Help foster kids by volunteering at our Christmas Tree Lots

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Position description: 

Give back to the community at Christmas time! We have been selling quality Christmas trees to raise funds for foster kids in need since 1995. We depend on hundreds of volunteers to help us reach our goal of preventing foster kids from becoming homeless each year, and WE NEED YOUR HELP! Volunteer jobs are in customer service/sales, cashier, lot maintenance, set-up and clean-up. We have 5 Tree Lot locations: In Vancouver at St. Stephen's United Church at 54th Ave & Granville Street, & in Burnaby at All Saints Anglican Church at 7405 Royal Oak in Coquitlam at Eagle Ridge United Church 2813 Glen Drive, in the River DIstrict Vancouver, and in North Vancouver at Lonsdale Quay123 Carrie Cates Court.Each volunteer shift is four-hour or four and a half depending on the lot. Volunteers work one or more shifts. All proceeds support youth in Aunt Leah's Programs.


Sales/customer service/Friendly and fun


A welcoming attitude and willingness to pitch in. The work is outside (heater, hot drinks and snacks are provided). Lifting is not necessary for all volunteer positions but it is a great benifit if you are able to help move and carry Christmas trees.

Volunteer skills: 
Role is suitable for: 
13 - 18
All Ages
English as a second language (ESL)
People with physical disabilities
People with intellectual disabilities
Additional Information: 

Orientation and training at the beginning of your four-hour shift. A manager is on-site for additional support. With this one-time committment, volunteers get to do something meaningful at Christmas time and support training programs for vulnerable youth in the community. Plus, all are invited to a volunteer celebration dinner on January 17, 2017. Coffee / Tea

How to apply:
Contact person: 
Hope Rayson
Contact phone: 
604-525-1204 x252
Contact e-mail: 
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Family & Children
Youth Development
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Position type:
Number of volunteers required:
Position start/end date:
22 Nov 2018 to 20 Dec 2018
Time Committment:
4 Hours Total
Time of day:
Daytime, Evening, Weekdays, Weekend
Work location:
Various Locations in Metro Vancouver
Metro Vancouver BC, BC