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Serving the Community of Saanich for more than 30 years

WHAT WE DO

Saanich Volunteer Services matches people who need help with people eager to provide it.

 

Delivering food hampers, Driving to appointments, visiting for companionship, helping with light yard work, doing minor home repairs and preparing income tax returns are just a few of the ways we contribute to a healthy Saanich.

 

Our volunteers support adults over nineteen who need a hand to continue living independently, and our staff provide them with access to a wealth of information about community services and programs that meet client’s unique needs.

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A COMMUNITY OF NEIGHBOURS HELPING NEIGHBOURS

GET INVOLVED

Get Involved
VOLUNTEER

Join our team! We look forward to matching your skills and passion to a client who needs your support and kindness.

“I began this adventure to give back, but what I receive is incredible. I always leave my visits with a smile on my face” 
— Dianne

DONATE

Our organization runs with volunteers and a small core of four staff members. 

We accept donations to continue to provide our programs, improve our services, and to ensure we can continue to meet an ever-widening need in our Saanich community.

If you are able to donate, you will receive a charitable tax receipt for donations over $25.  

BECOME A CLIENT

Any adult who is living independently within the Municipality of Saanich may be eligible to register for our services. 

 

Registration starts by a visit from someone on our Client Services Team, who will discuss how we can best support you. 

“Retirement meant it was time for me to offer my services to organizations where I could make a difference in other people’s lives.

 

Little did I realize how good it made me feel to help others live a better life because we CARED.”

-Marie, Volunteer

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“The SVSS shopping bus excursion is the highlight of the week for us. Not only do we get the weekly shopping done, with all the help we need, we also get to know like-minded people. 

To meet others is extremely important for every one’s mental well-being. We look forward to our weekly adventure, combining pleasure with the necessities of life.”

 

- Sven Erik, Client 

CONTACT US

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Saanich Volunteer Services Society

1445 Ocean View Road, Victoria, BC V8P 1J8

Office Hours

Mon - Fri

AM - 4 PM

Reception

(250) 595-8008

Fax: (250) 595-8005

General Inquiries:

contactus@saanichvolunteers.org

Please note: If  you receive an email that has a different address than the last portion ending '@saanichvolunteers.org' it's likely a phishing email and you must delete it without clicking any links it provides. When in doubt delete and call us to report potential phishing emails at 250-595-8008.  Thank you!

 

If you're interested in what 'phishing' emails are you can review "Oops...You've Been Phished!"a primer by the BC Government.

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