Volunteer With Us

Are you searching for an opportunity to connect with your community safely, while also getting involved in local environmental initiatives? If so, you are in the right place. Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook is seeking volunteers to support our education, conservation, and regeneration projects in Kimberley and Cranbrook!


How to Apply

Step 1: Please check out our volunteer groups below to learn what kind of tasks you might be involved with

Step 2: Apply for current opportunities via job descriptions below

Step 3: Wait to hear back from us for next steps



Sustainability Volunteer Group

Our Sustainability Volunteer Group takes on opportunities that make a big difference. These may be one time events or as simple as making repurposed soap.

Follow the link below for current opportunities:

  1. Clean and Green – Repurposed Hotel Soap – Sign up today!
  2. Outreach Volunteers – Sign up today!

 

Board Member Volunteer Group

Our board members are diverse and passionate serving one-year terms or staying active for years. Elections take place at our Annual General Meeting for new and returning board members. The next meeting is coming in spring/summer 2022. Interested in joining our Board of Directors? Check back in May 2022 for any potential opportunities.

 

Local Food Volunteer Group

Our branch operates four local food projects which are Apple CaptureBackyard Farmers, Kimberley Community Garden, and the Kimberley Farmers’ Market.

As a volunteer in this group your responsibilities may include, depending on your interests and experience:

  • Brainstorming ideas to support or add to current projects
  • Developing plans to implement new ideas
  • Planning events around current issues in our area to raise awareness
  • Putting up/taking down posters
  • Assisting with general garden maintenance such as weeding, watering and harvesting
  • Building and maintaining several backyard gardens in Kimberley
  • Moving heavy equipment, picking apples, and maintaining equipment
  • Assisting with the Kimberley Farmers’ Market

Follow the below links for current opportunities:

  1. Kimberley Garden Volunteers – Sign up today!
  2. Farmers’ Market Volunteers – Sign up today!
  3. Apple Capture Volunteers – Opening July 2022

 

Parks Volunteer Group

Our branch is responsible for maintaining and enhancing two parks: the Marysville Eco Park and Cranbrook’s Spooner Park. We believe that providing communities with accessible green space is critical to mental and emotional well-being. Inner city parks are critical to the health of all local residents, which includes not only humans, but local flora and fauna. 

Volunteers in this group, you will be supporting the Branch Manager and a Director from the Board. Responsibilities may include, depending on your interests and experience:

  • Participating in work parties including tree, shrub, and seed planting; pruning; weeding; and working with various tools and equipment
  • Brainstorming ideas to support or add to current or future parks projects
  • Developing plans to implement new parks initiatives
  • Engaging in parks-related discussions around issues such as park multi-user conflict, private land development on community trails, and more
  • Assisting in the design, construction, installation and maintenance of parks infrastructure such as picnic tables

Opportunities in spring 2022:

Marysville Eco Park Volunteers

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Upcoming Kimberley Cranbrook Events

Weed Pull & BBQ - We need You!

Friday, July 8, 2022

Join us along with the East Kootenay Invasive Species Council (EKISC) on Friday, July 8, from 5-7…

eBike Raffle: Discover More with an eBike!

June 7 - August 11, 2022

 Our annual eBike raffle is back and this year, we are raffling off one Giant Explore E…

Camp Odyssey 2022

July 4 - August 26, 2022

Our incredibly popular Camp Odyssey will be back in the summer of 2022! Camp Odyssey offers weeklong day camps and single-day camps throughout July and August in Kimberley and Cranbrook. This is a great opportunity to have your children outside, in a safe, structured and fun environment.

2022 Kimberley Farmers Market

June 16 - September 15, 2022

The 2022 Kimberley Farmer's Market is back — that means fresh produce from local farmers, crafts from local…

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Join The Team

Want to protect wildlife, clean water and wild spaces? Volunteer with us! Wildsight volunteers are a very special group of people who give generously of their time to stuff envelopes, attend rallies, help run events, put up posters, keep tabs on forestry practices in their communities and participate in citizen science initiatives.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Branch Information

Contact

97 Wallinger Ave
Kimberley, BC V1A 1Y6
Office Hours: Tues - Thurs 9 am – 3:30pm
Phone: 250-427-2535
kimcran@wildsight.ca