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About Kings Volunteer Resource Centre

We support groups and individuals in the voluntary sector to develop and enhance their capacity to anticipate, understand, celebrate, and meet community needs in Kings County, Nova Scotia. Our vital contributions to the community include connecting people with volunteer opportunities, promoting volunteerism, and providing leadership and counsel in the social purpose and voluntary sector.

Our Partners

Our History

  • 2008 - A Volunteer Steering Committee was established by Kings Regional Development Agency.

  • 2011 - The Volunteer Steering Committee conducted a feasibility study for a Volunteer Centre in Kings County.

  • 2012 - Two-year funding was acquired from the federal government for a Project Manager.

  • 2013 - Official announcement of Funding from Human Resource Skills Development Canada at Acadia University. Annapolis Valley Chamber of Commerce took on the Kings Volunteer Resource Centre Project after the closing of the Kings RDA. The official location of the Centre was acquired (87 Cornwallis Street). Received funding from Labour & Advanced Education for software.

  • 2014 - Official Launch to the public and Open House of the Kings Volunteer Resource Centre. Hosted first International Café in partnership with the Immigration Steering Committee. Pilot Project completed, and Project Staff finish contracts.

  • 2015 - Advisory committee continues the transition process to re-organize after Project-end and proceed to incorporation. KVRC is incorporated as a legal, not-for-profit organization. Part-time Coordinator hired.

  • 2016 - KVRC becomes a registered charity by CRA (Canada Revenue Agency).

  • 2017  KVRC Office moves from Kings County Municipal Complex to County Fair Mall space ( opposite Maritime Travel).

  • 2018  KVRC begins a volunteer organization/ volunteer online linking website for Nova Scotia project; “VolunteerNS”, in conjunction with Volunteer Canada and the Province of Nova Scotia, with the Official Launch in November.

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