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Are you interested in Birds and Bird Watching? Volunteer for Project Feeder Watch! 
Richmond Nature Park

Description

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The Richmond Nature Park is joining the North American Bird Feeder Program, Project Feeder Watch, to survey birds that visit our community.

From November to April, volunteers will record the species they observe.

For more information on Project Feeder Watch, visit https://feederwatch.org/about/project-overview/

We are looking for volunteers who have an interest in bird watching to monitor and record the variety of species found at the outdoor bird feeding station at the Nature Park. (birding experience not required!)

When: 4 "watch days" a month. One hour minimum on each day.

The bird tracking season is November 4th to April 30.

Volunteers will have the flexibility to choose which weekend dates (Saturdays and Sundays Only) they are available for.

Training/Orientation: Volunteers must attend a mandatory training session. Upon completion of training volunteers will be sent instructions on how to sign up for shifts. Available training dates are listed in the "Schedule Shifts'' area below.

Volunteers 15 years old and younger must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

***This posting is for new volunteers who are signing up for the mandatory training to volunteer for project feeder watch. ***

*Please sign up for ONE training session*

*If you are a past Project Feeder Watch volunteer who has received training in the past 2 years, please email naturepark@richmond.ca.

Interested Volunteers, please sign-up for a training shift below through your icanhelp acocunt. Please create an iCanhelp account if you do not have one already. For questions please email the Richmond Nature Park at naturepark@richmond.ca

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Additional info: This opportunity is outdoors. Please dress for the weather.


Requirements

Minimum age: 15


Address
11851 Westminster Hwy
Richmond BC, V6X 1B4

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Contact Info
Jessy Chang
Recreation Customer Service Attendant
Phone: (604) 238-6188

Heritage Ambassador - Britannia Shipyards - Orientation / Information Session 
Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site

Description

Come find out what it's like to volunteer as a Heritage Ambassador! Share the stories of Steveston's past through fun engaging activities and demostrations!

Additional info: Volunteers will be in costume (provided), Police Information Checks required and training provided as well.


Requirements

Minimum age: 16


Address
5180 Westwater Drive
Richmond BC, V7E 6P3

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Contact Info
Lucy Higgs-Lockie
Email: lhiggs-lockie@richmond.ca

Recording Secretary 
Richmond Sports Council Monthly General Meeting

Description

Purpose of the position:
Record the minutes of the Richmond Sports Council monthly general meeting.

Responsibilities and Activities:
-Written record of the monthly meeting minutes.
-Share the minutes with the RSC (Richmond Sports Council) Chair

Date/ Time of the event or activity:
2nd Tuesday of every month 7:00 PM Meeting approximately 90 minutes in duration

Upcoming meeting October 10, 2023

Site location: Richmond City Hall

Working conditions:
Meeting room Richmond City Hall. Boardroom environment.

Reports to (and the contact info): Chair/Secretary Richmond Sports Council

Benefits to the volunteer:
-Volunteer hours for a resume.
-Utilizes applicable skills for job training and employment.

Additional information about the position: Approximately a 2 hour commitment each month. No meeting in August.

ABOUT THE VOLUNTEER:
Skills, experience, abilities required:
-Shorthand an asset, but not required.
-Ability to produce a legible and organized set of meeting minutes

Personal traits/qualities desired:
-Ability to accurately record the minutes of a meeting
-Some secretarial skills an asset, but not required.
-Conversant in and knowledgeable with written English

Education/ Qualifications required:
-Some secretarial skills an asset

Languages: English

Minimum Time Commitment expected:
2 to 2.5 hours per month

Please also send your resume to richmondsportscouncil@gmail.com for consideration.


Requirements

Minimum age: 16


Address
Richmond City Hall 6911 No.3 Road
Richmond BC, V6Y 2C1

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Richmond Aquatics Volunteer (MCAL) 
Minoru Centre for Active Living

Description

As an Aquatics Volunteer you will be involved in community activities such as:

-Assisting in swim lessons, including our adapted program to support those with cognitive or physical limitations
-Shadow guarding with experienced Instructor/Lifeguards
-Staff in-service training sessions (e.g., acting as a victim in an emergency simulation)
-Hosting birthday parties
-Planning and/or implementing special events

These type of experiences is a great way to develop your interpersonal, organizational and leadership skills.

Volunteer Requirements:

-15 years or older
-Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross
-Swim for Life Instructor
-Attendance at a Volunteer Orientation Session*


Qualified volunteers will be contacted for their certificates and a criminal record clearance will be required. Preference will be given to volunteers who have Swim for Life Instructor and National Lifeguard certificates.

*Successful candidates will be invited to attend an orientation to learn about the responsibilities and standards for Richmond Aquatics Volunteers.

Where can you volunteer?
You can volunteer at any of the City of Richmond Aquatic facilities:

-Watermania
14300 Entertainment Blvd, Richmond, BC V6W 1K3

-Minoru Centre for Active Living
7191 Granville Ave, Richmond, BC V6Y 1N9

-South Arm Outdoor Pool (Seasonal)
10100 S Arm Pl, Richmond, BC V7A 2E1

-Steveston Outdoor Pool (Seasonal)
4151 Moncton St, Richmond, BC V7E 3A8


NOTE: When applying, please ensure you enter your credentials into the second half of the online application form (please disregard the "Stop" prompt.)


Requirements

Minimum age: 15


Address
7191 Granville Ave.
Richmond BC, V6Y 1N9

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

Richmond Aquatics Volunteer (South Arm Outdoor Pool) 
South Arm Outdoor Pool

Description

As an Aquatics Volunteer you will be involved in community activities such as:

-Assisting in swim lessons, including our adapted program to support those with cognitive or physical limitations
-Shadow guarding with experienced Instructor/Lifeguards
-Staff in-service training sessions (e.g., acting as a victim in an emergency simulation)
-Hosting birthday parties
-Planning and/or implementing special events

These type of experiences is a great way to develop your interpersonal, organizational and leadership skills.

Volunteer Requirements:

-15 years or older
-Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross
-Swim for Life Instructor
-Attendance at a Volunteer Orientation Session*


Qualified volunteers will be contacted for their certificates and a criminal record clearance will be required. Preference will be given to volunteers who have Swim for Life Instructor and National Lifeguard certificates.

*Successful candidates will be invited to attend an orientation to learn about the responsibilities and standards for Richmond Aquatics Volunteers.

Where can you volunteer?
You can volunteer at any of the City of Richmond Aquatic facilities:

-Watermania
14300 Entertainment Blvd, Richmond, BC V6W 1K3

-Minoru Centre for Active Living
7191 Granville Ave, Richmond, BC V6Y 1N9

-South Arm Outdoor Pool (Seasonal)
10100 S Arm Pl, Richmond, BC V7A 2E1

-Steveston Outdoor Pool (Seasonal)
4151 Moncton St, Richmond, BC V7E 3A8


NOTE: When applying, please ensure you enter your credentials into the second half of the online application form (please disregard the "Stop" prompt.)


Requirements

Minimum age: 15


Address
10100 South Arm Place
Richmond BC, V7A 2E1

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

Richmond Aquatics Volunteer (Steveston Outdoor Pool) 
Steveston Outdoor Pool

Description

As an Aquatics Volunteer you will be involved in community activities such as:

-Assisting in swim lessons, including our adapted program to support those with cognitive or physical limitations
-Shadow guarding with experienced Instructor/Lifeguards
-Staff in-service training sessions (e.g., acting as a victim in an emergency simulation)
-Hosting birthday parties
-Planning and/or implementing special events

These type of experiences is a great way to develop your interpersonal, organizational and leadership skills.

Volunteer Requirements:

-15 years or older
-Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross
-Swim for Life Instructor
-Attendance at a Volunteer Orientation Session*


Qualified volunteers will be contacted for their certificates and a criminal record clearance will be required. Preference will be given to volunteers who have Swim for Life Instructor and National Lifeguard certificates.

*Successful candidates will be invited to attend an orientation to learn about the responsibilities and standards for Richmond Aquatics Volunteers.

Where can you volunteer?
You can volunteer at any of the City of Richmond Aquatic facilities:

-Watermania
14300 Entertainment Blvd, Richmond, BC V6W 1K3

-Minoru Centre for Active Living
7191 Granville Ave, Richmond, BC V6Y 1N9

-South Arm Outdoor Pool (Seasonal)
10100 S Arm Pl, Richmond, BC V7A 2E1

-Steveston Outdoor Pool (Seasonal)
4151 Moncton St, Richmond, BC V7E 3A8


NOTE: When applying, please ensure you enter your credentials into the second half of the online application form (please disregard the "Stop" prompt.)


Requirements

Minimum age: 15


Address
4151 Moncton Street
Richmond BC, V7E 3A8

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

Richmond Aquatics Volunteer (Watermania) 
Watermania

Description

As an Aquatics Volunteer you will be involved in community activities such as:

-Assisting in swim lessons, including our adapted program to support those with cognitive or physical limitations
-Shadow guarding with experienced Instructor/Lifeguards
-Staff in-service training sessions (e.g., acting as a victim in an emergency simulation)
-Hosting birthday parties
-Planning and/or implementing special events

These type of experiences is a great way to develop your interpersonal, organizational and leadership skills.

Volunteer Requirements:

-15 years or older
-Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross
-Swim for Life Instructor
-Attendance at a Volunteer Orientation Session*


Qualified volunteers will be contacted for their certificates and a criminal record clearance will be required. Preference will be given to volunteers who have Swim for Life Instructor and National Lifeguard certificates.

*Successful candidates will be invited to attend an orientation to learn about the responsibilities and standards for Richmond Aquatics Volunteers.

Where can you volunteer?
You can volunteer at any of the City of Richmond Aquatic facilities:

-Watermania
14300 Entertainment Blvd, Richmond, BC V6W 1K3

-Minoru Centre for Active Living
7191 Granville Ave, Richmond, BC V6Y 1N9

-South Arm Outdoor Pool (Seasonal)
10100 S Arm Pl, Richmond, BC V7A 2E1

-Steveston Outdoor Pool (Seasonal)
4151 Moncton St, Richmond, BC V7E 3A8


NOTE: When applying, please ensure you enter your credentials into the second half of the online application form (please disregard the "Stop" prompt.)


Requirements

Minimum age: 15


Address
14300 Entertainment Blvd.,
Richmond BC, V6W 1K3

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

RYBL Basketball Coach 
Richmond Youth Basketball League

Description

- Create and implement developmentally appropriate practice plans incorporating skills and concepts of basketball. - Supervision and care for children, ensuring a safe environment. - Communicate with parents, participants and staff - Increase physical literacy through the implementation of fundamental movement skills. - Ability to break down sport-specific skills and fundamentals for a variety of abilities.



Grade 4/5 and 6/7 (Co-ed)


Games on Saturdays (October 14th- Mar 2nd)


Games will be on Saturday mornings


*Grade 4/5 Practices are on Tuesday evenings for 1 hour


*Grade 6/7 Practices are on Wednesday evenings for 1 hour


You may choose between the two age groups.




Games are for 1 hour on Saturday Morning


Games and practices are held at various elementary and secondary schools in the city


*Requested minimum time is 2 hours per week


*There will be a 3-week break over December Holidays


*Criminal Record Check required


Richmond Youth Basketball League provides training opportunities and material for coaches throughout the entire season.


Please contact us at JDhillon@richmond.ca to get involved!





Additional info: Police Information Check required.


Requirements

Minimum age: 16


Address
8880 Williams Road
Richmond BC, V7A 1G6

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Contact Info
Jessy Dhillon
Email: JDhillon@Richmond.ca

RYBL Basketball Scorekeeper 
Richmond Youth Basketball League

Description


Richmond Youth Basketball League is looking for volunteer scorekeepers for the during Fall/Winter 2023/24 League


The commitment level is as follows:
Saturdays
(Oct 14th - Mar 2nd)

Shifts time slots
10am-1115am
1130am-130pm
*May choose between either or both shifts.

Training will be provided.


Please contact Jessy at JDhillon@Richmond.ca for more information

Additional info: Criminal Record Check Required
Volunteers must be 14 years or older


Requirements

Minimum age: 14


Address
8880 Williams Road
Richmond BC, V7A 1G6

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Contact Info
Jessy Dhillon
Email: Jdhillon@richmond.ca

Volunteer with the Richmond RCMP 
City Centre Community Policing Office

Description

Get Connected

Volunteers who volunteer with the Richmond RCMP and the City of Richmond help us meet our service delivery commitments while increasing our reach into the community that we serve.

Our volunteers conduct a wide variety of crime prevention and community engagement activities on behalf of the Richmond RCMP detachment.

The work volunteers perform strengthens our community and contributes towards our goal of keeping Richmond safe and vibrant.

An RCMP volunteer:
works collaboratively with the RCMP
is officially screened into the RCMP, including mandatory security clearances
is oriented to the RCMP mission, vision and values
receives training necessary to carry out the activities associated with their position

Why Volunteer?
Give back to the community
Connect with police
Meet new friends
Take on new challenges
Gain experience
Have Fun!

Diverse Opportunities
Community Events
Information Sessions
Home and Business Outreach
Lock Out Auto Crime
Speed Watch
Stolen Auto Recovery
Cell Watch
Foot Patrols
Bike Patrols
and many more .

Do You Have What it Takes?
Are you a Canadian citizen or permanent resident?
Are you a resident of Richmond?
Are you 18 years of age or older?
Are you able to obtain and maintain an RCMP security clearance?
Do you possess good oral and written communication skills?
Are you able to meet the physical requirements of the desired program?

Commitments
One-year commitment to the program
Contribute eight hours per month
Complete basic initial training and participate in on-going training
Be placed on a six-month probation period after basic training.

Note: Volunteer applications require a criminal record, reliability and vulnerable sector checks, the completion of a secondary application, and a suitability interview.


Address
6931 Granville Avenue
Richmond BC, V7C 4M9

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Contact Info
City Centre Community Policing Office
Email: richmond_volunteering@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Phone: (604) 207-4761

Walk Leader 
Walk Richmond

Description

Overview

Walk Richmond is a free guided walking program managed by Richmond Fitness and Wellness Association (RFWA) in partnership with the City of Richmond. This is a free program of scheduled walks led by a RFWA Walk Leader and trained volunteers. Each walk explores one of the many different trails, paths and parks throughout Richmond. The main goal is to make it easy for people of all ages, fitness levels and abilities to take part in an activity that promotes their health and well being

Role of the Walk Volunteer

The role of a Walk Volunteer 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 Volunteer is someone who is:

passionate about walking
familiar with Richmond and the Walk Richmond routes
friendly, enthusiastic and welcoming
able to clearly communicate and give clear instructions
reliable and punctual
able to keep a group together and motivated
able to support varying levels of walkers

Duties and Responsibilities

Before the Walk

familiarize yourself with the walk route, how to get there, parking, etc
contact the Walk Leader to confirm attendance via email 24 hrs in advance

On the Day of the Walk:

check the weather forecast and dress appropriately
arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled walk
check in with the RFWA Walk Leader about any special instructions or precautions for the walk
welcome all walkers and identify newcomers to the Walk Leader
ensure all participants have signed the sign-in sheet
confirm that all walkers feel confident about the walk before setting off
communicate any concerns to the Walk Leader
be prepared to be assigned as the lead, middle or end (sweeper) positions
walk at a measured pace that suits the individuals you are leading
communicate any issues or suggestion to the Walk Leader after the walk

Scheduling and Availability
required commitment is a minimum of one walk per month on average

Orientation
1. registration with City volunteer website "I can help"
2. RCMP criminal records check (free to volunteers)
3. training session with Walk Richmond Coordinator:
a. Overview of Walk Richmond Program
b. Expected duties
c. Safe walking tips
d. First aide and emergency procedures


Requirements

Minimum age: 18


Address
7551 Minoru Gate
Richmond BC, V6Y 1N9

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Contact Info
Gwendolyn Megrian
RFWA Walk Richmond Coordinator
Email: walking@richmond.ca