Flags at Half-Mast

Canadian and BC flags have been lowered to half-mast at all school district sites in recognition of the death of former Prime Minister, the Right Honourable John Napier Wyndham Turner P.C., C.C., Q.C. The flags will remain at half-mast until Sept 27th and then lowered again on Oct 6, 2020 for his state funeral.

School Volunteer Information

The Saanich School District appreciates the many volunteers who support our students throughout the year.  We are committed to providing a safe and secure learning environment for our students and therefore ask volunteers to provide schools with the following information:

Criminal Record Checks

Volunteers are required to complete a Criminal Record Check every three years.​

Please apply online to the Ministry of Justice at https://justice.gov.bc.ca/eCRC/ and use Access Code UV53DWHBYX. Your Criminal Record Check will be sent to the School Board Office for review.

Applicants who have not been living in Canada for at least 2 years or do not have a credit history of at least 6 months should visit their catchment school office to complete a 'Volunteer Consent to a Criminal Record Check' Form.

Volunteer Drivers

In addition to completing a Criminal Record Check, Volunteer Drivers are required to complete the following steps each school year:

  1. Request a copy of your Driver’s Abstract. You can either:
    1. Apply online: https://onlinebusiness.icbc.com/clio/
    2. Visit your local ICBC branch. Please bring your driver’s license and another form of ID. OR
    3. Call ICBC on 250-978-8300. Please have your driver’s license number ready.
  2. Complete Volunteer Driver Application.
  3. Bring the completed form to your school office along with a copy of your Driver’s Abstract, Driver’s License and insurance document.

We greatly appreciate all of our volunteers taking the time to complete this process. All information will be kept strictly confidential. Please feel free to contact your school office for more information.