Volunteer Halifax Opportunities

Emera Blue Nose Marathon Volunteer Opportunities

Organization: Emera Blue Nose Marathon
Category: Other Positions
Description: This year marks the 21st Emera Blue Nose Marathon – Atlantic Canada's largest annual running and walking event! Registration numbers are growing strong as we look to welcome 10,000 ...Read More

Call for Volunteers for Halifax Crafters Society Spring Market, May 4 & 5

Organization: Halifax Crafters Society
Category: Special Events / Festivals
Description: The Halifax Crafters Society Spring Market is returning this season to The Lighthouse Arts Centre (1800 Argyle Street). We are excited to host dozens of amazing vendors on May 4th and 5th! ...Read More

Blue Nose Fundraiser/Runner/Walker

Organization: AIDS Coalition of Nova Scotia
Category: Sports and Recreation
Description: The AIDS Coalition of Nova Scotia is a community-based, charitable service organization. This year, we will be a non-profit participating in the 2024 Blue Nose Giv'er Charity Challenge. We ...Read More

Nova Multifest Volunteer

Organization: Nova Multifest Society
Category: Heritage / Museums
Description: If you are passionate about multiculturalism, join us at Nova Scotia's biggest multicultural festival, Nova Multifest 2024, happening July 19-21 at beautiful Alderney Landing. Be a part of ...Read More

LINKS Literacy Program tutor for elementary students

Organization: LINKS Literacy Program
Category: Education / Training / Teaching
Description: The LINKS Literacy Program is an early intervention program that provides literacy support to students in Grades 1 to 6 who are at least one year behind in their literacy skills, possibly ...Read More

Canadian Cancer Society Camp Goodtimes - Family Camp Volunteer

Organization: Canadian Cancer Society - Halifax
Category: Health / Medical
Description: Background: The Canadian Cancer Society Camp Goodtimes family camp provides an opportunity for families with a child diagnosed with cancer to reconnect, have fun and connect with a community ...Read More

Halifax Wanderers 50/50 Volunteering in support of United Way Halifax

Organization: United Way HFX
Category: Special Events / Festivals
Description: Last year, we had 10+ volunteer groups selling 50/50 tickets at Halifax Wanderers games and it was a huge success - a total of $60,000 raised with a little over $30,000 being committed to ...Read More

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Local Volunteer News

Volunteers purchase ice-fishing shelters for people without homes in Halifax

“…Volunteer groups have purchased ice-fishing shelters to help homeless people brave the cold, wet weather in Halifax, which received its first significant snowfall of the season overnight Sunday.

Stephen Wilsack, who is a volunteer at the encampment across from Halifax City Hall, says he bought 10 tents himself and was reimbursed by “Good Samaritans,” and that 10 others were donated….”

Date of Article: December 4, 2023
Source: CBC News
Website: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/volunteers-purchase-ice-fishing-shelters-halifax-1.7048524

3,000 volunteers set to make North American Indigenous Games a reality

“…As the 2023 North American Indigenous Games begin in Halifax and surrounding areas, thousands of volunteers are working behind the scenes to make it happen.

At a site for volunteers in Dartmouth, N.S., stacks of colour-coded T-shirts fill the room; yellow for general volunteer, blue for lead volunteer, and red for medical….”

Author: Brooklyn Currie
Date of Article: July 15, 2023
Source: CBC News
Website: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/volunteers-north-american-indigenous-games-1.6906805

‘Please help us’: Halifax’s Ukrainian Store about to be displaced

“…Donation operation in Halifax looking for a new home on the anniversary of the Russian invasion of Ukraine…”

Author: Jen Taplin
Date of Article: February 24, 2023
Source: SaltWire Network
Website: https://www.saltwire.com/halifax/news/please-help-us-halifaxs-ukrainian-store-about-to-be-displaced-100827712/

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