Brampton, ON – Volunteer MBC is thrilled to announce its upcoming event, the VX: Virtual Volunteer Expo, set to take place on Saturday, September 23, 2023. This groundbreaking virtual event presents an exciting opportunity for residents of Mississauga, Brampton, and Caledon to explore numerous organizations in their community, discover meaningful volunteer opportunities, and connect with causes they are passionate about. Register now!
VX: Virtual Volunteer Expo is designed for a diverse audience, including youth, adults, seniors, and newcomers in the Peel Region. Participants can look forward to gaining valuable insights into the world of volunteering, while also earning volunteer hours from the comfort of their own homes.
Nazneen Khan, the Program Coordinator for Volunteer MBC, expressed the organization’s excitement about this innovative event, stating, “We are very excited to use this new platform to reach the community and connect people to the causes they care about.”
What sets this event apart is Volunteer MBC’s pioneering use of a virtual reality platform to host an expo. This unique approach allows for safe and convenient participation and opens up a world of possibilities for engagement and interaction. With the participation of 25 organizations from across Peel Region, including representatives from the City of Brampton, City of Mississauga, and Town of Caledon, attendees will have a wide range of volunteer opportunities to explore.
The event will feature two workshops, “Getting Started on Your Volunteer Journey” (for ages 12-16) and “Volunteering as a Pathway for Career Development: Learn How Volunteering Improves Your Employability” led by expert facilitator Adriane Beaudry.
“We are proud to support Volunteer MBC in their pioneering use of the vFairs platform to bring the VX: Virtual Volunteer Expo to life. We look forward to seeing the positive impact this virtual experience will have on connecting communities and advancing volunteerism,” says Muhammad Younas, CEO of vFairs.
Volunteer MBC is the local volunteer centre of Peel Region. Its mission is to fuel purposeful connections between people to respond to the most pressing social issues.
vFairs is a virtual, hybrid & in-person events platform that helps organizations of all sizes, industries, and regions conduct memorable online events to achieve real business results. The virtual platform and mobile app offer versatile features and customization options. They also offer exceptional customer support consistently rated #1 on third-party sites like G2 and Capterra. This is why top organizations worldwide have chosen vFairs to host Conferences, Trade Shows, Career Fairs, Benefits Fairs & more.