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December 5th was International Volunteer Day, a day for the whole world to recognize the valuable contribution volunteers make each day! 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
Christmas hamper preparation
Assist this local St. Albert organization with sorting food and toys and putting together Christmas hampers for those in need. Work will involve lifting lighter objects, sorting, packing, and lots of smiling, as you help this wonderful cause! Unloading of the Fill-A-Buses happens Dec. 7 and 8, sorting and assembling of hampers takes place from Dec. 2 to 13, and then delivery of hampers take place Dec. 15 & 16.
Do you enjoy taking short walks and also love baking? A visitor who enjoys both of these things would be very much welcomed by an individual who needs the companionship in order to be able to continue to enjoy these activities. This person would love a visit once a week, weekday afternoons are the best time. If this isn't quite the right fit for you, there are many other opportunities with others in need of a friendly visitor.
Would you like to use your office skills to help this organization that is dedicated to empowering youth? Assistance involves filing, inventory, mailing, research, faxing, and other basic office work as you provide administrative support to the programs. This Edmonton organization is in close proximity to St. Albert. Commitment is approximately eight hours per week and very flexible to fit your schedule.
Do you enjoy crafts and working with others? Be a social companion to this brain injury survivor who loves card making and other crafts, as you play a fundamental role in contributing to her cognitive and social development. Commitment would involve weekly visits to this St. Albert resident.
Driver for seniors
Do you have a non-judgmental attitude, good communication and listening skills and are able to work with a variety of people? Help this organization to operate a 24-hour crisis line providing support and information to those directly or indirectly affected by sexual violence. Shifts are six hours per week and calls can be taken in your home or the office of this organization. Volunteers are fully trained. The next training session starts in January.
Are you patient and enjoy teaching others? Assist by working on a one to one basis with an adult to help improve their reading, writing, English language and sometimes math skills. Hours are flexible to your schedule and program breaks for the summer months.
Snow removal buddies
Help a low income senior in St. Albert by clearing snow in his or her yard this winter. You should be physically able to shovel snow and a minimum age of 12 years old. Volunteer as an individual, a couple or as a family.
Do you have a non-judgmental attitude, good communication and listening skills and are able to work with a variety of people? Help this organization to operate a 24-hour crisis line providing support and information to those directly or indirectly affected by sexual violence. Shifts are six hours per week and calls can be taken in your home or the office of this organization. Volunteers are fully trained; next training session starts in January, 2014.
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