Waterloo Region is a place where people want to help one another. This spirit of giving back and helping others has enriched the community and it has become a place where people want to live, work, and raise families.
There are lots of opportunities to get involved. The Volunteer Action Centre is an organization that serves more than 150 charities and not-for profit organizations in the community, including arts and culture, health, social services, education, the environment, and more. You're sure to find a volunteer opportunity that's just right for you!
Kitchener Waterloo Oktoberfest is another large volunteer-based organization. There are more than 450 year-round volunteers and 1,300 community and service club volunteers that help organize the unique German heritage experience that becomes a great celebration for the community and thousands of visitors.