Why Not Volunteer?

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Volunteering is a great way for people of all ages to have fun, meet new people, and to help make their communities a great place to live.


  • Build your resume. By volunteering you can demonstrate to future employers that you are a person who cares about your community!
  • Learning new skills, and taking advantage of training offered by organizations.
  • Volunteering can be a gateway to employment; you can show how you can fit into their team of volunteers and staff.
  • Meeting new people and having fun!
  • Improving sense of well-being by helping others.


At Canadian Mental Health Association – Edmonton Region (CMHA – Edmonton), we are grateful to our 287 volunteers who have donated over 18,000 hours of their time in roles such as:

  • Distress Line Listener
  • Information Booth Ambassador
  • Event Logistics
  • Administrative Support
  • Event Committee Member
  • Board Member
  • Peer Leader


If you’d like to volunteer with CMHA – Edmonton, please visit us at edmonton.cmha.ca.

In Edmonton, there are over 4000 non-profit organizations looking for volunteers. To search for current volunteer postings in your community, visit govolunteer.ca.

For help finding volunteer opportunities that interest you, you can all call 211.

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