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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…

Leadership Change at PIN

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE +++++++++++++++++++ Leadership Change at PIN – The People and Information Network PIN appreciates outgoing leadership and appoints Interim Executive Director Guelph, Ontario | December 1, 2022 |  “Since her appointment in 2020,” says Janet Kaufman, Chair at PIN – The People and Information Network, “Kim Cusimano, executive director, has provided outstanding leadership…

A Community Call to Action

Community Benefit Sector in Guelph Wellington Snapshot A Community Call to Action Guelph, Ontario | November 22, 2022 | Since 2020, PIN – The People and Information Network has led an annual Community Benefit Sector Survey to understand the landscape of nonprofits, charities and grassroots groups that form the socially impactful community benefit sector and…

Richard is one of PIN’s greatest champions!

In 2005, a few years after Richard first discovered the Volunteer Centre of Guelph Wellington, currently PIN – the People and Information Network, he returned to discover what opportunities might be in store for himself. He had recently completed the Volunteer Management Certificate program at Conestoga College and felt it might be a good opportunity…

New to Volunteering? Volunteer Guides and more!

Contributing through volunteer involvement is good for you and great for community.  Recent Statistics Canada 2018 General Social Survey on Giving, Volunteering and Participating (GSS-GVP) in 2018, about 8 in 10 Canadians volunteered their time; “79% of Canadians aged 15 years and older reported volunteering, either as part of an organization or on their own without…

Volunteerism facing unprecedented change and challenge

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  ‘Volunteerism facing unprecedented change and challenge’ Lost volunteers, volunteers not returning and difficulty recruiting new volunteers. Guelph, Ontario | September 16, 2022 |  Since 2020, PIN – The People and Information Network has led an annual Community Benefit Sector Survey to understand the impact of COVID locally. Through these surveys an early…

Your Summer Experience Awaits

Freshly made lemonade. Sand, sun and SUP boards. Trails, trips and summer reading that grips.  Like fireworks and fireflies that brighten the skies, you can spark and sparkle this summer.  Whether you love to explore the great outdoors, prefer an indoor environment, have 1 hour or 20, you can make friends and make a difference…

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…

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…

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.…