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.

How to post

Email hello@northview.org by Thursday at 12:00pm to post your ad for four weeks. All ad submissions are subject to the discretion of the Front Desk Administrator.

Northview Community Church does not endorse these listings.


Childcare Employment

CHILDCARE NEEDED- Looking for childcare 1 weekday a week for 1.5 year old boy. Located in Abbotsford. He’s fun loving and energetic. Looking for someone with previous experience with childcare and is first aid certified. Please contact: alyssa.rene.meyer@gmail.com (12/1)

BABYSITTER NEEDED- We are in need of a Christian gal who loves kids and would like to look after a 2 year old girl and a 3 year old boy the week of January 27 – February 3, 2024.  This would be a paid position, she would have to stay here at the house and would have access to a vehicle (with 2 car seats). If interested, please email Vicky at melbrand@shaw.ca or call (604)309-3521 (11/10)

Childcare Services

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

OFFICE COORDINATOR / DIRECTOR SUPPORT- ICR Canada is a non-profit seeking to raise awareness, prayer, and support for the global persecuted Church. This ‘Office Coordinator / Director Support’ part-time position (25-30 hrs/week) assistance role will report directly to and work closely with the Executive Director in developing operations, administration, and outreach. This may include but is not limited to Communications, Systems, Administration, Events, Donor Relations and Church Relations. As we are a small organization the position is a ‘jack-of-all-trades’ so to speak. We are seeking someone who is a devoted follower of Jesus, has compassion for the Persecuted Church, is a networker (people person), possesses excellent communication skills/etiquette. This is an ‘in person’ position in Langley, BC. To apply, please email your resume/cover letter to mark@icrcanada.ca

RECEPTIONIST- Well-reputed physio clinic in Abbotsford who strives for rehabilitation excellence and we are looking for a part-time, experienced, administrative assistant to join our team. Our office is based in Abbotsford BC. This position is perfect for an individual who is detail-oriented, has great customer service and is organized. We will provide training. 25-30/hrs per week. For more info, please contact: noelmondhe78@gmail.com (12/1)

HEAD BAKER- Little Sprout Café Head Baker – Communitas Supportive Care Society is seeking a part-time head baker in Abbotsford, BC. This position involves working in a café, focused on baking, including days when the chef is away. The position will involve various kitchen duties. This will include preparing baked offerings, designing and costing baking program, baking and food prep, kitchen cleaning and using small and large kitchen appliances in accordance with their safety procedures and manufacturer’s instructions. Wage range: $18-$20.50 per hour. To apply: go to communitascare.com. (11/24)

FULL-TIME COOK- Little Sprout Cafe – Communitas Supportive Care Society is seeking a full-time café cook. The cook works in the kitchen under the supervision of the Chef Manager; Little Sprout Café is part of Communitas Enterprises, which provides employment and training opportunities for individuals with mental health challenges, diverse abilities and acquired brain injuries. Wage range: $18-$20.50 per hour. To apply: go to communitascare.com. (11/24)

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT- Bethesda, Abbotsford, BC. This is a casual position available immediately, providing reception coverage and support to the office coordinator, finance, and human resources departments. Competitive salary: $22.90-$27.05 per hour. As per current provincial health orders, all Bethesda staff must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19*.  Apply online at bethesdabc.com/careers, referencing posting #853. Apply by December 8, 2023. See full job description on Bethesda’s website. (11/24)

PRESCHOOL TEACHER- Preschool teacher needed for a Christian preschool. Location 3580 Clearbrook Rd Maranatha KidsCare. Start date: January 2024. Hours are flexible. Must have ECE certificate. Please email your resume to maranathakidscare1@gmail.com (11/24)

MOVING HELP NEEDED- Looking to hire 2 people to help move me Friday, Dec 1st. Call 250-937-9345 for more information. Thank you! (11/24)

PROGRAM SUPPORT WORKER- The Program Support Worker is a full-time/weekend position that provides 24/7 support and assistance for residents of The Switchback in Chilliwack. Cyrus Centre is a faith-based ministry of walking alongside youth to show God’s love with practical and relational care to youth and families in need. The Switchback program of Cyrus Centre provides supportive housing to vulnerable youth aged 16-24 who require wrap-around support. The Switchback exists to develop a foundation for their future success while using aspects of housing first and harm reduction frameworks. For a complete job description go to: https://cyruscentre.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/Program-Support-Worker-weekend-fulltime.pdf. To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to amie@cyruscentre.com referencing the job title. In addition, please read Cyrus Centre’s mission, vision, and values to ensure you are in alignment with our organization’s approach to serving others. (11/24)

PART-TIME PARTNER CARE & RECEPTION REPRESENTATIVE- MULTIPLY Network is looking to hire a part-time Partner Care & Reception Representative as a member of the Donor Engagement team, to be the face and voice of Multiply to many of our individual and church partners, helping them encounter Jesus and live on mission. Are you experienced in handling incoming calls, inquiries & mail, monitoring staff out-of-office & vacation calendars to facilitate transfer of incoming communication, reading missionary newsletters to maintain awareness of our global teams, distributing urgent prayer requests, handling outbound calls & communications, doing data entry, & general office support, receiving guests & maintain a professional reception area? If you are, you may be the person for this position, or if you know someone who is perhaps the ideal candidate, please submit a cover letter and resume to: Director of Human Resources at carinv@multiply.net. You may also request the full Job Description from the Director of Human Resources. (11/24)

HOUSE/DOG SITTER WANTED- Looking for someone to come stay at our place in Abbotsford (on Westridge place) Dec. 27th-Jan 8th to look after our dog (7 year old Goldendoodle). She’s pretty easy and can be left home if you work. We will pay! Please text me (Karlie) at 778-879-4292 if you’re interested! Thank you! (11/24)

ONLINE LEARNING TEACHER- CHEK ABC is a K-12 Provincial Online Learning School (POLS), providing fully accredited, Christian education to students in BC. We have approximately 500 students in both online and home education programs in Kindergarten to Grade 12. CHEK ABC is currently looking for BC passionate and professional Christian certified teachers to work with families and students, and provide guidance and support via individualized, online, and face-to-face learning options in our K-9 enrolled program. Work is mostly done remotely from home, but some travel may be required to meet families and set up a home learning program for students. Teachers are responsible for planning and implementing student learning plans, having regular communication with students and parents, the assessment of student work and writing of report cards, and the processes that accompany these tasks. Classroom teaching in a local learning centre may be a possibility depending on the local student’s need. Candidates need to have good interpersonal, communication and organization skills, be able to work independently and have an understanding of Christian home education. Having strong technical skills is also an asset. A valid BC teaching certificate is required. Salary range is based on student load and runs from $1,063-$1,467 per regular student. If you are an enthusiastic teacher, keen to support families in their Christian home education journey, please apply with a resume, cover letter and faith story to office@chekabc.ca (11/24)

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT- Power to Change is a certified Best Christian Workplace! We are a non-profit movement that invites others on a mission to help others to know Jesus and experience His power to change the world. LeaderImpact is a volunteer-led movement of leaders dedicated to having a lasting impact. Together they challenge all leaders to accomplish more through developing their personal, professional, and spiritual lives. This Administrative Asst part-time (15-20 hrs/week) supported role provides administrative, technical and event management support to the ministry of the Leader Impact Global. As a point of contact for many leaders and influential people, the successful candidate must communicate with excellence and project a professional image through in-person, phone and email interactions in English. This is a remote work with occasional onsite reporting at NRC, Abbotsford. To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to joy.uvero@p2c.com (11/10)

HOUSE CLEANING SERVICES- Come Home To A Clean Home! I am an experienced, certified bondable house cleaner. Give me a call if you would like some help with cleaning your home or office. Call or text: Kornelia 778-549-3797 (11/17)

HOUSEKEEPING SERVICES- I have years of experience cooking, cleaning and doing laundry, etc. I am detail oriented and have good eyes for noticing areas that need attention. Please email buhusi33@hotmail.com for more information. Thank you! (11/10)

INTERIOR DESIGN- We are a full service Interior Design company – working on both Commercial and Residential projects. Refined Interiors will custom tailor a design solution that will reflect your specific scope of work, aesthetic and vibe. We look at projects from a collaborative and holistic approach and leverage our diverse industry experience to provide streamlined processes, interesting solutions, and high quality end results. Whether you’re working on new construction, a renovation, or looking to refresh your existing space with a furniture package, we would love to partner with you! We are now taking on projects in 2024 starting as early as January! To get in touch please contact us at hello@refinedinteriorsco.com or give us a call at 604-755-3579.  We are located on Essendene Ave in Downtown Abbotsford and work all over the lower mainland.  We can’t wait to hear from you! (11/10)

HOUSING WANTED- I am a Senior, and a semi-retired gardener looking for an unfurnished detached cottage/suite/trailer on acreage or farm, for long-term rental. I am searching for a quiet, sunny, self-contained location, environmentally friendly, cat friendly, with in-suite washer/dryer. Seniors’ budget is $1400, utilities included, and rent always paid on time. Non-smoker; no drugs, no parties. Have references. Rented current place for three years, understand that family is moving in. Moving date – by December 31st. Thank you for considering my ad.  Please contact Donela at 778-241-5172  silverani@yahoo.com. (12/1)

HOUSING WANTED- I am a Senior, semi-retired gardener looking for housing with in-suite laundry. I am hoping to move in November or December with my two kitties. I am a  non-smoker who does not party or do drugs. I look forward to hearing from you. You can contact me at rawzenator@icloud.com (11/10)

HOUSING WANTED- Hello, my name is Anna and I’m looking for a place to call home for me and my 3 yr old son Kendrick. We could make a 1 bedroom work, and hoping to find a place by Jan 1! My budget is $1,000 which I know is low, but if anyone has a place or could direct me to someone who does, it would be greatly appreciated! I work full time and my son is in daycare all week, so we are only home evenings and weekends. I don’t drink or smoke, and am a very clean and tidy person! Also willing to put work/painting into a place if needed. Thank you! 780-243-4568 annamoorhouse6@gmail.com (11/10)

ROOM AVAILABLE- $650/month inclusive – Available January 1, 2024 through August 31, 2024 – Seeking Christian, female student or young working professional.  Your room is upstairs, is spacious, and has a great view of Mt. Baker.  Room is fully furnished with double bed, side table, and large dresser and you have a large closet too.  Our home currently has 3 women and 2 dogs (black labs), so you must be pet-friendly.  It’s ideal if you are clean, respectful, considerate, caring, stable, community-minded, and somewhat social.  We do things together as a group – movie nights, dinners, etc.  Please text 778.835.2142 and I can send you photos and more details if you’re interested. (12/1)

MALE ROOMMATE WANTED- Looking for an individual to come and share this 4 bedroom 4 bath house built in 2019 located near downtown Mission, BC close to all amenities. The available room is on the top floor. You’ll have access to the entire house, providing ample space for relaxation, socializing, enjoying all the shared spaces. You’ll share the house with three other amazing individuals (Ages ranging from mid-20s to early 30’s), all believers in Christ. Priced at $750 per Month, everything included. Please text/call Richard at 778-809-0905 for more details or to chat about the space. Available December 16, 2023 (11/24)

ROMMATE WANTED- Apartment room for rent at Abacus Uptown, 2565 Campbell Avenue Abbotsford. I’m a male 23-year-old looking for someone to help with the rent. Your own balcony, bathroom, and underground parking stall. Shared kitchen. Laundry, wifi, and utilities are included. Available now, $725 a month. Near the bus route, or a 5-10 minute drive to Northview or the Abbotsford UFV campus. justin.8.hargrave@gmail.com (11/24)

ROOMMATE WANTED- My roommate Christine and I are looking for a roommate to join us in our peaceful, above-ground basement suite in Langley/Brookswood area. Room available December 01 2023 but will negotiate a Jan 01 start for a good fit. Hoping for someone who can commit to at least 6 months, ideally a year, but will negotiate for a shorter-term rental if necessary. Rent is $675 including utilities, wifi around $25/month extra. The room is unfurnished, has a double closet, can fit a double bed or queen. I am a full time graduate student at TWU completing my masters in counselling and Chris works full-time as an Educational Assistant at Surrey Christian School. We would LOVE to hear from you. email breeanahogman112@gmail.com if you are interested (11/24)

ROOM AVAILABLE- Cozy furnished room available for rent January 15, 2024 in a large, quiet, third-floor, beautiful corner suite at Regency Park (Maclure & Gladwin). Suitable for female, working or student. Safe and beautiful environment with newly renovated bedroom (complete with desk, chair, dresser, full-sized closet and bed), private bathroom, shared kitchen and common living space, in-suite laundry, access to hot tub, full-sized pool and fitness gym for $850/month. Rent includes WiFi/cable/hydro/underground parking. No smoking/vaping/drinking/drugs or pets – within walking distance of Columbia Bible Institute; a 10-minute drive from Summit Pacific College; 20 minutes down the highway from Trinity Western University; 10 minutes from UFV. Experience the convenience of Superstore, Seven Oaks Mall, and other local shops all within walking distance, as well as beautiful Horn Park for a relaxing end-of-day hike. Please call/text Kim at 778-953-3529 or email kd7son@gmail.com with your name and a brief introduction (11/17)

ROOM FOR RENT- Large room for rent in newer two bedroom one bathroom above ground suite on Sumas Mtn. Laundry and all utilities included. Full kitchen with dishwasher. Private area out back. Rent is $900 per month. Looking for someone like myself who is reasonably busy and not home all the time. Please text Curtis at 250-643-9034 with your name, occupation, and a little bit about yourself. Thanks! (11/17)

ROOM FOR RENT- Hi there, my name is Karyn and my husband is Rob and we have a room for rent in our home at Whatcom and McKee.  We have a large bedroom with its own private bathroom for $950 Rent includes WiFi/cable/hydro/gas, share fully equipped kitchen, laundry, also fully equipped gym. If this sounds like it might be a good fit for you please call/text me anytime to chat about the space and get to know each other a bit 778-998-2506. We are looking for the right fit for all (11/17)

FEMALE ROOMMATE WANTED- I’m looking for someone to share a 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom basement suite in Walnut Grove. Rent is $850 a month, everything included. Great location, great landlords, and lots of parking. Looking for someone clean, respectful, and in a similar stage of life! I’m a social worker and starting my masters in the fall. Move in date is flexible, but ideally Jan 1 or Feb 1. If you’re interested you can email me kendrarose33@gmail.com (11/17)

ROOM AVAILABLE- Room for rent in quiet home in Albion area of Maple Ridge. Twin bed, desk, dresser, own bathroom. Share kitchen. Laundry, wifi, utilities included. Must be ok with dog and cat I have one of each. I will ask for 3 references . Street parking. No drugs, smoking or alcohol . Very friendly home. Available now. $725.00 a month. Near bus route, 25 minutes from Abbotsford and Langley.  heathersfashioncloset@gmail.com (11/10)

2 BDRM- 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom Carriage House / Coach Suite in Yarrow available immediately. Property located in a quiet cul-de-sac with off-street parking. Electric car charger is an option for long-term lease. All utilities included except for portion of hydro. In-suite washer/dryer, stove, fridge, dishwasher and microwave. Private parking directly on the property. $1650 per month. Contact jamesbosma614@gmail.com (12/1)

3 BDRM- 3 bed and and 1.5 bath house in Mission. Renovated home with modern touches. Upper. Pets allowed within reason. All references and income verifications necessary. Close to all schools and shopping. $2700/mth plus utilities. Available immediately or Katerina for the right tenant. Text Ryan at 604-825-8356 What all adults do for work? Pets? How many folks? Reason for leaving current place, etc. (12/1)

2 BDRM- I have a two-bedroom, one-story house for rent on Fifth Avenue in Chilliwack. The house is in excellent condition and has in-suite laundry. The rent is $2200 plus utilities. It is available December 1st. I need someone who is employed and responsible. Contact number is: 604-442-5447 (12/1)

3 BDRM- Townhome in desirable location, community-minded Auguston. $2700/month. 1350 sq feet. Two decks with beautiful views of magnolia and cherry blossoms in spring, and breathtaking colours in autumn! 3 bedrooms, 2 baths. Hydro not included. No smoking, pets negotiable. Available as soon as January 1, 2024. Home improvements include: new blinds, new hardware, fresh paint in all rooms and doors, new rear deck, shade garden. Features: Washer & dryer, stainless steel appliances, two car tandem garage plus driveway and street parking, ten-foot high ceiling garage for ample storage space, desirable Auguston traditional school, playground, splash pad, & basketball court nearby, your home with the white picket fence, right next to the forest with lots of trails for hiking and biking, piano included. Tell me a little about yourself in your response if you’re interested in this space! We are still living in the unit and are in the process of moving out so we will need to be creative with showing times. Contact Travis at travisjklassen@gmail.com. (12/1)

1 BDRM- Carriage house – no one below or above you! Gorgeous, bright and newly renovated carriage house is available. New flooring, stone counters, sit-up island, bright large windows, paint and more. Situated in the beautiful & quiet community of Chilliwack River Valley. 3 minute walk to the river, 5 minute drive to Banters and Garrison. Views of the mountains from this 1 bedroom suite. Includes: Driveway parking, heat, water, electricity, internet, in-suite washer/dryer. Sorry no pets or smoking. Please email thawryluk@shaw.ca a description of yourself, occupation, working hours etc. $1700 / month (12/1)

2 BDRM- 2 bed, 1 bath apartment in the Garrison Crossing area of Chilliwack! Recently completely renovated. New stainless steel kitchen appliances in this 967sq foot bright second-floor apartment and it’s available now. In-suite washer and dryer and suite has 1 parking stall. Ample visitor parking. Suite is $1800/month plus utilities. No smoking/vaping and building does not allow dogs. 1/2 month damage deposit. Please email elliot.westergaard@gmail.com (12/1)

3 BDRM- 3 bedroom, 3 bath custom-built rancher-style home with full basement in Abbotsford, 2 fireplaces, recreation room and workshop storage area. Basement has an outside entrance. For more information contact: amylrantis33@gmail.com. (12/1)

3 BDRM- Recently renovated 3 bedroom 1 bath east Abbotsford home for rent. Walking distance to Yale Secondary and ARC. This Rancher boasts a large flat yard with a big deck. Once inside you’ll be greeted to a cute entry area opening up to the living room. The house has high-end vinyl plank flooring throughout, head through the living room and you’ll find a Marr-Tech kitchen with granite countertops, gas stove and stainless appliances. The bathroom is just as nice with rain shower, wand and floating 2 piece vanity with accent lighting. The house has central air conditioning, a tankless hot water heater, separate laundry storage downstairs and a one-car garage. No smoking, no pets inside. $2700 plus utilities (66%). 33% of utilities paid by basement tenants.  Available February 1st 2024. Email denniskroeker8@gmail.com for more info. (12/1)

2 BDRM- 2 Bed, 1 Bath brand new basement suite. Above ground. Big windows. All new appliances and kitchen. New flooring. Soundproofed ceiling. Separate Heat controls. Separate Entry. Laundry. No smoking, no pets. Parking on driveway available. Located in East Abbotsford near Abbotsford Christian Elementary School, Clayburn Middle School, Sandy Hill Elementary, and Bateman. $1800/ Month plus utilities. Currently empty as we just finished the renovations. Prefer to fill for December 1, 2023. Please contact us via email : adamcaitlin.schellenberg@gmail.com (11/24)

1 BDRM + DEN- $1900/month (Utilities not Included). 672 sqft. Welcome home to your cozy and spacious open-concept apartment, offering the perfect blend of comfort and functionality. Located in the heart of a vibrant community, this thoughtfully designed space features: in-unit washer & dryer, natural light from large windows, 2 underground parking spots with EV chargers, pet friendly with references and a meet and greet prior. Enjoy the convenience of being just an 8-minute walk from Seven Oaks Shopping Center and a 3-minute walk to Superstore. Don’t miss this opportunity to rent this desirable apartment in Abbotsford! If you are interested please contact us for our pre-screen questions. naroeung@hotmail.com Thank you! (12/1)

3 BDRM- Three bedroom acreage home. Walking distance to Northview Mission Campus. Near new and impeccably clean. Modern, open floor plan with main at one end and separated from remainder of house by great room. Features walk-in pantry, island, and large primary bath with walk in closet. SeaCan available for storage. Established long term neighbors. Minutes from town, plenty of space and parking on an acreage lot. Well-mannered pets open for discussion with large deposit. Please tell us about yourself and what interests you about the property. No smoking of any type inside or on the property. References and credit check. Look forward to being in touch. Available now.   $2950.  Please email classicolympiarentals@gmail.com. Link to photos: iCloud Photo Sharing (11/24)

2 BDRM – Two bedroom basement on ground level. Close to MEI and Clearbrook Elementary school. Close to Northview Church. No pets and no smoking. Internet and all utilities included. No laundry. Call 778-246-5825 or 604-859-1048 (11/24)

4 BDRM- Four bedroom, two bathroom house to rent. Available January 1st. Approximately 1700 square feet of unfurnished living space on a large, fenced lot. Located in Clearbrook area of Abbotsford near Ellwood and Fishtrap Creek parks. Easy freeway access in established neighbourhood. Approximately 75-100 meters from public transit. Rent and utilities are negotiable. Driveway and street parking available. No pets, no smoking/vaping. One room, completely self-contained basement suite already rented. Taking appointments for viewing beginning Sunday, November 23. For information or to book a time to see the property, text or call Andrew at 778-808-7497 (11/24)

1 BDRM- 1 bedroom bachelor suite in Abbotsford avail. December 1st. Bright, and very clean. 400 sq ft, suite features a large bedroom, in-suite laundry and is in a great central location (only 3 minutes from highway #1). No smoking, no vaping, no pets, no parties. References required. Ideal for 1 adult. Use this link to see pics of the suite: shorturl.at/blvwC $1,025 rent per month (utilities included). If interested email us at alpenners@gmail.com. (11/24)

3 BDRM- Three bedroom basement suite. Central Clearbrook location. Approximately 1200 sq. ft. Walking distance to all amenities. 1/2 block off bus route. In-suite laundry. No smoking/vaping. No pets No drinking, parties, drugs. Proof of stable income and references required. $1700 / month plus portion of utilities. Send inquiries to cliffordjames@live.ca (11/24)

2 BDRM- 2 bedroom basement suite for rent. $1,750/month utilities included. Available Dec 15. Shared laundry, no dishwasher, everything is clean and bright. Outdoor space. Central Abbotsford location with easy access to highway, close to UFV and Abbotsford Regional Hospital. No smoking. Dog okay. No cats. 1-year lease. Please email carisabrown@hotmail.com (11/17)

COUNTRY HOME- Home available close to Northview. Larger country home available for 6 months. Available immediately. Bedroom suite and dining table with chairs included. All appliances included. Call or Text Sid 604-845-9920 (11/17)

1 BDRM- 1 bedroom, 1/ bathroom basement suite for rent. West Abbotsford/ Clearbrook; James Street. Private entrance with small outdoor patio. In-suite laundry. All new appliances in 2023. Smaller bedroom, more suitable for individual tenant. Absolutely no pets and no smoking in or outside. $1600 month, utilities and wifi included. Available Jan 01, 2024. Please contact Peter at 778-241-5515 or pgroenhof@outlook.com 1/2 month damage deposit required and 1 year lease preferred. (11/17)

1 BDRM – spacious 1bed/1 bath basement suite with in suite laundry available December 1. Looking for a single tenant. Located on a quiet street near Abbotsford Rec Centre. $1300/mo plus 1/3 hydro, gas, utilities. Tenant must obtain renters insurance. No smoking/vaping, no pets. Street parking available. If interested please text Karla at 604-726-4202 (11/10)

1 BDRM- Spacious, bright and modern 1 bedroom bsmt suite available for rent in East Abbotsford available Dec 1, 2023. Rent $1200/m and includes: heat, water, fridge, stove, and dishwasher. Suite does not have a laundry and it is not furnished. Close to Hwy #1 and #11; Delair Rd and Sumas area shopping centre. Looking for a responsible, clean, and mature individual, no smoking or vaping inside or around the property and no pets. Employment verification and references required.  Serious inquiries only via call/ text to 604-217-7556 (11/10)

1 BDRM- Entire house available after December 10, 2023. Newly renovated one bedroom house with one full bathroom, full laundry and fully fenced yard located in Historic Downtown Abbotsford.  Approximately 900 square feet It features new appliances, new cupboards, new kitchen, new bathroom, new windows and blinds, newer furnace, hot water tank and flooring.  Large fully fenced yard with parking in driveway for two cars and secure detached storage. Walking distance to Historic Downtown Abbotsford, McCallum Junction, public transit, churches, restaurants, parks, gyms, entertainment, markets and schools. Quick and easy access to Highway 1. $2000 per month plus utilities. Lease term: 1 year. We are looking for quiet single or married working professionals. Tenants must provide proof of stable, long-term employment and references are required. Absolutely NO smoking/vaping, and NO pets. Tenant insurance will be required. Completion of an application is required. Showings are booked starting December 10. For information and to request viewing, please call or text Greg at 604-866-2460 or email gregoryakenny@hotmail.com (11/10)

3 BDRM- 3 Bedroom, 2 bathroom full 2121 sqft house, located in a quiet culdesac near Gardner Park.  2 car garage with small workshop, huge fully fenced backyard with brand new patio.  Fully renovated top to bottom, huge recroom and storage area on the bottom floor, brand new appliances throughout, including laundry.  No smoking, small pet to be considered with pet deposit.  Utilities not included.  $3500/month available Dec 1. Please contact us at 778-558-4086, or kimberley.evans07@gmail.com to view (11/10)

1 BDRM– $1300. We have a legal updated daylight suite in central Abbotsford! It is available December 1st. It features a full kitchen with eating area, in-suite laundry, large windows, living room, and a separate entry. It includes all basic utilities (no cable). It is approximately 700 square feet. We live on a quiet cul-de-sac; walking distance to the hospital, mall and Mill Lake Park and a short drive to jump on the freeway. This suite is only suitable for a single person (we will not be taking inquiries for more than one person). No smoking or vaping, no parties, no pets! References needed. Please contact Dave and Jenn 778-242-2067 jennbaerg@shaw.ca. We would like to get to know you. If you are interested, please reply with: • who would be living in the suite • what you do for work • what date you are looking to move in * * reference check will be done * Thanks (11/10)

1 BDRM- We have a suite that will be available on January 1st. Located in Aldergrove. Very close walking distance to grocery stores, restaurants, and the bus stop. 1 bedroom suite, is above ground and has lots of light. There is a separate entry located under a covered patio area. You will have your own patio space, yard, and an area to garden if your heart desires. A good size kitchen and a full bathroom with a tub shower, shared laundry. We are looking to rent it out for $1500 plus 1/3 of utilities. Feel free to text or email for pics or more info. 604-353-9335 or bentogeretz@hotmail.com (11/10)

4 BDRM- Spacious and bright 4 bedroom + 2 bathroom house available Nov. 15 for rent in Aldergrove! Located in a quiet cul de sac backing onto Shortreed Elementary School. Asking $3,000 plus utilities. If interested, please contact Kyle at kgolz61@hotmail.com (11/10)

3 BDRM- 3 bedroom, 1 full bath, home for rent available Dec. 1, 2023. N/S of any kind indoors. No parties. Situated on a poultry farm. One small pet negotiable. Rent is $2500 a month plus utilities. No cable or internet included. Proof of employment, 2 references. Can be reached at kvd5307@gmail.com. Thankyou! (11/03)

MT LEHMAN CHRISTMAS HOME TOUR VOLUNTEER OPPOURTUNITIES- Bring your family and friends to the Mt. Lehman Christmas Home Tour—a great fundraiser for International Justice Mission happening December 16 & 17, 21, 22 & 23. We need help for the event in these tangible ways: • Van Drivers (Class 4) and Experienced Tractor Drivers volunteer here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1QG95VnHot6lNjmuyymCwrlvCGTU1Urh0FvrPNPB_miM/edit?usp=sharing • Candy Cottage Sales Helpers & Candy Prep Team volunteer here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050F4BABA622A2FC1-45947268-candy • Fund the Candy Sale: Donate a designated gift to IJM Canada THIS WEEK to fund the candy that will be packaged and sold to raise even more money for IJM at Candy Cottage on the Tour. E-Transfer to giving@ijm.ca and note in the E-Transfer Message Box that your gift is: Designated to Candy Cottage at the Mount Lehman Christmas Home Tour, Your Email Address (to receive your tax receipt on gifts over $20), Your Mailing Address & Postal Code (11/10)

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 Priya Samra, Volunteer Coordinator at priya.samra@connective.ca or 604-226-9836. (11/10)

HOPE FOR WOMEN PREGNANCY SERVICES- Do you have a heart for moms, babies, and pregnancy? Our Abbotsford centre serves women facing unplanned pregnancies – meeting them where they’re at and without judgement and providing them with information on their options and supports throughout their journey. We are currently seeking a front-end volunteer to help with greeting clients, filing paperwork, administration tasks, sorting donations, office organization, and more. Our hope is to find someone that can commit to 1-6 hour shift each week. If this piques your interest, then please fill out an application with us – https://hopeforwomen.ca/volunteer-application/. (10/27)

INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP MENTORSHIP- Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Fraser Valley is looking for volunteers to support local youth through individual and group mentorship! BBBS of the Fraser Valley serves Abbotsford, Mission, Chilliwack, and Maple Ridge. Big Brothers Big Sisters matches children and adults in reciprocal friendships that allow youth to gain confidence, healthy relationship skills, and growth as their brains are developing. Becoming a mentor is a fulfilling opportunity that benefits everyone! Mentors and mentees build lasting friendships through quality time together, and with our waitlist at an all-time high, this could be a gratifying opportunity for you! We are looking for mentors who can create a safe space, ignite potential, and have fun with a child in need of positive influence! If this sounds like the right fit for you, please visit https://fraservalley.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/volunteer/ to submit your inquiry for a Mentoring Coordinator to connect with you! (10/27)

THREE PEAKS RECREATIONAL OUTDOOR MINISTRY- We are looking for Volunteers who would be willing to help with our Saturday day Program which run every Saturday from 11am-3pm. Our Mission as an organization is to create a healthy community for at-risk young adults (most who are either coming out of foster care or homelessness). The goal being to raise up future leaders with enduring faith through outdoor experiential learning. Throughout the summer we do a lot of hiking, canoeing and camping. While through the winter months most Saturdays are indoors with a handful of snowshoeing and cabin trips. If you would like to know more about what we do, please visit our website at https://www.threepeaksrec.com/about-us or email program@threepeaksrec.com. If you are interested in volunteering please click this link to apply! https://www.threepeaksrec.com/volunteer (09/15)

VOLUNTEER MOM MENTORS WANTED- Care For Women is looking for volunteer mentors to help support moms throughout the Fraser Valley during the initial few weeks of motherhood! Care for Women supports mothers in Abbotsford, Mission, Chilliwack and Langley by providing relationship through their volunteer mentor, professional house cleaning, meals and transportation to appointments. Coming home for that first time with a newborn can be a very difficult experience, especially for women who don’t have a village around them to carry the load. We are looking for mentors who will be a safe presence, a calm to the chaos, and a supportive voice amidst the doubt. We want to let these new mothers and their babies know that they matter and we care about them. Visit: https://www.careforwomen.ca/getinvolved to apply to become a mentor! (03/24)

RECREATION VOLUNTEERS- Menno Place, a campus of care for over 700 seniors, is welcoming recreation volunteers who are interested in assisting our recreation team to fill senior’s lives with fun and companionship. You can be involved with seniors doing active games, birthday parties, bus trips, arts and crafts. Do you have skills in woodworking, music, or ceramics? You’ll always get more than you give! If you are interested, please reach out to the volunteer coordinator at 604-851-1366 or volunteer@mennoplace.ca or go online at www.MennoPlace.ca/GetMore/ for more information and fill out a volunteer application (02/03)

MCC BC CIRCLE OF FRIENDS- Circle of Friends is a program of the Mennonite Central Committee BC where volunteers walk alongside people who have experienced homelessness. Circles of 2-3 volunteers and one individual who has experienced homelessness meet weekly for different social activities, depending on the needs and interests of the group. Groups might meet for coffee, to go to a fitness class at the recreation centre, play board games together etc. If you are interested in volunteering in a Circle, please complete a volunteer application form on our website: Circle of Friends | Mennonite Central Committee (mcc.org) or email Brett ( bccircleoffriends@mccbc.ca ) (01/27)

VOLUNTEER KNITTERS NEEDED- Archway Community Services is seeking volunteer knitters who would be available on Monday afternoons to help with the Knitting Group sponsored by the Community Connections program.  This knitting group is made up primarily of new immigrants, with participants from Haiti, Ukraine, Iran, and especially from India.  Participants use donated yarn to create items which can be used by refugees, special needs students, and dementia patients, or articles which can be sold at local craft markets.  For further details, please contact Dianne Marty at dmarty@telus.net or Rupinder Padam at Rupinder.Padam@archway.ca (01/20)

PASTORAL CARE VOLUNTEERS- Menno Place, a campus of care for over 700 seniors, is welcoming pastoral care volunteers who are interested in providing spiritual and companionship support to seniors. As a volunteer, you could participate in preaching or leading small groups, music, 1-1 companionship, recording life stories or even journeying with a senior at end-of-life (palliative care). From students to seniors, we welcome your interest and questions about what is involved in being a volunteer in this very special community of care located across from ARH. We are providing training sessions for pastoral care volunteers in January and February. Go to: www.Mennoplace.ca/getmore to fill out your expression of interest in volunteering in pastoral care or contact Kevin Downey – 604-851-7392 | Kevin.Downey@MennoPlace.ca. (01/13)

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 mentoring@arjaa.org 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 info@fvgleaners.org. (04/22)

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 dougtrick@yahoo.ca (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: managerabfm@shaw.ca, 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 blumauerd@gmail.com. (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 ivolunteer@canuckplace.org (02/21)

GALLERY 7 THEATRE- We’re excited to perform Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, a sequel to Pride and Prejudice by Lauren Gunderson & Margot Melcon. This heart-warming and entertaining play will run Dec. 15 & 16, 20 – 23, 2023 at the Matsqui Centennial Auditorium,  32315 South Fraser Way, Abbotsford. Set shortly after the events of Pride and Prejudice, this sequel to the beloved novel focuses on the studious and brainy sister, Mary, who is increasingly becoming fatigued of her role as the dutiful middle sister in the wake of her siblings’ romantic escapades. When the family gathers for Christmas at Pemberley, an unexpected guest inspires hope for an intellectual companion, greater autonomy, and potential love for Mary. Featuring many of the beloved characters from the Jane Austen classic, this show will bring cheer to your Christmas season like a steaming mug of hot apple cider. This play is suitable for audiences of all ages. Tickets and info: www.gallery7theatre.com or call 604-504-5940 (12/1)

SON VALLEY COMPASSION CARE- In-home care for seniors. Seniors face many struggles such as health challenges, loneliness, the loss of independence, and bereavement. At Son Valley, we are dedicated to supporting seniors as they age gracefully in the comfort of their homes. What we do: cleaning, food prep, companionship, spiritual encouragement. Serving Abbotsford, Mission, Aldergrove & Chilliwack. Our values are compassion, faith, respect, hardwork, patience, and humour. Call Shiela for a free consultation at 778-242-2273. Check out our website at sonvalleycompassioncare.ca (11/24)

MOBILITY SCOOTER FOR SALE- 4 Wheel Red Pegasus Metro Mobility Scooter. I purchased it 2 years ago after a hip surgery. I no longer require and it’s sad to see it just sitting when it’s in such pristine condition. I have maintained the battery and it has only ever been stored indoors. Excellent like new condition. I am asking $3000. I can be reached by email c_coughlan79@outlook.com or call/txt 250-216-0341 for viewing. I have pictures available upon request and public meet-up preferably. (11/17)

SURE ON THIS SHINING NIGHT CHRISTMAS CHORAL CONCERT- Freedom Celebration Singers presents Sure On This Shining Night Christmas Choral Concert. Conductor Hans Krueger, Pianist Ewa Telega, Cello Soloist Ben Goheen. Concert #1: Friday December 1st at 7pm. Calvin Presbyterian Church, 33911 Hazelwood Avenue, Abbotsford. Concert #2: Saturday December 2nd at 6pm. St. Paul Lutheran Church, 12145 Laity Street, Maple Ridge. Free concert Donations appreciated. All donations will go to the local food banks. Visit our website: www.freedomcelebrationsingers.ca (11/17)

GRIEFSHARE: SURVIVING THE HOLIDAYS- Dreading the upcoming holidays without your loved one? Make a plan to stand firm when unsettling situations arise. Surviving the Holidays: A two-hour seminar designed to help you get through the holiday season. Date: Saturday, December 2, 2023. Time: 2:00 – 4:00 PM. Place: Central Heights Church, 1661 McCallum Rd, Abbotsford, BC. Cost: $8.00 for workbook and refreshments. For more info, call the church office 604-852-1001 or email info@centralheights.ca (11/17)

VEHICLE NEEDED- Single working mom in urgent need of a vehicle. Hers is broken down. Would you like to help her get through this challenge by lending, selling or donating your spare vehicle to her family? Even temporarily. Her mom is visiting from overseas. They would greatly appreciate your kindness. Please call or text Sheila at (604) 557-6999 if you have an idea to help. Thank you so much (11/10)

LEHMAN CHRISTMAS HOME TOUR- Bring your family and friends to the Mt. Lehman Christmas Home Tour—a great fundraiser for International Justice Mission happening December 16 & 17, 21, 22 & 23. For tickets and info visit the Tour’s website at https://www.mtlehmanchristmashometour.com/ (11/10)

LOVESEAT FOR SALE- Selling a beautiful Vintage Inspired Velvet Loveseat. In excellent condition. Only 6 months old. Comes from a Smoke Free and Pet Free Home. Asking $400 but open to reasonable offers. Measurements are 58.5 inches long 30 inches wide. Rose Color. Please contact Trudy at trudystreasurednest@gmail.com Thank you! (11/10)

“THE CELTIC TENORS” CONCERT- Songs Strings & Steps presents “The Celtic Tenors” from Ireland performing at Central Heights Church (Abbotsford) on Sunday December 3rd at 3:00 pm.  More information/ticket links can be found at www.calvindyck.com/concerts (11/10)

“A SYMPHONY FOR CHRISTMAS” CONCERT- Songs Strings & Steps presents “A Symphony for Christmas” on Fri Dec 22nd and Saturday, Dec 23rd at Central Heights Church (Abbotsford) directed by Calvin Dyck featuring singers, dancers and a professional orchestra along with the Abbotsford Youth Orchestra.  More information/tickets links can be found at www.calvindyck.com/concerts (11/10)

LISTENING IN COMMUNITY WEEKENDS AT THE MARK CENTRE- Are you desiring to find a quiet space away? Find the chance to breathe, reflect, and be led into times of prayer and contemplation? Come stay at our 8 room chalet in the heart of Abbotsford. These gently guided weekends invite us to Pause, Open, and Listen. Contemplative prayer times together will take place in the mornings and evenings. Join us on December 1-3, 2023 where Lisa Ritchie who is a Spiritual Director & Certified Life Coach will be guiding the weekend in this season of Advent. Please reach out if you have any questions and to reserve your spot! Phone: 604-556-7796 Email: office@markcentre.org Visit www.markcentre.org Standard nightly rates apply. Email the office to book a room of your choice. Individual spiritual direction sessions are available for $75 per hour. (11/10)

MEI APPLICATIONS- MEI Schools is accepting applications for 2024-25, Pre-School to Grade 12,  with limited space available. Pre-Apply online January 8 (starts at 7 pm).  Application week is January 9- 15. www.meischools.com/about/application-and-tuition/how-to-apply/. Come for a school tour.  Register at:  https://www.meischools.com/tours. Current MEI Student registration is Dec, 4-8th, 2023. (11/03)

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