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Volunteers

For the week of March 15 to 22

There may be snow on the ground, but Spring is almost here! Say goodbye to Old Man Winter by getting out and finding new opportunities! The St. Albert Community Information & Volunteer Centre has many volunteer opportunities to choose from and can help find the right fit for you.

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 this local group. Your responsibilities are to answer the door to accept donations and advise donors if they 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. Looking for someone on Monday afternoons.

International Children’s Festival

Be part of a fun festival that inspires and ignites the imaginations of the young and young at heart. This is a great opportunity to meet new people, learn new skills, and share a magical experience with over 55,000 children and families. Assist with performances, crafts, hospitality, green team, and tons of other opportunities! No experience necessary. Festival runs May 28 to June 2, 2019 in St. Albert.

Birthday party assistant

Join a team of stellar science nerds at the Telus World of Science! The birthday party assistant is the magic behind science parties for children ages 3 to 14. You will bring enthusiasm and lead hands-on experiments and science activities, inspiring young minds to get messy, make mistakes, do science, and have fun! Your friendly, outgoing, and engaging approach will make you the life of the party!

Mealtime companion

Are you patient and understanding? Give some of your time, on a weekly basis, and help patients at the Sturgeon Community Hospital with meal service. Prepare the meal tray by opening packages, preparing hot drinks, cutting up food and ensuring everything is done for them to enjoy their meal. This role does not include feeding of patients. Minimum age is 16.

Board member

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the community? The Neighbourhood Watch Association of St. Albert is looking for board members. This organization provides a means of reducing the potential for crime to occur through the active participation of citizens working together. Board members are needed to attend monthly meetings and provide input on issues in regard to crime prevention in the community.

Dreamspeaker Film Festival

This international festival celebrates the latest works by Indigenous people’s innovation in film, video, radio, and new media. They are looking for volunteers to fill a variety of roles throughout the week. Volunteers get a pass for the entire festival, free admission to all events and screening and a Volunteer Thank-You Reception. A minimum of two shifts are requested. The festival runs from April 26 to May 7, 2019.

Surgery nursing unit volunteer

Are you interested in working in a hospital setting? The Sturgeon Community Hospital is looking for volunteers to provide assistance to department staff with processes and tasks. The sole purpose of this role is to support staff to better assist patients by providing water, visits to patients, attend to patient comfort with staff approval. Minimum age is 16.

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 www.volunteerconnector.org

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