This is a complete list of websites of interest to volunteers and non-profit agencies. It is a long list so scroll down to see all the categories!
WORLD VOLUNTEER WEB
The World Volunteer Web is brought to you by the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) program.
Island Volunteer Centres
This is our ‘sister agency’ providing volunteer resources to their community and administrative support to the Comox Valley.
Volunteer Cowichan raises awareness of the power of service and encourages people to volunteer.
For nearly 30 years, Volunteer Nanaimo has been serving the community and Non-profit organizations in the greater Nanaimo area.
The Oceanside Volunteer Association (O.V.A.) is a community resource assisting volunteer organizations as well as those who wish to volunteer. We promote volunteerism in the Oceanside Region!
Salt Spring Island Community Services benefits immensely from the support and energy of many volunteers, who actively contribute to the community through our programs and services. We are a diverse organization offering volunteer opportunities that suit many individual preferences and skills.
SUNSHINE COAST VOLUNTEER CENTRE
The Sunshine Coast Volunteer Centre is here to support our community by – Helping people find volunteer work – Helping organizations find volunteers – Promoting volunteering as a key benefit to the community – Working with agencies to create, improve and maintain effective volunteer programs.
Providing leadership to the non-profit community since 1975, Volunteer Victoria is the primary recruitment and referral centre for the Greater Victoria Region. Guided by the principles of civil society we are committed to enriching the quality of life in our community through volunteer involvement.
Compliance and Taxation
Charity Central is a project designed to help Registered Charities understand their responsibilities under the Income Tax Act.
Charity Tax Tools – Essential Information for Canada’s Charities
THE CHARITIES FILE
The Charities File IS a joint project of the Carleton Centre for Community Innovation funded by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) to build the capacity of small and rural charitable organizations across Canada and assist with annual compliance reporting to Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). The Charities File.
Law For Nonprofits is an initiative of the Pacific Legal Education and Outreach Society (PLEO) and was founded to enable British Columbia’s nonprofit sector to access better legal information, education and advice. Law For Nonprofits is currently providing support to BC nonprofits to make the transition to the new Societies Act.
LEGAL INFO Consumer and Non-Profit Law
Library and Resources
CANADIAN CENTRE FOR PHILANTHROPY
Imagine Canada’s Non-profit Library
CHARITY DECISION TREE
To Be or Not To Be a Charity: The Decision Tree
Canadian site for the non-profit sector — 3,000 pages of news, jobs, information and resources for executives, staffers, donors, and volunteers.
KNOWLEDGE DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES
More than 100 reports, manuals, guides and fact sheets on volunteers and volunteering available online.
NON PROFIT EXPERT
Ideas and information for non-profits
The Voluntary Organizations Consortium of British Columbia (VOC BC) is a network of provincial and coalition organizations that involve volunteers in a wide variety of sectors: health, education, social services, sport, recreation, arts, culture, multiculturalism, aboriginal, disabilities, children/youth, business, environment and others.
Free newsletter for those who work with volunteers.
Administrators of Volunteer Resources BC
VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONALS OF CANADA (VMPC)
Volunteer Management Professionals of Canada is the champion in the field of Volunteer Management. Dedicated to advocacy, capacity building and networking, it connects and empowers a network of professionals and passionately elevates the quality of volunteerism in Canada.
CharityChannel, an online professional network created by and for colleagues who serve exempt organizations. Membership required for some content.
The Canadian Journal of Volunteer Resources Management (CJVRM) is a non-profit publication highlighting the management of volunteer services in Canada. Membership Required
Association for Research on Non-profit organization and Volunteer Action
INSTITUTE FOR VOLUNTEERING RESEARCH
The Institute for Volunteering Research is an initiative of Volunteering England in research partnership with Birbeck, University of London
TechSoup Canada is the Canadian partner of TechSoup Global. Many nonprofits and social benefit organizations worldwide serve the needs of low-income, underserved populations and create positive social change. We believe these organizations could have even greater impact through the appropriate use of technology.
Energize, Inc. is an international training, consulting and publishing firm specializing in volunteerism.