Here's a re-cap of this weeks Volunteer opportunities from Volunteer Victoria. If you have some extra time to help out one of these great community organizations, please do. They need you.
The Mustard Seed Street Church is looking for shoppers/shelf stockers to pack and distribute food hampers to clients, replenishing stock as needed. Shifts are 3-4 hours, with a morning and afternoon shift available each day, Mon-Fri. Commitment is at least one shift per week for four months and training is provided. Call Volunteer Victoria at 250-386-2269.
The Greater Victoria Public Library seeks teen reading buddies aged 13-18 to mentor children in grades 2-4 with reading practice, literacy-based activities and fun. Commitment is one hour and 15 minutes daily, Monday to Friday, for one week, and training is provided. Call Volunteer Victoria at 250-386-2269.
Intrepid Theatre seeks billets for one or more artists during the Victoria Fringe Theatre Festival, to be held August 23-September 2. Billets do not need to provide food or transportation; just some privacy and a bed. Other positions are also available. Call Volunteer Victoria at 250-386-2269.
The Victoria International Buskers Festival seeks volunteers to provide scheduling and performance information, distribute programs and sell water and t-shirts at the festival’s information booth. Shifts are 3-4 hours; volunteers must complete three shifts and attend an orientation. The Buskers Festival runs July 20-29. Call Volunteer Victoria at 250-386-2269.
Luther Court Society needs activity volunteers to assist staff with manicures, exercises or bingo. Training is provided and other roles, including one-to-one visitors and walking companions, are also available. Call Volunteer Victoria at 250-386-2269.