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Volunteer Canada Update from IAVE World Volunteer Conference / Mise au point de Bénévoles Canada sur la Conférence mondiale pour l’effort volontaire de l’AIEV

Par Volunteer Canada à 1:05 pm Thursday, Nov, 24 2016 • 0 Commentaires

The International Association for Volunteer Effort (IAVE) recently held its 24th annual World Volunteer Conference, hosted by Cemefi (Centro Mexicano para la Filantropía) in Mexico City.

How great it was to meet my counterparts at the IAVE Leadership Forum, when leaders from 35 different national volunteer centres (like Volunteer Canada) came together to explore global trends in volunteering and citizen engagement. 

Getting ready for GivingTuesday / Préparez-vous en prévision du Mardi je donne

Par Volunteer Canada à 8:31 am Tuesday, Nov, 22 2016 • 0 Commentaires

***Le français suit l'anglais***

 

GivingTuesday Countdown

Most people know about Black Friday and Cyber Monday  … now GivingTuesday is coming to Canada on November 29, 2016.

It is a new Canadian movement for giving and volunteering, taking place each year after Cyber Monday. The “Opening day of the giving season,” it is a day where charities, companies and individuals join together to share commitments, rally for favourite causes and think about others.

Episode 7 RBC – Leading with Intention: An ESV Podcast / Épisode 7 RBC – Balado Mener intentionnellement : le BAE

Par Volunteer Canada à 8:56 am Wednesday, Nov, 16 2016 • 0 Commentaires

On the final episode of our seven-part podcast series about employer supported volunteering, we are talking to RBC’s Senior Manager of Citizenship Engagement Programs, Tanya Bell. Tanya talks about RBC’s long-standing ESV program and how it has evolved and integrated with the company’s HR policies. We also talk about how RBC continues to engage its employees in volunteering after they’ve retired.

Episode 6 Cenovus Energy Inc. – Leading with Intention: An ESV Podcast / Épisode 6 Cenovus Energy Inc. – Balado Mener intentionnellement : le BAE

Par Volunteer Canada à 8:52 am Wednesday, Nov, 09 2016 • 0 Commentaires

This week on Leading with Intention: An Employer Supported Volunteering Podcast, we are talking with Cenovus Energy Inc., a Canadian integrated oil company in Alberta and Saskatchewan. Joining us from Cenovus’ head office in Calgary is Senior Community Programs Advisor, Megan Marshall, who is going to talk about the company’s partnership with Calgary Youth Justice Society on an innovative program called In the Lead, and expand on its community affairs program overall.

ESV Program Impact

Episode 5 Keurig Canada – Leading with Intention: An ESV Podcast / Épisode 5 Keurig Canada – Balado Mener intentionnellement : le BAE

Par Volunteer Canada à 11:28 am Wednesday, Nov, 02 2016 • 0 Commentaires

On this week’s episode of Leading with Intention: An Employer Supported Volunteering Podcast, we’re talking with Keurig Canada’s Community Relations Sustainability Lead, Delphine Acoca. Delphine joins us to talk about Keurig Canada’s employer supported volunteering programs, about some of the challenges and barriers to corporate volunteerism, and how the programs have evolved.

Challenges and Evolution

Episode 4 Investors Group – Leading with Intention: An ESV Podcast / Épisode 4 Groupe Investors – Balado Mener intentionnellement : le BAE

Par Volunteer Canada à 10:31 am Wednesday, Oct, 26 2016 • 0 Commentaires

This week on Leading with Intention: An Employer Supported Volunteering Podcast, we’re talking with Trevor Krahn, Director of Community Affairs at Investors Group. Trevor joins us from Investors Group’s headquarters in Winnipeg to talk its Employees in Action program, its leadership in corporate citizenship and in volunteer recognition.

DID YOU KNOW

Episode 3 Meridian – Leading with Intention: An ESV Podcast / Épisode 3 Meridian – Balado Mener intentionnellement : le BAE

Par Volunteer Canada à 8:44 am Wednesday, Oct, 19 2016 • 0 Commentaires

This week’s episode of Leading with Intention: An Employer Supported Volunteering Podcast features our conversation with Sarah Rea, Senior Manager of Corporate Social Responsibility. Sarah talks about Meridian’s Commitment to Communities program, how its developing new tools and resources in partnership with local organizations, and about its new employee engagement web portal, which already increased employee engagement from 18% to 24%.

DID YOU KNOW

Episode 2 The Home Depot Canada – Leading with Intention: An ESV Podcast / Épisode 2 - Home Depot Canada – Balado Mener intentionnellement : le BAE

Par Volunteer Canada à 8:29 am Wednesday, Oct, 12 2016 • 0 Commentaires

This week’s episode of Leading with Intention: An Employer Supported Volunteering Podcast features our conversation with Kelly-Ann Dunleavy, The Home Depot Canada’s Community Affairs Specialist. Kelly-Ann joined us from the company’s head office in Toronto to talk about 20+ years of Team Depot, their September Celebration of Service, and what it means to be “orange-blooded”.

The premiere episode of Volunteer Canada’s new podcast is live! / Premier épisode du nouveau balado de Bénévoles Canada en direct!

Par Volunteer Canada à 10:53 am Wednesday, Oct, 05 2016 • 0 Commentaires

Listen now to Leading with Intention: An Employer Supported Volunteering Podcast. The first episode features guest James Temple, Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer at PwC Canada’s headquarters in Toronto. James answers questions about PwC’s ESV programs and community investment initiatives, including how the company’s leading practices are continually evolving in response to changing demographics.

Collective Impact: Highlights from 2016 IMPACT 2030 Global Summit / Impact collectif : faits saillants du Sommet mondial IMPACT 2030 de 2016

Par Volunteer Canada à 3:22 pm Monday, Sep, 26 2016 • 0 Commentaires

One hundred and fifty delegates from around the globe, most representing companies, attended the IMPACT 2030, a three-day conference held September 14-16 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City.

Volunteer Canada’s Director of Corporate Citizenship, Elizabeth Dove, attended and shared these highlights:

The opening plenary included an impressive and diverse roster of high-level speakers that set the tone for the excitement and potential that followed, including:

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