Volunteering with Purpose

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the Lower Mainland

Purpose Society for Youth and Families or the “Purpose Society”,

as it is popularly known.  Volunteers make an invaluable contribution

to the quality of service that Purpose provides for consumers.

Purpose Society is a community-

based multi-service organization

that delivers a continuum of

programs to children youth and

families in the areas of: health,

education, childcare, counselling

and skill development.

The volunteer positions at Purpose

are varied and match with a wide

range of interests and skills.  All

Purpose volunteer positions give

individuals the opportunity to meet

new people, have fun are a

contribution and learn new skills. 

Volunteers are included in

professional development seminars

and workshops sponsored by the agency. The Volunteer Coordinator meets with individuals who inquire about volunteering at the Purpose Society to find out the activities they want to participate in and assists in matching the applicant’s interests and skills with available volunteer positions.  New volunteers are asked to fill out an application, provide three professional references and consent to a criminal record check.  Some volunteer positions may require a driving record check.  All new volunteers are asked to commit to four hours/week for a three-month period.

Click here to view the latest Volunteer Report.

The range of volunteer positions at the Purpose Society includes:

  1. Newsletter/Blogger

  2. Tutor - ESL, English

  3. Mobile Health Van Assistant

  4. Cook/Kitchen Help

  5. Drop-In Youth Centre Assistant

  6. Family Program Volunteer

  7. Storybook Reader

  8. Food Bank Organizer/Helper

  9. Administrative Help

  10. Youth Services Volunteer

We welcome new ideas.  If you have a particular skill or interest you would like to bring to the agency, please let us know.

Come Volunteer With Us and Make a Difference!

For more information contact the Volunteer Program Coordinator at 604-526-2522 or by email.

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