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2018 City Centre Concerts in the Park Assistants 
City Centre

Description

Volunteer at this fun outdoor event at Garden City Park!

Concerts in the Park is an evening of free fun for the community, featuring live entertainment and activities. Volunteers will help lead our weekly activity for children and families (such as prize wheel, bean bag toss, face painting, arts & crafts, and more).

In addition you will assist staff with set up/take down of tents, tables, and chairs and with carrying supplies (lifting and carrying up to 20 lbs).

Concerts in the Park shifts run on Wednesdays from July 4 - August 29, from 6:00pm-8:15pm. Volunteers are strongly encouraged to volunteer for multiple shifts. See schedule to sign up for week(s).

Volunteers must be 13 years old or older. Orientation will be received on site.

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

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

Dress Code: comfortable clothing & closed toe shoes


Requirements

Minimum age: 13


Address
6620 Garden City Rd
Richmond BC, V6Y 1T6

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Contact Info
Zavi Swain
Community Development Coordinator
Email: zswain@richmond.ca
Phone: (604) 204-8582

2018 City Centre Fun in Lang Park 
City Centre

Description

Support children in your community while having a ton of fun! City Centre is seeking volunteers who are interested in working with children and families and/or assisting City Staff in the set-up and takedown of Fun in Lang Park.

Fun in Lang Park shifts run every Tuesday and Thursday from July 3 - August 30, from 9:30am to about 12:15pm. Volunteers are strongly encouraged to volunteer for multiple shifts. After you sign up, we will email to confirm which weeks you are available.

Volunteers must be 13 years old or older. Orientation will be received on site.

Responsibilities:
1.Support event staff in set-up and take down of event
2. Assist with children's activities (face painting, arts & crafts, bubbles)
3. Encourage families and participants to join the free activities

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

Additional Information
Successful completion of an interview and a criminal record check is required

Additional info: Dress Code: comfortable clothing, running shoes


Requirements

Minimum age: 13


Address
8279 Saba Road
Richmond BC

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Contact Info
Marco Yip
Summer Volunteer Coordinator
Email: myip@richmond.ca

2018 City Centre Outdoor Movie Night Assistants 
City Centre

Description

Don't miss out on volunteering at this super fun event! City Centre is seeking volunteers to help with activities on Saturday, July 28, 2018 from 4:00 - 9:00pm at Garden City Park.

We will have fun activities for families, then show the movie Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle at sundown. You will help with set up from 4-6pm, assist with activities from 6-8pm, then assist with take down from 8-9pm.

Activities include: outdoor games, sports, crafts, information tables, food stands, and more. Volunteers will be assigned to activities based on their skills and interests.

Volunteers must be 15 years old or older. Orientation will be received on site. Free dinner provided. Letter confirming volunteer hours provided.

Responsibilities:
1. Support event staff in set up/take down of tents, tables, and chairs and with carrying supplies (lifting and carrying up to 20 lbs)
2. Help with activities for children and families
3. Encourage families and participants to join the free activities

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

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

Dress Code: comfortable clothing & closed toe shoes


Requirements

Minimum age: 15


Address
6620 Garden City Rd
Richmond BC, V6Y 1T6

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Contact Info
Zavi Swain
Email: zswain@richmond.ca
Phone: (604) 204-8582

2018 City Centre Outdoor Movie Night FACE PAINTERS! 
City Centre

Description

Help make our Outdoor Movie Night an extra special event by volunteering as a Face Painter! Face painting volunteers are needed on Saturday, July 28, 2018 from 4:00 - 9:00pm at Garden City Park.

We will have fun activities for families, then show the movie Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle at sundown. You will help with set up from 4-6pm, take turns face painting from 6-8pm, then assist with take down from 8-9pm.

Volunteers must be 15 years old or older. Orientation will be received on site. Free dinner provided. Letter confirming volunteer hours provided.

Responsibilities:
1. Support event staff in set up/take down of tents, tables, and chairs and with carrying supplies (lifting and carrying up to 20 lbs)
2. Provide face painting for children
3. Encourage families and participants to join the free activities, in addition to managing the face painting line

Desired Qualities: Ability to paint simple designs, experience working with children ages 10 & under, friendliness, patience, commitment and professionalism.

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

Dress Code: comfortable clothing & closed toe shoes


Requirements

Minimum age: 15


Address
6620 Garden City Rd
Richmond BC, V6Y 1T6

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Contact Info
Zavi Swain
Email: zswain@richmond.ca
Phone: (604) 204-8582

2018 Dementia-Friendly Project Volunteer Translators 
City Centre Older Adults Program

Description

We are seeking 2 volunteer translators to assist with a one-day community focus group for the Dementia-Friendly Richmond Project. This event is for those living with dementia and those affected by dementia including friends, family, caregivers, neighbours and coworkers. The event will include small group discussions where attendees share their experiences and provide input into this project.

Location: City Centre Community Centre (5900 Minoru Blvd)
Date: Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Time: 9:00am to 1:00pm

Tasks:
- Assist with translation in small groups
- Hand out surveys for participants to fill out
- Help participants interpret the surveys as they are in English

Requirements:
- Fluency in English, along with Cantonese and/or Mandarin
- Friendly, responsible, organized, and able to work independently
- Experience working with seniors


Requirements

Minimum age: 16


Address
5900 Minoru Blvd.
Richmond BC, V6X 2A9

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Contact Info
Sonia Kwong
Seniors Wellness Assistant
Email: skwong@richmond.ca
Phone: (604) 204-8588

2018 Technology Help Volunteers for 55+ - Cantonese Speaking 
City Centre Older Adults Program

Description

Join a team of tech-savvy volunteers who take a leadership role in guiding seniors with technological problems! City Centre Community Centre is seeking mature individuals to instruct seniors with the operation of electronic devices.

Date and Time
Shifts are on Saturdays from 3:30 - 5:00pm; July-August.

A 30 minute training will be provided on the first class (date to be announced).

Qualifications
1. Basic understanding of the functions of computers, smart phones, tablets and other electronic devices such as cameras
2. Strong communications skills: volunteer must speak English and Cantonese.
3. Proficiency with common apps, computer programs, and software
4. Ability to work within a team environment

Responsibilities
1. Teach and assist seniors with basic troubleshooting of their devices
2. Set-up and clean-up room
3. Mandatory commitment of every Saturday from July-August


Requirements

Minimum age: 14


Address
5900 Minoru Blvd.
Richmond BC, V6X 0L9

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Contact Info
Helen Kwan
Older Adult Coordinator
Email: Hkwan@richmond.ca
Phone: (604) 204-8574

2018 Wellness Clinic Assistant for 55+ - Afternoon Shift 
City Centre

Description

Help facilitate our monthly Wellness Clinics for seniors! We are currently in need of volunteers who can do heavy lifting and carrying. Must be physically able to lift and move tables, chairs, and other heavy items.

This volunteer posting is for our Afternoon Shift (12:00pm - 2:30pm) on the first Thursday of each month.

Responsibilities:
1. Direct and guide seniors with appointments to the correct rooms
2. Take down and clean up from Wellness Clinic services. This includes moving, lifting and putting away tables, chairs, and other heavy items
3. Answer questions about the Wellness Clinic and share other promotional materials
4. May assist with basic administrative tasks for 55+ programs

Qualifications:
1. Ability to move tables, chairs, and other heavy items. Ability to lift and carry up to 30 lbs. Opportunity is recommended for volunteers ages 16-40.
2. Friendly, responsible, organized, and able to work independently
3. Fluency in Mandarin or Cantonese is preferred
4. Ability to make an ongoing commitment at the monthly clinic is strongly preferred
5. Must complete a free Police Information Check before the volunteer position can begin

What is the Wellness Clinic?
Clinics are every first Thursday of each month. Seniors (55+) can access free and low cost wellness services, get information about seniors services, and more. Upcoming clinics: May 3, June 7, July 5, August 2.


Requirements

Minimum age: 18


Address
5900 Minoru Boulevard,
Richmond BC, V6X 4C7

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Contact Info
Sonia Kwong
Wellness Clinic Assistant
Email: SKwong@richmond.ca
Phone: (604) 204-8588

2018 Wellness Clinic Assistant for 55+ - Morning Shift 
City Centre

Description

Help facilitate our monthly Wellness Clinics for seniors! We are currently in need of volunteers who can do heavy lifting and carrying. Must be physically able to lift and move tables, chairs, and other heavy items.

This volunteer posting is for our Morning Shift (8:00am - 11:45pm) on the first Thursday of each month.

Responsibilities:
1. Help with set up of tables and chairs and refreshment preparation
2. Assist with check-in tables and translation
3. Answer questions about the Wellness Clinic and share promotional materials
4. Direct and guide seniors with appointments to the correct rooms
5. Take down and clean up from Wellness Clinic services. This includes moving, lifting and putting away tables, chairs, and other heavy items, in addition to dishwashing and putting away kitchen items



Qualifications:
1. Ability to move tables, chairs, and other heavy items. Ability to lift and carry up to 30 lbs. Opportunity is recommended for volunteers ages 18-40.
2. Friendly, responsible, organized, and able to work independently
3. Fluency in Mandarin or Cantonese is required
4. Preferred experience: background in customer service, experience working with seniors
5. Ability to make an ongoing commitment at the monthly clinic is strongly preferred
6. Must complete a free Police Information Check before the volunteer position can begin

What is the Wellness Clinic?
Clinics are every first Thursday of each month. Seniors (55+) can access free and low cost wellness services, get information about seniors services, and more. Upcoming clinics: May 3, June 7, July 5, August 2.


Requirements

Minimum age: 18


Address
5900 Minoru Boulevard,
Richmond BC, V6X 4C7

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Contact Info
Sonia Kwong
Wellness Clinic Assistant
Email: SKwong@richmond.ca
Phone: (604) 204-8588

RRC - Pub Ed - Workshop Assistant 
Emergency Programs

Description

Opportunities for Assistants
[Public Presenters Team] https://www.removolunteers.com/public-presenters) to sign up to be assistants at RRC Program workshop dates.

[Keywords: Emergency Programs / REMO]


Requirements

Minimum age: 18


Address
5599 Lynas Lane
Richmond BC, V7C 5B2

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Contact Info
Chris Pattullo
EPC
Email: emergencyprograms@richmond.ca
Phone: (604) 244-1205
Cell: (604) 785-3696