Volunteer at Trillium Lodge

About Trillium Lodge

Trillium Lodge, located in Parksville, opened July 1982. Trillium has 75 complex care beds which include one respite bed and 6 transitional care beds. These beds provide for the needs of local residents who require additional recuperative time following illness or surgery before returning home, or who are awaiting future placement in a long term care facility.

Learn more about Trillium Lodge 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


Times are flexible and seasonal. We need volunteers to help with the herb garden and the hanging baskets as well as for care, maintenance and gardening projects and gardening activities with residents.

Rehab Mobility Program

Two openings: Monday and Thursday mornings 9:30 – 11:30am year round.

Friendly visitors

Volunteers of all ages, looking for one-on-one social contact with residents, are always welcome. We have a particular need for male visiting volunteers to provide companionship to our male residents. We are also in need of volunteers willing to visit evenings and weekends.

Auxiliary members

Volunteers are needed to support the various programs and services of this charitable organization.

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

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