Volunteer at Oceanside

About Oceanside Community Volunteer Program

The Community Volunteer Program in Oceanside supports the Oceanside Home and Community Care Services, the Mental Health & Addictions Outreach Team and various programs at the Health Unit. The Community Volunteer Program is expanding to meet the growing needs of an aging population in the central and eastern shore of Vancouver Island.

Learn more about Oceanside Community Care Services on our facility page.

How to Apply

Follow the steps to become a volunteer to learn more about volunteering with us.

To complete a volunteer application, please contact Melissa Ketler, Manager of Volunteer Resources.

Volunteer Opportunities

Appointment Drivers

volunteers drive community clients to appointments, to pick up food from the local Food Bank, and other community related activities.

Friendly visitors

Adult volunteers are needed to provide one-on-one social support to clients in their homes in the community.

Baby Clinic

Volunteers are needed to support the various baby and youth immunization clinics held at the Health Unit.

Kindergarten and School Immunization Clinics

Volunteers are needed to assist staff with kindergarten and school age immunization programs at the Health Unit and in the community (School Year).

Flu Clinics

Volunteers are needed for the seasonal and influenza (flu) clinics held in the community and at the Health Unit. Seasonal.

Health & Wellness Fair and other Community Events

Volunteers are needed to help organize a very popular Family Health & Wellness Fair (Jan – April ) and other health-related educational events.

Still have questions?

If you have unanswered questions please contact

Melissa Ketler

Manager, Volunteer Resources

Oceanside Health Centre / Trillium Lodge / Parksville Health Unit / Eagle Park Mental Health Community / Westhaven / West Coast General / Port Alberni Health Unit

Email Melissa.Ketler@viha.ca
Phone (250) 947-8220