2019 Get Ready! Get Hired! Non-Profit Organizations

Non-Profit attending the Get Ready! Get Hired! Job and Volunteer Fair 2019


Coast Mental Health 

About the company: For 45+ years, Coast Mental Health has empowered people living with mental illness by providing three essential pillars of recovery:

  1. Housing
  2. Support Services 
  3. Employment & Education 

Website: https://coastmentalhealth.com/


S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Chines Help Lines 

About the company: Chinese Help Lines is a free, confidential and culturally-sensitive telephone service offered in both Cantonese and Mandarin. It aims to promote the well-being of Chinese speaking individuals by offering emotional and informational support.

Volunteer Opportunities: Volunteering with Chinese Help Lines is a unique and rewarding opportunity to help someone in need and to develop new skills. We provide 40 hours of comprehensive training in communication skills, abuse, mental health, and crisis intervention.

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Big Brothers and Big Sisters 

About the company: Big Sisters is committed to enhancing the confidence, self-esteem and well- being of female, transgender, and non- binary youth through supportive relationships with mentors. Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver is a non-profit organization facilitating life-changing volunteer lead mentorship programs for over 1,200 children and youth in the Lower Mainland each year. 

Volunteer Opportunities: We have three mentoring programs and various short term and long term opportunities, please ask us about them!


Sports Ability BC

SportAbility BC 

About the company: SportAbility is a non-profit, volunteer-driven association whose goal is to create a fun and safe social environment for athletes with a disability by offering both fun and competitive sport opportunities.

Volunteer Opportunities:

  1. Para-Ice Hockey Competitions
  2. Boccia Competitions
  3. Power Soccer Tournaments
  4. Coaching Program Leaders

Website: http://sportabilitybc.ca/


South Arm Community Association 

About the company: South Arm Community Centre facilities include a newly renovated fitness centre, gymnasium, games room, seniors, activity room, seniors lounge, preschool room, multipurpose rooms, meeting rooms, outdoor basketball courts and a community hall. 

Volunteer Opportunities:

  1.  Special event volunteers 
  2. Program volunteers


Lattitude Global Volunteering 

About the company: Lattitude Global Volunteering is one of the largest international volunteering organisations, supporting roughly 1000 young people globally every year.

Volunteer Opportunities: Volunteer internationally for 3-12 months in various work types including education, environment, medical, community, and outdoor recreation.

Website: https://www.lattitudecanada.org/


Delta Community Living Society 

About the company: Delta Community Living Society (DCLS) is a non-profit community-based organization that provides support to people with developmental disabilities and their families. Our mission is to help the people we serve to reach their full potential.

Volunteer Opportunities: 

  • Community Support Worker

Website: https://www.dcls.ca/


Invasive Species Council of BC 

About the company: The Invasive Species Council of BC wants to help youth under 30 take the lead on environmental issues and facilitate positive changes to the environments we live in!

Volunteer Opportunities: Participating in the volunteer youth network will allow you to take charge of your volunteer experience: learn new skills, gain work experience, and make a difference in your community.

Website: https://bcinvasives.ca/resources/programs/youth


Regional Animal Protection Society 

About the company: The Regional Animal Protection Society is a registered charity that operates the City of Richmond Animal Shelter, the RAPS Cat Sanctuary, a fostering network, two social enterprise thrift stores and the full-service RAPS Animal Hospital.

Employment Opportunities: Volunteer opportunities at all five RAPS locations.

Website: https://www.rapsbc.com/


Ronald McDonald House BC

About the company: For over thirty years, Ronald McDonald House BC and Yukon (RMH BC) has been providing accommodation for seriously ill children and their families when they must travel to Vancouver for their child’s major treatment. 

Volunteer Opportunities: 

  1. Volunteering/Job Opportunities 
  2. Fundraising

Website: https://rmhbc.ca


Providence Health Care

About the company: Sources Community Resources Society is a community-based non-profit organization. We have been providing help, encouragement and hope for individuals and families in White Rock, Surrey, Delta, Langley, Prince George and beyond for 40 years.

Website: https://www.providence.org/


Chimo Community Services

About the company: Chimo supports people in crisis through the continuum of well being. Crisis Line, Outreach & Advocacy and Community Engagement

Volunteer Opportunities: We are looking for long term volunteers for our 3 programs.

  1. Crisis Line - over the phone
  2. Personal Advocate - in person one on one
  3. Workshop Presenter to students

Website: http://www.chimoservices.com/


WorkBC Centre 

About the company: Employment Services 

Volunteer Opportunities: Free Employment Services

Website: https://www.workbc.ca/Employment-Services/WorkBC-Centres.aspx


Learning Disabilities Society 

About the company: The Learning Disabilities Society is a non-profit organization serving children ages 6 to 17 with learning disabilities in the Greater Vancouver area.

Employment Opportunities: 

  • Intensive Intervention Instructor (1:1) Instructor Training Program

City of Richmond Community Services 


Canadian Red Cross 

About the company: The Canadian Red Cross is a non-profit organization focused on improving the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity in Canada and around the world! 

Job and Volunteer Opportunities: 

  1. Health Equipment Loan Program (HELP)
  2. Client Services Volunteer
  3. Program Administration
  4. Emergency Management (EM)
  5. Emergency Response Team (ERT)
  6. Personal Emergency Assistance (PDA) Responders

Website: https://www.redcross.ca/


The Salvation Army 

About the company: The Salvation Army is an international Christian organization that began its work in Canada in 1882. Outside of the government, we are the largest direct-provider of social services in the country. Our programs and services feed, clothe and shelter.

Job and Volunteer Opportunities: 

  1. Social Services
  2.  Sheltering
  3.  Detox
  4.  Supportive Housing
  5.  Group Work
  6.  Community Meal Programs
  7.  Food Bank
  8.  Thrift Store
  9.  Family Service Programs
  10.  Senior Care

Website: https://salvationarmy.ca/


CNIB Foundation

About the company: The CNIB Foundation is a non-profit organization driven to change what it is to be blind today. We deliver innovative programs and powerful advocacy that empower people impacted by blindness to live their dreams and tear down barriers

Volunteer Opportunities: Volunteers are key agents in moving CNIB\'s mission forward that can help change what it is to be blind. We are looking for a variety of volunteers for our one-on-one Vision Mate program, our workshops and programs, and our fundraising!

Website: http://www.cnib.ca/en?region=bc


Junior Youth Spiritual Empowerment Program 

About the company: A program aimed at empowering youth to serve their communities by developing their capacities to serve their community. Motivated to build community, youth help the junior youth in a variety of activities that help develop their many capabilities. 

Volunteer Opportunities: Join the team as one of the team leaders that support youngsters as they learn and serve their communities together!

Website: https://www.junioryouth.ca/richmond


Fraser North Community Volunteer Connections Society

About the company: CVC was established in 1976. Throughout our 40 year history, we continue to connect people to volunteer opportunities in our community. We also support our member non-profits with volunteer recruitment.

Volunteer Opportunities: Numerous

Website: https://volunteerconnections.ca/



About the company: TaskBee is a task outsourcing platform connecting entrepreneurs with busy people, to get things done. The goal is to bring communities together one helpful neighbour at a time!

Job and Volunteer Opportunities: You make your own schedule! You decide what you're going to earn! Simply peruse the task listings and apply to what appeals to you. Get paid every week.


Easter Seals BC & Yukon

About the company: Easter Seals BC & Yukon is a service of the British Columbia Lions Society for Children with Disabilities. We provide programs and services to persons with diverse abilities helping them build self-confidence and sense of independence.

Volunteer Opportunities: As a charity, we rely on the time, energy and experience of our volunteers to help in many areas such as:

  • Summer Camp
  • Marketing & Social Media
  • Special Events, Office Administration
  • Philanthropy
  • Easter Seals House

Website: https://www.eastersealsbcy.ca/


Lower Fraser Valley Aboriginal Society

About the company: To provide support, assistance and referrals to urban aboriginals and their families. To provide programs in areas including but not limited to, social, cultural, recreational, economic, community development, and cultural and historical restoration.

Volunteer Opportunities: To work with our successful Aboriginal Homework and Culture Club two days per week at elementary schools located in north Langley.

Website: https://www.lfvas.org/


Ishtar Women's Resource Society

About the company: Ishtar works with women and children in the Langley area who have experienced abuse.

Volunteer Opportunities: Employment-casual women support worker at our 2 transition houses for women and children. volunteer- various volunteer opportunities at our transition houses and at our free store Isabelle's Boutique

Website: http://www.ishtarsociety.org/