Volunteer Canada Salutes Leaders of Volunteer Engagement

Volunteer management professionals are some of the most resilient, innovative, resourceful, and compassionate people I know. This has never been truer than over the past 8 months.  Playing many roles in organizations of all sizes and mandates, those who lead volunteer engagement serve as coaches and mentors, teachers and facilitators, convenors and collaborators, researchers and Continue Reading

3 Reasons to Ring in 2021! Looking Twenty Years Back and Twenty Years Forward

2021 marks the 20th anniversary of 3 significant milestones for the non-profit and charitable sector in Canada: (1) the International Year of Volunteers 2001; (2) the launching of the first Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement; and (3) the signing of an Accord between the Government of Canada and the (voluntary) non-profit and charitable sector. 2021 Continue Reading

For the Record: Volunteer Canada’s Views on the Canada Student Service Grant Program

Volunteer Canada recognizes the support that has been provided to Canadians and the good intentions to support students, who are experiencing financial distress, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. After the Government of Canada’s announcement of the Canada Student Service Grant program, we convened our regular calls with stakeholders in the non-profit and charitable Continue Reading