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Volunteer information and opportunities from Women's Organizations in Canada. You can also view fewer results of Women's Organizations by selecting a specific city or province from the menu to the right.

Many organizations specifically focus on women. This includes a wide variety of subjects such as single parenting, abuse, pregnancy, crisis support, and employment and equity issues. Some groups focus on women in ethnic minorities, and these groups can overlap with immigrants and refugees, or cultural centers.



Dress for Success Toronto

FCJ Refugee Centre
208 Oakwood Avenue, Toronto, Ontario

FCJ Refugee Centre serves refugees and others at risk due to their immigration status, and welcomes anyone asking for advice, counsel and support regarding these issues. We address systemic issues that newly arrived refugee claimants face in Canada including lack of resources, marginalization, and discrimination. Countless people are touched by our services.

Keywords: Women

Volunteer Profile of FCJ Refugee Centre


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First Step Women's Shelter
Sioux Lookout, Ontario

The mission is to facilitate the healing and self-empowerment process of women and their children who have found themselves survivors of violence. This is accomplished by providing support and advocacy services and by focusing on healing in the areas of emotional, mental, physical and spiritual growth within a safe and secure haven.

Keywords: Women · Crisis Support

Volunteer Profile of First Step Women's Shelter


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Fort Garry Women's Resource Centre
1150 A Waverley St, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Fort Garry Women's Resource Centre is a not-for-profit, feminist organization supporting women to engage in healthy life choices for themselves and their families through innovative and responsive programming and excellence in service.

Keywords: Women

Volunteer Profile of Fort Garry Women's Resource Centre


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Gillian's Place
St. Catharines, Ontario

As one of Ontario's first shelters for abused women and children, Gillian's Place has been providing safe refuge and non-residential programs that enable women and their children to break the cycle of violence for over 30 years. More than 17,000 women and their children have found safe emergency shelter and essential support services since 1977.

Keywords: Women

Volunteer Profile of Gillian's Place


Dress for Success Toronto

Haldimand-Norfolk Women's Services
Simcoe, Ontario

Haldimand & Norfolk Women's Sevices is a charitable, non-profit corporation governed by an elected Board of Directors. Programs and services are funded by the Ministry of Community and Social Services, Ministry of Child & Youth Services and the Ministry of Health.

Keywords: Women

Volunteer Profile of Haldimand-Norfolk Women's Services


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Halton Women's Place
2025 Guelph Line, Suite 223, Burlington, Ontario

Halton Women's Place is an organization providing shelter and crisis services for physically, emotionally, financially and sexually abused women and their dependent children and is dedicated to ending violence against women and their children.

Keywords: Women

Volunteer Profile of Halton Women's Place


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Helping Spirit Lodge Society
3965 Dumfries Street, Vancouver, British Columbia

Helping Spirit Lodge Society is celebrating 25 YEARS of providing excellent services to Women and Children fleeing violence. Women access our Transition House, Second Stage Programming and Subsidized housing units, Employment Resources as well as our Wellness Centre. To Support women moving through trauma we provide Therapeutic Interventions including Counselling, Trauma based Yoga, Acupuncture and Massage therapy.

Keywords: Women · First Nation and Aboriginal Peoples

Volunteer Profile of Helping Spirit Lodge Society


Dress for Success Toronto

Homeward Family Shelter
31 Tapscott Re, Scarborough, Ontario

Julliette's Place (Homeward Family Shelter) stands as a beacon of hope and refuge for abused women and their children. It is the only shelter in North East Scarborough where women and their children fleeing domestic violence can get the necessary help and resources in their time of crisis.

Keywords: Women

Volunteer Profile of Homeward Family Shelter


Humewood House Association

Humewood House Association
40 Humewood Drive, Toronto, Ontario

Multi service agency assisting pregnant and parenting teens. We celebrated our Centennial this year.

Keywords: Women

Volunteer Profile of Humewood House Association


Humewood House Association

Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire
40 Orchard View Blvd, Suite 254, Toronto, Ontario

IODE Canada is a national women's charitable organization. Women of all ages, from all walks of life and educational backgrounds, meet in local chapters for fun, friendship and community volunteerism.

Keywords: Women

Volunteer Profile of Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire


Insight Theatre - Planned Parenthood Ottawa

Insight Theatre - Planned Parenthood Ottawa
2197 Riverside Dr., Suite 403, Ottawa, Ontario

A by-youth-for-youth-about-youth volunteer program that provides public health education to Ottawa area schools and community organizations through theatre!

Keywords: Women · Theatre · Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender · Family Services

Volunteer Profile of Insight Theatre - Planned Parenthood Ottawa


Insight Theatre - Planned Parenthood Ottawa

Inter-Cultural Women's Educational Network
1890 Ambrosi Road, Unit 3, Kelowna, British Columbia

IWEN is a non-profit, registered charity, directed by a volunteer Board of Directors. Since 2005 IWEN has provided educational scholarships for females in rural Nepal and Kathmandu Valley through the generosity of IWEN sponsors. As well, IWEN works with immigrant women in the Okanagan Valley that are in need of vocational support and training.

Keywords: Women

Volunteer Profile of Inter-Cultural Women's Educational Network


IODE Canada

IODE Canada

Branch: Royal Edward Chapter, IODE Prince Edward Island Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

IODE is a national women's charitable organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for individuals through education support, community service and citizenship programs.

Keywords: Women · Education and Literacy · Community Services

Volunteer Profile of IODE Canada


IODE Canada

IODE Canada
40 Orchard View Blvd, Toronto, Ontario

IODE is a national women's charitable organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for individuals through education support, community service and citizenship programs.

Keywords: Women · Education and Literacy · Community Services

Volunteer Profile of IODE Canada


IODE Canada

Isisters Technology Mentoring Inc
167 Frank St, Ottawa, Ontario

iSisters Technology Mentoring is a registered Canadian charity that was founded in 2001. Our mission is to connect women in need with technology through mentoring.

Keywords: Women

Volunteer Profile of Isisters Technology Mentoring Inc


IODE Canada

Jean Tweed Treatment Centre
215 Evans Ave, Toronto, Ontario

The Jean Tweed Centre was established in 1983 and named after Jean Shannon Tweed - a woman who saw the need for a safe and supportive environment for women to address their substance use issues. Jean Tweed was a pioneer in advancing the cause of women-specific programming. The Centre was named in her honour.

Keywords: Women · Health and Medicine · Addictions

Volunteer Profile of Jean Tweed Treatment Centre


Jessie's The June Callwood Centre for Young Women

Jessie's The June Callwood Centre for Young Women
205 Parliament St, Toronto, Ontario

Jessie's is a full service agency for pregnant women under 18 years of age and for mothers under the age of twenty.

Keywords: Women

Volunteer Profile of Jessie's The June Callwood Centre for Young Women


Junior League of Toronto

Junior League of Toronto
539A Mt Pleasant Road, Toronto, Ontario

The Junior League of Toronto is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.

Keywords: Women · Leadership

Volunteer Profile of Junior League of Toronto


Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre

Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre
411 Water Street, Suite 102, Peterborough, Ontario

The Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre is a not-for-profit, charitable organization established to provide sexual assault services and public education for the community.

Keywords: Women · Crisis Support

Volunteer Profile of Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre


Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre

Kenora Sexual Assault Centre
201-136 Main Street, Kenora, Ontario

The Kenora Sexual Assault Centre works to eradicate the social conditions which contribute to violence against women and children, through public education, lobbying, research and political action. The Kenora Sexual Assault Centre (KSAC) has been providing crisis services, support and information since I976.

Keywords: Women · Crisis Support

Volunteer Profile of Kenora Sexual Assault Centre


Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre

La Leche League Canada
Winchester, Ontario

LLL Canada encourages, promotes and provides mother-to-mother breastfeeding support and educational opportunities as an important contribution to the health of children, families and society.

Keywords: Women · Pregnancy

Volunteer Profile of La Leche League Canada


Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre

Ladies Learning Code
483 Queen Street West, 3rd Floor, Toronto, Ontario

We are a not-for-profit organization with the mission to become the leading resource for women and youth to become passionate builders - not just consumers - of technology by learning technical skills in a hands-on, social, and collaborative way.

Keywords: Women · Science and Technology

Volunteer Profile of Ladies Learning Code


Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre

Les Missions Des Soeurs Maristes
1889 Rue Saint-Clement, Montreal, Quebec

The Congregation of Mary, Marist Sisters, is an apostolic congregation of pontifical right.

Keywords: Women

Volunteer Profile of Les Missions Des Soeurs Maristes


Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre

Medicine Hat Women's Shelter Society
Medicine Hat, Alberta

The Medicine Hat Women's Shelter Society is a non-profit board run agency. Our services are available at no cost and we serve Medicine Hat and surrounding area.

Keywords: Women · Crisis Support

Volunteer Profile of Medicine Hat Women's Shelter Society


Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre

Mentoring Artists for Women's Art Inc
611 Main St, Winnipeg, Manitoba

MAWA supports the intellectual and creative development of women in the visual arts by providing a forum for education and critical dialogue.

Keywords: Women

Volunteer Profile of Mentoring Artists for Women's Art Inc


Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre

Metis National Council of Women
Le conseil national des femmes metisses
Box 293, Woodlawn, Ontario

The Metis National Council of Women is the only national, autonomous, equality seeking Metis women's representative organization.

Keywords: Women · First Nation and Aboriginal Peoples

Volunteer Profile of Metis National Council of Women


Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre

Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children
158 Spadina Rd, Toronto, Ontario

METRAC works with individuals, communities and institutions to change ideas, actions and policies with the goal of ending violence against women and youth. Delivering relevant and boundary-breaking services and programs, we focus on education and prevention and use innovative tools to build safety, justice and equity.

Keywords: Women

Volunteer Profile of Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children


Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre

Minwaashin Lodge - Aboriginal Women's Support Centre
424 Catherine Street, 2nd Floor, Ottawa, Ontario

Minwaashin Lodge provides a range of programs and services to First Nations, Inuit and Métis women and children (regardless of status) who are survivors of domestic and other forms of violence, and who may also be suffering the effects of the residential school system. All programs and services are provided in the context of cultural beliefs and values to ensure a holistic approach is used as part of the healing journey.

Keywords: Women

Volunteer Profile of Minwaashin Lodge - Aboriginal Women's Support Centre


Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre

Muskoka / Parry Sound Sexual Assault Services
7 William Street, Suite 5, Parry Sound, Ontario

We are a feminist organization dedicated to positively affecting societal attitudes in order to end sexual violence, by offering a creative range of services.

Keywords: Women · Crisis Support

Volunteer Profile of Muskoka / Parry Sound Sexual Assault Services


National Council of Jewish Women of Canada Vancouver Section

National Council of Jewish Women of Canada Vancouver Section
302 - 950 41st Ave W, Vancouver, British Columbia

A volunteer organization that is dedicated to the needs of both the Jewish and general communities through advocacy, education and social action.

Keywords: Women

Volunteer Profile of National Council of Jewish Women of Canada Vancouver Section


National Council of Jewish Women of Canada Vancouver Section

Native Women's Association of Canada
1 Nicholas Street, Suite 900, Ottawa, Ontario

The Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) is founded on the collective goal to enhance, promote, and foster the social, economic, cultural and political well-being of First Nations and Métis women within First Nation, Métis and Canadian societies. NWAC is an aggregate of thirteen Native women's organizations from across Canada and was incorporated as a non-profit organization in 1974. Much like a "Grandmother's Lodge", we as aunties, mothers, sisters, brothers and relatives collectively recognize, respect, promote, defend and enhance our Native ancestral laws, spiritual beliefs, language and traditions given to us by the Creator.

Keywords: Women · First Nation and Aboriginal Peoples

Volunteer Profile of Native Women's Association of Canada


NEEDS Inc

NEEDS Inc
251-A Notre Dame Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba

NEEDS is a non-profit, charitable organization that works with newcomer children and youth ages 6-18. Our goal is to enhance the integration of newcomer youth into Canadian society.

Keywords: Women · Immigrants and Refugees · Family Support · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of NEEDS Inc


Nellie's

Nellie's
970 Queen St E, Toronto, Ontario

Nellie's operates a 36 bed Emergency Shelter and Community Support and Outreach Program for women and their children who are facing violence, poverty, homelessness and oppression.

Keywords: Women · Crisis Support

Volunteer Profile of Nellie's


Nellie's

Nelson House of Ottawa-Carleton
Ottawa, Ontario

Nelson House of Ottawa Carleton is an organization which provides emergency shelter and social services for women and children who are fleeing abuse in their lives.
Nelson House is a non-profit shelter, established in 1992 following three years of planning and effort by a large number of women in the city of Nepean and across the region.

Keywords: Women

Volunteer Profile of Nelson House of Ottawa-Carleton


Nellie's

Nepean Rideau Osgoode Community Resource Centre
1642 Merivale Road, Unit 541, Nepean, Ontario

The Nepean, Rideau and Osgoode Community Resource Centre (NROCRC) is a much needed, well-used community service organization that helps vulnerable individuals and families lead better lives. NROCRC is non-profit charitable organization and our services and programs are free.

Keywords: Women · Seniors · Immigrants and Refugees · Family Support · Family Services · Community Services · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Nepean Rideau Osgoode Community Resource Centre


Nellie's

New Life Girls' Home
112 Edward St., Consecon, Ontario

New Life Girls' Home offers a residential Christian program for older teens and young women aged 18-30 years old, who have life controlling problems such as drug /alcohol addiction, sexual abuse, eating disorders, self-abuse including cutting, and other compulsive behaviours.

Keywords: Women · Crisis Support

Volunteer Profile of New Life Girls' Home


Nellie's

North York Women's Resource Centre
201 Caribou Rd, North York, Ontario

NYWC is a community of diverse women providing resources and support to affect positive change. We deliver this in a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment for all women in the community of North York and surrounding areas

Keywords: Women

Volunteer Profile of North York Women's Resource Centre


Nellie's

Nova Vita Women's Shelter Incorporated
59 North Park St, Brantford, Ontario

We provide holistic client-centered residential and counseling services to abused and homeless women and their children and counseling services to the perpetrators of domestic violence in Brantford and Brant County.

Keywords: Women · Crisis Support

Volunteer Profile of Nova Vita Women's Shelter Incorporated


Ovarian Cancer Canada

Ovarian Cancer Canada
205-145 Front St. East, Toronto, Ontario

The only Canadian organization solely dedicated to fundraising for overcoming ovarian cancer.

Keywords: Women · Health · Cancer

Volunteer Profile of Ovarian Cancer Canada


Ovarian Cancer Canada Walk of Hope-Edmonton Chapter

Ovarian Cancer Canada Walk of Hope-Edmonton Chapter
Edmonton, Alberta

The Ovarian Cancer Walk of Hope is the single largest event that raises awareness and funds towards the three most fatal women's cancer. It is held annually on the second Sunday in September- this September 11, 2016.

Keywords: Women · Health · Cancer

Volunteer Profile of Ovarian Cancer Canada Walk of Hope-Edmonton Chapter


Ovarian Cancer Canada Walk of Hope-Edmonton Chapter

Pacific Association of First Nations Women
2017 Dundas street, Vancouver, British Columbia

Our vision is to provide quality care and support networks that promote and sustain a vibrant and healthy lifestyle, while also preserving our rich cultural heritage, and strengthening the bonds of our people through ongoing advocacy. While assisting First Nations women socially and culturally, we endeavour to enhance their health and welfare, and encourage individual growth and development.

Keywords: Women · First Nation and Aboriginal Peoples

Volunteer Profile of Pacific Association of First Nations Women


Ovarian Cancer Canada Walk of Hope-Edmonton Chapter

Pacific Immigrant Resources Society
2929 Commercial Dr, Suite 205, Vancouver, British Columbia

Pacific Immigrant Resources Society (PIRS) is a community-based, non-profit organization serving immigrant and refugee women and their young children since 1975. We reach out to barriered and vulnerable immigrants and refugees with programs designed to help women progress and contribute in the Canadian society.

Keywords: Women · Immigrants and Refugees

Volunteer Profile of Pacific Immigrant Resources Society


Ovarian Cancer Canada Walk of Hope-Edmonton Chapter

Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada
520 - 1 Nicholas St., Ottawa, Ontario

Pauktuutit fosters greater awareness of the needs of Inuit women, advocates for equality and social improvements, and encourages their participation in the community, regional and national life of Canada. Pauktuutit leads and supports Inuit women in Canada in policy development and community projects in all areas of interest to them for the social, cultural, political and economic betterment of the women, their families and communities.

Keywords: Women · First Nation and Aboriginal Peoples

Volunteer Profile of Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada


Planned Parenthood Newfoundland Labrador Sexual Health Centre

Planned Parenthood Newfoundland Labrador Sexual Health Centre
203 Merrymeeting Road, St. John's, Newfoundland

Planned Parenthood is a non-profit, pro-choice sexual health centre serving all parts of the province.

Keywords: Women · Pregnancy · Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Planned Parenthood Newfoundland Labrador Sexual Health Centre


Planned Parenthood Newfoundland Labrador Sexual Health Centre

Pregnancy Help Centre of Durham
29 Drew St, Oshawa, Ontario

The Pregnancy Help Centre of Durham exists to demonstrate God's love and mercy, giving help to people who may be distressed due to pregnancy.

Keywords: Women · Pregnancy

Volunteer Profile of Pregnancy Help Centre of Durham


Planned Parenthood Newfoundland Labrador Sexual Health Centre

Pregnancy Resource Centre of Moncton
27 John Street, Moncton, New Brunswick

We are a Christ-centred, national ministry dedicated to providing support for life and sexual health by partnering with Pregnancy Centres across Canada.

Keywords: Women · Pregnancy

Volunteer Profile of Pregnancy Resource Centre of Moncton


Planned Parenthood Newfoundland Labrador Sexual Health Centre

Project Hostel
52 West Beaver Creek, Unit 4, Richmond Hill, Ontario

Project Hostel o/a Yellow Brick House Incorporated began in 1978 with a $69,000 federal grant enabling the volunteer Board of Directors to hire staff and look for a shelter location in York Region. Prior to this grant, an Emergency Housing Task Force had been operating a house registry whereby persons in crisis were accommodated in community homes.

Keywords: Women

Volunteer Profile of Project Hostel


Planned Parenthood Newfoundland Labrador Sexual Health Centre

Qulliit Nunavut Status of Women Council
Box 388, 2nd floor Igluvut Building, Iqaluit, Nunavut

The purpose of the Nunavut Status of Women Council is to advance the goal of equal participation of women in society and promote changes in social, legal and economic structures to that end.

Keywords: Women

Volunteer Profile of Qulliit Nunavut Status of Women Council


Planned Parenthood Newfoundland Labrador Sexual Health Centre

Richmond Women's Resource Centre Association
7000 Minoru Blvd, Unit 110, Richmond, British Columbia

The Richmond Women's Resource Centre was formed in 1976 and became a non-profit association with Charitable Tax Status in 1989.

The location of the centre has varied over the years from basements, church halls, and trailers, to three different city owned houses. In 1994, along with approximately twenty other agencies, we moved into the Caring Place.

Keywords: Women

Volunteer Profile of Richmond Women's Resource Centre Association


Saffron Centre

Saffron Centre
105 - 48 Brentwood Blvd, Sherwood Park, Alberta

SAFFRON Centre Ltd. is a non-profit organization working to support the healing and empowerment of those who have been affected by sexual violence.

Keywords: Women · Crisis Support · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Saffron Centre




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