Family Drop-in Volunteer Beresford

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Position description: 

Supports parents/caregivers in their role of caring for young children.
Provides /Support care to families who are adjusting to life in Canada.
Assists staff in supporting the physical, social and emotional well being of families from diverse cultures by creating a safe and wecloming atmosphere.


This a Family Program in which parents with small children enjoy socializing , making friends while the small children have a safe and clean place to play. Volunteers will assist staff in setting up activities for children to play , preparing snack for chdilren, supervising chidlren during playtime and general cleaning after the program . Under supervision, volunteers will share community resources or information to clients who need support.
Monday 12pm to 3pm
Tuesday 3pm to 6pm
Wednesday 9-12pm
Friday 9am to 12pm or 12pm to 3pm
Saturday 10am -12pm
Days/Shifts flexible


Experinece working with immigrant families as an asset
Patience and understanding of diverse cultures
3 month commitment

Role is suitable for: 
English as a second language (ESL)
Additional Information: 

Coffee/tea/bus tickets
Appreciation certificate for the contribution
Reference letter for seeking employment
Well developed oral and communication skill
Experience working in a multi-cultural environment.

How to apply: or email
Contact person: 
Kate Nogovitsina
Contact phone: 
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Education & Research
Family & Children
Immigrant Services
Burnaby Family Life's mission is to deliver high quality services that meet the current and emerging needs of individuals, families and the community in all its diversity. We facilitate and empower collaborative community solutions to enable all to reach their full potential.
Position type:
Number of volunteers required:
Position start/end date:
21 Feb 2020 to 31 Mar 2021
Time Committment:
3 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Daytime, Weekdays, Weekend
Work location:
Burnaby Neighbourhood House
4460 Beresford St
3rd Floor
Burnaby, BC V5H 0B8
Last Updated: February 21, 2020
Posting will Automatically Expire: March 6, 2025