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How To Start Volunteering

So, You Want To Volunteer?

Volunteering is a great way to connect with your community, explore career options, share your passion with others and create change in the world. Our job is to make it as easy as possible for you to find a great volunteer opportunity in Toronto.

Here are 5 helpful pages to get you started:

Volunteer Opportunity Search Page IconVolunteer Opportunity Search Page

Find the opportunity that is right for you! Search by category of interest, keyword, area or organization of interest. New positions are posted daily so you have the most up to date opportunities available. If there is a category that interests you, subscribe to it and receive email updates when new positions are posted!

Create A Profile Icon Create A Profile

When you sign up for a Volunteer Toronto profile, you can subscribe to receive immediate updates on the volunteer activities that interest you the most and apply online! We will also keep you up-to-date on any special events or featured volunteer opportunities via our Volunteer Times bi-weekly e-newsletter.

How To Find A Volunteer Position Icon How To Find A Volunteer Position

New to volunteering? Let us help you step by step through the process from deciding how you want to give back to applying for the position. Reflect, Research and Reach Out - 3 easy steps you can take when thinking about volunteering. Finding the right volunteer opportunity takes time and consideration and we have the expertise to guide you through the process.

Frequently Asked Questions Icon Frequently Asked Questions

Got questions? We've got answers! View some of our most commonly asked questions and maybe ask one of your own!

Upcoming Events Icon Upcoming Events

Check out the latest volunteer events at Volunteer Toronto or around the city.



Still have questions? Contact us and we would be happy to help!

Alan Miller Volunteers of Toronto

Alan Miller, volunteers with The Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives 

Read Alan's Story


Carol Deighton - Volunteers of Toronto

Carol Deighton, volunteers with the Adoption Council of Ontario 

Read Carol's Story


Kevin Vuong - Volunteers of Toronto

Kevin Vuong, volunteers with the Toronto Youth Equity Strategy 

Read Kevin's Story

more Upcoming Events

Learning About Volunteering -Downtown (Oct 25)

Subscriber Circle: Volunteer Burnout

Featured Members
Fix the 6ixHumanizing and supporting Toronto’s homeless with unique donation models


Volunteer Toronto Office

344 Bloor Street West, Suite 404
Toronto, ON
M5S 3A7

T. 416-961-6888
F. 416.961.6859

Open To The Public



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