Your Connection to Canada’s Volunteering Community

Government Relations

Working with Governments to Promote Volunteering

Volunteer Canada works with federal government departments and liaises with provincial and territorial programs that request our support. Our government relations work focuses on strengthening volunteering and engaging citizens to build strong and connected communities.

Themes in Government Relations

  • Social inclusion
  • Skills development
  • Resilient communities
  • Citizen engagement
  • Integrating newcomers
  • Enhancing democracy

Charities' Day on the Hill

On May 13-14, 2015, Volunteer Canada joined the Association of Fundraising Professionals, CanadaHelps, Canadian Association of Gift Planners, Canadian Environmental Grantmakers’ Network, Community Foundations of Canada, Imagine Canada, MaRS Discovery District, Philanthropic Foundations Canada, United Way – Centraide Canada, Spire Philanthropy and Deloitte to raise the profile of the charitable and nonprofit sector on Parliament Hill. Click here to read a recap of the day.