Join us on Saturday February 23rd for the 4th Annual Coldest Night of the Year Walk!

It’s a new year and #CNOYComoxValley has new goals! Please JOIN US ON FEBRUARY 23 and help raise much-needed funds to help those who are hungry, homeless and hurting in our community. There are lots of ways to help: #startateam#registertowalk#volunteer#fundraise#spreadtheword, and #give.

A HUGE shout out to our 2019 CNOY Sponsors Peninsula Co-op Presley & Partners Comox Valley Airport 97.3 The Eagle Comox Valley Record Newsroom Whats On Digest Comox Valley Plates Eatery & Catering Company CSN – RELIABLE Auto Body McDonald’s – THANK YOU for your support!

New Triple P Sessions starting in January 2019. Sign up now for afternoon sessions.

The next Triple P Parenting Group sessions are starting soon so please call 250-897-0511 to register! Starts January 24th, Thursday afternoons from 12:30 to 2:30 PM at 625 England Ave. Registration deadline is January 23rd. (Click on the poster to view as a larger image)

 

Volunteers Needed for the Crown Isle Holiday Resort Walk 2018

Feeling Elfish?  Crown Isle has put a call out for Volunteers for their 2018 Holiday Resort Walk.  This is a wonderful family event and will definitely put you in the Holiday spirit!

We are a proud recipient of the funds raised from this event!  Along with Dawn to Dawn Action on Homelessness, Boys and Girls Club and the Comox Valley Food Bank.

Community Engagement Manager

The Community Engagement Manager works under the direction of and collaboratively with the Executive Director to provide strategic leadership, planning and implementation for community engagement goals. Areas of responsibility include Volunteer Management; Fundraising and Events; Communication and Marketing.

Education, Training and Experience:
• Diploma or degree in marketing, communications, public relations, fundraising, event planning or volunteer management or equivalent.
• Minimum of two years’ experience related to the position duties and responsibilities.

Job Skills and Abilities:
• Superior: interpersonal skills; written and oral communication skills; organizational ability; creative thinking skills; problem solving skills; prioritizing skills; attention to detail.
• Criminal Record Clearance
• Some travel, evening and weekend work required.

Part Time, 24 hours per week – flexible, including occasional evening and weekend events.
Union Status: Exempt

Contact us for a full job description.  Closing date is October 17th.  Cover letter and resume addressed to Kate Mantta, HR@cvts.ca

We thank everyone who applies but only those shortlisted will be contacted.

Casual Thrift Store Retail Associate

The Thrift Store Associate works as part of a team performing a wide variety of duties under the direction of the Thrift Store Manager to ensure an efficient and profitable store operation.  The Thrift Store Associate is cross trained and works in all areas of the store, performing all duties as assigned by the Store Manager. 

NOTE:  This is a casual position so there are no “guaranteed hours”

Job Skills and Abilities

  • Good communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Be multi task oriented and organized
  • Physically fit with the ability to properly lift heavy items and heavier items with assistance
  • Cash register experience and ability to work with numbers
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative

Education and Training

  • High school diploma
  • One year experience in a retail (required)
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience

Other Requirements:

  • Relevant Criminal Record clearance

Please submit resume and cover letter to:  Kate Mantta, HR@cvts.ca.  Closing date is October 12 at 4:00pm.  Please note that only those short listed will be contacted.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Join us on October 4th for dinner and a panel discussion on how witnessing violence, abuse and addictions impacts children and youth.  

Where:  Courtenay Elementary School

Time:  5:00 to 7:30 pm

Dinner and childcare are available.  Please call 250-897-0511 to register by September 28th.

Royal LePage Petite Fondo Ride for Shelter 2018

The 5th Annual Royal LePage Petite Fondo Ride For Shelter is coming up on Sunday September 9th, 2018.  There are 3 different ride distances with stops at Beaufort, 40 Knots and Blue Moon Wineries.  Register to ride (or you can donate if you aren’t able to ride) at www.petitefondo.ca. 

Coffee will be on at 8:00am and Registration will be open. 
Rides will start at 9:00 am with a BBQ lunch provided back at the Royal LePage office parking lot located at 750 Comox Rd. 

School Supplies for 2018

Believe it or not, the new school year in the Comox Valley starts again in a couple weeks!
We are collecting up school supplies again this year for families in need. Donations of New items can be dropped off at our downtown office, 625 England Ave, Mon to Fri from 9:00 to 12:00 and 1:00 to 4:00.

 

Children Who Witness Abuse Counsellor

Temporary – 6 months – September 2018 to March 2019
Part-time – 3 evenings/week and Saturdays – 15 hours/week

Through group and individual counselling work, the Children Who Witness Abuse Counsellor provides counselling, support and advocacy to children who have witnessed violence or abuse.

Education, Training and Experience

  • Relevant Master’s degree preferred, Undergraduate degree combined with relevant experience will be considered. Training in advanced counselling.
  • In-depth knowledge of the following: assessment and counselling practices; child protection laws and regulations; dynamics of abuse in families and effects on children; art and play therapy for children; stages of child development; substance abuse and its effects on children and families.
  • Minimum five years counselling experience (individual and group) working in a related field with children.
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Deadline for applicants: 10th August 2018.  We thank all those who apply but only those short listed will be contacted.

Please send cover letter and resume to:   Kate Mantta, HR Manager;  hr@cvts.ca

Only 4 days left to join the Great Canadian Giving Challenge

Every dollar donated in June is a chance to win!

Summer is a challenging time for charities across the country as Canadians head out to enjoy the great outdoors, leaving charities to face a decline in financial support. This June, join the Great Canadian Giving Challenge and your favourite charity could win $10,000!

Until June 30th, every $1.00* you donate is a chance for your favourite charity to WIN $10,000!

Imagine what your favourite charity could do with $10,000! The Great Canadian Giving Challenge ends soon, enter for your chance to WIN today.

Ready to join the challenge?
It’s easy!

 

*Donations must be made via givingchallenge.ca or canadahelps.org. Minimum $3 donation required. Contest runs from June 1, 2018 at midnight Newfoundland Daylight Time (NDT) to June 30, 2018 at 11:59:59 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time (PDT). One (1) CAD $10,000 donation from The GIV3 Foundation to selected charity available to be won. Odds of charity winning depend on number of entries received. Math skill-test required. See full rules at: http://givingchallenge.ca/rules.html.