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2019 Adore History? Volunteer at the Steveston Tram & Museum in April & May 
Steveston Tram

Description

Position Overview

Do you love working with the public? Do have a love of history and an interest in heritage tourism? Then the Steveston Tram and Museum would love your assistance!

We are looking for 3 volunteers to work with us daily from April 20-May 31 during busy tourism months.

Commitment
Volunteers must be willing to work 3 shifts between April 20-May 31

Volunteers who are able to commit for an extended period will be given preference.

April Shifts- 12:00pm- 5:00pm (with a 30 minute break)

May Shifts- 10:00am- 5:00pm (with a 30 minute break)

Examples of volunteer work include:
- Encouraging visitors to visit other heritage sites in Steveston Village
- Counting visitors and keeping stats
- Crowd management
- Stamping tourism books
- Engaging visitors
- Other tasks as required.

Knowledge, skills abilities:
-Professional and personable demeanor
-Confidence in speaking with public
-Willingness to learn Steveston's local history
-Able to work in a fast pace environment

This volunteer position is suited for people 15 and older who enjoy working with children and families and are comfortable with large crowds. Our volunteers play an essential part in our programs and events; please apply only if you are willing to commit to your shift.

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, V7E3A8

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Contact Info
Sarah Shovlain
Email: sshovlain@richmond.ca

2019 FARMERS MARKET - Face Painters 
Steveston Farmers and Artisans Market

Description

The Steveston Farmers and Artisans Market is a venue where farmers, artists and craftspeople make their products available in an open, fresh-air environment. If you are friendly, outgoing, and want to help your community in a lively market setting, we want your help!

We are looking for volunteers to do some face painting for the children's area. Face paint will be provided.

Come Volunteer for one or more of the market dates. The 2019 market dates are: May 5, 19; June 2, 16; July 7, 21; August 4, 18; Sept. 15, 29.

10:00 - 3:30pm

Mandatory Orientation Session:
Tuesday, April 23 at 6:30 - 7:30pm
Please sign up on icanhelp.

Additional info: Must wear closed-toed shoes.


Requirements

Minimum age: 14


Address
4111 Moncton Street
Richmond BC, V7E 3A8

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Contact Info
Debby Newton
Email: dnewton2@richmond.ca

2019 FARMERS MARKET - Market Children's Area 
Steveston Farmers and Artisans Market

Description

We always need volunteers to help engage children at this fun event; assist children to be creative with arts and crafts activities and games at the market!

This role would suit someone who enjoys working with children, and is enthusiastic. Has an interest in a substainable community event, and enjoys being outdoors.

10:00am-1:00pm or 12:45-3:45pm

Market on Sundays, May to September
May 5, 19; June 2, 16; July 7, 21; August 4, 18; September 15, 29.

Mandatory Orientation Session:
Tuesday, April 23 at 6:30 - 7:30pm
Please sign up on icanhelp.

Additional info: Please dress appropriately for the weather. This is an outdoor event, you may also want to have hat, sunglasses, sunscreen.


Requirements

Minimum age: 14


Address
4111 Moncton Street
Richmond BC, V7E 3A8

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Contact Info
Debby Newton
Email: dnewton2@richmond.ca

2019 FARMERS MARKET - Market Crew AM 
Steveston Farmers and Artisans Market

Description

The Steveston Farmers and Artisans Market is a venue where farmers, artists and craftspeople make their products available in an open, fresh-air environment. If you are friendly, outgoing, and want to help your community in a lively market setting, we want your help!

The main purpose of this volunteer role is to assist the market committee in setting up the market i.e. moving and setting up of tents, tables, chairs, benches, and barricades, assisting and ensuring that safety measures are met by vendors.

The role would suit someone who has the ability to lift 15-25lbs, has the ability to communicate clearly, takes direction and direction and show enthusiasm. Has an interest in a sustainable community event, and enjoys being outdoors rain or shine.

Come Volunteer for one or more of the market dates. The 2019 market dates are: May 5, 19; June 2, 16; July 7, 21; August 4, 18; Sept. 15, 29.

8:15 - 10:30am

Mandatory Orientation Session:
Tuesday, April 23 at 6:30 - 7:30pm
Please sign up on icanhelp.

Additional info: Must wear closed-toed shoes.


Requirements

Minimum age: 16


Address
4111 Moncton Street
Richmond BC, V7E 3A8

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Contact Info
Debby Newton
Email: dnewton2@richmond.ca

2019 FARMERS MARKET - Market Crew PM 
Steveston Farmers and Artisans Market

Description

The Steveston Farmers and Artisans Market is a venue where farmers, artists and craftspeople make their products available in an open, fresh-air environment. If you are friendly, outgoing, and want to help your community in a lively market setting, we want your help!

The main purpose of this volunteer role is to assist the market committee in taking down the market i.e. moving and taking down tents, tables, chairs, benches, and barricades.

The role would suit someone who has the ability to lift 15-25lbs, has the ability to communicate clearly, takes direction and direction and show enthusiasm. Has an interest in a sustainable community event, and enjoys being outdoors rain or shine.

Come Volunteer for one or more of the market dates. The 2019 market dates are: May 5, 19; June 2, 16; July 7, 21; August 4, 18; Sept. 15, 29.

3:00 - 4:30pm

Mandatory Orientation Session:
Tuesday, April 23 at 6:30 - 7:30pm
Please sign up on icanhelp.

Additional info: Must wear closed-toed shoes.


Requirements

Minimum age: 16


Address
4111 Moncton Street
Richmond BC, V7E 3A8

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Contact Info
Debby Newton
Email: dnewton2@richmond.ca

2019 FARMERS MARKET - Photographer 
Steveston Farmers and Artisans Market

Description

The Steveston Farmers and Artisans Market is a venue where farmers, artists and craftspeople make their products available in an open, fresh-air environment. If you are friendly, outgoing, and want to help your community in a lively market setting, we want your help!

We are looking for volunteers to take photos of the Farmers Market. Must have own camera and be willing to give us the rights to the photos you take.

Come Volunteer for one or more of the market dates. The 2019 market dates are: May 5, 19; June 2, 16; July 7, 21; August 4, 18; Sept. 15, 29.

11:00 - 2:00pm

Mandatory Orientation Session:
Tuesday, April 23 at 6:30 - 7:30pm
Please sign up on icanhelp.

Additional info: Must wear closed-toed shoes.


Requirements

Minimum age: 14


Address
4111 Moncton Street
Richmond BC, V7E 3A8

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Contact Info
Debby Newton
Email: dnewton2@richmond.ca

2019 FARMERS MARKET - Rover 
Steveston Farmers and Artisans Market

Description

The Steveston Farmers and Artisans Market is a venue where farmers, artists and craftspeople make their products available in an open, fresh-air environment. If you are friendly, outgoing, and want to help your community in a lively market setting, we want your help!

Assist with giving directions to vendors to set up area. Putting market signage in the village. Assist with clean-up during and after the event. Willing to help as needed, looking for volunteers with strong people skills and that are ready to "spring into action!"

Come Volunteer for one or more of the market dates. The 2019 market dates are: May 5, 19; June 2, 16; July 7, 21; August 4, 18; Sept. 15, 29.

10:00 - 4:00pm

Mandatory Orientation Session:
Tuesday, April 23 at 6:30 - 7:30pm
Please sign up on icanhelp.

Additional info: Must wear closed-toed shoes.


Requirements

Minimum age: 14


Address
4111 Moncton Street
Richmond BC, V7E 3A8

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Contact Info
Debby Newton
Email: dnewton2@richmond.ca

2019 FARMERS MARKET - Volunteer Orientation (April 23) 
Steveston Farmers and Artisans Market

Description

This is a volunteer orientation for those volunteering for the Steveston Farmers and Artisans Markets.

April 23: 6:30pm-7:30pm. Refreshments will be provided.


Requirements

Minimum age: 14


Address
4111 Moncton Street
Richmond BC, V7E 3A8

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Contact Info
Debby Newton
Email: dnewton2@richmond.ca

2019 FARMERS MARKET - Welcome Table 
Steveston Farmers and Artisans Market

Description

The Steveston Farmers and Artisans Market is a venue where farmers, artists and craftspeople make their products available in an open, fresh-air environment. If you are friendly, outgoing, and want to help your community in a lively market setting, we want your help!

Assist visitors at the market, directing them to requested vendors, assist with any market inquiries public may have, hand out market handbills.

Come Volunteer for one or more of the market dates. The 2019 market dates are: May 5, 19; June 2, 16; July 7, 21; August 4, 18; Sept. 15, 29.

10:00 - 3:30pm

Mandatory Orientation Session:
Tuesday, April 23 at 6:30 - 7:30pm
Please sign up on icanhelp.

Additional info: Must wear closed-toed shoes.


Requirements

Minimum age: 14


Address
4111 Moncton Street
Richmond BC, V7E 3A8

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Contact Info
Debby Newton
Email: dnewton2@richmond.ca

Easter at the Cannery 
Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society

Description

Be part of the most fun event of the Springtime at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site! Assist with crafts, a salmon egg hunt, an obstacle course, and other family-friendly activities.

All volunteers MUST attend an orientation for the event on one of the following dates/times:

Monday, March 25, 1-3pm
Sunday, March 31, 3-5pm
Saturday, April 6, 10:30-12:30pm

After the orientation, volunteers will be scheduled in for shifts on April 19, 20 and/or 21.

Additional info: Dress warmly and wear close-toed shoes. The cannery can be cooler inside than it is outside. Criminal record checks are required for volunteers 18 years of age and older. Volunteers under 15 may volunteer, but a parent must be on-site with them at all times. Volunteers must attend one of the event orientations.


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

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

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

Living History Program-Heritage Ambassador-Information Session 
Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site

Description

Be a part of the new Living History program at the Steveston Heritage Sites!

Join us to learn about the new unique volunteer opportunities at Britannia Shipyards, the Steveston Tram, the Steveston Museum and London Heritage Farm.

As a Heritage Ambassador volunteer, you will share the stories of the people who lived and worked at the four locations. You will be dressed in period costumes, while demonstrating activities such as playing cards, churning butter, sewing, explaining tram car mechanics and much more.

No experience is necessary. Training is provided. Volunteers will not be acting/in character. Volunteers must be 15+, outgoing, passionate about history and willing to share their knowledge and enthusiasm with the public.

The shift times, days and activities vary across sites. Generally, shifts take place 11:45am-4:15pm, 7 days a week. A commitment of 6 shifts from May-September is required.

To learn more, please sign up for ONE information session (by clicking 'Schedule' above), call 604-238-8037 or email shsvolunteers@richmond.ca for more information.


Requirements

Minimum age: 15


Address
5180 Westwater Drive
Richmond BC, V7E 6P3

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Contact Info
Lynsey Li
Email: shsvolunteers@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 Red Cross swimming lessons
-assisting Adapted swimming lessons
-shadow lifeguarding, and
-hosting special events

This is a great way to develop your interpersonal, organizational and leadership skills.

Volunteer Requirements:

-Bronze Cross and
-Water Safety Instructor Prep certificates.

Qualified volunteers will be contacted for their certificates and criminal record clearance will be required. Successful candidates will be invited to attend an orientation to learn about the responsibilities and standards for Richmond Aquatics Volunteers.

NOTE: Please ensure you enter your water safety credentials into the second half of the online application form (please disregard the "Stop" prompt.)

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


Requirements

Minimum age: 15


Address
7560 Minoru Gate
Richmond BC, V6Y 1R9

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Contact Info
Julie and Crystal
Email: aquavolunteer@richmond.ca, chalston@richmond.ca
Phone: (604) 448-5369

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

RYBL Scorekeeper 
Richmond Youth Basketball League

Description

Richmond Youth Basketball League is looking for volunteer scorekeepers for the Steve Nash Youth Basketball League this Spring



The commitment level is as follows:

Tuesdays (Apr 23-June) 6pm-9pm
Saturdays (Apr 6-June) 1030am-130pm
*You may choose both or one of the days/times

Training will be provided.


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


Requirements

Minimum age: 14


Address
8880 Williams Road
Richmond BC, V7A 1G6

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Contact Info
Jessy Dhillon
Email: Jdhillon@richmond.ca
Phone: (778) 999-0197

Spring Break Camps 2019 
Steveston Community Centre

Description

As a volunteer with Steveston Spring Break Camps you will have the opportunity to develop and enhance your skills as a leader and have a blast doing it! Volunteers will work directly with our campers under the supervision of our staff. Volunteers will assist with the facilitation and leadership of camp activities and will be given the opportunities to lead some activities on their own. Volunteers have a passion for working with children and have experience working with young people.


Volunteer opportunities are available for individuals who are able to commit to a full week and volunteers are expected to be available for a full camp day (8:45am - 3:45pm). A full week of volunteer service means that volunteers receive 35 hours that they can put towards the volunteer hour requirement to receive their secondary school diploma or applying for a future camp leader position.

March 18 - 22, 2019
March 25 - 29, 2019
8:45am - 3:45pm


If you are looking for a fun and rewarding volunteer placement that will provide you with memorable experiences, look no further! Steveston Spring Break Camps accepts volunteers aged 14+ (entering grade 9 in September) who are passionate and ready to contribute (and learn) about the unique benefits of working with children and preteens.


Once you have signed up, please be aware that you will only be referred to this opportunity and that placement will occur upon further correspondence with the Volunteer Coordinator.



A Police Information Check is required for this opportunity.

Signing-up for this opportunity will refer you to the Volunteer Coordinator who will contact you for the following steps.


Requirements

Minimum age: 14


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 League Basketball Coach (RYBL) 
Richmond Youth Basketball League

Description

Volunteer Head Coach

Richmond Youth Basketball League is looking for volunteer head coaches for the 2019 Spring League Season



The commitment level is as follows:

Tuesday Spring League
Grade 4/5 and 6/7 Co-ed Leagues (April 23-June 11th)

*Grade 4/5 Sessions will be from 6pm-7:30pm
*Grade 6/7 Sessions will be from 7:40pm-9:10pm
*You may choose between the two age groups.



Saturday Spring League
Grade 4-5 (April 6th- June 1)
Sessions will be from 10am-1130am

Grade 6/7
Sessions will be from 1140am-110pm



*Requested minimum time is 1.5 hours per week

*Criminal Record Check required

*Training will be provided



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!


Requirements

Minimum age: 15


Address
8880 Williams Road
Richmond BC, V7A 1G6

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Contact Info
Jessy Dhillon
Email: JDhillon@Richmond.ca
Phone: (778) 999-0197

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