Volunteer Programs



The Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre Society (VAFCS) is extremely fortunate to have many valuable volunteers contributing to our programs, special events and committee work. These volunteers are an essential component to the successful delivery of our services.

Current Volunteer Opportunities

  1. After School Recreation Program
    - After School Program Volunteer

  2. Elder’s Wisdom Program
    Volunteer Cook Needed - Job brief
    We are looking for a skilled Cook to prepare delicious meals according to menu. You will cook dishes that will delight our Elder membership with their taste and timely delivery. An excellent cook must be able to follow instructions, from our Elders Coordinator, in cooking and delivering well-prepared meals. They must be deft in moving around the kitchen and apt in multi-tasking. Experience in using various ingredients and cooking techniques is also important. The position would be from 10:00am to 1:00pm on a weekday of the week according your availability schedule. We desire a commitment of 6 months or longer but if scheduling difficulties arise we can discuss. You may or may not be working with an additional person.

    Please contact Events Coordinator for more information: eventscoordinator@vafcs.org


To sign up as a Program Volunteer please email the Volunteer Coordinator to apply at eventscoordinator@vafcs.org.

Please note that all program volunteer positions require interviews and a criminal record check before you are officially placed.

Special Event Volunteer Opportunites

  1. Back to School Backpack Program (August)
  2. Craft Fairs (November/December)
  3. Children's Christmas Gathering (December)
  4. Family Day (February)
  5. National Aborginal Day (June)

To sign up as a one-time volunteer for a special event, click to visit the event program page or email the Volunteer Coordinator for more information: eventscoordinator@vafcs.org