The following is a selection of volunteer opportunities from various community organizations, made available through Volunteer North Shore, a service of North Shore Community Resources Society.
COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS VOLUNTEER Volunteers will be responsible for providing information about the community and helping newcomers to learn about activities and services available. Volunteers will participate in one-three group activities per month for a period of three-six months.
COURT WATCH VOLUNTEER is needed to attend North Vancouver Provincial Court (NVPC), collect data and note observations on all domestic violence and youth criminal cases.
FAMILY PLAYROOM VOLUNTEER Family Services of the North Shore is looking for a volunteer
to read to and play with children ages newborn to six; and set-up and clean-up activities. Volunteer will also help with snack preparation and might be able to participate in circle time.
DOCENT Share your enthusiasm and communication skills and inspire students to explore and appreciate our community's history. Working in teams, docents present hands-on, curriculabased educational programs to primary and intermediatelevel students.
VISITORS Lynn Valley Care Centre is looking for volunteers to visit with residents and help with various programs. Examples of duties are conversation, musical entertainment, games, reading, etc. Hours can be flexible, based on volunteers' schedules.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE COACH North Shore Neighbourhood House needs native English language speakers to help adult newcomers practise English.
If you are interested in these or other possible volunteer opportunities, call 604-985-7138. The society is a partner agency of the United Way.
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