Training & Leadership

Emergency First Aid

Learn the basics of First Aid including CPR Level C in a one-day course that’s an ideal resume builder and an excellent opportunity for hands-on learning. Certification is based on participation during the day and successful completion of an exam.

Register for Emergency First Aid


Junior Leadership

Learn to lead with confidence and gain the empowerment you need to become a leader in your community—starting in your local community centre! Learn basic leadership skills including project planning, group leadership and communication and boost your confidence in a fun and supportive environment.

Register for Junior Leadership


Red Cross Babysitter's Course

Get the skills needed to become a babysitter! Learn basic supervision and emergency procedure in a hands-on course designed for youth who are home alone or responsible for other children. 100% attendance and successful completion of a final quiz are required to pass the course.

Register for Red Cross Babysitter's Course


Online Youth Volunteer Orientation

Volunteer with the District of West Vancouver! Are you over 14 years of age and below 19 years and have a BC Services Card with Personal Health Number? If yes, you are welcome to register for our online volunteer orientation at activewestvanrec.ca, or by calling 604-925-7270. After you register, you will receive an email with a link to the online orientation which consists of a video with important information, followed by a quiz. This is not an automatic process, so there could be a delay of up to 2 to 3 days before you receive the link to the video. Once you complete the online orientation, we will be in touch regarding next steps. Please note that you will also need to do a free in-person orientation after COVID restrictions end. We look forward to having you on board!

Register for Online Youth Volunteer Orientation