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

P/T NANNY/HOUSEKEEPER – We are looking to hire a part-time, live-out Housekeeper/ Nanny for our family in Abbotsford to start ASAP. We have a 12 year old special needs boy and elderly parents in our basement suite. We are looking for help with both housekeeping/ meal prep AND child/elderly care. We are seeking a warm, loving, patient, dedicated, and honest applicant who has experience working as a Nanny/Housekeeper in a private home. The applicant does need to drive and to have their own vehicle. Three references whom we may contact, a recent criminal record check, and a drivers abstract. Applicants who meet the above mentioned qualifications are encouraged to forward their resumes and a cover letter to garys@telus.net . We look forward to hearing from you! (12/01)

F/T NANNY/HOUSEKEEPER – We are looking to hire a full-time, live-out Housekeeper/ Nanny for our family in Abbotsford to start ASAP. We have 2 children – a 2 year old and a 5 month old. Mom will be on maternity leave until February and is looking for help with both housekeeping/ meal prep AND child care. After February, while Mom is at home the focus will be housekeeping/meal prep, and when Mom is at work 2 days/week, the focus will be on child care. We are seeking a warm, loving, patient, dedicated, and honest applicant who has recent professional experience working as a Nanny/Housekeeper in a private home. The candidate MUST have experience in caring for an infant and toddler. You must love your profession, be a great communicator and team-player, be detail-oriented, take the utmost pride in your work, and love to work with children and families. We are health conscious and are looking for someone who enjoys a healthy, active lifestyle and who is a non-smoker. The applicant does need to drive and to have their own vehicle. Salary is $16-$18, depending on qualifications and experience. Before an interview can take place, candidates are required to have the following: current First Aid and CPR for children, Three references whom we may contact, a recent criminal record check, and a drivers abstract. Food Safe and ECE certification are a plus! Applicants who meet the above mentioned qualifications are encouraged to forward their resumes and a cover letter to vineisha@gmail.com, clearly stating how their professional experience and training relates to this position. We thank you in advance and look forward to hearing from you! (22/12)

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

DEVELOPMENT OFFICER – The Good News Broadcasting Association of Canada (GNBAC) is looking for a Development Officer to work under the direction of the National Ministry Relations and Development Manager. This position identifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards donors; serves as development liaison; supports fundraising special projects, development initiatives, and goal setting for The Good News Broadcasting Association of Canada. The position is 40 hours per week working out of the Abbotsford, British Columbia Office of GNBAC. For a full description of the position please visit our website: www.backtothebible.ca/careers/development-officer (12/01)

SALES REPRESENTATIVE – Get Custom Blinds & Shutters – Abbotsford, BC Submit resume to lorik@getcustomblinds.com $30,000 – $60,000 a year – Full-time, Base Wage plus Commission, Health Benefits. As a very busy custom window covering retailer, we are looking for a full-time sales person. We would be very interested in someone who enjoys interior design. Our office is located in Abbotsford, but we consult in homes and offices from Langley to Chilliwack predominantly. Most communications including pricing are done in our home office but all sales are done onsite. Cost per km are reimbursed for own vehicle usage. Training, samples, tools and ongoing support are provided. We are offering competitive wages, commissions and health benefit package. The hours allow some flexibility. 99% of the leads are provided, but we are open to the candidate pursuing new leads to fill a 40 hour week, if needed. Must be a detail oriented, upbeat professional, organized and willing to learn all about the window covering business. Visit our website @ getcustomblinds.com (12/01)

P/T NANNY/HOUSEKEEPER – We are looking to hire a part-time, live-out Housekeeper/ Nanny for our family in Abbotsford to start ASAP. We have a 12 year old special needs boy and elderly parents in our basement suite. We are looking for help with both housekeeping/ meal prep AND child/elderly care. We are seeking a warm, loving, patient, dedicated, and honest applicant who has experience working as a Nanny/Housekeeper in a private home. The applicant does need to drive and to have their own vehicle. Three references whom we may contact, a recent criminal record check, and a drivers abstract. Applicants who meet the above mentioned qualifications are encouraged to forward their resumes and a cover letter to garys@telus.net . We look forward to hearing from you! (12/01)

CUSTOMIZED EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST – Communitas Supportive Care Society is currently looking for an Employment Specialist who will provide intensive job development services for Abbotsford Works’ clients who require unique or customized employment arrangements. The Employment Specialist will utilize a client-centred strength based approach, and will assist individuals to achieve one or more of the following outcomes: competitive employment, sustainable self-employment, unpaid work placements, or long term community attachment positions. This position is full-time 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8.30am-4.30pm. For a full job description and to apply please visit our website CommunitasCare.com/Careers. (05/01)

EXPRESS EMPLOYMENT PROFESSIONALS – Are you looking for full-time, part-time, temporary or permanent work? We have a wide range of positions available locally in Professional, Administrative and Commercial industries. Our recruiters are eager to match you with the right short-term or full-time position… for FREE! Express Employment Professionals is ranked #1 in category by Entrepreneur Magazine Franchise 500 (2017). Last year, we put over 510,000 people to work through 770+ locations across Canada, the U.S. and South Africa. Call or text us now at 604-746-5627 to schedule a face-to-face interview. Visit us at ExpressPros.com/AbbotsfordBC and Facebook.com/ExpressProsAbbotsford .

HOUSE PARENT COUPLE – Inner Hope is a diverse and welcoming community made up of East Vancouver youth and families, and we are seeking a dynamic couple to fill the role of House Parents for Inner Hope’s housing program. This is a live-in ministry opportunity for a married couple who are called to a full-life integration approach to ministry with at-risk youth. Our House Parents foster a supportive home environment for residents aged 16-24 while managing daily house life and investing in meaningful relationships with youth and their families. The Home is a substance-free house based on Christian values, for youth who desire structure, support and accountability in their lives. The House Parent couple will reside in the home with up to four youth, modeling healthy living skills and providing an optimum level of support and discipleship. For a full job description and to apply, please visit: www.innerhope.ca/house-parent-couple-posting.html. (05/01)

SALES SUPPORT & RECEPTIONIST – Lumon Canada is looking for a full time, energetic and positive sales support team member. As the heart of the support team, you will work alongside six salespeople and assist them in an administrative capacity. You are organized and professional, and you’ll keep the office running smoothly. You enjoy talking on the phone and can speak with customers comfortably, taking down their information and booking appointments on behalf of the sales team. You’ll also coordinate home shows, open houses, and other events. Above all, you’re eager to learn and grow within a rapidly expanding sunroom and balcony glazing company. You will be reporting to our Regional Sales Manager and working out of the showroom from 8:30am-5pm, Monday to Friday. Some Saturdays may be required in the case of special events. Please apply to amanda.holanda@lumon.com (22/12)

INSTALLER – Lumon Canada is looking for full time, reliable and experienced installation member. As a big and important part of our team, you will work alongside 12 other install members in a two person crew environment. You are professional and courtesy to residential/condo owners. You enjoy working outdoors and with hand tools. You’ll be installing patio covers & retractable glass walls in commercial and residential areas. Above all you’re eager to learn and grow within a rapidly expanding sunroom and balcony glazing company. Please apply to amanda.holanda@lumon.com (22/12)

GENERAL LABOURER – We manufacture several products and custom build machinery. We are looking for an individual that is comfortable working with shop tools such as band-saws, sanders, grinders etc. Duties would include making a foam product and cutting it on a band-saw, light fabrication, shop and yard maintenance, driving forklift, sanding & painting and more. Applicants need to be mechanically inclined and willing to learn. Able to operate forklift, lathe & mill and electrical knowledge would be an asset. We offer a positive work environment with extended health benefits after 3 months, full time hours that can be somewhat flexible. Minimum starting wage is $14/hr based on experience. Call David 604-240-5384 (22/12)

ABBOTSFORD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS – Abbotsford Christian School is accepting applications for School Bus Drivers to start immediately. 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 (22/12)

BUS DRIVER POSITIONS – MEI is an independent Pre-K-12 school system dedicated to Christian Education with over 1400 students. MEI Schools is seeking qualified applicants for Bus Driver positions. MEI Schools, Bus Driver
10 month permanent position $ 21.85/hour. MEI is looking for a bus driver to do a daily morning and afternoon run along with occasional day trips. A minimum class 2 driver’s license with air brake endorsement is required. Bus Drivers, Casual On-Call, $ 21.85/hour. If you wish to apply for one of these positions, please submit resume, references, recent driver’s abstract (dated within 1 week) and a statement of faith. Positions will stay open until
Filled. Lorraine Wind E-mail: lwind@meischools.com (22/12)

TEACHING POSITIONS – MEI is an independent pre-K-12 school system with over 1400 students. All applicants must be dedicated to Christian education. MEI Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following positions: Elementary School, Music Teacher – 0.86 FTE, April 3, 2018 to June 29, 2018, Grade Two Teacher – 1.0 FTE, January 8, 2018 to June 29, 2018. Secondary School, Teacher – 1.0 FTE, Social Studies 9 & 11 and Law 12, January 8, 2018 to June 29, 2018. If you wish to apply for these positions, please submit resume, references, and a statement of faith including where and when you were baptized to: Lorraine Wind E-mail: lwind@meischools.com (22/12)

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

KINGSWAY ELDER CARE – CPR, First, Aid, Crim Checks. For elderly or those with special needs. Rates negotiable. 604-556-9320 (12/01)

TEAM TOEWS CLEANING COMPANY – Team Toews Cleaning Co. is looking for hardworking, detail-oriented, reliable members to add to the team. We pride ourselves on making cleaning day the best day ever for our clients and someone who is motivated by that would be the ideal candidate for this position. Flexible daytime weekday hours, pay starts at $17+ per hour depending on experience. Must have your own reliable transportation. Text Laura at 604-764-7045 or email resume to teamtoewscleaning@gmail.com (12/01)

PREGNANCY LOSS AND INFERTILITY 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 Christian support group for women going through Infertility and Pregnancy Loss and if you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, you are welcome to join us on January 25th 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. (12/01)

EXPERIENCED COOK – Please help my son, Chris. Chris is a 27 year old single father of two boys under the age of 4. Chris recently lost his job when the restaurant he was cooking in shut down with no notice to the employees. He has years of cooking experience as well as years of insulation (firestopping) experience and is looking for a career that he can be proud of. He is a hard working, dedicated employee that needs a good break to come his way. Chris resides in Langley and while he has no personal transportation, he gets around very well by bus. I pray that you, or someone you may know, can give a great young man an opportunity to succeed. Please contact him directly at chris.robitaille555@gmail.com. Thank you and God Bless. (05/01)

CLEANING SERVICES – Christian lady with experience is looking for a cleaning job. Please call Sidony @ 604 852 3648 (05/01)

ESL INSTRUCTOR – ESL Instructor with 13 years of classroom teaching and one-on-one tutoring experience, available to tutor students of any age or English level. Comfortable tutoring early literacy to advanced levels, test preparation, or conversation practice in your Abbotsford-area home or a public location. Available evenings and weekends. $30/hr. Please E-mail dwightandamanda@gmail.com for more information.

PERSONAL ASSISTANT – If you need your house cleaned, organization to be done or errands such as grocery shopping to be picked up and put away, please contact me. I am willing to help. 22.00 per hour. Contact me at hilarylang68@gmail.com (22/12)

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

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

SUITE FOR SINGLE MOM – Looking for a suitable suite for my Niece. She is a young Single mom with two small children. Looking for a safe, possibly furnished 2 bedroom suite either in town of Abbotsford or close to bus route.
Please contact Bruce @ 604-302-8792 (12/01)

HOME FOR NEWLY WEDS – I am a student at Columbia bible college, and me and my fiancé are looking for a home. Our hope is to find a place that I can move into individually first, and then become a home for the two of us once we are married in May. We are both graduating this spring and currently working. Our budget is 700-850 a month. brittslous@gmail.com 604-379-8840 . (05/01)

HOME FOR 2 FAMILIES – We are 2 families, 3 adults and 1 child, a couple in our sixties and our daughter with her 11 years old daughter. We, adults, are full time employed, responsible, quiet people, no parties. We would like to rent a house, long term, with 2 different suites, as we’d like to live together , yet have our own privacy and space. We can provide good references from current landlord. Please contact at: corinawould@hotmail.com. phone# 604-859-8872 (05/01)

HOME NEEDED – Christian couple with an indoor cat desperately looking for a place to move to as the place we are in now has been sold. We have this month left to move on a 90 day notice. We can afford 850 – 900/month. We need a Christmas Miracle. Please call Jan at 604-217-9442 or 604-744-1554.

Roommates & Shared Accommodations

FEMALE ROOMMATE – I am a 22 year old organized female looking for a young, female roommate for February 15 or March 1. I would like to have a roommate who practices cleanliness and is generally organized. Rent is $800 for the whole suite ($400 for each of us). Includes heat/water/wifi. Laundry is shared (in landlord’s place upstairs). One parking space (I don’t drive so I don’t use it). My cell number is 604-226-6777 (call or text). (12/01)

ROOMMATE TO SHARE 2-BDRM SUITE – Hi I am looking for a roommate that I could rent a 2 bedroom basement suite or condo with? the main thing is I’m a looking for housing that has Laundry included. it’s hard for me to afford renting a one bedroom basement suit by myself. I’m not really sure just looking for a roommate that would be willing to split rent with me. Im 25 I got to UFV. my phone number: 604-791-3988 (12/01)

SEEKING ROOMMATE – Hi, my name is Benjamin and am hoping to find a roommate to share a two bedroom ground level suite in the price range of $1,200-$1,500 a month, meaning $600-$750/month each. I am a 20 year old male, with spiritual values and looking for someone who is mutually clean, organized, and responsible. Give me a shout, 403-392-3089 or email me benjaminarychuk@hotmail.com (12/01)

FEMALE ROOMMATE – Looking for a female roommate with similar values and lifestyle to share a newer two bedroom basement suite in East Abbotsford. Note: This suite is not available until April 1st! Includes utilities (no internet/cable but can be discussed), for $600/month. Text back with any questions to 778-347-5311, thanks! (12/01)

LOOKING FOR ROOMMATE – Looking for a Male roommate to share a 3 bed 2 bath modular home located on farm land in North Abbotsford / Matsqui. We would be splitting all the costs (Hydro, Gas, Internet, Rent) which would be approximately $650 (varies depending on how much gas and hydro is used month to month). You’ll have your own bedroom and bathroom and we would share the common areas. I am a 27 year old male currently working full time in Langley being home most nights with the occasional trip out of town for work. I’m easy going, a Christian and get along with most people. I’m looking for a roommate who is honest, trustworthy, cleans up after themselves and pays rent on time. No pets. If you are at all interested you can call or text me (Richard) at 778-809-0905, can send pictures of the place as well. The right person can move in right away, Thanks. (12/01)

2 BEDROOMS AVAILABLE – My husband and I attend Northview and are looking for 2 or 3 female renters to live in our basement, which is located near old downtown Abbotsford. There are 2 bedrooms (1 bedroom is very large and can be used by 2 people willing to share), 1 bathroom with a shower, a large living room and a small kitchenette with a hot plate, fridge and microwave. The laundry is in the basement but will be shared by us as well. The basement has a separate entrance and 2 parking spots with lots of parking on the street. Internet, hydro and water will be included in rental fee. $450 per student. Open to having shared meals. No smoking, no pets, no parties, no drugs. If interested please contact Hannah at Hannah.m.toews@gmail.com or 604-308-7453. (05/01)

LARGE ROOM AVAILABLE – Beautiful fully furnished large room in large home available for rent in nice neighbourhood for a FEMALE. $550. Queen-sized bed. Available January 1. Semi-private bathrooms. Includes all utilities, laundry, TV, PVR, and wireless internet. One block from bus stop and near UFV, rec centre, shopping, grocery stores, post office, and easy highway access. Ideal for FEMALE student. No smoking on property. Must be responsible and tidy. References and deposit required. Please email Roxanne if interested or call/text 604-557-8574. (05/01)

ROOMMATE IN 2-BDRM HOUSE – Looking for a roommate in 2 bedroom townhouse. You get own bathroom, shared laundry, internet, utilities, and garage space included 850$ a month. A gym is available as well as part of my complex. I am a 29 old male works mon-fri 730-4. Looking for someone responsible, clean, and respectful. Call or text 604 613 1864 Brayden if interested. (05/01)

Housing Available

3-BDRM 1-BATH – 3 Bedroom + 1 Bathroom on Promontory Hill, Sardis, Chilliwack, $1,500 , 1,233 Sq Ft, 9 year old suit with separate entrance, large deck, large open plan, in suit laundry and utilities included. Spacious and clean with a beautiful view over the valley. No pets and no smoking. Extra 400 Sq Ft storage is also available. Available now for rent . Please contact Brian at 604-768-471. (12/01)

LEGAL 2-BDRM SUITE – Legal 2 bedroom above ground basement suite for rent east Abbotsford above Whatcom road exit. Private entrance / driveway with parking for two vehicles. Available February 1, 2018. Close to bus stop and mountain elementary school. $1200 monthly includes all amenities and wifi, Spacious open plan living / dining space with 2 bedrooms; No smoking allowed, Small pet allowed; References and credit check required. Please contact Sandra @ 604 309 4216 (05/01)

3-BDRM HOME – 3 Bedroom, 2 Washroom, Kitchen, Living room, Dining area, Laundry, Big Deck and Backyard with Gorgeous View of Mount Baker & Airport. Driveway Parking, Excellent Neighborhood close to School, Playground,Gym. Included Items: Fridge, Stove, Microwave, Washer, Dryer and Dishwasher. Available FEB 2018. Tenant responsible for utilities (hydro, gas, city utilities and regular yard maintenance) RENT $2000 / Month, Please contact Nav @ 604 807 7171 (22/12)

5-BDRM HOME – House for rent in Abbotsford. 5 bedrooms fully renovated. 2 full washrooms. Close to Sevenoaks and WJ Mouat. 2,200 square foot living space. Big backyard and a storage space in the back. Asking for $2000 (offers welcome). Call 604-751-4082 or email kulwindersran70@hotmail.com. (22/12)

3-BDRM HOME – Spacious 3 bedroom home in Fairfield Estates just a short drive or walk to MEI in West Abbotsford. We are asking $1850 per month, water is included, hydro & gas are not included. The house has 3 bedrooms, renovated kitchen & bathroom, en-suite, laundry, large living room & dining room, large double garage, and a rec room in the basement. There is a large covered patio just off the kitchen and is on a corner lot. No smoking or vaping. A small non-shedding pet is negotiable with an extra ½ month damage deposit. No subletting or long-term guests that are not an immediate family member (sibling, child, or partner) of the tenant. Please call Marianne at 778-245- 0766 for info or appointment to view. (22/12)

1-BDRM SUITE – 1 bedroom basement suite for rent, close to Northview Church. Available January 1. Includes utilities, in-suite laundry and lots of storage. Looking for single tenant. No pets/no smoking. $850 a month. Call Elma at 604-853-8255. (22/12)

UPDATED HOME – Clean older house that’s been 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 potential third small bedroom that contains a washer/dryer and spacious rec room/second living room. Also has a fenced in backyard with lots of driveway parking. No garage on property but does have a shed for storage. 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. Perfect for a couple or young family that is looking for more space than a condo. Available for $1600 + 2/3 of utilities for February 1st. Pictures can be e-mail upon request. Please e-mail at 3339jervis@gmail.com or call/text Jesse at 778-255-0569. (22/12)

1-BDRM SUITE – West Abbotsford, (Close to Apolllo Gym) – Suite includes 1 Bedroom, 1 Full Bathroom, Full laundry(washer/dryer), dishwasher, Fridge, Stove. Separate Entry, parking for 1 vehicle. NO Smoking, No Pets. Wifi included; Rent price is based on single occupancy. reference required. Looking for responsible , quiet tenant. RENT : $ 775 + shared Hydro(Electric). Contact Ken: kklsayles@hotmail.com (22/12)

Community Volunteer Opportunities

HOPE FOR WOMEN PREGNANCY SERVICES – Hope for Women Pregnancy Services in Abbotsford, BC’s fastest growing Crisis Pregnancy Centre, is in need of Volunteer Peer Counselors! We will be offering training in the new year. All necessary certification and training are provided for volunteers who qualify and can commit for a period of at least one year for 3 hours every week or two. For a volunteer package, please email laurie@hopeforwomen.ca or call 604-853- 0303. Please consider becoming involved in a ministry that is highly rewarding and life affirming.

CHRISTMAS GIFT WRAPPING – Would you like to help your community this Christmas season? Abbotsford Community Services is looking for volunteers to give 2-3 hours of their time in December to wrap Christmas gifts at Sevenoaks Shopping Centre. By taking part in this amazing fundraising event, you will be helping us to provide much-needed services to new immigrants and refugees in our community. No experience required! For more information, please contact Luciana at connections@abbotsfordcommunityservices.com. (17/11)

VOLUNTEERS FOR CHILD CARE – Thursday Morning Women’s Bible Study. We are looking for volunteers to watch children on Thursday mornings at Northview Community Church from 9 am-11:45 am. Volunteers must be 14 years or older. This opportunity will start in January 2018 to May 2018. Great opportunity for students who might need volunteer hours. Please contact Angela or Jen. Angela : amhilz@gmail.com or 604-852-8073. Jen: reganandjen@gmail.com or 604-309-3305

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.

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

LOOKING FOR RIDES TO RICHMOND – Ride to Richmond or Vancouver Tuesdays – Saturdays. Leaving around 7 am or even 8 am. Would need ride back to Abbotsford after 5 pm. Schedule may change a bit, so if you do have differing times, please still contact me. I am 18 years old and do not have my own car. Happy to assist with gas costs. Please contact me (Harry) at 864-0272. Thank you. (12/01)

WINTER PHOTOSHOOT – I am booking for January/February. Session includes 30 minutes at an outdoor location in Abbotsford for up to 5 people. Includes family, kids, engagement. Special for January/February is $65. Regular price is $95. If you have more people in your party or want me to travel to another location, message me for pricing details. Call/text 778-549-4250 or email bcgirl_taraleigh@yahoo.ca to book your session. Please “like” my Facebook page to see more pictures I have taken: www.facebook.com/taraleighmillerphotography (12/01)

PAINT NIGHT FUNDRAISER – Paint Night Fundraiser – Cascade Community Church Children’s Ministry leader Corrie Franson has organized a “Paint and Chat” adult event to be held February 3rd from 7-9pm at Cascade Church 35190 DeLair Road in Abbotsford. $40 per person includes the canvas/paint and brushes and lesson by local artist Lori Allan. See http://www.cascadechurch.ca/ to view the image we will be painting and how to register. (05/01)

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