VOLUNTEER VICTORIA: Help students find their way around UVic

Helpers also needed at Craigdarroch Castle and Aberdeen Hospital

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

•••

UVic Orientation is looking for current or recently graduated students to help introduce new students and families to the University of Victoria. Get connected with the university community while developing new skills and making new friends.

Vancouver Island Public Interest Research Group is looking for a volunteer to help draft a training manual for staff and volunteers that will allow the organization to properly maintain the group’s ever expanding library of books, journals and films.

Craigdarroch Castle needs volunteer writing translators to translate documents from English to foreign languages for marketing purposes. Must be completely fluent in English and at least one other language.

Aberdeen Hospital needs a Wii expert who would like to share their love of video games with others. Friday morning shifts available.

Victoria Hospice Society needs friendly people to assist customers with sales and donations. A commitment of one four-hour shift a week over the period of a minimum of six months is all that is required.

Victoria Cool Aid Society needs help making sure supporters know how much they are appreciated.  No sales or marketing, just showing gratitude and thankfulness on behalf of the society.

Victoria Aids ReSource Community Service Society is looking for a volunteer board member with strong leadership skills to help achieve VARCS’s mission and goals.

Power of Hope is looking for a specialized database management expert to migrate data from Salesforce to Sumac.

Just Posted

Team Canada athlete pens open letter to City of Victoria about Crystal Pool

Karmen McNamara says an extended closure of the recreation facility would be ‘devastating’

Bluegrass Christmas concert sparks season of giving

Tenth annual show and fundraiser held on Dec. 1 at Cordova Bay United Church

Victoria’s Wild ARC facility welcomes new roof thanks to a rush of donations

The animal rehabilitation centre was in desperate need of repairs after 21 years

Victoria’s vacancy rate predicted to rise above one per cent

Rental rates will continue to rise, despite more availability

Victoria brewery re-brands again after cryptic new logo failed

Vancouver Island Brewing said goodbye to its confusing hexagon logo

VIDEO: Marvel Comics’ Stan Lee dies

Marvel co-creator was well-known for making cameo appearances in superhero movies

BCHL’ers on NHL Central Scouting player’s to watch list

The list includes seven current BCHL skaters

B.C. health care payroll tax approved, takes effect Jan. 1

Employers calculating cost, including property taxes increases

Nunavut urges new plan to deal with too many polar bears

Territory recommends a proposal that contradicts much of conventional scientific thinking

Shelter struggles: Landlord takes over rental unit whenever visiting B.C. town

Renter’s story highlights how hard it is to find accommodation in Revelstoke

Lack of public response threatens B.C. referendum credibility

Of the few who have voted, poll finds most rejected proportional representation

Tentative deal reached in NHL concussion lawsuit

More than 100 former players accused the league of failing to better prevent head trauma

Grim search for more fire victims; 31 dead across California

More than 8,000 firefighters battled wildfires that scorched at least 1,040 square kilometres

Politicians need to do better on social media, Trudeau says

Prime minister suggests at conference in Paris some are trying to use technology to polarize voters

Most Read