Registered Charity Number
867945123 RR0001


Oceanside Volunteer Association


Oceanside Volunteer Association

"Connecting people who wish to volunteer with organizations that need their help."

volunteer oceanside volunteer associationThe Oceanside Volunteer Association (O.V.A.) is a community resource assisting volunteer organizations as well as those who wish to volunteer. We promote volunteerism in the Oceanside Region!

Since May 2000 our organization has assisted over 100 non-profit organizations that depend upon volunteers to carry out their programs in Parksville, Qualicum Beach, Nanoose, Bowser, Errington, Coombs, Whiskey Creek and Qualicum Bay.

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#2 – 692 Beach Road
Qualicum Beach, B.C.   V9K 1S4

Telephone: (250) 594-2637

Oceanside Volunteer Association is a registered Charity and relies on grants and donations to support its operations. We are most grateful for any amount that you can provide to assist us to continue our work.

How Can You Give to Oceanside Volunteer Association?

 By mail - send cheque to #2 - 692 Beach Road, Qualicum Beach, BC, V9K 1S4

  1. In person - bring your donation to our office at #2- 692Beach Road, Qualicum Beach.
  2. Donate online through Canada Helps - clicking on the "Donate Now" button will enable you to donate using your credit card and you will receive an instant receipt from Canada Help for income tax purposes.

Receipts for income tax purposes will be issued for all donations.

  For information on upcoming events, please check our

News & Upcoming Events Page

Notice of Annual General Meeting

You are cordially invited to the Annual General Meeting of the Oceanside Volunteer Association.  The Board will present the financial statements for the year ended March 31, 2020; and members will elect a Board of Directors for the 2020-2021 fiscal year.  See News and Upcoming Events page for details.


The Board of Directors of Oceanside Volunteer Association has cancelled the 2020 Wellness and Volunteer Fair in accordance with the announcement by Premier John Horgan on Wednesday, May 6th prohibiting gatherings of more than 50 people until either a COVID-19 vaccine is found, broad treatment is available or herd immunity is developed.

From the Board of Directors and Staff of Oceanside Volunteer Association:

In consideration of the health and safety of all, our office will be closed until further notice.  During this time, we will continue with operations and provide services to our members, volunteers and the public remotely via the tools available on our website: We are able to receive volunteer registrations; volunteer requests, and new member applications; via our website; and volunteer postings are updated as we receive them.  We do not anticipate delays to any of these processes as a result of our office closure.

Telephone messaging has been disabled for the duration of our office closure.  All inquiries should be submitted via email to

We thank-you for your patience and your understanding during this challenging time.  We urge everyone to stay safe, take good care and keep well.

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We acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia.

  Copyright Oceanside Volunteer Association 2020

  #2 -692 Beach Road, Qualicum Beach, V9K 1S4