A volunteer is an unpaid helper. Volunteering can give you experience working in Canada when you first arrive. Volunteers can be found everywhere in Durham Region.

Why volunteer?

Volunteering is a great way to spend your time and help your community. Often, volunteers help charities and other non-profit services run without the need to pay for work. These organizations wouldn't be able to run without help from people like you. You can also volunteer at companies to get work experience.

Volunteering is a great way to meet new friends. It also helps you busy and active in the community.

Who volunteers?

Many volunteers are students and seniors. Some volunteer opportunities for students are known as internships. Lots of adults also volunteer for causes that are important to them.

Where can I volunteer?

Volunteers are always needed for events. They are also needed to help run some social services.

Volunteer Durham is a website dedicated to volunteer positions in the region.

Check local area municipality websites for volunteer opportunities.

You can also volunteer through the Region of Durham website.

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