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Thirza is a valued member.

“Thirza Armstrong is a valued member of the Guelph Tool Library team” says John Dennis, Guelph Tool Library Coordinator, “she sits on the Steering Committee, coordinates a number of projects, is a librarian, fundraiser, and provides her artistic and creative flair to all her work.” But that is not all. Thirza created the Guelph Tool…

It’s Official! Happy 20th PIN!

May 18, 2021 – Inspired by the United Nations International Year of the Volunteer in 2001, PIN – The People and Information Network (formerly the Volunteer Centre of Guelph Wellington) began as a resource for nonprofits and charities and a central hub for volunteerism twenty years ago this month. “PIN connects people, ideas and information…

LIVE chats! Find us on Facebook

Join us Wednesdays at 12 noon as we explore volunteer opportunities in Guelph Wellington, answer your questions about volunteering  and help you find a meaningful volunteer experience.  Questions you may have? Can I volunteer during COVID? How do I volunteer safely? I need community involvement hours. How do I do that? I would like to…

Summer Jobs Post – PIN is Hiring!

May 15, 2021 – Deadline for applications has closed. Thank you for your interest in working with PIN. 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: Data Administrator Job Posting 2021 The role will work with our…

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…

Nawab Azizi answered the Call to Action.

“Nawab has given so much time to his community that he truly deserves this award. He hasn’t been a part of the program for one year yet, but he has already volunteered more than what would be required of him over a 2-year period” says Colten Ura,  Developmental Service Coordinator at Family Counselling and Support…

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…

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…

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…

‘Board Leadership – Community Gain’

Local nonprofits and charities welcoming new Board Members. “The community benefit sector provides vital supports that contribute to the health and well-being of communities and is powered by a valuable volunteer human resource” says Kim Cusimano, Executive Director, PIN – The People and Information Network. “Coaching your children’s sports team, driving your Mom for her…