There are a lot of opportunities for volunteers in our community. Depending on your interests, skills, and goals, we can work with you to provide volunteer opportunities that meet your needs, and the needs of our residents. Volunteer roles can include assisting with recreation programs, assisting in our ice cream parlour, visiting residents 1:1.
Too often people live in isolation and do not have non-disabled friends to hangout with. We are looking for volunteers to help fill this void; people willing to listen and simply be a friend.
We are also looking for volunteers who will support individuals who desire to join in volunteer activities in our community for other Not for Profit organizations.
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.
In teams of 2 or more people, Blitz volunteers perform one-time cleaning assignments for clients; clearing out the clutter while restoring a sense of hope and dignity to those who desperately need it.
This is a great opportunity for families, teams, friends, youth groups, or individuals who wish to serve on an occasional basis but cannot commit to a consistent schedule.