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Volunteer Burnaby

203 - 2101 Holdom Avenue Burnaby BC V5B 0A4
604-294-5533

Our Mission is to…

“Promote volunteerism as a right and a responsibility of the citizens of Burnaby and New Westminster and facilitate community development through volunteering”

For nearly forty years, Volunteer Burnaby has been enriching the lives of people, building community through volunteering. We function as a key resource for volunteer involvement in Burnaby and New Westminster and the surrounding region by providing services through our four core competencies under the national definition of a Volunteer Centre by Volunteer Canada

Current Volunteer Opportunities
Letters for Seniors with Volunteer Grandparents
Letter Writing
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, staying connected with others is more important than ever. Falling under our mission "to bridge and enrich generations", we are initiating a new program aidin...
Ongoing
Older Adult Caller with Jewish Family Services
Companion/Visitor
As a friendly caller you will help alleviate the loneliness and isolation many seniors are experiencing here in Vancouver. The role is suitable for adults, seniors, English as a second language (ES...
Ongoing
Senior Outreach with South Granville Seniors Centre
Consultant or Advisor
As an outreach volunteer you will connect with isolated seniors in our community via telephone or technologies such as Zoom or Skype through the Weekly Call Program.
Ongoing
Volunteer Burnaby Virtual Series Content Creator
Performing Music/Theatre / Public Speaking
Volunteer Burnaby is looking for content submissions from volunteers in the form of tutorials, classes, informative webinars, or performances. Our plan is to share this content online as a weekly e...
Ongoing
Food Hamper Delivery with Westcoast Family Centres
Driving / Event Help
Westcoast Family Centres urgently needs drivers and organizers to sort, build and deliver hampers on Saturdays in Port Coquitlam. The Local Love Food Hub receives both food and meal donations from...
Ongoing
Grocery and Food Bank Delivery with S.U.C.C.E.S.S.
Driving
Right now, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Better at Home is recruiting volunteers who are able to help out with grocery and food bank deliveries. Help make a big difference in someone's life! Collect the list of g...
Ongoing
Shopping and Food Delivery with Burnaby Neighbourhood House
Collect the list of groceries from their list of clients and shop for grocery items weekly. Interact with the public with respect to social distancing rules. Collect payment from the client. Fol...
Ongoing
Volunteer Grocery Shopper with Association of Neighbourhood Houses BC
Customer Service / Driving / Personal Shopping
Volunteer grocery shoppers take the senior's grocery order over the phone, complete the shop, and bring the groceries to the senior's home, while following strict health and safety protocols to pre...
Ongoing
Chinese Meals on Wheels Volunteer
Driving
Volunteers provide isolated Vancouver and Richmond residents with hot meals, warm visits and informal checks on their safety. We are in need of volunteers for the following positions: Meal co...
Ongoing
Help with Greater Vancouver Food Bank
Greater Vancouver Food Bank is looking for volunteers! Come and join the warehouse (8345 Winston Street, Burnaby) and play a key role in supporting the operations department. Volunteers will be sor...
Ongoing
Food Hub Volunteers - Burnaby Neighbourhood House
Burnaby Neighbourhood House is looking for food hub volunteers to help out on Mondays. Available positions: EVERY MONDAY. * Sort Food (3 – 4:30 pm) (5 volunteers) Carry boxes of food in ...
Ongoing
Fundraising Officer with Outdoor Recreation Council of BC
What will I do? As a fundraising officer with the Outdoor Recreation Council of BC you will help identify prospective donors, update information, and develop fundraiser applications. The role is...
Ongoing
Graphic Designer with Shelter Movers Vancouver
Graphic Designer Apply now! To respond to this posting you must register with the organization externally, or copy and paste this link: https://www.govolunteer.ca/centres/vancouver/graphic-de...
Ongoing
Self-Organized Community Clean Up
Community Clean Up What will I do? Help keep our neighbourhoods clean! Organize or participate in local cleanups. Can be coordinated with the City of Burnaby. Funding can be requested. App...
Ongoing
Thrift Store Volunteer with Burnaby Hospice Society
Thrift Store Volunteer What will I do? Burnaby Hospice Society is looking for volunteers for their thrift store at 6843 Kingsway. The thrift store supports the society and the community. Many...
Ongoing
Volunteer Coordinator with Art Vancouver
Volunteer Coordinator What will I do? As a volunteer coordinator with Art Vancouver you will help manage volunteers and their duties. Volunteers must be available September 24th-27th, 2020 an...
Ongoing
Make PPE + more with Vancouver Makers for Emergency Response & Support
Mask Sewing
YVRMERS is a volunteer-run group making PPE and other equipment is response to COVID-19. Volunteers from all backgrounds and skill sets welcome. You can help assemble PPE or any of the following ne...
Ongoing
Senior Mental Health Volunteer with Coast Mental Health
Companion/Visitor
Older adults are living in a new reality called Covid-19. How do they keep themselves busy at home and/or achieve their goals that require going out into the community?
Ongoing
Virtual Tutor with Association of Neighbourhood Houses BC
ESL Support or Instruction
The Family Literacy Outreach Program is an ESL program, free for newcomer immigrant and refugee adults and their children (under the age of six) who live in the city of Vancouver. The program matc...
Ongoing
Food Delivery with Ryan's Rainbow
Driving
Ryan's Rainbow is a food bank in Burnaby that is open every Thursday. Reliable drivers are urgently needed to pick up food on Wednesdays or deliver food on Thursdays. For more information please...
Ongoing
FOOD RESCUE HERO - VOLUNTEER DRIVER
Driving
Vancouver Food Runners is seeking Food Rescue Heroes to join our network of passionate volunteer drivers. You will pick up excess perishable food from a community partner donor (bakery, grocer…) a...
Ongoing
Delivery - Meals on Wheels with Care BC
Health and Home Care Society of B.C. is looking for volunteers to provide isolated Vancouver and Richmond residents with hot meals, warm visits and informal checks on their safety. Volunteers are n...
Ongoing
Movers for women and children fleeing abuse
Event Help
The Movers are core to the organization by assisting in each move. In a group of 2-5 movers, volunteers will load/unload the client’s belongings into a vehicle and transport the client to the pre-d...
Ongoing
Big Sisters Mentor
Mentoring
A Big & Little Sister match gets together once a week to participate in fun low to no cost community based activities they both enjoy; such as crafts, going to a local park, sports, watching movies...
Ongoing
Distribution with Greater Vancouver Food Bank
Customer Service / Event Help
Greater Vancouver Food Bank is looking for volunteers! Come and join one of our 5 distribution sites in North Vancouver, Vancouver, New Westminster, and Burnaby. In this role you will be helping th...
Ongoing
Food Distribution to Isolated Individuals or Food Bank Assistant
Driving / Peer Support / Personal Shopping
The Burnaby Neighbourhood House is a Charitable Non-Profit Organization. We are a volunteer driven community-funded agency with a unique focus on Neighbours supporting Neighbours. Currently we...
Ongoing
Communications and Marketing Strategist with Outdoor Recreation Council
Marketing
What will I do? As a Communications and Marketing Strategist with The Outdoor Recreation Council (ORC) of BC you will create a marketing and communications plan for the ORC. The role is suitable...
Ongoing
Graphic Design Volunteer with WAVAW Rape Crisis Centre
What will I do? WAVAW Rape Crisis Centre is looking for graphic design volunteer to provide innovative and creative graphic and digital design support for a variety of projects including: fundra...
Ongoing
Multiple Opportunities with Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver
What will I do? Were you lucky enough to have a mentor growing up? In our fast-paced world, children and youth need stable positive influences more than ever. Whether you prefer one-to-one or gr...
Ongoing
Sponsorship Specialist with Outdoor Recreation Council of BC
Sponsorship Specialist What will I do? As a sponsorship specialist with the Outdoor Recreation Council of BC you will help develop a corporate sponsorship strategy. What qualifications do...
Ongoing
Virtual French Tutoring with Canadian Parents for French
Virtual French Tutoring What will I do? Canadian Parents for French (CPF) is a national network of volunteers which values French as an integral part of Canada and which is dedicated to the p...
Ongoing