VOLUNTEER VICTORIA: Youth sought for online Chat sessions

Helpers also needed for respite care, merchandising and sales

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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Need2 is recruiting volunteers to support youth online through its evening Chat sessions. Next training group begins in October  and takes place over a two-month period, after which new volunteers are asked to commit to one three-hour shift per week for 12 consecutive months.

Ballet Victoria is looking for a volunteer to assist with merchandising and handing out programs before performances.

Rocky Point Bird Observatory requires an assistant to help monitor the migration of Saw-whet Owls in September and October. Must enjoy handling birds. Long-term commitment preferred.

Bridges for Women is looking for one or two energetic, organized, professional, and engaging women to lead its silent auction team for its International Women’s Day luncheon.

Aberdeen Hospital is looking for a computer-savvy volunteer to help senior residents access computer programs and manage their social media accounts.

LifeRing Secular Recovery Society Canada is in need of an experienced fund development volunteer to help with fund development and writing grants.

Piercy Respite Hotel needs a volunteer to assist senior respite guests participate in activities under the direction of a recreation therapist on either Mondays from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. or Wednesdays from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Oak Bay Lodge is in need of a volunteer to porter residents in wheelchairs to go by taxi to and from medical appointments.

 

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