Volunteer Action Centre

Site: Kitchener, Waterloo and Area

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Organization Details
Areas Served Guelph ; Waterloo Region
Description & Services
Description (Service) The Volunteer Action Centre builds and develops community capacity for volunteerism through four key service areas: 
• Facilitating resources -the Centre gathers develops and disseminates trend and program research; tools and templates; and professional guidance and feedback to community organizations to strengthen service delivery through volunteer engagement. Attention is be paid to Recruitment/Referral/Recognition and Retention of volunteers - including an active online search tool 
• Inspiring others and individuals – by promoting and advocating the need for and the impact of volunteerism in Waterloo Region to inspire, encourage, and motivate broader engagement 
• Strengthening & building relationships that support VAC & the community - 
Staff, board and volunteers of the Volunteer Action Centre seek out relationships and partnerships that will enhance volunteerism in Waterloo Region. These partnerships positively influence program and service delivery across all aspects of community 
• Building skills & knowledge - in partnership with the Waterloo Wellington Learning Alliance the Volunteer Action Centre will enable, fuel, and empower community oriented work in the voluntary sector by providing structured training and consulting services
Hours Kitchener Office: Mon-Thu 9 am-4 pm * Fri 9 am-12 noon 
Cambridge Office: Wed 9 am-4 pm at Employment Services Office 150 Main Street Cambridge
Eligibility Encourage individuals looking for volunteer positions to access online search at www.volunteerwr.ca or call to make an appointment with staff.
Application No application required to volunteer * please contact for information on how to list volunteer opportunities
Languages English
Fees None
Service Categories Volunteer Development
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-742-8610
Fax 519-742-0559
E-Mail info@volunteerwr.ca
Website volunteerwr.ca/
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/volunteeractioncentre.kw.area/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/vackw
Address and Location Information
Site Location Kitchener
Located In Community Kitchener
Address & Map
151 Frederick St, Suite 500
Kitchener, ON N2H 2M2
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Intersection Frederick St. and Weber St. E
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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