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Volunteering in Canada

Volunteering provides great opportunities for new Canadians to learn, practice and utilize their skills and knowledge. Learn more at this workshop. Some of the topics we will discuss include:

  • Benefits of volunteering
  • How volunteering complements your job search
  • What you can do as a volunteer and how to find volunteer opportunities in your community
  • Your rights as a volunteer

This workshop is presented in partnership with ISSofBC.

Register online, in person or at any BPL Information Desk or call 604-299-8955. For more details about this program, please call Fatoumata Niane at 604-395-8000 ext 1633 or email at fatoumata.niane@issbc.org

Apply to Join the Richmond Public Library Board

Richmond City Council is looking for adult Richmond residents with a history of community involvement and a commitment to libraries to serve on the public library board starting in January 2019. The public library board is a governance board established by the Library Act. Library Trustees direct the policies, goals and objectives of the library and advocate for the
library in the greater community. The day-to-day operation of the library is the responsibility of the Chief Librarian and senior staff.

Interested? Submit your application and résumé no later than Friday, September 28, 2018 by:
• Email to cityclerk@richmond.ca
• Fax to 604-278-5139 Attention City Clerk or
• In person or by mail to Richmond City Hall, 6911 No. 3 Road, Richmond, BC V6Y 2C1, Attention City Clerk

Learn more