The Diversity of the #VolunteerFactor

NVW 2019 Blog Series: Part 4 This week is National Volunteer Week, and we’re celebrating the #VolunteerFactor – Lifting Communities! One of my favourite things about this week, is the myriad of examples, heartwarming stories and proud testimonials shared from across Canada by volunteers and those impacted by their work. It is striking how all these amazing volunteer stories are so vastly different, and yet so fundamentally the same. What we, as a society, consider to be volunteering is changing and evolving. Volunteer Canada defines a volunteer as: “Any person who gives freely of their time, energy and skills for […]

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