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2018-2019 Youth in Action 
West Richmond Community Centre

Description

Help plan and run events and projects in the community and gain leadership skills at the same time in this youth led group. Call 604-238-8416 or email bwalker@richmond.ca for details. Meetings on Thursday's from 3:45-4:45pm starting September 13. For ages 13-18.


Requirements

Minimum age: 13


Address
9180 No. 1 Road
Richmond BC, V7E 6L5

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Contact Info
Brendan Walker
Youth Development Coordinator
Email: bwalker@richmond.ca
Cell: (604) 238-8416

2019 Smart Phone and Tablet Workshop Leader 
West Richmond Community Centre

Description

Are you an expert in smart phones and tablets? Are you looking for more volunteer hours?

Responsibilities and Activities:
Smart Phone and Tablet workshop leaders provide technology assistance sessions for seniors aged 55+ at West Richmond Community Centre. Volunteers provide one-on-one help with tablets and phones, both Apple and Android. This program is offered on Tuesday, February 26th, and is open to volunteers who are 13+. Each session is facilitated by a team of 6-12 volunteers.

Specific Tasks:
As part of a team of 6-12 volunteers, deliver one-on-one instructional sessions on a variety of devices to older adults at West Richmond Community Centre.
Offer advice and guidance to older adults in a patient and friendly manner, and corresponding with their needs, interests, and skill levels.

Core Competencies:
Technology skills and experience using tablets and/or mobile phones.
Flexibility and problem-solving skills.
Comfortable leading/instructing individuals in one-on-one or small group settings.
Ability to perform duties independently.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with older adults and staff.
Ability to complete and maintain a clear criminal record assessment.

A mandatory orientation is required for all volunteers.

Workshop Date/Time:

February 26
3:30-5:30pm

Please inform the coordinator whether you prefer to work with iphones, androids, ipads, or tablets.


Requirements

Minimum age: 13


Address
9180 No. 1 Road
Richmond BC, V7E 6L5

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Contact Info
Kiri Vanderwel
Community Development Coordinator
Email: kvanderwel@richmond.ca
Phone: (604) 238-8400
Cell: (604) 238-8400

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

Richmond Snow Angels 
City of Richmond Community Services Department

Description

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Additional info: Police Information Check will be required


Requirements

Minimum age: 16


Address
Throughout the City of Richmond
BC

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

Route Marshalls and Parking Lot Marshalls 
Chimo Community Services Coldest Night of the Year Walk

Description

Purpose of the position: To help walkers stay on route, direct parking traffic and for safety.

For the Parking Lot Marshalls: Volunteers over the age of 18 are preferred

Responsibilities and Activities: Directing walkers and answering questions from walkers. Directing parking traffic

Date/ Time of the event or activity:
Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019 3:00pm 8:00pm

Site location:
Gilmore Park United Church, at 8060 No. 1 Road, is starting place of the Walk. Walkers will go east on Blundell North on Railway East on Granville Return to start There is underground parking at the church. We will need Parking Lot Marshalls to aid in the parking in an orderly and safe manor

Working conditions: Outdoors. Must be able to stand for 2-3 hours.

Benefits to the volunteer:
1. To support Chimo Community Services in our goal to raise funds and awareness of Richmond's homeless, hungry and hurting.

2. Students can earn volunteer hours

Additional information about the position:
This is a family friendly event. It will be a lot of fun and all volunteers are welcome to join us for a warm meal and treat at the end of the event.

ABOUT THE VOLUNTEER:

Skills, experience, abilities required:
No experience necessary
Personal traits/qualities desired:
Friendly and engaged

Additional info: Training required for this position:
An email will be sent out a week before the Event with more details regarding the expectations.
There will also be onsite training the day of the Event.

Minimum Time Commitment expected: 4 hours

Other expectations of volunteer:
Dress for the weather and be engaged


Requirements

Minimum age: 15


Address
Gilmore Park United Church 8060 No. 1 Road
Richmond BC

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RRC - Pub Ed - Workshop Assistant 
Emergency Programs

Description

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


[Keywords: Emergency Programs / REMO]


Requirements

Minimum age: 18


Address

Richmond BC

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

RRC - Pub Ed - Workshop Presenter 
Emergency Programs

Description

Opportunity for Presenters
[Public Presenters Team]
(https://www.removolunteers.com/public-presenters) to sign up to be a presenter at RRC Program workshop events.

[Keywords: Emergency Programs / REMO]


Requirements

Minimum age: 18


Address
5599 Lynas Lane
Richmond BC, V7C 5B2

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

Snow Geese Management Program - Dog Handler 
Parks Department

Description

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

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

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

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

Guidelines for Volunteers:

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

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

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

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

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

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


Requirements

Minimum age: 19


Address
5599 Lynas Lane
Richmond BC

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

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

Winter Break Multi-Sport Camps - West Richmond Community Centre 
West Richmond Community Centre

Description

West Richmond Community Centre is looking for some fun, enthusiastic volunteers to help run our Winter Break Multi-Sport Camps. Volunteer responsibilities include: helping with set-up/take-down, assistant in running games and sport activities, supporting participants during games/activities, etc. Volunteers will work closely with West Richmond staff and will receive a reference letter for hours served.

Program Time/Date:

December 27, 28
1:00pm-4:00pm

January 2, 3, 4
9:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-4:00pm

If interested, please sign-up asap and then a West Richmond staff member will get back to you soon to confirm.

All volunteers need to have completed a update-to-date Police Information Check (PIC).

Thank you,
West Richmond Community Centre Staff

Additional info: Please dress in sports wear and be ready to have fun and be physically active.


Requirements

Minimum age: 14


Address
9180 No. 1 Road
Richmond BC, V7E 6L5

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Contact Info
Jared Hulme
Recreation Leader
Email: jhulme@richmond.ca, ahomeniuk@richmond.ca
Phone: (604) 238-8418