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Whether you've lived downtown for a month or for decades, if you call downtown Victoria home, or if you are simply passionate about a resilient, diverse and welcoming downtown, the DRA is where you can make a difference.  As the official community organization representing the residents of Victoria’s Downtown and Harris Green neighbourhoods to City Council, the DRA promotes, supports and undertakes activities to make Victoria’s downtown a vibrant community in which to live.  Your enthusiasm, ideas, and willingness to become involved are the only qualifications necessary, and diversity is one of our goals. 

If you are interested, please click below to fill out the volunteer form to get involved. There are no set time expectations. We simply send an email with volunteer opportunities and if you are available and interested, come and help the team.


Casual Volunteer – Interested in helping at DRA events and programs? Sign up as a casual volunteer to be notified about upcoming volunteer opportunities for events and programs.


Building Ambassador - Do you live in a downtown apartment or condo building? Sign up to our contact list to distribute posters in your building and help share information with your building neighbours.

Join A Committee

Are you Are you passionate about life in the Downtown and Harris-Green neighbourhoods? Join us by becoming a DRA committee member. We have 6 committees working towards bringing life into the core of Victoria.


Click on the icons below to learn more about our 6 committees.

Become A Board Member

We are looking for individuals who may be interested in joining our Board of Directors.  Orientation and mentoring will be provided, with an initial commitment of three hours a month for Board members. If you think you might be interested or simply want to learn more, we’d love to hear from you. Click on the link below.

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