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2017 Andante Cafe Performer (Youth Only) 
City Centre Youth Development

Description

As part of Youth Week 2017, City Centre Community Centre is hosting Andante Cafe. This is a free event for youth, and it will feature youth singers, musicians, poets, performers, comedians and more. Andante Cafe will happen on Monday, May 1, from 6-8pm.


We are in need of volunteer Andante Cafe Performers! This unique volunteer opportunity is for youth only (ages 13-18) who have a talent they would like to perform at the café on May 1st.  


This could include singing a song, playing an instrument, doing a stand up comedy routine, reading a poem or story you’ve written, performing a brief skit, doing slam poetry, doing a dance (limited floor space available), AND MORE! Creative ideas are welcome. Individuals or groups are welcome to apply.


You will receive volunteer hours for performing. Want to perform? Email Hallie at HvanVelthuijsen@richmond.ca or call her at 604-204-8571.


Requirements

Minimum age: 13


Address

BC

Contact Info
Hallie van Velthuijsen
Youth Development Leader 3
Email: HvanVelthuijsen@richmond.ca
Phone: 604-204-8571

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 the first week of 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 Mandarin/Cantonese Karaoke Assistant for 55+ 
City Centre Older Adults Program

Description

City Centre is seeking a committed volunteer to help facilitate our weekly Mandarin/Cantonese Karaoke program for Older Adults (ages 55+) on Thursdays. This volunteer opportunity is an ongoing commitment at City Centre (5900 Minoru Blvd), for Thursdays from 9:30am to 1:00pm.

Responsibilities:
1. Welcome older adults (age 55+) to the Karaoke program
2. Set up and take down of the Karaoke room and supplies
3. Assists in facilitating the Karaoke program, including facilitating conversations and resolving conflicts

Qualifications:
1. Can commit on a weekly basis, long term
2. Has strong communication and conflict resolution skills
3. Can speak English along with Cantonese or Mandarin
4. Food Safe certification is required
5. First Aid and CPR certification is preferred

Orientation for this role will occur on Thursday, April 6, 8:30am to 12:30pm.

Additional info: Criminal Record Check is required.


Requirements

Minimum age: 18


Address

BC

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

2017 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.

Responsibilities

1. Teach older adults private one-on-one 45 minute piano lessons

Qualifications:

1. To have the credential of Associate Diploma of the Royal Conservatory of Music (ARCT) OR Diploma of the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music OR Equivalent experience and education

2. Strong oral and communications skills


Volunteers will need to be available on one day a week, on a regular weekly basis for the months of July and August, with a possible opportunity to extend.  You will need to be available for at least 1.5 hours between the hours of 9am and 6pm on the select day you are available.

Selected volunteers will be required to attend a volunteer orientation session.

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

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

Youth Leadership Team - Holla Bak 2016-17 
City Centre Youth Development

Description

Interested in special events and new activities? Holla Bak is the Youth Engagement & Active Healthy Lifestyle Team where volunteers come up with new ideas for the community to have fun! Meeting times are on Thursdays from 8:00pm-9:00pm @ 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