The streamlined Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement

The Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement is a guide for involving volunteers in all levels of an organization. It is adaptable to organizations of all sizes, and can help you design, implement, evaluate and enhance your volunteer program. With the aim of improving volunteer involvement across Canada, the Code promotes meaningful engagement that meets the needs of both an Continue Reading

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