Volunteers who work with vulnerable clients often describe their work as meaningful, rewarding and impactful. The compassion that infuses the work that volunteers do is transformative both for the client and for the volunteer. At times, it can be demanding and exhausting to work regularly with people who are chronically ill, lonely or experiencing other […]Continue Reading
Want to step up your volunteer management skills? Start here!
Where can you obtain these skills and find that knowledge and those resources? Is there a network or community of practice in your town or province? Is there a list of essential books, articles, tools and templates? Is there a training program available in your area or online?Continue Reading
Building the Mosaic: Making Volunteering Multicultural
We have heard it before when it comes to multiculturalism; that the US is a melting pot and Canada is a mosaic. Personally, I love the visual of a colourful mosaic creating a larger Canadian identity that’s greater than the sum of its parts. Since today is Canadian Multiculturalism Day, it’s the perfect opportunity take […]Continue Reading