Open Volunteer Positions

Local Food Fest Fredericton

As part of Local Food Fest Fredericton, there will be One Big Family Picnic in Wilmot Park on Sat, 26 Aug. There will be free corn-on-the-cob, apple cider, and cake, and people are invited to meander around the park and learn about food and food based community services in the Fredericton area (click here to learn more).
Volunteers are needed to help with some set-up and tear down (setting up tables and collapsible tents), decoration (hanging balloons and streamers), and shucking corn and serving free food.

To be a part of the action, contact events@goodfoodgreaterfredericton.ca.

The Lung Association

The Lung Association will host its 7th annual Bike For Breath on 24 Sep. Most urgently, volunteers are needed to help distribute posters to local businesses and community centres. If you’re friendly and outgoing, this is perfect for you!
 
On the day before the event, help is needed at the Picaroons Roundhouse with providing cyclists with their race packages. On the day of the event, volunteers are needed to hand out race packages, help out as general volunteers, or to bring their SUV or pickup to transport first aid workers and bicycle mechanics around the route system (all fuel costs covered!).
 
Up for helping out? Email Maggie at maggie.estey@nb.lung.ca. Click here to learn more about the event!

CIBC Run for the Cure

Looking to gain valuable work experience or just have fun?
The 2017 CIBC Run for the Cure is coming up on Sun, 1 Oct!! Support an amazing cause while helping new and experienced runners meet their goals. Volunteers are needed to help with event planning, including community engagement and outreach. Help is also needed on the day of the event with registration, marshalling, set up and tear down, as well as race logistics and community engagement.
Click here to learn more to learn more!
 

Craft NB…NB Fine Craft Fest

CRAFTS! Craft NB is hosting the NB Fine Craft Fest in Officers’ Square from 25-27 Aug. It will have over 25 vendors as well as a live demonstration booth from the NB College of Craft & Design, a kids craft corner, live music, as well as beer, cider, and coffee. Volunteers are needed to help with greeting visitors at the welcome desk, sound engineering, serving beer and cider, providing childcare in the kids corner, and covering craft booths while vendors are on breaks.
Come celebrate the high quality and uniqueness of the handmade!
To learn more, email events@craftnb.ca or call 450-8989. Click here to visit the event’s Facebook post.
 
 

Love Caravan

Want to help bridge the gap between youth and seniors? Love Caravan, a non-profit organization from Vancouver that creates genuine and open connections between youth and seniors, will be visiting Fredericton on Tue, Aug 29th. Volunteers are needed to help with general tasks or live entertainment at a local seniors home.
 
Help alleviate the issue of social isolation among the senior community. To learn more, contact Nikita at lovecaravanpr@gmail.com or visit the Love Caravan website here.

Fredericton Pride Festival

The Fredericton Pride Festival is this Sun, 13 Aug! The event will have live music, great food, a beer/wine garden, and arts & craft vendors. Admission is free! Want to help out? Volunteers are needed Sunday morning at 0900 hr in Officer’s Square to help with setup by moving picnic tables and fencing for the beer garden.
Visit the Pride Festival Facebook page here or email Chase at cbplourde@yahoo.com to learn more!
 

NB Indian Summer Games

Enjoy sports and big events? We have something for you!
The 2017 NB Indian Summer Games is underway 7-11 Aug 2017, and 2-3 volunteers are needed tomorrow (Thu, 10 Aug) to help with swimming.
To sign up or learn more about other possible opportunities, contact Brandy Polchies, the 2017 Summer Games Coordinator, at brandyp@live.ca or 506-2594525!
 
Click here to learn more! 

Greener Village Unique Boutique

Help turn fashion into food! Greener Village Unique Boutique is gearing up for its busiest season, and is seeking volunteers to help raise funds for the food bank. Helpers are needed as cashiers, store front assistants, or donation sorters. If you have a day to dedicate to your community, please stop by and pick up an application from the Boutique’s Manager, Wendi, at 686 Riverside Drive in Fredericton.
 
Did you know that when you buy a pair of jeans for $3, that $3 can buy enough granola bars for 10 kid’s lunch boxes?
Click here to learn more about Greener Village and the Unique Boutique.

Alzheimer Society of NB

The Alzheimer Society of NB is hosting a charity BBQ on Fredericton’s North Side on 27 Aug 2017 from 10 am-6 pm! The BBQ will be during a softball tournament, with over 100 players expected to be in attendance. Volunteers are needed to work the BBQ and take donations throughout the day.
To learn more or sign up, contact Jen at 459-4280 or click here!
 
La SANB est à la recherche de bénévoles pour aider avec un BBQ de bienfaisance au Johnson Field à la partie nord de Fredericton le 27 août de 10 h à 18 h. Le BBQ aura lieu lors d’un tournoi de softball avec plus de 100 joueurs présents. Nous sommes à la recherche de personnes qui peuvent travailler pendant le BBQ et prendre les dons à travers la journée. Si vous pouvez aider à soutenir cet événement, nous l’apprécions grandement.
Si vous vous intéressez, contacter Jen au bure

Feast in the Field

Feast in the Field is coming up on September 10th! Volunteers are needed to help with everything from serving food and monitoring the candy buffet to coordinating other volunteers and serving as VIP guides. 
Enjoy an afternoon of gourmet food, drink, and live entertainment from New Brunswick’s finest in support of Ability New Brunswick!
 
Click here to learn more!