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.
Volunteer Contribute to the correctional process by working in meaningful and challenging roles with adults serving federal sentences. The offenders are adult male parolees serving the remainder of their federal sentences in the community.
Program Support Volunteer, Pancakes and Play For those interested in working the front line with families who have young children and feel comfortable sitting at the play dough table or talking with parents about what is working well in their parenting. Volunteers help with setup and cleanup, play with the children and support parents. The work enriches the lives of North Shore families through education, support and care
Security Volunteer Volunteers will give directions to visitors and provide security to residents of a local care facility.
Program/Activity Instructor Program leaders always welcome. Silver Harbour runs most of its recreational activities with volunteer instructors and they welcome individuals willing to teach or lead programs in visual arts, performing arts, dance, fitness, indoor sports, card games, computers, languages and more.
Operation Red Nose – Escort Driver Operation Red Nose is a free, designated-driver service, provided by a team of three volunteers who pick up the motorist and his/her vehicle. The escort driver picks up the other two volunteers at the client’s destination and drives them to another client location or back to the headquarters.
If you are interested in these or other possible volunteer opportunities, please call 604-985-7138 or check out: nscr.bc.ca/volunteer/jobs.html.