Volunteers

Meaning through Mentorship

It can be challenging as a working adult to seek out the time and motivation to volunteer. As a young software professional, I have been known to...

National Volunteer Week 2017

YWCA programs rely heavily on the help of volunteers in the community. Across Metro Vancouver, our volunteers do it all: they are workshop...

What is the value of volunteering while job searching?

As a job seeker, you know that looking for work can be overwhelming and consuming; consequently, you may feel that volunteering while job searching...

Top 5 reasons to volunteer in the new school year

The hustle and bustle of the new school year is beginning, meaning orientations and new classes are underway for students. For many, the new school...

UPS volunteers help a YWCA garden grow

Last fall, UPS made an important delivery to YWCA Alder Gardens, a housing community for single moms and their children. YWCA Alder Gardens, located...

Welcome to My Life: Why you should volunteer too!

This is the last of a three-part series about Welcome to My Life , a YWCA Youth Education program designed to help Grade 7 girls make smart choices...

Welcome to My Life: Why I stayed as a volunteer

This is part two of a three-part series about Welcome to My Life , a YWCA Youth Education program designed to help Grade 7 girls make smart choices...

Welcome to My Life: Finding time to volunteer as a student

This is part one of a 3-part series about Welcome to My Life , a YWCA Youth Education program designed to help Grade 7 girls make smart choices as...

Meet four extraordinary YWCA volunteers

April 10-16, 2016, is National Volunteer Week . Volunteers are a vital part of the YWCA movement to create social and economic change. This diverse,...

Mentorship is about storytelling

If you’re ever lucky enough to find yourself in a mentor/mentee relationship, ponder this: Mentorship is about seizing the opportunity to tell...

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