What a difference a little sunshine can make in our gardens and in our lives. Why not consider spreading a little sunshine of your own through volunteering? 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, or to discuss other opportunities, call 780-459-6666, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website www.stalbertcivc.com/volunteer-opportunities/
St. Albert Cultivates the Arts
Are you a writer, dancer, musician, artist, or just appreciate the arts? You are needed to help plan arts events for the Alberta Arts Days in St. Albert called StArts Fest! The committee is looking for new members with new ideas on how to celebrate the arts in St. Albert. This weekend of events typically takes place the last weekend in September.
Interested in getting some unique office experience? You are needed to assist the Heart and Stroke Foundation by retrieving and recording a high volume of voice mail messages, transcribing and summarizing content of messages and relaying pertinent information to staff, as well as other clerical duties. Shift available is Friday morning. Minimum age is 18.
Kaleido Arts Festival
Help at this family arts festival, Friday, Sept. 15 to Sunday, Sept. 17. Experience arts and culture with multi-arts collaborative performances in music, dance, theatre, film, literary and visual arts. Performances happen throughout the arts district. As part of a team you can assist in many areas including: set-up, security, gallery crew, theatre, artisan market, street fun, pancake crew and liquor crew. This is a great opportunity for groups and families to volunteer.
Help empower those with vision loss. Be a friendly volunteer once a week to a person with vision loss and assist them with reading mail, shopping or other needs. By offering two to three hours a week of your time, you are allowing persons with vision loss to live as normal a life as possible.
Kids of Steel Triathlon
Help at this family focused, kids’ triathlon with lots of multisport fun on Sunday, June 11 in St. Albert. Emphasis is on fun and safety. Volunteers work at the pool counting laps, outside directing traffic on the bike and run route, helping with snacks/refreshments, or at water stations. Marshals help athletes find their way and boost the morale of the kids by cheering them on! Minimum age to volunteer is 16.
Golf tournament volunteer
Are you a golf nut? Love working outside? You are needed to help with this fundraiser golf tournament on June 12 at the Sandpiper Golf & Country Club. A variety of positions to choose from including a hole-in-one spotter. Assistance is also needed on the evening of Sunday, June 11 to help set up.
Summer day camp
The Centre for Autism Services Alberta has a day camp for those children, youth, and families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders. Camp ACE needs volunteers to assist the summer camp staff in providing a fun learning environment for the children. The volunteer will be matched to a child on the day they volunteer prior to leaving the centre and then accompanies the Camp ACE participants and staff to the theme based activity for that day. Training is provided.
Information referral receptionist
Would you like to get out for four hours a week and be a part of the St. Albert Community Information and Volunteer Centre? In this position, you will join a reception team in an office setting answering telephones, providing information to clients, and working on the computer. The half day shift currently available is Friday mornings.