The Volunteer Quiz from Volunteer Canada will help you determine the kind of volunteer you are.
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Find local volunteer opportunities on Volunteer Connector.
Volunteer Alberta also provides local opportunities.
The Handbook for Newcomer Volunteers is quite helpful for new volunteers. Also you can view the How-to for a First-Time Volunteer: Ace it, Enjoy it article.
Help Guide’s "Volunteering and its Surprising Benefits" will help inform you of the benefits of volunteering.
Review 10 tips on volunteering wisely on Network for Good’s website.
Review 8 reasons to volunteer in Canada, provided by the International Language Academy of Canada.
Read an article about the "Top 5 Reasons Why College Students Should Volunteer".
The KidsHealth website provides a great resource for families looking to volunteer.
Volunteer Canada has a resource informing young people of the benefits associated with volunteering.
Review 20 Important Questions to Ask When Volunteering.
Engaging Volunteer’s "4 Reasons Every Teen Should Volunteer" covers some benefits associated with volunteering.
Yes! Review the following resources about how this can happen: The Balance Careers - How to Turn a Volunteer Position into a Job