January 17th, 2021

Volunteering during the pandemic

By Submitted Article on April 11, 2020.

Volunteer Lethhbridge connects and convenes individuals, groups and organizations to champion and leverage capacity across sectors.

Volunteer Lethbridge staff are working from home to serve our community during this pandemic. If you are an organization looking for volunteers or if you are a volunteer looking to be connected with an organization, please email helpinghands@volunteerlethbridge.com. If you don’t have access to email, please call 403-332-4320 and press 1 to leave a message. Emails are monitored daily but phone messages will be checked as staff are able.

During this pandemic, Volunteer Lethbridge is posting COVID-19-related volunteer opportunities on their website >volunteerlethbridge.com >under A COVID 19 profile. Check this profile regularly for updates on the ways you can contribute to volunteering during this time. Connecting volunteers with the opportunities is our goal.


charitable organizations, in a time of social and physical distancing, consider if your organization has opportunity to engage virtual volunteers. Could you use a volunteer to assist with writing letters or grants, responding to emails, editing videos, designing a website, making greeting cards, ramping up your social media, being a translator, developing some marketing strategies, bringing virtual music to seniors, developing online activity kits for children or being a tutor? All of these are possible through virtual volunteering.

Volunteers, if there is a specific organization you are interested >in, check their website for a listing of opportunities and see if they have any virtual volunteering, or call them and let them know your skill set and see how you might be able to assist them from home. >

To everyone in the community, thank you for supporting each other during this pandemic. The more information sharing, communicating and collaborating we do, the stronger our community will be. Stay safe, stay healthy. >

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