Volunteer Opportunities

Community Links Volunteer Program provides opportunities for children, youth, adults, seniors and families to become engaged in the community through a variety of volunteer opportunities. Volunteers are an integral component to the success of Community Links’ service delivery. Registered volunteers are interviewed and screened. A criminal records check, a child intervention check, a driver’s abstract and character references may be required depending on the volunteer opportunity.

Currently, Community Links has the following Volunteer Opportunities available;

 

Donation Program Marketer

Purpose: Volunteers telephone local business to solicit items for the donation program.

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Donation Marketer

 

Friendly Visiting

Purpose: Volunteers are matched, based on similar interests, with a senior to provide companionship through social and supportive visits at the senior’s home or in the community.

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Friendly Visiting

 

Home Services Volunteer

Purpose: Home Services offers a matching process by which a reliable volunteer is assigned to do minor home maintenance, yard work, snow removal, etc, as requested by a client.

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Home Services

 

Community Volunteer Income Tax Program

Purpose: Volunteers prepare income tax for low income North Rocky View community members. This program is done in partnership with the Canada Revenue Agency.

Please see attached for more information.

Income Tax Program

 

Senior Transportation – Calgary and Airdrie

Purpose: Volunteers use their vehicles to transport seniors to and from medical specialist appointments on weekdays in Calgary. These seniors are unable to access alternate sources of transportation.

Please see attached for more information.

Senior Transportation

 

Special Events

Purpose: Volunteers provide a wide variety of services to Community Links to assist with special events, i.e. committee work, participation in community parades and fundraisers such as silent auctions & casino events.

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Special Events

 

Telephone Reassurance

Purpose: Volunteers provide a caring call on a daily or weekly basis to a senior living independently in order to check on their well-being.

Please see attached for more information.

Telephone Reassurance