Volunteer with the Burnaby Neighbourhood House!
Volunteering is a great way to refresh old skills, gain new ones, meet new people, and make a difference in the community. Assist with or lead our programs & events!
Janice Ho, Coordinator of Volunteers and Community Programs
Email: email@example.com Phone: 604-294-5444
Food bank or Food Distribution Volunteers
Do you have concerns about food security or want to help those in need with accessing free or affordable food? We are looking for individuals who can help sort, bag, store, shop and/or deliver food for isolated individuals and/or seniors living in Burnaby. Times and days are flexible.
Do you want experience working in an office setting? Do you enjoy working with others or chatting with people? Or do you enjoy sorting and organizing information? We are looking for office volunteers to help out at our South office once a week for 3 hours.
Digital Cafe Greeter and Outreach Assistant
Are you digitally savvy or enjoy helping others on digital devices? Volunteers are needed to assist with greeting registered participants on site. Volunteers are responsible for asking participants to complete client and COVID intake forms, as well as assist during the program. Volunteers are needed on Mondays from 10 am – 12:00 pm (North Burnaby location) and Thursdays from 3:00 – 5:30 pm (South Burnaby location), as well as occasionally during outreach events.
We are looking for a Graphic Designer who will be part of the Gala Planning Committee – comprised of a group of local residents and corporate supporters – who have an interest in Event Planning and raising funds for Burnaby Neighbourhood House. The Diamond Ball Gala is BNH’s biggest fundraiser event and will be held in March 2022. It will be our 17th year hosting a Gala Fundraiser.
· Editing the Event Sponsorship brochure (July 2021)
· Using the theme the Gala Committee decides on, create the designs of posters, Save the Date business cards, ads (for the Burnaby NOW), event programs, sponsorship certificate template, seating plan, diamond draw poster, live auction poster, table cards, and banner.
Time commitment: July 2021 to March 2022. In addition to creating designs, monthly evening Gala Committee from September 2021 to March 2022
We are looking for individuals who enjoy working with Seniors (55+) who can lead conversation groups (in person or on the phone), walks, or facilitate workshops. You must be available during the weekday and during the day.
If you are passionate or interested in increasing literacy in Burnaby there are several volunteer options available at this time. We are looking for Food Hub librarians, Online Outreach through Social media streams, and Working Task Groups that work to build and enhance literacy services, programs and networks in Burnaby.
Community Program Facilitator
If you enjoy bringing people together to learn and connect, the Community Program Facilitator volunteer role is the opportunity you were looking for. The Community Program Facilitator will design, develop, and implement an engaging program where participants will learn and develop skills, connect with each other, and build vibrant communities together. Times and days are flexible.
The time commitment will be 2-3 hours per week, to prepare and lead the sessions.
After submitting your form on BetterImpact, you will be prompted to book a quick informal interview with us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org your availability between Mondays to Thursdays. This is so we get to know a bit more about you, your interests and skills, and help you find the right volunteer opportunity match.
After your volunteer interview, you will be sent either a link or a letter to obtain a free criminal record check.
We will contact your non-family reference (friend, neighbour, classmate, or colleague) listed in your application. If possible, please provide their email as it helps expedite the process.
Online orientations will be conducted online. Once you complete your interview, a sign up link will be sent to you.
Completed at the orientation
Upload your photo onto the Better Impact site when you create your volunteer account.
We apologize for the long list of items, but we want applicants to fully understand the volunteer application process in the beginning. We look forward to welcoming you to our Volunteer Team!