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Information about non-profit and charitable organizations in Nova Scotia offering volunteer opportunities. You can narrow your results from the menu to the right by selecting a location, category or specific organization based in Nova Scotia.


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Chebucto Connections

Community Justice Society Halifax Region
6176 Young Street, 2nd Floor, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Community Justice Society - Halifax Region is a Community based not for profit agency established in 1999. Community Justice Society is committed to offering programs and services to persons at risk or in conflict with the law.

Keywords: Victim Services · Justice and Legal

Volunteer Profile of Community Justice Society Halifax Region


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Community Links Association
5516 Spring Garden Road, Suite 201, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Community Links is a provincial organization that promotes age friendly communities and quality of life for Nova Scotia seniors through community development and volunteer action.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Community Links Association


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Companion Animal Protection Society Annapolis County
752 St. George St, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia

The Companion Animal Protection Society of Annapolis County, Nova Scotia is a diverse group, but the one thing we all have in common is our love and appreciation for the animals that touch our lives.

Keywords: Rescue and Adoption · Animals

Volunteer Profile of Companion Animal Protection Society Annapolis County


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Cornwallis Military Museum
726 Broadway, Cornwallis, Nova Scotia

Commissioned in 1942, Cornwallis was built to augment the RCN efforts during WWII. During the war years, HMCS Cornwallis was the largest naval training base in the British Commonwealth. After the war, the base became a discharge centre and then was declared surplus closing February 28, 1946.

Keywords: Museums and Archives · Military

Volunteer Profile of Cornwallis Military Museum


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Cumberland Health Authority
34 Prince Arthur Street, Amherst, Nova Scotia

The Cumberland Health Authority (CHA) provides health care services in the northern-most part of Nova Scotia. The District's services range from acute to long-term care and include public health, addiction and mental health programs.

Keywords: Health Centres · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Cumberland Health Authority


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Dartmouth General Hospital Charitable Foundation
325 Pleasant St, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

The Dartmouth General Hospital Charitable Foundation's mission is to promote and support, through fundraising and advocacy, the delivery of health care at the Dartmouth General Hospital and within its surrounding communities.

Keywords: Health Centres · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Dartmouth General Hospital Charitable Foundation


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Dartmouth Heritage Museum Society
26 Nescastle Street, Evergreen House, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

The Dartmouth Heritage Museum started from humble beginnings; a group of like-minded citizens began presenting collections of artifacts in two local schools to promote awareness of heritage in our region.

Keywords: Museums and Archives · History · Arts and Culture

Volunteer Profile of Dartmouth Heritage Museum Society


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Deep Roots Music Co-Operative Limited
Wolfville, Nova Scotia

Musical roots stretch deep and wide, bringing people together in a shared experience of culture and heritage. Members of the Deep Roots Music Cooperative are brought together by the fun of sharing music.

Keywords: Music · Arts and Culture

Volunteer Profile of Deep Roots Music Co-Operative Limited


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Dress for Success Halifax Society
1096 Queen Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia

The mission of Dress for Success is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.

Keywords: Women

Volunteer Profile of Dress for Success Halifax Society


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East Hants Adult Learning Association
224 Hwy 214, Suite 101A, Elmsdale, Nova Scotia

The East Hants Community Learning Association (EHCLA) believes in a stronger, connected community and through individualized programming we are opening the doors to education and transportation, helping create a more prosperous, and proud community.

Keywords: Education and Literacy · Adult Learning

Volunteer Profile of East Hants Adult Learning Association


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Easter Seals Nova Scotia
3670 Kempt Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Easter Seals Nova Scotia is a not-for-profit organization and registered charity based in Halifax. We advocate for a barrier-free Nova Scotia and provide top-quality services promoting mobility, inclusion and independence for Nova Scotians with disabilities. We have served Nova Scotians with disabilities for more than 80 years.

Keywords: Sports and Recreation · Independence · Disabled · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Easter Seals Nova Scotia


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Eastern Counties Regional Library
390 Murray St, Mulgrave, Nova Scotia

Our mission is to stimulate a love of reading and a life-long interest in learning. To encourage self-reliance and the use of the new technologies. To provide an up-to-date, forward-looking network of accessible and inviting facilities, information services and outreach programs. To be responsive to community needs and to contribute to the economic and social well-being of our communities.

Keywords: Libraries · Education and Literacy

Volunteer Profile of Eastern Counties Regional Library


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Eastern Shore Ground Search and Rescue Team
5688 Hwy7, Chezzetcook, Nova Scotia

Eastern Shore Ground Search and Rescue is a community based organization made up completely by volunteers who believe and share a common goal - their dedication to saving lives.

Keywords: Search and Rescue · Emergency and Safety

Volunteer Profile of Eastern Shore Ground Search and Rescue Team


Ecology Action Centre

Ecology Action Centre
2705 Fern Lane, Halifax, Nova Scotia

EAC is an independent organization that strives to work with partners to: Provide up-to-date environmental information, pursue researched solutions, and act as a watch-dog for the Nova Scotia environment.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of Ecology Action Centre


Ecology Action Centre

Elizabeth Fry Society of Mainland Nova Scotia
1 Tulip Street, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Our Society continues to work with, and on behalf of, women in volved in and those at risk of becoming involved in the criminal justice.

Keywords: Women · Crisis Support

Volunteer Profile of Elizabeth Fry Society of Mainland Nova Scotia


Ecology Action Centre

Environmental Health Association of Nova Scotia
Halifax, Nova Scotia

The Enviromental Health Association of Nova Scotia (EHANS) is a non-profit, community based organization founded in 1985 and run by volunteers.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of Environmental Health Association of Nova Scotia


Ecology Action Centre

Eye Level Gallery Society
2063 Gottingen St, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Eyelevel Gallery is a not-for-profit charitable organization dedicated to the presentation, development and promotion of contemporary art.

Keywords: Galleries · Arts and Culture

Volunteer Profile of Eye Level Gallery Society


Ecology Action Centre

Feed Nova Scotia
213 Bedford Highway, Halifax, Nova Scotia

FEED NOVA SCOTIA is a charitable organization that helps feed hungry people by collecting and distributing food to more than 150 member agency food banks and meal programs, while at the same time striving to eliminate chronic hunger and poverty through research, awareness and support programs.

Keywords: Hunger

Volunteer Profile of Feed Nova Scotia


Ecology Action Centre

Fieldwood Heritage Society
Box 8, Canning, Nova Scotia

The Fieldwood Heritage Society was organized in the winter of 1988 and held its first meeting on February 25 during Heritage Week. It was incorporated as a society on November 20, 1989.

Keywords: Museums and Archives · History

Volunteer Profile of Fieldwood Heritage Society


Ecology Action Centre

Five Bridge Wilderness Heritage Trust
2 Wooden's River Road, Seabright, Nova Scotia

The Trust is a registered, charitable, volunteer organization working to conserve the public lands in the area bounded by Highways 103 and 333 on the Chebucto Peninsula in its natural state for public use.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of Five Bridge Wilderness Heritage Trust


Ecology Action Centre

Fort Sackville Foundation
15 Fort Sackville Road, Bedford, Nova Scotia

The Fort Sackville Foundation is a registered Nova Scotian society and Canadian charity which operates under the guidance of a Board of Directors and an Executive Committee, holding regular public meetings.

The Scott Manor House is a registered provincial and municipal heritage property.

Keywords: History · Arts and Culture

Volunteer Profile of Fort Sackville Foundation


Ecology Action Centre

Fundy Geological Museum
162 Two Islands Road, Parrsboro, Nova Scotia

The Fundy Geological Museum is the world centre for experiencing geological history interpreted from the unique features of Nova Scotia's fundy region.

Keywords: Science and Technology · Museums and Archives · Education and Literacy

Volunteer Profile of Fundy Geological Museum


Ecology Action Centre

Futurpreneur Canada
Branch: Atlantic
540 Southgate Drive, Suite 204, Bedford, Nova Scotia

Futurpreneur Canada has been fuelling the entrepreneurial passions of Canada's young enterprise for nearly two decades. We are the only national, non-profit organization that provides financing, mentoring and support tools to aspiring business owners aged 18-39.

Keywords: Education and Literacy · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Futurpreneur Canada


Ecology Action Centre

Genuine Progress Index Atlantic Society
535 Indian Point Road, Glen Haven, Nova Scotia

GPIAtlantic is a non-profit research and education organization that is creating a Genuine Progress Index for the small Canadian province of Nova Scotia.

Keywords: Science and Technology · Education and Literacy

Volunteer Profile of Genuine Progress Index Atlantic Society


George Burton Toastmasters Club 6022

George Burton Toastmasters Club 6022
2615 Northwood Terrace, Northwood Living Center, Penthouse, Halifax, Nova Scotia

We are one of Toastmasters Internationals' 13,500 clubs around the world in 116 countries. We are a non-profit group. We meet on the 2nd, 4th and 5th Tuesdays of the month 10:00am-12:00 pm at Northwood Center's Penthouse on Northwood Terrace, Halifax, NS.

Keywords: Seniors · Education and Literacy

Volunteer Profile of George Burton Toastmasters Club 6022


George Burton Toastmasters Club 6022

Greenwood Military Aviation Museum
Greenwood, Nova Scotia

Experience Greenwood's exciting military history and learn of its heroes through the Museum's permanent and temporary exhibits that chronicle its beginnings as an RAF Station in 1942; to its present day status as the largest airbase in Atlantic Canada.

Keywords: Museums and Archives · Military · History

Volunteer Profile of Greenwood Military Aviation Museum


George Burton Toastmasters Club 6022

Greenwood Military Family Resource Centre
School Road, AVM Morfee Centre, Greenwood, Nova Scotia

Military Family Resource Centres (MFRCs) are committed to enriching the lives of individuals and families in Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) communities through positive action, education and support. They provide relevant programs and services that empower and encourage strong, independent individuals and families within the CAF.

Keywords: Military · Family Support

Volunteer Profile of Greenwood Military Family Resource Centre


George Burton Toastmasters Club 6022

Greyhound Friends of Nova Scotia Society
6 Nelson Ave, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Greyhound Friends of Nova Scotia (GFONS) is a Canadian registered not-for-profit Society which is a 100% volunteer-driven fund-raising organization.

Keywords: Rescue and Adoption · Animals

Volunteer Profile of Greyhound Friends of Nova Scotia Society


George Burton Toastmasters Club 6022

Greyhound Pets of Atlantic Canada Society
343 West Petpeswick Rd., Musquodoboit Harbour, Nova Scotia

Established in 1990, Greyhound Pets of Atlantic Canada (GPAC) is a non-profit organization that provides the adoption of greyhounds throughout NS, NB, PEI and Newfoundland.

Keywords: Rescue and Adoption · Animals

Volunteer Profile of Greyhound Pets of Atlantic Canada Society


George Burton Toastmasters Club 6022

Habitat for Humanity Nova Scotia
121 Ilsley Avenue, Unit U, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

The mission of the organization is to mobilize volunteers and community partners in building affordable housing and promoting homeownership as a means to breaking the cycle of poverty.

Keywords: Homeless and Housing

Volunteer Profile of Habitat for Humanity Nova Scotia


George Burton Toastmasters Club 6022

Halifax & Region Military Family Resource Centre
Windsor Park Bldg 106, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Military Families are the strength behind the uniform and the Halifax & Region Military Family Resource Centre (Halifax & Region MFRC) is proud to be a part of a strong military family community.

Keywords: Military · Family Support

Volunteer Profile of Halifax & Region Military Family Resource Centre


George Burton Toastmasters Club 6022

Halifax Independent Elementary School Society
3331 Connaught Ave, Halifax, Nova Scotia

At Halifax Independent education is focused on the whole child: intellectual, emotional, physical and social. We understand that a happy child learns best and that each child learns and develops in many different ways.

Keywords: Education and Literacy · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Halifax Independent Elementary School Society


George Burton Toastmasters Club 6022

Halifax Regional Library Board
60 Alderney Drive, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Halifax Regional Library was created April 1, 1996 from a merging of the Halifax City, Halifax County and Dartmouth Regional Libraries. At that time a new automated catalogue was launched allowing residents from the entire Halifax Regional Municipality to access the collections of the three former library systems.

Keywords: Libraries · Education and Literacy

Volunteer Profile of Halifax Regional Library Board


George Burton Toastmasters Club 6022

Halifax Regional School Board
90 Alderney Dr, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

The Halifax Regional School Board was created in 1996 through the amalgamation of three individual boards that operated schools in Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford and Halifax County.

Keywords: Education and Literacy · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Halifax Regional School Board


George Burton Toastmasters Club 6022

Halifax Sexual Health Centre
6009 Quinpool Rd, Suite 201, Halifax, Nova Scotia

We welcome people of every race, ethnicity, culture, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, ability, and income-level at our Centre. It also means that we are non-judgmental when it comes to your personal sexual health practices. Whatever you like or dislike, do or don't do - we're just here to help you stay safe, healthy, and happy!

Keywords: Health Centres · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Halifax Sexual Health Centre


George Burton Toastmasters Club 6022

Hantsport Memorial Community Centre
6 Main Street, Hantsport, Nova Scotia

The Hantsport Memorial Community Centre (HMCC) operates as a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the maintenance and provision of facilities for recreational, cultural, athletic and educational purposes. At the heart of its 18 acres is Churchill House, home to the HMCC.

Keywords: Sports and Recreation · Community Services

Volunteer Profile of Hantsport Memorial Community Centre


George Burton Toastmasters Club 6022

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia
5161 George St, 7th Floor, Halifax, Nova Scotia

The Heart and Stroke Foundation, a volunteer-based health charity, leads in eliminating heart disease and stroke and reducing their impact through the advancement of research and its application, the promotion of healthy living and advocacy.

Keywords: Health and Medicine · Disorders

Volunteer Profile of Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia


George Burton Toastmasters Club 6022

Heart of the Valley Festival
Marshall Street, Rotary Raceway Park, Middleton, Nova Scotia

Festivals such as this are focused on promoting the community and the surrounding areas while providing fun and entertainment for the entire family. As a focus to remind people of our great community events have been scheduled in different venues throughout the town. Besides the main Rotary Park events you will see events in Centennial Park and on Commercial Street.

Keywords: Sports and Recreation · Music · Festival · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Heart of the Valley Festival


George Burton Toastmasters Club 6022

Hepatitis Outreach Society
5571 Cunard Street, Suite 201, Halifax, Nova Scotia

HepNS is a charitable organization that reduces the impact of hepatitis through support, information and education.

Keywords: Health and Medicine · Disorders

Volunteer Profile of Hepatitis Outreach Society


George Burton Toastmasters Club 6022

Heritage Trust of Nova Scotia
1588 Barrington Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia

The object of the society is to promote, foster and encourage interest in and preservation of buildings and sites of an historic, architectural and cultural nature within Nova Scotia and to acquire and preserve buildings and sites which are appropriate to this.

Keywords: History · Arts and Culture

Volunteer Profile of Heritage Trust of Nova Scotia


George Burton Toastmasters Club 6022

Home of the Guardian Angel
2893 Agricola Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia

The mission of the Home of the Guardian Angel is to nurture and enhance the quality of life of families through the delivery of community based programs and services.

Keywords: Family Services · Community Services

Volunteer Profile of Home of the Guardian Angel


George Burton Toastmasters Club 6022

Homebridge Youth Society
270 Pleasant St., Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

HomeBridge Youth Society was incorporated in 1977 and known as The Association for the Development of Children's Residential Facilities (ADCRF) for 28 years. This charitable, non-profit organization (Charitable Registration #106728918RR0001) was established by front line social workers who identified a need for residential care in the child welfare system.

Keywords: Family Support · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Homebridge Youth Society


George Burton Toastmasters Club 6022

Horizon Achievement Centre Society
780 Upper Prince St, Sydney, Nova Scotia

Horizon Achievement Centre is a non profit organization registered under the Societies Act of Nova Scotia and a Registered Charity under the Canada Income Tax Act. The Centre is governed by a volunteer community based Board of Directors, each bringing their own personal and professional experience to this organization.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Horizon Achievement Centre Society


George Burton Toastmasters Club 6022

Hospice Society of Greater Halifax
9 Spring Street, Bedford, Nova Scotia

The Hospice Society of Greater Halifax: Supporting people affected by a life-limiting illness, death and bereavement.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Hospice Society of Greater Halifax


George Burton Toastmasters Club 6022

HRM Volunteer Services
PO Box 1749, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Want to Volunteer? Great! There are many opportunities to volunteer throughout HRM.

Keywords: Volunteer Centres · Leadership · Cultural Centres · Community Services · Adult Learning

Volunteer Profile of HRM Volunteer Services


George Burton Toastmasters Club 6022

Immigrant Settlement & Integration Services
6960 Mumford Road, Mumford Professional Centre Suite 2120, Halifax, Nova Scotia

ISIS recognizes the key role of immigrants in Canadian society. We work with newcomers to help them build a future in Canada. We provide a wide range of services to immigrants, from refugee resettlement to professional programs, from family counselling to English in the Workplace.

Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees · Employment and Careers · Education and Literacy · Cultural Centres · Community Services

Volunteer Profile of Immigrant Settlement & Integration Services


George Burton Toastmasters Club 6022

Island Community Justice Society
360 Prince Street, Sydney, Nova Scotia

The Island Community Justice Society is a non-profit, community based agency which provides restorative justice services for youth, victims, and community to resolve the harm caused by criminal activity. Funding is provided by the Department of Justice. The society is a Member Agency of the United Way of Cape Breton.

Keywords: Restorative Justice · Justice and Legal

Volunteer Profile of Island Community Justice Society


George Burton Toastmasters Club 6022

James House Museum
12 Queen Street, Bridgetown, Nova Scotia

The Bridgetown and area Historical Society is dedicated to protecting, preserving and promoting interest in the history of Bridgetown and the surrounding area. We collect artifacts and information related to Bridgetown history, conduct local history research, and interpret Bridgetown history though exhibitions.

Keywords: Museums and Archives · History

Volunteer Profile of James House Museum


George Burton Toastmasters Club 6022

Junior League of Halifax Inc
Halifax, Nova Scotia

The Junior League of Halifax is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. The Junior League of Halifax reaches out to women of all races, religions and national origins who demonstrate an interest in and a commitment to voluntarism.

Keywords: Leadership · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Junior League of Halifax Inc


George Burton Toastmasters Club 6022

Learning Disabilities Association of Nova Scotia
46 Portland St, Suite 601, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Founded in 1989, the Learning Disabilities Association of Nova Scotia (LDANS), is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to unlocking the potential of those with learning disabilities. The Association offers support, advocacy, and referral services to children, parents, professionals and others dealing with learning disabilities.

Keywords: Education and Literacy · Disabled · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Learning Disabilities Association of Nova Scotia




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