NVW 2019 is Around the Corner!

NVW 2019 is Around the Corner!

National Volunteer Week (NVW) is a time to celebrate and thank Canada’s 12.7 million volunteers. 
This year’s theme is: “The Volunteer Factor – Lifting Communities.”
The image of the hot air balloons of different sizes, shapes and colours reflects the diversity of community volunteers. It illustrates that when people volunteer together, the sky is the limit, in terms of what they can achieve. More details.

Volunteer BC Is On the Road Again!

Volunteer BC Is On the Road Again!

On the Road Again – Volunteer BC Training Roadshow

We are on the road again offering training in communities across BC.

November 1 & 2 – Volunteer BC & Volunteer Terrace will be hosting a 2 day training session. More details here.

Join us for:

  • Financial Literacy for Nonprofits
  • Community Gaming Grant Workshop
  • Pitch to Win – “Elevator Pitches”
  • Strategic Planning for Nonprofits

November 7 – Volunteer BC & Volunteer Campbell River. More details here!

Volunteer Managers’ Day Conference!

During this conference you will learn:

  • How Volunteer CR supports its members to recruit volunteers
  • How to use Mission Focused Strategies to retain volunteers
  • How to develop useful policies and practices to prevent difficult situations with volunteers
  • How to effectively supervise, discipline and even dismiss a volunteer when necessary
  • A brief overview of the trends in volunteerism in Campbell River and across Canada

 

 

Keynote Announced for Volunteer Futures Symposium 2018!

Keynote Announced for Volunteer Futures Symposium 2018!

Cropped VF 2018 LogoWe are honoured to have Kris Archie, Executive Director, The Circle on Philanthropy and Aboriginal Peoples in Canada as the keynote at Volunteer Futures Symposium.

The Circle on Philanthropy and Aboriginal Peoples in Canada (The Circle) transforms philanthropy and contributes to positive change with Indigenous communities by creating spaces of learning, innovation, relationship-building, co-creation and activation.

Kris Archie, a Secwepemc and Seme7 woman from the Ts’qescen First Nation, is passionate about heart-based community work and facilitating positive change. Prior to her role at The Circle, Archie was the senior project manager for the Vancouver Foundation’s youth homelessness initiative, called Fostering Change.