August 6th, 2020

Volunteer Opportunities from Volunteer Lethbridge


By Lethbridge Herald on June 29, 2020.


Volunteer Lethbridge can help find a volunteer opportunity that’s right for you.
Visit http://www.volunteerlethbridge.com or call 403-332-4320

SOUTHERN ALBERTA ART GALLERY – PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT ASSISTANT (YOUTH PROGRAMS)
The Southern Alberta Art Gallery (SAAG) fosters the work of contemporary artists who challenge boundaries, encourages
broad public engagement and promotes awareness and exploration of artistic expression. They are looking for volunteers who enjoy working with children in a fun and creative environment. Education Assistants will help the Public Engagement Coordinator with different children’s programs. Tasks for this position also includes providing guidance to the children, making art and playing games. A Police check and references are required. For more information, call Kylie at 403-327-8770 Ext. 21 or email: kfineday@saag.ca

CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY – CIBC RUN FOR THE CURE VOLUNTEER COMMITTEE
The Canadian Cancer Society is a national, community-based organization of staff and volunteers whose mission is the
eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer. They are looking for committee
members who will take part in planning and organizing the Run. Committee members will meet and plan virtually over
the next six months so you must have access to and be comfortable with using a computer. In-person availability is needed for the week leading up to Run day and Run day. References are required. Volunteers must be 19 years of age or older. For more information, call Kelsey at 204-914-4973 or email: kelsey.evans@mb.cancer.ca

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS – GAMEON MENTOR
Big Brothers Big Sisters’ mission is to enable life-changing mentoring relationships to ignite the power and potential of young
people. They are looking for volunteers who could mentor a digital support group for middle-school boys, specific to
Covid-19 related challenges. Volunteers will be provided with an outline of topics and resources to chat about and fun
online engagement activities to do together. A Police check and references are required. Volunteers must be 18 years of age
or older. For more information, call Courtney at 403-328-9355 or email: info.leth@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca

MYCITYCARE – GENERAL VOLUNTEERS
MyCityCare is an initiative developed by MyVictory Church to resource the community in areas of food and water, housing,
clothing, healthcare and social justice, to give people a hand up into a hope filled future. MyCityCare is looking for volunteers
to assist in the following areas: clothing-assisting in counting, sorting, and folding clothes; emergency food hampers–assisting with weighing-in food, sorting, and making up hampers; sewing projects–assisting with cutting out patterns, assisting with individuals as needed, and ironing; clothing mobile unit–assisting with their mobile unit by filling the unit and serving people. Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older. For more information, call Carol at 403-942-1378.

SAGE CLAN PATROL – GENERAL VOLUNTEERS
Sage Clan Patrol is looking for volunteers to help connect people who are homeless or living rough to services, and to do
daily lunch delivery. They are taking all necessary precautions to ensure everyone stays safe at this time. If you can help
for even an hour, please consider lending some of your time, call Marty at 403-393-5505.

TETRA SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICA – COMMUNITY OUTREACH COORDINATOR VOLUNTEER
Tetra Society of North America is a non-profit organization that empowers people with disabilities through volunteer built custom assistive devices that overcome obstacles to independence. They are looking for an enthusiastic, outgoing individual to help raise awareness about their organization. The successful candidate will network and cultivate relationships with local health care professionals, disability and senior’s organizations, and community members. They will distribute promotional material, schedule presentations, and seek out direct-to-client advertising opportunities throughout the city. The ability to work independently is essential. A Police check and references are required. For more information, call Caroline at 403-892-3607 or email: caroline.cs@hotmail.ca

INTERFAITH FOOD BANK SOCIETY – PICK-ROOM SET UP VOLUNTEERS
Interfaith Food Bank is committed to recognizing the human dignity of those in need and providing food and access to services and resources generated from within our community. They are looking for general volunteers who will sort through bread and produce, sweep and mop pick-room, and set up pick-room ensuring it is properly stocked with designated food items for their clients. For more information, contact Echo at 403-320-8779.

WELLNESS THROUGH LIVING – SECRETARY VOLUNTEER
Wellness Through Living’s vision is to inspire community members to reach their full potential, shape the direction of their lives and become contributing members of society. They are looking for a volunteer who can take minutes, attend Board meetings, short hand would be a bonus, send out correspondence and other duties as required. All tasks can be completed from home if you have a computer and a good filing system in order. For more information contact Ethel at 403-380-6536 or email: lifeskills4u@hotmail.com

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