VOLUNTEER VICTORIA: Visitors sought for heart patients

Helpers also needed for Threshold Society, Gordon Head Connecting Seniors Project and YMCA-YWCA

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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The Threshold Housing Society is looking for a volunteer driver with access to a vehicle that can be used for picking up furniture and delivery to various locations around town.  A long term commitment is preferred.

The First Open Heart Society is seeking past patients who would be willing to visit with current patients undergoing surgery to offer support and encouragement.  Training is provided.

The Gordon Head Connecting Seniors Project is looking for a personable volunteer driver to help seniors get to social programs on Sunday mornings and Thursday afternoons.

The Positively Africa Society is looking for a special events coordinator that will oversee the planning and implementation of special events designed to raise funds and public awareness.

Mt. St. Mary’s Hospital is looking for en energetic creative person to be their events coordinator.  Be the person who brings all the details of events together to make great celebrations for residents.

The Glenshiel Residence is looking for someone to assist residents with questions they may have about their shared computers or their own laptops.

Victoria Area Parole is looking for a volunteer to help residents of a federal halfway house to learn to cook for themselves. The volunteer will plan, shop for and cook a nutritious meal with residents.

The YMCA-YWCA is looking for an energetic and friendly program volunteer to provide excellence in customer service and support to the members and participants who access child and youth programming on Saturdays and Sundays.

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