VOLUNTEER VICTORIA: Run for a Cure looking for many helpers

Volunteers also needed by NEED2, YMCA, Lifetime Networks and Woodwynn Farms

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

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Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure is being held at the University of Victoria on Oct. 5. Energetic volunteers aged 14 and up are required for many functions at the run.​ A full list of positions is available online at runforthecure.com.

Volunteer Victoria is looking for a long-term media copy writer to format volunteer column ads for print, TV and Twitter. Requires strong computer skills and experience with graphic design tools, every other week for two to four hours in the office.

NEED2 Suicide Prevention starts training in October for long-term emotional support on youthspace.ca, an online service to provide options for youth in need.

YM-YWCA Downtown seeks volunteers to assist the Adventure Club youth program which meets Tuesdays and Wednesdays after school plus Sunday mornings. Other positions available in dance and gymnastics.

Island Artisans Association needs a short-term mentor to assist the treasurer in learning Quick Books.

Lifetime Networks is seeking a companion for a volunteer at the Mustard Seed Food Bank on Tuesday mornings.

Woodwynn Farms needs a full-time live-in house facilitator and mentor (minimum three months) to facilitate meals and housework in exchange for room and board. Background in at-risk persons and farming helpful.

Our Place Society is looking for a reception desk volunteer to meet the general public and donors on either Wednesday or Thursday afternoons. Administrative duties include making phone calls to donors.