VOLUNTEERS: Lodge requires help with craft program

The following are opportunities at Volunteer Nanaimo. For more information, please call 250-758-7121 or go online to Volunteer Nanaimo is located at Unit 3-2350 Labieux Rd.

Nanaimo Travelers Lodge Stage – Volunteers with basic painting skills, including sanding, are required to paint 10 TV-dinner trays at the lodge on Nelson Street.Demonstration of the job and supplies are provided. Up to 10 hours service is required at the convenience of the volunteer. A criminal record check is required for volunteers over 19. Please call 250-760-2639.

Immigrant Welcome Centre – The centre needs volunteers to assist newcomers to Canada. Duties include hosting and sharing information about Canadian lifestyle and culture, everyday experiences, helping build a network, and possibly improving English. The centre also needs youth volunteers ages 13-18 to help recent immigrant youth to Canada. Volunteers are matched with youths of similar age and interests to share lifestyle and culture information. For either position, please call Pat Simpson at 250-753-6911, ext. 114.

Nanaimo Education and Career Fair  – Volunteers are needed at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre Dec. 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Dec. 2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Please contact Joanne Walsh by e-mail at or call 1-604-630-5962.

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