Society of Organized Services
We are Community
SOS is a volunteer-based non-profit organization meeting the needs and improving the lives of District 69 residents since 1968.
Special COVID-19 Notice
SOS continues to offer essential services, and Child, Youth and Family programs have moved to deliveries instead of in-house group programs.
SOS Thrift Shop is open 9 am – 4 pm with safety procedures to keep you safe. Please visit the Thrift Shop page for more information.
The SOS Community Services Centre in Parksville is open Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. The Qualicum Commons location remains closed.
The majority of volunteer activities are suspended, and we are not able to recruit, screen, or take on new volunteers at this time. For more information or for assistance, call 250-248-2093.
Celebrating 50 years of Community
Providing vital community programs and services to local residents since 1968.
SOS CHILD, YOUTH & FAMILY PROGRAMS COORDINATOR Duties & Responsibilities: Coordinates and facilitates early years, youth & family group programs that promote engagement and positive development through strong relationship building with participants....
THRIFT SHOP OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR Duties & Responsibilities: Provides hands on supervision of all Merchandisers and Shipper/Receivers to ensure effective operations of the Thrift Shop. Maintains a high degree of organization to ensure an efficient flow of...
THRIFT SHOP SHIPPER/RECEIVER Duties & Responsibilities: Transports donations from loading bay to pricing/sorting room. Operates/assists on Thrift Shop truck. Sorts, labels, and prices donations. Qualifications & Skills: Training and/or experience in...
Community Services Centre
245 West Hirst Avenue, Parksville
PO Box 898, V9P 2G9
Phone: (250) 248-2093
Hours: Mon to Fri, 8:30 – 4:30, closed holidays
SOS Thrift Shop
188 West Hirst Avenue, Parksville
Phone: (250) 248-2532
Hours: Mon to Sat, 9 am – 4 pm
744 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach
(No Mailing Address)
Phone: (250) 752-2040
Regular hours: closed until further notice