• Volunteer

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers work in many areas of the Centre to add to the quality and delivery of our programs and services. They are also wonderful ambassadors in the community, helping to generate awareness of our goals, services and needs.

We are looking for volunteers who:

  • are at least 19 years old with previous volunteer experience
  • are able to make a minimum six-month commitment to the volunteer program
  • are committed to our Mission and Values
  • are willing to provide a police record check; and
  • have skills, strengths and experience to carry out their volunteer assignments.

Day Health Program

The Dr. Peter Centre Day Health Program operates 7 days a week 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.

The program offers a variety of interesting and challenging volunteer opportunities.

Social Engagement

  • You enjoy spending time with people and providing companionship to the participants who come to the Day Health Program.

Food Service

  • You encourage our participants to eat by providing friendly and personal service. You also help serve breakfast or lunch or our participants.

Complementary Therapist

  • You are certified in one of these complementary therapies: reiki, acupuncture, shiatsu, reflexology, tai chi, yoga, hairdressing, etc. and want to share your skills with our participants and residents.

Pet Visit Volunteer

  • You share your love of animals by bringing in your pet each week to the Centre to visit residents and Day Program participants. Your pet must be trained and registered with B.C. Pets and Friends or St. John Ambulance Dog Therapy Program.

General Residence Volunteers

The Dr. Peter Centre Residence has flexible volunteer shifts 7 days a week from 9 am to 8 pm. The shifts vary in length from 2 to 3 hours.

Volunteers engage in social interaction with our residents through conversation, playing games, reading, going for walks, helping with annual celebrations and/or assisting with computer skills.

Special Events

The Dr. Peter Centre hosts fun and engaging events throughout the year. Volunteer shifts vary in length and are generally around 8 hours.

Volunteers support our staff at fundraising events throughout the year in the capacity of host, back of house, service, and general logistical support.

Looking for more information?

Contact our Human Resources Manager at volunteer@drpeter.org or 604-608-1874 ext 2292.

Individuals interested in volunteering at the Centre must complete our volunteer application linked below and provide two (2) references.



Volunteer Application

Contact Details

Have you previously volunteered for the Dr. Peter Centre?

What interests you in volunteering at the Dr. Peter Centre?
Have you previously volunteered, or are currently volunteering, for any other organizations?

Please review the volunteer positions above and insert your details below.
(Please check all that apply - This is required)

As part of the Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation volunteer recruitment process, it is a requirement that you are 19 years or older and, if interviewed for a volunteer position, you agree to:

  1. Provide two references
  2. Authorize the Foundation to conduct a criminal record check to verify that you are cleared to work with vulnerable adults.

Thank you sincerely for your interest in volunteering at the Dr. Peter Centre. Regretfully, we are not always able to interview all applicants. Interviews are offered when volunteer positions become available. All volunteers must attend an orientation and training session.