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Volunteer Centre is Hiring

Communications & Program Coordinator You will be responsible for the Volunteer Centre’s membership services – recruiting and supporting our members. You will also be responsible for engaging specific audiences through volunteer initiatives and campaigns such as National Volunteer Week and the Ontario Volunteer Youth Challenge. You will help coordinate education and training initiatives of the…

United Way Campaign Kick-Off

We will be joining the United Way for their 76th campaign kick-off! It all goes down on September 8th from 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at St. George’s Square, Downtown Guelph. Because it’s over the lunch hour there will be options for you to grab a bite to eat at one of Guelph’s finest food trucks, including Sweet Temptations,…

Register for the Volunteer Managers Network

The 2016-2017 Volunteer Managers Network lineup is now available for you to check out and registration is open! This year the network will be focusing on trends in volunteering, mental health awareness, presentation practice and much more. View The Lineup The network meets on the first Tuesday of the month from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm.…

2016 Annual Report

Our Annual General Meeting was held on June 23, 2016 at Skyline. The corresponding annual report features highlights from all five programs run by the Volunteer Centre. Some highlights include: 50 volunteers helped shovel snow for 130+ seniors and persons with disabilities 1,400,000+ information records for essential human services were accessed by community members via…

Vote on the Oak Tree Project and Strengthen Volunteerism

You can make a non-profit’s dream of strengthening volunteerism in our community come true by voting for their project, helping them get one step closer to winning this year’s Oak Tree Project grand prize of $5,000. Holy smokes! The Oak Tree Project is one of Guelph-Wellington’s premiere charitable giving initiatives. The Mactaggart Family and their…

Join us for our 2016 Annual General Meeting

You are invited to attend our 2016 Annual General Meeting! Taking place on Thursday, June 23rd from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at Skyline Inc., 5 Douglas St, Guelph, the meeting will feature a special presentation by Roya Rabbani, Executive Director of Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington. She will speak about what motivates newcomers to Canada to volunteer and the barriers they experience. She will…

Student Summer Job Posting

We are looking for an Outreach and Communications Coordinator. Please see below for details and consider joining our dynamic team! The Volunteer Centre of Guelph/Wellington is a community benefit organization with a mission to provide resources and leadership to enable the development of people and organizations. We require a detail oriented and self-motivated individual to…

Job Posting: Information and Referral Administrator

We are looking for an Information and Referral Administrator. Please see below for details and consider joining our dynamic team! The Volunteer Centre of Guelph/Wellington is a community benefit organization with a mission to provide resources and leadership to enable the development of people and organizations. We run a variety of programs including an Information…

Youth Week Activities

National Youth Week is May 1 – 7 every year, it is a week dedicated to the celebration of youth and their active participation in their community. So… starting May 1st we are celebrating YOUth! It’s also a chance for our community to host events that support the principles of intentional youth development. Check out…

Volunteer Awards in Guelph & Wellington County

With National Volunteer Week underway, recognizing volunteers is at the forefront of our minds. What better way to celebrate a volunteer’s accomplishments than to nominate them for a local award? On that note, we complied a short list of opportunities for you to consider. 2016 Mayor’s Awards Mayor Cam Guthrie encourages Guelphites to nominate outstanding volunteers…