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

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
Kiri Vanderwel
Community Development Coordinator
Email: kvanderwel@richmond.ca
Phone: (604) 238-8405

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:
- 1 hour (time flexible), twice per week
- July & August


Requirements

Minimum age: 13


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

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Contact Info
Kiri Vanderwel
Email: kvanderwel@richmond.ca
Phone: (604) 238-8405

2019 West Richmond Summer Slam - Basketball Coach 
West Richmond Community Centre

Description

Give back to the community through teaching a sport you love, to kids that are eager to learn. At Summer Slam, it is our mission to teach the game of basketball through the values of friendship and self-esteem at all levels and to provide leadership to the program through coaching development.

Coaches are expected to be a positive role model for a team of elementary-school children (Grades 4/5, 6/7) during two one-hour sessions a week (a skill session and a game).

Duties and Responsibilities:
- A minimum commitment of two one-hour sessions a week is required between July 2 and August 16: practices are scheduled on Monday nights between 4:00-8:30pm. Games are scheduled on Wednesday nights between the same times.
- Execution of hour-long practice sessions (access to a databank of appropriate drills to be provided).
- Promoting an inclusive environment that will encourage youth to develop character and life skills through basketball.
- Consistent and appropriate communication with players, parents and Summer Slam staff.
Independent problem solving within the team assigned that may arise throughout the course of the season.

Required Qualifications:
- Minimum 15 years of age.
- Knowledge of the sport of basketball and the game's rudimentary and regulations.
- Candidates will be required to pass a police information check (PIC).
- Attendance to a training clinic prior to the beginning of the season.

Desired Qualifications:
- Emergency Child Care First Aid or Standard
- First Aid and CPR Level B (or higher).
- Reasonable physical condition to be able to work extended periods of time on his/her feet.
- Leadership experience or experience working with children.
- Ability to speak a second language.

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, 2019 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 those 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 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 West Richmond Summer Sport Camp Volunteers 
West Richmond Community Centre

Description

West Richmond Community Centre is seeking energetic individuals who have a passion for sport and an interest in working with children. Programs include Multisport, Sports Variety, T-ball, Floor Hockey, Floor Ball, Tennis, Golf, Volleyball, Basketball, Soccer, Lacrosse, Ultimate and Gymnastics.

Responsibilities include: assisting in facilitating programs, engaging with participants, helping with set-up and take-down and supporting instructors where needed.

All volunteers need to do a Police Information Check (PIC) and will also need to attend a training session in June. (Date to be determined).

Summer Sport Camps: 9am-5pm weekdays July and August. (Camps usually run Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 1:00pm and/or 1:00 to 5:00pm).

Additional info: Police Information Check will be required. Volunteers must be 14 at time of application.


Requirements

Minimum age: 14


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

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

2019 Youth Street Team 
Youth Services

Description

Do you want to gain experience in outreach, marketing, customer service and public speaking? We are looking for Youth to become Youth Street Team ambassadors to promote the 40 developmental assets!

The overall goal of street team is to promote the 40 developmental assets, which is 40 essential strengths, abilities, and supports that everyone essentially needs in order to succeed in life. The street team develops a marketing and outreach strategy to effectively convey to youth why it is important that we the 40 developmental assets in our lives in order to develop fully and succeed.



This is a great opportunity for anyone pursuing a career in business, sales, customer service, child development, youth development, social work, or anything involving interactions with the public.



This opportunity is for youth ages 13-18 only.

Additional info: Age Requirement: 13-18


Requirements

Minimum age: 13


Address

BC

Contact Info
Marco Yip
Youth Street Team Leader
Email: myip@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

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

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