The Voice of Volunteerism in BC

Meet Volunteer BC

Volunteer BC works to raise the profile of volunteering, encourage investment in volunteer engagement and link the network of volunteer centres.

Volunteer BC is the voice of volunteerism with the goal of promoting the value of volunteerism and building healthy BC Communities.

Upcoming Training
  1. Human Resources: Giving and Receiving Feedback

    February 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  2. Developing Your Non-Profit Leadership Practice

    February 21 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  3. Building Volunteer Capacity

    February 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
BC Volunteer Centres

How can we help?

Our programs help British Columbians mobilize their talents as volunteers, offer education opportunities, provide useful tools and ways to address critical community needs.

Volunteer Futures

Annual 2-day event for anyone interested in learning more about volunteerism and the voluntary sector. Find out what’s happening across BC and meet like-minded people and learn!
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Training & Workshops

We take local training province-wide, offer a calendar of all sector training, and operate the Culturally Welcoming Volunteer Program.
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Resources

Provide resources and tools to support volunteers and your impact. Our Connector Newsletter offers up to date volunteering and volunteer sector news.

National Volunteer Week

PHOTO CONTEST

National Volunteer Week is a time to recognize, celebrate and thank BC’s volunteers. Our annual photo contest showcases volunteers and helps tell the story of the importance of volunteers in BC.

Advocacy & Leadership

We work on behalf of all British Columbians to ensure volunteer-friendly public policy and funding. Help us be a stronger voice and become a Volunteer BC member.

Volunteer Centre Support

Volunteer Centres connect people to volunteer opportunities and organizations to volunteers. Connect with your local volunteer centre to find out more about what’s available in your community.

Want to Volunteer

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Become a Member

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Volunteer Futures

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Latest News

Volunteer Centre Highlight: Kelowna Community Resources (KCR)

As a social agency passionately committed to empowering individuals through services and training, KCR believes that a community is made stronger through the work of others. KCR is a not for profit agency that provides tailored service to meet the needs of the community, family or the individual to foster diversity, collaboration and resourcefulness.

We recently had the opportunity to ask Dawn Wilkinson, KCR’s Community Services Manager some questions about how KCR contributes to the community.

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What's new for February & Planning for 2018

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The Volunteer BC Board & Staff had a very productive planning meeting in January to explore new ideas and set strategy for 2018.

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