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COVID-19: In general, our programs remain OPEN to provide direct and in-person, or modified (e.g. telephone, video conferencing) services to clients, with some exceptions. Before visiting, please phone, email or otherwise contact that SOURCES office or location in advance to confirm their availability and check their procedures. If possible, please make an appointment (drop-in visits are not recommended).

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We want to thank all the people who have contacted us wanting to volunteer with SOURCES during these uncertain times. As we identify opportunities where you can support our community, we will post them below.

Each Sources’ location has adapted a specialized COVID-19 prevention plan to ensure the safety of volunteers, staff and clients. This includes social distancing, masks when necessary, plexiglass barriers and enhanced cleaning protocols.  As a result, we are unable to engage as many volunteers as we would like. Please do check back often or contact us for more information about future volunteer opportunities with SOURCES at volunteerservices@sourcesbc.ca.

We also recommend visiting BC211 and United Way who have launched portals to connect volunteers with individuals and organizations in need. Please visit their websites to find current opportunities to help.

We are so grateful to serve such a thoughtful community. Thank you for your support.

At Sources, we believe that volunteerism is fundamental to social wellness and that the spirit of helping is important to both community and personal development.

While many of us volunteer our time and skills to others in our day-to-day lives, we often fail to see the true impact of our support. We communicate with our volunteers to keep everyone informed about our activities and how their contributions truly make an impression on a personal level.

A supportive, positive group that helps me acquire clothes, food and friendships. Offering places to go to get information and assistance. How wonderful that these women give their time and energy to caring for those in trauma, the disabled and those with no hope. Thank you.Woman’s Place client

Sources’ Volunteer Centre is designed to support social wellness for individuals and communities through volunteerism. We assist individuals to find volunteer opportunities that match their personal needs and goals. In the process, we aim to promote the spirit of helping and raise awareness about the benefits of volunteerism in our community.

I enjoy the people I work with. It’s a younger crowd. Keeps me learning new things. I feel like I am doing something with my life even though I am retired. I am also making an impact on me. I am becoming more aware of the suffering people are experiencing. I am being more empathetic and grateful than ever in my life.Sources Volunteer

If you have questions about our volunteer opportunities, please contact us at volunteerservices@sourcesbc.ca or 604-542-4357.

 

Current Volunteering Opportunities

 

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Sources Langley Food Bank VolunteerExpand More Info

Sources Langley Food Bank serves approximately 600 individuals a week by providing nutritious food and support to community members in need. The Sources Food Banks strive to raise awareness about poverty, and to involve the community in solutions. Our Food Banks are proud to offer a choice-based model for our clients— contributing to the preservation of dignity and power of choice for clients lending to an overall more positive experience.

We are looking for volunteers to assist in accepting donations of food items as they arrive to our Food Bank, sorting and weighing donations in preparation for distribution, and working alongside users of the Food Bank in meeting their weekly food needs.

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Shop By Phone – Delivery DriverExpand More Info

Sources Shop by Phone Program is a program designed to provide support to individuals in South Surrey/ White Rock who are unable to shop for groceries due to transportation barriers or disabilities. Our volunteers take orders over the phone and shop for groceries once a week. Groceries are then delivered by the shopper/phoners or by our Volunteer Shop by Phone delivery drivers. ** During COVID Shopping and delivery are being done Tuesdays and Wednesdays mornings.
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Shop by Phone – Grocery ShopperExpand More Info

Sources Shop by Phone Program a program designed to provide support to individuals in South Surrey/ White Rock who are unable to shop for groceries due to transportation barriers or disabilities. Our volunteers take orders over the phone and shop for groceries once a week. Groceries are then delivered by the shopper/phoners or by our Volunteer Shop by Phone delivery drivers. ** During COVID Shopping and delivery are being done Tuesdays and Wednesdays mornings.
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Volunteer Wheels DriverExpand More Info

Sources Volunteer Wheels is a program designed to provide transportation for residents in the communities of White Rock and South Surrey to access their essential healthcare appointments more easily. Volunteer drivers of this program pick clients up at their homes and drive them to their healthcare appointments all throughout the Lower Mainland. Volunteer drivers will remain in the area of the appointment until its conclusion, and bring the clients back to their home. This program is a driving and companionship service and drivers do not provide medical assistance.  In respect of our client’s needs, we are looking for a both a female and male volunteer.
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