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Member Profile: Habitat for Humanity Canada

By Volunteer Canada at 9:06 am Wednesday, Jul, 23 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.

Standards for Volunteer Engagement: Supporting Organizations That Engage Volunteers (Part 4) / Les normes du bénévolat : Soutenir les organisations qui emploient des bénévoles (Partie 4)

By Volunteer Canada at 8:31 am Monday, Jul, 14 2014 • 0 Comments

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Part 1, Part 2, Part 3.

Key Players Weigh in on the Issue: Certifying Volunteer Administrators

Council For Certification In Volunteer Administration (CCVA)

Standards for Volunteer Engagement: Supporting Organizations that Engage Volunteers (Part 3) / Les normes du bénévolat : Soutenir les organisations qui emploient des bénévoles (Partie 3)

By Volunteer Canada at 8:19 am Thursday, Jul, 10 2014 • 0 Comments

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Part 1, Part 2.

Key Players Weigh in on the Issue: Certifying Organizations

Imagine Canada’s Standards Program

Standards for Volunteer Engagement: Supporting Organizations that Engage Volunteers (Part 2) / Les normes du bénévolat : Soutenir les organisations qui emploient des bénévoles (Partie 2)

By Volunteer Canada at 11:21 am Monday, Jul, 07 2014 • 0 Comments

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If you missed Part 1, click here

Key Players Weigh in on the Issue: Adopting Standards

Standards for Volunteer Engagement: Supporting Organizations that Engage Volunteers (Part 1) / Les normes du bénévolat : Soutenir les organisations qui emploient des bénévoles (Partie 1)

By Volunteer Canada at 8:24 am Thursday, Jul, 03 2014 • 0 Comments

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What Are Standards? Why Do We Need Them?

Many newcomers to Canada are interested in volunteering! / Beaucoup de nouveaux arrivants au Canada sont attirés par le bénévolat!

By Volunteer Canada at 10:32 am Monday, Jun, 23 2014 • 0 Comments

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Did you know that immigrants volunteer at a rate of 39%? While this rate is lower than people born in Canada, immigrants tend to contribute more volunteer hours, giving an average of 162 hours per year.

Volunteering is a way to connect with your neighbours and community.

Member Profile: Theatre InspiraTO

By Volunteer Canada at 8:33 am Wednesday, Jun, 18 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.

Only one week left for PMVA nominations! / Il ne reste qu'une semaine pour l'appel de candidatures des Prix du Premier ministre!

By Volunteer Canada at 8:55 am Monday, Jun, 16 2014 • 0 Comments

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Only one week left! The call for nominations for the Prime Minister's Volunteer Awards is open until June 23, 2014!

The Prime Minister's Volunteer Awards (PMVA) recognize the outstanding contributions of individuals, businesses and not-for-profit organizations, from across the country. Their commitment and expertise improves the quality of life of families, improves our communities and tackles social challenges.

Community Impact: We are ALL in this together

By Volunteer Canada at 8:43 am Wednesday, Jun, 11 2014 • 0 Comments

“You don’t fear the people whose stories you know. When you share your stories, that is where empathy lies. You find connections to one another.” 
-Liz Weaver, Vice-President, Tamarack Institute

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