We all have unique abilities to share. Use yours to make the world a brighter place.

World Vision volunteers are a passionate and diverse bunch.

Join the growing group of Canadians who give their time and talents to help children worldwide.

Whether you’re an administrative expert, thrive on interacting with people, or love sharing the life-changing work of child sponsorship with others, there are volunteer opportunities waiting for you!

Check out the opportunities below and start making the world a better place.


Frequently Asked Questions

In a word, need. There is such a great need for children and families living in poverty to have their voices heard. But also… we need YOU! Our volunteers give their time and lend a variety of skills to the cause, helping more Canadians to learn about the work of World Vision and sharing the opportunity to make a difference.
This website has the most comprehensive information about all our volunteer opportunities. Please take some time to read through and investigate the many ways you can use your skills to make an impact. We want to help you find the best fit given your skills, interest and time.
Yes!  We welcome groups of 8-20 people at our Mississauga office. Contact us about volunteering with a group.
Once you fill out the application form, our volunteer coordinators work hard to assess the best fit. In some cases, reference checks and interviews are required. We will contact you once your application has been fully processed. You can expect to hear from us within 10-15 days from the date you submit your application.
3 Reasons:
  1. World Vision Canada is committed to helping you find the best fit and volunteer opportunity.
  2. It is important to us to assemble the very best team of volunteers we can.
  3. Our responsibility to our donors and the children we serve is important to us. Our application process helps us accomplish these goals. ​​​​​
We are happy to have youth volunteers looking to fulfill their high school community service hours join us!

Volunteer at our Headquarters:

Were always looking for confidently humble people to help with various tasks around our Mississauga office.

If you're dedicated to serving the needs of others, are available during regular business hours (Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm) and can commit to a minimum of 4 hours per week over a 3-month period, you could be a perfect fit!


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Volunteer at Special Events:

As a Special Events Volunteer with World Vision Canada, you'll have the opportunity to advocate for change around the world... right in your own community! Well provide you with everything you'll need to share the impact of child sponsorship with others. You'll have complimentary access to our concerts, conferences, community and sporting events, hear from inspiring speakers and learn about critical issues impacting children around the world.

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Become a Child Ambassador:

You firmly believe that change is possible. Put your faith into action and join a passionate group of people just like you.

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Pack it Forward for Kids!

Volunteer with your group at World Vision Canada and help us sort and pack donated resources that will be used in our overseas programs.  We welcome teams of all kinds: school groups, corporate volunteers, churches and groups of friends!

Bring your group of 8-20 for a team-building experience Monday to Friday during business hours.  If you are 14 years of age or older, come Pack it Forward!  Email groupvolunteers@worldvision.ca to set up your time.

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