International Volunteer Day 2015

International Volunteer Day takes place on December 5. It is a global celebration of volunteers. Volunteer Canada recognizes the 12.7 million volunteers in Canada who make our communities strong and connected. On International Volunteer Day 2015, Volunteer Canada is putting the spotlight on the 4.7 million Canadian volunteers who receive support from their employers. Employer-supported volunteering is any activity undertaken by an employer to encourage and support the volunteering of their employees in the community. Forms of employer support include: changing hours or reducing workload; allowing use of facilities or equipment to carry out volunteer tasks; providing recognition ora letter […]

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