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Classifieds are courtesy postings for housing, employment, childcare needs, “for sale” items, community volunteer opportunities and other miscellaneous items. Ads are updated on Fridays and all ads are posted for up to 4 weeks.


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Classifieds

Childcare Employment

CHILDCARE WANTED- I am looking for childcare to start mid-February for two kids in Abbotsford. It would be Monday and Tuesday from 730-4. I can be a bit flexible with days or time. Looking for the right fit for our family. My daughter would be 4 and my son will be turning 1 in February. Please message me 778-240-5826 Brittany (11/18)

CHILDCARE WANTED- I am looking for child care for my two boys ages 1 and almost 2.5 on Tuesdays from 8:30 am-3:30 pm starting in January. Please text/call 604-773-9480. (11/18)

Childcare Services

CHILDCARE SERVICES AVAILABLE- My name is Jaylin and I’m looking for some families to provide part-time or casual childcare for. I am a 19-year-old student at Columbia Bible College and I have experience working with kids ages 6 months to 13 years. I volunteer regularly in a variety of children’s ministry programs, I have taught gymnastics for over four years and I most recently worked as a nanny over the summer. I am available after 3 pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, as well as all day on Fridays and Saturdays. I would love to chat and see if I would be a good fit for your family. Feel free to Text me at 250-215-6223 or email at [email protected]. (11/04)

*Please note that all nanny/babysitter opportunities are listed in the Childcare section.

ATHLETES IN ACTION CAMPUS STAFF (FIELD STAFF)- Is your heart burdened for university athletes? Have you ever wondered what it would be like to bring the good news of Jesus Christ to fellow athletes on campus? Perhaps you do that already unofficially….but how about full-time as a missionary? We are looking for someone who longs to see varsity athletes discover Jesus. To nurture their faith, to strengthen and encourage them in seeking the Lord, developing their unique potential and putting their faith into action as they impact the world. This position requires Ministry Partner Development. The successful candidate will have the privilege of building a partnership team that provides financial and prayer support for the ministry. For more detailed information email [email protected] (12/02)

ADMIN ASSISTANT-   A Christian ministry in Abbotsford is seeking a part-time Office Admin Assistant.   The position is part-time (20 hours a week), with the possibility of full-time hours in the future. The candidate we are looking for will have a warm and empathic demeanor with exceptional people skills. They must be competent on the computer and telephone and enjoy working as a team with the ability to work independently. Admin experience is not a requirement but an asset. please email your resume to  [email protected] (12/02)

DIRECTOR- Advokate Life & Education Services is currently seeking a Director of Sexual Integrity Education to oversee and develop their high school sexual health program. The ideal candidate has a background in education and a passion for leading youth. For more information on how to apply, please go to Employment Opportunities at  https://advokate.ca/get-involved/ or contact Marie at [email protected]. (11/25)

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATOR- Maranatha KidsCare Daycare needs to hire an awesome Early Childhood Educator for our 3-5-year-old room to start with us January 2023. Are you ECE certified? Do you love children and want to be part of a great Christian Ministry? Email [email protected] Attention Dana or call 778-549-6766. (11/25)

BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL LEADER- Maranatha KidsCare Daycare is in need of a Before and After school leader. All you need is your responsible adult certificate and to love to work with school-age children. This is the perfect job for a university student. Must be 19 years or older. Please email [email protected]ail.com or call 778-549-6766. Start date: Jan. 2023. (11/25)

RESIDENTIAL GROUP HOME MANAGER- THIS POSITION IS FOR YOU IF: Empowering and helping others reach their goals is fulfilling. You enjoy variety in your work. Creating a positive work and team culture gets you excited. You love to create and maintain organized environments. Caring for people in practical hands-on ways brings you joy. QUALIFICATIONS: Community Support Worker certificate or Bachelor’s Degree in related field is preferred. Residential, management-level training and experience is an asset. Emergency First Aid Certificate with CPR. Possession of a valid class 5 BC driver’s license (Must be willing to obtain a class 4 BC restricted driver’s license within 3-6 months of hire). Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination. HOURS: Full-Time. To apply, please visit CommunitasCare.com/Careers or submit your resume and cover letter to Layne Bieber, HR Manager Recruiting to [email protected]. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. (11/18)

DIRECTOR OF RESOURCE MINISTRIES- BCMB Conference is seeking a full time Director of Resource Ministries to join our executive team and bring expertise in the areas of finances, governance and risk management. The position includes resourcing of churches and church leaders in various activities related to administrative leadership and effective stewardship. The Director of Resources Ministries both responds to the needs and concerns of the churches and provides equipping that will maximize their effectiveness. The position requires an individual familiar with financial forecasting and accounting principles and practices. A demonstrated understanding of the administrative needs of churches and a deep commitment to Christ are also essential. Interested applicants can send their resume and cover letter to the BCMB conference offices at [email protected]. To read a more detailed Position Profile click here: https://bcmb.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/director-of-ministry-resources-2022-update.pdf. This posting will remain open until December 16th or until the position is filled. (11/11)

HOMECARE WORKERS invited in CHILLIWACK. Compassion makes a difference! Sound like you?! We are seeking part-time caregivers (non-medical homecare workers) who love to help amazing seniors wishing to age in place at home. People in your own community who are fun, social, musical and intelligent. You may be as uplifted by them as they are by you! “Love your neighbour as yourself.” Experience is an asset but not necessary. 2 hours per shift. 1, 2 or 3 shifts per week. Activities may include light food prep, conversations about life and God, and some housekeeping. Let’s talk it over to explore opportunities to help ‘your way’. Tell us why you care to significantly impact the quality of senior’s lives. Character references required. Thank you also for sharing with others who might benefit from a part time job or a caregiver. Contact Sheila at 604-557-6999 or through sonvalleycompassioncare.ca. Let’s chat. (11/11)

AIA COMMUNITY ADMINISTRATOR- This part time (10 – 15 hours per week) salaried position of Community Administrator is responsible for assisting the Athletes in Action Operations Director with their duties. The Community Administrator will focus on managing AIA Community’s registration software, social media, human resources and financial reporting. The Community Administrator will also aid in scheduling meetings and national events as needed. For more detailed information please email [email protected]. (11/11)

RECEPTIONIST- Busy Physio clinic looking for reception. Need to be proactive and self-motivated to do tasks. Need to learn  how to do billing , insurance, Worksafe and ICBC billing and other private insurance companies ( training will be provided. Need to be responsible and confident. Independent worker and problem solver. Multitasker and time management skills are preferred. 17 to 22 /hour depending on experience. Email : [email protected] (11/11)

PART TIME RECEPTIONIST- The Receptionists provide clerical and administrative support for the Communitas Provincial Office in order to ensure that services are provided effectively and efficiently. This position is also responsible for the day to day duties that ensure the office is kept clean and orderly.  Shifts are: Friday 12:10pm to 4:40pm with additional casual on-call availability for vacation and sick time coverage. Apply now by submitting your resume to [email protected]. (11/11)

OFFICE MANAGER- International Messengers Canada is seeking a part-time Office Manager. This person will be the administrator responsible for all office activities (excluding bookkeeping). As a priority, this person must have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and a heart for cross-cultural missions. This position can be filled by a volunteer or an employee. As an employee, the person would be asked to raise their own support, as this is a faith mission. We would help you to raise your own support. The expectation of working hours is 5 hours per day, 5 days per week. If you are interested, please contact Gene Fox at 604-855-4433. (11/11)

HOUSESITTER & ANIMAL CARE- I’d like to offer my service to house sit + care for your animals while you are away in Abbotsford and surrounding areas. I am a school bus driver + have worked for Gladwin Childcare since Sept 2016. I am a senior, reliable, honest, trustworthy + a Christian. I have a love for animals. References available. Contact Rietta at 778-345-6736. (11/25)

HOUSE CLEANER- Hello, I am a 19-year-old student with house cleaning experience looking to take on new clients. I am currently trying to fund a DTS (Discipleship Training School through YWAM) trip to Europe next year. I am available most afternoons, I charge $27 an hour and supply all my own cleaning equipment. You can contact me at 778-779-1051 or, [email protected]. (11/11)

HOUSING WANTED- Shawn and Rebekah Collick and their 2 children, Stefon (14 years) and Jaylynn (12 years) attend Northview East Abbotsford campus. They are looking for a temporary place to rent from Feb 3, 2023 until the end of June. They are moving but want their kids to finish the school year at Abbotsford Chrisitan School. They prefer to stay close to the school but are open to all options. Contact: Rebekah (604) 864-9788 or email [email protected] (12/02)

HOUSING WANTED- Single working senior man seeking housing in Abbotsford or Aldergrove area. Can afford up to $800 dollars a month. Shared accommodation is ok. Please call James at 604-855-5603. (12/02)

ROOM WANTED- I’m a 35-year-old male with one cat looking to rent a room starting Jan 1. I collect disability, so rent will always be paid on time and in full. I like to read, paint, play board games and cuddle with my cat. I don’t party or drink, I do vape cannabis for anxiety and pain, but that can be done outside. I’m pretty quiet and easy to get along with. I’m tidy and respectful of public spaces. My budget is $900 rent per month. Contact me at [email protected]. (11/25)

1 BDRM WANTED- Looking for a 1 bed/1 bath with in-suite laundry in Abbotsford or Mission. I’m 21 and have just relocated back to the area, and I’m starting a new job at Lepp’s Farm Market full-time. I’m responsible, quiet, friendly and I will take care of the space. No partying, no smoking and no pets. Rent will be on time each month without fail. I have a budget of $1100 and would prefer utilities included. Available to move as early as Dec 1. Contact me at [email protected]. (11/11)

1 BDRM- We are a young family and are looking for a young female student(s) to live in a room in our basement, which is located near Old downtown Abbotsford. On top of the room rental, the renter would have access to a 3 piece bathroom, living room space with couch, coffee table and dining table, a small kitchenette with two hot plates for cooking, full-size fridge, toaster oven and microwave.  The laundry is in the basement and would be shared. The basement has a separate entrance from the back yard and there is parking available on the street out front. Internet, hydro / heat and water will be included in rental fee of $700. No smoking, no pets, no parties, no drugs. If interested please text or call 604-308-7453 (12/02)

FEMALE ROOMMATE WANTED- Hello,I am a mid-20s student and support worker looking for a respectful and responsible female housemate for a 2 bedroom/1 bathroom condo in Abbotsford. It’s shared accommodation, $600/month, utilities and wi-fi included, located 600m from Columbia Bible College, 12-minute drive from UFV, 5 minutes from HWY 1, and walking distance from West Oaks mall. Reserved outdoor parking space. Available as of January 1, 2023. Contact Leanne at (778) 984-9291 if interested. Thanks! (12/02)

ROOMMATE WANTED- Looking for a roommate to fill the second spot in a 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom carriage house located on the west side of Abbotsford, just across the highway from High Street Mall. It is fully furnished with an in-unit washer and dryer. Your rent would be $800/month (utilities included). Feel free to contact me at 587-877-8568 if you have any questions. (12/02)

MALE ROOMMATE WANTED- Single Christian professional male in mid 20’s looking for another male roommate to share my beautiful 2bdr Townhouse within West Abbotsford. Available Dec 1st. Complex offers lots of great amenities such as, Pool, Hot Tub, Gym, and Pool Table. I work full-time in Vancouver. I am rarely home. The place would feel like your own. Rent is $1150, plus shared utilities/internet. Must be ok with one friendly cat. Please call Jaques at 604-897-1592. (12/02)

FEMALE ROOMMATE WANTED- Hello, I am in my 30’s and am looking for a roommate. I am looking for a Christian Female mid 20’s -30’s who is responsible. I live in a 3 bedroom upper level of a house with a beautiful view off my front deck. I live alone with my golden doodle dog, so you must be okay with dogs. You will have your own bedroom, but rest of the space is shared. I would possibly be open to someone with a hypoallergenic pet, depending on some elements. No smoking/vaping, excessive partying or drinking. Available Nov 1. $650/month which includes utilities, internet and cable. Parking will be on the street. Located close to downtown Abbotsford. Please contact me at 604-557-6536 to meet and set up a viewing appointment. (11/25) 

1 BDRM- Room share for rent in West Abbotsford, $600. Available January 1, 2023. Clean basement room in a family house. All utilities included in the rent. Includes laundry, heat and wireless internet. Walking distance to shopping mall and transit, easy access to highway 1. No kitchen (or very easy cooking can be discussed), but a microwave and fridge are available. Separate bedroom, living room and bath (like one bedroom suite). Shared entrance. Looking for quiet, respectful tenant. No smoking, no pets and no parties. STUDENTS (Christian Female Preferred) ONLY. REFERENCE REQUIRED. Email; [email protected]. Phone 778-885-4277. (11/25)

1 BDRM- We are seeking a female Christian Housemate to join us in renting our beautiful home, located in East Abbotsford. We are living in intentional Christian community, where we build friendships with each other in the home and journey life with one another, and are seeking a like-minded person to join our home. We are located within walking distance to Downtown and close to numerous amenities, with close hwy access. We share all common living spaces and have a beautiful large front and back yard (with lots of garden space) as well as a garage with a workbench and plenty of available storage. We have 1 bedroom available December 15th. Rent is $640 and includes all utilities and wifi. If you are interested, please email me at [email protected] or text me at 604-217-7715. (11/25)

ROOMMATE WANTED- Looking for a Christian male to share a 2-bedroom apartment close to downtown Abbotsford and transit available immediately.  Your half of the rent would be $800 + utilities and half the damage deposit.  Please call or text Dan @ 604-855-5793 (11/18)

1 BDRM- Beautiful room to rent. Originally set up as an Air BNB but never rented. Mini fridge, microwave/convection oven. Sink and counter space. Built-in desk and electric fireplace. Brand new bed, and furnishings. New TV. Separate entrance and shared laundry. Private bathroom. No pets/no smoking. Price negotiable. Looking for the right fit for our home. If interested in more information please email: [email protected]. (11/18)

1 BDRM- We are a Christian couple with furnished 1 bedroom to sublet in our spacious clean 2 bedroom condo in central Abbotsford.  We are looking for no vaping or smoking, no pets, no drugs and we are the same. Close to bus route. 40 years + building so must be over 40 years old. Rent is $650. Rent includes utilities, cable, wifi, and in suite laundry.  Please email if interested [email protected]. We look forward to hearing from you! (11/11)

1 BDRM- 1 bedroom studio basement suite for rent, available December 15th. The suite is west-facing and above ground. Located in east Abbotsford, McMillan area. 580 square feet, one bedroom- open concept layout. Utilities included: Heat, hot water, and electrical. Wifi included. Washer/dryer available upon agreement and would be shared. One parking stall available. $1050/month. For inquiries please contact Bert and Linda at [email protected] (12/02)

2 BDRM- 2 bedroom house in a gated community. Age-restricted community. NO PETS. NO SMOKING We are going south for winter Available January to end March. On Downes Rd. Contact Menno at 604 576 5060 or [email protected] (12/02)

1 BDRM- $1300 / 1br – 950ft2 – Spacious and newly renovated 1 Bedroom Basement Suite For Rent (Central Abbotsford). Available as soon as January 1,  2023. Located in a quiet and safe neighbourhood, within a 2-minute walk of Abbotsford Exhibition Park, the suite is located within a 10 minute drive of Northview Community Church and local shopping. Conveniently located within walking distance to bus stops, Downes Bowl trails and parks. The rental unit includes one large bedroom, large living room with fireplace, and plenty of street parking.  In-suite laundry, A\C and utilities included. Internet not included. No smoking and no pets please. Email [email protected] for more info. (12/02)

1 BDRM- $900 per month. Quiet, 700 sq. foot basement suite on a farm in south Langley, 25 minutes from Northview Church and 20 minutes from TWU.  The suite has one bedroom, a large living room, kitchen, and bathroom with a shower only, no tub. It is suitable for a single person or a couple. Heat, light and internet are included, but the suite has no laundry. It has a private entrance and parking for two vehicles. No pets, no smoking or recreational drugs, and no alcohol on the premises. Available on Jan. 1, 2023. For more information, please email:  [email protected] (12/02)

2 BDRM- We are looking for a great tenant to rent our brand new build detached 2 storey private 2 bedroom 2 bathroom suite. Just completed and located in Mission by the Mission Sports Park, this suite is completely independent and detached from our main residence on our 1 acre property. Main floor includes living room with gas fireplace, a large kitchen with lots of storage, quartz counters with an eating bar and two storage closets for pantry items/coats in an open concept design with a half bathroom. There are two spacious bedrooms upstairs with walk in closets and lots of storage, washer/dryer and a full bathroom with tub/shower. Parking available for 1 vehicle. Ready for occupancy. $2,000 monthly. No pets, smoking or recreational drugs. For more information and to walk through, please contact [email protected]. (11/25)

BRISTOL HEIGHTS TOWNHOUSE- Contemporary and bright 2 bed/2.5 bath townhome! 9′ ceilings, laminate flooring, large windows and a nice size patio and yard. The kitchen has custom designed cabinets, stainless steel appliances, quartz counters and an island. Upstairs has a large master bedroom and ensuite with double sinks and a walk in shower. Nice size second bedroom and laundry upstairs. Double garage provides space for 2 cars plus storage. Many amenities on site including clubhouse, outdoor pool & whirlpool, BBQ terrace, theatre, floor hockey room, guest suites, fitness studio. Schools, shopping & transit nearby. Sorry no smoking. Pets allowed as per Strata approval. Rent is $2395./month + utilities. Available January 1st. Please email Lyanne for more info – [email protected] (11/25)

2 BDRM- 2 Bedroom suite available in East Abbotsford close to Whatcom Exit. Newly built suite with new kitchen and own laundry and lots of storage. Asking $1500 plus 1/3 utilities. Available mid-December or January 1. Call or text Kristina at 778-689-7273 or e-mail [email protected]. (11/25)

5 BDRM- 5 bedroom new home in Cedarbrook, Chilliwack, available December 1.  2.5 bathroom, fridge, stove, washer, dryer included.  $2995/month plus utilities.  You will love this home.  Contact Tyus @ 604 866 2358 (11/18)

1 BDRM- 600sq foot Carriage house in Yarrow for rent. 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, furnished, sliding barn door between rooms.  Washer, dryer, microwave, TV.   Month-to-month or 6-month lease.  No pets please.  Shared backyard.  Street parking.  Utilities included.  Suite is for a single person.  A few blocks from farmers market in the summer, coffee shop, Mighty Moose ice cream stand, convenience store, and the river to enjoy walking/fishing/bird watching/biking.  $1300. If you would like to see some pictures or have any questions please text. Terri 604-768-5384 (11/18)

4 BDRM- 4 Bed 3 Bath House for rent located in Eastern Chilliwack (near Unity Christian School). Open concept layout with full kitchen and large living room with fireplace. Double car garage, laundry room, pantry, and den. Master features walk-in closet and ensuite with his and her sinks, soaker tub and separate shower. No smoking permitted (of any kind). Pets to be considered. Tenant to pay 70% utilities (water, hydro, and gas. Wifi/cable not included). Available December 1st. References required, credit check required. $2,800/month unfurnished, or $3,500/month fully furnished option. Please text or call Marty at 604-997-2874 for more info (11/18)

3 BDRM- Coach house in Majuba Hill, Yarrow, Chilliwack.1610 square feet, built in 2022. 3 bedrooms, walk-in closet. 1 full bathroom, 1 powder room. Full kitchen, laundry, 14 x 35 upper deck. Gas fireplace, gas furnace. Country setting, on 2.5 acre property. Back yard access to shared green space. No smoking/vaping, pets larger than a hamster, extended stay guests, subleasing. Excellent references will be required. $2,200 per month, plus utilities. Please email Steve at [email protected]. (11/11)

2 BDRM- Newly renovated two bedroom basement (one has a fire place). Laundry available. Lovely bathroom with marble floors and walls (no bathtub). Nice storage area and backyard. On Woodstock Drive in Abbotsford. Asking $1600 plus 1/3 utilities. Please text 778-201-5521 for more info. (11/11)

1 BDRM- Bright above ground one bedroom and one bathroom basement suite. Located on a quiet street in East Abbotsford (Sandy Hill). Open concept living room and kitchen with a view of Matsqui flats from the bedroom. In-suite laundry and one off street parking space. No smoking or pets. $1300 including utilities and high-speed internet. Available December 1st. Please contact Kristina at [email protected] for photos, more information, or if you have any questions. (11/11)

​​1 BDRM SUITE- Cozy, bright, professionally built, basement suite at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac. Only a 2 minute walk from Abbotsford Rec Centre and bus stop. This has a full kitchen with eat-in island, dishwasher, microwave and separate in-suite HE laundry. Full bathtub and shower with tile walls. Suite is alarmed and has central heat and AC and a private entrance. Street parking available as well as covered bike and ski storage. Bedroom has a double door large closet and living room has a deep linen closet. Sound proofing in ceilings as you would be living with a young family.  This is ideal for an individual or a couple. No pets, no parties, no smoking or drugs of any kind on the property. Proof of income and previous rental references required. $1250/mo including utilities and wifi + damage deposit. Available January 1. Text Jason at 604-309-2169 (11/11)

2 BDRM- Hudson’s Loft, Gladwin Road Abbotsford. 609 Sq ft, 92 sq ft south facing deck, 2 bed/1 bath, in-suite laundry, 1 parking space. $1750 per month. For more information please text 604-835-1135 (11/11)

1 BDRM- One bedroom coach house on the east side of Abbotsford off of Sumas for rent. The rental is a private, stand alone building. One full bathroom and aN open concept kitchen and living room. Kitchen has an island. The building has a garage underneath that is not included. Parking is available right next to the building on a gravel driveway. Available to move in on December 1, 2022. Rent is $1350 per month, including utilities (cable and internet not included but capability of getting your own). Coach house is 6 years old and is well maintained. No smoking and no pets.1 year lease preferred. Showings on request. Contact [email protected] or 604-302-8636. (11/11)

CHRISTMAS DINNER VOLUNTEERS WANTED- Are you able to spare a few hours on Saturday, Dec 10? Multicultural Christmas Fundraising Dinner. Saturday, December 10, 2022; at 6:30 pm. Garden Park Tower 2825 Clearbrook Road, Abbotsford. If you are interested to volunteer, please text at 604 897 4224 (11/04)

WOODWORKING- Volunteers needed! Do you like woodworking and have an interest in art? The Picture Framing Shop at Garden Park Tower requires volunteers with woodwork finishing skills and an artistic eye to work in the shop framing peoples’ artwork, crafts, and pictures. Training in framing to be provided. Options for hours are one/multiple days, from 8:30-12 noon, Monday to Friday. If interested, call John Friesen at 604-853-5532 (10/28)

ABBOTSFORD RESTORATIVE JUSTICE AND ADVOCACY ASSOCIATION MENTORS- Abbotsford Restorative Justice and Advocacy Association (ARJAA) coordinates a mentoring program specifically designed for children and youth who are going through a restorative process. We are looking for adult volunteer mentors (19+) who are able to make a one-year commitment of around 6 hours per month to support youth in our community by building a relationship with them while doing activities of mutual interest. Please contact Taylor at [email protected] or 604-864-4820 for more information. (07/08)

FRASER VALLEY GLEANERS- Fraser Valley Gleaners takes donated produce and makes it into dry soup mix to feed the hungry around the world. We are a faith-based non-profit organization that relies on volunteers and donors for our ministry to run. We invite individuals to help any morning. Our regular volunteer hours are Monday-Friday 8:30am-noon. Gleaners is closed on stat holidays. The work is suited to all ages 12 years and up. The majority of our volunteers are from the senior community who are retired and have the time. Refreshments are provided at coffee time. All necessary equipment such as aprons, knives and gloves are provided. Please wear appropriate clothing and shoes. (No open-toed sandals or flip-flops). Masks are required. Bring your enthusiasm to do the work of converting our excess produce to feed the hungry around the world! If you wish to bring a group of more than 5 people, we ask that you call ahead so we can be ready. For more information, please see our website www.fvgleaners.org or Facebook page. You can also call the office at 604-870-9272 or email [email protected]. (04/22)

​​MCC BC CIRCLE OF FRIENDS- Circle of Friends is a new pilot program of the Mennonite Central Committee BC, modeled after MCC Ontario’s program, in which groups of 2-3 volunteers form a “circle of friends” around an individual transitioning from homelessness or shelter living back into the community. Circles meet once a week for activities such as going out for coffee, creating a budget, accessing the food bank, or attending a fitness class. Ultimately the goal of the Circle is to build positive relationships, decrease social isolation, and support participants as they reintegrate with the community. We are looking for volunteers to form the Circles, as well as a couple of Program Support Volunteers who will support the Program Associate in the initial stages of this pilot project. If you would like more information or are interested in volunteering, please connect with Hannah via email ([email protected]) or phone (604-850-6639– office, 778-548-0699– cell). (11/12)

BUILDING MAINTENANCE- Christian Mission agency in Langley is looking for someone who would be available 1-2 days per week to oversee maintenance of a 3-storey 20-year-old building. The ideal person would have some familiarity with HVAC systems, electrical, plumbing, etc., and is someone who loves to see how God is honoured through their part in this ministry. This could be a great opportunity as a volunteer position for a retiree; we would also consider hiring someone. For further details, please send email to [email protected] (10/15)

CORRECTIONAL SERVICES OF CANADA- Correctional Services of Canada is seeking volunteers in the Fraser Valley to support adult males who are serving their federal sentences in the community. Volunteers help facilitate their positive and safe reintegration into society by participating in one-on-one mentorship and group social activities, and providing basic life skills lessons. Volunteers must be at least 19 years old, able to pass a security clearance, and commit to a minimum of 2 hours per week for one year. For more information or to apply, contact Jen Romero, Volunteer Coordinator at [email protected] or 604-226-9836. (10/15)

TELECARE CRISIS & CARING LINE- Telecare Crisis & Caring Line is seeking volunteers to join them in the ministry of supportive care for hurting people. If you are 19 or older, a mature Christian, and willing to receive training, we welcome you to inquire about being involved. Please go to www.telecarebc.com/volunteer-2 or call 604-852-4058. God might have a new place for you to use your supportive listening skills. (09/17)

BIBLES FOR MISSIONS THRIFT STORE- Abbotsford Bibles for Missions is a faith based non-profit organization that operates as a thrift store in our community. Our goal is to provide bibles to all demographics worldwide. We have a special focus on the persecuted church and aim to have the world come to know the written word of God. We also support our local community by working with Archway Community Services and other similar organizations to provide funds, goods and resources to seniors in need in our neighbourhoods. We are looking for volunteers that are interested in working as: sales people, cashiers, and those willing to work in the back of the store pricing and sorting donated goods. If you are interested in working with us please contact Brianna at: [email protected], 604-854-6682, or fill out a volunteer form on our website: www.abfmthriftstore.com. (09/17)

LIFE’S SECOND CHANCE THRIFT STORE (SUPPORTING LIFE RECOVERY ASSOCIATION)- Money made from the store supports 4 houses for women at various stages of addiction recovery. We are in need of men and women to help move merchandise. There are jobs for everyone. Shifts are usually 4 hours Monday-Saturday (9:30-1:30 &1:30-4:30). We are currently closed on Mondays so volunteers can do extra cleaning and restocking without customers. Evening shifts for care groups, families, or other groups can be arranged. We have COVID protocols in place. For more information about the program, visit our website, Facebook page, or contact Lily Bergen (Store Manager) at 604-854-5928. (07/09)

VOLUNTEER BUSINESS PLAN WRITER- Looking for a volunteer with a strong background in business and business plan writing. This volunteer position will assist me in a Christian-based wellness center that will be located on Green Lake in 70 Mile House. I currently live in Abbotsford. This position will suit someone passionate about people and mental wellness. Please apply at [email protected]. (09/25)

CANUCK PLACE CHILDREN’S HOSPICE- We are currently looking for Peer volunteers to support at our Canuck Place Children’s Hospice, in Abbotsford. Peer volunteers work alongside the professional care team to enhance the quality of life of the child with a progressive, life-threatening condition and his/her family. The Peer volunteers are with the children during activities, in the schoolroom, working with arts and crafts, on outings in the community, and generally are there to support the child and family with whatever activities they are doing. Peer volunteer shifts are Monday to Sunday from 9-1pm, 1-5pm, or 5-9pm. For more information, please email Volunteer & Support Services at [email protected] (02/21)

CLOTHES2U- It’s almost Christmas and money is super tight but there is some relief available. On Saturday Dec.10, Clothes2U (facebook.com/clothes2ubcsociety) will give clothes for baby to adult, toys, diapers/incontinence items, linens, personal and smaller household items FREE. Entry fee is $3/person, kids 10 and under admitted free. Come to the rear of Immanuel Baptist Church, 2950 Bluejay St. in Abbotsford. Event hours are 10 AM to Noon on the 10th. For more information or to volunteer, call 604-857-4617 (12/02)

LABRADOR PUPPIES FOR SALE- We are expecting our first litter of lab puppies in January of 2023. They will be ready to go to their forever homes in March of 2023. Check out our website at https://valleylabs.weebly.com/ to learn more or to get on our waitlist. Happiness is a warm puppy! (12/02)

A TOUGH TIME OF YEAR- Are you having a challenging time this Christmas season? Telecare Crisis & Caring Line is available to support you if you are feeling lonely, low, and stressed. Trained listeners are sisters and brothers in Christ who understand difficult times. You can reach them toll-free at 1-888-852-9099 or locally at 604-852-9099 (Mission & Abbotsford). Let Telecare help make your Christmas season a little lighter and brighter. (12/02)

GALLERY 7- Gallery 7 Theatre proudly presents Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, adapted for the stage by Ron Reed. A tour-de-force re-enactment of Charles Dickens’ beloved holiday story, one actor portrays over 40 characters from the classic novel in an intimate theatre experience that reminds us of the true spirit of the Christmas season. Runs Dec. 9 & 10, 15 – 17, 2022 at 7:30 PM with matinees Dec. 10 & 17 at 2:00 PM at the Matsqui Centennial Auditorium, 32315 South Fraser Way, Abbotsford. Suitable for all ages. Contains water-based fog effects. Tickets and info: www.gallery7theatre.com or call 604-504-5940. Group rates available! (11/25)

CHRISTMAS CONCERT – “O HOLY NIGHT”- Alison Nystrom (soprano), Carmen Hollett (piano) & Calvin Dyck (violin) invite you to a special Christmas concert on Thursday, Dec 22nd at 7pm at South Abbotsford Church. The trio will perform some of your favourite Christmas songs including O Holy Night. Tickets on Eventbrite Eventbrite or  www.calvindyck.com/concerts. (11/25) 

ENGAGEMENT RING- Beautiful engagement ring for sale in perfect condition. Purchased from Spence Diamonds in Langley. One diamond ring size 5.50 set in 14 kt yellow gold. It is set with one .45 ct princess cut I SI2 diamond. It is also set with 44 full cut round diamonds .341 twt I1-2 clarity HIJ color. Paid $3,166 in November 2019. I have the receipt and appraisal documents. Please call Joanne at 604-728-5481 for more information or email:  [email protected] (11/25)

RENO/HANDYPERSON WANTED- Looking for a reasonably priced reno/handy person who can install kitchen cabinets, countertop, some plumbing, electrical and perhaps flooring in a small galley style kitchen in my apartment. Located in central Abbotsford. Call Julie at 778-255-6125 or 778-666-7275. (11/18)

HANDEL’S MESSIAH- Saturday, December 10th at 2:00 PM. Central Heights Church, Abbotsford. Join the Valley Festival Singers and the Pacific Spirit Choir along with four outstanding soloists for this timeless work – led by concertmaster Calvin Dyck and conductor Gerry van Wyck. Tickets at calvindyck.com or on Eventbrite. (11/11)

MEI SCHOOLS APPLICATIONS- MEI Schools is accepting applications for 2023-24, Pre-School to Grade 12, with limited space available. Pre-Apply online January 3. Application week is January 4- 10. https://www.meischools.com/about/application-and-tuition/how-to-apply/. Come for a school tour. Register at: https://www.meischools.com/tours/. (11/11)

A FESTIVE OFFERING CHORAL CONCERT- Join us as we celebrate the music of the season! Jubilate Vocal Ensemble will perform festive repertoire from early choral traditions to modern works. Featuring the music of: C.P.E. Bach, Clara Schumann, Ola Gjeilo, Gordon Lightfoot and more! Presented by Jubilate Vocal Ensemble Dr. Elizabeth MacIsaac, music director. It will be located at Clearbrook MB Church on Sunday, December 4th at 3:00 pm. Tickets will be $25 per person (Seniors $20 and Students $15). Tickets can be purchased online (jubilate.ca) or at the door. (11/11)

MULTICULTURAL FUNDRAISING DINNER- Saturday, December 10, 2022 at 6:30 pm at Garden Park Tower: 2825 Clearbrook Road, Abbotsford. Program Includes: Christmas Carols, a special feature by Calvin Dyck and guest speaker David McLauren. Tickets are $50 each: https://tinyurl.com/2p8287yf, call or text 604-897-4224, or pick up your tickets from House of James in Abbotsford! For more information call David McLauren at 604-897-4224 or email: [email protected]. (11/11)

HANDEL’S MESSIAH CONCERT- On behalf of the Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra and Belle Voci, Fraser Valley’s professional orchestra and vocal ensemble;  we would like to get the word out of our upcoming presentation of Handel’s Messiah on December 9,10 and 11, 2022 at 7:30 – presented on baroque instruments. We believe we have a unique experience to offer our patrons – deep rich, passionate music performed by believers and talented musicians. After the previous difficulties suffered by all due to Covid 19, we believe that our presentation of Handel’s Messiah helps the listener connect to God, through the message and music, and in turn, experience healing of the soul. Tickets available at https://chilliwacksymphony.com/ (11/04)

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