Want to volunteer? Explore these opportunities and find more at Volunteer Victoria: 250-386-2269 or volunteervictoria.bc.ca

Sidney Fine Art Show: A world-class juried art show held in October. The organizing committee is looking for a social media co-ordinator who can take charge of its social media and online advertising plan. This is a great opportunity to learn, for career and resumé experience. Contact: [email protected]

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Leadership Victoria is seeking a volunteer to take minutes at its monthly board meetings. Volunteer needs to be available the fourth Tuesday each month from 5 p.m. until 6:30 p.m., able to attend the board meetings in person at Leadership Victoria office, proficient with MS Word, and some experience taking meeting minutes previously is preferred. Please contact: [email protected]

Lifetime Networks is looking for a volunteer to build a friendship with an artistic woman in her 50s who experiences barriers. Activities she would enjoy include attending music concerts, the theatre and special events, museum and art galleries, or painting in the park. This position requires a vehicle for transport. For information, please contact Emily at 250-477-4112 or [email protected]

Capital City Comic Con: March 22-24 at the Victoria Conference Centre and the Crystal Garden. Volunteer applications are now open. Enjoy free access to the event, exclusive merchandise (just for volunteers) and more. To apply, visit the website at capitalcitycomiccon.ca/volunteer/ or email [email protected]

Lifetime Networks: Is seeking a volunteer to help with Friday night socials. This is an amazing evening of fun, friends, game playing, interesting talk, and meeting new friends. Your role: supporting the lead instructor. This may include participating in activities, facilitating social opportunities, mentoring healthy relationships, making crafts, karaoke, and just having fun. Please contact Emily at Lifetime Networks at 250-477-4112 ext. 305, or at [email protected]

Greater Victoria Performing Arts Festival: Strings staffing co-ordinator (volunteer). The Greater Victoria Performing Arts Festival Association is a volunteer-based organization. Tasks include: Creating staffing schedules, filling positions of adjudicator’s secretary and receptionist/ cashier, and drivers for adjudicators, contacting volunteers re scheduling and duties and working with the section head and the board member (volunteer manager). Contact: Fuchsia Shier 250-386-9223 or [email protected]

Salish Sea Lantern Festival: Committee lead for Salish Sea Lantern Festival. Work with a creative team of lantern builders and plan out this magical event. Held on the waterfront in Sidney — you will manage advertising and the day of the event activities. This is a great opportunity to learn, for career and resumé experience. Contact: Susan Nawrocki 250-656-7400.

Habitat for Humanity Victoria: Tillicum ReStore volunteer — Are you interested in keeping tons of material out of the landfill? Tillicum ReStore is seeking customer service assistants and merchandisers. Contact: Christel Morrow 250-480-7688 Ext. 106.

CRD Regional Parks: Volunteer naturalist — Witty’s Lagoon Regional Park. Volunteer naturalists engage park visitors in a welcoming and knowledgeable manner, answer questions, promote the environmental interpretive programs and help educate visitors on regional parks bylaws. This is an indoor position. Colleen Long, co-ordinator of volunteers 250-360-3329 or crd.bc.ca/parks-recreation-culture/parks-trails/crd-regional-parks/volunteering-for-regional-parks

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