Volunteer and, in so doing, enrich your own life and your community! 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
This local St. Albert society, that oversees an affordable location for three active, local non-profit organizations, is seeking an enthusiastic individual to serve as a board member in the role of secretary. You should have an interest in utilizing your experience and knowledge of the community in making a difference. Time commitment would involve quarterly board meetings and an annual general meeting in June.
Are you a compassionate person and enjoy seniors? Volunteers needed in a local seniors’ nursing home, to assist residents with meals. Mealtime companions needed for all meals and any day of the week.
Family Day celebrations
Help celebrate families and community as you assist with an afternoon of fun and outdoor activities at this St. Albert event in Heritage Lakes. Event takes place on Family Day, Monday, Feb. 16, from 1 to 4 p.m. Volunteer as an individual, a couple or as a family.
Assist at this gift shop at our local healthcare facility. Duties include operating the cash register and VISA machine, providing customer service and assisting people with purchases in the gift shop. You should possess good communication skills, and be comfortable with handling money, operating a cash register and interacting with people. Current shift available is Friday mornings.
Are you passionate about physical activity, especially yoga, and would you like to share that passion? Assist yoga instructors in classes for individuals with disabilities. Choose from several classes – classes for adults are held Tuesday evenings and Wednesday mornings, and the Yoga Bees class for children is held Tuesday evenings. Sessions run for six-week periods, from now until June, and take place in Edmonton.
Join the team that walks/rides with pride and purpose. Citizens’ Patrol, in partnership with the RCMP, is recruiting volunteers to help deter criminal activity in our community. Members patrol in pairs, are non-confrontational and wear highly reflective vests during patrols. Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older and must be able to pass a police check. Shifts are two hours each and flexible as to how many shifts you do.
ProServe beverage assistant
Are you friendly, do you enjoy people and do you already have your ProServe certificate? Help this St. Albert organization, at their monthly opening receptions and events, to mix and serve drinks. This is a monthly commitment and receptions are on the first Thursday of every month from 6 to 8:30 p.m.
No cancer patient should have to worry about how to get to and from treatment appointments. Can you help to provide transportation and friendly support for patients without other means of getting to and from cancer treatments at the Cross Cancer Institute? You will need a valid driver’s licence, vehicle insurance, clean driver's abstract and a vehicle in safe running condition.
Would you like to put your woodworking skills to good use? Help this local St. Albert organization to build a plywood box and light standard for an aquarium, completing the cutting, screwing, sanding and painting of the assembly. All costs are covered.