Volunteer Opportunities for High School & Post-Secondary Students

Did you know that youth ages 14 and up can be mentors? Have fun and gain volunteer experience while making a difference in the life of a younger person.

High school students in Victoria, Sooke, Comox, and Salt Spring Island can sign up to mentor elementary school students at nearby schools.

Post-secondary students ages 19 and up can apply to volunteer with any of our programs.


Benefits of Mentoring for Students

Feel Good About Making a Difference
Add Experience to Your Resume
Give Back to the Local Community
Gain Volunteer Hours & Experience
Have Fun Spending Time With a Child

Looking for Practicum, Co-op, or Youth Job Opportunities?

We work with post-secondary students from local schools throughout our agency. From coordinating youth programs, to supporting our clothing donation centre, to planning fundraising events – we offer opportunities for all kinds of programs and interests.

Complete your practicum or co-op term with us and build skills while helping to make a difference for children and youth in our community. Click the button below to view open opportunities for students and youth.

Contact our Volunteer Support Team

Talia Papa, Volunteer Intake Coordinator

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria Capital Region is committed to sustaining an environment where representation matters, diversity is celebrated and people of every race, religion, culture, gender and sexual orientation are welcomed. We acknowledge and honour the diversity of people, cultures, traditions and experiences, and we recognize and uphold the right of all individuals to respect, dignity, fairness, caring, equality, self-esteem and inclusion.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria Capital Region recognizes and respects the lands of the Lək̓ʷəŋən (Esquimalt and Songhees), Pacheedaht, Scia’new, T’Sou-ke, W̱SÁNEĆ (Malahat, Pauquachin, Tsartlip, Tsawout, Tseycum), K’ómoks, Hul’qumi’num and SENĆOŦEN peoples, where we live, work and play.