Besides all the benefit to society that the Volunteer Sector contributes, volunteering allows you to gain valuable and current work experience along with giving you some great networking opportunities. Below are some articles that will elaborate more.

Places to Volunteer in London

  • Boy Scouts of Canada

    Are you "outdoorsy"? Do you get along well with younger people? Want to help create a promising future for younger people, maybe even your own children? Become a leader in Scouting! Scouting covers many ages, from Beavers (5-7) to Rovers (18-26). If you like older young adults, become a Venturer (15-18) or Rover advisor. If you enjoy working with young people, try becoming a Cub or Beaver leader.
  • Childreach

    Programs are enhanced by the many community volunteers and students that assist us during the year. Childreach continues to provide job training and work experience opportunities for students at the Secondary School level as well as Family Studies Co-Op students, Katimavik placements, and post-secondary Early Childhood Education students.
  • C N I B

    Volunteer opportunities are available in a number of departments within the C N I B Library including recording studio, braille and e-text production, tactile, and circulation. It is with the generous effort of more than 500 volunteers that our services and programs are possible.
  • Community Living London

    Volunteers are the heart of Community Living London. They make a huge difference in supporting people with developmental disabilities to reach their full potential. Volunteers like John, a One-to-One Friend with Carl, say that spending time together is the high point of their week.
  • Epilepsy Support Centre

    provides a full range of support services for those with epilepsy, and those interested in the disorder. The social, economic and psychological problems faced every day by those with epilepsy are just beginning to be recognized by the professional communities. We need your support to ensure a strong and enduring response to the personal requirements, needs and interests of those with epilepsy. You can help by becoming a volunteer of Epilepsy Support Centre.
  • Glen Cairn Community Resource Centre

    The very essence of volunteering is clearly evident at the Centre. Many of our neighbours help out by answering phones, helping with programs, visiting isolated people in our community....the list goes on! The Centre wouldn't exist if not for neighbourhood volunteers who share their time and talents to help make our community a better place!
  • Hospice of London

    Needs volunteers a few hours each month to visit people facing life threatening illness.
  • London Regional Cancer Centre

    Are you interested in helping patients and families find information about their cancer?
  • London YMCA

    YWCA is a charitable, values-based, mission-driven organization committed to providing quality programs and services to people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds to help them grow in spirit, mind and body.
  • Meals On Wheels London

    Is a non-profit, charitable organization that supports and promotes individuals in their efforts to maintain independence and quality of life in their homes. The organization offers many services to ill, frail, elderly and mentally or physically challenged Londoners. Services such as meals on wheels, cool cuisine, volunteer visiting and transportation help people in the community navigate the road of independence.
  • Middlesex-London Health Unit

    Volunteer opportunities exist at the Middlesex-London Health Unit to enhance and complement the work performed by health unit staff. The volunteer experience that we offer provides members of the community with an opportunity to receive training, gain new skills and the ability to participate in the delivery of a variety of programs.
  • Mission Services

    Volunteer to offer Hope and Help! Do you have 2 hours to spare? Maybe four hours a month? One day a month? YOU CAN make a difference in so many ways!
  • Pillar

    Voluntary Sector Network lists volunteer opportunities in London and area at no cost to the community. Volunteers and organizations will find this site helpful for posting and searching volunteer opportunities.
  • St. John Ambulance

    Most of the people working for St. John Ambulance are volunteers. They are the most important part.
  • Salvation Army, Centre of Hope

    The London Centre of Hope at 281 Wellington Street is located at the “gateway” of downtown and holds 267 emergency beds. When we see a need, our goal is to help that person regardless of the circumstances that brought trouble their way. In doing so we maximize the potential of their recovery and healing. Our main concern is not with what we serve but those we serve.
  • Sexual Assault Centre

    The Centre believes that “trained volunteers form the foundation of our organization and play a vital role in the delivery of services.” Sexual Assault Centre London is a community leader in the fight to eliminate sexual violence against women and creating safe communities for all.
  • Thames Valley Children's Centre

    The Volunteer Services Team at TVCC encourages community individuals and groups to compliment and support programs/services offered to clients. Volunteers promote and enhance the quality of life for our clients while encouraging clients to strive towards participation. Volunteers share talents and skills that provide the "extra" in our programs/services.
  • United Way

    Volunteers are essential to the services and programs our community provides. Whether you are looking to make new friends, build professional networks, or learn new skills, we welcome you with open arms.
  • Thames Valley River Conservation

    Working in partnership with the community for a healthy watershed.

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