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Want to volunteer and give back to the community, but don’t know how to get involved? The St. Albert Community Information & Volunteer Centre has many volunteer opportunities to choose from and can help find the right fit for you. For information on any of the following volunteer opportunities call 780-459-6666 or visit the website www.govolunteer.ca

Get involved and help with this fun St. Albert event, Sunday, April 18. Assistance needed with route set-up, route marshals, water and food stations and hospitality. Come out and enjoy the spring air and lend a helping hand at the same time.

Share your musical talent at this fun event and provide musical accompaniment to runners along the 10-Mile Road Race route. Race takes place Sunday, April 18, in the morning.

Drivers needed to provide courteous, helpful and friendly transportation service to seniors and persons with disabilities who have no other means of attending medical appointments in St. Albert and Edmonton. Your vehicle must accommodate a wheelchair or walker and you must be able to lift the item into the vehicle — you will not be required to lift or transfer the client. You can choose to accept assignments depending on your schedule and availability.

Are you available April 16 to 18 to assist with the St. Albert trade show? Various positions available at this family and community event include admissions desk, ambassadors for the event, stage area and concession maintenance and manning the volunteer lounge, fire exits and exhibitors’ door. Have some fun and meet some dynamic new people. Shifts are flexible to fit your schedule.

Be a part of this family-oriented, community-supported event that makes a difference in the lives of Canadians living with MS. This one-day event to fundraise for MS is held at Millennium Park in St. Albert on April 25 and needs your help. Assist with set-up, clean-up, registration/check-in, checkpoints, food and beverages or finish line cheer squad. Volunteer as an individual, group or as a family.

Do you enjoy working with children and youth? Then make a difference in a young person’s life and volunteer to be a soccer coach or co-coach. There are lots of age groups to choose from — coach four-year-olds where your main role is to coax and encourage the beginners in the game or other age groups right through to the older teens. The outdoor season runs April through June. Coach courses and training are offered and available, but not mandatory.

Are you a mature individual with good decision making abilities, knowledge of not-for-profit boards, an outgoing personality and a team player? Using your leadership skills, help this not-for-profit organization succeed in their ongoing planning of fundraising events. Monies raised are donated to the local hospital on an annual basis. Board meets once a month, second Monday of the month.

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