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Canadian Code for Volunteer involvement
Volunteer Management Manual
Toronto Volunteer Resources
Volunteer Yukon Resources
For more information about available certificates in volunteer administration, professional associations, standards, certification and resources for our industry. Download the pdf Certificates, Certifications, and Standards, Oh My!
Diversity and Inclusion Resources
We can’t build a decent work movement without women which is why we need a feminist economic recovery plan. ONN collaborated with YWCA Canada and the Gender and the Economy Institute on their Feminist Recovery Plan. Follow this link to be taken to the 8 recommendations, which include investing in decent work and defining care work as essential work.
Learn how to map stakeholders, assess race equity algorithmic tools, and how to use factor analysis to help identify the root causes of an issue through the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Toolkit for Centering Racial Equity Through Data Integration. Follow this link to Explore the toolkit.
The Building Movement Project report, “Black women in the nonprofit sector,” highlights the experiences of Black women working in nonprofits in the US and offers practical solutions to make the sector more supportive. Many of the findings speak to what ONN found in our 2018 Women’s Voices report: discrimination based on gender and race, racialized glass ceiling, and an exacberated gender wage gap.
Along with every other institution, journalism is facing a reckoning on racism. The killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer sparked local unrest that quickly became global, more proof that struggles against anti-Blackness and racism are ongoing everywhere, always… Read the article at Chatelaine.
Donna Alexander is a social worker who offers specialized services for Black youths dealing with addiction, mental illness, suicidal thinking and criminalization. Toronto Life spoke to her about the cumulative psychological effects of racism, the need for culturally specific counselling for Black people, and why she believes police should not be first responders to mental health crises. Read the article at Toronto Life.
Canada Day is a contentious holiday. It serves as a stark reminder of the day that our land was not taken away, but stolen. It also reminds Indigenous people of colonization and the assimilationist policies that have been put into place to effectively eradicate us as a people. Read the full article at the Toronto Star.
Those of us who work in the nonprofit and social enterprise sector have the power to address systems change. We have the opportunity before us to collectively commit to allyship and the work of anti-oppression. As allies, we recognize that this work is hard, and we must be in it for the long haul. Only then will we see real change. Read the article at Pillar non-profit.
As leaders in the nonprofit space, we have a unique opportunity to break down barriers and help connect communities from all walks of life to engage in a shared purpose. Read the full article on Volunteer Pro.
Over the past few days, I have been thinking of George Floyd’s brutal murder by the police and of the protests happening in Minneapolis, nationwide, and globally, as I know many of you are. I am at a loss on what to do and how to support our Black friends and colleagues and family members who have constantly suffered under the pervasive violence of white supremacy and racism. Read the full article on NonProfit AF.
National Volunteer Week
PAVRO (in its pursuit of excellence) builds individual, organizational and community capacity to effectively engage volunteers through the professional management of volunteer resources. Go to the PAVRO website
VMPC collaborates with provincial, national and international organizations to support its membership and strives for volunteer resources management to be recognized and respected as a leading profession of choice. Follow this link to Go to the VMPC website