Youth Challenge International Internships Available

Are you a young person between the ages of 19-30 looking to get real work experience in your field while making a positive impact on the world? Innovate ME provides career coaching and training to young people through dynamic overseas internship placements! As a Canadian youth intern, you will have the opportunity to work with our excellent overseas partners to advance girls education and literacy, youth livelihoods and wildlife conservation. Click here to see job postings and apply. Not graduating yet? Check back for future opportunities.  We will be posting new positions until 2021.

Internships Opportunities with SUCO

SUCO is launching a new internship program in sustainable development. The International Youth Internship Program (IYIP) is open to Canadian graduates of post-secondary institutions, between 19 and 30 years of age. It is part of the Government of Canada’s Youth Employment Strategy and aims to provide young Canadians with the tools they need to further their careers. The internships consist of a two week training session followed by a six month period spent in a developing country working with a local partner on important development issues within the community. SUCO is offering 18 internships which are integrated within our existing projects in agriculture and include mandates such as capacity building for agricultural producers and support of organic farmers. Mandates are available in both French and Spanish. The application deadline is April 1st 2018, with departures planned for mid-June. For more information, see the press release [in French only]:

Description of the program in English here

Postings [in French only] :




Volunteer with CUSO

Cuso International is a development organization that works to reduce poverty and inequality through the efforts of highly skilled volunteers, collaborative partnerships and compassionate donors. We envision a world where all people are able to realize their potential, develop their skills and participate fully in society. We believe in the power of people, value diversity and take responsibility for our actions and proactively demonstrate that we work with and on behalf of others. Cuso International works in developing countries across the world. We currently have programs in twenty countries. View current placements here.


We are currently seeking key volunteer personnel with demonstrated leadership and communication skills, who are passionate about raising awareness of Global Poverty.

As a member of this dynamic team, you will be working with the Fund Development Department to research funding opportunities and speak with potential donors.


  • Have strong relationship building skills and love to inspire others.
  • Have leadership skills combined with a compassionate heart.
  • Have an aptitude for researching and analyzing information.

If you possess the necessary qualifications, and have the desire to help people in need, we have a role for you!

Respond to this exciting opportunity by submitting your resume to: (902) 252-3917 ext. 208 (Ligia Angulo)

Canadian Red Cross volunteer positions

If you are someone who is interested in spending a morning or afternoon assisting seniors with transportation and errands such as  grocery shopping, then please contact the Canadian Red Cross now!

Volunteer drivers are needed for a new program that provides transportation services within HRM. If you are interested in learning more about this volunteer opportunity, please contact us at 902-424-1420 or send your resume to,  or visit our website at  and submit a volunteer application today! See full details here.

Community Help Service Centre Assistants needed too. See more details here.

Become a Uniterra Volunteer!

Uniterra is a leading Canadian international volunteer cooperation and development program, jointly implemented by the Centre for International Studies and Cooperation (CECI) and World University Service of Canada (WUSC). Uniterra contributes to improving the socio-economic conditions of poor and marginalized communities in 14 countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean through the exchange of expertise and knowledge through Canadian volunteers.

Visit to see current volunteer opportunities.

Passages Canada Volunteer Speakers

Broaden students’ horizons with the power of personal storytelling! Passages Canada is looking for volunteer speakers in the Atlantic to share their personal stories. Know anyone who might be interested? Put them in touch with the Passages team! To register to become a speaker, please visit Become a Speaker.

As a speaker, you will be part of a national educational initiative of over 1,000 people who regularly share their stories of culture, heritage, identity and immigration with youth and community groups of various ages.
Passages Canada is storytelling initiative of Historica Canada, where volunteers share their personal accounts of cultural identity and heritage on-line in our multimedia Story Archive and in person with schools and community groups. To learn more, visit