Volunteer

This Christmas, Volunteer your Time and be a Bell Ringer for The Salvation Army!

We welcome individuals, groups, corporations, businesses, clubs, organizations and teams to support Salvation Army programs and services by giving your time to host a kettle in your community throughout the duration of the campaign or just for a day.  A sign can even be created for the Kettle stand recognizing your group’s partnership with The…

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2016 VCFS Volunteer Service Award Winners

Darren Taruc—Sally Ann Service Award—For Outstanding Commitment to Mission and For Completing 37 Hours of Volunteer Service From December 10, 2015 to March 31, 2016 Elizabeth Lawson—Kettle Host Service Award—For 52 Hours of Service & For Fundraising $1, 862.43 During the 2015 Christmas Kettle Campaign Hong Wo Wu—Retirement Achievement Award—For 8 Years of Volunteer Service…

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Wishing You a Happy New Year!

Dear Friends, The Salvation Army Vancouver Community & Family Services thanks you for your generous contributions this past Christmas and throughout 2015.  Your ongoing commitment allows us to reach out to those in our community who need it most.  Click here to learn more about our programs and services! We look forward to a continued…

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Ways To Help This Christmas

Dear friend, Generations of Canadians have made donating to The Salvation Army their favourite way to help suffering individuals and families during the holidays. And it’s a wonderful Christmas tradition… Children who would otherwise be overlooked get to experience the wonder of opening gifts of toys and clothes on Christmas Day. Families who are struggling…

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YWAM Idaho Feeds The Hungry at Community Drop-In Breakfast

A BIG thank-you to the 10 members of Youth With A Mission Canada and Youth With A Mission Idaho who volunteered at the Community Drop-In Breakfast this morning.  Along with serving over 100 meals, the group also prepared over 50 emergency food hampers for families in need!

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'Growing Your Own Hanging Garden' with Carefree Greenery Ltd.

Thursday, July 16 – A BIG thanks to Don Mitchell and Merrilee York of Carefree Greenery Ltd. for demonstrating how to construct a hanging garden using a plastic bag, and fertilizer, along with tomato and marigold plants. The ‘Growing Your Own Food Bank’ Community Gardening Club workshop demonstrated to its 20 participants that an accessible…

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Volunteer Opportunities for Web & Graphic Design, and Digital Marketing Students and Alumni

Currently, we are seeking volunteers to aid us in the enhancement of our website www.salvationarmyvcfs.com and the development of strategies and digital marketing tools pertaining to seasonal programs, such as our Christmas Kettle Campaign.  We are looking for students and alumni eager to provide insight and gain valuable hands-on experience by using their skills and learning…

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Congratulations Kiran on Graduating University

CONGRATULATIONS Kirandeep Shahi for successfully graduating with a Bachelor of Social Work Degree from The Vancouver Island University!  We wish you all the best and continued success in future endeavours.

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TELUS Days of Giving

A BIG thanks to the 19 TELUS employees who volunteered at the Community Drop-In Breakfast on May 20th, 22nd, and 25th and  served over 300 meals.  “We give where we live to improve the lives of youth and their communities. We are committed to driving strong social outcomes in the areas of health, education and…

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Thank-you Kirandeep Shahi and Daniela Alvarado-Torres!

A BIG thank-you to both Kirandeep Shahi and Daniela Alvarado-Torres for your hard work and dedication shown throughout your practicum placements.  CONGRATULATIONS to Kiran for successfully completing the Bachelor of Social Work Degree at The Vancouver Island University and another CONGRATULATIONS to Daniela for successfully the Social Service Worker Certificate program at Langara College.  We…

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Partners For Change

This year, resolve to partner with The Salvation Army and be a force for good for those in most need.