Resources for Organizations


Welcome to Volunteer MBC's On-line Resources for Organizations!

These on-line resources include links to websites, articles and helpful tips for community service organizations in the following categories:

Resources are updated regularly to provide the most current information available.

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Associations, Groups & Community Resources

  • 2-1-1 Peel/Dufferin
    2-1-1 provides local community, social, health and government programs and services information.

  • Brampton Mayor's Youth Team
    A dynamic and dedicated group of students who represent all 18 secondary schools in the City of Brampton, the Mayor’s Youth Team strives to engage and empower youth through events, programs, activities and discussions.

  • Canadian Journal of Volunteer Resources Management
    A nonprofit publication highlighting the management of volunteer services in Canada.

  • Linda Graff and Associates
    A highly respected international consulting firm that specializes exclusively in volunteerism and nonprofit management.

  • Our Shared Resources
    A free service where those who work in the field of volunteer management will be able to add useful resources and others in the field will be able to access them.

  • Professional Administrators of Volunteer Leaders - Ontario
    A professional organization with information on events, membership, and criteria for the CVRM certificate.

  • Regional Diversity Roundtable
    A collaborative of organizations and institutions committed to building inclusion and diversity competence that results in the institutionalization of equity in their core values, structures, workforce, policies and services.

  • Volunteer Canada
    Volunteer Canada is the national voice for volunteerism in Canada.

  • Volunteer Management Professionals of Canada (VMPC)
    (previously the Canadian Administrators of Volunteer Resources - CAVR)
    Volunteer Management Professionals of Canada is the champion in the field of Volunteer Management. Dedicated to advocacy, capacity building and networking, it connects and empowers a network of professionals and passionately elevates the quality of volunteerism in Canada.

  • Volunteering Peel
    Volunteering Peel is a group of students who organize volunteer events.

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Board Development & Governance

  • Maytree
    Maytree invests in leaders to build a Canada that can benefit from the skills, experience and energy of all its people.

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Training & Development

  • Charity Village
    A website with news, jobs, resources, how-to articles, volunteer and event listings, educational opportunities and much more.

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Volunteer Management


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Volunteer Recognition and Awards

  • Ontario Volunteer Service Awards
    The Ontario Volunteer Service Awards honour the thousands of people who generously contribute their time as volunteers across Ontario.

  • Outstanding Achievement Awards for Voluntarism in Ontario
    A list of honours and awards that are given to Ontarians who make our province a better place to live.

  • Prime Minister's Volunteer Awards
    The Prime Minister's Volunteer Awards recognize the exceptional contributions of volunteers, local businesses and innovative not-for-profit organizations in improving the well-being of families and their communities.

  • Volunteer MBC's Volunteer Recognition Awards Program
    This program provides the opportunity to place the spotlight on individuals who give their time and their exemplary efforts, as well as to recognize volunteer managers and their organizations who actively engage volunteers and lead them by example in order to assist their organizations with the delivery of their programs and services in Peel Region.

Not-for-profit Information

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