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!
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.
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!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The Elizabeth Fry Society of Calgary
The Elizabeth Fry Society of Calgary is seeking a Regional Court - Okotoks Volunteer to assist individuals in navigating the justice system. As a volunteer you will assist adults and youth by providing legal information regarding court procedures, diversion programs, as well as referrals to legal and community resources and programs. Applicants will be interviewed and screened; Training is provided to all new EFry volunteers.
We invite you to be a KidSport Volunteer. KidSport provides grants to children from families facing financial barriers so they can participate in registered sport programs. We call KidSport Volunteers our KidSport Champs because without you this organization would be unable to run! We need many hands to help with the various fundraising events throughout the year, golf tournaments, triathlons, BBQs, etc. The roles vary slightly depending on the event, but you are welcome to indicate a task that you are more comfortable with. Please contact us at Kidsport@telusplantet.net.
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.
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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com
Foothills Community Immigrant Services
Are you looking for a meaningful and rewarding volunteer opportunity for you or your family in 2014? This is it! Moving to a new place and learning a new culture is not easy and volunteers are needed to assist newcomer immigrant families adjust to Canadian life in the Foothills area! This unique cultural exchange gives you a chance to experience the world without leaving home and get to make new friendships!
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.