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2018 English Conversation Group Assistant for 55+ 
City Centre Older Adults Program

Description

We are seeking a skilled volunteer on Sundays from 3:00pm to 4:30pm to help with the English Conversation Group program at City Centre (5900 Minoru Blvd).

This program is for seniors (ages 55+) and runs from now until June 24.

Responsibilities:
1. Help with English language learning activities, conversations, and games for seniors in the group

2. Collaborate with other program volunteers

3. Must commit to entire season

Qualifications:
1. Patient and friendly

2. Fluency in English required

3. Ability to speak other languages, in particular Cantonese or Mandarin, is desired

4. Previous experience working with seniors is an asset, but is not required


Requirements

Minimum age: 15


Address
5900 Minoru Blvd.
Richmond BC, V6X 2A9

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Contact Info
Sonia Kwong
Wellness Clinic 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; April 7-June 30.

A 30 minute training will be provided on the first class on April 7 at 3pm.

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 April 7-June 30.


Requirements

Minimum age: 14


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

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. Seniors (55+) can access free and low cost wellness services, get information about seniors services, and more.

Qualifications:

1. Must be physically able to move tables, chairs, and other heavy 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.


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 2017-18 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 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: 14


Address

BC

Contact Info
Usman Mushtaq
Youth Development Coordinator
Email: umushtaq@richmond.ca
Phone: (604) 204-8571

Homework Club Program 2017-18 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 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: 14


Address

BC

Contact Info
Usman Mushtaq
Youth Development Coordinator
Email: umushtaq@richmond.ca
Phone: (604) 204-8571

Private Piano Lessons Instructor for 55+ 
City Centre Older Adults Program

Description

City Centre is looking for skilled volunteers who wish to donate their time to teach older adults (55+) how to play piano.


Currently we are recruiting volunteers to teach for:

Summer 2018 season (July to August 2018)


Information



  • Each class is 45 mins long with a student, with a 15 minute break after, continued by another 45 min class with a second student

  • Classes are conducted in a sound-proof music room at City Centre

  • Students are seniors, 55+

  • This is a great learning opportunity for those of you interested in helping seniors, or gaining experience teaching

  • The intent of this program is to allow seniors to learn piano in a relaxing, non-intimidating, and fun and therapeutic way

  • These classes only teach seniors up to level 5

  • Piano books and training opportunities are provided to you as the instructor


Requirement



  • You must be able to commit to teach at least two 45 min classes every week for at least 1 season

  • Have completed level 8 in piano and be able to scan me a copy of your certificate

  • Be willing to complete and pass a free Police Information Check

  • Need to be independent, and have the ability to adjust your teaching methods to meet the needs of the senior


Rewards



  • Gain volunteer hours

  • A reference letter, upon request

  • Invitation to an annual volunteer appreciation party


Selected Volunteers will be required to attend a volunteer orientation at CityCentre! If you are interested in this position, please sign up on ICanhelp!

Additional info: Criminal Record Check required. First Aid certification preferred.


Requirements

Minimum age: 16


Address
5900 Minoru Blvd.
Richmond BC, V6X 2A9

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

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

RRC - Pub Ed - Workshop Presenter 
Emergency Programs

Description

Opportunity for Presenters
[Public Presenters Team]
(https://www.removolunteers.com/public-presenters) to sign up to be a presenter at RRC Program workshop events.

[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