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MID ISLAND ABILITIES & INDEPENDENT LIVING SOCIETY – Office Assistant (s)

Office Assistant- Nanaimo Seniors Visiting Program Looking for a Volunteer Office Assistance one to two days a week for 4 hour shifts.  This position includes orientation to Nanaimo Senior Visiting […]

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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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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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BOWEN RELIEF RUN COMMITTEE – Bowen Relief Run 2017 Volunteers

Saturday, July 29th a 5K and 1.5K non-profit run/walk event will be taking place. Volunteers are requested to be placed along the course route to help guide runners and provide […]

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PACIFICA HOUSEING 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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ZATTZOO SOCIETY/FIVE ACRE PRODUCTIONS – Five Acre Shaker MusicFest 2017

Port Alberni at McLean Mill August 10 – 13th. Various volunteer positions available. We ask that volunteers be 19+, be punctual, demonstrate courtesy and respect in such communication that exemplifies […]

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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 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 (Vancouver Island Exhibition) – Various Positions

The Vancouver Island Exhibition is looking for enthusiastic and energetic volunteers to help out at the fair again this year. Volunteers have a chance to meet new people and be […]

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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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MID ISLAND ABILITIES AND INDEPENDENT LIVING SOCIETY – Client Coordinator

Looking for an office assistance to answer phones, take messages, and be the front reception for walk in traffic. Must have some computer skills including windows and excel, must be […]

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MID ISLAND ABILITIES AND INDEPENDENT LIVING SOCIETY – Volunteer Coordinator

Looking for a Volunteer Office Assistance one to two days a week for 4 hour shifts.  This position includes orientation to Nanaimo Senior Visiting Program, along with ongoing support and […]

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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 – Various Positions

Reception/Gift Shop A volunteer is required to help with answering phones and taking messages.  Also, some assistance in the new gift shop is required.  Some reception and sales experience preferred […]

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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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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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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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NANAIMO RCMP VOLUNTEER PROGRAM – Road Safety Volunteers

Volunteers are needed to assist with setting up speed boards and monitoring speed of drivers in designated locations and gathering statistics on incidences of distracted drivers.  Shifts are Monday to […]

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VANCOUVER ISLAND CHILDREN’S BOOK FESTIVAL – Various Postions

Volunteer Treasurer A volunteer is required by the V I Children’s Book Festival to manage BookFest accounts, finances and to prepare annual budget.  Duties include tracking actual and projected amounts […]

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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 DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTRE – Reception & Permit Processing

NDRC is in need of friendly volunteers to greet walk in clients, answer phones, take messages, provide information and process Parking Permit applications.  Minimum 6 month commitment of 4 hours […]

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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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SPCA – Volunteers Needed

Love animals? Two ways to help SPCA, the agency dedicated to protecting and enhancing the quality of life for animals in BC. You can volunteer WITH animals, providing care for […]

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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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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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VANCOUVER ISLAND CHILDREN’S BOOK FESTIVAL – Various Postions

Volunteer Treasurer A volunteer is required by the V I Children’s Book Festival to manage BookFest accounts, finances and to prepare annual budget.  Duties include tracking actual and projected amounts […]

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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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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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NANAIMO BCSPCA – Board Directors

The Nanaimo & District Branch of the BCSPCA is currently seeking to fill the positions on its volunteer Community Council of  Recording Secretary, Fundraising Chair, Newsletter Editor, and Volunteer Coordinator.  […]

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VANCOUVER ISLAND EXHIBITION – Directors Required

The VIEX is in need of 2 directors.  Please apply by December 16. Duties are varied.  Must attend monthly meetings and be available fair weekend- mid August.  Computer and people […]

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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 ARTS COUNCIL – First Friday Event Volunteer

Join the Arts Council in helping to make this a fun, interactive evening of creativity happen.  Event includes art exhibition, live music, refreshments plus an opportunity to “create”. Volunteers are […]

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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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KISMET THEATRE COLLECTIVE – Fundraiser Assistance – Indoor Garage Sale

Sign up to help this fledgling society to raise funds to kick off their new endeavour!  An indoor garage sale is being held July 28 – 30 in a downtown […]

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NANAIMO DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTRE – Board Members

NRDC is looking for new board members to join their worthwhile non-profit society.  Minimum 1 year commitment is required, along with a criminal record check (paid by NRDC).  Current board […]

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NANAIMO 7-10 CLUB – Board Members

The Nanaimo 7-10 Club are currently seeking board members to join as directors.  A strong administrative background is required, and fundraising experience would be an asset.  Orientation to the Society […]

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CANADIAN PARENTS FOR FRENCH – NANAIMO LADYSMITH – Board Member

We require a volunteer interested in education issues, fundraising and advocacy for French language in public schools, to apply to our Board for the year June 2016 to June 2017.  […]

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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 FOODSHARE – Board Secretary

Nanaimo Foodshare is seeking of a Board Secretary to join our team.  You will be responsible for recording minutes at our monthly meetings and special event preparations.  We are looking […]

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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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NANAIMO CITIZEN ADVOCACY – Board Member

Volunteers are needed to step up to be a board member for this very vital organization. The position require attendance of monthly meetings, staying informed and prepared for meetings, reviewing […]

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VOLUNTEER NANAIMO – Special Events Volunteer

Are you looking to volunteer, but you aren’t able to make a regular commitment?  We may have just the thing for you.  We are creating an email/phone list of volunteers […]

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CRIMSON COAST DANCE SOCIETY – Special Events Committee

Are you interested in Special Events & Party Planning? Crimson Coast Dance Society is looking for volunteers to be a part of our Special Events Committee.  This committee assists the […]

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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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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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NANAIMO KENNEL CLUB – Parliamentarian

An experienced parliamentarian required to help at monthly meetings. Meetings are held the 4th Monday of each month, except July, August and December. Meetings start at 7PM and run for […]

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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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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 HOUSEING 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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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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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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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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SOUNDWAVE SENIORS – Keyboard/Piano Player

Required for “Soundwave”. A vibrant, very fun and casual senior singing group.  We do “the hits” from 40’s, 50’s, 60’s and 70s!  No renumeration at present…Come grow with us.    Please […]

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PARENT SUPPORT SERVICES SOCIETY OF BC – Support Group Facilitators

Volunteers required on-going for about 5 hours weekly co-facilitation of support group both for parents and grandparents raising grandchildren in Nanaimo.   Reporting attendance, working with co-facilitator, assist with program promotion.  […]

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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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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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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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LADYSMITH RESOURCES CENTRE ASSOCIATION – Wednesday Bingo Manager

Are you organized, friendly and interested in making a difference in your community?  We care seeking a person to co-manage the Ladysmith Recourses Centre’s biggest fundraiser, our BINGO. We require […]

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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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NANAIMO COMMUNITY HOSPICE – Various Positions Available

Thrift Store Volunteer: A team player to provide customer service, sort, price and stock donations for sale. Some light physical  activity may be involved. House Volunteer: Volunteers needed to assist […]

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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 HOSPICE SOCIETY – Thrift Store Volunteer

Volunteer needed to sort, price and provide cashier duties. Interpersonal skills, teamwork and ability to lift an asset. RCMP check is required. Please contact Shannon Farahbakhsh at 250.591.8811 or by […]

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NANAIMO REGION JOHN HOWARD SOCIETY – Various Positions Available

Youth Mentor/Peer-to-Peer Helper/Parent-to-Peer Helper/Senior Support Worker Volunteers will attend meetings and community events with participants, attend one on one sessions, meet regularly, provide support and help participants move towards a […]

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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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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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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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MID ISLAND ABILITIES & INDEPENDENT LIVING SOCIETY – Office Assistant (s)

Office Assistant- Nanaimo Seniors Visiting Program Looking for a Volunteer Office Assistance one to two days a week for 4 hour shifts.  This position includes orientation to Nanaimo Senior Visiting […]

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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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MID ISLAND ABILITIES AND INDEPENDENT LIVING SOCIETY – Client Coordinator

Looking for an office assistance to answer phones, take messages, and be the front reception for walk in traffic. Must have some computer skills including windows and excel, must be […]

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MID ISLAND ABILITIES AND INDEPENDENT LIVING SOCIETY – Volunteer Coordinator

Looking for a Volunteer Office Assistance one to two days a week for 4 hour shifts.  This position includes orientation to Nanaimo Senior Visiting Program, along with ongoing support and […]

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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 – Various Positions

Reception/Gift Shop A volunteer is required to help with answering phones and taking messages.  Also, some assistance in the new gift shop is required.  Some reception and sales experience preferred […]

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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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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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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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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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NANAIMO RCMP VOLUNTEER PROGRAM – Road Safety Volunteers

Volunteers are needed to assist with setting up speed boards and monitoring speed of drivers in designated locations and gathering statistics on incidences of distracted drivers.  Shifts are Monday to […]

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NANAIMO FAMILY LIFE ASSOCIATION – Various Positions

Volunteer Counsellor Counsellor is required to provide volunteer counselling for clients in our community.  Basic counselling skills and training provided by NFLA.  Training to begin April 17. Criminal record check […]

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BETHLEHEM RETREAT CENTRE – Library Organizer

Bethlehem Retreat Centre is currently seeking to fill the position of Library Organizer.  Help with the organization of spiritual books and develop an online listing of all titles.  Good computer […]

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WHAT’S YOUR IMPACT SOCIETY – Eco Bloggers

This non-profit organization needs four volunteers  to research, write, edit and create articles on buying local, green fashion and beauty, organic food and gardening, climate change, environment, green technology, carpooling, […]

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BETHLEHEM RETREAT CENTRE – Volunteer Coordinator

Peaceful retreat centre environment to volunteer!  As various volunteer positions come up, the coordinator will advertise for and organize volunteers and be responsible for contacting them as needs arise. Please […]

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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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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 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 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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CANADIAN RED CROSS NANAIMO – Program Administration

Volunteer needed to provide general office duties to ensure the effective and efficient operations of the Health Equipment Loan (HELP) Plus Program. Must be comfortable providing professional customer service and […]

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NANAIMO WOMEN’S CENTER – Resource Room Volunteers

Volunteers are needed to staff our resource room Tuesday through Friday.  You will help connect marginalized women with community resources and provide social support.  Applicants would be required to process […]

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OPERATION TRACKSHOES – Counsellor

Event dates:  June 10-12, 2016. No experience necessary!  One mandatory training session, and off you go!  There are 4 different counsellor positions available:  full time, part-time, day counsellor (3 day […]

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NANAIMO ARTS COUNCIL – Membership Assistant

This is an ongoing position with the Arts Council which requires the processing of memberships, and ensuring that membership lists and statistics are current and available.  You should be comfortable […]

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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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MID ISLAND ABILITIES & INDEPENDENT LIVING SOCIETY – Office Assistant (s)

Office Assistant- Nanaimo Seniors Visiting Program Looking for a Volunteer Office Assistance one to two days a week for 4 hour shifts.  This position includes orientation to Nanaimo Senior Visiting […]

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MID ISLAND ABILITIES AND INDEPENDENT LIVING SOCIETY – Client Coordinator

Looking for an office assistance to answer phones, take messages, and be the front reception for walk in traffic. Must have some computer skills including windows and excel, must be […]

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MID ISLAND ABILITIES AND INDEPENDENT LIVING SOCIETY – Volunteer Coordinator

Looking for a Volunteer Office Assistance one to two days a week for 4 hour shifts.  This position includes orientation to Nanaimo Senior Visiting Program, along with ongoing support and […]

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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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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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SOUNDWAVE SENIORS – Keyboard/Piano Player

Required for “Soundwave”. A vibrant, very fun and casual senior singing group.  We do “the hits” from 40’s, 50’s, 60’s and 70s!  No renumeration at present…Come grow with us.    Please […]

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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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BC SENIORS ADVOCATE – Volunteer Interviewer Residential Care Survey 2016

Providence Health, a not-for-profit group, requires volunteers from June to December, 2016 to conduct structured interviews with long-term care facility residents.  Successful completion of one day training required before survey […]

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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 FAMILY LIFE ASSOCIATION – “Better at Home” Service Volunteer

“Better at Home” offers a range of non-medical home support services, including friendly visiting, transportation to appointments, light yard work, minor home repairs, snow shoveling, light housekeeping, grocery shopping, etc.  […]

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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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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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BOWEN RELIEF RUN COMMITTEE – Bowen Relief Run 2017 Volunteers

Saturday, July 29th a 5K and 1.5K non-profit run/walk event will be taking place. Volunteers are requested to be placed along the course route to help guide runners and provide […]

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ZATTZOO SOCIETY/FIVE ACRE PRODUCTIONS – Five Acre Shaker MusicFest 2017

Port Alberni at McLean Mill August 10 – 13th. Various volunteer positions available. We ask that volunteers be 19+, be punctual, demonstrate courtesy and respect in such communication that exemplifies […]

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VIEX (Vancouver Island Exhibition) – Various Positions

The Vancouver Island Exhibition is looking for enthusiastic and energetic volunteers to help out at the fair again this year. Volunteers have a chance to meet new people and be […]

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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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UNITY OF NANAIMO – International Day of Peace Walk

This peace walk celebration will take place at Maffeo Sutton Park on Saturday, September 16.  Volunteers are needed to assist with set up (9 – 10 a.m.), take down (3-330 […]

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HABITAT FOR HUMANITY – CARTER WORK PROJECT CELEBRATING CANADA’S 150

This restore/build site opportunity is taking place July 9 – 16th.  In keeping with the 150th birthday celebration of Canada, we are hoping to have 150 volunteers on site during […]

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VANCOUVER ISLAND CHILDREN’S BOOK FESTIVAL – Various Positions

Festival Volunteers The Book Festival takes place on Saturday, May 6.  Duties involved will include, set up and take down, tech support for presentations, info and ticket booth attendees, greeters […]

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HEART AND STROKE FOUNDATION – Heart Month Canvasser

February 2017 is heart month, and we require volunteers to go door to door collecting donations and delivering educational resources.  If you are friendly, positive, able to communicate, have a […]

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HEART & STROKE – Telephone “Warm” Callers

Volunteers are required to call last year’s canvassers to see if they are available for Heart Month February 2017 canvassing.  This is taking place from now through December.  Please contact […]

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CANUCKS AUTISM NETWORK – Various Positions

Children’s Soccer & Basketball Buddy On Wednesday afternoon from 4:30 – 5:30 from Oct. 19 through Nov. 23, a team of volunteers are required to collaborate with staff members to […]

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VOLUNTEER NANAIMO – Special Events Volunteer

Are you looking to volunteer, but you aren’t able to make a regular commitment?  We may have just the thing for you.  We are creating an email/phone list of volunteers […]

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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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PLEASANT VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – Breakfast/Lunch Bistro Assistance

Volunteers are urgently needed from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. to assist with preparing basic food and serving to our vulnerable youth.  This is a year round position. Sign up […]

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SPECIAL OLYMPICS BC – Activities Coaches

Volunteers needed between October 11 and December 20th, 2016 and between January 10 and March 14th to facilitate activities for young athletes with intellectual disabilities.  Ages are 2-5 yrs for […]

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NANAIMO YOUTH SERVICES ASSOCIATION – “Kids 4 Kids” Afterschool Program

Arts/Crafts Volunteer: Artistic/creative volunteers who work well with children, have patience and good communication skills, and teamwork, required to for this afterschool program beginning 19th September.  You will choose and […]

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GIRL GUIDES OF CANADA – Spark Leaders for Cedar

A terrific opportunity to help organize activities for girls ages 5 and 6 focusing on service, personal identity, global thinking and changing the future.  This commitment is for ongoing Mondays.  […]

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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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NANAIMO YOUTH SERVICES ASSOCIATION – Kids 4 Kids Arts Volunteer

NYSA requires a volunteer for their after school program running Monday afternoons from 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.  Providing a safe place for children to do arts and crafts, you  will […]

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LITERACY CENTRAL VANCOUVER ISLAND – Bears and Beams Volunteer

Urgently required:  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.  […]

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NANAIMO REGION JOHN HOWARD SOCIETY – Various Positions Available

Youth Mentor/Peer-to-Peer Helper/Parent-to-Peer Helper/Senior Support Worker: Volunteers will attend meetings and community events with participants, attend one on one sessions, meet regularly, provide support and help participants move towards a […]

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SCOUTS CANADA – Various Positions Available

Activity Leader: Work with you 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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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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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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