Recognizing your volunteers during National Volunteer Week 2019

Since volunteering is a generous action that generates no profit, recognition is like a volunteer’s paycheck. Recognition is a key component that values the work your volunteers perform and motivates them to pursue their commitment. National Volunteer Week is the perfect opportunity to recognize your volunteers. This year, we are celebrating The Volunteer Factor – Continue Reading

International Volunteer Day 2019 – Launching our National Volunteer Week Theme

On International Volunteer Day, we stand in awe of more than a billion Volunteers who Build Resilient Communities around the world. As we recognize the collective efforts of volunteers globally, we reflect on the multitude of actions taken locally to help people, communities and neighbourhoods become better prepared to respond to the unexpected, and better Continue Reading

Volunteer Canada is Celebrating the Value of Volunteer Centres in building confidence, competence, connections, and community

Volunteer Centres provide leadership and expertise of volunteering in local communities in every region of Canada.  The 220 local volunteer centres go by different names, sizes, and reflect the nature and priorities of the communities and share four common objectives: (1) to promote volunteering; (2) to connect people with volunteer opportunities; (3) to build the capacity of organizations Continue Reading