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353-1350 Burrard Street
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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 Costa Rica: Support the activities of Lankester Botanical Garden (Volunteer Opportunity)

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

Help prepare meals for the poor in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (Volunteer Opportunity)

Wildlife Conservation Programs (Volunteer Opportunity)

Teaching students and developing the education programs of schools in India (Volunteer Opportunity)

Teaching in Ghana (Volunteer Opportunity)

Volunteer work with autistic children and orphans in Bulgaria (Volunteer Opportunity)

Volunteer in a library in Togo (Volunteer Opportunity)

Explore traditional farming practices in South Iceland (Volunteer Opportunity)

Explore environmental issues, peace and intercultural understanding through photography (Volunteer Opportunity)