Volunteer Markham's Mission Statement and Values

Volunteer Markham helps build a stronger, more thoughtful community through innovative programs that inspire, inform, and connect volunteers with the organizations that need them.

Our Vision:

Growing volunteering in Markham by inspiring citizens and connecting the community. An engaged and caring Markham where our youth become volunteers for life and residents are engaged in the community.

Mission Statement:

We provide Markham, and surrounding area, residents and volunteer organizations with leadership and resources to promote volunteerism and enrich the lives of those in our community.


Operational Excellence
Design and implement optimized solutions that maintain compliance with CCVI and drive Volunteer Markham's operational needs.
Service Leadership
Continuing to develop and deliver innovative services to meet the long-term needs of citizen volunteers and organizations.
Client Centricity
Build strong relationships with residents and organizations to better understand, retain, and grow their volunteering needs.
Financial Health
Ensure a financially healthy Volunteer Markham that is best positioned to deliver new and robust programs and services to clients.
Grow revenue to fund initiatives to deliver on volunteering needs.

Value Statements

Fostering an empathetic culture that builds trust and produces exceptional results.
Working together to support volunteerism.
Recognizing diverse views and experiences.
Striving to go above and beyond to provide the best possible volunteer experience.
Creating a welcoming atmosphere for every citizen for a better, more connected Markham.