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Uptick in people wanting to volunteer

March 13, 2022

Volunteer Sudbury is a non profit organization that matches people willing to give their time to organizations that need help.

With pandemic restrictions easing it’s seeing an uptick in both people looking to volunteer and organizations needing them.

Volunteer Sudbury’s new youth council will host series of virtual events April 9

April 6, 2021

Volunteer Sudbury is launching a Youth Engagement Council (YEC) with a series of online events happening on April 9.

The council is composed of nine local members between the ages of 16 and 22 who...

Volunteer Sudbury launches senior-friendly program

February 16, 2021

Volunteer Sudbury is announcing the launch of their new program, Virtual Activity Pods, which is funded by the Canadian government. This initiative...

Pandemic pushing more volunteers into virtual roles, Volunteer Sudbury says

October 2, 2020

The pandemic, and the restrictions that go with it, has changed the way people volunteer. Many local non-profit organizations have had to change how they operate…

Sudbury volunteer centre helping students give back during pandemic

May 23, 2020

For most students, the school year isn't complete without them volunteering their time in the community, but COVID-19 has made community involvement unsafe in many...

Looking for new recruits: Volunteer Sudbury holds fair at the mall

February 19, 2019

Volunteer Sudbury promotes volunteering for the purpose of mental, physical, and social well-being. Community warriors of all ages flocked to the New Sudbury Mall...

Volunteer Sudbury program removes barriers for would-be volunteers with disabilities

April 20, 2018

There's a large population of people in Greater Sudbury who are interested in volunteering, but run into barriers related to issues such as disability or mental health...

Keeping Seniors Warm and Volunteer Sudbury: Annual Shopping Spree for Seniors

November 3, 2021

Volunteer Sudbury joined the wonderful volunteers at Keeping Seniors Warm for a day of volunteerism to support our community's seniors as they prepare for the upcoming winter months.

Individuals age 55 and older were...

Venir en aide aux autres malgré l'isolement

25 février, 2021

L'organisme Bénévolat Sudbury lance un nouveau programme de travail bénévole, soit une variété de...

This interview with Radio-Canada relates to our Virtual Activity Pods program.

Volunteer Sudbury launching new program to help connect older adults

January 29, 2021

Volunteer Sudbury is looking to get more seniors involved in the community, virtually. The group is getting ready to launch a new program, aimed at getting seniors volunteering...​

Sudbury's 23rd annual Bell Business Excellence Awards finalists and winners

September 14, 2020

Watch the virtual celebration of the 23rd annual Bell Business Excellence Awards. Volunteer Sudbury/Bénévolat Sudbury was a finalist for the Not for Profit/Charity Excellence Award.

Businesses leveraging digital footprint during pandemic

March 18, 2020

Businesses, both for and not-for-profit, as well as local politicians are relying on developing a strong online presence in order to stay relevant during the COVID-19 pandemic...

Feel like barriers prevent you from volunteering? 

February 9, 2019

This Volunteer Sudbury program might be for you. Now in its second year, the Valuable Volunteer program helps connect people with disabilities, mental illness, or other...

The Value of One, The Power of Many: National Volunteer Week runs April 18-24

April 15, 2021

Volunteer Sudbury is celebrating National Volunteer Week 2021 in partnership with Volunteer Canada, from April 18-24.


Now in its 47th year, National Volunteer Week is a time to...

Volunteer safely from your home with Virtual Activity Pods

February 22, 2021

Older adults in Sudbury can now continue their volunteerism and socialize from the safety of their home thanks to a new initiative by Volunteer Sudbury.

Virtual Activity Pods is targeted...

Volunteer Sudbury launching COVID safe program

January 20, 2021

Video interview on our new COVID-Virtual Activity Pods program, launching to engage Seniors who are isolated due to the COVID-19 pandemic.​

How the pandemic has changed the way people volunteer

May 29, 2020

Video Interview by Molly Frommer from CTV Northern Ontario on the effects of the pandemic on the volunteer landscape in our community.

Recruits discover the value of a helping hand at 6th annual Volunteer Fair

February 22, 2020

Volunteer Sudbury/ Bénévolat Sudbury hosts its annual recruiting event at the New Sudbury Centre in an effort to connect the community with organizations in need...

Breaking the barriers so people with disabilities can find meaningful volunteer work

July 5, 2018

Volunteer Sudbury is launching a new three year program to help people with disabilities become volunteers.

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