Hamperville relies on community support

NANAIMO – Opportunities are available to help at Volunteer Nanaimo.

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.


Christmas Hampers Nanaimo  –  The Salvation Army and Loaves and Fishes Community Food Bank Hamperville program is operated entirely by volunteers at 2560 Bowen Rd. in the old Madills building.

Contact Gillian Guy at 250-751-9780 or www.hampervillenanaimo.org.


Downtown Nanaimo Business Improvement Association  –  A number of volunteers are needed through December for Christmas events.

Contact Kaitlyn Davis at 250-754-8141.


MS Society –  A gym assistant with the ability to assist others with gym equipment under direction of an instructor is needed.

Shift is two hours in the morning, two days a week for eight weeks at Nanaimo Aquatic centre.

Training will be provided. Please call Cheryl at 250-722-2214 or e-mail sharuss@shaw.ca.


Volunteer Nanaimo – Would you like to be a ‘Christmas angel’ and bring joy to a family in need this holiday season?

If you would like to ‘adopt’ a family (small or large), please contact Volunteer Nanaimo as soon as possible at 250-758-7121 or e-mail at vn.admin@shaw.ca. Staff will match you with a non-profit agency that can connect you with a needy family.


L’Association des francophones de Nanaimo –Numerous volunteer positions including administrative assistant, volunteer coordinator and sponsorship coordinator are available for the 2013 Maple Sugar Festival.

Please send a resume and cover letter in French, as soon as possible, by fax 250-729-2777 or e-mail, afn@francophonenanaimo.org.