About Us

Volunteer Action Centre Waterloo Region 

Since 1984, The Volunteer Action Centre (VAC) has provided connections and leadership in Waterloo Region to support the development of individuals and organizations through volunteerism. VAC provides a central hub for accessing current volunteer opportunities and shares best practices and continuous learning for professionals in the nonprofit sector.

OUR VISION – is of a Waterloo Region that is invested in volunteerism. OUR MISSION – is to provide regional leadership and expertise on volunteerism to increase participation, quality and diversity of volunteer experiences.This will be accomplished through programs, partnerships and services that aspire to these VALUES as the foundation.

We Collaborate – working together with local community benefit organizations, individuals, businesses, and schools to promote volunteerism for a more engaged Waterloo Region.
We are Helpful – we work diligently to understand the needs in our community and create valued links between those in need and those who can support them.
We are Inclusive – we actively accommodate individuals with barriers to involvement, respecting everyone.
Our Integrity is important to us – our actions are based on honesty, sincerity, and accountability.          


President – Mary McGuinness
Vice-President  Rob Howe
Treasurer – Andrew Paylor
Secretary – David Marsh
Past Chair - Alison Boyd

2018-19 Annual Report               
Pictures from AGM 


Board Member - Andrea Stratulat
Board Member - Madchen Funk
Board Member - Heather Rennie
Board Member - Rachel Wagner
Board Member - Amy Sproule-Jones                    


Volunteer Action Centre History 

Volunteer Action Centre
1454 King Street East, Unit 3
Kitchener ON N2G 2N7

Phone: 519 742 8610
Fax: 519 742 0559

Monday - Thursday
9 am - 4 pm
Friday: 9 am - 12 pm
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