#ChangeTheTune about the role of volunteer managers

Today is International Volunteer Managers Day (IVMD), a day to recognize the hard working people who make sure volunteer programs run smoothly and volunteers are fulfilled and engaged. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of IVMD, this year’s theme of Change the Tune! encourages people to think differently about volunteer leadership. Here are 10 songs that Continue Reading

Newcomer, New Community, New Volunteer!

Volunteering is a great way for newcomers to get to know their community, while learning about Canadian culture, practicing or learning skills and meeting new people. Just like engaging volunteers from other cultures, there are factors unique to engaging recent immigrants. For example, they might be unfamiliar with Canadian social norms or face language barriers. Continue Reading