Current Volunteer Opportunities


The Guelph Wellington Seniors Association (GWSA) is a not-for-profit, charitable organization run by volunteers serving approximately 2,200 members in the Guelph-Wellington area. The following areas are recruiting volunteers in supporting the many different activities, programs and services offered by the GWSA.

For more information, contact the Volunteer Coordinator (519-822-1260 X 2096) OR email; for any of the volunteer opportunities listed below.

GWSA Committees


Computer Mentoring

If you enjoy working with computers/IPads/Apple products and have experience in this area and would like to educate others, this is for you! Computer Mentoring is on Monday’s in the afternoon.


Special Events

Looking for a team of volunteers to assist with planning, organizing and running special events throughout the year for the members and community.


Sentinel Drivers

The Sentinel team is looking for drivers to assist with the delivery of the monthly newsletter – Sentinel.


Travel Committee

Our committee leader needs members who want to join others in the group to help brainstorm, organize, plan and  possibly escort trips, travel, and tours for those seniors who love to go places!  Come join in, meet new friends, and have fun!

Welcome & Information Desk

Looking for energetic, friendly, outgoing individuals to assist with greeting, providing tours and answering questions about the centre during the week, Monday to Friday. Two shifts available, morning and afternoon in the main lobby.

Cycling Club

Looking for another volunteer to assist with leading the group on local and out of town rides.

Colouring for Calm

 this is a weekly 90 minute activity where folks register and come in to a quiet space to sit, chat and colour. Beverages are included. This activity is limited to 14 participants. We are looking for 2 volunteers who can team up and help with set up and returning materials to the GWSA office.


Join the Bistro team Monday to Friday assisting in one of the following areas providing customer service, making new friends and having fun.

Coffee Volunteer:
Volunteer at the hot beverages counter in the dining room throughout the week in the morning or afternoon, serving hot beverages, clearing tables and assisting patrons when needed.

Cash Volunteer:
Volunteer in the dining room on the cash register throughout the week in the morning or afternoon taking payment from patrons who enjoy lunch, snacks or treats.

Food Preparation and Serving:
Volunteer in the kitchen assisting the chef with food preparation and serving customers ordering food and eating in or taking to go.

Volunteer in the kitchen assisting with washing dishes using the industrial dishwasher and completing other tasks during the shift

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