Volunteer

Jeanette Megens

KCR: Volunteering is sharing your story

Kelowna Community Resources shares stories of its volunteers in a weekly column

  • Jun 17, 2021

 

Jane Linden

KCR: Volunteering keeps you active

Kelowna Community Resources shares stories of its volunteers in a weekly column

  • Jun 10, 2021

 

Enid J Bradley

KCR: Volunteering in a pandemic requires adaptability

Kelowna Community Resources shares stories of its volunteers in a weekly column

  • Jun 3, 2021

 

Volunteer 55 Ambassador Jeff Stewart

KCR: Volunteering is a team effort

Kelowna Community Resources shares stories of its volunteers in a weekly column

  • Jun 3, 2021
Volunteer 55 Ambassador Jeff Stewart
Sharon Shepherd volunteers

KCR: Volunteering is making a difference

KCR Community Resources shares stories of its volunteers in a weekly column

  • May 27, 2021
Sharon Shepherd volunteers
Dennis LaHue is a volunteer

KCR: Volunteering is appreciating people for who they are

KCR Community Resources shares stories of its volunteers in a weekly column

  • May 20, 2021
Dennis LaHue is a volunteer
KCR Migrant Support Worker, Javier, had an exciting day escorting his son Ian with him during ‘Take your Child to Work Day’!

KCR: Volunteering is being part of a whole

KCR Community Resources shares stories of its volunteers in a weekly column

  • May 13, 2021
KCR Migrant Support Worker, Javier, had an exciting day escorting his son Ian with him during ‘Take your Child to Work Day’!
Cleo Ruffle a volunteer at KCR

KCR: Volunteering is, finding your passion

KCR Community Resources shares stories of its volunteers in a weekly column

  • Apr 29, 2021
Cleo Ruffle a volunteer at KCR
KCR Migrant Support Worker, Javier, had an exciting day escorting his son Ian with him during ‘Take your Child to Work Day’!

KCR: Celebrating volunteers and launch of Volunteer55

KCR Community Resources shares stories of its volunteers in a weekly column

  • Apr 22, 2021
KCR Migrant Support Worker, Javier, had an exciting day escorting his son Ian with him during ‘Take your Child to Work Day’!
The Vernon Pickleball Association spotlights member Don Friesen ahead of National Volunteer Week (April 18-24, 2021). (Vernon Pickleball Association)

Volunteer praised by Vernon pickleballers

Marshall Field pickleball complex wouldn’t be possible without dedicated volunteer hours: VPA

The Vernon Pickleball Association spotlights member Don Friesen ahead of National Volunteer Week (April 18-24, 2021). (Vernon Pickleball Association)
Kerri and Kevin Black are highlighted for their volunteer work with the Carr's Landing Community and Recreation Association. (Contributed)

Okanagan couple’s passion to make a difference

Spotlight on Carr’s Landing Community and Recreation Association volunteers

Kerri and Kevin Black are highlighted for their volunteer work with the Carr's Landing Community and Recreation Association. (Contributed)
When his owner had knee surgery, Kevin, 2, was able to continue to go for walks thanks to volunteers from Elder Dog Canada. (Contributed photo)

B.C. woman has nothing but praise for Elder Dog Canada

National organization has a fleet of volunteer walkers ready, but needs more clients to serve

When his owner had knee surgery, Kevin, 2, was able to continue to go for walks thanks to volunteers from Elder Dog Canada. (Contributed photo)
Just 15 volunteers like Tracey and Christine at the Westside Salvation Army in West Kelowna, contribute 350 volunteer hours to the store each month. They are in desperate need of more hands. (Phil McLachlan - West K News)

More hands needed at West Kelowna Salvation Army

The team is preparing for a demanding holiday season, as a result of the pandemic

Just 15 volunteers like Tracey and Christine at the Westside Salvation Army in West Kelowna, contribute 350 volunteer hours to the store each month. They are in desperate need of more hands. (Phil McLachlan - West K News)
Volunteers at the Summerland Health Care Auxiliary Thrift Store are some of the many in the South Okanagan and Similkameen who give of their time to help the community and the region. (Black Press file photo)

Efforts recognized during National Volunteer Week

South Okanagan Similkameen Volunteer Centre applauds generosity in region

Volunteers at the Summerland Health Care Auxiliary Thrift Store are some of the many in the South Okanagan and Similkameen who give of their time to help the community and the region. (Black Press file photo)
Although there’s a pandemic, Theresa Hamilton said coming to chat with Merr Olsen keeps a sense of normality through the crisis. “It’s routine,” she said. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)

Not alone: Volunteers play tic-tac-toe on seniors’ windows

‘Hopefully this will go beyond COVID-19’

Although there’s a pandemic, Theresa Hamilton said coming to chat with Merr Olsen keeps a sense of normality through the crisis. “It’s routine,” she said. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)
PARAMEDIC                                Since 1985, Kim Schroyen has worked as a paramedic in Summerland. On March 12, he worked his last shift. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
PARAMEDIC                                Since 1985, Kim Schroyen has worked as a paramedic in Summerland. On March 12, he worked his last shift. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)