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Elliott Community (The)
170 Metcalfe Street (In our Community Centre Area)
The Elliott Community is excited to host our annual fundraiser event and we are looking for some volunteers to assist us.  
 
Servers – To serve appetizers and refreshments to guests (Smart Serve certification an asset but not required) 
 
Kitchen Support – Bussing dishes, transferring food from the kitchen to stations and assist with clean up 
 
Auction Attendants – Assist in answering guest questions, monitoring bid sheets, keeping track of winning bids and more! 
 
Please note: volunteer responsibilities may vary throughout the day.
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.
Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Family and Community Health Services
Guelph
Volunteers are needed to drive (or ride along) the Guelph Community Health Centre's agency van to and from food provider locations within the City of Guelph. This involves volunteers working in pairs to 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. 
 
Volunteer work in teams of two for this position. One drives while the other navigates any passenger needs, reads maps or completes paperwork needed.
March of Dimes Canada, Kitchener Office
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.
ABO Typer   Guelph 
Canadian Blood Services, Guelph, Blood Donor Clinic
Volunteers are invited to support building our blood donor base by participating in "What's Your Type?" community blood typing events as a Volunteer ABO Blood Typer. Volunteers will perform blood typing activities, set up typing stations, assist in registering individuals, engage in conversation with participants, explain typing procedures, prepare blood grouping trays, obtain capillary samples, determine ABO blood group and Rh factor, and monitor the participant for adverse reactions.
Transition Guelph, No Physical Address
Various around Guelph
Postering: we need people to help put up posters around Guelph and to deliver guidebooks to local businesses and organizations 
Event Support: set-up and clean up of event spaces for events, welcoming guests at the welcome table, asking for donations, asking for newsletter sign-ups, selling raffle tickets answering visitor questions and helping to direct people
Transition Guelph, No Physical Address
Assist in food preparation the day of the potluck 
Assist in clean-up as required
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
Transition Guelph, No Physical Address
Various locations around Guelph
The social media volunteer will:  
Develop a social media strategy for reaching members, community partners, sponsors and potential donors and keeping them informed about Festival events 
Build and regularly maintain an active social media presence on major channels leading up to the Resilience Festival 
Attend Festival events, post photos and report on Festival activities  
Monitor social media activity and engage users by responding to and sharing posts
Transition Guelph, No Physical Address
Assist in developing a crowdfunding strategy; setting fundraising goals, creating a pitch, deciding on the best platform, launching the campaign 
Liaise with current and potential supporters over social media; answer questions, keep supporters informed, encourage supporters to share and thank donors 
Assist with donor stewardship and recognition activities 
Knowledge of environmental issues, community resilience a bonus
Transition Guelph, No Physical Address
Various locations around Guelph
Research opportunities for media coverage 
Develop a solid understanding of Transition Guelph’s mission and values, as well as a detailed understanding of Festival events, sponsors, partners, locations, etc. 
Write press releases for events 
Respond to media interest with information and interviews, if required
Treasurer   Guelph 
Out on the Shelf, Queer Library and Resource Centre
42 Carden Street
The role of the Treasurer is to assure that Out On The Shelf can sustain itself and grow 
financially. The Treasurer takes care of all the tasks involving money before and after it 
passes through the appropriate committee chairs. 
 
● Collect and deposit donations 
● Issue cheques and tax receipts 
● File CRA forms & apply for tax returns 
● Communicate financial matters to the board of directors 
● Compile and present annual statistics 
● Send bank statements and receipts to bookkeeper 
● Attend monthly board meetings
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.
Guelph Dance
River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich St, Guelph, ON and Guelph Youth Dance Studios 42 Quebec Street, Guelph
Volunteers will assist instructors during dance, music, theatre and visual arts classes, and provide supervision and assistance to campers during the lunch break.
TorchLight, Distress Line
Guelph - Victoria Road Area
Distress Line volunteers will provide compassionate listening and reflective responses to callers who request support with everyday experiences and challenges in their lives. This may include interpersonal relationships, bullying, anxiety, stress, caregiver support and much more. Volunteers will offer information regarding various community resources and additional supports related to the needs of the caller. The programs volunteers can get involved with include: Distress Line (inbound emotional support), TeleCONNECT (outbound calls to individuals wanting to make changes in their lives)
Elliott Community (The)
170 Metcalfe Street- The Elliott Community
We are currently looking for a male volunteer who can speak Arabic to provide one-to-one visits to an individual resident in Retirement. This could involve chatting, playing cards or games, gardening, attending special functions on-site, reminiscing or walking in the gardens of the Elliott Community.
Board Member   Guelph 
Yorklands Green Hub
Guelph
Through meetings and communications, the 11-person Board works to ensure effective organizational planning and sees that the organization’s resources are well managed in order to carry out its strategic plan. The Board must ensure that the organization’s programs and activities are aligned with the mission and that they achieve short-term goals and long-term purpose. The Board communicates Yorklands Green Hub’s vision to the membership and the community.
Yorklands Green Hub
Location of meetings to be announced.
Contribute your knowledge and experience to update YGH's business plan in preparation for creating an environment centre focused on a sustainable future for our community 
 
Yorklands Green Hub needs a strong business plan in order to pursue funding for 70 acres of the former Guelph Correctional Centre to create a self-sustaining education, demonstration, innovation and research hub that will focus on sustainable local food production, wise water use & wetland protection, heritage of the site, and energy conservation and renewable energy technologies.  
 
You will work with Board and committee members to update the business plan, and with the Finance committee to integrate a strong and realistic financial component into the business plan
Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington
Guelph
• 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 Youtube 
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
Yorklands Green Hub
TBA
Yorklands Green Hub needs a strong financial position in order to purchase 70 acres of the former Guelph Correctional Centre to create a self-sustaining education, demonstration, innovation and research hub that will focus on sustainable local food production, wise water use & wetland protection, as well as heritage and energy conservation and renewable energy technologies.  
 
You will work in collaboration with other committee members and the Board to: 
Review and recommend a financial plan for the long-range business plan 
Review and recommend annual operating budget 
Research and apply for government and foundation grants 
Strategize, plan and implement fundraising i.e. events and direct donations 
Strategize, plan and implement capital campaign for purchase of land
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 or re-purposing/up-cycling furniture.
JOE - Jobs, Opportunities, Enterprise
Guelph Public Library Main Branch, Guelph Medical Place, 83/89 Dawson Rd.
Support and mentor J.O.E. staff while they operate a coffee kiosk and sell to the public. Supervise staff with cash handling and all aspects of operation. Demonstrate and model effective interpersonal skills in a customer service setting
Kitchen Salvage Crew   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, Guelph
Guelph, Wellington County, Dufferin County
The Kitchen Salvage Crew will help remove kitchen components from private homes and businesses, thereby increasing the number of kitchens available for sale in the ReStore. By selling more kitchens, Habitat will increase their revenues and overall funding to Habitat's mission. Salvage Crew members will be trained on proper processes, and once they have assisted in the tear-out of the kitchen, will help load it onto the ReStore truck for shipment.
Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, Guelph
300-104 Dawson Rd., Guelph
ReStore Assistants are needed to work with ReStore staff and other volunteers to assist customers and donors. Volunteers put together products, merchandise products, clean and organize sections of the store, aid customers in carrying and loading purchases into their vehicles, receive donation, and test electronics and appliances. For those who are interested in computers, please let staff know. You can become involved in the online retail initiatives.  
 
Are you interested in becoming a cashier? Let Habitat know! Volunteers who have completed a minimum number of hours in the store and who have returned a police records check may be invited to train at the cash desk.
Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, Guelph
286 Main Street S., Mount Forest
ReStore Assistants are needed to work with ReStore staff and other volunteers to assist customers and donors. You will also put together products, merchandise products, clean and organize sections of the store, aid customers in carrying and loading purchases into their vehicles, receive donation, and test electronics and appliances. For those who are interested in computers, please let staff know. You can become involved in the online retail initiatives. 
 
Are you interested in becoming a cashier? Let Habitat know! Volunteers who have completed a minimum number of hours in the store, and have interviewed with the Director of ReStores and returned a police records check may be invited to train at the cash desk.
Village of Riverside Glen
City Recreation facility
Volunteer assistance is needed with a program which helps residents improve their mobility. Duties will include assisting and/or supervising residents while in the pool and change room; encouraging residents to use proper swimming techniques; helping to dress those unable to do so themselves; and providing physical and verbal support as needed.
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.
Club Leader   Guelph 
Start2Finish, Guelph, Running & Reading Club
32 weeks Fitness & Literacy Plan 
 
Circuit training and active games to develop overall fitness 
Running in preparation for a 5 km challenge at the end of the program year 
“Word of the Day” character-building component 
Journaling - mentorship 
Reading one-on-one and in small groups  
Nutritious, protein-packed snack and fruit juice 
Take home fitness program
Homewood Health Centre
150 Delhi St., Guelph, On
Volunteers will work closely with Recreation Therapy staff to assist with Homewood patient crafts sessions. The volunteer will provide a creative and social environment for the development of skills and to enhance s sense of well-being using ceramics. This position requires a regular weekly commitment.
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
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community, 170 Metcalfe St, Guelph
Dining Room Assistants will help in the dining rooms in the Long-Term Care units. Duties include encouraging residents to eat, assisting with cutlery and assisting with the Restorative Dining program as per resident needs.
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.
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community, 170 Metcalfe Street, Guelph
Fitness Room Supervisors will open the small fitness room and supervise residents while they use the machines. Volunteers are not expected to offer fitness advice, but are there to encourage residents, assist with machine settings and call for help if needed.
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 chatting, playing cards or games, attending special functions on-site, reminiscing or walking in the gardens of the Elliott Community.
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community
Gift Shop Volunteers will provide customer service in The Elliot Community's gift/variety shop, allowing residents and visitors to purchase items, cards, small gifts, and snacks. Duties include assisting residents with purchases using the point of sale software, restocking inventory, and tidying shelves.
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.
Guelph Wellington Seniors Association
- An active member of the GWSA 
- Assisting with the governance of the GWSA  
- Attending monthly meetings for approximately 4 hours 
- An active committee member contributing to the discussions and attention to detail  
- Reviewing and writing policies and procedures for the GWSA
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.
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community, 170 Metcalfe Street, Guelph
The volunteer will operate the Elliott bus and drive residents to and from the desired destination in a safe manner. You will also greet residents in a friendly manner, assist all residents on and off the bus and, when needed, use the wheelchair lift.
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.
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community, 170 Metcalfe St, Guelph
Musician volunteers will provide musical entertainment for groups of residents, or offer one-to-one opportunities for residents to experience the joy and peace that music can bring.
Homewood Health Centre
150 Delhi St., Guelph
Volunteers will assist patients in locating and signing out materials and organization of the library.
Homewood Health Centre
Patient Representatives are a group of volunteers who work co-operatively with staff and patients to uphold the rights and responsibilites of patients under mental health and relevant legislation, the mission, vision and values of the Homewood Health Centre. Patient Representatives communicate patient rights and responsibilities to new admitted patients and the availability of the volunteer patient reps. Patient Reps listen to and investigate patient concerns; advise patients of hospital policies and procedures; serve as a liaison between patients and staff so that a resolution or compromise may be found to the patient's concern.
Homewood Health Centre
Under the supervision of the Recreation Therapy staff, volunteers assist in organizing and participating in recreational activities to contribute to patient well-being. Activities may include, volleyball, shuffleboard, pickle ball or group board games. Volunteer are required to provide a supportive environment and encourage patients to take part in the activities. This position requires a regular weekly commitment.
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