Creating A Legacy of Volunteers

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Whether it's for one hour, one day or one year, British Columbians who volunteer make a difference. 2010 Legacies Now is committed to increasing volunteer involvement across B.C. and strengthening the volunteer sector's ability to achieve excellence., created by 2010 Legacies Now, is an online registration system which connects volunteers with event organizers throughout the province. Volunteers indicate the areas which interest them and matches those interests with events registered in its database

"I signed up with so I could track the volunteering I've done and find out about new volunteering opportunities," said one volunteer, Sharon. "I'm hoping to volunteer more and I think is a good starting point.

Events of all sizes looking for volunteer support can register with The 2006 World Junior Hockey Championships, the Kidney Foundation of Canada's RoundUp for Research and the Whistler Children's Art Festival are a few events which relied on for volunteers.

"I've always wanted to give back to the community but with a full- time job it was difficult to find volunteering positions," explained Doris, another volunteer. "With the help of I was able to easily find volunteering opportunities that worked with my time constraints." aims to create a legacy of volunteers continuing well into the future. It aims to have one million active volunteers and 1,500 events by 2012. is an online registration tool to connect volunteers with event organizations throughout BC. is supported by the Province of British Columbia, CTV, Volunteer BC and Volunteer Canada. Visit for more information.