How to plan your National Volunteer Week campaign

National Volunteer Week (NVW) 2020 is fast approaching. Putting together a rewarding and meaningful campaign or event that reflects the commitment, dedication and selflessness of your volunteers takes time. To help your organization make this NVW extraordinary, we’ve put together a Campaign Kit that will guide you through the planning, promotion and execution of your Continue Reading

International Volunteer Day 2019: Proudly Launching our National Volunteer Week 2020 Theme

Volunteers are leading social change around the world. We are proud to join our colleagues today as we celebrate International Volunteer Day (IVD) and bring attention to the tremendous impact of volunteer efforts everywhere. This day was created by United National Volunteers in 1985 to herald the work of all volunteers: locally, nationally and internationally. Continue Reading

Youth Volunteerism: Lifting communities by bringing us down to Earth

NVW 2019 Blog Series: Part 5 There is a strong current that shapes the lives of Canadians each day. This current is powered by people who give their time, talents, and their presence through community involvement. Maybe it’s as a volunteer, a friendly neighbour, a welcoming classmate, or someone who simply keeps showing up for Continue Reading