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Volunteer Centre of St. Lawrence-Rideau


Business No: 891826968RR0001

Volunteer Centre of St. Lawrence-Rideau


Our Mission

"Fostering excellence and leadership in volunteerism through programs,       services and support"

Our Vision

"A vibrant, caring community where volunteers enrich lives and people feel connected"

Our Values

Respectful, Inclusive, Passionate, Fun, Collaborative, Adaptable, Accountable. 

About Our Charity 

The Volunteer Centre of St. Lawrence - Rideau has supported volunteerism through local non-profits and community events for over four decades.  Our programs and services create opportunities for members of our community to serve, to feel included as a valued contributor in our community and help better the lives of others.

We focus on impacting Strong Communities through Community Engagement, by supporting local non-profits and through our programs and services such as:

  • Community Volunteer Income Tax Program
  • Financial Literacy & Empowerment Programs for Adults & Youth
  • Youth Empowered Surfing Seniors (YESS) Program
  • Senior4Kids program
  • Aquatarium Volunteer Ambassador Program
  • Volunteer Caring Awards
  • Shimmymob-Brockville
  • Brockville Refugee Resettlement Program
  • Community Wide Clean-up

The Volunteer Centre operates entirely on grants, memberships, donations, fundraising and sponsorships.

Our mandate includes:

- Promoting Volunteerism

- Building Capacity for Effective Local Volunteering

- Providing Leadership on Issues Relating to Volunteerism

- Connecting People with Opportunities to Serve.

The Volunteer Centre of St. Lawrence-Rideau is a registered charity that is incorporated and is run by a professional team of staff and supported by a dedicated volunteer Board of Directors. Throughout the year  we have hundreds of volunteers involved in all aspects of programing, service delivery and fundraising. We are a member agency of the United Way of Leeds Grenville, Volunteer Canada, The Ontario Volunteer Centre Network and the Brockville and District Chamber of Commerce.


42 George Street

Box 576

Brockville, ON, K6V 5V7

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