Are you looking for real volunteering opportunities where you will have access to great training, awesome staff and be able to contribute to the well-being of others in the community?
Do you speak a second language?
Check out these opportunities:
New! Library Champions: http://us7.campaign-archive1.com/?u=03d4024fbd8ce46600af980c4&id=2aa065edf7&e=ace42de19e
Interpreter (Canadian Red Cross Disaster Management Team): http://www.redcross.ca/volunteer/who-is-needed/disaster-management-interpreter–lower-main-land
Vancouver Crisis centre: http://crisiscentre.bc.ca/volunteer/ (phone line volunteers)
Childminders, board directors, career mentors and much more at various organizations through AMSSA (check at the bottom and after “Employment Opportunities”): http://www.amssa.org/jobs
Volunteers in the Health Care and NGO sector (various positions): http://www.fraserhealth.ca/about_us/get-involved/volunteer/
City of Surrey Volunteers: http://www.surrey.ca/culture-recreation/6028.aspx
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Note: I have volunteer for many years in Canada and abroad. I currently volunteer for the ESS (Emergency Social Services) team at City of Surrey; the Food Action Coalition of Surrey/White Rock and a Disaster Management/Emergency Preparedness and First Aid facilitator/trainer for DM at the Canadian Red Cross. I am also part of various local boards such as the Surrey Board of Trades and the local Transition group (Village Surrey). I offer Emergency Preparedness and Introduction to permaculture/Gardening and Food Preservation workshops to community groups.
Volunteering is part of my life and who I am and has allowed me to meet amazing people, be trained at incredible levels and skills and participate in awesome projects in the community.
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