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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 & Media Strategist

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; Video recording and editing; Assist with online marketing and advertising strategies; Consult on social media content and analytics.

(2) Early Childhood Assistant 

Description: assist our Early Childhood Education staff with facilitating the “Me & My Family” program. If you enjoy putting your creativity and imagination to use as well as working with children 12 and under, this role might be for you!
Details: Mondays 9:00-11:30am at Family Centre West & Thursdays 4:00-6:30pm at Family Centre Downtown. Duties include program set-up and preparation, interacting with children and their caregivers, assisting the program facilitator with any specific tasks, clean-up.

(3) Light Housekeeping/Cleaning 

Description: assist with light housekeeping, cleaning duties in our Iron Works play area
Details: Fridays from 1:00-3:00pm at Family Centre Downtown. Duties include wiping down and disinfecting surfaces, tidying toys and other items, vacuuming and mopping.

(4) Clerical Support

Description:  assist our administrative staff at the front desk directing calls, responding to inquiries, and other related clerical duties.
Details: This role would include covering the reception desk on Wednesdays and/or Fridays between 1:00-2:00pm. We also require some help updating and organizing e-mail distribution lists for various programs and initiatives.

For more information, 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 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, 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.

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