Organizations that need and use volunteers:
- Bread of Life Soup Kitchen:
Cooks, prep cooks
- Canadian Cancer Society
- Canadian Red Cross
- City of Terrace
- Festival of Lights:
A fun event in December celebrating the winter months, opportunities include; handing out treats to children, helping with children’s activities such as decorating gingerbread men (people) as well as small art projects, helping with setup and tear down including Christmas lights.
- Happy Gang
- Helping Hands
- Heritage Park Museum:
Halloween Howl, Easter Egg Hunt, St. Jean Baptiste Day, and Canada Day
- Kalum Community School Society (KCSS)
- Kimmunity Angels
Various one-day community events along with ongoing Sunday Market opportunities
- Ksan Society:
Food Share Fridays
Cook at Transition House
Donation Room and Store
Special Events such as Christmas and Thanksgiving Dinners
Other opportunities are also available*
- Literacy Terrace
- Mills Memorial Hospital Auxiliary
- Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)
- Red Cross Loan Service
Health Equipment Loan Program
- REM Lee Hospital Foundation:
- Riverboat Days:
Variety of positions throughout a two week period, typically the last week of July and the first week of August
- Salmon Run (Kitsumkalum):
One day event, volunteer positions include timekeeping, water stations, and parking, barbeque and kitchen helpers.
- Skeena Diversity
- Skeena Valley Fall Fair:
A variety of positions such as gate/tickets, kid’s activities, exhibition hall, ticket sales and many more.
Community Living Room Soup Kitchen
Street Festival – greeters, set-up and tear down, garbage patrol (recycling), helping with children’s events such as painting and crafts
- Terrace and District Arts Council
- Terrace Animal Shelter
Visiting with the animals, dog walking etc
- Terrace Beautification Society:
A variety of projects throughout the year, primarily in the spring, summer and fall. Worker bee projects such as keeping 4 corners well maintained, pulling of invasive plants in various locations, general maintenance and upkeep of community flower beds.
- Terrace Hospice Society
Visiting programs and grief groups *
- Terrace Library
Reader’s home services – bringing books to people who are unable to go to the library for a variety of reasons, various projects that the library has throughout the year.
- Terrace Little Theatre
A variety of volunteer positions from set design, to lighting, costumes, and acting. No age limit.
- Terrace Women’s Resource Centre and The Family Place
- Volunteer Terrace Snow Angels:
Helping seniors maintain their ability to get in and out of their homes during the winter months by shoveling a path from their front door to the street, spring and fall yard cleanup and raking, Friendly Visitor Program – visiting seniors that are home bound and missing the social part of their lives, keeping them connected. A variety of special events throughout the year.
- Bread of Life Soup Kitchen:
- Youth Volunteer Corps of Terrace, BC
We create volunteer opportunities to address community needs and to inspire youth for a lifetime commitment to service. We are 1 of 2 Canadian YVC affiliates and proud to offer a youth-driven program that conducts frequent, supervised, team-based service projects that address issues in a way the youth see fit.
**Some organizations have a minimum age requirement of 18.**