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Current Volunteer Opportunities

What: Backpack Program Distribution Assistant

  • Help send children confidently to school. Hand out much-needed school supplies families who might otherwise not be able to afford them. More abut the backpack project here.

Where: Ken Danby Public School (525 Grange Rd. Guelph)


  • Wednesday, August 26, 2020. 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • If possible, we may also require some help on August 24 (~5:00 to 7:00 p.m.) and/or August 25 (10:00 a.m.) for sorting and pre-packing.

Role: Duties may include handing out school supplies, directing visitor flow/managing social distancing, set-up and take down.

Skills: Friendly and non-judgmental. Good at organizing, working as a team with other volunteers, and taking initiative.

Accessibility: Requires some lifting, bending and carrying (boxes, tables, tent-set-up). Must be able to bring and wear a mask/face covering.

Contact: Bronwen Buck, Neighbourhood Support Worker.

  • Cell: 519-820-9576
  • Email:
  • Express interest by August 24, 2020

Registered Food Cupboard Assistants and COBBS Bread Volunteers can link here for information, scheduling and tasks.