Volunteer

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, consider volunteering with us.  Before Applying, please take some time to browse the rest of our website 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 required

RCMP Criminal record check required and paid for by NDRC.

Please fill out a Volunteer Application

Front Desk Reception /
Parking Permit Processing

The 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 shift per week (maximum of 4 hours)
– 6 month commitment preferred due
   to training required

RCMP Criminal record check required and paid for by NDRC.

Please fill out a Volunteer Application

Board of Directors Member

Board of Directors MemberNDRC is seeking dynamic and passionate board members with an interest in disability issues.

Minimum commitment required:
– Current Board members dedicate an average of 3-10 hours a month to committees, and they are
expected to attend monthly Board meetings.  All Board members are required to be active in the
organization and to participate in fundraising activities or other committees.
– 1 year minimum commitment

The responsibilities of Board Members include:
•     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 one or more of the following requirements:
•     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 will be conducted as applications are received. Successful new members will be
ratified in 2017.

RCMP Criminal record check required and paid for by NDRC.  Please fill out a Volunteer Application

For additional information on volunteer opportunities please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Christina Young: 250-758-5547 or info@ndrc.info