Volunteer Management BLOG

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  • Posted May 01, 2012 by Natalie Pope

    Three Creative Ways to Recognize Your Volunteers

    Founded in 1972, Place des Arts is a non-profit arts centre and music school located in the historic Maillardville area of Coquitlam. The centre offers affordable, accessible arts education in the visual, literary and performing arts to students of all ages and abilities.
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  • Posted Apr 12, 2012 by Stacy Ashton

    BC Volunteers: Statistics Canada's 2010 Canadian Survey of Giving, Volunteering and Participating

    If you like statistics and volunteering, March 21st was a great day for you – it’s the day Stats Canada released the first sets of data from the 2010 Canadian Survey of Giving, Volunteering and Participating.
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  • Posted Apr 11, 2012 by Brian Oentoro

    The Home Depot Volunteers for the Tri City Transitions Society (By Natalie Pope)

    It may surprise you to know that big companies like the Home Depot are very involved in volunteering. They have a group called The Orange Women’s Network, a group of women that works at Home Depot and volunteer their time with organizations to use their skills in home improvement projects. The Orange Women Network partnered with Tri City Transitions Society. The Tri-City Transition Society is a non-profit organization that helps abused women and their families in the Tri-City area.
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  • Posted Apr 05, 2012 by Brian Oentoro

    My Volunteer Journey: From Volunteer to Team Leader

    When I began volunteering with Community Volunteer Connections, I didn’t really know what I was getting myself into. I had never spent any time actually volunteering and working in the mental health field before. I wanted to volunteer because a close friend of mine suffers from Bipolar Disorder and I had seen over the years how this affected him. If he had not had a strong support group and family to fall back on then I am not sure what would have happened. I wanted to be able to be that support group for other people; I wanted to (pardon the cliché) make a difference in peoples lives but I didn’t really know how to do that.
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  • Posted Mar 14, 2012 by Stacy Ashton

    Working with Volunteers with The Brain in Mind

    As a person with a remarkably big brain, Lillian Whitmore is well-suited to teaching on the topic of “Working with Volunteer with The Brain in Mind.” So why are the brains of our volunteers so important? Read on to find out...
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