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.
Assistant Shopper: The volunteer assistant shopper will help frail, elderly seniors to leave their home, accompany them aboard the North Shore Neighbourhood House bus and go to a local shopping centre to do their grocery shopping and socialize with others. They will then accompany them home and assist with putting away their purchases.
Database Assistant Volunteer: The B.C. chapter of Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society is seeking a database assistant to organize and update their foundation's database. These activities increase the capacity of CPAWS to protect wilderness, parks and oceans in B.C.
Terry Fox Run Volunteer: The North Shore Rotary Club is looking for volunteers to help with the Terry Fox Run which takes place Sunday Sept. 15 this year. Volunteers will be asked to ensure runners/walkers stay on the correct course and also help with the refreshment station.
Festival Volunteer: The 2013 Coho Festival needs volunteers, Sept. 7 and 8 at Ambleside Park in West Vancouver. This year's festival will host two days of fun including rides for the kids, live entertainment, food and interactive learning about the environment, salmon and other wildlife.
Gallery Volunteer: The Ferry Building Gallery in West Vancouver is looking for gallery docents on an on-call basis.
If you are interested in these or other volunteer opportunities, call 604-985-7138.
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