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People using the maker space
Shannon, Queen's Square | June 1, 2019
You’ve got skills. We’ve got a new way to share them! How do we create a better community? By sharing our passions, know-how, and skills with others... Read More»
Idea Exchange Volunteers Ajit and Maria
Shannon, Queen's Square | April 4, 2019
"Volunteering at Idea Exchange makes me feel useful to my community and empowers me to be more confident in life." – Maria Bolhuis Are you new to... Read More»
people clapping and smiling
Shannon, Queen's Square | February 1, 2019
Finding your way and building your life in a new place can be a challenge. So roll up your sleeves and get busy with us as a volunteer. Here are... Read More»
young woman and elderly man with a book
Shannon, Queen's Square | December 1, 2018
The Visiting Library Service is a program that partners book and people loving volunteers with those homebound due to age or illness. Our volunteers... Read More»
hand holding a lightbulb
Shannon, Queen's Square | May 21, 2018
New location. New volunteer opportunities. In a few short weeks the Idea Exchange, Old Post Office location will open the doors to a wealth of new... Read More»
Volunteer pizza party at CCAF
Rebecca Soares, Conestoga College Print Journalism Student | April 2, 2018
“The heart of a volunteer can’t be measured in size, but by the depth of commitment to make a difference in the lives of others.” -DeAnn Hollis We... Read More»
teen and senior at a laptop
Shannon, Queen's Square | August 1, 2017
The use of technology comes as easily as breathing for teens, but for those of us who grew up in a different era, handling something high tech leaves... Read More»
thank you in block letters
Shannon, Queen's Square | April 2, 2017
April is National Volunteer Month, and we salute the more than 400 individuals who donate their time, ideas and energy to Idea Exchange. In 2016, a... Read More»
caterpillars/butterflies
Shannon, Queen's Square | February 1, 2017
Volunteering is not just the purview of the retired these days. Statistics Canada’s most recent report showed that more than 47% of Canadians... Read More»
Group of penguins
Shannon, Queen's Square | November 1, 2016
You don’t need to be a sociologist to recognize that above all things our culture values individualism. We dance to the beat of our own drum because... Read More»

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