Kamloops Arts Council
Art in the Park Volunteers - The Kamloops Arts Council is looking for outgoing, energetic, and cheerful volunteers to help prepare for Art in the Park from June 24 to the 30, and the day of the event at Riverside Park on the 1st of July. Many different positions: Setup/Takedown, Fundraisers, and Ask Me/Greeters. 14+ to volunteer and family volunteering friendly. 250-372-7323.
BC Living Arts
BC Living Arts Event Volunteers - On July 10 – 11, BC Living Arts is hijacking Music in the Park for a music and arts festival at Riverside Park. Positions are: Backstage Artist Hosts, Gestural Loop Assistant, Art Installation Hosts, Promotion Hosts, Refreshment Garden Hosts, Fundraising Hosts, Photography Assistants, and the Tidy Team. 16+ to volunteer and family volunteering friendly. 250-682-2936.
Kamloops Dragon Boat Club
Dragon Boat Festival Volunteers - The Kamloops Dragon Boat Festival is looking for volunteers to help out with this year's festival on Aug. 8! Positions include: Boat Holders, Registration/Info Table, and Security. 15+ to volunteer. 250-377-5813.
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. Event day is Sun. Sept. 20. 19+ to volunteer. 250-372-3216 Ext: 36.
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.
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.
Brocklehurst Gemstone Care Centre
Recreational Volunteers - Brocklehurst Gemstone Care Centre is looking for volunteers to help with many different programs including: games (bingo, Jeopardy, board games, crib, and other card games), scrapbooking, music nights, entertainers, 1-to-1 visits, X-BOX, manicures, church services, bocce ball, gardening programs, walking/exercise programs, and intergeneration programs. 16+ to volunteer & family volunteering friendly. 778-470-2596 Ext: 109.
Elizabeth Fry Society
Resource Development Committee Member - The volunteers will work with the Executive Director and the Fund Developer to develop and implement the Society’s fund development plans. This will include assisting in the planning of the 3rd Annual Hearts for Homes Gala in November. All the members will need to attend the regularly scheduled meetings once a month. Having fundraising & event planning experience, high energy, and passion for the Society’s mission are assets. 19+ to volunteer, 250-374-2119 Ext: 209 .
The Gleaning Abundance Project
Harvest Leaders - The Gleaning Abundance Project are looking for Harvest Leaders to help ensure the success of each and every pick. They make sure all volunteers know how to pick and sort the fruit and use a ladder safely. They weigh the harvest, and coordinate the split & delivery. Our harvest leaders are personable, responsible and reliable people. 18+ to volunteer. Harvest Season is June to November, 7 Days a week, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 250-851-6111.
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 .
Oncore Central Services
Better With Technology - Volunteer Tutors - This program matches seniors to a volunteer tutor who can support their basic technology related questions and needs. 18+ to volunteer. 250-828-1037 or 250-828-0600 .
The Gleaning Abundance Project
Harvest Volunteers - The Gleaning Abundance Project are looking for individual & group volunteers to help harvest excess fruit from residential trees. The volunteers will share in the harvest with the other shares going to the homeowners and various non-profits. 13+ to volunteer, and family volunteering friendly. Harvest Season is June to November, 7 Days a week, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 250-851-6111.
Canadian Mental Health Association - Youth Clubhouse
Youth Activity Volunteer – Volunteers will implement activities in a social, recreational setting while working with at risk youth. Volunteers should be flexible, mature, with the ability to work independently or in group settings, and with the ability to function as a positive role model/mentor/relationship builder with youth. 19+ to volunteer. 250-374-0440 Ext: 107.
Interior Community Services
Childminding Volunteer – Volunteers will help watch children while their parents are in learning sessions Tuesday and Thursday mornings. The volunteers assist the staff in children’s area to watch the children, and be an extra set of eyes and ears. Experience with large groups of children, and First Aid are assets. 19+ to Volunteer. 396 Tranquille Road. 250-376-3660 or 250-554-3134 .
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.