We desire to see our local city transformed by Jesus. This is through the intentional scattering and mobilizing of His church to see justice and empowerment advanced in our communities and around the world.
Local Event Volunteer Opportunities
One Night Outside – For the second year in a row, we are participating in JRG’s One Night Outside initiative, where we will sleep outside for one night so that homeless youth don’t have to. Awareness and funds are in support of Youth Unlimited.
When: Monday, November 18 (date changed from November 7)
Time: 9:00pm – 7:00am
Where: S+L parking lot in Surrey (16051 24 Ave)
Join our Village Church sleepout team or donate here.
Christmas Box Packing – Each year at Christmas we partner with City Dream Centre to pack and wrap Christmas gifts for all the students at Holly Elementary, the inner-city school we support. We pack the gifts on Sunday and deliver to the school the following week!
When: Sunday, December 15th
Time: 8-10:30 set up, 2:00 – 5:00 packing, 4:30 – 6:30 loading trucks and tear down
Where: North Surrey Secondary (15945 96 Ave, Surrey)
Sign up here.
We receive inquiries for various service projects in the community, through different organizations and individuals in need. If you have the desire to serve people with your skill set, or profession (trades, organizing, cleaning, moving, cargo van, etc,…) sign up and we will connect you to the team that makes these projects happen!
Local Partner Volunteer Opportunities
Adopt-A-School Program – Holly Elementary (Guildford)
This program in partnership with City Dream Centre creates opportunities to work alongside schools identified by the School District as Inner-City and highlights the needs and risks for students. We have events throughout the year for people to serve and love these students and their families. We started this partnership with Holly Elementary in 2016.
City Care Dental is an initiative of City Dream Centre. They operate a fully functioning mobile dental bus, helping to restore dignity one smile at a time. Licensed dentists, hygienists, dental assistants, and supervised dental students partner to offer a full range of dental care. We have the opportunity to serve kids from our adopted schools, where there is a a big need. If you are a dental professional, we’d love to have you a part of our next event.
Mackie’s Place (North Surrey)
Is an after-school program for at-risk youth that provides activities, life skill training, and an opportunity for the church to provide mentorship, encouragement and support.
Medical Team (North Surrey)
We have started a bi-monthly free medical drop-in clinic, in collaboration with Surrey Urban Mission in Whalley. A private, partially equipped examination room, has been set up to see patients. Please volunteer if you have any Medical, Dental, Nursing or Social Work experience. Experience with addictions is NOT a prerequisite …just a kind, open attitude, with an eagerness to help.
New Hope Community Services (North Surrey)
New Hope welcomes and supports refugee claimants and immigrants through, housing, employment and community.
SA Foundation (Greater Vancouver)
The SA Foundation initiates the development of programs and services for women who have been or at risk of becoming sexually exploited or trafficked both locally and globally. The Vancouver Genesis project focuses on women with children.
Surrey Urban Mission (North Surrey)
Exists to serve the homeless and at-risk population in North Surrey, by providing meals and emergency shelter to those in need.