Salina, a community health volunteer in Kenya, is proud to be making a difference in her community. The mother of six, who also has several grandkids, lost her husband several years ago, leaving her to support her burgeoning family on her own. She continued farming corn for income, but low grain prices meant she was… Continue reading Health volunteer says hard work pays off with gratitude from the community
April seventh to the 14th is National Volunteer Week in Canada. To celebrate, we sat down with Blaire, Volunteer Program Coordinator, to ask her what makes our volunteers special. What’s the best part about working with the volunteers? “Honestly, it’s how enthusiastic the volunteers are to learn! They want to learn and help, and each… Continue reading Happy National Volunteer Week!
It’s true, many hands make light work – and we’re incredibly grateful for the many volunteer hands in our Calgary office. We currently have 18 office volunteers who help us with various projects on a weekly basis. They do everything from folding tax receipts to producing videos, approaching each task with a fun, can-do attitude.… Continue reading Many hands make light work: Thank you volunteers!
This week is National Volunteer Week – a time to recognize, celebrate and thank Canadian volunteers. Operation Eyesight is fortunate to have a large group of wonderful volunteers who help in our head office in Calgary – many of them on a weekly basis. One of our dedicated weekly volunteers is Mona Soyland. Mona first… Continue reading With thanks to you, Mona. Happy Volunteer Week!