Volunteers are helping to build strong communities across Alberta. According to the latest statistical information, almost one in three Albertans volunteers with a charitable or non-profit organization. Become a Calgary Volunteer and help your Calgary Communities with the opportunity to meet other volunteers.
Volunteer Calgary has played a key role in the development of volunteerism in Calgary for over 50 years. Its mission is to engage more people, more effectively, to volunteer in the community. Through its services and programs, it has enhanced the ability of more than 450 non-profit member organizations to manage volunteers and has linked thousands of Calgarians with unique volunteer opportunities. Volunteer Calgary is built upon: promoting the value of volunteering, connecting people to volunteer opportunities, strengthening the ability of the non-profit sector, groups and individuals to support volunteers; and providing leadership on issues relating to volunteerism.
The Electronic Recycling Association, ERA
Volunteers wanted . Fixing computers for charities. Era is looking
for volunteers to help fix computers and electronic for donation to charity. ERA collects computers, laptops, monitors, lcds, servers and electronics for donation and recycling. Volunteers can earn a free computer for spending time at ERA and helping out. Volunteers can earn a free laptop for spending time at ERA and helping.
Junior League of Calgary
The Junior League of Calgary is an organization committed to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.
Single Volunteers Society of Calgary
We provide our members with an alternative, and unique, way of meeting other singles while volunteering in the community.
United Way Calgary
United Way of Calgary and Area builds stronger communities by providing people a network of care when and where they need it. Through building partnerships and investing in proven strategies, United Way addresses immediate needs and finds long-term solutions to pressing social issues. United Way inspires people and makes it easier to connect with the community. When you support United Way, you help make our city a great place for everyone.
In 2003 alone, our volunteers generously contributed 10,000 hours of their time and skills towards protection of threatened natural environments in parks and other wilderness areas.
Volunteer Alberta is committed to building the capacity of the voluntary sector by strategically connecting leaders, organizations and networks to ensure Albertans are engaged in creating vibrant and progressive communities. A non-profit organization, Volunteer Alberta has been working with Alberta communities and volunteer centres for the past 13 years.
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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.