Volunteer Opportunities with Parkinson Association of Alberta


Casino Volunteers Needed!

November 16th & 17th, 2020

GREAT NORTHERN CASINO (10910 – 107TH Avenue, Grande Prairie)


We need your help in Grande Prairie on Monday, November 16th & Tuesday, November 17th, 2020. As you may know, we rely heavily on this important operating support from AGLC funds by staffing volunteers for 2 days of casino events, about every 24 months.


This is a great way to meet other volunteers and support our community. The volunteer positions are easy to learn and include refreshments, snacks and some great company! Our casino will be held at Great Northern Casino, in Grande Prairie. Free parking is available.



EACH DAY: 3 positions at 1:45pm-8pm, 3 positions at 8pm-3am, 4 positions at 10pm-3am


POSITIONS: Cashier, Chip runner & Count Room


ELIGIBILITY: you need to be 18+ and bring photo ID to your shift



By Phone: 780-882-6640 and ask for Kat OR 403-243-9901 and ask for Lori

By Email: accounting@parkinsonassociation.ca


Client Services Programs

Volunteer opportunities with Client Services vary from region to region. Opportunities may include: 

  • PD & The Arts Programs: art therapy, singing, voice enhancement, etc.
  • PD & Movement Programs: dance, tai chi, Walking Club, yoga, etc.
  • PD & Education Programs: a variety of educational sessions are held throughout the year
  • Holiday celebrations and other social activities


Hope Conference 

Our next Hope Conference will be held May 26, 2018 in Calgary.  With over 300 people attending from across Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan. This event requires the help of volunteers in areas like fundraising, registration, package assembly, and set up.


Office Projects

Each of our offices occasionally has projects that require the help of volunteers. Examples include: mail outs, making phone calls, compiling information, assembling packages, etc.


Other Events

Fundraising opportunities present themselves at any time in any one of our regions and can include events like 50/50s, galas, concerts, dinners, etc.


Parkinson Step 'n Stride 

Our largest fundraising event of the year happens each September! Volunteers across the province help in a variety of ways including: fundraising, registration, set up, tear down, walk site activities, route marshals, entertainment, BBQ, etc. 



If you are willing to help where most needed, check this box on the volunteer form and we will contact you with opportunities available in your region.


Special Volunteer Opportunities

From time to time PA will have Special Volunteer opportunities available. These opportunities are specialized in that they may be a one-time occurrence, require specific skills, and/or have requirements that go beyond what our volunteer form covers. 


Contact us for more information about volunteer opportunities in your community. 



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