Volunteers at Rooftop Garden
How You Can Help

Volunteer

Join our network of YWCA volunteers to advance gender equality and support local women and families. 

With more than 60 programs and services across Metro Vancouver, we’ll be sure to find a fit for your skills and interests. 

Type

Individual Volunteering

 

Whether you’re teaching yoga, mentoring youth or helping us fundraise, there are many ways to make an impact. 

 

Corporate and Group Volunteering

 

From tending to our Rooftop Garden to preparing meals for families, corporate volunteers strengthen their teams while giving back to the community. 

Please contact Vanessa Wellington-Clark at vwellington@ywcavan.org if you haven't found an opportunity that is suitable for your company.

Volunteer Opportunities

YWCA Youth Education Guide to High School Online Program Assistant

The YWCA Metro Vancouver runs online after-school programs to support Grade 7 students in their transition to high school. A team of staff and volunteers deliver pre-planned curriculum on topics such as healthy living, social media, friendship, peer pressure, bullying, and conflict resolution to a group of Grade 7 students. As a volunteer, you will provide mentorship and support to students by validating participant responses, welcoming and connecting with the youth in the chat, sharing personal stories on diverse topics, and answering participants questions.

Online on Zoom
Role of Volunteers
Guide to High School Online Program Assistant
Number of Volunteers
12-18
Date
Spring 2022
Time
M-Th, 3-5pm
Individual Volunteering

Mentors for High School Mentorship program

Are you passionate about supporting youth in Grades 11 and 12 and their professional growth? We’re looking for women and non-binary mentors! 

Share your experience and provide guidance and support to help shape the career of a young cis or trans woman, or gender diverse youth in your community.

Various
Role of Volunteers
Mentors
Date
September 2021 - June 2022
Time
Min. 1 hour per month
Individual Volunteering

Gardening/Yard Maintenance at YWCA Cause We Care House

YWCA Cause We Care House provides affordable housing for single mothers and their children in the Downtown Eastside.

Role of Volunteers: Turn over the soil, plant some seeds and flowers, beautify the space. 

720 E. Hastings St. Vancouver
Number of Volunteers
4-6
Date
Tuesdays or Thursdays
Time
Anytime between 9:00am and 5:00pm
Corporate and Group Volunteering

Gardening /Yard Maintenance at YWCA Alder Gardens

YWCA Alder Gardens provides affordable housing for single mothers and their children in Surrey.

Role of Volunteers: Trim hedges, weeding and help beautify the property.

13788 71st Ave Surrey, BC 
Number of Volunteers
4-10
Date
Thursdays
Time
Anytime between 8am – 4pm
Corporate and Group Volunteering
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