#OVCN2017

 

In 17 days, we will be at our annual conference. I may be a little biased, but this year is going to be something special. Our theme “Together We Can Achieve” is based around our value in learning from one another. We are excited about many particular sessions that will enable us to learn from each other and other professionals.

 

We will be having a session completely devoted to sharing fundraising initiatives between Volunteer Centres. This will not only create a...

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The Importance of Social Media and Engaging Youth

Social media has become a force to be reckoned with and can make the difference between a company/organization being known, being unknown, or being known as irrelevant. The term irrelevant is used to explain when a person, thing, place, idea, or trend has lost its influence, or never had any.

Talk to most people and it becomes obvious that our youth know social media the best. They also happen to be a very difficult, yet important, group to reach. Social media is one of the most effective...

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#BelieveitAchieveit

If you follow us on our social media platforms, you have seen this hashtag on many posts. (If you don’t follow us, why not follow us: @ovcnetwork.) This hashtag is usually attached to a well-known inspirational leader. Each leader is unique. There were business leaders, political leaders, social activists, of different ages, countries, ethnicities, and gender. The thing that they all had in common was that they believed in the importance of their dreams and ambitions....

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We are back!

The Blog is back!

We have changed a lot since our last blog post. We hosted a successful provincial conference last summer and are gearing up for another exciting chance to bring Volunteer Centres together this October. Our PREB-Ontario program has become Achieve Ontario with some rebranding efforts. We are now using the slogan “Believe it. Achieve it.”. This slogan has a lot more meaning and power and we are excited to talk more about that in an upcoming post.

We have 2 new...

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