Volunteer with Atira

Volunteer your skills and teach arts and crafts, cooking, or gardening. Have a trade skill to share? We can create an opportunity for you here.

Share your Skills

Atira has exciting and meaningful opportunities for diverse volunteers including:

  • Child and youth care and activities
  • Cooking and meal prep
  • Assistance with crafts nights, beauty nights, games nights, movie nights.
  • Leading arts workshops at EWMA
  • Assisting with EWMA studio and store
  • Helping with intakes at our Legal Advocacy program
  • Photography, video or graphic design

If you have another skill not listed that you would like to share as a volunteer, please get in touch and we’ll see if there’s a fit for you!

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*Atira does not accept volunteers wishing to provide counselling or therapy services to women or children, though we do accept a limited number of practicum students each year in this field.

Get the Support to Succeed

We have a robust volunteer training program so you get the training, guidance and equipment you need to excel. You’ll be equipped with a volunteer agreement, liability insurance and a set number of training hours. After that, we’ll check in and see how you’re doing and if the role is a good fit.

Need more support? We have your back

If you have any questions please contact our Coordinator, Volunteer & Practicum Programs, Alyssa Mossman at volunteers@atira.bc.ca

Apply to Become a Volunteer

Fill out a Volunteer Application and our Coordinator, volunteer & practicum programs will contact you with the next steps


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I gained an invaluable experience during this process that developed my leadership skills while giving me the chance to create fulfilling memories for people.
I knew Atira Women’s Resource Society was the type of a company at which I could excel, but it wasn't until this morning that I truly understood how lucky I was, how wonderful it was to know each of you and to utilize my skills in such a thriving environment.
I am so grateful for having the opportunity to complete my practicum with Atira. The staff from Georgina's were amazing...very helpful and answered all the questions I had regarding the program. I appreciate the opportunity to [continue] working at Georgina's after my practicum.