April 2019

Countdown to National Volunteer Week!

National Volunteer Week is around the corner - April 7-13. Join us in celebrating and thanking Canada’s 12.7 million volunteers!

Here are some ways communities are thanking their volunteers:

Click here for Volunteer Canada’s Campaign Kit to help you promote NVW.

Photos Wanted! Contest Extended to April 5!

There’s still time to enter our NVW Photo Contest. Our goal is to highlight as many photos in our newsletters and thru social media. Promote your organization and share your stories about your volunteers!

Deadline has been extended to Friday, April 5th. Submission details here.

We look forward to seeing your photos of all those happy, smiley volunteers!

Rate increase & new member benefits coming in Spring 2019!

We value our members (you!), so this Spring we are launching new Member Benefits. Stay tuned for details!

Also, for the first time in 10 years, Volunteer BC membership fees will increase - after April 30, 2019. Renew your membership now before rates go up! Simply click here to log in to your profile with your email and password and follow the steps.

Your membership and support helps us be a stronger voice for volunteerism in BC and keeps you connected to BC’s volunteer community.

Any questions, forgot your username & password? Email: info@volunteerbc.bc.ca.

Imagine Canada Summit - Coming To Vancouver

Attend Canada’s largest cross-country gathering of charity leaders - May 15. This event designed to build community connections, provide training, and share knowledge. More details.

Resource of the Month

According to Statistics Canada, economic activity in the nonprofit sector totaled $169.2 billion in 2017, representing 8.5% of Canada's gross domestic product (GDP). Read more.