Volunteer

Easter Seals volunteer, Jimmy Hansen, pictured at Camp Shawnigan in 2017. He has volunteered there for the past five years. (Jimmy Hansen/Easter Seals)

‘I love it’: Victoria referee has volunteered for accessible summer camp for five years

As Easter Seals celebrates 75th anniversary, Shawnigan construction shuffles camp plans

 

Brenda Lennax (right), a volunteer with BC Airlift Emergency Response Operations, delivered cards and books to students at Stein Valley Nlakapamux School in Lytton, B.C.

Students across B.C. send Lytton students artwork, books and cards

The gifts were part of a special project by Qualicum Beach artist, Diane Moran

 

Laura Granger with Maddie who was recently fostered and then adopted by a volunteer after the death of her owner and past client. Photo submitted

Doing ‘paws’-itive work in the Comox Valley

Many volunteers form close bonds with the clients and dogs

 

Donna Dejong (L) Suzanne Brown (R) - two Filberg Gift Shop volunteers. Photos submitted

NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK: Keeping history – and collectibles – alive at the Filberg Gift Shop

The Filberg Gift Shop is open every weekend from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Donna Dejong (L) Suzanne Brown (R) - two Filberg Gift Shop volunteers. Photos submitted
LUSH Valley volunteer Bob Rasmus. Photo submitted

NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK: LUSH volunteers nourish and protect Comox Valley community

LUSH Valley’s programs focus on improving food access, improving food literacy and more

LUSH Valley volunteer Bob Rasmus. Photo submitted
Habitat for Humanity Vancouver Island North is looking for volunteers for both its Courtenay and Campbell River stores. Photo by Bonner Photography

Habitat for Humanity Vancouver Island North seeks volunteers for ReStores

Both Courtenay and Campbell River locations in need of manpower

Habitat for Humanity Vancouver Island North is looking for volunteers for both its Courtenay and Campbell River stores. Photo by Bonner Photography
When his owner had knee surgery, Kevin, 2, was able to continue to go for walks thanks to volunteers from Elder Dog Canada. (Contributed photo)

B.C. woman has nothing but praise for Elder Dog Canada

National organization has a fleet of volunteer walkers ready, but needs more clients to serve

When his owner had knee surgery, Kevin, 2, was able to continue to go for walks thanks to volunteers from Elder Dog Canada. (Contributed photo)
Volunteer for a Salvation Army Christmas Kettle shift, donate to a Kettle, or sponsor a hamper for a family in need. Visit <a href="https://www.cvsalarmy.ca/volunteer/" target="_blank">CVSalArmy.ca</a> to learn more.

Christmas kettles bring hope in a hard winter

Fill a virtual kettle or sponsor a hamper to help a family through this challenging year

  • Dec 7, 2020
Volunteer for a Salvation Army Christmas Kettle shift, donate to a Kettle, or sponsor a hamper for a family in need. Visit <a href="https://www.cvsalarmy.ca/volunteer/" target="_blank">CVSalArmy.ca</a> to learn more.
Volunteer for a Salvation Army Christmas Kettle shift, donate to a Kettle, or sponsor a hamper for a family in need. Visit <a href="https://www.cvsalarmy.ca/volunteer/" target="_blank">CVSalArmy.ca</a> to learn more.

Iconic Red Kettles Hitting the Streets

Donate, volunteer, or sponsor a hamper to help a family through this challenging year

  • Nov 16, 2020
Volunteer for a Salvation Army Christmas Kettle shift, donate to a Kettle, or sponsor a hamper for a family in need. Visit <a href="https://www.cvsalarmy.ca/volunteer/" target="_blank">CVSalArmy.ca</a> to learn more.
Comox Valley resident Lauren Lan displays one of her masks that she is sewing for those in need. Facebook photo

Valley residents stepping up to sew masks for those in need

“I recognize this isn’t going to save the world, but it gives me purpose.”

Comox Valley resident Lauren Lan displays one of her masks that she is sewing for those in need. Facebook photo