VOLUNTEER VICTORIA: Help newcomers to country learn about Canadian life

Want to volunteer? Opportunities are available through Volunteer Victoria

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

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Victoria Women In Need Community Cooperative is looking for retail assistants to help at one of three locations.

DIDI Society seeks marketing volunteers to serve on a committee that markets product and sells it. Training provided in marketing, sales and fair trade/ethical commerce.

Hope Through Achievement Foundation is looking for someone with a strong social media background to handle public relations, maintain and update Facebook and Twitter accounts and track data.

The Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria is looking for volunteers to help adult newcomers learn about Canadian life and culture, establish friendship and support. Volunteers are matched with an individual or family, new to Canada, and meet for a weekly activity.

Innovative Communities is looking for a project assistant to work closely with group leaders and board members. The project assistant has excellent communication, planning, analytical and organizational skills, and takes on tasks that include confidential and strategic studies.

Royal B.C. Museum coat check has weekday and weekend shifts available for volunteers with a customer service focus.

The Victoria Sexual Assault Centre is looking for compassionate, collaborative, non-judgmental volunteers who have knowledge of sexualized violence and are comfortable working in a hospital and police station environment. Training is provided and a one-year commitment is requested.

The Esquimalt Military Family Resource Centre is looking for a dedicated team of fun-loving volunteers to coordinate delivery of the Friends and Neighbours puppet program. The program uses hand and rod puppets to address social issues through lively and thought provoking puppet shows in the tradition of Japanese Bunraku puppetry.