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

Corporate Group Volunteering Checklist

Group activities are one of the most popular ways that employees volunteer with the support of their workplace.  While some workplaces have a CSR employee to organize these activities, usually these activities are managed by an employee with less experience. To support these employees, Volunteer Canada has created a Group Volunteering Checklist which can be Continue Reading

Canadian business leaders converge to examine employee community engagement

Encouraging and assisting employees to volunteer, donate and otherwise support the community is a “good” thing for a company to do. But does it create business value? Leading Canadian companies in community investment are meeting in Toronto this week at Volunteer Canada’s Corporate Council on Volunteering (CCOV) semi-annual gathering to share data and strategies to Continue Reading