Volunteers and nonprofit organizations are some of the key threads that make up the social and economic fabric of Nova Scotia. Everyday, Nova Scotians and the Nova Scotia Government depend on nonprofit voluntary sector organizations and their volunteers to deliver valuable programs and services, which in turn build healthy, vibrant communities.
Statistics say a lot about the strength of this sector. To learn more about the nonprofit voluntary sector, please visit our Voluntary Sector Information.
Province Supports First Provincial Council for Non-profits, February 5, 2013
Non-profit and voluntary organizations are joining forces to better meet the needs of people and communities across Nova Scotia.
The province is investing $450,000 towards a new Community Sector Council to help build stronger non-profit organizations. The sector council will bring non-profits together to learn from each other and share human resource and financial expertise, training practices, and research. Click here for the news release
Imagine Canada Standards program is designed to strengthen public confidence in the charitable and non-profit sector in board governance, financial accountability and transparency, ethical fundraising; staff management and volunteer involvement.
A new learning network providing a wide variety of courses, available free of charge to all Nova Scotians; as well as eight custom courses for the non-profit sector and organizations.
An online matching site for volunteers seeking volunteer opportunities, and for organizations seeking volunteers.