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Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs
We are in need of volunteers to run our Closet–a boutique-style free store in our Downtown Youth Centre–where youth can get the things they need and feel good about themselves while they ‘shop’. The Closet is one of our internal resources where youth can get clothing, shoes, footwear, and hygiene supplies. 
 
This is an excellent opportunity for anyone who loves fashion or has some retail experience that they want to share. Volunteers will work in pairs and the Closet will be open 2 days per week in the afternoon/evening. 
 
We provide: 
- A safe place to be for youth between the ages of 13-19 
- Access to basic needs, including food, clothing, shelter, access to showers and laundry 
- Supervision and engagement 
- Support, mentoring, and positive relationships 
- Recreational activities and opportunities 
- Life-skills training and employment-seeking support 
- Advocacy and referrals to appropriate community resources 
 
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
- Ensure that the Agency’s Mission Statement and Core Values are demonstrated in everyday practice 
- Assist youth to access the Closet to get what they need 
- Sort and launder new donations & put away 
- Keep the space tidy and clean 
 
Hours and Commitment: 2-4 hour shifts, Monday to Friday between 2pm – 9pm * Prefer consistent scheduling/availability, but open to scheduling flexible shifts.
Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs
This is an excellent opportunity for students or graduates looking for experience or networking. This is also a great opportunity for adults who feel that they have the skills to share with the youth we serve. The Drop-In Program provides a safe place to be for youth between the ages of 13-24. 
 
We provide: 
- Access to basic needs, including food, clothing, shelter, access to showers and laundry 
- Supervision and engagement 
- Support, mentoring, and positive relationships 
- Recreational activities and opportunities 
- Life-skills training and employment-seeking support 
- Advocacy and referrals to appropriate community resources 
 
We are seeking volunteers for various roles: 
- house-keeping 
- picking up donations 
- administrative tasks 
- meal preparation 
- mentoring, supervising and engaging youth 
- distributing basic needs items 
- leading or supporting skill-based workshops & activities 
 
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
- Ensure that the Agency’s Mission Statement and Core Values are demonstrated in everyday practice 
- Assist in engaging the youth in a variety of programs and activities.
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.