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Canadian Blood Services
Kelowna and area
Leadership Volunteer Opportunity with Canadian Blood Services 
 
Do you want the opportunity to make a difference in your community? Do you want to help save some lives? Are you great with the public, well organized, motivated and interested in being a part of something meaningful? If so – we would like to meet you! 
 
We are looking for volunteer leaders who will plan and implement volunteer-driven blood donor recruitment events and activities in their community. Supported by our team of Volunteer Resources professionals, this person will recruit, train and lead volunteers to go to events where they will actively recruit blood donors. 
 
Still sound good to you? Great! Here's what we are looking for: 
- Interest in helping to save lives 
- Great at planning, organizing and staying on task 
- Comfort working with the public 
- Ability to train, lead and mentor others 
- Great communication skills 
- Available approximately 8 hours per month 
 
Still think you've got what it takes to help us save lives? Let's talk.
Seniors Outreach & Resource Centre
Volunteers needed for the following positions: Friendly Visitor, Computer Mentor, Event Volunteer, Coffee Break Hosts, Handyperson, Snow Removal, Board Member,and Income Tax Preparation
Rotary Club of Kelowna Sunrise
Volunteers are the backbone to our Kelowna RibFest. RibFest is 100% volunteer driven. From the planning committee to the people at the gate to the cleanup crew, everyone at Kelowna RibFest is donating their time to bring you the best summer event around! 
 
One of the biggest benefits of being exclusively run by volunteers is that it allows 100% of the proceeds to go back into local community causes. While you’re here at Kelowna RibFest, be sure to thank a volunteer for their hard work and dedication to making our event a huge success.
Emergency Support Services Central Okanagan, Provincial Emergency Program
The RDCO Emergency Support Services team relies on volunteers whose aid is invaluable when an emergency arises in the Central Okanagan. ESS provides short-term assistance to those who are forced to leave their homes because of fire, floods, earthquakes or other emergencies. Volunteers are needed in both Lake Country and Peachland to serve their communities in times of disaster whether it’s one individual or thousands affected, by assisting in providing food, clothing, lodging & family reunification.
General Volunteers   Kelowna  Lake Country  Peachland  Westside 
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), Central Okanagan Chapter
Kelowna
Volunteer with MADD Canada, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Central Okanagan Chapter and make a difference! Join the mothers, fathers, sons, daughters, sisters, brothers, grandparents, senior citizens, students and concerned individuals who care about making our community a safer place for everyone. Our mission is to stop impaired driving and to support victims of this violent crime.  
 
Help with our Project Red Ribbon campaign, awareness programs or fundraisers. Become a Victim Support Volunteer or work with youth in the community.  
 
If you would like to contribute your efforts to these and other important initiatives, we would love to hear from you.
Shelter Volunteer   Kelowna  Lake Country  Peachland  Westside 
Inn from the Cold - Kelowna
Inn from the Cold – Kelowna, 1157 Sutherland Ave, offering a total shelter capacity of 35, provides emergency overnight shelter to people living on the street during the coldest winter months, Nov-Apr.  
 
Offers a minimal-barrier shelter serving the most vulnerable homeless members of our community * women and men are welcomed * a vulnerability assessment to determine bed allocation is completed at intake * intake is completed upon referral (self or agency) * beds are assigned for duration of stay * 31 beds are made available, AND 4 are reserved for late night emergency referrals from hospital, RCMP or self-referral * The following are prioritized for service: 
 
- Couples and adult family members 
- Persons with pets 
- Does not access other shelters 
- Transgendered individuals 
- Persons who work past curfew times (sex trade and traditional employment) 
- Unable to access other services due to bans, time limits, red zone court orders, personal conflicts etc. 
 
There four different volunteer shifts available: reception, overnight, mornings, or food shifts.  
 
More information about each volunteer opportunity can be found on our website or you can call the office 250-448-6403 to learn more.
Energetic Hands Volunteer   Kelowna  Lake Country  Peachland  Westside 
Hands in Service
Client's home
Hands In Service provides individuals, groups, businesses, and churches an opportunity to transform the life of someone in our community. Our Energetic Hands Volunteers provide ongoing cleaning and cooking support for Hands In Service clients who are unable to perform basic household tasks for themselves due to illness or disability. Volunteers cook and clean for clients on an ongoing basis, providing practical and relational support.
Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs
Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs are looking for enthusiastic volunteers who would like to become a part of our Community Ambassadors Team. This volunteer experience will give you a chance to connect with the community in a positive way by providing activities and information to all those who come out and enjoy our events and community initiatives. 
 
Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs participate in community events and fundraisers throughout the year in the Okanagan Valley. You can participate in community days, golf tournaments, fairs, and much more. In doing so, you will be helping us increase support by sharing information on our many programs and services offered from Osoyoos to Enderby. 
 
You may be available at certain times of the year and not other times… that’s okay, we’re flexible. 
You may be interested in travelling throughout the valley or would prefer to volunteer in your own community… that’s okay too, we’re flexible. 
You may want to volunteer with a friend or family member... that's great! 
You want to make a difference to children, youth and families in our communities... you will.  
 
Orientation and training will be provided to all Community Ambassadors, as well as support and recognition.