volunteers

KidStart needs male mentors! There are 30 kids on the waitlist in the Comox Valley. Call or text Tammie at 250-898-4842 if you can help out. Photo by Bluetree Photography.

Comox Valley KidStart is in need of male volunteers

Are you a guy over age 19 who is optimistic and has…

 

Volunteer swimming sport coordinators Donna Tyrrell, husband Dan Tyrrell, Wei Xiao and horseshoes coordinator Bob McCauley help celebrate the countdown to Greater Victoria’s 55-Plus BC Games, at Berwick Royal Oak on June 7.

PHOTOS: Days counting down for 55-Plus BC Games on south Vancouver Island

Cauldron lighting at Saanich seniors residence June 7 marked 99 days to the Games

 

Callum Thompson is just about everywhere help is needed, travelling thousands of kilometres to bring patients to the hospital, restoring native plants on the MARS property and even filling potholes on the entry road.

Mountainaire Avian Rescue Society volunteers: Together, we are MARS

You name it; Mountainaire Avian Rescue Society (MARS) volunteers do it! MARS…

  • Apr 26, 2022
Callum Thompson is just about everywhere help is needed, travelling thousands of kilometres to bring patients to the hospital, restoring native plants on the MARS property and even filling potholes on the entry road.
Marielle is the Rescue Reading Buddies co-ordinator at Kitty Cat PALS. Photo submitted

NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK: It takes many volunteers to co-ordinate Kitty Cat PALS

Kitty Cat PALS has many fantastic volunteers, they are all guided by…

  • Apr 26, 2022
Marielle is the Rescue Reading Buddies co-ordinator at Kitty Cat PALS. Photo submitted
The B.C. 55-Plus Games, the province’s largest annual sporting competition, requires 1,500 volunteers and is expected to contribute over $3 million to the region’s economy. (Courtesy of 55-Plus BC Games)

1,500 volunteers needed for Victoria’s 55-Plus BC Games this year

Saanich Commonwealth Place host kickoff to volunteer drive on April 30

The B.C. 55-Plus Games, the province’s largest annual sporting competition, requires 1,500 volunteers and is expected to contribute over $3 million to the region’s economy. (Courtesy of 55-Plus BC Games)
L’Arche Volunteers for the annual Mayor’s Golf Tournament. Photo supplied

Volunteers at L’Arche Comox Valley are vibrant and vital to the organization

L’Arche has a vibrant and vital volunteer team that contributes in so…

  • Apr 26, 2022
L’Arche Volunteers for the annual Mayor’s Golf Tournament. Photo supplied
An ElderCollege biofilia course from Febrruary 2020. Photo by Jim Peacock

NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK: Comox Valley ElderCollege fueled by volunteer power

By Barbara Bruederlin Special to the Record Comox Valley ElderCollege (CVEC) would…

  • Apr 25, 2022
An ElderCollege biofilia course from Febrruary 2020. Photo by Jim Peacock
Most recently, volunteers from the local chapter - the only one on Vancouver Island - brought a crashed car awareness campaign to the area. Photo by MADD Comox Valley

Support victims, stop preventable crime with MADD Comox Valley

‘You get to make a difference and work together to raise a generation of sober drivers’

Most recently, volunteers from the local chapter - the only one on Vancouver Island - brought a crashed car awareness campaign to the area. Photo by MADD Comox Valley
The Riva family - Allen, his mom, Nancy, and dad, Pat - collecting bottles for the Comox Valley Head Injury Society at the start of the pandemic. They continue to do so, in an ongoing fundraising campaign. Contact the CVHIS office at 250-334-9225 to arrange a pick-up.

NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK: Comox Valley Head Injury Society a volunteer-driven organization

By Lindsay Jamieson-Powell Special to the Record The Comox Valley Head Injury…

  • Apr 25, 2022
The Riva family - Allen, his mom, Nancy, and dad, Pat - collecting bottles for the Comox Valley Head Injury Society at the start of the pandemic. They continue to do so, in an ongoing fundraising campaign. Contact the CVHIS office at 250-334-9225 to arrange a pick-up.
Lillian Winslow helps with sorting and hanging clothes at the Too Good To Be Threw 5th Street location. Photo supplied

Too Good To Be Threw thrift store volunteers integral to Comox Valley Transition Society

The Comox Valley Transition Society relies heavily upon community donations to meet…

  • Apr 25, 2022
Lillian Winslow helps with sorting and hanging clothes at the Too Good To Be Threw 5th Street location. Photo supplied
Even the horse appears to be enjoying itself during a Comox Valley Therapeutic Riding Society session. Photo by Bill Jorgensen

NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK: Volunteers always saddling up for Comox Valley Therapeutic Riding Society

Volunteers are the lifeblood of the Comox Valley Therapeutic Riding Society. They…

  • Apr 25, 2022
Even the horse appears to be enjoying itself during a Comox Valley Therapeutic Riding Society session. Photo by Bill Jorgensen
Volunteer Darien Duck (second from left) with LINC students and LINC co-ordinator Esther Karasova (centre) on a recent walk through Puntledge Park. Photo supplied

NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK: 87-year-old volunteer a blessing to Immigrant Welcome Centre

By Kristine Salzmann Special to The Record For Darien Duck, the Comox…

  • Apr 24, 2022
Volunteer Darien Duck (second from left) with LINC students and LINC co-ordinator Esther Karasova (centre) on a recent walk through Puntledge Park. Photo supplied
Volunteers are the backbone of the Comox Valley Hospice Society. Photos supplied

NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK: Volunteers are the backbone of the Comox Valley Hospice Society

The Comox Valley Hospice Society is fortunate to have the support of…

  • Apr 24, 2022
Volunteers are the backbone of the Comox Valley Hospice Society. Photos supplied
Former Comox Valley Record publisher Keith Currie, seen here volunteering at the Ryan Road McDonald’s on McHappy Day, was a long-time board member with the Comox Valley Exhibition. Black Press file photo

NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK: Comox Valley Exhibition could not take place without its volunteers

Comox Valley Exhibition has been celebrating our volunteers for 148 years. As…

  • Apr 20, 2022
Former Comox Valley Record publisher Keith Currie, seen here volunteering at the Ryan Road McDonald’s on McHappy Day, was a long-time board member with the Comox Valley Exhibition. Black Press file photo
Linda Greenwood with some of her upcycled creations.  Photo by Yana Dimitrova

Habitat For Humanity’s Restores are all volunteer run

When you think about volunteering with Habitat for Humanity, images of hammers,…

  • Apr 20, 2022
Linda Greenwood with some of her upcycled creations.  Photo by Yana Dimitrova
Volunteers take a break for a group photo during a fall St. Andrew's Cemetery clean-up, in preparation for Remembrance day. St. John The Divine organizes semi-annual clean-ups of St. Andrew’s Cemetery every spring and fall. Photo submitted.

St. John The Divine putting the call out for volunteers for spreing cemetery clean-up

While many organizations use Volunteer Week as an opportunity to pay tribute…

  • Apr 20, 2022
Volunteers take a break for a group photo during a fall St. Andrew's Cemetery clean-up, in preparation for Remembrance day. St. John The Divine organizes semi-annual clean-ups of St. Andrew’s Cemetery every spring and fall. Photo submitted.
Mooshu is on the mend and is helping to raise money for a shelter facility for her unique Meares Island herd. (CARE photo)

Baby Mooshu on the mend after being rescued near Tofino

Rescued little one becomes spokes-calf for unique, seaweed-eating, Meares Island herd

Mooshu is on the mend and is helping to raise money for a shelter facility for her unique Meares Island herd. (CARE photo)
From the left: Midway RCMP Csts. Jonathan Stermscheg and Chris Hansen, Public Servant Leanne Mclaren and Cpl. Phil Peters. Pictured in the front are Mclaren’s dog, Lincoln and Peters’ dog, Angel. Photo courtesy of BC RCMP

B.C. Mounties commended for bringing firewood to elderly woman

Cpl. Phil Peters said he and detachment members acted after the woman’s husband went to hospital

From the left: Midway RCMP Csts. Jonathan Stermscheg and Chris Hansen, Public Servant Leanne Mclaren and Cpl. Phil Peters. Pictured in the front are Mclaren’s dog, Lincoln and Peters’ dog, Angel. Photo courtesy of BC RCMP
Chemainus Health Care Auxiliary’s Diana Lenihan, left, and Nancy Southern with a $10,000 cheque for the Cops For Cancer Tour de Rock campaign. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Duration of Tour de Rock stop in Chemainus much shorter than usual

Four alumni riders don’t get to come for breakfast in COVID year

Chemainus Health Care Auxiliary’s Diana Lenihan, left, and Nancy Southern with a $10,000 cheque for the Cops For Cancer Tour de Rock campaign. (Photo by Don Bodger)