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

Four ways non-profits can improve corporate volunteering discussions

Calgary Corporate-Community Forum – Part 2 Changing the conversation: The second 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, May 28 and 29.  The Council invited non-profits to join them on the first Continue Reading

Companies, non-profits dialogue in Calgary about working together

Calgary Corporate-Community Forum – Part 1 Changing the conversation: The first 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, May 28 and 29.  The Council invited non-profits to join them on the first Continue Reading