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Volunteer Stories

Solving the mystery of youth engagement

Solving the mystery of youth engagement

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...

Volunteer ESL tutoring is rewarding for tutors and learners

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...

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...

Keeping the Railway Museum on track

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...

Volunteers make hospital auxiliary thrift store a success

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 the...

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...