Apply to Volunteer

We depend on many volunteers who give so generously of their time and expertise every day of the year.

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Canuck Place is currently recruiting:

Volunteer Drivers

Volunteer Drivers provide support to the Recreation Therapy Program and enable children and families to be transported to outings and to activities.

They drive the Canuck Place bus – a 26 foot bus with capacity for a combination of eight wheelchairs or 18 passengers.

Regular outings are scheduled for Monday and Thursday afternoons and Tuesday evenings. Volunteers are welcome to join in the fun!

Volunteer Drivers must possess a Class 4 Unrestricted License to be considered for an interview.

Abbotsford Administration Volunteer

The purpose of the Abbotsford Administration Volunteer is to assist the staff with reception and administration duties for Canuck Place Children’s Hospice at Dave Lede House.  

One four hours shift per week.  Shifts are Monday-Friday 9am-1pm and 1pm-5pm.  Every second Tuesday or Thursday, 5pm-9pm.  Minimum one year commitment to the role.

Abbotsford Administration volunteers must be at least 18 years of age.

Kitchen Volunteer

Kitchen Volunteers provide support to the kitchen staff by assisting with baking, some preparation of meals and cleaning in the kitchen and dining room areas.

The Kitchen Volunteer plays a huge part in helping to keep this is a warm and welcoming place that provides the families with the comforts of home.

Kitchen shifts are Monday-Sunday from 10am-2pm and 3pm-7pm.

It is required that all Kitchen Volunteers have Food Safe Level I Certification and a current Hepatitis A Vaccination.

Housekeeping Volunteer

Housekeeping Volunteers work with our Housekeeping Coordinator and housekeepers on a variety of light housekeeping duties to help preserve the beauty of our Hospice facility.

Shifts are Monday-Sunday from 9am-1pm or 1pm-5pm.

Office Reception Volunteer

Office Reception Volunteers assist the full-time receptionist with reception & switchboard duties for Canuck Place during the evenings and weekends.

The Office Reception Volunteer is a pleasant, articulate first contact for the guests, visitors and callers to Canuck Place where you perform office support as needed.

The reception volunteer shift times are:
Monday-Friday from 5-9pm, Saturday, Sunday and Stat. Holidays from 9am-1pm, 1-5pm or 5-9pm.

Each week, approximately 100 volunteers work at the Hospice, providing a wide range of assistance. Their contributions are immense, and without them Canuck Place would not operate the way it does.

The work performed by our volunteers allows Canuck Place to maximize the revenues it can put into clinical care and other front-line services that directly benefit our children and families.

Interested in becoming a volunteer?

Please read more about our Volunteer Roles.

Please download the Volunteer Application Form  (Word Doc) (PDF) and return it to Alex Rios as an email attachment to: [email protected] or fax at: 604.739.4376

 

Have more questions? You can also look at our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) – Volunteers.

Canuck Place is thankful for the strong support of its volunteers

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