The City of Coquitlam’s Community Volunteer Support Hub is a new program providing workshops and resources for local not-for-profit organizations impacted by the pandemic, to enable them to continue providing value and services to the community.
Are you a non-profit looking for support? Here’s how you can connect with the Community Volunteer Support Program:
Open to non-profits and community groups supporting Coquitlam residents, the Community Support and Recovery Plan Grant program is available in values up to $5,000 for revenue recovery, and up to $10,000 for pandemic response for adaption of existing programs or the development of new programs.
To learn more, visit coquitlam.ca/csrp . Watch for information about webinars on how to apply for the grant coming soon, or subscribe to the Community Volunteer Support Hub email list at coquitlam.ca/notifyme.
Looking for ways to make a difference in your community? Check out the organizations below, where you can find meaningful ways to give back and get involved.
Volunteer Hub – Community Volunteer Connections provides a local directory of volunteer opportunities by topic.
Go Volunteer – Govolunteer.ca provides volunteers with a wide selection of opportunities that connects them directly with not-for-profit and charitable organizations.
Volunteer BC – Volunteer BC’s online volunteer posting and recruitment tool.
Volunteer Canada – Pan-Canadian platform matching volunteers with volunteer opportunities.
9 a.m. EST
This session will explore the role of volunteers in the pandemic recovery efforts. We will look at examples of how volunteers are helping communities build resilience during this unprecedented time which has resulted in a wide array of economic, social and health issues. The webinar will also highlight the important role that volunteers will play in the vaccination rollout efforts, working in partnership with government and healthcare providers to inoculate members our communities.
Wondering how to apply for Coquitlam’s grant program for non-profits and community groups? Watch for information about how to register coming soon, or subscribe to the Community Volunteer Support Hub email list at coquitlam.ca/notifyme.
The Community Volunteer Hub program is provided through the City of Coquitlam’s COVID-19 Community Support and Recovery Plan (CSRP), which is supporting all sectors of the community impacted by the pandemic. Visit coquitlam.ca/csrp to learn more.