Join Our Team!

For questions about volunteering, please call 250 758 5547 or email our volunteer coordinator at michelle@ndrc.info

The Nanaimo Disability Resource Centre depends upon the generosity of volunteers. We are a volunteer driven organization with about 30 active volunteers at any given time and 4 staff members – only one of which is full time. If you are looking for a great way to make a difference and would like to get out and meet new people, we would love for you to join our team! 

Before applying, please take a moment to browse our site to familiarize yourself with the programs we offer. 

Volunteer Opportunities

Computer Tutor

This volunteer does not have to be a computer expert, but will have a general working knowledge of computers – Google, Email, Facebook, etc. Most importantly, a computer tutor volunteer must have a calm and easy going attitude. The volunteer will always have a support staff member nearby. 

  • Commitment required: 1.5 hrs/week
  • No minimum commitment period
  • RCMP criminal record check required and paid for by NDRC

Front Desk Reception/Parking Permit Processing

This volunteer will greet walk-in clients, answer telephones, take messages, provide information, referrals and process parking permit applications. All training is provided. The volunteer will always have a support staff member nearby. 

  • Commitment required: 1.5 hrs/week 
  • No minimum commitment period
  • RCMP criminal record check required and paid for by NDRC

Board of Directors Member

NDRC is seeking dynamic and passionate board members with an interest in disability issues. 

  • Average of 3-10 hours a month dedicated to committees and monthly board meetings
  • Active participation in organization and fundraising activities/other committees
  • 1 year minimum commitment period

Responsibilities:

  • Governing the organization
  • Developing policies which enable the board to make responsible decisions on fiscal matters
  • Making decisions about current and proposed programs

The ideal candidate would have:

  • Demonstrated interest in the mission and vision of the organization
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work on a team with like-minded individuals
  • Awareness of disability issues

Interviews are conducted as applications are received. Successful new members will be ratified in 2018. 

RCMP criminal record check is required and paid for by NDRC.