Volunteering with Girl Guides of Canada is a rewarding way to help girls and young women develop the best in themselves. The dedication and commitment of our volunteers helps girls develop the qualities and skills that will take them through life and allows Girl Guides to offer fun and relevant programming to over 70,000 girls across Canada.
When you volunteer with Girl Guides of Canada, not only do you enrich the lives of girls, you gain a personally rewarding experience. Take advantage of the personal and professional development opportunities that Guiding offers:
Since 2003 we have worked to create a strong partnership of groups concerned with serving Sooke region communities and promoting health and wellness. In 2014 CHI merged with the Sooke Cooperative Association of Service Agencies (CASA). The Sooke Region Communities Health Network (SRCHN) has many individual participants who volunteer their time and have effectively had a beneficial impact across dimensions of health and social care in our region.
The Sooke Transition House Society (STHS) provides emergency shelter for women and their children who are in crisis resulting from family violence. STHS provides additional services and programming, in partnership with other organizations, in an understanding and compassionate manner, to care for the emotional needs of women and children who experience or bear witness to abuse, or are at risk of abuse, threats, or violence.
whether you are a student looking for information on post-secondary financial aid,a non-profit association hoping to partner with us on a special project, or simply wondering if becoming a Rotarian might be a service opportunity to add to your professional life. RotaryInternational celebrates the individuality of each club, leaving eachto shape its service projects to meet the needs of the community itserves. Our club places most of its emphasis on youth in Sooke's localcommunity, though we are also active citizens in the world community.
The Sooke RCMP Detachment serves a very large area, extending as far as Port Renfrew (82 kilometres west of Sooke). The Sooke detachment has a Staff Sergeant, Corporals, Constables and Public Service employees, as well as Auxiliary Constables and a part time Victim Services worker. In addition to their distinctive motor vehicles, the RCMP utilize bike patrols on a part-time basis. Several volunteers work in Victim Services and citizen crime watch patrol.
The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul is an international lay organization, founded in Paris in 1833 by Frederic Ozanam and his friends. A Catholic Society, it is open to all those who desire to live their faith in love and service of their neighbour.
Scouting makes a difference in the lives of children, youth and young adults. Providing opportunities for youth to grow, achieve new "firsts" and develop into citizens of the world.
Scouts are more likely to demonstrate greater self-confidence and optimism about what the future holds. They express a strong sense of civic responsibility and have a desire to “pay back” the community. They become more physically fit, energetic, outgoing, conscientious and compassionate. And they have a lot of fun!
Recognizing the historic and cultural value of lighthouse's, lighthouse property, and other special foreshore locations, this Society will actively pursue preservation and protection of Sheringham Point Lighthouse and other sites of cultural or historic value.
To preserve the Sheringham Point Lighthouse structures and property;
To ensure, through education, research, community action and consensus building, that the Sheringham Point Lighthouse, surrounding property and historic access routes remain accessible to the community and visitors now and in the future.
The Seniors Activity Society owns and operates a bus for the purpose of supporting its members with transportation challenges. The activity bus will pick up people at their homes and take them to various locations so they can socialize and get out of the house. Maintaining social contacts has been identified as a key component to healthy aging.
Regular activities: Monday - Ayre Manor residents are driven to activities, shopping & lunch
The Shirley Community Association was established in 1934 and the Shirley Hall was constructed in 1937 on donated land on the corner of what is now West Coast Rd and Sheringham Point Rd. The Association carries on multiple functions.