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Information about volunteering and helping the 276 non-profit and charitable organizations located in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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The Minerva Foundation for BC Women

The People's Law School
900 Howe St., Suite 150, Vancouver, British Columbia

The PLEI for Non-Profits is a go-to centre for BC's non-profit, charities and co-operatives.
Here you can find information on employment, governance, facilities, privacy and compliance. Information provided is public legal information.

Keywords: Education and Literacy · Adult Learning

Volunteer Profile of The People's Law School


The Ride to Conquer Cancer Benefiting BC Cancer Foundation

The Ride to Conquer Cancer Benefiting BC Cancer Foundation
303-698 Seymour Street, Vancouver, British Columbia

The Ride is a unique 2 day cycling journey from Vancouver to Seattle, August 29th - 30th, 2015 that inspires awareness, ignites hope, and raises funds benefiting the BC Cancer Foundation. The Ride to Conquer Cancer is growing in strength and numbers and this year we are recruiting an even larger volunteer team to help us make the weekend as organized and as enjoyable as possible for all involved. Since it's inception in 2009 the Ride has raised nearly $60 Million in support of Cancer Research in BC.

Keywords: Health and Medicine · Cancer

Volunteer Profile of The Ride to Conquer Cancer Benefiting BC Cancer Foundation


The Ride to Conquer Cancer Benefiting BC Cancer Foundation

The S A Foundation
1520 Rand Avenue, Unit 103, Vancouver, British Columbia

Under the direction of a volunteer Board of Trustees, the SA Foundation initiates the development of programs and services for young women between the ages of 16 and 29, who have been or are at risk of becoming, sexually exploited and/or trafficked.
The SA Foundation is one of few organizations internationally that offers a comprehensive and uniquely designed long-term recovery program for these young women, including those that are pregnant and/or have children.

Keywords: Women

Volunteer Profile of The S A Foundation


The Ride to Conquer Cancer Benefiting BC Cancer Foundation

The Vancouver Children's Choir Choral Society
690 Burrard Street, Vancouver, British Columbia

Since 1983, the Vancouver Children's Choir has provided young musicians with the opportunity to learn the foundations of choral singing through the works of Pergolesi, Bach, Handel, Mozart, Debussy, and Britten. From Beethoven to Bernstein, the choir's performances and recordings also showcase the variety of musical styles and languages each chorister experiences.

Keywords: Music · Arts and Culture

Volunteer Profile of The Vancouver Children's Choir Choral Society


The Ride to Conquer Cancer Benefiting BC Cancer Foundation

The Vancouver Chopin Society
601 Broadway W, Suite 400, Vancouver, British Columbia

The society aims to promote cultural interaction among the people of Vancouver, who come from a rich variety of ethnic backgrounds, and to emphasize the importance of music in our lives. We have chosen to name our Society after the Polish composer Frederic Chopin because of the universal appeal of his music and his world-wide reputation as one of the greatest composers for the keyboard.

Keywords: Music · Arts and Culture

Volunteer Profile of The Vancouver Chopin Society


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The Vancouver Community Network
411 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver, British Columbia

Vancouver Community Network (VCN) is a non-profit Internet service provider that provides free services to assist individuals, community groups and non-profit organizations in accessing and utilizing the Internet to its fullest ability. We believe the information, resources and opportunities on the Internet should be accessible to all! We work to expand public access to computers and the Internet, provide educational services for their effective use and promote local content on the web.

Keywords: Science and Technology · Education and Literacy

Volunteer Profile of The Vancouver Community Network


The Ride to Conquer Cancer Benefiting BC Cancer Foundation

The Vancouver Folk Music Festival Society
411 Dunsmuir St, Suite 468, Vancouver, British Columbia

To achieve the status of a true legend, it should have started differently. It should have started with the artistic director of the Winnipeg Folk Festival, Mitch Podolak, looking across the prairies fixing his penetrating, visionary gaze westward and determining right then and there that he was going to establish a folk music festival in Vancouver.

Keywords: Festival · Arts and Culture

Volunteer Profile of The Vancouver Folk Music Festival Society


The Ride to Conquer Cancer Benefiting BC Cancer Foundation

The Vancouver High Spirits Choral Society
911 West 22nd Ave, Vancouver, British Columbia

High Spirits Choir is a community choir based in Vancouver, BC. We sing an eclectic, uplifting and sometimes demanding repertoire that includes gospel, classical, jazz, show tunes, modern/contemporary, love songs, and world music.

Keywords: Music · Arts and Culture

Volunteer Profile of The Vancouver High Spirits Choral Society


The Ride to Conquer Cancer Benefiting BC Cancer Foundation

The Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra Society
719 East 31st Avenue, Unit 12, Vancouver, British Columbia

The Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra's mission is to act as a forum for the creation of a new musical art form, one in which all of Canada's resident cultures can take part. Through composition, performance and educational outreach to both music professionals and the general public, the VICO serves as a voice for Canadian composers and musicians of diverse backgrounds, and fosters the creation of musical works that fuse and transcend cultural traditions.

Keywords: Music · Arts and Culture

Volunteer Profile of The Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra Society


The Ride to Conquer Cancer Benefiting BC Cancer Foundation

The Vancouver International Writers Festival Society
1398 Cartwright Street, Suite 202, Vancouver, British Columbia

The Vancouver Writers Fest turns reading into a community experience, bringing people together to share thoughts, explore ideas, and witness brilliant conversations.

Keywords: Festival · Arts and Culture

Volunteer Profile of The Vancouver International Writers Festival Society


The Ride to Conquer Cancer Benefiting BC Cancer Foundation

The Vancouver Japanese Language School and Japanese Hall
475 Alexander St, Vancouver, British Columbia

Established in 1906, the Vancouver Japanese Language School & Japanese Hall (VJLS-JH) is a non-profit, community-based and driven organization, committed to education, culture and community.

Keywords: Education and Literacy · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of The Vancouver Japanese Language School and Japanese Hall


The Ride to Conquer Cancer Benefiting BC Cancer Foundation

The Vancouver Jewish Film Festival Society
6184 Ash St, Vancouver, British Columbia

The Vancouver Jewish Film Centre hosts the longest running Jewish film festival in Canada, the Vancouver Jewish Film Festival. We have an established track record and we are proud to bring the best and most current films to our Vancouver communities.

Keywords: Festival · Arts and Culture

Volunteer Profile of The Vancouver Jewish Film Festival Society


The Ride to Conquer Cancer Benefiting BC Cancer Foundation

The Vancouver Life Drawing Society
1011 Main Street, Vancouver, British Columbia

"Life drawing is a basic inquiry into the human form."
Everyone is welcome, from beginners to seasoned artists. Sessions are run throughout the week. Drop in or become a member. See our rates. Show your work in our member's gallery.

Keywords: Arts and Culture · Art Councils

Volunteer Profile of The Vancouver Life Drawing Society


The Ride to Conquer Cancer Benefiting BC Cancer Foundation

The Vancouver Maritime Museum Society
1905 Ogden Ave, Vancouver, British Columbia

The Vancouver Maritime Museum is located within Vanier Park just west of False Creek on the Vancouver waterfront. The main exhibit is the St. Roch, an historic arctic exploration vessel used by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. The museum also has extensive galleries of model ships, including a particularly fine bone model of the French warship Vengeur du Peuple which was built around 1800 by French prisoners of war, a Children's Maritime Discovery Centre, a recreation of the fo'c'sle (forecastle) of Vancouver's ship Discovery, an extensive collection of maritime art, and a large library and archives.

Keywords: Museums and Archives · History · Arts and Culture

Volunteer Profile of The Vancouver Maritime Museum Society


The Ride to Conquer Cancer Benefiting BC Cancer Foundation

The Vancouver Men's Chorus
1270 Chestnut St, Vancouver, British Columbia

The Vancouver Men's Chorus is a registered non-profit society dedicated to presenting high-quality musical entertainment.

Composed of gay men and their friends, the chorus promotes community spirit and a positive image of the gay community.

The Chorus is a member of the Vancouver Cultural Alliance, the British Columbia Choral Federation and of GALA Choruses, an association of over one hundred men's, women's, and mixed choruses from the United States, Canada, Europe and Australia, dedicated to providing leadership and inspiration to the gay and lesbian movement through excellence in the choral arts.

Keywords: Music · Arts and Culture

Volunteer Profile of The Vancouver Men's Chorus


The Ride to Conquer Cancer Benefiting BC Cancer Foundation

The Vancouver Out on Screen Film and Video Society
207 W Hastings St., Suite 405, Vancouver, British Columbia

lluminating, celebrating and advancing queer lives through film, education and dialogue.

We understand that change doesn't happen overnight. Real change requires courageous leadership, strategic thinking and invested partners working together to foster a sense of belonging, affirmation and connection to other community members and to social movements.


Volunteer Profile of The Vancouver Out on Screen Film and Video Society


The Ride to Conquer Cancer Benefiting BC Cancer Foundation

The Vancouver Police Historical Society
240 E. Cordova St., Vancouver, British Columbia

The Vancouver Police Museum is an independent, not-for-profit facility run by the Vancouver Police Historical Society with an elected Board of Directors. Established in 1983 and opened as a museum in 1986, the Society is neither part of nor funded by either the Vancouver Police Department or the City of Vancouver. It's funding relies solely on admissions, donations and grants from individuals and institutions.

Keywords: Museums and Archives · History · Arts and Culture

Volunteer Profile of The Vancouver Police Historical Society


The Ride to Conquer Cancer Benefiting BC Cancer Foundation

The Vancouver Second Mile Society
509 East Hastings St, Vancouver, British Columbia

Vancouver Second Mile Society (VSMS) was established in 1958 by Dr. Wallace Wilson, a Health Department official from the City of Vancouver. The Society was created in response to concerns that the City's redevelopment in the downtown eastside did not include a community centre since the closure of the original Carnegie Library in 1958.

Keywords: Seniors · Crisis Support

Volunteer Profile of The Vancouver Second Mile Society


The Ride to Conquer Cancer Benefiting BC Cancer Foundation

The West Coast Book Prize Society
207 W Hastings St, Suite 901, Vancouver, British Columbia

The BC Book Prizes, established in 1985, celebrate the achievements of British Columbia writers and publishers.

The seven Prizes are presented annually at the Lieutenant Governor's BC Book Prizes Gala in the spring, with the winner of The Lieutenant Governor's Award for Literary Excellence being announced beforehand at the annual BC Book Prizes Soiree.

The Prizes are administered and awarded by members of a non-profit society who represent all facets of the publishing and writing community.

Keywords: Scholarships · Education and Literacy

Volunteer Profile of The West Coast Book Prize Society


The Ride to Conquer Cancer Benefiting BC Cancer Foundation

Theatre Terrific
111 West Hastings Street, The Woodwards Building Suite 430, Vancouver, British Columbia

Theatre Terrific pioneers inclusive opportunities for artists of all abilities to develop performance skills and collaborate in the production of theatrical works. Through its work, Theatre Terrific challenges audiences to be open to the impact of thought provoking art.

Keywords: Theatre · Arts and Culture

Volunteer Profile of Theatre Terrific




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The Ride to Conquer Cancer Benefiting BC Cancer Foundation The Arthritis Society

The Arthritis Society is dedicated to a vision of living well while creating a future without arthritis. The Society is Canada's principal health charity providing education, programs and support to the over 4.6 million Canadians living with arthritis.


The Ride to Conquer Cancer Benefiting BC Cancer Foundation West Coast LEAF

West Coast LEAF is the first and only organization in BC dedicated to promoting women’s equality through the law.


The Ride to Conquer Cancer Benefiting BC Cancer Foundation Alzheimer Society of BC

The Alzheimer Society of B.C. exists to alleviate the personal and social consequences of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, to promote public awareness and to search for the causes and the cure.


The Ride to Conquer Cancer Benefiting BC Cancer Foundation Youth Initiative Vancouver

High school students in Vancouver are all equipped with veritable arsenals of skills and experiences that they have accumulated from their experiences such as their education, their hobbies, or their culture. If we were to match volunteers with specific jobs that matched their skills and experiences, we believe that the volunteers will work more efficiently and contentedly. More importantly, they will have the opportunity for rapid personal development in a field in which they are interested.
These opportunities will come from many different sources, and it is the job of Youth Initiative Vancouver to connect with these sources and search through all our registered volunteers for individuals with matching portfolios. We will continually monitor and evaluate our registered volunteers to ensure their commitment and quality of work.


The Ride to Conquer Cancer Benefiting BC Cancer Foundation Atira Women's Resource Society

Atira Women's Resource Society (Atira) is a not-for-profit organization committed to the work of ending violence against women through providing direct service, as well as working to increase awareness of and education around the scope and impact on our communities of men's violence against women and children.


The Ride to Conquer Cancer Benefiting BC Cancer Foundation UBC Occupational Therapy and Heath Sciences

Originally a division within the School of Rehabilitation Sciences, the Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy emerged in July 2007. The department offers a wide array of educational and research opportunities, including an entry to practice graduate program: Master of Occupational Therapy, MOT; graduate research programs: MSc and PhD; and post-professional online: Master of rehabilitation science, MRSc and certificate programs.


The Ride to Conquer Cancer Benefiting BC Cancer Foundation UBC Life Sciences Circle

UBC Life Sciences Circle is an outreach program for high school students. We offer free events to all high schools students who are interested in pursuing life sciences. Our sessions usually consist of a lecture given by a guest lecturer about a topic of their interest. Then we will proceed to further explore this topic either by visiting a lab, doing problem solving activities and discussions. There will be an opportunity for students to mingle with UBC students and ask questions about life science programs/courses, along with general inquiries about university life.


The Ride to Conquer Cancer Benefiting BC Cancer Foundation Car Free Day Vancouver

Car Free Day is a completely volunteer-led festival that occurs every year in June to celebrate healthier and happier communities - by promoting active transportation, community engagement and sustainability!


The Ride to Conquer Cancer Benefiting BC Cancer Foundation Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm

The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems (CSFS), located at UBC Farm, is a unique research centre that aims to understand and fundamentally transform local and global food systems towards a more sustainable, food-secure future. The centre is a living laboratory, committed to finding solutions to both the local and global challenges facing food systems sustainability and translating solutions to improve personal, community, and environmental health.


The Ride to Conquer Cancer Benefiting BC Cancer Foundation The Ride to Conquer Cancer Benefiting BC Cancer Foundation

The Ride is a unique 2 day cycling journey from Vancouver to Seattle, August 29th - 30th, 2015 that inspires awareness, ignites hope, and raises funds benefiting the BC Cancer Foundation. The Ride to Conquer Cancer is growing in strength and numbers and this year we are recruiting an even larger volunteer team to help us make the weekend as organized and as enjoyable as possible for all involved. Since it's inception in 2009 the Ride has raised nearly $60 Million in support of Cancer Research in BC.



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