International Volunteer Managers Day 2018

International Volunteer Managers Day (IVMD) is a day to recognize and celebrate the changemakers behind the 12.7 million Canadian volunteers. Today we pay tribute to those who dedicate themselves to engaging people in the myriad of organizations, causes, and issues with the common goal of making our communities more resilient, our cities more vibrant, our societies Continue Reading

In Honour of National Coaches Week 2018: The Importance of Volunteer Training

National Coaches Week focuses on celebrating the efforts of the 5.3 million volunteers from Canada’s sports and recreation sector including coaches, referees, administrators and helpers. We encourage you to say #ThanksCoach and share why you’re thankful for your coach during National Coaches Week from September 22nd to 30th. Volunteer Training is essential not only for coaches but all volunteers. Continue Reading

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