Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering is a great way to give back to the community, as well as to make valuable contacts who might later assist with providing references or offering employment opportunities. This is an especially good resource for those who have little experience working outside the home and need to flesh out their resumes.  Consider using one or more of these contacts to start volunteering today!

Children & Youth

Big Brothers Big Sisters – South Shore
Girl Guides of Canada- South Shore
Scouts Canada – South Shore
YMCA – Lunenburg County
The Children’s Wish Foundation – South Shore Chapter

Health & Education

Small World Learning Centre
South Shore Regional Library Board Charity
Autism Nova Scotia
Canadian Blood Services
Fisherman Memorial Hospital
Queens General Hospital
South Shore Regional Hospital
Harbour View Haven
VON –Lunenburg District
Canadian Mental Health Association- Lunenburg/Queens Branch
Muscular Dystrophy Canada- South Shore Chapter

Emergency Services

Canadian Red Cross- Bridgewater
Bridgewater Fire Department
Lunenburg District Fire Department
Lunenburg Regional Fire & Emergency Service –Firefighter services all of Lunenburg County
Crime Stoppers- South Shore

Community Services

Lunenburg Queens Volunteer Partnership
IODE Gorham Chapter, Liverpool, NS
Second Story Women’s Centre- Lunenburg
Habitat for Humanity- South Shore Chapter
Lions Club
Salvation Army
Nova Scotia Lawyer Assistance Program
South Shore Family Resource Centre
MADD- Lunenburg –Queens
United Way of Lunenburg County
Bonny Lea Farms
LaHave Manor Corporation

Culture and Entertainment

Bridgewater & Area Performing Arts Society
DesBrisay Museum
Lunenburg Folk Harbour Society
Lunenburg Heritage Society

Nature and Outdoor

Bluenose Coastal Action Foundation BCAF Charity
Mahone Islands Conservation Association MICA Charity
The Lunenburg and Area Garden Club Society
Young Naturalist Club
Navy League