West End Seniors' Network

1447 Barclay Street Vancouver BC V6G 1J6
604-669-5051

The West End Seniors' Network works to enhance the quality of life of older adults by providing social, recreational, educational and supportive programs and services that foster connection and inclusion in the broader community. We serve adults 55 years of age and older in the West End, Coal Harbour and Yaletown neighbourhoods of Vancouver out of three locations:

- Barclay Manor
- Kay's Place Information and Referral Centre
- Clothes and Collectibles Thrift Boutique

Current Volunteer Opportunities
Clothes and Collectibles Thrift Boutique Volunteer
Customer Service
Our thrift boutique in the Denman Place Mall provides affordable, quality goods to all residents of the West End. All money raised from sales help fund the many activities and programs of WESN. Our a…
3 hours / weekly
At least 3 months
Nordic Pole Walking Group Lead
One volunteer required to lead a group of older adults in Nordic Pole Walking starting in the West End area of Vancouver. Routes are decided by you with input from the group and can be tailored to yo…
1 hour / weekly
At least 3 months
Happy Hookers Group Lead
Arts and Crafts Coordinator
The mission of the West End Seniors' Network (WESN) is to enhance the quality of life of older adults by providing social, recreational, educational and supportive programs and services that foster c…
2 hours / weekly
minimum of 3 months
Smartphone Basics Class Lead
Help to assist older adults with learning basic smartphone skills so they can build confidence and independence. We are in search of a Volunteer who can develop and teach a Smartphones Basics Clas…
Ongoing
Exercise Class Volunteer
Fitness
The West End Seniors Network (WESN) is a non-profit organization that works to improve the quality of life for seniors living in the West End. Lead a weekly exercise class for older adults at Bar…
Ongoing
Receptionist
The West End Seniors Network (WESN) is a non-profit organization that works to improve the quality of life for seniors living in the West End. We are currently looking for a volunteer receptionist …
Ongoing
Stretching Class Volunteer
Lead a weekly 30-45 minute stretching class for older adults at Barclay Manor. The program is created by the volunteer and should be easy and safe to follow. The volunteer will be responsible for che…
Ongoing
Information and Referral Volunteer
Customer Service
Located in the Denman Place Mall in the West End of Vancouver, Kay's Place plays a critical role in our organization by connecting adults in the West End aged 55+ with the services and information th…
3 hours / weekly
At least 3 months
Grocery Shopper
Make a difference in an isolated senior's life with the West End Seniors' Network! The West End Seniors' Network (WESN) is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of older adults by providing soc…
1-3 hours / weekly
At least 3 months
Computer Basics Class Lead
Help to assist older adults with learning basic computer skills so they can build confidence and independence. We are in search of a Volunteer who can develop and teach a Computer Basics Class for…
Ongoing
Grocery List Caller
Make a difference in an isolated senior's life with the West End Seniors' Network! The West End Seniors' Network (WESN) is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of older adults by providing soc…
1 hour / weekly
At least 3 months
Technology Coach
IT Support
Assist older adults with their technology questions. 1-to-1, 1-hour appointments are held in the Barclay Manor Computer Lab. Shifts are 2 hours per week. Available shifts are between the hours of…
2 hours / weekly
At least 3 months
Happy Hour Hoppers Lead
Volunteer selects a local restaurant each month to enjoy happy hour with older adults. Day and time can be agreed with the volunteer to suit their schedule (happy hour allowing!). However, we ask for…
/ monthly
On-going
Men's Group Volunteer
Older adult men have been shown to be less likely to engage with social groups in their community. Help us form a strong community group for men. Previously, the group met at Denny's for breakfast on…
Ongoing