Supporting Not-for-Profits

Volunteer Ottawa Membership

Join our network of over 300 Ottawa non-profits, charities, and community organizations creating positive change in our community. Click the button to sign up now or keep reading for more information.

Membership with Volunteer Ottawa

Membership with Volunteer Ottawa is intended for charities, non-profits, community groups, and associations who would like to recruit volunteers and access Volunteer Ottawa’s education and resources. Click here to learn more about membership eligibility.

Become a member and see how Volunteer Ottawa can help your organization.

Membership Benefits

Volunteer Ottawa’s mission is not just to connect volunteers with the organizations who need their help, but also to strengthen the local non-profit sector through advocacy and education. VO offers members a range of benefits to support your organization and the essential services you provide in the community.New benefits were introduced in 2022 to aid in the sector’s recovery from the impact of COVID-19, including a new free membership tier for ultra-small organizations and no-fee access to workshops for staff and volunteers from membership organizations.Keep reading to learn more about VO’s member benefits.

Your online volunteer recruitment tool

Easily post your volunteer needs online, and change, update, or remove postings as needed. With no post limit during your active membership, you can recruit as often as you need to.

Access to over 15,000 engaged volunteers

Volunteer Ottawa sees hundreds of new volunteer sign-ups every month. Use our search filters to find people with the skills and availability you’re looking for and reach out to them directly with an invitation to apply. 

Access to all VO’s highly respected workshops and training opportunities

No extra fees for regular workshops and discounted pricing on custom sessions.

Boosted Promotion and Much More

Have your volunteer positions promoted to our 24,000+ social media followers, and 12,000+ newsletter subscribers and benefit from VO’s advocacy for volunteerism.
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What Our MEMBERS Say

"The Distress Centre has been a member of VO since the beginning...Volunteer recruitment is just one way that VO contributes to the betterment of our agency...Professional development is another area for which we depend on VO...Volunteer Ottawa plays a key role in helping us meet our mandate within the community."

Charles, Distress Centre Ottawa
Volunteer Ottawa is how we reach a large portion of our volunteers. We use it to recruit both administrative positions as well as movers and drivers. 
Brenna, Shelter Movers
As a long-time member, VO continues to be an important source of recruiting new volunteers for us.  
Jill, Meals on Wheels

Become a member and let Volunteer Ottawa help your organization.

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