Rising to the Challenge: Volunteering and the Sustainable Development Goals

NVW 2019 Blog Series: Part 2 On this second day of National Volunteer Week (NVW), let us celebrate volunteers and organisations that lift communities by contributing to reaching the 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs)! That’s the volunteer factor! In 2015, the United Nations adopted the SDGs to mobilize global efforts to improve social, economic, and 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