List of Organizations

Volunteer Victoria has a comprehensive list of organizations on their website

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

AIDS Vancouver Island

Anawim House

Atsikana Pa Ulendo

BC Cancer Foundation

Beacon Hill Children’s Farm

Beacon Hill Villa

Big Brothers and Sisters of Victoria

Breakfast Club – Glad Tidings Church and Central Baptist

Bridges for Women

Broadmead Care Society

Burnside Gorge Community Centre

Canadian Blood Services

Canadian Cancer Society

Cedar Hill Recreation Centre

CFUV Radio – University of Victoria

Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island

City of Victoria Youth Council

Community Living BC

Community Living Victoria

Compost Education Centre

Cool Aid Society

Craigdarroch Castle

The Cridge Centre

The Cridge Transition House for Women

Cystic Fibrosis Canada

Esquimalt Parks and Recreation

Extreme Outreach Society

Foundation House

GOERT (Garry Oak Ecosystems Recovery Team)

Glengarry Hospital

Glenshiel Housing Society

Gorge Road Hospital

Gorge Waterway Initiative

Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness

Greater Victoria Public Library

Haliburton Farm

HAT (Habitat Acquisition Trust)

Hillside Veterinary Hospital

The Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria

James Bay Care Centre

James Bay Community Project

Just For Kicks – CanAssist Soccer Program


Kiwanis Pavilion Senior Care Facility

The Land Conservancy

Life-Cycles Project Society

Luther Court Society

The Maritime Museum

Mary Manning Centre

Moss Street Market

Mt. Tolmie Hospital

Mustard Seed Food Bank

Oak Bay Lodge

Oaklands Community Centre

OUR Ecovillage

Our Place Society

Out of the Rain Youth Shelter

Queen Alexandra Foundation (now called the Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island)


Point Ellice House

Power to Be

Rainbow Kitchen

READ Society

Royal BC Museum

Royal Jubilee Hospital

Royal Victoria Marathon

Saanich Neighbourhood Place

Salvation Army Thrift Store

Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre

The Sierra Club

Single Parent Resource Centre (now called 1Up)

Special Olympics Victoria

St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store

Swan Lake/Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary

TAPS (Together Against Poverty Society)

The United Way of Greater Victoria

Vancouver Island Persons Living with HIV/AIDS Society

Victoria Arthritis Society

Victoria Brain Injury Society

Victoria Conservatory of Music

Victoria Film Festival

The Victoria Foundation

Victoria General Hospital

Victoria Immigrant and Refugee Centre Society

Victoria Native Friendship Centre

Victoria Therapeutic Riding Association

The Victoria Symphony