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Volunteer Action Centre Waterloo Region

Public Comments COVID-19 Update: During the pandemic staff are available by email and phone only. Not taking appointments at this time.
Contact Information
Alternate Name CV19
Office Phone 519-742-8610
Fax 519-742-0559
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Primary Executive Jane Hennig, Executive Director, Volunteer Action Centre; Phone: 519-742-8610; Fax: 519-742-0559; Email:
Alternate Executive Dianne Boston Nyp, Community Relations, Volunteer Action Centre; Email:
Site Location Kitchener
Located In Community Kitchener
Address & Map
1454 King St E, Unit 3
Kitchener, ON N2G 2N7
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Intersection King St. E and Jackson Ave.
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Accessible by appointment
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Volunteer centre
Description (Service) The Volunteer Action Centre Waterloo Region provides regional leadership and expertise on volunteerism to increase participation, quality and diversity of volunteer experiences. This will be accomplished through programs, partnerships and services that include: 
  • Volunteer Recruitment – a central hub for community members who want to explore volunteering opportunities and get involved 
  • Volunteer Management – providing a community resource for professional development and networking and assistance/expertise on issues related to volunteer programing and engagement 
  • Volunteer Advocacy – providing a volunteerism perspective for local decision making and collaboratives 
  • Community Conduit – building connections and partnerships across sectors that strengthen Community 
Hours Kitchener Office: Mon-Thu 9 am-4 pm * Fri 9 am-12 noon 
Cambridge Office: Wed 9 am-4 pm at Employment Services Office 150 Main Street Cambridge 
During the pandemic staff are available by email and phone only. Not taking appointments at this time.
Areas Served Guelph ; Waterloo Region
Eligibility Encourage individuals looking for volunteer positions to access online search at or call to make an appointment with staff.
Application No application required to volunteer * please contact for information on how to list volunteer opportunities
Languages English
Fees None
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1984
Service Categories Volunteer Development