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. Tableau Training: Telling stories with data

    February 22 @ 10:00 am - February 23 @ 4:30 pm
  2. 10 Secrets to Success as a Fundraiser!

    February 23 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
  3. Foundations in Strategic Planning for NP

    February 23 @ 1:00 pm - 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

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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Volunteer BC Announces New Board of Directors

Richmond – Volunteer BC, the provincial association for promoting the value and impact of volunteerism has announced their new board for 2016-2017 at Volunteer BC’s AGM during the Volunteer Futures Conference in Richmond. The new board brings together a unique blend of non-profit and entrepreneurial experience to the organization.

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February Connector

February Connector Preview

Hot off the Press!
Volunteer BC has exciting initiatives lined up for 2017! Firstly – we are launching our series of handbooks – Community Connections. These handbooks are guides for individuals wanting to promote, encourage and match people to local volunteer opportunities. Special thanks to Anne-Marie Koeppen, Volunteer BC Board Director for revising the handbook to reflect the changing face of volunteerism.

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