Helping youth turn their passions into careers

Volunteering is good for the community, but it’s also good for volunteers. For youth especially, volunteering is a fun and rewarding way to develop their passions, learn and improve their skills, and get started on a career path. Volunteer opportunities can give youth ahead start in their professional lives by teaching them about different careers Continue Reading

A New Link for Volunteers and Non-profits in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotians are some of Canada’s most generous volunteers. On average, they contribute the greatest number of hours compared to volunteers from all other provinces and territories. Since 2007, Nova Scotians have consistently volunteered well above the national average. On November 2, the Kings Volunteer Resource Centre, the Nova Scotia Department of Communities, Culture and Continue Reading

Volunteer Canada is Celebrating the Value of Volunteer Centres in building confidence, competence, connections, and community

Volunteer Centres provide leadership and expertise of volunteering in local communities in every region of Canada.  The 220 local volunteer centres go by different names, sizes, and reflect the nature and priorities of the communities and share four common objectives: (1) to promote volunteering; (2) to connect people with volunteer opportunities; (3) to build the capacity of organizations Continue Reading