Archived Opportunities

These volunteer opportunities have been archived based on an expiry date set by the originator (i.e. nonprofit organization). Please note that these opportunities are only presented for interest – to give volunteers and site visitors an opportunity to see the types of positions offered by organizations.

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Point Grey Village Mothers Day Spring Party - Event Volunteers Needed

Organization: Point Grey Village Business Association
Category: Special Events / Festivals
Description: Join us for the ultimate Mother's Day Spring Party on May 11th at PointGreyVillage! From 12 pm - 4 pm under the big tent, we will be hosting an unforgettable day of live music by Monica Lee and The String Bees, whimsical face painting and delightful balloon creations by s! Bring the whole family and enjoy free drinks and coffee from our beloved local businesses! We are in need of various volunteers to help with: a) light table and decor set up b) line management c) serving cookies and drinks to our guests   Please email info@pointgreyvillage.ca with a brief summary of yourself and if you have foodsafe, or st johns medical experience etc [/et_pb_blurb][et_pb_blurb admin_label="Blurb" url_new_window="off" use_icon="off" image="https://volunteeringvancouver.ca/wp-content/uploads/sites/15/2016/02/icon-event.png" icon_placement="left" background_layout="light" animation="off" text_orientation="left" custom_css_main_element="margin-bottom: 3% !important;" custom_css_blurb_image="width:48px;"]

WWF-Canada's Climb for Nature Event Day Volunteers

Organization: WWF-Canada
Category: Special Events / Festivals
Description: We are excited to be expanding the Climb for Nature event to Vancouver on May 26, 2024! WWF-Canada is seeking volunteers to help make this event a success in it’s inaugural year. This will be an incredible volunteering experience, full of high energy participants eager to climb the stairs at BC Place, and friendly faces all around! Volunteers can sign-up to assist as a Customer Service Volunteer, Media Relations Assistant, Registration Team, or as a Social Media Assistant. For more information, please visit our website: https://wwf.ca/volunteer to learn more about each role, and to apply today! [/et_pb_blurb][et_pb_blurb admin_label="Blurb" url_new_window="off" use_icon="off" image="https://volunteeringvancouver.ca/wp-content/uploads/sites/15/2016/02/icon-event.png" icon_placement="left" background_layout="light" animation="off" text_orientation="left" custom_css_main_element="margin-bottom: 3% !important;" custom_css_blurb_image="width:48px;"]

Vancouver Fireball!

Organization: Arthritis Society Canada
Category: Special Events / Festivals
Description: Get ready to be dazzled at Arthritis Society Canada’s inaugural Arthritis Fire Ball Vancouver, where we will deliver an evening of glamour and inspiration like never before. This groundbreaking event holds a special focus on women and children living with arthritis, aiming to illuminate and address the unique challenges they face with this disease. Join our dedicated volunteer team on May 11, 2024 at 10am-3pm or 4pm-midnight for the 2024 Arthritis Society Canada Vancouver Fireball Event and make a difference in the lives of those living with arthritis! More details of the event here: https://arthritis.ca/site/fireball/van/van-home.html Apply before April 29, 2024 by submitting your application form here:  https://app.betterimpact.com/Application?OrganizationGuid=1d91a884-f397-40a0-842d-6ae0154d7a73&ApplicationFormNumber=1  Questions? email us at volunteer@arthritis.ca   [/et_pb_blurb][et_pb_blurb admin_label="Blurb" url_new_window="off" use_icon="off" image="https://volunteeringvancouver.ca/wp-content/uploads/sites/15/2016/02/icon-enviro.png" icon_placement="left" background_layout="light" animation="off" text_orientation="left" custom_css_main_element="margin-bottom: 3% !important;" custom_css_blurb_image="width:48px;"]

Vancouver's First-Ever Hygiene Repurposing Experience

Organization: Soap for Hope Canada
Category: Environmental Improvement
Description: The First-Ever Hygiene Repurposing Experience is taking place at Tsawwassen Mills Mall from May 6th to May 11th. Participants in the Hygiene Repurposing Experience will immerse themselves in a hands-on volunteer opportunity, which includes sorting, squeezing, filling, and packing repurposed hygiene products. Donations collected during the event will be redistributed to local Community Facilities. Through these efforts, Soap for Hope Canada seeks to address the rising and critical need for essential hygiene items among vulnerable populations in the Greater Vancouver area. [/et_pb_blurb][et_pb_blurb admin_label="Blurb" url_new_window="off" use_icon="off" image="https://volunteeringvancouver.ca/wp-content/uploads/sites/15/2016/02/icon-enviro.png" icon_placement="left" background_layout="light" animation="off" text_orientation="left" custom_css_main_element="margin-bottom: 3% !important;" custom_css_blurb_image="width:48px;"]

Jericho Stewardship Group Work Party: Invasive species removal and native species planting

Organization: Jericho Stewardship Group
Category: Environmental Improvement
Description:

The Jericho Stewardship Group will be hosting our monthly work party where we will be removing invasive species from the park! We will be removing Himalayan blackberry and English Ivy from the forested area south of the pond to prepare for planting in the fall!

Come join us in helping make sure that Jericho Beach Park remains a healthy ecosystem for Vancouver!

Sunday May 12, from 9:30am - 12:30pm - Sign up link

Please bring sturdy boots and dress for the weather as we will be getting dirty rain or shine! A snack, tea, and coffee will be available during our break, please bring water to stay hydrated while you are working.

Jericho Stewardship Group aims to be an inclusive space for all to have fun in the park, if you need assistance signing up, finding your way to the work party, or with anything else please email us at jerichostewardshipgroup@gmail.com, we are happy to help!

COVID is still going around, while our event takes place outside, those who wish to social distance or wear masks are encouraged to do so! Please stay home if you are not feeling well.

We hope to see you there!

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Volunteers Needed for Vancouver Half Marathon 2024

Organization: 2024 Vancouver Half Marathon
Category: Sports and Recreation
Description: Get Ready to Make a Difference at the Vancouver Half Marathon! Join us as a volunteer for the exhilarating Vancouver Half Marathon on June 23, 2024! We’re looking for enthusiastic individuals like you to fill various roles and help make this event a huge success. From cheering on runners to manning water stations and everything in between, there’s a role that suits your skills and interests! Positions include: - Race Marshals (guiding and cheering runners on course!) - Course Water Stations - Start and Finish area support - Shuttle bus volunteers - Race kit PickupVolunteers will receive: - an exclusive ASICS race shirt - tasty snacks to keep you energized - a volunteer certificate recognizing your invaluable contribution to the event - a chance to win volunteer prizes!Ready to be part of an incredible experience? Visit the link below to register for the role that speaks to you! https://canadarunningseries.volunteerlocal.com/volunteer/?id=85759 Don’t miss out on this opportunity to be part of something truly special. Sign up now and let’s make the Vancouver Half Marathon a day to remember [/et_pb_blurb][et_pb_blurb admin_label="Blurb" url_new_window="off" use_icon="off" image="https://volunteeringvancouver.ca/wp-content/uploads/sites/15/2016/02/icon-sport.png" icon_placement="left" background_layout="light" animation="off" text_orientation="left" custom_css_main_element="margin-bottom: 3% !important;" custom_css_blurb_image="width:48px;"]

BC Rugby Provincial Regional Championships

Organization: BC Rugby
Category: Sports and Recreation
Description: The Provincial Regional Championships (PRCs) are BC Rugby's largest youth event. Over 1200 participants over 50 teams competing over three days at UBC. https://bcrugby.com/volunteer-for-the-2024-prcs/   [/et_pb_blurb][et_pb_blurb admin_label="Blurb" url_new_window="off" use_icon="off" image="https://volunteeringvancouver.ca/wp-content/uploads/sites/15/2016/02/icon-enviro.png" icon_placement="left" background_layout="light" animation="off" text_orientation="left" custom_css_main_element="margin-bottom: 3% !important;" custom_css_blurb_image="width:48px;"]

Jericho Stewardship Group Work Party: Invasive species removal and native species planting

Organization: Jericho Stewardship Group
Category: Environmental Improvement
Description:

The Jericho Stewardship Group will be hosting our monthly work party where we will be removing invasive species from the park! This month we will be maintaining areas where we planted in the fall!

Come join us in helping make sure that Jericho Beach Park remains a healthy ecosystem for Vancouver!

Sunday June 9, from 9:30am - 12:30pm

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