Volunteer and work opportunities
Whatever your interests, Mill Woods Seniors Association has a volunteer opportunity for you! The Association is currently recruiting for a range of volunteer roles, including kitchen cashiers, kitchen helpers, dishwashers, greeters and front desk staff, and youth program mentors. No prior experience is necessary and training is provided. Volunteers must be able to commit at least once a week for a 3-month time period. Contact Shalini, MWSA volunteer coordinator, at 780-508-9359 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional details.
Volunteer Bus Driver Wanted
Do you want to make a difference in the lives of seniors? St. Michael’s Health Group is in urgent need of a volunteer bus driver to assist with transportation for outings. If you have previous driving experience (i.e. truck, bus, public transportation vehicle), have a Class 4 licence, and would like to do some volunteering while maintaining your driving credentials, this opportunity is for you!
Meal Assistance Volunteers
St. Michael’s Long Term Care Centre
Meal Assistance Volunteers assist residents who are not able to feed themselves during meal times and also monitor residents during meal times. Training on how to feed residents is provided. No experience is necessary.
Assistance required from:
8:30-10 a.m. (Breakfast)
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. (Lunch)
4:30-6 p.m. (Dinner)
Please call 780-472-4534 or apply online at smhg.ca (St. Michael’s Long Term Care Centre is located at 7404 - 139 Avenue)
Recreation Activity Volunteer
St. Michael’s Long Term Care Centre
Volunteer needed for recreation programs
Assisting with Bingo/games every Monday and Friday 1-3 p.m.
Entertainment/special events every Thursday 1-3 p.m. or some evenings 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Out-trips/shopping every Wednesday 1-4 p.m.
Music and Singing every Saturday 1-3 p.m.
Please call 780-472-4534 or apply online at smhg.ca (St. Michael’s Long Term care Centre is located at 7408 – 139 Avenue)
Step into Action: Volunteer with Edmonton Meals on Wheels
Drive Happiness Seniors Association
Looking to volunteer? Want to make your own schedule? Why not help us Drive Happiness? For 20 years, Drive Happiness has provided assisted transportation services to seniors by pairing them with volunteer drivers.
Volunteering with Drive Happiness is extremely flexible and offers a gas reimbursement. You can make your own schedule and help get seniors where they need to go.
Volunteers require a class 5 driver’s license, a clean driver abstract, and must be willing to provide a vulnerable sector police check.
Make a difference in a senior's life - volunteer for Drive Happiness today. Call 780-424-5438 or go online at drivehappiness.ca/volunteer to download an application form.
Board Member Wanted
Science and Education-based Opportunities
Telus World of Science
Love science? Lend your enthusiasm to help others discover the world and beyond in a fun and interactive environment at the Telus World of Science. There are a variety of volunteer opportunities available, including educational program assistance and guest services support. Download the full posting for more information.
The North West Edmonton Seniors Society is seeking social function volunteers to set up for events, serve food, clean up, and socialize with NWESS members. This is an excellent team building opportunity for local companies seeking to build strong relationships between team members while helping others. Call 780-451-1925 to get involved.
Vision Mate Program
Drop-In Volunteer Mentors Wanted
Interested in Being Part of a Healthier City for Seniors? Take a Survey!
Research Study: Survey on Accessibility in Canada
Study Participants Wanted: Under-Reporting in Abuse of Older Adults in the Prairie Provinces
Understanding Newcomers Experiences of Inclusion
Financial Literacy Presenters
Seniors Financial Empowerment Network (SFEN)
For Seniors By Seniors is a project aimed to train senior volunteers to become financial literacy presenters to seniors groups in the Alberta Capital Region.
SFEN trainers commit to deliver at least four SFEN presentations within 10 months of receiving certification.
If you have any questions regarding this project contact Sarah Ramsey, Senior Protection Partnership at 780-722-6701 or email@example.com.
Mill Woods Seniors Association Volunteers
Mill Woods Seniors Association has many different positions available including Front Desk help, Kitchen Cashier, Program Assistant, Committee Member. Call the Volunteer Coordinator at 780-508-9359 for more information.
Search Edmonton volunteer opportunities through Volunteer Connector