Special Events / Fundraising:
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.
CAMP GRAFTON – Head Cook Volunteer. Head Cook will prepare and cook Breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks. Volunteer requirements: Experience cooking for large groups, current food safe certification. Dates: July 1st to July 6th and/or July 29th to August 3rd.
KAMLOOPS HIGHLAND GAMES SOCIETY – Various Positions as follows – Board Member – One-year commitment, help organize and carry out Highland Games (July) and Robbie Burns Dinner (January). Highland Games- Volunteer Coordinator, set up/tear down, Gate – take money, give-out wristbands, sell programs; Parking, Entertainment – Assist with entertainers and entertainment; Beer Garden – assist in the beer garden; Heavy Events – assist and return hammer, stone, etc.; Runner – be flexible and able to fill in where required.
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.
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:
SALVATION ARMY THRIFT STORE – Urgently requires Volunteers Sort & process donations, price items, assist customers with purchases. Monday through Saturday shifts available, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Two-hour minimum shift.
CANADIAN MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION CLUBHOUSE – Certified Yoga Instructor to hold a 45 minutes class twice a month. Hours 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The Clubhouse program provides stability, competence, and self-esteem, enabling individuals with serious and persistent mental illness to participate as fully as possible within the community.
BROCKLEHURST GEMSTONE CARE CENTRE – Summer Volunteer (13+). Volunteer for Recreation Programs: walking programs, one to one visits, reading, cards, games, exercise, and social teas. Requirements – enjoy socializing with Seniors. Family Friendly Volunteering.
VOLUNTEER KAMLOOPS has partnered with KAMLOOPS TIMERAISER (13+) – Marketing and Communications Person. Interview volunteers, artists, agencies, for stories and does social media posts. Must be persistent, a good writer, and able to take high quality pictures.
BC WILDLIFE PARK Burrowing Owl Assistant – help clean enclosures feeding & minor maintenance on burrows and perches. Animal Diet Prep-Meat (must not be squeamish), Family Farm Assistant – Let visitors into goat area, keep barn area clean, speaking to visitors, interacting with goats and sheep.
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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