Special Events / Fundraising:
CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY – Camp Goodtimes (19+) is looking for certified lifeguard volunteers at Loon Lake, Maple Ridge location. For a detailed job description contact Taylor at Volunteer Kamloops 250-372-8313. (Camp dates between June 2nd and August 31st)
TECK HIGHLAND VALLEY COPPER – Open House Volunteers – Parking Volunteers direct individuals to vacant parking stalls. Concession Volunteers will assist in one of the concessions to cook and/or prep hot dogs or make popcorn. Event is Monday August 6th.
HOT NITE IN THE CITY SOCIETY– Hot Nite in the City Show and Shine – Various Positions as follows – Barricade Volunteers for pick up, set up, removal and return. Security Volunteers at 3rd for rotating shifts from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Other Avenue barricades from 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. or 4:30 to 6 p.m. Event is on August 11th.
NORTH SHORE BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION– Overlander’s Day – Various Positions as follows – Event set up, Nickel Games, Bike Lockup, Photo Booth, Food Tickets, and Event Cleanup. Event is August 19th.
SALVATION ARMY– Overlander’s Day – Various Positions as follows (19+) – Set up tent, table and food barrels. Transfer food into van, unload food to Community & Family Services.
80TH PROVINCIAL WINTER FAIR – Kid Zone with Petting Zoo Volunteers and Parking Volunteer from Sept. 21-24. Volunteers will provide general supervision and direct activities.
Current Volunteer Positions:
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.
KAMLOOPS UNITED CHURCH – Thrift Shop Volunteers (19+) – Volunteer will work in the thrift shop. Duties include sorting, pricing, shelving, and cash handling.
ADAPTIVE SPORTS AT SUN PEAKS – Volunteer Ski and Snowboard Instructors (15+) are needed to commit to one weekend day throughout Jan., Feb., and March each snow season at Sun Peaks. Instructors will be trained over a weekend course and are assigned to work with an experienced instructor and one student at a time for a two-hour lesson. There are a limited number or season passes that are available to instructors who commit to give 100 hours per season.
KAMLOOPS THERAPEUTIC RIDING ASSOCIATION – KTRA Summer Kids Camps Horse Leader (13+) to tack up horses, lead horses into arena, assist with mounting and leading kid’s horses.
PHOENIX CENTRE – Story Harvester (19+)to assist in harvesting stories by way of administering an electronic survey with people who choose to participate.
KAMLOOPS FOOD POLICY COUNCIL – Fruit Transformation Sessions Kitchen Helper Volunteers – Volunteers will help process gleaned fruit for freezing and/or dehydrating.
CITY OF KAMLOOPS – ECO Ambassador – Volunteers will assist residents with how to properly dispose of their trash at community events into the waste diversion stations to divert materials from our landfills, and providing education on the different waste steams.
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