Special Events / Fundraising:
MS WALK – Walk Event Volunteers May 27, 2018 (18+) 75-100 Day of Event Volunteers receive T-Shirt and lunch in return for helping to make the MS Walk in Kamloops a fun-filled and impactful event.
CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY – Camp Goodtimes (19+) roles include Counsellors, Lifeguards, RNs, Arts & Crafts, Dining Hall. Orientation Jun 2 and 3 at Loon Lake, Maple Ridge location. For a detailed job description contact Taylor at Volunteer Kamloops 250-372-8313.
Current Volunteer Positions:
SALVATION ARMY THRIFT STORE – Urgently requires Volunteers Sort & process donations, price items, assist customers with purchases Monday through Saturday shifts available, 9:00am-4:30 pm. 2-hour minimum shift.
KAMLOOPS HIGHLAND GAMES SOCIETY – Various Positions as follows – Board Member – 1-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 MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION CLUBHOUSE – Certified Yoga Instructor to hold a 45 minutes class twice a month. Hours 8:30-4:00pm. 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.
SALVATION ARMY –Family Fun Night Kitchen Helper and Craft-Time Helper to assist on Friday nights from 4:30pm – 6:30pm. Kitchen-food prep, serving the meal, clearing and washing dishes. Craft-engage families and direct the children through a simple craft. 19+ Vulnerable sector police check is required.
80TH PROVINCIAL WINTER FAIR – General Supervision and Petting Zoo Volunteers from Sept. 21-24. Volunteers will provide general supervision and direct activities.
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
KAMLOOPS THERAPEUTIC RIDING ASSOCIATION 13+ years Stable Hand, Horse Leader, Side walkers. Willing to work in barnyard environment No allergies to Hay and Horses.
BROCKLEHURST GEMSTONE CARE CENTRE – Recreation Program and Garden Club Volunteers – Roles include reading, games, grafts or general garden duties. Musical Talents – Singers and musicians are needed to entertain seniors.
OVERLANDER RESIDENTIAL CARE Various Positions as follows – Trinity Care Volunteer Assists in short stay 4 bed Community Hospice; Auxiliary Member – attend 10 meetings a year, Sep-Jun; participate in fundraising, may assist with craft group and gift shop; Fish Tank Volunteer Assistant – Assist main helper with changing water of huge fish tank
ASK WELLNESS SOCIETY-AASH Program Volunteer Assist with Breakfast prep 7:30-9:15 Mon-Fri, Brunch Prep Sunday 11: -1:00, Meal Plan Wed/Thu/Fri and Sun lunch. Shopping for meals, Clean Kitchen. Access to reliable vehicle and valid BC Driver’s Licence and insurance. Criminal Record check and Reference screening.
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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