Member Services

MEMBER SERVICES

The Volunteer Action Centre services SERVES both community members and organizations that are engaged in or provide volunteer programs and services. If you are a volunteer looking for a position or an organization looking for support with the management of your volunteers - there are services for all!

  • Recruitment and Referral - including our online database and networking with cross sectoral audiences.
  • Training and Consultation - for  professional development and organizational strength.
  • Advocacy - representing the non profit sector and building capacity through community connections with government, education and corporate partners. 

STAY INFORMED via our WEEKLY UPDATES that feature priority positions, local events, employment opportunities with our members, and other not for profit news. 

TRAINING AND CONSULTING

The Waterloo Wellington Learning Alliance (WWLA) offers professional development events on;

  • Volunteer management and engagement
  • Board governance and leadership
  • Organizational systems and wellness

Customized consultations with associates can also bring a wide range of expertise when needed.

WWLA is a partnership between the
Volunteer Centres in Waterloo Region and  Guelph/Wellington. Anyone is welcome to attend. 

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NETWORKING EVENTS

The Volunteer Action Centre facilitates two professional networks for:

  • Executive Directors - first Thursday of each month. 
  • Volunteer Manager Network - for informal shared learning environment among peers on a bi-monthly schedule TBD.

Invitations to join the next meetings are sent via email to members. Guests are welcome if interested.

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CODE for VOLUNTEER INVOLVEMENT

Volunteer Canada created the Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement (CCVI) to support organizations that engage volunteers.

The CCVI is a framework for involving volunteers in all levels of an organization. 

If you are a volunteer or an organization you should be aware of your roles and responsbilities as outlined here.

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Volunteer Action Centre
151 Frederick Street, Suite 500
Kitchener ON N2H 2M2

Phone: 519 742 8610
Fax: 519 742 0559

Monday - Thursday
9 am - 4 pm
Friday: 9 am - 12 pm