Synergize! Collaboration in Action–2019 Annual Conference for Volunteer Management Professionals

From May 15 to 16, 2019 volunteer engagement professionals from across Canada will converge in Ottawa for Synergize! Collaboration in Action. They will share expertise, build new connections and discover tools and practices to enhance their volunteer engagement strategies. Volunteer managers play many roles. They are convenors, trainers, recruiters and administrators. They are risk assessors, Continue Reading

CCOV Recap Story telling Reporting

Semi annually, Volunteer Canada’s Corporate Council on Volunteering (CCOV) holds a member gathering, the most recent of which took place January 30 – 31.  The days are broken into sessions with industry discussions and networking. Two sessions on the first day both focused on the importance of storytelling in engaging corporate audiences in company corporate Continue Reading

Telling the untold stories: The Volunteer Factor and the Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, the United Nations adopted 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) to mobilize global efforts to improve social, economic and environmental conditions around the world by 2030. The goals help tackle the pressing challenges facing the world today: eliminating poverty, advocating for human rights, protecting the planet, and creating thriving and resilient communities. Volunteer Canada Continue Reading