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Not only are volunteers vital to Confederation Park 55+ Activity Centre, it can also be vital to the volunteer by boosting self esteem, self confidence and satisfaction with life in general. A volunteer's role can give a sense of pride and identity. We have a variety of different areas which we would love help with.  Please either email your completed Volunteer Application Form to members@yycseniors.com or drop it off at the Office.

VOLUNTEER APPLICATION FORM


Volunteer Appreciation Party

Our Volunteer Appreciation Party is this year is a Western Murder Mystery hosted by the Incomparable Tia Golding! Sorry, we can't give you all the details....  it's a mystery!  What we can tell you is that it's going to a lot of fun, the food will be great, the people attending will be super friendly and amazing, and you'll leave wondering in anticipation what we'll be doing for next year's party!

Our Volunteer Appreciation Western Murder Mystery is on Friday, April 12th, 2024 from 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM.  No charge as always for our amazing volunteers!  Click the button below for your tickets to our 2024 Volunteer Appreciation Party! This is event is ONLY for Confederation Park 55+ Activity Centre volunteers.

2024 Volunteer Appreciation Party Tickets


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Whatever your skills, we have an area where you can help! If you find a role that you think would be a perfect fit, let us know.  If you're not sure, that's fine too!  We will help you find your niche. *You will only be called if we have a position available*

Current Openings

  • Phone Updates Volunteer:  Our center is seeking a second friendly volunteer to visit our office once a month and phone members who don't receive our emails. Your role would involve accessing our database, calling members without email addresses, and provide them with updates about our center.  Time commitment is a couple of hours per month (there aren't many members who do not receive our email updates!). If you think you fit the bill, please contact Richard by calling 403-289-4580 Ext 200 or emailing him at members@yycseniors.com.
  • Volunteer Marketing Assistant: We are seeking one or two dedicated volunteers to assist with folding and cutting some of the marketing materials for our Centre on a regular basis. To apply for this position, please contact Richard at 403-289-4780 or members@yycseniors.com
  • We are seeking volunteers to create two Remembrance Day Wreaths for our Centre.  We are seeking volunteers to create two Remembrance Day Wreaths for our Centre. Supplies will be provided. Please show us samples of your work when applying for this position. Up to the challenge? Contact Richard at 403-289-4780 or members@yycseniors.com.
  • One or Two Volunteers needed to do Inventory in the Centre
  • One Volunteer to prepare Thank You Cards for signing
  • Board of Directors & Committee Members: 

    We are looking for volunteers to join our Board of Directors and committees for 2024-2025. 
    • Board of Directors: Our board has done such amazing work over the past two years with getting us organized and we would love to see others join this terrific board. If you are interested please contact Jeannette and she will forward your request to the board. Board meetings are once a month for 1.5hrs and an occasional special meeting as needed.
    • Committees: Events - meets most months for 1.5hrs. This committee does the planning for events and presentations and is a lot of fun; Facilities - only meets as needed; Finance - meets once a month for 1.5 hrs (occasional special meetings for budget and Auditors twice a year); Governance - meets once a month- this committee does do a lot of work on policies, Bylaws etc. They meet once a month for 1.5hrs. Of all the committees this one is very interesting because you learn a lot about how non-profits run!!
    • If you are interested in becoming a Director or Committee Member, please contact  Jeannette at 403-289-4780, Ext 202 or ed@yycseniors.com.

    Ongoing Openings

    • Ambassadors: During registration time, we need a few extra hands to greet our new members and direct our current members to our registration areas. Showing our new members around and introducing them so they can make new friends is also the role of our Ambassadors. 
    • Casino Volunteers: Once or twice a year, we have the opportunity to raise a fair amount of funding by volunteering at a local Casino.  There are a variety of positions which are at all times of the day and night.  Please let us know if you are able to join our list of Casino Volunteers.  Experience is not necessary.
    • Boutique On The Park: Flex your fashion muscles in our boutique, under the guidance of our wonderful boutique leader.
    • Kitchen: If you know the difference between a spatula and a coffee pot, put your culinary skills to work in our kitchen, providing light lunches to our members.
    • Special Events: There’s always something special on the horizon. Extra hands are always appreciated for extra-big events.
    • Tea & Conversation: Join the lively crew on Thursday afternoons to serve tea, dance and mingle!
    • Office: Do you have administrative experience? Have you worked in an office in a former life? We'd love your help with answering phones, filing, proof reading and general office assistance.
    • Grant Writing: If you have experience writing grants, we'd love to talk to you!
    • Board of Directors: Stand at the helm and help set the course of the Centre as we look toward the future.
    • Committees: Do you have a passion for raising funds? Join the Fund Development Committee. Can you sell ice cubes to penguins? Join the Marketing Committee. Our current committees are: Events, Facilities, Finance, Governance, Human Resources and Marketing. 

      VOLUNTEER CONTACT

      Whether your schedule is busy or bare, there's a volunteer opportunity to show you care!  Please lend a hand whether it be once a year, once in a while, once a week or every day!  We love your help, whatever your schedule.  Please reach out to us!

      1. To discuss your role as a volunteer at our Centre, please contact: 

        Richard Ma, Member Services: 403-289-4780 Ext 200, members@yycseniors.com or
        Debbie Nay, Event and T&C Coordinator: 403-289-4780 Ext 206, events@yycseniors.com

      2. If you are interested in volunteering in the OFFICE, helping with GRANT WRITING, joining our BOARD OF DIRECTORS or joining a COMMITTEE, please contact:
        Jeannette Provo, Executive Director: 403-289-4780 Ext 202, ed@yycseniors.com

      VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION

      We love our volunteers and honour them annually with a lunch event that always includes entertainment!


      Volunteer Appreciation Party Participants

      We hope all of our volunteers attend our Volunteer Appreciation Parties.  If you haven't been contacted yet, please give us a shout! Let us know if you volunteered for the garage sale, the casino or a position inhouse by emailing members@yycseniors.com. This is a day that is meant for our volunteers. We are now tracking our volunteers in a new way for the garage sale and casino, so will be able to send you an invite for our Volunteer events (provided you are registered). Many thanks go out to our Volunteers for all of their hard work!!




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