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

MARANATHA KIDS CARE MANAGER – Maranatha Kids Care in Abbotsford is looking for an enthusiastic full time Manager to cover a one-year maternity leave this position has the possibility of becoming permanent-full time. This position would require some training in July and August and going into September 2017. You will be the manager of a non-profit Christian center in a church, who will oversee: -Preschool, Daycare, Before and after school Programs, and Summer camp -Staffing for each program -Liaison between the center and the church -Funding agreements/Payments -Parent and child interaction and many more duties. This person MUST have their current ECE certificate/license and must have experience working as a head teacher/supervisor/manager of a child care center and have excellent communication skills and problem solving skills. Please send your cover letter and resume to maranathakidscare@hotmail.com (14/04)

SUMMER CHILDCARE NEEDED – We require a nanny starting May 1 for 3 days per week in May and June (Tuesdays and Thursdays, some Fridays), and approximately 4 to 5 days per week in July and August. You will need to have your own vehicle and full driver’s license, be patient and energetic, and have experience with children (age 2-9). The job includes working from approximately 8 to 4. You would take care of our 2.5-year-old in our home, and pick up our two school-aged kids from school at 2:30. Once school is out, you would take care of all three children. Some housework would be a bonus! Please contact me for details: info@nancyduckhildebrand.com (14/04)

P/T NANNY NEEDED EAST ABBOTSFORD – Looking for a mature Christian part time nanny for two boys, ages 2 and 3, 2-3 days a week plus additional hours as required. Location is in East Abbotsford. Require clean driving record. Responsibilities include light house cleaning, meal prep, pre-school drop-off and/or pickup, and other duties as required. To start immediately. Email resume and brief introduction to yourself to nannyjob@kononoff.com to apply. (14/04)

SEEKING BABYSITTER – Looking for babysitter for a couple evening a week. I have a 11 and an almost 4 year old and am looking for someone young and fun to come and hang out with them a couple times a week. My son pretty much takes care of himself but my daughter loves to play constantly and I am looking for someone who is fun and exciting for her to hang out with. Please contact me at robyn.m.adrian@gmail.com Thanks so much! Robyn (07/04)

VOLUNTEER CHILDCARE NEEDED FOR FAMILY WITH TRIPLETS – This Abbotsford family had triplets in January 2017 & need overnight childcare to help with feedings & taking care of the babies from 10 PM – 6 AM each night.  This would be an incredible help as they have two other children (ages 6 & 2) who need attention during the day.  For more details/to sign up, please visit https://www.mealtrain.com/trains/enok3e.  Thank you in advance for all of your help – The Buhler Family (24/03)

Services Available

BABYSITTER/NANNY – Hello, my name is Cassy and I am looking for anyone who wants a babysitter/Nanny. I am 19 years old and just finished my first semester of university taking law enforcement studies. I would love to be a correctional officer later on in life as a career as I am working towards it. But as of right now I do love children and helping people. If anyone needs some help at home with there kids you could contact me at (604) 751-4453 the only time I am un available is Sundays because I do attend church. Thank you. (14/04)

DAY CAMPS – The TWU Recreation Department is excited to offer day camps for the first time this summer! We are hosting these general sports, soccer, basketball, volleyball and dance camps for children ages 5-10. To learn more or to register online, visit www.twu.ca/camps. We hope your child will join us for the summer of 2017! (14/04)

NANNY – Hi, my name is Danika. I am 19 years old (almost 20) and looking for a full time nannying position within the Abbotsford/Aldergrove area. I have 3+ years of part time babysitting experience. I can also provide light house-cleaning duties. I love meeting new people, getting to connect with families and making people happy. I love children and my compassionate nature and friendly personality helps me get along with them in no time. I am punctual, outgoing, and dependable. I have my full driver’s license and a car. I don’t have my First Aid but I can get it if it is required. I enjoy music, hiking, going for walks, spending time with friends and family (I have a huge family!), reading, drawing, watching movies. I have a special place in my heart for pets, dogs especially! If you are looking for an outgoing, fun loving, nanny, I would love to help you out! 🙂 You can reach me at danikajordbakke@gmail.com or 604-615-9916 (text or call) (07/04)

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

OPPORTUNITY FOR LONG TERM CAREER – HealthMed Distributors looking for a mature person to join our growing family run business as an administrative assistant. HealthMed is a national medical, physiotherapy, chiropractic, and exercise equipment distributor. Our ideal candidate will have working experience with Simply accounting or Quickbooks, but it’s not a deal breaker if you don’t. Your responsibilities include filling orders, accounts receivable and payable, and taking calls from customers. If you have a willingness to learn and a can do attitude this position is for you. Our entire family takes part in making this company run and we strive to maintain a friendly atmosphere where everyone enjoys coming to work. Please send your resumes and inquiries to anne-marie@healthmed.ca (21/04)

DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES – Reporting to the President, The Director of Human Resources conceptualizes, develops, leads and executes all HR related services, policies and programs for the Rossdown Group of Companies. The Director of HR originates and leads HR practices and objectives that will promote a value driven high performance culture. Please send resume to HR@rossdown.com (21/04)

PAPA JOHN’S PIZZA ABBOTSFORD – We’re Hiring! Papa John’s Abbotsford has finally opened in the McCallum Junction and we are still looking for great people to add to our roster. We are looking for people who could fill all positions, such as delivery drivers, front of house, and the best part, making pizzas. Want to be apart of this great team? Please come by and drop off your resume. We look forward to meeting you soon. (21/04)

YOUTH DIRECTOR – Grace Church is looking for a Half-Time Youth Director to give leadership to our Junior High (Grade 6-8), Senior High (Grade 9-12), and Young Adults (post-high school). Candidate must (1) Love God, (2) Love People, (3) Drink Pepsi (candidates who drink Coke will be considered) Candidate must have a genuine and growing personal relationship with Jesus and declare Him to be their Lord and Savior. They must also have a deep desire to see young people become disciples of Jesus, and their ministry should reflect that. Prefer some formal training and experience related to the role. To apply for this position, please send resume to Pastor Ryan (ryan@gebc.ca). (21/04)

LIVE-IN CAREGIVER – My wife and I are looking for a live-in caregiver – we live on a hobby farm in east Abbotsford. Please call Joseph at 604-823-6052 for more information (14/04)

GUEST SERVICES – If you enjoy hospitality, welcoming and working with people, then this may be the opportunity for you. Duties and Responsibilities: Greet guests in a friendly and professional manner, perform accurate check-in and check-out of guests, answer the phone in a timely and professional manner, make reservations over the phone and in person, listen to guest concerns and requests and resolve in a timely manner. Skills: basic knowledge and ability to use Microsoft Office. Hours: Part-time 10-15 hours/month. Pay Rate: $12-$15 per hour. Contact: 604-853-8830 (14/04)

HOUSE CLEANING – Do you enjoy physical work? Are you meticulous and love to help others? Then house cleaning could be the job for you! It’s exciting when you see can see the results of the hard work you have done in only a few hours. This is a daytime job Monday to Friday between 8 am to 5 pm with a variety of clients. You will need a car to carry supplies that we provide including a vacuum. It is subcontractor work and will require your own insurance and bonding. We are looking for long term workers.You will get between 20 to 30 hours a week. Include a resume and why you would like to work for us. Thank you, olivetsolutions@gmail.com Olivet-solutions.com (14/04)

HEALTH COACH – 12-15 hours to start (Hours to be Monday 3-7pm & Wednesday 3-7pm & Saturdays 10am-3pm) Starting Wage: $13.15 We are growing faster than we anticipated! Our brand new 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! Our ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications: · Interest and knowledge in health, wellness and nutrition · Exceptional computer skills and the ability to pick up computer systems and manage online systems and social media · Exceptional interpersonal skills (including confidence, positivity, enthusiasm, good listening skills, strong communication skills) · Successful completion of Ideal Protein online coaches training (Provided through our clinic) · Personal experience with the Ideal Protein protocol is an asset but not required. · Professionalism in client service and an ability to maintain appropriate boundaries and interactions with clients. · Certification in health coaching or medical office assistance would be an asset. 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 (14/04)

SUMMER INTERNS – Two summer positions will be available for current university students looking to gain ministry experience with kids and youth ministry this summer. If you have a passion to see the gospel shared through the kids, youth and families of Abbotsford this summer, please apply. These students will help organize summer programs including Summer Camp and Summer Sundays, in addition to working with staff to prepare for fall ministry programming. We are looking for two students that exemplify a faithfulness to God, are teachable, have integrity of character, are team-players and enjoy working with kids and students, of course! Strong interpersonal and organizational skills are also a benefit to this position. Requirements: College/University Student between the age of 18 – 28, currently in school full-time and returning to school full-time in the Fall of 2017. For more information, please see the attached job description. Application deadline April 23, 2017. Please send your cover letter & resume to jobs@centralheights.ca (14/04)

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE – We are searching for individuals with a can-do attitude to join our team! We offer a positive working environment with supportive and encouraging staff to help you grow. Pay is competitive with potential for increase after acquired experience and diligence. At Bradner Cold Storage we strive to provide the best possible service to our customers in our rapidly expanding warehousing company. Customer service representatives are the bridge of communication between our customers and theirs. Successful applicants will work together as a team with our current CSRs, the warehouse staff, and our customers. Job duties include communication between customers and company departments, accurate order creation and allocation, printing BOLs, ensuring proper charges are associated with orders at closing, preparing paperwork packets and attaching to completed orders, and working closely with the warehouse team to precisely complete customer needs and orders. This position is for daytime hours, Monday to Friday, at our Langley location at 9087- 198 Street. The ideal candidate would possess: Minimum 2 years experience in Customer Service, Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Typing skills, Analytical thinking, Enjoys problem solving, Excellent communication skills, Self-motivated, Experience working in a warehouse setting and knowledge of the food industry is an asset. Please send a cover-letter with your resume to reba.hiebert@bradnercold.com (14/04)

DESIGNER – It’s an incredible opportunity for us here at Glass Canvas to work alongside clients who are dedicated to doing work that matters. The fact that we pray together and only work with clients that are churches, charities, and nonprofits should really excite you. Your heart should also celebrate the fact that we are ecumenical and want to bring all Christians together to work as one. We’re looking for an experienced designer to join our creative team, someone who understands the structure of good design as well as the purpose behind it. Five years (ish) of industry experience is a requirement – we want you to be focusing on emotional drivers rather than design rules, because you already have them under your belt. You need to be a strategic thinker, capable of understanding nuanced differences that make design truly different. You work hard to make people feel something through your design. Please contact admin@glasscanvas.io (07/04)

OFFICE MANAGER/EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT – It’s an incredible opportunity for us here at Glass Canvas to work alongside clients who are dedicated to doing work that matters. The fact that we pray together and only work with clients that are churches, charities, and nonprofits should really excite you. Your heart should also celebrate the fact that we are ecumenical and want to bring all Christians together to work as one. In order for us to partner with our clients to do work that matters, lots of really important things need to happen in the background. Your role is to be on top of everything behind the scenes, supporting and developing our culture. We manage many clients at the same time, so we often have to juggle their requests, questions, and comments simultaneously. We’re also intentional about our office culture, so you’ll make sure that the environment is not only efficient and well-organized, but also warm, friendly and welcoming. Your role requires an eye for the particulars, and the ability to take care of details between multiple projects. In a nutshell, you help our whole team to work effectively. We’re looking for someone who is detail oriented, organized, and can find a good deal on Craigslist or a flight to Dallas. Please contact admin@glasscanvas.io (07/04)

YOUNG ADULTS PASTOR – Central Heights Church is looking for a Young Adults Pastor to lead and grow our vibrant Young Adults ministry. Our desire is to see more young adults experience the fullness of life in Jesus. So, if you are a contemporary leader who has a passion to disciple young adults – both those in the faith and those who aren’t there yet – consider this role. We expect that you will be adept at communicating through various social media channels, so part of this role will be to lead our overall social media efforts as well as video production. If you love doing all of the above, especially when you can do it by building collaborative teams working together to communicate the life changing message of Jesus, then we would love for you to apply. Send cover letter and resume to jobs@centralheights.ca. Closing date: May 1, 2017 (07/04)

WORSHIP PASTOR – We value passionate worship and are looking for an individual to lead and grow our many different teams and opportunities for worship. As part of the position you will need to lead our technical teams, so audio/visual skills will be a must. If you love doing all of the above, especially when you can do it by building collaborative teams working together to communicate the life changing message of Jesus, then we would love for you to apply. Send cover letter and resume to jobs@centralheights.ca. Closing date: May 1, 2017 (07/04)

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE – We are currently looking for Licensed Practical Nurses to provide individualized, quality care in a homelike environment to children with complex care needs. You will provide direct nursing care, including administration of medications, medical treatments and documented procedures including emergency/crisis intervention, as per provincial regulations and facility policies and procedures. You will participate in meal preparation, housekeeping, personal care and implementation of health care plan goals and objectives. We currently have Part-Time and Casual (in-call) positions available. These positions are located at Matthew’s House in Abbotsford, BC. Apply today at www.CommunitasCare.com/careers! Application closing date: April 18, 2017. (07/04)

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE – We are currently looking for Licensed Practical Nurses to participate in the nursing process to provide quality, resident focused care, under the direction of RPNs / RNs, physicians and other health team members. This position will administer and document personal care which meets the physical, psychosocial, and spiritual needs of the residents of Topaz Place. The LPN will assist Communitas in their mission to provide a healthy life for older residents in respect to their capabilities, assisting them to reach their maximum potential in a caring and supportive environment. We currently have Casual (in-call) positions available. These positions are located in Chilliwack, BC. Apply today at www.CommunitasCare.com/careers! Application closing date: April 18, 2017. (07/04)

HEALTH CARE WORKERS – We are currently looking for Health Care Workers to assist us in our mission to provide a healthy life for older residents in respect to their capabilities, assisting them to reach their maximum potential in a caring and supportive environment. Your primary responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, assisting with personal hygiene, preparing meals, house-cleaning and laundry. The Health Care Worker works under the direction of the Manager of Care and RPN’s/RN’s. We currently have Part-Time and Casual (on-call) positions available. These positions are located in Chilliwack, BC. Apply today at www.CommunitasCare.com/careers! Application closing date: April 17, 2017. (07/04)

DOOR SHOP SUPERVISOR – Responsible for performing production and assembly work in pre-hung door shop. Our Vision: Connecting customer needs to supplier solutions through a network of companies who are market leaders in door and millwork solutions. Forward Resume to Alliance Door Products (Attention Bob Bakker) 1-2076 Townline Road Abbotsford BC V2T 6E5. Phone: 604-850-8862 Fax: 604-850-9684 or email: bob.bakker@alliqancedoorproducts.com (07/04)

HOME SHARE PROVIDER – A Home Share Provider is needed for a young man in his twenties who is living with fragile X. This individual likes to be busy and likes to be out of doors. In addition, he values his alone time watching movies and listening to music. He enjoys one on one supports 3 days a week and looks forward to his day program 2 days a week. He is mostly nonverbal, needs support and direction in all areas of daily living. Home Share Providers have the option of moving into and renting a 2 bedroom apartment in Abbotsford or he could move into the Home Share Provider’s home. A family with older or no children would be best. Home Share providers with experience with positive behavior supports would be an asset. His family would prefer to place the individual with a Christian family. If you are interested in this opportunity please call: Ida Schartner Home Share Coordinator 604-850-6608 ida@communitascare.com (07/04)

CONSTRUCTION WORKERS – J Floris Construction is looking to add some reliable skilled labourers to our work force. Our projects include new commercial, retail, and multi-family buildings. We are looking for individuals to assist in ground work preparation, general construction work, framing, forming, etc. We offer competitive wages, based on experience, skill, and work ethic. You must be reliable, punctual, and take pride in your work. You must have your own reliable transportation, and a valid driver’s license, work boots, rain gear, etc. First Aid ticket certainly an asset, but not required. If interested, please email a resume to john@jflorisconstruction.com (31/03)

PHANTOM SCREENS – Looking for work that fits in with your lifestyle? Then we may well have the job for you! We are growing fast and are looking for team members to help us increase production capacity to meet the demand for our retractable screens! Phantom Screens is a great place to work with friendly coworkers and a clean and safe environment. We all work hard – and we look out for each other too, which makes for an awesome workplace. Based at our facility in Abbotsford, seasonal entry-level production jobs are available with full time hours Monday to Friday (either day shift 6.00am – 2.30pm or afternoon shift 2.45pm to 11.15pm). Starting pay is $12.75 per hour with a $0.25 per hour increase every three months during the first year of employment. (Plus a 50c afternoon shift premium). This is an excellent opportunity to work in one of Abbotsford’s favorite places to work so if you’re enthusiastic, have reliable transport and are punctual and dependable we’d love to meet you! Please send your resume to hr@phantomscreens.com, or drop by and hand it in yourself – we’re at Simpson and Mt Lehman if you’re passing by! (31/03)

BOOKKEEPER – Work out of your own home. Evangelistic Ministry needs a bookkeeper with either Quickbooks or simply accounting experience. Some catch-up required and then on going work, but not that many hours each month. Call Rosetta at 778-241-1014. (31/03)

DEVELOPMENT SECOND ASSISTANT – The Development department of Insight for Living Canada (IFLC) is responsible for fundraising and constituent care. The development second assistant works directly with the development team as well as ministry constituents to ensure strategies meet our stringent standard of excellence. The development assistant is accountable to the development manager. It is crucial to understand and support the mission and core values of IFLC. To apply please submit a cover letter and resume to info@insightforliving.ca. We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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

HOUSE CLEANING – Hi, my name is Angelika Ratzlaff, I am 30 years old and owe a residential cleaning business. “De Lujo Cleaning Services”. I work between 9am and 2pm anywhere in abbotsford. I am a reliable and social person. You can find me on facebook. If you’re interested in a weekly, bi-weekly, monthly or “one-time” cleaning, give me a call at 778-552-2624. (21/04)

RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL CLEANING – Need professional cleaning? We Clean Your Way! Call 604-768-9642 $35 per hour – 1 lady $50 per hour – 2 ladies. We will work with you to cover all your household needs. *Responsible *Honest & Trusted *Reliable *Perfectionist *Detailed oriented. *Recurring cleaning *Eco-friendly. *Pet-friendly *Free of drugs *Satisfaction guaranteed * Routine cleans * Move in / Move out * Deep cleans (inside; fridge, stove, cupboards etc) * Seasonal cleans * Laundry / Dishes * Before / After party cleanup * Open house. Regular Scheduled Services:
*Weekly *Bi-weekly *Monthly or more often, to suit your needs. Do you have a family event, or a get together coming up soon? We are now offering a discount on your post party cleanup when you book a pre cleanup! Contact now to inquire! Our mission is to make YOU happy. Helping with everyday chores will make your life that much easier. That is what we strive for. That is what we will achieve. A HAPPY home makes a HAPPY life! GUARANTEE: You can speak with satisfied customers who have experienced our detailed cleaning and reliable service. If you want someone you can trust to get the job done just how you want it, look no further! (14/04)

COUNTRY’S EDGE GUEST HOUSE – Country’s Edge is a Guest House catering to individuals and church based groups to come and pause; pausing from the sounds and distractions of our busy world to draw close to God. Country’s Edge provides an environment of prayer & rest to inspire your relationship with God and one another. Come and enjoy our beautiful accommodations, open-air country atmosphere and tranquility. Leave feeling rested, refreshed and inspired. Perfect for small groups. Visit us online at- www.countrysedgeguesthouse.weebly.com (07/04)

INFERTILITY/PREGNANCY LOSS SUPPORT GROUP – 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, and if you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, you are welcome to join us at our Regular Meeting on April 20th at 7:30pm. Please email us at info@heartsofhopesupportgroup.ca if you would like to come to the meeting! Our website has more info -www.heartsofhopesupportgroup.ca. (07/04)

CANADIAN CITIZENSHIP PREPARATION CLASS – If you are planning to take the Canadian citizenship test in the near future, you are invited to participate in a FREE citizenship preparation class at Abbotsford Community Services. This class runs every Friday from April 21-June 9 from 10:00-12:30 pm. By the end of this series, you should feel confident about your ability to pass the citizenship test with ease! Permanent residents only. For more information or to register, please contact Jen Romero at jen.romero@abbotsfordcommunityservices.com or 604-217-2299. (31/03)

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

BASEMENT SUITE NEEDED FOR ROOMMATES – 2 female roommates with an indoor cat, looking for a 2 bedroom basement suite. One is a student at CBC and one is a MOA. Looking to move the end of May or June 1st. Looking for under $1000 a month. Please contact Kirstyn at skelleykirstyn@gmail.com (14/04)

1-BDRM SUITE NEEDED – Christian woman, quiet, very clean, 64 years old. Looking for a 1 bedroom suite long term stay with washer and dryer use, bath and shower and if possible a bit of storage space. Can pay $700 a month with cable, internet and utilities. Please call preferably afternoons or evenings 604-744-0713 (24/03)

3-BDRM SUITE NEEDED – I am a recently widowed 36 yr old female with two children aged 14 and 12. I am seeking a 3 bedroom suite or home in Abbotsford with a budget of $1200.00 per month for rental. I am very responsible and a hard worker. I am a non smoker. I do have a neutered male tuxedo cat who is very clean and litter trained and I would be willing to pay a pet deposit, though he has always been wonderful. If you have or know of anything, please let me know. I am also very able and willing to do yard upkeep at the home as I am an avid gardener. Thank you. Please email Angela at beautifulwisdom@live.com (07/04)

SUITE NEEDED – Seeking Abbotsford apartment or basement suite, 1 or 2 bedrooms for rent starting June, July or August ! We’re getting married September 02, and we are looking for a place to live! We are a Christian, Quiet, hardworking, responsible couple. I am an Educational assistant for the Abbotsford school district and my fiancé is a superintendent for a construction company. References available upon request, call or text (604) 619-8436, or email Jacob@convergeconstruction.ca (07/04)

1-BDRM SUITE WANTED – Employed newly widowed Christian woman seeking a 1 bedroom suite on preferably farm property where I am able to keep my 3 dogs and 2 cats. Smoker but willing to do so outdoors. Hopefully within $800/month with utilities included. Please contact Amelia 604-556-0223. (31/03)

HOME WANTED FOR RENT – We are a couple with a grown daughter. We recently sold our house and the completion date is May 31. We would like to find a 2-3 Bedroom + 1-2 Bathroom house/condo or suite for June 1st or the middle of May. We do have 2 cats. They are both female and have been spayed. They are also indoor only and we have had one of them since our daughter turned 6 she is going to be 21 in May. Neither cat has any desire to be outside in fact I think they’re a bit frightened to be outside. We would have no problem paying a pet deposit as well. We would prefer to stay in Abbotsford but would be willing to look at Chilliwack as well. We are both very handy and enjoy gardening and maintenance. We would treat your house like it was our own. If you have anything available, please call or text Marina at 778-241-3193 or email me at marinaschuster26@gmail.com (31/03)

Roommates & Shared Accommodations

ROOMMATE NEEDED – Single mom with 2 year old boy seeking a single woman to share an apartment with. Rent would be $650 plus half all utilities (cable/Internet, hydro and tenant insurance). Available August 1st. Would include bedroom with closet and your own full bathroom. Due to unit requirements no smoking/drugs in or out of apartment. We don’t have room for pets (sorry) and my asthma does not respond well to pet dander. Please no parties. Roommate must be able to pay for and make their own food. Roommate would be required to provide proof of employment and a manager reference. This is suitable for a college student or anyone looking for a cozy place to live. I can be contacted at 604 316 8949 or rebeccalwiens@gmail.com (14/04)

ROOM FOR RENT IN FAMILY HOME – $500 all inclusive (Heat, Hydro, Wifi, TV, Netflix, some storage) room to rent on top floor of Centrally located family home, share with active family of four and a dog. Room comes furnished, can be swapped out if you have your own. Have truck and can help you move. Bus stop around the corner, grocery store 5 minute walk, Mill Lake 15 minutes. Contact: TheContestadore@gmail.com (07/04)

FEMALE ROOMMATE NEEDED – I’m looking for a roommate for April or perhaps May. I’m a clean, mature, Christian professional woman. Currently searching for a 2-bedroom as well, in Abbotsford or Mission ~$500 to 600 per person. Please text or call T:778-345-8522. (31/03)

Housing Available

BASEMENT SUITE IN EXCHANGE FOR LIGHT FARM CHORES – We are a semi-retired Christian couple who live on a small farm in south Langley (about 25 min. from Northview). We are looking for a tenant – single or couple – who is actively engaged in Christian ministry, retired from Christian ministry, or attending Bible school, to do light farm chores when we are away. A one-year commitment is necessary. Applicant must have a basic knowledge of farm animals and machinery. Tenants must be non-smokers and preferably non-drinkers. This one-bedroom suite is available June 1. Please email: ejmcmann@gmail.com for more information. (21/04)

HOME 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 potential third bedroom that contains a washer/dryer 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. Perfect for a couple or young family that is looking for more space than a condo. Available for $1600 + 2/3 of utilities. Please e-mail at 3339jervis@gmail.com or call/text Jesse at 778-255-0569 (07/04)

HOUSE FOR RENT – Drive by only as home is currently rented until May 1, 2017….2229 Bevan Crescent, Abby. Beautiful home, excellent loc., large lot, close to mill lake, mall, hosp. schools, etc. One upper level, 4 bdrm, 2 ba. laundry & storage, parking for 2 cars. $2200. Monthly + 60% utilities Or One ground level 3 bdrm, 1 ba. Insuite laundry, storage, parking for two cars $1500. Mo. + 40% utilities. Call Lynn at 604-706-0809, 778-878-1955. Must be working, have recent crim. check, and banking info. & ref. (31/03)

LIKE NEW SUITE AVAILABLE – Great condition like New above ground, very clean bright and roomy basement suite for rent on Promontory Ct in central Abbotsford, quite family friendly neighbourhood. Suitable for single/couple responsible working adults only. Available to move in May 1, 2017. Suite is conveniently located close to all level of schools, public transit, fitness facility, walking trails etc. Rent is $950/month include all utilities, garbage collection, basic cable and Wi-Fi internet. Absolutely NO SMOKING, NO PETS and NO PARTIES. PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL REFERENCES REQUIRED!! If you or you know someone who is looking for a place, please contact me at 604-864-1036. (31/03)

ABOVE GROUND BASEMENT SUITE – Beautiful bright 1-bedroom above ground basement suite available May 1st.
Shared laundry, quiet fenced backyard, nice neighbourhood. Located close to Mill Lake Waterpark, bus routes, schools & a hospital. N/S, no pets other than a cat, please. References required. $850 a month plus utilities. Call Mike at: 604-825-9132. (31/03)

Community Volunteer Opportunities

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 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

BLOSSOMS FOR BABIES – At Hearts of Hope, we join together for an open house evening of reflection, hope and prayer. Come lay your burdens on Jesus Christ with flowers to place on the cross to represent the babies that are hoped for due to infertility, or babies that are grieved from pregnancy loss (miscarriage and stillborn.) Prayer support will be available, and flowers will be provided. Refreshments and desserts will be in the fellowship hall where you can connect with others living with hope. Blossoms for Babies will be held at Living Hope CRC Church on Thursday May 11 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm. E-mail: info@heartsofhopesupportgroup.ca or Check out our website: www.heartsofhopesupportgroup.ca (21/04)

STILLWOOD CAMP OPEN HOUSE – You are invited to Stillwood Camp’s Open House – Saturday, May 13 from 11:00 to 4:00. Lots of activities available. Our pool will be open. Free barbecue lunch, snacks and beverages for all!” Address: Stillwood Camp – 44005 Watt Road, Lindell Beach (Columbia Valley) (21/04)

MOTHER’S DAY HANGING BASKET SALE – Telecare Crisis & Caring Line will be having their annual Mother’s Day Hanging Basket fundraiser, Saturday, May 6, 9am to 2pm at Trinity Christian Reformed Church, 3215 Trethewey Street. You are invited to drop by to buy a beautiful hanging basket and to stay for coffee. Thank you for your support! www.telecarebc.com (14/04)