Giving the gift of time makes an important difference to the community we serve, FIRST UNITED, and the work we’re able to accomplish together. As a volunteer, you’ll help make a direct difference in the lives of our community members while gaining valuable skills and building strong relationships.

Volunteers support many areas of our programs and operations including special events, legal advocacy, our meal program, community help desk, spiritual care, and fundraising. There are both remote and in-person volunteer opportunities available throughout the year, with our base of operations in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.

Current volunteer opportunities will be listed below as they become available. If no opportunities are posted, you can still submit an application to volunteer and we’ll be in touch as roles become available.

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Spirit Circle Volunteers

Spirit circles are an opportunity to gather in community every week for support in a safe place, share a meal, and to explore how we find hope in our lives. The discussion follows wherever the Spirit leads. Everyone – of all faith (or no faith!) backgrounds – is warmly welcomed. We’re looking for volunteers to help with set up and take down of each session, plus other general duties as needed. Shifts will be available in early 2022.

Sign up to Volunteer

Interested in joining the roster of engaged and caring volunteers? Let us know what you’re interested in by filling out the form below. If you have questions about our volunteer program please contact [email protected]

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