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2018 Celebrate Richmond's Transportation Heritage- Volunteers Needed for All Aboard! 
Steveston Tram

Description

Celebrate Richmond's transportation heritage with All Aboard! at the Steveston Interurban Tram Building. Surround yourself with our 106 year old Interurban Tramcar along with many transportation partners at our exclusive once-a-year event.

We are looking for 8 enthusiastic, outgoing and self-motivated volunteers! We know you're out there and are ready for action.

Shifts are from 11:00am - 4:30 pm on Saturday August 18th 2018

Duties will include:
-Set up and take down
-Assisting with Tram related children's crafts
-Crowd management/ people counting

-Other promotional duties as required

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 proceed with minimum supervision.

This volunteer position is best 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

2018 FARMERS MARKET - Cook Corn (Sept. 16) 
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 help us cook corn on the cob for our final Farmers Market on Sept. 16th.

10:30 - 2:30pm

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
Josiane Leguerrier
Volunteer Coordinator
Email: jleguerrier@richmond.ca

2018 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 2018 market dates are: May 6, 20; June 3, 17; July 15, 29; August 5, 19; Sept. 2, 16.

8:00 - 10:30am

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
Josiane Leguerrier
Volunteer Coordinator
Email: jleguerrier@richmond.ca

2018 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 2018 market dates are: May 6, 20; June 3, 17; July 15, 29; August 5, 19; Sept. 2, 16.

2:30 - 4:30pm

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
Josiane Leguerrier
Volunteer Coordinator
Email: jleguerrier@richmond.ca

2018 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. 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 2018 market dates are: May 6, 20; June 3, 17; July 15, 29; August 5, 19; Sept. 2, 16.

10:00 - 4:00pm

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
Josiane Leguerrier
Volunteer Coordinator
Email: jleguerrier@richmond.ca

2018 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 2018 market dates are: May 6, 20; June 3, 17; July 15, 29; August 5, 19; Sept. 2, 16.

10:00 - 4:00pm

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
Josiane Leguerrier
Volunteer Coordinator
Email: jleguerrier@richmond.ca

2018 Steveston Dragon Boat Festival Administration Volunteer 
STEVESTON DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL 2018

Description

Purpose of the position:
Volunteers are needed prior to the event to assist with leadership activities and the planning of the event.

Responsibilities and Activities:
Miscellaneous tasks focused towards organization, administration, coordination and social media. Volunteers may be required to volunteer from either our Richmond office or Vancouver office. Tasks include:
- Leadership roles organizing the festival
- Working with media
- Organizing teams of volunteers
- Organizing programs such as those for children, sponsors, or adult paddlers
- Assisting with volunteer registration and data entry
- Working at an information desk
- Providing technical set-up or strike support
- Working with our VIPs and Sponsors

Date/ Time of the event or activity:
One week prior to the event and the day of the event August 18th to August 25th

Site location:
1. ) Creekside Community Center:
1 Athletes Way, Vancouver, BC V5Y 0B1

2.) Steveston Village, Richmond BC. Specifically: Imperial Landing Docks - 4310 Bayview St., Richmond, BC V7E 6S8

Indoors and Outdoors.

Supervises (if applicable):
Volunteer Coordinators have the opportunity to supervise volunteers during the event.

Benefits to the volunteer:
Volunteers will meet with the organizers of the event to plan and organize a large event. Being leadership positions, volunteers will both learn and use leadership skills that they will pick up during our training sessions. Furthermore, this is a great way for volunteers to learn about a new watersport and be more engaged in the Dragon Boat community.

During the event, volunteers will receive volunteer privileges such as free food and a free T-Shirt.

Additional information about the position:
Potential to be a long term commitment if volunteers are interested in continuing to help the organization during many of the events that they hold.

ABOUT THE VOLUNTEER:
Skills, experience, abilities required:
N/A preferable if volunteer is aged 15 or older.

Personal traits/qualities desired:
Leadership qualities. It would be preferred if volunteers have experience with event coordination or have held leadership roles. Volunteers should be organized, kind, sociable, and responsible.

Additional info: Languages:
English. Other languages such as Mandarin, Cantonese, French etc. are greatly beneficial but not required.

Training required for this position:
Training will be provided by staff members.

Minimum Time Commitment expected:
5 hours throughout the week prior to the event, and 6 hours at the event.

Other expectations of volunteer:
To be on task and productive during volunteer shifts. To be confident in dealing with situations that are presented to them.


Requirements

Minimum age: 15


Address
Steveston Village Imperial Landing Docks 4310 Bayview Street
Richmond BC, V7E6S8

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Contact Info
Owen Fan
Email: stevestonvolunteer@dragonboatbc.ca
Cell: (778) 706-6936

2018 Steveston Dragon Boat Festival Festival Volunteer 
STEVESTON DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL 2018

Description

Purpose of the position:
Volunteers at the festival work primarily to ensure excellent guest service throughout the site.

Responsibilities and Activities:
Miscellaneous tasks to help with organization during the event. These tasks include:
- Greeting customers and providing accurate information
- Checking passes
- Selling merchandise
- Helping to set up and run various activities, such as children's crafts or paddler games
- Assisting entertainers
- VIP/Sponsor services

Date/ Time of the event or activity:
August 25th, 2018 from 7:30AM to 6PM

Site location:
Steveston Village, Richmond BC. Specifically: Imperial Landing Docks - 4310 Bayview St., Richmond, BC V7E 6S8

Working conditions:
Must be able to stand out in the sun for 2-3 hours periods

Benefits to the volunteer:
This is a great way for people in the community to get involved in a new watersport and explore a tradition that has spanned over 2000 years after having originated in southern China.

Volunteer privileges such as free food (lunch provided) and a free T-Shirt will also be provided.

Additional information about the position:
- Short term commitment.
- Leadership opportunities are available.
- Training will occur on the day of the event at the site.

ABOUT THE VOLUNTEER:

Personal traits/qualities desired:
Teamwork and interpersonal skills, commitment, a positive attitude.

Additional info: Languages:
English. Other languages such as Mandarin, Cantonese, French etc. are greatly beneficial but not required.

Training required for this position:
Provided at the event.

Minimum Time Commitment expected:
6 hours during the day of the event.

Other expectations of volunteer:
To be on task and punctual during shifts.


Requirements

Minimum age: 15


Address
Steveston Village Imperial Landing Docks 4310 Bayview Street
Richmond BC, V7E6S8

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Contact Info
Owen Fan
Email: stevestonvolunteer@dragonboatbc.ca
Cell: (778) 706-6936

2018 Steveston Dragon Boat Festival Race Volunteer 
STEVESTON DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL 2018

Description

Purpose of the position:
Volunteers for the Race will be needed to work specifically with the dragon boating teams that will be attending the festival. Race Volunteers are assigned to work specifically with the dragon boat teams on-water, on the docks, at paddler meeting areas, and in Racer's Village.

Responsibilities and Activities:
Duties will mainly be centered around supervising the loading and unloading of paddlers into and out of the dragon boats in a safe and orderly manner.

Date/ Time of the event or activity:
August 25th, 2018 from 7:30AM to 6PM

Site location:
Steveston Village, Richmond BC. Specifically: Imperial Landing Docks - 4310 Bayview St., Richmond, BC V7E 6S8

Working conditions:
Must be able to stand for a 5 hour shift both in and out of the sun.

Supervises (if applicable):
Racers of all ages.

Benefits to the volunteer:
Volunteers will have the opportunity to meet with teams from all around B.C. This is a great way for people in the community to get involved in a new watersport. Volunteer privileges such as free food (lunch provided) and a free T-Shirt will also be provided.

Additional information about the position:
- Short term commitment
- Volunteers are assigned to their stations at the start of each race day and training will be provided at the beginning of each shift.

Additional info: Personal traits/qualities desired:
Physically fit volunteers. Teamwork and interpersonal skills, commitment, a positive attitude.

Languages:
English. Other languages such as Mandarin, Cantonese, French etc. are greatly beneficial but not required.

Training required for this position:
Provided during the event.

Minimum Time Commitment expected:
6 hours during the day of the event.

Other expectations of volunteer:
To be on task and punctual during shifts.


Requirements

Minimum age: 14


Address
Steveston Village Imperial Landing Docks 4310 Bayview Street
Richmond BC, V7E6S8

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Contact Info
Owen Fan
Email: stevestonvolunteer@dragonboatbc.ca
Cell: (778) 706-6936

2018 Walk Britannia's Historic Docks Volunteer 
Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site

Description

Spend some time at Britannia and welcome visitors from around the world to our Shipyard building and dock, where they can view historic vessels and enjoy scenic waterfront views. This position may be working inside the Shipyard building, or outside on the dock. On Sundays, we welcome the River Queen Water Shuttle to our docks, so volunteers will be assisting visitors on and off the boat. Shifts will run from 12:00-4:00pm on Saturdays or Sundays.

Volunteers must be:
-at least 18 years old
-interested in history, boats, tourism and/or customer service
-willing to stand for the duration of their shift
-willing to be outside, potentially standing on our floats (with a lifejacked, provided by us)
-willing to learn our site/building history and our dock safety procedures
-willing to work two shifts per month, during July and August
-willing to do a Police Information Check

If you are interested in this position, please sign up for a training session.. If you cannot attend this session, please email us and we will make alternate arrangements. Volunteers will sign up for July/August shifts at this session. If you have any questions, please contact Lynsey at lli@richmond.ca


Requirements

Minimum age: 18


Address
5180 Westwater Driver
Richmond BC, V7E 6P3

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Contact Info
Golmehr Kazari
Email: gkazari@richmond.ca

ARTCi (Artists Rendering Tales Collective Inc) Volunteers-painting and visual art 
Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site

Description

ARTCi is looking for people who are interested in volunteering alongside our professional artists at various events between now and November at the Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site. It is a great way to express your inner artist and add to your own professional portfolio.

-ARTCi is looking for people interested in painting and visual art. Volunteers will assist our professional visual artists in adding to the scroll and in engaging the public at various community events. They will be encouraged to add to the scroll themselves and engage in a new visual art medium which they can photograph and put in their portfolios.

Any questions, please contact Lynsey Li at 604 238 8037 or lli@richmond.ca


Requirements

Minimum age: 15


Address
5180 Westwater Driver
Richmond BC, V7E 6P3

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Contact Info
Golmehr Kazari
Email: LLi@richmond.ca

ARTCi (Artists Rendering Tales Collective Inc) Volunteers-photography/video 
Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site

Description

ARTCi is looking for people who are interested in volunteering alongside our professional artists at various events between now and November at the Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site. It is a great way to express your inner artist and add to your own professional portfolio.
-ARTCi is looking for people interested in taking photos and in making videos. Volunteers will assist our professional media artists in taking photos, working on videos and on set and helping with permissions forms at events.

For more information please contact Lynsey Li at 604 238 8037 or lli@richmond.ca


Requirements

Minimum age: 15


Address
5180 Westwater Drive
Richmond BC, V7E 6P3

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Contact Info
Lynsey Li
Email: LLi@richmond.ca

Badminton - Adults - Fall Program - Mondays 
Steveston Community Centre

Description

Steveston Community Centre is looking for responsible volunteers to help out with our badminton lessons programs running on Mondays.

Date
Mondays
September 10 - October 29, 2018
November 5 - December 17, 2018

Time
6:45 - 8:45pm

Responsibilities
Helping to set up the nets, checking people in, supporting the instructor and participating in demonstrations of skills, assisting and rallying with the students, feeding birdies, ensuring safe use of the gym, distributing and collecting equipment, etc.

Additional Information
A Police Information Check is required for this opportunity.
Prefer applicants with experience playing and/or teaching badminton.


Requirements

Minimum age: 16


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

Badminton - Children - Fall Program - Sundays 
Steveston Community Centre

Description

Steveston Community Centre is looking for responsible volunteers to help out with our badminton lessons programs running on Sundays.

Date
Saturdays
September 9 - December 16, 2018

Time
12:45 - 3:00pm

Responsibilities
Helping to set up the nets, checking people in, supporting the instructor and participating in demonstrations of skills, assisting and rallying with the students, feeding birdies, ensuring safe use of the gym, distributing and collecting equipment, etc.

Additional Information
A Police Information Check is required for this opportunity.
Prefer applicants with experience playing and/or teaching badminton.


Requirements

Minimum age: 16


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

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

Breakfast with Santa - Decoration Crew 
Steveston Community Centre

Description

Steveston Community Centre is looking for volunteers to assist us with decorating the day before Breakfast with Santa.

Date
Saturday, December 1, 2018

Time
1:00 - 2:30pm

Responsibilities
Volunteers will assist with decorating the room where the event will be held. Hanging decorations, table setting, table centrepieces, decorationg the Christmas tree.

Additional Information
No Police Information Check required for this opportunity.


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

Breakfast with Santa - Emcee Assistance 
Steveston Community Centre

Description

Steveston is looking for 1 volunteer to assist the Emcee at Breakfast with Santa.

Date
Sunday, December 2, 2018

Time
8:45am - 12:30pm

Responsibilities
Assist the Emcee with announcing children's names and with handing out gifts.

Additional Information
Breakfast will be provided.

No Police Information Chek required for this position.

Dress Code: Please wear a white top and black bottoms.


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

Breakfast with Santa - Server 
Steveston Community Centre

Description

Steveston is seeking 10 volunteers to help children celebrate the holidays with Santa!

Date
Sunday, December 2, 2018

Time
8:45am - 12:30pm

Responsibilities
Assist with serving breakfast and bussing tables (assisting kitchen staff, serving breakfast to each table, clearing plates, wiping down tables).

Additional Information
Breakfast will be provided.

Dress Code: Please wear a white top and black bottoms!


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

Breakfast with Santa - Welcome/Check-in Table 
Steveston Community Centre

Description

Steveston Community Centre is seeking 2 volunteers to assist at our Breakfast with Santa welcome and check-in table.

Date
Sunday, December 2, 2018

Time
8:45am - 12:30pm

Responsiblities
Welcome and check-in registered participants for the Breakfast with Santa, provided any needed information, encourage families to enter the door prize draw.

Additional Information
Breakfast will be provided.

Dress code: Please wear a white top and black bottoms.


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

Britannia Shipyards-Heritage Greeter Training Session 2018 
Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site

Description

Come and join us for a fun, interactive Training Session and learn what it takes to be a Volunteer Heritage Greeter! We'll tell you more about volunteering at Britannia and we'll do a fun scavenger hunt activity to learn more about the site! NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!

Our Heritage Greeters are an important part of our site. They are the first person a visitor may encounter, so we are looking for friendly, outgoing, enthusiastic individuals! Our Heritage Greeters greet visitors, answer basic questions and are an ambassador for the site. Volunteers must be willing to learn. We will teach you basic information about the site and our buildings.

We offer short shifts (2 hours+) that are available each day of the week (great for students that are only available on weekends)! You will gain experience in tourism, history, education and customer service while meeting new friends and experience for your resume!

This session is mandatory before beginning to volunteer. We hope to see you soon!

Additional info: The benefits of volunteering at Britannia include gaining experience in customer service, history and education while meeting new friends. Our volunteers will be able to take advantage of special privileges!


Requirements

Minimum age: 15


Address
5180 Westwater Drive
Richmond BC, V7E6P3

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Contact Info
Lynsey Li
Email: lli@richmond.ca

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

Floor Hockey - Children - Fall Program - Sundays 
Steveston Community Centre

Description

Steveston Community Centre is seeking a volunteer to assist the instructor with Floor Hockey class; learn the basics that provide a great foundation for fun, teamwork and fitness.

Date
Sundays
September 16 - December 16, 2018

Time
10:00am - 12:30pm

Responsibilities
Volunteers would assist children participating in the activities that the instructor leads.

Additional Information
A Police Information Check is required for this opportunity.

Please wear comfortable clothing and footwear that you can move around in.


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

General Swap Meet - Event 
Steveston Community Centre

Description

Steveston Community Centre is seeking 6 volunteers to assist at our Fall Swap Meet for set-up, take down and vendor assistance.

Date
Saturday, November 3, 2018

Time
Set-up & Vendor Assistance
7:45 - 10:15am

Take Down & Vendor Assistance
12:45 - 2:00pm

Set- up Responsibilities
Help Swamp Meet vendors bring their items into the centre as well as man the doors to ensure public does not enter until the designated time.

Take Down Responsibilties
Help Swap Meet vendors pack up their items on dolleys and help take down the room.

Additional Information
No Police Information Check required for this opportunity.

Additional info: Please dress appropriately for the weather as you may be outside for portions of this opportunity. Closed toed shoes only please.


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

Healthy Snacks - Children - Fall Program 
Steveston Community Centre

Description

If you enjoy cooking this would be a great opportunity for you! Share your cooking skills by assisting the Cooking Healthy Snacks instructor with children food preparation, as well as set up and clean up. Experience with children and food preparation preferred.

Date
Thursday, December 27 & Friday, December 28, 2018

Time
12:45 - 2:45pm

Responsibilities
Assist children and instuctor in the program, and help with set up and clean up.

Additional Information
A Police Information Check is required to volunteer for this opportunity.


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

Music at the Cannery 
Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society

Description

Set Up and Tear Down volunteers needed for our summer music series; Music at the Cannery. Assist with setup and take down tables, chairs and concession stand. This is a great opportunity for anyone who loves music!

Friday nights from July 13th through August 31st.

Set Up Shifts - 3:30pm-4:30pm
Tear Down Shifts - 7:30pm-8:30pm


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

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

Preschool Kick-off Barbecue - Fall Event 
Steveston Community Centre

Description

Steveston is looking for 10 reliable and enthusiastic volunteers that enjoy working with children.

Date

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Time
4:15 - 7:30pm

Responsibilities
Assist our preschool teachers at their kick off to the school year BBQ. Help set up and take down stations; face paint, parachute games and bubbles.

Additional Information
A Police Information Check is not required for this opportunity.


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

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

RRC - Pub Ed - Presenter Orientation 
Emergency Programs

Description

Orientation sessions for Presneters & Assistants
[Public Presenters Team] (https://www.removolunteers.com/public-presenters) to get acquainted and/or more familiar with the RRC Program workshop series.

[Keywords: Emergency Programs / REMO]


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 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

RYBL Head 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 20-March 10)


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.


Girls-Only Grade 4/5 and 6/7


Saturdays (October 20-March 10)


Games are for 1 hour on Saturday Mornings


*Practices on Tuesday or Wednesday evenings for 1 hour


You may choose between the two age groups.


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
Phone: (778) 999-0197

RYBL Scorekeeper 
Richmond Youth Basketball League

Description

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



The commitment level is as follows:

Saturdays (Oct 20-Dec 16) 10am-12pm

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

Soccer - Parent and Tot & Children - Fall Program - Saturdays 
Steveston Community Centre

Description

Steveston Community Centre is seeking a sporty volunteer to assist the instructor with soccer; children ages 3-5 and 5-8 years old learn new soccer skills, dribbling, passing and fun games.

Date
Saturdays
September 15 - December 15, 2018

Time
8:45am - 12:15pm

Responsibilities
Support children during the class, teaching children the basic techniques such as dribbling, passing, shooting and defense, and practicing their skills during friendly games. Assist the instructor with set-up and take down of equipment.

Additional Information
A Police Information Check is required for this opportunity.

Please wear comfortable clothing and footwear that allows you to move and be active.


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

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

Steveston Educational Garden - Garden Lead - Seasonal 
Steveston Community Centre

Description

Steveston Community Centre is seeking 2 volunteers to act as Garden Leads for the Steveston Educational Garden. This is an ideal position for those who are interested in being active outdoors and gardening. This can also contribute to potential leadership opportunities.

Date
Every other Saturday
(April 21, May 12 & 26, June 9 & 23, July 7 & 21, August 4 & 18 and September 8 & 22)

Time
10:00am - 12:00pm

Responsiblities
You will be responsible for weeding, pruning, general garden clean-up and maintenance of the Steveston Educational Garden. You will be maintianing and providing condition reports on the tools and equipment stored in the Tool Shed. You will be reporting to the Community Facilities Coordinator and also making recommendations on equipment and resource requirements.

Additional Information/ Requirements
A Police Information Check is required.
Must be knowledgable of use and physically capable of using gardening tools, such as a rake, shovel, broom and hand spade. Must wear clothing and footwear suitable for potentially wet and dirty work.

Additional info: An orientation is required for this opportunity. You will be contacted by the Volunteer Coordinator regarding date and time.


Requirements

Minimum age: 17


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

Steveston Summer Day Camps 2018 
Steveston Community Centre

Description

As a volunteer with Steveston Day 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 two full weeks and volunteers are expected to be available for a full camp day (8:30am - 3:30pm). 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.


If you are looking for a fun and rewarding volunteer placement that will provide you with memorable experiences, look no further! Steveston Day Camps accepts volunteers ages 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 you will receive by email a volunteer application. The volunteer coordinator will contact applicants for an interview and successful candidates will be required to attend City-wide Training at Thompson Community Centre on Saturday, June 23. There will also be an additional orientation/training session that is Steveston-specific in late June or early July.



A Police Information Check is required for this opportunity.
Parent/guardian consent form required if under the age of 18.

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

Steveston Summer Youth Camps 2018 
Steveston Community Centre

Description

As a volunteer with Steveston Day 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 Youth and have experience working with young people.


Volunteer opportunities are available for individuals who are able to commit to two full weeks and volunteers are expected to be available for a full camp day (9:30am - 3:30pm). A full week of volunteer service means that volunteers can receive 30 hours a week that they can put towards the volunteer hour requirement to receive their secondary school diploma.

If you are looking for a fun and rewarding volunteer placement that will provide you with memorable experiences, look no further! Steveston Day Camps accepts volunteers ages 18+, who are passionate and ready to contribute (and learn) about the unique benefits of working with Youth.

Once you have signed up you will receive by email a volunteer application. The volunteer coordinator will contact applicants for an interview and successful candidates will be required to attend an orientation/training session in late June or early July.

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: 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

Summer Free Parks - Event - Summer 
STEVESTON COMMUNITY CENTRE

Description

Asstist with a variety of children's activities like crafts, face painting, games and fun in Steveston Park.

Dates
July 11, 18 and 25
August 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29
(Wednesdays)

Time
12:30 - 3:30pm

Duties
- Run and facilitate crafts, face painting and games
- assist with set-up and take down of tables, chairs, activities etc.


Requirements

Minimum age: 14


Address
4111 Moncton Street
Richmond BC, V7E 3A8

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

Tech Buddies at Richmond Public Library 
Offsite

Description

Responsibilities and Activities
Tech Buddies Volunteers deliver weekly technology assistance sessions for seniors aged 55+ at seniors' facilities in Richmond. Volunteers provide one-on-one help with common devices, including tablets, phones, eReaders, and laptops. This program is offered on a weekly basis between September - December. Each session is facilitated by a team of 2-4 volunteers.

Specific Tasks:
As part of a team of 2-4 volunteers, deliver one-on-one instructional sessions on a variety of devices to older adults once a week, in one of two seniors' facilities.
Offer advice and guidance to older adults in a patient and friendly manner, and corresponding with their needs, interests, and skill levels.
Set up and take down equipment and supplies for each session, as needed.
Assist with program evaluation and provide feedback to RPL staff in order to help us better meet the needs of the program's participants.

Skills Required:
Strong technology skills and experience using laptops, tablets, mobile phones, and/or eReaders
Flexibility and strong problem-solving skills
Experience instructing individuals in one-on-one or small group settings is an asset
Ability to perform duties independently
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with older adults and staff
This volunteer opportunity is available for English speakers as well as bilingual English and Chinese speakers. English-speaking volunteers should be able to communicate effectively in English. Bilingual volunteers should be able to communicate well in English and Mandarin/Cantonese
Ability to complete and maintain a clear criminal record assessment
Ability to complete RPL's photo waiver & liability waiver
Ability to lift up to 25lbs
Ability to arrange own transportation to one of the two program locations
Volunteers are required to receive the influenza vaccination or wear a surgical mask during flu season.

Qualities Desired:
Comfortable leading one-on-one or small group sessions
Friendly and patient demeanor
Enjoy working and interacting with older adults

Volunteers must be able to communicate effectively in English or bilingually in English and Chinese. Additional languages are an asset.

Preference given to adult and senior volunteers, and to volunteers who are able to commit to the duration of the program (September 15 December 15, 2018).

A mandatory orientation is required for all volunteers.

Additional info: Volunteers must complete and maintain a clear criminal record assessment, and complete RPL's photo waiver & liability waiver.
This volunteer position takes place outside the library. Volunteers may encounter challenging or dissatisfied participants.
Volunteers must be able to arrange their own transportation to one of the two program locations and must be able to lift up to 25lbs.
Volunteers are required to receive the influenza vaccination or wear a surgical mask during flu season.


Requirements

Minimum age: 16


Address
4088 Blundell Rd, Richmond, BC V7C 5V1 #100 7388 Gollner Ave, Richmond, BC V6Y 0H4
Richmond BC

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Contact Info
Alex Korotchenko
Community Progammer
Email: alex.korotchenko@yourlibrary.ca

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