volunteers

A sea of people make their way up and down Douglas Street during Car Free Day on Sunday afternoon in 2017. (File photo)

Volunteers needed for Car Free YYJ day

Atomique Productions is asking for people to help out with the June 16 event

A sea of people make their way up and down Douglas Street during Car Free Day on Sunday afternoon in 2017. (File photo)
The 2019 United Way Spirit Awards celebrate the Capital Region’s most influential volunteers and contributors (Nicole Crescenzi/ News Staff)

United Way celebrates volunteers, contributors in Greater Victoria area

$4.7 million was raised in 2018 thanks to the work of hundreds of people

The 2019 United Way Spirit Awards celebrate the Capital Region’s most influential volunteers and contributors (Nicole Crescenzi/ News Staff)
Volunteers can have regular shifts or be on call, and tasks can range from driving clients to appointments, going for a walk together, doing odd jobs around the house, providing reassurance phone calls, or doing administrative work. (Submitted photo)

Celebrate National Volunteer Week April 15 to 21

Organization celebrates volunteers ‘making a difference’ in Oak Bay

Volunteers can have regular shifts or be on call, and tasks can range from driving clients to appointments, going for a walk together, doing odd jobs around the house, providing reassurance phone calls, or doing administrative work. (Submitted photo)
BC & Alberta Guide Dogs needs volunteer puppy raisers to help train future guide dogs. (File contributed/BC & Alberta Guide Dogs)

B.C. Guide dogs is looking for volunteer puppy raisers

Labrador retrievers need to learn obedience and socialization before heading to work

BC & Alberta Guide Dogs needs volunteer puppy raisers to help train future guide dogs. (File contributed/BC & Alberta Guide Dogs)
Volunteers meet for a workshop at the Swan Lake Nature Centre. The demographics, and the commitment level from people looking to help out are changing, Volunteer Victoria finds.  Photo contributed

Celebrating Volunteers: the end of National Volunteer Week

More than 40 per cent of Canadians volunteer every year

Volunteers meet for a workshop at the Swan Lake Nature Centre. The demographics, and the commitment level from people looking to help out are changing, Volunteer Victoria finds.  Photo contributed