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  Newsletter No. 11 | March 2015


Being A Great Leader
Organizations We Love!
iAmnesty Youth Conference
Opportunities of the Week
Events in the City
Take Part in our Survey!


Debate/Slam Poetry Teacher
Raise Your Voice

Occupational Therapy/Physiotherapy Support
West Park Healthcare Centre

Summer Leading to Reading Volunteer

Toronto Public Library

Spring Chicken Volunteers
Second Harvest


International Women's Day: Centering the Voices of Indigenous Women
Wednesday, March 11

Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Sunday March 11

Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival
Until Monday April 6



Contact Us

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

Phone: 416.961.6888

Fax: 416.961.6859


What qualities make a great leader? Honesty? Confidence? The ability to inspire?

In the recent movie, The Imitation Game, Benedict Cumberbatch’s character said:

“Sometimes it is the people who no one imagines anything of, who do the things that no one can imagine.”

If you think you might have what it takes to be a great leader, consider developing those skills through volunteering! Taking on a position of responsibility is a great way to build the confidence you need to lead people and projects. Don’t believe us? Take a look at this Forbes article!

Here are a few roles to get you started:

Event Committee Member, Lead Volunteer
Ovarian Cancer Canada

Board Director
Self-Help Resource Centre

Strategic Planner
St. Mary of Egypt Refuge

Zone Captains
Canadian Cancer Society

 - Volunteer Toronto

Organizations We Love! 

For half a century, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has worked to protect the future of nature. WWF is Canada's largest international conservation organization with the active support of more than 150,000 Canadians. They connect the power of a strong global network to on-the-ground conservation efforts across Canada, with offices in Vancouver, Prince Rupert, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Halifax, St. John's, Iqaluit and Inuvik.

Their mission is to stop the degradation of the planet's natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature, by:

  • Ensuring that the use of renewable natural resources is sustainable.
  • Promoting the reduction of pollution and wasteful consumption.
  • Conserving the world's biological diversity

WWF-Canada is currently recruiting volunteers for their 25th Annual Canada Life CN Tower Climb. Go to to learn more and get involved!


Amnesty International Youth Conference 

Thursday April 23rd, Ryerson University 

If you’re interested in human rights, passionate about youth activism, or eager to learn about the resources Amnesty International has to offer, apply to attend iAmnesty 2015!

All high school students are invited to attend, especially if you are interested in leadership opportunities, human rights and international development. It costs $15 to attend and all applications will be reviewed before accepted.

Volunteer Toronto is a charitable organization whose work strives to build a strong, inclusive, caring and committed community of people who willingly give of their time and energy toward building a healthy city. Volunteer Toronto’s programs and services support non-profits, charities and grassroots groups across the city in developing sustainable volunteer programs.

Discover how Volunteer Toronto can help!

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Suite 404
Toronto, ON M5S 3A7



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Toronto, ON M5S 3A7

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Volunteer Toronto Office

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

T. 416-961-6888
F. 416.961.6859

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