Volunteering

The enormous effect of volunteers throughout the pandemic cannot be underscored.

Guelph, Ontario | September 1, 2021 | ‘The Value of One, The Power of Many’ was the National Volunteer Week 2021 theme. Celebrated annually in April, National Volunteer Week aims to recognize the efforts of volunteers across Canada. From one person bringing laughter and light to a senior’s day to many volunteers working together to…

Tracey has found her volunteer experience fulfilling

For almost 4 years, Tracey Darling has volunteered in support of food access with Chalmers Community Services Centre (CCSC) Friday pantry.  Chalmers Community Services Centre offers food, clothing, diapers, bedding, sundry household items and mending to vulnerable people experiencing insecurities in our community. CCSC collaborates with other organizations to work on the larger issue of…

Family Day! #DoGiveShareGW

Family; your immediate family, extended family, friends that are family. Family can come in many forms and are unique to each of us.  Making the choice to volunteer as a family can be a powerful experience. To connect over a shared experience, create traditions and memories, show compassion, kindness and the power of human spirit…

Volunteer Survey

Tell us! Did you volunteer before COVID? During?  Do you plan on returning to volunteering? What should nonprofits and charities know. tell us! Volunteer Survey for Guelph Wellington; open for all to help our community understand the local landscape of volunteerism from the perspective of volunteers.

What are SDGs?

Adopted by Canada and all 193 United Nations Member States in September 2015, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is a 15-year global framework centered on an ambitious set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with 169 targets and more than 230 indicators. The 2030 Agenda is a people-centred, universal and transformative blueprint for sustainable…

Newcomer Resources Now Available

Newcomers in Canada ‘One in five Canadians is born outside of Canada. Immigration now accounts for close to 70% of our population growth. Each year, approximately 250,000 people come to Canada as refugees and landed immigrants. They settle in communities around the country, mostly in cities.’ – Volunteer Canada Many newcomers to Canada turn to volunteering…