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Kelowna and District Safety Council
The Kelowna and District Safety Council (KDSC) was first founded by a group of concerned citizens in the 1950s, and was incorporated April 16, 1980 when the Little Travellers’ S...
395 Hartman Road
Kelowna, British Columbia
V4T 3E7
Causes we care about

  • Education

  • Family Care

  • Health & Well-being

Businesses whose employees volunteer with us
Social Mission
The Kelowna and District Safety Council Society is a registered charity dedicated to promoting safety awareness and accident prevention within Kelowna and the surrounding communities by educating the public about a variety of safety issues and through the provision of safety training. KDSC also cooperates with other like-minded organizations in an effort to reduce accidents and injuries.
Businesses that we work with
Kelowna Capital News
Interior Savings
Volunteer opportunities
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Childrens volunteerKelownaFlexible schedule
Work with children within a safety charity
1 / 6 spots filled
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Groundkeeper VolunteerKelownaFlexible schedule
Help the Little Travelers safety village for kids
0 / 1 spots filled
Stories of our community involvement
Social Media consultant volunteer
Purpose
Will work directly with Program coordinator and executive director to assist in the promoting of Kelowna and District safety councils and its programs through the effective use of social media

Position description
• Establish targets for increasing online reach
• Post regular, updates to KDSC social media outlets, including news articles, blog posts, Facebook, press releases, and any other promotional items
• Monitor activity and user interactions for all social media outlets
• Determine generic informational links to be used in future
• Establish a social media calendar for posts

Commitment
8 hours a week

Do you
Enjoy advertising and marketing
Know your way around social media skills
Enjoy being creative and innovative abilities


You will enhance your skills in
Marketing
Technology
Understanding of social media
Written communication
Creative thinking
Computer skills
Self-motivation
Raffle Volunteers
Purpose
Assist the Kelowna and District Safety Council in raising funds for the Little Travelers Safety Village through the selling of tickets for the annual raffle ticket fundraiser.

Position description
Set up and take down of booths
Collect funds
Answer questions
If able, drive small trailer to locations

Note: mileage will be paid if travel is required for outside of Kelowna

Commitment
4 hour shifts. Times vary during weekends, days or evenings from April 13 to August 13 at various locations.

Do you
Enjoy the challenge of selling raffle tickets
Enjoy communicating with various types of people
Handling money


You will enhance your skills in
Sales
Communication
Self motivation


SC is holding our annual raffle fundraiser and we are looking for volunteers to help sell raffle tickets at various locations around town from

Volunteer shifts available for 4 hours during daytime, evening and weekends

Tasks can include set up and take down of booths, collect funds, if able drive small trailer to locations. If travel is required mileage will be paid
Groundkeeper Volunteer
Purpose
The ground keeper volunteer is an important function who provides a well kept Little travelers safety village so the children can learn and have fun in the village

Position description
Cut grass
Pull weeds
Weed wack
Pick up miscellaneous debris in village
Plant and weed flowers in small planters

Do you
Enjoy working with your hands
Enjoy working outdoors
Demonstrate the ability to use lawn tools

You will enhance your skills in
Lawn maintenance
Lawn tools
Time management
Organization
Self motivation


Kelowna and district Safety Council is in need of a grounds keeper for light duties such as cut grass, pull weeds, weed wack
Children Events Volunteer

Purpose: Children's program
The children’s events volunteer is to assist to provide children a fun and safe experience during events. The volunteer will work closely with the program coordinator.

Position Description
• Assist in planning of events
• Supervise children
• Set up and take down of events
• Provide assistance with children
• Operate booths
• Participate in parades
• Collect fees
• Gather and organize donation items

Commitment
• Dates and times vary. Dates are throughout spring, summer and fall.

Do you
• Enjoy working with children
• Demonstrate effective communication skills
• Have creative and innovative abilities
• Like working outdoors

You will enhance your skills in
Leadership – by providing direction and guidance of others
Effective Communication – by speaking clearly and with understanding
Problem solving – assess situations and determine a quick and safe recommendations

Note: must obtain a Criminal Record check

Volunteers could be responsible for a variety of tasks depending on their interest and experience: help to plan events, set up and take down of events, provide assistance with children while riding in our pedal cars during events, coordinate donation items, operate booths, and participate in a parade.
If interested please email info@kdsc.bc.ca or phone Sheila @ 250.765.3163
We were so happy to have Interior Savings Credit Union staff spend part of their Thursday afternoon with us during their Day of Difference. What a great group! They spent their time helping us spruce up the Little Travellers Safety Village with the addition of a lot of bright new colors everywhere! You guys Rock! #localmoneylocalgood
395 Hartman Road
Kelowna, British Columbia
V4T 3E7
Causes we care about

  • Education

  • Family Care

  • Health & Well-being

Businesses whose employees volunteer with us
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