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Guelph Enabling Garden (The)
Guelph City Hall - 1 Carden St.
Help shape the future of the Guelph Enabling Garden as a volunteer board member! If you’re passionate about inclusion, accessibility, and community, we’re the place for you. Volunteers will be responsible for being familiar with issues and trends affecting the Enabling Garden; contributing skills and knowledge by participating actively in committee meetings and work; and ensuring the committee is working towards its intended goals.  
 
We’re looking for individuals who ideally have some experience in one or more of the following: accessibility, horticulture therapy, fundraising, communications, finance, nonprofit governance. 
 
People of all abilities, ages, and identities are welcome and encouraged to apply!
Treasurer   Guelph 
Guelph Enabling Garden (The)
Guelph City Hall - 1 Carden St. ** Currently Virtual
The Treasurer for the Guelph Enabling Garden is responsible for maintaining records of income spending of the committee and ensures the committee remains within budget.
Results Canada
We are a grassroots advocacy organization that believes in mobilizing everyday people to use their voices to generate the political will to end extreme poverty in low- and middle-income countries. 
 
We combine the voices of our volunteers with strategic areas of focus to leverage resources for programs and improved policies that give people living in poverty the health, education and opportunity they need to thrive. Whether it’s writing letters to the editor (LTEs), using social media or engaging with parliamentarians, our passionate volunteers positively impact people living in low-and middle income countries.  
 
If you’re ready to learn about advocacy and committed to taking action every month, join us!  
 
*** To volunteer: sign up here: https://resultscanada.ca/join-us/ ***
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.
Content Curator   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
PIN - The People and Information Network
Purpose of Position: 
PIN - People and Information Network is the number one source for volunteer opportunities, community information and nonprofit leadership in Guelph and Wellington.  
 
In service of this mission, PIN is developing new training and support resources for volunteers, volunteer managers, board members and community leaders in Guelph-Wellington region. To support this effort, PIN is currently seeking local volunteers to join our Curriculum Development Team as content curators. A content curator is an individual who excels at helping others makes sense of a knowledge domain. 
 
As a part of this team, you will be curating links, resources, training material and other relevant content to support the training needs of nonprofits and charities in the Guelph-Wellington Region. Through this work, you will play a vital role in building, improving and sustaining the capacity of local nonprofits and charities to do ‘good work’.  
 
Primary Responsibilities: 
 
Imagine you have access to a hot-tub time machine and can go back to communicate a past version of yourself who is at the onset of your current career and professional responsibilities. Knowing what you know now about your area of expertise, what links, resources and other useful information would you share with an earlier version of yourself?  
 
Work with PIN team to collect, curate and assemble repositories of links, resources and other content to support the training objectives of PIN’s Curriculum Development Team. Topics may include: Board governance, succession planning, fundraising, volunteer management, etc. 
 
Additional Responsibilities 
 
Locate and evaluate valuable content.  
Sorting, organizing and structuring content in a way that is accessible to participants of varied experiences and expertise.  
Contextualizing content to help make it as meaningful as possible to a specific audience.  
Promote content on social media and other channels to promote content and learning opportunities. 
Monitoring and evaluating how participants and learners interact the content 
Refining content sources and curating content repositories over time so it continues to add value to participants. 
 
Requirements: 
Knowledge of current challenges and opportunities in the nonprofit and charitable sector 
Knowledge of current training, trends, courses, and best practices within each knowledge area.  
Excellent written and oral communication skills.  
Ability to work independently and as a part of a team. 
Ability to conduct research and synthesize information specific to each knowledge area.
Curriculum Developer   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
PIN - The People and Information Network
Purpose of Position: 
PIN - People and Information Network is the number one source for volunteer opportunities, community information and nonprofit leadership in Guelph and Wellington.  
 
In service of this mission, PIN is developing new training and support resources for volunteers, volunteer managers, board members and community leaders in Guelph-Wellington region. To support this effort, PIN is currently seeking volunteers to join our Curriculum Development Team as course developers.  
 
As a part of this team, you will be creating new curriculum, courses and content to support the training needs of nonprofits and charities in the Guelph-Wellington Region. Through this work, you will play a vital role in building, improving and sustaining the capacity of local nonprofits and charities to do ‘good work’.  
 
Primary Responsibilities: 
 
Work with PIN team to produce, develop and deliver engaging online or in-person workshops on topics specific to the current focus of PIN’s Curriculum Development Team (topics may include: Board governance, succession planning, fundraising, volunteer management, etc).  
 
You will be leading every aspect of the curriculum development - from identifying training needs to developing focused lessons to evaluating participant learning outcomes.  
 
Additional Responsibilities 
 
Conduct research and analysis to understand knowledge and capacity gaps of prospective participants and learners.  
Prepare and create focused lessons, courses, learning resources, assignments to respond to training needs of participants.  
Identify potential participants, promote course offerings and solicit learner participation. 
Create assessment and evaluation materials. Monitoring and evaluating how participants and learners interact with the courses. 
Refining courses over time so it continues to add value to participants. 
 
Requirements 
 
Knowledge of current challenges and opportunities in the nonprofit and charitable sector 
Knowledge of current training models, trends, courses, and best practices within each knowledge domain.  
Excellent written and oral communication skills.  
Ability to work independently and as a part of a team. 
Ability to conduct research and synthesize information specific to the needs of the workshop participants.  
Proficiency in facilitating online or in-person workshops, using software (eg: Zoom, Powerpoint) or “hardware” (eg: post-it notes, white-boards) to keeping the audience engaged. 
 
Complete and submit: 
Resume 
Cover Letter 
Volunteer Application Form 
Please submit all inquiries and applications to abhi@PINnetwork.ca
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.
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.
PIN - The People and Information Network
Purpose of Position: To assist PIN team in the development on the Youth Engagement (YE) Project; an initiative to provide opportunities for youth to gain Community Involvement hours, gain an understanding of volunteerism and its value and to connect with community in a meaningful way.  
 
Primary Responsibilities:  
 
• Work with peers and PIN team to brainstorm, create, guide and lead the Youth Engagement Project including Weekly themes volunteer opportunities, DIY resources and existing roles with nonprofits and charities.  
• Assist in outreach; creation of new YE roles with PIN.  
• Assist in outreach via social media, word of mouth, schools, clubs, etc.  
• Assist to create a weekly info and engagement session for youth that shares and asks for feedback.  
• Provide feedback and support to the creation of a virtual summit for Fall 2021.  
 
Secondary Responsibilities:  
 
Assist PIN team in administrative tasks that support the YE Project. This may include: mailing, photocopying, filing. Volunteers may be asked to participate in PIN promotion initiatives.
Eden Mills Writers' Festival
Eden Mills (12 km east of Guelph)
The Eden Mills Writers’ Festival is seeking a candidate with fundraising experience to serve on its Board of Directors.  
 
The board member will oversee a committee responsible for the development and implementation of fundraising campaigns and events in support of the Festival’s mission. This is an opportunity for a people-focused creative thinker with strong communication skills and an appreciation for the arts.  
 
The festival is governed by a nine-person board responsible for strategic and succession planning, financial management, fundraising and human resource management. Our paid staff consists of a Festival Manager and an Artistic Director, supported by a seasonal Festival Assistant (May to Sept).
Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington
Virtual - The sessions will be conducted via Zoom.
• Welcome the group and facilitate the session  
• Select an appropriate workout routine that does not require any equipment 
• Provide a suitable sound system for music to be audible for participants through online meeting tools 
• Select the music and dance routine in advance 
• Ensure that participants are able to follow the moves 
• Demonstrate simple steps that can be easily followed 
• Maintain a warm and welcoming environment where the conversation partner is treated with dignity and respect 
• Record the time spent volunteering and preparing for the session that will include practicing and the actual session.  
• Communicate any concerns or challenges to the program coordinator
Elliott Community (The)
The Elliott Community
General Store Volunteers will provide customer service in The Elliot Community's General Store, allowing residents and visitors to purchase items such as grocery items, greeting cards, small gifts, and snacks. Duties include assisting residents with purchases, using the point of sale software, restocking inventory, and tidying shelves.
Knitting Circle Volunteer   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington
Through Online tools namely Zoom
• Welcome the group and facilitate the session  
• Teach knitting skills and lead the conversation circle  
• Ensure that participants are able to follow the steps 
• Demonstrate using simple language the steps that can be easily followed 
• Record the time spent volunteering and preparing for the session that will include practicing and the actual session.  
• Maintain a warm and welcoming environment where the participants are treated with dignity and respect 
• Communicate any concerns or challenges to the program coordinator
Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington
Online via Zoom
• Welcome the group and facilitate the session  
• Initiate conversations based on a pre-determined topic with a small group of newcomers 
• Engage and encourage all participants to speak English 
• Explain unfamiliar concepts and words when needed 
• Collaborate with other Conversation Circle Leads to determine topics on the shared google doc 
• Record the time spent volunteering and preparing for the session  
• Maintain a warm and welcoming environment where each participant is treated with dignity and respect
Elliott Community (The)
Guelph
- Portering residents from their home area to the outdoor courtyard for walks, weather permitting. 
- visiting with residents in designated areas when outdoor walks is not possible.
Tai Chi Volunteer   Centre Wellington  East Wellington  Guelph  North Wellington  South Wellington 
Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington
Virtual - The sessions will be conducted via Zoom.
• Welcome the group and facilitate the session  
• Select an appropriate workout routine that does not require any equipment 
• Provide a suitable sound system for music to be audible for participants through online meeting tools 
• Ensure that participants are able to follow the moves 
• Demonstrate simple steps that can be easily followed 
• Record the time spent volunteering and preparing for the session that will include practicing and the actual session.  
• Maintain a warm and welcoming environment where the participants are treated with dignity and respect 
• Communicate any concerns or challenges to the program coordinator
East Wellington Community Services, Rockwood - 143 Dennis St, New To You Shop
143 Dennis Street, Unit B Rockwood
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. We follow all CoVid public health and safety guidelines.