Did you know that more than half of Canada’s 161,000 non-profit and charitable organizations have no paid staff and rely on volunteers? Over 13 million volunteers contribute 2.1 billion hours annually—Volunteering is a way of life in Canada and we are very proud of it.
If you’re a newcomer who is looking for a way to learn more about the Canadian workplace culture, volunteering is a great way to do that.
Benefits of volunteering :
1- Gaining Canadian work experience in a supportive environment
2- Practicing and developing your skills
3- Directly impacting the community
4- Expanding your professional network
5- Meeting new people, making friends and building your connections
Volunteers’ personal information is kept strictly CONFIDENTIAL. Volunteers are not to disclose or communicate confidential agency or client information to others who are not directly involved with the OCCSC and SSRP.