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Get involved. It’s good for you and great for everyone.

On this last day of National Volunteer Week, we give many thanks to volunteers as we recognize the impact you have. The commitment, dedication, care and compassion are the core of caring communities and you are an inspiration. Thank you. The future is in our hands; all of us. Every time we volunteer, we are…

Your hobby could be your next volunteer opportunity!

Your hobby could be your next volunteer opportunity! Who says volunteering can’t be fun?  At PIN, we match potential volunteers based on the right fit, which includes a recognition of your hobbies and interests.  Volunteering is a fabulous way to try something new, gain interesting skills and even develop your hobbies.  About you: You love…

5 FAQ’s about Volunteering

We believe that everyone has something to contribute to our community. Through our online database, outreach and support, we talk to many people who have lots of questions. Here are our top 5 that may help you get started: Start with Why! Why do I want to volunteer? Asking yourself why in fact helps determine…

Volunteerism and the Sustainable Development Goals

What’s your cause? Did you know you can volunteer in support of climate action, gender equality and more? Adopted by Canada and all 193 United Nations Member States in September 2015, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is a 15-year global framework centered on an ambitious set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with 169…

Thank you Virtual Volunteers!

As Canada’s National Volunteer Week progresses, we shine a spotlight on the variety of volunteer opportunities available.  Volunteering encompasses many areas and can include ‘virtual volunteering’.  From the comfort of your home, you can volunteer virtually with the use of a computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone. Virtual volunteering welcomes individuals to engage in one-time, short-term…

Thank You For Answering The Call

PIN – The People and Information Network recognizes the selfless acts of volunteers across our community who have answered the call to volunteer in support of our community during the pandemic. Food security, mental health, virtual volunteering, random acts of kindness and more, volunteers continue to have impact. National Volunteer Week 2022 theme is ‘Volunteering…

National Volunteer Week is here!

It is here; National Volunteer Week April 24-30, 2022! The spirit of the community shines bright from the incredible acts of generosity of volunteers.  Each of us are impacted by the support of volunteers. As coaches to our children’s sports team, tutors helping our children to improve their readings, leaders of local youth groups and…

Thank you!

On this last day of National Volunteer Week, we give many thanks to volunteers as we recognize the impact you have. The commitment, dedication, care and compassion are the core of caring communities and you are an inspiration. Thank you. The future is in our hands; all of us. Every time we volunteer, we are…

Your hobby could be your next volunteer opportunity!

Who says volunteering can’t be fun?  At PIN, we match potential volunteers based on the right fit, which includes a recognition of your hobbies and interests.  Volunteering is a fabulous way to try something new, gain interesting skills and even develop your hobbies.  About you: You love exercise and movement: Dance/Yoga – Immigrant Services Guelph…

5 FAQ about Volunteering

We believe that everyone has something to contribute to our community. Through our online database, out reach and in-office support, we talk to many people who have lots of questions. Here are our top 5 that may help you get started: Start with Why! Why do I want to volunteer? Asking yourself why in fact…