Individual Volunteer opportunities

Due to COVID-19 volunteers are on hold until further notice. 

We still need your help! Crabtree Corner is desperately in need of donations of non-perishable food, socks, underwear and toiletries (new only please). You can drop off your donations Monday to Friday from 8:30am – 3:00pm at YWCA Crabtree Corner located at 533 East Hastings Street, Vancouver. 

Ongoing opportunities:

High School Mentor

We are currently searching for Mentors for The YWCA High School Mentorship Program. The program is designed to match up a grade 11/12 female identifying student (mentee) with a professional female identifying mentor in order to help prepare the mentee for post secondary life. 

YWCA Crabtree Childcare Helper

Located in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, Crabtree Corner provides a healthy and secure environment for women and families. Services include housing, a hot lunch program  and support groups. The early learning and child care centre offers short-term care for children aged 6 weeks to 6 years.

Main responsibilities:
Crabtree Childcare requires a volunteer to help assist with food preperation.

YWCA Youth Education Programs - Adult Mentor (Wisdom Champion)

YWCA Youth Education Programs are committed to giving youth the tools they need to make healthy choices. 

Volunteer Description:

With your help, our youth programs work to build self-esteem and confidence in Grade 7 girls and boys, affording them essential life skills and the requisite tools to successfully transition to high school.

Youth Education Program - High School Ambassador

YWCA Metro Vancouver Youth Education Programs are committed to giving youth the tools they need to make healthy choices.

Volunteer Description:

With your help, our youth programs work to build self-esteem and confidence in Grade 7 girls and boys, affording them essential life skills and the requisite tools to successfully transition to high school.

Youth Education Program - Facilitator

YWCA Metro Vancouver’s Youth Education Programs are committed to giving youth the tools they need to make healthy choices.

Volunteer Description:

With your help, our youth programs work to build self-esteem and confidence in Grade 7 girls and boys, affording them essential life skills and the requisite tools to successfully transition to high school.  

Photographers

YWCA Metro Vancouver is a registered charity, providing a range of integrated services for women, youth and children, and those seeking to improve the quality of their lives. From housing, child care, and support to innovative employment, wellness, and leadership programs, YWCA Vancouver touches lives in communities across the Lower Mainland. We are currently looking for photographers on an on-call basis in the various programs in Vancouver, Coquitlam and Surrey to shoot photography for events and shoot portraits for mothers and their children.

 

Qualifications

Piano Teacher

YWCA Metro Vancouver provides safe, affordable housing for single women and their children. Low-income single mothers sometimes cannot afford music lessons for their children. We are currently looking for piano teachers who can provide two hours/week piano lessons for children in our single mothers housing program in Vancouver, Surrey and Coquitlam. No previous teaching experience is required.
 


Qualifications
Love of music
Interest in teaching piano
Ability to read sheet music

Driver

YWCA Metro Vancouver is operating a 2nd stage transition house, a place of safety and support for women who have experienced abuse in an intimate relationship and their children. YWCA helps women and their children overcome the trauma of abuse with emotional support, legal aid and other specialized services.

Child Care Assistant

Description

YWCA Metro Vancouver operates four licensed early learning and care centres that provide quality, affordable care to families with diverse backgrounds.

The volunteer childcare assistant would support staff in caring for children up to the age of five years old in group settings.

Activities include singing, reading stories, making art, playing games and taking short field trips.

Volunteer Child Care Aides are needed to assist in the day-to-day running of YWCA Metro Vancouver's Early Learning and Care centres.