Introducing the Volunteer Management Handbook / Présentation du Guide de gestion des bénévoles
Volunteer Management Handbook: A Resource for Service-Providing Organizations Assisting Newcomers to Canada
Over the past number of months, thousands of Canadians have come forward to help the more than 25,000 Syrian refugees integrate into Canadian communities. With this came a need to support service-providing organizations who engage volunteers to assist these newcomers, as well as the many others that Canada welcomes each year.
Volunteer BC Elects New Board of Directors
Richmond – Volunteer BC, the provincial association for promoting the value and impact of volunteerism has elected their new board for 2016 – 2017 at Volunteer BC’s AGM during the Volunteer Futures Conference in Richmond. The new board brings together a unique blend of non-profit and entrepreneurial experience to the organization.
Canada 150 for 150 Volunteer Challenge / Canada 150 pour 150 Défi des Bénévoles
Ottawa, December 5, 2016 – Today, on International Volunteer Day, Volunteer Ottawa, Volunteer Canada and Volunteer Centres across the country are launching the Canada 150 for 150 Volunteer Challenge - a nation-wide campaign to encourage Canadians to give 150 hours of volunteer time in 2017 in celebration of Canada’s 150th Anniversary.
Getting ready for GivingTuesday / Préparez-vous en prévision du Mardi je donne
***Le français suit l'anglais***
Most people know about Black Friday and Cyber Monday … now GivingTuesday is coming to Canada on November 29, 2016.
It is a new Canadian movement for giving and volunteering, taking place each year after Cyber Monday. The “Opening day of the giving season,” it is a day where charities, companies and individuals join together to share commitments, rally for favourite causes and think about others.