Service Opportunities

Service Opportunities

Feedback, ideas, questions?
Please contact shannon.bosa@collingwood.org

  • Backpack Buddies

    Backpack Buddies exists to fill the weekend hunger gap for children in Metro Vancouver.
    Collingwood is in its 8th year of supporting Backpack Buddies across both campuses and provides over 100 bags of food to needy children every two weeks. 
     
    To get involved with BPB please email Manuela here.
     
    Next packing dates: January 17, 31, February 13, 28, March 14 
     

  • Hungry for Change 

    brought to you by Round Square

    January 31, 2019

    For more information and to sign up, visit here. (open to Grades 8-12)
    Sign Up Deadline: Wednesday, January 23
     

  • Ronald McDonald House

    Collingwood is now in its second year of participating with the Family Meals Program.  We encourage all our families to join us in this wonderful initiative.

    When: Sunday, February 10, 2019
    Time: 8:00am - noon
    Where: Ronald McDonald House – 4567 Heather Street, Vancouver
    Who: Any Morven student who is 16 years or older, Collingwood parents and faculty. 
    Duration: 4 hours

    Please email Shannon Bosa if you have any questions.
     

  • Peace Meal

    Peace Meal is a monthly luncheon program for residents of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, Canada’s poorest neighbourhood.  The program has been in place since 2005, is 100% volunteer run and provides healthy nutritious meals for close to 200 guests each month.
     
    To register for the next Peace Meal click link or sign-up to receive notifications of future lunches.

  • North Shore Special Olympics
    Volunteers needed for Fall & Winter Programs

    • 5 Pin Bowling – Tuesday & Thursdays

    • Rhythmic Gymnastics – Thursdays

    • Swimming – Saturdays

    • Snowshoeing HeadCoach – Sundays(Jan/Feb)


Help make a difference in the life of an athlete while making a difference in your own!

Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Aria Shokoohi, at Volunteering@sobcnorthshore.ca if you are interested in volunteering in our programs.

Learn more about our local by visiting www.sobcnorthshore.ca.
 

  • District of West Vancouver Student Volunteers Needed

    The District of West Vancouver is looking for students who are interested in volunteering to support arts and culture, the museum, the West Vancouver library and parks and community services. Any youth that would like to volunteer with the District of West Vancouver needs to meet the following criteria:
     
    • Proof of BC Medical (Care Card or BC Medical Services Card with Personal Health Number).
    • 14 years of age or older
    • Successful completion of an orientation

      To register for an orientation, you can do it by calling 604-925-7270 or in person at one of the recreation centres or online here.

      More information here
       
  • Create Change – Youth Entrepreneurs for Africa

    Do you feel like there is a leader inside of you waiting for the opportunity to show itself?  Do you want to change the lives of girls your own age while you become a more powerful version of yourself?  Are you interested in taking a leadership role in an exciting professional fundraising initiative, from planning to execution?

    If you are in grade 9 to 12 and interested in joining or finding out more click here.
     

  • Covenant House – Thank-a-Thon

    Covenant House exists for young people aged 16 to 24 who have fled unstable and unsafe living conditions.  Join in this opportunity to say “thank you” to donors and spread positivity.

    This opportunity is open to Morven Senior Students and any adult in our Collingwood community.

    To volunteer for the Covenant House Thank-a-thon program, please contact Amanda Merler at 604-639-8920 or volunteer@covenanthousebc.org
     
     
  • Service in Athletics
     
    • Volleyball Scorekeeping/Linesmen and Lineswomen – We will train anyone who wants to learn.
       
    • Basketball Scorekeeping – We need teams of experienced scorekeepers for our Grade 10/Senior teams.  We also train students to scorekeep Grade 8/9 games.  There are four home tournaments and many home league games that require scorekeepers.
       
    • Team Managers – Many senior teams have a manager to help take game statistics or film games for the coaches.  Some Grade 8-10 teams have managers too.

      Please email David Speirs to sign up.
       

Campus Service Initiatives

Community Events

Upcoming Events

  • Morven Civvies Day in support of Backpack Buddies
    January 31, 2019
    Students are invited to wear civvies for a minimum $2 donation.
     
  • Hungry for Change 

    brought to you by Round Square

    January 31, 2019

    For more information and to sign up, visit here. (open to Grades 8-12)
    Sign Up Deadline: Wednesday, January 23
  • Wentworth Backpack Buddies Collection
    Monday, January 28 - Friday, February 1
    Food Items Needed (.pdf)

  • Mom Sleep Out at Covenant House
    
Thursday, May 30, 2019
    Save the Date!

    More information and sign-up in the New Year