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Congratulations Award Winners!

On Friday, April 29, 2022, PIN – The People and Information Network held its annual ‘Time to Give’ in celebration of National Volunteer Week and the contributions of volunteers. Congratulations 2022 Volunteer Award Winners: Leaders of Tomorrow – Shuk Man Ng, Student Volunteer Connections, University of Guelph Community Volunteer Award – Henry Kielar, Children’s Foundation…

It’s Time to Give!

Friday, April 29 marks PIN’s annual Time to Give celebration of volunteerism.  To view the digital programme, click here: Time to Give Programme 2022   

Caring Community Cards

National Volunteer Week is April 24 – 30, 2022, 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…

Become a Volunteer Champion!

  A 20 year history of inspiring and igniting volunteerism in our community, PIN looks to the future and you are invited.  Welcome. Learn more here and apply; we look forward to connecting with you. 

Celebrating Leaders of Volunteers! #IVMDay21

November 5 – International Volunteer Managers Day International Volunteer Managers Day (IVMDay) was founded and observed for the first time in 1999. IVMDay was developed in order to bring recognition to individual Managers of Volunteers and their roles in the mobilization and support of the world’s volunteers. PIN is grateful for the skills, expertise and…

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…

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…

Featuring Delbert Williams

Delbert Williams is the first of a 3 part series on the Young Professionals on Board program as we seek to appreciate participants, employers and local nonprofits and charities participating in this unique program.  Entering into its 5th year, the Young Professionals on Board (YPOB) is aimed at connecting young professionals with established leaders in our community. …

Learn from Leaders of Volunteers – October 2019

PIN – The People and Information Network believes in the importance of Leaders of Volunteer Involvement; the skill, support and the spirit that provides vital leadership and mobilizes volunteers into action.   Our Volunteer Managers Network has been a strong network of leaders of volunteers since 2011. In the last 8 years, this community of…

The Volunteer Manager’s Network Changed My Career

Volunteerism in our neighbourhoods and communities is a common thread in the fabric of our country. According to Statistics Canada, 12.7 million Canadians or 44% of people volunteer on average 154 hours per year (2013); astounding contributions that has visible impact in our communities. Think about your community. Volunteer impact is everywhere. Coaching, recreation programs,…