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Youth RoomMarpole Oakridge Community Centre Youth Activity Room

This area is dedicated to the creative and innovative minds of the Marpole Oakridge community youth.Join us for exciting activities! Play pool, table tennis, Nintendo Wii, games and more!  The youth groups are led by the Marpole Oakridge Community Centre Youth Worker.

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Hours during September to June

Youth Room
Monday-Thursday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3:15-5:45 pm
Friday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3:30-7:00 pm

Hours during July and August

Youth Room
Monday-Thursday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4:00-7:00 pm
Friday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4:00-5:00 pm


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Marpole Oakridge Community Centre Youth Activity RoomVolunteer Opportunities

Ages 11-13

Junior Youth Council
Members of the Junior Youth Council help plan and organize mini special events. Meet new people and gain valuable leadership experience!

Ages 14-18

Snack Bar Volunteer
Do you have a passion for food, like helping others in a fast paced setting, and want to learn some business and marketing skills at the same time? Help raise money and gain valuable volunteer experience that can help you pursue a career in the food/restaurant industry!

Administrative Assistant
Get volunteer hours for school and gain administrative related experience to prepare you for work!

Youth Room Supervisor
Get volunteer hours for school and gain leadership skills to prepare you for work!

Gymnasium Supervisor
Do you like playing sports and would like to gain leadership skills and experience? Supervise the gymnasium while having fun, organizing mini games, and developing your leadership skills!

Environmental Committee
Do you have a passion to make a positive impact on the environment? This committee focuses on environmental endeavors. They will be running environmental workshops, events, and organizing community clean-ups!

Youth Engagement Committee
Do you love engaging with other youth? This group is focused on improving the youth community. They will be hosting special events and organizing fundraising initiatives to engage the youth in the community!

Fundraising Committee
Do you have great fundraising ideas, love to fundraise, and give back to the community? This group is focused on visiting senior living facilities, fundraising for projects that give back to the community, and volunteering!

Program Planning Committee
Do you have a lot of ideas for potential programs? This group is focused on developing youth programs that the youth want to participate in. Gain valuable planning and developing skills at the same time!

Media Committee
Are you brilliant at coming up with creative designs for promotional flyers and posters? Volunteers will be asked to create flyers, posters, and other promotional material on their own time.

MoreSports Assistant Coach
Do you have a passion for coaching younger children, and like helping others develop/improve their sports skills? Volunteer as a MoreSports Assistant Coach to help elementary children develop, enhance, and improve their sports skills. Gain valuable coaching experience that can help you pursue a career in the recreation field!

Preschool/Childrens Programs
Do you enjoy helping and working with children? There are a variety of childrens programs, some including sports, tutoring, arts, and birthday parties where you can gain valuable experience to pursue a career in the educational field!

Special Events
A majority of our special events are held on the weekends. Some special events include Halloween Howlers, Breakfast with Santa, Easter Carnival, Marpole Community Day, etc.

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*All volunteer positions require the completion of a Volunteer Application Form and Volunteer Training.
*Volunteer Application Forms are available at the Front Office or download one here. A Police Record Check may be required.


Snack BarYouth Snack Bar

Drop by our Snack Bar for some healthy treats after school.

The Snack Bar is operated and fully run by youth volunteers.  All proceeds go back to support youth programs.  Drop by and grab some treats!

Snack Bar Hours:

Monday-Thursday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3:15-5:30 pm
Friday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3:15-6:30 pm
Closed during the summer



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