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Join The Time To Give Breakfast

Held annually during National Volunteer Week (April 15-21, 2018), the Time To Give Community Breakfast celebrates volunteerism and the spirit of community. This year, we will explore ‘Why Community Matters’ with keynote speakers: Emma Rogers, United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin, Recipient of the Mayor’s Award 2017 Faed Hendry, Findhelp Information Services, Toronto Peter Barrow, Recipient of…

Winegard Awards Accepting Nominations

Do you know someone at the University of Guelph that is making a difference to our community through their volunteer contributions? The Dr. William Winegard Exemplary Volunteer Involvement Awards recognize the contributions of U of G students, faculty and staff who are making our community stronger. Nominate an outstanding individual today through the online application…

Ted is helping to build a vibrant, healthy and resilient community!

Ted Drewlo has supported the development of HOPE House from its inception. “I became involved with volunteering after I retired. I was looking for something to do related to HOPE House. I belong to Lakeside Church and I was involved with the purchase of the old United Church and the setup of the HOPE House…

Thank You Kathy!

‘I would love to get involved there!’ thought Kathy Andrews after visiting a National Volunteer Week celebration and Open House at PIN (formerly the Volunteer Centre of Guelph Wellington). 10 years later, Kathy’s love for the work of the organization and impact of Kathy’s support continues.   ‘There are many highlights of my experience with…

Stronger Together Symposium 2018

With a keynote address from Bruce MacDonald, President of Imagine Canada, join us for the first ever Executive Director Peer Group (EDPG) Symposium. This day long event will consist of concurrent sessions on relevant topics, everything from change management to best practices in volunteer involvement. We have engaged local leaders to deliver the workshop topics following…

Improving Lives Locally!

Thank you Irene Thompson for improving lives locally with the United Way of Guelph Wellington Dufferin! As a member of the Campaign Cabinet, Irene volunteers alongside others to help run the annual fundraising campaign. Specifically, Irene co-chairs the United Way Leadership Giving committee which aides in attracting and retaining Leadership donors. ‘Irene often volunteers her…

Achieve Ontario

Achieve Ontario (formerly PREB-Ontario) is a volunteer recognition program based on Employment and Social Development Canada’s National Occupational Classification. It allows organizations that engage volunteers to: Recognize the value of volunteer experience Assist volunteers in their job search Access volunteer position descriptions PIN, The People and Information Network is a certified trainer of this volunteer recognition…

Privacy

The integrity of privacy and confidentiality is important to us. Information collected on this website aligns with our mission, vision and values through our pillars of work and is intended for the sole purpose to meet your need and/or interest in the services we provide. Information is kept confidential and we adhere to our policies…

If you have questions, we have answers!

PIN, The People and Information Network is celebrating Information and Referral Day November 16. Our Community Information database includes 1,365 information records on essential human services available for access by the public. As referenced in our Annual Report 2017, 1.3 million+ information records were accessed by community members via the Community Information database. With our…

Celebrate Giving on November 28th!

Imagine a day dedicated to giving back … around the world, across Canada and in Guelph and Wellington! Just as Black Friday kicks off the holiday shopping season, GivingTuesday is the opening day of the giving season. On November 28th, we hope you will join GuelphGives once again to celebrate generosity in our community. All you have…