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

SHORT-TERM CAREGIVER NEEDED- Short-term (3 – 5 days per quarter) live-in caregiver needed in Central Abbotsford for a 5-year-old girl for occasional business trips by parent. Child is fairly independent and in full-time daycare. Will need help with pick-up, drop-off, meal and tiffin prep, bathing and putting to bed. Applicants need to have their own vehicle with a clean driving record for at least 6 years and a full class 5 license. No visitors, pets, smoking, vaping, drinking will be permitted. Minimum 2 references required. If interested, please email mailmecj@yahoo.com for more information. (04/05)


Childcare Services

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

Seeking Employment

SEEKING EMPLOYMENT- My name is Sherry and I’m seeking full-time employment in Abbotsford or Chilliwack. I’m looking for Administrative Assistant/Receptionist or Office Support positions. I have over 15 years experience in the administration field. I have my own vehicle so I can commute. My email is: smromano001@gmail.com (04/12)

SEEKING EMPLOYMENT- My name is Leanne and I’m looking for a part-time job in Abbotsford that I can do alongside my full-time job as an Administrative Assistant. I have 16 years experience in Customer Service and 3.5 years in Administrative work. I currently work Monday to Friday from 8:00 am-3:00 pm. I could start at 4:30pm and work till 9:00 pm and also Saturday or Sunday all day. I’d prefer a job on a bus route. I can be reached at proverbs31girl42@gmail.com. (04/05)

Employment Available

OFFICE ASSISTANT- MARK Centre Society is in need of a part-time office assistant. We would love this person to have a heart for our ministry along with some experience with general office skills. Filing, Google forms, light office cleaning, creativity for social media would be an asset, to list a few. This position has flexibility for 1 day a week Tuesday – Friday and would be 2-4 hours per day. You would be working directly with our director of operations. Please apply by sending an email with your resume to office@markcentre.org. (04/12)

CLEANERS NEEDED- MARK Centre Society is in need of casual cleaning staff for our chalet in Abbotsford.  Similar to cleaning hotel rooms, laundry and sometimes odd requests to make our guests stay as peaceful as we can. Hours and days vary week to week depending on guest bookings. Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays are often the priority to be available and we try to clean during 11am-4pm but not limited to that. This position seems to fit well with someone that has flexibility in their schedule and is ok with a range of 0-10 hours per week. Starting wage $30/hour. Please apply by sending an email with your resume to office@markcentre.org. (04/12)

LANDSCAPER (MAINTENANCE)- Freedom Lawn & Yard Maintenance Ltd. is looking for a permanent full-time or part-time employee, preferably with experience. We are a small landscaping maintenance company with job sites in Abbotsford. We are looking for someone who is honest, hardworking, reliable and has an attention to detail. We mainly focus on lawn care and pruning, and we work in all weather conditions. Must be able to meet up at carpool sites and/or job sites. Starting compensation will be based on experience/position: $18/hour – $25/hour. Please e-mail resume with references to joey@freedomlawn.ca Thank you & God bless. (04/12)

OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR- HyLand is searching for an Office Administrator. HyLand is a real estate endowment that manages a significant portfolio of development and rental properties to generate revenue for the international relief work of MCC (Mennonite Central Committee). HyLand is a unique organization for two reasons: 1) The work is imbued with a deep sense of purpose, as every earned dollar will be deployed to help those in greatest need around the world; and 2) The work itself is carried out in accordance with MCC values that, in addition to financial sustainability and business excellence, prioritize integrity, stewardship, and positive relationships. For more information and to apply, please see details at:  https://www.hylandproperties.ca/job/office-administrator. (04/05)

PROGRAM ASSOCIATE- The End Abuse Program Associate will provide support, education, and referral services to survivors of abuse, as well as to pastors and congregations. This position is responsible for intake of women and facilitation of End Abuse support groups, raising public awareness and education around domestic violence, advocacy, referrals, collaborative program planning, and assisting with promoting program services.  The Program Associate role will progressively grow in responsibility with the goal of taking over the Program Coordinator role in the future. For a detailed job description and to apply, please go through the MCC careers portal at mcc.org/careers. Questions? Please call the MCC office at 604-850-6639. (04/05)

JESTERS THEATRE PROGRAM MANAGER- (note: this is a Missions position). Reports to Jesters Artistic Director. Application Deadline: Open Ended. Start Date Flexible. Classification: Full-time, (30-40 hours/week). Salary based on experience and skills of applicant (partner development required and training provided as needed). Jesters Theatre exists as a program of Youth Unlimited and is a safe place to love theatre. We serve youth ages 8-18 with theatrical programming in a Christ-centered environment. As Program Manager, you are responsible for the practical implementation of our programming and coordinating our seasonal staff and volunteers in associated tasks. You are also responsible for personal partner development, participating in fundraisers, training students, participating in the implementation of strategic plans and guiding principles, and maintaining clear relationships and communications with families involved in our programming. The Program Manager understands the vision of Jesters Theatre being a safe place to love theatre and will carry out their tasks with this in mind. Training is provided as needed. A resume and cover letter can be sent to Dean Klassen at dean@youthunlimited.com (03/28)

CHILDREN/YOUTH SUMMER WORKER- The Abbotsford Church of the Nazarene is seeking to hire two Summer Child and Youth Worker positions, pending approval under the Canada Summer Jobs grant program. Under the supervision of the Pastor, the Child and Youth Summer Worker will be responsible for the following: to build positive relationships with children and youth, to plan and lead children’s and/or youth activities, to organize and lead day camps and retreats within the children’s programs and/or youth programs, to create teaching material and conduct a variety of associated administrative tasks, & to plan and lead children’s Sunday morning program. Hours: 35 hours/week. Hourly Rate:  $19/hour. Note: The position and number of weeks available is dependent on government grant approval and may range from 8 to 16 weeks. To apply, please forward a cover letter and resume to abbynazinfo@gmail.com. (03/28)

END ABUSE PROGRAM ASSOCIATE- the End Abuse Program Associate will support the Program Coordinator in delivering MCC BC’s End Abuse Program, providing support, education, and referral services to survivors of abuse, as well as to pastors and congregations. This position is responsible for intake of women and facilitation of End Abuse support groups, raising public awareness and education around domestic violence, advocacy, referrals, collaborative program planning, and assisting with promoting program services. For full job description & to apply online: https://mcc.org/careers Questions? recruit@mccbc.ca (03/28)

EVENT PLANNING & SPONSORSHIP COORDINATOR- The Event Planning & Sponsorship Coordinator at Cyrus Centre organizes all fundraising events and manages sponsorships. The coordinator will work to create and execute events that reflect the organization’s mission and values, focusing on building community engagement and support. Duties and Responsibilities: Event Planning/Management: Handle venue bookings, vendor communications, event coordination, donation collection, permit applications, participant recruitment, volunteer management, and ticket sales. Sponsorship Management: Develop and maintain relationships with sponsors, creating opportunities for collaboration and support for events. Community Engagement: Actively engage with the community to foster partnerships, attract new donors, and promote Cyrus Centre’s initiatives. Budget Management: operate and plan events within the given budget for each individual event. Qualifications: Minimum 1 Year Post Secondary in Event Planning, Business Administration, Communications, or a related field. Strong organizational and planning skills. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, capable of building strong relationships with partners and sponsors. Experience in event management and sponsorship coordination. Familiarity with Microsoft Teams. This position is part-time (24 hours/week), covering an 18-month maternity leave. Work in office with some flexibility to work from home. Flexible hours. Please submit a cover letter and resume to maren@cyruscentre.com to apply for this position. (03/28)

BEHAVIOR INTERVENTIONIST- My family is looking to hire a Behavior Interventionist for our lovely 2-year-old daughter with a diagnosis of autism with impaired language. She is a very happy girl who needs extra support to achieve goals we are working towards such as communication, language, cognitive, play and social skills. The ideal candidate is fun, creative, energetic, and able to think on their feet, open and willing to learn, strong verbal and written communication skills, available 2-3 times during the week for 2 hours each. Must be fluent in English, have experience working with young children, 19 years of age or older, a team player, willing to complete criminal record check. Prior experience in ABA preferred, but not necessary. Applicants in Psychology, Special Education, Early Childhood Education, and Speech & Language Pathology are encouraged to apply. You will be provided with high-quality training and support from a qualified BCBA or BCaBA. First Aid/CPR certification an asset. Pay is negotiable based on experience. Interested applicants please send your resume to: aliviacecchi@gmail.com (03/22)

DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR- Join us as a Development Coordinator at Young Life of Canada, where you’ll play a pivotal role in advancing our fundraising efforts and donor relations. In this full-time, permanent position based in Langley, BC, you’ll collaborate closely with our development team, donors, and volunteers to support fundraising campaigns, events, and stewardship activities, directly contributing to our financial sustainability and growth. Your primary focus will be on advancing development programs, assembling and leading teams of staff and volunteers, facilitating meetings, ensuring task completion, and providing support in the absence of team members. Additionally, you’ll collaborate with leadership to implement initiatives aimed at program advancement. Key responsibilities include organizing fundraising events, cultivating donor relationships, coordinating campaigns, assisting with grant writing, managing databases, and conducting prospect research. You’ll also provide spiritual leadership, represent Young Life positively within the community, and pursue personal and professional development. Qualifications include a relevant bachelor’s degree, 2+ years of fundraising or non-profit development experience, strong organizational and communication skills, and a passion for youth development and faith-based initiatives. Apply now by sending your resume and cover letter to careers@younglife.ca. (03/22)

GRANT WRITER- Join our team as a Grant Writer at Young Life of Canada! As a crucial member of our Development team, you’ll play a pivotal role in securing funding for our programs, initiatives, and special projects. Working closely with the director of development and field staff across Canada, you will research grant opportunities, craft compelling proposals, and manage grant-related activities. Your work will directly contribute to the growth and sustainability of Young Life of Canada. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, proven experience in grant writing (preferably in the non-profit sector), strong research, writing, and editing skills, and the ability to communicate effectively in English. If you’re detail-oriented, organized, and passionate about making a difference, we want to hear from you! This permanent part-time position is based in Langley, BC, with a hybrid work arrangement. Join us and help transform the lives of young people across Canada. Apply now by sending your resume and cover letter to careers@younglife.ca. (03/22)

PERSONAL SUPPORT WORKER- $24/hour; 8-10 hours per week. Looking for a Christian woman in her late 40s+. Disabled women needing help organizing, downsizing, cleaning, errands, and odd tasks. Must have a car as there will be occasional errands in Abbotsford. Start date April 1st. Send email application with resume to daughtersofeveonline@gmail.com. (03/22)

GROUP LIVING MANAGER- This is a full-time 40 hour/week permanent position, 8 of these hours are “hands on” providing support to persons served. Location: Lower Mainland, BC. The Group Living Manager provides supervising discretion including cell phone coverage when off-site. The manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of a designated program, is the licensed operator (if applicable), and has direct involvement with the persons the program serves. The Group Living Manager provides direction to staff according to the Communitas Vision, Mission and Values as well as HR and Program Policy manuals. Wage Range is $31.79-$37.11 per hour.  Position requirements: Community Support Worker certificate (or approved equivalent); Bachelor’s Degree in related field is preferred; group management level training and experience preferred; a philosophy of service that is in line with Communitas’ Vision, Mission and Values; proof of full COVID-19 vaccination; ability to obtain a class 4 BC driver’s license; ability to provide 24/7 on-call coverage. What we offer: work in your community, competitive wages; generous benefits package and Municipal Pension Plan for eligible positions; an opportunity to make a lasting difference in the community. To apply: go to communitascare.com or send resume and cover letter to Layne Bieber, HR Manager Recruiting, at HR@CommunitasCare.com. (03/22)

LANDSCAPE LABOURER- Looking for a full-time laborer. Must have own transportation and cell phone. Experience in landscaping would be a great asset. We install brand new landscapes, plants, new lawns, bark mulch, hedge trimming, retaining walls, etc. In winter, we do snow and ice removal with higher pay. We also have benefits available after 6 months. We are a fun crew that strives to do amazing work and are looking for someone who would like to be a part of our team. Call Reg at 778-552-5496 (03/22)

SUMMER CAMPS WORKER- Bethesda’s summer day camp offers a world of possibility and inclusion for school-age youth with diverse abilities. In Abbotsford. This is a Canada Summer Jobs opportunity with positions at 35 hours/week available from June 17 through August 24 at $19.50/hr – $20.50/hr. You will be supervised and supported by the summer camp leadership staff. Eligible applicants must be between 19 and 30 years old and hold a Class 5 Driver’s License (class 4 driver’s license preferred). Full COVID-19 immunization is required. Apply by April 26, 2024. See full job description on Bethesda’s website. Bethesda’s ability to hire for this position is contingent on receiving grant funds from the Canada Summer Jobs Grant. (03/22)

SUMMER CAMPS ASSISTANT- Bethesda’s summer day camp offers a world of possibility and inclusion for school-age youth with diverse abilities. In Abbotsford. One full-time position, 40 hours/week, is available from May 6 through August 26, at $23.50/hr. You will be supervised and supported by the summer camp leadership staff. Eligible applicants must be between 19 and 30 years old and hold a Class 5 Driver’s License (class 4 driver’s license preferred). Full COVID-19 immunization is required. Apply by April 12, 2024. See full job description on Bethesda’s website. Bethesda’s ability to hire for this position is contingent on receiving grant funds from the Canada Summer Jobs Grant. (03/22)

INTERIM RESOURCE MANAGER- Bethesda in Abbotsford, BC. As Interim Resource Manager for a staff-supported home, you will join a team where the staff, families and people receiving services have a culture of supporting, celebrating, and enriching the interconnectedness of our communities. This is an interim full-time position. This position is ideal for an experienced leader who has worked directly with people who experience disabilities. Competitive salary: $72,800 – $75,920. As per current provincial health orders, all Bethesda staff must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  Apply online at bethesdabc.com/careers, referencing posting #849. We are taking applications until the position is filled. See full job description on Bethesda’s website. (03/22)

RESOURCE MANAGER- Bethesda in Langley, BC. As resource manager for a staff-supported home, you will join a team where the staff, families and people receiving services have a culture of supporting, celebrating, and enriching the interconnectedness of our communities. This is a full-time position. This position is ideal for an experienced leader who has worked directly with people who experience disabilities. Competitive salary: $72,800 – $75,920. As per current provincial health orders, all Bethesda staff must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  Apply online at bethesdabc.com/careers, referencing posting #845. We are taking applications until the position is filled. See full job description on Bethesda’s website. (03/22)

IN-HOME CAREGIVER SERVICE- Do you or someone you know need assistance? I can help! I am available for companionship, errands, meal preparation, driving to doctor appointments, helping with medications, walks/outings, light exercise, light housekeeping, shopping, laundry etc. I have experience with all of the above. Contact me with your inquiries. Call or text me at 604-818-1687. (04/12)

SENIOR MOVING SERVICES- Whether you are a senior who is downsizing to a smaller home or assisted living, or the family member of a senior going into care, we can help make the experience a more positive one. We care about seniors in all stages of aging and would love to come alongside and help ensure the journey is as easy and stress-free as possible. Our services include organizing, downsizing, packing, relocating, unpacking, furniture placement, donation, and disposal. We will even hang your pictures at your new place! Call us today to schedule an initial (and free) consultation 604-799-1789. Or email us at aaron@asfservices.ca. (04/05)

HOUSEKEEPING- Experienced and reliable housekeeper at your service. Are you looking for a professional housekeeper who has a keen eye for detail and a track record of providing excellent service? Look no further! With over 10 years of industry experience and a reputation for being trustworthy and dependable, I am here to take care of all your cleaning needs. My extensive background in housekeeping has equipped me with the skills necessary to ensure your home is spotless and sparkling. I pride myself on my attention to detail, leaving no corner untouched. From meticulously dusting and vacuuming to sanitizing and organizing, I guarantee a thorough and comprehensive cleaning every time. But don’t just take my word for it. My list of satisfied clients is a testament to my dedication and professionalism. I can provide you with impeccable references who will vouch for my exceptional work ethic and the level of cleanliness I deliver. I understand that inviting someone into your home requires trust, and that’s why I prioritize honesty and integrity above all else. You can have peace of mind knowing that your belongings will be treated with the utmost care and respect. If you’re ready to experience the difference that an experienced and reliable housekeeper can make, don’t hesitate to contact me for more information. I am more than happy to discuss your specific cleaning needs and provide you with a customized solution tailored to your requirements. Take the first step towards a cleaner and more organized home by reaching out to me today. Let me handle the cleaning, so you can focus on what truly matters. You can contact me at buhusi33@hotmail.com. (03/22)

1 BDRM NEEDED- Hello everyone! Our names are Aimee and Travis. We are a Christian couple getting married in July. We are looking for a cozy 1 bedroom suite to move into in Abbotsford. Aimee is graduating this spring from Trinity Western University from the Professional Year teaching program. She is starting her first teaching job at MEI Middle School in the fall. Travis is also graduating this spring, but from Columbia Bible College. He is going to be working in Landscape Construction for the next year. We are very clean and quiet. We don’t smoke, nor do we have any pets. Our budget is $1300-$1500. Ideally looking for a place with utilities included, but again flexible to this. You can reach us at 604-997-4703 or aimee.church01@gmail.com. Thank you! (04/12)

ROOM & BOARD WANTED- My friend, Melody Pujol, is coming to Canada from Argentina for a wedding and would like to make it worth her while by staying for several months. She’s looking for any short-term job/volunteer position that would also provide her with room and board. She is from Argentina, 26 years old, speaks both English and Spanish fluently and has extensive experience in both education and child care. She wants to stay around three months starting in late June 2024. Thank you so much and please contact me at gabbymarazzi13@gmail.com with any questions or opportunities! (04/12)

1 BDRM WANTED- Hello, I’m a 54yr old single Christian woman looking for bachelor or one bedroom suite. I have a small Maltese dog who is 16 and very loving and clean. The areas I’m looking are Surrey to Abbotsford. I’m also open to sharing with right person. I am working and love to volunteer, garden and read. Hope to hear from you soon, Pia. 250-258-1135 (04/12)

1 BDRM SUITE WANTED- 1 bedroom suite wanted that’s pet-friendly on acreage or countryside. I’m 61 years old on a disability and have an oxygen tank so I don’t party or do drugs. I’ve never been late on my rent. I have lived in my current basement suite for 7 years now, a 2 bedroom all included for $1000. My landlord just gave me a 60 day notice to leave as his son wants my suite. So I have to move out. I keep to myself and do hobbies to keep me busy. My dog is 6 years old and doesn’t chew things up, he likes to sit or stay close to me. I don’t socialize him cause he protects me and my place. My son comes and gets him one week of each month so he gets his exercise. So just looking for little private yard for my dog and I. I’m looking for a long-term rental to stay for many years as I don’t like moving. I pay my rent before the first of the month. I have great references and I’m looking in Langley, Aldergrove, Abbotsford, Mission or Chilliwack. I can afford a basement suite $1000-$1400 all utilities and wifi included. My name is Sandra. 778-779-5963 or sandrabarley@hotmail.com. (04/12)

SHARED HOUSING- My name is Jayda Harder, and I’m a young adult (22 years old) who has been attending Northview for the past couple of years. I am a 5th year university student at Trinity Western and will be graduating at the end of April. I am hoping to find a living accommodation preferably with 1-3 Christian girls and reside in the areas of Abbotsford to Langley. My desired rent is $750/month with all utilities, in-suite laundry, and preferably my own room. I love being in community with others and would like to connect with girls who are looking for the same! If anyone doesn’t have a place lined up but would be willing to explore options and look together, I would be very open to that as well. I am looking to find accommodations before May 1st, but could be potentially pushed until the end of August. If at all interested, please feel free to email me at Jaydaharder@gmail.com. Thank you! (04/12)

4 BDRM NEEDED- Hello, our names are Peter and Amanda Germaine and we have a 20-year-old daughter and 18-year-old son, and we are needing a four-bedroom upper suite or full house to rent by July 1st as our landlord has sold our current house. We are a quiet and responsible family who will treat the home as if it was our own.  We are looking to rent in Abbotsford and our max rent is $3100. You can contact us at petergermaine1@gmail.com or 778-982-2276. (04/05)

HOUSING NEEDED- Hello everyone, my name is Dhirish. I work as a chef. My wife and I are born-again Christians. We are looking for a basement suite or apartment with all utilities and in-suite laundry. We don’t party, drink or smoke. Our budget is $1100 to $1300. Please contact me at 604-226-6522. Thank you (04/05)

1 BDRM NEEDED- I am looking for a 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom pet-friendly rental in Abbotsford or Mission. I’m a responsible & trustworthy lady with a small (14 lbs) dog. I come with great references and I’m hoping for a long term place I can call home. You are welcome to reach out to me if you have any questions. Thank you for your time and consideration. Contact me at pmdeslauriers@gmail.com. (03/28)

1 BDRM NEEDED- Hello, our names are Anthony and Joelle Pires. We are a young soon-to-be married Christian couple, looking to start our lives together. We will be moving to Abbotsford or Aldergrove after we get married, around July 2024. Joelle is a Trinity Western University grad and will start her professional year as a student teacher. I am an IT Service Coordinator/Technician who works remotely from home. We are quiet, respectful, and clean. We can do $1300-$1400 a month, and I can provide free computer/technology services as needed. We are looking for a place with all utilities included or partially included. We need a kitchen, washer/dryer, parking space, strong WiFi, and a space for an office desk. If an elderly person or couple would like extra help with house cleaning and meal prepping, we would be happy to do that as part of the rent. You can reach us at Anthony.JoelleP@gmail.com. (03/28)

HOUSING NEEDED- We are a young family from Ukraine, expecting the birth of our first baby and looking for housing in Abbotsford. Here’s what we need: 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, personal kitchen. We have $1300/month including utilities. Please email maykoyulia@gmail.com (03/22)

3 BDRM NEEDED- Seeking 3-bdrm suite or home. We are a family of 4 (working with North American Indigenous Ministries) looking to relocate within the Abbotsford/Mission/Chilliwack area. We are looking to rent a 3-bedroom suite or home starting as soon as possible. Please contact Marc at fromme@naim.ca or cell: 250-253-6272. (03/22)

HOUSING NEEDED- I’m in need of a new home for June 1st, 2024. I can afford up to $1300-$1500 with everything included. I also have a gorgeous cat named Walters who is absolutely lovely. Looking for the right fit anywhere between Mission to Langley. Contact Karisa at karisaseim@gmail.com potential roommate scenario with the right fit. (03/22)

ROOM AVAILABLE- Room available May 1st. Looking for a Christian female to join our household. Must be kind, caring, clean/organized, considerate, and somewhat social with good references. Room comes fully furnished or unfurnished – your choice. $700/ month (utilities, laundry, and wifi included). Summer sublet (May through August) or longer term.  Located in the Clearbrook area and close to all amenities including transit, parks, schools, and shopping. Must be ok with a cat. Absolutely no drugs or smoking. Text Carly at 587-988-1044 for pictures and more information. (04/12)

ROOM AVAILABLE- I have a large room to rent in a beautiful complex for females. There are amenities such as pool, hot tub and gym for your use. The complex is in West Abbotsford close to High Street and the bus stop. Pet-friendly depending on size and temperament. Rent is $800/mth including utilities and laundry. Call 604-842-9468 for more info (04/05)

ROOM AVAILABLE- 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/mth. Rent includes WiFi, cable, hydro, gas, shared fully equipped kitchen, laundry and fully equipped gym. If this sounds like it might be a good fit for you please call or 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. (04/05)

ROOM AVAILABLE- One bedroom with own washroom available in an apartment from May. Shared kitchen, living area and laundry with another female tenant. Please contact noel: noelmondhe78@gmail.com. It is near freeway and close to MCC on South Fraser Way. (03/28)

1 BDRM (BURNABY)- 1 bedroom with shared kitchen, bathroom and laundry in a house. For male occupancy. No pets. Peaceful, Christian environment. One mile from BCIT, two blocks from Willingdon Church, close to MetroTown, 50 yards to public transport. Utilities included. Available April 1, 2024. $1000/mth. Call John at 760-743-1884. (03/22)

ROOM FOR RENT- Room for rent for a lady near Downes and Gladwin. Shared kitchen and bathroom. Clean and quiet person only. Internet and utilities included. $700/mth. Available March 24th. Email jesussaves4e@gmail.com for more information. (03/22)

2 BDRM- 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo, 855sqft, 2nd floor at Elmstone at Westerleigh Community (W. Abbotsford), across the street from Ice Summit Centre. 2 underground parking stalls and large storage locker. In-suite laundry, dishwasher. includes access to Clubhouse (gym, pool, fitness studio, etc). No smoking/vaping, no sublets, no pets. Utilities not included. Tenant insurance required, references required, credit check. Looking for respectful, mature tenant(s). $2375/month, available March 1st. Please text Ken at 604-556-8208 (04/12)

2 BDRM- 2 bedroom, 1 bath basement suite with in-suite laundry and storage. Utilities included. Street parking. No smoking, no pets. Great natural lighting and nice view, independent entry. Walking distance to MEI school and Northview Church. Available from May 1st. $1800/mth. Please call to make an appointment at 778-552-5301 or send email at sonikusum@yahoo.com to take a look. (04/12)

1 BDRM- 1 bedroom 400 sq ft bachelor suite for rent in Abbotsford. Available June 23. Bright, and very clean. 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 the following link to see pics of the suite: shorturl.at/blvwC. $1075/mth (utilities included). If interested email us at alpenners@gmail.com. (04/05)

2 BDRM- 2 bedrooms, 1bathroom basement suite for rent May 1st. May 15th move-in is negotiable for the right tenant. The suite is located in Clearbrook, less than 1 km from CBC and MRC. One off-street parking spot is available. Shared laundry. Wifi and utilities included in rent for $1650/mth. No smoking, no vaping, no pets. 1/2 month rent due on signing for damage deposit. References required. My husband and I live upstairs with our two kids, and both work as teachers. Call or text 604-302-7819 or email hddwl92@gmail.com for more information. Viewing available evenings after 7:30 pm starting on April 8. Photos available upon request. (04/05)

3 BDRM- Duplex for rent. 1 bathroom, 3 bedrooms. Great location near Margaret Stenerson School. No smoking, no pets. $2200 per month. Call 604-857-8971 for more information (04/05)

5 BDRM- We have a large five-bedroom home situated on a 10,000 plus square foot lot with lots of parking available, even for a camper. 1692 Keats Street, Abbotsford. It is in a quiet neighborhood close to bus routes, University of Fraser Valley and Abbotsford Hospital. It’s perfect for students or a family. Main floor includes a family room, kitchen, half-bath and one bedroom. Upstairs includes master bedroom with full bathroom, one common bathroom and three additional bedrooms. The property includes laundry and an attached garage with ample storage space. $2950/mth. Tenant to pay all utilities. Available for April 15th. Contact Peter Campa at peter@a1drainage.com or text 778-233-5718. (04/05)

2 BDRM- 2 bed, 1 bath ground-level basement suite available in Abbotsford (approx. 1100 sq ft). Bright suite with farm views and private access. Available May 1st. Located in Pepin Brook off Ross & Simpson. Close to Fraser Hwy/Mt. Lehman exit. $1800/month including utilities (central heating/AC, WiFi & cable). Includes in-suite laundry, dishwasher & has a covered patio area overlooking the yard and farm beyond. Street parking available. Long-term tenant preferred. Proof of employment and references required. No smoking or pets. Please text Breton at 604-789-9927 for more information. (04/05)

1 BDRM- Large 1 Bedroom Condo. Great location in Central Abbotsford, walking distance to Seven Oaks Mall, Mill Lake & main bus routes. 6 appliances, fireplace, in-suite laundry, walk-in closet, including extra storage room in underground parkade. Nice-sized balcony. Underground secured parking for one vehicle with a gated entrance into the complex. No smoking/vaping, no pets. $1550/month plus utilities (approx $75 month). Available May 15 or June 1. Call Bernice 604-308-5277 (03/28)

2 BDRM- 2 Bedroom, 1 bath basement suite for rent. Located at Chilliwack Central & Broadway Street. Off-street parking for 2 included. Recycling/green waste pick up available. Garbage pick-up can be negotiated. Close to transit stop, shopping, eating and much more. No pets, no smoking, no drugs. $1600/mth. Internet and utilities included. 1/2 month’s rent damage deposit required upon signing. Available Immediately. Please email njvandelft@gmail.com for details/viewing requests. (03/28)

3 BDRM- 3 bedroom, two bathroom walk-out basement suite with spectacular views from most rooms. Created 4 years ago. Quartz countertops, molding, and top end finishes. Huge storage area in addition to the 1300 sq feet. Also has private covered patio overlooking Mt. Baker. Very quiet. $2700/mth. Utilities and WiFi included. One year lease. NP, NS. Available beginning of April 2024. Call Janice and Tom at 778-870-3698. (03/28)

3 BDRM- Three bedroom basement suite for rent. Central Clearbrook location. Walking distance to all amenities. 1/2  block off several major bus routes. In-suite laundry. No parties, smoking, vaping or drugs. No pets. References and proof of stable income required. $1600/month plus % of utilities. Contact cliffordjames@live.ca (03/28)

1 BDRM- One bedroom, bright, newly renovated basement suite available April 15th or May 15th. Located close to Abby Christian School in Abbotsford. Backs onto a green belt, in-suite laundry, stainless steel appliances. No pets or smoking. $1500/mth, not including utilities. Please call or text Leah for more information and photos at 778-598-3899. (03/28)

2 BDRM- We have a 2 bedroom 1 bathroom entry level suite available June 1st on Hatzic Lake in Mission. Just cross the road and down a 20′ trail and you’re at the lake! Looking for a long-term tenant. Showings can be arranged anytime after April 4th, minimum 24hrs notice as it’s currently occupied by tenants until May 1. The suite has a full kitchen and in-suite laundry. It also has a private 8’x16′ covered patio, with a small fenced area. We would be open to 1 small pet (pet damage deposit fee required with 50% of 1 month’s rent). Rent is $1700/mth +1/3 utilities (not including wifi) or $1800 no utilities. No smoking of any kind (including vaping) on the property. Email scottbartleman92@gmail.com if interested! (03/28)

2 BDRM- We have a 2 bedroom 1 bathroom basement suite available on May 1st. Built in 2021, this home is located on the border of Aldergrove/Abbotsford, right off Fraser Highway. At 780 sq ft, this bright and spacious suite has a private entrance, dishwasher, laundry, laminated flooring, monitored alarm system, and more. $1850/mth + utilities (or $1950 utilities included). Open to short-term summer rental or 1 year lease. Call or text Clement at 778-982-1308. (03/22)

2 BDRM- Beautiful 2 bedroom 1400 sq. ft. east Abbotsford basement suite available for short-term rental. Would consider long-term rental for the right candidate. Suite is currently fully furnished with all furniture and amenities needed. Master bedroom has queen bed with walk-in closet and second bedroom has 2 single beds with walk-in closet. Kitchen is large and spacious with an island, plenty of storage and a dishwasher.  Available June 1. $2200 including all utilities/cable/wifi. If renting long term, rent is negotiable and furniture can be removed. Please email wickens@telus.net for photos or more information, or text Jackie at 604-556-6140 (03/22)

1 BDRM- Furnished basement suite available for rent May 1-31 in Mission. Flexible move-in dates. The suite is ground level with shared laundry. Private entry access and driveway parking. $1200/month with wifi and utilities included. No pets. No smoking/vaping. Please text/call/email for more info and pictures. 604-768-7315 or bsmtsuitemission@gmail.com (03/22)



M2W2 VOLUNTEERS- M2W2 is a Christian organization that has a big heart for those who are incarcerated as well as newly released. We are in need of more mentors. The commitment is little, we visit Fraser Valley Institution (women’s correctional facility) once every two weeks on a Thursday night from 7-9pm. It is valuable one-on-one time sharing life stories, how the days are passed, courses that are taken while incarcerated or the jobs they fulfill. We talk about families, we play card/board games. We laugh, we cry. We listen. Training will be provided and security checks are required by Correctional Services Canada. If you feel called and prayerfully decide to join our team, please check out the website www.m2w2.com, or call Paula Schieven at 604-217-5912 or Luminita Dudas at 778-344-7864. (March 2024)

MENTOR NEW MOMS- Seeking mentors for new moms! If you’re looking for a way to serve your community, our Beyond the Bump program might just be the perfect fit. We serve moms who are lacking support through mentoring, cleaning, and friendship. Training is provided through our 1-day workshop. To learn more and apply to volunteer, please click on the following link – https://hopeforwomen.ca/beyondthebump/. (Feb. 2024)

TELECARE SEEKING VOLUNTEER LISTENERS- Do you enjoy one-on-one conversations? Do you have a nurturing heart? Telecare Crisis & Caring Line of British Columbia is looking for volunteers.  We train you how to be an empathetic call responder, and you can serve from the comfort of your home. Your faithful walk with God provides compassion like Jesus to find joy in helping people who struggle. Interested? Learn more about this meaningful ministry at www.telecarebc.com or start the application process here. Have questions?  Contact our office via admin@telecarebc.com. (Jan. 2024)

ESL TEACHERS- Needed: volunteers who can minister locally one time per week teaching ESL to adult immigrants, refugees and newcomers to Canada. No TESOL certificate or experience needed. If you’re a teacher that helps! But not required. There are workbooks to teach from that provide the scaffolding for the content. Email esl@inasmuch.ca for more info! (Jan. 2024)

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. To sign up for the training course or to directly begin volunteering, go to: www.Mennoplace.ca/getmore (Jan. 2024)

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 (Jan. 2024)

YOUTH UNLIMITED VOLUNTEERS- ICTC (I’m Created To Connect) a ministry of Youth Unlimited in West Abbotsford has some unique volunteer opportunities/needs: -Monday evenings from 6:30pm-8:30pm we have regular basketball and small group outings (boys). -Tuesday afternoons from 2:00pm-5:00pm we run an afterschool sports and games club and then have student leader mentoring (co-ed). -Every 2nd Wednesday from 6:00pm-9:00pm we run a mobile drop-in youth night at a local Middle School (co-ed).  General Duties: initiate conversations and friendships with youth, play games and sports, help prep group games, help with clean up at the end, opportunities to mentor youth. General Requirements: -commits to regular attendance, loves Jesus, loves cross-cultural ministry, loves supporting youth as they navigate life and a willingness to be a team player.  *There is a volunteer onboarding process which includes providing a Criminal Record Check and references and watching training videos. Questions or Interested? Call Greg Sawatzky at 778-879-5878 or email greg@youthunlimited.com (Jan. 2024)

VICTIM SERVICES VOLUNTEERS- We are looking for individuals who are passionate about serving our community with a strong commitment to make a difference.  Our volunteers provide critical support to individuals affected by crime and trauma and play a critical role in offering comfort, crisis intervention, resources, and referrals.  To become a volunteer and help contribute to our Victim Services Team, please apply directly online! Abbotsford Police Department (abbypd.ca) (Jan. 2024)

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 (Jan. 2024)

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: salespeople, 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. (Jan. 2024)

FRASER VALLEY GLEANERS- rescues unmarketable and surplus vegetables and converts them into a dried soup mix to send as humanitarian aid to feed the hungry around the world. We are a Christian not for 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.  Refreshments are provided at coffee time.  All necessary equipment such as aprons, knives and gloves are provided. Please wear closed-toed shoes. (no sandals, crocs or flip-flops) and have long hair tied back.  Book ahead if you wish to bring a group of more than 5 people.  For more information, please call our office at 604-870-9272 or email info@fvgleaners.org or see our website www.fvgleaners.org (Jan. 2024)

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 school room, 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 9-12pm, 1-4pm, or 5-8pm. For more information, please email Volunteer & Support Services at ivolunteer@canuckplace.org (Dec. 2023)

VOLUNTEER LEADERS NEEDED- Interested in making a positive difference in a youth’s life? Become an ‘Explorations’ Group Leader today! ‘Explorations’ is a free after-school program being offered by BBBSFV for youth in grades 4 & 5. This program is offered in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, and Maple Ridge. The main goal of the Explorations Program is to provide a fun, safe place for young people to gather, and to learn about themselves and others. In addition, the program strives to achieve the following key objectives: Provide youth with the skills and support they need to cultivate personal wellness and growth. Create a positive environment for youth to develop new friendships. Promote healthy decision-making skills. Guide youth in learning to strengthen self-esteem and self-awareness. HOW DOES IT WORK? The ‘Explorations’ Program is an 8-week program that runs once a week, for 2 hours, for 8 consecutive weeks. The program is a co-leadership model with 2-3 volunteer group leaders. Each session is structured around short discussion pieces that supplement the key learning objectives which are primarily accomplished through fun, interactive games, activities, and creative crafts. If you’re interested or would like more info, please contact Katarina Bell at katarina.bell@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca or call/text 604-819-2340. Feel free to check out our website too: mentoringworks.ca (11/24)

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)

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)

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)

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)

WALKER FOR SALE- Virtually new walker with seat and basket. 33” to 36”. Used a half dozen times. Brand is Stander Rollator. $200. Please contact dendypm604@gmail.com. (04/12)

SEAMSTRESS WANTED- I’m looking for a seamstress to do small repairs such as hems on shirttails and someone experienced in ironing women’s shirts/blouses (cotton and/or poly-cotton). Please contact me if you can help. Thank you, Phyllis. dendypm604@gmail.com. (04/12)

CAR FOR SALE- 2021 Black Mazda CX30 GS AWD. No issues, 5 years left on a 7-year warranty. Luxury package includes moon roof, leather, A/C, heated seats, heated steering wheel, Bluetooth, Android Connect, blind spot monitor, rearview camera, navigation option (need to get chip), leather interior, sports mode, cross-traffic alert, brake assist, cruise control, four-wheel drive, power windows and doors, heated mirrors. Asking price $29,500.  Please email peterandnicole2023@gmail.com if you have any questions or interested. (04/05)

FOR SALE- Twin bed, includes mattress (always had a mattress protector on it). Box spring and metal frame. I can toss in two sheet sets too. $25. Contact at 604-226-5049

FOR SALE- Twin captain’s bed, includes mattress (always had a mattress protector on it) with captain bed frame. Three drawers on bottom. I can toss in two sheet sets. $75. Contact at 604-226-5049

EARTH DAY CELEBRATION- Millennials and Gen Z’ers! MCC is hosting a FREE event on April 22 from 6:30-9:00pm, celebrating Earth Day here in the MCC Atrium in Abbotsford. Come enjoy hors d’oeuvres and Indigenous teas, engage with hands-on displays from a variety of local creation care organizations, and take part in our panel discussion which navigates how to have effective climate advocacy conversations in your community, which includes guests from A Rocha. Support fair trade artisans at Ten Thousand Villages. Plus, receive 10% off your next purchase at the Thrift pop-up by donating clothing! RSVP here today! If you have any questions, please contact Dana Wieler at danawieler@mccbc.ca. (04/05)

FUNDRAISER- At Bethesda, we uphold the importance of community support in raising families, as is so aptly captured by the adage, it takes a village to raise a child. On our own, we can struggle. This is especially true for people with diverse abilities. Whether it’s parents raising their children or adults learning to live independently, with a community to walk alongside us, we thrive. The annual “Lend a Hand” campaign makes it possible to deliver the type of services that are not covered by government funding, for people with diverse abilities and their families. Will you ‘lend a hand’ by joining Bethesda in its efforts to strengthen and extend valuable services to people with disabilities and their families? If you say “Yes! I want to support this important ministry,” you have 3 different ways of donating: by cheque, payable to Bethesda Christian Association, mailed to 2775 Emerson Street, Abbotsford BC V2T 4H8, online at www.BethesdaBC.com, or drop off a donation at our office at the above address. Thank you for your support! (03/28)

CAR WANTED- Columbia Bible College graduate looking for a reliable car post-grad. My budget is around $5000-6000 and I am looking for something reliable to get to and from work each day. Contact Ellen at 519-615-0138. Thank you! (03/22)

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