First United is a vibrant community that welcomes the participation and contribution of people from all walks of life. Available positions include opportunities to work on the front lines, behind the scenes, and at special events. Volunteer with First United and get involved with the work done in the Downtown Eastside.
First United accepts volunteers in many of its programs including storage, community help desk, fundraising, tax program, kitchen, and special events throughout the year including our golf tournament and Coldest Night of the Year fundraising walk. The shelter is located in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, at 320 East Hastings Street. Volunteers may also have opportunities to work with our advocacy program or in the housing society, both of which are located just a couple blocks away.
Volunteer jobs at First United include:
Check out our volunteer job postings for the most up-to-date jobs available.
We are always looking for new volunteers at First United! Take a look at our current available volunteer opportunities and feel free to contact us about volunteering any time.
We welcome volunteers of all ages and walks of life! Are you an international student looking to join a volunteer abroad program or intern abroad program? We do that too!