Volunteer Posting 1526

Shelter Movers Vancouver
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley
flexible / as needed
closes in 36 days (Sun, 26 May)

How you can make a difference.


Join our community of volunteers and help Shelter Movers provide moving and storage services at no cost to people fleeing abuse. Volunteers are critical to our mission and directly contribute to supporting people transitioning to lives free of violence and abuse. 

What you will enjoy.


Do you want to make a big impact, but you’re short on time? This is the job for you!


  • Time: Each move varies from 3-5 hours. We encourage 1-2 moves/month.
  • Flexibility: Sign up for moves, based on your availability.
  • Exercise: This role provides the opportunity for movement - great for those who sit at a desk!
  • Impact: Our clients are incredibly grateful and you’ll hear from them directly.

What you will do.


In a group of 2-5 movers and drivers, volunteers assist on each move by loading/unloading a client’s belongings and transporting the client to their new home or a storage facility. Vehicles and/or trucks are provided for the move and every step of the process is supported by move coordinators.

What you need.


  • Passion for supporting women and children fleeing violence and abuse.
  • Tact, discretion, high maturity level and good judgment.
  • Experience working with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Able to lift moderately heavy boxes/furniture, min. 20lbs.
  • Clean driving history (driver only).
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.


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