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Our staff come from a variety of backgrounds and areas of expertise. We are pleased to have such a diverse and dedicated group of individuals all working to ensure volunteers and the causes that need them can come together harmoniously.



Joanne McKiernan

Executive Director

Our Executive Director oversees all of Volunteer Toronto's services for organizations as well as our public outreach and support. Joanne ensures our services are effectively helping non-profits build capacity through volunteer involvement, and that barriers to volunteering are broken down for those looking to get started.

Contact Joanne
416-961-6888 ext 241

Iona Frost

Director, Non-Profit Engagement

Iona leads an enthusiastic team dedicated to supporting and educating non-profit organizations and community groups who engage volunteers. She oversees stakeholder relations, program development and staff management to ensure successful delivery of services, with a focus on increasing volunteer engagement capacity city-wide.

Contact Iona
416-961-6888 ext 234


Niranjala Mariathas

operations manager

Nira is responsible for the day-to-day operations and human resources management ensuring the efficient functioning of the office and administrative systems. She is the glue that holds Volunteer Toronto together. 

Contact Niranjala
416-961-6888 ext 230



David Alton

coordinator, Non-Profit Engagement
David, our Non-Profit Coordinator, is the first point of contact for non-profits looking for support. He writes our Sector Space newsletter and makes sure our subscriptions package continues to help non-profit organizations build capacity through volunteer involvement.

Contact David
416-961-6888 ext 225

Olivia Sonnenberg

coordiNATOR, Volunteer Engagement

Olivia supports Volunteer Toronto’s public engagement activities, including community information sessions and expos. As the lead on all signature events, she is the main point of contact for our Legacy Awards, a celebration of volunteerism during National Volunteer Week, and the Youth Expo, the city's largest annual volunteer fair.

Contact Olivia
416-961-6888 ext 224

Adam Dias

Coordinator, Marketing & Communications

Adam, our Marketing & Communications Coordinator, is often the voice behind our social media channels, posting and responding to messages from individuals looking to volunteer and non-profits looking for promotional support.

Contact Adam
416-961-6888 ext 228

Dennesha Burke

Non-profit engagement assistant

With an extensive background in office administration, Dennesha is the first and the main point of contact for general inquiries about Volunteer Toronto’s programs and services.

Contact Dennesha
416-961-6888 ext 221

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Volunteer Toronto Central-West

721 Bloor Street West, Suite 202
Toronto, ON
M6G 1L5

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2425 Eglinton Avenue East, Suite 214
Scarborough, ON
M1K 5G8

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