Volunteers September 12

Urgent need: • Alexander Way Arts Festival — 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.

Urgent need:

• Alexander Way Arts Festival — 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.

• John Howard Society of Red Deer urgently needs casino volunteers at Jackpot Casino on September 20 and 21. Positions are: count room 11:30 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. and chip runners 1:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. to 2:15 a.m. Contact Michelle at 403-343-1770 or michellesrdjh@shaw.ca.

• Red Deer Food Bank urgently needs warehouse helpers to sort perishable and non-perishable food. Join our team and make a difference in your community! Contact Alice at 403-342-5355 or rdfoodbank@hotmail.com.

Special Events

• 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.

• Children’s Wish Foundation — spend a Saturday morning volunteering at the Red Deer Farmers Market or sell raffle tickets Oct. 1 and 2 at Bower Mall. Contact Abbylee at 403-314-3389 or email abbyleevollmin@yahoo.ca.

• Free 2 Walk, a 10 km walkathon September 18 to help end human trafficking, is seeking walk participants and two more volunteers to help at the registration table. Funds raised support ACT Alberta (Action Coalition on Trafficking) and Magdalene House. Contact David at reddeer@actalberta.ca.

• 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.

Ongoing Events

• 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.

• Family Services of Central Alberta is seeking volunteers for our Families and Schools Together team and for our new Parent Link space at Parkland Mall. Help build family unity and empower families to achieve their individual potential! Contact Shamara 403-343-6400, email scarrick@fsca.ca or visit us at www.fsca.ca.

• Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery is seeking artist assistants for MAGnificent Saturdays. Tap into your creative side and help families create art together! Contact Karli at 403-309-8441 or Karli.kendall@reddeer.ca.

• Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre is seeking wellness center associates and also volunteers for our pediatric kindergarten tours, acute care recreation therapy, intensive care unit, surgical family liaison program and, special care nursery greeters! Contact volunteer resources at 403-343-4715.Youth volunteers can provide valuable comfort and support for patients. Interested in medicine? Looking to give back? Want work related experience in the food or retail industry? Discover the rewards of volunteering with us! If you are 13 to 17 years, you may be eligible. Contact Darci 403-343-4715 ext.3 or email Darci.shave@albertahealthservices.ca. Deadline is September 15.

Volunteers are creating a better world, one person and one act of kindness at a time. — Robert Alan. This fall,, start creating a better world. Be a volunteer! Visit Volunteer Red Deer at www.volunteerreddeer.ca or call 403-346-4636.