Counselling & Social Services

PCFSA provides a range of counselling and social services for residents across South Vancouver Island. These include work with isolated seniors, individuals addressing family violence, youth outreach and email counselling, youth gang and exploitation prevention and intervention, family and couples counselling, counselling to address substance use, mental health counselling, and trauma therapy.

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Community Health Centre – Medical Services

The Westshore Community Health Centre (WSCHC) is a new multidisciplinary primary care centre operated by Pacific Centre Family Services Association (PCFSA) which is designed to bring low-barrier, trauma-informed coordinated healthcare to the underserved populations of the Westshore and their families.

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Are you passionate about the programs we offer and the community they live in?  Gain valuable experience, expand your resume, make new connections, and positively impact your own life by helping others.

Opportunities include:

We welcome your inquiries to check in periodically for any current opportunities.

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  • Positions hours are 9:00am-3:30pm, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday.
  • All positions require an application, two professional references, a recent Criminal Record Check and proof of Vaccine.
  • Training provided: Safe handling of walkers, assisting the older adult in/out of the vehicle, Communication, Safety protocols and Boundaries.

Friendly Visitor

  • A volunteer who connects by phone for a positive conversation and checks in one to four times per month.
  • An in-person visit for one hour, one or two times per month at the older adults’ home, or local Westshore café or go on a walk together.
  • During your visit, you may share common interests such as puzzles, cards, tips on baking and gardening, learn to knit or craft, assist in making a grocery list or placing an order.
  • Driving is not part of a friendly visit.

Volunteer Driver

  • A volunteer to drive older adults to and from medical appoinments or local westshore grocery shopping trip.
  • Drivers will not be asked to transport scooters, wheelchairs, transporter chairs or heavy walkers, light weight walkers are acceptable.
  • Transportation is free to participants. Volunteer Mileage is reimbursed on a monthly basis.
  • Time commitment is flexible and no minimum amount of hours are required.
  • The volunteer must have a valid Driver’s license, a safe and reliable insured vehicle, proof of insurance with 3 million liabiltiy and a clear driver’s abstract.