Connecting people who want to volunteer with organizations that need volunteers. Supports nonprofit agencies with training, consulting, and promotion of volunteerism.
Volunteer Halton – your volunteer centre
Purpose of Volunteer Halton: to link people who want to volunteer with organizations that need volunteers, and to advocate and act as a catalyst for civic engagement by providing leadership and education for volunteers and community agencies employing a volunteer base.
Mission of Volunteer Halton: to inspire residents of Halton in fostering a healthy and socially innovative community through the act of civic engagement.
Volunteer Halton is a program of Community Development Halton and as such provides unique services to the nonprofit community organizations in Halton Region. Volunteer Halton’s mandate is to strengthen communities by building a strong civil society that fosters equity at the community level.
Located in Burlington and serving the Halton Region (Burlington, Oakville, Milton and Halton Hills), Volunteer Halton is a catalyst for volunteerism, providing leadership and support for volunteer efforts to build the capacity of the community. Volunteer Halton advocates for volunteer rights and expectations through its membership and association with provincial and national organizations.
Within the Halton community, Volunteer Halton supports nonprofit agencies with training, a volunteer online matching program, consulting and the promotion of volunteerism such as National Volunteer Week celebrations.