Volunteer

Pete Wise (left) receives the 2021 District of Coldstream Community Achievement Award from Mayor Jim Garlick Monday, Nov. 22. Wise has devoted more than 57 years to search and rescue and helping domestic and wild animals in the region. (District of Coldstream photo)

Wise choice for Coldstream achievement honour

District pays tribute to longtime search and rescue, animal volunteer Pete Wise with annual award

 

Interior Savings downtown location in Kelowna B.C. (Contributed)

$50,000 up for grabs for Okanagan non-profits

One week left for local non-profits to apply for Interior Savings grants

 

Non-profits such as the Shuswap Family Resource and Referral Society have struggled to find and keep volunteers since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. (Shuswap Family Centre image)

Vanishing volunteers: Shuswap non-profits struggle to find help since pandemic hit

Local volunteer coordinator worried she will have to close essential programs

 

Over 50 non-profit organizations from all sectors will be showing opportunities thay have available for volunteers. (Contributed)

KCR Community Resources to host 24th annual volunteer fair in Kelowna

Over 50 non-profit organizations will be showcasing opportunities for volunteers

Over 50 non-profit organizations from all sectors will be showing opportunities thay have available for volunteers. (Contributed)
volunteer fair

KCR: Volunteer fair in Kelowna

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

  • Sep 16, 2021
volunteer fair
Carole

KCR: Volunteering is my therapy

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

  • Sep 9, 2021
Carole
Katie Phelps

KCR: Empower HER

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

  • Aug 26, 2021
Katie Phelps
Joyce

KCR: Volunteering is in the Family

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

  • Aug 26, 2021
Joyce
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KCR: Non-profits organizations

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

  • Aug 19, 2021
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Reenie Scott

KCR: Volunteering is uplifting

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

  • Aug 12, 2021
Reenie Scott
Ruth

KCR: Volunteering brings friendships

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

  • Aug 5, 2021
Ruth
Gloria Clay

KCR: The spunk behind volunteering

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

  • Jul 29, 2021
Gloria Clay
Volunteer Jill Frances Siebert

KCR: Volunteering gives you a second home

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

  • Jul 22, 2021
Volunteer Jill Frances Siebert
Shonu Gosh

KCR: Volunteering brings meaning to life and lifelong friends

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

  • Jul 15, 2021
Shonu Gosh
Suzie Docherty volunteers with KCR. (Contributed)

KCR: What does meaningful work look like for you?

KCR shares story of volunteer Suzie Docherty

  • Jul 9, 2021
Suzie Docherty volunteers with KCR. (Contributed)
Sheila Fergusson

KCR: Volunteering brings meaning to life and lifelong friends

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

  • Jul 1, 2021
Sheila Fergusson
Jeanette Megens

KCR: Volunteering is sharing your story

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

  • Jun 17, 2021
Jeanette Megens
Jane Linden

KCR: Volunteering keeps you active

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

  • Jun 10, 2021
Jane Linden
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
Enid J Bradley
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