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Community Connections Issue 72 August 2019



In this Issue:

  • About Us
  • Volunteer Centre Updates
  • Educational Sessions 
  • Interesting Volunteer Opportunities
  • Community Events

About Us

Sooke Region Volunteer Centre helps connect people with volunteer opportunities in the Sooke Region. We believe that volunteering is a pillar in everyone's life. Our mission is to inspire people to volunteer. Please contact us and become a volunteer!   Check our Facebook Page at Sooke Region Volunteers or our website. We have a list of organizations looking for volunteers. Drop by our office, we would love to know what you would like to do as a volunteer, what skills you have and what your background is.  We can refer you to a compatible organization in our region. It is easy and time efficient. You can volunteer once, only during summer time or all year round. You decide how much time you can dedicate.  Please do not wait. Give us a call. Our office hours are: Tuesdays and Thursdays: 12.30-4.30PM and Wednesdays 9.00-12.00 and our phone number is: 250-642-6364 Ext 235

Volunteer Centre Updates

  • Do you know that we have a wide selection of information on Financial Assistance, Housing, Legal Resources, Meals, Medical Equipment & Supplies, Safety and Security or Support Groups? Please come to discover it. We will be happy to give you the support you need. 
  • Our new pamphlets for the resource centre and the volunteer centre are  almost ready. 
  • We are excited to have begun new programs for seniors. Check our facebook page for more info. 
  • We also have "Where to find help in Sooke pamphlet" ready. It was currently updated and ready to pick up in our office.

Educational Sessions 

 See the calendar on the website for more information.

Interesting Volunteer Opportunities

If you are interested in volunteering, but you are not sure what opportunites are available please check our website or give us a call. We will be happy to meet with you and based on your skills, interests and experience we will match you with the best volunteer opportunity in our community.

We have a new program for seniors, and are looking for volunteers. Find more info under volunteers on our website. 

Community Events

We have an updated list of community events on our website. Our volunteers are  keeping their ears and eyes open for any new event happening in our community so please check it often.

We are planning an event in the Fall for our Community! Stay tuned for more information.

We have new programs for seniors called the New Horizon Program, which includes opportunities for home visits, check-ins, community events, pet visitors, and more. Contact us for more details.

There is an exciting opportunity to participate in a 10 week Square Dancing class. These classes will be for all levels, and all ages. Cost will be by donation for those aged under 55 and free for those aged over 55. Must be able to move around freely. This is an amazing opportunity for body and mind!





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