CCOV Recap Story telling Reporting

Semi annually, Volunteer Canada’s Corporate Council on Volunteering (CCOV) holds a member gathering, the most recent of which took place January 30 – 31.  The days are broken into sessions with industry discussions and networking. Two sessions on the first day both focused on the importance of storytelling in engaging corporate audiences in company corporate Continue Reading

Telling the untold stories: The Volunteer Factor and the Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, the United Nations adopted 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) to mobilize global efforts to improve social, economic and environmental conditions around the world by 2030. The goals help tackle the pressing challenges facing the world today: eliminating poverty, advocating for human rights, protecting the planet, and creating thriving and resilient communities. Volunteer Canada Continue Reading

Discrimination, Harassment and Liability; What Non-Profits Need to Know

All organizations face employment practice liability issues; however, non-profits commonly face additional or increased challenges because of their unique structure and functions. In fact, industry data shows that about 80% of Directors’ and Officers’ Liability Insurance claims made by non-profits are related to wrongful termination or discrimination. But don’t worry, there are a number of Continue Reading