Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

UBC Storm the Wall

Volunteers are needed for UBC's Storm the Wall Event, from March 24th - March 28th, a swim, sprint, bike, and run event. For more information go to:


Email storm.the.wall@ubc.ca to sign up.

Soccer Dogs

Soccer Dogs, an inclusive soccer program for youth and adults (aged 4-21) with diverse needs, is looking for volunteers for their season, beginning early April and running until June (Saturdays). Students who are interested in volunteering can contact Abbe Gates at abbegates@gmail.com

Rabbitats Rabbit Sanctuary

Rabbitats is looking for volunteers to assist with various tasks to help rescue and care for feral rabbit

To apply go to:


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

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: 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