Join Us

We invite you to join and grow with Nanaimo Family Life!

At NFLA we know that our greatest resource is the people that share our vision and focus their energy on realizing that vision.  Whether you are seeking personal healing, professional/personal development, volunteer or employment opportunities, or just want to be part of a community dedicated to the health and well being of its citizens, then there is a place for you here.

Become a Member

Your membership is crucial to NFLA as we believe strongly in networking and rely, in part, on our network to share our programming, to take advantage of our services, and to be part of our continual improvement.  Your membership will entitle you to receive a copy of our Newsletter directly to your Inbox, voting rights at our membership meetings and the satisfaction of knowing you are part of a greater vision.  As a member you can be as active or passive as you want or as your time allows…but you always stay connected! Become a member today.

Volunteer Opportunities

The purpose of our Volunteer Counselling Services are to provide affordable counselling services that support and enhance the coping abilities of individuals and families.  Our volunteer counselling services are one of only a few free or affordable counselling programs in the community and have been instrumental in assisting individuals to make positive impacting changes in their lives and families. If you would like to offer your time and energy as a volunteer peer counselor, you can learn more about the VCP program here

Become a Safe Seniors, Strong Communities volunteer! We need volunteers for our meal delivery program and our grocery shopping/delivery program. If you have a valid driver’s license and an interest in providing support for isolated seniors during the Covid-19 pandemic, we’d love to hear from you. Call (250) 754-3331 ext. 209 to find out more or to apply!

Employment Opportunities

We are always seeking compassionate and forward thinking individuals to choose us as the place where they fulfill their professional goals and ambitions and grow in their capacity to serve others.

We are hiring:

Better at Home Housekeeping Contractors

Better at Home Yardwork/Minor Home Repair Contractors

Join our Board
Our board welcomes new members each year at our Annual General Meeting in September. Please call our office at 250-754-3331 to discuss opportunities to join the board.

Covid-19 Hours and Response

Our current hours of operation are Monday to Thursday, 9:00--4:00 pm.

We are open to the public on a limited basis. Only 2 people may be in the waiting room at a time. If full, please wait outside or in your car.

If you have any cold, influenza, or Covid-19 symptoms, you will not be permitted into the building.

We continue to practice social distancing. Please maintain 2 metres distance. Face masks are mandatory.

Our counselling program continues to operate, offering sessions over the phone, online, and in person. Walk-in counselling is unavailable at this time. If you are in need of counselling support, please call us at (250) 754-3331 or email Mia at

If you are an older adult, aged 65+, looking for support at this time, please visit Safe Seniors, Strong Communities website.

Safe Seniors, Strong Communities Website