VOLUNTEERS: Special Olympics seeks help

The following are opportunities 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.

Special Olympics Nanaimo – This organization desperately needs volunteer assistants for the following sports: floor hockey on Tuesdays 6-7:30 p.m.; athletic club (different sports and fitness) Wednesdays 7-8:30 p.m.; swimming Mondays for young and new swimmers 5:30-6:15 p.m. and experienced swimmers 6-7:15 p.m. For more information and confirmation of participation, please call Sylvia Taylor at 250-758-0630 or e-mail her at sylvia-miller@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 at 250-758-7121 or e-mail vn.admin@shaw.ca.

Nanaimo Art Gallery – A volunteer coordinator is required for recruiting, training and organizing volunteers for Nanaimo Art Gallery’s two locations. Please send an e-mail resumè to chrisk@nanaimogallery.ca if you are interested in participating in this ongoing volunteer position. A criminal background record check is required.

Nanaimo Museum – A gallery host and reception/gift shop attendant is needed. Anyone interested in either postion can call Aimee Greenaway at 250-753-1821 or e-mail program@nanaimo.ca. A commitment of at least four hours a week is required.

Global Village – Store volunteers are needed at 4 Commercial St. until the end of December.  An orientation and training will be provided. Please call 250-591-1135 or e-mail gvnanaimo@gmail.com.