Come join Bissell Centre's Volunteer Team- check out our current opportunities below!

Your gift of time, insights and skills play a vital role in helping us achieve our vision of eliminating poverty in our community.

Join us, so that, together, we can make a difference in our community!





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Current Volunteer Opportunities

Event Volunteer

All different Bissell events, all shifts that do not take place on a consistent basis.

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National Indigenous Peoples Day 1 6/21/2024 6/21/2024

Group Volunteer Opportunities

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Thrift Shop - Groups 204 6/21/2024 11/11/2024

Individual Volunteer Opportunities

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Childcare Program 276 6/21/2024 12/31/2024
Community Space 456 6/21/2024 5/8/2025
Tax Preparers DROP off and PICK up 55 6/25/2024 12/31/2024
Tax Preparers DROP OFF ONLY 54 6/25/2024 12/31/2024
Thrift Shop - Alberta Ave location 276 6/21/2024 12/31/2024
Thrift Shop - Hermitage Square Location 262 6/21/2024 12/31/2024

Practicum Students

Tracking for all practicum students to track their hours

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Practicum - Housing May 2024 30 6/21/2024 8/1/2024
Practicum Student - Hope Terrace 2024 72 6/21/2024 9/30/2024

Mission Statement

Working in community, we remove barriers and support people as they move out of poverty.

The vision of eliminating poverty drives all the work at Bissell Centre.

When we believe something IS possible, we begin to take actions that align with that belief, and that’s when life changing things happen—just ask the 6,000 people that have found homes in Edmonton through the 10 Year Plan to End Homelessness.

How will we know when we have succeeded in eliminating poverty? Bissell Centre believes our poverty-free community will see:

  • Families and individuals have sustainable livelihoods, secure housing, and can meet their basic daily needs.
  • Families and individuals are fully engaged in their community because of strong support networks, a sense of safety, and improved physical and mental health.
  • Families and individuals have hope for the future.
  • Individuals have access to the resources and opportunities they need to reach their full potential and participate equally within in the community.
  • Diversity is celebrated in a spirit of mutual respect and dignity.


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