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Current Volunteer Opportunities

Okotoks Volunteer Resource Centre
Okotoks Recreation Centre, 99 Okotoks Drive
Phone: 403-938-8936
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Thank You Volunteers!
Okotokians have a rich history of volunteering and community involvement. Our volunteers are on the front lines of all of our community services - community health care, heritage and arts, maintenance of green space, disaster relief, volunteer firefighting, minor sports, special events, local non profits, schools, churches - the list is endless.
The work of volunteers is essential and we would like to pay tribute to all the Okotoks volunteers who donate their time and energy.
Thank you Okotoks Volunteers! You are the heartbeat of our community and you do make a difference!
Volunteer Opportunities
For more information on any of the opportunities listed, please contact the Okotoks Volunteer Resource Centre using the contact information listed at the top of this page.

D.A.R.E. Works Foothills Society

The D.A.R.E. Works Foothills Society is seeking volunteers to sit on our Board of Directors. We meet on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, 7:00 pm in Okotoks. Meetings usually last about 1-2 hours. We are also seeking volunteers to help with our casino on Saturday, June 14 & Sunday, June 15, 2014.
If interested in volunteering for D.A.R.E., please contact Laurie at 403-601-3406 or info@darefoothills.ca
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Start Something BIG! Volunteer to mentor a young person in Okotoks. Become a mentor and make a difference in the life of a young person. From football games to symphonies, libraries to swimming pools, forge a lasting friendship and help them realize their full potential. Our programs match volunteers with young people 6 to 18 years of age based on shared interests and experiences. Start something BIG today! Contact Laura Padget at 403-909-7507 or okotoks@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca for more information.
Tudor Manor
Are you interested in giving back to your community? Do you have a passion for working with seniors? Then why not give the gift of time & become a volunteer with Tudor Manor! We are Okotoks' newest Supportive Living, Level 4 senior's facility & welcome volunteers to assist in the Recreation Therapy Dept. We have numerous jobs including 1:1 visits, portering to & from activities, working in the gift shop & assisting with large events like Birthday Parties! We have a lot of fun & know you will too!
If you are interested in becoming a volunteer with Tudor Manor, please contact Sherry at 403.995.6811 or sherry.little@straffordfoundation.org
The Heartland Retirement Residence
This retirement residence provides independent and assisted living options for its residents. The Heartland is currently seeking volunteer candidates to:
  • Assist with Social, Physical, Intellectual & Emotional activities
  • Assist with Special Events
  • Provide one-to-one visits with residents
  • Assist residents on weekly shopping trips
  • Planning or Implementing an activity of your choice
Applicants will be interviewed and screened, and a police background clearance is required. Contact Amanda Cross at 403-938-1285 or amanda.cross@reveraliving.com for more information.

Boys and Girls Club of Diamond Valley & District

Boys and Girls Club of Diamond Valley & District is actively looking for Board Members. We are a very active board promoting children and youth programs in the Foothills. Contact Mady (club operations manager) http://www.bgcdvd.com/ or 403-933-4066.

11th Annual Golf 4 Wellness Committee Volunteers

Volunteers are needed to sit on the committee toorganize the 11th annual Sheep River Health Trust Charity Golf Classic - Golf 4 Wellness. There are many options available for volunteers to help.
For more information please contact us at:

Volunteer Drivers Program

Volunteers are needed to drive seniors or individuals who have no means of transportation to and from medical appointments in Okotoks and Calgary. Volunteers can work the drives around their schedules. For more information, or to sign-up please contact the following:

VOLUNTEERS who want to help out by driving residents in need to medical appointments should contact the Volunteer resource Centre 403-938-8936 or Volunteer@okotoks.ca
Need a Driver? If you need a ride please call The Okotoks Healthy Family Resource Centre 403-995-2626 or familyresources@okotoks.ca

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Become a Snow Angel!
We are looking for volunteers to assist Okotoks residents who are unable to shovel. This is a great way to get exercise, earn community service hours, and help out others in your community.

For more information please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 403-938-8936 or volunteer@okotoks.ca.

Community Volunteer Income Tax Program

The Town of Okotoks, Family & Community Support Services (FCSS) is currently looking for persons to volunteer with the Canada Revenue Agency - Community Volunteer Income Tax Program. Experience with personal income tax preparation and a computer would be preferred. Please contact the Town of Okotoks, Volunteer Coordinator, for more information. 403-938-8936 or volunteer@okotoks.ca

Foothills Foundation

Volunteer needed to call Bingo, every Thursday afternoon from 1:30-3:00 p.m. Experience would be an asset but not necessary, training will be provided. Must be reliable and be committed to coming each week. Please contact Michelle Germain, Recreation & volunteer Coordinator, Foothills Foundation, High Country Lodge, Black Diamond: 403-933-4028.