2018 is Vantage Point’s 75th anniversary.
Founded as the Central Volunteer Bureau of Vancouver in 1943 (a year of local and global complexities), we were formed as part of the volunteer efforts of World War II to provide childcare for working women. From there, we grew into a traditional volunteer centre – matching passionate community members to not-for-profits.
In our path to 2018, we responded to a distinct shift in the sector – a call for more capacity building, skilled volunteerism, and professional development – and we became Vantage Point. Volunteerism continues to be a driving force of our mission.
To celebrate, we invite you to a 75th Anniversary Party to acknowledge both our work as well as the collective impact of BC’s not-for-profit sector.
Executive Director, Vantage Point
FROM THE BLOG
Maria shares her lens on Vantage Point’s 75 year journey and our roots in supporting volunteers across Vancouver. Learn more about our story and how we grew from the Central Volunteer Bureau of Vancouver in 1943 of to the organization we are today.
September 27, 2018 | $60
Join us to celebrate this milestone! We are hosting a reception to recognize over seven decades of volunteerism and community impact by our province’s not-for-profit sector.