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
Help to keep the good work and memory of Terry Fox alive and volunteer at this annual volunteer-led event, Sunday, Sept. 19. Assist with registration, pledge table, course monitoring, or set up/take down.
Have fun and volunteer at the St. Albert Steel golf tournament, Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 25 at the Sandpiper Golf Course. There are different positions to choose from.
Do you have some extra time and are you able to use lawn equipment? Help this seniors’ organization by being a groundskeeper. Hours are flexible and would be on-call during weekday daytime hours, as well as on the occasional weekend.
Do you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and would you like to assist with the learning needs of these adult learners? Help this Edmonton organization to coach and assist students through their learning process in reading, writing or math. One two-hour shift per week, Monday through Thursday, flexible times during the day or evening.
Will you be between the ages of two and four months in October? Start family volunteering early, as you and your parent visit elementary school classrooms 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 one hour-long visit each month from October, 2010 to June, 2011.
Are you friendly and do you enjoy people? Help this vibrant and contemporary arts organization by becoming a bingo volunteer for them on Wednesday, Sept. 8, afternoon or evening bingo. Must be 18 years of age or older.
Would you like to help make a difference in the life of a child? Seamstresses are required to help repair some new toys that are split at the seams, which will then be given out to children in need. The short-term project starts immediately and ends Oct. 31. Flexible hours and you can do the work in your own home.
Calling painters, sculptors, woodcarvers, florists, musicians, singers, photographers, actors, and other artists to share your talents with students during this school’s Alberta Arts Day on Sept. 17. Amateurs or professionals are welcome, and can either have a display already made or you can be actively working on your project during the event. No formal presentation is required — just a willingness to set up, be creative and answer questions from students.