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.
PARADE OF CHRISTMAS VOLUNTEER
Reliable volunteers are needed in December at Grouse Mountain to interact with the public, hand out information on SOS Children's Village BC, assist guests with voting on their favourite gingerbread display and sell holiday raffle tickets. Four-five hour shifts: Nov. 29-Dec. 1, Dec. 6-8, Dec. 13-15, Dec. 16-23.
FUNDRAISING DEVELOPMENT COCHAIR
Canadian Cancer Society seeks volunteers to provide leadership, guidance and support to the fundraising committee by establishing fundraising targets. Volunteers will also work with other subcommittees to maximize opportunities to promote Relay for Life.
COMMUNITY CAMPAIGN VOLUNTEER
Canvassers visit door to door for about two-four hours to raise awareness and collect funds for research and health promotion initiatives for the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Canvassers are also encouraged to canvass online or take a kit to work to raise funds. The campaign runs for the entire month of February and canvassing can be done to accommodate volunteer's schedule.
COMMUNITY THEATRE BACKSTAGE CREW
Volunteers are needed to help construct stage sets, paint scenery, search for costumes and props, help with lighting, sound, acting, singing and choreography, and take tickets at the door.
DATABASE ASSISTANT VOLUNTEER
The BC Chapter of Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society is seeking a database assistant for organizing and updating the foundation's database. These activities increase the capacity of CPAWS to protect wilderness, parks and oceans throughout B.C.
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