With support from his mentor Joshua works on his career goals!

Volunteers create connected communities!

April 24-30 is National Volunteer Appreciation Week, and it is a time to celebrate Canada’s volunteers. The National Volunteer Week theme for 2022, Volunteering Is Empathy In Action, affirms the strong connection between volunteerism and empathy. This profoundly human connection ... Read more

Kristy HayterApril 25, 2022

Easter Weekend Fun at CHV

Covenant House Vancouver always works hard to make holidays, celebrations, and the different seasons fun for young people. And Easter is no different.Volunteers from South Vancouver Neighbourhood House, Women in Consulting Engineering Vancouver, and OSI Maritime Systems decorated special themed ... Read more

Kristy HayterApril 15, 2022

It’s Thank Your Mentor Day!

On Thursday, January 27, it is Thank Your Mentor Day, this is a day for all mentees to show gratitude for their mentor by sending them a special message of gratitude and also posting on social media using the hashtag ... Read more

Kristy HayterJanuary 27, 2022

A special story to honour International Mentoring Day

Our Mentorship Program gives youth the opportunity to develop healthy and trusting one-to-one relationships with responsible adults. Mentors are adult role models that commit to supporting young people to achieve their goals over the course of one year.To celebrate International ... Read more

Kristy HayterJanuary 17, 2022

Joy MacPhail appointed to the Order of Canada

Congratulations to Joy MacPhail for being appointed by the Governor General to the Order of Canada. Joy is being recognized for her pioneering contributions to politics and for her tireless advocacy of underserved and marginalized communities. Joy MacPhail served as ... Read more

Kristy HayterJanuary 05, 2022

Volunteers support youth relentlessly

We are so grateful to have the help and kindness of so many amazing volunteers here at Covenant House Vancouver – whether just for one afternoon or year-round, volunteers are an important part of providing relentless support to our young ... Read more

Kristy HayterJune 29, 2021

It’s National Teacher Appreciation Day!

National Teacher Appreciation Day recognizes our dedicated educators from across the country. The National Education Association describes National Teacher Day “as a day for honoring teachers and recognizing the lasting contributions they make to our lives.”Teachers are amazing for so ... Read more

Kristy HayterMay 04, 2021

You are never too young to change the world

Volunteering is inspiring, and no matter how young you are it is never too early to start changing the world. YouthToSea volunteers are the perfect example of this, through grant funding from Ocean Wise, YouthToSea volunteers were able to create ... Read more

Kristy HayterApril 23, 2021