Victoria Marathon leader needed by NEED2

Volunteer Victoria has many opportunities for volunteers throughout Victoria region

Want to Volunteer? Opportunities are available through Volunteer Victoria. For more information, please call 250-386-2269 or go here.

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• The Horticulture Centre of the Pacific is looking for an event coordinator to set up facilities for weddings and rehearsals on Fridays and weekends through the summer. Other positions available.

• Oak Bay Volunteer Services needs office phone volunteers with computer skills and attention to detail, to take client requests for services and fill requests with volunteers. Regular or on-call shifts are possible.

• NEED2 Suicide Prevention is seeking a marathon team developer to recruit individuals and businesses between May and October to run or sponsor runners in Victoria’s Good Life Marathon. Also seeking board members for effective governance.

• The Hope Through Achievement Foundation needs a volunteer coordinator to recruit mentors and other skilled people for a new foundation supporting disadvantaged individuals in returning to school or training.

• Victoria Cool Aid Society would appreciate garden helpers to both maintain gardens and engage people experiencing homelessness in healing through gardening on a weekly basis.

• The Canadian Cancer Society is looking for a planning team member for a staff and volunteer summit conference, to work on logistics and later attend the conference in Nanaimo. Other positions available.

• Island Health’s Mental Health and Addictions unit seeks a weekly knitting group leader who is empathetic to individuals with mental illness. Outgoing and professional, some knitting ability.

• The Men’s Trauma Centre is looking for conscientious board members to play a role in setting policy for the organization’s work with men impacted by trauma. Other positions available.

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