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Kutenai Art Therapy Institute

Seeking volunteers for:

  • data entry
  • studio maintenance

Nelson CARES

Volunteer drivers needed!

  • Kootenay Senior Transportation Program – We are always looking for volunteer drivers with 3 years minimum driving experience and access to a clean, reliable vehicle. Criminal record check and drivers abstract will be done at no cost to you. We provide reimbursement for our drivers.

North Kootenay Lake Community Services Society

Recruiting volunteers for our Food Hub. Current positions are for:

  • food cupboard assistants
  • food processing volunteers
  • fruit tree rescue harvesters

W.E. Graham Community Service Society

Volunteer Opportunities:                            

  • Food Bank – great people skills, ability to lift heavy items, strong computer literacy skills an asset
  • Delivery Drivers for Food Recovery, Senior’s Lunch & Food Bank – great people skills, ability to lift heavy items, and a reliable vehicle (gas is paid and in the spring, we will have a vehicle for volunteers to use)
  • Food Recovery, Senior’s Lunch & Food Bank – kitchen/cooking skills or willingness to learn
  • Food Bank Garden – garden skills or willingness to learn


Nelson & District Women’s Centre/West Kootenay Women’s Association                                    

Seeking volunteers for our drop-in programming:

  • responsibilities range from baking a fresh snack for service users to enjoy to organizing clothing donations in our free clothing store
  • tasks are delegated to volunteers based on their own interests and skill sets

Please consider volunteering on the board of your local non-profit community service agency.

Every voice counts in a community!

Nothing is more important to the health and sustainability of a non-profit agency than having qualified, enthusiastic, and community-minded people to serve on their board. The job of building a board is about more than just filling seats. It is about finding people of all ages with a diverse set of skills, backgrounds, and perspectives that promote the agency’s vision, values and purpose – not just now, but into the future. 

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Arrow & Slocan Lakes Community Services


Ph: 250-265-3674

Address: 205 6th Ave NW Nakusp V0G 1R0

Boundary Family Services Society


Ph: 250-442-2267

Address: 1200 Central Ave, Grand Forks V0H 1H0

Castlegar & District Community Services Society


Ph: 250-365-2104

Address: 1007 2nd St., Castlegar V1N 1Y4

The Circle of Indigenous Nations


Ph: 250-231-4968

Address: 1005 2nd street, Castlegar, BC V1N 1Y4

Columbia Valley Family Resource Society

Ph: 250- 423-4687

Address: 691 4 Avenue Fernie V0B 1M0

Family Action Network (FAN)


Ph: 855-368-3707

Address: 1160 Cedar Avenue Trail V1R 4B7

Freedom Quest Regional Youth Services


Ph: 250-304-2676

Address: 349 Columbia Ave Castlegar V1N 1G6

Kootenay Career Development Society


Ph: 250-231-4968

Address: 203, 514 Vernon St., Nelson V1L 4E7

Kootenay Family Place


Ph: 250-365-8448

Address: 767 –  11th Ave., V1N 1J7

The Kootenay Kids Society


Ph: 250-352-6678

Address: 312 Silica St., V1L 4M5

The Kutenai Art Therapy Institute (KATI)


Ph: 250-352-2264

Address: 191 Baker St., Nelson V1L 4H1

Nelson CARES Society


Ph: 250-352-6011

Address: 521 Vernon St., Nelson V1L 4E9

Nelson Community Services


Ph: 250-352-3504

Address: 201, 518 Lake St., Nelson V1L 4C6

Nelson Women's Centre/West Kootenay Women’s Association (WKWA)


Ph:  250-352-9916

Address: 420 Mill St., Nelson V1L 4R9

North Kootenay Lake Community Services Society (NKLCSS)


Ph: 250-353-7691

Address: 336 B Ave, Kaslo V0G 1MO

Salmo Community Resource Society (SCRS)


Ph: 250-357-2277

Address: 311 Railway Ave., Salmo VOG 1Z0

Trail Family and Individual Resource Centre (Trail F.A.I.R Society)


Ph: 250-364-2326

Address: 2079 Columbia Ave., V1R 1K7

Robson Valley Community Services (RVCS) McBride


Toll-free: 1-844-324-2004

Phone: 250-569-2266

Fax: 250-569-2200

Address: 942-3rd Avenue, McBride, BC

Robson Valley Community Services (RVCS) Valemount


Phone: 250-566-9107

Fax: 250-566-0011

Address: 99 Gorse Street ~ Community Services Building, Valemount, BC 

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