Special Events / Fundraising:
ARTHRITIS SOCIETY OF B.C. – Walk for Arthritis Committee Members – The Walk for Arthritis is on Saturday, June 1st, 2019. Walk Committee members are needed monthly to plan and organize the event. The frequency of meetings is planned to increase in the final months leading up to the Walk.
MS SOCIETY OF CANADA – MS Walk 2019 – On May 26th the MS Society is holding their annual walk which is their largest fundraiser of the year. Duties include participant check in, volunteer check in, food tent, kids tent, set up, clean up and more.
Current Volunteer Positions:
VOLUNTEER KAMLOOPS – Snow Angel Volunteers needed – We are seeking volunteers for the Snow Angels program in various areas of Kamloops. Must be physically fit and reliable. Please complete our volunteer application online and specify you are interested in Snow Angels or contact our Snow Angels Coordinator at 250-372-8313.
MS SOCIETY OF KAMLOOPS – Friendly Visiting Volunteer – Volunteers visit with residents to reduce social isolation, provide support and companionship, and improve the quality of life of isolated persons with MS living in long time care.
OUT OF THE COLD – Shift Support Volunteers – Volunteers will assist Shift Captains with guests seeking food and shelter on Wednesdays and Sundays. The shifts on Wednesdays and Sundays are: 6:00pm-9:00pm, 9:00pm-12:00am, 12:00am-7:00am.
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY RESTORE – Restore Volunteers – Volunteers will help in their retail outlet. Positions include Cashiers/merchandisers, sorting room attendants, warehouse assistants, and swampers (unloading trucks).
KAMLOOPS UNITED CHURCH – Thrift Shop Volunteers (19+) – Volunteer will work in the thrift shop. Duties include sorting, pricing, shelving, and cash handling. Seeking volunteers for Saturdays.
KAMLOOPS HOSPICE ASSOCIATION – Flutter Buys Thrift Store – Various Positions as follows- Cashier, sorters, and floor. Volunteers will sort/organize donations, use the cash register, and use customer skills.
SALVATION ARMY THRIFT STORE – Thrift Store Volunteers Sort & process donations, price items, assist customers with purchases and participate in various tasks. Streamline donation processing, organization of the store.
DIABETES CANADA – Diabetes Information Table Volunteers – Volunteers will sit at the information table at North Hills Mall are needed to talk to people diagnosed with diabetes, give out information and collect data.
CANADIAN RED CROSS – Help Technician (18+) – Volunteers will ensure that clients receive equipment that is of the highest standard of safety by inspecting, cleaning, and disinfecting equipment and by adjusting equipment as required.
JOHN HOWARD SOCIETY – Volunteer (19+) – Volunteer help individuals reintegrate from the criminal justice system. There are various positions including peer support, counselling, addictions, nutrition, cooking skills, etc.
LITERACY IN KAMLOOPS – Tutors – Volunteer tutors are needed for a free one-to-one adult literacy program or to assist in an elementary school setting with students that aren’t confident readers.
FOR THESE AND MANY OTHER POSITIONS PLEASE APPLY ONLINE AT:
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