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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.

We are currently recruiting volunteers for the following position(s):

(1) Digital Communications Assistant

Description: assist with online content development and marketing plans for our website and social media platforms.  If you have a creative side and/or a flair for advertising, we would love to hear from you!
Skills and pre-requisites: Working knowledge in digital communications, new media, marketing/advertising, or related fields; Availability for approximately 5-10 volunteer hours per week.
Details: Work remotely and choose your own hours, some scheduled onsite hours may be required; Assist in creating and designing content; Assist with online marketing and advertising strategies; Consult on social media content and analytics.

(2) Library Assistant

Description: Do you love books?  Have a flair for organization? We are currently looking for volunteers to assist in maintaining our resource library at our Downtown location.
Details: Choose your own schedule within our hours of operation Monday-Friday, Saturdays may be an option. Morning, afternoon or evening shifts available.  Basic computer skills would be an asset.

(3) Special Event Assistants – McHappy Day

We have one shift left to fill for our McHappy Day event this coming May 11, 2022! We are looking for 2-4 volunteers to assist from 7:30-9:30am at the Mayor Magrath North location!  If you are enthusiastic, love people and want to help raise money for a great cause, we urge you to apply!

Volunteers will be assigned 2-hr shifts during which they will greet customers and collect cash donations at one of the various McDonald’s locations across the city.

For more information on any of these opportunities, please contact our Advancement & Volunteer Manager, Tenille Doram at 403-320-4232 Ext. 207 or via e-mail at tenille.doram@famcentre.ca

If you are interested in volunteering for Family Centre, please fill out the Volunteer Application form.

Rewarding Volunteer Roles 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, Family Centre West and Family Centre North 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. Highway Cleanup, Bottle Drives, McHappy Day, and Boo Bash are just a few.

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

Family Support Assistants – Our parent education and community kitchen offer a variety of programs designed to assist with personal growth, strengthening parenting, budgeting, food preparation and seeking solutions that work for you. Volunteers assist facilitators in a variety of ways.

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.

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.

Volunteers in Action