VOLUNTEERS:Theatre fundraiser needs assistance

The following are opportunities at Volunteer Nanaimo. For more information, please call 250-758-7121.

Theatre One – Help is needed for the Bite of Nanaimo, Oct. 21 at Beban Park. Activities include moving tables and chairs, clean up, separating recyclables and composting and busing. Times include 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 3-7 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. Please call Nadine at 250-754-7587 or e-mail info@theatreone.org.

Nanaimo Organization of the Vision Impaired – A volunteer secretary is required to assist this organization to record minutes of monthly meetings on the first Tuesday of every month from 1:30-3:30 p.m until June at Maffeo Hall, 285 Prideaux St. Location is situated across the road from the downtown bus exchange. Please call Carolyn at 250-716-9053.

Kiwanis Village – Volunteers are needed to serve on a board of directors to help guide and serve this agency. If you have leadership skills and have a passion to serve the needs of seniors in the community,  please call Kathy Eliasen at 250-740-3689 or e-mail kathyeliasen@kiwanisvillage.ca.

Georgia Basin Ecological Assessment and Restoration Society – A volunteer with marketing experience is needed to help with promoting the B.C. Purple Martin Recovery Program charity dinner and silent auction Nov. 12 at the Coast Bastion Inn. Please call Charlene Lee at 250-758-2922 or e-mail gbears@island.net.

Heart and Stroke Foundation – Three positions are required in preparation for February’s Heart Month campaign. Positions include volunteer leaders, volunteer recruiters and Heart Month canvassers. Please go to www.heartandstroke.ca/help for full details. For all positions, please visit 401-495 Dunsmuir St. or call Marica Benvin at 250-754-5274.