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Valuable Volunteer Program

The Valuable Volunteer Program works to reduce social isolation. It offers enhanced one-on-one staff support, customized training and job preparation options, and placement with accessible and fulfilling volunteer opportunities. VVP works to reduce the barriers experienced by any person that identifies as living with disability or mental illness in our region who wants to contribute their time in a meaningful way.

"If it wasn't for the staff at Volunteer Sudbury, I wouldn't be at Pioneer Manor. The hours are perfect, and the atmosphere is delightful helping the Tuck Shop and with activities!"

Marcel, VVP Year 2 Client

We want to find you a volunteer position that fits with your needs.  Here are the steps:
Step 1 : Recruitment
You learn about volunteering and we learn about you!

Volunteer 101
Information session for citizens interested in the program + volunteer preparation

Enhanced Matching

Entry one-on-one interview and a survey to learn about your interests/skills/wants

After sitting down with you, we'll reach out to our organizations to find some opportunities that cater to your needs.

Step 2 : Selection
You start volunteering!

Toe in Water Opportunity

Test out an opportunity and get a taste of volunteering


Interview/Screening Process

Common practice for some organizations before starting a volunteer opportunity - we'll help you get prepared 


Open Opportunity

No preliminary process - you're in and can get started! 

Step 3 : Implementation
We check in with you to see how you're doing!

1/2 Point Check-in

Quick call/email to see how you're doing

Exit Interview

Complete a survey about your experience

See the Impact and Results of Our Program!
Read one of our Impact Reports!
If you're interested in our Valuable Volunteer Program or want to learn more, give our office a call, or send an email to our Program Coordinator, Megan, at
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