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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.



The Shoebox Project for Shelters

Violence Against Women Services Elgin County
300 Talbot St., St. Thomas, Ontario

From 1978 to 1995, St. Thomas Elgin YWCA operated Women's Place a shelter for women and children who had been abused that served St. Thomas and Elgin County.

In 1995, Violence Against Women, Services Elgin County was created. It included the services of Women's Place Elgin's Emergency Shelter, 24 Hour Help Line, and Community Counselling Services.

Keywords: Women

Volunteer Profile of Violence Against Women Services Elgin County


VON Good Beginnings Parent & Infant Support Program

VON Good Beginnings Parent & Infant Support Program
2150 Islington Avenue, Suite 301, Toronto, Ontario

VON offers more than 75 different home care, personal support, and community services to enhance each client's quality of life by providing them with the personal assistance and the support needed to make them comfortable in their own home. We've been doing so for more than 110 years.

Keywords: Women · Health and Medicine · Health · Community Services · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of VON Good Beginnings Parent & Infant Support Program


VON Good Beginnings Parent & Infant Support Program

VON Good Beginnings Parent & Infant Support Program
713 Davis Dr., Unit 302, Newmarket, Ontario

VON offers more than 75 different home care, personal support, and community services to enhance each client's quality of life by providing them with the personal assistance and the support needed to make them comfortable in their own home. We've been doing so for more than 110 years.

Keywords: Women · Health and Medicine · Health · Community Services · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of VON Good Beginnings Parent & Infant Support Program


Welcome Centre Shelter for Women

Welcome Centre Shelter for Women
263 Bridge Avenue, Windsor, Ontario

The Welcome Centre Shelter for Women was established in 1989 and provides emergency shelter to women experiencing homelessness. The Welcome Centre offers programming to women 18 years of age or over to assist in ending the cycle of homelessness, poverty and violence.

Keywords: Women · Crisis Support

Volunteer Profile of Welcome Centre Shelter for Women


West Coast LEAF

West Coast LEAF
409 Granville St, Suite 555, Vancouver, British Columbia

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

Keywords: Women · Advocacy and Human Rights

Volunteer Profile of West Coast LEAF


West Coast LEAF

West Kootenay Women S Association
420 Mill Street, Nelson, British Columbia

For over 40 years, the Women's Centre has worked to build a healthy community by playing a positive role in the lives of women and advancing gender equality. Our umbrella organization, the West Kootenay Women's Association, is a registered charity founded in 1972. That makes the Nelson Women's Centre the longest-running rural women's centre in Canada!

Keywords: Women

Volunteer Profile of West Kootenay Women S Association


Western Women's Canadian Football League

Western Women's Canadian Football League

Branch: Regina Riot 1910 Piffles Taylor Way, Mosaic Stadium at Taylor Field, Regina, Saskatchewan

The flagship organization for an 8 team league of women's tackle football. Organizing the Championship Final game in Saskatoon, SK on July 5, 2014

Keywords: Women · Sports and Recreation

Volunteer Profile of Western Women's Canadian Football League


Western Women's Canadian Football League

Western Women's Canadian Football League

Branch: Saskatoon Valkyries Griffith's Stadium at PotashCorp Park, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

The flagship organization for an 8 team league of women's tackle football. Organizing the Championship Final game in Saskatoon, SK on July 5, 2014

Keywords: Women · Sports and Recreation

Volunteer Profile of Western Women's Canadian Football League


Western Women's Canadian Football League

Western Women's Canadian Football League

Branch: Winnipeg Nomads Wolf Pack 581 McPhillips, Winnipeg, Manitoba

The flagship organization for an 8 team league of women's tackle football. Organizing the Championship Final game in Saskatoon, SK on July 5, 2014

Keywords: Women · Sports and Recreation

Volunteer Profile of Western Women's Canadian Football League


Western Women's Canadian Football League

Western Women's Canadian Football League

Branch: Lethbridge Steel University of Lethbridge Stadium, Lethbridge, Alberta

The flagship organization for an 8 team league of women's tackle football. Organizing the Championship Final game in Saskatoon, SK on July 5, 2014

Keywords: Women · Sports and Recreation

Volunteer Profile of Western Women's Canadian Football League


Western Women's Canadian Football League

Western Women's Canadian Football League

Branch: Northern Anarchy 11313 105 Street, Legion Field, Grande Prairie, Alberta

The flagship organization for an 8 team league of women's tackle football. Organizing the Championship Final game in Saskatoon, SK on July 5, 2014

Keywords: Women · Sports and Recreation

Volunteer Profile of Western Women's Canadian Football League


Western Women's Canadian Football League

Western Women's Canadian Football League

Branch: Edmonton Storm 11000 Stadium Rd NW, Commonwealth Stadium, Edmonton, Alberta

The flagship organization for an 8 team league of women's tackle football. Organizing the Championship Final game in Saskatoon, SK on July 5, 2014

Keywords: Women · Sports and Recreation

Volunteer Profile of Western Women's Canadian Football League


Western Women's Canadian Football League

Western Women's Canadian Football League

Branch: Calgary Rage 1515 Home Rd NW, Shouldice Athletic Park, Calgary, Alberta

The flagship organization for an 8 team league of women's tackle football. Organizing the Championship Final game in Saskatoon, SK on July 5, 2014

Keywords: Women · Sports and Recreation

Volunteer Profile of Western Women's Canadian Football League


Western Women's Canadian Football League

Western Women's Canadian Football League

Branch: Manitoba Fearless 315 Chancellor Matheson Road, Investors Group Field, Winnipeg, Manitoba

The flagship organization for an 8 team league of women's tackle football. Organizing the Championship Final game in Saskatoon, SK on July 5, 2014

Keywords: Women · Sports and Recreation

Volunteer Profile of Western Women's Canadian Football League


Western Women's Canadian Football League

Wish Drop-In Centre Society
119 West Pender St, Suite 515, Vancouver, British Columbia

The mission of WISH is to improve the health, safety and well-being of women who are involved in Vancouver's street-based sex trade.

Keywords: Women

Volunteer Profile of Wish Drop-In Centre Society


Western Women's Canadian Football League

Woman Abuse Council of Toronto
1652 Keele Street, Suite 129, Toronto, Ontario

The Woman Abuse Council of Toronto (WomanACT) is a policy development and planning body that coordinates an efficient and effective approach to providing services for assaulted women and their families. The 30 person general council is made up of senior level representatives of each of the key sectors in the community response to woman abuse.

Keywords: Women

Volunteer Profile of Woman Abuse Council of Toronto


Western Women's Canadian Football League

Women Aware
Femmes Averties
Montreal, Quebec

WomenAWARE / FemmesAVERTIES was created in 1995 by a small group of women who were survivors of domestic violence themselves.

Keywords: Women

Volunteer Profile of Women Aware


Western Women's Canadian Football League

Women in Leadership Foundation
1238 Homer Street, Suite 201, Vancouver, British Columbia

Founded in 2001, WIL is a national non profit with charity status that was established to increase the number of women in leadership roles, provide education and mentorship on pertinent leadership topics and aid in tearing down barriers to success.

Keywords: Women

Volunteer Profile of Women in Leadership Foundation


Western Women's Canadian Football League

Women in Need Society of Calgary
3525 26 Ave SE, Unit 1, Calgary, Alberta

WINS (Women In Need Society) is Calgary's homegrown thrift charity founded in 1992 to provide basic needs to women in poverty and their families.

Keywords: Women

Volunteer Profile of Women in Need Society of Calgary


Western Women's Canadian Football League

Women in Trades and Technology Association
108 Elliott Street, Whitehorse, Yukon

Our organization was founded on the experiences of women working in the trades or who had tried to enter the trades. These experiences have demonstrated that women considering careers or education in the trades face barriers that men do not-discrimination towards women doing "men's work", few role models, employers' attitudes and a lack of information about trades work in general.

Keywords: Women · Science and Technology

Volunteer Profile of Women in Trades and Technology Association


Women Won't Forget December 6

Women Won't Forget December 6
Toronto, Ontario

Every year, women and men pause on Dec. 6 to reflect on violence against women in our society and remember 14 young women killed in 1989 at Montreal's l'E?cole Polytechnique just because they were female. In response to that event, in 1991, the Government of Canada officially designated Dec. 6 as the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. We would like to invite you to participate in the Women Won't Forget Candlelight Vigil to mark the day and reinforce that violence against women must not be tolerated.

Keywords: Women

Volunteer Profile of Women Won't Forget December 6


Women Won't Forget December 6

Women's Centre of Calgary
646-1st Avenue, Calgary, Alberta

The Women's Centre provides a safe and supportive space accessed by thousands of women in Calgary annually. We offer women opportunities to both receive and provide support, connect with others and build community through a variety of programs. While the Women's Centre is open to all women, more than 60% of the women who access our services are living in poverty.

Keywords: Women

Volunteer Profile of Women's Centre of Calgary


Women Won't Forget December 6

Women's Crisis Services of Waterloo Region
Kitchener, Ontario

Women's Crisis Services is a long standing not-for-profit charitable organization. The histories of both Haven House and Anselma House in Waterloo Region date back to 1978.

Keywords: Women · Crisis Support

Volunteer Profile of Women's Crisis Services of Waterloo Region


Women Won't Forget December 6

Women's Habitat of Etobicoke
2408 Lakeshore Blvd W, Etobicoke, Ontario

Women's Habitat provides shelter and services to women with children fleeing violence from intimate partners.

Keywords: Women

Volunteer Profile of Women's Habitat of Etobicoke


Women Won't Forget December 6

Women's Health Clinic Inc
419 Graham Avenue, Suite 304, Winnipeg, Manitoba

We are a feminist, community health clinic in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Since 1981, we have offered a range of services to women of all ages. Through our Teen Clinic and the Provincial Eating Disorders Prevention & Recovery Program we also offer some services to males.

Keywords: Women

Volunteer Profile of Women's Health Clinic Inc


Women Won't Forget December 6

Women's Hostels Incorporated
970 Queen Street East, Toronto, Ontario

Our Mission is to operate programs and services for women and children who have and are experiencing oppressions such as violence, poverty and homelessness. Nellie's is a community based feminist organization which operates within an anti-racist, anti-oppression framework. We are committed to social change through education and advocacy, to achieve social justice for all women and children.

Keywords: Women

Volunteer Profile of Women's Hostels Incorporated


Women Won't Forget December 6

Women's Information and Support Centre of Halton
1515 Rebecca St, Suite 229, Oakville, Ontario

The Women's Centre is a volunteer driven, not for profit, charitable organization that is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of women who are in transition, crisis or distress. The services the Centre offers empowers and meets the needs of all women regardless of age, race, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation.

Keywords: Women

Volunteer Profile of Women's Information and Support Centre of Halton


Women Won't Forget December 6

Women's Initiatives for Safer Environments
Initiatives Des Femmes Pour La Securite Environmentale
211 Bronson Ave, Room 205, Ottawa, Ontario

Women's Initiatives for Safer Environments is a community based bilingual organization established in 1992. We work directly with individuals, diverse communities, local government and agencies , to create safer physical and social environments in our neighbourhoods, parks, workplaces, recreational pathways, and schools. We believe that if we make the community safer for women and other vulnerable groups, it will be safer for everyone!

Keywords: Women

Volunteer Profile of Women's Initiatives for Safer Environments


Women Won't Forget December 6

Women's Own Resource Centre
105 Ottawa Avenue, South River, Ontario

Our Mission is to provide information, referral, and support to assist women in working toward their economic goals.

Keywords: Women

Volunteer Profile of Women's Own Resource Centre


Women Won't Forget December 6

Women's Place of South Niagara Inc
Niagara Falls, Ontario

The mission of Women's Place of South Niagara is to end abuse and violence by empowering women and their children through the provision of safe shelter, counseling and community partnerships.

Keywords: Women

Volunteer Profile of Women's Place of South Niagara Inc


Women Won't Forget December 6

Womens Safe Haven/Resource Service Inc
60 Hapnot Street, Flin Flon, Manitoba

It is a safe place where you can get emergency housing and food for you and your children. We also provide counselling, support and referral. Our after hours 24 hour crisis phone line is 1-877-977-0007 or call to find the Manitoba Shelter nearest you.

Keywords: Women · Crisis Support

Volunteer Profile of Womens Safe Haven/Resource Service Inc


Women Won't Forget December 6

Women's Sexual Assault Centre of Renfrew County
Box 1274, Pembroke, Ontario

The Women's Sexual Assault Centre of Renfrew County is located in rural eastern Ontario with an office in Pembroke. The Centre is a feminist, non-profit, community-based, volunteer organization funded by the provincial Ministry of the Attorney General.

Keywords: Women · Crisis Support

Volunteer Profile of Women's Sexual Assault Centre of Renfrew County


Women Won't Forget December 6

Women's Support Network of York Region
1110 Stellar Dr, Suite 109, Newmarket, Ontario

The Women's Support Network is a rape crisis centre dedicated to providing free, confidential services for women who have experienced sexual violence. WSN is committed to a grassroots, feminist, anti-racist, anti-oppressive framework.

Keywords: Women · Crisis Support

Volunteer Profile of Women's Support Network of York Region


Women Won't Forget December 6

World Wide Opportunities for Women Inc.
438 Havendale Crescent, Waterloo, Ontario

WWOW has been active in the Waterloo Region since 1994, and was founded in response to the needs of the multi-cultural community. It is called ?oworld wide?? because the women who are part of this organization share their experiences and knowledge from around the world, in order to assist new-Canadians integrate into the local society.

Keywords: Women

Volunteer Profile of World Wide Opportunities for Women Inc.


Yellow Brick House

Yellow Brick House
52 West Beaver Creek, Unit 4, Richmond Hill, Ontario

Provide services for women and children who are victims of domestic violence.

Keywords: Women · Crisis Support · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Yellow Brick House


Yoga Outreach

Yoga Outreach
Box 29157, Vancouver, British Columbia

Yoga Outreach is a Vancouver based registered charity. Our mission is to develop and deliver life-affirming yoga programs to people who do not have access to these resources

Keywords: Women · Sports and Recreation · Mental Health · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Yoga Outreach


Yoga Outreach

YWCA Canada
104 Edward St, 1st Floor, Toronto, Ontario

YWCA Canada is the country's oldest largest women's multi-service organization. With 32 Member Associations operating in more than 400 districts and communities across the country, our Turning Point Programs for WomenT - which address personal safety, economic security and well-being - reach out to over 400,000 women and girls in nine provinces and two territories.

Keywords: Women · Community Services · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of YWCA Canada


Yoga Outreach

YWCA Edmonton
100, 10350 124 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta

We are a women's organization that advances the wellness and growth of women, girls, and families. We provide education and services to thousands every year through leadership programs, counselling, outdoor education, and supporting people with disabilities.

Keywords: Women · Sports and Recreation · Disabled · Community Services

Volunteer Profile of YWCA Edmonton


Yoga Outreach

YWCA Metro Vancouver
535 Hornby Street, Vancouver, British Columbia

Our mission is to touch lives and build better futures for women and their families through advocacy and integrated services that foster economic independence, wellness, and equal opportunities.

Keywords: Women · Sports and Recreation · Housing · Employment and Careers · Community Services · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of YWCA Metro Vancouver




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