Service Opportunities – May 24

The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada is still looking for volunteers for their MS Walk. This year’s walk is this Sunday, May 26 at Cadboro Gyro Park. Join them for a fun and rewarding volunteer experience! Each year thousands of Canadians come together to fundraise and spread awareness for people affected by Multiple Sclerosis.

Available positions include:
– Rest Stop
– Check-in/ Registration
– Route Marshall
– Food Tent
– Kids Tent
– Cheer Squad
– Set-up and Take down
– Parking Marshall

For more information or to apply, contact Jenessa at 250-388-6496 ext. 7326 or apply online.


Volunteers are needed from June 4-8 for the Community Foundations of Canada Conference at which over 600 philanthropic leaders from around the world will gather to discuss community development.

There are evening and weekend shifts available that can work with your school schedule. This is a great way to earn some volunteer hours while staying engaged in the philanthropic movement. If you are interested, please email Anna at [email protected].


Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary is looking for Summer Naturalist Assistants. You can connect with nature and children through volunteering. Help create a welcoming, safe and fun learning environment for children to explore the sanctuary.

The Nature Sanctuary is a wild oasis in the heart of the urban landscape and includes two distinct ecosystems: the beautiful marshland of Swan Lake and the rocky, oak-forested highlands of Christmas Hill. Both are home to an incredible array of native plants and wild animals.

For more information abut this opportunity please contact [email protected] or call 250-479-0211 ext. 1010.


The Southern Vancouver Island Nature Trails Society is looking for volunteer trail-builders for natural surface trail-building. By helping to build safe, sustainable, accessible nature trails for the community, you can make it easier for people to access parks, the forest, lakes, rivers, streams, meadows, marshes, mountain tops and the ocean to enjoy the natural environment.

Volunteer trail-builders help with digging in the dirt, moving rocks and carrying buckets of dirt or rocks. Other activities might include clipping and moving bushes, and carrying lumber for bridges. They work outside in the forest all year long, so the weather can range from very hot days to very cold and wet ones. They generally work on Saturdays from 9 am to 1 pm.

For more information visit naturetrailssociety.com.

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