Monday, January 15, 2018

NEXUSBC BETTER at HOME

The Better at Home Program helps seniors stay in their homes longer.

Light Yard Workers needed to:

  • trim hedges
  • mow lawns
  • rake and bag leaves

Contact NexusBC Volunteers Services at 250-545-0585 or volunteers@nexusbc.ca

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Interior Crisis Line Network

The Crisis Line is a free 24-hour, 7 day a week phone support.
Trained volunteers offer short term emotional support to callers.

Crisis Line Attendants needed:
  • training will commence in February 2018
  • 4 hour shifts are available

For full training details please visit www.peopleinneed.ca.
Contact NexusBC Volunteer Services at 250-545-0585 or volunteers@nexusbc.ca

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


Thursday, January 4, 2018

Book Warehouse

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The Book Warehouse, located in the Alpine Centre, is a charity bookstore that supports Special Olympics Vernon and other local charities.
Book Store Attendants are needed to:
  • shelve and sort donated books
  • assist customers with sales
Must be comfortable with alphabetization and enjoy working in a team environment.
Shifts are available Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday 9:00 am - 1:00 pm.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Salvation Army Thrift Store


Store Assistants are needed to:

  • sort and organize donations
  • hang and display clothing
  • display household items
Shifts available: Monday - Saturday 

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Salvation Army Food Bank

The Salvation Army is looking for the following food service volunteers:

Food Sorters:

  • organize food into bins and boxes
  • check quality of goods
  • must be a motivated team player


Bread Donation Sorters:

  • sort and bag portions of donated bulk bread products 
  • FoodSafe practices are implemented
  • hair nets and gloves must be worn
  • shifts available Monday to Friday mornings 


Hamper Distributors:

  • fill orders and pack food hampers 
  • assist clients in carrying hampers to their vehicles
  • lift banana boxes and push hamper carts 
  • shifts available Monday to Friday 


Please contact NexusBC Volunteer Services at 250.545.0585 or email volunteers@nexusbc.ca


Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Slopes for Hope - January 27, 2018


CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY requires volunteers for the upcoming Slopes For Hope event at Silver Star Mountain Resort


Prize Captain Committee-  work with a team to approach corporate partners for donated gifts to be given to participants.

Promotional Posters - work with a team to delivery and post promotional posters throughout the community. Inform the public about the upcoming event in January.

Event Volunteers- assist with registration of participants
January 27th, 2018  8 am - 3 pm

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Volunteers Needed for Heaton Place in Armstrong

If you enjoy helping out with special events such as parties and teas, or if leading games, crafts and exercises is of interest to you, Heaton place is looking for volunteers any day of the week.

Monday, December 11, 2017

Gateby Care Centre - 2 Volunteers Needed

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Recreation Assistant 
Assist a resident to/from Schubert Centre
Interact and visit with resident

One-On-One Visitor
Socialize and play card games with a Resident

 Please call 250-545-0585 ext. 6

Thursday, December 7, 2017

NexusBC Community Resource Centre

Image result for income tax greeterIncome Tax Volunteers Needed

A free income tax service for low income seniors. 

Greeters and Tax Volunteers are needed.
         
Program runs from March 1st to April 23, 2018
Volunteer help is greatly appreciated!

If you would like to volunteer for this program, 
please call 250-545-0585 ext. 4

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Schubert Centre Christmas Dinner

Christmas Dinner Servers Needed
Monday, December 25 

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       Assist with setting of tables
       Assist with serving dinner
       Assist with clearing tables
       Assist with clean up/take down

       If you would like to help please call 250-545-0585 ext. 6

    Monday, December 4, 2017

    Volunteer Receptionist

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    Community Dental Access Centre is a non-profit, low-cost dental clinic providing basic restorative and hygiene services to low-income clients. 

                                  A receptionist is needed to
                                   assist clients to complete forms
                                   search dental coverage on computer
                                   compile new patient packages
                                   data entry of patient chart information
                                   file and pull charts

    Shifts available Monday to Friday 8:30-1:00 pm or 1:00-5:00 pm. 

    Thursday, November 30, 2017

    2018 Vernon Winter Carnival Volunteers

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    Ticket Seller/Office Assistant:  Sell raffle tickets and merchandise at Carnival Office.  Must be friendly and outgoing. Must be comfortable with a cash register, cash and debit transactions. Dec. 1 - Feb. 11  Monday - Saturday shifts available.

    Receptions:  Greet people and take tickets, assist with set up for events, clear tables, and general clean up. Shifts available January-February.

    Poster and Button Distributors:  Drive or assist driver to deliver posters and brochures, contact businesses to request Button sales, deliver Buttons to businesses as needed.  Dec. - Feb.

    Jopo/Jopette:  Dress up in Carnival Spirit Costume and Face paint.  Attend pre-scheduled events to spread carnival spirit.  Must not talk and must enjoy the public.  Jan. - Feb.
    For more information, please contact NexusBC Volunteer Services at 250.545.0585 or email volunteers@nexusbc.ca 


    Carnival Cops:  Dress up in Carnival Cop costume, attend 
    pre-scheduled events to spread carnival spirit and to promote the Carnival. Sell raffle tickets and Carnival buttons. Flexible shifts Feb 2-11, 2018.

    Thursday, November 16, 2017

    Gateby Care Centre Volunteers

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    CHRISTMAS DECORATORS - If you enjoy decorating for Christmas, Gateby would love some assistance in making their 3 floors festive!

    KITCHEN ASSISTANTS - Provide support to the adult program by assisting with lunch and snack service. Commitment is only one day a week (Monday, Tuesday or Friday) from 10:50am - 1:15pm.

    READING MATE - Read newspapers, mail or books to residents. This position is flexible to the volunteers availability.

    MEN'S ACTIVITY ASSISTANT - Participate in and help facilitate a weekly men's group. Commitment is only 1 hour per week.

    ACTIVITY ASSISTANT - Engage with and assist seniors during activities such as woodworking, crafts, flower arranging, games, TV sports, coffee time, etc.

    RECREATION SUPPORT -  Assist residential recreation staff with programs including monthly birthday parties, various outings such as the park and farmers market.

    SEAMSTRESS VOLUNTEER -  Help with clothing alterations. Discuss with the Director of Care when alterations are needed.

    APPOINTMENT ESCORT - Assist residents to their appointments via Handi-Dart

    Thursday, October 26, 2017

    Bus Driver for the Victorian Seniors Residence

    Do you possess a Class 2 or 4 BC Driver's Licence and enjoy spending time with seniors? The Victorian Seniors Residence is looking for a volunteer bus driver to operate their bus which comes equipped with a ramp for wheelchair access.
    The bus transports the Victorian Residents around Vernon for shopping, etc. A volunteer driver is needed on Tuesday's from
    2 pm - 4 pm.