Service Opportunities – April 13

Quadra VillageThe Quadra Village Community Centre needs volunteers to help with their annual community day. It takes place on Saturday May 13, and there are lots of positions available!

Please call 250-388-7696 for more information.


Maritime

The Maritime Museum of BC is currently seeking Visitor Engagement Volunteers to assist with front desk operations. This is a service-oriented position that gives volunteers the opportunity to interact with visitors from around the world and share B.C.’s maritime history and culture. Duties include welcoming visitors into the museum, processing admissions and memberships, making gift shop sales, and promoting and selling tickets for special events, workshops and Saturday tours.

The Museum is open in the off-season Tuesdays to Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and in the summer season (Victoria Day to Labour Day) from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please email Brittany at bvis@mmbc.bc.ca.


swanOn Saturday, April 22 Swan Lake Nature Sanctuary is looking for volunteers to help customers find parking for the Native Plant Sale. You need to be comfortable using a two-way radio for contact between parking assistants.

Please contact jdawson@swanlake.bc.ca for more information.


greenteamThe Greater Victoria Green Team is looking for environmental volunteers to participate in fun, ecologically important events and activities throughout the CRD. Some activities include invasive plant removals, planting native trees and shrubs, cleaning up shorelines, and many other types of conservation and restoration activities.

Check out upcoming events and find out how to participate by visiting their website.

The hour are flexible. Sign-up for as many or as few volunteer events you would like.


icanbikeThe Queen Alexandra Hospital iCan Bike camp needs Volunteers for their bike riding programs. Since 2007 the program has successfully taught approximately 20,000 people with disabilities to ride a conventional two-wheel bicycle. The impact of learning to ride a bicycle independently is far reaching!

Approximately 80% of the people who participate in the iCan Bike program ride a two-wheel bicycle independently (at least 75 feet with no assistance) by the end of the five-day program while attending for only 75 minutes each day!

Contact Jennifer at jennifer.piotrofski@viha.ca for information or to register.


gift shopMount St. Mary hospital is looking for a gift shop volunteer. Mount St. Mary Hospital is a caring community where individuals requiring complex care services live in a home-like setting that supports their independence, dignity and quality of life.

Interested volunteers are asked to contact Anne McCaffrey at 250-480-3118.

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