VOLUNTEER VICTORIA: Ambassadors sought for seniors’ service

Help also sought for community events, food service and Christmas present wrapping

Want to volunteer? Opportunities are available through these and other positions at Volunteer Victoria. Please call  250-386-2269 or online at volunteervictoria.bc.ca.

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Silver Threads Seniors Service is putting together a volunteer outreach team of ambassadors for its Experience Works program.

Multiple Sclerosis Society is looking for volunteers for the MS donation booth, food court, vendor assistance, set up and clean up and entertainment on Dec. 6 at the MS Society Building, 1004 North Park St. Shifts are two hours and available between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Alzheimer Society of Victoria is looking for a registration coordinator, as well as volunteers to assist in many other capacities for the Walk for Memories.

Mustard Seed is seeking friendly volunteers to wrap shoppers’ purchased gifts in exchange for monetary donations towards the Mustard Seed. Shifts are available at Tillicum, Mayfair, Hillside and Bay Center shopping centres through December.

Greater Victoria Green Team is looking for environmental volunteers to participate in fun, ecologically important events and activities throughout the Capital Regional District. Activities include many types of conservation and restoration activities.

Mount St. Mary Hospital is looking for a volunteer to greet hospital visitors, set a welcoming atmosphere, visit with residents waiting for their rides, and provide information for visitors, families and residents.

Sandy Merriman House, Victoria’s only women’s emergency/homeless shelter, needs volunteers to help with food prep in the kitchen (9 to 11 a.m.) and to help staff serve meals (11 a.m. to 1 p.m.).

Hope Through Achievement Foundation is looking for community-minded volunteers to help them create better tomorrow for the disadvantaged.

 

 

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