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More than 100 young leaders have graduated from the Youth Now program.
Each year, over 100 non-profit professionals attend our training opportunities.
Over two dozen non-profit organizations have participated in the Youth Now program.
The CCRR provides nearly 400 child care referrals per year.
On average, the CCRR hosts 30 workshops and training courses each year.
Every year, over 500 child care providers and parents attend CCRR training opportunities.
Every year, RCRG completes over 3,000 grocery orders for local seniors.
Nearly 300 seniors make use of our Better at Home services.
Our volunteer drivers complete more than 1,200 trips annually.
At least 350 people per year find a volunteer position using our Volunteer Match program.
Close to 500 volunteers support RCRG’s programs and services.
Volunteers contribute nearly 23,000 hours to our organization each year.
Each holiday season, the Richmond Christmas Fund helps more than 2,200 low-income residents.
Every year, the Christmas Fund provides over 600 children with toys, books, and sports equipment.
The Richmond Christmas Fund was first started by Ethel Tibbits, in the 1930s.
The number of Neighbourhood Small Grants we’ve awarded has increased every year since 2014.
Block parties are the most popular type of Neighbourhood Small Grant project.
Every year, the Richmond Women’s Resource Centre serves over 7,300 local women.
The Richmond Women’s Resource Centre currently offers 16 programs and services.
Nearly 60 volunteers support the Richmond Women’s Resource Centre, contributing nearly 2,500 hours per year.
Richmond is home to over 350 registered charities, all of which rely on volunteer support.
There are nearly 13 million volunteers across Canada.
International Volunteer Day is celebrated throughout the world on December 5.
There are 35 volunteer centres in British Columbia.
In 2016, the Foundation awarded 10 grants to non-profit organizations, worth a combined $59,000.
The Foundation manages $6 million in 60 Forever Funds, returning, on average, CPI plus 4%.
Between 2020 and 2022, the Foundation distributed $656,000 in grants, scholarships, charitable disbursements, and Emergency Community Support Funds.
Foundation activities result in the enhancement of our community and residents’ sense of belonging.
ROCA has raised over $21,000 for local charities.
ROCA has performed its Elementary School Concert Series to over 8,000 students.
ROCA provides mentoring and life changing opportunities for aspiring musicians.
The Richmond Arts Coalition was founded in November of 2005.
RAC co-produces the ArtRich exhibition every two years!
RAC highlights Richmond's arts events in a monthly email.
The Richmond Music School is the oldest not-for-profit music school in Richmond.
The Richmond Music School offers affordable music lessons through its diverse programming.
Our students performed 40 hours of music to welcome the Olympic athletes to the 2010 Olympic Games.
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Spend Your Summer With RCRG!

Published January 29, 2024

Sure, vacations are fun, but you know what's even more exciting? A summer job at RCRG!

We're seeking candidates between the ages of 15 and 30 for two full-time roles, both commencing on May 6 and continuing for 12 to 16 weeks.

The first position is a Program Assistant with our Information & Volunteer Centre. Responsibilities include updating the listings in our Community Services Directory, designing promotional materials for local volunteer opportunities, and filling in on our front desk, where you'll assist members of the public in accessing community resources.

Some of your time will also be spent with our Child Care Resource & Referral Centre. Here, you'll gather data for the program's annual child care fee survey, and help out in the Richmond Early Years Library.

The second opening might sound suspiciously like the first - the title, once again, is Program Assistant. This time, however, it's with our Seniors Community Support Services.

The role involves a variety of tasks, from recruiting and screening volunteers, to scheduling client services like transportation, friendly visiting, and light housekeeping. You'll also work with our Family & Friend Caregiver Hub, providing assistance during the program's many workshops and events.

Both positions promise a summer filled with new experiences and opportunities for growth. If you're considering a career in the rewarding, engaging, sometimes challenging, but always interesting non-profit field, RCRG is a great place to start!

Complete job descriptions and application details are available on our website. The final day to apply is February 9.