VOLUNTEERS: Society requires support workers

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 Region John Howard Society – The society is looking for male volunteers to provide one-on-one support to people on parole in the Nanaimo area. You would be someone to talk with help people integrate into the community.  Training is provided. If you can commit to one visit a week and would like to know more, please call Wayne at 250-754-1266.

Autism Society of Nanaimo – The society is looking for 10 volunteers to help at the Autism Expo in Beban Park April 30 to set up tables from 9-11 a.m. Another 10 volunteers are needed for takedown between 4-5 p.m. Please contact Marc LaCouvee at 1-800-668-3622 or e-mail marc@realestatequalicum.com.

Nanaimo FASD Society – The society is seeking volunteers to sit as a board of diretors. Applicants must be interested in working with others toward the goal of preventing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and supporting caregivers and people with FASD. They must also have a passion for providing education to the community.  Please contact Ann at a_h_rinehart@yahoo.ca.

Nanaimo Conservatory of Music Society – Volunteers with an understanding of music and archiving or library skills are needed to help with sheet music cataloguing. A commitment of one to four afternoons per month, and a criminal record check (paid for by the conservatory) is required. Please call Kathleen at 250-754-4611.

Nanaimo Archives Society – Detailed-oriented volunteers with a knowledge of library cataloguing procedures, and are required for four hours per week at this Commercial Street location. Full training is provided. Please contact Christine at 250-753-4462 or e-mail nanaimoarchives@gmail.com.

 

 

Just Posted

Nanaimo high school students cut class to attend climate action rally

Extinction Rebellion Nanaimo rally raises awareness, demands action against climate change

Public meeting will explore ideas to battle addiction and crime in Nanaimo

Organizers call for treatment centres, accountability for crimes, citizens’ task force

VIU students empowered to ‘shift the vote’ this election

VIU Students’ Union, B.C. Federation of Students launch ‘Our Time is Now’ campaign

Nanaimo-Ladysmith candidates ‘disappointed’ with prime minister over blackface

Situation a ‘nightmare’ for Trudeau and the Liberals, says VIU professor

RDN transit committee recommends keeping bus loop at Port Drive until summer

Regional District of Nanaimo board to debate recommendation Oct. 22

PHOTOS: Young protesters in B.C. and beyond demand climate change action

Many demonstaers were kids and teens who skipped school to take part

Beefs & Bouquets, Sept. 19

To submit a beef or a bouquet to the Nanaimo News Bulletin, e-mail bulletinboard@nanaimobulletin.com

Nanaimo athletes earn gold, silver, bronze at 55-Plus B.C. Games

Huge contingent of local participants competed in largest-ever 55-Plus B.C. Games in Kelowna

Nanaimo beekeepers take down nest of giant hornets

One nest eradicated at Robins Park, but there are still Asian giant hornets around

Walmart to quit selling e-cigarettes amid vaping backlash

U.S.’s largest retailer points to ‘growing’ complications in federal, state and local regulations

Former B.C. lifeguard gets house arrest for possession of child porn

Cees Vanderniet of Grand Forks will serve six months of house arrest, then two years’ probation

Crown alleges resentment of ex-wife drove Oak Bay father to kill his daughters

Patrick Weir alleged in his closing arguments that Andrew Berry is responsible for the deaths of his daughters

‘I’d do it again,’ says B.C. man who swam naked, drunk in Toronto shark tank

David Weaver, of Nelson, was drunk when he went to Ripley’s Aquarium in Toronto on Oct. 12 2018

How to react to Trudeau’s racist photos? With humility, B.C. prof says

‘We are now treating racism as a crime that you cannot recover from’

Most Read