Mary Catherine Williams ~ Executive Director, Volunteer Campbell River

Mary Catherine has over thirty years of experience working with children, families, and communities to promote well-being, safety, and success. Her career spans working in child care centres in the Downtown Eastside, instructing ECE programs, operating child care facilities, owning a small business, supporting families raising children with a variety of developmental disabilities and challenges, and providing training to families and community professionals.  During the past 18 years, Mary Catherine has collaborated in community development initiatives in Campbell River with a focus on mental health and addictions prevention and supports, Reconciliation and community resilience. Volunteering has been a cornerstone for Mary Catherine throughout her life. She brings a range of volunteer experiences spanning social services, sports, education and government with roles on non-profit boards, provincial advisories, as a sport official, in fundraising and providing board development training.

You can reach Mary Catherine at VCR from Monday to Thursday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, by phone 250-287-8111 or by email at  

Tiesha Schmuland ~ Volunteer and Community Engagement Coordinator,  Volunteer Campbell River   

Tiesha brings a wonderful combination of expertise, education, and experiences which are very well suited to this work. In her previous roles, Tiesha has worked with children, families, and communities in special education, children’s ministry, and childcare, as well as providing adult education and supporting a large number of volunteers. Tiesha brings her passion and joyfulness to Volunteer CR and is looking forward to connecting with volunteers, agencies and the community.

Tiesha can be reached from Monday to Thursday, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, by phone 250-287-8111 or by email at