• Vancouver



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

Environmental protection and conservation of Zanzibar coastline, Tanzania (Volunteer Opportunity)

Volunteer in an orphanage in Bulgaria (Volunteer Opportunity)

Rebuilding hiking trails around Laugarfell hot springs in Iceland (Volunteer Opportunity)

Promoting voluntarism through journalism and photography in the East of Iceland (Volunteer Opportunity)

Adult education program in Tanzania (Volunteer Opportunity)

Organizing art, culture and recreational activities for children in Argentina (Volunteer Opportunity)

Support the programs and operation of an educational farm in Belgium (Volunteer Opportunity)

Teaching assistant program in Costa Rica (Volunteer Opportunity)

Promoting voluntarism through journalism and photography in Reykjavik (Volunteer Opportunity)

Teaching English in Nepal (Volunteer Opportunity)