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ARTISTS COLLECTIVE THEATRE – Island Summer Theatre Festival

The Island Summer Theatre Festival takes place at Maffeo Sutton Park from July 31 to August 4 and features two amazing productions – Alice in Wonderland and Much Ado about Nothing. They require volunteers for front of house – taking… Read moreARTISTS COLLECTIVE THEATRE – Island Summer Theatre Festival

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KIWANIS VILLAGE – Gardening and Watering Support Volunteers

The Kiwanis Village Horticultural Therapy Program cares for 5 different garden areas for the residents of the Village. Through the summer months, they are looking for support with watering, general plant care and 1:1 visits with the residents in the… Read moreKIWANIS VILLAGE – Gardening and Watering Support Volunteers

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ELDERDOG NANAIMO – OCEANSIDE Dog Walker

Help Elderdog keep love in the home by walking a senior’s dog for them. We provide support for seniors (age 55+) who need assistance taking care of their dogs, so that they can remain as a family. Experience with dogs… Read moreELDERDOG NANAIMO – OCEANSIDE Dog Walker

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ISLAND CRISIS CARE SOCIETY David’s Place – Session Facilitator

The Recovery Project offers life skill education and training to residents on a variety of topics. Island Crisis Care is looking for a Session Facilitator to present life skills education and training modules for up to 6 residents, encourage discussion,… Read moreISLAND CRISIS CARE SOCIETY David’s Place – Session Facilitator

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WISTERIA COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION – Night Driver for Sunday

Wisteria Community Association is looking for a night driver for Sundays from 4:30 PM until 8:30 PM. A volunteer with the ability to drive a cargo van who would be willing to serve coffee to Nanaimo’s street homeless. For more… Read moreWISTERIA COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION – Night Driver for Sunday

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ELDERDOG NANAIMO – OCEANSIDE Dog Walker

Help Elderdog keep love in the home by walking a senior’s dog for them. We provide support for seniors (age 55+) who need assistance taking care of their dogs, so that they can remain as a family. Experience with dogs… Read moreELDERDOG NANAIMO – OCEANSIDE Dog Walker

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FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA PACIFIC REGION ANIMAL CARE COMMITTEE – Community Representative

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) is looking for a community representative to join the Fisheries and Oceans Pacific Region Animal Care Committee for a 2 to 4-year term.  Animal Care Committees review and approve proposals from DFO scientists to use… Read moreFISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA PACIFIC REGION ANIMAL CARE COMMITTEE – Community Representative

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CRIMSON COAST – Board Members

Crimson Coast is seeking energetic board members who are outgoing, passionate about contemporary dance and local arts and cultural experiences and who love to get out to network and fundraise.  They are seeking people with a background in communications, public… Read moreCRIMSON COAST – Board Members

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VANCOUVER ISLAND EXHIBITION  – Board Members

The Vancouver Island Exhibition requires Directors to make decisions on the day-to-day operations of the Association.  Volunteers for these positions must be able to attend 2 Board meetings per month and weekly meetings in July and August prior to the… Read moreVANCOUVER ISLAND EXHIBITION  – Board Members

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ISLAND CRISIS CARE SOCIETY David’s Place – Session Facilitator

The Recovery Project offers life skill education and training to residents on a variety of topics. Island Crisis Care is looking for a Session Facilitator to present life skills education and training modules for up to 6 residents, encourage discussion,… Read moreISLAND CRISIS CARE SOCIETY David’s Place – Session Facilitator

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WISTERIA COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION – Night Driver for Sunday

Wisteria Community Association is looking for a night driver for Sundays from 4:30 PM until 8:30 PM. A volunteer with the ability to drive a cargo van who would be willing to serve coffee to Nanaimo’s street homeless. For more… Read moreWISTERIA COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION – Night Driver for Sunday

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 KIND SOCIETY YOGA AND WELLNESS – Studio Support/Hype crew

Kind Society Yoga and Wellness is looking for volunteers who want to help them grow into an inclusive community hub. They are looking for volunteers to fill a variety of positions, from helping to keep the studio tidy to spreading… Read more KIND SOCIETY YOGA AND WELLNESS – Studio Support/Hype crew

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 ISLAND CRISIS CARE SOCIETY David’s Place – Session Facilitator

The Recovery Project offers life skill education and training to residents on a variety of topics. Island Crisis Care is looking for a Session Facilitator to present life skills education and training modules for up to 6 residents, encourage discussion,… Read more ISLAND CRISIS CARE SOCIETY David’s Place – Session Facilitator

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ISLAND CRISIS CARE SOCIETY – David’s Place

Games/Arts and Crafts Volunteer Island Crisis Care Society is seeking volunteers starting July 15, 2024, on Wednesdays from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM or 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Duties include setting up a selection of board games, card games,… Read moreISLAND CRISIS CARE SOCIETY – David’s Place

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NANAIMO DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTRE – Reception and Permit Processing

Nanaimo Disability Resource centre requires a volunteer to greet walk-in clients, answer phones, take messages and process Parking Permit applications.  This position is for 3 hours per week from 9AM to 12:30PM or from 12:30PM to 3:30PM; a Friday shift… Read moreNANAIMO DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTRE – Reception and Permit Processing

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NANAIMO FAMILY LIFE – Friendly Visiting

NFLA is looking for volunteers for our Friendly Visiting program to offer their time and friendship to older adults in our community who are isolated and in need of companionship. Please contact Roni Budgell at 250-754-3331 ext. 213 or email:… Read moreNANAIMO FAMILY LIFE – Friendly Visiting

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CANUCKS AUTISM NETWORK (CAN) – Program and Event Volunteers

CAN is dedicated to providing programs to individuals on the autism spectrum and their families. Volunteer applications are reviewed seasonally (3 times per year).  The next volunteer intake will run throughout June-July; accepted volunteers can expect to begin volunteering by… Read moreCANUCKS AUTISM NETWORK (CAN) – Program and Event Volunteers

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NANAIMO DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTRE- Reception and Permit Processing

Nanaimo Disability Resource Centre require a volunteer to greet walk-in clients, answer phones, take messages and process Parking Permit applications.  This position is for 3 hours per week from 9AM to 12:30PM or 12:30 – 3:30PM; Wednesday AM shift preferred. … Read moreNANAIMO DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTRE- Reception and Permit Processing

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KIWANIS VILLAGE – Gardening and Watering Support Volunteers

The Kiwanis Village Horticultural Therapy Program cares for 5 different garden areas for the residents of the Village. Through the summer months, they are looking for support with watering, general plant care and 1:1 visits with the residents in the… Read moreKIWANIS VILLAGE – Gardening and Watering Support Volunteers

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EDEN GARDENS – Gift Shop Attendant

Eden Gardens is looking for a charismatic and outgoing Volunteer to assist in their gift shop for a minimum of 3 hours per week (open 7 days/week).  Duties include greeting and welcoming visitors to the shop, assisting with sales, checking… Read moreEDEN GARDENS – Gift Shop Attendant

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EDEN GARDENS – Gift Shop Attendant

Charismatic and outgoing volunteer to assist in gift shop. Volunteer will greet visitors to shop, assist with sales, checking in new items and pricing, inventory, etc. Minimum commitment is 3 hours per week. Shop is open 7 days per week…. Read moreEDEN GARDENS – Gift Shop Attendant

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KIWANIS VILLAGE – Men’s Woodworking Program Support

Kiwanis Village is beginning a monthly men’s woodworking group at Kiwanis Lodge with the hope of connecting some of the male residents over shared small woodworking projects.  Items would range from small wooden train assembly to birdhouses to garden containers. … Read moreKIWANIS VILLAGE – Men’s Woodworking Program Support

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THE SINGSATIONS – Looking for singers

 THE SINGSATIONS Looking for singers The Singsations is a small group of singers and a piano player who entertain at seniors’ homes, the hospital and long term care facilities.  They are searching for a couple of female voices and a… Read moreTHE SINGSATIONS – Looking for singers

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ARTISTS COLLECTIVE THEATRE – Island Summer Theatre Festival

The Island Summer Theatre Festival takes place at Maffeo Sutton Park from July 31 to August 4 and features two amazing productions – Alice in Wonderland and Much Ado about Nothing. They require volunteers for front of house – taking… Read moreARTISTS COLLECTIVE THEATRE – Island Summer Theatre Festival

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VANCOUVER ISLAND SYMPHONY – Front of House Volunteer VIS Summer Pop-up Concerts

Vancouver Island Symphony is looking for 6 volunteers to assist with their popular pop-up concerts in July and August.   Duties include setting up the welcome table and putting it away, putting out a sandwich board, checking in ticket buyers, selling… Read moreVANCOUVER ISLAND SYMPHONY – Front of House Volunteer VIS Summer Pop-up Concerts

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CHILDREN’S HEALTH FOUNDATION OF VANCOUVER ISLAND -Event Support for Farmer’s Market/Silly Boat Regatta

Event Support Volunteer for Island Roots Farmer’s Market Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island is looking for an event support volunteer for Island Roots Farmer’s market on July 3rd, July 31st and August 28th from 2:15 PM to 6:30 PM… Read moreCHILDREN’S HEALTH FOUNDATION OF VANCOUVER ISLAND -Event Support for Farmer’s Market/Silly Boat Regatta

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CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY CIBC, Run for the Cure October 6, 2024 – Leadership Positions

The Run for the Cure is seeking volunteers for Leadership positions in Nanaimo.  Planning and organizing the run takes time, passion and creative thinking.  They are looking for volunteers with community insight to raise awareness and encourage participation.  There are… Read moreCANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY CIBC, Run for the Cure October 6, 2024 – Leadership Positions

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NANAIMO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE – Commercial Street Night Market

The Commercial Street Night Market is looking for volunteers every Thursday starting June 13th to August 22nd.   Four volunteers are required for each night: volunteers can do a whole shift from 2:00-10:00 PM, a set up shift from 2:00-5:00 PM,… Read moreNANAIMO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE – Commercial Street Night Market

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GIRL GUIDES OF CANADA – Unit Assistant or Leader

Girl Guides of Canada is looking for enthusiastic female adults to volunteer with Sparks, Embers and Guides starting in September.  Experience fun adventures, receive full support and training and make a positive impact. A volunteer for this position must have… Read moreGIRL GUIDES OF CANADA – Unit Assistant or Leader

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NATURE KIDS BC – Club Ambassador

Nature Kids BC is looking for a club ambassador to support your community’s nature club by helping with membership recruitment, explorer day activities, explorer day support and community research. Volunteers should be fluent in English, enjoy interacting with community members,… Read moreNATURE KIDS BC – Club Ambassador

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FOOTBALL NANAIMO – Football Coaching Positions

Football Nanaimo is looking for coaches to teach and mentor from August 2024 to November 2024. Volunteers for these positions should be service oriented, passionate and well organized.  An RCMP Criminal Record Check is required and is paid for by… Read moreFOOTBALL NANAIMO – Football Coaching Positions

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OCEANSIDE YOUTH 4 YOUTH – Youth Mentor

Oceanside Youth 4 Youth is seeking an adult to be on site to mentor youth weekdays from 3Pm to 8PM #5 – 641 Pioneer Crescent.  It is hoped that there will be events such as weekly writing circles, art classes,… Read moreOCEANSIDE YOUTH 4 YOUTH – Youth Mentor

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