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Information about First Nation and Aboriginal People Organizations in Vancouver offering volunteer opportunities. You can also view additional results of First Nation and Aboriginal People Organizations from other locations in British Columbia or expand your results by changing the location from the menu to the right.

Organizations focusing on the needs of First Nations and Aboriginal peoples of Canada. Organizations and groups cover a multitude of areas and issues from health, education, social and business and also a focus on the concerns of the elderly and children in the aboriginal people's communities across Canada.



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Aboriginal Physical Activity & Cultural Circle
6520 Salish Drive, Vancouver, British Columbia

The Aboriginal Physical Activity and Cultural Circle (APACC) is a network for Aboriginal people who are involved in Sports, Recreation, Fitness and Traditional Activities. APACC is a registered non-profit organization.

Keywords: Sports and Recreation · Seniors · First Nation and Aboriginal Peoples · Disabled · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Aboriginal Physical Activity & Cultural Circle


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Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland
34 East 12th Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia

Today, Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland is a thriving organization of over 600 volunteers, 767 girls served in 2015, 22 employees, a Board of Directors and Honourary Advisory Board, and many community supporters.

Keywords: First Nation and Aboriginal Peoples · Crisis Support · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland


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Broadway Youth Resource Centre
103 - 2780 East Broadway Street, Vancouver, British Columbia

The new Broadway Youth Resource Centre "Kwayatsut" building is also be the new home of the Broadway Youth Resource Centre where tenants can access community-based mental and physical health care; addictions services; household management and meal preparation; money management and community living skills.
Kwayatsut (K-why-ah-sote) is from the Coast Salish language. The word holds the meaning of seeking one's power or spirit quest. The building was named by Chief Ian Campbell from the Squamish Nation. Kwayatsut has 30 youth beds with specific units for youth who are most vulnerable to homelessness: aboriginal youth, LGBTQ youth, and youth leaving foster care.

Keywords: Mental Health · Homeless and Housing · First Nation and Aboriginal Peoples · Employment and Careers · Cultural Centres · Children and Youth · Addictions

Volunteer Profile of Broadway Youth Resource Centre


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Coastal First Nations
409 Granville Street, Suite 1660, Vancouver, British Columbia

The Coastal First Nations is an alliance of First Nations on British Columbia's North and Central Coast and Haida Gwaii. The Coastal First Nations include Wuikinuxv Nation, Heiltsuk, Kitasoo/Xaixais, Nuxalk Nation, Gitga'at, Metlakatla, Old Massett, Skidegate, and Council of the Haida Nation.

Keywords: First Nation and Aboriginal Peoples · Environment

Volunteer Profile of Coastal First Nations


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Coastal Guardian Watchmen Network
409 Granville Street, Suite 1051, Vancouver, British Columbia

First Nations Guardian Watchmen have safeguarded the health of their territorial lands and waters on BC's coast since time immemorial. Today local Guardian Watchmen monitor the health of the plants and animals that have ecological and cultural importance to their communities. They also monitor the impacts of activities such as commercial and sport fishing, logging, and tourism.

Keywords: First Nation and Aboriginal Peoples · Environment

Volunteer Profile of Coastal Guardian Watchmen Network


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Dancing to Eagle Spirit Society
4420 Slocan St, Vancouver, British Columbia

The purpose of the society is to advance Native American healing and spiritual principles for aboriginal and non-aboriginal people who self identify as two spirit persons. To educate the public on the Sweat lodge ceremony and other Native American spiritual practices.

Keywords: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender · First Nation and Aboriginal Peoples

Volunteer Profile of Dancing to Eagle Spirit Society


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Federation of Aboriginal Foster Parents
3455 Kaslo, Vancouver, British Columbia

British Columbia's Federation of Aboriginal Foster Parents was formed to meet the unique needs of caregivers of Aboriginal children, and the needs of communities for targeted development, recruitment, and training of Aboriginal foster families.

Keywords: First Nation and Aboriginal Peoples · Children and Youth · Adoption

Volunteer Profile of Federation of Aboriginal Foster Parents


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Full Circle: First Nations Performance Society
1577 W. Georgia St., Vancouver, British Columbia

`Full Circle' evokes many images: inclusiveness, wholeness, a full gathering. It is both a traditional symbol of completion and of continuous movement - action with no beginning or end.

Keywords: Theatre · First Nation and Aboriginal Peoples · Arts and Culture

Volunteer Profile of Full Circle: First Nations Performance Society


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Helping Spirit Lodge Society
3965 Dumfries Street, Vancouver, British Columbia

Helping Spirit Lodge Society is celebrating 25 YEARS of providing excellent services to Women and Children fleeing violence. Women access our Transition House, Second Stage Programming and Subsidized housing units, Employment Resources as well as our Wellness Centre. To Support women moving through trauma we provide Therapeutic Interventions including Counselling, Trauma based Yoga, Acupuncture and Massage therapy.

Keywords: Women · First Nation and Aboriginal Peoples

Volunteer Profile of Helping Spirit Lodge Society


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McCreary Centre Society
3552 Hastings Street East, Vancouver, British Columbia

The McCreary Centre Society is a non-government not-for-profit committed to improving the health of BC youth through research, education and community based projects. Founded in 1977, the Society sponsors and promotes a wide range of activities and research to identify and address the health needs of young people in the province.

Keywords: Health · First Nation and Aboriginal Peoples · Education and Literacy · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of McCreary Centre Society


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Pacific Association of First Nations Women
2017 Dundas street, Vancouver, British Columbia

Our vision is to provide quality care and support networks that promote and sustain a vibrant and healthy lifestyle, while also preserving our rich cultural heritage, and strengthening the bonds of our people through ongoing advocacy. While assisting First Nations women socially and culturally, we endeavour to enhance their health and welfare, and encourage individual growth and development.

Keywords: Women · First Nation and Aboriginal Peoples

Volunteer Profile of Pacific Association of First Nations Women


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Pacific Community Resources
201-2830 Grandview Highway, Vancouver, British Columbia

Pacific Community Resources is an award winning, accredited, not-for-profit society serving Lower Mainland communities since 1984.

The agency provides alternate education, employment, addiction counselling and prevention services, housing support, and cultural enrichment for children, youth, adults and families.

Keywords: Volunteer Centres · Mental Health · Homeless and Housing · First Nation and Aboriginal Peoples · Employment and Careers · Children and Youth · Addictions

Volunteer Profile of Pacific Community Resources


The Minerva Foundation for BC Women

The Minerva Foundation for BC Women
111 West Hastings Street, The Woodward's Building Suite 320, Vancouver, British Columbia

Since 1999 Minerva has helped more than 3000 women and girls gain values-based leadership skills to empower them in their communities, at the workplace, and with their educational goals.

Keywords: Women · Leadership · First Nation and Aboriginal Peoples · Education and Literacy

Volunteer Profile of The Minerva Foundation for BC Women


The Minerva Foundation for BC Women

Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs
500 - 342 Water Street, Vancouver, British Columbia

One of the main principles of the Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs is that, despite our differences, we will be stronger if we work together. The goal of the UBCIC is to support the work of our people, whether at the community, nation or international level, in our common fight for the recognition of our aboriginal rights and respect for our cultures and societies. Our goal, the goal of the people, has been to give the aboriginal people of BC a voice strong enough to be heard in every corner of the world.

Keywords: Leadership · First Nation and Aboriginal Peoples

Volunteer Profile of Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs


Urban Native Youth Association

Urban Native Youth Association
1618 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, British Columbia

UNYA is a registered not-for-profit society with the Province of BC and a federally registered charitable organization.

Keywords: First Nation and Aboriginal Peoples · Cultural Centres · Community Services · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Urban Native Youth Association


Urban Native Youth Association

Vancouver Aboriginal Child and Family Society
745 Clark Drive, Vancouver, British Columbia

Vancouver Aboriginal Child and Family Services Society is a non-profit society providing service to urban Aboriginal children & families living in the Greater Vancouver area.

Keywords: First Nation and Aboriginal Peoples · Family Services · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Vancouver Aboriginal Child and Family Society


Urban Native Youth Association

Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre
1607 E. Hastings St, Vancouver, British Columbia

The Friendship Centre, a charitable organization provides programs in health, welfare, social services, human rights, culture, education, recreation and equality for all genders of aboriginal people of all age groups. The Friendship Centre emphasizes the philosophies and values of varied aboriginal cultures and traditions. With over 50 years of providing essential services to the urban aboriginal community, the VAFCS has helped families, youth, adults, elders and children maintain their aboriginal cultural ties and values.

Keywords: Seniors · First Nation and Aboriginal Peoples · Cultural Centres · Children and Youth · Arts and Culture

Volunteer Profile of Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre


Urban Native Youth Association

Vancouver Native Health Society
Vancouver, British Columbia

Vancouver Native Health Society (VNHS) was established in 1991 with a mission to improve and promote the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health of individuals, focusing on the Aboriginal community residing in Greater Vancouver.

Keywords: Health · First Nation and Aboriginal Peoples

Volunteer Profile of Vancouver Native Health Society






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