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

Together Project: Learning From the Shift to Virtual Volunteering

Together Project, a charitable initiative of MakeWay, connects refugee newcomers and Canadians to build stronger, more integrated communities. Based in the Greater Toronto Area, our flagship Welcome Group program matches groups of five or more volunteers with newly arrived refugees for six months of social and integration support. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit and the Continue Reading

Highlights of the Corporate Community Engagement Gathering from a non-profit perspective

Volunteer Canada and its Corporate Community Engagement Council organized a three-day virtual gathering during the month of August, an event that brought together 90 delegates including the 21 member companies of the Council with nonprofit community partners. The purpose was to reflect together on the current context of living through a pandemic and to re-imagine Continue Reading