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Our staff come from a variety of backgrounds and areas of expertise. We are pleased to have such a diverse and dedicated group of individuals all working to ensure volunteers and the causes that need them can come together harmoniously.

David Allen

Executive Director

Reporting to the Board of Directors, David provides leadership for all aspects of service delivery, research and program development, financial performance, employee morale and customer satisfaction.

Contact David
416-961-6888 ext 222


Camara Chambers

Director of community engagement

Camara manages Volunteer Toronto's public engagement strategy and team. This includes working with community partners, leading large-scale events and overseeing various programs that aim to encourage Torontonians to volunteer. In 2014, the community engagement team helped connect 550,000 people to volunteer positions in Toronto!

Contact Camara
416-961-6888 ext 224


Melina Condren

director of engaging organizations

Melina oversees all of Volunteer Toronto's services for organizations, including our training program, volunteer management conference, subscriptions program and new Grassroots Growth project. Her priority is to ensure our services are effectively helping non-profits build capacity through volunteer involvement, and continue to meet the ever-evolving needs of the voluntary sector.

Contact Melina
416-961-6888 ext 234 

Cara Eaton

marketing & communications manager

Cara is the creative voice behind Volunteer Toronto's external communications. She manages our website and social media channels as well as works with all departments to develop key collateral and messaging. Her mission is to reach the furthest corners of the city to let people know about who we are and what we do.

Contact Cara
416-961-6888 ext 231

Niranjala Mariathas

operations manager

Nira is responsible for the day-to-day operations and human resources management ensuring the efficient functioning of the office and administrative systems. She is the glue that holds Volunteer Toronto together. 

Contact Niranjala
416-961-6888 ext 230


Sammy Feilchenfeld

training coordinator

Sammy develops and delivers Volunteer Toronto's in-person, online and on-demand training in order to support managers and coordinators of volunteers in Toronto’s non-profit and charitable organizations.

Contact Sammy
416-961-6888 ext 235



Kelly Harbour


Kelly coordinates a team of hardworking volunteers who represent Volunteer Toronto at community events. She is the voice of our Volunteer Times newsletter and assists the many events and programs we organize to inspire people in Toronto to volunteer.

Contact Kelly
416-961-6888 ext 229




Kasandra James

subscriptions coordinator
As Volunteer Toronto’s Subscriptions Coordinator, Kasandra is the first point of contact for non-profits looking for support. She facilitates monthly Subscriber Circle discussion groups for managers and coordinators of volunteers, contributes to our Sector Space newsletter and social media communications, and makes sure our subscriptions package continues to help non-profit organizations build capacity through volunteer involvement.

Contact Kasandra
416-961-6888 ext 225

Angini Mohammed

Grassroots Services Coordinator

Angini supports grassroots organizations through the development of the Grassroots Growth project’s online community of practice. She manages relationships with Grassroots Growth partners, handles administration and collaborates in communications, training and outreach.

Contact Angini
416-961-6888 ext 228




Community Engagement Assistant
TBD supports Volunteer Toronto’s community outreach by coordinating events, delivering presentations on how to volunteer, and representing Volunteer Toronto at events across this city. With their help, we’ll be able to provide more people with information about volunteering in Toronto.

Contact the Community Engagement Assistant
416-961-6888 ext 240



Nicole Crawford

Community Engagement Coordinator

Nicole coordinates many of the major events Volunteer Toronto hosts to encourage people to volunteer. From our annual Youth Expo event for high school students, to the prestigious Legacy Awards to recognize the city’s exceptional volunteers, Nicole works to ensure our events are smooth-running and well-attended.

Contact Nicole
416-961-6888 ext 241



Jess Gillis

Communications and Reception Assistant

Jess is the lovely voice that greets those who phone us and the smiling face that welcomes the public to our office. She also assists our Marketing and Communications Manager with the management and evaluation of our social media channels.

Contact Jess

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Volunteer Toronto Office

344 Bloor Street West, Suite 404
Toronto, ON
M5S 3A7

T. 416-961-6888
F. 416.961.6859

Open To The Public



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