Unmasking the Reality of Lung Cancer Event – volunteers needed
We need volunteers to assist with Calgary’s Unmasking the Reality of Lung Cancer Mardi Gras Fundraising Gala. 100% of funds raised will go to support research and the people affected. Guests will meet lead researchers from UofC and doctors alongside lung cancer survivors and their families in the Cajun themed event. Research funding and action can find answers to the root causes and earlier diagnosis – which may extend both quality and length of life. Tickets are $125 per person if you want to attend the event, register here.
- Audio Visual – will ensure slide deck and sound system are functioning as required throughout the evening. This is a 6-7 hour commitment
- Appetizer/Buffet Servers or Bartenders – contact email below for more information.
When: Friday, Feb. 21, 2020 | 6 p.m. to midnight
Where: Hellenic Community Centre | 1 Tamarac Crescent SW, T3C 3B7
For more information: Email email@example.com indicating which role you are interested in.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com to learn more.
To apply: Complete the online application here: https://www.hullservices.ca/team/mentor-mentor-volunteers