Volunteers are helping to build strong communities across Ontario. According to the latest statistical information, almost one in three Ontarians volunteers with a charitable or non-profit organization. Become an Ontario Volunteer and help your Toronto Communities with the opportunity to meet other volunteers.
Volunteering...it's the most fundamental act of citizenship and philanathropy, an extension of being a good neighbour. It helps make our community better and, one volunteer at a time, makes the lives of those who need a little help, better. Here's a way to get started...a searchable website of volunteer opportunities in Durham Region. Connecting prospective volunteers directly to the organization searching for volunteer assistance.
The Culture and Recreation Division is looking for interested individuals (15 years of age and over) who would like to be a City of Pickering Volunteer
The Ontario Trillium Foundation
Ontario Trillium Foundation grants are awarded to fund capital, operating and/or specific project costs in support of: Arts & Culture, Environment, Human & Social Services, and Sports & Recreation. The Foundation makes grants that have province-wide impact as well as grants in local communities across Ontario.
United Way Canada
The 126 local United Ways - Centraides are autonomous organizations who build upon the strength of volunteers and voluntary action by engaging the whole community for the benefit of the whole community. They provide direct financial support to more than 7,000 funded agencies and provide funding to an additional 10,000 organizations through donor directed giving.
Community Care Durham
Providing Home Support, Respite (Caregiver Relief) and COPE Mental Health services for adults and their caregivers who have needs related to aging, physical and/or mental health. Services are provided free of charge or for a minimal fee and are administered through various service locations across Durham Region.
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Charities, Nonprofit and Volunteer Information
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.