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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…

Featuring Alex Zantout

PIN is pleased to feature Alex Zantout in our 3 part 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? Alex was looking to volunteer in his community through PIN and came across…

Dr. William C. Winegard Awards – Call for Nominations

Honourable Dr. William Charles Winegard September 17, 1924 – January 31, 2019 Veteran, former Guelph MP and former University of Guelph President, Officer of the Order of Canada, recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal, Lincoln Alexander Medal of Distinguished Service and the Lincoln Alexander Outstanding Leader Award. A supporter of community and an avid…

Time to Give 2021!

                  Our annual ‘Time to Give’ event is … you guessed it, going virtual! Join us as we celebrate the past and embrace the future. PIN is pleased to welcome speakers: Cathy Taylor – Inaugural Executive Director of the Volunteer Centre of Guelph Wellington, current ED of…

Roblin is an exemplary community builder

            Roblin May has been involved with Focus on Nature for 7 years.  She lives down the street from one of its founders and one day while walking their dogs they discussed a possible future at Focus on Nature. Looking for something new after 25 years of volunteering, Roblin started…