• Footsteps to a Strong Cowichan
  • Caring Hearts Make a Difference
  • Teaching and Tutoring Volunteers Needed
  • Uplifting Environment

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.

· Current Programs ·

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Impacting Community Through the Better at Home Program.

Cowichan Region Better at Home is a program that helps seniors with non-medical, day-to-day tasks so that they can continue to live independently in their own homes. The program is for people at least 65 living in the Cowichan Region.

Our Friendly Visitor volunteers spend time with seniors engaging in conversation, shopping, attending events, reading, walking and many other activities! It’s all about connecting, caring and enriching the lives of seniors who may be isolated and lonely, and not quite able to continue living at home without that helping hand.

Providing 83,000 free masks through Mask The Valley Program

COVID Action Cowichan is dedicated to the purpose of making masks for the inhabitants of the Cowichan Valley. Our goal is 83,000 masks. 

Masks are free, but we do take contributions on the official website. We are also VERY happy to help you downsize your fabric cupboard. 

Connecting youth volunteers between 15 and 29 years old in Cowichan and the surrounding areas.

The benefits of the program include: 

  • Participation in free training and learning events

  • Building connections and networks

  • Gaining employment skills and references

  • Having fun and meeting new friends!

  • Leading and inspiring change in your community

Drop us a line

Contact us for anything you want to know! We are happy to answer any question you have as quickly as possible.

The Community We Live In

Be a Part of the Change! Make a Difference!  You are Needed.

 

Volunteer Cowichan acknowledges the financial assistance of the Province of British Columbia.

Volunteer Cowichan is a proud member of The BC Chamber of Commerce since 2007.

We have MOVED:  

Our new Address is : 135 Third Street, Duncan, BC V9L 1R9  (In the basement of the Community Futures Building)

Volunteer with Seniors

Better at Home Logo

Impacting Community Through the Better at Home Program.

Cowichan Region Better at Home is a program that helps seniors with non-medical, day-to-day tasks so that they can continue to live independently in their own homes. The program is for people at least 65 living in the Cowichan Region.

Our Friendly Visitor volunteers spend time with seniors engaging in conversation, shopping, attending events, reading, walking and many other activities! It’s all about connecting, caring and enriching the lives of seniors who may be isolated and lonely, and not quite able to continue living at home without that helping hand.

better at home contact info

The Community We Live In

Be a Part of the Change! Make a Difference!  You are Needed.

Welcoming and organized

Thank YOU, for rallying the troops so skillfully and giving us all an opportunity to make a contribution to community capacity.

Genevra

Volunteer

Caring for the Volunteers

VC cares not only with the seniors, but also their volunteers and that is much appreciated.

Linda

Volunteer

Building strong communities

Thank you for supporting me with amazing volunteers.  They are picking fantastic produce and exactly what I need.  When they are unable to address my need, they call while at the store to see if something else would work.  It’s almost like being in the store myself.  I really appreciate their flexibility and generosity

Diana

Safe Seniors, Strong Communities client