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Volunteer Opportunities

Roll up your sleeves and get involved in the programs!

Our current and alumni Investees could use some Partner volunteers

Each opportunity is unique and the level of commitment and tasks required vary. Scroll to see what’s available at your favourite organization or choose an opportunity that fits your interests and skills.


Writer’s Exchange
Is now recruiting volunteer literacy mentors for summer programs which begin in July 2019. Deadline for applications is Monday, June 3.



Visit the Volunteer with ArtStarts page for a list of open opportunities available.

Athletics for Kids (AK4)
How you can help? Visit the website for more information.

Backpack Buddies
Help bring the Backpack Buddies program to new schools as a recruitment volunteer.

Down Syndrome Research Foundation
Has a volunteer roster for ad-hoc opportunities. Visit their Volunteer Opportunities page for details and an application form.

Fresh Roots
Big Help Volunteer Days happen monthly at Fresh Root’s Vancouver farms. It’s a fun way to learn about urban farming, spend some time giving back, and connect with the Fresh Roots community.

Strategic Committee members and volunteers for their cyclical Break Program are wanted.

Relationship volunteers are paired with a participant mom to build a relationship through monthly meet ups and intermittent phone calls or texts. Visit the Volunteer page for more information.

Love reading and working with kids? Become a volunteer reading tutor. Visit the ONE TO ONE website for details.

Continuously seeks volunteers of all experience levels and backgrounds to assist in the bike shop or help out with community programs. Attend a volunteer orientation for details.

Take a Hike
Engage youth with individual and group support, provide positive adult role model, and mentor in the classroom and/or in the outdoors. Visit the website for more information on mentorship opportunities.