Be your own superhero: Volunteer

Date Posted: October 23, 2015

Interested in volunteering but not sure where to start?

Check out Volunteer Expo October 27, RDC Forum, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Participating organizations include: 

Red Deer Hospice Society

About: The Red Deer Hospice Society recognizes death as a part of life’s journey. Our commitment is to provide compassionate care so people can die in peace, comfort and dignity with support for them and their loved ones.

Volunteer Opportunities: Our volunteer duties here at Hospice are rather unique as we are dealing with individuals at end of life and their families. Our volunteers are required to go through two eight-hour days of training and, of course, require a criminal check. We do have some volunteers who help with our fund raising events only.

Location: 99 Arnot Avenue, Red Deer

Website: www.reddeerhospice.com/index.html

25th Red Deer Scouting Group – Scouts Canada
About: As a Charter Member of Scouts Canada for more than 20 years, 25th Red Deer adheres to, supports and follows the Vision, Mission and Values of Scouts Canada. We are developing well-rounded youth that are better prepared for success in the world. We encourage our youth to make meaningful contributions to society while following the three fundamental beliefs of the scouting program - Duty to God, Duty to Others and Duty to Self. We do this through a variety of activities from crafts, games and songs to outdoor adventures like camping and hiking. We focus on helping the youth learn to become leaders and work with them to execute activities that they would like to try.

Location: Meets at Normandeau School.

Website: www.25threddeerscouts.com, www.scouts.ca

Central Alberta Brain Injury Society
About: Since 1991 the Central Alberta Brain Injury Society has been helping individuals and families deal with the effects of traumatic or acquired brain injury. Founded by families whose children sustained brain injuries. The Central Alberta Brain Injury Society is a registered Charity which provides support and services free of charge to individuals and families who are living with the effect of acquired brain injury.

Location: Mid City Plaza, #202 4805-48 Street, Red Deer

Website: cabis.info/default.html

Volunteer Central
About: Volunteer Central brings people and community together to meet the vital needs of Red Deer and Central Alberta. Volunteers are essential to our way of life and have a positive impact on the way our communities grow and succeed. They help build the capacity and resilience of our communities!
As Central Alberta’s volunteer centre, we promote and encourage volunteering in Red Deer and Central Alberta.

Volunteer opportunities: Through our comprehensive website, convenient downtown location, and relevant programs and workshops, we connect volunteers, non-profit organizations, and businesses to create successful volunteer relationships in Central Alberta.

Location: Red Deer Downtown - Scott Block - 4816 50 Street

Website: www.volunteercentral.ca/

Bethany Collegeside
About: In a culture that loves youthfulness, Bethany Care Society celebrates aging. The values of choice, quality of life, independence and community are cornerstones of our service.

Volunteer opportunities: Volunteers are an essential part of creating and maintaining a caring community. Bethany volunteers make a difference in the lives of residents and clients every day, and they feel great doing it.

Location: Red Deer College campus

Website: www.bethanyseniors.com/community/bethany-collegeside/


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