volunteers

Forty-four volunteers from across B.C. received the Sovereign’s Medal from Lt.-Gov. Janet Austin (Black Press File Photo)

Greater Victoria volunteers among many recognized by Lieutenant Governor

Forty-four B.C. residents received the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers

Forty-four volunteers from across B.C. received the Sovereign’s Medal from Lt.-Gov. Janet Austin (Black Press File Photo)
Derek Raphael Ventura keeps an eye on the grill for Gator BBQ during Esquimalt Ribfest in 2018. (File photo)

Esquimalt Ribfest in need of volunteers

The three-day festival is happening from Sept. 6 to 8

Derek Raphael Ventura keeps an eye on the grill for Gator BBQ during Esquimalt Ribfest in 2018. (File photo)
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)

Sooke earns Municipal Challenge Cup from United Way

Half of district employees contribute to the United Way

The 2019 United Way Spirit Awards celebrate the Capital Region’s most influential volunteers and contributors (Nicole Crescenzi/ News Staff)
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)