Nature Conservancy launches volunteer initiative for National Volunteer Week

The Nature Conservancy of Canada is offering a fresh, new season of Conservation Volunteers events just in time for both National Volunteer Week and Earth Week.

Authentic Volunteer Engagement: Planning & Recruitment

Using peer learning exercises, class discussions, and expert speakers, Anna Liza Badaloo helps you learn how to connect more authentically with volunteers and strengthen your organization’s volunteer program. The first session on June 8 focuses on recruitment techniques and how to make your organization volunteer-ready; later sessions will focus on orientation and training (July 20), recognition and building the relationship (September 14), and supervision and evaluation (October 12).

Kids’ World of Energy Festival: Call for volunteers

The Kids’ World of Energy Festival brings together over 4000 students, youth, volunteers and families to engage with hands-on learning about renewable energy. Taking place at the Evergreen Brick Works, this festival will feature 3 curriculum-linked days designed specially for grade 5 and 6 classes, and 2 public days open to the community.