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Last Updated: Jul. 8, 2022
|Burnaby Neighbourhood House
Employment and Volunteer Opportunities
|Burnaby Neighbourhood House has the following Employment Opportunities:
Full Time Positions
Go to https://burnabynh.ca/get-involved-employment/ to read the complete job posting details.
For Volunteer Positions, visit https://burnabynh.ca/get-involved-volunteer/ for more information.
|Burnaby Rent Bank Program||The Burnaby Rent Bank is a program that provides low-cost, no interest loans to low to moderate income residents of Burnaby who are in rental accommodation and are at risk of eviction or disconnection of essential utilities due to a temporary and unexpected financial crisis. Service is provided by telephone, internet and in-person.
Hours of operation: Mon – Fri 9am to 4:30pm, 40 Begbie Street, New Westminster, phone 604-526-2522, website: https://purposesociety.org/events/categories/rent-bank/burnaby-rent-bank/
|Burnaby/New Westminster Family Justice Centre, Ministry of Attorney General||Provides information and assistance to families about Family Justice issues, such as separation and divorce, parenting arrangement, and calculation of child and spousal support. Interpreters can be arranged upon request. All services, including mediation and assistance with court process, are FREE and confidential.
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 8:00am to 5:15pm (excluding Statutory Holidays)
Currently, staff are working remotely and only available by appointment. To book an appointment with a Counsellor, please phone the Reception number below.
Contact: Reception # (604) 660-8636
(phones are answered Monday to Friday 8:30am-4:30pm, excluding Statutory Holidays)
|Burnaby Public Library||
Call 604-436-5400 or email email@example.com for information, reading recommendations, help with technology, getting a library card and more.
|Information Children Parent Support Services||Parenting Helpline: 778-782-3548
Parent Coaching: https://calendly.com/informationchildrenparentcoaching
Parenting Pamphlets: https://www.informationchildren.com/parenting-pamphlets/
Information Children’s vision is that all families have access to parent support and guidance regardless of socio-economic classes. Our parent coach-educators are available to connect, brainstorm strategies, offer suggestions and provide resources for families with children 0-12yrs. Please see poster for more information.
|Join us in the C.A.V.E!||Life in your 20’s can be inspiring, exciting, overwhelming, and sometimes challenging. It is totally ok to ask for help getting your life on track.
That’s what we do in the CAVE (Career and Vocational Exploration) program. CAVE is a place for youth to identify job goals, explore careers, build workplace skills and confidence, and connect with employers. We work on your mental health to help you feel stronger and more confident. We’re here to help you sort out your problems, provide some training and coaching, and set you up for your next steps. Click here for more information or phone 604-438-3045.
|YOUR CITY – YOUR CHOICE
Vote Where You Live/Work/Play/Learn
|2022 is a General Local Election year in Burnaby!
Mark your calendars, spread the word and make a plan to Vote!
Exciting news this year – Vote by MAIL! It’s a convenient, easy and safe way to cast your ballot.
Advance Voting – Six convenient locations – October 1st, 5th and 8th from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
General Voting Day – 32 convenient locations – October 15th from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Details about everything election are available anytime on the City’s website at https://www.burnaby.ca/elections
|East Burnaby Family Place
Clothing Closet Exchange
Tuesdays & Fridays, 10am – 1pm
|Gently used clothing for children ages birth to five years old.
Donate or take away
Open Tuesdays and Fridays only from 10am – 1pm
Come and browse the collection
For more information check out our Facebook page at East Burnaby Family Place
|Burnaby Hospice Society
Thrift Store Renovation Complete
|Check out our newly renovated Thrift Store at 6843 Kingsway (near Griffiths). Our store collects donations and provides quality used items – there is always something for everyone! As a non-profit, this store supports the palliative and bereavement programs that are offered by the Burnaby Hospice Society for free within the Burnaby Community. As always, donations are greatly appreciated. Interested in volunteering? Drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hours: Monday – Saturday 9:30 – 5, Sunday 9:30 – 4
Donations Accepted: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday 10 – 4
|Earn and Learn at the CAVE||Did you know that the Douglas College CAVE Program runs year-round?
Jump on the path to a career and earn cash bonuses! Let us show you how the CAVE Youth Employment Program can help:
Ready to get started? Check us out online or phone 604-438-3045 for more information on how to register.
|Burnaby Neighbourhood House
Zoom Training Sessions for Adults
|Join us to learn how to use Zoom efficiently and professionally!
Classes are being held on Wednesday’s from 1:00 – 2:30 pm, online via Zoom
For more info, please email email@example.com or call 604-396-6955.
|Information Children’s Online Storytime
Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:30pm – 6:00pm
Join us every Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30-6pm for our Online Storytime filled with songs, felt stories, puppets and easy art activities! Keep your kiddos engaged while you prepare dinner.
|Burnaby Family Life
Summer Family Drop-In’s at the Park
July 5 – August 30
|SUMMER FAMILY DROP-IN’S AT THE PARK
Play is natural to children and helps them explore and learn how the world around them functions. It also facilitates their social-emotional, physical, and cognitive development.
So come and join us for a fun time in the outdoors where children will explore nature, learn about themselves and the world around them all through stories, songs and rhymes, movement, and dance. Parents and caregivers will also have an opportunity to meet other families, make new friends and learn about useful community resources. For more information and details please visit:
Tuesdays – 10am-11:45am – Confederation Park
Wednesdays – 10am-11:45am – Central Park
Thursdays – 10am-11:45am – Central Park
Burnaby Neighbourhood House
Annual Community BBQs & Street Party
All of the events below will have food for purchase (hot dog, chips & drink for $2), activities, and entertainment.
Wednesday, July 13th – Gilpin Park (5622 Eglinton Street) – 6 PM to 8 PM
Wednesday, July 20th – Maywood Park (4567 Imperial Street) – 6 PM to 8 PM
Wednesday, July 27th – Stride Park (7014 Stride Avenue) – 6 PM to 8 PM
Thursday, August 11th – BNH South House (4460 Beresford Street) – 3 PM to 7 PM
Tuesday, August 23rd – BNH North House (4908 Hastings Street) – 5 PM to 7 PM
|Burnaby Neighbourhood House
July 27 6:00pm – 8:00pm
|Come and join us in our community dinner this month!
Celebrating Filipino Heritage month. Food, Entertainment and children’s activities.
Venue: BNH South House – 4460 Beresford Street, Burnaby
Costs: Adults $5.00 / Children (4 to 18 years old) $3.00 / Children 3 and under are Free.
* Buy your ticket at the reception desk at the South House in advance*
|Burnaby Neighbourhood House
Kids Summer Program
|Register now for the Burnaby Neighbourhood House Kids Summer Program.
For children in grades 1 to 7.
Program runs from July 4th to September 2nd
Elementary School Locations: Gilpin, Stride and Maywood.
See attached poster for more information on registration and fees.
|Pacific Immigrant Resources Society
Kindergarten Transition Healthy Together Program
July 5 to July 28
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 1:00-2:45pm
|This event is for parents or caregivers with children born in 2017. This event focuses on kindergarten transition, healthy eating, being active, parent resources and information. It is free and is hosted by Pacific Immigrant Resources Society (PIRS).
Journey Home Community
7175 Royal Oak Ave
Burnaby, BC V5J 4J3
To register or to contact:
Anna (Mandarin) firstname.lastname@example.org
Rabia (Farsi/Dari) email@example.com
Mariana (Spanish) firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information, click here to see our poster
Circle of Security Parenting
July 26-September 13
|The Circle of Security Parenting™ program is based on decades of research about how parent-child relationships can be supported & strengthened.here to register, or see attached poster for more information.In this 8-week series, we will explore how to: understand your child’s emotional needs -help them manage their emotions -strengthen their self-esteem -honour your innate wisdom & desire for your child to be secure Click|
|ISS of BC||July Events Calendar|