November 2017

Celebrate International Volunteer Managers Day (IVMD) - November 5th

IVMDay was developed in order to bring recognition to individual Managers of Volunteers and their roles in the mobilization and support of the world’s volunteers. For the 5th year, AVRBC and Better Impact will present the IMPACT Award to celebrate two individuals who have shown exceptional leadership and knowledge in the field of administration of volunteer resources. Check out this year’s nominees.

Go hug a volunteer manager and thank them for all the hard work they do!

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Volunteer BC Board in the News

Board Member Wins 2017 Terrace Business Excellence Award


Tracey Davidson, Board Member and Executive Director at Volunteer Terracewas awarded Executive of the Year Award at the 2017 Terrace Business Excellence Award Ceremony. These awards recognize and celebrate outstanding individuals, businesses and organizations in their community and region. Congratulations Tracey!

Longtime Board Member Appointed To National Advisory Committee

Andy Telfer, Volunteer BC board member will be helping to decide on the most worthy candidates for Canada’s Volunteer Awards. Andy will be one of 13 national advisory committee members helping to pick the award winners. More details.

Hot Off the Press! Volunteer BC Annual Report

Our Annual Report is here! Check out our program/activity highlights from 2016-2017 and the winning National Volunteer Week photos.

On the Road Again - South Okanagan Training Roadshow - Nov. 14

Volunteer BC along with AVRBC are on the road again offering training in communities across BC. Nov 14 - we will be hosting a session with the South Okanagan Similkameen on Personality Styles and FUNctional Teams. Join them for an for an inter-active, fun and informative session to create positive working relationships. Register here.

Volunteer Canada Resources

Volunteer Canada has announced the release of the updated Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement (CCVI). Originally released in 2001, the CCVI was created to support organizations that engage volunteers. The 2017 edition contains updated standards, reflects the current social context, and incorporates a more streamlined format.