Volunteer BC Is On the Road Again!

Volunteer BC Is On the Road Again!

On the Road Again – Volunteer BC Training Roadshow

We are on the road again offering training in communities across BC.

November 1 & 2 – Volunteer BC & Volunteer Terrace will be hosting a 2 day training session. More details here.

Join us for:

  • Financial Literacy for Nonprofits
  • Community Gaming Grant Workshop
  • Pitch to Win – “Elevator Pitches”
  • Strategic Planning for Nonprofits

November 7 – Volunteer BC & Volunteer Campbell River. More details here!

Volunteer Managers’ Day Conference!

During this conference you will learn:

  • How Volunteer CR supports its members to recruit volunteers
  • How to use Mission Focused Strategies to retain volunteers
  • How to develop useful policies and practices to prevent difficult situations with volunteers
  • How to effectively supervise, discipline and even dismiss a volunteer when necessary
  • A brief overview of the trends in volunteerism in Campbell River and across Canada

 

 

Keynote Announced for Volunteer Futures Symposium 2018!

Keynote Announced for Volunteer Futures Symposium 2018!

Cropped VF 2018 LogoWe are honoured to have Kris Archie, Executive Director, The Circle on Philanthropy and Aboriginal Peoples in Canada as the keynote at Volunteer Futures Symposium.

The Circle on Philanthropy and Aboriginal Peoples in Canada (The Circle) transforms philanthropy and contributes to positive change with Indigenous communities by creating spaces of learning, innovation, relationship-building, co-creation and activation.

Kris Archie, a Secwepemc and Seme7 woman from the Ts’qescen First Nation, is passionate about heart-based community work and facilitating positive change. Prior to her role at The Circle, Archie was the senior project manager for the Vancouver Foundation’s youth homelessness initiative, called Fostering Change.


Volunteer BC’s National Volunteer Week 2018 Photo Contest Winners!

Volunteer BC’s National Volunteer Week 2018 Photo Contest Winners!

Congratulations to our 2018 Volunteer BC National Volunteer Week Photo Contest Winners & Honourable Mentions!

Thank you to Volunteer Canada and Investors Group who have partnered to deliver the NVW campaign.

Check out all the photos of our dedicated volunteers across British Columbia!

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Volunteer BC Announces New Board of Directors for 2017/18!

Volunteer BC Announces New Board of Directors for 2017/18!

Volunteer BC’s Newly Elected 2017 – 2018 Board

Pictured above (L-R): Andy Telfer, Lorelynn Hart, Jocelyn Wong, Stacy Ashton, Louise Howes, Lawrie Portigal, Debbie Smith, Oscar Cruz, Tracey Davidson, and Anne Marie Koeppen

Missing: Rob Gloor

New Board 2017-2018

New Volunteer BC Board was elected at the AGM at the 2017 Volunteer Futures Conference. The new board brings together a unique blend of non-profit and entrepreneurial experience to the organization.