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- Fall 2019 - Wild Things Pumpkin Carving! 
Richmond Nature Park Wild Things

Description

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The Richmond Nature Park is looking for volunteers this October for one of our biggest events of the year - Wild Things!

Several volunteers are needed to make this event a success!
We are looking for volunteers who are interested in washing and carving pumpkins with us on
Friday, Oct. 12! Groups are highly encouraged to join.

Tasks and Responsibilities
- Dress comfortably and wear attire suitable for washing and carving pumpkins
(outdoors, messy, muddy and rain or shine activity)
- Use your creative skills to carve pumpkins.

Qualifications and Skills
- Artistic and unique ideas with pumpkin carving designs are an asset.
- Must be willing to get messy while carving pumpkins.
- Must be able to correctly lift at least 20 lbs.
- Must be able to stand and bend for a long period of time and bend down to lift.
-Responsible and accountable with working with carving tools (training provided).

Time Commitment
- Friday, Oct 18. 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Orientation and Training
- Onsite orientation and training to be provided by Wild Things Committee members.

Benefits
- Apply your artistic skills and talents while gaining further experience within the non-profit sector.
- Treats.
- Record of volunteer hours.
- A fun and unique experience! (Get in the spirit of Fall!)

Interested volunteers please sign up on iCanhelp or email Aliah at apingoy@richmond.ca. More information will be provided upon confirmation of this volunteer position.

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Requirements

Minimum age: 15


Address
11851 Westminster Highway
Richmond BC, V6X 1B4

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Contact Info
Aliah Pingoy
Recreation Facility Customer Service Attendant
Email: apingoy@richmond.ca
Phone: (604) 238-6188

- Fall 2019 - Wild Things Pumpkin Picking! 
Richmond Nature Park Wild Things

Description

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The Richmond Nature Park is looking for volunteers this October for one of our biggest events of the year, Wild Things! Several volunteers are needed to make this event a success!
We are looking for 40 volunteers who are interested in picking pumpkins with us on Sat. Oct 12!
Groups are highly encouraged to join.

Tasks and Responsibilities
- Dress comfortably and wear boots suitable for the pumpkin patch (muddy field, rain or shine)
- Assist with collecting and loading pumpkins into a City truck.

Qualifications and Skills
- Must be willing to get muddy
- Must be able to correctly lift at least 20 lbs.
- Must be able to stand for a long period of time and bend down to lift.

Time Commitment
- Saturday, Oct 12. 10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (2 hrs.)
- Map of exact pumpkin patch location will be sent prior to shift.

NOTE: Volunteers interested in pumpkin picking and washing must be able to drive to the pumpkin patch and Nature Park. Pumpkin washing is from 1:00pm - 3:00 pm at the Richmond Nature Park.

Orientation and Training
- Onsite orientation and training to be provided by Wild Things Committee members.

Benefits
- Apply your skills and talents while gaining further experience within the non-profit sector.
- Treats!
- Record of volunteer hours.
- A fun and unique experience!

Interested volunteers please sign up on iCanhelp or email Aliah at apingoy@richmond.ca. More information will be provided upon confirmation of this volunteer position.

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Additional info: Dress for pumpkin picking! Rain or shine in muddy conditions.


Requirements

Minimum age: 15


Address
11851 Westminster Highway
Richmond BC, V6X 1B4

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Contact Info
Aliah Pingoy
Recreation Facility Customer Service Attendant
Email: apingoy@richmond.ca
Phone: (604) 238-6188

- Fall 2019 - Wild Things Pumpkin Washing! 
Richmond Nature Park Wild Things

Description

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The Richmond Nature Park is looking for volunteers this October for one of our biggest events of the year, Wild Things!
Several volunteers are needed to make this event a success and groups are highly encouraged join!

We are looking for volunteers who are interested in washing pumpkins with us at the Richmond Nature Park on Sat, Oct 12!

Tasks and Responsibilities
- Dress comfortably and wear waterproof boots (Muddy conditions in rain or shine)
- Wash and scrub pumpkins.

Qualifications and Skills
- Must be willing to get wet and muddy.
- Must be able to lift at least 20 lbs. and bend for a duration of time

Time Commitment
- Saturday, Oct 12 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (2 hrs)

Those interested in pumpkin picking (a.m.) and washing (p.m.), must be able to drive to the pumpkin patch (Location TBA) and Nature Park (11851 Westminster Hwy)

Orientation and Training
- Onsite training to be provided by Wild Things Committee members

Benefits
- Apply your skills while gaining further experience within the non-profit sector
- Refreshments
- Record of volunteer hours

Interested volunteers please sign up on iCanhelp or email Aliah at apingoy@richmond.ca. More information will be provided upon confirmation of this volunteer position.

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Requirements

Minimum age: 15


Address
11851 Westminster Highway
Richmond BC, V6X 1B4

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Contact Info
Aliah Pingoy
Recreation Facility Customer Service Attendant
Email: apingoy@richmond.ca
Phone: (604) 238-6188

2019 Kid's Only Swap Meet 
West Richmond Community Centre

Description

Volunteers are needed to assist with West Richmond's Kid's Only Swap Meet on Sunday, September 8th. Volunteers duties will include
- Assisting with set up from 9:00-10:00am
- Assisting with take-down from 1:00-1:30pm
- Other duties as needed


Requirements

Minimum age: 14


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

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Contact Info
Brendan Walker
Email: bwalker@richmond.ca
Phone: (604) 238-8416

2019 Summer Music Series Event Volunteers 
West Richmond Community Centre

Description

West Richmond Community Centre is seeking 6-8 volunteers to help out with our Summer Music Series events on Tuesdays in July and August.

The events will feature entertainment, arts and crafts with the Richmond Arts Centre Art Truck, and free activities for all ages to partake in.

Dates and Time:
Tuesdays from 5:15-8:00pm
July 9, 16, 23 & 30
August 6, 13 & 20

Responsibilities:
Key roles and responsibilities include setting up tents, tables and chairs, organize activity stations, interact and engage with families at activity stations. Take down and clean up.

Requirements:
Minimum commitment of 2 or more Summer Music Series events. An orientation session will be provided prior to the events, and sign up for event dates will be communicated via email.

What you'll gain: An opportunity to build your customer service and leadership skills. Learn how events are organized and engage with members of the community in interactive games and activities.

Additional Information:
Must attend the orientation (date to be determined) and complete a Police Information Check (PIC).

Additional info: Volunteer t-shirt will be provided.


Requirements

Minimum age: 14


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

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

2019 Summer West Fest Volunteers 
West Richmond Community Centre

Description

Volunteers are needed to help out with West Richmond's Annual Summer West Fest event on Wednesday, August 28th. This is our biggest event of the year, featuring old time games, activities, food, refreshments and an outdoor movie viewing.

Volunteer Responsibilities:
- help with event set up and take down
- assist with running various activities (e.g. crafts table, pie eating contest, inflatables)

Volunteer Availability:
-Volunteers must be available on Wednesday, August 28th from 3-10:30pm, 3-6pm or 6-10:30pm
-Volunteers must be willing to attend a pre-event orientation (30 minutes) - on August 21 or Aug 26
-All volunteering will take place at West Richmond Community Centre

*Please apply by Monday, August 20th.


Requirements

Minimum age: 13


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

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Contact Info
Brendan Walker
Email: bwalker@richmond.ca
Phone: (604) 238-8416

2019 West Richmond Summer Adventure Camp Volunteers 
West Richmond Community Centre

Description

Come volunteer with West Richmond Community Centre's Adventure Camps!

Plan on awesome out trips, crazy adventures and super cool activities and games! Camp activities will differ weekly and will consist of activities such as kayaking, hiking, biking, swimming, and more.

Volunteer responsibilities include:
- supporting Camp Leaders
- supervising youth (age 11-16 years)
- ensuring the safety of participants
- being a positive role model for youth

Details:
Camps run Tuesday-Thursday 9:30am-3:30pm on the following dates:
July 9-11, July 16-18, July 23-25, July 30-Aug 1, Aug 13-15, & Aug 20-22

Volunteer Availability Requirements:
- Availability for mandatory volunteer training on June 22nd from 9:00am-1:00pm at South Arm Community Centre.
- Availability for an orientation at West Richmond Community Centre (date to be determined).
- Volunteers are asked to be available for at least one week of camp (for all 3 days).

Deadline for receiving applications is Friday, June 7, 2019 at midnight.

All successful candidates must be available for a 4-hour training session from 9am-1pm on Saturday, June 22nd.

West Richmond Community Association thanks all applicants in advance for their interest. Only those candidates under further consideration will be contacted for an interview.

Additional info: Successful Police Information Check required


Requirements

Minimum age: 17


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

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

2019 West Richmond Summer Planter Box Gardeners 
West Richmond Community Centre

Description

Do you have a green thumb or enjoy caring for outdoor plants?

West Richmond Community Centre is looking for volunteers who are prepared to take ownership over our planters boxes located in front of the Community Centre. This opportunity is ideal for those looking for a longer term volunteer commitment. Tasks would include regular watering, weeding, and other garden-themed duties.

Commitment:
- Saturdays and Sundays. Start and end time is flexible. Approximately 30 minutes shifts. Between hours of 9:00am-1:00pm
-Volunteers needed on the following weekend dates:
- July 13,14
- July 20,21
- July 27,28
- Aug 3,4
- Aug 10,11
- Aug 17,18
- Aug 24,25
- Aug 31, Sep 1


Requirements

Minimum age: 13


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

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Contact Info
Brendan Walker
Email: bwalker@richmond.ca
Phone: (604) 238-8416

2019 West Richmond Summer Slam - Minor Official 
West Richmond Community Centre

Description

Be a positive mentor while volunteering as a minor official to kids in Grade 4-12! Impact the kids in your Community by volunteering with the West Richmond Community Association in the Richmond area!

At Summer Slam, it is our mission to promote the game of basketball through the values of friendship, self-esteem and friendship at all levels.

Duties and Responsibilities:
As a minor official, you will be responsible for maintaining the correct score between the two teams on game-days throughout two-halves of a basketball game on a scoreboard provided by the league. The minor official will also be required to keep track of time, and alert the senior official of when substitutions are required to take place (one of Summer Slam Basketball League's core pillars is even playing time amongst all players).

A minor official may also be tasked with other miscellaneous tasks that a senior official may not be able to attend to while refereeing a game.

*A minimum commitment of one four-hour session a week is required between July 2 and August 16: games are scheduled on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday nights between 4:00-8:30pm.

Required Skills:
- Good communication skills.
- Physically active.
- Responsible.
- Punctual.

Desired Personal Traits/Qualities:
- Ability to stay calm in stressful situations.
- Ability to work well with others.

Benefits to the Volunteer:
- Gain valuable training and work experience within a recreational basketball league.
- Learn new skills in an active and engaging environment.
- Reference letter provided.

Deadline for receiving applications is Friday, June 17, 2018 at midnight.

All successful candidates must be available for a 3-hour training clinic to be held on the evening of Wednesday, June 19th.


West Richmond Community Association thanks all applicants in advance for their interest. Only candidates under further consideration will be contacted.


Requirements

Minimum age: 15


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

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Contact Info
Alisha Roberts
Email: ARoberts@richmond.ca
Phone: (604) 238-8400

2019-2020 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 12. For youth in grades 8-12.


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

Climate Action Team Member 
City of Richmond Environmental Sustainability Team

Description

Volunteers for Sat, Oct. 5 must attend the mandatory volunteer orientation on Wed, Sept. 25. Please copy and paste this URL to sign up for the orientation: https://bit.ly/2zfkv3S

This October, the Climate Action team will be reaching out to the community about Richmond's next steps in renewing the City's Community Energy and Emissions Plan.

Help City staff facilitate conversations on how we can reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 50% by 2030.

Volunteers play an important role in helping the City of Richmond's Climate Action Team. With that in mind, please consider that you may be perceived as a representative of the City of Richmond. We ask volunteers to:
- Refrain from discussing my personal politics
- Be energetic and friendly
- Be respectful of others and their different ideas
- Be comfortable with helping people
- Be able to work independently or in a group
- Be environmentally-aware

Your role as a volunteer could include:
- Assist staff with set up or tear down
- Welcome and register guests
- Assist staff of community partner booths
- Assist Fix-it staff
- Answer questions about the City's climate action initiatives
- Direct guests to various activities
- Make wind turbine pinwheels and create post cards with kids
- Sort and cycle waste
- Ensure the cleanliness of the event space
- Use an iPad to help guests receive more information about Richmond's climate action initiatives
- Be on your feet for up to four hours (with breaks)
- Other duties related to the event

Nice to have, but not necessary:
- Ability to lift fold-out tables or chairs
- Languages other than English are an asset. Please indicate which language(s) you're comfortable speaking in.

If you are interested in volunteering, please sign up for the volunteer orientation first before signing up for a shift. Please copy and paste this URL to sign up for the orientation: https://bit.ly/2zfkv3S

Additional info: Benefits to you:
- Have fun
- Help provide a valued service to your community
- Meet community members who care about Advancing Richmond's Climate Leadership
- Enhance your resumé and gain practical work experience


Requirements

Minimum age: 15


Address
6911 No.3 Road
Richmond BC, V6Y2C1

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Contact Info
Justinne Ramirez
Email: climateaction@richmond.ca

Fruit Gleaning Captain 
Richmond Food Security Society

Description

Join us as a fruit gleaning captain in our fruit recovery program. Lead fruit picks, prevent food waste and give those in need access to local, fresh fruit. All you need is a driver's license and a can-do attitude. We'll reimburse mileage or provide a modo vehicle, first aid and a criminal record check. Most shifts are Saturday mornings or Thursday afternoons.

You can find more information at https://www.richmondfoodsecurity.org/programs/richmond-fruit-recovery-program/

Additional info: Work clothes, closed toe shoes, water, bag to take fruit home


Address

BC

Contact Info
Sarina Clay-Smith
Email: coordinator@richmondfoodsecurity.org
Phone: (604) 244-7377

Fruit Picker 
Richmond Food Security Society

Description

The Richmond Fruit Recovery Program coordinates volunteers to collect unused fruit from residential fruit trees and bushes, and donates it to the Richmond Food Bank and
other community partners.

Fruit pickers will pick, weigh and load fruit to be delivered to the food bank. Pickers will get to take some local, fresh fruit home!

For more information visit: http://www.richmondfoodsecurity.org/programs/richmond-fruit-recovery-project/


Additional info: Work cloths, closed toe shoes, water, bags to take fruit home.


Address

BC

Contact Info
Sarina Clay-Smith
Program Coordinator
Email: coordinator@richmondfoodsecurity.org
Phone: (604) 244-7377
Cell: (604) 244-7377

MANDATORY Volunteer Orientation for Climate Action Team Member 
City of Richmond Environmental Sustainability Team

Description

This is a mandatory volunteer orientation for Oct. 5 Climate Action Team Member volunteer position.


Requirements

Minimum age: 15


Address
6911 No.3 Road
Richmond BC, V6Y2C1

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Contact Info
Justinne Ramirez
Email: climateaction@richmond.ca

Richmond Garlic Fest 
Richmond Garlic Fest 2019

Description

Culinary Fare. Fresh Local Garlic. Farmers Market. Family Fun!

The Sharing Farm Society is proud to announce the 11th Annual Garlic Festival on Sunday, August 18, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Years past have drawn in a multicultural crowd with an expected attendance of more than 5,000.

Highlights for festival goers include:

-Fresh local garlic
-Garlicky delights from local restaurants
-An expanded Farmers Market
-Live Birds of Prey Flying Demonstrations!
-A "kids zone" with tons of farm & nature-themed activities
-Growing Garlic workshops
-Live music
-Farm tours

If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out a Garlic Fest Volunteer Registration Form: http://richmondgarlicfest.com/volunteer-registration/

Richmond Garlic Fest is the largest of its kind in Metro Vancouver. It is an important fundraiser for the Sharing Farm, which grows food for donation to families in need. Volunteers play an essential role in helping the festival run smoothly.


We will have many different positions to choose from including Greeter, Information Booth, Event Support, Roasted Garlic Servers, Ice Cream Servers, Lemonade and Popcorn Servers - there's something for everyone!


We are especially looking for volunteers that have a valid FOODSAFE certification, as well as volunteers that can help with set-up on Saturday, August 17.

Sign up with some friends and spread the word about this great summer event! We look forward to having you join our team! All volunteers will get a t-shirt and free food!

To sign up please go to http://richmondgarlicfest.com/volunteer-registration/ and complete the registration form!

Additional info: Please specific if you have a valid FOODSAFE Certification.


Requirements

Minimum age: 13


Address
2771 Westminster Hwy
Richmond BC, V7C 5N6

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Contact Info
Shannon Unrau
Email: sunrau@richmond.ca.
Phone: (604) 247-4488

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 26-March 17)


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 26-March 2)


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 Basketball Scorekeeper 
Richmond Youth Basketball League

Description

Richmond Youth Basketball League is looking for volunteer scorekeepers for the Steve Nash Youth Basketball League during Fall 2019



The commitment level is as follows:
1 and 2 hour slots available on Saturdays October 26-Dec 14
10am-11am
11am-1pm

*You may choose both or one of the times

Training will be provided.


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

Additional info: Criminal Record Check Required


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

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