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2017 Children's Birthday Party Assistant 
City Centre

Description

Join in assisting at the Children's Birthday Party Program at City Centre Community Centre.


Responsibilities include:


-Set-up & Take-down


-Facilitate games and activities


-Face-painting (training will be provided)


-Ability to work in a fast-paced environment


Shifts are are 4 hours long (12-4pm/4-8pm on Saturdays and Sundays). A minimum of 4 months’ weekend commitment of 2 shifts per month is required, with the possibility of extension into the Fall. This is a great summer opportunity for high school students looking to further develop their leadership and communication skills.


Police Information Check Required.


To apply, please email your resume to Katherine Lam at KLam@richmond.ca with subject line “Summer Birthday Party Volunteer Application”. A telephone interview will be scheduled for May.


Requirements

Minimum age: 14


Address
5900 Minoru Boulevard,
Richmond BC, V6X 4C7

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Contact Info
Katherine Lam
Birthday Party Leader
Email: KLam@richmond.ca
Phone: 6042048588

2017 City Centre Summer Daycamp and Preschool Junior Leaders 
City Centre

Description

Interested in working with preschoolers or children this summer? Gain valuable volunteer experience as a 2017 Summer Daycamp Junior Leader with City Centre. Our daycamps are for ages 2-5 and ages 6-12 at Anderson and General Currie Elementary in July/August.

Volunteers must be age 15 or older and will be required to commit to a fixed schedule (minimum of 1 week) during the summer. All volunteers are required to go through a group interview, Police Information Check, and City Centre Summer Training.

Responsibilities:
1. Support Daycamp Leaders with care of children and contribute to a fun, safe, and inclusive environment
2. Assist children and Day Camp Leaders with out-trips, activities, sports, and art/crafts
3. Encourage participation, resolve minor conflicts and cultivate a safe playing environment

Desired Qualities: Leadership, maturity, passion, patience, professionalism, commitment, and professionalism


Students from Richmond Secondary, MacNeill Secondary and Palmer Secondary are strongly encouraged to volunteer.


Dress Code: Summer Daycamp T-shirt (provided), comfortable shorts or pants, running shoes. Please note that when we go on swimming out trips, volunteers are expected to be prepared for swimming including bringing their own swim wear.


Daycamps: General Currie and Anderson
Kindercamp: General Currie


Daycamps shifts run from July 3 - September 1, every weekday from 9:00am-4:00pm. Volunteers are required to commit a minimum of 5 consecutive days from Monday - Friday.


Preschool shifts run from July 3 - September 1, every weekday from 9:15am-3:00pm, 8:45am-2:45pm or 8:45am-1:30pm.  Volunteers are required to commit a minimum of 5 consecutive days from Monday - Friday.

Additional info: Criminal record check required.


Requirements

Minimum age: 15


Address
5900 Minoru Blvd.
Richmond BC

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Contact Info
Zavi Swain
Community Development Coordinator
Email: zswain@richmond.ca
Phone: 604.204.8582

2017 Wellness Clinic Assistant for 55+ - Afternoon Shift 
City Centre

Description

We are looking for volunteers to help facilitate our Wellness Clinics for older adults (55+) here at City Centre Community Centre. This volunteer posting is specifically for our Afternoon Shift (12:00pm - 2:30pm) on the first Thursday of each month.

What is the Wellness Clinic?
Clinics occur the first Thursday of each month from 9:30am - 11:30am. Adults ages 55+ can access free and low cost wellness services, get information about seniors services, and more.

Qualifications:

1. Physically able to move tables, chairs, and other furniture

2. Friendly, responsible, organized, and able to work independently

Responsibilities:

1. Direct and guide seniors with appointments to the correct rooms

2. Take down and clean up from Wellness Clinic free and paid services. This includes moving and putting away tables, chairs, and large furniture items

3. Answer questions about the Wellness Clinic and share other promotional materials


A second language (Mandarin or Cantonese in particular) would be an asset for this program.


Training for volunteers will be provided on-site at your first Wellness Clinic. Volunteers who are able to make an ongoing commitment at the monthly clinic are strongly preferred.

Any interested volunteers should contact Helen Kwan the Older Adults Coordinator at 604-204-8574 or HKwan@richmond.ca.


Requirements

Minimum age: 18


Address
5900 Minoru Boulevard,
Richmond BC, V6X 4C7

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Contact Info
Helen Kwan
Email: hkwan@richmond.ca
Phone: 604.204.8574

Homework Club Program 2016-17 Anderson Elementary 
City Centre Youth Development

Description

Interested in working with children and wondering what it takes to make a huge difference in someone else's life?

City Centre Homework Club is looking for youth volunteers who are ready to be a positive mentor to students at Anderson Elementary, Grades 4-7.

Homework Club is an after-school program that runs until 6:00pm where volunteers help students with their homework while still making time for play. Volunteers are requested to arrive at Anderson Elementary by 3:00pm (or at their earliest convenience due to scheduling conflicts but prior to 3:30pm). The program runs from 3:30pm - 5:30pm with the 30 minute debriefing session from 5:30pm - 6:00pm every Tuesday and Thursday.

Volunteers are invited to attend a 6 hour training session before the beginning of the program.

Please contact Usman Mushtaq at umushtaq@richmond.ca to attend. No experience necessary.

Additional info: Criminal record check required.


Requirements

Minimum age: 13


Address

BC

Contact Info
Usman Mushtaq
Youth Development Coordinator
Email: umushtaq@richmond.ca
Phone: 604.204.8571

Homework Club Program 2016-17 Cook Elementary 
City Centre Youth Development

Description

Interested in working with children and wondering what it takes to make a huge difference in someone else's life?

City Centre Homework Club is looking for youth volunteers who are ready to be a positive mentor to students at Cook Elementary School, Grades 4-7.

Homework Club is an after-school program that runs until 6:00pm where volunteers help students with their homework while still making time for play. Volunteers are requested to arrive at Cook Elementary by 3:00pm (or at their earliest convenience due to scheduling conflicts but prior to 3:30pm). The program runs from 3:30pm - 5:30pm with the 30 minute debriefing session from 5:30pm - 6:00pm every Monday and Wednesday.

Volunteers are invited to attend a 6 hour training session before the beginning of the program.

Please contact Usman Mushtaq at umushtaq@richmond.ca to attend. No experience necessary.

Additional info: Criminal record check required.


Requirements

Minimum age: 13


Address

BC

Contact Info
Usman Mushtaq
Youth Development Coordinator
Email: umushtaq@richmond.ca
Phone: 604.204.8571

Homework Club Program 2016-17 General Currie 
City Centre Youth Development

Description

Interested in working with children and wondering what it takes to make a huge difference in someone else's life?

City Centre Homework Club is looking for youth volunteers who are ready to be a positive mentor to students at General Currie Elementary, Grades 4-7.

Homework Club is an after-school program that runs until 6:00pm where volunteers help students with their homework while still making time for play. Volunteers are requested to arrive at General Currie Elementary by 3:00pm (or at their earliest convenience due to scheduling conflicts but prior to 3:30pm). The program runs from 3:30pm - 5:30pm with the 30 minute debriefing session from 5:30pm - 6:00pm every Wednesday  and Friday.

Volunteers are invited to attend a 6 hour training session before the beginning of the program.

 Please contact Usman Mushtaq at umushtaq@richmond.ca to attend. No experience necessary.

Additional info: Criminal record check required.


Requirements

Minimum age: 13


Address

BC

Contact Info
Usman Mushtaq
Youth Development Coordinator
Email: umushtaq@richmond.ca
Phone: 604.204.8571

Study Station 2016/2017 
City Centre Youth Development

Description

Interested in working with youth and wondering what it takes to make a huge difference in someone else's life?

City Centre Study Station is looking for youth and adult volunteers who are ready to be a positive mentor to students in Grades 8 and 9. 

Study Station is an after-school program that runs until 6:00pm where volunteers help students with their homework while still making time to relax and have fun. Volunteers are requested to arrive at City Centre by 3:30pm (or at their earliest convenience due to scheduling conflicts but prior to 3:30pm). The program runs from 3:30pm - 5:30pm with the 30 minute debriefing session from 5:30pm - 6:00pm every Tuesday.

This volunteer position is designed for students currently in high school in grade 11 or 12 or undergraduate university students from local universities. Students from Richmond Secondary, MacNeill Secondary and Palmer Secondary are strongly encouraged to volunteer.

Responsibilities:

1. Help grade 8 and 9 high school students with their homework in a one-on-one or group setting as necessary

2. Encourage, model and cultivate positive social behaviours for students

3. Engage, interact, enhance, enrich and reinforce students' positive experience in program activities

4. Collaborate with the volunteer/staff team and explore and strategize innovative ways to facilitate students' academic competency, self-image, community relationships and life skills

Volunteers are required to attend a 3 hour training session before the beginning of the program.

Please contact Usman Mushtaq at umushtaq@richmond.ca to attend. No experience necessary.

Additional info: Criminal record check required.


Requirements

Minimum age: 17


Address
5900 Minoru Blvd
Richmond BC, V6Y 4B6

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Contact Info
Usman Mushtaq
Youth Development Coordinator
Email: umushtaq@richmond.ca
Phone: 604.204.8571

Youth Leadership Team - Beta U 2016-17 
City Centre Youth Development

Description

Always wanted to start your own business? Beta U is the Business, Entrepreneurship, and Resource Development youth leadership team where volunteers turn business ideas into real-life ventures. Meeting times are on Thursdays from 7:00pm-8:00pm @ City Centre.

Overview:

City Centre Youth Leadership Program has 5 different youth leadership teams which meet weekly to create community service projects and initiatives*.

1. Footprints - the Arts, Culture, and Music Team
2. C-Change, the Social Responsibility and Change Team
3. Beta U, the Business, Entrepreneurship and Resource Development Team
4. Holla Bak, the Youth Engagement and Active Healthy Lifestyle Team
5. Green Friends, the Environmentalism and Sustainability Team
*Youth volunteers are only allowed to volunteer for one of the five teams.

Qualifications: 

1. Currently in high school - grades 10, 11 or 12
2. Must have a willing to learn and experiment attitude
3. Comfortable with communication and building positive, healthy and collaborative relationships with fellow volunteers
4. Leadership experience is an asset but not necessary

Volunteers undergo an application process with the current members of the team. New volunteers are invited to attend a Volunteer Orientation held on a monthly basis.

Please contact Hallie van Velthuijsen at HvanVelthuijsen@richmond.ca to attend.

Additional info: Criminal record check required.


Requirements

Minimum age: 13


Address
5900 Minoru Blvd.
Richmond BC, V6Y 4B6

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Contact Info
Hallie van Velthuijsen
Youth Development Leader 3
Email: HvanVelthuijsen@richmond.ca
Phone: 604.204.8571

Youth Leadership Team - C-Change 2016-17 
City Centre Youth Development

Description

Yearning to make a difference in your community? C-Change is the Social Responsibility and Change Team where like-minded volunteers come together to explore social concerns and design community projects. Meeting times are on Thursdays from 6:00pm-7:00pm @ City Centre.

Overview:

City Centre Youth Leadership Program has 5 different youth leadership teams which meet weekly to create community service projects and initiatives*.

1. Footprints - the Arts, Culture, and Music Team
2. C-Change, the Social Responsibility and Change Team
3. Beta U, the Business, Entrepreneurship and Resource Development Team
4. Holla Bak, the Youth Engagement and Active Healthy Lifestyle Team
5. Green Friends, the Environmentalism and Sustainability Team
*Youth volunteers are only allowed to volunteer for one of the five teams.

Qualifications: 

1. Currently in high school - grades 10, 11 or 12
2. Must have a willing to learn and experiment attitude
3. Comfortable with communication and building positive, healthy and collaborative relationships with fellow volunteers
4. Leadership experience is an asset but not necessary

Volunteers undergo an application process with the current members of the team. New volunteers are invited to attend a Volunteer Orientation held on a monthly basis.

Please contact Hallie van Velthuijsen at HvanVelthuijsen@richmond.ca to attend.

Additional info: Criminal record check required.


Requirements

Minimum age: 13


Address
5900 Minoru Blvd.
Richmond BC, V6Y 4B6

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Contact Info
Hallie van Velthuijsen
Youth Development Leader 3
Email: HvanVelthuijsen@richmond.ca
Phone: 604.204.8571

Youth Leadership Team - Footprints 2016-17 
City Centre Youth Development

Description

Looking for an opportunity to share your talents and interests in music and the arts? Footprints is the Arts, Culture, & Music Team where volunteers are welcomed to bring their creative ideas to life. Meeting times are on Thursdays from 5:00pm-6:00pm @ City Centre.

Overview:

City Centre Youth Leadership Program has 5 different youth leadership teams which meet weekly to create community service projects and initiatives*.

1. Footprints - the Arts, Culture, and Music Team
2. C-Change, the Social Responsibility and Change Team
3. Beta U, the Business, Entrepreneurship and Resource Development Team
4. Holla Bak, the Youth Engagement and Active Healthy Lifestyle Team
5. Green Friends, the Environmentalism and Sustainability Team
*Youth volunteers are only allowed to volunteer for one of the five teams.

Qualifications: 

1. Currently in high school - grades 10, 11 or 12
2. Must have a willing to learn and experiment attitude
3. Comfortable with communication and building positive, healthy and collaborative relationships with fellow volunteers
4. Leadership experience is an asset but not necessary

Volunteers undergo an application process with the current members of the team. New volunteers are invited to attend a Volunteer Orientation held on a monthly basis.

Please contact Hallie van Velthuijsen at HvanVelthuijsen@richmond.ca to attend.

Additional info: Criminal record check required.


Requirements

Minimum age: 13


Address
5900 Minoru Blvd.
Richmond BC, V6Y 4B6

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Contact Info
Hallie van Velthuijsen
Youth Development Leader 3
Email: HvanVelthuijsen@richmond.ca
Phone: 604.204.8571

Youth Leadership Team - Green Friends 2016-17 
City Centre Youth Development

Description

Want to save the environment? Looking to make our society greener? Green Friends is the Environmentalism & Sustainability Team where volunteers with a passion for saving the environment work together to make our community a more sustainable place to live in. Meeting times are on Thursdays from 4:00pm-5:00pm @ City Centre.

Overview:

City Centre Youth Leadership Program has 5 different youth leadership teams which meet weekly to create community service projects and initiatives*.

1. Footprints - the Arts, Culture, and Music Team
2. C-Change, the Social Responsibility and Change Team
3. Beta U, the Business, Entrepreneurship and Resource Development Team
4. Holla Bak, the Youth Engagement and Active Healthy Lifestyle Team
5. Green Friends, the Environmentalism and Sustainability Team
*Youth volunteers are only allowed to volunteer for one of the five teams.

Qualifications: 

1. Currently in high school - grades 10, 11 or 12
2. Must have a willing to learn and experiment attitude
3. Comfortable with communication and building positive, healthy and collaborative relationships with fellow volunteers
4. Leadership experience is an asset but not necessary

Volunteers undergo an application process with the current members of the team. New volunteers are invited to attend a Volunteer Orientation held on a monthly basis.

Please contact Hallie van Velthuijsen at HvanVelthuijsen@richmond.ca to attend.

Additional info: Criminal record check required.


Requirements

Minimum age: 13


Address
5900 Minoru Blvd
Richmond BC, V6Y 4B6

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Contact Info
Hallie van Velthuijsen
Youth Development Leader 3
Email: HvanVelthuijsen@richmond.ca
Phone: 604.204.8571