Archway Community Services


Community Connections

General Interests

Knitting Group Volunteers (Punjabi Speaking)

Volunteer Job Description:

  • Assist participants with knitting projects
  • Organize materials and ensure that participants have the equipment they need
  • Assist with communication between English-speaking staff and volunteers and Punjabi-speaking participants
  • Offer friendship and support to participants while they knit 

 

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the challenges facing newcomers
  • Ability to knit (you don't need to be an expert!)
  • Fluency in English and Punjabi
  • Patience and empathy
  • Sensitivity to cross-cultural differences

 

This volunteer position is best suited for someone who is:

  • Outgoing and friendly
  • Not judgmental or critical
  • Patient
  • Respectful
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Seniors

General Interests

Community Van - Driver

 Volunteer Driver 

The Community Van Service is a multi agency initiative that strives to fill in the gap for non-transit Transportation in Abbotsford. The volunteer driver for this program will drive clients to various destinations in Abbotsford. The clients will be assessed and assigned based on appointment by the Community Transportation Project Lead.

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)
  • Driver is responsible to abide by all traffic laws
  • Must have First Aid 

 

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