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  Newsletter No. 2 | January 2016

In This Issue

VECTor Conference
Legacy Awards
New Online Learning
Engaging Newcomer Volunteers
First Seniors Volunteer Fair
Upcoming Events
Inspiring Action Blog
Subscription Packages



Recognize Your Volunteers with PREB – Ontario

Thursday February 11
Time: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Volunteer Toronto 344 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Suite 404

Subscriber Circles

Volunteer Training: Giving Volunteers the Right Tools

Wednesday, January 27
Time: 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Location: The Hub - Mid Scarborough 2660 Eglinton Avenue East, Scarborough Room M05

Meaningful Recognition for your Amazing Volunteers

Wednesday, February 24
Time: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Volunteer Toronto 344 Bloor Street West, Toronto

Suite 404

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

Increasing Diversity and Inclusion in Your Organization

Thursday, January 28
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Volunteer Toronto 344 Bloor Street West, Toronto. Suite 404

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


5 Tips for Securing Grants

Answers to the Most Common Excuses Staff Use to Avoid Engaging Volunteers

What Makes a Great Volunteer?

How Non-Profits Can Recruit and Manage Skilled Volunteers


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



Get a 10% Discount on Registration before
February 5th!

Sign up for the VECTor Conference before February 5th to get 10% off your registration. Our 2nd annual Conference will be at Oakham House, Ryerson University on March 9. Don’t miss your chance to participate in interactive workshops and discussion groups on our theme “Inspiring Action” and the opportunity to network with colleagues and innovative sector minds– plus workshops will be recorded, so you can relive your conference experience anytime!


We want to know about your amazing volunteers!

Do you know a volunteer who is exceptional? Someone who has wowed you with their commitment or their impact? For National Volunteer Week (April 10th to 16th), we’ll be honouring 25 volunteers with a Volunteer Toronto Legacy Award to formally recognize their contributions to the city and thank them for their efforts. You can nominate up to two volunteers from your organization and we’ll be accepting nominations up until 5pm on Thursday February 4th.


Click here for more details and to nominate someone you know!

NEW Advanced Online Learning Course: “Supporting Volunteers: Motivation, Mentorship & Management”

Long-Term Volunteer WorkbookDelve deeper into what drives volunteers, improving those motivations and creating meaningful mentorships. Explore creating boundaries for your volunteers, understanding why volunteers may violate those boundaries and how to improve their performance or, if necessary, fire your volunteers. Buy access now and use the course for 1 full year!

Cost: $100 Regular Rate / $60 Full Subscriber Rate


Buy access now!

Use promo code “SSNewCourse” to save $10 off the price of this course until February 17, 2016!


On-Demand Training: Engaging Newcomer Volunteers

NewcomersExpand the reach of your volunteer program – and the impact on your community – by working with newcomer volunteers. Learn how to develop volunteer roles suitable for newcomers, promote your roles through the right channels and engage newcomers as valuable members of your volunteer program.

Contact Sammy Feilchenfeld at to book your
On-Demand Training session!

It’s our very first Seniors Volunteer Fair!

Are you serving communities in North York? Are you interested in engaging seniors in your volunteer program? If so, you’re invited to our first Seniors Volunteer Fair on Wednesday, March 23 from 1-4 pm. Join us at the North York Memorial Community Hall to connect with seniors looking to dedicate their time and experience to your cause! This event is FREE for all Volunteer Toronto subscribers!


For more information and to register please contact Kelly, Community Engagement Coordinator, at



What Our Subscribers Are Saying

We see quite a big, talented pool of volunteers applying through volunteer Toronto to fill in our positions and we are very pleased with them.”



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.

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more Upcoming Events

Becoming A Board Member (May 28)

Learning About Volunteering (Downtown - May 30)

Featured Members


Volunteer Toronto Office

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

T. 416-961-6888
F. 416.961.6859

Open To The Public



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