Freedom 55 Financial Open

Linx Marketing, organizers for The Freedom 55 Financial Open is looking for 25 student volunteers to assist with this charity event which will take place from May 29 to June 4, 2017.  This year’s charity recipient is the Canucks for Kids Fund and will be held at Point Grey Golf & Country Club.

Any students volunteering will be provided:

  • Two tickets to a Vancouver Canucks 2017/18 regular season game
  • A golf hat and shirt
  • Hot meals during their shift
  • Invitation to the volunteer party
  • Entry to view the tournament when they not volunteering

The volunteer fee will be waived for students.  Students will be required to assist for about 8 hours in total on Saturday, June 3 and Sunday, June 4.  For description of roles available, visit the website

If you’re interested in volunteering for this event, please email David Lee-Fay, Minx Marketing Inc at

Note:  District Office is not involved in the selection process for this event.


2017 City of Vancouver Family Day Volunteers

City of Vancouver is looking for student volunteers to help out at their annual Family Day event on Sunday, May 13, 2017.  This event will be held at Manitoba Works Yard, 250 West 70th Avenue and the location is transit friendly.  The theme of the event this year is Diversity and Inclusiveness and students will be able to learn about different opportunities available at the City of Vancouver.  Students will be helping with various activities such as basketball shoot, mini golf and to help with set up and take down of the displays.

For additional information, please click on the link Family Day 2017.  Students can sign up by sending an email to before Sunday, May 7, 2017.    There are flexibility for volunteers, shifts are from 8 am to 4 pm and actual event is from 10 am to 2 pm.   All volunteers will be provided with Team Leads, t-shirts, volunteer letters, and a great lunch from the food trucks.

If you have any questions, please contact Gurdeep Birdi, Family Day Volunteer Coordinator at or call 604-871-6792.


KidSafe Summer 2017 Volunteer Opportunities

KidSafe is now accepting applications for student volunteers to help out during the Summer Break from July 4 to August 25, 2017.  Founded in 1993 by the Vancouver Sun newspaper, concerned citizens, and Vancouver School Board.  KidSafe provides a nurturing safe haven for inner-city children when schools are traditionally closed (Winter, Spring and Summer Breaks).  KidSafe keeps school doors open at six Vancouver elementary schools to provide, fun and learning opportunities to over 300 children and youth.

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

Students must complete the application form (with cover letter and resume), attend an intake interview, orientation and complete the Criminal Record Check and receive clearance prior to starting.

Application deadline is Friday, May 12, 2017 and commitment is just 10 days, so students can attend summer school as well as volunteer.  If you have any questions, contact Christina Vasilopoulos, Coordinator of Programming & Community Engagement at or call 604-713-4467 / cell: 604-441-3475

Note:  District Office is not involved in the selection process for these positions.