Why Should I Volunteer?

People say volunteers make the world go around. And they are not wrong. Nearly half of all Canadians volunteer either on occasion or on a regular basis. Volunteers are often the go-betweens for not-for-profits and the communities they serve. Many services like mental health phonelines or food banks would not be able to function...

Safety Protocols and Volunteer Resources

Safety Protocols Thank you for your willingness to volunteer during these complex and challenging times. Your health and safety as a volunteer in the community is our number one priority. As such, we have put together the following guidelines to keep volunteers, community members, clients and staff safe and healthy...


Find volunteer opportunities in person on September 23​

Logo for Volunteer Expo 2022, presented by Volunteer Ottawa.

Volunteer Expo is back this September 23 at Saint Paul University, 1–5 pm. Join us at this free event and explore volunteer opportunities face-to-face with local organizations!