The following is a selection of volunteer opportunities from various community organizations, made available through Volunteer North Shore, a service of North Shore Community Resources Society.
Food Bank volunteers: North Shore Salvation Army is seeking volunteers for five days a week to help with organizing donated food items, lifting boxes and moving shelves.
Harp mover: Volunteer will transport harps from venue to venue by foot or by vehicle in case of inclement weather (must know how to properly maneuver harps or be willing to learn). Furthermore, please know that some of the equipment that has to be moved can be quite heavy.
One-to-one visitor: Volunteers are needed to visit with residents on a one-to-one basis. This position is flexible as visiting
times are determined by the resident and volunteer. A commitment of one visit per week on a three month minimum basis is required.
Community development/ social planning volunteers: District of North Vancouver - Social Planning Department offers a variety of projects with community partners throughout the District of North Vancouver that regularly need volunteers. Volunteer opportunities on projects done in partnership with community partners include things like the Power Trilogy Youth Leadership Training program, the Youth Friendly North Shore project, various youth agency activities, Youth Week and the Annual Civic Youth Awards to name a few.
Mahon Park steward: Volunteers are needed to work in Mahon Park removing weeds (invasive plants) and preparing the park for the winter season. Volunteer will also help with mapping plants in the park.
If you are interested in these or other possible volunteer opportunities, call 604-985-7138. The society is a partner agency of the United Way.
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