Capilano Community Services Society (Early Years Playgroup Volunteer)

Organization Name: Capilano Community Services Society
Opportunity Title: Early Years Playgroup Volunteer
Category: Children & Youth
Commitment: Less than 6 months
Start Date: September 7, 2022
End Date: December 21, 2022

  • Background/police check required
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
  • Training or orientation required
Opportunity Description:

We are looking for Volunteers to assist Family & Children’s Program staff to provide engaging activities for young children in a safe, friendly and supportive environment at the new Lions Gate Community Recreation Centre in North Vancouver.

What You Will be Doing 

  • Welcoming parent/family member attending programs with children 0 – 5 years old
  • Assist with activities such as telling or reading stories, teaching songs
  • Helping toddlers and preschoolers with arts and crafts, playing games
  • Help with program set-up, snack preparation, and cleanup of toys & play area 


  • Experience with young children
  • Patience, empathy, and enthusiasm
  • Good verbal communication and listening skills
  • Strong observation skills
  • Basic First Aid is an asset
  • ECE or ECEA certificate is an asset
  • Successful completion of Criminal Record Check 

Time Commitment

Minimum 2.5 hours per week. Sept 7 to Dec 21, 2022. Mondays and/or Wednesdays 9:00 am – 11:30 am.  There is some scheduling flexibility and there are no programs on stat holidays.

Lions Gate Community Recreation Centre  – North Vancouver (near Marine Drive & Capilano Road)

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