Volunteers support youth relentlessly

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

Thanking SVNH Volunteers!

Once again volunteers from South Vancouver Neighbourhood House have supported us, this time through our Thank-a-Thon Program. Youth volunteers called and thanked 441 donors over three Saturdays. We are incredibly grateful to these amazing young people. If you’re interested in volunteering for ... Read more

Kristy HayterApril 20, 2021

It’s National Volunteer Appreciation Week!

April 18-24th is National Volunteer Appreciation Week and it is a time to celebrate Canada’s volunteers. The National Volunteer Week theme for 2021, The Value of One, The Power of Many, reflects on the awe-inspiring acts of kindness by millions ... Read more

Kristy HayterApril 19, 2021

Easter Fun at CHV

Covenant House Vancouver always works hard to make holidays, celebrations, and the different seasons fun for young people. Even with the ongoing health crisis, this Easter was no different. Youth volunteers from South Vancouver Neighbourhood House decorated treat bags for ... Read more

Kristy HayterApril 05, 2021

January 30 is Thank Your Mentor 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 a young person to achieve their goals over the course of one year. In honour of Thank ... Read more

Kristy HayterJanuary 29, 2021

I Am a Mentor Day

January 7th is I Am a Mentor Day which is a day for volunteer mentors to celebrate their role and reflect on the ways mentees have enhanced their world. Covenant House Vancouver's Mentorship Program gives youth the opportunity to develop healthy and ... Read more

Kristy HayterJanuary 07, 2021