October 23rd, 2020

Volunteer Lethbridge opportunities


By Lethbridge Herald on July 14, 2020.

Volunteer Lethbridge can help with their column of opportunities – visit http://www.volunteerlethbridge.com or 403-332-4320

FAMILY CENTRE SOCIETY – VIDEOGRAPHER VOLUNTEER
The vision that Family Centre is always seeking to achieve is, Healthy Children! Healthy Families! Healthy Communities! They are looking for an individual who has some experience with videography for the Kitchen Program at The Interfaith Chinook Country Kitchen. This talented volunteer will have their own equipment; a good camera, a light and a video editing program and be experienced in creating videos. This would be great for a college or university student who is looking for some experience. This is once per month on a Monday mid-morning, afternoon schedule. For more information contact Kellie at 403-320-4232, or email: sara.dziwoki@famcentre.ca.

SOUTHERN ALBERTA SELF-HELP ASSOCIATION – GENERAL VOLUNTEERS
Southern Alberta Self-Help Association (SASHA) is a non-profit community organization whose mission is to promote the independence of persons with mental illness by means of transitional and long-term housing through supportive programs and activities. SASHA is looking for volunteers to help provide much-needed socialization for individuals living in group homes who are struggling with mental health or addiction that are experiencing negative mental health effects of isolation. A police check and references are required. Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older. For more information, call 403-942-2263 or email: info@sashahouse.org.

OLDMAN WATERSHED COUNCIL – CASINO VOLUNTEERS
The Oldman Watershed Council’s vision is a healthy, resilient watershed where people, wildlife and habitat thrive. They are looking for volunteers to assist at their casino event on Saturday, July 25 and Sunday, July 26 in all positions. Whether you are an experienced casino volunteer or have never stepped foot in one, they have all positions available and training is provided on site. Wear comfy shoes as this opportunity requires standing indoors. Casinos are an important event for an organization’s sustainability and volunteer support is much appreciated. Personal Protective Equipment is required and will be provided if you do not have your own. For shift details and more information, contact Kallie at 403-849-1346 or email: info@oldmanwatershed.ca.

STITCH IT FORWARD SOCIETY – SEWING VOLUNTEERS
By working on meaningful and helpful items, volunteers will help others in need. Stitch It Forward is looking for volunteers to help them sew Personal Protective Equipment to be used because of new health standards. Items to be sewn include; uniform washing bags (simple draw string pattern), ear saves (headbands with buttons, and other designs), and cloth washable masks. They can supply all materials you need and assistance can be given by the Stitch It Forward staff via email, phone, or through their Facebook page. No-contact pickup and drop off for supplies. For sewing projects, you much have your own sewing machine. You will work from home, read easy, step by step instructions or make own pattern all on your own schedule. To get started, contact Cora 403-795-5393 or email: cora.walkey@gmail.com.

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 Co-ordinator with different children’s programs. Tasks for this position also include 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. 21or email: kfineday@saag.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, email: info.leth@bigbrothersbigsisters.caor call Courtney at 403-328-9355.

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