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Spring has finally arrived, so what better time to volunteer and make a difference in someone's life, while making a difference in your own? 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 these volunteer opportunities, or to learn about other opportunities, call 780-459-6666 or visit the website www.govolunteer.ca.
Adopt a yard for the summer! Help this local St. Albert organization to maintain this small yard by mowing grass, planting and maintaining flowers and doing some general yard work. This is a wonderful opportunity for a family, or small group of green thumbs who enjoy gardening.
Loops for Troops
Assist at the 4th Annual Loops for Troops, a 5-km, 10-km and half-marathon race that takes place at the Edmonton Garrison on Sunday, June 2. Volunteer roles include race marshals, water station attendants, race leader cyclist, food service attendants, and set-up/take-down for the event.
Victim Services advocate
Help this St. Albert organization to help others in a time of crisis. Caring, dedicated and mature people are needed to provide front-line support, information and referrals to victims, families and others affected by crime or tragedy. You will receive training, and should have the capability to work with the RCMP. Hours are flexible but you should have the availability to work some on-call hours and/or office hours.
Relay For Life
This 12-hour overnight event is returning for another year to St. Albert on Saturday, June 8 from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Be a part of this fun and inspirational event as everyone comes together to fight against cancer. Shifts are available to do registration, survivor reception, children’s activities, entertainment, food services, luminary set-up and ceremony and many other areas; as well, assistance is needed with set up during the day on Saturday.
Father’s Day Soap Box Derby
Help to carry on this legacy event from the St. Albert 150th Anniversary celebrations, a highlight event for local budding racecar drivers. Assist with set up/take down, registration/check in, finish line, or safety crew. You should be physically fit and enjoy working with young people. Event takes place Sunday, June 16.
Roots of Empathy instructors
Do you enjoy working in a school setting, giving instruction with groups of children and working with infants and families? This is an innovative classroom parenting program for St. Albert elementary school children that aims to reduce violence and bullying amongst children. You will receive training and all the materials required to instruct the program, as well as ongoing support. Commitment involves a total of 27 classroom visits, approximately one visit per week, October through to the following May.
Freewill Shakespeare Festival
Whether you’re a Shakespeare fan or a Shakespeare newbie, you will be sure to enjoy this festival volunteer experience in Hawrelak Park, June 25 to July 21. Volunteer positions include ushering, selling tickets, concession sales, sales in the beer tent, raffle ticket sales, merchandise sales, and parking patrol. Shows are weekday evenings and weekend afternoons and evenings. What a fun way to enjoy a few hours, and see great performances at the same time.