Tracey Davidson – Executive Director
Volunteering has been part of Tracey’s life since she was young and she shares that passion with her daughter. Tracey started volunteering with Volunteer Terrace in September of 2014, became the Community Engagement Coordinator in November of 2014 and is now Volunteer Terrace’s Executive Director. Tracey’s previous volunteer positions have included: Volunteer Interviewer for the North Shore Community Resource Centre, Mock Interviewer and Mentor for the North Shore Multicultural Society, and Volunteer Manager for the North Shore Spirit of BC.
Tracey currently volunteers as a Facilitator for Terrace Restorative Justice, plus is involved with many events at Volunteer Terrace. She was previously employed in the retail business, managing several franchises in the Vancouver area.
Lori Beauchamp – Senior Program Coordinator
Lori has been the Senior’s Program Coordinator at Volunteer Terrace since November 2016, having come to the position with experience in management and front line work in a variety of non-profit organizations. She manages all aspects of the Senior’s Programs, which enable seniors to remain in their homes for as long as possible. Lori strongly believes that everyone has the right to a good quality of life and is devoted to her clients.
Lori came to us from Northern Ontario, where she graduated in Mental Health & Addictions Counselling. She worked as a front line staff to support people with disabilities, before managing various residential, and community inclusion programs here in Terrace. In her spare time, Lori enjoys spending time with her family, and friends – travelling, playing games, playing guitar, and camping.
Jillian Stephens – Community Engagement Coordinator and Youth Volunteer Corps Program Director
Jill has been the Community Engagement Coordinator and YVC Program Director since May 2017. She has worked with Volunteer Terrace before as a summer student in 2016; as well as a number of other non-profits coordinating youth programs. Jill enjoys coordinating fun opportunities for volunteers and youth to explore and challenge the status quo. Through experiences and education, Jill believes in the power of holistic views of interconnectedness and interdependency. She strongly believes in our community moving together towards healthy lifestyles and using diversity as our biggest strength. Jill feels providing opportunities to feel appreciated, diversified, recognized, and developing autonomy as future community members are values she wants youth to experience to further themselves through transformative learning and reflection.
Jill is home-grown here in the Northwest; she comes from the Nisga’a Nation in Laxgalts’ap and raised in Terrace. She is a UNBC Graduate, attaining a Bachelor of Arts with a major in First Nations Studies. She has been volunteering her entire life through cultural events and lifestyle, sports teams, school clubs, and various non-profits in Prince George and Terrace. She enjoys travelling, concerts, collecting comics, spending time with family and friends, camping, and watching movies.
Simran Jawanda – Youth Volunteer Corps Team Leader
Simran has been volunteering with Volunteer Terrace since 2013. In her high school years, she began to further understand and appreciate the positive impact volunteering has on the community, other individuals, and one self. She is excited to work with Volunteer Terrace for the summer as the Youth Volunteer Corps (YVC) Team Leader. Simran believes that every individual has the potential to use their strengths and make a difference in their community. It is the matter of discovering your potential; she believes the YVC program is an excellent opportunity for youth to do so.
Simran is born and raised in Terrace. Currently, she is in her third year of Biomedical Studies at the University of Northern British Columbia in Prince George. During the school year, she is actively involved with many clubs on campus and non-profit organizations in the community. One of the challenges Simran faced moving away from home was getting used to the urban centre feelings. She was able to face it by joining the local Rotaract club that allowed her to get involved in the community and meet many new people. In her spare time, Simran enjoys cooking, reading, watching her favourite TV shows, and exploring the outdoors.