“I am only one, but I am one.

I cannot do everything, but I can do something.

And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do.”

~ EdwardEverett Hal~

Why do people volunteer?

Volunteering is an incredibly fulfilling and worthwhile experience for the community and the volunteer. People volunteer for a wide variety of reasons, especially wanting to help others.

What are the benefits are of volunteering…

Think about how much you receive when you give and consider why you want to volunteer.

Here are just a few of the many reasons to become a volunteer:

  • satisfaction from accomplishment
  • to have an impact
  • to feel proud
  • to make new friends
  • for fun!
  • to be part of a team
  • gain satisfaction by helping others
  •  experience personal growth

Do you have what it takes to be a volunteer?

A great volunteer has many great characteristics. Qualities like strong organizational skills, excellent time management, effective communication and solid relationship skills are important. But even more vital to becoming a valued volunteer are the following:

  • PASSION:You need to believe that your volunteering makes a difference.
  • COMMITMENT:To make a difference, to make a change, you need to be committed to your cause.
  • POSITIVE ATTITUDE:Volunteer with a positive attitude, not just a smile on your face.
    DEPENDABILITY:can you be counted on when you agree to volunteer.
    PUNCTUALITY: Be on time, others are counting on you.

Are these qualities you possess?

If so, then you might be ready to join the team.

If you are interested in contributing to our work through volunteering, please contact us at:

PHONE: 250 692 7577


E-MAIL: kelly.turford@ld-cs.ca

Tell us your motivation and expectations

Volunteering is a great way to further a cause,

support an organization, and make a difference in your community!