VolunteersBringChange

Thank you!

On this last day of National Volunteer Week, we give many thanks to volunteers as we recognize the impact you have. The commitment, dedication, care and compassion are the core of caring communities and you are an inspiration. Thank you. The future is in our hands; all of us. Every time we volunteer, we are…

Your hobby could be your next volunteer opportunity!

Who says volunteering can’t be fun?  At PIN, we match potential volunteers based on the right fit, which includes a recognition of your hobbies and interests.  Volunteering is a fabulous way to try something new, gain interesting skills and even develop your hobbies.  About you: You love exercise and movement: Dance/Yoga – Immigrant Services Guelph…

5 FAQ about Volunteering

We believe that everyone has something to contribute to our community. Through our online database, out reach and in-office support, we talk to many people who have lots of questions. Here are our top 5 that may help you get started: Start with Why! Why do I want to volunteer? Asking yourself why in fact…

Safety and Self Care

Volunteers are the core of caring communities. They show their support through commitment, dedication and a willingness to support through busy times, challenging times and even now in times of community distress with COVID. Volunteers want to help but a core area of focus is safety and self care; physical distancing, masks, hand hygiene and…

What is Virtual Volunteering?

As Canada’s National Volunteer Week progresses, we shine a spotlight on the variety of volunteer opportunities available.  Volunteering encompasses many areas and can include ‘virtual volunteering’.  From the comfort of your home, you can volunteer virtually with the use of a computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone. Virtual volunteering welcomes individuals to engage in one-time, short-term…

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…

Volunteerism continues to act as a beacon of light,

PIN – The People and Information Network recognizes the selfless acts of volunteers across our community who have answered the call to volunteer in support of our community during the pandemic. Food security, mental health, virtual volunteering, random acts of kindness and more, volunteers continue to have impact. National Volunteer Week 2021 theme is ‘The…

It is here; National Volunteer Week April 18 – 24, 2021!

It is here; National Volunteer Week April 18 – 24, 2021! The incredible work of local volunteers; a gift to our community. Through the generous donation of their time, volunteers act as support to and lead many essential services.  From programs and leadership roles to service delivery as mentors, tutors, coaches, friendly visitors and more,…