Kitsilano Neighbourhood House [FULL]

About the project

The project will cover 4 different areas:

  • Volunteer evaluation: A survey link will be sent way ahead of time to Kits House volunteers. UBC students will host focus groups and sort the data during that week. The survey will focus on:
    • Why are people volunteering; What are the three main reasons you are volunteering
    • How is their experience; What are your highlights (and lowlights) from volunteering
    • How long have they been volunteering 
    • Do they feel valued as a volunteer; How do they feel valued
    • Do they feel appreciated; How do they feel appreciated
  • Program evaluation: UBC students are expected to engage with Kits house members in various programs and in small groups 3-5, students will create focus group, in addition to conducting individual interviews to evaluate programs/services and collect data. 
  • Public survey conducted in Kits House: UBC students are expected to engage with Kits House members that week and get their feedback about:
  • What do they like about Kits House
  • What do they know about kits House
  • What would they like to see more of
  • What are the gaps, or needs they see Kits House supporting. Who knows about gaps? What else could Kits House be doing for the people they know

Fun staff team building activity: With Project leader, UBC student leaders and community partners, UBC are expected to participate in conducting fun staff team building activity.


Kick-off Orientation :

Saturday, February 2, 2019; 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Project :

Tuesday, February 19th from 10am-4pm

Wednesday, February 20th  from 10am-4pm

Thursday, February 21st from 10am-4pm

What you will do

  • Engage with volunteers through creating interactive focus groups for volunteer evaluation at kits house and collect the data.
  • Engage with members at Kits House and create interactive focus groups/individual interviews for program evaluation before or after programs of this week, and collect the data.
  • Engage with staff and conduct/help with fun staff team building activity 
  • Conduct surveys with participants about current and future programming, services, etc.
  • Engage with other UBC students in reflective activities


  • Believe in teamwork & the importance of serving others in the community!
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Enthusiasm, pleasant manner, and interest in engaging with diverse age groups in diverse populations
  • Organizational, event planning, and management skills
  • Effective notetaking is an asset!

Placement location

Kitsilano Neighbourhood House

Kitsilano Neighbourhood House

2305 West 7th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V6K 1Y4

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