Adopting the CVCI at Queen’s University: Part 2

Last week, in the first part of this blog post, we met Maryanne Wainman, Alumni Officer, Volunteer Relations with the Queen’s University Alumni Relations & Annual Giving department. Maryanne explained Queen’s has a long history with volunteer engagement but only recently formalized its processes using the Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement (CCVI). After conducting best-practice Continue Reading

Adopting the CVCI at Queen’s University: Part 1

Recently, Volunteer Ottawa spoke with the Queen’s University Alumni Relations & Annual Giving department about their alumni and student volunteer program, which works with close to 2,000 alumni and student volunteers each year, in a wide variety of roles. “Volunteer assignments range from day-of-event roles, to long-term positions on boards or committees, to program-based roles Continue Reading

7 steps of adopting the Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement

The Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement (CCVI) is a framework for involving volunteers in all levels of an organization, including leadership, direct services and virtual roles. It consists of 14 organizational standards for volunteer involvement. Here’s how your organization can adopt the CCVI and strengthen both its volunteer engagement strategy and its capacity to meet Continue Reading