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Great Canadian Giving Challenge!

Volunteerism is a winner for community. Help us build belonging and community through volunteer involvement. As Guelph Wellington’s Volunteer Centre, PIN is the core connector that seeks to inspire our community to contribute through volunteer involvement. A key central resource that addresses the need of individuals to know where and how to become involved. We…

Summer Jobs – PIN is Hiring!

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: Administrative Assistant   The Administrative Assistant will work with the Executive Director to assess and action current operation initiatives, transition and create new materials to streamline processes and administration.…

Get involved. It’s good for you and great for everyone.

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!

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…

Volunteerism and the Sustainable Development Goals

What’s your cause? Did you know you can volunteer in support of climate action, gender equality and more? 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…

Thank you Virtual Volunteers!

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…

Thank You For Answering The Call

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 2022 theme is ‘Volunteering…

National Volunteer Week is here!

It is here; National Volunteer Week April 24-30, 2022! The spirit of the community shines bright from the incredible acts of generosity of volunteers.  Each of us are impacted by the support of volunteers. As coaches to our children’s sports team, tutors helping our children to improve their readings, leaders of local youth groups and…

Thank you Time to Give Sponsors!

For nearly 20 years, PIN has celebrated volunteerism in our community through our ‘Time to Give’ event. Held during National Volunteer Week each year, this celebration recognizes the powerhouse of volunteerism, appreciates the gifts of time, talent, care and compassion that volunteers bring.  When an individual chooses to volunteer, they are taking action on the…

The Value of Volunteerism and Building Forward Together

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ‘The Value of Volunteerism and Building Forward Together’ Guelph, ON – April 1, 2022  “We are all connected to a volunteer” says Kim Cusimano, executive director at PIN – The People and Information Network. “Your child’s sport coach, your youth’s mentor, meals delivered to your grandfather, drives for your mom’s cancer treatment;…