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MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY OF CANADA – MS Walk Nanaimo Committee Chair

The MS Society is in search of a dynamic volunteer to chair their volunteer committee for the Nanaimo walk which is taking place May 27, 2018.  You will come on […]

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VANCOUVER ISLAND CHILDREN’S BOOK FESTIVAL – Various Positions

Volunteer Coordinator A volunteer is needed to recruit new volunteers as required for committee and casual positions for festival day.  You will place advertisements, send info to interested parties, organize […]

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KIWANIS CLUB OF NANAIMO SUNRISERS – Members/Committee Members

The Kiwanis Sunrisers group is seeking new members to build our organization and to assist in continuing to serve our community.  This is a fun and vibrant group, dedicated to […]

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RJC ENGINEERS/LOAVES AND FISHES – Nanaimo Can-struction 2017

October 20 – 31st. Engineers design and build structures out of cans, display at Woodgrove mall, collect donations for Loaves and Fishes, cans get donated. Must have people skills. We […]

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EDEN GARDENS – Activity Helpers

We are seeking new volunteer team members eager for a challenging and rewarding experience. All volunteers are provided with orientation, training (when required) staff support, program choices and flexibility in […]

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SPECIAL OLYMPICS BC – NANAIMO – Active start/Fundamentals Program Leader

This is a multi-sport program for children with intellectual disabilities ages 2 – 11, teaching basic sport skills in an atmosphere of fun and meaningful interactions. No experience is necessary […]

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SALVATION ARMY – B. Gingerbread Homes Event

Activities include Gingerbread house decorating with the B. Gallant Homes family and yours, voting on your favourite gingerbread house, colouring contest and photos with the Gingerbread Man. You will be […]

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KIWANIS VILLAGE NANAIMO – Craft Assistance

Assist our residents to participate in making crafts. Should have an interest in crafting and have good communication skills. Person should be available for the last Wednesday in the month […]

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KIWANIS VILLAGE NANAIMO- Friendly Visitor

Enjoy conversations with and spend time with residents. In addition to socializing, visits may include walking, playing games, dog visits and assisting residents with personal interests. Should have good communication […]

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KIWANIS VILLAGE NANAIMO- Activity Assistance, Visitation and Support

Support needed for community-living seniors to take part in weekly social and recreational activities. Good communication skills, reliable, able to complete some light duty physical tasks (e.g. dishes). Someone needed […]

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NANAIMO CITIZEN ADVOCACY ASSOCIATION – Receptionist

Looking for volunteer receptionist.  Must be able to greet clients, answer phones, and take messages.  RCMP security check is required.  Please contact Pam Pady at 250-753-2321 or email ncaapresident2@gmail.com

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THE MEN’S CENTRE – Receptionist

Looking for front desk volunteers once a week on Tuesday from 10:00AM – 3:00PM.  If you like to greet people and have an aptitude for being organized and are comfortable […]

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VANCOUVER ISLAND FLAG FOOTBALL LEAGUE – Tournament Assistance / Various Positions

Help is required on September 16-17 for the following volunteers. Setup / Cleanup Looking for volunteers to help with setup, general duties and cleanup during tournament days.  No experience required. […]

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LITERACY CENTRAL VANCOUVER ISLAND – Volunteer Tutor

Literacy tutors needed to work one on one with adults wishing to upgrade their literacy and numeracy skills.  Teacher training, tutor experience or ESL certification would be an asset.  Training […]

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NANAIMO CITIZEN ADVOCACY ASSOCIATION – Board Member

Looking to fill this position as soon as possible. Volunteer board member required to attend monthly board meetings, important related meetings, and participate in committee meetings as required. Volunteer must […]

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JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF BRITISH COLUMBIA – Facilitator

For Volunteers who want to make a difference in Youths lives, enjoy working with young children/teenagers, and help them understand financial literacy.  Flexible and creative with a sense of humour, […]

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LITERACY CENTRAL VANCOUVER ISLAND – Bears and Beams Volunteer

Volunteers needed to become buddies to a child who requires extra help with reading or math in elementary school.  There are several schools requesting assistance for their youth.  Please contact […]

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NANAIMO ART GALLERY – Gallery Attendant

Nanaimo Art Gallery is looking for volunteers to sit in the exhibition space at the Museum for Lawren Harris: Canadian Visionary, a traveling exhibition from the Vancouver Art Gallery.  This […]

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NOB HILL COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION – Barsby Park Clean up

Volunteers needed to help clean the park. There will be teams. Start time is 10 am on September 30, 2017. The park is located at the very end of Prideaux […]

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KRIS KRINGLE CRAFT MARKET Elves, Craft Relief and Salvation Army Kettle Volunteers

The event will take place on November 16th, 17th, 18th and 19th. Volunteers will be working with children during gingerbread making, colouring, being elves at entrance and exit of event, […]

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ALZHEIMER SOCIETY OF BC – Chair or Co Chair

The Investors Group Walk for Alzheimer’s is Canada’s biggest fundraiser for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia. Funds raised support programs and services in your community that improve the quality of […]

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INTERTRIBAL HEALTH AUTHORITY – Volunteer Support

We are looking companionship and outings walking with first nations man living in a long term care facility. Preference will be given to first nation person and who has experience […]

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KIDNEY FOUNDATION OF BC & YUKON – Kidney Walk Nanaimo Event Co-ordinator

The Nanaimo Kidney walk will be held on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at Maffeo Sutton Park. We need volunteers to set up tents/take down tents, helping with marshalling and other […]

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NANAIMO 7-10 CLUB – Delivery Drivers

Come out and volunteer for the 7-10 Club. This organization provides a valuable service for the Nanaimo community. We are in need of a Delivery Driver during week day mornings. […]

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ETRA THERAPEUTIC RIDING ASSOCIATION – Side walker

Side walker needed from September 5, 2017 to November 22, 2017 to walk alongside the horse assisting the rider. You must be at least 19 years old and physically fit. […]

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NANAIMO SPCA – Volunteers Needed

The Nanaimo & District Branch of the BCSPCA Humane Education Department is looking for volunteers to help with school presentations, tours, and community booths!  If you are comfortable with public […]

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MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY OF CANADA – MS Walk Nanaimo Committee Chair

The MS Society is in search of a dynamic volunteer to chair their volunteer committee for the Nanaimo walk which is taking place May 27, 2018.  You will come on […]

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VANCOUVER ISLAND CHILDREN’S BOOK FESTIVAL – Various Positions

Volunteer Coordinator A volunteer is needed to recruit new volunteers as required for committee and casual positions for festival day.  You will place advertisements, send info to interested parties, organize […]

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KIWANIS CLUB OF NANAIMO SUNRISERS – Members/Committee Members

The Kiwanis Sunrisers group is seeking new members to build our organization and to assist in continuing to serve our community.  This is a fun and vibrant group, dedicated to […]

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“SENIORS CONNECT” – Steering Committee Members

Seniors +55 volunteers with advice and feedback to share required for this Federally-funded project steering committee to attend one hour meetings every 6 to 8 weeks at a central Nanaimo […]

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NANAIMO FOODSHARE – Board of Director

Nanaimo Foodshare is seeking of a board member to join our team.  We would like to hear from you if you have a background or interest in small scale food […]

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NANAIMO CITIZEN ADVOCACY ASSOCIATION – Board Member

Looking to fill this position as soon as possible. Volunteer board member required to attend monthly board meetings, important related meetings, and participate in committee meetings as required. Volunteer must […]

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PACIFIC CARE – Board Member

If you have time to meet every third Monday of each month (about 50 hrs annually) and have experience/knowledge in administration, finance, public relations, program development, and have excellent communication […]

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WOODGROVE SENIOR CITIZENS HOUSING SOCIETY – Board Members

This society manages two apartment blocks under BC Housing – Sunrise Manor (25 units) and Seafield Manor (30 units).  Experience in rental accommodations and familiarity with BC Housing would be […]

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MID ISLAND ABILITIES & INDEPENDENT LIVING SOCIETY – Board of Directors

Must be community minded, and demonstrate concern for seniors and their needs. Board of Directors meet once per month. Orientation to the Society and Board of Directors is provided, along […]

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BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS – Board Member

Currently seeking volunteer board members to join as directors or committee members.  Leadership skills and experience in one or more of the following areas preferred:  Human Resources, Not-or-Profit, Business, Education.  […]

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BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS – Committee Members

Volunteers are needed to join a committee to assist with the development and execution of an exciting annual signature event. Experience in fundraising, marketing, communications or event management skills or […]

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COMMUNITY LIVING BRITISH COLUMBIA – Community Council

Looking for new members to join the Council for 2-3 years to help break down barriers associated with disability and help to make a difference in the lives of the […]

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ALZHEIMER SOCIETY OF BC – Chair or Co Chair

The Investors Group Walk for Alzheimer’s is Canada’s biggest fundraiser for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia. Funds raised support programs and services in your community that improve the quality of […]

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KIDNEY FOUNDATION OF BC & YUKON – Kidney Walk Nanaimo Event Co-ordinator

The Nanaimo Kidney walk will be held on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at Maffeo Sutton Park. We need volunteers to set up tents/take down tents, helping with marshalling and other […]

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NANAIMO DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTRE – Board Members

NDRC is a non profit society providing services and information to persons having a disability.  We are accepting applications for new board members to join our worthwhile society.  A minimum […]

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BC MARINE TRAILS NETWORK ASSOCIATION – Social Coordinator

Looking for a volunteer committee member, to help put their mark on the Salish Sea Marie Trail Grand Opening Event on Newcastle Island.  This historical event will be held September […]

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KIWANIS VILLAGE NANAIMO – Special Events Assistant

Volunteers are needed to regularly assist with special events.  Time commitment varies.  This would include setting up, event support and take down.  Some physical tasks will be required.  An RCMP […]

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ARTHRITIS SOCIETY OF BC – Community in Motion Committee Members

The Arthritis Society is looking for individuals who have a passionate commitment to helping the 650,000 people living with arthritis in BC through strategizing, planning & delivering the Walk to […]

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CMHA Mid Island – Board & Committee Members

Canadian Mental Health Association is currently seeking board members to joins as directors and committee members. CMHA is a volunteer driven organization that depends on individuals like you to help […]

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NANAIMO 7-10 CLUB – Kitchen Helpers

Come out and volunteer for the 7-10 Club. This organization provides a valuable service for the Nanaimo community. And a lot of fun besides! The hours are 7 a.m. to […]

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BETHLEHEM RETREAT CENTRE – Various Postions

Garden Volunteer Volunteers are needed to assist with planting, raking, weeding and harvesting once a week for 3 hours until fall harvest.  Take home excess produce at harvest time as […]

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SALVATION ARMY – Emergency Disaster Services Co-ordinator

Liaison between the Salvation Army Ministry Unit and Divisional HQ to help fulfill Emergency Disaster Services mandate before, during and after a provincially declared disaster. Full volunteer position description available […]

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SALVATION ARMY THRIFT STORES – Various Positions Available

Clothing Helpers to sort, tag and hang clothing and linens at either North End store or Bowen Road store. Commitment of four hours per week. Driver’s Helper: Strong person to […]

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UPLANDS WALK PACIFICA HOUSING – Shopping Assistance

Volunteers needed to assist tenants with mental health and mobility issues to do some small grocery shopping & bill payments.  Must have a valid drivers license and be compassionate and […]

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MEALS ON WHEELS SOCIETY – Day Captain & Drivers

Meal Delivery Drivers:  Volunteers with a valid Class 5 drivers licence and a smile needed for 1 – 2 hours a week.  Driver orientation and kit provided. Day Captain:  Volunteers […]

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SALVATION ARMY NEW HOPE CENTRE – Various Positions Available

Cook:  Volunteers to help prepare and cook meals for clients. Kitchen Helper:  Willing to help serve meals, make up plates, bus and other duties as required. Dishwasher:  Basic knowledge of […]

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HABITAT FOR HUMANITY – Volunteer Cashier

The Re-store is in need of a volunteer cashier. Four hour shifts available from Monday – Saturday from 10am – 2pm. Responsible to perform cash, credit and debit card transactions.  […]

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BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS – Clothing Sorter

Volunteers are needed to help hang, sort and organize clothing donations to be sold at the weekly Clothing Sale.  Commitment of 3 – 4 hours per week, and should be […]

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INTERTRIBAL HEALTH AUTHORITY – Volunteer Support

We are looking companionship and outings walking with first nations man living in a long term care facility. Preference will be given to first nation person and who has experience […]

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NANAIMO 7-10 CLUB – Delivery Drivers

Come out and volunteer for the 7-10 Club. This organization provides a valuable service for the Nanaimo community. We are in need of a Delivery Driver during week day mornings. […]

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AVI HEATH CENTRE – Volunteer Yoga Instructor

Starting August or September, AVI Health Centre is looking for a volunteer Yoga Instructor.  This is a drop-in program teaching yoga once a week for 60-90 minutes to our clients.  […]

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PACIFICA HOUSING ADVISORY ASSOCIATION – UPLANDS WALK – Aquarium Maintenance Technician

Looking for a volunteer for once a month or more to check the Aquarium at Uplands Walk Supported Housing building to ensure it is kept in good working order. Knowledge […]

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CNIB (Canadian National Institute for the Blind) – Vision Mate

Volunteers needed to assist a visually impaired person in Nanaimo for a couple of hours a week with activities such as reading, organizing, accompanying on errands/walks or social visiting. Scheduling […]

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FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES – Volunteer Bartenders

Volunteers needed for bartender shifts to cover on alternating weekends.(one on one off both Saturday and Sunday) Must be 19 or older and preference will be given to people who currently have a Serving it […]

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WOMEN’S RESOURCE CENTRE – Various Positions

Special Event Volunteer Volunteers are needed to assist with a special event on July 8th.  Duties will include general set up,tear down, help throughout the event. You should be able […]

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CAMP QUALITY NANAIMO PUPPETEERS – Various Positions

Sound Technician A team-player with a sense of humour  is required by this educational children’s theatre group.  Puppet shows are performed to elementary schools, examining bullying and the virtues of […]

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JOHN HOWARD SOCIETY – Various Postions

Front Desk Attendant Busy non-profit requires a front desk attendant.  You will be welcoming visitors and answer incoming call.  Respond to inquiries by providing information and directing visitors to appropriate […]

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MS SOCIETY OF CANADA – Support Group Facilitator

Volunteer with strong listening and communication skills, able to facilitate and redirect discussion, required as group facilitators to support people living with and affected by MS in the Nanaimo area […]

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NANAIMO STROKE RECOVERY GROUP – Fitness Class Leader

Volunteer urgently required by the Stroke Recovery Group to co-ordinate and implement an exercise program for Stroke survivors.  The commitment would be for 2 sessions per month, Fridays from 11 […]

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CANADIAN RED CROSS NANAIMO – Various Positions Available

Client Service: Volunteer needed to work with clients and health care professionals to fulfill equipment requests.  Must be able to maintain paper and/or computer records regarding loans and returns, respond […]

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CANADIAN BLOOD SERVICES – Various Positions Available

In-Clinic Volunteer: Volunteer required to help greet donors so that they feel comfortable and appreciated. Assist with the flow of donors through the donation process and welcome donors to the […]

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NANAIMO COMMUNITY ASSISTANCE TEAM – Various Positions Available

Emergency Services We are looking for volunteers who are willing to be called out at night, attend fire or floods, attend monthly meetings, and attend training courses of some weekends.  […]

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VANCOUVER ISLAND CHILDREN’S BOOK FESTIVAL – Various Positions

Volunteer Coordinator A volunteer is needed to recruit new volunteers as required for committee and casual positions for festival day.  You will place advertisements, send info to interested parties, organize […]

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MEN’S RESOURCE CENTRE – Clothing Volunteers

The Men’s Centre is looking for someone to join our team of Volunteers to assist for two hours a week in the clothing area. Tuesdays or Thursdays, and the time […]

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HARBOUR CITY FC – Administrator Assistant

Volunteers with admin skills required for day to day office operations.  Duties will include filing, organizing, answering phone calls, emails, MS Office, internet searches, data entry, and keeping a tidy […]

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VOLUNTEER NANAIMO – Needs Used Laptops or Workstations

If you have a newer used laptop and or computer and would like to donate it to our computer community service program Watchdog, please call us at 250-758-7121.  We refurbish computers […]

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PARENT SUPPORT SERVICES SOCIETY OF BC – Group Facilitators for Parent of Children with Autism Spectrum

Currently seeking volunteers who are interested in co-facilitating a Parent Support group for parents with children on the autism spectrum.  This group will be offered in partnership with Autism B […]

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NANAIMO WOMAN’S RESOURCE CENTRE – Volunteers for Centre & Events

The Nanaimo Women’s Resources Society is actively searching for volunteers to work in our Centre or to volunteer for various events we are planning to hold. Come join an enthusiastic […]

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NANAIMO HOSPICE SHOPPE – Various Positions/Bowen Rd

Sorter/Pricer Volunteers urgently required to assist with pricing and sorting during shifts 9 – 1 p.m. or 1 – 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday.  Attention to detail, ideally with talent […]

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NANAIMO CITIZEN ADVOCACY ASSOCIATION – Receptionist

Looking for volunteer receptionist.  Must be able to greet clients, answer phones, and take messages.  RCMP security check is required.  Please contact Pam Pady at 250-753-2321 or email ncaapresident2@gmail.com

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THE MEN’S CENTRE – Receptionist

Looking for front desk volunteers once a week on Tuesday from 10:00AM – 3:00PM.  If you like to greet people and have an aptitude for being organized and are comfortable […]

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LITERACY CENTRAL VANCOUVER ISLAND – Volunteer Tutor

Literacy tutors needed to work one on one with adults wishing to upgrade their literacy and numeracy skills.  Teacher training, tutor experience or ESL certification would be an asset.  Training […]

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NANAIMO WOMEN’S CENTER – Various Postions

Receptionist A volunteer receptionist is required on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 – 3 p.m. to answer the telephones.  Other hours would be considered as office is open Tuesday through […]

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NANAIMO REGION JOHN HOWARD SOCIETY – Receptionist

Volunteer with office skills required to attend to visitors, deal with phone and in person inquiries, supply information about the organization to clients, community partners and general public.  Our office […]

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NANAIMO WOMEN’S CENTRE – Seniors Workshop Assistant

Seniors 55+ or those that identify as seniors are needed to assist workshop leaders in facilitating workshops.  You will be required to help participants get forms filled out, preparing coffee, […]

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HABITAT FOR HUMANITY – Volunteer Cashier

The Re-store is in need of a volunteer cashier. Four hour shifts available from Monday – Saturday from 10am – 2pm. Responsible to perform cash, credit and debit card transactions.  […]

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V.I. CRISIS SOCIETY – Crisis Line Worker

We need volunteers with an empathetic, non-judgmental attitude, and basic computer skills.  Requires 65 hours of in-class instruction, and a commitment of 200 hours per year.  Shifts are 4 hours, […]

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NANAIMO WOMEN’S CENTER – Homes-to-Homes Volunteer Co-ordinator

We are looking for a capable, organized individual to run this program at the Women’s Center.  You will create “starter kits” that consist of basic household items, as well as […]

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CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY – Front Desk Office

Volunteer required to answer the phone and greet community members as well as assist with the wig program and other administrative tasks. Please contact Carolyn Cade at 1.800.663.7892 or by […]

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NANAIMO DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTRE – Reception & Permit Processing

NDRC is a non-profit society providing services and information to persons having a disability.  We are inviting applications for persons to join our friendly group of volunteers to greet walk […]

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VANCOUVER ISLAND UNIVERSITY – Volunteer Tutors

Looking for volunteer tutors to work with adult students who are upgrading academics at a grade 12 level.  Shifts will be at the University with days and hours varying depending […]

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NANAIMO CITIZEN ADVOCACY ASSOCIATION – Receptionist

Looking to fill this position as soon as possible. Volunteer receptionist required to maintain front desk reception duties 1 day per week for 6 hours. Good communication skills and good […]

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NANAIMO FOODSHARE – Video Mentors and Project Assistants

This position is ongoing from June 2017 to March 2018 and supports Setting the Table, a project that trains seniors in video productions and documents seniors stories related to food, […]

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BETHLEHEM CENTRE -Work Stay Volunteer

Work/Stay Resident Volunteer This position is for 3 months from June – September, 2017 and October to December , 2017.  Duties would include some reception, catering and cooking.  Please contact […]

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WOMEN’S RESOURCE CENTRE – Various Positions

Special Event Volunteer Volunteers are needed to assist with a special event on July 8th.  Duties will include general set up,tear down, help throughout the event. You should be able […]

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BETHLEHEM CENTRE – Volunteer Coordinator

We require a self-motivated individual who is outgoing and friendly with good organizational skills to assist us with volunteer recruitment, scheduling and the orientation of volunteers to the various tasks […]

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PARENT SUPPORT SERVICES SOCIETY OF BC – Group Facilitators for Dad’s

Volunteers are required who are interested in co-facilitating a Parent Support Circle group for Dad’s and other men who are in a father role.  This group is being offered in […]

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EDEN GARDENS – Activity Helpers

We are seeking new volunteer team members eager for a challenging and rewarding experience. All volunteers are provided with orientation, training (when required) staff support, program choices and flexibility in […]

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KIWANIS VILLAGE NANAIMO – Craft Assistance

Assist our residents to participate in making crafts. Should have an interest in crafting and have good communication skills. Person should be available for the last Wednesday in the month […]

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KIWANIS VILLAGE NANAIMO- Friendly Visitor

Enjoy conversations with and spend time with residents. In addition to socializing, visits may include walking, playing games, dog visits and assisting residents with personal interests. Should have good communication […]

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KIWANIS VILLAGE NANAIMO- Activity Assistance, Visitation and Support

Support needed for community-living seniors to take part in weekly social and recreational activities. Good communication skills, reliable, able to complete some light duty physical tasks (e.g. dishes). Someone needed […]

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“SENIORS CONNECT” – Steering Committee Members

Seniors +55 volunteers with advice and feedback to share required for this Federally-funded project steering committee to attend one hour meetings every 6 to 8 weeks at a central Nanaimo […]

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KIWANIS VILLAGE – Activity Program Helpers

Gardening Assistants: to weed and plant in the Lodge patio with residents Bowling Volunteers:  Support activity staff in setting up and facilitating the activity by helping residents participate to as […]

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NANAIMO WOMEN’S CENTRE – Seniors Workshop Assistant

Seniors 55+ or those that identify as seniors are needed to assist workshop leaders in facilitating workshops.  You will be required to help participants get forms filled out, preparing coffee, […]

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MID ISLAND ABILITIES & INDEPENDENT LIVING SOCIETY – Various Positions Available

Telephone Caller: Mid Island Abilities & Independent Living Society is looking for caring, mature individuals who would like to make a difference in the lives of seniors who are experiencing […]

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NANAIMO WOMEN’S RESOURCE CENTRE – Volunteer Driver for Seniors

The Seniors Connect program operated by the Nanaimo Women’s Centre requires a driver to assist in picking up and dropping off seniors for programming in our agency van.  Preference would […]

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MEALS ON WHEELS – Delivery Drivers

Delivery drivers are required on a regular or “spare” basis to deliver hot meals to our clients.  A valid driver’s license, vehicle and cheerful personality are the basic requirements.  For […]

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KIWANIS VILLAGE NANAIMO – Various Positions (19)

Outing Accompaniment Volunteers needed to regularly accompany residents on community events.  Dates and times will vary.  Some physical tasks are required; along with helping residents with mobility devices (eg: wheelchairs) […]

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THEATRE ONE – Bite of Nanaimo

Bite of Nanaimo – Event Coordination Assistants Two to six (2-6) support volunteers are required to assist with the coordination of the 25th annual fundraiser.  A regular commitment of 2 […]

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RJC ENGINEERS/LOAVES AND FISHES – Nanaimo Can-struction 2017

October 20 – 31st. Engineers design and build structures out of cans, display at Woodgrove mall, collect donations for Loaves and Fishes, cans get donated. Must have people skills. We […]

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SPECIAL OLYMPICS BC – NANAIMO – Active start/Fundamentals Program Leader

This is a multi-sport program for children with intellectual disabilities ages 2 – 11, teaching basic sport skills in an atmosphere of fun and meaningful interactions. No experience is necessary […]

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SALVATION ARMY – B. Gingerbread Homes Event

Activities include Gingerbread house decorating with the B. Gallant Homes family and yours, voting on your favourite gingerbread house, colouring contest and photos with the Gingerbread Man. You will be […]

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VANCOUVER ISLAND FLAG FOOTBALL LEAGUE – Tournament Assistance / Various Positions

Help is required on September 16-17 for the following volunteers. Setup / Cleanup Looking for volunteers to help with setup, general duties and cleanup during tournament days.  No experience required. […]

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NANAIMO ART GALLERY – Gallery Attendant

Nanaimo Art Gallery is looking for volunteers to sit in the exhibition space at the Museum for Lawren Harris: Canadian Visionary, a traveling exhibition from the Vancouver Art Gallery.  This […]

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NOB HILL COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION – Barsby Park Clean up

Volunteers needed to help clean the park. There will be teams. Start time is 10 am on September 30, 2017. The park is located at the very end of Prideaux […]

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KRIS KRINGLE CRAFT MARKET Elves, Craft Relief and Salvation Army Kettle Volunteers

The event will take place on November 16th, 17th, 18th and 19th. Volunteers will be working with children during gingerbread making, colouring, being elves at entrance and exit of event, […]

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NANAIMO WALK FOR MS – Event Volunteers

This community event will be held September 23rd at Maffeo-Sutton Park from 12:00pm – 3:00pm.  Volunteers are needed to help at the event.  This would be a great opportunity for […]

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BC THANKSGIVING FOOD DRIVE – Route Volunteer – September 11-13, 16

Route volunteers are needed to help drop off donation bags to residential addresses, then return to collect and deliver to Loaves & Fishes Community Food Bank.  Typically, drop off takes […]

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BC MARINE TRAILS NETWORK ASSOCIATION – Social Coordinator

Looking for a volunteer committee member, to help put their mark on the Salish Sea Marie Trail Grand Opening Event on Newcastle Island.  This historical event will be held September […]

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BC MARINE TRAILS NETWORK ASSOCIATION – Salish Sea Marine event help

Looking for volunteers for general help the day of the Salish Sea Marie Trail Grand Opening Event.  The event will be September 15th – 17th on Newcastle Island. Shifts will […]

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CHILDREN’S WISH FOUNDATION OF CANADA – BC & YUKON – Mosaicon Gaming Convention

September 16th & 17th Mosaicion Gaming Convention will be taking place at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre.  We are in need of volunteers to man the children’s wish booth, including […]

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SPECIAL OLYMPICS BC – NANAIMO – Active start/Fundamentals Program Leader

This is a multi-sport program for children with intellectual disabilities ages 2 – 11, teaching basic sport skills in an atmosphere of fun and meaningful interactions. No experience is necessary […]

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SCOUTS CANADA – Various Positions Available

Scout Leader:  Work with youth ages 11-14 to help them become well rounded, using the outdoors as their classroom. Interest in pursuing outdoor activities, leadership skills and organizational skills an […]

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GIRL GUIDES OF CANADA – Spark Leaders for Cedar

A terrific opportunity to help organize activities for girls focusing on service, personal identity, global thinking and changing the future.  This is an ongoing commitment is for one day a […]

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VOLUNTEER NANAIMO YOUTH NETWORK – Youth Volunteers

Come on out and sign up to be a Youth Network volunteer!  We will be at the lower Bowen Park Pavillion from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. with food, games […]

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BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF CVI – Various Positions Available

School Mentor: Help make the difference in the life of a child.  During the school year, become a mentor one hour a week.  A minimum six-month commitment is required, as […]

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JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF BRITISH COLUMBIA – Facilitator

For Volunteers who want to make a difference in Youths lives, enjoy working with young children/teenagers, and help them understand financial literacy.  Flexible and creative with a sense of humour, […]

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LITERACY CENTRAL VANCOUVER ISLAND – Bears and Beams Volunteer

Volunteers needed to become buddies to a child who requires extra help with reading or math in elementary school.  There are several schools requesting assistance for their youth.  Please contact […]

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JOHN HOWARD SOCIETY – Various Postions

Front Desk Attendant Busy non-profit requires a front desk attendant.  You will be welcoming visitors and answer incoming call.  Respond to inquiries by providing information and directing visitors to appropriate […]

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NANAIMO YOUTH SERVICES ASSOCIATION – Kids 4 Kids Afterschool Program

Volunteers required on Mondays from 1 – 4pm at the afterschool program at Georgia Avenue School to teach art and crafts or sports in the gym during the school year.  […]

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GIRL GUIDES OF CANADA – Pathfinder Guider (for girls aged 12-14)

Girl Guides is in need of a Pathfinder Guider to join their team.  Unit meetings are held Monday’s from 6:30 – 8:30PM in Central Nanaimo with occasional weekend activities/camps.  Monthly […]

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