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.
Teen centre leader: A volunteer who is committed to working with youth and has flexible time is needed to help supervise at the Ambleside Youth Centre drop-in. Duties include periodically assisting on field trips and special events, working with experienced staff members and following agency policy and procedures.
Green team member: Lower Mainland Green Team is a group of people from all over the Lower Mainland who get together once a month to help an environmental group, non-profit organization, charity or city tackle an environmental issue that needs co-operation and teamwork to get done. Gloves and tools will be supplied as well as refreshments. All ages welcome. Some activities will include: pulling invasive plants, planting of native plants/trees, harvesting organic fruits/veggies.
Parks volunteer: The Elders Council for Parks in B.C. located at the heritage centre at the entrance to Mount Seymour Park is seeking volunteer assistance to offer adult environmental education programs, collect and display park information and assist with the centre operation.
Events helper: Seniors Hub is looking for volunteers to assist in the setup and take-down of tables and chairs at their monthly social, which is held the second Thursday of each month from 2 to 4 p.m.
Bingo helper: Silver Harbour Centre is looking for volunteers to help run bingo games. Other duties include: some record keeping, calling numbers and verifying bingo wins on the floor.
If you are interested in these or other possible volunteer opportunities, call 6049857138. The society is a partner agency of the United Way.