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Meet the Staff! Jaymie Humber - Executive Director email@example.com Office Staff Kyla Pedlow - Centre Manager firstname.lastname@example.org Donna Ingram - Volunteer Coordinator email@example.com Hannah Souter - Community Engagement Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org Nya Owen - Meetings Coordinator email@example.com Louise Kelaher - Community Garden Volunteer Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org Childcare Staff Jack Tharp - Childcare Manager email@example.com Asha Willis - Out of School Care Team Lead firstname.lastname@example.org Employment Opportunities Early Childhood Educator - Team Lead Victoria West Community Centre is looking for a ECE Team Lead to lead our Little Steps Daycare Program. Little Steps Daycare is a play based, child centered program for 16 children, ages 3-5 years old. The Team Lead will be a compassionate, patient and enthusiastic individual who enjoys working collaboratively with a supportive team. They will be keen to work in a setting that is community focused, inclusive and adaptable. Full Job Description Early Childhood Educator Victoria West Community Centre is looking for experienced Early Childhood Educators to work in our Little Steps Daycare Program, either part-time or full-time. Little Steps Daycare is a play based, child centered program for 16 children, ages 3-5 years old. We run out of a small Community Centre in Vic West, located beside beautiful Banfield Park and the Gorge waterway. The children at Little Steps split their day between our cozy indoor space and an array of outdoor locations around the Community Centre. With playgrounds, multiple walking trails, an on-site community garden and seemingly unlimited forest space, we have a lot of outdoor space to explore, learn, and keep the children busy! View Full Job Posting
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 email@example.com 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! firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking for a meeting room to rent? Or room to host your event or class? Or to book a birthday party? Check out the 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 green space, with two large picnic table sitting areas. A city-maintained parking lot is located beside the centre. Birthday Parties Book your child’s Birthday Party at Vic West Community Centre. Our Birthday Parties take place on Saturdays 9:00am - 12:00pm and 1:00pm – 4:00pm. Contact us at 250-590-8922 to organize your party. We may be able to accommodate other requests such as additional time, subject to availability. All party bookings require payment at the time of booking. We recommend booking your party well in advance, as parties tend to book up quickly. Kindergym Birthday (Ages 1-5 years) Come and enjoy 2 hours of play in our gym with our Kindergym toys! We’ve got ride-on cars, slides, a mini trampoline, blocks, teeter totter, toddler bouncy castle, and more! Party also includes the use of our kitchen and a space for cake and presents as well as the use of tables and chairs. Total booking time is 3 hours to allow for 30 minutes of set-up time, and 30 minutes of clean-up time. $200 + tax Floor Hockey Party (Ages 5+) The perfect party for the hockey enthusiast! Bring your friends and enjoy our gymnasium for an epic floor hockey game! Party includes hockey goals, goalie gear, and floor hockey sticks. Plus, the use of our kitchen and a space for cake and presents. Total booking time is 3 hours to allow for 30 minutes of set-up time, and 30 minutes of clean-up time. We recommend that all kids wear a full cage hockey helmet and gloves. $200 + tax Sports Party (Ages 5+) Choose from Indoor Soccer, Basketball or Dodgeball! Or maybe you want to play all three! Bring your friends and enjoy our gymnasium for a full out sports party! Party includes indoor soccer balls, basketballs, and/or dodgeballs. Plus, the use of our kitchen and a space for cake and presents. Total booking time is 3 hours to allow for 30 minutes of set-up time, and 30 minutes of clean-up time. $170 + tax Our Rooms Gym 48 x 29 sprung wood floor 174 standing or 125 seated No windows $40/hr or $35/hr nonprofit. 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 $45/hr or $40/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. 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 Outdoor Patio This space with a fabulous view of the park and Gorge Waterway is accessed through the common area or the park. $40/hr or $35/hr non-profit rate, or $20/hr when booked with another space Let's get you booked! Interested in booking a room? Inquire with our rentals manager about availability today! View the facility rental policies here. Your name Your email Phone Number * What room(s) are you hoping to rent?. GymFireplace RoomFront RoomGarden RoomCommercial KitchenReading RoomOutdoor Patio Rental Day(s) or Date(s) Anything else you'd like to know? (optional) Please note, all rentals must be confirmed by our rentals coordinator before they are officially scheduled. This is simply an inquiry form to begin the process. If you have any questions, please contact us at (250)-590-8922 or email email@example.com Facility Photos