Community Centre

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About our Facility:

Staff

Meet the Staff! Jaymie Humber - Executive Director execdirector@victoriawest.ca Chris Bryson- Community Centre Manager programs@victoriawest.ca Volunteer and Community Engagement Coordinator volunteer@victoriawest.ca Beth Hume - Childcare Manager littlesteps@victoriawest.ca Asha Willis - Out of School Care Team Lead outofschoolcare@victoriawest.ca Louise Kelaher - Community Garden Volunteer Coordinator foodgardens@victoriawest.ca

Volunteer

Get Involved! Are you interested in making a difference in your community? Here at Victoria West Community Association, we pride ourselves on our dedication to the community.  With so many different activities going on at our centre daily, we have volunteer opportunities for all backgrounds and schedules.   To apply for a current volunteer posting fill out an application form below and email the completed form to Julie at volunteer@victoriawest.ca   Volunteer Application Form Boards & Committees Interested in having a say in what’s going on in Victoria West? Consider joining our board or committees. Some of these include Communications, Food Security, Finance, Governance, Harbour, Parks and Environment, Projects and Events, and Land Use.   Committee Positions                                                            Board Positions   Please check back at a later date                                         Director at Large - Job Description Special Events Victoria West hosts a number of community events throughout the year including Vic West Fest, Corn Roast, Halloween Fun-Fest, Breakfast with Santa, Community Info sessions, and much more. Whether you have an interest in the behind the scenes planning or day of festivities, there’s something for everyone.   Children and Youth Programs Have a passion for working with children and youth? Consider volunteering at Community Centre drop-in activities. Criminal record check and previous experience volunteering with youth required.   Community Gardens Interested in doing some gardening and learning more about food security? We're looking for volunteers to help in our Community Gardens! Banfield park is home to three awesome gardens. We need help from the community to keep them that way! The VWCA is following social distancing guidelines and we have lots of learning opportunities. Tasks may include, weeding, watering, harvesting, pruning, mulching, etc. If you would like to share your growing knowledge or learn more about growing your own food, consider joining!   To sign-up, please fill out this form! Garden Volunteer Sign-Up Form   For more information please contact our Garden Volunteer Coordinator, Louisefoodgardens@victoriawest.ca To learn more about our current volunteer opportunities, send us an email! volunteer@victoriawest.ca

Facility Rental

Looking for a meeting room to rent? Or room to host your event or class? Check out the meeting rooms available to rent at Victoria West Community Centre, located beside beautiful Banfield Park and the Gorge waterway. You can also rent the gym or the kitchen for your event.  The Centre has easy access to a playground, tennis courts and trails, with the Galloping Goose Trail just minutes away.  Our lovely outdoor patio overlooks the Gorge Waterway and park green space, with two large picnic table sitting areas.  A city-maintained parking lot is located beside the Centre. Internet access in the whole facility. located beside beautiful Banfield Park and the Gorge waterway. easy access to playground, tennis courts and trails, with the Galloping Goose - trail just minutes away. Our lovely outdoor patio overlooks the Gorge waterway and park greenspace, with two large picnic table sitting areas. A city maintained parking lot is located beside the centre. To book a room please contact us. View the facility rental policies here. Gym 48 x 29 sprung wood floor 174 standing or 125 seated No windows $40/hr or $35/hr nonprofit. One time $25 fee to use gym equipment (including bouncy castle). Fireplace room 35 x 19 foot room chairs and tables to seat 34 can be added electric fireplace wooden floors large windows and park view $35/hr or $30/hr non profit. Front Room 40 x 19 foot room seats 39 large windows with park view 2 children’s washrooms tile floor large sink and counter. $35/hr or $30/hr non profit. Garden Room 58 x 12 foot room seats 34 tile floor large windows with park view outdoor exit to Banfield park $30/hr or $25/hr non profit. Commercial Kitchen 14x15ft 8-10 person standing capacity Tile floor, 3 stainless steel sinks, stove, fridge, microwave, stainless steel prep table, commercial dishwasher $35/hr or $30/hr non profit Reading Room 18 x 12 foot room seats 10 large window with park view carpeted floor phone and internet access good for small groups. Wall mounted 42" TV $25/hr or $20/hr non profit. Outdoor Patio This space with a fabulous view of the park and Gorge Waterway is accessed through the common area or the park. Facility Photos

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