CYES offers numerous volunteer opportunities for those passionate about community involvement.
Check out our past events!
2017 Dragon Boat Festival
Waters by Science World
Jun. 25, 2017 (Sun) 2 – 6 pm
2017 Vancouver BMO Marathon
1055 West Hastings Street at Guinness Tower
May 7, 2017 11:30 am – 4:30 pm
Would you like to volunteer with CYES?
Fill out our registration form!
More Volunteering Opportunities
Volunteering provides excellent chance to meet people and to engage in communities. Volunteers serve many very different roles in many organizations. Finding the right opportunity for you can take patience and time. Below are some options that may help you achieve your volunteer goals:
Centralized Volunteer opportunities: www.govolunteer.ca
Visit your Local Volunteer Centre!
Most communities have a volunteer centre which may be able to help you in your search for volunteer opportunities. Here is a listing of centres you might try:
North Vancouver: www.nscr.bc.ca/volunteer/volunteer.html
Tri City area: www.volunteerconnections.net
Community Centres and Neighbourhood Houses
Your volunteer opportunity may be as close as your local Community Centre or Neighbourhood House. These centres offer many programs – for children, for families, for youth. Programs could involve food, sports, socializing and more. Drop in to learn more about their programs and how volunteers assist to deliver them!
Here are a few examples:
South Vancouver Neighbourhood House: www.southvan.org
Burnaby Neighbourhood House: www.burnabynh.ca
Collingwood Neighborhood House: www.cnh.bc.ca/about/volunteering
Gordon House: www.gordonhouse.org
Kiwassa Neighbourhood House: www.kiwassa.ca
Britannia Community Services Centre: www.britanniacentre.org/community/volunteer
Volunteer Opportunities for Youths
There are valuable opportunities for young people interested in volunteering within their communities. The following organizations provide volunteer opportunities for youths between the ages of 12 – 19 in the Vancouver and other connected cities/communities.
The Vancouver Youth.ca
Created and maintained by youth and staff of the City of Vancouver’s Social Policy Division, this portal offers a wealth of information for youth in Vancouver, including a fabulous listing of current youth oriented volunteer opportunities.
Make this your first stop: www.vancouveryouth.ca/category/position-type/volunteer-0
North Shore Youth Volunteer Directory
The North Shore Youth Volunteer Directory is published annually by North Shore Community Resources. It provides a very comprehensive listing of organizations offering volunteer opportunities for youth on the North Shore.
View the directory here: www.nscr.bc.ca/volunteer/youth.html
Broadway Youth Resource Centre
Broadway Youth Resource Centre (BYRC) offers a comprehensive program for youth at risk, including social, health, education, employment and life skills services.
Volunteers contribute in a number of ways in the community and within the centre. These include:
For more information: www.pcrs.ca/broadway_youth_resource_centre/youth-volunteer-program3
Check Your Head
Check Your Head (CYH) is a youth-driven organization which educates and activates young people on a host of issues from migrant justice, to climate change to leadership! Over 100 volunteers support Check Your Head. Youth volunteers are encouraged. Opportunities include:
Researching social justice issues
Organizing education and outreach materials,
Assisting with fundraisers and community events