Do you want to volunteer and give back to the community, but don’t know how to get involved? We can help you! 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 call and discuss other opportunities, call 780-459-6666 or visit the website www.govolunteer.ca

Volunteer driver urgently needed to pick up a food order from The Grocery People warehouse and then drop it off at the St. Albert depot location in the morning on the third Friday of each month. Vehicle and trailer are provided and no loading required by the driver.

Want to have some fun while helping to raise money for a great cause? Then volunteer with this organization that sells bright yellow daffodils to help raise money to support the fight against cancer. On Saturday, March 27 volunteers are needed to sell daffodils to the public at the St. Albert WalMart location. Shifts are between two to four hours in length.

This new organization needs assistance with office management and implementing a system with some structure for their small office. A volunteer will be working alongside the chairperson and training that person about office procedures. A mature individual is needed, someone who is organized, skilled at standard filing, knowledgeable about office procedures and possesses clear and concise communication skills. Commitment is on Thursday mornings, with this short-term project lasting a couple of months and a possibility of extension beyond that.

Give back by helping this organization serve meals to people in need. Breakfast is prepared and served Friday mornings, 6:30 to 9 a.m. As well, every second Friday a lunch is prepared and served to 55-plus clients; volunteers needed 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Some set up and clean up is involved; food handling experience would be an asset, but not necessary. Volunteer to help with both meals or one of them.

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. Help this organization to help others in a time of crisis. Volunteer should have the capability to work with the RCMP as well as have the availability to work evening shifts and be on call for some weekend shifts.

Be a part of this family orientated, community-supported event that makes a difference in the lives of Canadians living with MS. This one-day event to fundraise for MS will be held at Millennium Park in St. Albert on April 25, or at Churchill Square in Edmonton on May 16, 2010. Assist with set up, clean up, registration/check-in, checkpoints, food and beverages, or finish line cheer squad. Volunteer as an individual, group or as a family.


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