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E: vc@volunteercowichan.bc.ca



We need volunteers I want to volunteer Volunteer Opportunities

For Volunteers Needed This Month:
(one or two day events):
Please visit

our Special Events Page

and our  Facebook Page


Photo Contest

Volunteer BC National Volunteer Week

Photo Contest is here


Do you have photos of volunteers that are the root and foundation of your community?

April 10 to April 16, 2016 is National Volunteer Week (NVW), a time to celebrate and thank BC's  volunteers. Just like roots are essential for trees to bloom,volunteers are essential for communities to boom. Thanks to volunteers,communities grow strong and resilient.
Send us photos that reflect the unique qualities of your volunteers and the strong contribution they make. Prizes awarded to top 3 photos.

Submission deadline is April 4. Check out contest details here.


Call for Nominations

2016 Leaders of Tomorrow Awards Cowichan


Nominate a youth for a Leaders of Tomorrow Award!

This is your opportunity to nominate youth (age 6 to 24) that demonstrate leadership through volunteerism.  This event acknowledges the efforts made by each volunteer in their own special way.  Volunteer Cowichan is seeking nominations for the Leaders of Tomorrow Awards.

The awards event to be held April 15, 2016 at the Island Saving Center.

Deadline for nominations is March 25, 2016.

For more information and nomination forms Anne-Marie Koeppen, Volunteer Services Coordinator, Volunteer Cowichan
email:  anne-marie@volunteercowichan.bc.ca

Welcome to Volunteer Cowichan

Whether you're a VOLUNTEER looking to

invest time and talents in our community

or an ORGANIZATION in need of

skilled, passionate volunteers,

we have a perfect match for you! 

Please browse through our Volunteer Opportunities!


Volunteering is a fundamental act of citizenship and philanthropy in our society. It is offering time, energy, and skill of one's own free will. Volunteers impact virtually every aspect of society including health, education, social services, youth, sports and recreation, culture, the arts and the environment.

Volunteer Cowichan raises awareness of the power of service, encourages people to volunteer, provides information about volunteerism and recognizes the contribution of volunteers.

We at Volunteer Cowichan support the Cowichan Valley Region Living Wage Policy.  A living wage policy is an investment for Volunteer Cowichan, and for the community. It not only fosters the general health and well-being of individuals and families, but also contributes to the economic prosperity of the region. We are committed to the facilitation of a community that is sustainable and maintainable for future generations.  Living Wage Policy and Living Wage Rate Calculation.

Check out our Local Purchasing Policy.



Cowichan Region Better at Home is looking for volunteers to assist our senior clients stay in their own home for longer, by offering friendly visiting and grocery shopping. If this is a program you would like to be a part of contact Cathy at info@crbetterathome.ca.

Learn more at: http://cowichanregionbetterathome.ca/

Volunteer Cowichan is looking for a part time volunteer receptionist for our office.
Please contact Jennifer if you are interested. ed@volunteercowichan.bc.ca

Volunteer Cowichan acknowledges the financial assistance of the Province of British Columbia. We are a community service funded by United Way Cowichan.




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