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 4:00pm to post your ad for four weeks. All ad submissions are subject to the discretion of the Front Desk Administrator.

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Services Available

CAREBEAR DAYCARE – A place we care about you and your family! Carebear Licensed Daycare since 1994, with 2 qualified staff daily. Curriculum offered is Preschool activities, phonics, kindermusic and an academic movement program. Professional outdoor space with pea gravel, grass and asphalt areas for riding bikes. Open Monday – Friday from 8:00am – 5:00pm. Accepts part time to full days 2 – 5 days a week. West Abbotsford see yellow pages for map online. Great references available upon request. Call Ms. Debi at 604-864-2978

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

DRAFTSPERSON – Fast paced Cabinet Company is currently hiring a junior draftsperson. The candidate must be career minded, have good problem solving skills, and the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment. Benefit package available. Please attach resume to email. Compensation dependent on experience. Full time and part time positions available. Please reply via email to this ad with contact information to info@progressivekitchensltd.com (17/02)

P/T OR F/T SEASONAL WORK – Part-time, or full-time help needed in greenhouse production and or garden center. Seasonal work, or long term for some. Fax resume to 604-857-4947 or piet@devangreenhouses.ca (17/02)

EXPERIENCED SERVER – The Common Place Cafe at the MCC building in Abbotsford is looking for an experienced part time server to work between the hours of 9am and 5pm. We are looking for someone who is committed, hard working and is able to work in a fast paced environment. If you are interested, please email us at geraldthiessen@mccbc.ca. (17/02)

CARE AIDS WANTED – WE ARE LOOKING FOR A CARE AID FOR MY HUSBAND MOSTLY MONDAY-FRIDAY DURING DAYTIME HOURS AT OUR EAST ABBOTSFORD TOWNHOUSE. MY HUSBAND HAS A PROGRESSIVE DEGENERATING DISEASE CALLED HUNTINGTON’S DISEASE. SOME OF THE DUTIES INVOLVED: – SHOWERING, SKIN CARE – WALKS – MEAL PREPARATION – GUIDANCE ON ORAL CARE – MISC OTHER DUTIES TO BE DISCUSSED. REMUNERATION WILL BE COMPARABLE TO FAIR CARE AIDS WAGES. INITIALLY THIS WILL BE 5-6 HOURS A DAY INCREASING TO 7-8 HOURS/DAY. YOU MUST HAVE NO PROBLEMS WITH A FRIENDLY DOG (lab or golden retriever) IN THE HOUSE. PLEASE CONTACT ME IF YOU REQUIRE FURTHER INFORMATION OR IF INTERESTED SEND YOUR RESUME TO: martandhelena@telus.net. Ph.# 604 866 0936 (10/02)

F/T VINYL SUNDECK FLOORING INSTALLER – Frank’s Total Deck has a full-time position available (40 hours/week). We are looking for a team player who is punctual, honest, and ready to work. We operate all over the lower mainland on commercial and residential projects. Daily tasks would include sanding sub floors and installing vinyl flooring with glue. Refer to our web site totaldeck.ca. Training would start with one to two other individuals as you learn and eventually have the ability to work on your own. Training could take between 6 months to a year. Would want a two year commitment from applicant. We ask that you have transportation to and from the shop location and have a valid driver’s license. Starting wage would be $14 per hour or depend on experience. End goal would be to earn “piece work” which can pay very well especially if you’re motivated. Please email your resume to totaldeckbruce@gmail.com if you are interested. (10/02)

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – The Life Centre is an intentionally inter-cultural church in the heart of west Abbotsford seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant who wants to be part of a vibrant ministry team. The person needs a heart for Kingdom mission and skills in administration, basic bookkeeping, and social media. For an overview of The Life Centre and of the ministry expectations of the Administrative Assistant, see tlccommunity.ca Send applications and/or questions to brian.thelifecentre@gmail.com (10/02)

SOCIAL WORKER – Tabor Village is a Christian Community of care with 4 facilities available for our seniors. The Tabor Manor provides Independent Living accommodations, the Tabor Court for Assisted Living needs and Tabor Home and Valhaven for those requiring Complex Care. We are currently looking for a caring and motivated Full Time – Social Worker. We would love to hear from you if you would like to be a part of a dynamic and compassionate team providing seniors with “Care from the Heart!”. Please email hjanzen@taborvillage.org. (03/02)

RESIDENTIAL CHILD & YOUTH CARE WORKER – Communitas Supportive Care Society is seeking self-motivated team players to fill the position of Residential Child & Youth Care Worker at our program in Yarrow, BC. This position will provide care to a female youth with moderate to severe behavioral needs, 24 hours a day/7 days a week, in a residential setting. This position will provide support in all areas of living through participation in home and community based activities. We currently have Full-Time, Part-Time and Casual (on-call) positions available. The successful applicant must be comfortable dealing with moderate to severe behaviors. Please submit your resume and cover letter to hr@CommunitasCare.com, referencing Child & Youth Care Worker in the subject line. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Application closing date: Feb 28/17. (03/02)

REGISTERED NURSE – MATTHEW’S HOUSE – Communitas Supportive Care Society is seeking a self-motivated team player to fill the position of Registered Nurse at Matthew’s House in Abbotsford, BC. Matthew’s House is a ‘home away from home’ that provides quality respite care for children who live with special needs. The Registered Nurse will ensure that a high standard of care is provided to the children at all times in accordance with established policies and procedures, and in a manner that respects the dignity and worth of the child. We currently have one Part-Time position available. Please submit your resume and cover letter to hr@CommunitasCare.com, referencing “Registered Nurse, Matthew’s House”NO in the subject line. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Application closing date: Feb 16/17. (03/02)

P/T MECHANIC – The Grounds Guys of Abbotsford is looking to add a number of remarkable people with positive and friendly attitudes to our landscape maintenance team! The applicant would be responsible for helping us take World Class CARE to our customers on a full time basis or for summer employment. We are looking for people that are energetic and want to “have fun in the process” while getting work done. We are a career focussed company that will continuously create new opportunities as you help us grow. The Grounds Guys is an industry leader in grounds care services to businesses and residences across Abbotsford and Mission. We offer a safe and healthy work environment, and a competitive salary. We focus on personal growth, participation and integrity. If hired, you will need to supply your own work boots and will need to have transportation to and from our shop daily (Matsqui area) just East of the Mission Hwy. We are a non-smoking company. For more information or to apply, please check us out at: http://www.groundsguys.ca/abbotsford/about/careers/ or contact us at chris.draaistra@groundsguys.ca (03/02)

P/T DRIVER – Temporary, part time driver required for last week of March until mid June. Approximately 3-5 days per week, 8 – 12 hours per day. If you are physically fit with a professional approach and an ability to drive a 5 ton, we’d love to hear from you. Resumes can be submitted to Van Belle Nursery, 34825 Hallert Rd, Abbotsford; by fax to 604-853-6282; by email to hr@vanbelle.com (27/01)

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT FOR DEVELOPMENT – Columbia Bible College has a regular part-time position (20 hours/week) for Administrative Assistant for Development to support and facilitate the work of the Development Department. This position requires excellent administrative skills balanced with strong interpersonal relationship skills to fulfill all aspects of this role. Candidates must be in agreement with and committed to the CBC Mission Statement, BCMB or MCBC Confession of Faith, and Responsibilities of Community Membership Statement, which is a condition of employment for all employees at CBC. Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge software would be a definite asset. Please view full details on our website www.columbiabc.edu/employment (27/01)

COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKERS – Local social service agency is looking for PT and Casual community support workers to assist adults with developmental disabilities in their residence and the community. The appropriate candidate would have skills, abilities and aptitude to support our clients in many daily living and self care areas. We are particularly looking for two separate positions: – PT position (17 hours) in Abbotsford to support a young man in community living recreation activities. Qualified candidate would be able to provide their own transportation. – PT and Casual position in Maple Ridge area. This position would preferably be a male who is able to support clients with psychiatric and behavioural disorders with potential for aggressive behaviours. We are also continually hiring staff for casual positions in Maple Ridge and Coquitlam areas and recruiting home share providers in Abbotsford, Mission and Langley areas. Compensation includes competitive union rates and benefits. Appropriate training will be provided. Please contact: Jason@younghusband.ca for more information. (27/01)

EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST – Communitas Supportive Care Society is seeking an Employment Specialist to assist youth, between the ages of 18 and 24 years old living with developmental disabilities, to discover and obtain a vocational position that matches the youth’s skills and abilities. The Employment Specialist will facilitate the discovery and assessment process and engage with prospective employers to ascertain their needs in order to determine suitable matches. We have a part-time 16hr/wk position available. For more information and to apply, please refer to our website: www.communitascare.com/careers. Application closing date: Feb 8/17. (27/01)

LANDSCAPING – We have a 1 part time to full time position available. We are looking for a person who is hardworking, honest, and great with people to join our growing Landscaping business asap! We do everything from Landscape design, installation to landscape maintenance. Experience would be an asset but not req and will be willing to train, but must be a fast learner. Must have transportation to get to starting point and cell phone. Wage to be negotiated Please call Reg at 778-552-5496.

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

CAREGIVER AVAILABLE FOR YOUNG OR ELDERLY – I’m an experienced Care Aide registered with the BC Care Aide registry. As well, I have worked as an Education Assistant with children in Elementary and Middle School. I have also completed a Foster Care training course to care for children and Babies. I’m 55 years young and have raised 2 wonderful boys. I have a clean criminal record and perfect driving abstract, non-smoker, non-drinker and excellent references. People would say I’m kind, patient, soft spoken and trustworthy. I’m looking for employment as a caregiver with a family who would be the right fit for both of us. I would consider living in with the right situation and accommodation. Please contact Leslie at 604-793-8203 or leslieagilmore@gmail.com (03/02)

CLEANING SERVICES – Do you need a fast and efficient cleaning service that you trust and will do an amazing job? I have been cleaning houses for 9 years along with working for a reputable company, and I am venturing out to expand my business in Abbotsford. My rate is $25/hour with a 2 hour minimum. Please feel free to email me for any other questions….look forward to cleaning for you! karri_campbell@hotmail.com (03/02)

BOOKKEEPING SERVICES – Susan Livingston Bookkeeping Services. Better Books – Better Decisions. We do your books – you do your calling. We help you make better decisions for your business. Catering to your specific needs. Helping save your time and money. Over 15 years experience. Recent certification through UFV. Full cycle bookkeeping services. Financial statements, GST, PST and WCB; accounts receivable and payable, bank reconciliations, and payroll. Serving the Fraser Valley.Pickup and delivery service. Please call for an appointment – 778-345-8522. Website – LivingstonBookkeeping.ca. Extended hours are available on request. (03/02)

HEARTS OF HOPE – Hearts of Hope is a women’s Christian infertility and pregnancy loss support group. We have a meeting planned for February 16th at 7:30pm. It’s a casual and relaxed environment, where we encourage each other from a Biblical point of view, and create new friendships with women walking through similar circumstances. If you are interested in joining this group, or would like more information, please email Carrie at heartsofhope.abby@gmail.com or you can check out our website at www.heartsofhopesupportgroup.ca (03/02)

CAREGIVER AVAILABLE FOR YOUNG OR ELDERLY – I’m an experienced Care Aide registered with the BC Care Aide registry. As well, I have worked as an Education Assistant with children in Elementary and Middle School. I have also completed a Foster Care training course to care for children and Babies. I’m 55 years young and have raised 2 wonderful boys. I have a clean criminal record and perfect driving abstract, non-smoker, non-drinker and excellent references. People would say I’m kind, patient, soft spoken and trustworthy. I’m looking for employment as a caregiver with a family who would be the right fit for both of us. I would consider living in with the right situation and accommodation. Please contact Leslie at 604-793-8203 or leslieagilmore@gmail.com (03/02)

CLEANING SERVICES – Do you need a fast and efficient cleaning service that you trust and will do an amazing job? I have been cleaning houses for 9 years along with working for a reputable company, and I am venturing out to expand my business in Abbotsford. My rate is $25/hour with a 2 hour minimum. Please feel free to email me for any other questions….look forward to cleaning for you! karri_campbell@hotmail.com (03/02)

BOOKKEEPING SERVICES – Susan Livingston Bookkeeping Services. Better Books – Better Decisions. We do your books – you do your calling. We help you make better decisions for your business. Catering to your specific needs. Helping save your time and money. Over 15 years experience. Recent certification through UFV. Full cycle bookkeeping services. Financial statements, GST, PST and WCB; accounts receivable and payable, bank reconciliations, and payroll. Serving the Fraser Valley.Pickup and delivery service. Please call for an appointment – 778-345-8522. Website – LivingstonBookkeeping.ca. Extended hours are available on request. (03/02)

HEARTS OF HOPE – Hearts of Hope is a women’s Christian infertility and pregnancy loss support group. We have a meeting planned for February 16th at 7:30pm. It’s a casual and relaxed environment, where we encourage each other from a Biblical point of view, and create new friendships with women walking through similar circumstances. If you are interested in joining this group, or would like more information, please email Carrie at heartsofhope.abby@gmail.com or you can check out our website at www.heartsofhopesupportgroup.ca (03/02)

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

2-BDRM ACCOMMODATION WANTED – Two bedroom accommodation wanted, preferably East Abbotsford, by mother and (adult) son. Clean, non-smokers, no pets, no parties. References available. Will happily sign addendum agreeing to co-operate in keeping considerate volume level in home. 604 226 1941. (10/02)

MICRO HOME PARKING WANTED IN ABBOTSFORD – Hi, I am a physics student in Abbotsford, I am building a micro-home (150 square feet), and am looking for a medium to long-term place to park it and live in it. The house will not require any electric outputs or plumbing, it is completely self-sustaining using solar panels and a compost toilet etc. I am looking for a property owner in Abbotsford who will allow me to park the micro-home somewhere on their property in exchange for rent payment (we can discuss a monthly fee for me to pay). The home will be stylish and small, will have insurance and security features to prevent theft. I have taken courses in micro-home building, living, and security, and believe that micro-homes can be an alternative living style for people who want to avoid the growing living costs in BC while increasing sustainability. I am a hard-working, responsible, and quiet individual, studying to get into either medicine or seismology. Thank you for your consideration, I would love to hear from you. Please contact maydayclubyouthchoir@gmail.com (10/02)

SUITE NEEDED FOR FEMALE – Willing to spend $800/month for a Bachelor, 1 bedroom or 2 bedroom suite. Does not smoke in the house. Single, not dating. No pet allergies. Can complete a criminal record check if required. Guaranteed income per month. Requiring peaceful environment for re-education from home. Will be re entering into office assistant for for 2018. Please contact Cathrine at cathrinekite@gmail.com. (10/02)

HOUSING NEEDED– Quiet single responsible non smoking mature Christian lady looking for a clean suite with kitchen facility included in the Abbotsford area for Match 1. Rent up to $700 including utilities and laundry. Please call Dorothy at 604-852-0794 (03/02)

1-BDRM SUITE NEEDED – Single, christian man looking for quiet suite. Maximum budget is $800. Quiet and clean, no pets, doesn’t smoke or party. Available immediately. Contact Eric at 778-302-5572 or thomas.eric.bc@gmail.com (03/02)

1-BDRM OR BACHELOR SUITE NEEDED – 1BR or Bachelor Basement Suite in Abbotsford needed for quiet, non-smoking senior seeking affordable housing . Access to parking appreciated. Please call 604-539-2199 for more info.

2-3-BDRM HOME NEEDED – Wanted to Rent. 2-3 bedroom accommodation. Can be house or trailer, or what have you. If it needs fixing up I can do that. The ideal place will include at least a large storage shed or garage. Prefer on a quiet street or out in the country. Rent up to about $1500 but a bit less is better. I am a widowed man of 63, and my 34 year old son on disability shares with me, we have a possible 3rd roommate as well but not confirmed. Move in ASAP or sooner. Call Tony 778 908 4810 (27/01)

BASEMENT SUITE NEEDED – Hello we are a Christian married couple looking for a place to call home. Looking for a basement suite that includes all utilities and prefer a laundry unit (shared ok). Willing to pay $800/month. Must accept disability. Please contact godisawume@gmail.com and ask for Mark. (27/01)

Roommates & Shared Accommodations

2 MALE ROOMMATES NEEDED – 1 Master bedroom with Ensuite – $700 or 1 bedroom w/separate full bathroom – $600. In-suite washer/dryer and electric fireplace. 1 secure underground parking stall. NO smoking. NO pets. Walking distance to Bus routes. Must have great references and credit. Please Email Brandonloewen@hotmail.com or call 7785491676 (10/02)

ROOMMATE NEEDED – Looking for a roommate. I’m a 31 year old male and live on the east side of abbotsford on Glen Mountain. The room to rent is in a fully furnished 1000 sq/ft basement suite with a great view. I have lived here for 8 years and the home owners are fantastic. Rent will be $500 with all utilities and internet included (sorry, dont have cable) For more information contact me at 604-615-6158 or email Karl.jon.anderson@gmail.com (10/02)

PRIVATE ROOM IN LARGE 2-BDRM CONDO – very large 2 bedroom 2 bath condo in Abbotsford with a view. Internet, cable, and utilities included. Private bedroom and bathroom. Clean and quiet adult only building. Open to students, those working and/or on disability. Available now. Please contact Sarah for more information at sarah_clay7@hotmail.com or by cell at 6047987304 (03/02)

LOOKING FOR A ROOMMATE – My roommate and I are looking for a third female roommate for a two bedroom apartment. I graduated from CBC and am full-time at UFV and she graduated from Summit Pacific College and is full-time working. We live in an apartment called Nelson Court which is located on South Fraser and Ware/Old Yale. Rent is $300 including utilities. You would be sharing a room with me. The apartment is very spacious and fully furnished. If you are interested please contact Rebecca Enns at ennsre.15@gmail.com or text me at 604-300-5931. (03/02)

LARGE HOUSE FOR ROOM AND BOARD – I have a large house in Mission where I would like to offer room and board for tenants. I am a care aide and have worked in group homes for a number of years. The house is most suitable for seniors or people with disabilities. Each bedroom has a private bathroom and a large common room is available for games, crafts, etc. The home is on an acreage with plenty of room for gardening and hobbies. Couples are welcome. Rent is negotiable depending on room size. If you are interested, please call 778-246-2422 (27/01)

Housing Available

COACH HOME FOR RENT – Newly Renovated 2 Bedroom 1 Bathroom Full Carriage House for Rent – The house is approximately 1,000 square feet and is located in a quiet, heritage neighbourhood within walking distance of coffee shops and bakeries in historic downtown Abbotsford. We completely renovated the house with all new flooring, paint and kitchen which includes new stainless steel appliances and washer/dryer. Private driveway and separate mailing address. $1,950/month plus utilities. No smoking and no pets, and rental and work references are required. House is available April 1 and we are looking for 1 year lease. Please contact Stephanie at 604-798-7451 or Stephanie.a.teer@gmail.com (17/02)

3-BDRM ABOVE GROUND LEGAL SUITE – $1450, utilities included. Available March 1. Located in neighborhood near McCallum exit, south of the Hwy. Close to bus stop and 25 min walk to UFV. For pictures and details see: http://abbotsford.craigslist.ca/apa/5988812293.html. Contact Aaron & Laura at married2005@gmail.com (17/02)

COACH HOUSE FOR RENT – Coach House for rent in Abbotsford Central in quiet older neighborhood starting March 1st. It’s a one bedroom suite with a open concept kitchen and living area, about 650 SF. Kitchen has all stainless appliances and there is a stacker washer and dryer in the suite as well. Only 1 1/2 years old with modern finishing, vaulted ceilings, nice big patio and 2 parking spots in the lane. This suite is perfect for a couple or a working single person. It’s close to down town shopping and cafes and bus service. The rent is $1200/ month and average utilities are $100 monthly. Please no smokers or pets allowed. Please contact me if you would like more information. donna@donetothenines.ca Phone is 604 850 4567. (17/02)

2-BDRM, 1-BATH SUITE FOR RENT – The suite is Approx. 700 sq ft, 2 bedroom 1 bathroom, includes shared laundry, internet, dishwasher and utilities. 5 minutes away from UFV and Abbotsford Hospital, 2 minutes from the freeway (Mccallum). Available February 15th. Looking for a good renter medium/long term. Great suite for a young couple or students. No smoking, No pets. Covered Entrance in the back. References and work history required. $900/mo. Email for more info and pictures – gmwutzke@hotmail.com (10/02)

1-BDRM SUITE FOR RENT – One bedroom basement suite for rent. Available March 15. Open layout. Full sized fridge, stove, built in microwave, and dishwasher in beautiful large kitchen. Includes island and bar stools. Large bathroom with in floor heating, tub, washer/dryer, linen closet. Two large storage closets. Tenants have private yard space, grass & bbq area. One parking spot on driveway. Great landlords on a quiet cul de sac. Located in Central Abbotsford near Rotary Stadium, Discovery Trail, Columbia Bible College, bus stops. $900.00/month includes water, gas, hydro. No smoking, pets negotiable. Call Matt & Teresa 604-626-2994 (10/02)

BASEMENT SUITE FOR RENT – 2 bedroom suite available. Very spacious and close to all amenities. Open concept. Please call Satpal at 778-549-4282 for more information. (10/02)

2-BDRM RENOVATED SUITE – Bright, above ground, newly renovated 2 Bedroom suite. Great neighbourhood cul de sac in East Abbotsford close to UFV, highway entrance, grocery stores and bus routes. Private separate entry. Newer, vinyl plank floors with walls painted in designer pewter shade. New bright light fixtures throughout. Good sized kitchen with fridge and stove. Window and closet in each bedroom. Laundry is shared and right beside your suite. Ideal for a working professional/couple or two University students. Free parking on street. Absolutely no pets & non-smokers only. Available March 1st or March 15th. $1,100 mo. includes all utilities and unlimited high speed internet, but not phone or cable. We are caring, responsible landlords looking for the same in a tenant! Please email karaleanne@hotmail.com. See photos here: https://goo.gl/photos/z9CeS5MHH5PQXJ9UA (10/02)

HOUSE FOR RENT – Clean older house that’s been freshly painted throughout and mildly updated. Open upper level with a vaulted ceiling. A spacious master bedroom with a good-sized secondary room on the upper level. Downstairs includes a den/laundry or potentially third bedroom and spacious rec room/second living room. Also has a fenced in backyard with lots of driveway parking. Looking for non-smoking, pet free tenants for the Clearbrook/Maclure Rd area. Close to schools (Mouat, Colleen & Gordie Howe and Clearbrook elementary), shopping and Matsqui Recreation Centre. 3Min walk to bus stop. Looking to be rented for February upon finishing painting and modifications for $1750 plus shared utilities. Please contact by call/text 778-255-0569 or email at 3339jervisgmail.com (03/02)

2-BDRM LEGAL GROUND LEVEL SUITE FOR RENT – 2 – bedroom legal ground-level suite for rent – 2-bedrooms, full bathroom, full kitchen, Includes fridge, stove, dishwasher, utilities, shared laundry. No smoking, no pets. Clayburn Hills area. Available February 1 for $900 a month. Reliable references needed. Call 604-864-9550. (03/02)

SPACIOUS UPPER FLOOR OF SARDIS HOME – $1,600 Approx. 1,500 sq. ft. available in March 2017. 3 beds, 2 baths just outside of the desirable Garrison area in Sardis. 2 driveway parking spaces, small private deck with mountain views, large kitchen with gas cooktop, spacious living room, private laundry. Recently renovated with new flooring in living room and bedrooms. 15 minutes from Cultus Lake, less than 5 minutes from the river. Not suitable for young children, smokers or pet owners. Best suited for a quiet professional couple. $1600 + shared utilities. Must be willing to sign a 1-year lease and have credit check done. Please email sc.jensen@hotmail.com if interested. (27/01)

3-BDRM SUITE FOR RENT – Basement suite on acreage near Northview Community Church, central/north Abbotsford. Includes 3 bedrms, kitchen,living rm with gas fire place. Bathroom with full size tub. Private entrance with parking. Newly renovated. Shared laundry (for tenants 2-3 days week). Utilities and Internet included. No pets. None smoking. Great for small family or students. 50% damage deposit required. Available March 1st. Contact Andrew 604-557-6117. Pls text or call for photos! (27/01)

2-BDRM GROUND LEVEL SUITE – Amazing place to call home: This suite features: ~ Located on a large double cul-de-sac, close to trails, bus, schools, yet accessible to city centre ~ Feels more like a condo than a suite – unique, well planned layout with extra wide halls ~ Expansive windows in every room equipped with 2 inch blinds ~ Central air conditioning – cozy in the winter and cool in the summer! ~ Renovated eat-in kitchen with island ~ Extra large bathroom ~ Generously proportioned living room ~ Laundry room conveniently located adjacent to suite. (shared) ~ Heat, Hydro and water included in rent. Serious inquiries only please. To respect the time of our current tenant, we will be scheduling all appointments for viewing on Saturday, Jan 28th from 10 – 2 pm. The suite will be properly freshened and ready for occupancy on March 1 2017. Arrangements can be made for as early as Feb 15th if necessary. Please e-mail to book your time. References and Criminal Record Check required. No parties, No smoking of any kind. Sorry, no pets Thechenys@gmail.com or 604-859-2219 (27/01)

6-BDRM 4-BATH RANCHER ON 5 ACRES – Location, location! Superb property is tucked away atop a winding driveway that offers total privacy and is walking distance to MEI private school and minutes to all amenities. The 4350 sqft rancher home provides comfortable living space with full basement. Rent is $4,000.00 plus utilites. Available March 1, 2017. Seeking long term tenant. Call Roger at 604-807-3294 or email rogerjaspal@gmail.com (27/01)

BASEMENT SUITE FOR RENT – 2 bedroom and 1 bathroom. Includes fridge, stove, hydro, electricity and shared laundry room. Free optic TV and internet, it doesn’t get much better than that!!! Address: 2776 Victoria Street, Abbotsford, BC, V2T 2T8. Available February 1, call James at 604-850-4275. Asking price: $950. (27/01)

Community Volunteer Opportunities

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

CYRUS CENTRE – Are you looking for a life changing experience? Are you willing to have your limits stretched? Do you want to instill change in others? Can you love unconditionally? Do you love God? Are you called to ministry? If you answered “yes” to all of the above read on: Cyrus Centre Ministries is looking for a married couple with either no children or grown children, who can commit themselves to being full-time house parents. This would suit a couple where one member has f/t outside employment. The opportunity is in Abbotsford. House parents will provide a home environment for youth living in semi-independence, providing skills modeled in day-to-day living, skills necessary to live independently; living in community, cooking, cleaning, budgeting, shopping, recreation, problem solving, respect of others, laundry and so on; basic day-to-day life skills. The successful couple will be provided with living accommodations, utilities, a food budget, financial stipend, benefits, relief, support and more. To apply, please pray about it first and ask questions of your friends and family: do they see you in this type of ministry? Submit two resumes (one each), a letter each, detailing answers to the questions listed below and any other details you think we should know. In addition, we will require personal references for each of you, a character reference letter for you as a couple, and pastoral reference for you as a couple. Once you have everything, and you have prayed about it some more, please submit it all in an envelope: drop off or mail to Attn: Ruth Friesen, Cyrus Centre, 2616 Ware St., Abbotsford, BC V2S 3E5. (09/09)

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 host@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

TWU PRODUCTION – TWU’s production of “A Kind of Alaska,” by Harold Pinter, runs January 31 to February 4. This iconic version of a sleeping beauty fairy tale explores the emotional journey of three people whose lives are changed forever when one of them falls victim to a “sleepy sickness.” Director Lloyd Arnett says, “A Kind of Alaska is an unusual Pinter play in that the menace faced comes not from people, but from corrupted nature.” For details visit twu.ca/theatre (27/01)

SKIERS EDGE FOR SALE – The Skiers Edge fitness machine will help you ski like a pro. New price was $1,600. Will sell for $250. This includes the instructions with video. The machine is in new condition. 604-864-9327 or 604-217-2668. (27/01)