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Member Profile: Environmental Health Association of BC

By Volunteer Canada at 8:25 am Wednesday, Dec, 16 2015 • 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.

15 benefits of employer-supported volunteering / 15 bienfaits du bénévolat appuyé par l'employeur

By Volunteer Canada at 8:16 am Wednesday, Dec, 09 2015 • 0 Comments

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International Volunteer Day (IVD) took place on December 5. It is a global celebration of volunteers. For IVD 2015, Volunteer Canada put the spotlight on the 4.7 million Canadian volunteers who receive support from their employers.

Volunteer Canada and Investors Group present the theme for NVW 2016 / Bénévoles Canada et le Groupe Investors dévoilent le thème de la SAB 2016

By Volunteer Canada at 9:07 am Monday, Dec, 07 2015 • 0 Comments

Volunteers are the roots of strong communities. Just like roots are essential for trees to bloom, volunteers are essential for communities to boom. Thanks to volunteers, our communities grow strong and resilient. Even the tiniest volunteer effort leaves a profound and lasting trace in a community, much like tree rings that appear over time.

International Volunteer Day 2015 / Journée internationale des volontaires

By Volunteer Canada at 8:20 am Thursday, Dec, 03 2015 • 0 Comments

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International Volunteer Day takes place on December 5. It is a global celebration of volunteers. Volunteer Canada recognizes the 12.7 million volunteers in Canada who make our communities strong and connected.

It's GivingTuesday: Donate to Volunteer Canada / C'est Mardi je donne : Faites un don à Bénévoles Canada

By Volunteer Canada at 9:27 am Tuesday, Dec, 01 2015 • 0 Comments

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Today is GivingTuesday. Volunteers make all of our communities better, which is why Volunteer Canada’s work is so important. We increase and support volunteerism across Canada by conducting new research, creating tools and resources and providing leadership and expertise.

The importance of screening volunteers / L’importance du filtrage des bénévoles

By Volunteer Canada at 9:34 am Wednesday, Nov, 25 2015 • 0 Comments

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Organizations have moral, legal and ethical responsibilities to the people they reach.

This includes members, clients, employees and volunteers. Screening is especially important for organizations that work with vulnerable people. Vulnerable people may include children, people with disabilities and senior adults.

The benefits of screening are:

Balancing Pro Bono Supply and Demand

By Volunteer Canada at 8:02 am Wednesday, Nov, 18 2015 • 0 Comments

Written by: Linda B. Gornitsky, Ph.D.
President, LBG Associates

Member Profile: Alianait Entertainment Group

By Volunteer Canada at 8:21 am Thursday, Nov, 12 2015 • 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 Alianait Entertainment Group.

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Donate to Volunteer Canada on GivingTuesday

By Volunteer Canada at 8:12 am Tuesday, Nov, 10 2015 • 0 Comments

December 1st is GivingTuesday. Online donations made through GivingTuesday.ca and paid using Interac Online, will be matched by Interac up to $25 per donation. Choose volunteerism and donate to Volunteer Canada. 

International Volunteer Managers Day 2015 / Journée internationale des gestionnaires des ressources bénévoles 2015

By Volunteer Canada at 8:09 am Thursday, Nov, 05 2015 • 0 Comments

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International Volunteer Managers Day takes place November 5. It is a day to recognize the hard work of those who engage volunteers.

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