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Dom Brightens The Day!

“I am a happy person to be with them” says Domenic Scorziello, ” it makes me feel good, like I am accomplishing something.” Volunteering with St. Joseph’s Health Centre began 19 years ago when Domenic volunteered to assist with gardening, a leisure interest that provides enjoyment to this day. When St. Joseph’s Health Centre (formerly…

Events!

Volunteer with family, friends or make new friends at one or more events this season. Event volunteering is a great way to get involved, learn more about an organization and have fun! Whether it is a cultural event, a fundraising event or awareness event, your next experience awaits! Learn more here and get involved!

Volunteering is part of my DNA

“Volunteering is part of my DNA” says Anne-Marie Simpson, Board Chair, PIN – the People and Information Network, “volunteers do so much for the community and doing my part is important.” Anne-Marie has been highly involved in her community throughout her life; through volunteering in preschool, school council, sports, neighbourhood and more. Learning about PIN…

Get In The Driver’s Seat!

For many in our community, transportation to and from appointments is a barrier to service, to activities and relationships in life. For a moment, imagine the challenge of going for medical treatments, counselling or the ability to interact with others through peer programs, support groups and leisure pursuits. You can make a difference; get in…

Summer Jobs Post – PIN is Hiring!

With thanks to Canada Summer Jobs, PIN – The People and Information Network are welcoming applications from detail oriented and self-motivated individuals for the following positions: Communications and Outreach Coordinator The Communication and Outreach Coordinator will develop communications material, including key messages and strategy for promotion of PIN services to individuals and nonprofits in rural…

Conestoga College Volunteer Management Program

This national program is offered in partnership with the Volunteer Management Professionals of Canada. The program and its courses align with professional and program standards established by Volunteer Management Professionals of Canada, Volunteer Canada and the National Occupational Standards. The new delivery format allows individuals from across Canada to actively participate in the program. Individuals…

Business Officer Opening at PIN

PIN is a non-profit organization with a mission to connect people, ideas and information to empower nonprofit organizations and community members to grow and prosper. We require an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to be our Business Officer. Responsible to provide stewardship and accountability for key business functions of the organization, including: Financial responsibilities: bookkeeping and…

Thank Volunteers During National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week is this April 7 – 13th. It’s the perfect time to celebrate and thank Guelph and Wellington’s 98,000 volunteers! How are we celebrating? Here’s how: With support from community minded business, PIN, The People and Information Network provided 4000 Caring Community Cards for distribution to volunteers who support our member agencies as a…

Grace has a passion for helping!

“My volunteering at the Guelph General Hospital began when as a member of the Salvation Army, I visited patients on a monthly basis” says Grace Welch, “and Salvation Sounds, the singing group I am a part of that would visit and sing throughout the hospital.”  Grace continues “we were always well-received by both staff and…

Caring Community Cards

National Volunteer Week is April 7 – 13th, but we are thanking volunteers all month long with our Caring Community Cards! The cards are valid during April and feature perks and discounts from businesses and organizations across the county that volunteers can redeem. For individuals to receive a card, PIN – The People and Information…