Volunteer Connection

The Innisfail Volunteer Connection aims to connect volunteers and the many community events, activities and organizations that require their services.

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As volunteer opportunities become available, the Innisfail Volunteer Connection will contact all registered volunteers with the opportunity details and contact information. Volunteers can choose to connect or sit out with no obligation.

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Program Contact: 
Karen Bradbury, Community & Social Development Coordinator
Phone: 403-227-3376
Email:
 karen.bradbury@innisfail.ca 

How it works: I need volunteers!

Organizations and businesses within the Town of Innisfail are encouraged to submit a request for volunteers. The Volunteer Connection will notify all registered volunteers with the opportunity details and contact information.

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Program Contact:
Karen Bradbury, Community & Social Development Coordinator
Phone: 403-227-3376
Email:
 karen.bradbury@innisfail.ca


Current Volunteer Opportunities

Innisfail Tourist Booth Volunteer

The Innisfail Historical Village is looking for volunteer hosts for the Innisfail Tourist Booth.

The shifts are on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and on Sundays and holidays from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

We are looking to fill these positions during the 2017 spring/summer tourism season--May 20 to September 4.  We will be recruiting for these positions until mid August. If you are interested, or simply want to know more about this opportunity, please contact Clayton Ross at 403-227-6068.

Older Adult Walking Program

Volunteer Opportunity:  Volunteer Program Facilitator(s) - Older Adult Walking Program

Program Start:  September 2017

Contact Name:  Karen Bradbury

Contact Number: 403-227-3376

Volunteer Opportunity Details:  The FCSS Town of Innisfail is seeking a Volunteer Program Facilitator(s) that is interested in overseeing an older adult walking group two times per week. The facilitator will be responsible for passing out and collecting the pedometers at the end of each session, setting up a rest area, setting up the walking course, as well as completing and submitting a log sheet detailing walker participation. The program is expected to run for 1 hour, two times per week. If interested in this opportunity, please contact Karen.

Nbr. Of Volunteers Required:  1 - 2

Deadline:  September 1, 2017

Kids Have Stress Too! Program

Volunteer Opportunity:  Volunteer Facilitators Needed

Program Start:  September 2017 - June 2018

Contact Name:  Karen Bradbury

Contact Number: 403-227-3376

Volunteer Opportunity Details: Developed by The Psychology Foundation of Canada, the Kids Have Stress Too! Program helps parents, caregivers and educators understand childhood stress, and how to provide children with the tools to deal with stress effectively. It is a broad-based primary prevention program which provides parents, caregivers, and communities with the knowledge, awareness and skills to help young people become healthier and more resilient through learning how to manage their stress.

The program includes a range of resources designed for parents, those who work with young children in early learning settings, and for classrooms.

We are seeking Volunteer Facilitators who would be willing to go into a classroom setting, with the support of the classroom teacher, to implement the Kids Have Stress Too! Program to Grade 1 students in Innisfail. Training will be offered in late August and a program start is to be determined. The program runs between 12-16 weeks for approximately 1-hour per week. All materials and resources will be provided to facilitate the program.

Nbr. Of Volunteers Required:  6-8

Deadline:  August 31, 2017

 

Innisfail Triathlon

Volunteer Opportunity:  Annual Innisfail Triathlon

Program Start:  September 9, 2017 | 7 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Nbr. Of Volunteers Required: 80+

Contact Name: Kerry Williams

Contact Number: 403-550-7726

Volunteer Opportunity Details:  We are looking for Individuals and groups to volunteer for our annual event. Groups hoping to fund-raise will be paid up to $500 if they supply 10 people or more. Individuals always welcome.

We need people to man crosswalks, intersections, transition area with bikes, people on the bike and run routes along with lap counters, body markers, handing out medals, food area,etc. These events can not be run without wonderful people to volunteer. Look forward to hearing from you!

Deadline:  August 31, 2017

www.innisfailtriathlon.com

 

Danish Canadian Museum’s Annual Viking Days

Volunteer Opportunity: 2017 Viking Days

Date of Event (if applicable): August 19-20

Contact Name: Thabi

Contact Number: 403-728-0019

Volunteer Opportunity Details: Need volunteers for parking, gate admission, product sales, face-painting and more. Food and refreshments provided. 

Have you ever seen a Viking? You can at the Danish Canadian Museum’s annual Viking Days! Also Featuring a performance by Denmark’s very own Ollerup Elite Gymnastics team!

This is our biggest event of the year, typically attracting up to 1000 visitors who are interested in Viking lore. Through the cooperation of Viking re-enactment groups from Calgary and Edmonton, visitors can tour the Viking encampment, showing living accommodations, cooking methods and crafts. Recruiting volunteers for Viking Days! This is family-oriented event, with face-painting, Viking costume dress-ups, and telling of Hans Christian Andersen stories.

Nbr. Of Volunteers Required:  10

 

 


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The volunteer connection is reaching out to our community to reach our goal of 500 volunteers registered with the connection. Register today and help us reach our goal!
Our Goal 500 Volunteers 224

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