Employer Supported Volunteerism: The Top 5 Methods at Canadian Companies

This month we’re celebrating the release of a new study on the state of community investment, north of the 49th parallel that is. Corporate Giving in a Changing Canada is an industry-leading research project, produced by Imagine Canada in collaboration with our friends at Volunteer Canada. The report explores the rise of corporate and nonprofit partnerships, Continue Reading

Reconciling the costs of employer-supported volunteering

Calgary Corporate-Community Forum – Part 3 Changing the conversation: The final post of a 3-part blog, based on a Calgary meeting of non-profits and companies to discuss corporate volunteering Volunteer Canada held the semi-annual Corporate Council on Volunteering (CCOV) Gathering in Calgary on May 28 and 29, 2018. The Council invited non-profits to join them Continue Reading

Health and safety for employer-supported volunteers

Many employed Canadians volunteer their time to make a positive change in communities across Canada. The number of companies that support their employees’ volunteer efforts grows each year, with more than half of employed volunteers receiving some sort of formal support from their employer.  Whether employees’ volunteer efforts are led by the employees themselves or by Continue Reading