Cold Lake and District FCSS

5220-54 Street Cold Lake AB T9M 1A1
780-594-4495

Family and community support

Current Volunteer Opportunities
Weds., Feb. 26, 2020, Family Connections Volunteers, 4:30 - 7:30 pm
Event Help
Volunteers are sought to support the Family Connections program. Volunteers will be helping young children and their families with crafts, activities, food service and maintaining cleanliness.
2-4 hours
Volunteer Income Tax Clinic Screeners, March-April 2020
Administration / Customer Service
Income Tax Clinic Volunteer help clients complete the paperwork required to access free income tax filing service.
3 hours
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Emergency Social Services Volunteer: Reception Centre Volunteer
Disaster Relief / Event Help
The Emergency Reception Greeter may be the first person an evacuee interacts with when accessing help at the Reception Centre.
2 hours / yearly
This is an ongoing, as needed volunteer
Emergency Social Services Volunteer: Registration Worker
Administration / Advocacy / Customer Service / Disaster Relief / Reception
ESS Registration Worker Volunteers help evacuees complete the important paperwork that is used to access financial relief/emergency assistance and family re-unification.
2 hours / yearly
on going and as needed
Emergency Social Services Volunteer: Pet Services
Administration / Animal Care / Disaster Relief / General Labour
Working under the direction of a supervisor, pet services volunteers maintain the safe, secure and healthy handling and housing of evacuee's domestic pets.
2 hours / yearly
ongoing and as needed
Emergency Social Services Volunteer: Recreation and Child Care
Child Care / Disaster Relief
ESS recreation and child care volunteers provide care and recreation activities for children of evacuees.
2 hours / yearly
ongoing and as needed
Community Volunteer Income Tax Volunteers - income tax processors (filers)
Finance
Community Volunteer Income Tax Program tax processors (filers), electronically file clients' income tax returns using CRA issued software. Volunteers work off-site in their own homes/offices.
2 hours / weekly
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Snow Angels Sought
General Labour
Help a neighbour in need by volunteering to remove the snow and ice from their sidewalk, front steps, walkway and if possible, driveway.
5-1 hours / weekly
dependendant upon snow fall
Emergency Social Services Volunteer: Transportation
Disaster Relief / Driving
ESS Transportation volunteers transport evacuees from the Emergency Reception Centre to emergency service locations, i.e. hotels, Energy Centre, laundromats, banks, food bank.
2 hours / yearly
ongoing and as needed
Emergency Social Services Volunteer: Runner
Customer Service / Disaster Relief / Event Help
ESS runner volunteers assist other Reception Centre functions with transporting paper and other small items within the Reception Centre.
2 hours / yearly
on going and as needed
Emergency Social Services Volunteer: Food Unit Worker
Cooking / Disaster Relief / Event Help
Prepare and provide food and refreshments to evacuees and ESS personnel at the Reception Centre and maintain Food Safe Standards.
2 hours / yearly
on going and as needed
Emergency Social Services Volunteers: Personal Services Worker
Customer Service / Disaster Relief
In the emergency Reception Centre, distribute on-site goods (e.g., blankets, comfort kits, clothing items, etc.) to evacuees and provide comfort foods for evacuees ( i.e. coffee/tea, pre-made snacks.)
2 hours / yearly
ongoing and as needed