information (i.e.: newspapers, news sites) online 
o Safe web browsing and internet use 
• Assist program participants one on one with practicing computer/digital technology skills as per their needs 
• Assist staff to deliver short presentations on computer skills and applications to program participants 
• Informally assess participants’ learning needs and goals through one to one interaction 
• Suggest appropriate techniques and resources to participants that align with their learning needs 
• Refer to staff for any concerns, questions, and challenges 
• Assist staff during the program with set-up and clean-up of the computer room
Childminding volunteer - For ESL program   Guelph 
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.
Front Desk Receptionist   Guelph 
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.
Saturday Retail Volunteer   East Wellington 
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!
Women's Circle Volunteer   Guelph 
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
Kids Clubs Volunteer Leader   Guelph 
Parkwood Gardens Neighbourhood Group
Gateway Dr. Public School, Taylor Evans Public School, St. Francis
Volunteers will assist with kids clubs for children in JK to Grade 5. Clubs include themes such as Lab Rats (Science), and Get Movin' Mondays (active games). Duties include program set up and take down and facilitation of program activities, and keeping a record of program participants.
10C Site Crew   Guelph 
10C Shared Space
42 Carden St. N1H 3A2 downtown Guelph
3-4 hours of manual work each month, building furniture, painting, moving boxes. 
If you are handy and want to volunteer a few hours a month for a not for profit in the social innovation sector this is for you!
Choir Volunteer   Guelph 
Village of Riverside Glen
60 Woodlawn Rd. East, Guelph
Portering residents to and from choir practice, organizing song books and helping to turn pages, singing and being part of the choir.
Grants Committee Member - Volunteer 3 Year Term   Guelph 
Guelph Community Foundation (The)
Downtown at our office - 46 Cork Street East
GCF is looking for three (3) new engaged and vibrant volunteers to serve on our Grants Committee. The Grants Committee meets approximately five times per year. Each committee member plays a key role in the success of the community grants program. As a member of this committee, this volunteer acts in a position of trust for the community and is responsible for effective grant evaluation. The term of office for Grants Committee members is 3 years with eligibility to serve consecutive terms.
Main Lobby Greeter   Guelph 
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  
Reading Rocks Tutor   Guelph 
Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario, Wellington County Chapter
St. James Catholic High School, 57 Victoria Rd N, Guelph
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.
Coffee Nook Mentor for J.O.E. Staff   Guelph 
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.
Member, Board of Directors   Guelph 
Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario, Wellington County Chapter
participate in monthly board meetings to assist in guiding association's future direction
Big Bunch Volunteer   Guelph 
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.
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.
Crafts (Creative Arts)   Guelph 
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.
Cafe Volunteer   Guelph 
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.
Dining Room Volunteer   Guelph 
Homewood Health Centre
Homewood Health Centre, Guelph
Under the supervision of the registered nurse and personal support care workers, volunteers will assist in feeding older adults with cognitive impairment due to dementia and associated behaviours. Volunteers will interact with patients, administer meal trays, provide a calming atmosphere for nutrition intake, report intake and any other pertinent observations to staff.
Gift Shop Volunteer   Guelph 
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.
Grocery Shopper   Guelph 
Chalmers Community Services Centre
Purchase, weigh and stock groceries ready for the Wednesday evening and Friday morning food pantries. Shopping takes approximately 2-3 hours and is done on Wednesdays by 5 pm. Schedule will vary, but will typically be done once every 4 weeks.
Mealtime Supervisor   Guelph 
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.
Patient Library Volunteer   Guelph 
Homewood Health Centre
150 Delhi St., Guelph
Volunteers will assist patients in locating and signing out materials and organization of the library.
Childcare Assistant for WE Breastfeed   Guelph 
Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Family and Community Health Services
Volunteer will greet mothers and children on arrival and engage with children during the cafe by reading stories, doing puzzles or playing. Volunteers will also assist with set up/clean up of cafe, including preparing the refreshment station.