Volunteer Canada

Volunteer Canada’s Mission is to advance volunteerism to grow connection, community and belonging. Since 1977, Volunteer Canada has acted as the national voice and leadership body for volunteerism. A registered charity with over 1,100 organizational members, Volunteer Canada works with a diversity of corporate, charity, nonprofit, and education partners nationwide to strengthen the quality, quantity, and accessibility of volunteering. We are the sector’s backbone organization providing leadership, expertise, standards of practice and resources for the public, private, and charitable sectors.


The value of one, the power of many.


We advance volunteerism to grow connection, community, and belonging.


Volunteer Canada acts with integrity and is socially just, collaborative, courageous, and results-focused.

Volunteer Canada’s 2023-2026 Strategic Plan

We’re pleased to announce Volunteer Canada’s Strategic Plan: Meeting the Moment. With this new plan, we hope to elevate and develop the investments, methods, and pathways to build and enhance accessible movements of volunteerism and participation.

Who we work with

What we do

  • Provide leadership and expertise on volunteerism.
  • Promote and facilitate volunteer engagement.
  • Convene, connect, and collaborate with all sectors

Download the 2023-2026 Strategic Plan

Annual Reports

Our annual reports speak to the successes we’ve experienced in driving our mission.


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