Beacon Community Services, in partnership with the Victoria Cool Aid Society’s REES Program, has opened a Thrift Shop. We are recruiting new shoppers and volunteers. Volunteers with diverse abilities and experience are welcome.

Location and Hours

Drop by and visit the store right downtown. Plenty of parking is available on the street, in a large lot across the road, or in the Johnson Street parkade.

715 Pandora Avenue, near Douglas (250-388-3500)
Monday to Saturday, 9 to 5
Sunday, 9 to 3

Free Retail Course

Starting this Tuesday (August 12 2014)
at the Pandora Thrift Store
8 weeks, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays
from 10 am to 2 pm

To register call Trish 250 388-3500

Next courses not until October 28 2014 & January 06 2015

3 Week Cashier Course

Starting September 02 and September 23
Tuesdays & Wednesdays
2:30 to 4:30
To register call Rebecca @ 250-388-3500

Volunteer Positions Available

  • Window and mannequin dressers
  • Cashiers
  • Pricers
  • Cleaners
  • Stockers
  • Books and music organizers

Volunteer Benefits

  • Gain valuable on-the-job training
  • Volunteer discounts
  • Beacon luncheons and recognition program
  • Help the community, Beacon and Cool Aid
  • References for other jobs or volunteer positions
  • Make new friends in a meaningful, safe environment

Criminal Record Check

Volunteer positions require the volunteer to pass a provincial Criminal Record Check which Beacon Community Services will arrange.

Inquiries and Volunteer Applications

Please contact:

  • Gina Denis at 250-595-8619 or