Volunteer BC Celebrates National Volunteer Week – April 18 – 24, 2021!
Let’s celebrate the significant contribution of BC’s almost 1.5 million BC volunteers who dedicate over 114 million hours to help others.
National Volunteer Week (NVW) is Canada’s largest annual celebration of volunteers. The theme for 2021, The Value of One, The Power of Many, reflects on the awe-inspiring acts of kindness by millions of individuals.
Despite the pandemic, volunteers continued to deliver essential services. These volunteers make our communities stronger, especially during times of need.
Let’s Celebrate BC Volunteers!
Send us photos that showcase the spirit of BC Volunteers – their dedication, caring and compassion during these difficult times.
The Volunteer BC Board was elected at our VIRTUAL AGM – Sept 29, 2020. New board members include Tracey Gibson from James Bay Community Centre & Rita Innamorati from Volunteer Nanaimo. Learn more about our talented and dedicated staff and board of directors here.
On November 12 & 13, we hosted our virtual conference. filled with inspiring keynotes and impactful workshops designed to navigate the challenging landscape, volunteers, non-profits and charities are experiencing during COVID-19.
We had 1 Keynote, 4 Breakout Rooms and 13 Sessions to choose from! Topics from engaging volunteers in a virtual world, grant-seeking in 2020, inclusive To intercultural leadership to self-care and finding balance – there was a lot to learn from these incredible speakers. More highlights here.
We are excited to announce our Keynote Speaker Bruce MacDonald, President & CEO of Imagine Canada. From the global pandemic to the WE charity controversy to a seismic shift related to systemic racism, the charitable sector has been engaged in massive disruption. Bruce’s keynote will address some of the main issues from 2020 and look ahead to the possibilities of 2021. More event info.
The 2020 Volunteer Futures BCACG Symposium has been rescheduled to November 12 & 13. Given the current circumstances with the pandemic, we have shifted to a virtual conference instead. We may not be together in-person, but we will continue to offer the cost-effective, high quality event that you have come to expect and value.