Wanted: Volunteers! Weekly Highlights for October 11-October 18 2017

Special Events / Fundraising:

Kamloops Food Policy Council – Wild Salmon Caravan- Oct 11 Set up, Parade Marshalling, Take down Please contact Bonnie Klohn 250-819-1571

BC Wildlife Park –Boo at the Zoo-Oct 27, 28, & 29 Candy Station Volunteers Hand out candy to children at designated stations Please contact Katelyn Bissat 250-573-3242 ext 226.

Habitat for Humanity – Special Events & Projects-Ongoing – to assist in planning and execution of special events and projects. Please contact Sabrina Leduc – 250-828-7867

Current Volunteer Positions:

Operation Red Nose – Weekends – Nov 24 through Dec 31 Designated Drivers, Escort Drivers, Navigators, Phone Operators, Dispatch, Refreshments and Greeters Please contact Katie Klassen 250-320-0650.

Kamloops Blazers Hockey Club– Event Staff Volunteers Registration, room attendants. For all events, not just hockey. Volunteers must attend 30% of events. Please contact Howard or Freda Brown 250-374-1957

MS Society of Canada – Bottle Pickup Delivery person Pick up bagged bottles at Louis Creek Recycling and deliver to General Grant’s Recycling. Must have access to truck Please contact Luella Cousins 250-314-0773

CNIB Kamloops – 2 Positions (Vision Mate) to provide community-based support; one-on-one sighted assistance and companionship for a person who is blind or partially sighted. Volunteer should be trustworthy, empathetic and friendly with excellent communication skills. Must have very strong English skills or willing to be matched with a client who speaks your native language. (Reception Assistant) Provide customer service support to ensure clients/participants have the information they need to participate in services. Orientation provided with training specific to the position.  18+ to volunteer. . For a detailed job description contact Tracey at Volunteer Kamloops 250-372-8313Please contact Les Nolin, Program Coordinator 250-374-8080 ext. 6190

Salvation Army-Community Services Helper Thurs/Fri 9:30am-1pm Assist clients in choosing allotted amount of food at Emergency Food Bank. Assist in breakdown of products, stocking shelves as required. . For a detailed job description contact Tracey at Volunteer Kamloops 250-372-8313 Contact Christine Kirby, Volunteer Coordinator 250-554-1611.

BC Wildlife Park-Animal diet prep, Chopping veggies, fruit and handling grain. Cleaning duties also included. Animal Care Aide Cleaning enclosures and Building enrichment items. Able to work outdoors, not fear birds of prey or reptiles Must be able to lift 20 lbs. Please contact Katelyn Bissat 250-573-3242 ext 226.

Habitat for Humanity-Build Volunteers Skilled and unskilled labourers for build site at Westsyde. Must be physically fit and will be on-call most of the time. Must be able to get to build site at 3153 Westsyde Road.  Please contact Sabrina Leduc 250-828-7867.

Habitat for Humanity-Environmental Committee Member Able to commit to once a week meeting to evaluate and examine how Habitat for Humanity can be more environmentally friendly. Please contact Shaelyn or Sabrina 250-828-7867.

Big Brothers Big Sisters – Snow Shoveller – Snow Months Responsible for Shoveling sidewalk, walking paths, parking area, and stairs. 821 Seymour Street – Please contact Jesanne Stanko – 250-374-6134 ext. 223

For these and many other volunteer opportunities please call 250-372-8313 or check out our website:

www.volunteerkamloops.org We are a non-profit charity supporting community volunteering. Volunteer Kamloops acknowledges the support of the Province of British Columbia and the Interior Health Authority.

Volunteer Kamloops
705 Seymour Street
Kamloops, BC V2C 2H4