Local Volunteer Opportunities
“Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy.
You vote in elections every few years, but when you volunteer,
you vote every day about the kind of community you want to live in.”
What kind of community do you want to live in?
Cochrane is already an amazing place to live and visit, let's also be the most caring community too!
Below you will find the names of organizations who are always looking for volunteer helpers in our community. This is a starting list (August 1st, 2018) only and will be updated on a monthly basis. If you have an event or an organization that is looking for volunteers, please contact us HERE and we'll help spread the word.
THE COCHRANE ACTIVETTES
"The Cochrane Activettes are a dedicated group of women whose objectives are to engage in charitable welfare and/or civic work in the community to make Cochrane and area a better place for all of us to live."
- Mission Statement
COCHRANE HOME TREASURES
"Home Treasures is a Non-profit Organization that funds many worthy causes and initiatives in Cochrane and surrounding area. We operate on the belief that everyone deserves the nice & necessary, and are fueled by a team of inspiring volunteers who dedicate their time to make everyone’s experiences enjoyable. Your dollars and donations go towards providing families in need with necessary household items, as well as contributing to community initiatives that improve the quality of life for your neighbours and peers."
- Mission Statement
the helping hands society of cochrane, alberta
"Helping Hands links people who help with people who need help. Our volunteers fill unmet human needs and strengthen community."
Currently looking for friendly visitors to connect with isolated seniors in their home for conversation, coffee and crafts. Do you have a few hours to spend with a new friend?
THE ROTARY CLUB OF COCHRANE, ALBERTA
"The Rotary Club of Cochrane is where neighbours, friends, and problem-solvers take action to create lasting change in their community and around the world."
The Rotary Club meets every Tuesday at 12 noon at the Cochrane Legion.
Everyone is welcome!
the boys & girls club of cochrane, alberta
"The Boys & Girls Club of Cochrane, Alberta endeavours to provide a safe, supportive place where children and youth can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships and develop confidence and skills for life."
Other Cochrane Organizations or Events Looking for Volunteers
(list will be updated monthly)
Friend of Nan Boothby:
Friends of the Nan Boothby Memorial Library (Cochrane Public Library) are looking for volunteer members. We support the library with fundraising events such as the annual "Beyond Words" book sale. The time commitment is light and is great for avid readers.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Bethany Seniors Cochrane Care Centre:
Bethany Cochrane welcomes volunteers to help with a variety of programs and activities.
Contact Cora at (403) 932 - 8438, or email@example.com.
Home Reno Heaven:
Volunteers are needed to help with a variety of positions needed to operate our not-for-profit business, where all profits are reinvested in local housing programs. Visit us at 136 Charlesworth Avenue, or call Mark at (403) 851 - 1117.
The Clothesline is seeking volunteers for their non-profit second-hand clothing store.
Drop by the store at 122 4th Avenue W., or call (403) 932 - 5984.
The Cochrane & Area Humane Society:
Regardless of the task, the work of their dedicated volunteers contributes to their goal of finding loving homes for deserving pets.
More information HERE.
The Royal Canadian Legion - Cochrane Branch:
The Legion always needs help on their Friday night bbq-event, plus many other events during the year. Reach out if you are able to help, by messaging them on their Facebook page or by calling, (403) 932 - 2011