VARC – Volunteer Alberta Resource Centre is a comprehensive and easy-to-search resource catalogue
Road to Accountability Handbook – a project of Charity Central, develops resource materials and provides learning opportunities on accountability and transparency practices for registered charities and not-for-profits.
The Board Development Program and the Muttart Foundation produced a series of workbooks. They are distributed with the assistance of the VARC at Volunteer Alberta and Propellus (formerly Volunteer Calgary).
Board Governance E-Learning Resource
How to Keep Friends and Influence Meetings E-Learning Resource
The Board Development Program publishes information bulletins on a variety of board-related issues. Visit http://culture.alberta.ca/bdp to download all the info for free.
Tools for engaging youth in volunteering
Volunteer Canada has created several tools to help organizations engage youth volunteers. Click on the publications below to learn more.
Building Blocks for Youth Volunteer Engagement
Building the Bridge to Youth Volunteers
Engaging Youth Effectively: A Case Study for Volunteer Centres
10 Ways to Make Your Organization Youth Friendly
Volunteer Connections: New Strategies for Involving Youth
To get involved as a youth volunteer today or if you would like a youth volunteer presentation at your school contact: Volunteer Airdrie
Volunteer Resources for Youth
Volunteer Management resources
When I work – FREE Volunteer Scheduling App (When I Work is inviting you to use their app to schedule your volunteers for free – forever!)
Volunteer Alberta Screening Resources
Volunteer Canada Screening Resources
2013 Volunteer Recognition Study
Volunteer Canada – Volunteer Recognition Tool
Energ!ze – Volunteer Recognition Skit Kit
Energ!ze – Things we love about Volunteers
Energ!ze – 77 Ways to recognize Volunteers
Energ!ze – Recognizing Volunteers and Paid Staff
Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement
The Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement to support organizations that engage volunteers. The Code is a framework for involving volunteers in all levels of an organization. This includes volunteers working in leadership, direct service and virtual roles.
We encourage all organizations to think about how they engage volunteers. We can help!
View the full Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement
Training and Free online courses
We carefully select the resources provided below to ensure the content is relevant and meaningful will continue to expand training opportunities in governance and leadership.
More than 200 e-learning courses, videos, and other training resources to any nonprofit professional.
Promote your upcoming community event within the all new ShawTV Calgary website. Send us the date, time, location and title/description along with website address, contact phone number and/or email address, and we will post your event for everyone to see. Email Us: email@example.com
Qualified Canadian Nonprofits, Charities and public libraries can choose from a range of donated software applications. Find out more.