Volunteer

How to Apply

Step 1: Decide you want to Join!

Step 2: Are you Eligible?

  • Must be 19 years of age or older.
  • Have legal immigration status in Canada; i.e. resident, citizen or student visa.
  • Make a minimum commitment of volunteering once a week for six months. Should you not
  • be able to commit to that length of time, you can commit to reaching 100 hours of service in a
  • shorter period of time.
  • Must be willing to complete a criminal record check (only for Board of Directors, Community Outreach, Fund Development and BoysRUs Positions).
  • All volunteers must also attend our 12-hour Core Training Program. Here you'll learn about AIDS Vancouver’s programs and services as well as participate in skill building topics including, HIV, cultural awareness, diversity, confidentiality, and communication.
  • After you graduate from Core Training, you'll be asked to complete position-specific training for the role you are assigned (usually 2-6 hours).

Step 3: Make the Commitment

  • Register for an upcoming Volunteer Information Session or view currently available opportunities.
  • Attend the Information Session and Learn about AV’s Programs, Volunteer Opportunities and meet staff!
  • If we're able to connect your personal interests to our organizational needs, we will invite you to an interview with one of our Program Coordinators as well as our Core Training sessions.
  • This comprehensive volunteer training program will fully immerse you in AIDS Vancouver’s Programs and Services, ensuring you are ready to join our team and start making a difference.

Step 4: Start Making A Difference!

Following your successful completion of core and position-specific training, you'll begin volunteering.

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