Are You A Volunteer?

I Want to Volunteer – Where Do I Start?

Volunteer Now

One-stop-shop for volunteering – Volunteers can find and apply for multiple volunteer opportunities in one place.

Volunteer Centres

Start with your local Volunteer Centre. They offer a lot of resources, including up to date listings of volunteer opportunities. 

Pan-Canadian Youth Opportunities Platform

Encourages young Canadians to get involved.

The Volunteer Centre Network

Looking to volunteer? Volunteer Centres can help.  Volunteer Centres play an important part in communities. BC boasts over 35 Volunteer Centres, each providing a unique mix of programs to fit the needs of your community.

See our Volunteer Centre Fact Sheet for a list of all the great things they do in BC communities.

Training & Workshops

View listing of educational opportunities for anyone interested in learning more about volunteering and volunteer training in BC.

The connector

Subscribe to receive nonprofit sector news/updates, and learning and funding opportunities.

Membership

Interested in learning more about volunteering or connecting to BC’s volunteer community? Sign-up as an individual member.

Newsletter

The Connector is a free, monthly e-newsletter that provides nonprofit sector news/updates, and learning and funding opportunities.

Resources

Need hours or work experience?

Watch the Volunteer BC webinar to get all the tips and tricks to volunteering.

I want to volunteer handbook

The I Want to Volunteer Handbook is an easy to use guide, which includes the benefits of volunteering, rights and responsibilities of a volunteer, skills needed to be a great volunteer and the health benefits of volunteering.

Our Resource Centre provides answers to some of the most common questions for volunteers and organizations.

FAQs

What is a Volunteer Centre?

See our Volunteer Centre Fact Sheet for a list of all the great things they do in communities.

No Volunteer Centre in your community?

Schools, colleges and universities often have volunteer posting boards. Volunteer Now, BC211, Volunteer Connector, Charity Village or Craigslist offer searchable online volunteer postings.

Need hours or work experience?

Watch the Volunteer BC webinar to get all the tips and tricks to volunteering.