Service Opportunities – February 2

downloadThe Friends of Uplands Park “No Ivy League” is instrumental in the removal of invasive species from the park. They meet every Sunday from 1-3 p.m. (from February 5 to March 26). Please meet at Cattle Point at the first boat ramp. Tools, gloves and tips are provided.

For more information contact Margaret at 250-595-8084. No need to sign up, just show up!

downloadLooking ahead to after spring break, the annual Walk for Alzheimer’s is on Sunday, May 7. They need a crew to help on the day of the walk with various tasks in order for it it run smoothly.

Visit the website to register.

If you’re interested in volunteering for Walk day, select “Click here to register as an individual”. Then choose “Volunteer” under participation type. It’s that easy! They will contact you to follow up on your registration.

AGGVThe Art Gallery of Greater Victoria has ongoing opportunities for volunteers. Visit their website to see all of the opportunities and to apply.

Some upcoming events include:

Cherry Blossom Festival – April 8, 2017
Meet a group of like-minded volunteers! They are looking for multiple volunteers to help facilitate activities throughout the day at their first Cherry Blossom Festival.

Family Sunday – Every 3rd week of the month
Are you passionate about education? Join the AGGV in exploring and facilitating hands-on art-making and ideas connected to current exhibitions, for the whole family!

artsREACHartsReach provides children with the opportunity to develop life skills by participating in high-quality arts programming that they wouldn’t be able to access otherwise. They are looking for volunteers for specific duties such as event photography and helping to prepare supplies for workshops.

Please let them know what you can do to help by sending an email through the online form.

Please include the following information about yourself:

  • Name
  • Contact phone number
  • Current situation (e.g. student)
  • Area (or areas) of interest (e.g. photography, workshop preparation)
  • Skills/work experience (e.g. administration, event planning, writing, artistic)
  • Availability (in hours per week)


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