Current Volunteer Opportunities

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNTIES

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.

Please speak to Becky MacDonald (519-822-1260 X 2096) OR email; [email protected] for information on any of the volunteer opportunities listed below.

EVERGREEN BISTRO 683

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.

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

GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE

The Governance Committee assists the GWSA Board of Directors with the development and review of bylaws, policies, and procedures for the Association. Morning meetings 4-6 times per year.
Experience in governance with a not-for-profit organization, and comfort working with documents or willingness to learn would be an asset.

MEMBERSHIP & MARKETING COMMITTEE

The Committee meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 9:30 am. Reports to the Board regarding all membership and marketing initiatives, advancement of the Board’s Strategic Plan. The Committee works with the Executive Director to provide content and messaging advice to the webmaster for the website, social media accounts and prepares monthly GWSA Email Updates. Marketing and recruitment experience would definitely be an asset but are not required.

          • Monitors membership satisfaction
          • Develops plans to improve member recruitment and retention
          • Marketing responsibilities include arranging for media coverage and creating advertisements
          • Developing promotional material
          • Arranging special events such as Open House and New Members’ Welcome

MEMBERSHIP & MARKETING EMAIL EDITOR

Attend regular M&M meetings on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 9:30 am.

          • Distribute publications once per month or as needed
          • Solicit, investigate and assemble items
          • Maintain the list of subscribers

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