Volunteer and enrich your own life and your community! 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, call 780-459-6666 or visit the website www.govolunteer.ca
This 12-hour overnight event is coming to St. Albert for the first time on Saturday, June 12. This is a volunteer experience that you will not soon forget as you take part in this fun and inspirational event where everyone comes together to fight against cancer. Day, evening or night shifts are available to do registration, survivor reception, children’s activities, entertainment, food services, luminary set-up, ceremony and many other areas.
Help at this popular, family focused, kids’ triathlon with lots of multisport fun, Sunday, June 13 in St. Albert. Emphasis is on fun and safety where volunteers work inside the pool counting laps, outside directing traffic and in the transition area and water stations. Marshals help athletes find their way and boost the morale of the kids with cheering.
This local trail has a 300-kilometre-long volunteer-managed and maintained wilderness trail that has day hiking, backpacking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing in the Edmonton area. If you have a love for nature and the outdoors and familiarity with landscaping tools then volunteer as a chain saw, weed eater or power mower operator or general maintenance worker. Shifts can be any day of the week but are mostly on Saturdays.
Can you play the piano or guitar and enjoy music? Share your talent with nursing home residents and help them enjoy the gift of music. The sing-along takes place Tuesday afternoons for no longer than an hour. This short-term commitment will be until September.
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 general maintenance duties. Volunteers with carpentry and light engine maintenance skills are also required.
Are you an efficient organizer and do you have good computer skills, specifically with a spreadsheet program such as Excel? In this role, you will create a system for scheduling 75 ambassador volunteers throughout the duration of the games, input volunteers into the schedule and make adjustments as needed. Position is flexible for you to work at home or in the office. Having your own laptop would be an asset.
Give to your community and be a part of this fun filled event that inspires patriotism and a sense of community pride for the young and young at heart. Canada Day celebrations take place at various locations in St. Albert on Thursday, July 1. Assist with set-up and takedown, site activities, as a greeter at venues or help at the information tents. Shifts are available throughout the day and evening.