Benefits of Membership

Volunteer Recruitment

Promote your volunteer opportunities and increase the profile of your organization. Our Volunteer Database receives over 9,000 views per month. We also recruit volunteers through newspaper ads, social media and radio recruitment ads with Magic FM and CJOY. 80% of our member organizations successfully recruit volunteers through our service.

Volunteer Referral

Our trained staff and volunteers promote the skills, knowledge and experience you are looking for to find the volunteers you need to do your mission-driven work. On average, 150 volunteer applications are submitted each month.

Volunteer Screening

Improve your volunteer screening policies and practices through joining our Best Practices in Volunteer Screening Program. The program also allows members to receive authorization number(s) to obtain free police records checks for your volunteers working with vulnerable populations.

Volunteer Recognition

Say thanks to volunteers during National Volunteer week with our Caring Community Card, or nominate a volunteer for the Volunteer of the Month Award in SNAPD.

Professional Development

We offer training opportunities through the Waterloo-Wellington Learning Alliance. Member organizations receive $15 off workshops.


Do you have a question about volunteer engagement, board governance or non-profit management? Get the advice you need. Our staff have the expertise you are looking for, just give us a call.

Sector Trends

Subscription to our monthly member publication – MemberLINK – to stay on top of information about funding, jobs, professional development, sector trends and news.


Increase the profile of your events and organization through our website, social media network, and our display boards. The display boards can be booked for one week at a time.