The Values and the Value of Volunteering…. we have a lot to celebrate

Volunteering reflects our values – what we care about, our vision for our community, our notion of justice, and our sense of responsibility for the planet and all those with whom we share it.  Volunteering also generates value for organizations, neighbourhoods, businesses, society, and for those volunteering.  It is the interplay between what we value and the value that we create through our actions that is behind the Value of Volunteering Wheel. How do we begin to demonstrate the complex value of volunteering?  It has become common place to use a wage replacement formula, multiplying the number of volunteer hours by an hourly wage […]

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