List of Organizations

Volunteer Victoria has a comprehensive list of organizations on their website http://www.volunteervictoria.bc.ca/member.html

If you know you want to volunteer but aren’t sure exactly what you want to do it helps to read through this list and see if there are any organizations that appeal to you! It includes contact information so you can get in touch to see if they are in need of volunteers.

Below is a list of some of the organizations where SMUS students have volunteered.

ALS Society of BC
http://www.alsbc.ca/volunteer/volunteer-application

AIDS Vancouver Island
http://avi.org/volunteer

Anawim House
http://www.anawimhouse.com/volunteer

Atsikana Pa Ulendo
http://www.malawigirlsonthemove.com/

BC Cancer Foundation
http://bccancerfoundation.com/

Beacon Hill Children’s Farm
http://beaconhillchildrensfarm.ca/volunteer/

Beacon Hill Villa
http://www.retirementconcepts.com/homes/beacon-hill-villa/

Big Brothers and Sisters of Victoria
http://www.bbbsvictoria.com/en/Home/volunteer/default.aspx

Breakfast Club – Glad Tidings Church and Central Baptist

Bridges for Women
http://www.bridgesforwomen.ca/volunteer/

Broadmead Care Society
http://www.broadmeadcare.com/overview-2

Burnside Gorge Community Centre
http://www.burnsidegorge.ca/opportunities/volunteer

Canadian Blood Services
https://www.blood.ca/en/volunteers

Canadian Cancer Society
http://www.cancer.ca/en/get-involved/volunteering/application-form/?region=bc

Cedar Hill Recreation Centre
http://www.saanich.ca/living/about/get-involved/volunteer.html

CFUV Radio – University of Victoria
http://cfuv.uvic.ca/cms/?page_id=47

Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island
http://childrenshealthvi.org/how-you-can-help/volunteer

City of Victoria Youth Council
http://cvyc.ca/volunteer?&PHPSESSID=f75d14e5d3413e89d25d84fd4deba45c

Community Living BC
http://www.communitylivingbc.ca/home/

Community Living Victoria
http://www.communitylivingvictoria.ca/

Compost Education Centre
http://compost.bc.ca/get-involved/volunteer/

Cool Aid Society
https://coolaid.org/

Craigdarroch Castle
http://thecastle.ca/get-involved/volunteer/

The Cridge Centre
http://cridge.org/how-you-can-help/volunteer-opportunities/

The Cridge Transition House for Women
http://cridge.org/cthw/

Cystic Fibrosis Canada
http://www.cysticfibrosis.ca/get-involved/volunteer/

Esquimalt Parks and Recreation
http://www.esquimalt.ca/parksRecreation/

Extreme Outreach Society
http://www.extremeoutreach.com/ways-to-help/volunteer

Foundation House
http://foundationhousevictoria.blogspot.ca/

GOERT (Garry Oak Ecosystems Recovery Team)
http://www.goert.ca/support/participate.php

Glengarry Hospital
http://www.viha.ca/hcc/residential/locations/glengarry.htm

Glenshiel Housing Society
http://www.theglenshiel.bc.ca/contact.html

Gorge Road Hospital
http://www.viha.ca/volunteer_resources/opportunities/gorge_rd.htm

Gorge Waterway Initiative
https://www.crd.bc.ca/GWI/get-involved/volunteer-on-projects

Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness
http://victoriahomelessness.ca/get-involved/volunteer/

Greater Victoria Public Library
http://www.gvpl.ca/about-us/support-your-library/donate-time/

Haliburton Farm
http://haliburtonfarm.org/wp/volunteer

HAT (Habitat Acquisition Trust)
http://www.hat.bc.ca/index.php/i-want-to/volunteering

Hillside Veterinary Hospital
http://www.hillsidevethospital.com/

The Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria
http://www.icavictoria.org/connect/volunteering

James Bay Care Centre
http://www.reveraliving.com/Long-Term-Care/Locations/James-Bay/Overview.aspx

James Bay Community Project
http://jbcp.bc.ca/community/volunteers-opportunities/

Just For Kicks – CanAssist Soccer Program
http://www.canassist.ca/EN/main/48164/just-for-kicks-soccer-program.html

KidSport
http://www.kidsportcanada.ca/british-columbia/greater-victoria/get-involved/

Kiwanis Pavilion Senior Care Facility
http://www.kiwanispavilion.ca/get-involved/volunteer/

The Land Conservancy
http://blog.conservancy.bc.ca/get-involved-with-tlc/volunteer-opportunities/

Life-Cycles Project Society
http://lifecyclesproject.ca/get_involved/

Luther Court Society
http://www.luthercourt.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=54&Itemid=92

The Maritime Museum
http://mmbc.bc.ca/give/volunteer/

Mary Manning Centre
http://www.marymanningcentre.com/

Moss Street Market
http://www.mossstreetmarket.com/

Mt. Tolmie Hospital
http://www.viha.ca/volunteer_resources/opportunities/volunteer_mt_tolmie.htm

Mustard Seed Food Bank
http://mustardseed.ca/get-involved/volunteer/

Oak Bay Lodge
http://www.viha.ca/hcc/residential/locations/oak_bay_lodge.htm

Oaklands Community Centre
http://www.oaklandscommunitycentre.com/

OUR Ecovillage
http://ourecovillage.org/get-involved/volunteer/

Our Place Society
https://www.ourplacesociety.com/volunteer

Out of the Rain Youth Shelter
http://www.outoftherainvictoria.ca/

Queen Alexandra Foundation (now called the Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island)
http://childrenshealthvi.org/how-you-can-help/volunteer

PEERS
http://www.safersexwork.ca/

Point Ellice House
http://www.pointellicehouse.ca/

Power to Be
https://www.powertobe.ca/get-involved/volunteer

Rainbow Kitchen
http://www.rainbowkitchen.ca/volunteer.html

READ Society
http://readsociety.bc.ca/people/volunteers-members/

Royal BC Museum
http://royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/support-us/get-involved/volunteer/

Royal Jubilee Hospital
http://www.viha.ca/volunteer_resources/opportunities/volunteer_rjh.htm

Royal Victoria Marathon
http://www.runvictoriamarathon.com/

Saanich Neighbourhood Place
http://www.saanichneighbourhoodplace.com/

Salvation Army Thrift Store
http://www.thriftstore.ca/british-columbia/volunteers

Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre
http://www.oceandiscovery.ca/volunteer

The Sierra Club
http://www.sierraclub.bc.ca/local-groups/victoria

Single Parent Resource Centre (now called 1Up)
http://www.singleparentvictoria.ca/

Special Olympics Victoria
http://www.victoriaspecialolympics.com/volunteer.html

St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store
https://svdpvictoria.com/volunteer.php

Swan Lake/Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary
http://www.swanlake.bc.ca/volunteer.php

TAPS (Together Against Poverty Society)
http://www.tapsbc.ca/volunteer-opportunities

The United Way of Greater Victoria
http://uwgv.ca/

Vancouver Island Persons Living with HIV/AIDS Society
http://vpwas.com/get-involved/volunteer/

Victoria Arthritis Society
http://www.arthritis.ca/page.aspx?pid=1845

Victoria Brain Injury Society
http://vbis.ca/get-involved

Victoria Conservatory of Music
http://vcm.bc.ca/about/volunteer-opportunities/

Victoria Film Festival
http://www.victoriafilmfestival.com/be-involved-811/volunteer

The Victoria Foundation
http://www.victoriafoundation.bc.ca/

Victoria General Hospital
http://www.viha.ca/volunteer_resources/opportunities/volunteer_vgh.htm

Victoria Immigrant and Refugee Centre Society
http://www.vircs.bc.ca/volunteer.php

Victoria Native Friendship Centre
http://www.vnfc.ca/

Victoria Therapeutic Riding Association
http://vtra.ca/

The Victoria Symphony
http://victoriasymphony.ca/

YMCA – YWCA
http://www.victoriay.com/careers_volunteers.php