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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.

Two Student Summer Jobs Available

Position One Description

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Deadline: 5 pm (PST) on Wednesday May 17, 2017.


'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/


Volunteer Cowichan is Looking for a Part time Volunteer Receptionist

Volunteer Cowichan is looking for a part time volunteer receptionist for our office.

Competent computer skills an asset.  Website skills a bonus.

Would be assisting current receptionist and covering as needed.

Please email Jennifer if you are interested: ed@volunteercowichan.bc.ca

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1 week ago

Just a note to let everyone know that the new Cowichan Valley ActionPages Big Print phone book lists the phone number for Volunteer Cowichan as the number for Oak Transit (HandiDart/tparatransit)! The correct number is 250 748 1230 if you are trying to reach Oak Transit (HandiDart/ paratransit)

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Volunteer Cowichan is currently looking for summer youth volunteers between the ages of 12 and 18 (completion of grade 7-12) to be partnered up with our Cowichan Region Better at home program (CRBAH). CRBAH is a program that assists seniors remain independent in their homes. Volunteer Cowichan is recruiting youth volunteers to support CRBAH seniors with some of the tasks that they can no longer perform by themselves. We are looking to get the youth volunteers out this summer and working on projects the clients have requested while developing valuable relationships with the seniors. During the ... See more

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150 for 150 Volunteer Challenge

Volunteer Cowichan teamed up with 89.7 Juice FM to promote the 150 for 150 challenge! Click on the link below to hear one of our summer students get interviewed.

http://www.mycowichanvalleynow.com/22269/150-150-volunteer-challenge/

The interview will air on the radio sometime on Sunday. HUGE thank-you to Juice FM for helping us out!!! Don’t forget to register for the challenge and log your volunteer hours!!! Registration link below:

volinspire.com/u/u8KLIdMlpv

1 week ago
150 for 150 Volunteer Challenge

Volunteer Cowichan teamed up with 89.7 Juice FM to promote the 150 for 150 challenge! Click on the link below to hear one of our summer students get interviewed.

http://www.mycowichanvalleynow.com/22269/150-150-volunteer-challenge/

The interview will air on the radio sometime on Sunday. HUGE thank-you to Juice FM for helping us out!!! Don’t forget to register for the challenge and log your volunteer hours!!! Registration link below:

volinspire.com/u/u8KLIdMlpv

1 week ago
Cowichan Search & Rescue

RECRUITING! Yes we are, until the 15th of August. If you would like to be part of this amazing group in an active, or supportive role, we would love to meet you! Please contact info@cowichansar.org with questions, or request an application package.

The Community We Live In

Be a Part of the Change!

Helping Refugees

Helping the Homeless or Needy

Helping Seniors

Helping with Yardwork

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.