Volunteering in Red Deer

  • Sep. 8, 2010 5:01 p.m.

Tap into your creative side! Check out these volunteer opportunities that involve music, art, sewing, food, writing, history or movies & much more!

Alexander Way Arts Festival on September 18, be fed, watered and get some awesome swag (t-shirt, hat etc.)! We urgently need 10 volunteers for morning setup 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 10 for festival support 11:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. or 1 to 5 p.m. and 10 for take down 5 to 7 p.m. Contact Kelly at 403-755-9350 or alexwayartfest@gmail.com.

Arts on the Pond a celebration concert at Bower Ponds on September 19, 2010 is seeking up to 30 enthusiastic and friendly volunteers who love music to help set up, take down, man recycling booths, help guide patrons or provide general information to patrons. Contact Jeff at 403-598-0541 or jeffdwoodward@gmail.com.

Art from the Streets, an exciting new art program, is seeking artistic volunteers to commit a minimum of three hours per month facilitating free art creating sessions at Potter’s Hands. Contact Doris at 403-396-1182.

Central Alberta Refugee Effort is seeking volunteers to do henna tattoos on September 17 at The Hub or on September 18 at Alexander Way Festival. Prayer for Peace volunteer readers are also needed for September 18. Contact Jan at 403-346-8818 or jan.underwood@care2centre.ca

MAGnificent Saturdays. Tap into your creative side! Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery is looking for volunteers who can help families create art together on Saturdays! Contact Karli at 403-309-8441 or Karli.kendall@reddeer.ca

Michener Services is seeking volunteers to share and explore their hobbies and interests. If you love action movies or horses, Star Wars or going for walks, dog walking or fishing or just going out for lunch we can pair you with someone who likes one of those interests too! Flexible times; training and support provided.

Contact Carmen at 403-340-7803 or email at carmen.kostiuk@gov.ab.ca

Red Deer Cultural Heritage Society is seeking a catering crew chief to organize their catering crew. Experience in hospitality preferred. Good organizational skills and an ability to be flexible and independent are needed. Contact Eileen at 403-346-0055 or rdchs@telus.net

Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery is seeking volunteers to show people how to create art together at our booth at Alexander Way Arts Festival on September 18 for three to five hours. Contact Karli at 403-309-8405 or Karli.kendall@reddeer.ca.

Sewing Project is seeking sewing volunteers to install or repair zippers into clothing for distribution to various local charities. Contact Sue at 403-346-4636.

The Memories Rediscovered Project is seeking a grant researcher/writer and a veteran interview coordinator for a video documentation of Canada’s military veterans. Contact Allan at 403-887-7114 or email alcameron@themrp.org or visit www.themrp.org.