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

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

Helping youth turn their passions into careers

Volunteering is good for the community, but it’s also good for volunteers. For youth especially, volunteering is a fun and rewarding way to develop their passions, learn and improve their skills, and get started on a career path. Volunteer opportunities can give youth ahead start in their professional lives by teaching them about different careers Continue Reading