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Volunteering with CPAWS

Thank you for your interest in volunteering!

Volunteering with CPAWS can be a very rewarding experience for those who want to make a positive difference in their communities and who are interested in networking with other individuals with similar values and interests. Our volunteer positions provide valuable experience for individuals interested in learning more about the environment and protecting Canadian wilderness, and for those looking to gain experience in the environmental non-profit sector.

Why volunteer with CPAWS?

  • Gain knowledge of conservation issues in Canada
  • Make a difference in protecting Canada’s wilderness
  • Use your skills and expertise for a good cause
  • Connect with people who share similar values and interests… and have fun!

Getting Started

Fill out our online Volunteer Application Form

If you have any questions about our volunteer application process, please contact us at

Volunteer Opportunities

The following is a list of volunteer opportunities for our National Office. We always do our best to accommodate each volunteer's specific skill set and interests, and often have project-specific opportunities which are not listed here. If none of these opportunities are of interest to you, we encourage you to still submit an application and we'll work with you to find you the right opportunity. You can also check with your local chapter for more opportunities.

Current volunteer opportunities in the National Office (Ottawa)

Professional Services

We are also looking for professionals to donate their services as in-kind or at a reduced rate. Please contact if you'd be willing to donate your professional skills to the protection of our wild places and wildlife.

We are currently looking for the following professional services:

  • Translator
  • Photographer/Videographer
  • Graphic Designer