Food Bank In Need Of Volunteers


Waterloo Record
Wednesday September 19, 2007

For other volunteer opportunities in Kitchener-Waterloo, call the
Volunteer Action Centre in Kitchener at 519-742-8610.

Can you drive or lift boxes?: Food Bank of Waterloo Region urgently
needs drivers and driver assistants to help pick up donations for
the fall food drive.

Morning and afternoon shifts available. Volunteers must have
clean driving record. We also need volunteers to help us in the
warehouse. Weekday shifts only. Some heavy lifting required. Contact
Rose at 519-743-5576 ext. 226, [email protected] or visit
for more information.

Become a mentor: September is Big Brothers Big Sisters Month! There
are many ways to be a volunteer mentor: In School Mentoring, Go
Girls! Big Bunch, Big Brother/Big Sister. For more information, visit
or call 519-579-5150 ext. 208 or [email protected]

Promote healthy choices: Nutrition for Learning is seeking volunteers
to join one of its 50 nutrition programs in Waterloo Region. Tasks
include meal preparation, attendance, and promoting healthy food
choices with children. Time commitment is one or more hours per
week based on volunteer availability and program need. Contact Brian
Kamm, at 519-579-5745, e-mail [email protected] or visit
for details.

Volunteer Cambridge, a service of United Way of Cambridge and North
Dumfries, is pleased to present the following volunteer opportunities
in our community. For more information on volunteering, please contact

For friends of the arts: Grand River Film Festival Cambridge is seeking
help for the weekends of Oct. 5 to 7 and Oct. 12 to 14. Duties include
ushering, ticket-taking, sales and administration. Ticket vouchers
are given for every four hours volunteered.

Contact John Cammarata at 519-886-6054.

One day of work: Welcome Wagon is hosting Cambridge’s Bridal Showcase
on Oct. 1 at the Armenian Community Centre. Volunteers needed to assist
with registration, set-up, tear-down and exhibitors/representatives.

Contact Susan at 519-747-2398 or [email protected]

Tutors needed: Literacy Group of Waterloo Region (Cambridge) is
currently recruiting volunteers to tutor adults in basic reading,
writing, math and computer skills. The next tutor training is on Oct.

10, 13 and 20. Contact Cathy or Nancy at 519-621-7993 or visit

Support for caregivers: Caregiver Support Program (Cambridge) matches
volunteers with seniors for conversation and friendship. Enjoy cards
or games, sports or movies, walks or outings while giving the regular
caregiver a break and time for themselves.

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