When you join the Our Place volunteer team, you become an integral part of something very special – you become family.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Our Place. Volunteers are absolutely vital to our team and their contributions make it possible to serve meals, run programs, operate our facilities and help the most vulnerable citizens of Greater Victoria. By offering your time in service, it is our hope and expectation that you will enjoy the laughter, humour and sharing that happens between volunteers, employees and family members (clients) each and every day.


Thank you for your interest in volunteering with us here at Our Place Society. Click Here to Apply Now!

Volunteer Opportunities

 Operational Volunteers:

  • Dining Room and Coffee Corner (preparing & serving coffee, snacks & meals, sanitizing tables)
  • Hygiene (hand out towels, toiletries, cleaning shower rooms)
  • Clothing (sorting and restocking donated clothing, assisting family)
  • Front Desk Reception and Outreach Reception
  • Drivers (shipping & receiving donations and supplies)
  • Special Event support (episodic, annual events)

For general inquiries about operational volunteering, contact Dawn at dawnb@ourplacesociety.com.

Corporate/Group Volunteers: 

Looking for a meaningful team building activity or a way to bond with family and friends while giving back to  your community? Consider Sponsored Meals and Kit Packing!

For Corporate/Group activity inquiries please contact Rachel at  rachelh@ourplacesociety.com 


Volunteer Stories

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