NewsFlash #60


This post first appeared in Volunteer Victoria’s Youth Volunteer Connections newsletter.  Please email to sign up  for the NewsFlash and hear about new volunteer opportunities, events and workshops happening in Victoria.


Child Care Worker: The James Bay Community Project needs someone to help take care of children while their parents learn to cook.  Shifts would be for 3 and a half hours a week for 6 weeks between April and June.  If you would be interested, then contact Catriona at 2503887844 or e-mail

Newspaper Reader: If you’d like an opportunity to volunteer with your family then check out another opportunity with the James Bay Community Project.  They are looking for people willing to read the newspaper and lead discussion groups with those who have lost their sight.  The time commitment is one hour once a week.  If this would appeal to you, contact  Catriona at 2503887844 or e-mail

Musical Entertainment: Come play music for residents at the Alexander Mackie LodgeThey are looking for anyone with some musical abilities to put on a show for one hour every month.  This would be a wonderful way to showcase your talent while putting a smile on some deserving faces. For more information call Shailie at 250-478-4888 or e-mail

Daffodil Days: Come be a part of Daffodil Days to support the Canadian Cancer SocietyA number of jobs and positions are available including distribution and delivery and being a part of the street team.  Help get the message out and raise awareness of cancer through a few hours work every week.  If you’d like to help out, contact Celine Bonnie Bowen at 1-8006637892 ex 226or e-mail

Power to Play Day: Set-up and take-down is needed for the upcoming Power to Play Day taking place May 2ndVolunteers will be needed April 24th and May 8th-9th.  If that’s not your cup of tea, jobs such as traffic supervisors, greeters, and station facilitators will be needed the day of the event.  The day is organized by Power to Be.  For more information contact Janine at 250-385-2330 or e-mail  

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