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Volunteers

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

Come out and help raise awareness of autism at the third annual Edmonton Capital Region Walk Now for Autism at Rundle Park on Sept. 12. Assistance is needed on event day with registrations, course monitoring, set up/tear down and food distribution.

Our St. Albert Steel hockey team is looking for volunteers as they gear up for the upcoming season. Help on game days throughout the season, commit to one game or as many games as you would like. Assistance also needed for the tailgate party at the season opener game on Sept. 10 and preparations leading up to the event.

Are you a female who enjoys working with girls and youth? Become a leader and help young girls ages five to 15 achieve greatness. Guiding has something for everyone and offers the widest range of activities of any volunteer experience for women in Canada. Lead weekly unit meetings Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday evenings at various school and clubhouse locations in St. Albert. Minimum age for junior leaders is 14 years and for leaders, 18 years.

Help to keep the good work and memory of Terry Fox alive and volunteer at this annual volunteer-led event Sunday, Sept. 19. Assist with registration, pledge table, course monitoring, or set up/take down.

Do you have some extra time and are you able to use lawn equipment? Help this seniors’ organization by being a groundskeeper. Hours are flexible and would be on call during daytime hours on weekdays as well as on the occasional weekend.

Do you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and would you like to assist with the learning needs of these adult learners? Help this Edmonton organization coach and assist students through their learning process in reading, writing or math. One two-hour shift per week, Monday through Thursday, flexible times during the day or evening.

Will you be between the ages of two and four months in October? Start family volunteering early as you and your parent visit elementary school classrooms to help children learn about empathy and getting along with each other. You will assist a trained facilitator who will lead the discussion with the class. This program needs a commitment of one-hour visit each month from October 2010 to June 2011.

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