Volunteers

For the week of June 23 to 29, 2018

It’s officially summer and the long days offer people the opportunity to engage in many activities – why not try volunteering? The St. Albert Community Information & Volunteer Centre has many volunteer opportunities to choose from and can help find the right fit for you.

Sustainability Community Partner
The Cerebral Palsy Association in Alberta (CPAA) is recruiting Sustainability Community Partners. Our volunteers will assist in the promotion of the CPAA, its mission and values through meaningful conversations with individuals in the community. Some of the duties will include promoting programs and services, fundraising, and encouraging donations of clothing and household items. They ask for a weekly commitment of two to five hours. Minimum age is 18.

ITU World Triathlon

Check out past Olympic medallists as they race in the heart of Edmonton’s river valley. With over 100 elite athletes from over 30 countries, ranging from the tropics of Bermuda to the northern ranges of Denmark, you’ll get an insider’s view by volunteering for this event. There are a variety of positions from bike course marshals, kids zone, access control, beer tent, run course marshal, and much more. Date of the event is July 27 and 28. Minimum age to volunteer is 16.

Shakespeare Festival
Are you a Shakespeare buff? This annual outdoor festival is looking for ushers, concession and merchandise sales, line-up patrol, and ticket takers. Festival takes place June 19 to July 15. Minimum age to volunteer is 16.

Canada Day volunteer

Be a part of this fun-filled event that inspires patriotism and a sense of community pride for the young and young at heart. 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.

Community Leader
Looking for a rewarding volunteer opportunity that makes a difference in your community? Join MADD in its work to save lives and support victims of impaired driving. They are currently looking for a Volunteer Leader in St. Albert. As a leadership volunteer, you will work collaboratively with volunteers, concerned citizens, victims, community partners, and the national office to conduct mission-related activities.

In-costume sign holder

The Performing Arts Society of Alberta is looking for volunteers who will dress in costume and act as sign holders at main intersections to spread excitement about their open house! Costumes will be provided. The event takes place on June 21 with shifts available between 3 and 7 p.m. Minimum age is 14. Location is South Edmonton.

Thrift store
Do you love shopping in secondhand stores? You will love our local Lo Se Ca Thrift Shop! Donate some of your time to help a local group. Your responsibilities are to answer the door and accept donations and advise donors if the store can’t take certain items, sort through donations, price items, display merchandise on hangers and on rack, re-hang clothes that have fallen onto the floor, keep store organized and tidy, work cash register, and help bag items at till when it is busy.

Assistant Camp Leader
As an Assistant Camp Leader with TELUS World of Science, you will mentor youth 4 to 14 years of age as you assist instructors and provide support to participants by encouraging learning through a variety of activities. These are hands-on, interactive and fun camps for both campers and volunteers! Must be at least 15 with Grade 9 science.

For information on any of the volunteer opportunities listed above, or to discuss other opportunities, call 780-459-6666, email volunteer@stalbertcivc.com or visit our website www.stalbertcivc.com/volunteer-opportunities