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2018 Art Adventures - Parent and Tot Assistant 
City Centre

Description

Enjoy arts based programs and working with toddlers? Art Adventures is looking for a Parent and Tot Assistant to support this fun art program.

This opportunity is for individuals 18 years and older who are comfortable and enjoy working with young children, art and interacting with parents. Children in the program will create art from paper, tempera paint, drawing and multi-media.


Volunteers will assist the instructor with art set up/clean up and help the toddlers (ages 3-5) and parents with their art work.


The volunteer shift will be every Wednesday, 10:15am -12:15pm, Jan 17 - March 14.

A completed Police Information Check is required before beginning the volunteer position.

Additional info: Must be 18 years or older


Requirements

Minimum age: 18


Address
5900 Minoru Boulevard,
Richmond BC, V6X 4C7

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

2018 Cantonese iPhones and iPads Program Assistant 
City Centre Older Adults Program

Description

We are seeking one committed volunteer who is fluent in reading, writing, and speaking both English and Cantonese to join us on Thursdays from 3:30pm to 5:00pm for the iPhones and iPads (in Cantonese) program at City Centre Community Centre (5900 Minoru Blvd).

This program is for older adults (ages 55+) and runs from January 18 to February 22, 2018. Volunteer must commit for the full 6 weeks of the program.

Responsibilities:
1. Help with basic technology training, including activities, conversations, and games in Cantonese

2. In particular, assist the instructor with Cantonese interpretation

Qualifications:
1. Patient and friendly

2. Fluency in both English and Cantonese (reading, writing, and speaking)

3. Requires knowledge of basic iPad and iPhone functions

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
Helen Kwan
Older Adults Coordinator
Email: hkwan@richmond.ca
Phone: (604) 204-8574

2018 Children's Dance Assistant - Hip Hop 
City Centre

Description

Help make dance class a success in our Hip Hop - Boys Only class. You will support the instructor in leading basic dance activities for boys ages 6-8. Ongoing weekly commitment is required.

No dance experience required, but needs to enjoy music/dance and be willing to participate. Must have prior experience and be comfortable working with groups of children.

Shift: 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm, Mondays, Jan 15 - March 12. No class on Feb 12. Must commit to the full session.

This class is located at MacNeill Secondary, in the Dance Studio. This is an ideal fit for a MacNeill student. Only one volunteer is needed.

Additional info: Located at MacNeill Secondary School. Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes for light exercise. Successful Police Information Check required.


Requirements

Minimum age: 15


Address
6611 No 4 Rd
Richmond BC

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

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 older adults (ages 55+) and runs from January 14 to March 25. No meeting on Feb 11.

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

2018 Spanish for Kinders Assistant 
City Centre

Description

Do you enjoy working with young children in a group setting? Volunteer with Spanish for Kinders! 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 children 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 15 or older

2. Interested in working with young children (5 - 6 yrs)

3. Interested in the Spanish language and culture.


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

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



Volunteer Shift Location/Times:

Spanish Fun takes place at Lang Centre, 8279 Saba Road, Richmond, BC.

The class is every Saturday, Jan 13 - Mar 10. The volunteer shift is 12:45pm-2:45pm (2 hours per week) for 9 weeks.


Requirements

Minimum age: 15


Address
8279 Saba Rd
Richmond BC

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

2018 Spanish for Preschoolers Assistant 
City Centre

Description

Do you enjoy working with young children in a preschool setting? Volunteer with Spanish for Preschoolers! 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 15 or older

2. Interested in working with young children (3 - 5 yrs)

3. Interested in the Spanish language and culture.


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

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



Volunteer Shift Location/Times:

Spanish Fun takes place at Lang Centre, 8279 Saba Road, Richmond, BC.

The class is every Saturday, Jan 13 - Mar 10. The volunteer shift is 10:15am-12:15pm (2 hours per week) for 9 weeks.


Requirements

Minimum age: 15


Address
8279 Saba Rd
Richmond BC

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

2018 Technology Help Volunteers 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 - 5:00pm; Jan 13 - March 24. No meeting on Feb 10, Mar 31.


A one-hour training will be provided before program start. Date TBA.


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 Jan 13 to March 24



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

Preschool Winter Wonderland Skating 2017 
City Centre Youth Development

Description

City Centre Community Centre's Preschool Program is looking for volunteers for the Preschool Winter Wonderland Skating Event.

When: Wednesday, December 20, 3:15pm-4:15pm
Where: Minoru Arena (7551 Minoru Gate, Richmond)

Responsibilities include:
1. Helping preschool children put on their skates and socks.
2. Helping preschool children skate.
3. Assisting staff with ensuring the children and parents are having fun!

*VOLUNTEERS MUST BE ABLE TO SKATE.

Additional info: *VOLUNTEERS MUST BE ABLE TO SKATE

Post-secondary students are encouraged to apply. Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age.


Requirements

Minimum age: 15


Address
7551 Minoru Gate
Richmond BC

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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:

Winter 2018 season (Jan to Mar 2018)
Spring 2018 season (April to June 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



  • Candidate to the volunteer of the month recognition at City Centre

  • 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! 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 REMO Public Presenters team members (https://www.removolunteers.com/public-presenters) to sign up to be assistants at RRC Program workshop dates.


Requirements

Minimum age: 16


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

For REMO Public Presenters (https://www.removolunteers.com/public-presenters) to sign up to be a presenter at RRC Program workshop events.


Requirements

Minimum age: 16


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

Youth Leadership Team - Green Friends 2017-18 
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 4:30pm-5:30pm @ 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 Child 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 Boulevard
Richmond BC, V6X 4C7

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