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SALVATION ARMY NANAIMO MINISTRIES – New Hope Centre Kitchen Swamper

We require a volunteer “Swamper” to assist the driver for food pick up/delivery to our kitchen/food services. Availability for this position must be Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday approximately […]

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SALVATION ARMY NANAIMO MINISTRIES  – New Year’s Dinner held on January 7, 2018

Prep on January 6 and Service is on January 7. The Salvation Army will be providing a Community New Year’s Dinner and requires volunteers January 6 and January 7, 2018 […]

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SALVATION ARMY NANAIMO MINISTRIES  – Christmas dinner held on December 15, 2017

  Prep is on December 14 and the service will be on December 15. The Salvation Army will be providing a Community Christmas Dinner and requires volunteers December 14 and […]

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SALVATION ARMY NANAIMO MINISTRIES – Christmas dinner for Senior Shut-Ins December 23

Prep is on December 16 for assembling and packaging and December 23 will have further prep, running and delivery. A Christmas dinner designed to be given to seniors who are […]

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NANAIMO & DISTRICT HOSPITAL FOUNDATION  – Code Brew Volunteer Barista

Duties include: serve/wait on customers, complete sales transactions, prepare beverage items, maintain, clean and sanitary work station and customer seating area. Criminal Record check required, Valid Food Safe level 1 […]

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V . I . Integrated Counselling Society – Counselling Clinic Host

This volunteer would be required to work Mondays from 4 pm to 8 pm, and would act as a greeter or host for walk-in clients.  The applicant will need to be […]

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NANAIMO LADYSMITH SCHOOLS FOUNDATION – Handmade for the Holidays Craft Market

Volunteers are needed for the annual craft fair at Nanaimo District Secondary School to be held December 9th.  Each shift is 3 hours.  The event runs from 8 am to 5 pm.  […]

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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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STROKE RECOVERY ASSOCIATION – Exercise Leader

Looking for help to coordinate our exercise classes. This requires a time commitment of once a month from 11am – 12pm.  We meet on Fridays from 10:45 am – 2pm […]

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ALZHEIMER SOCIETY OF BC – Mind in Motion Volunteer

Looking for help with our fitness and social program for people experiencing early stage memory loss due to Alzheimer’s disease.  Shifts will be Tuesdays from 12:30 – 3:30pm at Beban […]

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NANAIMO ART GALLERY – Gallery Attendant

Do you have a love and appreciation for visual arts? Basic computer skills? We are looking for friendly, reliable people to work at the front desk for 3 hours a […]

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PARENT SUPPORT SERVICES SOCIETY OF BC – Group Facilitator

Volunteers are required who are interested in co-facilitating a support group for individuals who are in a parenting role.  We offer groups for parents, for grandparents who are raising their […]

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PACIFICA HOUSING ADVISORY ASSOCIATION – Activity Assistants

Bingo Assistant Pacifica’s Seniors Lodge is looking for volunteers to facilitate bingo sessions.  Shifts available are Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday and start at 2pm.  You will be responsible for setup […]

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VIEX – Volunteer Director of Maintenance

The Director of Maintenance is responsible for the upkeep of the VIEX grounds, buildings and vehicles.  Also would include organizing the set-up and take-down of the fair in mid-August.  General […]

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ISLAND INTEGRATED COUNSELLING SOCIETY – Youth Mentor

As a youth mentor for this program you would act as a helper, assisting children at John Barsby School to build bikes, which they will own at the end of […]

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EMERGENCY SUPPORT SERVICES – Support Volunteers

Looking for volunteers who are willing to be called out to support those that have been displaced from their homes due to an event such as a fire, flood or […]

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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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NANAIMO COMMUNITY GARDENS – Garden & Greenhouse Volunteers

Drop in to one of our work parties every Tuesday & Saturday at two of our garden locations from 10am – 1pm.  There is something for every experience and ability […]

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HARBOUR CITY SINGERS – Piano Accompanist

Seeking a piano accompanist for Wednesday afternoons from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm from September 2017 through to May 2018. Must have an ability to play the piano well enough […]

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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 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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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 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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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 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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VIEX – Volunteer Director of Maintenance

The Director of Maintenance is responsible for the upkeep of the VIEX grounds, buildings and vehicles.  Also would include organizing the set-up and take-down of the fair in mid-August.  General […]

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NANAIMO DRY GRAD – Committee Members

Nanaimo Dry Grad is in danger of being dissolved if we cannot get volunteers to head up the committees that allow us to host this wonderful event.  Dry Grad is […]

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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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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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ARTHRITIS SOCIETY OF BC – Community in Motion (Walk to Fight Arthritis) Committee Members, Event planners and day of event volunteers

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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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STROKE RECOVERY ASSOCIATION – Exercise Leader

Looking for help to coordinate our exercise classes. This requires a time commitment of once a month from 11am – 12pm.  We meet on Fridays from 10:45 am – 2pm […]

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NANAIMO ART GALLERY – Gallery Attendant

Do you have a love and appreciation for visual arts? Basic computer skills? We are looking for friendly, reliable people to work at the front desk for 3 hours a […]

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EMERGENCY SUPPORT SERVICES – Support Volunteers

Looking for volunteers who are willing to be called out to support those that have been displaced from their homes due to an event such as a fire, flood or […]

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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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NANAIMO COMMUNITY GARDENS – Garden & Greenhouse Volunteers

Drop in to one of our work parties every Tuesday & Saturday at two of our garden locations from 10am – 1pm.  There is something for every experience and ability […]

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HARBOUR CITY SINGERS – Piano Accompanist

Seeking a piano accompanist for Wednesday afternoons from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm from September 2017 through to May 2018. Must have an ability to play the piano well enough […]

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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 COMMUNITY GARDENS – Garden & Greenhouse Volunteers

Drop in to one of our work parties every Tuesday & Saturday at two of our garden locations from 10am – 1pm.  There is something for every experience and ability […]

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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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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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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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V . I . Integrated Counselling Society – Counselling Clinic Host

This volunteer would be required to work Mondays from 4 pm to 8 pm, and would act as a greeter or host for walk-in clients.  The applicant will need to be […]

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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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BETHLEHEM CENTRE -Work Stay Volunteer

Work/Stay Resident Volunteer This position is for a 3-month period and will start in January/February of 2018. Duties would include some reception, catering and cooking.  Please contact Kathleen Darby at […]

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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 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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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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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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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 FOODSHARE – Video Mentors and Project Assistants

This position is ongoing from September 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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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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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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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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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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SALVATION ARMY NANAIMO MINISTRIES – New Hope Centre Kitchen Swamper

We require a volunteer “Swamper” to assist the driver for food pick up/delivery to our kitchen/food services. Availability for this position must be Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday approximately […]

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SALVATION ARMY NANAIMO MINISTRIES  – New Year’s Dinner held on January 7, 2018

Prep on January 6 and Service is on January 7. The Salvation Army will be providing a Community New Year’s Dinner and requires volunteers January 6 and January 7, 2018 […]

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SALVATION ARMY NANAIMO MINISTRIES  – Christmas dinner held on December 15, 2017

  Prep is on December 14 and the service will be on December 15. The Salvation Army will be providing a Community Christmas Dinner and requires volunteers December 14 and […]

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SALVATION ARMY NANAIMO MINISTRIES – Christmas dinner for Senior Shut-Ins December 23

Prep is on December 16 for assembling and packaging and December 23 will have further prep, running and delivery. A Christmas dinner designed to be given to seniors who are […]

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STROKE RECOVERY ASSOCIATION – Exercise Leader

Looking for help to coordinate our exercise classes. This requires a time commitment of once a month from 11am – 12pm.  We meet on Fridays from 10:45 am – 2pm […]

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ALZHEIMER SOCIETY OF BC – Mind in Motion Volunteer

Looking for help with our fitness and social program for people experiencing early stage memory loss due to Alzheimer’s disease.  Shifts will be Tuesdays from 12:30 – 3:30pm at Beban […]

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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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PACIFICA HOUSING ADVISORY ASSOCIATION – Activity Assistants

Bingo Assistant Pacifica’s Seniors Lodge is looking for volunteers to facilitate bingo sessions.  Shifts available are Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday and start at 2pm.  You will be responsible for setup […]

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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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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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“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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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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NANAIMO LADYSMITH SCHOOLS FOUNDATION – Handmade for the Holidays Craft Market

Volunteers are needed for the annual craft fair at Nanaimo District Secondary School to be held December 9th.  Each shift is 3 hours.  The event runs from 8 am to 5 pm.  […]

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ALZHEIMER SOCIETY OF BC – Mind in Motion Volunteer

Looking for help with our fitness and social program for people experiencing early stage memory loss due to Alzheimer’s disease.  Shifts will be Tuesdays from 12:30 – 3:30pm at Beban […]

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NANAIMO HOSPITALITY AMBASSADORS – Hospitality Development Training

Join in the Ambassadors program by taking the training courses as follows: Part 1 – Nov 8th or 9th, Part 2 – Nov. 15th or 16th, times are 9 am […]

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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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ISLAND INTEGRATED COUNSELLING SOCIETY – Youth Mentor

As a youth mentor for this program you would act as a helper, assisting children at John Barsby School to build bikes, which they will own at the end of […]

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NANAIMO COMMUNITY GARDENS – Garden & Greenhouse Volunteers

Drop in to one of our work parties every Tuesday & Saturday at two of our garden locations from 10am – 1pm.  There is something for every experience and ability […]

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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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