Service Opportunities – October 3

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria is looking for in-school mentors. You will be paired with an elementary school-aged child and you visit with your ‘mentee’ once a week for one hour during school hours at their school.

The In-School Mentoring Program provides youth with a role model and a friend to talk to (within school grounds) and share the experiences of growing up. For one hour a week, mentors meet with their mentee and engage in activities such as board games, crafts or just hang out on school grounds.

The program requires a weekly visit of one hour for the duration of the school year. Matches do not meet over the summer break or during other school holidays. This opportunity is best suited for Grade 11 and 12 students who have some free periods each week.

For more information, contact Lilaine at [email protected] or call 250-475-1117 ext. 40.


Saanich Neighbourhood Place is looking for a family dinner assistant to help out on Wednesdays. They need an enthusiastic individual to help with set-up and take-down, light kitchen duties and clean-up. As a bonus, dinner is included.

If you are interested, please contact [email protected] or call 250-360-1148.


The Quadra Village Community Centre is looking for a clothing room attendant. Your role is to maintain their clothing room, which offers free clothing, outerwear, footwear and household items. Part of the job is to ensure the clothing room is kept clean, organized and safe for all users. You will also help to sort incoming donations and display items for community members.

If you are interested in volunteering, please call Chloe at 250-388-7696 ext. 225, or send an email to [email protected].


The GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon is coming up on Sunday, Oct. 13.

They are seeking volunteers for many different activities spanning Thanksgiving weekend, October 11-13. On race day they need volunteers to help runners along the route. For more information on the activities, days and shifts, please visit their website.


The Burnside Gorge Community Association is hosting a fun community Halloween event called the Monster Mash on Saturday, Oct. 26. They have fun and games, music, and refreshments for kids and families. There are various volunteer positions available including spooky greeters, snack and refreshment volunteers, activity leaders, and clean up crew. For more details, contact Rachel at [email protected] or call 250-388-5269.

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