8 Things Non-Profits Want You to Know About Volunteering During COVID-19

For all of its challenges, COVID-19 has brought out the best in Canadians. From coast to coast to coast, media is filled with inspiring stories of people who are compassionately supporting their circles of family, friends, and neighbours with check-in calls, grocery deliveries, virtual visits, and sewing face masks. Many have been volunteering through non-profit organizations Continue Reading

5 Ways to Keep Employee Volunteers Engaged during COVID-19

In response COVID-19 gathering and travel restrictions, businesses and non-profit organizations are postponing or cancelling planned in-person volunteer experiences for employee volunteers. Here are five great ways to maintain meaningful corporate community engagement, keeping employees engaged and supporting your non-profit partners and communities. But first, let’s put this into context.  The non-profit sector has been Continue Reading

Reflections from the Corporate Community Engagement Summit 2020

The evolving relationship between Corporate Social Responsibility teams and company stakeholders. January 27-29 Volunteer Canada convened 30 companies at the Corporate Community Engagement Summit in Surrey. Delegates were corporate professionals managing programs and initiatives for their employees, and other stakeholders, to give back to communities – whether through volunteering, donating, learning or other civic engagement. The Continue Reading