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About the Position
Position # 2845
OrganizationSociety of St Vincent de Paul of Vancouver Island
Position Social Concern Office Volunteer - SCO
Location 833 Yates St, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement Vision
As a Catholic lay organization, we will embrace the world in a network of charity. We serve Christ in the suffering, poor, and marginalized in society, bringing them love and respect, aid and development, hope and joy, to create a more just community.

We also seek to deepen our spirituality and the mutual love and support amongst members. In doing so we see how we serve those in need with one mind and heart, as people are attracted to the Society and to Christ who animates it. ICG

The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul is a lay Catholic organization whose mission is:
To live the Gospel message by serving Christ in the poor with love, respect, justice and joy.

The Mission of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul implies that as Vincentians, we:

see Christ in anyone who suffers;
come together as a family;
have personal contact with the poor;
help in all possible ways.
Description Are you wanting to make a difference and serve individuals and families in need? The Social Concern Office at 833 Yates St is seeking volunteers to help run a small downtown Food Center operated by Saint Vincent de Paul of Vancouver Island. Volunteers will help prepare food items and/or assist the people served to access nutritious food. Workers will be expected to complete at least one four hour shift per week. Shifts would be between 8-4 pm Monday through Friday. Volunteers will receive full safety training. All volunteers will have vulnerable sector criminal record checks completed. For more information please call 250-727-0007 or email info@svdpvictoria.com.
Training Details Training sessions running regularly, please contact 250-727-0007 x2058
Working Conditions Working indoors in small downtown food bank, must have the ability to stand or sit and lift 5 kg
Minimum Duration 4 - 6 months
Timing Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail We are looking for volunteers to commit to one or more shifts per week. Shifts are 8-11am, 10am-1pm, or 12:30-3:30 on weekdays. We are not open on the weekends.
Age 15+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
Accessibility Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers and ESL
Area(s) of Interest Caring Support, Food Security
Skill(s) Communicate in Plain Language, Community Knowledge/Awareness, Sensitivity, Empathy, Adaptability, Respect
How to Apply
Application File:
Website https://www.ssvpvancouverisland.ca
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Audrey Deutschmann
Phone 250-727-0007 Ext. 2058
Address 833 Yates St Victoria, V9A 5L3


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