The Olds Community Volunteer Bank is brought to you by the Town of Olds Great Neighbours Program to connect individuals who want to donate their time to the community and organizations in need of volunteers. Follow the Community Volunteer Bank on Facebook for regular updates.
Organizations in Olds
If your organization is looking for volunteers and would like to be listed on this page, please submit this Organization seeking volunteers form
Canada Day Volunteer Committee
On July 1st, the Town of Olds celebrates Canada’s birthday in Centennial Park. The objective is to plan a free family event that everyone can attend and participate in the games, activities, entertainment, and fireworks. There is a variety of things to do for all members of the family. The committee works with local organizations and businesses to help in making the event possible.
It would be great to have you either help with organizing the event by joining the committee or helping with various jobs the day of. If you are interested in any of these exciting volunteer positions and would love to give back to the community, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Kiwanis Club of Olds
The primary purpose of the Kiwanis Club of Olds is to improve the quality of life for children and families in the community, by giving children the chance to learn, grow and thrive.
Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time.
Kiwanis will be a positive influence in communities worldwide — so that one day, all children will wake up in communities that believe in them, nurture them and provide the support they need to thrive.
Olds Minor Hockey
The Olds Minor Hockey Association in active partnership with players, coaches, families, and the community are committed to fostering the values of fairness, sportsmanship, safety, and leadership to all members of the OMHA.
Olds Rotary Club
The club meets every Thursday morning at Smitty's Restaurant located at 4513 52 Ave #18 Olds. Breakfast costs $12.00 for a buffet. The meeting starts at 7 am and ends at 8 am. Please join in on a regular meeting anytime. Rotarians are very proud of the community, vocational and international projects and activities they undertake. Through the enthusiastic cooperation and support of our members, businesses and the Olds community at large, Rotary in Olds is FUN . . . with a Purpose.
Olds Minor Baseball
Olds Minor Baseball local and volunteer-based association serving Olds an area serving more than 250 youth baseball players during the 2022 season.
Spitfire Baseball exists to foster and encourage the growth, development, and joy of baseball from its grassroots programming to community-based programming, all the way through and including the AA and AAA competitive streams.
Various volunteer opportunities are available at the onset and throughout the baseball season including coaching, managing, diamond maintenance, scorekeeping, etc. Community members who are looking for volunteer opportunities are encouraged to contact email@example.com.
Olds Minor Lacrosse
Olds Minor Lacrosse Association has been around since 2003.
The association consists of a board of nine members with half of them roataing every two years. They are President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasure, Scheduler, Equipment Manager, Registrar: Player/Coach dev, Website/media.
The group meets once a month from October to July with an AGM at the end of June. The season starts mid March with games starting mid April and going until Late June and sometimes into July.
The age groups are 6U, 8U,10U,12U,14U,16U and 18U, averaging around 80 to 100 kids playing every year.
For more info on anything please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://oldslacrosse.ca/.
Olds Curling Club
The Olds Curling Club, officially operating since 1975, is home to over 300 curlers of all ages and has a mission to provide great curling experiences for all enthusiasts.
Volunteers are the backbone of this club. Volunteering is a great way to meet new people, give back to the community, and promote a worthwhile activity. Without volunteers, there would be no Olds Curling Club. Interested in helping? Contact the Olds Curling Club at email@example.com.
Olds Lions Club
Lions Clubs – Ready to Help, Worldwide
Whenever a Lions club gets together, problems get smaller. And communities get better. That's because we help where help is needed – in our own communities and around the world – with unmatched integrity and energy.
The World's Largest Service Club Organization
With 46,000 clubs and 1.35 million members make teh Lions the world's largest service club organization - and also one of the most effective. Lions do whatever is needed to help their local communities. Everywhere we work, we make friends. With children who need eyeglasses, with seniors who don’t have enough to eat and with people we may never meet.
The Olds Lions Club has been proudly serving the community of Olds and surrounding district since 1968.
If you are interested in joining please contact Henry at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Olds & District Hospice Society
Volunteers are needed in many ways, from sitting with clients, to governance, communications, fund development, organization and advocacy.
The Olds & District Hospice Society has more than 60 volunteers and is looking for more as the society grows to help individuals in need.
There are many opportunities to utilize your special skills to be part of an amazing meaningful organization. It takes many talented community members to run a non-profit organization. If you are passionate about “Helping People Live” please reach out to our Services Coordinator at email@example.com.
Nu2U Thrift Store
Nu2U is a unique thrift store run by volunteers in the community. Donations of household goods and furniture are accepted and sold through the thrift store. Sale proceeds go to local community groups in the way of grant dollars. If you would like to volunteer with this great group, please call Gayle at 403.556.3279 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Nu2u is open Tuesday - Friday from noon to 5 pm.
Mountain View Seniors Housing
If you are interested in making a difference in the lives of local seniors Mountain View Seniors Housing would love to hear from you! Please contact MVSH to learn more about volunteer opportunities available at its four lodges.
1. Friendly Visitors
2. Auxiliary Members
3. Meal Time/Feeding Assistants
4. Readers Corner
5. Men's Coffee Leaders
6. Women's Coffee Leaders
7. Bible Study Leaders
8. Bingo Calling Assistants
9. Nail Spa Assistants
10. Activities Assistants
11. Events Assistants
12. Community Outing Assistants
13. Walking Companions
All Positions will vary between each site. Please contact Bridget Ryan, Volunteer Coordinator if you are interested in any of these volunteer opportunities.
Phone: 403-556-2957 ext. 706
Olds and Area Boys and Girls Club
BGC Olds and Area provides programming for children, youth, and families in Olds and surrounding rural communities. The organization develops a variety of programs for children, youth and families that promote respectful, inclusive, and engaging environments; relationship building and mentoring as well as community and family engagement.
• Volunteer opportunities throughout the year:
• Canada Day - Assistance with facilitating Canada Day events
• Summer Program (July/August) - field trips, swimming, assistance with programming, youth mentorship
• OSC (September - June) - assistance with programing, youth mentorship
• Pre-teen (September - June) - assistance with programing, youth mentorship
• Haunted House (September - October) - committee, haunted house set up, acting in haunted house
• Olds Fashioned Christmas - Craft booth
• Board of Directors - Applicants accepted yearly to fill available positions
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