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National Volunteer Week 2016 Video / Vidéo pour la Semaine de l’action bénévole 2016

By Volunteer Canada at 1:53 pm Tuesday, Mar, 08 2016 • 0 Comments

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Volunteers are the roots of strong communities. Just like roots are essential for trees to bloom, volunteers are essential for communities to boom.

April 10 to 16, 2016 is National Volunteer Week (NVW). Watch and share this video and celebrate Canada’s 12.7 million volunteers.

 

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In Good Company 2016 / En bonne compagnie 2016

By Volunteer Canada at 8:35 pm Tuesday, Mar, 01 2016 • 0 Comments

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Join Volunteer Canada at the 2nd annual community building forum for businesses and non-profits. This year’s theme is Building Strong and Connected Communities. Over 150 leaders from diverse regions and sectors will explore ways to strengthen business-community engagement and employer-supported volunteering in Canada.

Guest speakers will present on the following topics:

Welcoming Syrian refugees / L'acceuil des réfugiés de la Syrie

By Volunteer Canada at 6:43 pm Wednesday, Feb, 24 2016 • 0 Comments

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Thank you for coming forward and offering to help welcome newcomers from Syria. We understand that many of you are still waiting to get involved and that this can be confusing and discouraging. Why haven’t you heard back from the organization you reached out to? Is your offer to volunteer no longer needed? Has your application been lost?

Member Profile: ShelterBox Canada

By Volunteer Canada at 8:12 am Wednesday, Feb, 17 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 ShelterBox Canada.

Integration of Syrian refugees / L'intégration des réfugiés syriens

By Volunteer Canada at 7:45 am Tuesday, Feb, 09 2016 • 0 Comments

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By: Paula Speevak
President and CEO, Volunteer Canada

Welcoming refugees to Canada has been called an “important part of Canada’s humanitarian tradition.” As Syrian refugees arrive in Canada, many Canadians have been inspired to help.

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.

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