Volunteer with Archway

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Volunteer with Archway

Volunteers form the backbone of our organization. Thanks to the efforts, passions, and dedication of more than 1,000 volunteers, more than 50,000 working hours were contributed last year.

Who can Volunteer?

We are always looking for dedicated volunteers who have time to give back to the community. Typically, our volunteers are 18+, however special consideration may be made for volunteers aged 16 – 18.

Most of our volunteer shifts are between 8:30am – 4:30pm Monday to Friday, though there are a few evening and weekend shifts available.

How to Apply

Check out our current volunteer opportunities to learn more and to apply online. Archway Food Bank volunteer opportunities can be found here

If you have questions, please email our Volunteer Coordinator, Meredith at volunteer@archway.ca  or call 604-859-7681 Ext: 254.

Please note the application process to volunteer with Archway varies depending on program requirements and the time it takes to receive your criminal record check.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Archway Community Services!

Practicum Opportunities

We welcome practicum students at Archway and invite you to share you interest by filling out this form.

As we receive many requests, and to ensure your practicum placement is valuable to both you and Archway, please give advance notice.

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Featured Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Income Tax Screener

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers who enjoy working in a social settings, helping people, organizing and managing intake tasks.

 Key Duties:

  • Greeting clients and ensuring they have the appropriate tax information for the tax preparer 
  • Scheduling appointments for income tax clients 
  • Determining eligibility of clients 
  • Following operating policies and procedures for the taxation service 
  • Reporting questions or concerns to the Income Tax Service Supervisor/Lead Volunteer 

    Must be able to commit a flexibility of time during the 2 months for this year’s tax service 


    Volunteer drivers help individuals reach medical appointments and other services.  


    • Valid Drivers License
    • First Aid

    Medical Transportation

    • Medical trips vary in length, and hours are based on your availability.

    Community Van 

    • Scheduled between 7am and 3pm on weekdays within Abbotsford.

    STRIDE – Computer Basics Tutor

    We are looking for a volunteer tutor who can teach computer basics to our program participants, once or twice a week.  

     Key Duties:

    Focus on computer-use fundamentals such as:

    • Turning a computer on/off
    • Mousing
    • Setting-up email
    • Sending/receiving emails
    • Internet searching
    • MS Word
    • Downloading information
    • Uploading resumés and/or completing online job applications

    Must have experience using a computer and Microsoft programs.

    Learn More About Volunteering at Archway

    We asked some of our volunteers this Question, ‘Why do you Volunteer?’ during National Volunteer week, And here are some of their answers.