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Volunteers Build Community - and Cowichan is a Great Community

OUR MISSION: Volunteer Cowichan raises awareness of the power of service and encourages people to volunteer. Volunteer Cowichan assists initiatives, projects, and organizations to meet community needs and interests.

Feb. 28 EVENT

Workshop:  I'm a Board Member.  Now What?

When: Feb. 28, Wednesday, 5:00 pm
Where: Clements Centre
Address: 5856 Clements Street, Duncan
Cost: $25 per person
Register: vc@volunteercowichan.bc.ca  or call 250-748-2133

Refreshments provided

'Friendly Visitors' Needed for the 'Better at Home' Program

The Cowichan Region's  'Better at Home' Program is looking for volunteers to assist our SENIOR CLIENTS so they can live in their homes longer.  You can help them by volunteering with friendly visiting and grocery shopping.

If this is a program you would like to be a part of contact Cathy at vc@volunteercowichan.bc.ca

Learn more at: http://www.volunteercowichan.bc.ca/better-at-home/



18 hours ago
Board Voice

Please check out this open letter, from Imagine Canada's Bruce MacDonald, about the government's progress in meeting the policy goals contained in the mandate letters. MacDonald notes that modernizing the legal and regulatory framework within which charities operate is critically important as

[l]imits on charities and nonprofits income-generating and investment activities have been identified as a potentially significant hurdle in implementing a social finance and social innovation agenda; organizations that want to participate as partners or funders may find themselves prevented from doing ... See more

1 day ago
Answers on grant proposals if nonprofits were brutally honest with funders

This post is for the non profit staff. It cuts close to home for many in the valley.

Hi everyone. Before we start, if you haven’t written a review of a foundation on GrantAdvisor.org, or asked your grantees to review you, please take a moment to do so. GrantAdvisor was launched a f…

4 days ago

Did you know the BC Summer Games are in the Cowichan Valley this year? Did you know they need 3,000+ volunteers? You can be one of the volunteers that make this year's games a rousing success. Check it out and join in the fun. BC Games

4 days ago
Wetland Restoration Event Series

The Somenos Marsh Wildlife Society is hosting a series of ecological restoration events to get ready for spring and YOU'RE INVITED!

The ecosystems of the Somenos Marsh have been impacted over the years and we need your help to improve the habitat for the many species that call the marsh home.

Tools, gloves and treats are provided. There will also be opportunities to learn from local experts during the break.

Please share with anyone who may be interested!

See full event details below. All events run from 10am to 1pm.

Feel free to contact us if you have questions or to RSVP:
Phone: ... See more

1 week ago
Habitat for Humanity Duncan ReStore

Looking for youth volunteers! This is a place for achieving volunteer hours for graduation.

DID YOU KNOW our ReStore is recruiting for volunteers?!

We are looking for individuals aged 14 and up to help with the following areas -

-Stock and merchandising
-Warehouse support
-Customer service/greeter
-Delivery assistant
-Special Events - focus on our grand opening weekend

1 week ago
VIRL Cowichan Valley Libraries

This sparkling display can, for 1 month, at the bargain rate of $0.00000, host info on YOUR charity, non-profit, craft, art, or community group! Contact Cowichan Library at 250-746-7661.


The Community We Live In

Be a Part of the Change!

Helping Refugees

Helping the Homeless or Needy

Helping Seniors

Helping with Yardwork

APRIL 15-21, 2018 is National Volunteer Week

PDF File for spreading the word

Nomination Form for Youth Volunteers for the
Acknowledging Youth Volunteer Workers in the Cowichan Valley

E-mail completed PDF Nomination Form to : goto allthingsvolunteer@gmail.com


Volunteer Interviewers Needed for Senior's Advocate

Are you impressed by Isobel Mackenzie, our BC’s Seniors Advocate?  

Do you want to support her work to improve residential services for seniors?

Check out the website Calling for Volunteers to Assist Seniors in Completing a Survey.  This survey will provide feedback regarding their experiences with residential services.

Volunteer candidates need complete and submit an online form to volunteer in your area.