Volunteering in Centre Wellington

Volunteering in Centre Wellington

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Kendra Martin
Communications Coordinator
1 MacDonald Square, Elora, ON
N0B 1S0
Phone: 519.846.9691 x220
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Eric Goudie
Theatre Coordinator
244 St Andrew Street W, Fergus, ON
N1M 1N7
Phone: 519.846.9691 x200
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Kelly Hall
Volunteer and Membership Coordinator
150 Albert Street W, Fergus, ON
N1M 1X2
Phone: 519.846.9691 x278
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​​​​​​Centre Wellington has a dedicated and incredible group of volunteers​ that make our community what it is today - our greatest strength is our volunteers.  Are you looking to make a difference in our community?  We need you!  

Join our Team!​

Do you want to make CW an even better place to live, but don't know where to start?  We offer a number of opportunities that will allow you to make a positive impact in our community.  Whether it is volunteering once a month, once a year or weekly, we want to find the right fit for you.

Benefits of Volunteering

  • ​connects you to others in your community
  • good for your mind and body
  • brings fun and fulfilment to your life, knowing you have made a difference in someone else's
  • enhance your career or career options
  • ​strengthens our community
  • learn or develop a new skill
  • an opportunity to make a difference and give back​!​

Volunteer Opportunities

Victoria Park Seniors Centre
If you have a few hours to spare each week and want to be involved in an active Seniors Centre or looking to make new friends, we need you! Current volunteer opportunities at the VPSC include:
  • Program Committee members
  • ​Special Events
  • Cooking for a Crowd
  • Dishwasher Wednesday's
  • Reception Desk

Fergus Grand Theatre
Be at the front and center of great shows and a wonderful community theatre!  Volunteers at the Fergus Grand Theatre will have the opportunity to sell tickets, provide ushering opportunities and operate the concession stands.  Current volunteer opportunities at the FGT include:

Festivals & Events
Centre Wellington is known for it's amazing community events!  From Canada Day to New Year's Eve and Doors Open, we have a number of events that can only be successful with the assistance of volunteers.  This section will be updated as event volunteers are needed.

Doors Open & Culture Days
Doors Open - Saturday, June ​​16, 2018
Culture Days - ​​​September 28-30, 2018

Both of these signature events are approaching quickly!  We are looking for keen individuals to help us make these events a great success for another year.  If you have a few hours that you can spare or are willing to make a more regular and long term commitment, we want to hear from you.  Both events are fun ways to share how great Centre Wellington is and allow you to share your passion for the place you call home.  Contact Elizabeth about these opportunities and see how you can get involved.  

Fergus & District Horticultural Society

When you drive through the beautiful streets of Fergus, you can immediately tell that these volunteers take pride in their community.  The mandate of the society is the promotion of horticultural education. Their regular meetings and shows encourage the study of cultivation, propagation, and the principles of design, while sharing common interests and fellowship​.  

Learn more about volunteering as part of the Fergus & District Horticultural Society!

Elora & Salem Horticultural Society
This is the committee that puts our beautiful community on the map as one of Ontario's Prettiest Villages.  The Elora & Salem Horticultural Society is very proud to be celebrating is 167th year.  Everyone is welcome to come grow and learn with them.

Advisory Committees
The Township establishes advisory committees to fulfil a variety of mandates and to make recommendations to Council.  Council relies on advisory committees to provide recommendations on pertinent issues throughout the municipality, and draws on the expertise of citizen volunteer members.  Advisory Committees of Council volunteer opportunities include:
  • Heritage Centre Wellington
  • Economic Development Task Force
  • Community Services Advisory Committee
  • Victoria Park Seniors Centre Advisory Committee