Volunteers are an important part of OBLT and what makes us — well, US! They are valued members of our teams and work together with our staff to ensure quality programming is provided.
Whether you wish to help with little ones in Munchkinland, drive the WOW bus, provide tech support in our TLC, be a director on our Board, or assist at one of our special events – there are opportunities to fit every schedule and interest.
Technology Learning Centre (TLC)
ongoing from September to June
Not stumped by the latest technology? Are you the “go to” techie in your group of friends and family? Like to help seniors and have a few hours to spare? If you answer YES to any of these questions, we’d love to hear from you! Our Technology Learning Centre (TLC) is seeking volunteers to do 1:1 tutoring in our Parksville classroom on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. Please call 250-947-8258 for more information or to offer your help.
ongoing from October to June
Do you have a passion for literacy and want to make a difference? OBLT is looking for committed people in the community who can lend their enthusiasm to a dynamic board. Board meetings are held monthly. If you would like to find out more, please email email@example.com and tell us a little bit about yourself and we’ll get back to you.
WOW Bus Drivers
ongoing from October to June
Parksville & Qualicum Beach
Open July to August
This gem of a play area in Qualicum Beach opens children’s imagination as they explore kid-sized buildings and roadways that make up the little village. You’ll be helping our program facilitator ensure the village’s “residents” are safe and having fun!
What Our Amazing Volunteers Have to Say About Volunteering at OBLT:
“The families, friends, and staff create such a positive, nurturing, fun, supportive community. We all learn from each other, in such a joyful way. Being involved with OBLT warms my heart and puts a smile on my face”.
Volunteer – Munchkinland, Special Events
“I have skills to share and I feel so strongly about literacy and the doors it opens that I want to be a part of anything that highlights the importance of it. A quote that Audrey Hepburn once said resonates with me, “As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands — one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.”
Volunteer – OBLT Board President
Volunteer – Technology Learning Centre (TLC)
Please consider OBLT for your personal, in memoriam, or business charitable donation. As we are a registered charity you will receive a tax receipt.
We also have specific programs where you could contribute (in cash or in kind) if you have a special interest, and we would be happy to speak to you about your wishes.
You can donate in person, by mail, or using PayPal:
Oceanside Building Learning Together
494 Bay Avenue, Parksville, BC
PO Box 430, Parksville, BC, V9P 2G5
Laptops, iPads, tablets, or desktop computers that are less than three years old.
Shade trees for Munchkinland in Parksville and Storybook Village in Qualicum Beach.
Large pieces of driftwood, suitable for children to climb on.
single moment to improve the world.”