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

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