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Volunteer Opportunity


2019 Walk with the Dragon

Volunteer Opportunities

Launched in 1986, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation's annual Walk with the Dragon is one of BC's largest family walks. This year, we expect upwards of 5000 participants and 100 teams participate in the event. For 2019, we expect to welcome equally enthusiastic and engaged teams for a 3km panoramic walk along the seawall at Concord Pacific.


Register on S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Volunteer Portal:

Event Location: Concord Pacific Place (88 Pacific Blvd, Vancouver)

Date & Time: Sunday July 21st, various shifts available


Impact of Volunteers

  • Have fun & Make new friends
  • Gain transferable skills
  • Learn about event planning & execution
  • Enjoy the Sunshine & walk


Available Roles

  • Activities Booth Assistant  
  • Activity Booth Lead  
  • Backstage Assistant  
  • Event Information Ambassador  
  • Event Wrap Up Crew  
  • General Event Supporter  
  • On Route Cheer Team and Crowd Control  
  • On Route Walking Ambassador  
  • Parking Ambassador  
  • Pre-Event Setup Crew  
  • Recycling and Cleanup crew  
  • Shuttle Bus Ambassadors  
  • VIP Ambassador  
  • Volunteer Dispatch Center Assistant  
  • Water Station Assistant  


More information about the volunteer roles, please contact [email protected]


Volunteer Opportunity


Register on S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Volunteer Portal: 

Come volunteer with us at the annual Chinatown Cleaning Campaign, let's Keep Vancouver Spectacular together!

Date: Sunday, May 6, 2018
Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm (3 hours)

Meet up location: Chinatown Plaza main entrance (180 Keefer Street, Vancouver)

Duties: Keep Chinatown neighbourhood clean and thriving!

More information about Keep Vancouver Spectacular: 

Please contact Chennie Lai, Community Engagement Program Officer via [email protected] or 604-408-7274 ext. 1082 for event inquiry.

2018 Bridge to S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Gala - 40TH Anniversary 
Event Helper Opportunity

More information:
Chennie Lai, Community Engagement Program Officer via [email protected] or 604-408-7274 ext. 1082
Registration Form:

Our annual Bridge to S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Gala is returning on Saturday, March 10th at The Westin Bayshore Hotel, Vancouver! Come and celebrate the 40TH Anniversary with us!

We are super excited to have Mr. Fred Cheng (鄭俊弘) as our special performer for the night. We look forward to seeing you there!

  • Date: Saturday, March 10th, 2018
  • Volunteer hours: 1:00pm to 10:00pm (You will take breaks in between to rest and eat)
  • Refreshment, water, and dinner box will be provided
  • Helper roles include but not limited to silent auction assistance, front stage and back stage assistance, raffle sales etc.
  • Location: The Westin Bayshore Hotel (1601 Bayshore Drive, Vancouver)
  • # of volunteers needed: 40
  • Dress code: Casual smart in black/dark colour (no white sneakers)

​2018 Vancouver Chinatown Spring Festival Parade 
Event Helper Opportunity

Registration Form:
(Deadline: February 2nd, 2018)

We are excited to share that the annual Vancouver Chinatown Spring Festival Parade is returning on Sunday, February 18th, 2018! This signature event of Vancouver's Chinatown will feature lion dances, cultural dance troupes, marching bands, martial arts performances and many more. This is an annual cultural extravaganza not to be missed and will for sure be a very rewarding volunteer experience!

  • Event Day: Sunday, Feb 18th, 2018 (Volunteer hours between 8:00am - 4:30pm)
  • Set-up Day: Saturday, Feb 17th, 2018 (Volunteer hours between 10:00am - 4:30pm)
  • Duties: Set-up, crowd control, on-site helper with multiple duties, clean-up, etc.
  • Number of volunteers needed: 200
  • Volunteer Orientation: Feb 10th, 2018, 3:00-5:00 pm @ Choi Hall, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Social Service Centre
  • Dress Code: please dress warmly with no open-toed shoes (preferably no high-heels) on the event day

Background of the Chinatown Spring Parade:
Please contact Chennie Lai, Community Engagement Program Officer via email [email protected] or 604-408-7274 ext. 1082 for event inquiry.

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Income Tax Clinic 2018 
Volunteer Opportunities
Register Now (Deadline: February 16, 2018) 

We are happy to announce that we are once again going to host a Community Income Tax Clinic for 2018. We understand that without your support we would not have been able to facilitate this program for so many years, serving thousands of low-income individuals and families. We invite you to participate in the 2018 tax clinic.

The registration deadline for new volunteers 
is Feb 16, 2018

STEP ONE: register as a S.U.C.C.E.S.S. volunteer

STEP TWO: register on the CRA website for registration as a CVITP volunteer
Go to 
Register to volunteer today!
STEP THREE: register for an EFILE number and password
Go to 

 If you need help or have questions, please contact us: 
Myung Lee, Community Engagement Lead
(604) 408-7274 ext. 1086
Email: [email protected]
Admin Helper @ 38 West Pender Office
Register Now!
Registration Form: 

Duration: From February to May 2018
Commitment: Minimum one shift (3 hours) per week, Monday to Friday (Except holidays) 
Shifts: Morning (10am-1pm) OR Afternoon (2pm-5pm)

Scope of work: 
  • Answer phone and/or walk-in inquiries
  • Assist clients with registration and appointment reservation
  • Prepare handouts or flyers for participants
  • Provide data entry and filing assistance 
  • Support staff for program operation (volunteer management, membership management, etc)

  • Basic computer operation knowledge
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organized and accurate in maintaining records
  • Fluent in English, additional languages (Cantonese, Mandarin) an asset
  • Good customer service skills

  • Gain customer service experience
  • Gain client data management experience
  • Gain knowledge about social service programs in B.C.
  • Get volunteer hours and a volunteer reference​ when over 30 hours of service 

United Way Schools Out SUCCESS Program 2017- 2018 
Volunteer Helper Opportunities

SUCCESS Schools Out program, in Central Community Elementary located at Port Coquitlam during the school years and looking for volunteers who would like to work with a team to deliver after school program to Grade 3-5 elementary students in school settings. 

This position entails 2 hours (or 4 hours) per week for a 18-week commitment on Tuesday and/or Thursday. SUCCESS Schools Out program is delivered twice a week from 3:00pm to 5:00pm, but volunteering normally starts at 3:30 pm.  

We are looking for individuals who could attend all(or one) sessions per week for a weekly time commitment of approximately 2 hours. 

Volunteers are open to all ages including youth over the age of 16, college students and parents who want to work on their volunteer hours for graduation, explore youth-related jobs and or interact with school-age children. And language proficiency should be LINC level 4 above. 

More information, and registration please contact:
Sunju (Sarah) Yoon, Youth Worker @ 2058 Henderson Place, 1163 Pinetree way, Coquitlam

Tel: 604-468-6103 ext.1205 Cell: 604-377-5381
Email: [email protected]

Professional Volunteer Mentorsfor Chinese Help Lines

Chinese Help Lines provide a channel for individuals to receive emotional and informational support from our trained volunteers.

The Chinese Help Lines team is looking for volunteer mentors who have basic English, are fluent in Cantonese or Mandarin, and can commit to 40 hours of professional training with a training fee.

Upcoming Training Schedule

  • Sept 13 – Oct 25, 2017
      (Mon & Wed 6-10pm)
  • Selected candidates will be interviewed in August 2017
  • Enquiries: 604-270-8611

Other Requirements: Selected candidate must go through a criminal record check prior to service.Candidates must be 19 or older.

Commitment: At least 4 hours a week.
Operating Hours: 10 :00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
​(7 days a week)

Volunteer shifts:  10:00am-2:00pm, 2:00pm-6:00pm, 6:00pm-10:00pm 
Interested persons please fill out:
1. volunteer application form
2. volunteer questionnaire (fillable) 

Volunteer Registration Deadline:  TBA

Please click here for more details of the volunteer job posting.

Friendly Visiting, Driver for Better At Home Program

Staff in charge:

Lynn LinS.U.C.C.E.S.S.  Better At Home (Hastings-Sunrise) Program Coordinator
604-408-7274 ext. 2157

[email protected]

Candy Tong, S.U.C.C.E.S.S.  Better At Home (Surrey) Program Coordinator
[email protected] 

s1. Volunteer Driver
•Duties: Providing transportation service for seniors to various appointments from their home
•Time: Anytime between 9:00am to 5:00pm during weekdays as requested by clients
  - Valid Canadian driver's license
  - Copy of driver's abstract and insurance
  - Criminal Record Check
  - Fluency in English, second languages are an asset
•Remark: Mileage claim will be provided

2. Grocery Shopping Assistant
•Duties: Assisting seniors while doing the grocery shopping
•Time: Friday morning (Except holidays)
  - Fluency in English, second languages are an asset
  - Criminal Record Check

3. Friendly Visitor
•Duties: Visiting seniors from their house or community centre; report updates with Better and Home Coordinator
•Time: Anytime between 9:00am to 5:00pm during weekdays as requested by clients
  - Fluency in English, second languages are an asset
  - Criminal Record Check

Please find the volunteer recruitment flyer for both Vancouver and Surrey.

Please find more details about the Better at Home Program (Hastings-Sunrise)

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