Individual Volunteer opportunities

Current opportunities:

2021 Women of Distinction Awards - Nominations Committee Member

YWCA Vancouver’s Women of Distinction Awards recognizes outstanding women and workplaces that contribute to the well-being of our communities. As a member of the Nominations Committee, you will work with a dynamic team of volunteers to generate nominations. Specifically, the role of a Nominations Committee Member is that of a Committee Member and a Spokesperson. The term of office is one year. The YWCA Metro Vancouver will provide full administrative support to the role.

2021 Women of Distinction Awards - Auction Committee Member

YWCA Metro Vancouver’s Women of Distinction Awards recognizes outstanding women and workplaces that contribute to the well-being of our communities. The Awards are planned and executed by year-round committees that help ensure the overall success of the event. As a key member of the Auction Committee, you will work with a dynamic team of volunteers to enlist the generous support of Silent Auction and Live Auction donors, as well as assist with the day-of-event activities.

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 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.