Importance of Volunteering

 

“When I was in grade 8, I began volunteering. I started by volunteering with children day camps in the summer and as I got older, I began to work with jr. high students, and eventually high-school students. Volunteering at a young age opened me up to see more of the world around me. It taught me empathy, leadership, initiative, and respect. Volunteering helped shape me into the person I am. I will never regret the time I spent volunteering, in fact sometimes I wish I did more.”...

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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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Your Logo Tells All

Have you seen this logo?

If you have not seen it, here’s the story. The Ontario Volunteer Centre Network has introduced a brand new logo and you’re looking at it!

Already reflected in the new look of this blog, our new logo will be reflected on all of our internal and external communications over the next few weeks, establishing a proud, new identity for our network.

“As Chair of the OVCN’s Steering Committee, I am very pleased with our new look that’s built on our solid...

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