Volunteer Opportunities in Edmonton

Here are the current volunteer opportunities with the Cerebral Palsy Association in Alberta located in Edmonton. Volunteer opportunities are available for ongoing programs or office-based work.

You can make a difference and empower Life Without Limits. We thank you for your time and consideration when deciding to volunteer with us.

If any of our volunteer opportunities interest you, please contact For more information, please call Mara Pawluk at 780.733.0249 or mara@cpalberta.com

Operations Contact Assistant

The Cerebral Palsy Association in Alberta is searching the community for volunteers to work in our office as an Operations Contact Assistant.  If you are looking to further your volunteer experience, broaden your administration skills, data entry, and are familiar using Microsoft Excel, this opportunity matches your needs.

As an important member of the CPAA volunteer team your duties would include:

  • Database entry
  • Ongoing communication and data exchange with  appropriate departments
  • The ability to transfer information from  the yellow page directory  and organize the data into our system
  • Competency interpreting and categorizing addresses into appropriate geographical zones within Edmonton & Calgary

The successful applicant will possess the following characteristics:

  • Proficiency using  Microsoft Suite including: Outlook and Excel
  • Strong  communication skills including verbal and written
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  •  Ability to follow directions accurately
  • Take pride in the mission of the CPAA

For more information, please call Mara Pawluk at 780-733-0249 ext. 225 or email:mara@cpalberta.com

Operation Renovation Paint  – Physical Labor Assistant 

 

Volunteers Urgently Needed

The Cerebral Palsy Association in Alberta is searching the community for volunteers to assist with physical labor in preparation for a painting project. We require at least 2-5 individuals to move office furniture to accommodate for the painting and return it to its original position from between Apr 14th and Apr 25th 2014.

 If you are looking to further your volunteer experience, seeking student & youth group opportunities or to initiate corporate volunteerism, this opportunity matches your needs.

Data Entry Clerk Assistants

The CPAA is recruiting for volunteers to assist us with data entry, office filing, and other administration duties. We are looking for people who need to log volunteer hours, school work experience or just have a few free hours a week.

Time commitment: Tuesdays, 3+ hours each week

Bowling Nights Assistant (on hold till further notice)

The CPAA is recruiting volunteer(s) for Bowling Nights Assistants. The volunteer(s) will help people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities to enjoy a recreational night out. The volunteer(s) will assist members with outdoor-wear, set-up and assist with ramps, score keeping and other, similar tasks.

We are looking for people with understanding, patience and compassion. The ability to have FUN is crucial attitude for this position.

Time commitment: One Tuesday per month for two to four hours.

Adult Meet-Up Group Volunteers

We are currently recruiting volunteer(s) to assist our Adult Support Coordinator in preparing the meetings for Adult Group Meet – Up Groups. These groups are for adults with cerebral palsy and other disabilities who wish to develop a social network and explore the community in a group setting. The group provides a private forum to seek advice as well as to develop strong bonds with others who have common interests.

Volunteers will be involved in setting up the room for the meetings and assisting participants during meetings.

We are looking for helping hands that have compassion and are reliable and patient.

Time commitment: One evening per month for two to four hours

Art Program Volunteers

We are looking for 1 to 2 volunteers for our adult and Children’s art programs. These programs enable participants of all abilities to have fun through new creative and sensory experiences. Volunteers will assist with setting up the art materials, helping participants create their art work, and cleaning up after the program.

Art Expressions (Adult Program) 

Dates: Ongoing, Wednesdays

Time: 2:30 to 4:30 PM

Location: Art gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Square Edmonton

Orientation: Meeting with Volunteer Coordinator prior to volunteering

Requirements: Interest in art, compassion and understanding towards persons with disabilities

Children’s Art Program (In partnership with the Centre for Autism Services Alberta)

Dates: Ongoing, Sundays

Time: 1:30 to 2:30 PM

Location: Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Square Edmonton

Orientation: Meeting with Volunteer Coordinator prior to volunteering

Requirements: Interest in art, enjoy working with kids

ComputAbilities

We are looking for a computer-savvy volunteer for our ComputAbilities program to mentor our participants with and without disabilities. Volunteers will assist with teaching computer, internet and email basics, word processing, and other computer skills. The program is held in our Edmonton office during the week.

Dates: Ongoing, Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays

Time: Program hours are 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM – Flexible volunteer shifts

Location: The CPAA Edmonton Office, 17231 105 Avenue

Orientation: Meeting with Volunteer Coordinator prior to volunteering

Requirements: Interest in computers, good communications skills and a desire to help others

CookAbilities

Do you enjoy cooking, preparing meals and getting creative in the kitchen? If you would like to try new recipes related to themes each week and get hands on experience with making those recipes, while helping others, we think this volunteer opportunity is for you!

Dates: Ongoing, Fridays

Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Location: Cooking Room (upstairs next to medical centre) Whitemud Real Canadian Superstore Edmonton

Orientation: Meeting with Volunteer Coordinator prior to volunteering

Requirements: Interest in cooking, kitchen safety and a desire to help others

Yoga Program Volunteers

We are looking for volunteers who have a passion for yoga to help participants in our yoga programs.

Yoga Day Program (Adults)

Dates: Ongoing, Wednesdays

Time: 10:30 to 11:30 AM

Location: Winnifred Stewart Association Gym, 11130 131 St Edmonton

Orientation: Meeting with Volunteer Coordinator prior to volunteering

Requirements: Interest in yoga and helping others

YogaBees (Children)

Dates: Ongoing, Tuesdays

Time: 6:00 to 7:00 PM

Location: Villa Marguerite Auditorium, 9810 165 St Edmonton

Orientation: Meeting with Volunteer Coordinator prior to volunteering

Requirements: Interest in yoga, working with kids and helping others