District of Saanich

Welcome and thank you for your interest in sharing your talents and time with us.

Everyone benefits when you volunteer in programs, camps and special events.

Meaningful Opportunities... Significant Benefits!

You value:

  • making a difference
  • learning new skills
  • mental wellness
  • social connections
  • real-world experiences
  • gaining perspective
  • positively impacting lives


In order to protect the health and ensure the safety of volunteers, as of January 10, 2022 the District of Saanich will require all volunteers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Being fully vaccinated means you have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine acceptable to the BC Centre for Disease Control standards.

UPDATE APRIL 8, 2022: The Contractors and Volunteers Covid-19 Vaccination Policy is suspended as of April 8, 2022. New volunteers will still be required to provide vaccination status when they are on-boarded. This helps maintains confidence that the majority of our volunteers are vaccinated and ensures the District can respond quickly should we need to reactivate the policy if circumstances change. 

We will not be asking to see your vaccine passport, rather we are asking you attest to being vaccinated.  Accommodations will be made for those individuals who can’t be vaccinated for reasons protected by the BC Human Rights Code.  

Protocols such as hand sanitizing, physical distancing and mask wearing will continue to be in place.  For more information please contact the Coordinator of Volunteers for Parks, Recreation & Community Services; Julie van den Born  Julie.vandenborn@saanich.ca 


Privacy Collection Statement:

This collection of personal information is authorized under the Local Government Act, Community Charter and section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. The information will be used for managing your volunteer service. Questions can be directed to the District’s Privacy Officer at: 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria BC V8X 2W7, T. 250 475 1775, E. foi@saanich.ca.


Saanich Volunteer Program Mission and Vision Statements

Mission: To strengthen and connect our community through recreation volunteerism

Vision: Inspired volunteers engaged in meaningful opportunities



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