VOLUNTEER VICTORIA: Duke of Edinburgh’s Award seeks assistants

Volunteer Opportunities available through Volunteer Victoria. Please call 250-386-2269 or online at volunteervictoria.bc.ca.

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


The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, a leadership, self-development, and community involvement program for youth aged 14 to 24 is looking for enthusiastic volunteer assistants to perform administrative and office tasks, in support of the B.C. and Yukon division’s 9,500 youth participants.

Aberdeen Hospital requires volunteers for a new assignment. This residential site is looking for volunteers to facilitate an information desk in the front lobby. The position is ideal for people seeking experience in a health-care setting, or who want to contribute to the community.

Wild Animal Rehabilitation Centre needs volunteers to help care for patients, reach out to the community, raise funds, educate the public, and even transport wildlife in distress. Potential volunteers are invited to attend an orientation session by signing up online at wildarc.com.

Saanich Peninsula Hospital is seeking interested candidates for the next training session to volunteer on the Palliative Care unit. Potential volunteers for this uniquely rewarding experience need to be available April 25, May 2 and 9.

Centre for Active Living 50+ in Brentwood Bay seeks a volunteer editor with the computer skills to publish a monthly newsletter.

Creatively United for the Planet is seeking volunteers for the fourth annual Earth Week Festival, April 25-26 event at the English Inn, 429 Lampson St.

Special Olympics B.C. is looking for volunteers to fill several coaching and administrative roles in support of the 200-plus athletes who participate in 15 sports programs.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Victoria seeks adult males to match with a Little Brother for a few hours a week, for at least one year. Matches are made based on common interests, schedules, etc.

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