Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering with our Society is a rewarding opportunity to meet a fantastic group of new people and be directly involved in the organization. Volunteer positions are critical for the functioning of any non-profit group and are available in a wide range of time commitments. 

We are currently seeking volunteers for the following positions:

Treasure and Raffle Table (Updated June 12th, 2017)

TREASURER 

Once established, this position takes about 20 hours per month, including attending the Executive meetings and General meetings in Courtenay. All volunteers of the CVHS must be members ($20 for an individual or $30 for a family/year). Those interested in volunteering should contact the President of the CVHS at president@comoxvalleyhortsociety.ca

  • preparation of the following statements for the Executive Meetings once a month, including but not limited to:
    • maintaining the General Ledger
    • statement of revenue and expenses for the month
    • Profit and Loss statements for the month
    • reporting to and answering questions from the Executive at the Executive meetings once a month
    • depositing revenue from membership drives (ends January 31) and monies raised at our General Meetings (9 meetings per year)
  • reconciling the monthly bank statement 
  • signing (and mailing) cheques as required
  • attending to budget matters Knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices is a must and familiarity with QuickBooks or another similar accounting software is an asset.

Once established, this position takes about 20 hours per month, including attending the Executive meetings and General meetings in Courtenay. All volunteers of the CVHS must be members ($20 for an individual or $30 for a family/year). Those interested in volunteering should contact the President of the CVHS at president@comoxvalleyhortsociety.ca

RAFFLE TABLE

The Comox Valley Horticultural Society is looking for another volunteer for the Raffle Table which takes place at our General Meetings (typically every third Monday of the month at the Florence Filberg Hall in Courtenay). Duties would include shopping for raffle prizes, working on a short article for the newsletter every month and attending the meetings to sell tickets. If you are interested in volunteering with us, please contact the President at president@comoxvalleyhortsociety.ca. All volunteers must be members of the Comox Valley Horticultural Society; membership is $20 for an individual or $30 for a family (2 adults and unlimited amount of children).