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Volunteer Opportunities

Big Sister (2 hours/week)

Make a difference in a young girl's life by spending a bit of fun, quality time with her each week! More information and Big Sister application...

Study Buddy Tutor (1 hour/week)

Inspire learning and help a young girl meet her academic goals! 
More information and Study Buddy application... 

Go Girls! Mentor (8 week program - 3 hours/week)

Encourage girls to embrace physical activity and healthy eating, and develop a positive self-image in this group mentoring program in Vancouver, Coquitlam and Burnaby schools. More information and Go Girls application...

Activities Committee Member (6 hours/month)

Help plan group activities for Big & Little Sister matches such as sporting activities, First Nations cultural events, seasonal parties, craft days, slumber parties, and more. Download volunteer application

Fundraising Support Team (occasional)

Help Big Sisters' fundraising department with various fundraising activities including database work (Raisers Edge), donor stewardship (thank you and solicitation calls), administrative support for direct mail campaigns, and attending third party fundraising events. Download volunteer details & download volunteer application.

Fundraising Event Volunteers (occasional)

Volunteers are needed to help out at a variety of fundraising events for Big Sisters including the Big Sisters Gala, golf tournament, Grape Juice wine auction and others. Event volunteers assist with registration, auctions, and raffle sales. Download volunteer application. 

Interpreter and Translator Volunteers (occasional)

Volunteers are needed to assist with translation and interpretation opportunities, including interpreting between Big Sisters staff and families; translating agency material from English to Chinese, Hindi, Punjabi, Farsi, Vietnamese, Spanish, or Russian; and revising and editing translated material. Download position description and volunteer application.

Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon Team Captain Volunteers

Two super volunteers are needed to spearhead the recruitment, engagement and fundraising of corporate teams and individual participants for TEAM BIG SISTERS in the Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon and 5K run taking place on Sunday, June 22, 2014. Download the details and apply for the Corporate Fundraising Captain or Fundraising Team Captain position. 

Interested in being a Big Brother? Contact Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver at 604-876-2447 or visit www.bigbrothersvancouver.com.

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