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Volunteer Highlights for April 30 to May 7

April 30, 2015 - 12:07 PM

 

Western Canada Theatre
VW Turtle River Race Ticket Seller - Volunteers are needed to help Western Canada Theatre raise funds by selling raffle tickets for our 14th Annual VW Turtle River Race. Responsibilities include tracking the number of tickets sold during shifts, handling monies, documenting sales, and reporting to the fundraising coordinator. Volunteers should have good communication and numeracy skills. 19+ to volunteer. 250-372-3216 Ext: 36.

Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation
CIBC Run for the Cure Organizing Committee - Be part of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure organizing committee and a dynamic team raising funds towards breast cancer research in your local community from Mar. to Nov. 2015 (Event takes place on Sun. Oct. 5, 2015). Positions to be filled: Co-Run Director, Fundraising, Co-Run Director, Logistics. 19+ to volunteer. 1-800-561-6111 Ext: 242.

AIM Foundation
Special Events Coordinators - The volunteers will coordinate special events utilizing the Event Outline and under the direction of the TNC Executive Assistant. This volunteer opportunity will develop and utilize your Public Relations, Business Contacts, Social Media, Volunteer Training, Orientation and Team building skills. 19+ to volunteer. dawn.AIMfoundation@gmail.com.

Habitat for Humanity Kamloops
Special Event Coordinators - Are you in need of event planning experience, or just enjoy planning events? We are looking for people to help us organize, plan, and hold our Key Ceremony, and Groundbreaking Ceremony for our Habitat for Humanity Kamloops 2014 - 2015 Builds. 18+ to volunteer. People with Event planning experience are preferable. The events will be for the last week of March, and the first week of May. 250-828-7867 or 250-314-6783.

Interior Community Services
Meals On Wheels Drivers - We're looking for volunteers to pick up meals at the Royal Inland Hospital (RIH) and deliver them to clients' homes (Southshore and Northshore) between 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on Tues. & Thurs. The drivers brighten the day for many people in our community that are home bound by showing concern, checking in, and having a friendly short chat. The volunteers will use their own vehicles and gas. A tax receipt will be issued at the end of the year for mileage driven. 18+ to volunteer. 250-554-3134.

Literacy in Kamloops - KPAL Program
Volunteer Tutors - Tutors needed for a free one-to-one adult tutoring program. Tutors are paired with learners who would like to improve their literacy and numeracy skills. A Tutor training program is provided for all tutors. 19+ to volunteer. 778-257-9223.

YMCA/YWCA
YMCA Camp Deka Group Leaders - Group Leaders will provide opportunities and experiences for campers which promote growth and development in spirit, mind, and body through the embodiment of our core values (Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility). Group Leaders will provide leadership and role modelling to campers ages 8-16. They will assist with planning and delivering programming and facilitating skills development. The ideal staff member is a flexible team player who embodies the YMCA values and has a positive, enthusiastic attitude. Group Leaders are required to live on-site while camp is running. 17+ to volunteer. 250-376-4771 Ext: 116.

Optimist Club of Kamloops
Board of Directors and Club Members - The Optimist Club helps fund youth (including disabled, sick, underprivileged, or at risk youth) to help them to develop to their full potential. We are now forming our Executive Council Board Members and Regular Club Members. Positions include: Two Vice-Presidents, Secretary, Treasurer, Project and Event Coordinators, Fundraisers, Directors for the Board, and regular members-at-large. Previous board experience is an asset but not necessary. Professionally employed individuals or TRU students are preferred. 20+ to volunteer. 250-572-4653.

Interior Community Services
Outdoor Maintenance - Volunteers will assist with weeding and general landscape maintenance at various residences. 18+ to volunteer. 250-554-3134.

AIM Foundation
Volunteer Office Maintenance - Under the direction of the Admin Office or Board Director, repairs, cleans, and maintains building and grounds of AIMCanada Office. Knowledge of basic repairs and grounds maintenance and a "can do" attitude are what are desired. 19+ to volunteer. dawn.AIMfoundation@gmail.com.

Wildlife Park
Gardening Assistant - The Volunteers will be responsible to keep the park beautiful by helping to maintain our many gardens. The volunteers will be pulling weeds, planting, raking, etc. The volunteers must be physically fit. 14+ to Volunteer. 250-573-3242 Ext: 226.

People in Motion
Active Living Assistant and Youth Volunteer Helpers - The volunteers will assist the staff while providing safe, fun, recreational, educational, and creative programs for people with disabilities. Food Safe, First Aid, and any other certificates would be an asset. 15+ to volunteer and Family Volunteering friendly. 250-376-7878.

Elizabeth Fry Society
Volunteer Coordinator - The volunteers will review volunteer applications and reply to incoming emails regarding position details. Additional duties are to recruit volunteers and arrange for interviews with the applicants and program coordinators. The volunteers must have excellent written and oral communication skills, have computer experience, be able to operate office software, and other office equipment. 18+ to volunteer. 250-374-2119 Ext: 200.

AIM Foundation
Volunteer Driver - Under the direction of the Admin Office, Board Director, or Event Coordinator, and in the Volunteer's vehicle, drives dignitaries, performers, and volunteers to and from AIMCanada Events. Must have a Class 4 or 5 driver's license, professional attitude and attire, and be a pleasant communicator. 19+ to volunteer. dawn.AIMfoundation@gmail.com.

For these and many other volunteer opportunities please call 250-372-8313 or check out our website: www.volunteerkamloops.org.

We are a non-profit charity supporting community volunteering. Volunteer Kamloops acknowledges the support of the Province of British Columbia.

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