VOLUNTEER VICTORIA: Special Olympics needs a bowling coach

Helpers are also needed by the Red Cross, Victoria Community Health Co-operative and Glenwarren Lodge among others

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

Special Olympics is looking for a five-pin bowling head coach to prepare lesson plans and direct athletes and assistant coaches. Practices take place Tuesday evenings at Miracle Lanes in Sidney.

Canadian Red Cross, is looking for an extreme weather volunteer for the disaster management program. Ideal candidates are flexible, have excellent communication skills, and an ability to make decisions under stress.

Victoria Community Health Co-operative is looking for a graphic designer who has their own software to help the co-operative create posters and other print media.

Hope Through Achievement Foundation is looking for someone with grant writing experience, who is able to come into the office for a few hours a week to filter potential grant providers from a secured database.

Glenwarren Lodge is looking for a volunteer for about one hour every week. The volunteer would take the truck cart from room to room and sell items from it to residents of the long-term care facility.

Canadian Cancer Society needs team players who are looking for opportunities to make a positive impact in their community to fill various positions for the annual Daffodil campaign.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Victoria is looking for in-school mentors who would be matched with a child at a local elementary school and would visit the child for one hour per week for the duration of the school year.

 

editor@vicnews.com

 

 

Just Posted

Two to hospital after University of Victoria sailing mishap

Wind gusts capsize boat of recreational club sailors

Victoria’s deaf community advocates for different sign languages to be recognized on federal accessibility act

Advocates also want Indigenous Sign Language to be recognized on the Indigenous Language Act

Transport Canada announces funds for pollutant clean up in Victoria Park, removal of abandoned boats

Contaminants at Laurel Point Park will be removed starting at the end of September

Saanich ‘inside cat’ comes home two weeks later, two pounds lighter

The only one not excited about the return of Arthur, is the… Continue reading

Moon Lantern festival to light up Gordon Head

Saturday night festival celebrates harvest moon, fall season

Conservation officer frees B.C. deer from flotation gear mishap

BC Conservation Officer Service is reminding residents to keep backyards clear of entanglements

5 things to do this weekend in and around Greater Victoria

Sooke Apple Fest returns, Saanich lights up with lantern festival and anarchists unite for downtown book fair

Lions earn stunning 35-32 OT win over Ticats

Epic comeback lifts B.C. past Hamilton in CFL thriller

Czarnik nets 3 as Flames dump Canucks 5-2

Calgary picks up exhibition win over Vancouver

Ottawa to name new ambassador for women, peace and security, Freeland says

Chrystia Freeland also confirmed Canada would spend about $25 million to fund number of initiatives

‘A little bright spot:’ Ottawa residents rescue dog trapped beneath rubble

Freelance journalist says rescue of a dog trapped under rubble was happy ending amid chaos in Ottawa

VIDEO: B.C.-born firefighter remembered by MP in emotional speech

Family asks first responders to look after one another in wake of suicide, growing concerns of PTSD

Airline has ‘close call’ with drone while en route to B.C. airport

Jazz Aviation reported the drone sighting near Vancouver to the RCMP and Transport Canada

Most Read