The Voice of Volunteerism in BC

Meet Volunteer BC

Volunteer BC works to raise the profile of volunteering, encourage investment in volunteer engagement and link the network of volunteer centres.

Volunteer BC is the voice of volunteerism with the goal of promoting the value of volunteerism and building healthy BC Communities.

Upcoming Training
  1. Volunteer Management Training Series

    May 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Boundaries & Self-Care

    May 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Community Engagement & Inclusive Leadership

    May 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
BC Volunteer Centres

How can we help?

Our programs help British Columbians mobilize their talents as volunteers, offer education opportunities, provide useful tools and ways to address critical community needs.

Volunteer Futures

Annual 2-day event for anyone interested in learning more about volunteerism and the voluntary sector. Find out what’s happening across BC and meet like-minded people and learn!

Training & Workshops

We take local training province-wide, offer a calendar of all sector training, and operate the Culturally Welcoming Volunteer Program.


Provide resources and tools to support volunteers and your impact. Our Connector Newsletter offers up to date volunteering and volunteer sector news.

National Volunteer Week


National Volunteer Week is a time to recognize, celebrate and thank BC’s volunteers. Our annual photo contest showcases volunteers and helps tell the story of the importance of volunteers in BC.

Advocacy & Leadership

We work on behalf of all British Columbians to ensure volunteer-friendly public policy and funding. Help us be a stronger voice and become a Volunteer BC member.

Volunteer Centre Support

Volunteer Centres connect people to volunteer opportunities and organizations to volunteers. Connect with your local volunteer centre to find out more about what’s available in your community.

Want to Volunteer

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Become a Member


NVW Photo Contest

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Latest News

National Volunteer Week Photo Contest

Do you have photos of volunteers that create a positive impact in your community?

April 23 to April 29 is NVW supported by Volunteer Canada and Investors Group is a time to celebrate and thank BC volunteers.

Send us photos that reflect the unique qualities of your volunteers and the strong contribution they make.

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Volunteer Centre Highlight

Volunteer Campbell River is a non profit organization that helps people and projects come together Established in 1988, the Campbell River Volunteer Society has grown and flourished from a person answering a home phone to a vibrant, community not-for-profit agency...

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National Volunteer Week is around the Corner - Last Chance to Enter the Volunteer BC Photo Contest!

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Volunteer BC National Volunteer Week Photo Contest!

Prizes awarded to the top 3 and photos will be used in Volunteer BC marketing materials. Showcase your community and celebrate your volunteers by entering our annual National Volunteer Week Photo Contest. This is your opportunity to appreciate and recognize your dedicated volunteers. Send us your photo(s) and we will share your story, highlight your organization on our website and other marketing promotions. Your volunteers will shine in the spotlight!

Contest deadline: April 24, 2017

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