Stories

Meet Heather, our Island Crisis Care Society “Volunteer of the Month.” Heather grew up in the Edson and Hinton areas of Alberta. The daughter of two teachers who were “amateur naturalists,” she spent much of her childhood outdoors. Her parents’ Christian faith was also modeled...

It is a question that has been at the forefront for Sue Fichtler, member of the support team at Orca Place Supportive Housing program throughout the past few months after the untimely loss of her son Evan. It is the kind of thing that can break...

Our current Project Rise cohort participants have all finished the in-class training portion of the program and are well into their work placements. It has been an amazing experience for our participants so far and three of them were happy to share some of their...

By Deb Crosby, ICCS Volunteer Writer Our volunteer of the month, Jeremy arrived in Nanaimo five years ago and has served on the ICCS Board of Directors for about a year. He grew up in a minister’s home and with his vocation in ministry these past...