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Weekly Volunteer Highlights! December 14 to December 20, 2017

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December 14, 2017 - 10:41 AM

Special Events / Fundraising:

Operation Red Nose – Weekends – Nov 24 through Dec 31 Designated Drivers, Escort Drivers, Navigators, Phone Operators, Dispatch, Refreshments (Food Safe) and Greeters Please contact Katie Klassen 250-320-0650.

The Salvation Army Kettle Campaign– Bell Ringer – Nov 16-Dec 23 (excluding Sundays) Volunteer for 2-hour shift at one of many locations throughout the City Please contact Christine Kirby 250-554-1611/250-819-0017

A Way Home – Kamloops United Way/Domino’s Pizza Friday, December 15 Camp out for Homeless Youth Pizza Drive Thru  12 Volunteers (6 for each shift). from 10:00-12:30 and 12:30-3:00pm. Collect money, holding Signs and hand out pizza 60-789 Fortune Drive Please contact Katherine at 250-320-7387 or Rocky 778-220-0057

Volunteer Kamloops – Air Bands Unite Marketing &/or Graphics Designer, Beverage Coordinator, Food Coordinator, Silent Auction Donation Coordinator Detailed job descriptions are available at www.volunteerkamloops.org Contact Volunteer Kamloops at 250-372-8313.

Current Volunteer Positions:

Canadian Red Cross – Personal Disaster Assistance Team Responder Volunteer Reporting to the Community Planning and Response Coordinator, you will take 40 hours of Red Cross training to learn how to support those affected by disasters. Please submit applications quoting Posting ID DM-RP-TRA-607 in the subject line of the application to BCYvolunteering@redcross.ca or via Fax 604-709-6675 For a detailed job description contact Volunteer Kamloops 250-372-8313

Developing World Connections-Administrative Assistant (Spanish Speaking) Highly organized & detail-oriented individual to support the office staff through clerical & administrative duties. (16 hours per week). Benefits Reference letter for successful completion. Two Week DWC International Volunteer Experience with flights (Value $4,000) Three weeks vacation. Please email cover letter and resume referencing “Administrative Assistant” in the subject line to info@developingworldconnections.org For a detailed job description contact Volunteer Kamloops 250-372-8313

Volunteer Kamloops -Snow Angel Volunteers URGENTLY needed We are seeking volunteers for the Snow Angels program in various areas of Kamloops. Must be physically fit and reliable Please contact Grace at 250-372-8313

Out of the Cold St Paul’s Cathedral – Wednesdays & Sundays November 1/17 to March 31/18 Shift Support Assist shift captains with guests seeking food and shelter Please contact Mark Hyslop 778-362-8977/250-315-5350

Kamloops Hospice Association Sahali -Snow Removal Volunteers Remove snow from property, walkways, and driveway at hospice as well as City sidewalks adjacent to the property Please contact Pamela at 250-372-1336

Canadian Mental Health – Receptionist – 2-3 days per week Volunteer will provide reception duties at the CMHA Main office. Volunteer must be 18 years or older and have been diagnosed with a mental illness or substance abuse disorder. Please contact Dora MacKay 250-374-0440 Ext 203.

Salvation Army-Community Services Helper Thurs/Fri 9:30am-1pm Assist clients in choosing allotted amount of food at Emergency Food Bank. Assist in breakdown of products, stocking shelves as required Contact Christine Kirby, Volunteer Coordinator 250-554-1611. For a detailed job description contact Volunteer Kamloops 250-372-8313

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 and the Interior Health Authority.

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