Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Family Resource Centre is looking for Volunteers

Image result for we need volunteersThe Family Resource Centre is looking for the following volunteers:

One to One Client Workers to visit with seniors in their homes on a regular basis, offer ongoing support to seniors experiencing social isolation, depression or dementia, and accompany seniors to and from appointments.  Training: Tues & Thurs April 18-May 9 (7 sessions) 9am-noon.

Busy Bee Assistants to support seniors attending weekly coffee and craft group, support seniors experiencing social isolation, depression or dementia, transport seniors to and from the Busy Bee Group, assist staff with snacks and crafts, and socialize with seniors.  Training: Tues & Thurs April 18-May 9 (7 sessions) 9am-noon.

Wellness Group Assistants to offers support for older adults experiencing social isolation, depression or early dementia.  Training is provided.  Volunteers' roles in the Wellness Group include menu planning, grocery shopping, cooking meals, socializing with the clients during the meal, cleaning up, transporting clients to the group and home again. Training: Tues & Thurs April 18-May 9 (7 sessions) 9am-noon.

Visit www.vernonfrc.ca for more information and to download a volunteer application.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Spring Opening Work-Bee Volunteers

Allan Brooks Nature Centre Society is looking for 12-20 volunteers to help with cleaning, organizing, and general preparation for the center's seasonal opening. Volunteers are needed 10 am - 3 pm on April 5, 6, 11 & 12. Sign up for your volunteer spot here!

Monday, March 27, 2017

Big Bike Volunteers for Heart & Stroke Event

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Volunteering for the Heart&Stroke Big Bike is almost as much fun as riding the bike itself!

Big Bike Traffic Control Volunteers are needed for setup and take down, lots of cheering, and traffic control for when the bike enters the road way. Registration Table Volunteers are also needed to greet riders, accept pledge forms, and hand out prizes.

The 2017 Big Bike Event will be held in Vernon on May 11 and 12th. For more information please visit www.bigbike.ca.

Monday, March 6, 2017

Track and Field Coach

Vernon Amateur Athletic Association needs 4 volunteers to coach track and field. Sports include sprints, hurdles, high jump, long jump, triple jump, javelin, discus, shot put, middle and long distance running. Athletes are aged 6-8 or 9-11 years old. If you are athletic and enjoy working with children this is a great opportunity for you! Practises are held Monday & Wednesday 5:30-6:30 pm April-June.

The organization is also searching for Level 1 Officials for track and field events. Training will be provided.

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Furry, friendly visitors at the Victorian

Image result for seniors and dogsThe Victorian Retirement Residence is looking for dog owners who would like to regularly bring by their friendly dogs to visit with the residents. Dog visits would take place one Tuesday each month.

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Garden Volunteers at the Caetani Heritage Garden

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We are searching for volunteers to tend the garden at the Caetani Cultural Centre. Volunteers are needed for planting, seeding, weeding, watering, and yard cleanup. Organic gardening practices are followed for the heritage garden.

Volunteers are needed annually March-November.

Friday, March 3, 2017

Handyman for Caetani Cultural Centre

The Caetani Cultural Centre is looking for help with handyman duties including wall repairs, painting, staining, heritage restoration, and storage organization.

The Centre is the former home of renowned artist, mentor and teacher Sveva Caetani. It provides quality art facilities that allow artists to experiment, develop new ideas and interact with fellow artists and the community through talks, workshops and exhibitions. 

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Campaign Assistant at Canadian Cancer Society

Image result for canadian cancer society daffodil campaign 2017Campaign Assistants support the Door to Door team in the Daffodil Campaign by engaging returning and new volunteers. You can work from the Cancer Society office or from home calling potential canvassing volunteers. Canvassers AND campaign assistants can win prizes. All help is welcome!

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Canvassers for Daffodil Campaign

Image result for daffodil month 2017The Canadian Cancer Society is looking for canvassers to be the face of the Daffodil Campaign!

Daffodil Month, held every April, is a national fundraising campaign of the Canadian Cancer Society. During the month, Society volunteers are involved in numerous activities to raise vital funds for the fight against cancer. April is the month to fight back! The Door to Door campaign has been a staple of the Society's fundraising efforts since 1948. You can make a difference in the fight against cancer. All you need is a great attitude and an interest in fundraising for the cause!

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Day And Night Support Crew - North Okanagan Canada Day Society

Image result for happy canada day fireworksDay and Night Support Crew Volunteers are needed on Canada Day for various tasks including setup and take down of Polson Park, clean up after fireworks, runners, information booth, general help, face painters, cake cutters, and night time security (both land and water - kayaks provided). Volunteers are needed July 1-2, 2017.

Monday, February 27, 2017

Marketing Volunteer for North Okanagan Canada Day Society

Image result for canada dayNorth Okanagan Canada Day Society is looking for 2 marketing volunteers. Volunteers will design printed material such as newspaper articles, posters, and schedules. Other responsibilities include updating social media, coordinating with radio, attending public functions and promoting all aspects of Canada Day. Must be able to attend meetings every second Tuesday.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Alpine Ski Coach needed for Special Olympics

Image result for special olympics logoSpecial Olympics Vernon is looking for an Alpine Ski Coach to lead the ski team. Coaches are needed Saturday mornings for the Winter 2017-2018 season. Must be a strong skier and have ski racing experience.


Saturday, February 25, 2017

Resident Visitor

Image result for seniorGateby Care Centre is looking for a volunteer to visit and offer companionship to a resident who speaks Hungarian. Volunteer needs to be able to hold a conversation in Hungarian and enjoy spending time with seniors.

Friday, February 24, 2017

Activity Assistant

Hearthstone Manor is looking for an Activity Assistant to organize activities and help residents with board games. Must enjoy interacting with seniors, have an outgoing personality, and be a non-smoker. Dementia experience is an asset. 

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Receptionist and Administration Support Volunteer at Hospice House

Hospice House is looking for a volunteer receptionist to meet and greet visitors and answer the main telephone line. Shifts are available Monday to Friday 9-noon or 12:30-4 pm. Help in the office is also needed to provide computer related support as required, collect incoming mail, and to perform photocopying and filing. Office support volunteers are needed Tuesday and Friday for 3 hours (flexible).