Health and safety for employer-supported volunteers

Many employed Canadians volunteer their time to make a positive change in communities across Canada. The number of companies that support their employees’ volunteer efforts grows each year, with more than half of employed volunteers receiving some sort of formal support from their employer.  Whether employees’ volunteer efforts are led by the employees themselves or by Continue Reading

Beyond employees. Beyond volunteering.

Volunteer Canada launches new suite of programs and services for business. Corporate community engagement is evolving and gaining momentum. What was once limited to engaging employees through volunteering and donations, has expanded to include catalyzing vendors, retirees and customers to create positive change in their communities in a myriad of creative ways. Consumers are asking Continue Reading

International Volunteer Managers Day 2018

International Volunteer Managers Day (IVMD) is a day to recognize and celebrate the changemakers behind the 12.7 million Canadian volunteers. Today we pay tribute to those who dedicate themselves to engaging people in the myriad of organizations, causes, and issues with the common goal of making our communities more resilient, our cities more vibrant, our societies Continue Reading