• 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.

Don't miss this event on November 7th

'Friendly Visitors' Needed for the 'Better at Home' Program

The Cowichan Region's  'Better at Home' Program is looking for volunteers to assist our SENIOR CLIENTS so they can live in their homes longer.  You can help them by volunteering with friendly visiting and grocery shopping.

If this is a program you would like to be a part of contact Cathy at vc@volunteercowichan.bc.ca

Learn more at: http://www.volunteercowichan.bc.ca/better-at-home/



3 days ago
HandsOn Network


1 week ago
Run for the Claus!

Fun to do and Fun to watch... Who can resist a gathering of Santas...along with a few elves...

Don a Santa suit to join other 'Santas' from across the Valley on a run/walk in Support of Clements Centre!

1 week ago

Urgently needed: Volunteer Walk Committee Chair or Co-Chair, Walk for Alzheimer’s

The Walk for Alzheimer’s is Canada’s biggest fundraiser for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. It’s a fun and family-friendly way to create new memories while sending a message of hope to the over 747,000 Canadians – including 70,000 British Columbians – currently living with dementia, and those who care for them.
Funds raised at the Investors Group Walk for Alzheimer’s support programs and services in our community that improve the quality of life for people living with dementia and ... See more

2 weeks ago
Feel Good Fridays: Volunteer this November!

Do you want to contribute directly to some great environmental work happening in Cowichan Valley? This November, join the Cowichan Estuary Nature Centre, Somenos Marsh Society, and the Cowichan Land Trust for FOUR Fridays of hands-on habitat restoration!

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All events are 11am-2pm and include treats! 🙂 Please bring work gloves if you have them, and dress for the weather.

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Friday Nov 4: Hecate Park Beach: Build a resilient shoreline PART 1
Hecate Park, 1845 Cowichan Bay Road

Friday Nov 10: Bings Creek: Prevent flooding and provide shade for ... See more

3 weeks ago
Cowichan Search & Rescue

Every wonder what a hard working volunteer looks like?

We can’t even begin to add words to this picture of two dedicated volunteers who have been out searching for Faye! Our volunteers are special ....thank you! Well deserved break. BTW she doesn’t know this picture was taken of her ssshhhhhh!

3 weeks ago

Molson Canadian Awards presented last night by Corey Small to Chantal Clarke, Glen Martin and Gia Jane. Only 1000 were given across the country and 3 of those came to Duncan. Well deserved by all three.


The Community We Live In

Be a Part of the Change!

Helping Refugees

Helping the Homeless or Needy

Helping Seniors

Helping with Yardwork

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.