Archived Opportunities

These volunteer opportunities have been archived based on an expiry date set by the originator (i.e. nonprofit organization). Please note that these opportunities are only presented for interest – to give volunteers and site visitors an opportunity to see the types of positions offered by organizations.

Tiny Hoppers 20th Annual Teddy Bear Picnic

Organization: Boys and Girls Club of Kingston & Area
Category: Children & Youth
Description: TINY HOPPERS KINGSTON PROUDLY PRESENTS ---The 20th Annual Teddy Bear Picnic--- On Saturday August 23rd, join us for the "Tiny Hoppers 20th Annual Teddy Bear Picnic"... Children will be able to enjoy over a dozen activities, old favorites and new, in good Teddy Bear Picnic fashion. Loved by children and families in Kingston for two whole decades now, what a milestone! This years Tiny Hoppers Teddy Bear Picnic is stacked with fun stuff to see and do, including: -Horse Drawn Wagon Rides -Face Painting -Cookie Decorating -Petting Zoo -Reptile Petting Zoo -Sand Castle Station -Air Castles -Water Fun (splash-pad) -Live Entertainment (Feat. Smitty, Little California, Kathyrn Nemcsok, and more...) -Puppeteers -Story Telling -Arts and Crafts -Games -Teddy Bear Hospital -Police and Firefighters $-BBQ Lunch $-T-shirt painting and SO MUCH MORE!!!!!!!!!! *BONUS* any child with a Teddy Bear on this day will ride Kingston Transit free of charge. *ENTRY* Wrist bands are ONLY $3 per person, or $10 for a family (Family of 5)... Or you can purchase wristbands in advance and save some money... Wristbands will be ON SALE next week and are available at: -The Rocking Horse - Kingston 193 Princess St - (613) 548-4222 -Boys and Girls Club of Kingston & Area - 559 Bagot St. (613) 542-3306 SPONSORED BY: Tiny Hoppers, 98.3 FLY FM, The Whig Standard, McDonalds, Parade of Paints, Jack Astors, Attention Getters, McCoy Transportation, Assurant Solutions Starbucks, Subway, The Rocking Horse, The Kingston Shrine Club, Kid Zone, Peter's Drugs, The Pita Pit, Boc Gases Division of Boc Canada LTD, The Early Childhood Resource Centre, Family Time Directory, Kingston, Community Police Volunteers, NOC Visual Alternatives, Eastern, Sound and Lighting, Little Ray's Reptile Zoo, Kingston Police Department, Kingston Fire Department, St. Johns Ambulance, Kingston Transit, St. Lawrence College, Holiday Inn, KFLA Public Health For more information, please do not hesitate to contact Chris: (613) 542-3306 ext. 231 See you at the Picnic!

Kids, youth, tech and music need your help

Organization: Church Without Borders
Category: Children & Youth
Description: We are a community based church group that loves to gather and listen to dynamic live music from 1 of our bands, At various times we hosts volunteers for kids ministry, youth, the tech department and we are always looking for new musicians and singers. Give us a call we have a spot for you.

Urgently Needed Volunteers

Organization: Victorian Order of Nurses
Category: Social and Community Service
Description: The Victorian Order of Nurses is looking for volunteers to help seniors maintain their independence and remain in their homes. Transportation Drivers Volunteer to drive clients to and from their medical appointments. Meals on Wheels Drivers Deliver meals to the seniors in our community. Seniors’ Fitness Instructors Volunteers receive extensive training by the SMART Program Coordinator for in-home and group exercise classes. VON will match your strengths, interests, and availability to the volunteer role that’s right for you! Volunteers are the heart of our programs and without them our community programs would not be possible. For more information about being a VON Volunteer please Contact Kim Cusick, Volunteer Coordinator 613-634-0130 ext.2306

Bus driver at Helen Henderson Care Centre in Amherstview

Organization: Helen Henderson Care Centre Residents' Charitable Foundation
Category: Driving / Transportation
Description: Join our team in Amherstview and help us provide exceptional care for our residents at Helen Henderson Care Centre. We are currently looking for - Volunteer Bus Driver - Behind the wheel of the Helen Henderson Care Centre bus, you will help residents attend medical appointments and enjoy outings around the Kingston area. This position is casual which means your help will only be needed when transportation is required for residents. (Please see our policy below for qualifications.) As our volunteer bus driver, you will enjoy this volunteer opportunity through the places you visit and the people you meet. To learn more about this position, please contact: Donna Joudoin, Activity Director Phone: 613-384-4585 ext. 224 Email: Celebrating 50 years of Family Care

Dragons' Den Auditions - Volunteer Opportunity

Organization: Dragons' Den
Category: Special Events / Festivals
Description: DRAGONS’ DEN producers are hitting the road for an audition tour, with more than 30 stops in Canadian cities. The search is on for a new crop of aspiring entrepreneurs for CBC’s hit TV show’s landmark 10th season. Entrepreneurs from across the country have another chance to face the Dragons in a bid to score some high-powered financial backing for their business ventures. We are coming to Kingston and we are really hoping you might be able to connect us with some volunteers interested in helping out for this audition location! We are looking for a total of 3 volunteers. We need the volunteers to be available (preferably full day): Fri Feb 27 – Kingston, ON 10AM-5PM, Ambassador Hotel and Conference Centre 1550 Princess Street (Atrium) Volunteer duties would include: - Signing pitchers in - Helping producers - Putting up signs - Directing pitchers - Keeping the flow of auditions smooth This is a great opportunity to see how the show works right from the very beginning! We would really appreciate it if you could forward this message to anyone who might be interested. They can contact me via OR 416-205-8987.

Social Media Administrator

Organization: Epilepsy and Seizure Disorder Resource Centre of Southeastern Ontario
Category: Communications / Marketing / Media
Description: Job Summary We are currently searching for an experienced web designer or developer to become a part of our team. As a volunteer with the Epilepsy Resource Centre, your role is to help spread epilepsy awareness to the community by updating and maintaining our website and social media presence. Key Responsibilities - Maintain and update website content - Design templates for event websites and brochures Key Requirements - Experienced in creating and editing images using photo editing software (Photoshop) - Mastery of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript - Can efficiently work in a collaborative environment - Passion for pursuing evolving web technologies Recommended - Knowledge of PHP and MySQL is recommended by not required

Looking for volunteers for bingo at Community Spirit on Montreal St. 2 nights per month - late night bingo.

Organization: The Lung Association
Category: Social and Community Service
Description: The Lung Association of Kingston has been approved for two bingo's per month beginning in Jan. 2016. The bingo is late night so will start at 10pm and end at midnight. The dates vary each month but for Jan. the dates are 10th and 17th. All volunteers are required to attend an orientation session, to wear black pants and a collared shirt. Not sure exactly what time volunteers are required to go to the hall on bingo night - we will find out that info at the orientation. This is also suitable to students who need volunteers hours - but they must be 18yrs of age. If you are interested in supporting the Lung Association's bingo nights, please contact me asap! Thank you!!

It's Tulip Time in Support of the Lung Association

Organization: The Lung Association
Category: Driving / Transportation
Description: It is Tulip Time and the Lung Association is looking for volunteer drivers to help deliver tulips on Feb. 22, or 23 or 24th 2016. Must have own vehicle. Requires about 2-3 hours of your time. We are also looking for volunteers to help us with on site Tulip sales are various locations around the city and possibly Napanee on Friday, Feb. 26th and/or Sat. Feb. 27th. Time and places to be arranged. If you can help us out, please contact me. Thanks!

The best antidote I know for worry is work. The best cure for weariness is the challenge of helping someone who is even more tired. One of the great ironies of life is this: He or she who serves almost always benefits more than he or she who is served.
Gordon B. Hinckley, Standing for Something: 10 Neglected Virtues That Will Heal Our Hearts and Homes