Classifieds are courtesy postings for housing, employment, childcare needs, “for sale” items, community volunteer opportunities and other miscellaneous items. Northview Community Church does not endorse these listings, they are simply a service to the church family.

All ads are updated on Fridays. To post on the board and online please email northview@northview.org by Thursday at 2:00pm to post your ad for four weeks. All ad submissions are subject to the discretion of the Front Desk Administrator.

Childcare

Employment

WEDNESDAY KIDS CHILD CARE – Women’s Ministry is looking for childcare staff to care for nursery + preschool aged children during the Wednesday Morning Bible Study. All positions are paid. Contact mneufeld@northview.org for more info or to apply. (15/09)

CAREGIVER FOR 3 YEAR OLD GIRL – Looking for a casual caregiver for a 3 year old girl with special needs in our home in Mission. Some of her favourite things to do include listening to music, being read to and taken for walks. She has a feeding tube and medications-experience as a care aid would be ideal. Most shifts will be 4 hours long and most often afternoon/evenings. Please email kaitiluyt@gmail.com for more information. (15/09)

NANNY – My husband and I are looking to hire a nanny for our 4 young children, ages 6, 4, 2 and 10 months. Duties would mostly include childminding, but some light housework would also be expected (mostly dishes and cleaning the floor after meals). Our children are very well-behaved with no discipline issues; however, due to their ages, we would prefer someone who has experience with very young children (i.e. awareness of choking hazards, dangerous outdoor activities, help with the potty, etc.) CPR training would be great, but not necessarily required. We would pay $10 per hour. Hours would be from 12:00 – 5:00. For the month of October, hours would be M/W/F, with the exception of the week of October 9 – 13 were we would need someone every afternoon and October 16 – 20, where we only need help on the 20th. For the months of November and December, hours would decrease to Mon and Wed from 12:00 – 5:00. We may be looking to continue some hours in the new year but will need to reassess at the end of this year. If you are interested in this position, please contact me at jensenmirjam@gmail.com or text Mirjam at (604) 992-3743. (15/09)

CHILD CARE – I need childcare for my 19 month old daughter two days a week from about 2:45pm until 5pm on Monday and Wednesday. I’d prefer the childcare provider to meet me at the church I will be working at. I will pay well as I want excellent care for my daughter. Reading to, singing songs with, teaching her new activities will be expected. If interested please email yay4smiles@hotmail.com (01/09)

Services Available

MUSIC FOR YOUNG CHILDREN – is the only child-centered music program across Canada that incorporates every child’s learning style into a fun and very educational 1 hour music class every week. With over 100 teachers in BC alone and hundreds across Canada you can be sure that once you begin the program you will be able to finish with one of our highly experienced and knowledgeable teachers. Tammy Brown is one such teacher in Abbotsford with over 25 years experience with students of all ages. Various programs available for all children under 10 and private piano lessons are available for the older beginner as well. For more information regarding program details, schedule and cost please visit myc.com/teacher/Tbrown or email musicclass@telus.net or call 604-302-KIDS(5437).

Employment

CUSTOMER SERVICE – Clearbridge is both a culture and tech-driven organization that helps other companies operate more efficiently through IT, financial, HR, marketing, and admin-based services. We are growing and are looking for a dynamic and excitable individual to join our team. For full job posting and to apply, visit careers.clearbridge.ca. (22/09)

BOOKKEEPER – Looking for a bookkeeper experienced with Quicken Cash Manager to work on my 2017 personal income tax information. Please contact Paul at 604 614-3933 paulbeatch@shaw.ca (22/09)

SITE DIRECTOR – Position Summary: The site director is a full time salary paid (40 000 annually) position responsible for implementing the Mackie’s Place mission by organizing, directing, and managing a neighbourhood after- school drop-in program. (Position has summers off, with the option for casual or part time outreach work.) Please contact HELLO@MACKIESPLACE.COM (22/09)

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE ADMINISTRATOR – This is a Full-time job opportunity. Major responsibilities: • Process disbursement requests and expense reimbursement requests. Maintain a high level of accuracy in input, filing and maintenance of vendor files. • Generate cheque/payment runs for both CAD and USD accounts. • Reconcile vendor statements of account and liaise with suppliers for documentation as required. • Assist budget managers in understanding accounting entries related to accounts payables. Maintain positive and professional working relationships with both external and internal vendors. • Assist with fiscal year-end duties to ensure expenses are allocated to correct budget year. Minimum requirements: • Completion of Grade 12. • Diploma in accounting or business administration or the completion of the first year of an accounting/business program. • 3-4 years of related experience. In addition, the successful candidate will be a dedicated and mature evangelical Christian who is passionate about the values and mission of Trinity Western University and committed to the Community Covenant and Statement of Faith. Established in 1962, Trinity Western University (TWU) is a fully accredited institution and a member of Universities Canada since 1984. Trinity Western offers 42 undergraduate and 18 graduate degree programs. More importantly, lives are changed at TWU through its whole-person, Christ-centred approach to education. With a wide array of programs, TWU equips leaders of character and competence to make a positive impact in the lives of others. Trinity Western University is looking for an Accounts Payable Administrator to process invoices, expense and disbursement requests on behalf of University departments. Submit your resume and cover letter online at: http://www.twu.ca/divisions/hr/join/staff-positions.html (22/09)

RECEPTIONIST – Communitas Supportive Care Society is currently looking for a casual (on-call) Receptionist to provide reception, clerical and administrative support for the Communitas provincial office. The ideal applicant will be personable, highly organized and have office/administrative experience, as well as excellent computer skills. For a full job description and to apply, please visit our website: www.CommunitasCare.com/Careers. (22/09)

RESIDENTIAL SUPPORT WORKER – Matthew’s House provides temporary care for children with complex health care needs in a well-equipped and home-like environment. The primary responsibilities of a Residential Support Worker at Matthew’s House include assisting children with activities such as eating, hygiene, grooming and toileting, lifts and transfers, g-tube feeds, and administering medication, in accordance with established policy. Experience with autism will be considered an asset. This position requires a valid First Aid certificate with CPR-C, and a Class 4 Unrestricted Drivers License will need to be obtained within 3 months of hire. We have one Full-Time and two Part-Time positions available. For a full job description and to apply, please visit our website https://CommunitasCare.com/Careers. (22/09)

P/T RECEPTIONIST – Dr. Goldsmith & Associates, Registered Psychologists, are looking for a Part-Time Receptionist, 3 days a week. Job-specific training will be provided, however, computerized scheduling and receptionist skills are an asset. Any and all inquiries can be directed to: info@drgoldsmithandassociates.ca (15/09)

GROCERY/WAREHOUSE MANAGER – The Langley Food Bank has an opening for a mission minded, strong, energetic, person to work as a grocery/warehouse manager. This is a permanent full-time position (37.5 hours/week). It entails managing all aspects of our grocery distribution and grocery donation process. You must be able to organized and keep records of warehouse product and ensure quality control of all dry/frozen and fresh products. A strong work ethic and good organizational and interpersonal skills are essential. Time management is critical. Some driving of our 3 ton truck for pickups would also be involved. Previous truck driving experience and familiarity with the area would be an asset. Must have a valid driver’s licence and ICBC abstract and be able to follow verbal and written instructions in English. The job requires some heavy lifting and use of a forklift. Certification for using a forklift an asset but this can be obtained. As an employee representing the Langley Food Bank to donors and the larger community, your character and personality are as important as the physical requirements. You must be able to support the mission and vison of the Langley Food Bank. To apply, please drop off resume with cover letter to the Langley Food Bank 5768 203 St. Langley, or via email to iain@langleyfoodbank.com (15/09)

ELECTRICIAN – Electrician Needed for work in the Fraser Valley. 1 OR 2 Year Apprentice. Must have own tools and Vehicle. Call Nick 604-309-4761. Valley Imperial Enterprise. or E-mail nickpborn@g-mail.com. (15/09)

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER – The Chief Financial Officer has overall responsibility for matters related to the financial health of CCMBC Legacy Fund Inc. and CCMBC. As such the individual is expected to maintain financial information and report issues of concern to the Executive Director and respective Board of Directors. Similarly, as the senior financial
person on staff, the individual is expected to act as a resource on financial issues to our churches, agencies and provincial conferences as required. For more details, visit jobs.mbherald.com (08/09)

SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS – Abbotsford Christian School is accepting applications for School Bus Drivers. Applicants must: Hold a valid BC Class 2 drivers licence, with no record of DUI convictions in the past 10 years
Be able to pass DOT mandated physical exam Have a clean criminal record check Be a minimum of 21 years old
Be able to follow written and verbal instructions in English Have an acceptable driving record as determined by ICBC Be able to support the mission and vision of Abbotsford Christian School Please send resume and current BC driver’s abstract to: GARRY FAST, Transportation Coordinator Abbotsford Christian School Email: gfast@abbotsfordchristian.com Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. (08/09)

P/T ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – Do you have a heart for refugees and asylum seekers? Are you a strong administrator who’s able to bring order from occasionally chaotic and fast-changing situations? Then this may be the job for you! Inasmuch Community Society provides transitional housing for asylum seekers who have fled for their lives. Right here in Abbotsford. You only need to read the headlines to know that the need for our work is growing. That’s why we’re looking for a part-time Administrative Assistant (Monday to Friday, 20 hours per week) to help us and our family members as they integrate into their new lives in Canada. We’re looking for someone who is calm, adaptable and loves people. Ideally we’d like someone who has cross-cultural experience and is passionate about getting involved with an organization that works with people in perhaps the most vulnerable time in their lives. Naturally, we need someone who has Christian values that align with our purpose, vision and values. Are you interested? Then why not take a look at the full job description at https://www.inasmuch.ca/work-with-us/ and email your resume and cover letter to hello@inasmuch.ca. You never know – it might just change your life! (08/09)

DIRECTOR OF FINANCIAL PLANNING AND ANALYSIS – Trinity Western University is looking for a Director of Financial Planning and Analysis to lead the creation and delivery of senior level data analysis, reporting and institutional research. Minimum requirements: • University degree in Business or Finance. MBA preferred • Professional accounting designation. Experience working for a Big 4 or large accounting firm is a plus. • 5-7 years of financial analysis or accounting experience. In addition, the successful candidate will be a dedicated and mature evangelical Christian who is passionate about the values and mission of Trinity Western University and committed to the Community Covenant and Statement of Faith. Submit your resume and cover letter online at: http://www.twu.ca/divisions/hr/join/staff-positions.html (08/09)

COMMUNITAS SUPPORTIVE CARE SOCIETY – We are currently looking for Residential Support Workers to support adults living in a group-home setting.This position includes assisting residents with activities such as eating, hygiene, grooming and toileting, lifts and transfers, and administering medication, in accordance with established policy. We currently have Full-Time, Part-Time and Casual (on-call) positions available in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Fort Langley and Aldergrove. For a full list of our current job openings and to apply, please visit our website: www.CommunitasCare.com/Careers. (08/09)

COMMUNITAS SOCIAL ENTERPRISES – We are currently looking for a Truck Driver/Mentor to support and train people with mental health challenges and/or developmental disabilities in the course of enterprise activities. This position will involve route planning and driving activities, supervising small crews, and assisting with the physical collection and delivery of recyclable materials. Experience in driving commercial trucks in urban settings, and possession of a valid Class 4 BC driver’s license with air brake endorsement, and the ability to drive standard transmission, will be considered an asset. We currently have permanent part-time, 16hr/week position available. Shifts are day-time hours. (08/09)

LANDSCAPING – Growing landscaping business looking for someone who has experience and is able to work on their own and possibly lead a crew. Must have own transportation and cell phone. Wage to be negotiated with possible benefits. We do everything from regular maintenance (lawn cutting, edging pruning, hedge trimming, bark mulch, weeding) to hardscape( new landscapes,turf, garden beds and design,retaining walls, paving stones etc. We also do snow removal in the winter! Please call 778-552-5496 for an interview. (01/09)

SHIPPER/RECEIVER – A successful oriented Cabinet Company is looking for a qualified Shipper and Receiver to fill a fulltime position. A qualified candidate would have excellent organizational skills and be able to achieve thoroughness and accuracy by giving keen attention to detail when completing their tasks and duties. Duties would include preparing and inspecting product to be shipped and received, ensuring all necessary paperwork is signed and verified. Experience a definite asset. Please send resume to: info@progressivekitchensltd.com. (01/09)

OFFICE ASSISTANT – Successful Cabinet Company is looking to hire a full time Office Assistant. Should have great customer service skills and able to work well as a part of a large team. Duties would include reception and order desk responsibilities. Candidate needs to give attention to detail, be well spoken, and have good computer skills. This position is a key position in our company and requires a person who enjoys a fast environment. Please send resume to: info@progressivekitchensltd.com. Compensation dependent on experience. (01/09)

DRAFTSPERSON – Progressive Kitchens is a successful Cabinet Company in Abbotsford BC. We are looking to add a full time Junior Drafts Person to our growing team. The candidate must be career minded, have good problem-solving skills, and the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment. Experience in drafting required. Benefit package available. Compensation dependent on experience. Please send resume to: info@progressivekitchensltd.com. (01/09)

HEALTH COACH – Evenings and Saturdays. Starting Wage: $13.15. We are growing faster than we anticipated! Have you done the Ideal Protein Method? Do you want to coach other people in achieving their health goals? Our fast growing health and weight loss company is seeking an enthusiastic, organized, health conscious individual to coach clients towards their weight loss and health goals. Do you love working with people and seeing them succeed? Are you computer savvy and have a knack for picking up new things? Would people describe you as enthusiastic, positive and flexible? If you answered yes to these questions, we may have the perfect job for you! Please send resume and cover letter which includes your personal philosophy of health coaching and your availability of hours for work. Additionally, we would like to hear about your own personal health and weight loss journey. We thank everyone who applies, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please contact admin@eternacounselling.ca (01/09)

DRIVER/WAREHOUSE – The Langley Food Bank has an opening for a mission minded, strong, energetic person to work as a truck driver and in the warehouse. This is a permanent full-time position (37.5 hours/week). It entails driving our 3 ton truck to pick up donations throughout the Langley area and working in the warehouse when not out on pickups. Must
have a valid driver’s licence and ICBC abstract and be able to follow verbal and written instructions in English. The job requires some heavy lifting and use of a forklift. Previous truck driving experience, familiarity with the area, a strong work
ethic, and good organizational and interpersonal skills are essential. Certification for using a forklift an asset but this can also be obtained. As you will be the primary contact representing the Langley Food Bank to donors and the larger community, your character and personality are as important as the physical requirements. Must be able to support the mission and vison of the Langley Food Bank. To apply, please drop off resume with cover letter to the Langley Food Bank 5768 203 St. Langley, or via email to iain@langleyfoodbank.com (01/09)

EDUCATION ASSISTANT – Education Assistant for a Special Education student in the Mission/Abbotsford/ Maple Ridge, BC Area. CHEK ABC is a Home Education and On-Line school with approximately 500 students across BC. Our central office is located in beautiful Nelson. We are looking for a passionate Christian Education Assistant to work with an Elementary Special Education student in the Mission/Abbotsford, Maple Ridge BC, and their family in a home education context. Candidates need to have a good interpersonal, communication and organization skills and work independently. Preferences given to candidates with Special Education or Tutoring experience. For addition information and/or to submit a resume with cover letter to: sped@chekabc.ca. See our website: chekabc.ca (01/09)

LIVING BRIDGE MEDIA ASSISTANT – Insight for Living Canada is seeking a qualified Living Bridge Media Assistant who will assist with the production and distribution of audio broadcasts, including the 30-minute daily Insight for Living program. For more information please visit https://www.insightforliving.ca/employment (01/09)

FRAMERS – My name is Justin Neufeld, I am looking for framers or anyone willing to learn and work hard to add to my crew. If you are interested or know anyone who is please call me at 604-308-0912. (01/09)

P/T TEACHING POSITIONS – Under direction of a Community Class Coordinator teachers will teach a single or multi grade class 21 days in the year. Classes are 5 hours per day, 7 days per term. Teachers will plan individually and collaboratively, teach science for one term as well as a variety of other subjects, assess student learning, and report on student academic growth. Contact: Kevin Laser (klaser@rcoa.ca) (01/09)

LEGAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT F/T – Kuhn LLP is looking for the right person to join our team as a legal administrative assistant in our Abbotsford office. This is a full time position available immediately. The ideal candidate will possess excellent organizational, communication and computer skills and has previous experience as a legal assistant. PCLaw experience would be an asset. General responsibilities include preparation of correspondence and pleadings, document production and management, setting various court dates, preparation for court applications, mediation and trial. Strong organizational and computer skills, detail orientation and the ability to work independently are a must as well, as a personal commitment to excellence and the ability to function effectively in a fast-paced, integrated team environment. Kuhn LLP offers a competitive salary and a full range of benefits. Please forward your cover letter and resume by email on a confidential basis to Barb Smeysters, Administration Coordinator, Kuhn LL, #100-32160 South Fraser Way Abbotsford, B.C. V2T 1W5, Phone: (604) 864-8877. Email: bsmeysters@kuhnco.net. www.kuhnco.net. (01/09)

STEP PROGRAM – LOOKING FOR A JOB? Are you new to trades and are looking for employment or wondering where to begin? Are you an experienced supervisor who wants to progress into the management environment? Are you already in construction with no recognized certification? Our organization STEP (Skilled Trades Employment Program) is owned and operated by the BC Construction Association and is a province wide no-fee service designed exclusively to connect employers and employees. We have over 30 placement specialists to help you! Join us at our weekly information sessions at the VRCA offices (Abbotsford 2142 Railway Street – underneath The Keg, Vancouver 3636 E.4th Ave.) Wednesdays promptly at 11am. Bring your resume! Call either Abbotsford 604-870-9293, or Vancouver 604-294-3766 for more info.

THE EMPLOYMENT SPECIALISTS – We are a temporary employment agency seeking responsible, hard-working, dedicated employees. At The Employment Specialists we strive for permanent placement, as well as finding the right candidates for our many jobs available. We have up to 5 days a week and +40 hours for the right people. Our company is all about respect, honesty, and accountability. You must have your own PPE IE: Steel toed boots, hi-vis vest, and hard hat. We have multiple job opportunities in production, general labour, skilled labour, and cleaning ladies. If you are interested please come down and fill out an application with us. We are open Monday – Friday 6:00am-6:00pm. Contact us at 604-864-2223

Lessons & Services Offered

TUTOR IN MISSION – University graduate from Mount Royal University – Calgary, AB (Diploma in Social Work – Dean’s List and President’s Honour Roll) and Columbia Bible College (1 Year Biblical Studies). Available to tutor all elementary subjects (math, reading, writing, science and social studies) and high school students (English, psychology, social studies and history). Strong skills in literacy, writing, research and supporting ESL students. Also experience tutoring students with a variety of learning disabilities including autism, FASD, ADD, ADHD and ODD. $25/hour available to meet at the Mission Public Library or in home based on location. Please e-mail (jaclyn.willems@gmail.com) for further inquiries and contact information. (22/09)

HORSE BOARDING – Field board with barns and stables, from $250 to $350. Includes 3.2 km of trails, indoor arena and outdoor track. 604-807-8787 (22/09)

PAINTING SERVICES – Painter with 25 years experience available for all interior painting 604-807-8787 (22/09)

HORSE BOARDING – We have about 2.5 acres with a sand riding area and barn. You provide hay/feed and we will feed/water your horse. Call Graham at 604 309 2788, thanks. (15/09)

PIANO LESSONS FOR HOMESCHOOL FAMILIES – Tracey Tobin is a graduate of both the Moody Bible Institute and DePaul University of Chicago, Illinois. She holds a degree in Church Music from Moody and a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from DePaul. Her teachers have included Mary Sauer, principle accompanist for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and Dmitri Paperno, well-known Russian pianist and recording artist of the Moscow Conservatory. Tracey has taught, performed, and accompanied extensively back east in the Chicagoland area and various parts of Canada. Tracey’s been teaching in the Abbotsford area for over 18 years, both in her home studio as well as the Central Valley Academy of Music. She is also the accompanist for the Pacific Mennonite Children’s Choir, an auditioned, faith-based choir in the Abbotsford area. This is her fourth year with PMCC and she loves working with the children as well as great local artists. This year Tracey is offering in-home lessons for home school families. Having home schooled her own 4 children for the past 18 years she understands how hard it can be to pack the kids in the car to get to lessons. If the convenience of an experienced and qualified teacher sounds intriguing, Tracey may be a good fit for your family. She’s offering lessons Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Please call or email her for more information. She can be reached at (604) 864-0272 or email at pianotracey@gmail.com (15/09)

INFERTILITY AND CHILD LOSS SUPPORT – Do you have a child but long for more? Have you lost a baby during pregnancy and are really struggling with the loss? Do you have empty arms and long for a child? Hearts of Hope is a Christ Let me know and support group for women, and if you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, you are welcome to join us at our regular meeting Sept 21 at 7:00pm. Please email us at info@heartsofhopesupportgroup.ca if you would like to come to the meeting! Our website has more info -www.heartsofhopesupportgroup.ca. (08/09)

HOUSE/PETSITTING OPPORTUNITY – Are you planning an extended fall/winter holiday? We are a mature (age 50+), non-smoking/non-partying, Christian couple who would love to care for your house and pets while you are away, in exchange for free retreat. We would love to spend 1 month – 6 weeks in Abbotsford to plan a future relocation. We love dogs, cats – and birds especially! Please email Verna at Verna.Lynn.May@gmail.com. (08/09)

PAINTERS – GREAT PAINTERS AT YOUR SERVICE!! High quality Drywall touchups and residential/commercial Painting! Interior and/or exterior! Very reasonable price! Vancouver to Abbotsford! Perfect time for your beautiful new look for the autumn! Contact Danny @ DF Properties: 604 761 5219 (01/09)

BEGINNERS PIANO LESSONS – Hello, my name is Jael. I am 13 years old and will be starting level 9 Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) this fall and have just completed the level 8 RCM theory exam. I am just beginning to teach piano and am looking for beginning piano students I could teach starting in September. I love Jesus so I would also be open to teaching my students some bible songs, too! I’m charging $15 per half hour. Any further questions, send me an email at alpenners@gmail.com or phone at 604-854-0014. (01/09)

MUSIC FOR YOUNG CHILDREN – is the only child-centered music program across Canada that incorporates every child’s learning style into a fun and very educational 1 hour music class every week. Tammy Brown is one such teacher in Abbotsford with over 25 years experience with students of all ages. Various programs available for all children under 10 and private piano lessons are available for the older beginner as well. For more information regarding program details, schedule and cost please visit www.myc.com/teacher/Tbrown or email musicclass@telus.net or call 604-302-KIDS(5437).

MANDARIN LESSONS – 你好 ni hao (hello)! Ever thought about learning Mandarin? 6+ years of experience in teaching Mandarin as a second language. -Offer classes to students age 2-80. -private or group * *1st TRIAL is FREE** Contact Lillian @778-779-2366 or linjun.huang@gmail.com

GUITAR LESSONS – My name is Nic and I teach Acoustic, Bass and Electric guitar. I’ve been teaching for over 20 years. I have traveled the world with a band and currently play on a Northview worship team. For more info on prices, times, location, etc. Please contact Nic at 604-855-2767.

WRITING AND PROOFREADING INCLUDING RESUMES – 25+ years of experience writing letters and preparing documents at churches, in government and for law firms – no job too small – from a one page resume to a 600 page manuscript – research projects – fact-checking. Contact Darren at darrenlowe1222@gmail.com.

Housing Wanted

EAST ABBOTSFORD 1-BDRM – Hi there, my name is Jeremy Telman. I am looking for a 1 bedroom suit, in east abbotsford as I work on whatcom road and would like to be as close to work as I can be. I am a single, male aged 29 I work full time and in my spare time I help my best friend take care of her children. I also am a worshipper, and I play several instruments I would love to be able to practice my guitar in my suit if at all possible. I have a fairly limited budget, but would be able to pay between $550 and $800 with all utilities included (wifi hopefully as well). Thanks so much in advance you can either email me or call or text at jeremymtelman@gmail.com 778-779-4520 (22/09)

1-BDRM SUITE – Hi I’m a 25 year old Christian woman who has attended Northview since I was 14 years old. I am looking for a 1 bedroom basement suite or a room for under 500 dollars in abbotsford. I am responsible, clean, easy going, reliable, fun, honest and trustworthy woman. I am on disability at this time in my life for an anxiety disorder. But you wouldn’t notice that much in my personality, its mostly anxiety around work. But I am planning to go back to work part time in November. I do not smoke or drink. I have several reliable references with families I’ve lived with who you can contact to know more about me. I’m looking for a place ASAP. I do have a indoor cat, but if that was a deal breaker for finding a place l have a friend who can take care of him. I am looking for a long term place. Call or text Nicky at (604) 832-8624 (15/09)

HOME FOR FAMILY OF 4 – We are a responsible family of four looking for an affordable place to call home.
We come with excellent references as well as a history of being great tenants with a steady, full time work history (with the last 5 plus years at the same company). We have owned our own home for a number of years so we understand and appreciate the importance of maintaining a home and property. Pets are part of our family and they come with excellent references as well. Our small/medium Miniature Australian Shepherd dog is well trained and very quiet. We also have 2 litter trained cats (one of which is an in/outdoor adventurer and the other is in his retirement years, strictly indoors and sleeps most of the day). We do not smoke, do drugs or party. We’re a quiet family and enjoy being outdoors. Our children are well mannered and respectful. We are looking for a rental that provides laundry, security (safe area) and is welcoming to pets. We are looking to spend no more than $1000/month (possibly up to $1200 depending on utilities included but less is appreciated). Access to a yard for the kids to play in is important to us. 2-3 bedrooms is ideal but we would also consider a one bedroom plus den (if the den can fit a queen bed) or a one bedroom and loft, etc. Basement suite, mobile home, farm house, upper unit, ground floor apartment, coach house, etc are all fine. We will consider anything that might work for our family. We have never been late paying rent and will happily provide a damage deposit, as well as a pet deposit if required. Fraser Heights, Cloverdale, Clayton Heights, Langley, Aldergrove, Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Mission, Maple Ridge all considered. Please phone Erin @ 604-727-9723 (08/09)

2 OR 3-BDRM SUITE – Hello my name is Allan. I am a 45 year old Christian career firefighter and father of 2 daughters, 7 and 5. I’ve attended North View Abbotsford for 3 years now. I’m currently living in Abbotsford but I’m looking to move to Walnut Grove in Langley with the sole purpose of being closer to my daughters. My daughters and their mother live in Walnut Grove and I have shared parenting time. My daughters will be in grade 2 and Kindergarten this year and attending Dorothy Peacock elementary. It is my hope that I can find a nice 2 or 3 bedroom basement suite, suitable for my daughters and I, or equivalent in the Dorothy Peacock elementary area. My phone number is 604 825 2599. Thank you. (08/09)

HOME FOR YOUNG, MARRIED COUPLE – Young, married couple in search of a basement suite to rent in the Clearbrook area. I am a pastoral intern at Northview and my wife works at in the bookstore at House of James. We are looking a space including laundry and utilities, with a max. price of $950/mth, however cheaper would be better. We are quiet, respectful, and clean. Please contact Colin Fast at cfast@northview.org. (08/09)

BACHELOR SUITE – I am a single Christian woman looking for a room to rent or bachelor suite in Abbotsford. I am working and have both personal and work references available. My price range is between 450 and 500$. My name is Michelle, my number is 778-779-1989 and my email address is michelle19720506@gmail.com (08/09)

HOME FOR MARRIED COUPLE – Hi! We are a young married christian couple that is looking for a long term home. My husband is a journeyman plumber with a local company and I am the receptionist at Northview Community Church. We are looking for a 1 or 2 bedroom suite. We have a medium sized dog that is potty trained, doesn’t bark and is crated while we are at work. We are very responsible, quiet, clean and non-smoking. Please contact Daniel and Taylor at daniel.j.hooge@gmail.com (01/09)

4-BDRM HOUSE – My family and I are seeking a 4+ bedroom home (whole house) on acreage 1 acre minimum. We enjoy spending our days outside gardening and playing with our children. This is why we would prefer acreage to accommodate our lifestyle. I’m 35 and my wife is 33 we have two children our daughter is 5 and our son is 19 months. I am a master carpenter by trade and would accommodate any repairs needed to the home. We are looking for a long term rental and would treat the home as if it was our own. Thank you for your time and God Bless. Emmet Schofield 6045566949 (01/09)

Roommates & Shared Accommodations

CHRISTIAN ROOMMATE – Hi! My name is Alana. I am currently living in Cloverdale and am looking for a Christian roommate to hopefully get a 2 bedroom place with. I’m in a one bedroom right now but I’d like to move somewhere with 2 so I can have a roommate! If you’re interested and live in the area text me at 604-997-0259. I have all the furnishings minus your bedroom. (15/09)

ROOM FOR RENT – We are a Christian family with a master bedroom for rent on the ocean, in the forest, at base of Mt. Seymour in North Vancouver. Looking for someone that is right for living around our girls. Prefer an intercessor! We have no television, non-smoking, non-drinking. Thanks! Heatherubc@yahoo.com (08/09)

FEMALE ROOMMATE TO SHARE SUITE – Looking for a mature female to share a 2 bedroom basement suite. You must like cats, because I have 2 indoor cats. Asking $500 per month includes utilities and wifi. Available October 1, contact Addie at: goociegrandma@gmail.com (08/09)

Housing Available
1-BDRM SUITE EAST ABBOTSFORD – We have a 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom basement suite available to rent on Oct 15. Clean, bright suite rented by same person since house was built. (15years). Backyard entry with private covered deck. No laundry. No smoking. No pets. Clayburn/Bateman area. $850/month, all utilities included. Please email Heidy at symonds6@shaw.ca with any inquiries. (22/09)

1-BDRM SUITE – Light and spacious 1 bedroom suite for rent on horse farm in North Bradner. In-suite laundry facilities. $ 1200 a month plus utilities. Please contact us at slgeertsema@gmail.com (22/09)

3-BDRM HOUSE – 3 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom House in Sardis (Chilliwack) for rent. Cute home in Sardis for rent, as of November 1 2017. The house is well maintained with a large yard, and we are looking for caring and considerate tenants. Excellent area of Chilliwack, close to parks, schools and amenities. $1850/mo, hydro/gas not included. Please call 604-996-4774 with inquiries. (22/09)

2-BDRM 2-BATH CONDO – Available October 1. Bright, top floor, corner unit; 2 Underground parking stalls; Insuite Laundry, Dishwasher; $1375/month. Mt. Waddington Ave. at Clearbrook Road. Contact Chris: 778-808-1218 (22/09)

1-BDRM SUITE – One bedroom 550 sq.ft suite for rent in the Sandy Hill area. Available Oct.15th or Nov.1st, 2017.
Ground level suite includes parking, washer and dryer, cable and internet. N/P,N/S. References and criminal record check required. $850.00 per month plus one half month damage deposit. Contact Clint Delwo (778 551 1256) or clintdelwo@gmail.com (22/09)

RENOVATED 1-BDRM SUITE – 1 bedroom 1 bathroom basement suite, 800 sq. ft. for rent, available Oct 1. $1100/month including utilities, internet, and tv. Located just off of McCallum exit near the hospital and UFV. No smoking, no pets. *fully renovated *brand new carpet *in suite laundry *gas fireplace *storage room located in suite*fridge, stove, dishwasher, over the range microwave included *stand up glass shower. Call or text Jordan Styles for more information or to make a time to come and see, 604-556-1424 (15/09)

FURNISHED 2-BDRM APARTMENT – Unique opportunity to live in a 2BR furnished apartment on a large very private property located NW of Abbotsford [20 mins drive] in a secluded rural location. Apartment is on the second level and has W/D, DW, both tub and shower in bathroom, additional room could be an office. Suitable for middle aged semi-retired couple or still working. NS, no parties, must be neat and tidy re housekeeping. References required. $1200/mo,longer-term rental preferred.Utilities included. If interested, please call 778.549.2605 or email blitzzmail@gmail.com (15/09)

BRIGHT 2-BDRM SUITE – Hi I’m looking to rent 2 br basement suite .marshall/mcallom area .very bright.quiet house backs onto school .nice fenced yard .$900. Utilities and cable/internet included call 604 217 4042 (15/09)

2-BDRM SUITE – Basement for rent off of Downes Road in West Abbotsford. Located right beside the Northview Community Church and M.E.I. schools. Basement is a very short drive from all sorts of amenities. 2 bedroom and 1 bathroom. Spacious and clean. No smoking and no pets. For further details and questions, please call or text Satpal at 778-549-4282. (15/09)

2-BDRM BSMNT SUITE – Freshly painted, above ground 2 bedroom basement suite for rent in East Abbotsford. We are a family of four with two young children who are looking for respectful tenants who can tolerate some noise from upstairs. Just a 5 minute walk to ARC and a 5 min drive to the freeway. Features include brand new carpet, in suite laundry, separate entrance, 4 piece bathroom and gas fireplace. 2 parking spots provided (1 street and 1 driveway). Basic utilities, cable and internet included. $1100/month, approximately 800sq ft, available Oct 1. No smoking, no pets, no parties. References required. For more information please email Robyn at rkoop22@gmail.com and include a little bit about yourself. (15/09)

NEW 1-BDRM SUITE – Christian family has a brand new one bedroom basement suite, in brand new house, in brand new subdivision in Sardis available September. Separate entrance, own security system, brand new appliances, own washer/dryer, utilities included. 9 foot ceilings. 700 sq feet. No smoking, no pets, no parties. $1150 monthly, utilities and basic cable included. Contact Matt if interested matthew.brown@shaw.ca (15/09)

2-BDRM BASEMENT SUITE – Two bedroom basement suite for rent. Laundry available. No pets/no smoking. Available immediately. $1200/month. Please contact Bill at 778-908-9046. (08/09)

1-BDRM SUITE IN CHILLIWACK – Walkout 1 Bedroom Bsmt Suite in Chilliwack. Hello, we are two Christian couples who share the upstairs of a beautiful home on Promontory. We recently refinished our bsmt suite and are looking for the right tenant. $1000 includes access to shared 300 sq/ft locked storage, patio with view, internet and utilities. No smoking, no pets. Contact Carson at 6047918990, or Erick at erickpenner@gmail.com if you’re interested. (08/09)

3-BDRM ABOVE GROUND LEGAL SUITE – FAMILY FRIENDLY! Utilities included! Available immediately. Freshly painted and brand new carpeting installed this summer in all three bedrooms! Includes utilities, in-suite laundry and 4 kitchen appliances. Located at the end of a cul-du-sac in a very family friendly neighbourhood (lots of young kids) off McCallum Exit. Could walk/bike to UFV. 3 minute walk to bus stop. Parking for 1, maybe 2 vehicles in driveway. No pets & No smoking. LOOKING FOR: Since we are a young family (with kids), we are ideally also looking for a small family with one to a few children, or a young couple (folks who can tolerate children’s noise). $1450/mo, including utilities. References required. Please e-mail: married2005@gmail.com (01/09)

3-BDRM 2-BATH HOME – Beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 bath home on a farm in southwest Abbotsford. Open concept with walk-out patio. 5 appliances are included. $2100/month includes utilities. Double garage. * Utilities are included. * RV parking is negotiable. Call Craig 604-614-2991 immediately for a viewing as we are close to making a decision. (01/09)

2-BDRM SUITE – 2 bedroom brand new basement suite available immediately for rent. Close to Fraser Hwy and Aldergrove in Abbotsford. 1200.00 monthly rent. includes all utilities. No smoking and no pets. Please call or text 778-552-8233 to view. (01/09)

LARGE 1-BDRM SUITE – We have a large, one bedroom suite for rent in Bradner. There is a private patio along the front of the suite and a view of rolling hills and trees. This is a good space (about 1000 or more square feet) for a singe adult or couple. We are open to short term rentals of a few months as well. No need for a long term lease. No pets or smoking. linda.edworthy@gmail.com (01/09)

Community Volunteer Opportunities

TABOR COURT – Tabor Court is an Assisted Living Facility in Abbotsford that provides care and support for over 110 seniors. Tabor Court, a part of Tabor Village, offers housing and health services appropriate to individual needs. Personal assistance and health care services are provided in an environment of Christian nurturing and fellowship. Tabor Court is in search of amazing Volunteers to: Facilitate Active Games and Mind Games with Tenants, Lead Music Sing-Alongs or do Music Performances, Help with Gardening around the building, Read to Tenants, One to One Visits with Tenants, Baking with Tenants, Assisting with Movie Nights, Assist with Serving Coffee during Coffee Times, Assisting with Food Services and Special Events, Assisting with Housekeeping and Laundry, Volunteers will participate in Recreation, Activities with Tenants of Tabor, Court, providing a warm environment where everyone who wishes to participate is welcomed and encouraged. Qualifications & Commitments: You enjoy socializing and providing “Care from the Heart”, You are interested in gaining experience working with older adults living in an Assisted Living Building. You are able to commit to a minimum of 1 hours/week. You are able to take initiative, work well both on your own and with
others, and are committed to providing your volunteer services on a regular basis! Willing and consent to having a criminal record check completed before beginning of volunteer position. If you are interested please contact Tabor Court’s Leisure Services Department to fill out an application or call 604-859- 8718 ext. 181 for more information. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

TELECARE CRISIS AND CARING LINE – Do you have a background in public relations or marketing? Would you be willing to donate your skills and a few hours per week to the Telecare Crisis & Caring Line? We could really use your creative ideas and social media input! OR Are you a people person who loves to meet others? We need someone or a few people who would be willing to go into the community to promote what we do and drop off brochures. Telecare Crisis & Caring Line volunteers listen and care for those who call in need of emotional support or referrals. Maybe responding to crisis line calls is not your thing, but you can still help in other ways and you would be very much appreciated! Email admin@telecarebc.com, or call 604-852-4058. www.telecarebc.com (30/06)

HOPE FOR CHILDREN THRIFT STORE – We are currently in need of volunteers for the Hope for Children Thrift Store in Langley. Even a few hours a week would be a huge blessing and help the children that we support. Store hours are: 9:30am – 4:30pm, Monday through Saturday. The store is located at 20211 56th Ave (downtown Langley). This Thrift Store ministry is a great asset to Children of Hope as all their proceeds go to help ministries in Mexico. Please consider this ministry as an opportunity to get involved. If you feel called to take part please contact Fiona at 778-278-1456.

SHORT TERM HOUSE MOM NEEDED – Urgent Need by LIFE Recovery: Short-Term House Mom needed: June 28th-August 9th (or any stretch in that timeframe) for our 2nd stage home. No qualifications other than a heart for women overcoming addiction & a passion for ministry; you can come & go as you please. We cover room & board. For more information: call Jeanne @ 778-808-5965

STEP INTERNATIONAL – STEP is working India, Nepal & Bhutan to reach the less and least reached people groups, empower women and children through holistic ministry initiatives. STEP is currently looking for volunteers to assist in office work in Abbotsford. Skills required: good communication skills, attention to accuracy/details, familiar with Microsoft programs and searching the Internet, some knowledge of social media is helpful. This position has flexible hours and can be tailored to fit your schedule. For more information please call at 604-751-2190 or email: stepministries@hotmail.com (05/05)

MDS FORT MCMURRAY – Mennonite Disaster Service (MDS) scheduling volunteers for Fort McMurray response. Weekly volunteers are needed starting May 14 to begin rebuilding in Fort McMurray. Volunteers have two options. Sign up for Fort McMurray, where volunteers will construct basements or sign up for Saskatoon, where volunteers will build Ready to Move homes that will be moved to Fort McMurray and set on the basements. To sign up contact the Weekly Crew Volunteer Coordinator, Darin Bontrager at dbontrager@mds.mennonite.net or by calling 1-800- 241-8111. You can also fill out an online form at https://mds.mennonite.net/volunteer/.

DRIVERS FOR MCC BC MATERIAL RESOURCE WAREHOUSE– We’re looking a couple of people to drive to assist with delivery and pickup for our warehouse. No special license required for driving our vans. You would usually be accompanied by a service worker or another volunteer. Familiarity with the local communities of Abbotsford, Mission and Chilliwack is helpful. This position is required for weekdays between 8:30-4:30, although which days of the week and how many hours per day is flexible. Contact Bridget at 604-850-6639 or email at VolAdmin@mccbc.ca.

MCC BC VOLUNTEER ENGAGEMENT ASSISTANT – We’re looking for a volunteer to assist the Coordinator of Volunteer Engagement. Duties include database entry and assist with processing new volunteers. Skills required: good communication skills, attention to accuracy/details, familiar with Microsoft programs and searching the Internet, some knowledge of social media is helpful, and good keyboarding skills. This position has flexible hours and can be tailored to fit your schedule. Contact Bridget at 604-850-6639 or email at VolAdmin@mccbc.ca.

MCC THRIFT SHOPS – We have a great opportunity for you to help MCC projects around the world by volunteering in one of our thrift shops. In the Fraser Valley, we have shops in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Mission and Yarrow. The thrift shops raise money for international and local programs, as well as helping families on a limited budget by providing low cost items. We need volunteers for these positions: cashiers, customer service associates, dressing room attendants, clothing sorters and pricers. Come and be part of our amazing team, make new friends, have fun and make a difference! Contact Bridget at 604-850-6639 or email at VolAdmin@mccbc.ca.

YOUTH UNLIMITED – Youth Unlimited is looking for volunteers to help with a youth night at our drop-in center once (possibly twice) a month. These nights consist of games, activities, snacks and simply hanging out with an energetic group of middle school youth. The ideal candidate would be 18+, love Jesus, love hanging out with youth, love working in culturally diverse settings and be available some Wednesday and/or Thursday evenings from 6-9pm. If you are interested, please call Greg Sawatzky at 778-879-5878 or email greg@youthunlimited.com.

M2/W2 ASSOCIATION/PRISON MINISTRIES & HIDDEN TREASURE THRIFT STORE – M2/W2 was founded in 1966 in response to the call of Jesus Christ in Matthew 25:36 to visit prisoners. The prison mentorship program is at the core of the ministry. Men and women volunteers are matched with prisoners to provide a one on one mentorship relationship. Currently we have over 200 volunteers in mentoring relationships and over 300 inmates that are waiting to be match with a community volunteer. We also have volunteer opportunities at our Hidden Treasure Thrift Stores in Abbotsford and Chilliwack. Volunteers are trained and screened to serve in prison as well as at the stores. Contact us today to start your mentorship journey. For more information, please visit http://ww.m2w2.com or give us a call at 604-8593215

URGENT HELP NEEDED – If you can spare some time to help at the Hope for Children Thrift Store in Langley it would be a huge blessing and help the children that we support. The Thrift Store is in desperate need of more volunteers. If you can spare even 4 hours a week to help in this ministry it would be greatly appreciated. Their hours are from 9:30am to 4:30pm Monday through Saturday. The store is located at 20211 56th Ave, right in downtown Langley. This ministry has been a huge asset to Children of Hope as all their proceeds go to help our ministries. Please consider this ministry as an opportunity for you to get involved. You can contact Bill at 778-278-1456. (09/09)

ABBOTSFORD COMMUNITY SERVICES – Abbotsford Community Services is looking for people who are enthusiastic about driving to volunteer with the Medical Transportation Program. Volunteers transport clients who are seniors or have disabilities from Abbotsford to out of town medical appointments. If you are interested please contact Natasha Marriette at 604 866-5147 or natasha.marriette@abbotsfordcommunityservices.com.

SALVATION ARMY – The Salvation Army is looking for volunteers to assist in various capacities at our Abbotsford location. Current opportunities include: preparing and serving lunch to the needy in our Meal Centre (Sat 8:00 – 2:00, Sun 8:00 – 12:00) serving breakfast to and assisting clients in our Drop-In Café (Tues, Thurs, Fri 8:00am – 12:00) serving dinner to shelter clients (Sun, Mon, Sat 5:00 – 7:00pm) assisting with the Seniors Day Program (Wednesdays, 9:30 – 3:30). This is a perfect opportunity to give back to your community and help those in need. The Salvation Army relies on volunteers to assist us with our services, and we are truly appreciative of those who are able to help. If you are able to help, please contact Conny at (604) 852-9305, ext 187.

REGISTERED NURSE – Your Pregnancy Options is looking for motivated and compassionate RN’s who are interested in offering STI testing and ultrasound services for teens and women in need. Are you, or do you know a nurse interested in helping in this capacity? This volunteer position can be coordinated with your schedule. For more information and a complete job description, please contact director@yourpregnancyoptions.ca or 604-853-9161

YPO – Your Pregnancy Options is looking for volunteers to help with peer advocacy for women within the community who are facing an unplanned pregnancy and also to support women by connecting them with vital community resources and services. Becoming a volunteer would mean committing a few hours per week between Monday-Thursday 10am – 5pm. At times we are in need of volunteers to help with specific events and networking with different community organizations and businesses. If you are interested in helping or finding out more please email info@yourpregnancyoptions.ca we would love to hear from you.

HOPE FOR WOMEN PREGNANCY SERVICES – Hope for Women is currently looking for Volunteer Peer Counsellors. If you have sincere empathy, a listening heart and are willing to learn, then this may be the ministry for you. Hope For Women will provide all necessary certification and training for volunteers who qualify and can commit for a period of 6 months to a year for 4 to 6 hours every other week. If you are interested, please pick up an application package at our office or call to have one emailed. For more information please call or email. Hope For Women Pregnancy Services, #2-32700 George Ferguson Way, Abbotsford, Tel 604-853-0303 or email: HopeForWomen@telus.net

TABOR HOME – Volunteers are welcome at the Tabor Home, no experience needed. Be a friendly companion, help with crafts and games, pour tea and coffee, porter residents to recreation programs, or typing and clerical work. Friendly visitors are welcome. You will need to register as a volunteer. This requires a criminal records check, Tb test and an interview first of all. Call Sandra at 604-859-8715 ext. 119

ABBOTSFORD COMMUNITY SERVICES – is looking for volunteers who are interested in learning about other countries/cultures and supporting new immigrants with language learning and settlement. For more information, please contact Andrea Dykshoorn at 604-217-3055 or e-mail andrea.loewen@abbotsfordcommunityservices.com.

MENTORS NEEDED – for vulnerable youth in our community! Abbotsford Community Services is looking for caring and friendly volunteers to spend 2 hrs/wk one-on-one with a youth to provide a non-judgmental relationship where they can have a positive experience engaging in various recreational and pro-social activities. A one year commitment is required and must be at least 19 yrs old. Please contact Alison Friesen for more info, call 604-615-3847 or email yrcmentorship@abbotsfordcommunityservices.com.

Miscellaneous

HOST FAMILIES NEEDED – There is a group of Japanese students coming to Abbotsford Thursday November 2 to Thursday November 9. These are all double placements so 2 beds are needed (I need to confirm gender and ages). They don’t need 2 bedrooms but 2 beds. One can be a quality air mattress or cot. Host families provide a room and English interaction plus 3 meals a day. Transportation to/from school and events is necessary. No other Japanese student can be in the home at the same time. For school experience, they will be attending school at MEI school on Downes Rd. The study centre will be in W. Abbotsford (Mt Lehman Rd) Please contact Jody Garneau, Edutours recruiter.Cell: 604-825-5391 (15/09)

STORAGE SPACE NEEDED – Do you have extra space in a garage or shed? Storage space is needed for a dining room set, two recliners, a double bed, and a small service cart. If you have extra room that you would be willing to lend, please contact Denise at 604-464-0472 (01/09)

GOLF TOURNAMENT – Tee Off for LIFE! Please join us September 22 for a great day of golf & help support LIFE Recovery Association help women overcome substance abuse. This is a fun day, filled with good food, entertainment & testimonies. See www.liferecovery.ca for registration details. (01/09)