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National Volunteer Week 2016 Gift Store Now Open / Boutique en ligne de la Semaine de l’action bénévole 2016 est maintenant ouverte

By Volunteer Canada at 7:44 am Monday, Feb, 08 2016 • 0 Comments

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April 10 to April 16, 2016 is National Volunteer Week (NVW), a time to celebrate and thank Canada’s 12.7 million volunteers.

7 steps of adopting the Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement / Les 7 étapes de l’adoption du Code canadien du bénévolat

By Volunteer Canada at 8:14 am Wednesday, Feb, 03 2016 • 0 Comments

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The Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement (CCVI) is a framework for involving volunteers in all levels of an organization, including leadership, direct services and virtual roles. It consists of 14 organizational standards for volunteer involvement.

Get started with National Volunteer Week 2016 / Planifiez d’avance votre Semaine de l’action bénévole 2016

By Volunteer Canada at 5:30 pm Wednesday, Jan, 27 2016 • 0 Comments

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National Volunteer Week (NVW) 2016 is just 12 weeks away. Last week, Volunteer Canada released the NVW 2016 Campaign Kit to assist organizations to get a head start.

Engaging groups of volunteers / Engager des groupes de bénévoles

By Volunteer Canada at 8:47 am Thursday, Jan, 21 2016 • 0 Comments

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Group volunteering involves engaging in a volunteer activity as a group, whether with friends, family, colleagues or acquaintances. Group volunteering can involve a specific project with a set timeframe, or it may involve an ongoing commitment shared by a group of volunteers.

Member Profile: Saskatoon Zoo Society

By Volunteer Canada at 8:01 am Tuesday, Jan, 19 2016 • 0 Comments

Volunteer Canada’s membership includes over 1,200 individuals, voluntary sector organizations, volunteer centres, non-profits and companies of all sizes. They represent the Canada’s interest in keeping volunteerism strong.

Volunteer Canada features a different member on our blog every month. This month, we are pleased to feature Saskatoon Zoo Society.

Volunteer Canada's top 12 volunteer engagement tips for 2016 / Le top 12 des conseils de Bénévoles Canada pour l’engagement des bénévoles en 2016

By Volunteer Canada at 8:05 am Wednesday, Jan, 06 2016 • 0 Comments

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Volunteers are an important part of communities nationwide. Many non-profits depend on them to deliver services and make a difference. Here are our top 12 volunteer engagement tips for 2016:

Season's Greetings from Volunteer Canada / Joyeuses Fêtes de Bénévoles Canada

By Volunteer Canada at 12:18 pm Wednesday, Dec, 23 2015 • 0 Comments

Please note that our office will be closed from Thursday, December 24th. We will reopen on Monday, January 4th. See you in 2016! / Veuillez noter que notre bureau sera fermé à partir du jeudi le 24 décembre et rouvrira lundi le 4 janvier. À 2016!

Paula Speevak on The Agenda with Steve Paikin

By Volunteer Canada at 11:00 am Monday, Dec, 21 2015 • 0 Comments

On December 18, Paula Speevak, Volunteer Canada's President and CEO, appeared on The Agenda with Steve Paikin to discuss volunteering in Canada. 

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