Immigrant Youth Services / SACRO
Youth Mentorship Program - South Asian Community Resource Office
This Youth Mentor Program being run by the SACRO is a program where low to moderate risk youth can be referred to engage in extracurricular activities. This program will help them learn how to have a pro-social, positive relationship with a role model through being matched with a screened and trained volunteer mentor. The volunteer schedule is flexible meeting the menter and mentee schedule.
Volunteers need to be 19 years or older, complete a criminal record check and have a valid driver license.
If you can connect with youth and have a strong inter-cultural communication skills, this is the volunteer role for you!
REPORTS TO: Ruby Bhatti – Youth Mentor Facilitator
Youth Buddy - Youth Peer Tutor
The Newcomer Youth Peer Tutor attends our after school programming and assists immigrant and refugee youth aged 12-24 with their homework, English language learning, and recreation activities. The Peer Tutor would be helping with middle school, high school, or university level assignments. There is especially a need for science and math tutors at the middle and high school level, and essay writing support at the university level. Ability to speak a language other than English is an asset, but not required, especially Arabic, Punjabi, or Spanish.
Tutors need to be available Monday-Friday 3:00- 5:00 pm, a minimum commitment of once a week for 1 year. All volunteers must complete a criminal record check.
If you want to work with youth and willing to share your knowledge and skills this is the role for you!
REPORTS TO: Ruby Bhatti
Do you enjoy driving and meeting new people? Do you want to help people in a practical way?
We are currently seeking long-term volunteers for our Medical Transportation program to assist individuals to and from their medical appointments. Medical appointments are inside and outside of the City of Abbotsford. Medical trips vary in length, and volunteer hours are based on your own availability .
- Successful completion of a Criminal Record Check
- Driver maintains a valid Class 5 driver’s license and a safe driving record (drivers abstract required)
- Driver is responsible to abide by all traffic laws
- Must have First Aid
Support our Mobile Seniors Outreach Program!
Volunteers are needed to support seniors and elders in our community during the Covid-19 health crisis.
Volunteers could assist with the following:
As a volunteer you will be connected to a program based on your skills and availability.
All volunteers must undergo screening, this include a Criminal Record Check and other credential verification depending on the programs.
Once you have applied a coordinator will connect with you start the screening including access to an on-line criminal record check.
Please note that we adhere to all health recommendation developed by BC Centre for Disease Control. If you are unwell or have reason to believe you have been exposed to the corona virus, please stay home. We are are a essential service in our community and we are making every effort to keep ourselves and clients healthy.
Thanks for offering to help!