Work Experience/Volunteer Opportunities

Remember: If you are volunteering at one of the positions below please see Ms. Lemieux or Ms. Domitruk for a WEX agreement.

Volunteer Positions:

BooHoo Carnival:  Whonnock Elementary is looking for volunteers for their BooHoo Carnival on October 19 from 5 – 9 p.m.  Please contact their office at 604 462 7612, or the coordinator directly—Amy Bontron at

Ridge Meadows Youth Impact Summit (RMYIS) is a weekend filled with inspiration, passion, and new friendship. It is for grades 9-12 residing in the cities of Maple Ridge. This is open to all applicants, from those with the basic fundamentals of leadership but also those who decide that they want to make a positive difference in their community/world. Participants will engage in a variety of leadership activities, hear from professional speakers, and be given the chance to network with other participants and leaders in their communities. The summit is at the Loon Lake Lodge & Retreat Centre in Maple Ridge running in October 2017. The summit is an amazing no cost opportunity for participants. If interested please complete the online application at:

Maple Ridge Hospice Thrift Store is looking volunteers to help out with cashiering, merchandising, stock sorting and pricing.  If interested please contact Maureen who is the Coordinator of Volunteer Resources with the Hospice Thrift Store.  Her contact information is: : 604-463-7711

The Maple Ridge Food Bank is looking for volunteer for Monday nights from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.  If you are interested please call Chuck at 604 466-3663.

The Maple Ridge Community Foundation is looking for street team volunteers. Are you outgoing, responsible, personable and have a community pride? You will be interacting with families/businesses at local events providing them with materials from teh foundation and working with the marketing staff taking pictures and videos. 2 – 3 hour shifts throughout the summer. Please contact for more information and include a copy of your Resume.

Baptist Housing is looking for volunteers to help out with seniors in a variety of areas: social visits, reading, games, fitness, computer lab, book club, crafts, bus trips, shopping, special events, gardening, music, art, pet therapy and more. Fill out an application online at If you have questions or need more information, please contact Anne Haikonen, Volunteer Coordinator at 604 318-7979 or email at

Salvation Army is looking for volunteers for kitchen duties. No drop ins please. For more details please see Ms. Lemieux or Ms. Domitruk or you can directly to Sharon at 604 463-8296 ext. 108.

Royal Soccer Camps are looking for volunteers for this summer 2017. There are 2 locations, one in Coquitlam and one in Maple Ridge. July and August weeks available. For details please either call 1-800-427-0536 or visit their website at:

The Special Olympics in Maple Ridge is looking for volunteers to join their local committee as Public Relations Coordinator. They are also looking for volunteers to help out with sports programs, including golf, soccer, swimming and track and field.  No experience is required, just enthusiasm for helping empower people with intellectual disabilities through sport. For more information please contact: Jacqueline Hubick at 604 551-9475 or

Chartwell’s Senior Home is looking for volunteers in the following areas: Drama students that would be willing to come in and host activities like charades or pictionary? Music students that could host sing alongs, recitals, or name that tune games? PE students that could host indoor bowling, golf putting or simple chair yoga? Technical students who could host Wii bowling or golf, or give small presentations on “What is – twitter, tinder, email, facebook, instagram etc? Students interested in nursing or psychology who could do one to one visits, go out on bus outings, assist the Recreation Therapist in our small Care Unit or host simple support groups on emotions or general topics of interest. Students that have traveled who could do an armchair travel presentation on somewhere they have been. If interested please see Ms. Domitruk.

Covenant House Vancouver Thank You Program: This is a volunteer opportunity for students wishing to help out that would like to make a difference. The Covenant House helps youth aged 16 – 24 years of age who have fled abuse or those who have aged out of foster care. Volunteers are need at the Thank Athon which acknowledges donors.  If interested please call Amanda Merler at 604 639-8920 or email at

Math4me is looking to hire student tutors. If interested please contact or visit the website at

Bibles for Mission Thrift Stores are looking for volunteers. For more information please visit

Cythera Transition Thrift Store is looking for volunteers to help out in their store on Saturdays or Sundays. If interested please pick up an application at the store.

West Coast Soccer Club in Pitt Meadows is looking for volunteers to help out with some of their events as well as helping out coaching for those involved in soccer.  For more information please contact Kristina Hyde at

Encounters with Canada: Spend an adventure filled week in the nations capital. Check out future career options, discover your country, share your hopes and dreams. Expand your horizons and explore the possibilities for exciting careers that you’ve never before imagined! Visit important Canadian institutions, meet famous and accomplished Canadians, develop your leadership skills and enjoy an extraordinary, bilingual experience. Select from one of 13 theme weeks. Don’t forget—first come, first served! Register online at: Please see Ms. Lemieux if you are interested.

Save On Foods along with the Children’s Hospital are looking for volunteers .Please contact Casey at or call her at 604 613-7671.. Please contact Casey at or call her at 604 613-7671.

Big Brothers & Big Sisters are looking for teen mentors to meet with an elementary student one hour a week.  If interested please call Cassie at 604 820-3337.

Students age 16+ – North Fraser Therapeutic Riding Association is accepting applications to assist riders. No horseback riding experience is necessary – just a desire to help others in a fun and rewarding environment. More details in the Career Centre.

The Family Education & Support Centre have volunteer child minding opportunities with children 0 to 6 years of age. A successful interview and clean criminal record check are required. If interested please call Sheena at 604 467-6055 ext. 105.

Katie’s Place Animal Shelter always welcomes people who want to give their time for the animals. Help is always needed with cleaning and feeding; shopping or picking up donated items; simple sewing; making crafts for fundraisers; carpentry; cuddling the cats; fostering babies, elderly or special needs animals; fundraising; and grounds maintenance. There’s a niche at Katie’s Place for almost any skill set, and we can accommodate any schedule. If you’d like to find out more about volunteering, please call our volunteer coordinators, John or Sandra, at (604) 467-6259 or email us at,

KidStart Mentoring Program is a program for youth that provides carefully screened and selected adult volunteers to mentor or “coach” vulnerable children and youth. Can you commit to a couple of hours each week? KidStart is a unique group of devoted individuals who work together to help the kids who need help the most. We recruit and train caring adults 19+ to mentor these youth. Through the gift of time, our mentors help them grow, thrive and connect with the community they call home. For more information contact: Michelle Cherak (604) 476-2821, email:,

Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows Community Service Volunteering Opportunities:

Paid Jobs:

As a Sylvan STEM tutor, you will have the opportunity to inspire children through Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.  Their interactive, hands-on, and engaging courses are designed for small groups of students grades 3 through 7, encouraging students to use their imagination.  The successful candidate will guide and support the students as they explore and learn about design and problem solving in the above mentioned areas.  You will also be responsible for following and implementing the curriculum put forth by our STEM programs, and also organizing and maintaining the materials and equipment. They require: A patient individual who enjoys working with children, An inquisitive problem solver who enjoys science, technology, engineering , and math.  Past experience working with children is a plus. The work is casual/part-time, with 4-6 hours each week.  The position is paid: $11/hr.

Advanced Flow Systems: Job available for 16 years and up looking for p/t or f/t work. Looking for reliable people with a good work ethic. The positions are assembler, insulator and warehouse clerk. Starting rate is $15 to $17/hr. If interested or you would like more information please email or call Monica at 604 462-2035 ext. 2035.

Hopcott Premium Meats: Here is a link to the positions that are open. At the Shop: Front Retail Counter and Dishwasher/Butcher Assistant. Bistro: Line Cook and Dishwasher/Prep Cook. For more information please visit:

Swiss Chalet is looking for Host/Hostess/Cooks and Cashiers. Please send your Resume to

Blue Magic Green Houses Ltd: Has summer student positions available. Must be physically fit and want to work both indoors and outdoors. This is a 40 hour a week position. Pay is $15/hr., working Monday to Friday starting at 6:30 a.m. Please send applications to Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Bruce’s Market is hiring servers, cooks and dishwashers. Please send a Resume to

Chevron Town Pantry is looking for part time friendly and customer orientation candidates to work at the Maple Ridge or Pitt Meadows location. Applicants should be able to prioritize tasks and communicate well in English. Please send your resume indicating your availability and location you are interested in via the Indeed website.

Jim’s Pizzeria is looking for delivery drives with their own vehicle. Please apply in person to 11952 224th Street.

Maple Ridge Community Foundation is looking for someone to work 15 hours per week (May 1 to August 31) and who is outgoing, personable, confident dealing with the public, social media savvy and has basic skills in Word, Excel, social media platforms. Must have your own laptop. Pay is $10.85 per hour. Application deadline date is April 25th. Please submit your resume and cover letter . Contact name is Brandee McWhinney, Director, Maple Ridge Community Foundation at

Maple Sushi is hiring servers. Must be 16+ in age. Please walk in with Resume to 22282 Dewdney Trunk Road.

Meridan Farm Market is looking for super friendly help who enjoys interacting with people. They looking for part-time customer service representatives help in their store! No experience required, all training provided on the job. As one of their customer service specialists, your work-life mission is to give our customers the best possible experience when they visit the store. Warm greetings, making people feel welcome and appreciated and seeking every chance to offer and provide assistance come second nature to you in this role. Basically, you are a happiness hero who gets a buzz off making people’s day. Please fill out an online application at:

Swaneset Bay Resort & Country Club is hiring servers.  Applicants should be able to work at least one weeknight and one weekend shift.  Applicants will also need “Serving It Right” and be able to provide their own transportation. Perks – meals provided on shift, 50% off meals when off shift and free golf for staff and friends. Email applications to

Pitt Meadows Golf Club is looking for full and part time banquet bus persons with a great personality, positive attitude and strong work ethic. Ideal candidates should have good organizational skills and be neat and tidy in appearance. No experience is necessary as training is provided. Part time hours to full time hours in the summer months. If interested please contact Julie Pellecchia at or call at 604 465-5431 ext.#272.

PRT Growing Services is looking for new casual and temporary team employees. Pay is $12/hr. They are looking for employees for the summer. This work is done inside the warehouse and is much like a production line. Please apply with a Resume via email to: Dylan Pii at

Thrifty Foods is hiring part-time cashiers. They want someone that has strong interpersonal and communication skills, excellent customer service skills, retail experience is an asset and be available to work days, evenings, and weekends.

Shoppers Drug Mart are looking for part-time cashiers. Store #2204-SDM at 20395 Lougheed Hwy in Maple Ridge. Application can be found at:

BW Creative Railing Systems: Looking for bright, energetic, driven individuals. Multiple positions with packaging, painting and shipping.  Please apply in person @23282 River Road or email your Resume to


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