Roots'n Brews Harvest Celebration need volunteers

September 17, 2016

The Food Action Society needs volunteers for their 6th Annual Roots'n Brews Harvest Celebration.

Prior to the event, volunteers are needed to serve or assist the organizing committee for the following positions: Ticket Sellers, Artistic Folks to create centerpieces, gift baskets and decorations, Silent Auction Coordinator, Distribute Posters, Source and Pick-Up Props.

The day of the event, volunteers will be needed to fill the following positions: Food Servers, Ticket Takers, Set-up/Tear-down Crew, Kitchen Helpers, Decorators, Silent Auction Assistants.

Community Support Volunteers needed for the Family Resource Centre

The Family Resource Centre is looking to train about 6-8 Community Support Volunteers to assist clients in managing life issues.  There will be 100+ hours of training taking place on Wednesdays and selected Mondays from October 5, 2016 to April 26, 2017 (9am-noon).  Applicants are interviewed before training.  Volunteers receive clinical mentorship, as well as ongoing education and support.  Full description available at www.vernonfrc.ca.

For more information, contact NexusBC Volunteer Services at 250.545.0585 (Monday to Thursday).

Volunteers needed for Terry Fox Run


September 18, 2016

The 36th Annual Terry Fox Run takes place Sunday, September 18, 2016 and organizers are looking for a variety of volunteers: 2 Merchandise Salespersons; 6 Food Table Coordinators; 4 Registration Assistants; and a Marketing Coordinator and Team of 10 to promote the event.

Those interested in volunteering should contact NexusBC Volunteer Services at 250.545.0585 or email volunteers@nexusbc.ca

Vernon Kidney Walk needs volunteers

October 2, 2016

Kidney Walk for Kidney Transplantation and Organ Donation is an opportunity for patients on dialysis, organ transplant recipients, their families, living donors, the medical community, and the public to come together to raise awareness about the importance of kidney health and organ donation. In Vernon, the walk will take place at Polson Park.

Currently, the Kidney Foundation is looking for Fundraising Canvassers to campaign for pledges, fundraise for seniors, pick up door prizes and silent auction items, hang up posters and assist the coordinator as needed.

If you can help out with this important cause, please contact NexusBC Volunteer Services at 250.545.0585

Orchard Valley Retirement Residence needs Kitchen Assistants

Orchard Valley Retirement Residence is looking for one-to-two Kitchen Assistants to assist residents with the continental breakfast, and provide light clean up after breakfast.  Must enjoy interacting with seniors.

Those interested in volunteering should contact NexusBC Volunteer Services at 250.545.0585 or email volunteers@nexusbc.ca

Yard Workers needed to help seniors

NexusBC Community Resource Centre (Better At Home Program) is looking for volunteers to provide light yard work to help seniors remain in their homes longer.  Examples of work include hedge trimming, grass cutting and raking leaves.  If you like helping seniors, please contact NexusBC Volunteer Services at 250.545.0585 or email volunteers@nexusbc.ca 

Vernon Women's Transition House Society looking for Donation Sorters

The Vernon Women's Transition House Society is looking for two volunteers to help organize and sort donations approximately once per week for one-to-two hours.  Those interested in volunteering should contact NexusBC Volunteer Services at 250.545.0585 or email volunteers@nexusbc.ca 

Playground Maintenance volunteer needed

NONA Child Development Centre is looking for a Playground Maintenance person to do light grounds keeping for the playground at NONA on 34th Street.  Work includes pulling weeks and other general clean up duties.  Those interested in volunteering should contact NexusBC Volunteer Services at 250.545.0585 or email volunteers@nexusbc.ca

Writing Mentors needed for Youth

Vernon Community School is looking for 10 Writing Mentors to support students in Grades 7-9 in developing their capacities as writers, to create a positive attitude and growth mindset towards writing, to encourage written expression, to listen to student ideas, read student writing and provide feedback. Those interested in volunteering should contact NexusBC Volunteer Services at 250.545.0585 or email volunteers@nexusbc.ca

Board Members needed for Mental Illness Family Support Centre

The Mental Illness Family Support Centre is dedicated to providing support, education and advocacy to families of individuals who have a mental illness and/or addiction or substance misuse issue. And they are looking for approximately 2-3 Board Members. As a Board Member, you will be asked to attend monthly board meetings, work with fellow directors on committee work and become familiar with mental health issues.

Those interested in volunteering should contact NexusBC Volunteer Services at 250.545.0585 or email volunteers@nexusbc.ca 

Orchard Valley looking for Front Desk Assistants

Orchard Valley Retirement Residence is looking for two to three Front Desk Assistants to help seniors with varied tasks and requests (calling a cab, stamps, etc...), answering the phone, running small errands, minor clerical duties and interact with our seniors.   If you can help, please contact NexusBC Volunteer Services at 250.545.0585