The Cote Saint-Luc City Council has proclaimed the week of April 12 to 18, 2015 as National Volunteer Week.
- 13.3 million Canadian volunteers devote their time to help others, contributing over 2.1 billion volunteer hours per year
- volunteers in the City of Côte Saint-Luc perform tasks such as: mentor children, comfort the lonely, beautify green spaces, and fundraise for charitable organizations
- the volunteers in the City are highly diverse being both young and old, composed of individuals and entire families, in the work force and retirees, men and women all of which come from various backgrounds
- the collective result of the work done by our City’s volunteers is that the City is a more desirable place to live
- volunteers in the City play such diverse roles including assisting with the organization of special events, coaching many youth related sports teams, providing much-needed support in various social agencies such as: senior residences and local hospitals
- the City relies on fundamental organizations throughout its territory such as the City’s: Emergency Medical Service, vCOP, the Senior Social Club, the Senior Men’s Club, the Garden Club, the Royal Canadian Legion, Brigadier Frederick Kisch, Branch 97, the Côte Saint-Luc Minor Hockey and Figure Skating Associations the Côte Saint-Luc Adult Sports Associations and the Côte Saint-Luc Tennis Club; the Côte Saint-Luc Cat’s Committee
- volunteers play a critical role in impacting the decision-making process on important issues for the City of Côte Saint-Luc by serving on various Committees such as: Library and Culture, Sponsorship.
The City of Côte Saint-Luc urges the residents of Côte Saint-Luc to recognize the crucial role played by City of Côte Saint-Luc volunteers. The Council thanks and recognizes its volunteers at formal and informal events throughout the year. During National Volunteers Week please thank someone you know that is volunteering in the city.