Service Opportunities – November 28

Come out on Wednesday, December 4 to volunteer to bake Christmas cookies right here on campus. We have eight spots to fill and you don’t even need any experience! We will bake from 3:45 to 4:45 pm and donate our treats.

Email Ms. Parker at to sign up.

On Saturday, December 7 the Burnside Gorge Community Centre is hosting their annual Santa’s Pancake Breakfast. The event runs from 8:00 am until noon.

They need help with a variety of tasks, ranging from serving food, greeting people, helping with the kids’ craft area, parking attendant, photo room, and being an elf!

If you are interested in getting involved, please contact Travis Chater at 250-388-5251 ext. 225 or email

The annual Gift Wrap is one of the biggest fundraising events for the Mustard Seed. During the month of December, more than 100 volunteers participate at gift wrapping stations located in shopping malls. Gifts are wrapped in exchange for a donation to The Mustard Seed.

Have fun spreading holiday cheer while wrapping gifts. Every booth is open from December 1 to 24. Shifts are available in the morning, afternoon and evening on weekdays and weekends. Locations include Mayfair Shopping Centre, Hillside Shopping Centre or Tillicum Shopping Centre.

Sign up on The Mustard Seed website. If you have any questions, please contact Julia at

Christmas is around the corner and The Salvation Army is asking if you would be willing to ring those iconic bells and volunteer on a kettle. This is a great opportunity for a few friends.

Kettle dates & times:
November 28 – December 24 on Tuesdays to Saturdays.

10 am – 12 pm
12-2 pm
2-4 pm
4-6 pm
6-8 pm
8-9 pm

To apply please contact Mr. Sipili Molia at 250-386-8521 ext.233, cell 250-216-2447 or email

Please email with the following info:
What area of town would you be interested in? Downtown, Oak Bay, James Bay, Royal Oak, Esquimalt, Saanich, Westshore, UVic?
How many shifts would you like? On what days? At what times?

The District of Saanich is hosting their annual Deck the Hall event on Saturday, December 7. They need volunteers for a variety of tasks including arts and crafts helper (14 or older), children’s concert assistant (16 or older) and Santa’s photo booth helper (16 or older). This is an evening event.

For more information, please visit their website or contact Gaileen Flaman at or at 250-475-5502.


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