The KidSafe Project Society

KidSafe in once again looking for student volunteers to help out during the Winter Break from December 21 to 31.  Founded in 1993 by the Vancouver Sun newspaper, concerned citizens, and Vancouver School Board teachers and principals.  KidSafe provides a nurturing safe havens for inner-city children when schools are traditionally closed.  Each weekday during the winter, spring and summer breaks, KidSafe keeps school doors open at five Vancouver elementary schools to provide, fun and learning opportunities to 340 children and youth.

Please click on the following links for full description of duties and instructions to apply:

All students must complete and receive their Criminal Record Check clearance before the start of their placement.  Application deadline is Monday, November 30, 2015.  There will be a mandatory volunteer orientation on Friday, December 11, 2015 at Queen Alexandra Elementary from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm.

If you have any questions, please contact Julianna Vittorio at or Navtej Saini at


The 24th Annual Wellness Show

The 24th Annual Wellness Show has a large number of volunteer opportunities available from February 11 to 14, 2016.  There are over 150 positions available and all shifts are on a first come first serve basis with a possibility of rotation within the positions or other positions.  To view all positions and schedules available, click on the following links Job Description – all positions Job Description – supervisors Volunteer Position to be Filled 191015.  Students are to sign-up with their work experience teachers and complete The Wellness Show, Volunteer Registration Sheet before Friday, October 30.  Depending on the number of volunteers applying, there may be a second round of registrations available.

Any questions are to be directed to Diana Nguyen, Event & Admin Assistant/Volunteer Manager at or see your work experience teacher.

Writers’ Exchange – Literacy Mentor

The Writers’ Exchange is looking for student volunteers to join them as literacy mentors.  This role involves helping kids in grades 1 to 7 with basic literacy skills and participating in fun, creative writing activities.  At the end of each term, a chapbook is produced with the kids’ work.    Please click on the link LitMentor for complete description of duties and instructions to apply or visit to fill out an application form.

If you have any questions, please contact Sarah-Jane Hamilton, Volunteer Coordinator at