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INTERNAL OPPORTUNITIES


Kwantlen St. Farmers Market

Summer 2016 Farmers Market 
Location: Richmond Campus
Opportunities: Market Tour Guides, Market Set-up/Take Down, Market Information Table, and Children's Booth

                 


Sign up on myvolunteerpage.com or email start.richmond@kusa.ca for more information. 



EXTERNAL OPPORTUNITIES
Visit these sites below for more volunteering opportunities in Vancouver and Surrey!




WELCOME TO ROYAL CANADIAN MARINE SEARCH AND RESCUE



Being a member of RCM-SAR is one of the most rewarding volunteer roles there is. You will be part of a dedicated, professional team that is carrying on a proud 150-year tradition of volunteer lifeboats in British Columbia. By joining us, you will save lives.

Our volunteer program is designed to match your interests, skills, and availability. Positions range from active search and rescue crew to shore-based SAR prevention, maintenance, and fundraising roles.

Search and Rescue Crew

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Being an active search and rescue crew member is an exciting, challenging and rewarding role. But is not for everyone.

You will be paged in the middle of the night and respond to emergencies in weather and sea conditions that most mariners avoid. You will be called on to navigate in fog and darkness, operate a rescue vessel in wind and waves, safely handle tow lines and other gear, use your first aid skills, follow orders, and give orders.

You will work in a dangerous environment. You will be coming to the aid of people who are frightened, confused, or injured. Some missions involve tragedy and death.
In other words you need to be skilled, brave, and tough.

But if you have the character and commitment, we will give you all the tools, training and support you need to succeed as a search and rescue crew member. The men and women who take on this task say the rewards of saving a life on the water are beyond measure.


You are:
  • 19 years old or older
  • Physically fit
  • Mature and reliable
  • Available to be on call and remain near a rescue vessel as part of a rotation schedule.
  • A team player
  • A good communicator
You will:
  • Be available on call
  • Acquire the necessary certifications for your crew level.
  • Attend station meetings and events
  • Support your station’s community and fundraising activities
  • Support the larger RCM-SAR team across the region.
  • Be committed to excellence in search and rescue service to the public.
We provide:
  • A team of men and women who will support your training goals and membership needs.
  • Excellent marine and search and rescue training, including a range of Transport Canada certifications, including:
  • Pleasure Craft Operators Certificate
  • Radio Operators Certificate
  • Marine Advanced First Aid
  • Small Vessel Operator Proficiency
  • RCM-SAR’s own comprehensive training program, including the SARNAV simulated electronic navigation training in our own fast rescue craft simulator.
  • The latest personal safety equipment.
  • The opportunity to work with other dedicated search and rescue crew members.
  • The opportunity to crew on sophisticated search and rescue fast response vessels.
  • Group insurance coverage.

SAR Prevention Member

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You are:
  • Committed to educating the public about boating safety.
  • Available to promote boating safety at public events, local marinas, and on the water.
You will:
  • Provide your energy and expertise in promoting boating safety.
We provide:
  • Educational materials and equipment to help you promote your boating safety message.
Supporting Member


You are:
Willing to offer your time and skills to support your local RCM-SAR Station.

You will:
Help your local rescue station with shore-based activities that support the safety of the search and rescue crews and maintain the readiness of the station to respond to emergencies.

Provide support in these or other areas:

Maintenance
Fundraising
Administration
Finance
Public Relations
Event Planning

We provide:
A rewarding volunteer environment and an enthusiastic and supportive team dedicated to saving lives on the water.

Junior Provider

You are:
A person between the ages of 16-19 with an interest in boating and search and rescue

You will:
Learn marine safety skills
Help promote boating safety
Learn about SAR

We provide:
A rewarding volunteer environment and an enthusiastic and supportive team dedicated to saving lives on the water.


APPLY NOW!
To join us, please contact your local station. They will be happy to talk with you about their current needs and the application procedure. For general information you can contact the RCM-SAR Regional Office at recruiting@rcmsar.com or 778 352-1780.








VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

The Vancouver Police Department values the many volunteers that give their time to make our crime prevention programs a success and our community a safer place to work and live. Volunteering is also a great introduction to the Department and to policing in general.

There are many ways you can get involved with your Vancouver Police Department and assist the VPD with its goal of making Vancouver the safest major city in Canada.

Block Watch
Block Watch is all about neighbours helping neighbours. Block Watch allows citizens to take an active role in preventing crime in their neighbourhood.
Citizens' Crime Watch

Citizens' Crime Watch (CCW) volunteers patrol the streets of Vancouver in teams in their own cars equipped with radios, calling in and reporting any suspicious or criminal activity to police. CCW volunteers act as extra sets of eyes and ears on the street for officers on patrol.
Speed Watch

Speed Watch volunteers monitor speeds through the city, including school and playground zones. They use portable radio equipment and electronic signboards to make drivers aware of how fast they're driving.
Community Policing Centres

The Vancouver Police Department has nine Community Policing Centres, largely comprised of volunteers. CPCs are a great way to get involved in your community.








We need volunteers in the following areas:

PROCESSING CENTER
The Processing Center is a bee hive of activity. The center receives incoming donations, sorts them and hangs everything up on rolling rack that will be taken to the events. Volunteers are needed Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 9:00pm. Help out for an hour or for the entire day….there is great flexibility on the days and times available. For scheduling reasons we ask for 7 days notice when you are able to come in. We may also have a call out when there is a large amount to process. We welcome groups. Note: Volunteers at this location are required to successfully complete a FREE criminal record check if you are volunteering between the hours of 9:00am-5:00pm.
EVENTS

There are over 112 events planned for this year. Event days are exciting, rewarding and very busy. Many hands make light work. On those days we need your help with:
  • Setting up and unloading (everything is on wheels…so no heavy lifting)
  • Greeting families as they arrive
  • Registration and check in
  • Helping families “shop” for clothes
  • Checking out and re-bagging items to take home
  • Food Service – coffee/tea and or food depending on the event
  • Clean up and load up
  • Unloading at the processing center

The events locations, dates, and times vary but most events are booked several weeks/months in advance and they are approximately 4 hours in duration from setup to clean-up.

For more information on joining one of our teams contact us at info@clothesonwheels.org or visit http://clothesonwheels.org/volunteer/




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The Greater Vancouver Food Bank (GVFB) is supported by thousands of volunteers who generously offer their time to help out in a variety of ways. From individuals to corporate teams, there is an opportunity to contribute in a way that works for you or your organization.

If you are interested in volunteering at the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society please fill out our online Volunteer Application Form.


Community Events

The GVFB takes part in a number of community events throughout the year events ranging from golf tournaments to concerts to parades and more. There are many opportunties for volunteers to get involved. I f you are outgoing, energetic, enjoy interacting with crowds and have basic cash or credit handling skills, this is the right volunteering opportunity for you!

  • Minimum age requirement: 16 years old (with parental consent) or as per guidance for individual events needs
  • Hours: shifts vary depending on event but are typically 4 - 6 hour long
  • We are open to people volunteering with their family and friends, please do encourage them to sign up

Group Volunteer Opportunities

Looking for a volunteer opportunity where your team can work together and help out?  Warehouse volunteers help to ensure that the food that comes into the food bank is sorted appropriately to be shared with the community. Groups range from large corporate organizations to sports teams, community partners, schools and friends. This takes place in our 36,000 square foot warehouse in East Vancouver.

  • Minimum age requirement: 16 years old (those under 18 require a chaperone)
  • Minimum group size: 10
  • Maximum group size: 25
  • Availability: Monday through Saturday - morning, afternoon and evening shifts
  • Time: three to four hour shifts
  • Additional Info: our group schedule fills up fast so please book your group early!

If you are interested in our warehouse volunteer opportunities, please email Dorothy Trommel at dorothyt@foodbank.bc.ca   or call 604.216.2319.

Depots/Hubs

Depot services run Tuesday through Friday mornings. Food is shared via 14 locations throughout the city and volunteer responsibilities include unloading trucks, setting up, distributing food to members and routine clean up.

  • Minimum age requirement: 18 years old
  • Hours: approximately four hours, one morning per week
  • Commitment: long-term (at least three months)
  • Skills: solid communication skills and ability to interact with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Additional info: a brief interview is required

Contact

If you have any general enquiries or want to learn more about volunteering at the Greater Vancouver Food Bank, please contact our Community Engagement Manager Tu Van Trieu on tuvant@foodbank.bc.ca or 604.216.3071.

 







Volunteering

​The mandate of BC Cancer Agency Volunteer Services is to enhance the mission of the BC Cancer Agency and the experience of patients, family and friends during their cancer journey.

Many of us know the cancer journey, personally or by way of a loved one. It is not an easy road to travel; even harder without caring support. You can make a difference to someone traveling that road by volunteering with the BC Cancer Agency.

Whether you have been affected by cancer or just want to be involved in your community we welcome your application. Volunteers are a part of the multi-disciplinary team and play a vital role in the provision of high quality care and support to our patients, their family members, and staff.

The BC Cancer Agency Vancouver Centre is a diagnostic and treatment centre for Lower Mainland cancer patients. Volunteer Services plays a vital role in providing high quality care and support for our patients and their families, and the purpose of our screening steps is to create and maintain a safe environment for both the Centre community and the volunteer, as well as ensure an appropriate match between volunteer and the task.

There are no educational prerequisites but we do know that compassionate, empathetic, non-judgmental individuals match our patients’ needs well. Those of you interested in applying who come with a background as a health professional please note that as a volunteer there are boundaries to your role and you will not be able to practice your professional skills.

Volunteer opportunities in the Vancouver Centre exist Monday to Friday, between 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM. We expect volunteers to commit to one 4 hour shift per week with preference given to those able to make a one year commitment. We DO NOT have volunteer opportunities for evenings or weekends.

NOTE: The BC Cancer Agency DOES NOT operate the volunteer driver program, it is run by the Canadian Cancer Society and Freemasons. If you wish to be a volunteer driver please contact the CCS office as noted below in the Grey box.

Applying to become a BCCA Volunteer:

Thank you for your interest in joining our team! We are currently accepting applications via our online system, the link is below. We are recruiting now to fill possible gaps with successful candidates who would start in January 2015. Only those roles noted below as Currently Recruiting would start earlier if the candidate is successful.

Note: If you submit an application we will keep it on file for 3 months. Once you have received the system's auto reply you can be assured we have received your application and will review it. Please note only those applicants whose skills and availability match a shift vacancy will be contacted for an informal interview. If you do not hear back from us it means that we cannot place you according to your skills/interests or availability. We will keep your application on file for 3 months.
**NOTE: Incomplete applications are removed from our system after two weeks.

If you wish to submit your volunteer application please click the link APPLY HERE.

If you are living in the lower mainland please consider our centre in Surrey (Fraser Valley Centre) or Abbotsford as they also may have volunteer shifts available.





The process for accepting new volunteers can take several months. We pre-screen and select individuals from the information provided, so please be comprehensive in completing the application form. Please fax or mail the completed application form to us. It will be kept on file to be reviewed and short-listed for the interview process. 

There are many more volunteer opportunities available during the weekdays, so if your free time is primarily on weekends or evenings - please be patient.

It is important that you carefully consider your involvement and commitment as a volunteer. Not everyone is suitable or accepted for the programs offered.

BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre, BC Children's Hospital and the Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children are fortunate to have many individuals who are interested in volunteering. If we have not been in touch with you within six months, please contact us to update your application.

Volunteer Requirements
  • must be 16 years of age
  • able to attend an orientation training session
  • be in good physical and mental health
  • current immunizations up to date
  • are able to make a 12 month commitment
  • return a completed application form to volunteer resources
  • provide two references
  • sign an Pledge of Confidentiality
  • submit to a Criminal Record Check
  • For applications to Children's or Sunny Hill, paid or volunteer experience with children is required.

If you wish to volunteer, please fill out the Volunteer Application Form (PDF, 61 KB).

Mailing address:
Volunteer Resources
Room 1H43, 4480 Oak Street
Vancouver, BC
V6H 3V4

Fax: 604-875-3448







Volunteering

Free Geek depends on volunteers. Almost 7000 people have registered as volunteers with us since we opened in 2006. No prior experience of any kind is needed: we will teach you everything you need to know. If you already have relevant skills, that's great too!
Tasks & Training

We take great pride in being able to teach our volunteers skill sets that are applicable in the real world. You will work with our dedicated staff and other volunteers who are all willing to share and learn new skills with you! Here are some of the tasks you can help with:
Electronics Dismantle: Take apart electronics for recycling
E-waste Processing: Receive E-waste, process metals, circuit boards, and wire for material recycling
Refurbishment: Refurbish computer components and electronics for reuse
Building: Build and refurbish desktop and laptop computers
Cleaning: Help keep the facility clean
Staff Assistance: Help the staff maintain the Thrift Store, the office, and the warehouse
Open Help Night: Provide free tech support to the community at large
Outreach: Promote Free Geek to the public

If you have skills in other areas or there are other ways you can help us out, let us know!
Benefits
Make connections, build relationships, and find friends with similar interests
Gain experience and skills with computers and electronics
Learn about the computing industry, E-waste, and recycling practices
After 24 hours of volunteer time, qualify for the Adoption Program (see below)
Thrift Store: 40% discount on regular items, 20% discount on laptops
Adoption Program

Once you volunteer 24 hours at Free Geek, you are entitled to a free desktop computer, called theAdoption Box.

If you're not not interested in the Adoption Box, you can instead opt to receive a $50 gift certificate that goes toward anything in our Thrift Store.
Applying & Starting

Prospective volunteers must first come to our facility and fill out an application form in person. Ask for a staff member to help you. From there, we will schedule your first shift, and you will start volunteering soon!







Volunteering with CPAWS can be a very rewarding experience for those who want to make a positive difference in their communities and who are interested in networking with other individuals with similar values and interests. Our volunteer positions provide valuable experience for individuals interested in learning more about the environment and protecting Canadian wilderness, and for those looking to gain experience in the environmental non-profit sector.

WHY VOLUNTEER WITH CPAWS?
  1. Gain knowledge of conservation issues in Canada
  2. Make a difference in protecting Canada’s wilderness
  3. Use your skills and expertise for a good cause
  4. Connect with people who share similar values and interests… and have fun!

GETTING STARTED
Fill out our online Volunteer Application Form

If you have any questions about our volunteer application process, please contact us at volunteer@cpaws.org.

Volunteer Opportunities

The following is a list of volunteer opportunities for our National Office. We always do our best to accommodate each volunteer's specific skill set and interests, and often have project-specific opportunities which are not listed here. If none of these opportunities are of interest to you, we encourage you to still submit an application and we'll work with you to find you the right opportunity. You can also check with yourlocal chapter for more opportunities.

Current volunteer opportunities in the National Office (Ottawa)

Professional Services

We are also looking for professionals to donate their services as in-kind or at a reduced rate. Please contact kturner@cpaws.org if you'd be willing to donate your professional skills to the protection of our wild places and wildlife.

We are currently looking for the following professional services:
Translator
Photographer/Videographer
Graphic Designer



Volunteer Opportunities

Hospitals
Information and Wayfinding-help patients and visitors find their way to their destination
One-to-one visiting – make friendly conversation with patients
Retail – sell items in the gift shop, gift cart or thrift shop
Patient libraries – keep library in order and help patients find books
Occupational therapy – support arts and crafts activities, bus outings, gardening programs, breakfast groups, computer sessions and recreation activities
Physiotherapy programs – help with ambulation and exercise groups
Pet visitors – bring your pet to visit with patients who love animals
Recreation and rehabilitation programs (on and off site) - fitness classes, shopping trips, art programs, swim programs and other recreation activities

Seniors
Adult day centres – help deliver therapeutic and recreational activities in a group social setting
Telephone buddy – call seniors on a regularly scheduled basis for a wellness check and friendly conversation
Medical escort – accompany frail seniors via HandyDART or taxi to medical appointments

Community
Friendly visiting – provide companionship to housebound adults and seniors
Group shopping – meet and assist program participants with their grocery or personal shopping (no driving required)
Shop-by-phone – take grocery orders over the phone at a local Safeway store and shop for housebound Vancouver residents

Children and parents
Child & baby clinics – greet parents and assist with weighing and measuring
Health clinic assistant – help at preventative health events such as parenting groups, health fairs and flu clinics

End-of-life
Home hospice – provide emotional and practical support through conversation, companionship, outings and other activities for palliative care clients

Volunteer opportunities at St. Paul’s Hospital, Holy Family Hospital, Mount Saint Joseph’s Hospital, St. Vincent’s, Youville Residence or Tapestry Thrift Shop are listed on Providence Health Care.


Once you have reviewed the types of volunteer opportunities available, download and complete the volunteer application form below and mail or fax it to the site you want to volunteer.

Volunteer Application form

North Shore
Including: 
  • Cedarview Lodge 
  • Community Health
  • Centre Well Baby Clinics
  • Community Psychiatric Services
  • Diners Club Congregate Meals
  • Evergreen House; Kiwanis Care Centre
  • Lions Gate Hospital
  • Margaret Fulton Adult Day Centre
Richmond
Including: 
  • Lions Manor Intermediate Care
  • Lions Park Housing
  • Minoru Residence Extended Care
  • Richmond Hospital
  • Dogwood Lodge
  • George Pearson Centre
  • GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre
  • UBC Hospital; Vancouver General Hospital
  • Purdy Pavilion
  • Banfield pavilion

Complete your application online
The following areas have online applications. To complete your application online, you must first log into theMy Volunteer website.

   Vancouver Community
Go to My Volunteerpage.com and search "Vancouver", select Vancouver Coastal Health – Community.
Including: Evergreen Community Health Centre; Robert and Lily Lee Family Community Health Centre; Pacific Spirit Community Health Centre; Raven Song Community Health Centre; South Community Health Centre; Three Bridges Community Health Centre

How much time do I need to commit?
The minimum volunteer commitment varies depending on the site and the specific volunteer position you are interested in. As a general rule, we ask volunteers to commit to two to three hours per week on a regular day for a minimum of four months.

What's next?
You will be contacted for an interview as positions become available. All accepted volunteers must attend an orientation and training session.



Our Volunteer Program

Our volunteer program includes opportunities for adults of all ages and youth to get involved and give back to their community. The volunteer experience provides endless opportunities that will challenge your curiosity and encourage you to grow, learn and meet new people.

We adhere to the values, principles and organizational standards of the Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement and were awarded the Volunteer Manager of the Year Award by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.


Be Engaged
  • Discover all the benefits of volunteering: expand your social network; increase your marine and conservation knowledge; gain valuable work experience in a new field and connect with your community. Our volunteers also get perks such as transit tickets, paid parking, discounts and field trips.
  • Get nose-to-nose with aquatic animals.
  • Work side by side with experienced Aquarium professionals.
  • Work in our galleries, offices and library.
  • Gain new work experience skills.
  • Deliver exciting educational programs.
  • Learn valuable conservation practices.

Be Amazed
  • If you enjoy interacting with people and animals, we think you'll have an amazing experience while working with us.
  • Make new friends over coffee or hot chocolate in the Volunteer Lounge.
  • Meet and sleep beside the animals during our annual overnight programs.
  • Receive a discount at the ClamShell Gift Shop and reduced rates for Aquarium programs and membership.
  • Clean up shorelines and have a positive impact on the environment.

Be Inspired

  • Expand your horizons in ways you never imagined. Meet people while learning and sharing your knowledge as part of our diverse team.
  • Teach children of all ages about aquatic plants, animals and conservation.
  • Help visitors explore the wonders of the underwater world in our galleries.
  • Contribute to our volunteers' newsletter.
  • Participate in conservation programs.
  • Serve your community.


Surrey 
Museum & Historical Park in Langley 

Education Volunteer

The Education Volunteer will work in a team environment to present tours and hands on programs to school students in K-7.  The programs have specific learning goals and teaching methods related to school curricula and learning style requirements of participants.  Programs are conducted at the Surrey Museum in Cloverdale and the Historic Stewart Farm in South Surrey. Excellent opportunity to develop skills for those interested in a career working with children.  References are provided following successful completion of volunteer assignment.  

Call: Sue Sanderson- PH: 604-502-6461

Email: heritagevolunteers@surrey.ca

Position TypeHistorical Interpretation, Public Speaking, Teaching / Tutoring

DurationLong term (6 months to 1 year)

RegionBC - Vancouver & Lower Mainland

Location(s)Surrey Museum and/or Historic Stewart Farm

Ad Online Since7/31/2015

Application Deadline10/29/2015

Great ForYouth (over 18), Seniors, Wheelchair Accessible

Website: Charity Village - Education Volunteer 



Chimo Community Services 

Workshop Facilitators

 Workshop Facilitators present one-hour interactive workshops to Richmond High School students on various topics including Suicide Awareness, Stress Management and Teen Relationship Abuse Prevention.  We are looking for mature individuals including retired, semi-retired and self-employed, who are interested in working with youth, utilizing their professional experience and presentation skills to play an active role in the community.  Workshop content training is provided.

Facilitators must be available between 8am and 3pm at least 2 half-days per week (morning and/or afternoon) and commit to delivering a minimum of 4 workshops per month (approx. 6 hours) for one school year.  Volunteers should have their own vehicle and will require a police records check.

You'll gain in-depth knowledge around topics of suicide, stress management and relationship abuse to help prevent crisis among youth.

For more information including an application form, please contact the Coordinator of Volunteer Development at 604-279-7131 or emailvolunteer@chimoservices.com.

Position TypeMentoring, Public Speaking, Teaching / Tutoring

DurationLong term (6 months to 1 year)

RegionBC - Vancouver & Lower Mainland

Location(s)Richmond, BC

Ad Online Since7/13/2015

Application Deadline8/5/2015

Website: Workshop Facilitators 


Volunteer Program Assistant 

Kiwassa Neighbourhood House is looking for a volunteer assistant. This position will support our Food Skills for Families Program. It is a program that promotes healthy eating and families will get together to make nutritious meals with low cost. This position is responsible for assisting in food preparation, cooking and serving as well as cleaning and organizing the kitchen and other tasks as necessary. Some administration and computer work may be required. Kiwassa volunteers get benefits of networking and skill building opportunities, and we also provide employment references after three months of commitment. We give preference to neighbourhood residents and those who are able to commit and encourage particularly newly arrived immigrants in our area to apply for this position.


Duties Include:

  • Assist with meal preparation, cooking, serving, set-up and cleaning
  • Maintain required health standards in food preparation, cleanliness, and food storage and maintains food safety plans as outlined by the Food Safety Plans.
  • Lead and co-facilitate some program sessions
  • Help with participant registration and signing in; making posters and attendance sheet using computer may be required
  • Promote program online and in the community
  • Experience and Qualifications:
  • A community minded person who is reliable, enjoys cooking, likes food or would like to learn more about the food industry in a diverse and multicultural settings
  • Basic kitchen skills
  • Comfortable interacting with program participants and staff
  • Friendly, respectful and enjoys working with families in a multicultural setting
  • Speaking in English required; second language is an asset.


Clear criminal record check

Supervisor

Nobody’s Perfect Co-ordinator

Start Date

September, 2015

End Date

December, 2015

Time Commitment

Average 4 hours per week; 7-8 sessions (weeks) in total

If interested, please contact Vicky Li at 604-254-5401 ext. 212 or email vickyl@kiwassa.ca


Website:
Volunteer Program Assistant 


THE LEARNING BUDDIES NETWORK

Apply & Get Involved
Learning Buddies Network needs your help!
You can become involved as:

  • a tutor
  • a committee volunteer
  • a supporter 

Volunteer Tutors:

Who?
If you are a senior high school student or a university student looking for a meaningful volunteer experience we are looking for you to join us!

Why?
Through Learning Buddies Network, you will have the opportunity to work directly with a child and develop a supportive mentoring relationship to foster the child’s learning, self –esteem and attitude towards schoolwork. You will be in charge of the weekly lessons, and can use your own experiences and creativity as you wish. You will develop skills in planning, communicating and in nurturing a child, and in how to be an authority figure. You will develop valuable tutoring experience. Once you have experience as a tutor, you will have the opportunity to take on further responsibility as a site coordinator. This allows development of public speaking skills, peer mentoring, organizational skills and professionalism. These experiences will help you in your studies and work endeavors in the future. Perhaps the most important reason to join our tutoring team, however, is the satisfaction you can feel in making a difference in a child’s life.

What do you need?
You need TIME to devote to preparing for and attending weekly tutoring sessions after school. You need COMMITMENT to impart to your little buddy, who will respond with gratitude and improved skills and self- esteem. You need RESPONSIBILITY to be a reliable member of the team, You need a SENSE OF FUN and creativity to bring too!

THINK ABOUT IT…..

If you are a first year university student, we hope that you will join us and stay with us through your schooling. Each year as a tutor you will become more skilled and helpful to a child. You will have the opportunity to be a coordinator at your own site for one or more years. Experienced tutors and coordinators develop a wealth of experience and contribute valuable ideas that we seek and incorporate into our programme structure. The longer you are involved with our organization, the more ways you will contribute and feel a part of it.

Use the links on the left to access tutorparent, and teacher forms.

If you would like to make a donation, please click here to make your donation.

The Surrey Food Bank always needs volunteers who are motivated, hard-working and have the desire help and provide services to our clients.

Volunteer jobs available include:

  • Client Registration
  • Sort
  • Outside line distribution
  • Hamper Assembly
  • Warehouse Assistant
  • Drivers
  • Community Depots (North Delta and Cloverdale)
  • Hamper To Your Home drivers
  • Special Events
Volunteer Process: Click Here

School or Youth Group Opportunities

Are you looking to engage your students with a life changing day at the Food Bank?

Are you looking to have a unique team building experience that also allows your students and staff to give back to the community?

At the Surrey Food Bank we have developed a volunteer program unlike any other in the Lower Mainland. Our program offers unique team building activities that allow your students and staff to work together with a wide variety of individuals while giving a hand up to our low-income neighbors.

To learn more about our school or youth group volunteer opportunities, please contact our Manager of Volunteer Resources by email or call (604) 581-5443 ext. 106





NEW EVENTS HIGHLIGHT  

Workshops & Conferences 

These workshops/conferences are open to all students. Pump up your resume with leadership & volunteer skills and experience. Expand your network!

·         Be a Volunteer; Be a Leader Workshop: kpu.ca/sld

·         Be a Volunteer; Be a Leader Workshop: kpu.ca/sld

·         KED TALK: Leadership,:kpu.ca/careers

·         Be a Volunteer; Be a Leader Workshop:kpu.ca/sld

·         Provincial Nominee Program Information Sessions:kpu.ca/oiss-events

·         Intro to the Student Leadership Challenge:kpu.ca/sld

·         Inclusivity Workshop::kpu.ca/positivespace

·         Resume and Career Fair Prep Workshop: kpu.ca/careers

·         Volunteer Expo: kpu.ca/careers

·         Student Leadership & Service Conferencet:kpu.ca/leadership

 

Campus Recreation – KPU Rec and Active KSA 

You can’t study all the time! Participate in a Campus Rec activity and work on that healthy body/healthy mind thing.

·         Free Drop in Sports begin, Surrey gym – Every Wednesdays kpu.ca/recreation

·         Sports Club Richmond & Kwantlen Ping Pong Club begin, Richmond Campus – Every Thursdays kusa.ca/activeksa

·         OAK (Outdoors events): kusa.ca/activeksa

·         Campus Recreation Fitness: kpu.ca/recreation