Volunteering is a great way to get involved, make connections and invest in your community. Participating in your community as a volunteer can also be a good way to:

  • Build relationships
  • Meet people
  • Help with an worthwhile project
  • Learn English
  • Gain Canadian work and other experience
  • Build or learn new skills
  • Learn about different jobs and places to work
  • Develop community belonging

Community organizations are responsible for creating a positive work environment and treating you well as a volunteer.  As a volunteer, you have rights and responsibilities.

You can find local volunteer opportunities by visiting:

You can also check civic engagement and volunteer opportunities with your local or regional municipality:


Volunteer Action Centre of Kitchener-Waterloo and Area

151 Frederick St, Suite 500, Kitchener, ON

Phone:: 519-742-8610