Pearl Mandarin Education – Student Volunteers


Pearl Mandarin is looking for student volunteers to help out with their classes on Saturday mornings from 9 am to 11:15 am at Hillcrest Community Centre, 4575 Clancy Loranger Way starting January 2018.   They are looking for students who are fluent in Mandarin and English and if you have an interested in a career in teaching, this would be a great opportunity for you.

If you’re interested in applying, please send a cover letter along with your resume to by Monday, December 4, 2017.   For more information about their classes, visit  Any questions, contact Ai-Ling Lin at or call 778-308-9457.

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

Vancouver International Children’s Festival – Key Volunteer Positions

The Vancouver International Children’s Festival is inviting students who would like to be Key Volunteers at their 41st Annual Festival.  Key Volunteers role is to recruit and coordinate the volunteers at your school. These are great opportunities for students interested in future careers in Event Planning & Management/Production or for those who want to try their hand at something completely different before deciding on a career path!   The Festival’s Granville Island location is very practical and transit friendly.  For additional information, click on the link 2018 Children’s Festival Positions and Key Volunteer meetings begin December 9, 2017.

For more information, contact Sophie Mines at or 604-708-5655.

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


Writers’ Exchange – Student Volunteer Mentors

The Writers’ Exchange is looking for student volunteers to join them as literacy mentors for their winter program from January to March.  Mentors work one-on-one or in small groups with kids (ages 6 to 13) to help them read picture books and graphic novels, encourage their creativity during crafts and writing time and make sure that all kids leave each session knowing how awesome they are.  As an enthusiastic, committed literacy mentor, you make it possible for us to fulfill our mission: get inner-city kids excited about reading and writing!

Student volunteers must be 16 years or older, be able to commit to the same weekly 2 hours after school shift (3 to 5 pm) for at least the full term.  Most of all be passionate about children’s literacy, have fun and not afraid to be be a little wacky!

To apply, complete the application form by Monday, December 18, 2017 at  For additional information click on the link, VSB Recruitment – Winter 2018 or visit

If you have any questions, contact Sarah-Jane Hamilton, Volunteer Manager at or 604-428-8228.

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

Mount Seymour Bear Cub Program – Student Ski Volunteers

Mount Seymour Resorts is accepting high school student volunteers and will train them to become ski instructors.  Students will spend the winter working with their Bear Cub Program skiers, aged 4 to 6 and who are either venturing out on their first sliding experiences or continuing to develop their skills.  Throughout your time in the Bear Cub Program, students will work with certified instructors to run the groups and assist in all aspects of the lesson.  During the course of the season, Mount Seymour will run additional training sessions to help prepare students for the CSIA Level 1 Exam which is recognized by the Ministry of Education and carries 2 credits.  To apply, complete the online fillable application on their website at the bottom of the page.  There will be a mandatory training session on Sunday, December 3, 2017.

If you have any questions, please contact Emma Lewis, Bear Cub Volunteer Coordinator, Mount Seymour Resorts at or call 604-986-2261 ext. 275.

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

Volunteer Opportunities for Bright Nights 2017 in Stanley Park

Student volunteer opportunities are available for the 20th Annual Bright Nights in Stanley Park.  For description of duties and instructions to apply, please visit BrightNights_VolunteerPkg2017.  There will be a mandatory orientation meeting for volunteers on Monday, November 27 or Tuesday, November 28 from 4 pm to 6 pm.  This is a very popular event with a limited number of positions and will fill up quickly.  Students can complete the online application starting November 1st at

If you have any questions, please contact Deborah Jorgenson at or call 604-689-1463.

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