Archived Opportunities

These volunteer opportunities have been archived based on an expiry date set by the originator (i.e. nonprofit organization). Please note that these opportunities are only presented for interest – to give volunteers and site visitors an opportunity to see the types of positions offered by organizations.

Summerside Santa Clause Parade

Organization: Downtown Summerside Inc.
Category: Special Events / Festivals
Description: Volunteers are needed to organize order of floats and direct floats to correct route at beginning and end of parade.

Witches on Water Street Halloween event

Organization: Downtown Summerside Inc.
Category: Special Events / Festivals
Description: Volunteers are need along the Water Street trick or treating route. Various jobs include arts and crafts area, games & prizes, ensuring cross walks are used and used correctly, as well as possible distributing treats outside certain businesses

Public Education Facilitator

Organization: Canadian Diabetes Association
Category: Education / Training / Teaching
Description: The Public Education Facilitator raises awareness of the Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA) and empowers people affected by, living with or at risk for diabetes in their self-management. This happens through the facilitation of small group workshops, presentations and community displays.

Assistance with Filing & General Office Duties

Organization: Lifesaving Society PEI Branch
Category: Administration / Clerical / Office
Description: The Lifesaving Society PEI Branch is looking for individuals to assist with filing & general office administration to reconcile files from past years. Approximately 3-4 hour shifts on a recurring basis until project is complete.

2016 Michael Thomas Race Day

Organization: PEI Aboriginal Sports Circle
Category: Sports and Recreation
Description: We are holding this race in Stratford, PEI. This event will include a 10 mile Run, a 5km Run/ Walk and a 1.5 km Run for children. We are looking for 20- 30 volunteers to help out with a number of areas: along the race route for water and important check stops, registration and distribution of snacks to participants.

Door-to-Door Volunteer

Organization: The Arthritis Society - PEI Division
Category: Fundraising & Sponsorship
Description: September is Arthritis Awareness Month and each year we have our annual Residential Campaign. Volunteers will be given all the materials needed to collect money in their neighbourhood for The Society's annual fundraising event.

Searching for Volunteer Committee Members for the Annual Kids Help Phone "Walk so Kids Can Talk" Event, taking place May 7, 2017

Organization: Kids Help Phone
Category: Special Events / Festivals
Description: Kids Help Phone is seeking volunteers to join our committee in Charlottetown. This committee aims to give a local flair to the annual Walk So Kids Can Talk, presented by BMO, which will be taking place on Sunday, May 7th, 2017. Held in over 25 communities across Canada, the Walk is a fun and inspirational National event that brings together kids, adults, families, schools, community organizations, and companies to raise funds and awareness for Kids Help Phone. For more than 25 years, Kids Help Phone has provided professional and anonymous counselling support and information to young people across Canada. Currently, we are looking for motivated, committed professionals to volunteer and help strengthen the Walk in Charlottetown. If you are a passionate individual, who is interested in working with a nationally renowned organization helping to make a difference in the lives of youth in Charlottetown and beyond, we would love to hear from you. The commitment would be from late January until May 2017. Responsibilities will include (but may not be limited to): - Liaising with Regional Kids Help Staff - Assisting with event logistics: Securing a site, tents, tables, etc. - Recruiting community and corporate teams to join the Walk - Promoting the event locally - Acting as a Kids Help Phone volunteer representative, when appropriate Why we need you: Young people from Prince Edward Island are reaching out to Kids Help Phone every day for professional support, and information: - There are more than 28,000 young people ages 5-20 in PEI (Stats Can, 2012), which is approximately 20% of PEI’s population. - Kids from 19 communities in PEI reached out to Kids Help Phone by phone in 2013. - There are 350 local PEI programs and services (such as counselling centers, health clinics, shelters, and food banks) in Kids Help Phone’s Community Resource Database. For more information, please contact Allison Cameron at Allison.Cameron@kidshelpphone.ca or 1-888-470-8880, ext. 3

Music PEI Seeking Volunteers for May Run Music Festival

Organization: Music PEI
Category: Special Events / Festivals
Description: Music PEI is very excited to present their 3rd annual May Run Music Festival and Canadian Song Conference this year, running from May 10th-14th, 2017. Originally known as Music PEI week, it has been rebranded in order to include not only live performances and award presentations, but also a series of panels geared towards providing local musicians with the know-how to build a sustainable career. As the festival draws near, we are searching for volunteers to help us out. There are many ways to get involved, and we welcome volunteers from all walks of life. You could be selling merchandise, driving artists to and from their performances, providing technical/stage assistance, helping out with registration, and much more. In exchange for your hard work, you will receive a FREE festival pass, a T-shirt, and of course, Music PEI’s gratitude. Come be a part of this exciting music festival. If you love music, want to support PEI artists, get involved, or simply just want to be surrounded by great people in a great atmosphere, then please join us. This event could not be done without the amazing support of our volunteers! Please click HERE to fill out our online Volunteer Application Form. Feel free to contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Charlotte Nicholson at charlotte@musicpei.com if you have any further questions. We look forward to hearing from you.

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