Become a Volunteer

Giving the gift of time
We count on the generosity of our volunteers to help make our programs and services happen.  Discover the many ways you can volunteer your time at Family Services of the North Shore.

Volunteering at Family Services of the North Shore

Volunteers are essential to sustaining our vision of “A connected community where people care for one another.” Thanks to the care and dedication of a highly diverse and dedicated group of volunteers, Family Services is able to provide a wide breadth of services to support individuals and families in our community. Last year, 289 volunteers provided 16,080 hours of support. Why not build your confidence and meet new friends as you discover the joys of volunteering.

 

Volunteering Christmas Bureau

Through our Sponsor a Family Program, the Christmas Bureau provides Christmas hampers to low-income families and individuals living on the North Shore. Every year volunteers are needed to help at the Christmas Bureau. more

 

Volunteering Agency Board of Directors

Volunteer Board Members are active participants at Family Services of the North Shore. The Board of Directors (Agency) acts in a position of trust for the community and is responsible for the effective governance of the Agency. more

 

Volunteering Foundation Board of Directors

Volunteer Board Members are active participants at Family Services of the North Shore. The Board of Directors (Foundation) acts in a position of trust and is responsible for the effective governance of the Foundation. more

 

Volunteering at I hope family centre

Volunteers are active participants and partners in supporting families and their children 0-6 years of age at the I hope family centre. more

 

Volunteering at Hospice Palliative Care

Volunteers are active participants in providing compassionate care to those who are terminally ill and to their families, having dedicated more than 12,300 hours in 2010. Our goal is to enable each person to live each day in comfort and dignity. more

 

Volunteer Resources

The following resources may be of interest if you’re looking for additional information about volunteering in Hospice Palliative Care. more

 

 

 

If you are interested in volunteering, please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or fill the Volunteer Information form and fax to 604-988-3961