VICTORIA VOLUNTEERS: Mascot helpers needed

Volunteers also needed to fill roles in thrift shop, as radio operators and recreation workers

Want to Volunteer? Opportunities are available through Volunteer Victoria at 250-386-2269 or volunteervictoria.bc.ca.

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Recreation Integration Victoria is looking for predominately male volunteers to be matched up one-on-one with disabled males to participate in mutually enjoyable activities such as swimming, playing sports, or trying new things.

Saanich Emergency Services is looking for new or experienced ham radio operators to provide emergency communications should normal communications fail.  Training provided.

Saanich Police Department is looking for more volunteers to attend events throughout the summer as Ace, the police department’s mascot, or as one of his handlers. Must not have any outstanding medical issues to apply as the job can be physically strenuous.

Society of St. Vincent De Paul is seeking new volunteers for their thrift shop.  Must be highly organized and comfortable working with vulnerable individuals and families.

Story Studio Writing Society is looking for personable volunteers to support the workshop facilitator and help young children write their stories.

Selkirk Place is looking for a volunteer recreation staff member to help organize fun outings for its residents.  Perfect opportunity to gain experience, make friends, and have fun.

Sportability Victoria gives physically challenged individuals the opportunity to have fun participating in the sport of boccia. They need six volunteers to assist with a weekly Saturday meat draw.

The Sendial Program of Thrifty Foods needs volunteers to place and fill grocery orders for people who are unable to do so for themselves. This program allows people to maintain their independence and live in their own homes.