The Volunteer Centre operates with both paid and volunteer staff that includes an Executive Director and Coordinator, and Volunteers for Advisors, Publicity and Special Events.
Mary Catherine Williams – Executive Director
Welcome to our new Executive Director Mary Catherine Williams! Mary Catherine has over thirty years of experience working with children, families, and communities to promote well-being, safety and success. Her career spans working in child care centres in the Downtown Eastside, instructing ECE programs, operating child care facilities, owning a small business, supporting families raising children with a variety of developmental disabilities and challenges, and providing training to families and community professionals. During the past 18 years she has collaborated in community development initiatives in Campbell River with a focus on mental health and addictions prevention and supports, Reconciliation and community resilience. Volunteering has been a cornerstone for Mary Catherine throughout her life. She brings a range of experiences spanning social services, sports, education and government with roles on non-profit boards, provincial advisories, as a sport official, in fundraising and providing board development training. You can reach Mary Catherine at VCR from Monday to Thursday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, by phone 250-287-8111 or by email at email@example.com.
Christine Kleinsteuber – Volunteer and Community Engagement Coordinator
Christine started with VCR in May 2018 and is our new Volunteer & Community Engagement Coordinator. With her friendly outgoing personality, volunteer and non-profit experience and administrative skills, she is a perfect fit for our frontline staff person.
Her main duties are to assist clients with finding volunteer opportunities and completing volunteer Police Information Checks, administration of the online volunteer recruitment & referral software system, liaising between volunteers and volunteer coordinators, maintaining our website and volunteer databases, and providing office support.
Christine sits on the Board of the North Island Metis Association as the Women’s Representative in Campbell River, is Community Council Chair of the BC Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) CR Branch, a member and volunteer of Campbell River Partners for Animal Welfare Society (CR PAWS), and Vancouver Island Ferret Education and Rescue Team (VI FERT). She also participates in many special events around the community.
Christine can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org Monday – Thursday 10 am – 2 pm.
Advisor Gerry Cochrane
Office Helper – open vacancy
Office Helper & Special Events – open vacancy