The Peachland Wellness Centre (PWC) could not exist without our truly incredible volunteers. They are the very heart and soul of the organization, and their words and acts of kindness help bring smiles to the faces of all of our participants. In 2019, our list of volunteers surpassed 200, and total volunteer hours hit 6,292!
Volunteering provides a sense of purpose. The most valuable assets you can bring to any volunteer effort is compassion, an open mind, a willingness to pitch in where needed and a positive attitude. Giving in simple ways can help those in need and improve health and happiness while connecting you to your community.
Please fill out our Volunteer Application Form:
Volunteer Driver - Transportation Service
30 minutes - 2 Hours per week (up to volunteer's availability).
Description: Help those unable to drive get to necessary activities, or getting essential items for delivery such as groceries.
Skills/Experience: A valid driver's license with current insurance and reliable vehicle. Criminal Record Check required. Able to drive in Peachland, West Kelowna or Kelowna. Willingness to cheerfully help our amazing participants who appreciate your time and efforts to make a difference in their lives!
Admin Support Volunteer
3 Hours per week
Description: Assisting with phone calls and inquires, arranging volunteer transportation, updating and maintaining various information records and packages, working with others to provide administration support for PWC. Criminal Record Check required.
Skills/Experience: Able to answer phone calls and other basic office tasks. Computer knowledge not necessary.
Friendly Visitor/Caller - Friendly Visitor/Caller Service
1 - 2 Hours per week
Description: Provides companionship, friendship to adults who feel lonely or isolated in their homes. Volunteers and participants are matched based on interest and availability. Volunteers are provided a basic orientation plus training. Criminal Record Check required.
Skills/Experience: Minimum age 19 years+. Compassionate, good social interaction and communication skills.
We are always looking for talented individuals to create and lead a new Program at PWC. Are you an artist? Yoga instructor? Nature Lover? Linguist? You can put your compassionate talents to great use by facilitating a PWC Program and connect with our community. If you can provide a dynamic and engaging experience for our participants, encourage socialization, physical activity or community building, and be committed and enthusiastic, then we want to hear from you! We can help provide the facility, and work with you to ensure the safety and well-being of our participants.
Special Event Committee Member
Description: Assist with the planning and preparation of our major fundraising events, both leading up to and on the day of the event. Duties may include soliciting sponsorships, event marketing and promotions, and planning logistics of the event. You may also be asked to attend the event and participate in both event set up and/or closure.
Skills/Experience: Team player, with good communication skills and enthusiasm.
Board of Directors Member
Description: This Board provides the direction and focus for PWC and has the responsibility to ensure we meet our goals and operate within the legal, ethical and financial framework of our Constitution and Bylaws. We collaborate with staff on strategic and operational planning, participate in community events on behalf of PWC - all while having fun working as a team.
Volunteer positions within the PWC Board: Board President, Board Vice-President, Board Treasurer, Board Secretary, Board Director.
Skills/Experience: Criminal Record Check required. Other skills depending on the position. Please contact email@example.com if you require more details about any of these Board Volunteer opportunities.
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PWC Calling for Volunteers!
PWC has been given the opportunity by the District to fundraise money by part-time operation of the Swim Bay concession stand. This is product sales only – no cooking involved at all. Sales consist of chips, chocolate bars, popsicles, pop, sparkling water, etc. The District has provided the product inventory and standard price list.
There are two commercial fans that are keeping the stand very cool and it is shaded throughout the day. As there is no cooking involved the area stays nice and comfortable. Bottles of water are provided for Volunteers.
We are looking at 2 shifts of 2 Volunteers at 2.5 hrs. each of the days assigned to PWC. The shifts available are:
12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. July 25, 29 and 31st - August 22, 23, 24, 25 and 27
2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. July 25, 26, 27, 28 ,29, 30 and 31st - August 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27 and 28th
If you can only fill in for even an hour or two, your help will be greatly appreciated.
confirming an inventory at the beginning of the day, end of the day and include an inventory sheet with the cash deposit submitted into the safe.
Sales of product and handling of cash
Disinfect the serving counter and other touchpoints throughout the day
If you are interested in helping PWC and would like to volunteer your time please contact us and let us know what shifts/times you would be interested in doing. 250-767-0141 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org Many thanks for your consideration and remember it is a FUN opportunity and a great way to meet other people.