Join ECVO’s Board of Directors and Play an Active Role in Shaping the Non-Profit Sector

We’re looking to add two new directors to our board who are eager to bring their financial or strategic planning skills to the table. Directors are pivotal in helping steer the organization towards achieving our strategic goals and funded outcomes. Directors adhere to policies and bylaws in coordinating sound, ethical, and legal governance and financial […]

Volunteer Creativity From the Comfort of Your Own Home

We’re delving into a unique element of volunteering on our blog each day during National Volunteer Week. From reflections on wellness to explorations of new trends, check back each day for a different take on how volunteering continues to make the world go round. Today’s post is Part 4. Click to read Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3. […]

Volunteering & the Giving Mindset – It’s All Around Us!

We’re delving into a unique element of volunteering on our blog each day during National Volunteer Week. From reflections on wellness to explorations of new trends, check back each day for a different take on how volunteering continues to make the world go round. Today’s post is Part 3. Click to read Part 1 and Part 2. Let’s […]

Four Ways Volunteering Can Make a Happier, Healthier You

We’re delving into a unique element of volunteering on our blog each day during National Volunteer Week. From reflections on wellness to explorations of new trends, check back each day for a different take on how volunteering continues to make the world go round. Today’s post is Part 2. Click to read Part 1 and Part 3. It’s […]

Guest Post: Can a non-profit board ignore its policies during social distancing? A deep dive

The Question: Can a board ignore its policies and bylaws around meeting in person during social distancing? The Short Answer: The board must still follow its bylaws and policies to the extent possible without breaching provincial and city orders under various statutes. However, in the majority of circumstances, a board may need to temporarily modify […]

inVESting in Volunteerism

Volunteerism is the foundation supporting your home. It’s largely hidden, yet rock-solid and dependable, and essential to propping up the spaces and situations in which you, your family, and your community connect and thrive. Every Edmontonian has been touched by volunteerism in some way. Volunteers are behind the events and festivals we attend, the food […]