#YEGvolunteers: A Snapshot of National Volunteer Week 2018

Each year on National Volunteer Week, ECVO celebrates those unsung heroes who are the heart and soul of our communities. Volunteers are all around us: at the mall, in our parks, in our schools, our workplaces, our neighbourhoods. Often unnoticed, rarely recognized, volunteers do what they do because they love the people and places around […]

Calling all ECVO members to the 2018 Annual General Meeting

We invite Edmonton’s non-profit and charitable community to join us for ECVO’s Annual General Meeting and discussions on the past and future of our non-profit landscape. Agenda 2:30 pm – AGM Business Meeting 3:00 pm – Guest speakers Graham Thomson & Brookes Merritt share their perspectives on Alberta’s political landscape 4:00 pm – Networking Reception Speakers Graham Thomson  writes on […]

Why Volunteer?

Every weekday during National Volunteer Week, we’ll post an article about a different aspect of volunteering in Edmonton. We encourage you to join the conversations on Twitter by following @EdmCVO and by using the hashtags #yegvolunteers and #NVW2018! Volunteering—most of us know what that word means: giving your time, talent and effort to a cause […]

Recognition Reflection: Recapping Our Last Think Tank Conversation

Think Tank Conversations is a bi-monthly meetup of those who manage, coordinate and engage volunteers in Edmonton. The space we’ve created is one of discussion, networking and working through the trends, challenges and success volunteer coordinators face in their roles. Our March session was prep for National Volunteer Week (April 15-21 2018). As always, Think […]