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Volunteering as a Distress Line Listener can be a life-changing experience. Completing your volunteer contract as a distress line listener is a great way to enhance your resume and earn a great reference letter. If you work, or are thinking about working, in a helping field (social work, counselling, nursing, etc.), becoming a distress line listener give you lots of experience and help to grow your skills. Without highly-skilled, caring volunteers, the distress line would cease to exist and more than 1.300 calls for help would go unanswered each month.

Become a Distress Line Volunteer Listener!

For information on how to apply, visit:
https://edmonton.cmha.ca/get-involved/volunteer/


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Leisure companions provide companionship, support and socialization to Brain Care Centre’s clients who are living with acquired brain injury. Activities may include playing card games, going for walks, reading, socializing, running errands, going to the gym, etc. Become a leisure companion and create a positive impact, both in the life of an individual and in your community. We are only accepting application 18 +

Duties include:

- Helping the assigned client reach their goals
- Setting goals with the client
- Making necessary accommodations to ensure the client’s success
- Encouraging and supporting the client
- Ensuring the safety and wellbeing of the client
- Upholding an open communication with the Volunteer Coordinator and Service Coordinator

To apply visit https://www.braincarecentre.com/


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Do you like gardening, eating fresh vegetables, and volunteering?

Edmonton Organic Growers Guild is a group of volunteers who grows vegetables for food banks and to share among themselves.

We are looking for volunteers immediately and throughout the summer to help with our extensive garden plots at the University of Alberta’s South Campus.

Additional benefits include exercise, learning about gardening, and contributing to local food banks.

No experience necessary.


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Are you passionate about making a difference in your community?

Do you have the time and enthusiasm to help newcomers learn English?

Apply to become a volunteer English teacher with CCI-LEX today!

CCI-LEX provides EAL classes for landed immigrants, refugees, and citizens of Canada. Our mission is to promote personal growth for adult learners through English language instruction and the exchange of cultural knowledge


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Our team is working on an immersive multilingual pregnancy health information website. The goal of this is to improve access to information about perinatal care for immigrant women. Language and cultural barriers are known to play a significant role in accessing reliable information.
We are looking for individual's who speak another language, fluently, who would be able to translate our website's information in written and verbal form.

We envision the website to have the following:
- Text and audio at Grade 9 level in multiple languages
- Embedded videos in multiple languages
- Entire website navigation in multiple languages
It will reach patients directly and can make important impact during such a life-altering moment in their lives.


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Are you passionate about telling stories in our community? Do you want to share them with a wide audience of Edmontonians?

CJSR is Edmonton's volunteer-powered, listener-supported, campus and community radio station. We are always looking for volunteers to join our news team.

We are especially interested in folks wanting to amplify stories about: environmental issues, local/independent film, our local LGBTQ2S community, forgotten history, and everything in between!

- Terra Informa, our environmental news show, is looking for reporters, audio editors, and social media coordinators/design volunteers.
- Moving Radio, our local film program, is looking for film reviewers and reporters.
- Gaywire, our queer and trans news show, is looking for story chasers, interviewers, audio editors, and social media coordinators/design volunteers.
- History X, our show exploring obfuscated or forgotten history, is looking for reporters.


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Calling all theatre lovers, arts supporters, community builders, and festival enthusiasts! Volunteer with the Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival from August 11 - 21, 2022.

The Edmonton Fringe is the largest, longest running Fringe Theatre Festival in North America. This August, we will host hundreds of artists and thousands of patrons in theatres around Old Strathcona and across Edmonton. It will take a team of 1,000 volunteers to make it happen!

This is your opportunity to join a passionate, dedicated, and inclusive team united in their love for fringing, theatre, and community. Be part of something uniquely Edmonton, something that doesn’t exist quite the same anywhere else in the world, something that only happens because of the commitment of volunteers like you.

Volunteer Opportunities
We have 11 different volunteer teams to choose from that each support a different area of the festival, including:
- Ambassadors
- Beer Tents
- Box Office
- First Aid
- Front of House
- Host
- Information Services
- KidsFringe
- Kitchen
- Multimedia
- Volunteer Headquarters


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Are you interested in healthcare or the field of Recreation Therapy? Working with adults with mental health diagnoses? Our team at Sprucewood Place Housing Community is looking for new volunteers to assist within the Recreation Therapy departments! Sprucewood Place offers housing to adults and older adults with psychiatric illness, as well as some with brain injury, general physical disability and cognitive impairment. We are a predominantly mental health-focused facility.


Volunteer Opportunities:
Assist Therapy staff with facilitating programs (e.g. Bingo, crafts, music, exercise)
Assist Therapy staff with special events (e.g. birthdays, entertainment)
Engage in 1:1 visits with residents
Portering residents to and from programs
Help facilitate an on-site Tuck Shop (selling food, toiletries etc)


Volunteer Requirements:
All volunteers must be screened for the safety of our residents and staff. To become a volunteer, you must:
1. Fill out a volunteer application form
2. Interview with Recreation Therapist/Volunteer Coordinator
3. Complete a Vulnerable Sectors Check
4. Full COVID-19 vaccinations with immunization record


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We are looking for compassionate, warm and empathetic individuals with experience in counselling or supportive listening experience with grief and loss related to suicide. In this role, you will be reviewing session material for groups with co-facilitator, while also maintaining adequate records, and developing materials as needed. This position may also be used as a practicum placement depending on program requirements.

Position Description: https://edmonton.cmha.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/2021-Volunteer-Facilitator-Adult-Suicide-Bereavement-Support-Group-JD.pdf

For information on how to apply, visit: https://edmonton.cmha.ca/get-involved/volunteer/


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Spring/Summer Hours (starting May 2, 2022)
Student Life Central (SUB 0-81): 9:30am - 4:30pm


InfoLink ONEcard Service Centre (HUB 9104): 8:30am - 4:30pm


International Services Centre (Telus 142): 8am - 4pm


Student Service Centre (Administration Building): 1pm - 4pm


InfoLink CAB Desk (Central Academic Building): CLOSED


InfoLink SUB Main Floor Desk: CLOSED

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0-81
Students' Union Building
University of Alberta
8900 - 114 Street NW
Edmonton, AB
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