We'll help you consider a volunteer’s entire journey to ensure individuals are meaningfully and actively engaged in achieving your mission. Access our five 30-minute pre-recorded webinars to learn about adapting each part of the Volunteer Management Cycle during a pandemic.
Volunteer Program Planning
How will you engage volunteers during the pandemic? Learn the key steps to planning for an adapted volunteer program.
Screening and Risk Management
Non-profits have a responsibility to provide fair, safe, and supportive practices for everyone involved. Learn about your Duty of Care.
Position Description and Recruitment
What are the functions your volunteers will provide? Learn new considerations for designing remote and in person roles for our new reality.
Orientation and Training
Volunteers will absorb knowledge differently. Learn how to ensure your volunteers are properly equipped to meet your mission.
Retention and Recognition
Learn why redeployment, ongoing communication, and managing burnout are key to supervising volunteers during the pandemic.
Create a free account on our in-depth learning platform: learnVT.ca to access all five webinars on the Volunteer Management Cycle. Updated as of January 25, 2021.
Safety First in Essential Service Delivery
Pivoting operations to continue service amidst a pandemic involves adopting an end-to-end system that prioritizes safety. Regeneration shares how they’ve adapted each step of their operational process for in person programs serving Brampton.
Engaging Skilled Volunteers for Special Projects
Toronto Humane Society has a renewed focus on advocating for social change. They recently launched a research project, supported by skilled volunteers, to identify "veterinary deserts" and correlations to density, income and racialized communities.
Volunteer Program Success Stories
Volunteer managers in every sector are looking to adapt their programs and harness volunteer interest. Our Success Stories share innovative solutions non-profits have already adopted—check back often for new inspiration!
Volunteer Toronto:Remote Volunteer Advisors
Tens of thousands of Torontonians want to get involved during the pandemic. Volunteer Toronto was quick to adapt our Volunteer Advisor program to meet community needs remotely.
In response to changing needs in the York Region, Routes Connecting Communities built on existing services and
strong volunteer relationships to create two new volunteer programs to address the social isolation of their clients.
More than 50% of active volunteers are supporting new volunteer-run grassroots groups.
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