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West End Seniors' Network

Cinema Classics Film Host (Tuesdays)

Vancouver, BC
12 days ago
Position description:

Share your love of Classic Cinema with seniors at Barclay Manor!

The West End Seniors' Network (WESN) is looking for a volunteer to host our Cinema Classics Film program, every Tuesday, starting at 1pm for the duration of the movie (usually until 330 or 430). This is a rewarding and fun volunteer role, especially if you have an interest in film.

The host will plan the movies a few weeks in advance; ensure that the movies are in compliance with our license provider; and reserve, pick up and drop off copies of the DVD, usually from the Vancouver Public Library nearby (or branch convenient for you).

The Cinema Classics host sets up the room (moves chairs and small tables), make microwave popcorn, researches and shares fun trivia facts, and introduces the movie to the audience (5- 15 members usually). If time permits, you might lead a short discussion about the film afterwards.

This volunteer role will suit someone who loves classic cinema, and is reliable, patient and organized. A longer term weekly commitment is preferred. We would like someone to start as soon as possible, but are flexible on the actual date.

Interested? Fill out our application by clicking the link below. Questions? Call Kaitlin at 604-669-5051.


* Set up the TV room.
* Introduce and play the movie.
* Make and serve tea/coffee and popcorn.
* Lead discussion of the film afterwards (optional)
* Help rearrange room and return cups etc to kitchen.


- Sociable, friendly and patient
- Able to move furniture
- Classic Cinema Lover who wants to share their enthusiasm with seniors at Barclay Manor.

Volunteer skills:

Administration (Other)

Group Leader, Host, Facilitator

Role is suitable for:




Additional Information:

Letter of reference after 3 months of volunteering
Interview with Volunteer Coordinator and completion of Criminal Record Check are required

How to apply:

Contact person:

Suzanne Klassen

Contact phone:


Contact e-mail:

Volunteer Centre:


Cause Tags:

Arts & Culture


Community and Social Services