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[Resource] Writing Volunteer Position Descriptions

The Victoria Foundation

Click HERE to access the resource or see below to download pdf fileVolunteer positions vary within and between organizations. Descriptions of each volunteer position have been used by volunteer management professionals for many decades to recruit volunteers, to share information, communicate ideas,

[Resource] Board Governance Guides, Samples and Tools

Sector Source/Imagine Canada

Click HERE to access guides, samples and tools in this section to build a strong and effective board. Charitable and nonprofit organizations are governed by volunteer boards of directors. This guide outlines key topics for building and managing your board. This resource outlines material that can

[Course] Volunteer Resources Administration Online Training

Volunteer Burnaby

Click HERE to learn moreVolunteer Resources Administration Online TrainingWhy Online Training?Save travel time and use those valuable hours learning online. Many people working or entering the field of Volunteer Resources Administration carry many other responsibilities. Time is at a premium, yet th

[Resource] COVID-19 and Volunteering

Volunteer Canada

Click HERE to access Tools and resources to help non-profit organizations, companies and individuals navigate volunteer engagement and related topics during the COVID-19 pandemic.

[Resource] How to Start a Volunteer Program


Click HERE to access VolunteerBC' Handbook on How to Start a Volunteer Program

[Report] 2022 Poverty Report Card for Canadian Provinces

Food Banks Canada

Click HERE to access the reportPOVERTY REPORT CARDSHover on the provinces/territories to see an overview of each province/territory’s gradesClick on the provinces/territories to expand and view Poverty Report Card overviewFor more detailed information about the Overall Grade, Context, Political an

[Article] World Mental Health Day: Nurturing your well-being as you age

McMaster Optimal Aging Portal

Click HERE to access the articleAs we age, it's important to prioritize our mental health just as we do our physical health. World Mental Health Day, observed every year on October 10th, serves as a reminder of the importance of mental well-being.Research consistently shows that mental health plays

[Resource] 3 evidence-based strategies for people living with coronary heart disease

McMaster Optimal Aging Portal

Click HERE to access the articleThe Bottom LineCoronary heart disease contributes to illness, disability, and death worldwide, but treatments continue to evolve.If you are living with coronary heart disease, exercising, quitting smoking, and accessing nurse-led clinics can help to improve your healt

[Report] Impact Report: Partnering for Aging Breakthroughs


Click HERE to access the reportThe RIA is a charitable, non-profit organization that enhances the quality of life and care of older adults through partnerships in research, education, and practice.


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