Category Archives: Volunteering

Event: Okanagan Volunteer Opportunities Fair 2015

Date: Saturday, September 19th, 2015, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Location: Parkinson Recreation Centre, 1800 Parkinson Way, Kelowna Register Now 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 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

Get Involved: Volunteering Central Okanagan Style 2014

Looking for more information on volunteering in the Central Okanagan? Check out the latest Volunteering Central Okanagan Style magazine newly released at the 2014 Okanagan Volunteer Opportunities Fair. To learn more about volunteering opportunities in the Central Okanagan, check out the Volunteer Opportunities Database.Continue Reading

Okanagan Volunteer Opportunities Fair – September 20th

Saturday, September 20th, 2014 10:00am – 3:00pm Parkinson Recreation Centre, 1800 Parkinson Way, Kelowna This annual event — now in its 17th 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 to meeting and talking more »Continue Reading

Volunteer Centre Column: VOLUNTEER

During the next 14 weeks this column will have a slightly different flavour. A variety of volunteer managers will be sharing with you about the impact of getting involved with their agencies. Learn more about their mission and vision for our community. Look for a fit with your skills and experience. Make some new connections more »Continue Reading

Volunteer Centre Column: Volunteer on a Board, or Contribute Another Way

Here are some of the newest volunteer opportunities for you to consider. The Society of Hope is looking for two new directors for their board. This Christian, faith-based organization has become the largest non-profit housing charity in the Interior of BC with an annual operating budget in excess of $5 million dollars. The society is more »Continue Reading

2014 Okanagan Volunteer Opportunities Fair

Registration is Now Open   Saturday, September 20th, 2014 10:00am – 3:00pm Parkinson Recreation Centre 1800 Parkinson Way, Kelowna   This annual event — now in its 17th 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 more »Continue Reading

Workshop: Overview of Volunteer Management 2014

October 27, 2014 – November 4, 2014 120-1735 Dolphin Ave Map and Directions | Register 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 Involvement. Read more about the 8 modules Cost: $199 Includes materials and light refreshments Up to 4 more »Continue Reading

National Volunteer Week: Recognizing Volunteer Impact

So what are you doing to celebrate National Volunteer Week? Here are some events to consider. If you are working with groups of volunteers, why not attend the free workshop to become certified in using Volunteer Canada’s new volunteer experience recognition program. The PREB website will help you identify skills and tasks accomplished using human more »Continue Reading