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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

People in Kentville are known for their community spirit and willingness to lend a hand when it’s needed.  There are a number of organizations in Town that provide help to others, and likewise, opportunities to volunteers who want to get involved.  The Kings Volunteer Resource Centre facilitates volunteer connections for the area.  Some of the programs and organizations running on volunteer power in Kentville include:

  • Open Arms / Inn from the Cold (providing food and emergency shelter to those in need)
  • The Portal (Ending Youth Homelessness in the Annapolis Valley)
  • The Salvation Army
  • Kentville Farmers Market and Community Garden Society
  • Kings County Family resource centre
  • Kings Historical Society
  • Chrysalis House (A transition home for abused women and children)
  • Fundy Interchurch Food Bank
  • Fidelis House Society (accommodation for families and patients from out of town at the VRH)
  • Rotary Club of Kentville
  • Masonic Lodge
  • Kentville Lions Club
  • Valley Community Learning Association (Supports adult learners through numerous programs)

Click here to see a detailed list of Committee Appointments of Council
To apply for a citizen position on one of the following committees or groups, please fill out our application form.

  • Audit Committee
  • Water Commission
  • Source Water Protection Advisory Group
  • Board of Police Commissioners 
  • Investment Committee
  • Parks and Recreation Committee
  • Planning Committee
  • Lions
  • Legion
  • Kentville Volunteer Fire Department
  • Kings Volunteer Resource Centre
  • Kings County Museum
  • Hardware Gallery
  • Kentville Historical Society
  • Canadian Red Cross (Kentville)

Check out the extensive online resource for volunteering in the valley and across Nova Scotia!  Visit for more