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Volunteer information and opportunities from Poverty Organizations in Canada. You can also view fewer results of Poverty Organizations by selecting a specific city or province 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

Aboriginal Housing Management Association
605-100 Park Royal, West Vancouver, British Columbia

It is our goal to have all Aboriginal housing in BC owned, operated, and managed by the Aboriginal community. To make this possible, we are working with BC Housing to have all off reserve Aboriginal housing in BC devolved to AHMA.

Keywords: Poverty · Homeless and Housing · First Nation and Aboriginal Peoples

Volunteer Profile of Aboriginal Housing Management Association


Vancouver Urban Ministries

ADRA Canada
1148 King Street East, Oshawa, Ontario

ADRA seeks to identify and address social injustice and deprivation in developing countries. ADRA invests in the potential of individuals through community development initiatives targeting Food Security, Economic Development, Primary Health and Basic Education. ADRA's emergency management initiatives provide aid to disaster survivors.

Keywords: Religion · Poverty · International

Volunteer Profile of ADRA Canada


Vancouver Urban Ministries

Africa We Care
17806 - 107 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta

Africa We Care is a non-profit organization incorporated in Alberta, and recognized by Canada Customs and Revenue Agency as a Charitable Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) - Registration Number: 86065-3930 RR0001.

Keywords: Poverty · International

Volunteer Profile of Africa We Care


Vancouver Urban Ministries

Africycle
141 Reach Street, Unit 7, Uxbridge, Ontario

Africycle is responding to the mobility needs of commuters in Zomba, Malawi, a District of 600,000 people. By overcoming supply chain restraints, we are helping build the capacity of local bicycle dealers to integrate a better quality, affordable bicycle, improving the mobility of households and helping them access their basic needs of life.

Keywords: Poverty · International

Volunteer Profile of Africycle


Vancouver Urban Ministries

Amici Camping Charity
150 Eglinton Ave E, Suite 204, Toronto, Ontario

Amici sparks a change in the lives of underprivileged children using the transformational power of a summer camp experience.

Working with our summer camp partners, our funding helps to provide quality residential camp experiences to children, ages 7-17.

Keywords: Poverty · Children and Youth · Camps

Volunteer Profile of Amici Camping Charity


Vancouver Urban Ministries

Amma Foundation of Canada
9158 Trafalgar Road, Halton Hills, Ontario

Amma Canada, formerly known as Amma Foundation of Canada, was registered as a charitable organization in 2003. Prior to incorporation as a charity, volunteers from the Greater Toronto area used to collect clothing, non perishable food items and household appliances and donate them to established charities such as Covenant House, Jean Tweed Centre, St.Felix Centre, Interim Place, Red Door Shelter,..etc. Similarly, funds raised through garage sales were donated to the charities.

Keywords: Seniors · Poverty · Hunger

Volunteer Profile of Amma Foundation of Canada


Vancouver Urban Ministries

Barrie Food Bank
42 Anne Street South, Barrie, Ontario

The Barrie Food Bank's mission is: to provide temporary food relief to individuals and families of our community who are in need, and to serve as a resource to guide them along the road to self sufficiency.

Keywords: Poverty · Hunger

Volunteer Profile of Barrie Food Bank


Vancouver Urban Ministries

Basically Babies
4812 93rd Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta

Basically Babies is a registered charity that works to provide for the basic outfitting needs of newborn babies born to families in extreme need in the greater Edmonton area.

Keywords: Poverty · Family Support · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Basically Babies


Vancouver Urban Ministries

Bissell Centre
10527 - 96 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta

Through our vision to eliminate poverty in our community, and guided by a passionate concern for the dignity and well being of each individual, Bissell Centre's work is based on building relationships, hope and trust.

Keywords: Poverty · Family Services · Employment and Careers · Community Services

Volunteer Profile of Bissell Centre


Vancouver Urban Ministries

Blankets for Canada Society
210A-12A St. North, Suite 217, Lethbridge, Alberta

Blankets for Canada is a non-denominational organization devoted to creating blankets for Canadians who need warmth. Blankets for Canada is a non-profit organization that depends entirely on donations.

Keywords: Poverty

Volunteer Profile of Blankets for Canada Society


Bleecker Wellesley Activity Network

Bleecker Wellesley Activity Network
200 Wellesley Street East, Suite 119, Toronto, Ontario

We at the Bleecker/Wellesley Activity Network help create a happier, healthier environment for the seniors and disabled. We service a low income community in downtown Toronto, Ontario to help them reach out and break the isolation factor that is so prevelant in our present day society.

To provide our seniors with a feeling of safety, caring and independence. Our focus is to build stronger community awareness to help our most vulnerable residents to develop new friendships and get involved in outside activities making them less lonely and at less risk health and safety wise. Empowering our seniors and the physically or mentally disabled to establish relationships through community events and buddy systems so there is less isolation. Giving them the venues to become more self assured individuals and have others to reach out to break their isolation factor.

Keywords: Seniors · Poverty · Hunger · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Bleecker Wellesley Activity Network


Bleecker Wellesley Activity Network

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


Bleecker Wellesley Activity Network

Calgary Drop-In & Rehab Centre Society
1 Dermot Baldwin Way SE, Calgary, Alberta

To prevent homelessness where possible, offer care and shelter when needed, and provide opportunities for people to rehabilitate and rebuild their lives.

Keywords: Seniors · Poverty · Homeless and Housing · Health · Employment and Careers

Volunteer Profile of Calgary Drop-In & Rehab Centre Society


Bleecker Wellesley Activity Network

Canada Institute of Linguistics
7600 Glover Rd, Langley, British Columbia

The Canada Institute of Linguistics trains linguists, translators and trainers so that all people may have access to the Bible in their own language.

Keywords: Poverty · Education and Literacy

Volunteer Profile of Canada Institute of Linguistics


Bleecker Wellesley Activity Network

Canadian Council for International Co-Operation
Conseil Canadien Pour La Cooperation Internationale
450 Rideau Street, Suite 200, Ottawa, Ontario

The Council is a coalition of Canadian voluntary sector organizations working globally to achieve sustainable human development. CCIC seeks to end global poverty, and to promote social justice and human dignity for all.

Keywords: Poverty · International

Volunteer Profile of Canadian Council for International Co-Operation


Bleecker Wellesley Activity Network

Canadian Humanitarian Organization for International Relief
675 3rd Street SE, Suite 1, Medicine Hat, Alberta

Canadian Humanitarian Organization for International Relief (Canadian Humanitarian) is a non-religious, non-political, registered Canadian Charity (#87302 9102 RR0001). We are dedicated to assisting disadvantaged children, their families and communities break free from the cycle of poverty.

Keywords: Poverty · International

Volunteer Profile of Canadian Humanitarian Organization for International Relief


Bleecker Wellesley Activity Network

Canadian Lutheran World Relief
302-393 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Inspired by God's love for humanity, Canadian Lutheran World Relief challenges the causes and responds to the consequences of human suffering and poverty.

Keywords: Religion · Poverty

Volunteer Profile of Canadian Lutheran World Relief


Bleecker Wellesley Activity Network

Canadian Physicians for Aid and Relief
1425 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario

Founded in 1984 by Canadian doctors, CPAR, Canadian Physicians for Aid and Relief is a non-profit development organization that supports community efforts to address the determinants of health by ensuring sustainable access to clean water and adequate food, improving hygiene and sanitation, creating secure livelihoods and improving access to primary health care.

Keywords: Poverty · International

Volunteer Profile of Canadian Physicians for Aid and Relief


Bleecker Wellesley Activity Network

Capital City Mission
153 Chapel Street, Ottawa, Ontario

Capital City Mission is a drop-in centre in downtown Ottawa (Canada) that ministers to the inner city's poor and homeless people by expressing Christ's love to them. With its current volunteers and staff, CCM is offering THE DROP-IN ministry as a respectful place where people can come and know that they will receive respect and kindness.

Keywords: Religion · Poverty

Volunteer Profile of Capital City Mission


Bleecker Wellesley Activity Network

Careforce International Organization
1 Union Street, Elmira, Ontario

Careforce International helps children complete their education and provides vocational training so that youth can find employment generating an income that provides for themselves and their families a sustainable livelihood.

Keywords: Poverty · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Careforce International Organization


Bleecker Wellesley Activity Network

Caring Hearts for Underprivileged Children Society
8138 128 St, Suite 240, Surrey, British Columbia

Caring Hearts continues to find new volunteers and depend on the long time volunteers to create clothing and blanket items for children in need.

Keywords: Poverty · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Caring Hearts for Underprivileged Children Society


Bleecker Wellesley Activity Network

Caring Partners Global Inc
470 Anndale Road, Waterloo, Ontario

Caring Partners Global (CPG) is an inter-denominational charitable organization that seeks to empower and engage underpriviledged communities through promoting health and hope, leading to sustainable development. CPG's four areas of focus include health care, education, life skills and agriculture with the goal of changing lives, one community at a time.

Keywords: Poverty · International

Volunteer Profile of Caring Partners Global Inc


cbm Canada

cbm Canada
3844 Stouffville Road, Box 800, Stouffville, Ontario

cbm Canada is a Christian, International Development Organization Focusing in People with Disabilities

Keywords: Poverty · International · Disorders · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of cbm Canada


Centre 454

Centre 454
216 Murray Street, Ottawa, Ontario

Centre 454 offers servcies for people living in poverty and who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Keywords: Religion · Poverty · Homeless and Housing · Crisis Support

Volunteer Profile of Centre 454


Centre 454

Change for Children Association
10808 124 Street, 2nd Floor, Edmonton, Alberta

To build civil society capacity in the global south and Canada to promote health, human rights and create solutions to poverty through sustainable development.

Keywords: Poverty · International

Volunteer Profile of Change for Children Association


Centre 454

Ched Santas Anonymous Incorporated
5204 84 St NW, Edmonton, Alberta

1955, Jerry Forbes and his team at 1080 CHED organized the first Santas Anonymous campaign. In his radio messages, Jerry clearly outlined his vision for the charity; he wanted to make sure that each child in Edmonton had a new toy at Christmas.

Keywords: Poverty · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Ched Santas Anonymous Incorporated


Centre 454

Chi-Ki Children's Charity
675 Cochrane Drive, East Tower Suite 503, Markham, Ontario

Chi-Ki Children's Charity is a Canadian Registered Charity, also registered in the USA. Our objectives are Education, Health Care, agriculture, and Special Needs. We provide opportunities in Canada for children with Autism and special needs. Internationally, we work in Laos, Uganda, and India with children and communities living in abject poverty.

Keywords: Poverty · International

Volunteer Profile of Chi-Ki Children's Charity


Centre 454

Children's Care International
Aide Internationale Pour L'enfance
152, rue Notre-Dame Est, 6th floor, Montreal, Quebec

Our mission is to open rehabilitation centres throughout developing countries (and countries where these horrors exist), to aid children who are victims of sexual tourism, slavery, and all other forms of exploitation.

Keywords: Poverty · International · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Children's Care International


Centre 454

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


Centre 454

Community First Development Fund of Saskatoon Inc
2201 8th Street East, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

To reduce poverty in Saskatoon and surrounding regions by fostering community economic development through financing opportunities.

Keywords: Poverty

Volunteer Profile of Community First Development Fund of Saskatoon Inc


Centre 454

Compassion Canada
985 Adelaide St S, London, Ontario

As one of the world's leading child development organizations, Compassion partners with the local church in 26 countries to end poverty in the lives of children and their families.

Keywords: Religion · Poverty

Volunteer Profile of Compassion Canada


Centre 454

Congregation Or Shalom
534 Huron St., London, Ontario

Or Shalom is a dynamic Conservative Jewish synagogue in London Ontario, affiliated with the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism. We offer a variety of religious, cultural, educational and social programs for members of all ages.
Or Shalom is an egalitarian synagogue. Women as well as men are encouraged to grow in religious practice and observance of such mitzvot as Tallit, Tefillin and Tefilah. Women are equal constituents of the minyan, participate equally with respect to the Torah and its aliyot, and serve as Shlichat Tzibur.

Keywords: Religion · Poverty · Hunger · Community Services

Volunteer Profile of Congregation Or Shalom


Centre 454

Coptic Orphans Support Association
Laval, Quebec

Coptic Orphans is an award-winning international Christian development organization that has touched the lives of over 30,000 children in Egypt since 1988.

Keywords: Religion · Poverty

Volunteer Profile of Coptic Orphans Support Association


Crossroads International

Crossroads International

Branch: Montreal 3000, rue Omer-Lavallee, Suite 308, Montreal, Quebec

Crossroads International is an international development organization that is reducing poverty and increasing women's rights around the world.

Keywords: Women · Poverty · International

Volunteer Profile of Crossroads International


Crossroads International

Crossroads International

Branch: Toronto 49 Bathurst Street, Suite 201, Toronto, Ontario

Crossroads International is an international development organization that is reducing poverty and increasing women's rights around the world.

Keywords: Women · Poverty · International

Volunteer Profile of Crossroads International


Crossroads International

Cuso
44 Eccles St., Suite 200, Ottawa, Ontario

Cuso International is a development organization that works to reduce poverty and inequality through the efforts of highly skilled volunteers, collaborative partnerships and compassionate donors.

Keywords: Poverty · International

Volunteer Profile of Cuso


David Busby Street Centre

David Busby Street Centre
24 Collier Street, Lower-level of Trinity Anglican, P.O. Box 641, Barrie, Ontario

Non-profit organization that assists people who are experiencing the impact of poverty and homelessness through our drop-in program, case management, outreach and community partners.

Keywords: Poverty · Mental Health · Homeless and Housing · Addictions

Volunteer Profile of David Busby Street Centre


David Busby Street Centre

David Mcantony Gibson Foundation
15 Honeysuckle Crescent, Ancaster, Ontario

DMGF was created in the spring of 1998 in honour of David McAntony Gibson, who tragically lost his life on February 7, 1998.

A remarkable man who believed in taking the time to help those around him both near and far, Mr. Gibson will be remembered by his friends, family and peers as caring, compassionate and dedicated. In keeping with David's spirit, DMGF is designed to help those in need around the world by providing relief supplies and equipment, and has adopted "Serving the Global Community" as its motto.

Keywords: Poverty · International

Volunteer Profile of David Mcantony Gibson Foundation


David Busby Street Centre

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


David Busby Street Centre

Developing World Connections Society
141 Victoria St, Suite 220, Kamloops, British Columbia

Developing World Connections provides International Volunteer Experiences to people of all ages and backgrounds. We connect volunteers to communities in developing nations to work on sustainable projects that better the lives of some of the world's most impoverished people.

Keywords: Poverty · International

Volunteer Profile of Developing World Connections Society


David Busby Street Centre

Devxchange International Programs
Barrie, Ontario

DevXchange is a registered Canadian charity that believes international development is a two-way exchange. It benefits both giver and receiver.

We assist compassionate Canadians who want to positively change our world by working directly with community organizations in developing countries . We provide administrative and technical support to these volunteers as well as tax-deductible receipts for their donors.

Keywords: Poverty · International

Volunteer Profile of Devxchange International Programs


David Busby Street Centre

Edmonton Social Planning Council
9912 106th Street, Suite 37, Edmonton, Alberta

The Edmonton Social Planning Council is an independent, non-profit, non-partisan social research organization, with registered charitable status. Our focus is social research, particularly in the areas of low income and poverty. ESPC is a source of knowledge and expertise on social issues within our community.

Keywords: Poverty

Volunteer Profile of Edmonton Social Planning Council


David Busby Street Centre

Emmanuel Relief and Rehabilitation International of Canada
3967 Stouffville Road, Stouffville, Ontario

EICanada is one of seven affiliates of Emmanuel Relief and Rehabilitation International (Emmanuel International or EI for short). EICanada is an international, interdenominational, evangelical organization that assists communities worldwide through the agency of the churches within those communities in order to meet the needs of the poor. Founded in 1975 by Rev. George Middleton as a response to the widespread suffering caused by a devastating famine in eastern Africa, EI has a proven record of commitment, care and compassion in addressing these needs.

Keywords: Religion · Poverty

Volunteer Profile of Emmanuel Relief and Rehabilitation International of Canada


End Poverty Now

End Poverty Now
Societe Pour L'elimination De La Pauvrete
3450 rue Saint-Denis, Suite 164, Montreal, Quebec

End Poverty Now (EPN) is a Canadian non-profit organization based in Montreal, Quebec, with Chapters across the country. We are run entirely by volunteers, and operate at a grassroots level.

Our mission is to alleviate poverty on local and international levels by finding, funding, and raising awareness of self-sustaining grassroots projects created by community members with firsthand experience of poverty.

We believe in supporting sustainable community-led projects that permanently lift people out of poverty and build leadership, assessment, administration, and physical skills that can help people create future solutions independently.

Keywords: Poverty · International · Education and Literacy

Volunteer Profile of End Poverty Now


End Poverty Now

Extreme Response Canada
49 Virginia Ave, Simcoe, Ontario

Extreme Response International is a humanitarian aid organization committed to changing the lives of people living in extreme, often life-threatening, situations.

Keywords: Poverty · International

Volunteer Profile of Extreme Response Canada


End Poverty Now

Farmers Helping Farmers Inc
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Farmers Helping Farmers evolved from an International Family Farm Consultation which took place in Charlottetown in 1979.

Keywords: Poverty · International

Volunteer Profile of Farmers Helping Farmers Inc


End Poverty Now

Fraser Valley Gleaners Society
85 Winson, Abbotsford, British Columbia

Fraser Valley Gleaners Society (FVG) was established in 1999 as a registered society in BC. The concept was modeled after our sister organization, Okanagan Gleaners, and was initiated in the Fraser Valley by a small group of Christian believers who understood the incredible potential for locally available produce.

Keywords: Poverty · International

Volunteer Profile of Fraser Valley Gleaners Society


Fred Victor

Fred Victor
59 Adelaide St.East, 6th Floor, Toronto, Ontario

We're a non-profit organization that work with clients who are marginalized, have low income as well as Mental Health & Addictions.

Keywords: Poverty · Mental Health · Homeless and Housing · Employment and Careers · Addictions

Volunteer Profile of Fred Victor


Free The Children

Free The Children
233 Carlton St, Toronto, Ontario

Free The Children is an international charity and educational partner, operating collaborative programs both domestically and internationally.

Keywords: Poverty · International · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Free The Children


Frontiers Foundation

Frontiers Foundation
419 Coxwell Avenue, Toronto, Ontario

Frontiers Foundation is a federally chartered non-profit charitable organization that has been chartered since 1968. We are the oldest First Nations volunteer organization in Canada.

Keywords: Poverty · Housing · First Nation and Aboriginal Peoples · Community Services

Volunteer Profile of Frontiers Foundation




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