What’s Happening

Volunteering set me up to be successful with my future goals.

Volunteering can take many variations throughout one’s life even for those who are, or have been, in the volunteer engagement sector. “I had completed college and was almost done my university degree. I was still feeling uncertain about my future path” says Katrina Burch, Team Lead, Mental Health Promotion and Education Services, Canadian Mental Health…

PIN is on the Move!

            After more than 15 years at 46 Cork Street East, PIN will be re-locating at the end of July to Old Quebec Street Shoppes.  Old Quebec Street is a hub for Guelph residents; an internal village in the heart of downtown Guelph with roots dating back more than 175…

I Believe Volunteering Is Very Rewarding.

“As an immigrant, I have a zest for supporting other immigrants” says Maryam Motia. “this yearning is also rooted in my academic background and pre-migration experiences. I obtained my Master’s in Counselling in Iran and used to work as a family counsellor with immigrants and refugees from diverse ethnicities.” As a result of her experience…

The Tools You Need!

It is versatile. It easy to use. You will not need a toolbox or a superhero cape! We have the tools you need to be find a meaningful volunteer opportunity.  Here are the deets: Subscribe! Receive 5 new volunteer opportunities directly to your inbox each week.   Create! By creating a profile, you choose your preferences…

Annual Report 2018 – 2019

Our Annual General Meeting was held on June 25, 2019 at Skyline Group of Companies. The corresponding annual report features highlights from 3 pillars of work by PIN, The People and Information Network. Some highlights include: 78 volunteers helped shovel snow for 173 seniors and persons with disabilities there are 1,330 information records on essential…

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…