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

A New Link for Volunteers and Non-profits in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotians are some of Canada’s most generous volunteers. On average, they contribute the greatest number of hours compared to volunteers from all other provinces and territories. Since 2007, Nova Scotians have consistently volunteered well above the national average. On November 2, the Kings Volunteer Resource Centre, the Nova Scotia Department of Communities, Culture and Continue Reading