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Information about Poverty Organizations in Vancouver offering volunteer opportunities. You can also view additional results of Poverty Organizations from other locations in British Columbia or expand your results by changing the location from the menu to the right.

Non-profit groups that focus on poverty usually provide services for the poor (eg. shelters), or gather materials for distribution (eg. blankets, food, medical supplies). This can be on a domestic or international level. Some religious organizations focus on international poverty and are subcategorized as such.



Vancouver Urban Ministries

Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation of Canada
8850 Osler St, Vancouver, British Columbia

Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation carries out the missions aiming to help the poor and educate the rich by reverently accepting Buddha's teaching of "expressing great kindness to all sentient beings, and taking their suffering as our own", and bearing in mind Venerable Master Yin Shun's aspiration of "being committed to Buddhism and to all living beings".

Keywords: Poverty · International · Environment · Arts and Culture

Volunteer Profile of Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation of Canada


Vancouver Urban Ministries

Community Builders Benevolence Group
25 Hastings St E, Vancouver, British Columbia

Community Builders International Network is a group of humanitarian organizations operating in Canada, Haiti, Burundi, DR Congo, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. Currently, the network consists of 14 partnered organizations using four different primary languages.

Keywords: Poverty · International

Volunteer Profile of Community Builders Benevolence Group


Vancouver Urban Ministries

Design for Development Society
1424 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia

The Design For Development Society (DFD) is a Vancouver-based, registered Canadian charity dedicated to using design as a problem-solving tool to address issues in poverty-stricken areas of the world. DFD aims to reduce poverty and increase community self-reliance through demonstrated and advocated use of the design process.

Keywords: Poverty · International

Volunteer Profile of Design for Development Society


Vancouver Urban Ministries

More Than A Roof Mennonite Housing Society
1515 Charles Street, Suite 100, Vancouver, British Columbia

Our focus on being "More Than A Roof" captures in a simple phrase the very essence of our society's Vision and Mission. Sometimes it means helping a young single mom cope with the intense pressures of poverty and parenthood. Sometimes it means bringing dignity, care and friendship to someone who lives with the terrors of a mental illness. It could be an unhesitating welcome to a refugee family fleeing brutal oppression and hardship of a third world country, or accepting those who are homeless and hungry.

Keywords: Religion · Poverty · Housing · Homeless and Housing

Volunteer Profile of More Than A Roof Mennonite Housing Society


Vancouver Urban Ministries

Sawa World
107 East 3rd Avenue, 2nd Floor, Vancouver, British Columbia

Sawa World is an award winning NGO that uses an innovative approach to ending extreme poverty by providing large-scale access to local solutions that are created by people living in extreme poverty.

Keywords: Poverty · International

Volunteer Profile of Sawa World


Vancouver Urban Ministries

Trans-Himalayan Aid Society
999 West Broadway, Suite 720, Vancouver, British Columbia

The Trans-Himalayan Aid Society (TRAS) is a registered Canadian charity (#130620743RR0001), founded in 1962, that supports the health and education of children and youth in northern India, Nepal, and Tibet.

Keywords: Poverty · International

Volunteer Profile of Trans-Himalayan Aid Society


Vancouver Urban Ministries

Union Gospel Mission Foundation
601 E Hastings Street, Vancouver, British Columbia

Demonstrating the love of Christ, Union Gospel Mission is determined to transform communities by overcoming poverty, homelessness, and addiction
- one life at a time.

Keywords: Religion · Poverty · Hunger · Housing · Employment and Careers · Children and Youth · Addictions

Volunteer Profile of Union Gospel Mission Foundation


Vancouver Urban Ministries

Vancouver Urban Ministries
4847 Joyce Street, Vancouver, British Columbia

Vancouver Urban Ministries (VUM) assists lower-income children, youth & families in the communities of Grandview Woodlands and Strathcona in East Vancouver. By connecting people, building community and providing educational opportunities, we see under-resourced children, youth and families rise above their circumstances.

Keywords: Poverty · Music · Family Services · Community Services · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Vancouver Urban Ministries






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