Service Opportunities

Service Opportunities

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  • West Vancouver Community
    Programs and services in West Vancouver are always in need of youth volunteers, 14 years or older. Opportunities exist at Gleneagles, the Aquatic Centre, Arena, Library, Museum and at the Senior’s Centre.

    If you’d like to volunteer you must register for and attend an orientation. Students can do this online here, or by calling 604-925-7270 or in person at either the West Van or Gleneagles Recreation Centers. 

    Sign-up for a Youth Volunteer Orientation & Training session here.

    The next two orientations for Youth are Feb 17 and March 10.
    Help tackle the issue of food insecurity in our local community. Assistance is needed with monthly collections and/or social media. Opportunities to run your own We The Block program in your neighbourhood are available.
    Collection Calendar

    Contact Kris Suri ( for more information.
    Tel: 604.773.4112

  • Ronald McDonald House
    RMH provides accommodation for seriously ill children and their families when they must travel to Vancouver for their child’s major treatment. The Family Meal Program gives these families a homemade meal and a day off from cooking.

    If you would like to volunteer for a Family Meal meal, please email Shannon Bosa.
    All volunteers will be required to work together to prep, cook, serve and clean up.

    Minimum age to volunteer is 12. Opportunity is open to all students, parents, faculty and staff of Collingwood.

    - Dinners, April 15 - FULL
    - May 20 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. 

    Service Hours: 6

  • Backpack Buddies - Morven Campus
    Backpack Buddies exists to fill the weekend hunger gap for children in our communities.  Over 10,925 backpacks of food were provided throughout the 2016/2017 school year. All Morven students are welcome to join in packing in the front lobby of the school.  Any students interested in delivering backpacks need to get permission from their teacher and find their own transportation to the delivery area.

    Next packing days: March 1, March 15, April 5, April 19

    Sign-up here for any students wanting to deliver to Admiral Seymour School.

    Please see Ms. Ribiero or Ms. Bosa with any questions or to get involved.

  • Lighthouse Park, Ivy Pull
    Saturday, March 3rd, 9am to Noon
    Saturday, March 17th, 9am to Noon

    Meet at Water Lane entrance between houses #4870 and #4840

    Please wear old clothes, sturdy shoes and work gloves. 12 years and under must be accompanied by an adult.

    Service Hours: 3

  • Book Sorting
    There are 1000’s of books which have either been donated or culled from our Junior School library. These books are in need of being divided and organized for donation to Lion’s Bay Elementary School, Westview Elementary School and Thunderbird Elementary School.

    Students can work over lunch or afterschool. Please see or email Ms. Bosa to sign-up.

  • Advancement Ambassadors
    Work with our School’s Advancement department to provide service to our school and connect with the Collingwood community. Engage in various opportunities such as the Parents’ Council Parent Conference, Tartan Fund Awareness Campaign, Donor Thank You phone calls, Grandparents’ Day and more.

    Please contact for more information or to get involved!

  • PE Department
    There are a variety of on-going service opportunities available within the PE Department. Areas such as the weight room, indoor and outdoor equipment rooms, change rooms, gym and field all require organization and maintenance.

    If you are interested in giving your time and signing up please contact Tom Larisch.

  • Athletics
    Scorekeepers are required for every home game. Sign-ups are posted outside of Mr.Speirs’ office.

    Team Managers are invaluable to a coach. They take stats, film games, and travel around with their team! If you’re interested in managing one our Collingwood sports teams, please contact David Speirs.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events


  • Shoreline Cleanup
    Saturday, April 21st, 2018
    9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
    Service Hours: 2

    What better way to kick off Earth Week!! Join in for some fresh air, good times and service to our community! Everyone is welcome.

    Sign up here
    Email Shannon Bosa with any questions.

  • Collingwood Spring Fair 
    Saturday, April 28th, 2018

    Service Hours will be offered and requested at the Spring Fair. It’s a fun way to engage with our community while finishing off your service requirements for the year.

    There will be opportunities to assist with the kids zone, games & activities on the field, other venues and clean-up.

    Sign-ups will be posted on April 3rd!!

    See Ms. Bosa with any questions

  • Sleep Out: Mom Edition
    Thursday, May 3, 2018

    It will be dark. It will be tough. But as with so many partnerships, teamwork makes it easier to do hard work well – and we’re in this together.

    As a team, we’re going to spend a night in solidarity with homeless kids. We’re going to hear their stories, and learn how they’re making new lives for themselves at Covenant House. And while hundreds of young people are safe in their beds at Covenant House, we will head outside with cardboard boxes to look for an unoccupied piece of pavement.

    We're sleeping outside for one night, so homeless youth don't have to. And you can help. Join our Collingwood Team or click "Donate Now!" to make a donation in support of our Sleep Out! 

    Join our Collingwood Team

  • RSIS Big Build Ecuador
    July 8, 2018 to July 22, 2018

    Visit here for more information.


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