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  Newsletter No. 4 | February 2016

In This Issue

Welcome Vanesa!
New Resource Workbook
Seniors Fair
Grassroots Growth Workshops
Upcoming Sessions

Inspiring Action Blog
Be a Featured Subscriber
Subscription Packages


Subscriber Circles

Volunteer Mentors: Creating Great Impact

Wednesday, March 30
Time: 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Location: CultureLink Settlement Services, 2340 Dundas Street West, Toronto, Suite 301

Trailblazer Series

How to Measure Your Organization’s Social Impact

Thursday, February 18
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Volunteer Toronto 344 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Suite 404


What We’re Doing to Help Grassroots Groups Grow

What I’ve Learned from Our High School Volunteers

Are Your Policies and Procedures Following the Rules?

3 Things Your Non-Profit Can Learn from Grassroots Groups

Assessing Your Volunteer Training Program

Meeting the Needs of Your Organization & Volunteers In Your Volunteer Program

Inspiring Action While in Conflict

The Building Blocks for Volunteer Planning


Twice a month, we feature a Volunteer Toronto subscriber organization on our website, in our Volunteer Times newsletter and to over 25,000 followers via our social media channels. 

If you are interested, contact Kasandra James to get the details. 


With over half a million unique visits per year, our website makes it possible for you to connect with great volunteers.

Sign up now to get access to our volunteer position board, and to all sorts of other great services and discounts!

Contact Us

344 Bloor Street West,
Suite 404
Toronto, ON
M5S 3A7

Phone: 416.961.6888




Welcome Aboard Vanesa!

Please join us in welcoming Vanesa Toledo-Castro to the Volunteer Toronto family as our new Community Engagement Coordinator! Vanesa will be assisting staff by coordinating signature events like the Legacy Awards, Becoming a Board Member sessions and Craft Your Change. We are very excited to have Vanesa on the team and look forward to working with her over the next year.

NEW Resource Guide & Workbook for All Subscribers!

Sign in and check out the Volunteer Boundaries and Dismissal Resource Guide.This workbook provides basic tools and templates to help establish and enforce effective boundaries for volunteer programs, as well as plan for volunteer dismissal when necessary.



Do You Need North York Volunteers? Then Sign Up for Our Seniors Fair!

Seniors Volunteer Fair ImageThere’s still time to sign up for our first Seniors Fair at the North York Memorial Community Hall. The Fair will be from 1pm to 4pm on Wednesday March 23rd and will focus on organizations and seniors in the North York area. Join us for a chance to engage and recruit senior volunteers who want to share their time and experience with the right cause. For more information and to reserve a booth, visit the Seniors Fair website or contact Kelly DeVries,



You Can Still Register for VECTor 2016!

VECTor LogoEarly Bird may be over, but you can still register for the VECTor Conference until March 4th (Subscribers $200/Non-Subscriber $300). This year’s Conference will feature workshops, discussions and a panel with innovative perspectives on volunteer management and engagement, as well as networking opportunities with industry leaders and a fun and interactive Marketplace. Join us on March 9th at Oakham House, Ryerson University for a great day of professional development.


The Grassroots Growth Project Launches Pilot Workshops

The first of the Grassroots Growth Project’s eight pilot workshops begin this month. Grassroots Governance: Building A Structure That Fits will cover mission and vision statements, developing a strategic plan, and different ways to organize and lead grassroots groups. It will also talk about building legitimacy, the pros and cons of traditional routes like incorporation and registering as a charity as well as other options to increase credibility. Register for Grassroots Governance on February 23rd (Volunteer Toronto) or February 27th (Fairview Library).



What Our Subscribers Are Saying

Volunteer Toronto has helped get most of the volunteers that help run our event each year!”



Sector Space is a bi-weekly e-newsletter that updates subscribers and
non-subscribers on new training sessions, trends or news in the voluntary sector, special events and opportunities.

Go to our website to learn more about how our services can help you!



more Upcoming Events

Subscriber Circle: Volunteer Burnout

Becoming A Board Member (Oct 26)

Featured Members
Fix the 6ixHumanizing and supporting Toronto’s homeless with unique donation models


Volunteer Toronto Office

344 Bloor Street West, Suite 404
Toronto, ON
M5S 3A7

T. 416-961-6888
F. 416.961.6859

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