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Save the Date: November 5th, 2014! / Mettez une croix sur le calendrier : le 5 november 2014!

By Volunteer Canada at 8:54 am Tuesday, Oct, 28 2014 • 0 Comments

Due to technical issues, the launch of the Volunteer Recognition Tool has been delayed. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please stay tuned.

En raison de difficultés techniques, le lancement de l’Outil de reconnaissance des bénévoles a dû être retardé. Prière d’ excuser cet inconvénient. Restez aux aguets.

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Reflections on volunteering

By Volunteer Canada at 2:01 pm Thursday, Oct, 23 2014 • 0 Comments

Written by: Andrea Dixon, andrea.dixon@gmail.com

Reading stories about volunteering, there’s a sentence that I keep running into. Chances are you’ve read it too – in a story about how volunteers work to make their communities a better place, or on volunteer.ca.

The Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement / Le Code canadien du bénévolat

By Volunteer Canada at 8:15 am Thursday, Oct, 23 2014 • 0 Comments

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The Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement (CCVI) aims to improve all aspects of the volunteer experience. It also encourages organizations to consider how they work with volunteers by:

Pro Bono Week / La Semaine pro bono

By Volunteer Canada at 8:29 am Tuesday, Oct, 21 2014 • 0 Comments

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Top Ten Reasons to Consider CVA Certification

By Volunteer Canada at 8:35 am Thursday, Oct, 16 2014 • 0 Comments

The CVA (Certified in Volunteer Administration) credential is sponsored by the Council for Certification in Volunteer Administration to recognize practitioners in the field of volunteer management who meet specified standards as measured through an exam and a written portfolio. This is a self-study process requiring no travel or special classes.

Member Profile: Bethany Care Society

By Volunteer Canada at 9:20 am Tuesday, Oct, 14 2014 • 0 Comments

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

Skills-Based Volunteering: Bridging Volunteer Experience and Career Development / Le bénévolat axé sur les compétences : Jeter les ponts entre l’expérience bénévole et le perfectionnement professionnel

By Volunteer Canada at 9:17 am Thursday, Oct, 09 2014 • 0 Comments

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People volunteer for a variety of reasons. Some want to share their specialized skills, while others want to learn new skills. Organizations and communities benefit from this expert input, and volunteers hone their skills.

National Family Week / La Semaine nationale de la famille

By Volunteer Canada at 9:13 am Monday, Oct, 06 2014 • 0 Comments

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National Family Week is October 6 to October 12.

Why not consider participating in a volunteer activity as a family?

PwC Canada Foundation Leadership Grants / Programme de subventions au leadership de la Fondation PwC Canada

By Volunteer Canada at 9:22 am Thursday, Oct, 02 2014 • 0 Comments

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The PwC Canada Foundation is accepting submissions for its Leadership Grants Program, which provides up to $275,000 in grants to leaders at small to medium-sized registered charitable organizations in Canada looking to fund professional development opportunities.

Member Profile: Headache Network of Canada

By Volunteer Canada at 8:19 am Tuesday, Sep, 30 2014 • 0 Comments

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

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