Volunteer Canada Salutes Leaders of Volunteer Engagement

Volunteer management professionals are some of the most resilient, innovative, resourceful, and compassionate people I know. This has never been truer than over the past 8 months.  Playing many roles in organizations of all sizes and mandates, those who lead volunteer engagement serve as coaches and mentors, teachers and facilitators, convenors and collaborators, researchers and Continue Reading

3 Reasons to Ring in 2021! Looking Twenty Years Back and Twenty Years Forward

2021 marks the 20th anniversary of 3 significant milestones for the non-profit and charitable sector in Canada: (1) the International Year of Volunteers 2001; (2) the launching of the first Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement; and (3) the signing of an Accord between the Government of Canada and the (voluntary) non-profit and charitable sector. 2021 Continue Reading

New 50-company study reveals radical changes in Employee Community Engagement

The COVID-19 pandemic has generated enormous pressures and new needs in society. It has also created new demands on the programs of community organizations and businesses who are committed to social and environment impact, as well new complexities in their relationship with each other. July through September 2020, Volunteer Canada, in collaboration with Volunteer Ireland, Continue Reading