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					Volunteer Prince George – “Opportunities” Revised May 11, 2010 Phone 564-0224
Email: Website:
27 Million Voices
Community Support - Committed to raising awareness & enabling citizens to work towards stopping human trafficking. Volunteers needed: youth engagement, events, fundraising, charitable investment sales persons.
Email: Call Jennifer 250-960-5829

Aboriginal Business Development
Community Support - For aboriginal entrepreneurs who need assistance with writing business plans, financial statements and other business start-up obligations. Call Veronica 250-562-6325

Active Support Against Poverty
Homeless & Housing - For information or volunteer opportunities Call Diana 250-563-6112

Adoptive Families of BC Assoc
Parent support - Providing information on adoption & direct support to adoptive families.   Call Cheryl 250-963-8553

AiMHi – PG Community Living
Special needs - Strong communities recognize and celebrate the value of all citizens. AiMHi contributes to a strong community by providing advocacy, supports and services to people who have special needs and their
families. Our culture supports people to have good lives at work, at home and in the community. Call Julie 250-564-6408 x228

ALS – PG Walk for ALS
Health & Wellness - ALS PG offers support and services for people living with ALS (Lou Gerhig‟s Disease) and contributes monies for research for ALS Canada. Call Helene 250-964-1782

Alzheimer Society of BC
Community Support - Provides education, information, support, advocacy and workshops. For more information - Email Call 250-564-7533

Alzheimer Society of BC March 6,13,20, 27
Workshops - Workshops: Mar 6 – Intro to Alzheimers, Mar 13 – Life after Diagnosis, Mar 20 – Planning, Mar 27 – Preparing for Transfer to care. Cost $10. Call 250-564-7533

AWAC-Advocating for Women & Children
Homeless & Housing - Women‟s Shelter has volunteer opportunities. AWAC is inviting your support by becoming a member for $5 for the year. Call Joan 250-562-6262

AWAC-Advocating for Women & Children
Homeless & Housing - Volunteers needed at Women‟s Drop-in Centre to help with activities Call Joan 250-562-6262

BC Children’s Hospital Fdn
Children & Youth - Over 1300 children in Prince George & area visited BC Children‟s Hospital last year to receive specialized care and services. For ways to support email Call Cheryl 1-888-663-3033
ext 3161 or Laurie 250-561-2573(message)

BC Schizophrenia Society
Community Support - Improving the quality of life for those affected by ANY mental illness or addiction through PEER support, education, advocacy and systems navigation. Call Kim 250-561-8033

BC Schizophrenia Society New
Workshops - WORKSHOPS & GROUPS – 1) “Family Support Group” for ANY family member living with ANY mental illness or addiction. 2) “Strengthening Families Toget her” – for family members of individuals
affected by mental illness 3) “Your Recovery Journey” – Explore different aspects of recovery. 4) SAFE BC – Self Harm Finally Ends & more. Call Kim 250-561-8033

Beech Crescent Community House
Children & Youth - Volunteer positions include: After school program, book exchange for children & youth, light housekeeping, simple yard work, organizing crafts & snacks. Serious applicants please call for application.
Police record check required. Email: Call Janice 250- 563-1090

Bibles for Missions Thrift Store New
Thrift Store - Volunteers needed for receiving donated goods, sorting, pricing, stocking shelves and racks, organizing merchandise, cashieri ng. Training provided. Weekly – 4 hr shifts. Call Becky 250-564-3345 or Carol

Big Brothers Big Sisters of PG
Children & Youth - An opportunity to work with children in a variety of mentoring programs: Big Brother/Sister, Couples Match, In-School mentoring and special events Screening required. Email
 Call 250-563-7410
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of PG
Children & Youth - In School Mentoring Program - The volunteer/mentor meets with their „little‟/mentee weekly on school property during school hours, (often during lunch hour), during the school year. If you have one
hour per week to spend with a child, Call 250-563-7410

Big Brothers Big Sisters of PG March 21
Special event - Bowl for Kids Sake – March 21 at Strike Zone. This year‟s theme is CIRCUS. 10 am – 8:30 pm bowling times: 10-12 noon features free Timbits at the Tim Bit Bowl. Great prizes! Pre-register your team now.
Email Call Tim 250-563-7410

Blackburn Community Association
Community Support - For events and volunteer opportunities visit            Call Claudia 250-963-3292

Caledonia Adaptive Snow Sports
Sports & Recreation - Looking for volunteers who are intermediate level skiers to become certified to teach skiing/snowboarding to persons with a disability. The course lasts one weekend. Come join the fun. Call 250-561-

Canada World Youth
International - CWY NetCorps Program for international activities. Program lasts 6 months, Must be 17 to 24 years of age to participate. Apply at Call 1-866-786-9243

Canadian Blood Services
Community Support - Do you enjoy meeting new people? Would you like to meet new people who are committed to saving lives? Then we need you in our Blood Donor Clinics – 4 hr shifts, Wed, Thur, Sat. You choose the
day. Call Tamara 250-649-3002

Canadian Breast Cancer FdN
Health & Wellness - CIBC Run for the Cure – Oct 3, 2010. Is seeking committee members for the organizing committee in all aspects of Run day planning. For more info email Call 1-800-561-6111

Canadian Cancer Society March 15 – April 9
Fundraiser - Daffodil Campaign – Volunteers are needed for a variety of roles: staff a table, maintain daffodil pin coin boxes (pick up money and stock up pins), carry a pin tray for a short shift, participate in a work bee
(March 24) to bundle daffodils, or deliver cut flowers. Visit to sign up. Call Nancy at 250-564-0885

Canadian Cancer Society April
Fundraising - Residential Canvassers: If you have a few hours to donate in your own neighbourhood, please consider canvassing for the Canadian Cancer Society. This a flexible volunteer opportunity in early April. Call
Lindy Steele at 250-967-4453 or Nancy 250-564-0885

Canadian Cancer Society May 8 & 9
Special Event - Relay For Life, Prince George, May 8 - 9: Join the biggest cancer event to make the biggest difference! Start a team, join a team, or walk as an individual. Check out to register. Call
Nancy 250-564-0885

Canadian Diabetes Association
Office - Volunteers are needed for: Office data entry (3-4 hrs wk), Volunteer Recognition assistant, Office reception (2 – Wed or Thurs at 4 hrs) Call Boyanne 250-561-9284

Canadian Mental Health Association
Community Support - Looking for a volunteer with Class 4 license for 2 hours a month. Friendly visitors for social visits, Volunteers for Fun Night on 3 NE. Call Linda 250-564-8644

Canadian Mental Health Association
Grief support - Looking for a peer volunteer to co-facilitate a support group for family and friends who have lost a loved one to suicide. Email        Call Linda 250-564-8644

Canadian Mental Health Association
Thrift Store - Second Chance Thrift Store, 555 George St. is looking for volunteer mentors to pair with individuals with mental illnesses to help in the thrift store and serve as role models.        Call
Linda 250-564-8644

Canadian Red Cross
Emergency & Safety - Disaster Response volunteers sought. Comprehensive training provided. Become a part of this highly skilled and well-trained team. Call Becky 250-564-6566
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Canadian Red Cross
Handy person - Health Equipment Loan Program (HELP) – Are you mechanically inclined? Volunteers needed to assist our equipment technician with assembling, inspecting and repairing equipment, 2 -4 hr shifts: Training
provided. Call Sandra 250-564-6566

Canadian Red Cross
Office - 1) Client Service- Health Equipment Loan Program (HELP) – Volunteers needed to assist our clients with short term loans, 4 hr shifts: Training provided. 2) Front Desk Reception Volunteers needed to
assist HELP clients, direct all Red Cross inquiries and provide various program support, 4 hr shifts: Our goal is to have 100% volunteer coverage for this newer position. Ongoing training provided. Call Sandra 250-564-

Canadian Red Cross
Health & Wellness - Health Equipment Loan Program (HELP) – Flexible hours. Volunteers needed for cleaning & sanitizing of medical equipment. Perfect for students needing experience. Training provided.            Call Sandra

Can-Do Committee
Special needs - Provides Annual Social Outing for people with disabilities.   Call Celeste 250-962-9045 or Lorraine 250-563-1852

Carefree Society
Transportation - Low cost transportation for people unable to access the regular bus system. Includes seniors with age-related mobility problems and the disabled. Phone 24 hours ahead for arranged pick-up. Call Cathy

Carney Hill Neighbourhood Centre
Community Development - Volunteers needed for research assistance, surveys, presentations, computer documents. Police record check will be required. Call Catharine 250-563-2222

Central Interior Regional Arts Council
Arts & Culture - Coordination of Arts Events in the Prince George region. Email Call Cherie

CFIS 93.1 FM Community Radio
Information Technology - CFIS is a non-profit community organization. We are currently looking for individuals interested in pursuing sports journalism as a career or hobby. Also volunteer announcers. Email Call Reg 250-563-2347

Information Technology - Campus-based community radio - volunteer openings for DJ‟s, do a one hour/week radio show, assist music director, etc.           Call Christopher 250-960-7664

Child Development Centre
Children & Youth - We assist children develop improved cognitive, communication, emotional, physical, and social skills. We are looking for individuals that are interested in working with children in our programs,
assisting in administration/reception, and/or helping out at our fundraising events, including helping to organize them. Website:; email: Call Darrell 250-563-7168 ext 207

Children First
Children & youth - Children First works with agencies, individuals & parents to develop & support services for children, pre -natal to age 6. For more info on how to become involved or ideas to share, Call Kathy 250-

Children First
Children & youth - Become a Neighbourhood Champion – we are looking for individuals who are interested in making positive changes in their neighbourhoods: meet your neighbours, organize a neighbourhood project.
This is an opportunity to mobilize families of children 0-6 years of age, build a sense of community and connection, while highlighting the importance of the early years. A small payment will be provided. If you‟re interested
- Call Kathy 250-565-2596

Special needs - For information on volunteering contact:     Call Ashley 250-563-1702

Communities in Bloom
Environment - Working to enhance green spaces and civic pride through increased community participation, education and landscaping/gardening activities. Call Jackie 250-649-0959
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Community Arts Council March 31
Special event - ARTS GALLERY OF HONOUR 2010 – Call for Entries, To recognize individuals who have made a significant contributions to the arts in Prince George and District. Categories: Cultural Heritage,
Dimensional Arts, First Nations art, Literary Arts, Support & Promotion of the Arts, Environmental, Performing and Visual arts. For more information contact: Deadline for nominations is March 31,
2010 Call Tracy 250-562-4526

Community Arts Council
Arts & Culture - Is looking for volunteers to assist with Special Events throughout the year. Call Wendy 250-562-4526

Community Policing
Community Support - Energetic &nd enthusiastic Safety Bear mascot and assistants required. Call Wendy 250-561-3319

Community Policing
Emergency & Safety - Community Policing programs: Block Watch; Speed Watch; Crime Free Multi-Housing and Citizens on Patrol. Educational sessions on many topics of concern to the community include: Crime
Prevention Through Environmental Design; Home Security; Personal Safety; Internet Safety; Gang Violence; Elder Abuse Awareness; and Fraud & Robbery Prevention. We offer flexible hours and need someone like you!
 Call Wendy 250-561-3319

Community Policing
Justice & Legal - Volunteer for one of the crime prevention programs such as Citizens on Patrol and Speed Watch. You‟ll be setting your own hours while providing the community with a valuable service.          Call Linda

CP Sports/Sportability
Sports - Recreational Sports particularly Boccia for disabled adults. We are looking for coaches to learn and assist in officiating at games Mondays, 3 – 5 pm at AiMHi gym. Call Terry 250-961-1256 or Judy 250-563-6749

Crisis Prevention, Intervention & Information Centre March 6&7
Workshop - ASSIST – Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training course. March 6 & 7, 8:30 – 4:30. Cost: $150. Deadline to register, Feb 19. Call Verna 250-564-5736

Crisis Prevention, Intervention & Information Centre
Community Support - Looking for caring people to volunteer as peer support workers for the 24 hr Crisis Line & Youth Support line.      Call Julia 250-564-5736

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Community Support - Support & Information and counseling for newly-diagnosed families. We also provide information on travel & drug assistance programs. Email              Call Lesley 250-561-2129

Elder Citizen’s Recreation Association
Seniors - Looking for volunteers to help with a variety of activities for seniors. Bingo, drama, carpet bowling, cards, singing, exercises, special events, catering, phoning, and more Call Wendy 250-561-9381

Exploration Place
Science & Nature - Looking for friendly, enthusiastic volunteers who are interested in learning & sharing knowledge about science, nature and history. To work in the galleries, nature exchange, front desk; with children‟s
programs, special events. Call Sherry 250-562-1612

Ft George Hwy Rescue
Emergency & Safety - A group of highly trained volunteers providing 24 hr emergency response to motor vehicle accidents & emergencies outside city limits. Looking for volunteers, 19 or older, in good physical shape and
live within 10 minutes of the hall. Rescue type training and any medical training is an asset. Call Keith 250-562-2501

Future Cents
Youth - SWAMP – Seasonal Work & Maintenance Program. Youth volunteers doing labour work on Thursdays. You supply the materials. We do have some equipment. Call Jan 250-565-6278

Girl Guides of Canada
Children & Youth - Have weekly opportunities for leaders to work with female youth in experiences such as camping, community service, life skills & fun! Web site:        Call 1-800-565-8111

Girl Guides of Canada
Office - Administration duties such as bookkeeping, secretarial duties on a monthly basis. Call 1-800-565-8111

Hadih House
Community Support - Looking for volunteers to supervise the Drop-In Centre in VLA area, 4 hrs week. Drop-in services: laundry; access to internet, newspaper, resources; clothing exchange; coffee; play area, etc.) Police
record check required. Volunteers needed for special events such as potluck suppers and neighbourhood cleanup. Call Janice 250-563-7976
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Email: Website:
Handy Circle Promotions Society
Special Needs - Supports people with physical disabilities & special needs. Need info regarding disabilities? We also provide income tax help for people with special needs, seniors, low income. Email:
Visit 490 Quebec St or Call Lorraine 250-563-1852

Hart Community Assn
Sports & Recreation - Looking for volunteers to help run youth and adults sports programs and volunteers to maintain outdoor skating rinks in the Hart. Email Call Tami or Kristi 250-970-0240

Hart Highlands Elementary PAC
Community Support - Provides school enrichment – cultural performances, bussing for class trips, equipment, community events, school shirts, planners, etc. Call Debbie 250-962-0218

Heart & Stroke Foundation
Office - Looking for volunteers to assist with general office duties, heart month & school programs. Training provided. 1 or 2 days a week from 2 – 4 hrs a day. Call Amy 250-562-8611

Huble Homestead Historic Site
Heritage - Located 40 km north off Hwy 97 on Mitchell Rd. Call Krystal or Nicole 250-564-7033

Immigrant & Multicultural Services
Multicultural - Integration of newcomers into the community, English classes, employment and career counseling, programs for youth, women and seniors. Volunteers welcome. Call 250-562-2900

Immigrant & Multicultural Services
Multicultural - Adult Host Program – looking for established Canadians to match with a newcomer, matched on interests, to meet 2-4 hrs/wk for 4-6 months in a variety of activities. Call June 250-562-2900

Jubilee Lodge
Seniors - Volunteer jobs: 1) Computer assistants: people to teach residents in internet & email use. 2) Walking volunteers: to assist in taking residents for outdoor walks. 3) Community Integration volunteers to assist with
outings into the community. (lunch, events, the park, shopping, stroke recovery group, etc) 4) Nail care 5) Music Call Janis 250-565-2578

Junior Chamber/Jaycees
Leadership development - Junior Chamber/JCI Prince George - An organization for entrepreneurs, professionals and other young leaders aged 18 - 40. Members plan and carry out projects and programs focusing on business,
community, international and individual development. For more information regarding our organization and upcoming events visit: or e-mail: Call

Kidney Foundation of Canada
Health & Wellness - Need a speaker for your AGM or for a regular meeting of your club or group? The Prince George Chapter of the Kidney Foundatio n of Canada has an Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness presentation
which they would be happy to deliver at your meeting. The presentation is approximately 40 minutes. For more information e-mail Call Karen @ 250-563-2998

Kidney Foundation of Canada March 11
Special event - March 11 - The Kidney Foundation of Canada is looking for volunteers to canvass their neighbourhoods for the Kidney Foundations March Drive. Contacts:              Call Paul Duperron

Kikino Metis Children & Family Servcies
Parent support - Family support services, volunteers can assist with childminding during support groups and help with celebrations and events. Call Sheila 250-563-1661

Le Cercle des Canadiens Francais
Art & Culture - The French Canadian Association provides orientation to residents & visitors, preschool rpograms, .French conversation courses for adult, social and cultural events, a resource center, summer camps &
seniors luncheons. Volunteers are needed for the resource center and for cultural events. Let‟s celebrate 50 years in 2010! Call Renee 250- 561-2565

Learning Difficulties Centre
Children & Youth - Need volunteers for planning, organizing, networking, for people with learning difficulties. Located at 785 Patricia Blvd. Call Donna 250-564-8011

MS Society
Community Support - An information centre, to help individuals affected by MS with medical equipment, emotional, financial and practical support. We are also accepting new members. Call Joann 250-564-7074

Multicultural Heritage Society
Multicultural - Promotion of multiculturalism, diversity, race relations and related issues; Liaison to various ethnic groups; Contact for Translation Service; Organizer: Canada Day Festival.
Call Marlies 250-563-8525
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Nechako Rotary Club
Community support - Service club supporting local community service (including Operation Red Nose) and international projects. Visit         Call Gary 250-963-3336

Ness Lake Bible Camp
Sports & recreation - Summer camp for children & year-round conference centre. Volunteers required for sewing, painting, woodwork, mechanics, kitchen & food service, Help with mai ntenance, building projects, grounds-
keeping, hostessing for rental groups. Call Paul 250-612-4673

Northern BC Friends of Children
Children & Youth - Serving Northern BC and East Kootenay regions, Friends of Children assist families with children in extraordinary medical need. Volunteer opportunities in office, clerical, special event organizing and
promotion. Call Kelly 250-564-2217

Northern BC Friends of Children New
Health & Wellness - Looking for a Family Assistance volunteer. 6 to 8 hours a week - front-line person communicating with families whose child is in medical need. You may help with researching accommodation, travel,
and advocating partnerships to ease the financial burden on the family pertaining to the child‟s illness. Nursing experience is an asset. Full training is available. Email at Call Kelly 250-

Northern Bear Awareness
Animals - Providing public education regarding bears in our city and ways to prevent bear-human conflict around our homes; conducting scientific research and promote community involvement. Call 250-301-7575

Northern Brain Injury Assn
Health & Wellness - Persons needed to deliver classroom education on prevention of brain injury in communities of Vanderhoof, Quesnel, McBride, Mackenzie, Burns Lake, Ft St James, Kitmat & Prince Rupert. Locally to
man information booths in PG. Call Carmen 250-562-4673

Northern Family Health Society
Children & Youth - Looking for volunteers to work with children with special needs ages 0 – 6 and/or assist with the Hand-in-Hand child care program. Call Lucille 250-561-2689

Northern Family Health Society
Parent support - Volunteers in all areas: Pregnancy outreach, Pre & Post Natal, Employment training for parents with small children, FASD awareness, women‟s health research.        Call Stacey 250-561-2689

Northern Family Health Society
Parent support - Healthiest Babies Possible program is looking for volunteers to help out with our Baby Boutique and to provide general assistance for the staff. Call Stacey 250-561-2689

Northern HIV & Health Education Society
Health & Wellness - Facilitation of education concerning HIV/AIDS, HCV and other health challenges. Call Mary 250-964-7179

Northern John Howard Society
Health & Wellness - Northern John Howard Society is looking to train volunteers to work with offenders dealing with mental health. These offenders will have diverse backgrounds, including men and women offenders,
Aboriginal offenders and offenders of various ethno-cultural groups. Please lend your time and support. Call Nadine 250-561-7343

Northern John Howard Society
Justice & Legal - Assists offenders, ex-offenders, their families and victims. Variety of programs. You are invited to become a member for only $5 yr. Call George 250-561-7343

Ovarian Cancer Canada
Health & Wellness - Looking for volunteers interested in delivering the educational program for women “Listen to the Whispers” on ovarian cancer. Call 1-800-749-9310

Children & Youth - P.A.R.T.Y. Prevent Alcohol & Risk Related Trauma in Youth is a program facilitated weekly for grade ten youth from surrounding schools. Email Call Mary 250-

Parent Support Services March 4 & 5
Workshops - Workshops being offered in Active Parenting Leadership Training – March 4 &5: 1234 Parents (ages 1-4), Active Parenting Now (ages 5-12), and Active Parenting of Teens. These workshops will be of benefit
for parent educators and anyone interested in providing support & leadership to families. For times & prices and to register 1-800-668-5131. Call
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Parent Support Services March 16
Parent support - Offering resources for parents, Parent Support Circles – a weekly group for any parents and more. For parents of children age 7 –12, Systematic Training for Effective Parenting begins March 16. Call
Dawn 250-561-0607

Personal Support Centre
Community Support - Offers support services to persons with any type of disability or barrier. We can help find access to funding and equipment, provide training on assistive technology and a safe comfortable place for
people to spend time with peers. Call 250-563-2008

PG Brain Injured Group
Special Needs - We welcome volunteers for ongoing projects. Drop into our offices at 1237 – 4th Avenue Prince George Call Brenda 250-564-2447

PG Chamber of Commerce
Office - Various community projects, office help Call Sherry 250-562-2454

PG Community Foundation
Community Support - Provides an opportunity for donors to make a lasting donation which is invested in endowment funds & given back to the community in the form of grants. Call Judy 250-562-7772

PG Cougars Hockey Club
Sports & Recreation - Guest Services Volunteers: scan tickets, attend to doors, help direct fans and basically ensure that fans have a safe, enjoyable experience at our games. Promotions/Marketing Intern Volunteers assist
with planning promotions, group ticket sales and game night activities. They gain experience in sports marketing and event planning. Call Brandi 250-561-0783

PG Council of Seniors
Computer - Volunteer computer instructors. Must be familiar with email, internet, able to explain basic concepts in plain language. 2hrs/wk for 6 weeks. Call Lola Dawn 250-564-5888

PG Council of Seniors
Drivers - Meals on Wheels drivers. Must have a valid drivers license and reliable vehicle, and submit to a criminal record check. 10:45 – 11:30 am once per week.     Call Judy 250-564-5888

PG Council of Seniors
Seniors - Seniors Outreach program requires volunteer visitors to provide social support & companionship to seniors. Can include: in-home visits, playing cards, lunch outings, social activities, walks, shopping, etc. Call
Lola Dawn 250-564-5888

PG Crisis Pregnancy Centre
Crisis Pregnancy - Organizing practical items, helping with special events, counseling women with crisis pregnancy issues. Volunteers are required to sign a statement of faith. Call Alison 250-562-4464

PG Exhibition
Special event - PG Exhibition - Aug 18-22, 2010. We welcome energetic, creative and dedicated volunteer Chair people and Committee members to organize, implement and evaluate: Home Arts and Horticulture division ;
Logger Sports Celebration; Outdoor Community stage, Parking and Signage; Maintenance and Set Up; Volunteer Program and many more opportunities that are sure to meet your level of availability, commitment and your
passion. Email Call Terri 250-563-4096

PG Figure Skating Club
Sports & Recreation - Provides classes in figure skating, learn-to-skate, power skating, etc. Volunteers needed for bookkeeping, office work, events, music and more. Call 250-563-4768

PG Hospice Society
Grief Support - Support people who are grieving the loss of a loved one in our newly revamped program. Work from home and set your own hours. Full training provided. Pick up an application at 1506 Ferry Ave. or
download from Call Jesse or Catherine 250-563-2551

PG Hospice Society
Office - Day time volunteers needed to support staff, guide families, provide information and answer telephones in the brand new expansion of the Rotary Hospice House. 3 or 4 hour shifts. Training and orientation provided.
Pick up an application at 1506 Ferry Ave. or download from Call Jesse 250-563-2551

PG Hospice Society
Thrift Store - Light maintenance/handyman and janitorial volunteer for the Hospice Resale Shop. Hrs flexible. Store volunteers - to greet customers, stock shelves, accept and process donations. Email or
drop by 3051 McGill St. Call Dea 250-964-1505
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PG Lupus Chapter
Health & Wellness - To provide support and information to persons with Lupus and create awareness in the community. Meets 4th Monday of the Month - 7pm - Prince George Chateau.               Call Penny 250-564-9426 or
Ralph 250-962-7282

PG Metis Elders Society
Seniors - Opportunities: crafts, workshops, visits to sick, elderly, or isolated, potlucks, berry picking, pilgrimages. Visits to the community / schools to teach Metis history, traditions and crafts. Call Linda 250-562-2771

PG Native Friendship Centre
Community Support - Volunteers needed to organize adult & children‟s clothes closets, assemble hampers for emergency food program, and to support community garden project. Call Emma 250-564-3568 (ext 230)

PG Native Friendship Centre
Environment - Any cell phones that are being discarded can be brought to Computer Services Dept for recycling. Email Call Jackie 250-564-3568 (ext 216)

PG Native Friendship Centre
Literacy - The Learning Circle Literacy Program is currently seeking Volunteer Tutors for one -to-one instruction in literacy, numeracy and computer skills. The program is open to adults age 18 and over. Tutors will enjoy
working in a safe, supportive and professional environment. Call Corey 250-564-3568 ext 238

PG New Hope Society
Community support - Provides counselling, resources and outreach for women involved in survival sex and for sexually exploited youth. Call Alison 250-552-0890

PG Parents of Twins & Triplets
Parent Support - To support parents of multiple births through moral support, social events, newsletters and merchant discounts. Call Karen 250-964-4425

PG Public Library
Literacy - Home Service Program is seeking volunteers to deliver library materials to the home-bound in care homes, houses & apartments. Thurs mornings, mid-Sept to mid-June, car a must. You will work in pairs. Some
lifting of boxes required. Call Janet 250-563-9251 (loc 123)

PG Receiving Home Society
Children & Youth - Residential support program for youth age 12 -17. Support these youth by becoming a society member or serve on our board of directors. You may also consider Volunteer Tutoring for the Vantage
Vision & Reading Programs, which address learning disabilities. Call Milly/Cheryl 250-563-1136

PG Search & Rescue
Emergency & Safety - Trained volunteer professionals who search for lost individuals, recover injured persons, and assist in emergency operations. Basic skills learned include orienteering, outdoor survival skills, and search
& rescue techniques. Specialty teams include swiftwater, rope & high angle, avalanche, snowmobile team, ice rescue, trackers and mounted team. Call-outs can be anytime, day or night. Serious time commitment and
flexibility required. New recruits welcome in September. Visit Call Lauren 250-964-1499

PG Spruce Kings Hockey Club
Sports & Recreation - The Spruce Kings need volunteers for: host services, ticket sellers, 50/50 sellers & gift shop. Must be over 18 and complete a police record check. Volunteers receive free guest ticket, free refreshments
and other goodies. Call John 250-564-3596, cell 250-960-0256

PG Stroke Recovery Branch
Social & Recreation - Looking for positive energetic volunteers to encourage stroke survivors in their recovery. Also to help with setting up tables, chairs, serving coffee and assisting with recreation activities. Wed 9:30 –
12 noon Call Julia 250-563-3819

PG Symphony Orchestra March 7
Arts & Culture - PGSO volunteer opportunities include: admin tasks; front of house: concession, tickets, ushers, coat check; set up & take down, billeting, poster distribution, transportation of seniors and more. More info
email Call 250-562-0800

PG Therapeutic Riding Assoc
Animals - Provide riding to people with physical & mental disabilities. Volunteers needed for walkers, helping with horses, fundraising, special events. Call Barb 250-962-5082

PG Therapeutic Riding Assoc
Special Needs - Looking for a young adult or college student to do recreation activities such as air hockey, playing cards, etc with a 22 yr old disabled male in the evenings. Call Barb 250-962-5082
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PGRH Auxiliary
Cashiers - VOLUNTEERS needed for the GIFT SHOP in the hospital. You will be trained there as you will be using the till and lotto machine. Excellent trainers available. We really need you. Applications can be picked
up at the Gift Shop or Info Desk. Call Rita 250-563-3795

PGRH Auxiliary
Health & Wellness - PG Regional Hospital Auxiliary - Volunteers are needed in various areas: Emergency Help Desk, Gift Shop, Thrift Shop, Flower Delivery, Information Desk, Knitting, Quilting, Tender Loving Care and
more. Call Rita 250-563-3795

PGRH Auxiliary
Thrift Store - PG Regional Hospital requires volunteers for their Thrift Shop at the new location 1523 – 3rd Ave. Flexible schedule, Mon to Fri, 10 am to 4 pm. Donations of clothes, small household items, sundry
welcome. Call Rita 250-563-3795

PGRH Spiritual Care Dept
Spiritual care - Spiritual Care program – to provide emotional support, companionship & practical assistance to patients. Looking for volunteers to help with patient visits, guest speakers on social issues, help with
hospitality. We encourage involvement by individuals from all faith communities. Weekly volunteer time and Thurs noon meetings. Call Lauren 250-565-2525

PGRH Spiritual Care Dept
Youth - Junior Volunteer Program – an opportunity for youth to gain hospital experience. Working with adult supervision, weekly, 4 – 6 pm. We are also looking for adult volunteers to assist with supervision. Call Lauren

PGYCC - Chaplaincy/Volunteers
Youth - Chaplaincy/Volunteer Dept at Youth Custody Centre is looking for volunteers to mentor youths in a variety of areas: Music (guitar, drumming, hip-hop), Sports (basketball, floor hockey), Games (chess,
backgammon, etc.), poetry. Training will be provided. A police record check will be required. Call Stephan Wagner 250-649-3873

Phoenix Transition House
Homeless & Housing - An emergency shelter for women or women with children. Providing shelter & safety, shared accommodation, counseling for children age 3 to 18 who have been exposed to domestic violence. Call
Karen 250-563-7305

Positive Living North/AIDS PG
Community Support - Community Support-Volunteers are needed for the Fire Pit Cultural Drop in Centre for cultural events such as drumming, story telling, singing and crafting. Positive Living North would also appreciate
volunteers at the office for various administrative tasks! Call Alanna 250-562-1172

Positive Living North/AIDS PG
Health & Wellness - We welcome volunteers to assist with member visits assisting with members grocery shopping, bring in lunches, make pamphlets, fundraising, and front desk on Tues from 9 – noon.            Call 250-562-

Positive Living North/AIDS PG
Homeless & Housing - Positive Living North is asking for donations of ADULT size shoes and socks in new or good condition. Donations of clothing, shoes, backpacks, and hygiene materials, this includes towels and
toiletries are always welcome. Call Shannon 250-562-1172

Environment - REAPS (Recycling & Environmental Action Planning Society) For more info email               Call Terri 250-561-7327

Railway & Forestry Museum
Heritage & Culture - Volunteers to assist with special events, children‟s activities, mini train engineers, work in the gift shop. Call Ranjit 250-563-7351

Railway & Forestry Museum
Heritage & Culture - Looking for volunteers to assist with special events, assist with park maintenance and to operate our minirail train (one day training involved to be able to engineer the train). We are also looking for
volunteers to deliver our educational programs. Email         Call Ranjit 250-563-7351

Rainbow Adult Day Centre
Seniors - Volunteers needed for assisting with programs, games, outings, snacks and visiting. Great experience in working with seniors. Call Becky 250-649-7293

Rainbows Grief Support
Grief Support - Peer support groups for children, youth and adults who have experienced loss or transition issues. Call Ursula 250-562-3477
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RCMP Victim Service
Emergency & Safety - For more information Call Krista 250-561-3373

Rotaract Club May 11 – 18
Special Project - ShelterBox CampOut – Prince George to Prince Rupert: May 11 – 18. The Rotaract Club is looking for new members/volunteers, age 18-30 to assist with The Rotaractor to Refugee: ShelterBox Project.
ShelterBox provides aid to those in need of disaster relief anywhere in the world. Each ShelterBox, for a low cost of $1000CDN, provides a dry shelter, warm bed, light and heat, clean water, cooking aids and tools for 10
people. ShelterBox is affiliated with Rotary International, and is non-political and non-religious. This is a big project, and we are looking at starting it up now to ensure we help the disaster victims in Haiti. Email: Call Erin 250-614-0840

Rotaract Club
Community Support - A service organization for young professionals and students age 18 – 30 building fellowship and providing service help – local and international and building leadership development. Meets twice a
week. New members welcome. Call Erin 250-614-0840

Animals - For info on volunteering Call Ann 250-562-5511

Salvation Army Community Ministries
Foodbank - Salvation Army Food bank requires volunteers for the Daily Bread program, Food Bank and Neighbourhood Café. If you have a heart to serve and some time available during the week, Mon to Fri. Call Barbara
250-564-4000 (ext 227)

Salvation Army Thrift Store
Thrift Store - Now 2 locations, 24 Parkhill Centre, 556 N Nechako Rd beside Bubbaloos. Bus service available, take bus 91 from Spruceland. We‟re also at the old Fabricland store site, Aspen Plaza, 2299 Westwood Dr. We
really need volunteers to make sure our electrical items work well. Call Fern at Aspen 596 7475 or Doris at Parkhill 563 7475

Scouts Canada
Administration - Scouts Canada delivers fun, safe challenging programs for children and youth. Groups in Prince George need: Treasurers with a background in budgeting, book keeping and fund raising;
Registrars responsible for collecting and organizing annual registration forms, data entry and reporting annual results; Secretaries to keep accurate meeting minutes and deal with correspondence. Email
for more information about our next new volunteer orientation. Call Christina 250-961-8308

Scouts Canada
Children & Youth - Become a leader and help us develop the leaders of tomorrow. Volunteers to work with youth (boys & girls, age 5-25) in weekly activities, outdoor education, crafts, community service and more.
Training & mentoring provided. Call Christina 250-961-8308

Senior Activity Centre, PG & Dist
Seniors - Volunteer opportunities include: kitchen help, ticket sales, table setup, special events, birthday tea, bingo (Sat) & mini-bingo (Tues). Call Wendy 250-564-3287

Shepherd’s Corner
Spiritual support - Be a listener, answer phones, offer prayers with guests, make coffee at the drop-in center. If you do not feel called to be a volunteer, we also need helpers who assist the volunteers during busy times whe n
the volunteer is with a guest. Volunteers and helpers are needed Mon to Fri, 10 am to 2 pm. Pick up an application form at Shepherd‟s Corner, 1204 – 2nd Ave.(beside St.Vincent de Paul). Call Martha 250-562-9330 or
Jean-Marie 250-964-4475

South Ft George Family Resource Centre
Community support - Clothesline – volunteers are needed for the clothing exchange program, Mon to Fri, between 9 am and 4 pm. Call Odette 250-614-9449

South Ft George Family Resource Centre
Handy person - Outdoor Care – a volunteer is needed to help keep the grounds tidy, etc. Call Odette 250-614-9449

Southbowl Community Assoc
Sports & Recreation - Southbowl Community Assoc provides low cost recreational programs and ice rinks in the Peden Hill, Van Bien, Pinewood and Westwood areas. Volunteers are needed for all programs and for ice
rink maintenance. Call Nicole 250-614-0786

Special Olympics Prince George
Sports & Recreation - We have coaching opportunities in Swimming, 5 & 10 pin Bowling, Alpine Skiing, Nordic Skiing, Basketball, Soccer and more. For more info on volunteering Call Barb 250-563-5756
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Spruce City Minor Boys Softball
Sports & Recreation - Fastball league for kids ages 5 – 18. Volunteer opportunities: field maintenance, concession help, equipment manager, scheduling manager, coaches & assistant coaches. Call K-Lynn 250-964-8623

St John Ambulance Brigade
Animals - Therapy Dog Program. Do you have a gentle dog that loves attention? Do you understand the benefits of a wagging tail? Do you have an hour a week to devote to the lonely and elderly?      Call Heather 250-561-

St John Ambulance Brigade
Emergency & Safety - First aid attendants are needed to provide services to the public during special events. Uniforms, training and equipment are provided. Must be 19 or older. Call Heather 250-561-1696

St John Ambulance Brigade
Emergency & Safety - Any youth age 11-18 can join the St John Ambulance Brigade Youth Program. Call Heather 250-561-1696

St Patrick’s House Society
Community support - Residential program for men, aged 19-65, who have substance abuse issues. Call Marilyn 250-564-5530

St Vincent de Paul
Foodbank - Volunteer opportunities with St Vincent de Paul – please contact the Drop-In Centre, 1220 Second Ave Serving 3 meals daily.          Call Bernie 250-564-3416

St Vincent de Paul
Thrift Store - Thrift Store Volunteers needed: to receive, sort, display and sell items in the store at 1180 3rd Avenue. Open Mon to Sat.   Call Bernie 250-564-3416 Norm 250-562-6034

Surpassing Our Survival (S.O.S.)
Office - Agency responsible for counseling services & education pertaining to sexual violence. Looking for a volunteer with excellent phone skills to assist in office.   Call Leslie 250-564-8302

Theatre NorthWest
Arts & Culture - Looking for billets for actors from across Canada for the 2009-2010 season. About 5 weeks per performance. No rides or meals required. For details Call Catherine 250-563-6969

Theatre NorthWest Apr 14 – May 2
Arts & Culture - Front of House volunteers needed for Feb 3 – 21. Shows – 8 pm nightly + 2 Sunday matinees @ 2 pm. Volunteers come 1 hour before the show starts. 4 “jobs” for volunteers: Concession, Taking tickets,
Ushering, Map. Volunteers spend about 2 hours. Call Catherine 250-563-6969

Tourism PG
Tourism - Contact us for volunteer opportunities. Call Sherry 250-562-3700

Two Rivers Gallery
Arts & Culture - Looking for volunteers to assist with Special Events and Art Classes throughout the year. For details Call Carolyn 250-614-7800

Variety – The Children’s Charity June 23 & 24
Special event - Variety Children‟s Radiothon will be on June 23 & 24. Volunteers are needed. We raise funds throughout BC to inspire hope, enrich lives and build a better future for BC kids who have special needs. Email Call Maureen 1-800-381-2040

Volunteer Prince George
Sports & Recreation - Walking Club – walk at Pine Centre Mall, any day, any time, at your own pace. Free membership. Register at Customer Service. Call 250-564-0224

Volunteer Prince George New
Fundraising - Volun-Cheer Gift Baskets – send a little cheer to anyone, any occasion. You call, our volunteers deliver. Cost: starting at $22.50 For more info Call 250-564-0224

VSO Canada
International - International development agency looking for Canadian volunteers with experience in volunteer program development, implementation and management to support our overseas partners. VSO Canada
currently has placements from 2 to 9 months in China, Cameroon, Ghana, Mongolia, Nigeria, South Africa and other countries where we work. More info at Call

Welcome Wagon
Community Support - New to Prince George? Having a baby? Planning a wedding? Call Welcome Wagon today for free gifts & information Call 1-877-675-8455
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West Bowl Community Association
Sports & Recreation - Serving: DP Todd * Edgewood * Foothills * Heritage * Highglen *Lakewood JR * Quinson * Spruceland * Meadows * North Nechako. West Bowl provides low or no cost recreational programs and
ice rinks in the West Bowl area: special events, bingo fun nights, craft fair. Volunteers are needed for program leaders (sport & non-sport), ice rink helpers, board members. For a full listing of programs please visit our
website at Call Wendy 250-565-1320

Youth Challenge International
International - YCI involves Canadian youth age 18 – 30 in hands-on projects in developing countries. Work as part of a team for 5 to 12 weeks. Visit or email Now also offering
Volunteering in Canada with Volunteer Action Network. Call

Volunteer Prince George
Jo Nore, Program Manager
Phone: 250-564-0224

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