International Volunteer Day 2019: Proudly Launching our National Volunteer Week 2020 Theme

Volunteers are leading social change around the world. We are proud to join our colleagues today as we celebrate International Volunteer Day (IVD) and bring attention to the tremendous impact of volunteer efforts everywhere. This day was created by United National Volunteers in 1985 to herald the work of all volunteers: locally, nationally and internationally. Continue Reading

#ChangeTheTune about the role of volunteer managers

Today is International Volunteer Managers Day (IVMD), a day to recognize the hard working people who make sure volunteer programs run smoothly and volunteers are fulfilled and engaged. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of IVMD, this year’s theme of Change the Tune! encourages people to think differently about volunteer leadership. Here are 10 songs that Continue Reading

Getting to Know Volunteer Canada’s New Board Chair

Jane Hennig has extensive expertise in volunteer management and board governance. She is the Executive Director of the Volunteer Action Centre Waterloo Region and a long time volunteer whose personal and professional commitment to community engagement and community building is inspiring. Recently elected as Volunteer Canada’s incoming Board Chair, we had the pleasure of sitting Continue Reading