Volunteers wanted

Alzheimer Society of B.C. — First Link Dementia Helpline Volunteer. Join a team of dedicated volunteers offering information and support on Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias to individuals, families, friends, caregivers and health professionals. Computer and phone skills are helpful and so is an interest or background in social services. Excellent training provided. Day and evening shifts are currently available. Contact: Caroline Herbert at 778-746-2021.

Victoria Literacy Connection — ESL, children and literacy tutors. VLC supports a diverse range of learners wanting to improve their English, reading, writing or math literacy. We currently have a particular need for volunteers with experience tutoring ESL learners either one-to-one or in a small group as well as child reading support volunteers for our in-school and after-school child literacy programs. We provide orientation and training. Please contact Mary Ann at 250-385-0014 or Adultcoordinator@victorialiteracyconnection.ca

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Reach Performing Company: Communications and promotions co-ordinator sought for unique, dynamic non-profit in Victoria celebrating diversity of ages, cultures and abilities through the performing arts. You would be helping to promote our exciting programs and Celebration — The Concert to commemorate the International Day of Persons With Disabilities. Please see: westcoastrach.org/ Contact:
westcoastreach@gmail.com or Tel. 250-882-4339.

Lifetime Networks is looking for a Network Friend (volunteer role) to build a friendship with a man with physical and developmental disabilities who is fun and has a great sense of humour. Specifically, we are hoping for the new friend to have time on a weekend each month to share their time: eating out at a pub, going to live sports games or taking in special events around Victoria.

The B.C. Schizophrenia Society, Victoria Branch is looking to recruit business leaders, entrepreneurs and fundraising skilled individuals to join our board of directors. We welcome people with lived experience as well as family members. For more information, please contact to Don Monsour at 250-589-1001.

World Rowing Coastal Championships, Tulista Park, Sidney, Oct. 9-14. A first for North America in hosting this event, requiring more than 200 volunteers to manage a variety of active outdoor positions (e.g. boat assistance, admin, site setup, start and finish support). Check out wrcc2018.com for the volunteer positions required. Contact Anne Linton (volunteer co-ordinator) with questions. Join the adventure.

Pacific Women’s Day is the annual conference for women in the defence community. It takes place on Nov. 24, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., at Royal Roads University and consists of workshops, a keynote speaker, and engaging activities. We are looking for volunteers to present workshops during the event. Call Ekaterina 250-363-2640, esquimaltmfrc.com/com/event/pacific-womens-day/

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