MY House - Mission Community Services Society - MCSS


Who We Are: MY House project supports youth and strives to create a one-point source of information and contact for youth.  MY House is a community initiative that emerged out of the Youth Homelessness Committee.  By having the house used and monitored, it will help quell loitering and vandalism issues, and offer at-risk youth a place they can go to for meals, laundry and shower services. Adults will be available there to listen to them and offer advice.

Seeking Volunteers / Participants: Do you want to help make substantial change in your community? We have numerous opportunities available for people just like you.  At Mission Community Services Society, we work with you to find volunteer positions that will maximize your experience and have the greatest impact on our community. 

Email: info@missioncommunityservices.com

Contact Number: 604.826.3634

MY House - Mission Community Services Society Webpage

Decoda Literacy Solutions


Who We Are: Decoda Literacy Solutions is the only province-wide literacy organization in British Columbia. Providing resources, training and funds, we support community-based literacy programs and initiatives in over 400 communities across B.C. Our work supports children and families, youth, adults, Aboriginal and immigrant communities in an effort to build strong individuals, strong families and strong communities. As a non-profit organization, we rely on the generosity of individual donors, corporate partners and government to fund literacy work.


​​​Seeking Volunteers / Participation: 100 words - Tell us about the opportunities you have.


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Decoda Literacy Solutions Website​​

Parks, Recreation and Culture - District of Mission (DOM)


Who We Are: Mission Parks, Recreation and Culture offers a wide variety of activities for individuals, the family & community organizations. Mission is the city that loves to be active, this is evident in the first class facilities that one can find. Whether it be the Leisure Center, Sports Park or the countless parks & picturesque trails scattered throughout the city, you will find an endless array of fun things to do!


​​​Seeking Volunteers / Participation: 100 words - Tell us about the opportunities you have.


Email: leisureservices@mission.ca

Fraser River Heritage Park - frhpevents@mission.ca

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District of Mission - Parks, Recreation and Culture Website

Optimist Club


Who We Are: By providing hope and positive vision, Optimists bring out the best in youth, our communities and ourselves. Optimist International will be recognized worldwide as the premier volunteer organization that values all children and helps them develop to their full potential. We promote an active interest in good government and civic affairs; to inspire respect for the law; to promote patriotism and work for international accord and friendship among all people; to aid and encourage the development of youth, in the belief that the giving of one’s self in service to others will advance the well-being of humankind, community life and the world.


​​​Seeking Volunteers / Participants: 100 words - Tell us about the opportunities you have.


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Optimist Club Website

Supportive adult role models & youth programs change young lives and there

are many ways to participate. Many community organizations run programs that

support children and young people. You can also make a difference to young lives through local roles. 

Special Olympics BC


Who We Are: Special Olympics would not exist today - and could not have been created - without the time, energy, commitment, and enthusiasm of people just like you, thousands of individuals who choose to take a little time from busy schedules to make the world a better place. More than 3,900 Special Olympics BC volunteers and coaches across the province make our programs possible and make a difference.

Seeking Volunteers / Participants: There are many reasons to get involved, and many benefits, including:

  • Building friendships and networking connections
  • Developing new skills for personal and professional development
  • Gaining volunteer hours for school programs
  • Getting involved with your community
  • Sharing your love of sport
  • And, most of all, experiencing the joy of working with our athletes!


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Special Olympics BC Website

Early Childhood Development


Who We Are: The Early Childhood Development Committee is a group of individuals in the community who are concerned with the growth and development of every child in Mission. We have joined to encourage planning of services for children from 0 to 6 years of age with a coordinated and holistic approach.


​​​Seeking Volunteers / Participation: 100 words - Tell us about the opportunities you have.


Email: ecdcommittee@shawbiz.ca

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Early Childhood Development Website

Children & Youth

Child and Youth Care Association of BC - CYC


Who We Are: Child and Youth Care work is a profession based on the interaction between the child, the practitioner

and the systems they both exist within. It must be the goal of all child and youth care services and practitioners to

provide the physical, emotional, social and spiritual environments which will optimize the developmental opportunities

for the child in her / his milieu, as well as for the practitioner in his or her work environment.

Seeking Volunteers / Participants:

  • 2018 Conference Planning
  • Social Planning and Fundraising/Events
  • Training and Resources (teach and share!)
  • Member Services
  • Communications (Web/Social Media)
  • Research Projects


Email: admin@cycabc.com

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CYC Website

Big Brothers Big Sisters


Who Are We: ​For just a few hours a couple of times per month, you can help a child succeed.  Big Brothers Big Sisters is different from other mentoring organizations in that we seek volunteers who are committed and consistent, willing to serve at least a year, but we hope until a chid graduates high school.  Studies show that by doing so, our mentoring services help kids stay in school, avoid risky behaviour, and experience first-hand the importance of helping others in their community.

Professional staff are there to work with you, the child, and the family throughout the relationship to provide necessary training and support.


Seeking Volunteers / Participants: Because every Kid is ONE Caring Adult Away From Being a Success Story.


​​Email: fraservalleyadmin@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca

cassie.silva@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca

Contact Number: 604.820.3337

​Big Brothers Big Sisters Fraser Valley Website

Early Years - Mission Community Services Society - MCSS


Who We Are: Focusing on young, new or low income parents, the Early Years department provides a variety of support and educational services. This department works with provincial programs, such as the Community Action Program for Children and the Child Care Resource and Referral Program.


Seeking Volunteers Participants: Seeking Volunteers / Participants: Are you needing to give back to your community, to have a direct impact on your neighbourhood, and build new friendships? Do you want to help make substantial change in your community? We have numerous opportunities available for people just like you. At Mission Community Services Society, we work with you to find volunteer positions that will maximize your experience and have the greatest impact on our community. 


Email: info@missioncommunityservices.com

Contact Number: 604.826.3634

Early Years - Mission Community Services Society Website

Camp Luther


Who We Are: "Kids need camp. Today, like never before, teens and pre-teens are under tremendous pressure. Self-doubt, peer pressure, substance abuse, self injury and a myriad of harmful voices nag at kids every day. Even kids who have a strong support structure face obstacles. Camp provides opportunities for students to pull away and get a breather – to catch a vision for the bigger picture of their lives. 

​​​Seeking Volunteers / Participation: 100 words - Tell us about the opportunities you have.

Email: email@campluther.ca

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Camp Luther Website

Mission Division - Divisions of Family Practice


Who We Are: The Mission Division provides local family physicians with a stronger collective voice in the integrated delivery of primary care within our community. It is our goal to provide a collaborative and innovative approach to patient-based care with a strong and transparent relationship between our Division, the GPSC, Fraser Health Authority, and the Ministry of Health.

Seeking Volunteers / Participants: Together, our members work to:
•    improve patient access to local primary care
•    increase local physicians’ influence on health care delivery and policy
•    provide professional support for physicians


Email: mission@divisionsbc.ca

Contact Number: 604.820.1021

Mission Division - Divisions of Family Practice

Mission Association for Community Living - MACL


Who We Are:  For the past 58 years, Mission Association for Community Living (MACL) has provided services to children and adults with developmental disabilities. MACL maintains an on-going commitment to respond to the needs of individuals and families. The organization offers a wide variety of training, residential, respite, social development, social/recreational and employment opportunities to individuals with disabilities.  MACL is a place where children and adults of all abilities are supported along their journeys. Our work is guided by our values, experience and history and draws from strong roots in the community. MACL recognizes the rights of everyone to have a full range of life choices, including access to education, affordable and appropriate housing, leisure options, gainful employment and participation in the community. We believe that a healthy community encourages the involvement of everyone!


Seeking Volunteers / Participants: Mission Association for Community Living (MACL) has a need for volunteers who are willing to help in the following areas:

  • Fundraising promotion
  • Event set-up and take down
  • Event photography
  • Occasional landscaping and pruning
  • Occasional moving and dump removal
  • WordPress expertise (help in the times when we are stumped by our website!)

Email: macl@macl.bc.ca

Contact Number: (604) 826-9080

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MACL - Mission Association for Community Living Website

Literacy in Motion


Who We Are: We believe improved literacy skills improves quality of life for individuals and the community.  Therefore, our purpose is to promote the growth of literacy in our community.  Literacy involves a continuum of learning in enabling individuals to achieve their goals, to develop their knowledge and potential, and to thrive in their community and wider society. 

Statement of Goals

  • To identify and address the diverse literacy needs of the Mission community
  • To promote awareness of the many aspects of literacy
  • To increase access and use of new and existing literacy opportunities
  • To encourage and support learners who join our programs to achieve their goals
  • To establish literacy partnerships in the community, workplace, and with other service groups
  • To collaborate with organizations as they develop literacy plans
  • To make use of as many funding opportunities as possible

​​​Seeking Volunteers / Participation: 100 words - Tell us about the opportunities you have.


Email: cloc@literacyinmission.org

Contact Number: 604.820.2027

Mission Literacy in Motion Website

Mission Arts Council - MAC


Who We Are: The Mission Arts Council Advocates for creative work of its members, which nurtures awarness of, involvement in, and commitment to Arts within its community.  ​The Mission Arts Council is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life and the creative vitality of the people of Mission by nurturing awareness of, involvement in, and commitment to Arts and Culture since 1972

Seeking Volunteers / Participants: The Mission Arts Centre is home to the Mission Arts Council, as well as The Rock Family Gallery, the Doris J. Paterson Tea Room, and an assortment of gift cases, displaying gift cards, books, and many other locally handcrafted items for purchase.  The Mission Arts Centre is also home to our many programs, classes and special events.  The Mission Arts Council also offers opportunites for membership and volunteering.


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The Mission Arts Council Website

Mission Community Services Society  - MCSS


Who We Are: We’re here to empower and support the unique needs of youth, children, adults, immigrants and seniors in our community.  We encourage those seeking support to contact us directly at 604-826-3634 to find out which of our 28 programs can best suit them.  We want you to interact with us.

Seeking Volunteers / Participants: Are you needing to give back to your community, to have a direct impact on your neighbourhood, and build new friendships?  Do you want to help make substantial change in your community? We have numerous opportunities available for people just like you.  At Mission Community Services Society, we work with you to find volunteer positions that will maximize your experience and have the greatest impact on our community. 


Email: info@missioncommunityservices.com

Contact Number: 604.826.3634

Mission Community Services Society Website

Youth Services - Mission Community Services Society - MCSS


Who We Are: The MCSS Youth Workers engage youth through a positive, asset-based view of their development, treating all youth as having strengths and potential. MCSS Youth Services feature outreach for sexually exploited and drug addicted youth, transitional housing support, conflict management, youth justice consultation and community hours support; assistance in improving the quality of life through better self-management, social and communication skills; life-skills development through individual and group work; parent-teen mediation.


Seeking Volunteers / Participants: Do you want to help make substantial change in your community? We have numerous opportunities available for people just like you.  At Mission Community Services Society, we work with you to find volunteer positions that will maximize your experience and have the greatest impact on our community. 

Email: 
info@missioncommunityservices.com
Contact Number:
 604.826.3634

Youth Services - Mission Community Services Society Website

Scouts Canada


Who We Are: Scouts Canada is the country's leading youth organization. For more than 100 years, we have brought a world of adventure, outdoor experience and friendship to 17 million Canadian youth.  Scouts have a lot of fun discovering new things and experiences they wouldn't have elsewhere. Along the way they develop into capable, confident and well-rounded individuals, better prepared for success in the world.


​​​Seeking Volunteers / Participation: 100 words - Tell us about the opportunities you have.


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Scouts Canada Website

Volunteers

DO NOT

necessarily have
​the time.

​They have the heart.

Elizabeth Andrew

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Girl Guides


Who We Are: Girl Guides offers girls and women the chance to make new friends, challenge themselves and put their ideas into action through an amazing range of activities.

Seeking Volunteers / Participants: When you volunteer with kids at Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada (GGC), you're playing a key role in providing girls aged 5-17 with the fun and the challenge of Guiding.  You'll be their cheerleader and mentor as you help your girls develop skills and confidence that will last a lifetime. 

As a volunteer Guider, you'll help girls: 

  • Experience fun adventures in a safe, inclusive, and supportive environment.
  • Learn the skills that will help them confidently navigate their world.
  • Discover they can achieve more than they ever imagined.
  • Make a difference in the world.


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Girl Guides Website

Fraser Valley Aboriginal Children & Family Services Society - FVACFS


Who We Are: Fraser Valley Aboriginal Children and Family Services Society (FVACFSS) is a fully delegated Aboriginal child welfare agency providing culturally appropriate and holistic services through prevention, community development and child welfareprograms to Aboriginal children, youth and their families residing throughout the Fraser Valley.  We honour and respect the unique cultures of families and communities as we work together with integrity and dignity to ensure the safety and well-being of Children.


​​​Seeking Volunteers / Participation: 100 words - Tell us about the opportunities you have.

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Fraser Valley Aboriginal Children & Family Services Society Website

Breakfast Club of Canada, Mission


Who We Are: When you realize that 60% of learning happens before lunch, it becomes clear why breakfast is indeed the most important meal of the day. When children get a balanced meal in a positive, stimulating environment, there are marked improvements in:

  • Behaviour and concentration
  • Academic performance
  • Social skills, self-confidence  and the ability to interact with  peers and adults
  • Overall interest in the subjects being taught
  • Incidents of bullying​


​​​Seeking Volunteers / Participation: 100 words - Tell us about the opportunities you have.


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Breakfast Club of Canada, Mission Website​

Start where you are.

Use what you have.

Do what you can.

Arthur Ashe


St. Andrew's United Church


Who We Are: We are a group of disciples, learning to live out our calling to justice, service and inclusion for all God's children. 
We have recently moved!  We are now located at 33077 2nd Avenue, sharing space with All Saints Anglican Church. Our office is located on the lower level and our worship service begins at 11:30 in the sanctuary upstairs. Please join us for a shared coffee time with All Saints at 10:45 am.

Seeking Volunteers / Participants: We are a congregation that enjoys learning more about our faith and spirituality to help us journey in this complex world.  We are actively involved in supporting each other and many of us are involved in volunteering in the community and enjoy the friendship that comes from those activities.  You will find some of the programs and activities we are involved in as you move through this website and read our latest bulletins and ads for events.
If you can join us in any of them, we look forward to getting to know you better.


Email: mission.uc@shaw.ca

Contact Number: 604.826.8296

St. Andrew's United Church Website

Soapbox Derby


Who Are We: The Mission & District Soapbox Derby Association was incorporated in October of 2000 as a non-profit association for the historical Mission Soapbox Derby. Our executive and members live and work in Mission and the surrounding communities. We rely upon local businesses for corporate sponsorship, including the District of Mission. 

Seeking Volunteers / Participants: Over 150 volunteers are needed to help organize and participate in this event. This is a community event and without the support of community groups, businesses and private citizens, this event would not be possible. 
Corporate sponsors and volunteers are needed!


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Soapbox Derby Website

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Family Services - Mission Community Services Society - MCSS


Who We Are: Families are the cornerstone of our society and they come in all shapes and sizes. MCSS provides a wide range of support to make families healthier. Life at home for many families can become better through parent training and support, therapy, mediation and life skills coaching.  Services provided through our Family Development Response Program, are designed to preserve the integrity of children, youth, individuals and families by relieving the family stress through counselling and education that develops new skills, improves communication, enhances connection and builds resilience.


Seeking Volunteers Participants: Seeking Volunteers / Participants: Are you needing to give back to your community, to have a direct impact on your neighbourhood, and build new friendships? Do you want to help make substantial change in your community? We have numerous opportunities available for people just like you. At Mission Community Services Society, we work with you to find volunteer positions that will maximize your experience and have the greatest impact on our community. 


Email: info@missioncommunityservices.com

Contact Number: 604.826.3634

Family Services - Mission Community Services Society Website