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Become a Volunteer

Supported Transportation

Volunteer as often as you like. This program offers rides to medical appointments for seniors who no longer drive.


Meals on Wheels

Deliver hot and nutritious meals to seniors.  Openings for holiday relief work are available.


To Register to become a volunteer contact:

Vicki Holman
Executive Director
250 715-6481





Chuck Thompson, Board Chair;

Entrepreneur, an educator, a volunteer, a community leader, Chuck is active within our community. He has a financial planning practice under the banner of Sun Life Financial and he is a long-time resident of the Cowichan Region.  Chuck is an enthusiastic planner with a focus on ensuring quality of life as we age and he brings this perspective to the Foundation.








Kendra Bajkov, Treasurer;

Kendra is a Senior Accountant at Grant Thornton LLP and has worked in public practice since 2012. She enjoys working with private businesses and not-for-profit organizations to help them with their accounting needs. Kendra received her bachelor of business administration at Vancouver Island University and is a member of Chartered Professional Accountants of BC. She is looking forward to contributing to the Cowichan Seniors Community Foundation and the Cowichan Valley Community. 








Sheila Service, Past Chair;

Sheila has an RN and BSN and worked on Vancouver Island for over 40 years in various senior roles at VIHA, from a Nurse Administrator and retired in 2012 as the Manager of Emergency Preparedness. Sheila has a history of volunteering in the community and in addition to her health care career she has belonged to and chaired numerous volunteer Boards ranging from Island Saving Credit Union to Evergreen Independent School.







 John Allen, Director;

John is a long term resident of North Cowichan and an insightful, multi-talented leader, accomplished manager and professional. A sound decision maker with 25 + years of broad experience in the management of resource sector projects, commercial operations, and business development.  He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree, is a Registered Professional Forester, a life member of the Maple Bay Fire Hall, and is looking forward to serving the Cowichan Seniors Community Foundation.







Heather Olson, Director;

Heather began her insurance career in 2005. Since then, she’s expertly navigated the always-changing and always-improving insurance industry while successfully working her way up to a management position. Heather takes a well-rounded approach to insurance, considering what each business needs to grow in the long term, what their staff needs and their perspective. Heather moved to the Cowichan Valley when she was five years old. She shares her love of the region with her husband and two children. Her family enjoys cruising the Gulf Islands by boat and hiking mountains. She also volunteers through Islands Savings community involvement. She sits on the board for the Cowichan Seniors Community Foundation and is  the vice president of the CUISA (Credit Union Insurance Services) board.


Kevin Rodger, Director;

Kevin Rodger is the Business Development Analyst at Community Futures Cowichan and has helped to deliver business services and financing to businesses in the Cowichan Region for the past 7 years. Kevin is a 20 year member of the Kinsmen Club of Duncan and has participated in numerous community projects and fundraising initiatives in that time. He has also recently re-joined the board at Clements Centre.

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Cowichan Seniors Community Foundation
135 Third Street, Duncan, B.C. V9L 1R9
Phone: (250) 715-6481   |   Fax: (250) 746-8819
Email: Cowichan Seniors Community