The purpose of our Volunteer Counselling Services are to provide affordable and accessible counselling services that support and enhance the coping abilities of individuals and families.
Each year we recruit twelve to fifteen individuals from diverse backgrounds who are committed to attending and completing our intensive training program and returning 100 hours of service to the community. You are required to invest $250 into this training (valued at $850).
Training Requirements: Those interested in becoming a Volunteer Counsellor must have completed Level 1 & 2 Counselling Training (available through Vancouver Island University) or an equivalency of 48 hours of counselor training. Level 1 starts October 2019 Level 2 starts March 2019, contact VIU for more information. Read our Training overview or download the 2019 VCP Training Application Package