• BC


353-1350 Burrard Street
V6Z 0C2

About Us

Canadian Alliance for Development Initiatives and Projects (CADIP) is a non-profit organization. It has no religious or political affiliation. Through various charity, volunteer and youth initiatives, CADIP promotes peace, cooperation, tolerance and understanding in multi-cultural, multi-ethnic and international surroundings. The organization also promotes patterns and examples of civil activities focused on serving others, on building social ties and strengthening communities, on supporting civil society development.

Aims and general objectives

• To promote volunteering as an expression of civic contribution; • To strengthen the international contacts among young people; • To build tolerance and understanding in multicultural and multi-ethnic surroundings; • To promote multiunderstanding among youth all over the world; • To facilitate the individual growth of the volunteers through the acquisition of work, life and learning skills; • To work for the recognition and promotion of non-formal learning; • To support the community initiatives and assist in community development;

Main activities

Short-term voluntary projects focusing on charity work with orphans and children from underprivileged and disadvantaged background environmental protection social services including recreation and care programs for children, elderly and people with special needs restoration and conservation work festivities any other volunteer actions with social impact.

Middle and long-term Voluntary Service:

• youth exchanges

• seminars, conferences, trainings, youth competitions and contests, info-markets

• environmental actions

• cultural festivals

Latest Listings

Preserving the historic heritage of Uganda (Volunteer Opportunity)

Protecting the Marine Turtles in La Penita, Mexico (Volunteer Opportunity)

Environmental awareness and education work in Bolivia (Volunteer Opportunity)

Teaching English in a school in Khon Kaen (Volunteer Opportunity)

Education and vocational training for hill tribe children in Thailand (Volunteer Opportunity)

Social work with indigenous children in Mexico (Volunteer Opportunity)

Rehabilitation and reconstruction of war-devastated communities in Northern Uganda (Volunteer Opportunity)

Teaching languages to children and young people in Morocco (Volunteer Opportunity)

Organic farming and environmental conservation program in Kenya (Volunteer Opportunity)

Volunteer at a summer program for children with autism on Vancouver Island (Volunteer Opportunity)