Volunteer Opportunities


Seniors

Our staff and volunteer team provide Information, Referral and Resource Services.

These services help link and refer older adults to community supports, programs and services within Abbotsford that are relevant to them. Some of these services and supports may include but are not limited to the following:

This service may be accessed in person or over the phone. 

 

Volunteers are needed to support senior programs and services. Here is a list of possible opportunities:

  • Volunteer Drivers
  • Event Set -up volunteers
  • Better at Home Volunteer
  • Application and Referral Support Volunteers

General Interests

Medical Transportation Driver

Medical Transportation Driver

We are currently seeking long-term volunteers for our Medical Transportation program to assist individuals to and from their medical appointments. These appointments are inside and outside of the City of Abbotsford. Medical trips vary in length, and volunteer hours are based on your own availability.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Successful completion of a Criminal Record Check
  • Driver maintains a valid Class 5 driver’s license and a safe driving record (drivers abstract required)
  • Willing to drive personal vehicle with reimbursement of .61 cents per kilometer
  • Must have Emergency First Aid 

Community Van - Driver

Community Van Driver 

The Community Van Program is a multi-agency initiative that strives to fill in the gap for transportation in Abbotsford for older adults. The volunteer driver for this program will drive clients to various destinations in Abbotsford.

Mon-Fri 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM (scheduled in these hours)

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Successful completion of a Criminal Record Check
  • Driver maintains a valid Class 5 driver’s license and a safe driving record (drivers abstract required)
  • Must have Emergency First Aid 

 

Lunch with the Bunch

Help seniors get out of the house, meet new friends and have some fun!

Volunteer Drivers bring seniors to and from Lunch with the Bunch.

Pre-event: Set up room. Set required tables and chairs, set equipment (sound system, games as required), set tables, (table cloths, cutlery, coffee cups, condiments), make coffee, fill water jugs, fill creamers, set water for soup, set up for tea, set menu board, set out client name tags.

Mondays 9:30 pick-up/12:45 return

Abbotsford Community Services
2420 Montrose Ave

 

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