Volunteer Resources

Volunteer Canada

Volunteer Canada supports organizations to develop strategies for recruiting and managing volunteers from every walk of life, age and cultural group. There are many services offered including risk assessment in volunteer positions, assistance with legal and ethical issues, and implementation of employer-supported volunteering policies in the workplace.

Imagine Canada

Imagine Canada exists to work alongside other charitable organizations – and often in partnership with the private sector, governments and individuals in the community – to ensure that charities continue to play a pivotal role in building, enriching and defining Canada. Programs and resources are provided to help strengthen charities and their operations, so they […]

Volunteer Ottawa

Volunteer Ottawa builds community by supporting the not-for-profit sector through education, fostering collaboration, and promoting volunteerism. For volunteer opportunities, as well as workshops and training, Volunteer Ottawa works to ensure local volunteers are well-equipped.

The Ontario Youth Challenge

The Ontario Youth Challenge is an annual campaign called “Change the World” whose goal is to encourage high school students to volunteer in their community.


Katimavik offers learning through volunteer service programs for young Canadians to enable them to make positive changes in their lives and in communities. Since its foundation in 1977, Katimavik has a proven track record in youth programming and community development.