Resources for Volunteer Organizations


In honour of National Volunteer Week, AMP is highlighting a few resources for organizations and volunteers! Check out the links below:

LinkedIn Volunteer Marketplace: A platform for nonprofits to recruit volunteers and to support individuals to find volunteer opportunities with nonprofits.
Prime Minister’s Volunteer Awards: To promote Canada’s culture of giving and philanthropy, the Government of Canada created the Prime Minister’s Volunteer Awards. These awards recognize individual volunteers, innovative not-for-profit organizations, and forward-thinking businesses who work together to tackle social challenges. Nominations are now being accepted for the Prime Minister’s Volunteer Awards until May 9, 2014.
2013 Volunteer Recognition Survey: How do Canadians want to be recognized for their volunteer contributions?
Volunteerville: An interactive platform to share and celebrate volunteer experiences.
Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement: Volunteer Canada created the Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement to support organizations that engage volunteers. The Code is a framework for involving volunteers in all levels of an organization. This includes volunteers working in leadership, direct service and virtual roles.
Vitalize 2014: Vitalize is the premier training and skills development conference for the nonprofit/voluntary sector in Alberta. Vitalize returns to Calgary in 2014 with phenomenal keynote speakers, a fun-filled evening gala and engaging speaker sessions covering topics such as:

  • Fundraising
  • Volunteer management
  • Leadership
  • Stress management