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The future of volunteering? It’s a campus thing

Written By: Andy Levy-Ajzenkopf
July 27, 2016

Are new partnerships between community volunteer centres and on-campus student centres the new face of volunteer recruitment?

How skills-based volunteering can advance your career

Written By: Leigha McCarroll and Paula Speevak
June 29, 2016

Could volunteer experience help you get your first nonprofit job or a promotion?

Good for the sector, good for the students: Mandatory volunteering for high school graduation

Written By: Susan Fish
April 20, 2016

Many provinces across Canada require high school students to complete a set number of volunteer hours in order to graduate. Is this a good idea, for students and for the nonprofit sector?

Coding for good: The rise of charity hackathons

Written By: Susan Fish
April 13, 2016

Hackers might have a dubious reputation but increasingly, hackers are using their skills for public benefit.

Give before you get: Volunteering and the case of the unemployed Millennials

Written By: Chris Martin
August 19, 2015

For young job seekers, volunteering just might be the key to finding a work you love.

It's not just fun and Games: The volunteer legacy of large-scale sporting events

Written By: Susan Fish
July 8, 2015

When big sporting events come to town, what volunteer legacy do they create?

Giving, Volunteering and Participating: Latest survey results from Statistics Canada

Written By: Andy Levy-Ajzenkopf
April 8, 2015

The new Giving, Volunteering and Participating Survey has just been released by Statistics Canada. We break down all the important information in this article.

How to be a great skilled volunteer (recorded webinar)

Written By: CharityVillage
March 26, 2015

Thinking about volunteering but scared you'll be stuck just stuffing envelopes? This recorded webinar introduces you to the concept of skilled volunteering.

How to recruit paid volunteers

Written By: Joshua Schukman
November 12, 2014

Corporations are increasingly giving staff paid time off to volunteer in their communities. Are you taking advantage of this emerging trend?

A skills-based volunteering model that delivers value to both companies and communities

Written By: Andrea Wong
September 4, 2014

How a skills-based volunteering partnership between AstraZeneca Canada and the Toronto Kiwanis Boys and Girls Clubs might set a new model for Canadian organizations and businesses.

Focusing on shared value: The changing nature of nonprofit and business partnerships

Written By: Susan Fish
August 13, 2014

Partnerships between nonprofits and businesses no longer revolve around funding applications and donation cheques. Instead, nonprofits and businesses are focusing on shared value.

The changing face of volunteering in Canada

Written By: Susan Fish
July 2, 2014

The traditional approach to volunteering in Canada is changing - but what does this mean for Canadian nonprofits? And how can your organization ensure you aren't left behind?

The science of motivation

Written By: Anna Spady
June 11, 2014

Learn how to use the science behind human motivation to create a positive, meaningful relationship with your volunteers.

Getting ready for the skilled volunteer

Written By: Andy Telfer
April 30, 2014

Volunteers today are increasingly skilled, with an interest in bringing these skills to work for your organization. Are you ready for them?

How talent (not money) will transform your organization

Written By: Lynda Gerty
February 18, 2013

It's time to redefine volunteerism.

Unpacking backpacktivism: When good intentions aren’t enough

Written By: Rachel Kalbfleisch
January 31, 2013

Does voluntourism do more harm than good?

Volunteer Engagement Week Live Chats with Volunteer Canada

Written By: CharityVillage
January 24, 2013

Missed the CharityVillage live chats with Volunteer Canada in celebration of Volunteer Engagement Week? Check out these replays for valuable information on screening, recognition, and Volunteer Canada's Bridging the Gap study.

“Won’t somebody please think of the children?” How – and why – nonprofits can engage the youngest volunteers

Written By: Benita Aalto
January 24, 2013

Is your organization ready to welcome young volunteers?

Governance Q&A: Choosing your volunteering

Written By: Jane Garthson
January 3, 2013

What's the most ethical way to volunteer when you have limited time to offer?

The abundant not-for-profit (recorded webinar)

Written By: CharityVillage
December 5, 2012

Watch as Lynda Gerty, Director of Engagement at Vantage Point, explores how a People Lens culture allows you to attract and engage talent.

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