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

The importance of screening volunteers

Organizations have moral, legal and ethical responsibilities to the people they reach. This includes members, clients, employees and volunteers. Screening is especially important for organizations that work with vulnerable people. Vulnerable people may include children, people with disabilities and senior adults. The benefits of screening are: People’s skills and experience are better matched to the Continue Reading