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Seniors Volunteer

Seniors Volunteer Coordinator ‘Blown Away’ by Generosity of Time & Spirit The volunteers of Revelstoke never cease to amaze me with their ability to give of their time and their hearts to others in our community. As a volunteer coordinator in our community I am involved with volunteers on a day to day basis and […]

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Revelstoke Railway Museum

Keeping the Railway Museum on Track

There’s volunteering and then there is leaving a legacy. At the Revelstoke Railway Museum we have been fortunate to have dedicated volunteers step up to many numerous tasks and projects. The past year has been no exception. In fact, the past year has been exceptional – exceptional because in the face of a year of […]

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Thrift Shop

Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Store

Volunteers Make Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Store a Success Each spring the volunteers of the Revelstoke Hospital Auxiliary celebrate a customer appreciation day with free hot dogs, cake and juice and a half price day at the Thrift Store as a way of saying thank you to all their customers and donors. The 84 members of […]

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Community Connections Food Bank

Community Connections Food Bank – Volunteers Giving a Hand Up

Community Connections Food Bank feeds real people throughout the year: newborn babies, children, working parents, single moms and dads, seniors taken ill, and many who are on disability and unable to work. Thankfully, due to the support of our volunteers, the food bank is a source of hope for the many that use it. As […]

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Tutoring

Volunteer ESL tutoring

Volunteer ESL tutoring is rewarding for Tutors and Learners One feels fortunate to be part of a program that consists of caring and generous volunteers, and eager and appreciative learners. The English as a Second Language Settlement Assistance Program (ESLSAP) at Okanagan College is mostly an Adult Volunteer Tutoring program that works with immigrants who […]

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Youth Engagement

Solving the Mystery of Youth Engagement

A lot of adults have been asking the same question lately, “How do we engage youth?” It’s like we are a mysterious species and you are looking for the correct type of bait to lure us into a trap. But being fellow human beings, we out smarted the ‘free pizza’ trick long ago. There is […]

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Cathy and Jill Volunteer

Volunteer Stories

Volunteer Stories Can you imagine what Revelstoke would be like if no one volunteered? Just think about it for a moment. Think about a community without all the volunteer-based clubs, teams, groups, organizations, non-profits, events, committees, and … the list goes on. One hesitates to even go there. Fortunately for all of us, Revelstoke (and […]

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