Priceless Niagara Volunteer Opportunities

feature_priceless_2016Were you the successful high bidder at PRICELESS Niagara 2016? Are you looking for some volunteer opportunities? The following organizations are looking for volunteers!


Alzheimer Society Niagara Region

Contact: Dawn Tuckwell dtuckwell@alzheimerniagara.ca
Address: 403 Ontario St., Unit #1, St. Catharines | 905-687-6856 Ext. 544 |  www.alzheimerniagara.ca
Volunteer hours: morning
Volunteers needed: 4-8

Bethlehem Housing and Support Services

Contact: Lindsay McKillop lmckillop@bethlehemhousing.ca
Address: 166 James Street, St. Catharines | 905.684.1660 ext. 4 |  www.bethlehemhousing.ca
Volunteer hours: evenings; event days
Volunteers needed: 10+
We have bingo sessions held at Delta Bingo & Gaming in St. Catharines. We usually have 2-3 sessions each month, one on Wednesday evening from 7:30pm-9:30pm and one on Saturday afternoon from 1:30pm-3:30pm. All volunteers must be 18 years of age or older and complete a volunteer orientation facilitated by Delta Gaming prior to their first bingo shift. The role of the volunteer is basically customer service (i.e. greet/welcome customers, circulate the hall answering any questions, ensure tables and gaming floor remain tidy, etc.)

Chorus Niagara

Contact: Claudia Meyer cmeyer1995@gmail.com
Contact: 905-934-5575 | www.chorusniagara.ca
Volunteer hours: Daytime
Volunteers needed: 5-10

Crime Stoppers of Niagara

Contact: Kylee Robbins kylee@niagaratips.com
Address: 63 Church Street, LC1 St. Catharines | 905-688-5050 |  www.niagaratips.com
Volunteer hours: evenings
Volunteers needed: 2-3
Ongoing partnership with the Niagara River Lions. Volunteers are needed for handing out flyers and prizes for children attending the game. Please check the River Lions home schedule for available dates.

gennext (United Way of St. Catharines & District)

Contact: Mandy Cavasin mcavasin@stcatharines.unitedway.ca
Address: 63 Church Street, LC1 St. Catharines | 905-688-5050 |  www.gennextstc.com
Volunteer hours: events are in the evening
Volunteers needed: 15
Areas of need: Communication & Marketing, Events, Planning
gennext's goal is to increase engagement and understanding of the United Way of St. Catharines & District. Volunteers can join our cabinet or attend gennext events at the United Way After School Program

Hospice Niagara

Contact: Victoria Bonato vbonato@hospiceniagara.ca
Address: 403 Ontario St., Unit 2, St. Catharines | 905-9848766, ext. 231 | hoteldieushaver.org
Volunteer hours: Volunteers needed M–F 8:30am–4:30pm; at events as needed
Volunteers needed: 10+
Areas of need: Events

Hotel Dieu Shaver Foundation

Contact: Stephanie Farr Stephanie.Farr@hoteldieushaver.org
Address: 541 Glenridge Ave. St. Catharines | 905-685-1381 ext. 84214 | hoteldieushaver.org
Volunteer hours: Volunteers needed M—F 8:30am—4:30pm.
Volunteers needed:1—40
Areas of need: Social Media, General Office Tasks, Data, Website, Communication & Marketing, Events, Planning
The Foundation raises and manages funds to support patient care at Hotel Dieu Shaver. Volunteers can assist with filing, setup and teardown of events, social media management, marketing/communication, design work, website updates etc.
Your participation and support allows us to continue to purchase the most up-to-date medical and rehabilitation equipment and upgrade patient care areas to serve our community.

InCommunities

Contact: Tammy Dumas tammy@incommunities.ca
Address: 235 Martindale Rd. Unit 10 St. Catharines | 905-682-1900 | www.incommunities.ca
Volunteer hours: 9am–5pm
Volunteers needed: 9
Areas of need: Social Media, General Office Tasks, Data, Website, Ongoing support
Community information centre. 211 phone service provider for Central South Ontario. Volunteers can serve as board members providing governance, oversight

JCI St. Catharines

Contact:  Crispin Bottomley president@jcistcatharines.ca
Address: 125 Carlton St. Box 23001 St. Catharines | 905-933-0905 | www.jcistcatharines.ca
Volunteer hours: varies by event
Volunteers needed: 18
Areas of need: Social Media, Website,  Events, Planning, Membership
JCI St. Catharines is a group which provides development opportunities for young people to create positive change in community. Volunteers can help with the JCI Easter Egg Hunt, Mayor's Grape Stomp, Wishlist for Community Care, Playing Santa Victory Cup, JAYCEE Week, events in the community which raise funds, awareness, sustainability, civic engagement

Kristen French Child Advocacy Centre Niagara

Contact:  Susanne McCarroll smccarroll@kristenfrenchcacn.org
Address: 8 Forster Street St. Catharines | 905-937-5435 x7034 | www.kristenfrenchcacn.org
Volunteer hours: M-F 8:30am-4:30pm with some evenings and some weekends
Volunteers needed: 40
Areas of need: See website
Description: Kristen French Child Advocacy Centre Niagara is a safe place for children and youth who have been physically abused, sexually abused, become the targets of internet exploitation, or who have witnessed violence. A registered charity serving all 12 municipalities in Niagara, helping children, youth and familites cope with the life altering impact of child abuse. Our partners are Niagara Regional Police Service, Family & Children's Services Niagara, Family Counselling Centre Niagara and our Family Advocate. Volunteers can help with casual office assistance, events, grant writing & fundraising, community ambassadors, maintenance and Board of Directors; all position descriptions are available on the website.
We are looking for volunteers to join our planning committees for both our Spring Playhouse Build event and our summer Amazing Race event, both of these events require lengthy planning and our committees are re-grouping this month and next for both!
We are also looking for in-house volunteers who may have a morning, afternoon or couple of hours one day per week to help out in our office to assist with special projects.
Please contact Susanne at smccarroll@kristenfrenchcacn.org if interested!

Niagara Children's Centre

Contact: Kate Murrell kate.murrell@niagarachildrenscentre.com
Address: 567 Glenridge Ave. St. Catharines | 905-688-3550 | www.niagarachildrenscentre.com
Volunteer hours: 8am-9pm
Volunteers needed: 35
Areas of need: Social Media, Communication & Marketing, Events
Description: Provider of rehabilitation and support services to children and youth with physical, developmental and communicative delays. The Niagara Children's Centre is looking for volunteers to assist with their Superhero Run as well as with a variety of therapy programs including gym, aquatics, & preschool programs and additional programs run by occupational and physiotherapists, speech language pathologists and recreational therapists

Niagara Life Centre

Contact: Jessica Parker jessica@niagaralifecentre.ca
Address: 237 Lakeshore Road St. Catharines | 905-934-0021 | www.niagaralifecentre.ca
Volunteer hours: M-F 9am-4:30pm (although some volunteering can be done from home or at a special event, e.g. Annual Fundraising Banquet and Silent Auction)
Volunteers needed: 5 to 10
Areas of need: Social Media, Website, Communication & Marketing,  Events, Planning, Research
Description: Niagara Life Centre is a low fee counselling service providing hope,help and healing for individuals and families in the Niagara Region. We offer counselling for mariage and family, relationships, anxiety, anger, grief and loss, pregnancy support, post abortion support, mental illness, addiction, child counselling, self-esteem and spiritual needs (Christian counselling). As Christians our mandate is to help anyone regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation, and financial background. We are motivated through Christ's love of all people to ensure all individuals are treated equally and with respect to receive the counselling they deserve. Volunteers can help with website; bequests; social media; annual banquet and silent auction; 2 minute promo video; av for group counselling sessions.

NICI – Niagara Immigrant Connections Initiative

Contact: Corinna Carson ccarson@niagaraworkforceboard.ca
Address: 36 Page Street, Unit 404 St. Catharines | 905-641-1981 | https://niec.ca/mentorship/node/2
Areas of need: Mentorship
Description: Connecting internationally trained individuals with local mentors to gain a better understanding of the local job market in their field or occupation.

YWCA Niagara Region

Contact: Nicki Inch ninch@ywcaniagararegion.ca
Address: 183 King St. St. Catharines | 905-988-3528 | www.ywcaniagararegion.ca
Volunteer hours: 9am-5pm - As needed
Volunteers needed: 150+
Areas of need: Social Media, General Office Tasks, Data, Communication & Marketing, Events, Planning
Description: YWCA Niagara Region is a women's organization supporting women who are homeless & living in poverty. Volunteers can help with planning & executing special events, No Fixed Address, Niagara Leadership Summit for Women, Coldest Niagara of the Year, as well as ongoing front desk/reception duties, meal preparation and more.
Please contact Kaitlyn at volunteercoordinator@ywcaniagararegion.ca if interested!

Young Carers Initiative - Powerhouse Project

Contact: Michelle Lewis mlewis@powerhouseproject.ca
Address: 318-7A Ontario St. St. Catharines | 905-397-4201 | www.powerhouseproject.ca
Volunteer hours: 9am-5pm, evening programs 6pm-8pm
Volunteers needed: 2
Areas of need: Social Media, Communication & Marketing,
Description: We serve caregiving children, youth and young adults and their families through social, recreational and educational programs intented to foster resilience, self-esteem and life skills. We are at a point in our organization to create an annual signature event for fundraising. We need expertise in creating the marketing plan and planning the event, along with making better use of social media.
@ 2016 Priceless Niagara