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~ Wellness Clinic - Nurse 
Minoru Place Activity Centre

Description

Attend Wellness Clinics a 2-4 times a month taking blood pressure, helping seniors record information, refer seniors to appropriate health resources.

Additional info: Police Information Check required and paperwork will be given to candidates
Successful application within Citywide database www.icanhelp.richmond.ca
Provide copy of non-practicing or retired RN registration
Reference check


Requirements

Minimum age: 20


Address
7660 Minoru Gate
Richmond BC, V6Y 1R9

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Contact Info
Jacqui Oostergo
Volunteer Coordinator
Email: joostergo@richmond.ca
Phone: (604) 238-8452

2019 Celebrate Family Day at the Steveston Tram 
Steveston Tram

Description

We are looking for 4 enthusiastic, outgoing and self-motivated volunteers! We know you're out there and are ready for action. The Steveston Tram will have family friendly activites on offer on Family Day

Shifts are from 12:15pm - 4:45 pm on Monday February 18th

Duties will include:
-Set up and take down
-Helping children create crafts
-Crowd management/ people counting

We are looking for people who are able to work independently or as part of a team.

There will be a brief orientation at the start of your shift and then we will let you get on with what you do best as a volunteer with minimal supervision.

This volunteer position is suited for people 15 and older who enjoy working with children and families and are comfortable with large crowds.

We look forward to hearing from you and will let you know if you can help us out.


Requirements

Minimum age: 15


Address
4011 Moncton Street
Richmond BC

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Contact Info
Sarah Shovlain
Email: sshovlain@richmond.ca

Balance and Falls Prevention - Seniors - Ongoing 
Steveston Community Centre

Description

Steveston Community Centre is seeking 1 - 2 volunteers for our Senior's Balance & Falls Prevention Class. This is an excellent opportunity for those who are interested in health and wellness, fitness or working with older adults.

Date & Time
Tuesdays - 10:30 - 11:30am
Thursdays - 11:45am - 12:45pm
(This opportunity is ongoing.)

Responsibilities
Assist instructor with set-up of light equipment. Aid participants in the class by spotting them and helping with exercises.

Additional Information
Must be able-bodied and have good communication skills. Must complete a criminal record check.


Requirements

Minimum age: 18


Address
4111 Moncton Street
Richmond BC, V7E 3A8

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Contact Info
Isabel Wong
Volunteer Coordinator
Email: iwong2@richmond.ca
Phone: (604) 238-8087

Education Docent 
Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site

Description

The Education Docent volunteer position is an opportunity to gain experience working with school students in a heritage setting. Responsibilities include: preparing program materials, setting-up / taking-down tables and chairs, assisting with student's hands-on activities, and providing interpretation of historical buildings. Successful candidates should enjoy working with students and have an interest in local history and museums. Must also be able to stand for 2 hours, tolerate noise and temperature changes.
If you are interested, please click 'Sign Up' or contact Lynsey at lli@richmond.ca or 604-238-8037.

Additional info: A police information check is required for this position.


Address
5180 Westwater Drive
Richmond BC, V7E 6P3

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Contact Info
Lynsey Li
Visitor Services Associate
Email: lli@richmond.ca
Phone: (604) 238-8037

Family Day 2019 
Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society

Description

The Cannery will be celebrating Family Day on February 18.

Families will be welcomed to this historical building for a day of tours, crafts and fun!
Volunteers are needed to help run the craft stations.

Shifts are available on February 18 (Monday), 11am-2pm and 2pm-5pm.

No previous experience is necessary but all applicants must be able to attend and interview and oreintation.

Interviews and orientations are scheduled for the following days:

Interviews
January 29 (Tuesday), available anytime 10am-5pm or,
February 16 (Saturday), 10:15-10:45 (only available to youth 15-17)

Orientations
February 5 (Tuesday), 3:30-5pm or,
February 16 (Saturday), 10:45am-12:15pm (only available to youth 15-17)

Please contact Tara at volunteer@gogcannery.org to schedule your interview and orientation, or if you have any questions about this role.


Requirements

Minimum age: 15


Address
12138 4th Avenue
Richmond BC, V7E 3J1

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Contact Info
Tara Miller
Volunteer Coordinator
Email: volunteer@gogcannery.org
Phone: (604) 664-9009

Fire Safety Volunteer 
Richmond Fire Rescue

Description

Responsibilities & Activities:
To assist the Community Relations Officer & the Fire & Life Safety Educator during public events

Date/Time varies with the different public events throughout the City of Richmond

Working conditions:
Volunteer must have reasonable fitness to assist during the set-up, the activity & the take down. Willing to stand for the duration of their shift. Willing to be outdoors, potentially on their knees or seated while interacting with children & families

Skills, experience, abilities required:
Proven ability to handle multiple tasks & priorities in a very busy environment

Ability to work cohesively as part of a team & follow directions

Excellent communication & organizational skills

Strong interpersonal & problem solving abilities

Ability to lift 50 lbs & be reasonably fit to assist during set-up & take down

Previous coaching/mentoring or community volunteer experience an asset

First-aid experience, Firefighting education and/or experience an asset

Personal traits/qualities desired:

Enjoy working with people

Be energetic, enthusiastic, & reliable

Consistently offer professional, friendly & engaging service

Able to follow directions well & have a strong work ethic

Understand how to engage young children & adults

Education/ Qualifications required:
Completion of grade 12 secondary school

Languages:
Ability to speak multiple languages an asset

Screening required for this position:
Application
Screening
Criminal Record Check
References

NOTES: ALL APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO UPDATE THEIR ONLINE VOLUNTEER PROFILES. APPLICANTS WILL NOT BE PROCESSED OR CONSIDERED UNLESS ANSWERS ARE PROIVED IN YOUR LISTED QUESTIONS.

Certifications
-Relevant Certification Obtained
-Do you have experience and/or training in any of the following areas?

Volunteer Experience
-Why do you want to be a volunteer?
-Outline any previous work or volunteer experiences which may apply to your services
-Outline any special skills or training
-List any experience or special training(s) that you have had working with children with special needs

Additional info: Minimum Time Commitment expected: 4 hours

Benefits to the volunteer:
Volunteers will be able to positively help the City of Richmond community


Requirements

Minimum age: 18


Address
6960 Gilbert Rd
Richmond BC, V7C 3V4

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Contact Info
William Heng
Richmond Fire-Rescue
Email: WHeng@Richmond.ca

Parkinson's Wellness Exercise Class - Seniors - Ongoing Program 
Steveston Community Centre

Description

Steveston Community Centre is seeking 1 - 2 volunteers for our Senior's Parkinson's Wellness Exercise Classes. This is an excellent opportunity for those who are interested in health and wellness, fitness or working with older adults.

Date
Tuesdays & Thursdays (ongoing)

Time
1:00 - 2:00pm

Responsibilities
Assist the instructor with set-up of light equipment. Aid participants in class by spotting them and helping with exercises.

Additional Information
Must be able-bodied and have good communication skills. A criminal record check is required for this opportunity.


Requirements

Minimum age: 18


Address
4111 Moncton Street
Richmond BC, V7E 3A8

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Contact Info
Isabel Wong
Volunteer Coordinator
Email: iwong2@richmond.ca
Phone: (604) 238-8087

Richmond Aquatics Volunteer 
Minoru Aquatic Centre

Description

As an Aquatics Volunteer you will be involved in community activities such as assisting with swimming lessons, shadow lifeguarding, and hosting special events. You can also take part in Lifeguard training sessions and Aquasize classes. This is a great way to develop your interpersonal, organizational and leadership skills. Volunteer Requirements: Bronze Cross and Assistant Water Safety Instructor (AWSI) certificates. Qualified volunteers will be contacted for the certificates and criminal record clearance will be required. Successful candidates will be invited to attend an orientation to learn about the responsibilities and standards to be the Richmond Aquatics Volunteers.

Additional info: Preference will be given to volunteers who have Watersafety Instructor and National Lifeguard certificates


Requirements

Minimum age: 15


Address
7560 Minoru Gate
Richmond BC, V6Y 1R9

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Contact Info
Julie Kaufman
Email: aquavolunteer@richmond.ca
Phone: (604) 448-5369

Richmond Snow Angels 
City of Richmond Community Services Department

Description

As the winter months approach, heavy snowfall can cause challenges for some residents particularly elderly citizens and residents with illnesses, disabilities, or mobility challenges. Richmond's Snow Angels offer voluntary assistance to these community members.

The Snow Angel program is a volunteer program and is dependent on resources, severity of the storm, number of volunteers available and the priority needs of other callers. The program is only active in the event of a winter storm with more then 5+ centimeters of snow.

The City of Richmond is looking for volunteers to participate in the Snow Angels Program this winter. After snowfall events, Snow Angels help residents in need with removing snow from their walkways and sidewalks adjacent to their property.

Snow Angels are to provide their own equipment (shovel) and protective gear (proper footwear, toque, warm jacket, gloves, etc.). As snow shoveling can be a vigorous activity, volunteers are asked to use their discretion at all times and only work to their personal capacity.

After signing up, please email msinclair@richmond.ca to indicate which geographic area of Richmond you are able to volunteer in:

City Centre
East Richmond
Hamilton
Sea Island
South Arm
Steveston
Thompson
West Richmond

A coordinator will be in touch with you to provide further information.

Additional info: Police Information Check will be required


Requirements

Minimum age: 16


Address
Throughout the City of Richmond
BC

Contact Info
Magnus Sinclair
Email: msinclair@richmond.ca
Phone: (604) 247-4453

RRC - Pub Ed - Workshop Assistant 
Emergency Programs

Description

Richmond Resilient Communities (RRC) Workshop Assistants
www.richmond.ca/rrcp
[ALL]


[Keywords: Emergency Programs / REMO]


Requirements

Minimum age: 18


Address

Richmond BC

Contact Info
Harpreet Jaswal
EP Coordinator, Public Resilience
Email: emergencyprograms@richmond.ca
Phone: (604) 204-8698
Cell: (604) 314-0297

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
Harpreet Jaswal
EP Coordinator, ESS & Public Education
Email: emergencyprograms@richmond.ca
Phone: (604) 204-8698
Cell: (604) 314-0297

Snow Geese Management Program - Dog Handler 
Parks Department

Description

Job Description Responsible dog owners with well-trained, medium to large sized dogs are needed to assist with moving snow geese away from City of Richmond parks and school grounds.

From November to April, volunteers will independently work at their convenience, between the hours of 8am to dusk, 7 days a week, with the goal of proactively keeping geese off the fields.

Volunteers are provided with training from a professional Snow Geese Dog Hazer, are assigned a specific park(s), and are provided with a safety vest and official letter to verify their permission to haze geese.

Once trained and approved volunteers are permitted to run their dogs off-leash for the purpose of moving snow geese off City of Richmond parks and school grounds only.

Guidelines for Volunteers:

-All dogs must be licensed with the City of Richmond and must be well-trained and suited for this type of activity.

-The dogs are used to encourage the geese to move off the park/school space but should not have physical contact with the geese or harm them in any way

-Dogs deemed dangerous or unsuitable by the trainer may not participate in this program.

-Owners must be in control of their dog at all times and be aware of the public when participating in the program.

-Dog owners are required to wear the provided safety vest for identification and carry copies of an official permission letter provide by the city while on duty.

- Volunteers are expected to document their actions? when, where, how many geese etc.


Requirements

Minimum age: 19


Address
5599 Lynas Lane
Richmond BC

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Contact Info
Rich Kenny
Community Facilities Coordinator
Email: rkenny@richmond.ca
Phone: (604) 718-6188

Soccer - Preschool & Children - Winter Program 
Steveston Community Centre

Description

Looking for a rewarding and fun opportunity? Play soccer? Join us on Saturday mornings!

Date
Saturdays
January 5, 2019 - March 9, 2019
*Please note there is no class on February 16, 2019*

Time
8:30am - 12:30pm

Responsibilities
Encourage preschoolers and children to participate and learn new soccer skills, dribbling, passing, and playing games.

Additional Information
Criminal record check required for this opportunity.


Requirements

Minimum age: 15


Address
4111 Moncton Street
Richmond BC, V7E 3A8

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Contact Info
Isabel Wong
Volunteer Coordinator
Email: iwong2@richmond.ca
Phone: (604) 238-8087

Spring Break 2019 - Mystery at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery 
Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society

Description

This year, the Cannery will be celebrating Spring Break with a Self-Guided Mystery program!

Visitors will be provided with a kit that includes information about a fictional theft at the Cannery back in 1930. They will follow clues all around the Cannery, eventually discovering the location of the money and the identity of the thief!

Shifts are available from 10:30am-1:30pm and 1:30pm-4:30pm from Monday, March 18 until Saturday, March 30.

Volunteers are needed to help visitors on their quest, re-set clues and answer general questions about the site, while being a friendly presence in the galleries.

Anyone who is at least 15 years old can apply for this role.

This role requires about 8 hours of training (all of which are counted as volunteer hours) and sets you up for future volunteer opportunities at the Cannery.

To complete the training for this role all applicants must be available for:

an interview (30 min),
orientation (1.5 hours),
Gallery Attendant training (4 hours),
practice/shadowing time (2 hours)

The training dates are as follows:

Interviews
January 29 (Tuesday), available anytime 10am-5pm or,
February 16 (Saturday), 10:15-10:45

Orientations
February 5 (Tuesday), 3:30-5pm or,
February 16 (Saturday), 10:45am-12:15pm

Gallery Attendant Training
February 23 (Saturday), 12:30-4:30

To apply for this role, or if you have any questions, please contact Tara at volunteer@gogcannery.org or click the Sign Up button.


Requirements

Minimum age: 15


Address
12138 4th Avenue
Richmond BC, V7E 3J1

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Contact Info
Tara Miller
Volunteer Coordinator
Email: volunteer@gogcannery.org
Phone: (604) 664-9009

Steadyfeet Exercise Classes - Seniors - Ongoing 
Steveston Community Centre

Description

Steveston Community Centre is seeking 1 - 2 volunteers for our Senior's Steadyfeet Exercise Classes. This is an excellent opportunity for those who are interested in health and wellness, fitness or working with older adults.

Date & Time
Tuesdays - 11:45am - 12:45pm
Thursdays - 10:30 - 11:30am
(This opportunity is ongoing.)

Responsibilities
Assist instructor with set-up of light equipment. Aid Participants in class by spotting them and helping with exercises.

Additional Information
Must be able-bodied and have good communication skills. Must complete a criminal record check.


Requirements

Minimum age: 18


Address
4111 Moncton Street
Richmond BC, V7E 3A8

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Contact Info
Isabel Wong
Volunteer Coordinator
Email: iwong2@richmond.ca
Phone: (604) 238-8087

Walk Leader 
Walk Richmond

Description

Walk Richmond is an initiative aimed at building a legacy of healthy lifestyles in Richmond by engaging people in life-long walking. Free guided walks for people of all ages are led by the Richmond Fitness and Wellness Association on a weekly basis throughout the year. Walk participants walk at their own pace and ability level. As a result, there is a need to have at least 3 volunteer "Walk Leaders" at each weekly walk. The purpose of the Walk Leader is to share their love of walking and to facilitate and guide the participants along the local walking routes. Many of the participants will look to the Walk Leader for guidance and support.

The Walk Leader is someone who is:

-Passionate for walking and has previous experience in leadership or fitness walking
-Familiar with Richmond, and the walking routes and trails
-Friendly and enthusiastic -Is welcoming and has the communication skills needed to give clear instructions throughout the walk
-Reliable and punctual
-Able to keep a group together and motivated.

Duties of the Walk Leader:

-Be familiar with the Walk Richmond program

-Familiarize yourself with the walks

-Check the weather forecast and dress appropriately

-Arrive in good time and welcome all walkers

-Lead the walk at a measured pace which suits the group as a whole.

-Make sure the group remains together throughout the walk

It is expected that the Walk Leaders should be available to lead at least one walk per
month for at least one year. Additional opportunities for Walk Richmond volunteers include special events (ie. Doors Open, Harvestfest).

Additional info: All Walk Leader volunteers are expected to attend a 2 hour training session which will familiarize them with the Walk Richmond program, expected duties and safe walking tips. Dates and times for these training sessions are TBA. In addition, Walk Leaders must complete a Criminal Records Check and maintain current certification in First Aid and CPR. All volunteers and participants are covered by insurance through the Richmond Fitness and Wellness Association.


Requirements

Minimum age: 18


Address
7551 Minoru Gate
Richmond BC

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Contact Info
Sharon Meredith
Email: walking@richmond.ca