Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Junior Diabetes Research Fund

Student volunteers are needed for the 2017 TELUS walk to Cure Diabetes on Sunday, June 11th at Stanley Park. Many positions are available. Registration and more information are available at :https://goo.gl/pl7RZS or by calling or emailing Lisa Mitchell at 604.292.2777 or lmitchell@jdrf.ca.

Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians

Student models in grades 11 and 12 are needed to help train emergency room physicians in ultrasound techniques on Saturday, June 3rd at session one (7:30 a.m.) or session two (12:15 p.m.). Students will receive a $50.00 remuneration and light refreshments. Interested students can contact Yasmin Bainto at yasmin.bainto@gmail.com.

CARP (Senior's Advocacy Group)

CARP is looking for student volunteers in grades 11 and 12 to assist with various tasks including set up/take down, handing out info packages, directing traffic, and acting as ambassadors and team leaders for their Senior's Health and Resource Expo on Friday, June 23rd and Saturday, June 24th. The fair will be held at the South Arm United Church at 11051 No. 3 Road in Richmond (@ Steveston Hwy). Interested students can contact Corina Stainsby at 778-866-1215 to sign up.

Tennis BC

Student volunteers in grades 9 - 12 are needed for the Leith Wheeler Stanley Park Open Tennis Tournamenton June 28 - July 17. Volunteers are needed to help with moving, set up, welcome desk, check in desk, court monitoring, photography/social media, court maintenance, food concession and more. Interested students can sign up at: tennisbc.volunteerlocal.com or call 604.916.0055.

City of Burnaby

The City of Burnaby has numerous volunteer opportunities for students ages 14-18 who are enthusiastic, energetic, and responsible to assist leaders on Burnaby playgrounds, offer support at day camps, and be involved with special events. Interested students can contact Vince at vincent.kwong@burnaby.ca or at 604.294.7607.

Pedalheads Bike Camp

Pedalheads needs volunteers in grades 8 and 9 to act a Junior Instructors at their summer bike camps, to assist instructors with teaching kids of various biking skill levels, e.g. setting up obstacle courses and riding with classes. Interested students must be available for at least one full week of half day camps. Interested students can contact Taylor Williams at: bchiring@pedalheads.com or at 604.874.6464. Paid positions are also available for students turning 17 by the end of 2017.

SFU Summer Cams

SFU is now accepting applications for several summer volunteer positions including aquatic, educational, outdoor, recreational, an sports camps. Volunteers must be at least 14 years of age by July 1st. Interested students can review the complete camp descriptions at: www.sfu.ca/camps.html, and apply by completing the application form at: https://goo.gl/forms/jvoX1A34yyWqK7oQ2 and sending a resume to: admin.camps@sfu.ca with the subject line: "2017 Volunteer Application - Your Name'.

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.

Leith Wheeler Stanley Park Open Tennis Tournament

Volunteers are needed for the Leith Wheeler Stanley Park Open Tennis Tournament from June 28 - July 17. Opportunities include moving, set up, welcome desk, check in desk, court monitoring, photography/social media, court maintenance, food concession and more. For additional information and/or to sign up call: 604.916.0055.

Bumpin Bakery

Bumpin 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

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 Mrs. Marino in 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: champlaincc@vancouver.ca

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 Centres

Volunteer Burnaby

203 - 2101 Holdom Ave
Burnaby, BC V5B 0A4
Phone: 604-294-5533
Fax: 604-294-6814
Email: info@volunteerburnaby.ca
Website: www.volunteerburnaby.ca

Volunteer North Shore

Hosted by North Shore Community Resources

Capilano Mall, 201 - 935 Marine Drive
North Vancouver, BC
V7P 1S3
Phone: 604-985-7138
Fax: 604-985-0645

Email: nancy.hollstedt@nscr.bc.ca

Website: www.nscr.bc.ca

Volunteer Richmond Information Services

190 - 7000 Minoru Boulevard
Richmond, BC V6Y 3Z5
Phone: 604-279-7020
Fax: 604-279-7038
Email: info@volunteerrichmond.ca
Website: www.volunteerrichmond.ca

Volunteer Surrey (Surrey Community Services Society)

9815 - 140th Street
Surrey, BC V3T 4M4
Phone: 604-584-5811
Fax: 604-584-7628
Email: alicec@scss.ca
Website: www.scss.ca

Volunteer Vancouver

1183 Melville Street

Vancouver BC V6E 2X5
Phone: 604-875-9144
Fax: 604-875-0710
Email: volvan@volunteervancouver.ca
Website: www.volunteervancouver.ca

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