• 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

Volunteer in China: Preserving traditional Chinese arts and cultural heritage (Volunteer Opportunity)

Celebrating Winter Solstice and preserving the local traditions in Bolivia (Volunteer Opportunity)

Festival of Art, Culture and Alternative tourism in Cochabamba (Volunteer Opportunity)

Wildlife Conservation Programs (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)

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

Teaching and construction of community facilities in Nepal (Volunteer Opportunity)

Education and construction activities with the local people of Banepa (Volunteer Opportunity)

Explore traditional farming practices in South Iceland (Volunteer Opportunity)