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2018 Brain Health Series Volunteer Assistants 
City Centre Seniors Program

Description

Help facilitate our biweekly free Brain Health Series workshops 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. Please note: this is a weekday daytime opportunity and is not appropriate for current high school students.

Responsibilities:
1. Set up 70 chairs according to the diagram provided
2. Check in registrants at the door
3. Assist presenter with any questions or issues they may have
4. Clean up chairs when presentation is over

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


Requirements

Minimum age: 18


Address
5900 Minoru Blvd.
Richmond BC, V6X 2A9

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

2018 Origami Group Assistant Volunteer 
City Centre Seniors Program

Description

We are currently looking for a volunteer to provide assistance to our 55+ Facility Pass program, Origami Group! This is an ongoing opportunity for Tuesdays, 1:00 - 2:00pm at City Centre Community Centre.

Responsibilities:
1. Assist lead volunteer with lesson and facilitating program
2. Come in 15 minutes early to set up and stay until everything is cleaned up
3. Engage with the seniors who will be coming in to the program

Qualifications:
1. Opportunity is recommended for volunteers ages 40+.
2. Friendly, responsible, organized, and able to work independently
3. Fluency in Mandarin or Cantonese is preferred
4. Must complete a free Police Information Check before the volunteer position can begin

You will be reporting to the Seniors Development Leader, Sonia, who will be guiding you throughout this opportunity and answering any questions you may have.


Requirements

Minimum age: 19


Address
5900 Minoru Blvd.
Richmond BC, V6X 2A9

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

2018 Origami Group Facilitator Volunteer 
City Centre Seniors Program

Description

We are currently looking for a volunteer to lead our 55+ Facility Pass program, Origami Group! This is an ongoing volunteer leadership role for Tuesdays, 1:00 - 2:00pm at City Centre Community Centre.

Responsibilities:
1. Decide what the group will be doing on the day of (we have an origami book for you to follow from)
2. Come in 15 minutes early to set up and stay until everything is cleaned up
3. Engage with the seniors who will be coming in to the program

Qualifications:
1. Opportunity is recommended for volunteers ages 40+.
2. Friendly, responsible, organized, and able to work independently
3. Fluency in Mandarin or Cantonese is preferred
4. Must complete a free Police Information Check before the volunteer position can begin

You will be reporting to the Seniors Development Leader, Sonia, who will be guiding you throughout this opportunity and answering any questions you may have.


Requirements

Minimum age: 19


Address
5900 Minoru Blvd.
Richmond BC, V6X 2A9

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Contact Info
Sonia Kwong
Seniors Development Leader
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!

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 items, in addition to dishwashing and putting away kitchen items

Qualifications:
1. Friendly, responsible, organized, and able to work independently
2. Fluency in Mandarin or Cantonese is beneficial
3. Preferred experience: background in customer service, experience working with seniors
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.


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 Winter En Blanc Event Volunteer Assistants 
City Centre Seniors Program

Description

Support our Winter En Blanc 55+ party and help make it a fun and special event for seniors. Volunteers will help with set up, food preparation, serving, check-in table, activities and more. This event is during the day on Tuesday, Dec 11.


This volunteer shift is located at: City Centre Community Centre (5900 Minoru Blvd)


Requirements

Minimum age: 18


Address
5900 Minoru Blvd.
Richmond BC, V6X 2A9

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

2019 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 (11:45am - 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.


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

2019 Wellness Clinic Assistant for 55+ - Morning Shift 
City Centre

Description

Help facilitate our monthly Wellness Clinics for seniors!

This volunteer posting is for our Morning Shift (8:00am - 11:45am) 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 items, in addition to dishwashing and putting away kitchen items

Qualifications:
1. Friendly, responsible, organized, and able to work independently
2. Fluency in Mandarin or Cantonese is beneficial
3. Preferred experience: background in customer service, experience working with seniors
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.


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

Homework Club Program 2018-19 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 3:30pm. 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 2 hour training session before the beginning of the program. They are also required to fill out and submit a Police Information Check to the RCMP before volunteering.

Please contact Usman Mushtaq at umushtaq@richmond.ca for more information. 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 2018-19 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, 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 3:30pm. 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 2 hour training session before the beginning of the program. They are also required to fill out and submit a Police Information Check to the RCMP before volunteering.

Please contact Usman Mushtaq at umushtaq@richmond.ca for more information. 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 Volunteer Instructor for 55+ 
City Centre Seniors Program

Description

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


Currently we are recruiting volunteers to teach for:

January March 2019, Saturday afternoon and Sunday mornings

Information
1. 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
2. Classes are conducted in a sound-proof music room at City Centre
3. Students are seniors, 55+
4. This is a great learning opportunity for those of you interested in helping seniors, or gaining experience teaching
5. The intent of this program is to allow seniors to learn piano in a relaxing, non-intimidating, and fun and therapeutic way
6. These classes only teach seniors up to level 5
7. Piano books and training opportunities are provided to you as the instructor

Requirement
1. You must be able to commit to teach at least two 45 min classes every week for at least 1 season
2. Have completed level 8 in piano and be able to scan me a copy of your certificate
3. Be willing to complete and pass a free Police Information Check
4. Need to be independent, and have the ability to adjust your teaching methods to meet the needs of the senior

Rewards
1. Gain volunteer hours and make a meaningful contribution to seniors programs
2. A reference letter, upon request

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: Police Information Check required. First Aid certification preferred.


Requirements

Minimum age: 16


Address
5900 Minoru Blvd.
Richmond BC, V6X 2A9

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Contact Info
Sonia Kwong
Older Adult Coordinator
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

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

Youth Leadership Team - Footprints 2018-19 
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 consists of 5 youth leadership teams that meet weekly to plan and coordinate community service initiatives

Footprints - Arts, Culture, and Music

C-Change - Social Responsibility and Social Change

Beta U - Business, Entrepreneurship and Human Resource Development

Community Connectors - (Formerly Holla Bak), Child Engagement and Healthy Lifestyles

Sproutees - (Formerly Green Friends), Environmentalism and Sustainability Team

*Youth are only allowed to Register for one of the five teams.

Qualifications:

1. Must currently be a secondary school student in grades 10, 11, or 12.

2. Must have a willingness to learn and have an open mindset

3. Must be comfortable communicating with others and strive to build positive, healthy and collaborative relationships with fellow youth

4. Leadership experience is an asset but not necessary

Recruitment period is now over, candidates interested will be contated when spaces open up. Candidates undergo an application process with the current members of the team.

Please contact Marco Yip at myip@richmond.ca for any questions, concerns or inquiries


Requirements

Minimum age: 14


Address
5900 Minoru Boulevard
Richmond BC, V6X 4C7

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Contact Info
Marco Yip
Youth Development Leader III
Email: myip@richmond.ca
Phone: (604) 204-8588

Youth Leadership Team - Sproutees 2018-19 
City Centre Youth Development

Description

Want to save the environment? Looking to make our society greener? Green Friends is the Environmentalism & Sustainability Team where Youth 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 consists of 5 youth leadership teams that meet weekly to plan and coordinate community service initiatives

Footprints - Arts, Culture, and Music

C-Change - Social Responsibility and Social Change

Beta U - Business, Entrepreneurship and Human Resource Development

Community Connectors - (Formerly Holla Bak), Child Engagement and Healthy Lifestyles

Sproutees - (Formerly Green Friends), Environmentalism and Sustainability Team

*Youth are only allowed to Register for one of the five teams.

Qualifications:

1. Must currently be a secondary school student in grades 10, 11, or 12.

2. Must have a willingness to learn and have an open mindset

3. Must be comfortable communicating with others and strive to build positive, healthy and collaborative relationships with fellow youth

4. Leadership experience is an asset but not necessary

Candidates undergo an application process with the current members of the team. New members are invited to attend an orientation session, held on a monthly basis.

Please contact Marco Yip at myip@richmond.ca for any questions, concerns or inquiries


Requirements

Minimum age: 14


Address
5900 Minoru Boulevard
Richmond BC, V6X 4C7

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Contact Info
Marco Yip
Youth Development Leader III
Email: myip@richmond.ca
Phone: (604) 204-8588