Non-profit boards and COVID-19

What is the role of the board of directors within a public health emergency? Non-profit organizations across Canada are working hard to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic in order to continue providing essential services in their communities and, at the same time, they need to manage the impact on their own sustainability. Difficult decisions must Continue Reading

Newcomer, New Community, New Volunteer!

Volunteering is a great way for newcomers to get to know their community, while learning about Canadian culture, practicing or learning skills and meeting new people. Just like engaging volunteers from other cultures, there are factors unique to engaging recent immigrants. For example, they might be unfamiliar with Canadian social norms or face language barriers. Continue Reading