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What is Virtual Volunteering?

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…

Time to Give April 22

Our 18th ‘Time to Give’ event celebrating volunteerism in our community! We know not everyone is able to join in but you can enjoy this year’s Time to Give program. With some history and photos, you too can join us in spirit – community spirit! Click this Time to Give Program 2021 link and follow…

Rotary in Guelph and Wellington County Celebrates their Volunteers and Community Agencies

The Rotary Clubs of Guelph, Fergus and Elora are proud to celebrate the amazing volunteers and the organizations they serve during this incredible year. To help celebrate 100 years of Rotary in Guelph, and in keeping with Rotary’s commitment to Service above Self, the Rotary Club of Guelph Trillium recognized 100 volunteers who contributed their…

Volunteerism continues to act as a beacon of light,

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 2021 theme is ‘The…

It is here; National Volunteer Week April 18 – 24, 2021!

It is here; National Volunteer Week April 18 – 24, 2021! The incredible work of local volunteers; a gift to our community. Through the generous donation of their time, volunteers act as support to and lead many essential services.  From programs and leadership roles to service delivery as mentors, tutors, coaches, friendly visitors and more,…

Food4Kids Guelph – Job Posting

Job Posting – Program Administrator Food4Kids Guelph is a registered charity in its third year of operation. The charity’s vision is that no child in our community should go hungry. Its mission is to provide healthy food bags for children from severely food-insecure homes to take home from school on a Friday, to help nourish…

Caring Community Cards

National Volunteer Week is April 18-24th, 2021, 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 that volunteers can redeem. For individuals to receive a card, PIN – The People and Information Network member agencies place…

Meghan is making an impact.

“Meghan came to Up and Running Guelph as a volunteer in 2017 and immediately wowed me with her passion for the cause, her kindness and genuinely caring nature, her commitment to our participants, and her absolute dedication to helping our organization grow and sustain its impact in the community.” says Shirley Hunt, Executive Director, Co-Founder,…

Featuring Ryan Jaspers-Fayer

PIN is pleased to feature Ryan Jasper-Fayer in our series on the Young Professionals on Board (YPOB) program as we seek to appreciate participants, employers and local nonprofits and charities participating in this unique program.  Why Young Professionals on Board? Ryan’s place of employment provided him with the opportunity to participate in the Young Professionals…

Featuring Stephanie Edwards

PIN is pleased to feature Stephanie Edwards in our series on the Young Professionals on Board (YPOB) program as we seek to appreciate participants, employers and local nonprofits and charities participating in this unique program.  Why Young Professionals on Board? Stephanie was given the opportunity to participate in the YPOB program by her leader at…