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Classifieds are courtesy postings for housing, employment, community volunteer opportunities and other miscellaneous items. We do not post advertisements for businesses, nor do we post buy and sell items.

To post on this online classifieds page, please email info@centralheights.ca, sending your ad in the style you see below (do not include any attachments) - 150 words maximum. Your ad will remain for four weeks. All ad submissions are subject to the discretion of the Office Manager. Central Heights Church does not endorse these listings, they are a service to our church community.

HOUSING 

HOUSING NEEDED - Housing needed for working Senior Christian man. Can afford up to $750 a month. Housing required for October or November 2022. nb010163@gmail.com 09/29

1 BEDROOM SUITE FOR RENT - 1 bedroom,  new 650 sq ft basement suite in a quiet cul-de-sac in West Abbotsford, easy bus connections and close to the High Street mall. Private entrance, Street parking. Full kitchen incl. MW and DW. Stackable full size washer & dryer and lots of storage. Bathroom with tub/shower.  $1400/mo incl utilities, WiFi and satellite TV. Suitable for a single person or a couple, non-smoker and no pets. Contact: Luise/Garry @ 604-562-4251. 09/20

ROOM FOR RENT - Room available for a quiet, clean, tidy, responsible, honest, Christian female. Ideal for student or working professional. In Surrey near amenities. This Includes: Use of bedroom,  fully furnished shared kitchen, shared bathroom, free parking, Wifi, laundry (1 day a week)*Meals not included* Must give at least 2 references, criminal record check, & damage deposit of 1 month. $650 paid on the first of every month. Must give one month notice on or before the 1st of the month or damage deposit won’t be returned. No exceptions. Must respect house rules. Clean living: no smoking, no vaping, no guests, no drinking (an occasional glass of wine is ok) no more pets (as there’s a cat & small dog). Please text 604-720-2917. 09/14

1 BEDROOM 1 BATHROOM SUITE - Newly renovated above ground 1 bedroom 1 bath basement suite located on a quiet street in Chilliwack (Sardis) available November 1st. Close to UFV and schools. The suite is approx 640 sq.ft. and has in-suite laundry, a private entrance, patio and fully equipped brand new kitchen with newer appliances. The suite has forced air heating and AC. $1,400/ month including all utilities. Internet included and suite does have cable and a pvr box! No smoking No Pets 1 year lease preferred Three references, a credit check, a letter with confirmation of employment and a damage deposit will all be required. Please email me at summer.petkau@gmail.com if interested. 09/13

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

MENNONITE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF BC is looking for volunteers to help with IT.  On-site and off-site roles available.  We also need help on our Reference Desks, with Switchboard/Office Support and in our Library & Archives.  If you can help for a few hours a week, join our team! See the website www.mhsbc.com for the application form today.

MENNONITE HERITAGE MUSEUM - Would you or someone you know be interested in joining our Volunteer Team? MHM is looking for Volunteers to help in the Café, Bookstore, Gallery, Garden and Front Desk. Call 604-758-5667, email info@mennonitemuseum.org or fill out the application form on the website: https://mennonitemuseum.org/volunteer/ 09/15

EMPLOYMENT

PART-TIME ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - International Christian Mission Services in Abbotsford is looking for a part-time (12-15 hours per week) Administrative Assistant. The position entails social media and administrative support (financial reporting and data entry) for ICMS and its agents worldwide. Applicant must be organized, detail oriented, resourceful, and a good problem solver. Computer skills are essential. For more information about who we are, visit our website www.icms.org. Please send your resume, cover letter and any questions to director@icms.org. 09/22

CASUAL DONATIONS RECEIVER/PROCESSOR – MCC Centre Thrift Shop - Do you thrive in a dynamic workplace and enjoy variety in a job? Do you want to be a part of a team of staff and volunteers that is helping our environment by keeping products out of the landfill? Then come work for MCC Thrift! This casual role will assist with receiving, sorting, and processing donated goods. It requires availability on Saturdays, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM weekly, with a rotating schedule that includes a minimum of 2 Saturdays per month. We are filling up to 4 casual positions. Apply online by October 5th: mccbc.ca/openings. Questions? recruit@mccbc.ca. 09/21

MENNONITE HERITAGE MUSEUM Job Postings - We have 2 part-time openings currently in our café to round out our team. Please see the website for details: https://mennonitemuseum.org/jobs/  Seasonal work available. 09/15

TUTORS NEEDED - Looking for dynamic university students or students with teaching experience with children. Need to have good knowledge of school subjects such as math, science, pre-calculus grade 11, 12 and foundations grade 10. Chemistry, physics from K to grade 12. Should be a problem solver and independent while working with students in the tutoring centre. Should be knowledgeable about BC curriculum (optional). Please contact: noeltresa@gmail.com 09/14

WEEKEND CARE-GIVER FOR ELDERLY LADY - My active elderly grandmother requires a weekend live-in companion/caregiver in East Abbotsford who is a non-smoker, vaccinated and able to spend Friday evening to Sunday evening based on site in a separate bedroom with private bath on a private estate in Abbotsford. Should have a driver's license and be willing to take her on outings/errands. Duties include supervision of medications, assistance dressing, light meal prep and cleanup. Compensation negotiable. Please send a resume including a description of previous experience to andreatrethewey@gmail.com 09/12

CONTENT MARKETING COORDINATOR - Food for the Hungry (FH) Canada is seeking a Content Marketing Coordinator who can collaborate on, curate, and help deliver top-notch stories, images, videos, reports, and other creative, donor-centred marketing and communications projects. We’re looking for a full-time team-player with a proven passion for creating impactful stuff that brings Canadians into our mission or walking alongside partner communities. You’ll represent the FH Canada Marketing & Communications team in your work with other teams and FH international country offices to proactively seek resources, fulfill resource requests, draft material, curate content, plan best-of use of content, execute social media strategy, and more. FH Canada is a Christian organization with a donor base that is primarily of the Christian faith. Candidates must be comfortable with this audience and be willing to work in an environment. For more details, refer to the full posting at www.fhcanada.org. 09/12

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER - Communitas Supportive Care Society in Abbotsford, BC is seeking a full time CFO. This position provides oversight and strategic leadership to the organization and is responsible for the overall financial operations. Position requirements include: Master’s Degree (Business Admin, Finance, etc.) and/or CPA designation; 5+ years proven track record in management and leadership; prior experience in the charitable/non-profit sector an asset; and proof of full COVID-19 vaccination. To apply please send resume and cover letter to HR@CommunitasCare.com or apply at CommunitasCare.com. 09/08 

PROGRAM DIRECTOR - Communitas Supportive Care Society in Abbotsford, BC is seeking a full time Program Director. This position is a member of the Leadership Team and is responsible for providing direction to ensure quality services in all programs. Position requirements include: degree in Social Services or related field with an emphasis in Leadership or Social Work; 2+ years of management experience in the social service sector; hours my involve long workdays and/or evenings and weekends; proof of full COVID-19 vaccination. To apply please send resume and cover letter to HR@CommunitasCare.com or apply at CommunitasCare.com. 09/08

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - Communitas Supportive Care Society in Abbotsford, BC is seeking a full time, 40 hour per week, Administrative Assistant to the CEO, Executive Team, and Board of Directors for 20 hours per week. This position also supports the BC CEO Network for the other 20 hours per week by providing each with coordination and administrative support. This position is also responsible for conference and event coordination. Position requirements include: availability to attend evening board meetings 8x per year; college level education; large event coordination experience; strong organizational skills; and proof of full COVID-19 vaccination. To apply please send resume and cover letter to HR@CommunitasCare.com or apply at CommunitasCare.com. 09/09

DONATIONS RECEIVER – Centre Thrift Shop (MCC BC) – If you enjoy physical work in a fast-paced environment and interacting with people, this may be the job for you! The Donations Receiver position involves assisting with receiving and processing donations at the store, pick-up and delivery of donated/sold goods on the truck, pricing and merchandising items for the sales floor, and retail floor operations. This is a full-time salaried position (40 hours per week) and requires availability to work on a rotating schedule Monday through Saturday. This position offers a competitive salary and benefits. Application closes Oct. 3/22 (or until suitable candidate is found). For full job description and to apply online: mccbc.ca/openings (please include resume and cover letter). Questions?: recruit@mccbc.ca. 09/15 

SHIPPING, RECEIVING, FURNITURE ASSISTANT – Centre Thrift (MCC BC) - If you enjoy being out and about the city and like hands-on work, this job may be a fit for you! The Shipping, Receiving, & Furniture Assistant is responsible the shipping and receiving of goods, as well as pricing and merchandising of furniture and other items as required. A driver’s license and clean driver’s abstract is required as the position also involves the occasional driving of a 1-ton cube truck. This is a full-time salaried position (40 hours per week) and requires availability to work on a rotating schedule Monday through Saturday. This position offers a competitive salary and benefits. Application closes Oct. 3/22 (or until suitable candidate is found). For full job description and to apply online: mccbc.ca/openings (please include resume and cover letter). Questions?: recruit@mccbc.ca. 09/15

DONATIONS RECEIVING AND MERCHANDIZING ASSISTANT – Mission Thrift (MCC BC) - If you have an interest in second-hand retail, like variety in a job, and thrive in a dynamic workplace, come join our team! The Donations Receiving and Merchandising Assistant is responsible for the receiving, pricing, and merchandising of furniture and other items as required. This position also involves occasionally driving a 1-ton cube truck for deliveries; therefore, a driver’s license and clean abstract are required. This is a full-time salaried position (40 hours per week) and requires availability to work on a rotating schedule Monday through Saturday. This position offers a competitive salary and benefits.  Application closes Oct. 7/22 (or until suitable candidate is found). For full job description and to apply online: mccbc.ca/openings (please include resume and cover letter). Questions?: recruit@mccbc.ca. 09/15

EMPLOYMENT COUNSELLOR (MCC BC) - Seeking an experienced Employment Counsellor to join the Work BC Centre team in South Surrey/White Rock, BC to cover a Maternity Leave (50 weeks). The position offers a competitive salary and benefits. You are an experienced career development professional who finds satisfaction in seeing people achieve employment success. You have worked with a diverse clientele and enjoy being part of a team that values the contribution of each member to overall success. Resourcefulness and organization are strong qualities of yours. If this describes you, email resume and cover letter to johndawson@mccbc.ca. For detailed job description: www.AgoraEmployment.ca/careers. Application closes Sep. 26/22 (open until filled). 09/15 

COMMUNITY EVENTS 

BETHESDA FAMILY FUN EVENING. Friends, games, prizes, snacks and music! Bethesda is hosting a Family Fun Evening on Oct 14 from 3:30 to 7:30 pm. It’s for the families we support and their friends, and anyone who has a heart for supporting families of children with diverse abilities. It’s a family-friendly drop-in event and offers an opportunity to meet in a relaxed space where people of all abilities are welcomed. Get the details at bethesdabc.com/monthly-donor-campaign/ and learn how you can support families for as little as $5/month – less than a serving of avocado toast! 09/15

MENNONITE HERITAGE MUSEUM invites you to our Book Launch for Lorraine Loewen Isaak’s book Sehnsucht: The Story of Grisch, A Life in Letters at 2pm with special guests Maryann T. Jantzen and Janet Boldt on October 15th, 2022. Registration encouraged for this free event. Call 604-758-5667 to register and enter the draw for a chance to win a copy of her book. Doors at 1pm.  See you there! 09/15

LIBERTY GOSPEL QUARTET - Concert at Faith Community Church, 586 Birch Bay - Lynden Rd, Lynden, Wa. 98264, on Saturday, October 15, 2022 at 6:00pm(doors open 5:00pm). Free Admission/Freewill Offering. Come early for some great gospel singing with Sonrise Gospel Quartet. Refreshments following the concert. Bring the most first time guests and receive a free CD For more info call Mary Ann at 360-224-4815. Hope to see you there! 09/16

MOZART'S REQUIEM - Saturday, October 29, 7:30pm at St. James Church (2777 Townline Rd, Abbotsford, BC). Tickets available at chilliwacksymphony.com - $30. 10/30

M2/W2 ASSOCIATION GALA FUNDRAISER - November 5, 2022 at the Clarion Hotel Abbotsford, 36035 N Parallel Road, Abbotsford BC V3G 2C6. Doors open at 5 pm. Tickets are $65 each. For more information: https://www.m2w2.com/fundraiser/ 10/06