Volunteer Kamloops is a non-profit charity supporting community volunteering.
Elizabeth Fry Society
Looking for a volunteer to work in a small garden space attached to our Mental Health housing building. The volunteer needs to be able to work unsupervised for a1-2 hrs a week. Additionally, the volunteer must have some growing experience, be physically able to plant, weed and water. The volunteer must have an understanding of Mental Health issues, be assertive and non-judgmental.
Boys and Girls Club of Kamloops Race for Kids, Saturday, June 2
Volunteers needed for a variety of positions: Registration, Volunteer Headquarters Crew, Baggage Check Attendants, Committee Support/Setup/Tear Down Crew, Photographers, Finish Line Ambassadors, Station Leaders, Support Staff, Timers, Food & Drink Station Attendants, Photo Zone Ambassador, Entertainment/Support Crew. Orientation Friday, June 1.
Canadian Mental Health
Tax volunteer needed to complete tax returns for CMHA clients. This position is perfect for a retired person or someone with a few hours available per month from May to February and can do 10-15 returns a week in the busy tax season.
Simply The Best Thrift Store
Thrift Store Volunteers needed for a variety of positions: Electrical Technician, Customer Service Representatives (ex. Shoes, toys and cashiers), Merchandise Cleaner, Collectables/Antique Researcher. There will be a hands-on orientation and training available to all volunteers.
Overlander Ski Club
Various Positions — Groomers: must hold a valid BC’s drivers license and be flexible with hours to operate machinery according to weather conditions. Trail Maintenance: must be in good physical condition. May need to know chain saw operation or be able to pull seedlings, trim shrubs and brush from trails. Loppet Volunteers: Aid Station Attendants, Parking Attendants and Refreshment Assistants.
BIG Little Science Centre
Volunteer Greeter and Room Supervisor — Volunteers will have a friendly inviting personality greeting visitors at the door, explain the big little Science Centre layout, visitor services and take fees. In addition hands on Room supervision and essentially having fun with all our visitors whether individuals, families, classroom visits or tourists visiting for the first time. More possibilities can be discussed. Training provided.
Bear Aware Program
Bear Aware Program Volunteer — To alert neighbourhoods where bears are a problem (possible door-to-door campaigns). Also, preparation of educational displays, participating in displays at community events, and possible presentations to community groups.
Interior Health RIH
Royal Inland Hospital has a variety of positions available: School Tour Guide, Emergency Department (ED), Diagnostic Imaging Reception, Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Cancer Clinic, Friendly Visitor, Information Desk, Afternoon Auxiliary and RIH Gift Shop.
Restorative Justice Facilitator
Facilitator will oversee each of the caseworkers on a file and ensure the case stays on track from beginning to end. They will also contact victim, offender, conduct interviews, and ensure participants are willing to participate in the program. As well as arrange a community conference and oversee any agreement. Volunteers must attend a three-day facilitator training course, observe, co-facilitate, and facilitate five conferences to obtain certificate. A facilitator’s role is to act as a neutral party and to ensure a safe environment for all involved and must be a team player.
For these and many other volunteer opportunities and contact information check out our website: www.volunteerkamloops.orgVolunteer Kamloops acknowledges the support of the Province of British Columbia.