First United accepts volunteers in many of its programs including community help desk, fundraising, tax program, kitchen, and special events throughout the year including our golf tournament and lecture series. First United’s base of operations is located in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, at 320 East Hastings Street, with satellite offices a couple of blocks away.
- First United Church Community Ministry Society Board of Directors: The Board of Directors of First United Church is currently seeking expressions of interest for 5-7 potential new Directors who are willing to let their name stand for election or appointment to the Board. For more information on the role of our Directors and how to apply, click here.
- Social Housing Lunch Volunteer: Reporting to the tenant support worker, the social housing lunch volunteer will work with First United social housing staff to provide support to members of the Downtown Eastside community, many of who are struggling to live with a wide range of challenges such as addiction, mental health issues, and extreme poverty. For more on the position and how to apply, click here. *Please note – volunteer intake for this role is currently on pause due to COVID-19.
- Legal Advocacy Volunteer: Reporting to the Legal Advocacy Program manager, volunteers help oversee the intake process. For more on the position and how to apply, click here. *Please note – volunteer intake for this role is currently on pause due to COVID-19.