Volunteer Opportunities

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Family Centre’s Volunteer Program places volunteers for a variety of positions. Orientation, training, supervision and performance evaluations are offered for all volunteers.

Rewarding Volunteer Positions include:

Early Childhood Assistants – Family Centre offers a number of parent and child programs where you interact with children and their caregivers in our Melcor Playroom / Ronald McDonald Play Area, Iron Works Indoor Playground, Opokaa’sin and Interfaith programs.

Special Events Assistants – Family Centre participates in a number of FUN events which enables us to raise funds as well as interact with the community. Santa Photos, McHappy Day, and our Whoop-Up Day Pancake Breakfast are just a few.

Clerical Assistants – People wanting to gain or maintian their clerical skills can take advantage of many opportunities.

Centre of Excellence – The centre has had a flow of materials and resources that require maintenance, inventory, and modernization. As well an opportunity for preparation of materials for community events.

Counselling Department Assistants – Our counselling services offer a variety of programs designed to assist with personal growth, strengthening relationships, resolving issues and finding solutions. Volunteers assist the counsellors in a variety of ways.

Intake Counsellor – Family Centre currently offers this position on a volunteer basis. Many students who are in the 3rd and 4th year of university fill this position.

Board of Directors and Committees – Opportunities are available to grow and strengthen Family Centre. Applications are accepted from January through March.

We have a great practicum based volunteer opportunity through the University of Lethbridge and Lethbridge College. We also use the SCiP program.

Family Centre serves a culturally diverse community and therefore we will recruit a diverse volunteer population to contribute as much to the quality of services as to the quantity.