Brant Avenue Neighbourhood Group


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Candidates for Guelph (as of May 21)

    • BURNETT, JUANITA (Communist)


    • LOMKER, WILL (New Blue)



    • SCHREINER, MIKE (Green)

    • TAYLOR, PAUL (Direct Democracy Party)

PAID Pre-Employment Workshop

Qualifications for the program

  • Age 15 – 29

  • A resident of Ontario and legally allowed to work in Canada, interested in working in Guelph and surrounding area

  • Not working and or school in school fulltime – part-time of either is okay

  • Must be willing to meet virtually everyday for three weeks and work independently with a lot of virtual interaction and technical support

We will register people virtually and all workshops are done via Teams Meetings virtually.

For more information contact:

Chris Turcot l (he/him) Employment Advisor, Employment Services Cell: 226-962-8247


PAID Pre-Employment Workshop

We are recruiting for participants in our Experiences of Discrimination Study!

In collaboration with the Community Engaged Scholarship Institute (CESI), we are now recruiting participants for the qualitative portion of our Experiences of Discrimination in Guelph and Wellington study. This portion of the study is an opportunity for those facing discrimination to provide their own personal context and stories to the data which we have collected.

Participants will receive a $40 gift card in appreciation of their time, and interpretation can be made available upon request.

Participant Eligibility:

  • Identify as Indigenous, an immigrant, and/or visible minority.

  • Resident of Guelph or Wellington.

  • 18 years and over.

Click here to register.

Thank you,



Changes to our Garden Fresh program

We will be changing our Garden Fresh day and time to the THIRD TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH, FROM 1-3PM. The dates for 2022 will be as follows-

  • JUNE 21st, 1-3pm

  • JULY 19th, 1-3pm

  • AUG 16th, 1-3pm

  • SEPT 20th, 1-3pm

  • OCT 18th, 1-3pm

  • NOV 15th, 1-3pm

  • DEC 20th, 1-3pm

This program is open to all Brant Ave residences, and is available on a first come-first served basis.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Nicki Hammond

  • Neighbourhood Support Worker

  • Brant Avenue Neighbourhood Group

  • 519-821-9243 Office

  • 519-993-6191 Cell


Brant Ave Summer Camp 2022

Half Days – 9am-12pm OR 1pm-4pm (no full day registrations)

Ages – entering grade 1 (must have completed SK) to grade 6 in the fall

Price - $65 per week (subsidy and payment plans available)

Starts July 11th and runs for 6 weeks, until August 19th

Camp takes place at Brant Ave Public School

Registration takes place June 14th, June 16th and June 21st, 10am – 12pm and 1pm – 3pm at the Neighbourhood Group at 35 Algonquin Road

Nicki Hammond

  • Neighbourhood Support Worker

  • Brant Avenue Neighbourhood Group

  • 519-821-9243 Office

  • 519-993-6191 Cell


Brant Cookie Dough Fundraiser Ends May 24th! Place Your Orders Now!

We have partnered with TerraCotta Cookies to run a fun summer fundraiser! We will be selling delicious frozen cookie dough that you can bake at home, wherever you feel! The bonus is, for every box you purchase, you will be donating $5 to ongoing neighbourhood programs!

Price- $13 per box of 40 cookies

Sales run- website is open to online sales from May 13th- May 24th

Pick-up- Boxes MUST be picked up Wednesday June 8th from 12pm-3pm from the Brant Avenue Neighbourhood Group @ 35 Algonquin Rd, Guelph ON

Click here to place your order and help support our ongoing programs

Thank you all for your continued support!

Nicki Hammond

  • Neighbourhood Support Worker

  • Brant Avenue Neighbourhood Group

  • 519-821-9243 Office

  • 519-993-6191 Cell


Summer Camp Staff Positions Available

Job Posting for Camp/Program Supervisor and leaders (at various locations throughout Guelph) are below!

Apply here

Hours: 8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week

Duration of Position: Based on location but 6 to 9 weeks between June 27th and Sept. 3rd

Wage: $18.00/hour


  • Brant Ave P.S. (64 Brant Ave.)

  • Gateway Public School (33 Gateway Dr.)

  • Huron Street Garden (120 Huron St.)

  • Rickson Ridge Public School (177 Rickson Ave.)

  • Kortright Hills Public School (23 Ptarmigan)

Application Deadline: April 24th (but feel free to reach out afterwards in case we are still hiring)


Work cohesively with other staff, volunteers, and neighbourhood group members to ensure a safe, efficient, respectful and supportive working environment

Follow COVID 19 Public Health Regulations

Assist with camp planning duties assigned by the Neighbourhood Support Worker (Activity planning, LIT program planning, communication platforms, staff training)

Plan 6 to 9 weeks worth of engaging summer youth programs

Supervise and support up to 3 camp staff

Supervise and support up to 30 youth participants (with other staff)

Encourage and support an inclusive, safe, and fun environment for kids

Attend all GNSC trainings to equip staff with the skills to be successful in this position

Other duties may be assigned if appropriate and agreed upon

Contact if you require more details or if you would like to send in a resume.



Links and Information


Take Pride in yOur Neighbourhood

Just a reminder, discarded cigarette butts are garbage that pollutes the environment and can sicken animals. Please do not throw your butts on the ground anywhere but especially not near the school where our children walk and play every day. Besides polluting our ground, the butts get washed into the storm drain system. It also gives our children the message that pollution of this sort is acceptable.