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2017 City Centre Fun in Lang Park Volunteers 
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 5 - 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 15 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 info: Students from Richmond Secondary, MacNeill Secondary and Palmer Secondary are strongly encouraged to volunteer.

Dress Code: comfortable clothing, running shoes


Requirements

Minimum age: 15


Address
8279 Saba Road
Richmond BC

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Contact Info
Senen de Leon
Recreation Leader
Email: SdeLeon@richmond.ca
Phone: 604.204.8568

2017 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 who are interested in working with children and families and/or assisting City Staff in the set-up and takedown of the Outdoor Movie Night on Friday, July 14, 2017 from 5:00pm-11:00pm at Garden City Park.

We will be screening the Disney film Moana, in addition to hosting information booths and childrens' activities.

Volunteers must be 15 years old or older. Orientation will be received on site.

Responsibilities:
1.Support event staff in set-up and take down of event
2. Lead children's activities (face painting, arts & crafts, bubbles)
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: Outdoor Movie T-shirt (provided), comfortable shorts or pants, running 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

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
Mika Collins
Summer Coordinator
Email: mcollins@richmond.ca
Phone: 604.204.8581

2017 French Fun - Parent and Tot Assistant - Summer 
City Centre

Description

Do you enjoy working with young children in a preschool setting? Volunteer with French Fun, where children and parents will explore Canada's second official language through play, music, art and stories prior to enrollment in French immersion

Responsibilities:
1. Assist the Instructors with involving the preschoolers and parents in learning French in a fun and social environment


2. Participate in all activities with the group (circle time activities – singing, movement, story time, arts/crafts, games)


Qualifications:
1. Must be age 14 or older

2. Interested in working with young children (18 months – 5 yrs)

3. Enrolled in French immersion, or has conversational level of French


4. Must complete a Police Information Check before the volunteer position can begin

5. Must commit to the full 6-week class (see times below)



Volunteer Shift Location/Times:

French Fun takes place at Lang Centre, 8279 Saba Rd, Richmond, BC V6Y 4B6.

The class is every Saturday, Jul 8 – Aug 19 (No class on Aug 5 – Stat Holiday). The volunteer shift is 11:15am-1:45pm (2.5 hours per week) for 6 weeks.


Requirements

Minimum age: 14


Address
8279 Saba Rd
Richmond BC, V6Y 4B6

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Contact Info
Vanessa Tong-Pitcairn
Email: VPitcairn@richmond.ca
Phone: 604.204.8563

2017 Mandarin Fun - Parent and Tot Assistant - Summer 
City Centre

Description

Do you enjoy working with young children in a preschool setting? Volunteer with Mandarin Fun, where children and parents will learn basic Mandarin through hands-on and interactive play, music, art and stories. This program is taught by a certified ECE instructor and is designed for children whose first language is not Mandarin.

Responsibilities:
1. Assist the Instructors with involving the preschoolers and parents in learning Mandarin in a fun and social environment


2. Participate in all activities with the group (circle time activities – singing, movement, story time, arts/crafts, games)


Qualifications:
1. Must be age 14 or older

2. Interested in working with young children (18 months – 5 yrs)

3. Has conversational Mandarin skills


4. Must complete a Police Information Check before the volunteer position can begin

5. Must commit to the full 6-week class (see times below)



Volunteer Shift Location/Times:

Mandarin Fun takes place at Lang Centre, 8279 Saba Rd, Richmond, BC V6Y 4B6.

The class is every Saturday, Jul 8 – Aug 19 (No class on Aug 5 – Stat Holiday). The volunteer shift is 9:00am-11:15am (2.25 hours per week) for 6 weeks.


Requirements

Minimum age: 14


Address
8279 Saba Rd
Richmond BC, V6Y 4B6

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Contact Info
Vanessa Tong-Pitcairn
Email: VPitcairn@richmond.ca
Phone: 604.204.8563

2017 Spanish Fun - Parent and Tot Assistant - Summer 
City Centre

Description

Do you enjoy working with young children in a preschool setting? Volunteer with Spanish Fun! Spend time together learning some of this beautiful language and culture through salsa dancing, music sing-a-longs, visual arts and storytelling.

Responsibilities:
1. Assist the Instructors with involving the preschoolers and parents in learning Spanish in a fun and social environment


2. Participate in all activities with the group (circle time activities – singing, movement, story time, arts/crafts, games)


Qualifications:
1. Must be age 14 or older

2. Interested in working with young children (18 months – 5 yrs)

3. Has conversational Spanish skills


4. Must complete a Police Information Check before the volunteer position can begin

5. Must commit to the full 6-week class (see times below)



Volunteer Shift Location/Times:

Spanish Fun takes place at City Centre Community Centre, 5900 Minoru Blvd Richmond, BC V6X 0L9.

The class is every Saturday, Jul 8 – Aug 19 (No class on Aug 5 – Stat Holiday). The volunteer shift is 9:15am-11:45am (2.5 hours per week) for 6 weeks.


Requirements

Minimum age: 14


Address
5900 Minoru Boulevard,
Richmond BC, V6X 4C7

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Contact Info
Vanessa Tong-Pitcairn
Email: VPitcairn@richmond.ca
Phone: 604.204.8563

2017 Summer Programs Volunteer Support Leader 
City Centre

Description

City Centre Community Centre is looking for volunteers to provide extra support for participants with behavioural/developmental challenges in our summer programs. Successful candidates will be working in Kinder Camps with 4-6 year olds at General Currie Elementary.


Responsibilities


1. Supporting children with additional support needs in order to participate in summer programs


2. Working in a team to facilitate a fun, safe, and inclusive environment for all participants


3. Maintaining confidentiality of all information relating to children, families and staff


4. One on one interaction with children


5. Extra assistance during activities


Commitment


Successful applicants will be expected to commit to 3 weeks from July 30-August 18, Monday to Friday from 8:45am to 4:15pm


Requirements


1. Successful candidates will be required to complete a Criminal Record Check


2. Minimum age of 15


Desired Qualifications


1. Experience working with children and children with behavioural and developmental challenges


2. Standard First Aid including CPR C and AED


3. Conversational Japanese Language Skills are considered an asset


Requirements

Minimum age: 15


Address

BC

Contact Info
Mika Collins
Summer Coordinator
Email: mcollins@richmond.ca
Phone: 604.204.8581

2017 Technology Help Volunteer Opportunity for 55+ 
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 3:00 - 5:15pm; July 8 - August 26


Training will be provided on July 4 from 3:00 - 3:45pm in the City Centre art room


Qualifications



  1. Basic understanding of the functions of computers, smart phones, tablets and other electronic devices such as cameras



  1. Strong communications skills: volunteer must speak English and preferably a second language (preferably Cantonese or Mandarin)



  1. Proficiency with common apps, computer programs, and software



  1. Ability to work within a team environment



Responsibilities



  1. Teach and assist seniors with basic troubleshooting of their devices



  1. Set-up and clean-up room



  1. Mandatory commitment of every Saturday from July 8 to August 26.



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

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. 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

2017 Wellness Clinic Assistant for 55+ - Morning 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 Morning Shift (8:00am - 12:00pm) 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. Friendly, responsible, organized, and able to work independently

2. Preferred experience includes: a background in customer service, experience working with seniors

3. Language skills in Mandarin or Cantonese is needed for this volunteer opportunity

Responsibilities:

1. Help set up and host a check-in desk to welcome seniors to their appointments

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

3. Assist seniors in booking new appointments

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

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