There may be snow on the ground, but spring is officially here. Say to goodbye old man winter by getting out and getting involved! 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 discuss other opportunities, call 780-459-6666, email email@example.com or visit our website www.stalbertcivc.com/volunteer-opportunities/
Thrift store volunteer
Love to shop? Help this local thrift store by accepting and sorting through donations as well as pricing and displaying items. Your assistance is also needed in the store helping shoppers with their purchases. Minimum age is 16.
Lifestyle Expo Trade Show
Are you available March 31 to April 2 to assist with this St. Albert trade show? Various positions available at this family and community event include admissions desk, ambassadors, stage area and concession maintenance, parking attendant, assisting with kids’ activities, entertainment stage, volunteer lounge, fire exits, or setup and take down. Have some fun and meet some new people. Shifts are flexible to fit your schedule. Minimum age is 16.
Do you enjoy preparing healthy snacks and meals and working with seniors? You are needed to prepare and serve a light breakfast or light lunch and interact with the seniors and elders of this facility. The nutritional provider volunteer is a valuable service experience as you will be providing nourishment for the Traditional Arts Group that meets at the centre. They are a great bunch of ladies! Minimum age is 18.
Do you love formal events? You are needed to help with this signature event and fundraiser taking place on Friday, April 28 at The Enjoy Centre in St. Albert. Positions include coat check, raffle tickets, prize table, concierge, registration as well as set up/take down. Various shifts available throughout the day. Please note that due to the nature of this event there will be a dress code in effect. Minimum age is 18.
Do you have bookkeeping experience? One Child’s Village needs someone to assist them with their bookkeeping. Duties would include bank reconciliation, managing expense reports and reporting requirements for taxes and tax deductions. This commitment would be approximately five to 10 hours per month and can be done from your home.
Do you like working at casinos? The Gateway Association provides support and education for individuals and their families living with developmental disabilities. Help them by volunteering at their fundraising casino, May 9th and 10th at the WEM Palace Casino in Edmonton. Day and evening shifts are available.
Habitat for Humanity will be building 150 homes to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary. 75 of those homes will be built in the Edmonton area. Habitat for Humanity needs your help! This is a great opportunity to learn new skills, work in a team and contribute to the future home of a local family. All skill levels are welcome; skill range can be anything from beginner to trained trades people. You will be involved with various aspects of residential construction and multiple build sites in the Edmonton area. All safety equipment and tools are provided. Sign up as an individual, with a friend, or as part of a group and volunteer for one day or as many days as you would like. Join and experience the satisfaction that comes from lending your hands and heart to a family in need.