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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-542-4357.
Current Volunteering Opportunities
|Volunteer Wheels Driver||Expand 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.
|Newton Resource Centre Intake Volunteer||Expand More Info|
The Newton Advocacy Resource Centre provides assistance to people in accessing benefits to which they are entitled. Advocates provide support to people in applying for financial benefits, finding safe and affordable housing, supporting individuals to maintain housing, operating a Rent Bank and the website “Ask an Advocate”.
Newton Advocacy Intake Volunteers support these service by providing first point of contact, information and referral for individuals seeking service in person and over the phone.
|Social Group Assistant Volunteer (Life Skills)||Expand More Info|
Sources Life Skills Program provides independent living support for adults who have an intellectual disability. Group and one-on-one services include life skills assessment and training, peer networking, roommate/accommodation search, and information and referral. Sources Life Skills offers day programs with an emphasis on life skills development, recreation, work or volunteer experiences, community participation, and the arts. The Life Skills Program also hosts a community kitchen, and evening social group.
The Tuesday Night Social Group is an event based out of the Sources Life Skills Centre that creates a safe environment for individuals from surrounding areas to meet, socialize and participate in activities with their peers. Volunteers are directly involved in delivery of the evening’s activities, food and beverage distribution, helping to facilitate a variety of games and activities along with set-up and clean-up of the evening. Staring in September 2022, it will operate two Tuesdays of the month.
|Volunteer Peer Support Worker||Expand More Info|
The Volunteer Peer Support Worker at Sources’ Women’s Place will help women in immediate crisis manage their stress by providing emotional support and lifeskills training while they wait to see a Sources’ Trauma Worker. This position is not considered counselling.
|Information & Referral Assistant||Expand More Info|
Sources Volunteer Services Information & Referral (I&R) is a position based out of the Volunteer Services office where several community programs operate. As an Information & Referral Assistant, you will be the main person of contact for people accessing the services overseen by Volunteer Services, as well as welcoming guests to our program by providing information and referral in person, over the phone or by email. The programs coordinated by Volunteer Services include:
Volunteer Wheels – Arranging transportation for seniors to access healthcare.
|Sources Langley Food Bank Volunteer||Expand 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.
|Shop By Phone – Delivery Driver||Expand 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 a team of volunteer delivery drivers every Tuesday morning.
|Shop by Phone – Grocery Shopper||Expand More Info|
Sources Shop by Phone Program is a grocery service that has been operating for over 25 years in the communities of White Rock and South Surrey. Volunteers with the program 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 our Volunteer delivery drivers.
|Community Harvest Volunteer||Expand More Info|
The Community Harvest Program is an initiative by Sources to reduce food waste in our communities. We envision a community that shares our excess of fresh food to others who might otherwise go without. As we watch a harvest journey from being picked off a tree to being served with a family meal, we have reduced food waste and created a healthier community for all.
Community Harvest Volunteers are passionate about reducing food waste and addressing hunger in our neighborhoods. Community Harvest Volunteers bring fresh foods to communities who need it the most by picking produce from local backyards and farms and delivering the harvest to designated locations. Of the gleaned harvest, one-third respectively is given to the home-owners, volunteers and community organizations such as the local Food Bank or meal programs.
|Volunteer Dentist||Expand More Info|
Since 2010, the Sources Volunteer Dental Clinic has collaborated with local dental care providers to restore smiles to the people in our community. Our team of dental professionals donate their time and expertise to improve oral health and provide pain relief for those with barriers to consistent dental care. Our mission is to: