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Volunteer Opportunities

April

Friends Helping Friends – Sobeys Day
Saturday, April 8, 2017, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
We need 2 volunteers at each Sobeys location to accept non-perishable and monetary donations, write tax receipts, and thank donors.
NW Sobeys: Evanston, Nolan Hill, Royal Oak, Tuscany
NE Sobeys: Country Hills
SW Sobeys: Bridlewood, Millrise Plaza*, Silverado, Strathcona Square
SE Sobeys: Cranston, Forest Lawn, Mahogany, McKenzie Towne, Riverbend

Easter at the Market
Friday, April 14 and Saturday, April 15
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Calgary Farmers Market – 510 77 Avenue SE
We need 4 volunteers each day to collect non-perishable and monetary donations as well as helping to decorate Easter cookies!

Friends Helping Friends – Safeway Day
Saturday, April 22, 2017, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
We need 2 volunteers at each Safeway location to accept non-perishable and monetary donations, write tax receipts, and thank donors.
NW Safeway: Beacon Heights Shopping Centre, Beddington Square*, Brentwood, Crowfoot, Dalhousie Station, Kensington , Market Mall, Montgomery, North Hill Centre, Thorncliffe
NE Safeway: Castleridge, Northgate, Saddle Ridge, Whitehorn
SW Safeway: Downtown, Garrison Woods, Glamorgan, Glenmore Landing, Mission, Shawnessy Village, Westbrook Shopping Centre, Westhills Towne Centre, Woodbine Square
SE Safeway: Bonavista Shopping Plaza, Odgen, South Trail Crossing, Southcentre, Southland Crossing

Nifty Fifty’s Ford Club of Calgary Spring Thaw Car Show
Sunday, April 23
Morning Shift: 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Sunridge Mall 2525 36 St NE (Southwest Parking Lot – outside the former Target)
2 volunteers for the morning shift are needed to accept non-perishable and monetary donations. This is an outdoor event, so please dress for the weather.

May

57th Annual CRLC Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show
Friday, May 5 – Sunday, May 7
VIVO – 11950 Country Village Link NE
Friday shifts: 1-4 p.m. and 4-9 p.m.
Saturday shift: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Sunday shift: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
We need 2 volunteers each shift to collect food and monetary donations as well as write tax receipts. Volunteers will be given complimentary tickets for the show!

AMA Shredding Event
Saturday, May 6 at Centennial High School – 55 Sun Valley Blvd SE
Saturday, May 13 at Mount Royal University, Parking Lot B – 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW
Saturday, May 27 at Al Azhar Shrine Centre – 5151 101 Street NW
Shifts: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 12* p.m. to 3 p.m.
*Please arrive by 11:45 a.m. to review safety before your shift starts.
4 volunteers for each shift are needed to accept non-perishable and monetary donations in exchange for shredding service. This is an outdoor event so please dress accordingly for weather conditions. A light lunch will be provided. This position is recommended for adults and youth 12 years or older. Free parking is available on site.