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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 to Archway. 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.

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.

“It’s about friendship, not just lessons.”

Sharon

Volunteer Tutor, Access2English

Featured Volunteer Opportunities

Wellness Check Volunteer 

The Social Prescribing program is looking for a Wellness Check Volunteer. Under the guidance of the Coordinator, the Volunteer will be tasked with phoning clients of the program to conduct wellness check-ins.

The volunteer will inquire how the client is doing, offer supportive services and take part in friendly chats.

The Social Prescribing Program is offered by Senior Services & it’s purpose is to delay frailty, encourage self-care management and reduce loss of independence for older adult clients.

QUALIFICATIONS 

    • Provision and maintenance of a satisfactory Criminal Records Check.

SCHEDULE

4 hours per week (Flexible); Monday – Friday, 9am – 3pm 

Archway Board Member Applications

Volunteer board members actively participate in defining the health and well-being of our community.

Board Responsibilities

  • Sets the strategic goals of the organization and reviews achievement of those goals
  • Establishes guiding principles and policies
  • Ensures overarching accountability for finances and provides risk enterprise at the governance level
  • Delegates responsibilities and authority to the Executive Director (and Leadership Team) for enacting those principles and policies through the day-to-day operations.

 Commitment

  • Terms begin in September and are for two years

Meals on Wheels Delivery Volunteer

The Meals on Wheels program is looking for 2 people to join their team of volunteers.

The program delivers nutritious meals to people in Abbotsford.

Meals are delivered Monday to Thursday each week, and deliveries occur between 9 am  and 12 noon.

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.