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  Newsletter No. 9 | May 2016

In This Issue

Ticket Giveaway!
Welcome Roxanne
Community Connections
Celebrate High School Volunteers

Inspiring Action Blog
Be a Featured Subscriber
Subscription Packages



Volunteer Boundaries and Consequences for Crossing Them
Thursday, June 23
Time: 9:30 am -12:30 pm
Location: Volunteer Toronto


Subscriber Circles
**Subscriber Circles are only for Full Subscriber organizations**

Building Volunteer Community
Date: Wednesday, June 29
Time: 9:30 am -  11am
Location: Volunteer Toronto


In Good Company: Is your workplace ready for an employer-supported volunteering program?

Blood, Sweat, and Tears: Using Passion and Community Connections as Recruitment Tools

Template Thursday: Giving Volunteers Feedback


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 volu
nteer position board, and to all sorts of other great services and discounts!


"Volunteer Toronto represents 80%+ of our volunteer recruitment - absolutely invaluable to us as an agency!”



Contact Us

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

Phone: 416.961.6888

In Good Company


We’re Giving Away Tickets to the Opening Reception of Volunteer Canada’s
In Good Company Forum!

Volunteer Canada will be hosting In Good Company: A Community Building Forum for Businesses and Non-Profits at the Eaton Chelsea Hotel on June 8 and 9, 2016. The theme for the two-day event is “Building Strong and Connected Communities” and will include topics such as employer-supported volunteering, group volunteering, and skills-based/pro bono volunteering.

Register Now to be part of the discussion.

We're giving away 15 tickets to the June 8 Opening Reception, with featured speaker Willa Black, Vice-President, Corporate Affairs and CSR for Cisco Canada.

Sign up to be part of our Corporate Referral program – which refers corporate teams and groups to you for their volunteer days – and you’ll enter a draw for the chance to win one of 15 tickets! 

Welcome Roxanne!

Photo of RoxanneWe’re pleased to welcome Roxanne English to our team in the role of Community Engagement Assistant! Roxanne has an upbeat attitude, an interest in connecting with folks, and great organizational skills. Her focus will be on supporting Volunteer Toronto’s community outreach by coordinating events, delivering presentations on how to volunteer, and representing Volunteer Toronto at events across this city. With Roxanne’s help, we’ll be able to provide more people with information about volunteering in Toronto.

NEW Event at Volunteer Toronto: Community Connections

Community Connections We are excited to launch our newest subscriber initiative: Community Connections!

This free series of events aim to foster relationships among organizations providing similar services to the community for networking, resource-building and collaboration. Our first Community Connections will bring together newcomer-serving agencies across the city on Thursday, June 16 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm at the Volunteer Toronto office.

If your organization serves newcomers and you’re interested in attending, contact Kasandra James at or 416-961-6888 x225 



ChangeTheWorld logoCelebrate Your High School Volunteers!

Do you engage high school volunteers? Have they volunteered 3 hours or more between April 10th and May 23rd? Show your gratitude by giving them a certificate of recognition as part of ChangeTheWorld.  


ChangeTheWorld is a 6-week initiative by the Ministry of Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade and Volunteer Toronto encouraging youth to get involved in their communities and rewarding them for doing so. Every high school student that volunteers 3 hours or more April 10th - May 23rd can receive a certificate of participation in the campaign. This includes students who regularly volunteer, or those who volunteer for a onetime special event.

To request your certificates fill in this short form by Monday, June 6. Any questions contact Kelly at 







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

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Toronto, ON
M5S 3A7

T. 416-961-6888
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