How to celebrate National Volunteer Week virtually

The global outbreak of COVID-19 has changed the day-to-day lives of all Canadians. Health care workers, emergency managers and frontline staff are working tirelessly to provide essential services during this time of crisis. Many Canadians are self-isolating or practicing social distancing to help prevent the spread of the virus. This has led to many events, Continue Reading

How to engage people doing mandatory community service

Eight per cent of Canada’s volunteers give back because they’re required to (Statistics Canada). Mandatory community service come in many forms, including students needing to complete a certain number of hours to graduate, people required to volunteer to receive or top up their social assistance and people ordered by the court to volunteer as an Continue Reading

How to plan your National Volunteer Week campaign

National Volunteer Week (NVW) 2020 is fast approaching. Putting together a rewarding and meaningful campaign or event that reflects the commitment, dedication and selflessness of your volunteers takes time. To help your organization make this NVW extraordinary, we’ve put together a Campaign Kit that will guide you through the planning, promotion and execution of your Continue Reading