Find your perfect fit at a fair exploring careers in trades and technology. Hosted by NVSD44

Please join NVSD44 as we host an evening for Parents and Students to help you find your perfect fit at a fair exploring careers in trades and technology.   An evening not to disappoint or miss out on.  See link below to register for this event.



Find your perfect fit at a fair exploring careers in trades and technology

January 27th, 2020 6:00pm – 8:45pm 5th Floor, Education Services Centre 2121 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver. Free underground parking.

Exhibitors: Architects, Fashion Designers, Interior Designers, Electricians, Ironworkers, Welders, Auto and Motorcycle Mechanics, Engineers, Holographic Creators, and everything in between! Microsoft, BCIT, Vancouver Community College, VCAD, Vancouver Coastal Health, Canadian Coast Guard, Capilano University, ITA BC, Seaspan, Ashton Service, Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts, JCI Institute, Automotive Retailers Association, + many more.

Featuring the “Speaker’s Spotlight”

6:10pm Education Pathways Without Debt
6:30pm Women in the Trades
6:55pm SEASPAN
7:15pm Demand in Automotive & Motorcycle Sectors

Limited Registration
120 people per sessionSESSION 1 6:00 – 7:15PM
SESSION 2 7:15 – 8:45PM

RSVP by: January 23rd, 2020, 12:00pm



Parkgate Community Centre Volunteers Needed


Volunteering opportunities we have until March / Spring Break. FYI, you don’t have to commit to every week. Pick and choose what dates/times work for you and just let me know!

Volunteering With Children:

1. Children’s Pottery Classes, Volunteer Helper:
– Saturdays 9:30-10:30am
– Saturdays 10:30-11:30am
– Saturdays 11:30am-12:30pm

2. Kids Cooking Class, Volunteer Helper: Mondays after school 3:30-5:30

3. Daycare – Play with Kids: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays or Fridays
9-11am or 3:30-5:30pm / 4-6pm

4. Daycare – Help prepare snacks for 3-5 year olds: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, or Fridays
8am – 9am:

5. Birthday Party Assistant: Sunday, Jan 12th Veggie Sushi Party for 6 yr olds
3:30 – 5:30 in the Kitchen and Mary Hunter Hall

6. Birthday Party Assistant: Saturday, Jan 25th Pottery Party for 6 yr olds
1:00-3:00pm in the Pottery Studio

7. Sports Class Assistant for the following Saturday classes:

a) Soccer 3-5 Year Olds, Saturdays, 10-10:30am
b) Ball Sports 2-4 Year Olds, Saturdays, 10:35-11:05am
c) Soccer 3-5 Year Olds, Saturdays, 11:10-11:40am
d) Sports – All Sorts 3-5 Year Olds, Saturdays, 11:45am-12:15pm
e) Floor Hockey 3-5 Year Olds, Saturdays, 12:20-12:50pm

Volunteering With Pre-teens:

1. Volunteer with local youth in our School’s Out Program, Mondays and Tuesdays, 3pm – 5pm.

Parkgate Society has started a new after school program for Cove Cliff youth in grades 5-7. “School’s Out” will feature swimming at Ron Andrews, arts and crafts, sports, cooking, ice skating, laser tag, complimentary snacks and bus pass, and much more!

Volunteering With Older Adults:

1. Tuesdays or Thursdays between 10am-4pm: Help our seniors with dementia to do fun activities in My Parkgate BREAK

2. Wednesdays, between 11am-3pm: Help our seniors with dementia to do fun activities in My Parkgate Mini BREAK.

(Parkgate Society is starting a new one day a week dementia program to accommodate the people on the waiting list for My Parkgate Break. This mini program is a scaled-down version of our My Parkgate BREAK program and will feature lunch, social time, and brain/body fitness.)

3. Tuesdays, February 4, 18, March 3, 17, 11-2:30: Help a senior with their shopping. Parkgate Society is starting a new Access Bus to help isolated seniors get out and shop. Private bus transportation provided.

4. Various days: Volunteer drivers to help people without vehicles get to their Parkgate programs (through NSCR Better at Home)

Please see Ms. Bramley if there is anything you might be interested in.  Some great opportunities here.  Earn 4 extra credits by using this as Work Experience.

Lynn Valley Care Centre Volunteer Opportunities.

1070 Lynn Valley Road, North Vancouver, B.C. V7J 1Z8






Escort Residents to various activities; assist Recreation Staff with activities



9 to 11:30 a.m.


2 to 4 p.m.


Tuesday, Thursday



Mon., Tues., Wed., Thurs., Fri.





1:30 to 2:15 p.m.


Monday & Wednesday


VISITORS – conversation, musical entertainment, games, reading, escorting Residents to & from dining room; mealtime assisting, etc.


Various times are available, morning or afternoon; any time between 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.;

but especially 4 to 6 p.m.



MANOR & Lodge:

Any day of the week



ESCORT RESIDENTS to/from CHURCH SERVICES (in house) & Visiting Residents



2 to 4 p.m.







9:30 a.m. to 12 noon





SECURITY VOLUNTEER– greet visitors & give directions; keep Residents safe; record keeping


5 to 7 p.m.





Monday to Friday







Flexible times


Flexible days





10 a.m. to 12 noon







1:30 to 3:30 p.m.


(once per mo.) days vary






Time to be arranged


Flexible days





2 to 4 p.m.



For more information, please contact: Eunice Kruse, Coordinator of Volunteers 604-982-3709;

Please come see Ms. Bramley for an application form.

Volunteer for The 28th Annual Wellness Show January 31st, February 1 & 2, 2020.


We are in the planning stages of the 28th Annual Wellness Show. Once again we will require a large number of volunteers and appreciate your support. The volunteer hours are as follows:


Friday            January 31st              5:30pm – 7:30pm         (set-up 12:00 noon-6:00 pm)

Saturday        February 1st              9:00 am – 7:30 pm        (show 10:00 am-7:00 pm)

Sunday           February 2nd             9:00 am – 6:30 pm        (show 10:00 am-6:00 pm)

                                                                   6:30 pm – 8:00 pm (tear-down) 


A Volunteer Orientation Meeting will be held on Friday, January 31st at 5:00 pm at the Vancouver Convention Centre (west building).

2 Complimentary tickets to the show will be given out to all volunteers after their first shift.

Register by contacting Kaitlyn Unwin at 604-983-2794 or