The Guelph Wellington Seniors Association (GWSA) is recruiting Volunteers:
The Guelph Wellington Seniors Association (GWSA) which is a not-for-profit, charitable organization is run by volunteers serving approximately 2,700 members in the Guelph-Wellington area. The following areas are recruiting volunteers to join the dynamic teams in supporting the many different activities, programs and services offered by the GWSA.
If you like a slower pace and working as a team and providing great customer service, this is for you! Tasks: assist the customers with the hot beverages; keep the dinging room clean and tidy; assist with small tasks assigned by the chef. Training is provided.
❃Sentinel Drivers Needed: If you enjoy volunteering once a month and like to drive, the Sentinel team is recruiting volunteer drivers to assist with the Monthly Newsletter delivery. A set route will be provided to you for your delivery at the end of the month.
❃Dishwasher Volunteer: We are currently seeking 2 dishwasher volunteers to help keep the kitchen tidy and clean after meals. These positions would start in April 2019. We are looking for volunteers on Monday’s and Tuesday’s from 9-1:30. Full training will be provided. Please contact the Volunteer Coordinator if you are interested.
❃Volunteer Drivers: Help make a difference to support seniors who have trouble getting out on their own. The Outreach Program needs volunteers who are willing to use their own car to drive participants between their home and the Program. The commitment is one half day per month.
❃Feeling Better Move Well: A fitness minded Senior Volunteer who enjoys physical activity is needed to co-lead a group gentle exercise program. If you are looking for a new challenge, you will deliver a one-hour class once a week at the Salvation Army Citadel on Gordon Street. A free of charge, full training and orientation program will be provided.
Please contact Maryanne Wilford at 519-837-5665 for more information about any of these volunteer opportunities with Community Support Services (CSS)
The Travel Club is looking for new members to assist on the committee with organizing, booking and hosting monthly trips for the GWSA members.
M&M is looking for two GWSA members to join the creative team for a 2-3 year commitment. If you have good communication skills (written and verbal), enjoy marketing and promotion and being a part of an active team that meets every 2nd Tuesday of the month in the morning.
Please speak to Brett Rutledge (519-822-1260 x 2470) for information on any of the volunteer opportunities shown above. In addition, you can send an email to Brett with any questions about these opportunities using the following contact form. In your message, please indicate which opportunity you are interested in and why.
By 2031, Guelph’s population is projected to be 175,000 with 57,000 people over the age of 55. The City’s Age Friendly Guelph (AFG) is recruiting volunteers in the following areas:
– Community Outreach
Working Group members are being recruited to assist with the implementation and hands on guiding of the working groups.
Pet Protect Guelph is a pet fostering program to help families staying in a shelter; women exiting domestic violence, or individuals recovering from a medical procedure. The Pet Protect team works to provide a temporary, safe home for pets.
Pet Protect is currently seeking foster homes for pets of all kinds (but especially dogs) as well as volunteers who can help with a wide variety of support services for the organization. For more information about volunteering with Pet Protect Guelph, please visit their website where you can read position descriptions, fill out a volunteer application form and/or donate.
Pet Protect Guelph’s partners include the Guelph Neighbourhood Support Coalition and Taylor Canines. The project was funded in part by a grant from the Guelph Community Foundation.
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