Corporate Social Responsibility
Youth Ambassador Program
We get excited thinking about new and interesting ways to become more involved with our non-profit and community partners. Each year our Youth Ambassador Program provides valuable in kind support for dozens of family friendly community events and non-profit initiatives in our island communities.
We have a long and proud history of improving the quality of life for Island families through community giving. Our partnerships ensure that we can continue to support organizations that reflect the values of our members and staff.
Our three partnership principles:
- Supporting Island families
Island Savings staff give back through Make A Difference Days
In 2015 Island Savings employees traded their suits and skirts for jeans and boots for our inaugural Make A Difference Days campaign. In total over 162 shifts were provided with more than 600 hours of volunteer support towards the good work of twenty different community agencies.Learn more
Island Savings Sport Start Grant Provides Recreation Funding for Youth
Since 2013 Island Savings SportStart Grant has provided more than 3,000 Greater Victoria youth with the opportunity to participate in PISE recreational programming.Learn more
GIFT Jeans Day raise funds for island families
On the last Friday of each month Island Savings staff help to raise funds for charity through our “GIFT Jeans Day” events. In 2015 our staff raised just over $11,000 for 16 different non-profit agencies whose programming is helping to improve the quality of life for island children, youth and their families.Learn more