Volunteer Canada is Celebrating the Value of Volunteer Centres in building confidence, competence, connections, and community

Volunteer Centres provide leadership and expertise of volunteering in local communities in every region of Canada.  The 220 local volunteer centres go by different names, sizes, and reflect the nature and priorities of the communities and share four common objectives: (1) to promote volunteering; (2) to connect people with volunteer opportunities; (3) to build the capacity of organizations Continue Reading

The Values and the Value of Volunteering…. we have a lot to celebrate

Volunteering reflects our values – what we care about, our vision for our community, our notion of justice, and our sense of responsibility for the planet and all those with whom we share it.  Volunteering also generates value for organizations, neighbourhoods, businesses, society, and for those volunteering.  It is the interplay between what we value and Continue Reading

Happy National Volunteer Week from Volunteer Canada CEO and President Paula Speevak

National Volunteer Week shines a light on the 12.7 million Canadians who volunteer their time. We are Celebrating the Value of Volunteering in building confidence, competence, connections and community.  On behalf of Volunteer Canada, Investors Group, and the 220 volunteer centres, thanks to Canadians who volunteer in every region and around the globe!  Thank you!