CPA Volunteer Days

Elevate Volunteer Days

Give back to your community while meeting like-minded CPAs! CPA Volunteer Days will be held throughout the province at various locations. These opportunities are open to CPA candidates as well.

Calgary

Calgary Meals on Wheels promotes health and independence by providing quality, nutritious and affordable meals to Calgarians in need of their services.

Monday, June 3

  • 9:30 a.m. – Orientation
  • 10:30 a.m. – Meal Delivery. Please be advised that volunteers will need to supply their own vehicles. You will be in a group of three people with one vehicle. While Meals on Wheels does provide their guest volunteers with a map, it is suggested to bring a GPS or a smartphone with map app, but not required.
  • 12:30/1 p.m.: Return to the depot.
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You will assist in making healthy lunches for children and youth who would otherwise go without. You will work with other volunteers to make lunches items as well as clean and sanitize the work area after lunches are made.

Wednesday, June 5
7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Langin Place - 433 Macleod Tr. SE
Calgary

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This volunteer opportunity gives a team of five to 10 volunteers the opportunity to cook and serve breakfast to CUPS children attending the One World Education Centre, as well as assist in the classroom on special projects and activities the children will enjoy. Volunteers interact with children, teachers, therapists and support workers and provide valuable extra hands to give children a memorable day at school each day.

Wednesday, June 5
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
622 11 Ave SW
Calgary

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Help the Calgary Food Bank feed local Calgarians by volunteering as a Warehouse volunteer. Warehouse roles require the ability to lift up to 40 pounds and stand for 3.5 hours at a time. CPA Alberta has committed to help in the following two roles:

Sorting Line Volunteer: Volunteers sort donations from community events and donation boxes, grouping them into their categories like canned tomatoes, soup, and peanut butter. You will be working with up to 35 other volunteers on an assembly line.

Multi Duty: Your tasks will vary depending on the operations of the warehouse and the food donated. Tasks may include: sorting produce and other bulk food items, cardboard compacting, shelf stocking, and warehouse clean up.

Thursday, June 6
12:15 - 3:00 p.m.
5000 11 St SE

Shifts start promptly. In the first five minutes of your first shift, the group will be presented with a brief safety orientation that will include building details not noted in the online Health and Safety training video. Any group member not present for this orientation will not be permitted to participate in the volunteer activity. We advise all volunteers to arrive 5 to 10 minutes prior to the start of your shift.

Prior to your shift, you will be asked to watch an online Health and Safety training video. The certificate of completion will need to be with you at your shift. Additional information will be sent to you upon registration. Register

Edmonton

Volunteers will help with the construction of Carter Place. Carter Place is Habitat for Humanity’s build in Edmonton’s Laurel community and will be home to 58 families upon completion.

All volunteers must meet the minimum requirements:

Must be able to:

  • Be open to learning new skills
  • Follow the instructions of Site Supervisors
  • Climb stairs comfortably
  • Confirm their vision is adequate for detailed work
  • Speak conversational English
  • Lift and carry at least 15 pounds

You will be asked to complete separate registration information through the Habitat for Humanity group member registration platform (further instructions to be provided).

Tuesday, June 4
2216 24 Street
Edmonton
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Help out as a general warehouse volunteer. Activities in the warehouse consist any of the following:

  • Sorting food donations
  • Re-packing food items
  • Building boxes
  • Building hampers for clients
  • Organizing the warehouse using pallet jacks (training is provided)
  • Collecting donations
  • Assisting the warehouse to unload trucks
  • Helping drivers bring back donations
  • Distressing of liquids, and;
  • Housekeeping

Wednesday, June 5
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
11508 120 Street
Edmonton

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When a group comes in to bake, it gives a sense of home and normalcy as families enter the House and it is filled with delicious smells.

  • Helping Hands volunteers prepare and individually package baked goods at RMHCNA.
  • Assist in light household tasks and organization.
  • General tidy up of all spaces and equipment used.

Friday, June 7
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
7726 107 Street NW
Edmonton

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Lethbridge

Help pack goodie bags or re-package items for Lethbridge Interfaith Food Bank's local clients. Aprons are provided and no heavy lifting is required.

Monday, June 3
8:30 - 11:00 a.m.
1103 3 Ave N
Lethbridge

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Red Deer

Support the Red Deer Food Bank as a warehouse volunteer. Come prepared dressed in layers and closed toes shoes. Your morning will start off with a short tour of the facility. Volunteers will be asked to sort and support the warehouse staff where needed.

Thursday, June 6
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
7429 49 Ave
Red Deer

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