Volunteer Futures 2013 – RE:THINK VOLUNTEERISM
Volunteer Futures, October 3 & 4, 2013 is Volunteer BC’s annual training event – Our theme RE:THINK VOLUNTEERISM will explore the different ways in which the non profit sector does, can and should engage communities and volunteers.
Our event brings leaders from small organizations in rural BC and their colleagues from urban non-profits where they can come together to learn, interact and grow their organizations. The conference attracts a list of quality speakers who provide delegates with the opportunity to learn about new best practices, hear about innovative programs, and to hone their skills in volunteer management, government relations and grant writing.
Introducing … Board of Director 2012-2013
Presenting the Winners of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medals
Three outstanding leaders in the volunteer sector were awarded Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medals for their contribution and dedication to strengthening volunteerism in the province. The medals were awarded at Volunteer BC’s – Volunteer Futures Conference.
The medal recipients were chosen for their remarkable commitment and willingness to serve their community. Medals were awarded to:
Laurel D’Andrea, Publisher – Beyond 50 Magazine based out of Kelowna. Her passion in the community unites businesses creatively with non-profits throughout the Central Okanagan.
Anne-Marie Koeppen, Volunteer Cowichan has over 20+ years as an administrator of volunteers. Her positive attitude and professionalism, and her network of contacts across BC and Alberta have made her a key figure for the volunteer sector of the Cowichan Valley and beyond.
Elizabeth Specht, Executive Director – Volunteer Richmond Information Services (VRIS). She has been a leader in the non-profit field for over 28 years. As Executive Director of VRIS, she is responsible for the development of mission-driven innovative and sustainable programs.
From its inception in 1990 to now, Volunteer Terrace promotes the need to aid others. Originally the Terrace Community Volunteer Bureau and Seniors Information Access Centre, Volunteer Terrace has expanded its network and support area throughout the years. Volunteer Terrace defers volunteers to non-profit agencies throughout the community, acting as a central organization of volunteerism. Furthermore, this centre runs help and care programs for elders and the disabled, financial support to those in need and a literacy program to promote literacy among adults…
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