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Episode 5 Keurig Canada – Leading with Intention: An ESV Podcast / Épisode 5 Keurig Canada – Balado Mener intentionnellement : le BAE

By Volunteer Canada at 11:28 am Wednesday, Nov, 02 2016 • 0 Comments

On this week’s episode of Leading with Intention: An Employer Supported Volunteering Podcast, we’re talking with Keurig Canada’s Community Relations Sustainability Lead, Delphine Acoca. Delphine joins us to talk about Keurig Canada’s employer supported volunteering programs, about some of the challenges and barriers to corporate volunteerism, and how the programs have evolved.

Challenges and Evolution

Episode 4 Investors Group – Leading with Intention: An ESV Podcast / Épisode 4 Groupe Investors – Balado Mener intentionnellement : le BAE

By Volunteer Canada at 10:31 am Wednesday, Oct, 26 2016 • 0 Comments

This week on Leading with Intention: An Employer Supported Volunteering Podcast, we’re talking with Trevor Krahn, Director of Community Affairs at Investors Group. Trevor joins us from Investors Group’s headquarters in Winnipeg to talk its Employees in Action program, its leadership in corporate citizenship and in volunteer recognition.

DID YOU KNOW

Episode 3 Meridian – Leading with Intention: An ESV Podcast / Épisode 3 Meridian – Balado Mener intentionnellement : le BAE

By Volunteer Canada at 8:44 am Wednesday, Oct, 19 2016 • 0 Comments

This week’s episode of Leading with Intention: An Employer Supported Volunteering Podcast features our conversation with Sarah Rea, Senior Manager of Corporate Social Responsibility. Sarah talks about Meridian’s Commitment to Communities program, how its developing new tools and resources in partnership with local organizations, and about its new employee engagement web portal, which already increased employee engagement from 18% to 24%.

DID YOU KNOW

Episode 2 The Home Depot Canada – Leading with Intention: An ESV Podcast / Épisode 2 - Home Depot Canada – Balado Mener intentionnellement : le BAE

By Volunteer Canada at 8:29 am Wednesday, Oct, 12 2016 • 0 Comments

This week’s episode of Leading with Intention: An Employer Supported Volunteering Podcast features our conversation with Kelly-Ann Dunleavy, The Home Depot Canada’s Community Affairs Specialist. Kelly-Ann joined us from the company’s head office in Toronto to talk about 20+ years of Team Depot, their September Celebration of Service, and what it means to be “orange-blooded”.

The premiere episode of Volunteer Canada’s new podcast is live! / Premier épisode du nouveau balado de Bénévoles Canada en direct!

By Volunteer Canada at 10:53 am Wednesday, Oct, 05 2016 • 0 Comments

Listen now to Leading with Intention: An Employer Supported Volunteering Podcast. The first episode features guest James Temple, Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer at PwC Canada’s headquarters in Toronto. James answers questions about PwC’s ESV programs and community investment initiatives, including how the company’s leading practices are continually evolving in response to changing demographics.

Collective Impact: Highlights from 2016 IMPACT 2030 Global Summit / Impact collectif : faits saillants du Sommet mondial IMPACT 2030 de 2016

By Volunteer Canada at 3:22 pm Monday, Sep, 26 2016 • 0 Comments

One hundred and fifty delegates from around the globe, most representing companies, attended the IMPACT 2030, a three-day conference held September 14-16 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City.

Volunteer Canada’s Director of Corporate Citizenship, Elizabeth Dove, attended and shared these highlights:

The opening plenary included an impressive and diverse roster of high-level speakers that set the tone for the excitement and potential that followed, including:

New: Leading with Intention Podcast – Coming in October / Nouveau : Baladodiffusion sur Mener intentionnellement – dès le mois d’octobre

By Volunteer Canada at 3:43 pm Wednesday, Sep, 21 2016 • 0 Comments

Tune into Volunteer Canada’s new podcast series, Leading with Intention: An Employer-Supported Volunteering Podcast.

Each Wednesday, starting October 5, Volunteer Canada will present the stories of companies who are leading the practice of employer-supported volunteering and community involvement. Hear from the companies themselves about how and why they are engaging their employees in creating strong and connected communities.

You will hear from:

Introducing IAVE’s Handbook on Youth, Volunteering and Employment / Lancement d’un nouveau guide pratique sur les jeunes, le bénévolat et l’emploi de l’IAVE

By AHamelin at 1:57 pm Monday, Sep, 19 2016 • 0 Comments

The International Association for Volunteer Effort (IAVE) has introduced a new handbook on youth volunteering and employment. 

This handbook is a resource to inform and educate youth volunteers, organizations that engage youth volunteers, and corporations, of the added value and skills youth obtain from volunteering. It serves to highlight the importance of youth volunteering as a way to learn skills, increase a young persons’ network of contacts, and encourage youth to gain real-life perspectives.

Leading with Intention: RBC / Mener intentionnellement : RBC

By LAllardyce at 4:51 pm Wednesday, Sep, 14 2016 • 0 Comments

Volunteer Canada, with the generous support of RBC Foundation, is pleased to present Leading with Intention: Employer-Supported Volunteering in Canada. This resource explores the benefits and challenges of employer-supported volunteering (ESV); presents examples of leading practice; provides insight into how small and medium sized enterprises connect with community; and outlines some strategies for the future of this developing field.

The final piece in our three-part blog series sharing stories from this new resource focusses on RBC’s ESV program.

Leading with Intention: Investors Group / Mener intentionnellement : Groupe Investors

By Volunteer Canada at 10:06 am Wednesday, Sep, 07 2016 • 0 Comments

Volunteer Canada, with the generous support of RBC Foundation, is pleased to present Leading with Intention: Employer-Supported Volunteering in Canada. This resource explores the benefits and challenges of employer-supported volunteering (ESV); presents examples of leading practice; provides insight into how small and medium sized enterprises connect with community; and outlines some strategies for the future of this developing field.

The second in our three-part blog series about this new resource focusses on Investors Group’s Employees in Action program.

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