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Lower Mainland Purpose Society for Youth and Families

Physical Literacy, Art, Nature and Science (PLANS)

Position description:

PLANSis an outdoor program for caregivers and their children agedtwo to five. Emphasis is on physical literacy and exploring the environment.

EveryWednesday 9:00a.m. to1:00p.m.


Pitch in when and where needed. Enjoy being outdoors with children,running, jumping, skipping, walking as well as singing, reading stories and participating in nature hunts. Knowledge of children's songs and rhymes. Assist with snack prep, set up and clean up


Must enjoy beingoutdoors as theprogramfocuses on physical literacy and theenvironment. (rain or shine) Must be prepared to walk, run and skip outdoors with the families. Have an

understanding of children's learning and play needs. Calm and reassuring attitude. Warm and encouraging to children and family members. English and 2nd or 3rd Language appreciated.

Volunteer would come to Purpose at 422 - 6th Street to help prep for programming, then travel to Queensvorought, then back to Purpose with staff.

Volunteer skills:

Recreation and Sports (Other)

Role is suitable for:



Additional Information:

Good experience interacting with adults and children. Access to In-house training. Interview, application, 3 references and consentand passa criminal record check are required along with 2 pieces of identification (one photo ID required)

How to apply:

e-mail or call 604-526-2522

Contact person:

Lydia Steer

Contact phone:


Contact e-mail:

Volunteer Centre:


Cause Tags:

Environment & Animals

Family & Children

Sport & Recreation

Community and Social Services