Board of Directors

Thank you to our Board of Directors who volunteer their time, talent and expertise to direct, mentor and provide oversight for our organization.

Rahim Rajan
President - Sierra Canada Foodservice & Barware Inc.

David Pereira
Project Manager, Office of Vice President - Academic, British Columbia Institute of Technology

John Lam
Investment Consultant - Scotiabank, Burnaby Main

Evelyn Gut
Major Gifts& Corporate Partnerships - The Salvation Army

Cynthia Hendrix
Multi Media Account Executive - Burnaby Now

Larry Ho
General Manager, Jericho Tennis Club

Marina Ma

Retired

Staff



Our passionate, experienced and diverse team delivers a wide range of services, build community, and help to break down barriers for those in need.

MJ Buck
Volunteer Services Manager
604-292-3902
MJ@BbyServices.ca

Stephen D'Souza
Executive Director
604-292-3904
Stephen@BbyServices.ca

Marney Godkin
Community Resources Manager
604-292-3900
Marney@BbyServices.ca

Anish Doel
Program Coordinator
Welcoming Seniors' Spaces
604-292-3909
Info@BbyServices.ca

Rita Li
Senior Accountant
604-292-3905
Rita@BbyServices.ca

Vicki Goundry
Program Coordinator
Seniors Transportation
604-292-3902
Vicki@BbyServices.ca

Alex Munroe
Special Project & Events
604-728-3307
Alex@BbyServices.ca

Salena Gao
Fundraising Manager
604-292-3903
Salena@BbyServices.ca

Dasha Kazarina
Program Coordinator
604-292-3906
Dasha@BbyServices.ca

Kim Mitchell
Program Manager
Burnaby Meals On Wheels
604-299-5754
Kim@Burnabymeals.ca

Dorothy Leclair
Program Manager
Burnaby Seniors Outreach
604-291-2258
Dorothy@BbySeniors.ca

Faryar Mohammadi
Program Coordinator
Burnaby Seniors Outreach
604-291-2258
Faryar@BbySeniors.ca

Volunteers

Our success and ability to meet the growing community need can be attributed to the individuals that generously give of their time and skills.

If you are interested in volunteering, please look through the opportunities below and fill out an application. You will be given an opportunity to make a difference in your community, make new friends, learn new skills, explore career options, and discover hidden interests and talents.

We are able to offer a wide range of volunteer opportunities that are either Seasonal or year round. They include but are not limited to: Senior's transportation drivers, Christmas Bureau helpers, Assisting during Summer events, Helping around the office, Delivering meals to seniors, and Income Form and Tax completion.

  • Welcoming Seniors' Spaces (Outreach volunteer)
  • Tax & Form Completion
  • Peer Counselling (For seniors)
  • Burnaby Meals on Wheels (Deliver meals to seniors)
  • Let's Do Lunch (Have a meal with seniors)
  • Seniors Transportation Drivers
  • Seasonal Opportunities (Events and more)

Download a copy of the application here and submit the completed application to MJ at MJ@BbyServices.ca.

Our Values

The Board of Directors, staff and volunteers are committed to delivering our mission to empower people in need by providing a voice, resources and opportunities through our shared core values:

Lead change ● Inspire compassion & care ● Advocate with & for people ● Break down barriers ● Foster resilience ● Work within communities ● Embrace the entrepreneurial spirit

Staff



Our passionate, experienced and diverse team delivers a wide range of services, build community, and help to break down barriers for those in need.

MJ Buck
Volunteer Services Manager
604-292-3902
MJ@BbyServices.ca

Stephen D'Souza
Executive Director
604-292-3904
Stephen@BbyServices.ca

Marney Godkin
Community Resources Manager
604-292-3900
Marney@BbyServices.ca

Anish Doel
Welcoming Seniors' Spaces Coordinator
604-292-3909
Info@BbyServices.ca

Rita Li
Senior Accountant
604-292-3905
Rita@BbyServices.ca

Vicki Goundry
Seniors Transportation Manager
604-292-3902
Vicki@BbyServices.ca

Kim Mitchell
Program Manager,
Burnaby Meals On Wheels
604-299-5754
Kim@burnabymeals.ca

Salena Gao
Fundraising Manager
604-292-3903
Salena@BbyServices.ca

Jude Weir
Burnaby Seniors Outreach Manager
604-291-2258
Jude@BbySeniors.ca

Dasha Kazarina
Program Manager
604-292-3906
Dasha@bbyservices.ca


The best thing about the Christmas Bureau is feeling the support of the community and feeling like an equal and important member of the community; and being blessed by the generosity of others.

Teuta - a mother of two sponsored by the Burnaby Christmas Bureau

Toy Room Volunteer

Volunteer Tasks and Responsibilities
Various positions include, but are not limited to: Toy sorter: Sort, count, and package toy donations; Shopping helper: Assist parents in choosing toys for their children.

Other Opportunities

  • Christmas Donation Pick-up/Deliver
  • Burnaby Seniors Transportation Driver


For more information on volunteering, please contact MJ at 604-292-3902 or e-mail MJ@BbyServices.ca

Our Values

The Board of Directors, staff and volunteers are committed to delivering our mission to empower people in need by providing a voice, resources and opportunities through our shared core values:

Lead change ● Inspire compassion & care ● Advocate with & for people ● Break down barriers ● Foster resilience ● Work within communities ● Embrace the entrepreneurial spirit
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