Volunteer Halifax Opportunities

Virtual Volunteer Tutor - Academic and/or English as an Additional language

Organization: The Halifax Helpers
Category: Education / Training / Teaching
Description: Looking for a meaningful volunteer opportunity? The Halifax Helpers are looking for volunteer tutors to join our team! Tutors set their own schedules, and choose which subjects and age ...Read More

Clothing Shop Volunteer

Organization: Brunswick Street Mission
Category: Social and Community Service
Description: Clothing Shop Volunteers:    Do you like fashion? Do you like clothing? Do you like helping others? Do you have a keen eye for detail and aesthetics?     Our Clothing Shop is available ...Read More

Food Market Volunteer

Organization: Brunswick Street Mission
Category: Social and Community Service
Description: Are you a cook, a dietician, a foodie? Do you believe in food justice? Are you creative? Do you like things to be neat and well organized? We are looking for several people to help us out in ...Read More

Treasurer- Board Member

Organization: Fairview Family Centre
Category: Boards / Committee / Leadership
Description: Fairview  Resource Centre: Board of Directors - Treasurer Position About Us: The Fairview Resource Centre (FRC) is a community hub located in Fairview, Nova Scotia. Fairview is in the urban ...Read More

Empathy Squad VIRTUAL Training - Audio Storytellers and Podcast Creators

Organization: Fixt Point Arts and Media
Category: Communications / Marketing / Media
Description: Update: please note that our deadline to apply for Cohorts 9 and 10 has passed. Volunteer Opportunity (Future Leaders aged 18-30) Volunteer for the Empathy Squad to make a difference in your ...Read More

Become a Disaster Response Team member with Team Rubicon Canada

Organization: Team Rubicon Canada
Category: Other Positions
Description: Team Rubicon Disaster Team members are trained to respond in the aftermath of a Disaster.  Our capabilities and services include: Incident Management Damage and Impact Assessment Disaster ...Read More

Bryony House Food Program Volunteer

Organization: Bryony House
Category: Social and Community Service
Description: We are currently seeking dedicated volunteers to assist with meal preparation for food programs at Bryony House beginning mid-December. This volunteer position will include preparing one ...Read More

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Larry’s story: What led two Cape Breton men to volunteer with palliative care

“…As the Cape Breton Hospice prepares to open to residents in Membertou in January, a pilot project will be kicking off two first-time volunteer programs being formed….”

Author: Sharon Montgomery-Dupe
Date of Article: December 10, 2021
Source: SaltWire Network
Website: https://www.saltwire.com/halifax/news/larrys-story-what-led-two-cape-breton-men-to-volunteer-with-palliative-care-100669371/

Remembering the ‘unsung heroes’ of the Halifax Explosion recovery effort

“…As the city most involved in Canada’s effort during the First World War, Halifax was a hub for troops heading overseas and those returning from the horrors in Europe, and its harbour was filled with ships carrying supplies.

And on the morning of Dec. 6, 1917, these realities merged in a horrific event known as the Halifax Explosion. It remains the worst disaster in Canadian history, killing 2,000 people and injuring 9,000….”

Author: Richard Woodbury
Date of Article: December 6, 2021
Source: CBC News
Website: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/halifax-explosion-army-navy-response-unsung-heroes-1.6244683

Canadian Red Cross awards two Nova Scotian volunteers with highest honour

“…In Nova Scotia, the Canadian Red Cross recognized two volunteers with its highest honour for their humanitarian work.

David Williams of Halifax and Mary Macnab of Dartmouth were two of 11 volunteers across the country recognized by the Canadian Red Cross with the humanitarian organization’s highest volunteer distinction during a virtual event on Saturday….”

Author: Jesse Thomas
Date of Article: December 5, 2021
Source: Global News
Website: https://globalnews.ca/news/8426623/canadian-red-cross-ns-volunteer-awards/

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