• Gary Oak Preservation Volunteers
  • Caring Hearts Make a Difference
  • Footsteps to a Strong Cowichan
  • Teaching and Tutoring Volunteers Needed

Volunteers Build Community - and Cowichan is a Great Community

OUR MISSION: Volunteer Cowichan raises awareness of the power of service and encourages people to volunteer. Volunteer Cowichan assists initiatives, projects, and organizations to meet community needs and interests.

Apply for Funding for Youth Volunteer Opportunities

The Government of Canada is currently accepting proposals from organizations interested in receiving financial assistance from the Canada Service Corps for projects under the Youth Service Opportunities Stream - Local and Regional Scale Projects.

Deadline: March 13, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST)

Youth-serving organizations with innovative ideas to engage young people in meaningful service opportunities can apply now for funding.

Canada’s communities have a diverse set of needs and youth want to make meaningful contributions to addressing them.

APRIL 15-21, 2018 is National Volunteer Week

PDF File for spreading the word

Nomination Form for Youth Volunteers for the
Acknowledging Youth Volunteer Workers in the Cowichan Valley

E-mail completed PDF Nomination Form to : goto allthingsvolunteer@gmail.com



12 hours ago
Imagine Canada

Does the thought of writing a grant proposal make you cringe? Tip's from Grant Connect's Danielle Brown on How to Keep Your Funding Proposal Out of the Trash Bin http://bit.ly/2FAiqF5

4 days ago
BC Games

Volunteers Needed!

Volunteer teams are already hard at work for the #BCSummerGames in the Cowichan Valley.

We need you! There are many volunteer opportunities from digital media to ceremonies to food services, among so many more.

Please register now at https://www.bcgames.org.

4 days ago
B.C. Elders Gathering | B.C. Elders Gathering 2018

Volunteers needed!!!

B.C. Elders' Gathering


July 10-12, 2018

Duncan, BC, Canada


Cowichan Tribes is honoured to be hosting the 42nd Annual BC Elders Gathering on our traditional territory. The event takes place on July 10, 11, and 12, 2018, at the Island Savings Centre in Duncan, BC. This year’s reigning King and Queen, Ed and Juanita Elliott, are looking forward to welcoming ...

5 days ago
Downtown Duncan

Oops...missed an important downtown finalist for the Black Tie Awards!

In the "Volunteer of the Year" category, Anne Balding & Claudia Roland are finalists for the "Meals on the Ground" program that provides meals to those who need more food security in their lives.

Meals are donated by community members & groups and are served on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at Duncan United Church 246 Ingram St.

Apologies for the oversight...good luck Anne & Claudia!

1 week ago
Cowichan Estuary Nature Centre

Volunteers Matter! Thank you Eric.

We are delighted to recognize long-time Nature Centre Volunteer Eric Marshall who was selected as an Outstanding Volunteer to receive the Island Savings #SimpleGenerosity Award.

“Eric’s contributions to the Cowichan Estuary Nature Centre and the community in general are significant.” says Nature Centre Coordinator Haley Guest.

“He generously gives his time as a volunteer nature interpreter, works with our school programs, and also works on the Operations Committee. I’ve learned so much from Eric and am grateful for his wisdom and commitment to our little Nature ... See more


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Volunteer Interviewers Needed for Senior's Advocate

Are you impressed by Isobel Mackenzie, our BC’s Seniors Advocate?  

Do you want to support her work to improve residential services for seniors?

Check out the website Calling for Volunteers to Assist Seniors in Completing a Survey.  This survey will provide feedback regarding their experiences with residential services.

Volunteer candidates need complete and submit an online form to volunteer in your area.