It’s National Volunteer Week in Canada, and if you’re looking to start volunteering or pickup more volunteer hours, helping out in your community is a great place to start. Volunteering is a great way for you to help out in your community and get to know the people and places in your neighbourhood.
Here’s where to find volunteer opportunities in southwest Calgary:
Christie Park, Strathcona & Aspen Woods
Contact the SAC Community Association
Phone: (403) 249-1138
Volunteers needed for upcoming Inn From The Cold event next month, details here.
Contact the Discovery Ridge Community Association
West Springs & Cougar Ridge
Contact West Springs & Cougar Ridge Community Association
Volunteers are currently being sought for the Community Association and various committees, details here.
Contact the Signal Hill Community Association
A list of community contacts is here. http://www.shca.ca/community-contacts/
Marda Loop & Garrison Green
Contact the Marda Loop Communities Association
Volunteers are needed right now for several upcoming community events, details here.
Alternatively, organizations like Propellus list volunteer opportunities across Calgary at a number of non-profits and charities. Or you can volunteer with the City of Calgary all over the city as well.
If you know of some volunteer opportunities in your SW community, please let me know about them on Twitter so I can add them here. Thank you.