Membership Benefits

Membership Benefits For Our Organizations

For over 35 years, The mandate of the Volunteer Centre of St. Lawrence – Rideau Serving Leeds & Grenville, is to promote volunteerism and build a centre of excellence that strengthens the capacity of our local non-profit organizations through training, connections to skilled volunteers, and specialized resources.

  • Be recognized as part of a network of over 30 Leeds & Grenville non-profits devoted to creating positive change and impact in our community
  • Profile your agency on website and posting of your events on our Volunteer Centre website calendar
  • Member agencies will have the opportunity to list, on our website, their opportunities for volunteers.
  •  The Volunteer Centre will host 2 volunteer recruitment fairs and member organizations are encouraged to participate, at no charge to the organization.
  • Enhance your Board through access to a series of annual workshops.  Member agencies will have free or a reduced-fee Workshop training opportunities for your agency volunteer programs. Training may include: Volunteer Achieve (a provincial level Volunteer Recognition Certification), training for youth volunteer engagement, The Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement available from Volunteer Canada, Recruitment, Retention and Recognition Practices, Volunteer Managers – Festivals, Fairs and Fundraisers,  etc.

    Or we can discuss your needs for customized workshops designed for and delivered to your organization

  •  The Volunteer Centre is a member of Volunteer Canada and The Ontario Volunteer Center Network. We will have access to information and resources that we can share with non-profit agency volunteer programs.
  • Broadcast of your volunteer needs to the Volunteer Centre’s volunteer pool and through the VC’s extensive social media network
  • The Volunteer Centre makes available event resources to member agencies at no charge. Some resources include: round and rectangular black table cloths, PA system, 5 six foot long folding tables, 10 dozen wine glasses, hand-held megaphone.

Thank You for your interest,

Harold Hess
Volunteer Centre Manager

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