Volunteers are key to all successful programs, activities, and events. Recognizing the efforts of volunteers is a great way to say ‘thank you’. Check out the National Volunteer Website here. Communities may find this video interesting as well.
National Volunteer Week is April 19-25, 2020. This is a time to celebrate and thank Canada’s 12.7 million volunteers. This year’s theme is: “It’s time to applaud this country’s volunteers.” . Read more.
The Annual National Conference on Volunteerism will be held in Saskatoon from June 8-10, 2020. Read more.
Click here to check out the Prairie Central District Volunteer Recognition Program.
VolunteerConnector Adds COVID-19 Tag
VolunteerConnector has added a COVID-19 tag to their volunteer opportunities for organizations in urgent need to quickly find volunteers. Organizations, such as food banks or seniors services, are advised to use this tag when posting volunteer opportunities to the site. VolunteerConnector is also putting a focus on virtual volunteering and encouraging all organizations to post any opportunities for remote volunteer connection. You can post and view current volunteer opportunities here
The following is an excerpt from the Insightrix website: “According to those who were involved in volunteering in Saskatchewan, for the most part, being a volunteer was something they benefited from.”. You can check out the information on their website by clicking here.
Complete the Sask Volunteer Survey!
Take 5 minutes to share your experience as a volunteer. This survey will inform us of the types of activities that volunteers – like you – are seeking, and how you like to volunteer. This information increases our understanding of volunteerism in Saskatchewan and helps nonprofits ensure they are designing opportunities that will engage volunteers. Click here to complete the survey.
Let’s get Saskatchewan’s VolunteerConnector off the ground! SaskNonprofit has partnered with the Community Initiatives Fund and they are excited to offer VolunteerConnector – a new-to-Saskatchewan free online volunteer recruitment platform.
VolunteerConnector is free to use and allows nonprofits to post unlimited volunteer opportunities anywhere in Saskatchewan! It takes two minutes to set up your VolunteerConnector profile