Moving from Empathy to Action: Three National Volunteer Week Questions for Companies

“Empathy is about finding echoes of another person in yourself.” – Mohsin Hamid This year’s theme for National Volunteer Week (April 24-April 30) is “Empathy in Action”.  At Volunteer Canada, we believe that empathy is something that needs to be constantly practiced in service of ourselves and the greater good.  Empathy isn’t a destination we arrive at on a map.  It is a journey requiring connections, reflection, and heart. Historically, we may have had greater ability to distance ourselves from major problems. This is no longer the case as the world is so interconnected. In the past two year, perhaps […]

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