Organizations that need and use Volunteers:
- Salmon Run (Kitsumkalum):
One day event, volunteer positions includes timekeeping, water stations, and parking, barbeque and kitchen helpers.
- Heritage Park Museum:
Halloween Howl, Easter Egg Hunt, St. Jean Baptiste Day, and Canada Day
- Terraceview Lodge and McConnell Estates:
Various positions *
- Big Brothers and Big Sisters:
Mentoring (must be 19 or older)
Kops for Kids (one week)
And other special event fundraisers *
Community Living Room Soup Kitchen, Youth Drop-in Centre
- 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*
- Riverboat Days:
Variety of positions throughout a two week period, typically the last week of July and the first week of August
- Skeena Valley Fall Fair:
A variety of positions such as gate/tickets, kid’s activities, exhibition hall, ticket sales and many more.
Street Festival – greeters, set-up and tear down, garbage patrol (recycling), helping with children’s events such as painting and crafts
- 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.
- 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.
Various one day community events along with ongoing Sunday Market opportunities
- 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.
- Skeena Diversity
- Terrace Animal Shelter:
Variety of positions
- Bread of Life Soup Kitchen:
Cooks, prep cooks
- REM Lee Hospital Foundation:
- The Family Place
- Terrace Women’s Resource Centre
- Happy Gang
- Literacy Terrace
- Mills Memorial Hospital Auxiliary
- Red Cross Loan Service
Health Equipment Loan Program
- Terrace and District Arts Council
- Terrace Hospice Society
Visiting programs and grief groups *
- Helping Hands
- 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 homebound and missing the social part of their lives, keeping them connected. A variety of special events throughout the year.
**Some organizations have a minimum age requirement of 18.**