Volunteer and work opportunities for older adults

Board Members
Mill Woods Seniors Association (2610 Hewes Way, 2nd Floor)
MWSA is looking for a few talented people to run for the 2018 Board of Directors. Nomination packages must be picked up in person and are available at the MSWA Front Desk. Completed nomination packages must be returned by February 1. The Nomination Committee will call all nominees and set up interviews in February. Call 780-496-2997 for more information.
Board Members
Edmonton Historical Board
The Edmonton Historical Board advises Council on matters relating to City of Edmonton historical issues and civic heritage policies; and encourage, promote, and advocate for the preservation and safeguarding of historical properties, resources, communities, and documentary heritage. The EHB is currently seeking applicants to fill three vacancies on the Board of Directors. Learn more. Submit your application by February 4.
Volunteers with chronic illness needed for Patient Immersion Experience program
The Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry is looking for patients with chronic illness to volunteer as mentors for an innovative program that connects medical students with members of the community. The Patient Immersion Experience (PIE) aims to educate medical students about the fundamentals of clinical practice and the doctor-patient relationship.
Learn more about the program and volunteer requirements. If you are interested in participating, contact patient.immersion.experience@ualberta.ca or call 780-492-6234.
TELUS World of Science – Edmonton: Fall 2017 Volunteer Opportunities
Your experience could open a door to discovery! Help others discover the world and beyond in a fun and interactive environment.
A variety of unique opportunities await you in educational or ambassador roles as a volunteer staff member at TELUS World of Science – Edmonton.
-Educational Positions: Science Garage Workshop Assistant, Gallery Interpreter, Assistant Observatory Attendant, and Robotics Lab Attendant
-Guest Services Volunteer Hosting and Ambassador Positions: Hospitality Hosts, School Program Host, and Birthday Party Host
-School Programs Positions: Assistant School Programs Leader
Weekday and weekend shifts are available. For more information visit the TELUS World of Science – Edmonton volunteer web page or contact Volunteer Resources at 780-452-9100 or by email at vr@twose.ca.
Office Volunteer
Drive Happiness: North office (7524 139 Avenue)
Are you friendly and well spoken? Drive Happiness is looking for a volunteer for their north office. Time commitment is flexible but they would prefer two, 3-4 hour shifts per week. Your duties would vary. This position would suit someone who is comfortable answering questions, both in person and over the phone. “We love what we do and we think you might too.” Call 780-424-5438, ext. 2 for details. .
Volunteer Drivers
Drive Happiness
If you enjoy chatting with seniors and still like to drive, Drive Happiness would love to hear from you. Drivers make their own schedule and select where they will drive. A small reimbursement to go towards your gas and vehicle wear and tear is offered. Even two hours a week can change a senior’s life. Call 780-424-5438, ext. 2 for details.
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