Volunteer with Compassion

Change the world with a little of your time

Everyone wants to do something that matters—to really make a difference in the world. But where do you start? By volunteering with Compassion and putting your passion and gifts to work for children in need around the world.
testimonial-profile“Just knowing I can make someone else’s life better is a great motivator for me. I just wish I could make volunteering my full time job.”

Lini Sopoco, Volunteer

How you can help

There are a number of ways you can volunteer with Compassion:

Volunteer at Compassion Events.

Join us at concerts, conferences and church events and help people sign up to sponsor children at our Compassion tables.

Share with friends and family.

Spread the word about what God is doing through Compassion by sharing stories and ministry resources or encouraging sponsors within your community to write and pray for their children!

Present Compassion.

Look for opportunities to share your Compassion story and speak about Compassion's ministry with various church and community groups.


Put your skills and creativity to work by raising funds on behalf of Compassion's ministry.

Partner in prayer.

Lift Compassion-assisted children, families, communities and churches in prayer through our Prayer of the Day email.

Getting started is simple.

No matter who you are, no matter where you live and no matter what your skills and abilities, you can make a difference on behalf of Compassion kids around the world. Volunteer with Compassion today—and change the world with a little of your time.

Have question or comments? Email or call us at 1-800-563-5437 and we’ll be happy to help!

Volunteer Newsletters

Happy New Year Volunteers! As the Volunteer Network looks back on 2016, we give thanks for the mercies, the blessings, and even the hardships we have experienced. It’s through these we have learned important life lessons that we can take with us into this next year.

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The Network started off this past January by sharing with you one word that we wanted to focus on throughout the coming year. That word was “community”.

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Meet Roy and Angela Butt and their four children. Five years ago this family decided to find a way to raise money to help others beyond their sponsorships through Compassion’s gift guide.

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We asked and you told us! We are so encouraged that 35% of our core Volunteer base filled out our survey and we wanted to share the results. Thank you everyone!

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We hope you are celebrating all things summer right now – longer daylight, warmer weather, backyard gatherings and hopefully a little down time!

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“Are you getting away this summer?” seems to be one of the most common questions we are asked as the warmer months approach and school is finishing up!

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One of my favourite places to sit at home is my three season sunroom, and especially this time of year when the spring blossoms are out, the grass is bright green, and the birds are nesting. Everything comes to life after sleeping through winter.

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There’s nothing I love more when I visit Compassion’s ministry around the world than holding babies! It’s one of the biggest highlights for me. My heart is always humbled and filled as I meet moms and dads and see the dedication of the staff.

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We want to take some time early in this year to introduce (or re-introduce) to you the Volunteer Network team that serves you at Compassion Canada! (left to right)

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