Van Dusen Glow in the Garden and Festival of Lights
Van Dusen is looking for student volunteers to assist with two events, Glow in the Garden (Halloween Event on October 24th - October 31st: 4:30 - 9:30 p.m.) and Festival of Lights . For more information on Glow in the Garden go to:
Rethink Breast Cancer
Rethink Breast Cancer, an organization dedicated to empowering young people who are concerned abou and affected by breast cancer, is looking for volunteers for their gala event and fundraiser. Positions are available for assistance with: greeting and assisting vendors to assigned spaces, assisting vendors with set up, assisting with set up of decor, putting up signs, and stuffing gift bags (600 in total). Volunteers are required to commit to a minimum of 2 hours and are welcome to stay longer. Refreshments and lunch will be provided. Location is: 319 Main Street Vancouver. Sign up for this volunteer opportunity is in Room B248A at VC.
Columbus Seniors' Residence
Student volunteers (age 16 or older), who are willing to make a six month commitment, are needed to spend at least an hour and a half each weekend, at morning socials with the seniors at Columbus Residence, located at 704 West 69th Avenue in Vancouver. Volunteers will visit with and play simple games with residents. Interested students can contact Kelsie Tham at kelsiet98@gmailcom.Bumpin BakeryBumpin Bakery in a student founded and run non-profit organizations serving coffee and muffins every Sunday morning at the corner of Main and Hastings. Student volunteers are needed to donate muffins and/or serve muffins, coffee, and kindness to those in need in the downtown east side. One dozen muffins donated equals one service hour for VC students. For more information to to www.bumpinbakery.ca.
Access Probono provides free legal advise to those who need it. Probono is looking for volunteers who are 18 years old to volunteer during school holidays and/or evenings for a variety of volunteer positions listed at: http://accessprobono.ca/information-non-lawyers. Visit their website for more information at www.accessprobo
Volunteers are needed to work with seniors in retirement homes, community centres, libraries, and neighbourhood homes to conduct tech lessons and workshops. For more information see the TechEasy website at www.tech-easy.c
S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Volunteer Services recruits and trains volunteers, places them in appropriate assignments according to their skills, interests and preferences, evaluates their performances, and provides recognition of their contributions. S.U.C.C.E.S.S.provides services in settlement, English as a second language training, employment, family and youth counseling, business and economic development, health care, social housing and community and volunteer development.
Volunteers may be placed in various areas such as reception, clerical and administrative work, special programs, and fundraising events. They may also be referred to other service organizations such as schools, hospitals, community centres, and government agencies to help with interpretation and translation.
Volunteering provides an excellent opportunity for newcomers to connect with the community and gain valuable hands on work experience.
For more information visit: http://www.successbc.ca/eng/component/option,com_mtree/task,listcats/cat_id,64/itemid,/
Vancouver College Peer Tutoring:
Volunteers are needed to act as Peer Tutors to other students in the Senior School. Volunteers will be matched with students requesting a peer tutor based on availability and subject strengths. Peer Tutoring is held in The Learning Centre, Holler, either over the lunch hour or after school, on a once weekly basis. Interested volunteers can contact The Learning Centre.
Go Volunteer Vancouver: http://govolunteer.ca/cgi-bin/page.cgi?_id=16
Kerrisdale Community Centre: http://vancouver.ca/parks/cc/kerrisdale/website/volunteering.cfm
Riley Park Community Centre: http://www.rileypark.ca/contact
Champlain Heights Community Centre: firstname.lastname@example.org
Marpole Oakridge Community Centre: http://www.marpoleoakridge.org/volunteer_employment.htm
Contact the community centres in your neighbourhood for more volunteer opportunities close to home.
Volunteer North Shore
Hosted by North Shore Community Resources
Capilano Mall, 201 - 935 Marine Drive
North Vancouver, BC
Website: www.nscr.bc.caVolunteer Richmond Information Services
1183 Melville Street