Welcome to Volunteer Alberta


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Nonproft Internships for Alberta Post-Secondary Students

SCiP introduces Alberta's post-secondary students to the nonprofit sector through meaningful, skills-based internships. Students receive a $1000 bursary when completed. There are still bursaries for the remainder of the 2014-2015 program year (Aug 1 - July 31), and will continue in 2015-2016.

Apply or post your internships today!

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VA Membership

Volunteer Alberta Programs


Our membership network is a pathway to collective impact. Strengthen Alberta's nonprofit sector; become a member of Volunteer Alberta.

Become a new member today!

OASSIS Employee Benefits

Cover Your Best Assets

OASSIS is a nonprofit organization that provides benefits to other nonprofit organizations with staff as small as one person. OASSIS NEW LOGOAccess to OASSIS is an exclusive Volunteer Alberta member benefit!

Learn more here.

Resource Centre

VARCFor years you turned to the Resource Centre for Voluntary Organizations for books, articles, and learning resource guides to help you run your nonprofit. RCVO now has a new home as the Volunteer Alberta Resource Centre (VARC). All the great content you remember is now even easier to find and access.

Access VARC now!

Sector Connector

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Sector Connector provides news and updates that are important to Alberta’s nonprofit/voluntary sector. Sign up today!

As a capacity building organization, we are a diverse and inclusive nonprofit membership association, with a provincial reach and representing nonprofits across sub-sectors.


Volunteer Alberta, CCVO, & ECVO present – Magnify your Impact: Government Relations Webinar

Thursday May 21 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm MST
$15 Members / $30 Non-Members

Have you ever wondered about how your organization can engage in government relations, advocacy, or policy work? Did you know that it can Magnify Your Impact?

We recently asked public policy experts about WHY nonprofits engaging in advocacy is important. They explained why and how we, as nonprofits, can magnify our impact by engaging in advocacy.

Check out the brief video, share it with others and Magnify Your Impact.

VA and CCVO are collaborating in cooperation with ECVO to present an advocacy webinar and workshop series. This series will prepare nonprofits to be ready, engage with government officials and build those important relationships.

Government Relations 101 – Webinar

Join Kim Mustard, Principal of Fresh Angle Consulting, for a 1.5 hour webinar on engaging in government relations, advocacy and policy work. In session you will learn:

  • Why organizations should engage in government relations
  • The difference between government relations, lobbying and advocacy
  • Canada Revenue Agency’s rules for charities engaging in advocacy
  • How provincial government decision making processes and structure operate

The session will include practical tips and an online question/answer session.

Register online



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Volunteer Alberta Membership

Volunteer Alberta is the only provincial capacity-building organization for Alberta’s nonprofit/voluntary sector..

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Sector Connector

Sector Connector is Volunteer Alberta’s bi-weekly eNewsletter. Since its first publication on April 19, 2007…

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Volunteer Alberta Programs

Explore the Programs and Services that Volunteer Alberta provides.

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Volunteer Alberta Blog

Through the VA blog we strive to collaborate with Alberta’s nonprofit/voluntary sector by facilitating a two-way conversation regarding issues directly facing the sector today.

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