Volunteer

Join our amazing team of volunteers!

We are currently recruiting volunteer group facilitators for many communities in BC, this includes Vancouver Island, the lower mainland and Fraser Valley, the Interior and northern communities.  The lower mainland is specifically looking for facilitators who speak Korean, Cantonese, Mandarin, Spanish, & Filipino.

We are also recruiting volunteers for our new Lower Mainland Indigenous Circles and for Chinese, Filipino and Latin-American steering committees.

Our Initial Volunteer Facilitator Training is now offered online.

Training dates:
Thursday May 6 – 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Saturday May 8 – 9:30am to 11:30am
Thursday May 13 – 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Saturday May 15 – 9:30am to 11:30am
Thursday May 20 – 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Portions of the training are self paced and must be completed prior to attending the scheduled training sessions.

To be considered for the next training please submit your application on line here (bit.ly/pssvolunteerform) by April 1st, 2021

The self paced portion of the training will begin in mid to late April and the training will be completed by the end on May

For more details our training flyer can be found here.

This is a great opportunity to meet like-minded people, contribute to a meaningful cause, and learn valuable skills.

Volunteer Facilitators are the backbone of our program.  We have volunteers working with our Parenting Support Circles which meet across the province, in different languages and with diverse parents/caregivers.

  • A network of committed volunteers form the backbone of our Support Circle program.
  • In 2017 PSS had:
    236 Volunteers
    Working 9502 Hours
    The average volunteer commitment to PSS is 26.6 months

To find out more about volunteering at PSS and our facilitator training opportunities:
604-669-1616 (Greater Vancouver)
1-877-345-9777 (call no charge, outside Greater Vancouver)
Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm.
At other times, you can leave a voicemail message or send an email, to office@parentsupportbc.ca which will be returned promptly.

See below for descriptions of the various volunteer opportunities.

Please click here for our online Volunteer Facilitator Form.

Types of Volunteers

There are two main types of volunteers. The first are those who work directly with our Circle Programs.

Volunteer Facilitators are the backbone of our program. These volunteers work with our Parenting Support Circles which meet across the province, in different languages and with diverse caregivers. To find out more and to apply for this position click here.

Childminders work with children during Circle meetings so that parents and caregivers are able to participate and share freely. To find out more or to apply for the Childminder position click here.

General volunteers assist in our office, or help out with events. To find out more please call our Burnaby office at 604-669-1616 or e-mail office@parentsupportbc.ca.

Board of Directors are also volunteers. To express interest in applying for the Board, please email office@parentsupportbc.ca with “Board of Directors Application” in the subject heading.