Service Opportunities – October 5

Artemis Place Secondary School needs help setting up their on-site clothing and accessory Boutique. They need 2-3 people who can help to organize, tidy and sort clothes, as well as dress up a mannequin to highlight certain outfits. They need someone for about one hour a week after school on Tuesday or Thursday, or on Friday afternoons between 1 and 3 p.m. (if you have a spare!).

Artemis Place Secondary School offers a space for young women, all trans youth and/or young women who are pregnant or parenting who have resisted conventional programs and require an intentional community to find support and success.

If you are interested email Ms. Parker at [email protected]


The Parents’ Auxiliary is hosting their annual Junior School Fall Fest Halloween Extravaganza, which will take place in the SMUS double gym on Saturday, Oct. 21 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Last year they had a great turnout of student volunteers and hope to have the same again this year.

The link to the sign-up sheet is http://signup.com/go/zGNkCBi and you can sign up for as many shifts as you like. Most of them are 45 minutes long but there are some longer shifts for set-up and clean-up.

You are encouraged to come in costume or wear all black, but it’s not mandatory. It is a fun event and there are some really great activities this year including a photo booth, a “scare room”, silent auction, craft table, games, food and more!


The Burnside Gorge Community Association is having a Santa’s Pancake Breakfast on Saturday December 9th, from 9–11:30 a.m. They need volunteers for a variety of duties.

Santa’s Pancake Breakfast is an annual Christmas event for families, featuring musical entertainment, crafts and activities, a delicious pancake breakfast and photos with Santa!

Most volunteer times are from 8:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
-Craft & Activity Leaders
-Greeters
-Kitchen Crew
-Parking Crew
-Santa’s Helpers
-Elves
-Kitchen Coordinator
-Servers
-Clean-up Crew (11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.)

Contact Travis at 250-388-5251 if you are interested or email him at [email protected]


The Quadra Village Community Centre is looking for volunteers for their annual Quivering Village Carnival and Creep-House. Last year SMUS students were a huge part of the event and they are hoping for our help again!

The event is on Friday, Oct. 27 from 6 to 9 p.m. and there are numerous opportunities such as:
– Actors for the Creep-House
– Set-Up and Take Down
– Greeters and Hosts

If you are interested, please call Jennifer at 250-388-7696 ext 225, or send an e-mail to [email protected].


The Burnside Gorge Community Association is hosting their annual Monster Mash Halloween Party on Saturday October 28th. They need Volunteers for a variety of positions.

(Pancake photo courtesy of Steffany Zphotgraphy| Flickr Creative Commons
Pumpkin photo courtesy of Pedro Ferreira | Flickr Creative Commons)

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