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BVC Cares

Bow Valley College cares about Calgary and our local community. We invite staff, students, and alumni to volunteer at quarterly events and help support non-profit organizations with the manpower to achieve their goals. 


Upcoming Events

LinkAges- Garden Party at Grace Manor
Assist seniors with activities, assist with serving snacks and tea/coffee as well as sitting with the seniors to visit.  
Where:
Grace Manor (1506 9th street SW) 
When: 
Tuesday, August 15th, 2017 2:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Volunteer spots: 3
Click here to register 

LinkAges- Garden Party at Columbus Place
Assist seniors with activities, assist with serving snacks and tea/coffee as well as sitting with the seniors to visit.  
Where: Columbus Place (100 Nina Gardens NE- meet at the newer building in the parking lot) 
When: Thursday, August 17th, 2017 2:45 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Volunteer spots: 5

Click here to register 

LinkAges- Block Party at Murdoch Manor & King Tower
Assist seniors with activities, assist with serving snacks and tea/coffee.Where: Green Space between Murdoch Manor & King Tower
When: 
Sunday, August 27th, 2017 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Volunteer spots: 5
Click here to register 

On-going Events

Calgary Public Library
The Students Affairs Office of Bow Valley College is connecting our students with one of our community partners - The Calgary Public Library to be part of helping our Calgary community thrive through volunteering. The Calgary Public Library offers lots of volunteer opportunities for adults to share their skills and passion, helping Calgary's youngest citizens build skills, delivering materials to seniors and helping patrons explore computer technology and more.  
Click here to learn more about the adult opportunities available at various locations at the Calgary Public Library.
Apply now and have your volunteer hours entered in your co-curricular records.
Contact: Student Affairs for further details 

Lougheed House - Historic Interpreter Volunteers
Interpreters tell stories about the house that are most meaningful to them, leading guests on tours, often in costume.
Skills Required:
 -   Public Speaking
 -   Historical Research
 -   Interacting with people
Click here to apply. 
For more information, Contact Student Affairs office at studentaffairs@bowvalleycollege.ca  
*To have records entered in your co-curricular, mention that you are a Bow Valley College Student in your application

Making Changes Association
Available volunteer activities include:
 -   Administrative  
 -   Walk-in closet consultant
 -   Marketing and communications
 -   Fundraising
 -   Events
Make sure to enter Bow Valley College under "other information" for volunteer hours to be tracked in your co-curricular records
The event is Full.

Immigrant Services Calgary Opportunities:

Facilitators for Fun 4 All (Parent and Tot Program - ages 2 & up).
Fun sessions for parent and tot to strengthen their bond while practicing the children's fine and gross motor skills. Sessions include crafts, storytelling, dancing and free play.
Volunteer Facilitators' responsibilities:
-   Organize activities for the day and guide the children
-   Create fun experience for the children
Skills required:
-   Ability to adapt to language barriers of new immigrant parents and children
-   Experience in working with children; Early Learning and child care; child studies is an asset; valid police check needed
Date & Time: Thursdays from 4.30pm - 5.30pm
Location: 872 - 4 Avenue SW Main Floor
ContactStudent Affairs to sign up or for further details.
The event is Full.

Cooking with Friends
Childcare volunteer needed. Must have experience in childminding and have a valid police check. 
Date & Time: Wednesdays from 10:30 am-1:00 pm
Location: St. Thomas United Church (100 Hawkwood Blvd. NW)
Contact: Student Affairs to sign up or for further details.
Spots: 1 volunteer

Homework Club (K-6)
Free homework support and tutoring for young children in Grades K-6 covering Math, Science, English & Social Studies. Valid police check required (costs covered by Immigrant Services Calgary.)  
Date & Time:

Location: 872 4th Avenue SW
Student Affairs to sign up or for further details.
Spots: 1 volunteer  

Homework Club (K-9)
Free homework support and tutoring for young children in Grades K-9 covering Math, Science, English & Social Studies. Valid police check required (costs covered by Immigrant Services Calgary.)  
Date & Time: Mondays from 6:00 pm-7:30 pm
Location:  
Ranchlands Community Association (7713 Ranchview Dr. NW)
Contact Student Affairs to sign up or for further details.
The Event is now full.

Your participation in BVC Cares events will be recorded in your Co-Curricular Record