Transitional Vocational Program (TVP) — volunteer opportunity - MRU
The TVP and the Adult Literacy Tutoring Service requires volunteer tutors to assist learners with mild disabilities in preparing for employment and independent living. Training is provided.
Where: Mount Royal University | 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW
Contact: Olivia Parson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 403.440.7246
Bell Let's Talk Day at MRU — volunteer sign-up - MRU
Wednesday, Jan 29th 2020 is Bell Let's Talk Day and we would love your help to help raise awareness of the importance of mental health.
Main responsibilities include handing out Bell Let's Talk Day hats, encouraging students and community members to fill out a Bell Let's Talk speech bubble with messages to support mental health, and directing students to the mental health fair.
Please fill out the registration and indicate your availability. The Bell Let's Talk Day Coordinator will reach out to you with further details.
When: Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020
Where: Mount Royal University | 4825 Mount Royal Gate, SW
How to volunteer: Register to volunteer by January 20th. Please complete this form to volunteer.
Kids Help Phone Walk so Kids Can Talk — volunteer opportunities - MRU
Kids Help Phone is Canada's only 24/7, national support service. We offer professional counselling, information and referrals and volunteer-led, text-based support to young people in both English and French. As a charity, we rely on donations and funds raised from events to help us continue to be there for youth. Walk so Kids Can Talk presented by BMO is our biggest fundraising event and will happen on Sunday, May 3, 2020.
You could be part of this fun event by becoming a member of the Committee that helps organize this fundraiser. The following positions are available:
- Secretary: Support the Chair and assist with administrative tasks
- Route & Logistics Lead: Lead the organizing of a logistical plan and secure rental items
- Food & Beverage Lead: Responsible for overseeing the logistics involved with organizing the food/drink for volunteers and participants
- Participant Engagement Lead: Works with their subcommittee to connect and engage with past & present teams
- Sponsorship Lead: Works alongside Kids Help Phone staff to secure and steward corporate sponsors leading up to and on the day of the walk
Time commitment is approximately five hours per month from January to May. Monthly meetings from January to March, and bi-weekly meetings from April to the beginning of May. Meeting take place at Kids Help Phone's office (1550 5st SW, Calgary).
When: Sunday, May 3, 2020 | Times TBA
Where: Eau Claire Plaza | 200 Barclay Parade SW, Calgary
If you are interested: Please send your resume to Carolina Bejarano, Development Officer at email@example.com
Hull Services — Volunteer mentor for children & youth
Hull Services is currently looking for male mentors for children & youth. These boys live in the south part of Calgary.
Be a positive role model, identify and develop their strengths, build their self-esteem, improve their life skills and expose them to new interests and opportunities. Mentors are an integral part of our holistic approach to treatment and care — they often are the only unpaid support in these children's lives.
Qualifications: Vehicle and valid driver's license. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Genuine interest in supporting children/youth. Ability to set boundaries, be consistent, resolve conflicts, and demonstrate a respectful, flexible and open-minded approach. An understanding of mental health and behavioural challenges is an asset.
Commitment: An average of 1 to 4 hours per week for a minimum of one year.
When: There is no closing date for this opportunity as they are always recruiting volunteers.
For more information: Contact Marilyn Boston at 403.542.4215 or firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
To apply: Complete the online application here: https://www.hullservices.ca/team/mentor-mentor-volunteers