Volunteers are helping to build strong communities across Nova Scotia. According to the latest statistical information, almost one in three Nova Scotian volunteers with a charitable or non-profit organization. Become an Nova Scotia Volunteer and help your Halifax Communities with the opportunity to meet other volunteers.
Common Roots Suburban Farm
Becoem a Steward and support Common Roots Urban Farm’s mission to promote healthy lifestyles and landscapes through hands-on education about the growing and eating healthy food.
Mission Thrift Store
There are a variety of volunteer positions to choose from. You can volunteer for a few hours each week or be a full-time volunteer.
ReachAbility is dedicated to equalizing the playing field for people facing disbaility barriers. Our programs foster pre-employment skills, such as problem solving, goal setting, and decision making.
Chebucto Family Centre
Chebucto Family Centre provides free services and supports to families and community members. These include but are not limited to: advocacy and support, health and wellness programs, prenatal and parenting classes, our Volunteer Doula Program, youth programming and operating as a Family Home Day Care Agency.
Habitat for Humanity
Working towards a Nova Scotia where everyone has a safe and decent place to live. To date we have built 55 homes throughout the province to help low income working families achieve the goal of successful homeownership.
Check out Volunteer Halifax for more volunteering opportunities in and around the Halifax 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.