Community Connections Issue 74 December 2019
In this Issue:
- About Us
- Volunteer Centre Updates
- Educational Sessions
- Interesting Volunteer Opportunities
- Community Events
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 summertime 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 Better at Home Program for seniors will be available for seniors soon. We are still taking care of the final details. This program is designed to help seniors with simple day to day tasks, allowing them to continue to live independently and stay connected to our Community. Under this program, Seniors aged 65+, regardless of their household income, will have access to NON-MEDICAL home services, which affordable fees based on their yearly household income. For more information please visit Better at Home website at www.betterathome.ca
Interesting Volunteer Opportunities
If you are interested in volunteering, but you are not sure what opportunities 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 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.