Tuesday, June 20th is the summer solstice, the longest day of the year. Don’t know what to do with all that extra time? Why not volunteer? 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 email@example.com or visit our website www.stalbertcivc.com/volunteer-opportunities/
Be a part of this fun-filled event that inspires patriotism and a sense of community pride. Assist as an activity assistant, cookie helper, info booth helper, and/or concert security. Shifts are available throughout the day and evening. Everyone is welcome to volunteer including youth as young as 10 years of age if volunteering with an adult. This is a great opportunity to volunteer as a family.
Are you patient and understanding? Give some of your time, on a weekly basis, and help patients at the Sturgeon Community Hospital with meal service. Prepare the meal tray by opening packages, preparing hot drinks, cutting up food and ensuring everything is done for them to enjoy their meal. This role does not include feeding of patients. Minimum age is 16.
Do you have a passion for event planning and fundraising? Someone who wants to positively impact cancer care and research in Canada? Help to maintain a Terry Fox Community Run in St. Albert by becoming the run organizer. This is a turn-key event that can be a simple community event or an off-the-charts national success story for the Terry Fox Foundation.
Roots of Empathy babies
Will you be between the ages of two and four months of age in October? Start family volunteering early, as you and your parent visit a St. Albert elementary school classroom 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 a one-hour visit each month from October 2017 to June 2018.
St. Albert Relay for Life
You can play a vital role in the fight against cancer. Volunteers ages 12 and up are needed for this event on June 24. Various positions need to be filled such as info tent, children’s activities, entertainment, clean up, food services, luminary set-up and sales, parking, registration, security, site setup/take down, team services, and auctioneer. Event takes place at Fowler Park.
Peace in the Park
Love yoga? Assist as a special event volunteer at CASA’s fifth annual Peace in the Park. This is an afternoon of yoga, music, live auction and more all in support of children’s mental health. No special skills are required. This event takes place on Saturday, July 16.
Join Team Diabetes as a volunteer for the Edmonton Marathon. The marathon course is an amazing flat and fast one and is greatly supported with many excited and enthusiastic spectators and volunteers, just like you! Your assistance is needed in many areas of this event that takes place on Sunday, Aug. 20. This is a fun and unique way to show your support for over 300,000 Albertans living with diabetes or pre-diabetes.
General casino volunteer
Do you love the casino? We have many worthy organizations that need your help. Organizations like SAIF, KidSport Edmonton, and HIV Edmonton have casinos coming up this month. If you are interested in being on our casino volunteer calling list, please let us know!
Gardening in the park
Do you enjoy the outdoors and gardening? Volunteer at our local botanic park where duties include light labour such as planting, watering, weeding, mowing grass, trimming hedges and/or other light maintenance duties. Shifts are available most mornings.