Janine Johnson, Le Nichoir Volunteer   “Volunteers are the heart of Le Nichoir,” states Susan Wylie, Director of Le Nichoir Wild Bird Rehabilitation Centre. “They are what allows Le Nichoir to pursue its mission of conserving wild birds… Read More

Louis Thouin, Volunteer with ABOVAS and Golden Rescue Canada

ABOVAS is a non-profit West Island community organization providing free medical transportation and accompaniment, thanks to volunteer drivers.  Louis Thouin is one such volunteer. “I love what I’m doing! Everyone is interesting – such great stories and experiences”…. Read More

Pharmascience’s Morris Goodman Community Partnership Day 2018 Celebrated in Collaboration with Volunteer West Island!

The 8th annual Pharmascience Morris Goodman Community Partnership Day (MGCPD) took place under ideal weather conditions as Pharmascience employee-volunteers spread out across Montreal and the West Island, giving their time and energy to assist non-profit community organizations. This… Read More

BMS Volunteers Out in Force in the Community! Bristol-Myers and Volunteer West Island Team Up to Help Others

Again this year, much to the delight of a large number of non-profit groups who welcomed them, over 100 Bristol-Myers employees celebrated their Community Day by offering their services as volunteers.  This annual event was again organized in… Read More

What can I do to make a difference in my community?

Consider Becoming a Volunteer! Volunteer work can show you how to use and hone skills you already have, enable you to develop new ones and discover abilities you didn’t know you possessed. Skills you acquire through volunteer work… Read More

Volunteer West Island has that certain something

Imagine the possibilities! With volunteers and community groups working together, there are endless possibilities of making our community a better place to live, work and play! Volunteering has long been a mainstay of West Island life. Volunteer West… Read More

Celebrating the accomplishments of the Meals on Wheels volunteers!

Meals on Wheels is a volunteer-driven program coordinated by Volunteer West Island. It provides hot, nutritious meals to home-bound seniors and to those with reduced autonomy. Helping them remain in their own homes, enjoying as high a quality… Read More