Volunteer

KinVillage Photos Sept 8th (34)smVolunteering benefits people on so many levels. Sharing of one’s time and talents can bring joy and fulfillment to both the receiver and the giver. At KinVillage, volunteers help to make our community a vibrant place. There are many opportunities to do what you love and put your skills to benefit others. With the many different options for volunteering, it’s really up to you how you’d like to be involved. If you’d like to find out more, please call or visit us.

 

Why people love to volunteer:

  • To make new friends
  • To have fun
  • To develop new skills
  • To feel needed
  • To do something different than their daily routine
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  • To be challenged
  • To share skills

What KinVillage volunteers have said: 

  • “The functions are fun!”
  • “I meet wonderful people and develop friendships.”
  • “Volunteering gives me the feeling of being useful.”
  • “I like helping the Community Centre grow and expand.”
  • “I learn new skills through volunteering here.”
  • “It feels good to help others.”

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

We have various opportunities throughout the KinVillage community. Many times, volunteers have wonderful ideas for how they can contribute throughout KinVillage and help define new roles. Here are some examples of volunteer roles.

  • Entertaining residents
  • Assisting on bus trips
  • Assisting with special events
  • Accompanying residents to appointments
  • Assisting with happy hour
  • Going for walks with tenants
  • Helping with office duties
  • Gardening
  • Baking
  • Assisting with breakfast club
  • Playing games with tenants
  • Reception
  • Cashiers
  • Event servers
  • Event cashiers
  • Event set up and clean up
  • Bartenders (Serve It Right)
  • Bingo floor person
  • Bingo money person
  • Bingo caller (Wed.)
  • Helping in boutique
  • Ticket selling
  • Decorating
  • Computer assistance
  • Distribute brochures
  • Handy work
  • Gardening
  • Visiting one on one with residents
  • Delivering mail to residents
  • Entertaining
  • Assisting on bus outings
  • Arts & crafts
  • Pets & friends
  • Assisting with appointments
  • Gardening
  • Bingo caller
  • Day Program for Older Adults
  • Assisting with baking
  • Instructors
  • Administration
  • ElderCollege Leadership Council

VOLUNTEER APPLICATION

To volunteer at KinVillage, you can fill out a form and submit it by email or drop it off at our Community Centre (5410 1oth Ave., Tsawwassen) or contact John Lusted at 604-943-0225 for more information.

*To submit digitally, please download the form, save it to your computer and fill it out at your leisure. When completed, simply click the email address on the file and attach the completed file.*

Download Volunteer Application Form