Are you a high school student looking for volunteer opportunities in Guelph and Wellington County? We have good news, ChangeTheWorld campaign is returning from April 23rd to June 3, 2017. Have a look at the great opportunities waiting for you to ‘Change The World’!

ChangeTheWorld Events Calendar

ChangeTheWorld: Ontario Youth Volunteer Challenge is a six-week province wide campaign with one goal: to get high school students involved in volunteer initiatives. This means there will be lots of volunteer activities for you to choose from! In recent campaigns, 916 youth volunteered over 5,000 hours in Guelph and Wellington. They volunteered at the Village of Riverside Glen, Rotary Forest Earth Day, the University of Guelph and more. You can get involved too! Interested? Check out these youth friendly volunteer opportunities and apply online now!

Youth Friendly Volunteer Opportunities

If you are a Guelph student, we are visiting your high school during the lunch hour to help you find that perfect volunteer match. Come chat with us, ask questions and find exciting opportunities at the Volunteer Roadshow. Many local nonprofits will be there to talk to you about their organizations and volunteer opportunities! Mark you calendars and get ready to ChangeTheWorld!

CTW 2013_Bishop Mac Dance Team at riverside glen

Student volunteers from Bishop Macdonell.

Guelph Volunteer Roadshow Coming Your Way!

  • John F Ross – Monday, April 24
  • Bishop Macdonell – Tuesday, April 25
  • Our Lady of Lourdes – Wednesday, April 26
  • College Heights – Monday, May 1
  • Centennial CVI – Wednesday, May 3
  • St. James – Thursday, May 4

Great organizations like Habitat For Humanity, Rainbow Day Camp, Sunrise Therapeutic Riding and more!

By volunteering, you will get an opportunity to connect to community organizations which can provide you with an amazing experience and lasting memories. And what’s more exciting? If you volunteer for 3 hours or more between April 23rd and June 3rd, you can request a certificate from the Ministry of Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade and Volunteer Centre of Guelph/Wellington as recognition for your contribution to the community.


ChangeTheWorld is funded by the Government of Ontario in partnership with the Ontario Volunteer Centre Network.