Position: Volunteer Guides
Name of Organization: Push Festival
Application Deadline: 14 Dec 2012 05:00 PM (Friday)
The TEDxKids@BC conference took place in September of 2011, and has since developed through a tightly knit team of youth and adult members. The team collaborate to plan TED conferences here in B.C. that revolve around the powerful ideas that are worth sharing, particularly from youth.
The LightWaterDrums festival is just thatâ€”a festival celebrating culture and community with light (lanterns), water (Raincouver) and Drums. They need some volunteers for this event,Â particularlyÂ withÂ set up of art installations around The Sanctuary at Hastings Park (Hastings between Renfrew and Cassiar). The Festival is a free community event with lantern procession around Sanctuary followed by free entertainment in Garden Auditorium.
Position:Â Blog writer
Organization:Â Vancouver East Cultural Centre
For more than three decades, The Cultch has offered dynamic programming in contemporary theatre, dance and music by local, national and international artists. Working to enrich the social and cultural life of Vancouver, we continue to bring world-class cultural presentations to the public, while supporting the growth of emerging artists and companies, and facilitating dialogue between groups in the Lower Mainland,
The City of Vancouver is preparing for the 2011 â€“ 2012 winter season, and are looking for some help. You can lend a hand by keeping sidewalks clear of ice and snow.
The City of Vancouver requires all property owners and occupants (tenants) to clear ice and snow from the sidewalks adjacent to their property no later than 10 am after a snowfall (7 days a week). For some seniors and persons with disabilities moving snow can be difficult and even dangerous. Not clearing sidewalks can make streets unsafe and difficult for those with mobility issues.
You and your community group can help:
By providing an unforgettable service in a time of need, you could earn community service hours, receive a thank you letter from the City and win prizes!
To find out more about Snow Angels, add your organization to The City of Vancouver’s 3-1-1 Snow Angels list and/or tell them about you and your organization being a Snow Angel:
As winter comes and the months get increasingly colder, volunteers are needed to keep the streets safe and clear of hazards such as ice and snow. Â The City of Vancouver requires all property owners and tenants to clear ice and snow from the sidewalks adjacent to their property no later than 10 am after a snowfall (7 days a week). For some seniors and persons with disabilities this task can be difficult and dangerous.
You and your community group can help:
Get recognized. By providing this valuable Â service in a time of great need, you could earn community service hours, receive a thank you letter from the City, and win prizes. Tell us about your good Snow Angel deed and you and your group could get recognized.
To find out more about Snow Angels, add your organization to our 3-1-1 Snow Angels list and/or tell us about you and your organization being a Snow Angel:
Looking for a constructive way to help the environment?
The Lower Mainland Green Team isÂ a group of people from all over the Lower Mainland who get together once a month (sometimes more) to help an environmental group, non-profit organization, charity or city tackle an environmental issue that needs co-operation and teamwork to get done. Gloves and tools will be supplied as well as refreshments! If you care about the environment, this is the group for you. It is open to all ages.
Some activities will include:
â€¢ Pulling invasive plants that are overtaking our native flora
â€¢ Planting of native plants/trees
â€¢ Restoring areas along a stream, river, marsh or shoreline
â€¢ Beach/River/lake clean up
â€¢ Harvesting organic fruits/veggies
â€¢ Trail building/maintenance
â€¢ Restoration of wildlife sites
Application deadline: ongoing