Volunteer Vancouver has a vision to connect people with their communities and to build a caring tolerant society - a society where volunteerism is an integral part of life. During the past 60 years, Volunteer Vancouver has evolved into an organization that responds to the community's needs and enhances the contributions of volunteers.
Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary
Being a member of the Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary is a rewarding experience. From search and rescue crews to administrative staff, everyone has in integral role to play in the prevention of loss of life at sea.
Greater Vancouver Foodbank Society
Volunteers are critical to the success of the GVFBS. Each year we rely on the generosity and dedication of more than 500 volunteers who contribute over 80,000 hours to the fight against hunger.
CDI Colleges Across Canada
CDI has locations across Canada in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec.
United Way Lower Mainland
United Way of the Lower Mainland trains and mobilizes more than 5,000 volunteers each year. These volunteers are active in many capacities - helping to raise donations in their workplaces, acting as Community Speakers, serving as Volunteer Loaned Reps, assisting with United Way events.
Volunteer BC is a provincial association of volunteer centres, other voluntary organizations and individuals working together to strengthen the growth and development of voluntary action in British Columbia.
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The Canadian voluntary and nonprofit sector is made up of more than 180 000 organizations, 6.5 million volunteers and 1.3 million paid staff.
Canadian Progress Club
Canadian Progress Club, an all Canadian service club, was founded in Toronto in 1922 and now has forty-eight clubs in nine provinces. Enhancing the quality of life of all Canadians, through community service, in the spirit of fellowship.
Canadian Volunteer Advisers to Business
The mission of CESO At Home is to support community-driven, sustainable development within Canada that builds on the strengths, assets and values of the communities.
More than 20,000 volunteers in 53 service centres across Canada work at all levels in the organization, from national policy development to fundraising to the support of core services.
Evergreen is a registered national charity founded in 1991. We are a national non-profit environmental organization with a mandate to bring nature to our cities through naturalization projects.
Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity is an independent, charitable, faith-based housing program dedicated to the elimination of poverty housing by building homes in partnership with families in need. We build simple, decent, and affordable houses and provide interest-free mortgages to families who would otherwise not be able to purchase their own home.
Hope Air-Vols d'Espoir
Hope Air is a registered charity. We arrange free air transportation for Canadians who must travel to medical care, but cannot themselves afford the flight costs.
Imagine Canada is a new organization that springs from a simple, yet powerful, idea. Every day, charitable and nonprofit organizations work to make Canada a better place to live, supported by forward-looking businesses, foundations, governments and individuals -- all of which have a stake in helping create stronger, more vibrant communities.
Volunteers come from all walks of life and represent a wide cross section of the Canadian population. Women are more likely than men to volunteer; however, men contribute more total volunteer hours per year.
The YMCA depends on a multitude of caring volunteers to help build healthy kids, families and communities. Some volunteers serve on Boards, some teach fitness classes while other help out with fundraising, special events, youth and children's programs and many others. The volunteering possibilities are almost endless. The YMCA counts on more than 30,000 Canadians at every age and stage as volunteers.