Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering is a powerful way to make a positive impact on your community and the world at large. By giving your time, skills, and energy to help others, you not only improve the lives of those you serve, but you also gain valuable experience, develop new skills, and expand your social network. 

Volunteer organizations

Volunteering is a great way to get a taste of a career you're interested in!

  • BC Cancer Agency
  • BC Games
  • BC Schizophrenia Society
  • BC Forest Discovery Centre - The BC Forest Discovery Centre is a 100-acre, open air museum with an operational railway in Duncan, British Columbia.  The Centre features forest and marsh trails with excellent bird watching opportunities. The story of BC's forest industry is shared through exhibits, heritage buildings, and logging artifacts.  Special events are offered throughout the year that  include family activities and workshops for adults and seniors.
  • Canadian Cancer Society
  • Charity Village - Canada's online community focused on careers, work life, and human resources issues in and around the social profit sector. We connect you to great work, ideas, opportunities, and each other.
  • Idealist - is a network for those who want to build a better world. It offers information about jobs, internships, volunteer opportunities, events and programs. It also has a spot where you can search for volunteers for your own project.
  • Learnhowtobecome.org - a guidebook for students and young professionals seeking careers in the non-profit sector
  • Saanich Recreation Volunteer Services
  • Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary - is a 160-acre nature reserve and education hub located in Saanich on the ancestral territories of the lək̓ʷəŋən peoples. Volunteer opportunities range from restoration and animal care assistants, to work in visitor services and education.
  • United Nations Internships - opportunities with United Nations agencies.
  • Uniterra - is a voluntary cooperation and international development program, established by CECI and WUSC, to help reduce poverty and inequality in twelve countries. There are many ways for Canadians to participate — within Canada and in developing countries.
  • Verge Magazine - is a North American magazine offering readers opportunities to explore studying, working and volunteering options abroad.
  • Volunteer Victoria
  • WorkInNonProfits.ca - connecting non-profits across the country with job seekers and suppliers of services and products.