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ALS Society of BC

ALS Society of BC

The ALS Society of BC is dedicated to providing direct support to ALS patients, along with their families and caregivers, to ensure the best quality of life possible while living with ALS
Through assisting research, we are committed to find the cause of, and cure for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).

Keywords: Health and Medicine , Disorders


ALS Society of BC
1233 - 13351 Commerce Parkway, Richmond, BC V6V2X7

ALS Society of BC url http://alsbc.ca/

ALS Society of BC Phone Number 604-278-2257

ALS Society of BC Email address volunteer@alsbc.ca



Volunteer Information for ALS Society of BC

What services does your organization provide?
Services available to people living with ALS, caregivers and their family members are as follows:

  • Equipment Loan Program
  • Transportation Support Program
  • Support Groups
  • Psychological Treatment Services
  • Caregivers Days
  • Camp Alohi Lani
  • Care Connections
  • Mobile Clinics


Do you have any age requirements?
There is no minimum age requirement, as long as you are able and willing to volunteer.


Do you require language proficiency other than in English?
No.


What time commitment(s) are you expecting from a volunteer?
There are several volunteer opportunities, some are for just a couple of hours while others are more long term


Are there any other requirements for being a volunteer?
No


Are there any specific skills and experience required?
No


What type of volunteer positions are typically available?

  • Special Event Coordination
  • Office Support
  • Home Visits
  • Mail-Out/On-Call Volunteers
  • Newsletter Assistant
  • Media Monitor Volunteers
  • ALS Display Booth Volunteers
  • Support Group Facilitators
  • Fundraising Volunteers

Do you provide training for volunteers?
The ALS Society of BC believes in strengthening the knowledge and skills of its volunteers by providing relevant and helpful training opportunities. All new volunteers must receive specific training for a position. When deemed appropriate by the Volunteer Coordinator, additional training and educational opportunities offered by


How will a person benefit from volunteering with ALS Society of BC?

  • Volunteers will receive a certificate stating that they have been trained and certified as a volunteer with the ALS Society of BC & Yukon.
  • Once an individual volunteers 50 hours with the ALS Society of BC & Yukon they are eligible to become members of Team ALS BC & Yukon.
  • Upon completion of 50 hours - an attractive logo vest is presented to the recipient who is now an ambassador of Team ALS BC & Yukon.
  • All volunteers can receive reference letters from the ALS Society of BC stating that they are certified volunteers with the Society

Do you accept high school students?
Yes.




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