Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Special Olympics BC Vernon - Local Coordinator

Special Olympics Vernon has over 125 athletes participating in 17 year-round sports programs.  Quality sports and competitions assist people with intellectual disabilities celebrate personal achievement and gain confidence.

Local Coordinator needed:
  • assists with organizing recreational sports
  • acts as key communicator and manager of information
  • chairs monthly meetings 
  • assists with creation of yearly plan and budget
  • must have good organizational skills
  • must have good leadership skills
  • must work as a team player
Contact NexusBC Volunteer Services at 250-545-0585 or

Monday, March 5, 2018

Cancer Society - Daffodil Campaign Canvassers

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Daffodil Month, held every April, is a national fundraising campaign to raise vital funds for the fight against cancer.   

Volunteers needed:
  • be the face of the Daffodil Campaign
  • pin sales leaders
  • door to door canvassers
  • on-line canvassers

NexusBC Better at Home - Yard Workers

Image result for free clipart yard workersBetter at Home program assists seniors 60+ with simple non-medical day to day tasks so that they can continue to live independently in their homes and remain connected to their communities.

Light Yard Workers needed:
  • trim hedges
  • mow lawns
  • rake and bag leaves

Contact Lisa or Penny at 250-545-0585 or

Monday, February 26, 2018

Abbeyfield House - Handyman

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Abbeyfield House provides a home where elderly people in relatively good health, who may experience loneliness and insecurity, can enjoy the support and comfort of a homelike atmosphere while maintaining their independence.

Handyman needed:
  • to assist with repairs and maintenance
  • perform regular safety checks
  • changing air conditioner filters
  • turning on/off fireplace pilot light
  • adjusting thermometer settings
  • checking fire extinguishers and emergency lights 

Contact NexusBC Volunteer Services at 250.545.0585

Friday, February 23, 2018

Armstrong Medical Equipment Loan CupBoard - Loans Assistant

Loan Equipment Assistant needed:
  • signing equipment in and out on computer
  • marking donated equipment
  • cleaning and preparing equipment for loan

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Orchard Valley Retirement Residence

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Volunteer Breakfast Assistants needed:

  • assist seniors with self-help breakfast
  • must enjoy interacting with seniors
  • must present a cheerful attitude 

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Canadian Blood Services - Event Assistants

Canadian Blood Services manages a safe, secure and cost-effective blood system of collecting, testing and manufacturing blood, blood components and stem cells. 

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Blood Donor Event Assistants needed:
  • assist with blood donor recruitment
  • assist with blood donor events
  • must enjoy interacting with the public

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Good Morning Program - Callers

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The Canadian Mental Health Association Good Morning Program provides free phone calls to seniors or people with high health risks that live alone or are isolated in the community. Each call is a non-intrusive, non-judgmental, empathetic safety check. 

Phone Attendants needed:
  • listen empathetically
  • provide support 
  • offer referrals 
  • cheerful disposition an asset
  • shifts available 7 days per week 

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Vernon Community Safety Office

Vernon Community Safety Office (CSO) operates the Protective Services - Community Safety Unit. The CSO provides information on over 50 crime reduction and prevention programs and initiatives and community based programs and projects. CSO houses the Restorative Justice Society - North Okanagan. 

CSO Office Assistants needed:

  • greet and assist the general public
  • answer phones/administrative duties/referrals to agencies
  • data entry, updating information
  • provide assistance to CSO as needed
  • take low priority reports for the RCMP or Bylaw Compliance
  • must be able to hold RCMP Enhanced Reliability 
  • shifts available 8:00am to 12:00pm or 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Contact NexusBC Volunteer Services at 250-545-0585 or

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Allan Brooks Nature Centre

Allan Brooks Nature Centre - Q & A Answer Session

Volunteer Question and Answer Session
Allan Brooks Nature Centre is hosting a 1 hour information session for potential volunteers.
Topics covered will include:

  • visitor services
  • front desk
  • nature interpreters
  • special events

Thursday March 15, 2018 from 10:00 am - 11:00 am.
Centre will open April 15, 2018
Contact Janice at

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Gateby Care Centre

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Recreation Assistant needed:

  • assist with morning coffee break
  • assist with lunch set up and clean up
  • socialize and interact with clients
Contact Genevieve at 250-545-4456 or

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Mental Illness Family Support

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Battle of the Bands Event Volunteers needed:
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  • door greeters
  • ticket sellers
  • pollsters,
  • judges
  • general volunteers
Contact Tara at 250-260-3233 or

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Women's Transition House

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Volunteer Drivers Needed:

  • transport women to grocery stores
  • use agency vehicle
  • once a week commitment
Contact Cindy at 236-426-3329 or

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Interior Crisis Line Network

Interior Crisis Line Network is a free 24 - 7 phone support.  Trained volunteers offer short term emotional support to callers.  

Crisis Line Workers needed:
  • must be 18 years old or older 
  • must be empathetic and understanding
  • next training commences May 7, 2018
  • 4 hour shifts per week are available

For full training details please visit website or contact Paula at 250-542-3114 ext 232/
Contact NexusBC Volunteer Services at 250-545-0585 or

Sunday, January 7, 2018

Armstrong - Spallumcheen Healthcare Auxiliary Thrift Store

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Thrift Store Attendants needed to:

  • sort and inspect donated items  
  • hang and display clothing
  • display household items
  • tidy sales floor
  • assist with departments as needed