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VOLUNTEERS: Lodge needs bus driver

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

 

Nanaimo Travellers Lodge –  A friendly bus driver for an 18-passenger vehicle is needed to drive four to six hours a month. Must have a Class 4 licence and clean driving record. There is a two-hour orientation session. A criminal record check is required, the cost for which is reimbursed after 20 hours of volunteer work. Please 250-760-2639 or e-mail carolina.ponsford@nantralodge.bc.ca.

 

Sierra Club Nanaimo – A volunteer events team planner is needed. If you have an interest in environmental issues and enjoy creating displays and promotions on the computer, help is required approximately three hours a month. Pleae call 250-618-5326 or e-mail roaerie1@gmail.com.

 

Nanaimo Brain Injury Association – A volunteer is needed to do media/digital filming and editing Tuesdays  to Thursdays. Project to be finished by June 2013. Criminal records check is needed. Please send resume by fax to 250-753-5607, e-mail nbis-m@shaw.ca or call 250-753-5600.

 

Nanaimo Literacy Association – Volunteer for Well Read Kids program is needed four hours a week or as needed. Must like children’s books and be able to provide some cashier and customer service. Please phone Rebecca at 250-754-8988 or e-mail rebecca@literacycentrvi.org.

 

Artist’s promoter/ assistant – Volunteers are needed to help a local artist who donates most of his proceeds to a variety of charities. Assistant would help with promoting the artist’s work, set up exhibitions and network with the local arts community. Volunteers should have driver’s licence and is needed for two to three hours a week. Contact Theo at 250-468-7768 or e-mail tqdomborwski@shaw.ca.

 

Habitat for Humanity – A Re-Store aisle helper is needed to greet customers, stock shelves and help in the store Fridays and Saturdays for four-hour shifts between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.  Volunteer must commit to six months minimum. Please call 250-758-8078 or fill out an application form online at info@habitatmvi.org.

 

Woodgrove Senior Citizens Society – Volunteer board members (directors) are needed for this non- profit group involved with low rental apartments for seniors and handicapped people. Please call 250-390-7464 or 250-751-2999.

 

Skana Community Resources – A volunteer musical entertainer is needed to provide musical entertainment (play instrument /sing) for adults with disabilities two or three hours per month. A criminal record check required. Please call 250-713-2754 or e-mail mixnminglenight@hotmail.com.

 

Errington Therapeutic Riding Association – Adult volunteers are required April 2 and continue every Tuesday and Wednesday for 11 weeks to do sidewalk assistance. Shifts are two or three hours on either of these days.  An orientation session for new volunteers takes place March 26.  A criminal record check is required. Please call Karen Anker at 250-754-4962.

 

Hub City Cycles – Volunteers are needed to help in cycle shop. Skills in Microsoft Office and an interest in bicycles would helpful. Downtown location. Call Jawn, Justin or Tyler at 250-591-2159 or e-mail info@hubcitycycles.ca.

 

Code Dental Clinic – A volunteer reception/patient greeter is needed one or two days a week. Duties include helping manage front desk. Computer skills are required and  some knowledge of a dental office is helpful but not a must. Please call Ellen at 250-741-8168.

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