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SALVATION ARMY MEAL PREP – CHRISTMAS/NEW YEAR’S DINNERS

Christmas Dinner Meal Prep December 20 1 – 3 volunteers needed to prepare food for the annual Christmas dinner held for the community.  A team player with an upbeat personality […]

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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 Corinna Adams at 1.800.663.7892 or by […]

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VANCOUVER ISLAND EXHIBITION – Maintenance Director

The Director of Maintenance is responsible for the upkeep of the Vancouver Island Exhibition grounds, buildings and vehicles. This would also be for organizing the setup and takedown of the […]

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ALZHEIMER SOCIETY OF BC – Minds in Motion Program Assistant

Minds in Motion is a fitness and social program for people with early symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia to enjoy with a friend or family member. A 40 […]

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LITERACY CENTRAL VANCOUVER ISLAND – Rare and Collectible Books Volunteer

Literacy Central Vancouver Island is looking for a volunteer who is knowledgeable about books, especially old and rare books. This volunteer must be computer literate, and would be researching books […]

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NANAIMO CITIZEN ADVOCACY – Receptionist for front office

A receptionist is required to answer phones, screen and direct calls, take and relay messages, and to greet people entering the organization. This position would be for 1-2 days per […]

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CANADIAN RED CROSS – Delivery Driver

A volunteer for this position would assist the Program Technician in the delivery and pick up of health equipment at clients’ homes and at equipment loan sites.  Completion of Grade […]

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CANADIAN RED CROSS – Health Equipment Loan Program Client Services Volunteer

This position provides front line contact for in-person and telephone inquiries from the public.  The primary responsibility is to provide health equipment loans and accept returns of health equipment. Customer […]

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CANADIAN RED CROSS – Health Equipment Loan Program Technician

The Canadian Red Cross is seeking Technician volunteers.  This volunteer will assist with the processing, administration, cleaning, repair and maintenance of health equipment.  A volunteer with mechanical aptitude, with experience […]

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KIWANIS CLUB OF NANAIMO SUNRISERS – 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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AIDS VANCOUVER ISLAND – Aids Awareness Week Hair Cutter – November 28

AIDS Vancouver Island is hosting an AIDS Awareness Week Open House November 28 and would like a hair cutter.  This is a low-key event aimed at letting the community know […]

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B GINGERBREAD HOMES

This annual festivity funds the Salvation Army. Volunteers are required to greet event attendees, for cookie decorating, a colouring contest, photos with Santa, and to help with voting for the […]

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CENTRAL VANCOUVER ISLAND MULTICULTURAL SOCIETY Hippy Program – Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters

CENTRAL VANCOUVER ISLAND MULTICULTURAL SOCIETY Hippy Program – Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters The Hippy Program works with families in the home to support parents as their child’s […]

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CENTRAL VANCOUVER ISLAND MULTICULTURAL SOCIETY Hippy Program – Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters

The Hippy Program works with families in the home to support parents as their child’s first and most important teacher. We require a volunteer to help us assemble Home Visitor […]

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NANAIMO CLIPPERS JUNIOR “A” HOCKEY- Volunteers for all Clippers Home Games

The Nanaimo Clippers is looking for volunteers to help with all Clippers Home Games.  Volunteers are needed for the following positions: ushers, Main door/Pass gate, Event Staff, Goal Judge, Statistics, […]

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GREAT NANAIMO TOY DRIVE – Volunteers to Register Families

It is time to begin planning for the 2018 Great Nanaimo Toy Drive.  The Toy Drive is looking for volunteers to register families during November and the first week of […]

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SALVATION ARMY – Christmas Dinner Delivery for Shut-in Seniors December 24

Delivery Drivers The Salvation Army is looking for volunteers to assist with their Christmas dinner delivery for seniors.  Volunteers who have a clean RCMP Criminal Record Check (provided at a […]

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NANAIMO DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTRE – Computer School Coordinator

The Nanaimo Disability Resource Centre is looking for a Computer School Coordinator to provide one-on-one support for students in computer classes.  A volunteer with good knowledge of computers and technology, […]

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LITERACY CENTRAL VANCOUVER ISLAND – Volunteer Tutors

Volunteer tutors needed to work one to one with adults wishing to upgrade their literacy and numeracy skills.  This is a partnership between Literacy Central Vancouver Island and VIU.  Teacher […]

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205 COLLISHAW ROYAL CANADIAN AIR CADETS – Various Positions

The Royal Canadian Air Cadets is a Canadian national youth program for young individuals aged 12 to 18.  The program is administered by the Canadian Forces and funded through the […]

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NANAIMO MUSEUM – Yesteryear Christmas Program Guide

Volunteers for this position will lead a portion of the 90-minute Christmas school program.  This program includes taking children to the Miners’ Cottage, distributing a snack, leading storytime, and helping […]

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SALVATION ARMY – Kettle Volunteers

Kettle Volunteers: volunteers needed to help with the Christmas Kettle Campaign by manning (standing at) a kettle. Shifts are 2 ½ hours in length. The Kettle campaign starts November 23rd […]

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SALVATION ARMY – Emergency Disaster Services

Emergency Disaster Services Liaison: Liaison between the Salvation Army Ministry Unit and Divisional Headquarters to help coordinate local Emergency Disaster Services mandate before, during and after a provincially declared disaster.  […]

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SALVATION ARMY – Food Services

Dishwashers: basic knowledge of commercial dishwasher. A commitment of four hours per week is required. Cooks: Volunteers to help prepare and cook meals for clients. Kitchen Helper: Willing to help […]

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SALVATION ARMY THRIFT STORES – 2 Positions

Clothing Helpers to sort, tag and hang clothing and linens at the warehouse on Mostar Road. A commitment of four hours per week is required. Driver’s Helper: Strong person to […]

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NANAIMO SPCA COMMUNITY COUNCIL – Volunteer Chair

Ongoing – A volunteer is required to chair a meeting of volunteers to plan fundraising events for one meeting per month.  No experience is required for this volunteer position; some […]

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NANAIMO AND DISTRICT BC SPCA – Event Planner/Fundraising Chair

Nanaimo SPCA requires an event Planner/Fundraising Chair, as well as additional members for the Fundraising Committee, to help with planning and hosting events, advertising and other fun activities to support […]

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NANAIMO SPCA COMMUNITY COUNCIL – Librarian

A current or retired librarian is needed for the SPCA Archives Committee.  This is a start-up, and someone with expert abilities is needed for this position.  For more information, please […]

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NANAIMO SPCA COMMUNITY COUNCIL – Archives Committee

A volunteer is required to help organize and record archives for the Nanaimo SPCA.  A well-organized person or someone with library experience is required.  For more information please call Linda […]

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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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KIWANIS CLUB OF NANAIMO SUNRISERS – 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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THEATRE ONE – Board Members/Board Committee Members

TheatreOne is Nanaimo’s only fully professional theatre company, offering plays for diverse audiences. We produce and/or present a series of Mainstage plays annually; we engage young children in theatre through […]

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CANADIAN MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION MID-ISLAND BRANCH – Board Members

The Canadian Mental Health Association Mid Island Branch is currently seeking board members to join as Directors and Committee Members. They are inviting expressions of interest for Board Members in […]

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WILTSHIRE EDUCATION SOCIETY – (WES) – Committee Member

The Wiltshire Education Society is seeking new committee members to help build our organization and to assist in our goal of reuniting an Afghan refugee family here in Nanaimo.  We […]

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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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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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WOODGROVE SENIOR CITIZEN’S HOUSING SOCIETY – Board of Directors

We are a not-profit society that manages 2 apartment buildings providing subsidized rents to over 55-s and handicapped persons.  We are pursuing funding for an additional building with 40 + […]

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SENIORS CONNECT – Steering Committee and Action Group Members

Seniors +55 volunteers with advice and feedback to share are required to attend monthly meetings in Nanaimo.   This project is about decreasing seniors’ social isolation.  Training and supervision is provided.  […]

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KIWANIS CLUB OF NANAIMO SUNRISERS – 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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NANAIMO CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC – Board Member

The NCM is looking for Board Members.  A volunteer with enthusiasm is required.  Legal or accounting experience, as well as event planning experience would all be assets.  For more information, […]

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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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NANAIMO WOMEN’S RESOURCES SOCIETY – Member of the Board of Directors

 Requires a person to serve on a society board of directors that has the responsibility to oversee the operations of the Nanaimo Women’s Centre, promote the centre and fundraise.  This […]

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V.I. INTEGRATED COUNSELLING SOCIETY – Executive Director

V.I. Integrated Counselling Society is looking for an Executive Director. The ideal candidate for this volunteer position will be able to volunteer 10 – 20 hours/week to manage the agency […]

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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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VANCOUVER ISLAND EXHIBITION – Maintenance Director

The Director of Maintenance is responsible for the upkeep of the Vancouver Island Exhibition grounds, buildings and vehicles. This would also be for organizing the setup and takedown of the […]

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LITERACY CENTRAL VANCOUVER ISLAND – Rare and Collectible Books Volunteer

Literacy Central Vancouver Island is looking for a volunteer who is knowledgeable about books, especially old and rare books. This volunteer must be computer literate, and would be researching books […]

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CANADIAN RED CROSS – Delivery Driver

A volunteer for this position would assist the Program Technician in the delivery and pick up of health equipment at clients’ homes and at equipment loan sites.  Completion of Grade […]

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CANADIAN RED CROSS – Health Equipment Loan Program Technician

The Canadian Red Cross is seeking Technician volunteers.  This volunteer will assist with the processing, administration, cleaning, repair and maintenance of health equipment.  A volunteer with mechanical aptitude, with experience […]

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NANAIMO UNITARIAN SHELTER – Showers Monitor

Caledonia Park Showers Monitor Volunteers needed to support Nanaimo Unitarian Shelter staff, who manage the showers for the homeless at Caledonia Park on behalf of the City of Nanaimo.  Three-hour […]

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NANAIMO CLIPPERS JUNIOR “A” HOCKEY- Volunteers for all Clippers Home Games

The Nanaimo Clippers is looking for volunteers to help with all Clippers Home Games.  Volunteers are needed for the following positions: ushers, Main door/Pass gate, Event Staff, Goal Judge, Statistics, […]

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LITERACY CENTRAL VANCOUVER ISLAND – Volunteer Tutors

Volunteer tutors needed to work one to one with adults wishing to upgrade their literacy and numeracy skills.  This is a partnership between Literacy Central Vancouver Island and VIU.  Teacher […]

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205 COLLISHAW ROYAL CANADIAN AIR CADETS – Various Positions

The Royal Canadian Air Cadets is a Canadian national youth program for young individuals aged 12 to 18.  The program is administered by the Canadian Forces and funded through the […]

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SALVATION ARMY – Food Services

Dishwashers: basic knowledge of commercial dishwasher. A commitment of four hours per week is required. Cooks: Volunteers to help prepare and cook meals for clients. Kitchen Helper: Willing to help […]

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SALVATION ARMY THRIFT STORES – 2 Positions

Clothing Helpers to sort, tag and hang clothing and linens at the warehouse on Mostar Road. A commitment of four hours per week is required. Driver’s Helper: Strong person to […]

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LITERACY CENTRAL VANCOUVER ISLAND – Events Volunteer

A volunteer is required to help set up/clear up before and after special events held in the Literacy bookstore, and to direct the public to different areas.  A punctual person […]

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ST. JOHN AMBULANCE – Brigade Members & Medical First Responders

St. John Ambulance is looking for community members to join its Brigade to help provide Medical First Aid Response at community events throughout Nanaimo and the Regional District.  This is […]

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IMMIGRANT WELCOME CENTRE – CVI MULTICULTURAL SOCIETY  Family Match Program for Newcomers to Canada 

Ongoing – The Immigrant Welcome Centre connects newcomers with established Canadians. We are looking for families who want to make new friends. The Family Match program will assist recently arrived […]

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WISTERIA COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION – STONE SOUP KITCHEN Lead for Kitchen

Ongoing – A volunteer is needed twice a week on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm making soup for the Stone Soup. Duties include prep cook, and […]

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ISLAND CRISIS CARE SOCIETY – SAMARITAN HOUSE

Driver Ongoing – A volunteer is required to drive one resident to and from a Tuesday evening support group meeting. Our residents depend upon confidentiality and compassion. Volunteers need to […]

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PARENT SUPPORT SERVICES SOCIETY OF BC – Group Facilitators

The Parent Support Services Society of BC is seeking volunteers who genuinely wish to support people who are in a parenting role.  We offer co-facilitated peer support/mutual aid style support […]

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SPECIAL OLYMPICS – Program Coordinator (may be shared position)

This September to June position would be ideal for an individual who might be interested in sitting on our local committee as our Program Coordinator.  This individual would be responsible […]

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SPECIAL OLYMPICS – Athletic Club Assistants

Volunteers needed who are interested in coming out for our weekly Athletic Club to assist athletes in learning various sports and fitness skills; assistants would take direction from the Athletic […]

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SPECIAL OLYMPICS – Curling Volunteers

We are looking for individuals who may have a background in the sport of curling (does not need to be extensive) that would be able to lead a practice once […]

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SPECIAL OLYMPICS – Rhythmic Gymnastics Assistant Coach

In search of volunteers interested in helping to coach our gymnastics program.  This program is for female athletes only and well attended.  Practices are held once a week for 1 […]

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SPECIAL OLYMPICS – Bowling Volunteers

Volunteers required from October 2018 through March 2019 who would be interested in coming out to our weekly bowling practice to assist athletes on the lanes (scorekeeping, organizing throwing order, […]

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FREEMASON CANCER CAR PROGRAM – Dispatchers

Five vans are available on the island offering transportation at no cost to cancer patients, to and from appointments.  Dispatchers are required to coordinate the loading of passengers on the […]

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SALVATION ARMY – Women’s Hairdresser

We are in search of hairdressers to volunteer once or twice a month on a weekday ( 2-4 hours per time) to provide haircuts to women in our community at […]

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NANAIMO HOSPICE THRIFT SHOPPE – Vintage/Collectable Appraiser

Appraise and assess and price vintage/antique/collectable donated items. Experience required and an education is a plus. Apply in store at 1925 Bowen Road

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205 AIR CADET SQUADRON – Volunteer Air Cadet Band Instructor

Regular volunteer position with the Nanaimo 205 Air Cadet instructing the band every Monday evening and 1 Thursday a month and special parade dates (2 every year). Band experience, music […]

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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 Corinna Adams at 1.800.663.7892 or by […]

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NANAIMO CITIZEN ADVOCACY – Receptionist for front office

A receptionist is required to answer phones, screen and direct calls, take and relay messages, and to greet people entering the organization. This position would be for 1-2 days per […]

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CANADIAN RED CROSS – Health Equipment Loan Program Client Services Volunteer

This position provides front line contact for in-person and telephone inquiries from the public.  The primary responsibility is to provide health equipment loans and accept returns of health equipment. Customer […]

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CENTRAL VANCOUVER ISLAND MULTICULTURAL SOCIETY Hippy Program – Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters

CENTRAL VANCOUVER ISLAND MULTICULTURAL SOCIETY Hippy Program – Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters The Hippy Program works with families in the home to support parents as their child’s […]

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CENTRAL VANCOUVER ISLAND MULTICULTURAL SOCIETY Hippy Program – Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters

The Hippy Program works with families in the home to support parents as their child’s first and most important teacher. We require a volunteer to help us assemble Home Visitor […]

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NANAIMO DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTRE – Computer School Coordinator

The Nanaimo Disability Resource Centre is looking for a Computer School Coordinator to provide one-on-one support for students in computer classes.  A volunteer with good knowledge of computers and technology, […]

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205 COLLISHAW ROYAL CANADIAN AIR CADETS – Various Positions

The Royal Canadian Air Cadets is a Canadian national youth program for young individuals aged 12 to 18.  The program is administered by the Canadian Forces and funded through the […]

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SALVATION ARMY – Emergency Disaster Services

Emergency Disaster Services Liaison: Liaison between the Salvation Army Ministry Unit and Divisional Headquarters to help coordinate local Emergency Disaster Services mandate before, during and after a provincially declared disaster.  […]

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ALZHEIMER SOCIETY OF BC – 3 positions

Office Volunteer Alzheimer Society of BC requires a volunteer for an ongoing administrative role in their Resource Centre, including reception, workshop registration and data tracking.  Experience with office organisation, Microsoft […]

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NANAIMO SPCA COMMUNITY COUNCIL – Volunteer Chair

Ongoing – A volunteer is required to chair a meeting of volunteers to plan fundraising events for one meeting per month.  No experience is required for this volunteer position; some […]

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MEN’S CENTRE – Front Desk Reception

This is an ongoing position at the Men’s Resource centre on Fitzwilliam St.  The shifts are as follows: Tuesdays 10-12, 1-3 and Wednesdays 10-12.  This is an ongoing position which […]

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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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NANAIMO DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTRE – Community Resource Co-ordinator

We need someone who speaks English, is comfortable on the phone, has a basic knowledge of computers, can multi task and likes to research resources. Our focus is someone interested […]

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THEATRE ONE – Admin, Marketing and Box Office Assistants

2 – 4 people for general management support in the office of TheatreOne at 60 Wharf Street Duties include filing, data entry, mail and managing correspondence.  Some math and computer […]

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CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY – Daffodil Campaign

In preparation for the 2019 Daffodil campaign, the Canadian Cancer Society is looking for a couple of detail-oriented volunteers to help update the Nanaimo and Ladysmith canvasser route maps using […]

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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 AND DISTRICT BC SPCA – Event Planner/Fundraising Chair

Nanaimo SPCA requires an event Planner/Fundraising Chair, as well as additional members for the Fundraising Committee, to help with planning and hosting events, advertising and other fun activities to support […]

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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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THE MEN’S CENTRE – Front Desk

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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NANAIMO ART GALLERY – Front Desk/Exhibition Helpers

Volunteers are needed to assist with front desk procedures, greeting and providing information to Gallery visitors as necessary, and minor administrative tasks as directed by the Visitor Services Coordinator.  Each […]

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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 SPCA COMMUNITY COUNCIL – Archives Committee

A volunteer is required to help organize and record archives for the Nanaimo SPCA.  A well-organized person or someone with library experience is required.  For more information please call Linda […]

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HEART AND STROKE FOUNDATION – Area Office Reception and Administration Volunteer

The Heart and Stroke Foundation is looking for a volunteer to help with data entry, reception and general clerical duties.  This volunteer must be familiar with Excel, Word the internet […]

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ALZHEIMER SOCIETY OF BC – Minds in Motion Program Assistant

Minds in Motion is a fitness and social program for people with early symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia to enjoy with a friend or family member. A 40 […]

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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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EDEN GARDENS – Bistro/Gift Shop Volunteer

Ongoing – Use your customer service skills to set up coffee, tea and cookies, invite and walk residents to the bistro, serve coffee and mingle with residents. Attend the gift […]

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SALVATION ARMY – Christmas Dinner Delivery for Shut-in Seniors December 24

Delivery Drivers The Salvation Army is looking for volunteers to assist with their Christmas dinner delivery for seniors.  Volunteers who have a clean RCMP Criminal Record Check (provided at a […]

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ST JOHN AMBULANCE – Therapy Dog Program

St. John Ambulance is looking for volunteers with dogs who are keen to visit seniors’ care homes and schools and to attend special events.  Dogs must be over 2 years […]

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ALZHEIMER SOCIETY OF BC – 3 positions

Office Volunteer Alzheimer Society of BC requires a volunteer for an ongoing administrative role in their Resource Centre, including reception, workshop registration and data tracking.  Experience with office organisation, Microsoft […]

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MARCH OF DIMES/STROKE RECOVERY ASSOCIATION OF BC – Program Assistant

A Program Assistant is required for Seniors Programs, Day Care, and Day programs. This position requires teaching and facilitating.  A friendly energetic volunteer with excellent communication and interpersonal skills is […]

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BC BLIND SPORTS – Volunteer Guide

A Volunteer guide is needed for a Seniors Fitness Program for sight-impaired persons. This position requires assisting participants with positioning in chair exercise classes. A person for this position requires […]

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MEALS ON WHEELS – Day Captain

Day Captains provide leadership and oversight to the delivery of Meals on Wheels.  You would meet once per week with drivers to assign routes, facilitate meal pick up and provide […]

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MEALS ON WHEELS – Drivers

This is an ongoing position with Meals on Wheels to deliver hot nutritious food throughout Nanaimo.  Clients are generally older adults or persons with disabilities who may be isolated or […]

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NANAIMO FAMILY LIFE ASSOCIATION – Right Neighbourly Walking Program

The Right Neighbourly Walking Program is a program designed to help reduce seniors’ social isolation and to support healthy active aging.  The goal is to create walking programs in communities […]

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PACIFICA HOUSING ADVISORY ASOCIATION – Music for Seniors Volunteer

Looking for people and/or groups interested in playing music for residents to encourage them to participate in a sing-a-long.  A once a month commitment is required.  We require musicians who […]

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SENIORS CONNECT – Steering Committee and Action Group Members

Seniors +55 volunteers with advice and feedback to share are required to attend monthly meetings in Nanaimo.   This project is about decreasing seniors’ social isolation.  Training and supervision is provided.  […]

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EDEN GARDENS – Volunteer Driver

Eden Gardens requires a driver to drive a 17-seat bus around the city once per week from 10 am to 12 noon.  A Class 4 driver’s license with a clean […]

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NANAIMO MEALS ON WHEELS – Drivers

Meals on Wheels urgently requires Volunteer Drivers one day a week for 1 – 1 ½ hours.  A valid driver’s license and an RCMP Criminal Record Check is required.  For […]

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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 – Activity Program Helpers

Gardening Assistants: to beautify the outdoor patio for residents by assisting with weeding and planting. Bowling Volunteers:  Support activity staff in setting up and facilitating the activity. You will assist […]

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KIWANIS VILLAGE NANAIMO – News Sharing and Reading

 KIWANIS VILLAGE NANAIMO – Reading Residents are seeking volunteers to read to them one-on-one. Experience conversing with people who have dementia is an asset.  Please call Alanna Larsen at 250-740-3689 […]

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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. You should have good […]

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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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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 once monthly from 1:30 until 3 pm. […]

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THE MEN’S CENTRE – Garden Helpers

The Men’s Centre is looking for a few people willing to help out with creating a unique garden project.  We’re looking for a few people 55 or above to help […]

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SALVATION ARMY MEAL PREP – CHRISTMAS/NEW YEAR’S DINNERS

Christmas Dinner Meal Prep December 20 1 – 3 volunteers needed to prepare food for the annual Christmas dinner held for the community.  A team player with an upbeat personality […]

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AIDS VANCOUVER ISLAND – Aids Awareness Week Hair Cutter – November 28

AIDS Vancouver Island is hosting an AIDS Awareness Week Open House November 28 and would like a hair cutter.  This is a low-key event aimed at letting the community know […]

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B GINGERBREAD HOMES

This annual festivity funds the Salvation Army. Volunteers are required to greet event attendees, for cookie decorating, a colouring contest, photos with Santa, and to help with voting for the […]

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GREAT NANAIMO TOY DRIVE – Volunteers to Register Families

It is time to begin planning for the 2018 Great Nanaimo Toy Drive.  The Toy Drive is looking for volunteers to register families during November and the first week of […]

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SALVATION ARMY – Christmas Dinner Delivery for Shut-in Seniors December 24

Delivery Drivers The Salvation Army is looking for volunteers to assist with their Christmas dinner delivery for seniors.  Volunteers who have a clean RCMP Criminal Record Check (provided at a […]

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NANAIMO MUSEUM – Yesteryear Christmas Program Guide

Volunteers for this position will lead a portion of the 90-minute Christmas school program.  This program includes taking children to the Miners’ Cottage, distributing a snack, leading storytime, and helping […]

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SALVATION ARMY – Kettle Volunteers

Kettle Volunteers: volunteers needed to help with the Christmas Kettle Campaign by manning (standing at) a kettle. Shifts are 2 ½ hours in length. The Kettle campaign starts November 23rd […]

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NANAIMO MUSEUM – Gallery Host for Feature Exhibit

Gallery hosts will be a presence in the exhibit to keep an eye on the exhibit pieces.  Various/assorted shifts available over the exhibit event from September 12 – November 24, […]

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AIDS Vancouver Island – Health Promotion Pack Assembler

Volunteer required to assemble harm reduction packs (safer smoking and injecting) and safer sex packs (condom) on an ongoing basis.  This volunteer requires the ability to work independently on a […]

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NANAIMO MUSEUM – Yesteryear Christmas Program Guide

Volunteers for this position will lead a portion of the 90-minute Christmas school program.  This program includes taking children to the Miners’ Cottage, distributing a snack, leading storytime, and helping […]

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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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LITERACY CENTRAL VANCOUVER ISLAND – Bears and Beams Volunteer

Literacy Central VI is looking for volunteers to become reading/math buddies for children in Nanaimo’s public schools.  If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Gabriele at 250-754-8988 or email:  […]

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