Category Archives: Volunteering

Volunteer with Opera Kelowna

Interested in the Arts? Want to have more meaning in your life? Do you want to do something that is satisfying and of great service to your community? Opera Kelowna is looking for enthusiastic and talented volunteers to assist in many areas of our operations. Please join us for an informal luncheon: Date: Sunday, December more » Continue Reading

Get Involved: Volunteering Central Okanagan Style 2015

Check out the new Get Involved: Central Okanagan Style magazine that was launched at last weekend’s 18th Annual Okanagan Volunteer Opportunities Fair. In addition to a profile of all the fantastic organizations participating in the fair, the magazine includes articles about some special volunteers in our community who are giving back to our local organizations. more » Continue Reading

18th Annual Okanagan Volunteer Opportunities Fair – September 19th, 2015

Date: Saturday, September 19th, 2015, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Location: Parkinson Recreation Centre, 1800 Parkinson Way, Kelowna This annual event — now in its 18th year — draws 75+ local non-profit organizations who need volunteers to support the programs and services that make our community a better place to live. They are looking forward more » Continue Reading

Walk Now 2015 – Looking for Volunteers!

Autism Speaks Canada The Walk Now events are the single most important annual fundraising initiative for Autism Speaks Canada to support Scientific Research, Services, Advocacy and Awareness. Yet, the Walks are more than a fundraiser, they provide an incredible opportunity for the ASD community to come together and make connections and feel the support of more » Continue Reading

Help Someone Learn About Voting in Canada – Volunteer for the Vote Pop Up!

Date: September 12th, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Location: 1 of the 3 Okanagan Regional Libraries in Kelowna (Rutland, Mission or Downtown location) There will be a Federal Election in Canada in October, and the Okanagan Regional Library and KCR want to help people be ready to vote and so they are setting up a more » Continue Reading

Volunteers Needed for Kelowna Apple Triathlon!

Date: August 21, 22 and 23 (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) Location: Downtown Kelowna The Kelowna Apple Triathlon was created in 1988 and how now grown to be one of the largest athletic events in the Okanagan. Volunteers are still needed to help with security in downtown Kelowna during the following times: Friday August 21, 3:00 more » Continue Reading

Workshop: Overview of Volunteer Management

Dates: October 19th-20th, 26th-27th, 2015, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Location: Kelowna Community Resources, #120 – 1735 Dolphin Avenue, Kelowna Cost: $199, Includes materials and light refreshments Register: Register Now Description: This 4-day workshop will help you attract and retain volunteers. Content is based on Canadian research, best practices and the Canadian Code for Volunteer more » Continue Reading

Crisis Line – Looking for Volunteers

Are you looking for ways to learn and practice your listening and helping skills? You can enhance your theoretical knowledge with hands on experience by volunteering with the Crisis Line. Workers provide emotional support to people experiencing family and personal problems and mental health issues. The next training starts on May 7th. For more information more » Continue Reading

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