Listen, Learn, Adapt, Innovate, Celebrate: National Volunteer Week 2022

From coast to coast to coast, in formal and informal settings, volunteers create caring, collaborative, and compassionate communities. During National Volunteer Week 2022, we celebrate the contributions of Canada’s millions of volunteers: their actions, their understanding, and their genuine concern for the world around them. This National Volunteer Week we are acknowledging the strong connection […]

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Intergenerational programs: a way to address social problems

We often hear about isolated seniors who have no family close by, at-risk youth left to their own resources, or no resources at all, and young children with no access to grandparents. These situations can often contribute to social problems. The term “generation gap” is widely used in the workplace and throughout our society to […]

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Volunteer Canada Salutes Leaders of Volunteer Engagement

Volunteer management professionals are some of the most resilient, innovative, resourceful, and compassionate people I know. This has never been truer than over the past 8 months.  Playing many roles in organizations of all sizes and mandates, those who lead volunteer engagement serve as coaches and mentors, teachers and facilitators, convenors and collaborators, researchers and […]

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