Visitor Counsellor Volunteer Opportunity
As a Volunteer Visitor Counsellor, you will engage with visitors and inspire them to plan memorable experiences across the region. Volunteers provide essential services to local residents and visitors with a warm welcome and information about activities, services, events and more. If you are looking for a volunteer role where you meet people from around the world, learn about new things happening in the community and are part of a team that promotes this beautiful area, this position is for you! If you are a local resident and you would like to share your passion for Parksville by joining our volunteer team, please stop in to the Visitor Centre for an application or download it HERE and bring it in to the Visitor Centre.
Gloria has been volunteering with the Visitor Information Centre since 2010. Once she retired from the Vancouver Island Regional Library she wanted to stay busy and active in the community. She loves talking to people and sharing her knowledge of Vancouver Island. She is a certified Visitor Counsellor.
Wendy is new to the Visitor Centre. Wendy retired after a long career with Canada Post and now volunteers as a Visitor Counsellor and also at the Summer by the Sea Street Market. Wendy likes to share her travel knowledge with visitors and is currently working on her Visitor Counsellor certification.
Mandy is a certified Visitor Counsellor and has a number of years’ experience working with the Sunshine Coast Visitor Centre. She came to volunteer with us in 2015. Mandy is an editor and proofreader and also does travel writing. She has travelled extensively, loves the Island and is very familiar with the local community.
Susan has been with the Visitor Centre as a volunteer for more than 10 years and she is a certified Visitor Counsellor. She came to us after she retired from banking. Susan enjoys meeting new people and making suggestions for travelling the Island. She is always up for an adventure and discovering the hidden gems of the Island.