The Society provides coordinated volunteer services that promote independent living and enhanced quality of life for people living within the Municipaltiy of Saanich.
About SAANICH VOLUNTEER SERVICES SOCIETY
The Society was formed in 1992, a nonprofit agency governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. SVSS offers one-to-one direct volunteer service for those who need help to live independently. Volunteers provide supported transportation, companionship, help with light gardening, home repairs, telephone visitation, income tax returns etc. The agency is financially supported by individual donors, the Municipality of Saanich, Vancouver Island Health Authority, Provincial Employees Community Service Fund, The Ministry of Attorney General Gaming, Thrifty Foods, Fairway Markets, Save-on Foods Royal Oak Rotary,Telus and Don Mann Excavating. All services are provided by volunteers who bring compassion, understanding and a desire to make a difference to the well being of the community by helping others.