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List of Organizations with Volunteer Opportunities

Children, Youth, and Family


Women in Science and Engineering Atlantic-

Health and Wellness

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada-

Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure-

Canadian Diabetes Association-

Athletics and Recreation-

Hepatitis Outreach Society of NS-

Breast Cancer Action NS-

The Arthritis Society-

Canadian Cancer Society-



Frontier College-

Chebucto Connections' Pathways to Education-


Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21-

Volunteer Eco Students Abroad- 

MSVU International Education Centre-

Community Support

Immigrant Services Association of NS-

Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CRA)-

Saint Vincent's Nursing Home-

Feed Nova Scotia-

Easter Seals Nova Scotia-

Bide Awhile Animal Shelter-

Eastlink TV-

Autism Nova Scotia-


Ecology Action Centre-

Community Support Services

Abilities Foundation of Nova Scotia
Best Buddies Canada -
Feed Nova Scotia -
Halifax Meals on Wheels -    
Halifax Regional Development Agency -
Halifax Regional Police -
Legal Information Society of Canada -
Metro Resource Centre for Independent Living -
Salvation Army -
Spencer House Seniors’ Centre -
St. John Ambulance -
United Way -

Family Support Services

Adsum House -
Alice Housing -
Birthright -
Bryony House -
Children’s Aid Society of Halifax -
Family SOS (Services of Support) -
Operation Come Home-
Military Family Resource Centre -
Veith House -

Health & Wellness

AIDS Coalition of Nova Scotia -
Alzheimer Society -                                                                                                  Arthritis Society                                                                                                             

Canadian Cancer Society -
Canadian Cerebral Palsy Support Foundation -
Canadian Diabetes Association -
Canadian Liver Foundation -
Capital Health -
CNIB Vision Health -
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada -
IWK Health Centre -
Kidney Foundation of Canada -
Lung Association Nova Scotia -
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada -
Muscular Dystrophy Association of Canada -
Northwood Home Care -
Psoriasis Society of Canada -
QEII Foundation -
Schizophrenia Society of Nova Scotia -                                                                                    Society of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Nova Scotians -

VON Greater Halifax -

Literacy & Education

APSEA (Atlantic Provinces Special Education Authority) -
Atlantic Science Links Association -
Frontier College -
Halifax Public Libraries -
Learning Disabilities Association of Nova Scotia -
Progress Centre for Early Intervention -

Children & Youth

Big Brothers Big Sisters -
Caledonia Boys and Girls Club -
Children’s International Summer Villages -
Girl Guides of Canada -
Phoenix Youth Programs -
Scouts Canada -
Young Women’s Christian Association (Halifax) -

International Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs)

Atlantic Council for International Cooperation -
Canada World Youth -
Canadian Red Cross Society -
Nova Scotia Gambia Association -
Oxfam Canada -
United Nations Volunteers -
VSO Canada -
Youth Challenge International -

Galleries & Museums

Art Gallery Nova Scotia -
Discovery Centre -
Memory Lane Family Place -
Nova Scotia Museum  -
Pier 21 -

Heritage & Immigration

African Diaspora Association of the Maritimes -  

Immigration Settlement & Integration Services (ISIS) -

Metropolitan Immigrant Settlement Association -

Multicultural Association of Nova Scotia -


Clean Nova Scotia -   

Young Naturalists Club of Nova Scotia -

Professional Development

Junior Achievement -
Skills Canada (Nova Scotia) -
Women’s Employment Outreach -

On-Campus Organizations

MSVU Students’ Union Diversity Centre

MSVU Students’ Union Food Resource Centre

Nova Scotia Centre on Aging