Listen, Learn, Adapt, Innovate, Celebrate: National Volunteer Week 2022

From coast to coast to coast, in formal and informal settings, volunteers create caring, collaborative, and compassionate communities. During National Volunteer Week 2022, we celebrate the contributions of Canada’s millions of volunteers: their actions, their understanding, and their genuine concern for the world around them. This National Volunteer Week we are acknowledging the strong connection […]

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Employee Autonomy in Corporate Citizenship at Sun Life

With the ever-evolving landscape of employee philanthropy and volunteering, corporations are asking how they can successfully grow their programs in a post COVID environment.  On our November 2021 [email protected] Webinar, we heard how Sun Life embarked on their journey by exploring employee autonomy, corporate citizenship, and the power of giving employees choice. They wanted to […]

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The Great Debate: “Is it time for the end of Corporate Group Volunteering”?

Group volunteering is a central feature of most employer-supported volunteering programs, especially pre-pandemic.  Groups of 5, 10, 50, sometimes 100 or more employees are deployed in-person, usually for a day or part of a day, to address a need defined by a community organization.  Popular activities include outdoor planting, gardening, painting, clean-up; sorting and organizing […]

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