Collective Impact: Highlights from 2016 IMPACT 2030 Global Summit

One hundredand fifty delegates from around the globe, most representing companies,attended the IMPACT2030, a three-day conference held September 14-16 at the UnitedNations Headquarters in New York City. Volunteer Canada’s Director of Corporate Citizenship, Elizabeth Dove, attended and shared these highlights: The opening plenary included an impressive and diverse roster of high-level speakers that set the Continue Reading

Adopting the CVCI at Queen’s University: Part 2

Last week, in the first part of this blog post, we met Maryanne Wainman, Alumni Officer, Volunteer Relations with the Queen’s University Alumni Relations & Annual Giving department. Maryanne explained Queen’s has a long history with volunteer engagement but only recently formalized its processes using the Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement (CCVI). After conducting best-practice Continue Reading

Adopting the CVCI at Queen’s University: Part 1

Recently, Volunteer Ottawa spoke with the Queen’s University Alumni Relations & Annual Giving department about their alumni and student volunteer program, which works with close to 2,000 alumni and student volunteers each year, in a wide variety of roles. “Volunteer assignments range from day-of-event roles, to long-term positions on boards or committees, to program-based roles Continue Reading