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Surrey Crime Prevention Society seeks volunteers to support its Community Safety Volunteer Tours and Speed Watch programs. Interested applicants can contact Jen Samuel at email@example.com. Info: www.preventcrime.ca.
Fraser Health Crisis Line is recruiting volunteers to provide assistance to people in the region who are experiencing emotional distress. No previous experience is needed as extensive training and ongoing support is provided. "If you are interested in learning more about this challenging and rewarding opportunity, visit our website at www.options.bc.ca and follow the link for the Crisis Line. Next training starts soon."
White Rock Blues Society: "We are always looking for people to join us in our efforts to promote roots music in our community. There are a number of areas of expertise we are looking to add to our team." To get involved, contact Rod Dranfield via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 604-723-3905.
Become a volunteer literacy tutor and help a child who is struggling with reading and writing. "The Learning Disabilities Association (Fraser South) offers extensive training and mentorship when you commit to our spring session of tutoring." Call 604-591-5156 to register and for location. Info: www.ldafs.org.
White Rock RCMP Community Policing is looking for volunteers.
"If you have 100 hours a year to spare and want to join our team, please contact Julia Everett at 778-593-3611. Activities include Van Patrol, Bike Patrol, Speed Watch and more. Applicants must be prepared to pass a security assessment, which normally takes about four months to process."
Delta Police Victim Services seeks volunteers 19 and older who have exceptional interpersonal and communications skills. Info: Call Kim Gramlich, 604-940-5019 or email email@example.com. Boys and Girls Clubs of South Coast BC: Do you enjoy interacting with preschool-age children in a social/recreational "play-school" setting? Boys and Girls Clubs of South Coast BC seeks volunteers to help in its Family Resource Centres in North Delta and Ladner. Morning and afternoon shifts are available, Monday to Friday. Volunteer screening includes a criminal record check, two references and volunteer orientations. Contact Donna Burke, 604-591-9262, ext. 131, or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Big Sisters of BC-Lower Mainland is looking for women, age 19 or older, to volunteer as Big Sister mentors. The organization provides
Little Sisters with a mentor who is there to listen to her, have fun with her, and be a supportive friend. Call 604-873-4525, email email@example.com.
Surrey Hospice Society hosts volunteer training sessions to prepare individuals to assist those dealing with a life-limiting illness, their loved ones and the bereaved in its palliative and bereavement programs. Call Barbara Morningstar, 604-543-7006, or visit www.
surreyhospice.com for more information.
PROGRAMS Seniors Hot Lunch Programs: "Do you know a senior who would enjoy a healthy meal and lively company? Seniors Come Share Society offers hot lunch programs with live entertainment at Chuck Bailey rec centre and Newton Seniors Centre. For times and more information, call Hillary at Seniors Come Share Society, 604-531-9400, ext. 23." On the web: www.seniorscomesharesociety.com. Mental Health Family Support and Respite program provides families/caregivers with a family member diagnosed with a severe mental illness. Groups meet in Delta and Langley. For more info or individual support, call 604-574-1976. P.E.A.P.S. is a free drop-in program for parents/caregivers and their children (birth to six years of age). Children can play and make new friends and parents/caregivers will find support and resources related to parenting and child development. Located at Oak Avenue Hub, 12740 102nd Ave., Surrey. Info: 604-580-2344. S.U.C.C.E.S.S., a multi-lingual, multi-cultural, non-profit settlement service agency at #206-10090 152nd St., Surrey, serves Filipino caregivers, immigrants and their families, Monday to
Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Issues addressed include education, labour market information, immigration, housing and child care. Free public workshops every first and third Fridays of the month. Info: Call Aurea Lucas, 604-588-6869 ext 102.
North Delta Family Resource Centre: "Are you a North Delta or Surrey parent of a child under the age of six? Would you like to meet weekly with other moms to discuss parenting and personal issues? North Delta Family Resource Centre offers two Family Empowerment programs - Thursday afternoon for English-speaking parents and Friday morning for Punjabi-speaking parents. For info, call 604-591-9262, ext 118.
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