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Waterfront Neighbourhood Centre

Established in 1991,Waterfront Neighbourhood Centre is a non-profit, City of Toronto agency that is overseen by a volunteer community board. WNC offers a broad range of responsive programs/services for people of all ages-welcoming 226,115+ participants to 546+ programs each year. WNC is committed to improving the quality of life for all, playing an integral role in meeting the needs of local vulnerable children,at-risk youth, marginalized families & isolated adults/seniors. We promote healthy living,provide free access to organic gardening,reduce the effects of social barriers/isolation, provide skill-building opportunities & encourage community engagement. WNC is located along Toronto's waterfront and across from Little Norway Park. We encourage our community to make the most of its unique waterfront location by offering a variety of outdoor activities and intergenerational programs.

Parks we work in:

  • Little Norway Park
  • Public spaces surrounding our facility

Things we do:

  • advocacy
  • cleanups
  • community garden
  • community meals
  • crafts/folk art
  • dance
  • environmental education
  • festivals
  • food festivals
  • gardening
  • greenhouse
  • heritage conservation/education
  • hiking
  • invasive species removal
  • jane's walks
  • movie nights
  • mural(s)
  • music
  • native/pollinator gardens
  • nature walks
  • picnics/bbqs
  • playground
  • running
  • stewardship
  • table tennis (ping pong)
  • tai chi
  • theatre
  • visual arts
  • walking
  • workshops
  • yoga

We're looking for volunteers in these areas:

  • Regular volunteers
  • Occasional volunteers

Where you can find us

  • 627 Queens Quay West, Toronto, ON, Canada

Get in touch!